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DEC
17

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Dec 17   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

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Dec 17   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

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 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

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

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)

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 1:15 pm   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

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

Little Scientists

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child.

Little Scientists

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

Library Lab:

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids diy

Join us for a fun filled hour of exploring science

Library Lab:

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

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

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

DEC
19

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Dec 19   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn 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.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

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)

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   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

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...

Register
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

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.

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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   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)

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)

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 20   5:45 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

DEC
21

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Dec 21   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Dec 21   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Dec 21   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

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

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   11:30 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 22   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

Movies @ the Library: Nick Jr.: Blaze Saves Christmas (NR)

Sat, Dec 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids movies movies at the library

Dash to save Christmas and more in 4 icy, snowy rescues! When Crusher sends Santa’s gifts all around Snowball Mountain, Turbo Sled Blaze needs your help to save the holiday! Plus, race to rescue a little bunny trapped on top of a melting glacier...

Movies @ the Library: Nick Jr.: Blaze Saves Christmas (NR)

DEC
24

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Dec 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Explorer some basic email tips, get accustomed to navigating around your email address.

Sign up for email if you dont have an email address.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 24   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

DEC
26

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Dec 26   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)

Movies at the Library: Miracle on 34th Street

Wed, Dec 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens

We will be watching the movie Miracle on 34th Street. Fun for the whole family!

Movies at the Library: Miracle on 34th Street

Kids Create

Wed, Dec 26   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

Game On! for Families

Wed, Dec 26   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

DEC
27

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 27   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)

DISCOVERY TABLE

Thu, Dec 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Discovery Table is constructive and imaginative free play with DUPLO, train stations and other toys to discover for toddlers and preschoolers.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Adult Feature Films: Pacific Rim Uprising (PG-13)

Thu, Dec 27   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Jake Pentecost is a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity's victory against the monstrous Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an...

Adult Feature Films: Pacific Rim Uprising (PG-13)

DEC
28

Ask a Tech

Fri, Dec 28   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 Time

Fri, Dec 28   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

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Fri, Dec 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Dec 28   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
29

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 29   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 29   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

Movies @ the Library: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (PG)

Sat, Dec 29   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids movies movies at the library

It seems that all the major superheroes out there are starring in their own movies -- all but the Teen Titans. Robin is bound and determined to remedy that situation by becoming a star instead of a sidekick. With a few madcap ideas and a song in...

Movies @ the Library: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (PG)

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