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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Meditation Group

Sat, Aug 18   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

adult learning

Join us for an hour of mediation

Meditation Group

Meridian Yoga

Sat, Aug 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

yoga

Yes Ki Yoga is based on the meridian system and acupressure points. Consists of warm ups for the core, meridian stretching, body tapping, moving meditation and relaxation!

*Please bring your own yoga mat*

Meridian Yoga

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20

Build with Duplo

Mon, Aug 20   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Computer Basics

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Kids Dance Party

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

summer reading kids explore

Do you know how to dance the Floss? What about the airplane? Watch youtube dance videos and learn some new moves while getting some exercise in our Monday morning Kids Dance Party. Play the floor piano, too! For children ages 6 and up.

Kids Dance Party

Free Summer Meals Program

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge teen tech time

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

Kids/Teen Tech Time

LEGO Mindstroms

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

lEGO robotics techknowledge

Tweens and teens - join us to help build and program a robot in the library! For ages 9 and up! 

LEGO Mindstroms

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Free Summer Meals Program

Tue, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Aug 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Library Lab: Tangram Sun Prints II

Tue, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

stem & steam library lab

Use tangrams to create unique geometric designs on sun print paper.  Expose the paper to sunlight and create a beautiful image! Library Lab is a hands-on exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts (STEM) for children...

Library Lab: Tangram Sun Prints II

Kids Create

Tue, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! All Kids Creates over the summer will be music related to go with our "Books & Beats" theme for Summer Reading!

Kids Create

Movies @ the Library: The Song

Tue, Aug 21   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

movies movies at the library

An aspiring singer-songwriter's life and marriage suffer when the song he writes for his wife propels him to stardom. Runtime 2 hours Rated PG-13

 

Movies @ the Library: The Song

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22

Free Summer Meals Program

Wed, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Game On!

Wed, Aug 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

game on!

Board game fun! This program will be held on the floor of the children's area.

Game On!

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Aug 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

citizenship

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

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

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23

Story Play

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

first five years storytime

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old followed by play time with toys!

Story Play

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

babies & books first five years

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 beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk,...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Free Summer Meals Program

Thu, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Learn Guitar at the Library

Thu, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

first five years multilingual storytime russian

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.

Russian Storytime России История Время

eBooks Basics

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

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24

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Aug 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 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 Stress Relief Coloring

Kids Explore: Engineering

Fri, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

summer reading kids explore

Use Keva planks, straw connectors, magnetic shapes or Lego DUPLOS to engineer a masterpiece! For children of all ages. Every Friday in August at 11 a.m. 

Kids Explore: Engineering

Free Summer Meals Program

Fri, Aug 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Family Movie

Fri, Aug 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Friday at 2:30pm after our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Meditation Group

Sat, Aug 25   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

adult learning

Join us for an hour of mediation

Meditation Group

Meridian Yoga

Sat, Aug 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

yoga

Yes Ki Yoga is based on the meridian system and acupressure points. Consists of warm ups for the core, meridian stretching, body tapping, moving meditation and relaxation!

*Please bring your own yoga mat*

Meridian Yoga

AUG
27

Build with Duplo

Mon, Aug 27   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Aug 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Kids Dance Party

Mon, Aug 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

summer reading kids explore

Do you know how to dance the Floss? What about the airplane? Watch youtube dance videos and learn some new moves while getting some exercise in our Monday morning Kids Dance Party. Play the floor piano, too! For children ages 6 and up.

Kids Dance Party

Free Summer Meals Program

Mon, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

techknowledge teen tech time

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

Kids/Teen Tech Time

AUG
28

Free Summer Meals Program

Tue, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Library Lab: Spaghetti and Marshmallow Tower Challenge

Tue, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

stem & steam library lab

See how tall you can build a tower using spaghetti and marshmallows. Library Lab is a hands-on exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts (STEM) for children ages 6-10. Join us for fun, free activities that spark your child...

Library Lab: Spaghetti and Marshmallow Tower Challenge

Kids Create

Tue, Aug 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! All Kids Creates over the summer will be music related to go with our "Books & Beats" theme for Summer Reading!

Kids Create

Movies @ the Library: The Visitor

Tue, Aug 28   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

movies movies at the library

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment. Rated PG-13 Run Time 2 hours

Movies @ the Library: The Visitor

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Aug 28   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

book club

Join the book club as they discuss Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

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Free Summer Meals Program

Wed, Aug 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Game On!

Wed, Aug 29   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

game on!

Board game fun! This program will be held on the floor of the children's area.

Game On!

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 29   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Aug 29   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

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