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DEC
14

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Preschool Storytime

Ask a Tech

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Spring Creek 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? Come to our information desk to receive personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Kids Tech Time

DEC
15

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 15   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years summer reading saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Game On!

Sat, Dec 15   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on! kids explore

Play board games with your friends and family!

Game On!

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes for Kids(age 4-7)

Sat, Dec 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

FREE art classes for kids (4-7) from ProjectArt. Registration required, please see a librarian or call (718) 277-6004 for more information.

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes for Kids(age 4-7)

DEC
17

Bengali Storytime

Mon, Dec 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years bengali storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Bengali for children and their parents or caregivers.

শিশুদের এবং তাদের অভিভাবকদের  জন্য বাংলা গল্প ও গানের জন্য আমাদের সাথে যোগ দিন.

Bengali Storytime

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Dec 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults bengali esol techknowledge world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

Library Lab

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Explore Science with fun experiements once a month. Ages 6-12.

Library Lab

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Teen Tech Time

DEC
18

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids summer reading reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning 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.

Computer Basics

Adult Knitting group

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy techknowledge

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Adult Knitting group

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Library Lab: Static Electricity

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids library lab

“Hair-raising” activities with Static Electricity!

Library Lab: Static Electricity

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Teen Anime Club

Tue, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens anime and manga gaming for teens techknowledge

Anime Club is an opportunity for teens to socialize with their friends after school while enjoying Japanese anime and manga.

Teen Anime Club

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

DEC
19

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

At our Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy. For children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent or caregiver. *Groups...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and finger plays that you can try together at home in this lapsit program for babies and caregivers. Ages 0 to 18 months. *Groups please call (718) 277-6004 to make an advance reservation.

Babies & Books

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

DIY: Wraop Your Holiday Gifts

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens

Bring your holiday gifts to this workshop where we will decorate wrapping paper and gift tags for them!

DIY: Wraop Your Holiday Gifts

Kids Create

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 19   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Game On! for Families

Wed, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids

Come to the library and unwind playing board games, card games and puzzles. People of all ages are welcome!

Game On! for Families

How to Edit Your Podcast

Wed, Dec 19   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

DEC
20

Little Scientists

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids book club reading is fundamental

Love Books? Love Games? Then come join the Cypress Hills Bookworm Society! We meet twice a month to discuss new and interesting stories, followed by fun games and activities.

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Chess Club

Thu, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

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Brooklyn Robotics League

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 20   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Adult Feature Films: Skyscraper (PG-13)

Thu, Dec 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Global icon Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of SKYSCRAPER as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the...

Adult Feature Films: Skyscraper (PG-13)

DEC
21

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Dec 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Preschool Storytime

Computer Intensive Class

Fri, Dec 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics never too late to learn

Join an intensive computer basic course.
Computer Intensive Class

Computer Intensive Class

Fri, Dec 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics never too late to learn

Join an intensive computer basic course.
Computer Intensive Class

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Dec 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Kids Tech Time

DEC
22

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 22   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years summer reading saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

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