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JUL
24

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jul 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Computer Basics

Mon, Jul 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge Microsoft

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...

Movies @ the Library: Ghostbusters

Mon, Jul 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

#movies@thelibrary

This month's theme is Summer Blockbusters

Ghostbusters(1984) PG 

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

Ghostbusters

Teen Tech Time

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

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


JUL
25

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Jul 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge laptop Microsoft Kindle

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!

...

Teen Journalism Workshop

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

journalism Teens teen programming get published

What issues do you care about? Who needs to hear your voice? Do you want to help make your neighborhood
a better place?

Join the free summer journalism program at the Cortelyou Branch of Brooklyn Public Library!

By the end...

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jul 25   6:15 pm to 7:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Read book club fiction cortelyou library

Join the book club as they discuss The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett!


JUL
26

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:00 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...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 26   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, Jul 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crochet circle cortelyou library Adult programming arts and crafts

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, Jul 26   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, Jul 26   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, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

citizenship esl cortelyou library citizenship exam prep

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


JUL
27

Toddler Time

Thu, Jul 27   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, Jul 27   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...

Library Lab: Straw Rockets

Thu, Jul 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

#LibraryLab #stem #summer reading straw rockets

Design a paper rocket and launch it using our special rocket launcher! See how far you can make it fly.

Kids Create: Build A Better World

Thu, Jul 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Join other kids this summer in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you, all while being inspired to build a better world! 


JUL
28

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Jul 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

#coloring Adult Coloring Program

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

Coloring

Family Movie: Spy Kids

Fri, Jul 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

movie family movie cortelyou library spy kids

Two young kids become spies in attempt to save their parents, who are ex-spies, from an evil mastermind. Armed with a bag of high tech gadgets and out-of-this world transportation, Carmen (Alexa Vega) and Juni (Daryl Sabara) will bravely jet...

Game On!

Fri, Jul 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Electronic and board game fun!


JUL
29

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

storytime Brooklyn Public Library saturday storytime family storytime

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Jul 29   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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...

Kids Explore: Build A Better World

Sat, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Participants will use Keva Planks & Legos to express their visions for a better world.


JUL
31

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jul 31   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Computer Basics

Mon, Jul 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge Microsoft

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...

Movies @ the Library: JAWS

Mon, Jul 31   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

#movie #movies

This Month's Theme: Summer Blockbusters

JAWS (1975) PG

A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine...

JAWS

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jul 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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


AUG
1

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Aug 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Aug 1   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge laptop Microsoft Kindle

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!

...

Journalism Workshop

Tue, Aug 1   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

journalism Teens teen programming get published

What issues do you care about? Who needs to hear your voice? Do you want to help make your neighborhood
a better place?

Join the free summer journalism program at the Cortelyou Branch of Brooklyn Public Library!

By the end...

Creative Writing for Adults

Tue, Aug 1   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Creative creative writing Adult programming cortelyou

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


AUG
2

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 2   10:30 am to 11:00 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...

Story Play with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 2   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...

Build with Lego

Wed, Aug 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Legos building ages 6 - 12

Kids ages 6 to 12 can build their own Lego creations!

 

Crochet Circle

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

crochet circle cortelyou library Adult programming arts and crafts

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, Aug 2   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, Aug 2   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, Aug 2   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

citizenship esl cortelyou library citizenship exam prep

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


AUG
3

Toddler Time

Thu, Aug 3   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, Aug 3   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...

Library Lab: Dowel Constructions

Thu, Aug 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

#LIBRARY LAB dowel constructions #kickoff #summer reading build a better world

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

Kids Create: Build A Better World

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

Join other kids this summer in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you, all while being inspired to build a better world! 


AUG
4

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Aug 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

#coloring Adult Coloring Program

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

Coloring

Family Movie: Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

Fri, Aug 4   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

movie family movie cortelyou library harry potter and the sorcerer's stone

Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned...

Game On!

Fri, Aug 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Electronic and board game fun!


AUG
5

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 5   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

storytime Brooklyn Public Library saturday storytime family storytime

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Aug 5   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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...

Kids Explore: Build A Better World w/ Keva Planks

Sat, Aug 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Participants will use Keva Planks & Legos to express their visions for a better world.

Family Movie: Inside Out

Sat, Aug 5   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

movie family movie cortelyou library Inside Out

Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley's emotions -- led by Joy (Amy Poehler) -- try to guide her through this difficult,...


AUG
7

Build with Duplo

Mon, Aug 7   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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