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JUL
17

Free Summer Meals Program

Tue, Jul 17   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Jul 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

TechKnowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Library Lab: Dog Star

Tue, Jul 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

library lab stem & steam

Create a dog star constellation at this session of Library Lab at Cortelyou Library. Library Lab is a hands-on exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts (STEM) for children ages 6-10. Join us for fun, free...

Library Lab: Dog Star

Kids Create

Tue, Jul 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

arts and crafts Kids Create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! All Kids Creates over the summer will be music related to go with our "Books & Beats" theme for Summer Reading!

Kids Create

Movies @ the Library: Len and Company

Tue, Jul 17   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Movies Movies at the Library

A successful music producer quits the industry and exiles himself in upstate New York, but the solitude he seeks is shattered when his estranged son and the pop star he's created come looking for answers. Unrated Run time 100 minutes

Movies @ the Library: Len and Company

JUL
18

Kids Dance Party & Craft

Wed, Jul 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

babies & books toddler time

Shake you sillies out with a dance party and make-and-take egg shaker craft. For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Kids Dance Party & Craft

Free Summer Meals Program

Wed, Jul 18   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crochet

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Game On!

Wed, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Game On!

Board game fun! This program will be held on the floor of the children's area.

Game On!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Reading is Fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jul 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

JUL
19

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jul 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years storytime

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! 

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jul 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

babies & books First Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk,...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Free Summer Meals Program

Thu, Jul 19   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Summer Tutoring

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Does your child need some extra attention in the areas of Math or English Language Arts? If they are in grades 2-5, we can help with trained high school students who are providing tutoring services. No appointment is necessary. We also have...

Summer Tutoring

Teen Summer Writing Series

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

creative writing teen time

Do you jot down overheard conversations and pieces of dreams? Do you want to turn doodles from your school notebook into stories or songs?

...
Teen Summer Writing Series

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years multilingual storytime Russian

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Russian Storytime России История Время

eBooks Basics

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

TechKnowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

JUL
20

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Jul 20   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Books, Beats & Beanstack

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

build with lego Kids Create

Enjoy stories, songs and make a Lego creation based on one of the books we read. We will register you on our branch Beanstack account and post a photograph of your creation at bklynlibrary.beanstack.org. Everyone who enters a book...

Books, Beats & Beanstack

Free Summer Meals Program

Fri, Jul 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

KoKo NYC presents Destroy & Construct

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Using screwdrivers, pliers and other tools, kids destroy discarded printers, blenders and other common electronics to get inside and see how they work. Then, using the components along with recyclables and other found materials, kids...

KoKo NYC presents Destroy & Construct

JUL
21

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Saturday Storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Meridian Yoga

Sat, Jul 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

yoga

Yes Ki Yoga is based on the meridian system and acupressure points. Consists of warm ups for the core, meridian stretching, body tapping, moving meditation and relaxation!

*Please bring your own yoga mat*

Meridian Yoga

JUL
23

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jul 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

build with duplo First Five Years

Music and free play with Lego DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Jul 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Computer Basics

Mon, Jul 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

TechKnowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Free Summer Meals Program

Mon, Jul 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

TechKnowledge Teen Tech Time

Join our Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids/Teen Tech Time

LEGO Mindstroms

Mon, Jul 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

LEGO Robotics TechKnowledge

Tweens and teens - join us to help build and program a robot in the library! For ages 9 and up! 

LEGO Mindstroms

JUL
24

Free Summer Meals Program

Tue, Jul 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Email Basics

Tue, Jul 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

email TechKnowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties.

This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it? The various types of email providers available. How...
Email Basics

Library Lab: Sound City

Tue, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

library lab stem & steam

Use recycled objects to create a structure for "Sound City" at this session of Library Lab at Cortelyou Library. Library Lab is a hands-on exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts (STEM) for children ages 6-10. Join...

Library Lab: Sound City

Kids Create

Tue, Jul 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

arts and crafts Kids Create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! All Kids Creates over the summer will be music related to go with our "Books & Beats" theme for Summer Reading!

Kids Create

Movies @ the Library: All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

Tue, Jul 24   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Movies Movies at the Library

'All Things Must Pass' is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon. Not Rated Runtime 90 minutes

Movies @ the Library: All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jul 24   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

book club

Join the book club as they discuss The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

JUL
25

Free Summer Meals Program

Wed, Jul 25   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jul 25   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crochet

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Game On!

Wed, Jul 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Game On!

Board game fun! This program will be held on the floor of the children's area.

Game On!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Reading is Fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jul 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

JUL
26

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years storytime

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! 

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

babies & books First Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk,...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Free Summer Meals Program

Thu, Jul 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Summer Tutoring

Thu, Jul 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Does your child need some extra attention in the areas of Math or English Language Arts? If they are in grades 2-5, we can help with trained high school students who are providing tutoring services. No appointment is necessary. We also have...

Summer Tutoring

Teen Summer Writing Series

Thu, Jul 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

creative writing teen time

Do you jot down overheard conversations and pieces of dreams? Do you want to turn doodles from your school notebook into stories or songs?

...
Teen Summer Writing Series

Karaoke at Cortelyou Library!

Thu, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

music

Come join us for a fun filling hour of entertainment! Show off your talents!

All ages welcome!

Karaoke at Cortelyou Library!

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