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DEC
12

Library Lab: Gumdrop Structures

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school library lab

Tis the season for gumdrops, and what a fun way to use them- building structures with gumdrops and toothpicks! Explore the science of structures and building and take your project home. Ages 4+.

Library Lab: Gumdrop Structures

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come Join us at the library to create fun and easy art projects.

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 12   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

DEC
13

Discovery Table

Fri, Dec 13   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with lego first five years

Discovery table fun with legos or train sets

Discovery Table

Playtime

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years everyone is welcome here first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come play with toys and listen to some fun preschool music!

Playtime

Lego Club

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school build with duplo build with lego

Join other Lego and Duplo lovers in the neighborhood and have fun building! Take on our library challenge or build whatever you like. Ages 4+.

Lego Club

DEC
14

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Family Movie

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Home Alone

When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O'Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport...

Family Movie

Coloring Club

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come and color your favorite heroes

Coloring Club

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

Film Screening: Moana (2017)

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family film

"You're welcome!" Meet Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), a spirited teen who sets sail on a daring mission to save her people.  Along the way, she meets the once mighty demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson), and together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled...

Featured Event
Film Screening: Moana (2017)

A Radio Christmas Carol

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults performance

Join Theater 2020 for their annual holiday event at the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public library. Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by David Fuller and performed as a one hour Radio Play, complete with Foley Artist Sound...

A Radio Christmas Carol

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults creative writing writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Today's exercise: détournement.

 ...

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

DEC
15

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Sun, Dec 15   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film silent movie matinee

American-born director Arthur Robison moved to Germany, directed films like Warning Shadows (1923) in the Expressionistic style and then brought that style to England for this first film-version of Liam O’Flaherty’s 1925 novel. Set among Dublin...

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

There will be just 3 classes for each month the first , the third and the fourth week of each month.

...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Dec 15   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola) Roberta Cooper (cello) and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Repertoire TBA.

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

DEC
16

Babies & Books

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join us as we explore the world of technology, using desktops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet

DEC
17

Friends of Pacific Library's Winter Bazaar

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 3:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

The Friends of Pacific Library are hosting a Winter Bazaar! Pottery, jewelry, tote bags and much more will be sold. You don't want to miss out.

Bring the kids down for arts and crafts and great local goods.

Friends of Pacific Library's Winter Bazaar

Stomp, Clap & Sing with FunikiJam

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family music stomp clap and sing

Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam are here to invite Junior Agents, Holiday Pixies, and new recruits to sing, dance and play along with their globe-spanning musical adventure to celebrate holidays around the world.

Stomp, Clap & Sing with FunikiJam

Microsoft Word Basics Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Kids Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

School Colors: A Conversation with the Podcast Creators and Chalkbeat

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults podcasting and audio recording

Join the hosts of School Colors, Mark Winston Griffith and Max Freeman, for a discussion with Chalkbeat journalists at this special event. Featuring special guest NeQuan McLean, president of the District 16 Community Education Council...

Register
School Colors: A Conversation with the Podcast Creators and Chalkbeat

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Dec 17   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

DEC
18

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 18   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Chess Club

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

This program is generously funded by our...

Chess Club

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Daniel Pressa from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

DEC
19

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Dec 19   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll take out educational toys for social play.  Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

Preschool Storytime

ToddlerTime

Thu, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Come and enjoy books, songs and toytime. For ages 18 momths - 3 years old.

Register
ToddlerTime

Kids Create: Snowmen Mobiles

Thu, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Wintery crafts abound! Let's call for snow and make our own snowpeople mobiles to take home! Ages 4+.

Kids Create: Snowmen Mobiles

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come Join us at the library to create fun and easy art projects.

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

DEC
20

Discovery Table

Fri, Dec 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with lego first five years

Discovery table fun with legos or train sets

Discovery Table

Playtime

Fri, Dec 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years everyone is welcome here first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come play with toys and listen to some fun preschool music!

Playtime

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

Family Movie: Happy Feet

Fri, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids family movie

Join us as we turn the library into a movie theater and show Happy Feet.

About the film: "Happy Feet is set deep in Antarctica. Into the land of Emperor Penguins, where each needs a heart song to attract a soul mate, a penguin is born...

Family Movie: Happy Feet

DEC
21

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Sat, Dec 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Dec 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

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