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APR
22

Mad Science of New York: Earth Awareness

Fri, Apr 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids earth day

Get to know the planet earth and learn the importance of conservation.  Design and create a water filtration system and harness solar power to create a work of art you can keep.

Mad Science of New York: Earth Awareness

MAY
7

Transportation Art Workshop with Selina Alko

Sat, May 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Make your own 3-D train with author/illustrator Selina Alko.  She will begin by reading her book, My Subway Ride.  Kids will have the opportunity to create their own trains out of cardboard boxes, recycled materials and paint.

Transportation Art Workshop with Selina Alko

JUL
20

Bricks 4 Kidz

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

Kids

Participants build machines, buildings, vehicles and other structures out of  Lego® bricks using one of a kind model plans designed by Bricks 4 Kidz®. Participants will strengthen vital skills including spatial reasoning,...

Bricks 4 Kidz

AUG
26

Gary the Great

Fri, Aug 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

 

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling. This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

Giveaways and light refreshments provided by The Friends of...

Gary the Great

OCT
3

Scaramouches Latin Children's Traveling Theatre presents Juan Sin Miedo/Fearless Juan

Mon, Oct 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Juan Sin Miedo, es un historia llena de espantos, fantasmas, monstruos, encantamientos, y un simpático personaje que siempre tiene miedo. Enseñando a los niños cómo poder manejar el miedo y que algunos miedos pueden...

Scaramouches Latin Children's Traveling Theatre presents Juan Sin Miedo/Fearless Juan

DEC
19

Graffiti Artist Workshop

Mon, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens & Young Adults

Learn about the history of hip-hop and practice your graffiti art style with artist David Alicea.

Graffiti Artist Workshop

JAN
9

Tacky the Penguin & Other Frosty Winter Tales

Mon, Jan 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

A multi-cultural program of folktales

and stories celebrating winter and

animals that live in cold climates.

Each story also joyfully highlights

the joys and foibles of ice, snow and celebrates why some animals...

Tacky the Penguin & Other Frosty Winter Tales

FEB
2

Story Play

Thu, Feb 2   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old!

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They will be first come, first served. 

There will be a second...

Story Play

Story Play

Thu, Feb 2   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! 

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They will be first come, first served.

The first session of Story...

Story Play

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 2   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

Game On!

Thu, Feb 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on

Electronic and board game fun.

Game On!

FEB
3

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Feb 3   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop.  Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 3   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

FEB
4

Teen Tech Time

Sat, Feb 4   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time techknowledge

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

Teen Tech Time

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 4   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 4   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

FEB
6

Build with DUPLO

Mon, Feb 6   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

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

Build with DUPLO

Library Lab: Little Bits

Mon, Feb 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits. In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more. For more on Little Bits, check out their website at:http://littlebits.cc/

Library Lab: Little Bits

FEB
7

Kids Create: Watercolors Underwater

Tue, Feb 7   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids kids create

A special Kids Create at a special time! Join other kids in creating a Watercolors Underwater craft project with the New York Aquarium! 

More about Watercolors Underwater: Art and science come together in this program where...

Kids Create: Watercolors Underwater

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 7   3:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

Kids Create: Cortelyou Cares

Tue, Feb 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids kids create

Stop by the Children’s Room at Cortelyou Library on Tuesday, February 7 at 4 p.m. to create a picture, valentine, or write a note of friendship for older adults served by Brooklyn Public Library. Last year, BPL's Services...

Kids Create: Cortelyou Cares

Creative Writing for Adults

Tue, Feb 7   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults creative writing

Spend time writing and sharing your work in a safe and supportive environment with the New York Writers Coalition. No prior writing experience is necessary.

Creative Writing for Adults

FEB
8

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 8   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program. 

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program. 

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They will...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 8   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

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, Feb 8   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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

Homework Help

Wed, Feb 8   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 8   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning

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

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

FEB
9

Story Play

Thu, Feb 9   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old!

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They will be first come, first served. 

There will be a second...

Story Play

Story Play

Thu, Feb 9   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! 

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They will be first come, first served.

The first session of Story...

Story Play

Homework Help

Thu, Feb 9   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

Game On!

Thu, Feb 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on

Electronic and board game fun.

Game On!

FEB
10

Creative Writing for Kids Cancelled

Fri, Feb 10   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop.  Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

Homework Help

Fri, Feb 10   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

Urban Stages presents African Dance & Folktales

Fri, Feb 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids black history month

Join us as African folktales are woven through an interactive African Dance class!

Urban Stages presents African Dance & Folktales

FEB
11

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 11   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Homework Help

Sat, Feb 11   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

FEB
13

Build with DUPLO

Mon, Feb 13   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

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

Build with DUPLO

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Feb 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time techknowledge

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

Teen Tech Time

FEB
14

Homework Help

Tue, Feb 14   3:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

Kids Create: Kindness

Tue, Feb 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids kids create

Join other kids in creating a craft project in celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Week! :) 

Kids Create: Kindness

Creative Writing for Adults

Tue, Feb 14   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults creative writing

Spend time writing and sharing your work in a safe and supportive environment with the New York Writers Coalition. No prior writing experience is necessary.

Creative Writing for Adults

FEB
15

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 15   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program. 

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program. 

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They will...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 15   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

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)

Homework Help Cancelled

Wed, Feb 15   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Homework Help

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 15   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning

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

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

FEB
16

Story Play

Thu, Feb 16   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old!

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They will be first come, first served. 

There will be a second...

Story Play

Story Play

Thu, Feb 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! 

Tickets are required for this program, and will be handed out at the information desk. They will be first come, first served.

The first session of Story...

Story Play

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