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OCT
22

Build with Duplo

Mon, Oct 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics 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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Movies @ the Library: Loving Vincent

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.

Movies @ the Library: Loving Vincent

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

OCT
23

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

PowerPoint is a presentation software that allows you to create slide presentations that can include animation, narration, images, and videos.

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics is for students that are interested in becoming familiar with the...

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Learn Guitar at the Library

Tue, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning music

Come learn the basics of playing guitar at Cortelyou Library.

Learn the basics notes and chord progressions Learn how to turn your guitar using standard and digital tuners Be able to understand Chord Charts Will be able to play 1 to 2...
Learn Guitar at the Library

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Library Lab

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school library lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens diy

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Kids Create

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

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

Kids Create

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Oct 23   6:15 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss Early Work by Andrew Martin!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

OCT
24

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Wed, Oct 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
October 3rd through December 19th

 

آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی...

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Ask A Tech

Wed, Oct 24   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Wellness Wednesday Workshop

Wed, Oct 24   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Learn how you can use essential oils and essential oil products to support a holistic and less toxic lifestyle. Each week will cover a different topic. Attend as many events as you like. They are free, informative, and interactive!

10/3:...

Wellness Wednesday Workshop

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids 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, Oct 24   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

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

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

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

OCT
25

Read for the Record 2018: Maybe Something Beautiful

Thu, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years read for the record

Enjoy a reading of Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell and illustrated by Rafael Lopez then help us create a beautiful mural for the library!

 

Read for the Record 2018: Maybe Something Beautiful

After School Homework Help

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Mother Goose on the Loose Digital Storytime

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years techknowledge

Learn nursery rhymes to sing and chant to your little one while exploring the Mother Goose on the Loose app on the library's iPads. Every family will have a chance to interact with this fun app that is like a digital felt board. 

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Mother Goose on the Loose Digital Storytime

Karaoke at Cortelyou Library!

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids music

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

All ages welcome!

Karaoke at Cortelyou Library!

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids read for the record

Celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience across the US.

Enjoy a reading of Maybe something beautiful.

Written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell; Illustrations by Rafael Lopez.

Based...

Read for the Record

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 25   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

OCT
26

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Oct 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

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

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

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

Jewelry Making

Fri, Oct 26   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Join Cortelyou for a Jewelry Making program led by artist and jewelry maker Chisa Takagi. Participants will leave the program with a finished work. Materials will be provided!

Every Friday from 12:30- 2:30 on the floor of the library....

Jewelry Making

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 26   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Oct 26   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

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

Teen Time

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

Family Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

Family Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas

OCT
27

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Sat, Oct 27   9:30 am to 10:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Do you have ideas and visions for what Cortelyou Library can do for you and your neighborhood? We invite you to join the meeting and help discuss plans to make Cortelyou Library even better. 

The Friends of the Cortelyou Library...

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   10:30 am to 11:00 am   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years stem & steam preschool

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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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 help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Meditation Group

Sat, Oct 27   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning openhouse2018

Join us for an hour of mediation

Meditation Group

Girls Who Code

Sat, Oct 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens

Learn computer science through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, web sites, apps and more!

 

...
Girls Who Code

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

OCT
29

Build with Duplo

Mon, Oct 29   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics 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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 29   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

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