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21

Toddler Time

Thu, Sep 21   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk,...

Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 21   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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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 prior to the event at the information desk, first...

International Day of Peace Tie-Dye Program

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above...

Homework Help

Thu, Sep 21   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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


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22

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Sep 22   11:00 am to 1:00 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 Coloring

Family Movie: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Fri, Sep 22   1:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Music manager Dave (Jason Lee) is not only enjoying a burgeoning career, but a blossoming romance with Samantha (Kimberly Williams-Paisley), a beautiful doctor who works in the emergency room. Through a series of misunderstandings, the chipmunks...

Library Lab: Dowel Construction

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

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What kind of structures can you build with 3-foot dowels and rubber bands? Join us for this lab to find out!


SEP
23

Saturday Storytime: Shelebration® Saturday!

Sat, Sep 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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Join us this Saturday to Shel Silverstein classics read aloud and participate in special Shelebration® Saturday activities. All ages welcome!

Kids Explore: Keva Planks

Sat, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Come build and create with Keva Planks!


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25

Build with Duplo

Mon, Sep 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Build with DUPLO Legos play time duplo

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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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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...

Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Please come and join Brooklyn Public Library, Cortelyou branch, for free basic computer classes. The class is an 8 week course which will focus on the building skills, such as typing, using Microsoft...

Movies @ the Library: Born to Be Blue

Mon, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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A re-imagining of jazz legend Chet Baker's musical comeback in the late '60s. Rated R 1hr 37 Mins

Born to be blue

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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


SEP
26

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Sep 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance. Feel free to bring your own devices!

...

Homework Help

Tue, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Kids Create

Tue, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crafts arts and crafts Create Brooklyn Public Library

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Sep 26   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Join the book club as they discuss House of Names by Colm Tobin!


SEP
27

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 27   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

toddlers storytime babies RIF

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk, first come first served. Reading is Fundamental (RIF...

Crochet Circle

Wed, Sep 27   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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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...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

kids RIF Read Brooklyn Public Library

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...

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

English learn English English Conversation Group Adult programming

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

FREE!  No registration required.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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


SEP
28

Toddler Time

Thu, Sep 28   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

toddler time toddlers storytime Playtime

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk,...

Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 28   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

babies Playtime first five years Brooklyn Public Library

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 prior to the event at the information desk, first...

Homework Help

Thu, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Game On!

Thu, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Game On! Board Games Card Games childrens programming

Electronic and board game fun!


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29

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Sep 29   11:00 am to 1:00 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 Coloring

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Sep 29   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

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...

Karaoke at Cortelyou Library!

Fri, Sep 29   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

All ages welcome!


SEP
30

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Family Movie: Beauty and the Beast

Sat, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior,...


OCT
2

Build with Duplo

Mon, Oct 2   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Build with DUPLO Legos play time duplo

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

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Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 2   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

resume Adults resume help career help

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...

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Please come and join Brooklyn Public Library, Cortelyou branch, for free basic computer classes. The class is an 8 to 10 week course which will focus on the building skills, such as typing, using...


OCT
3

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Oct 3   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance. Feel free to bring your own devices!

...

Kids Create

Tue, Oct 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crafts arts and crafts Create Brooklyn Public Library

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you!

Creative Writing for Adults

Tue, Oct 3   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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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


OCT
4

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 4   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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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...

A Tango for Tita/ Un Tango Para Tita

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

cortelyou library Hispanic Heritage Month Hispanic Heritage family programming

Es la historia de una niña que sueña con bailar tango y viajar por el mundo. Che Bandoneon y el maestro Piano son los títeres protagónicos del famoso barrio Caminito quienes guiaran junto a sus vecinos Doña Chola, el italiano Don Gio y su amigo...

English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 4   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

English learn English English Conversation Group Adult programming

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

FREE!  No registration required.

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Oct 4   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge Internet Search Engines

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 4   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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


OCT
5

Game On!

Thu, Oct 5   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Game On! Board Games Card Games childrens programming

Electronic and board game fun!

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Oct 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Russian Storytime multilingual storytime storytime cortelyou library

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.


OCT
6

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Oct 6   11:00 am to 1:00 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 Coloring

OCT
7

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 7   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

kids story time arts and crafts first five years

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...


OCT
10

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Oct 10   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance. Feel free to bring your own devices!

...

Kids Create

Tue, Oct 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crafts arts and crafts Create Brooklyn Public Library

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you!