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DEC
14

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Fri, Dec 14   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Explore your creativity under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

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ESOL Conversation Group

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

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 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Coloring Club

Sat, Dec 15   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids

Come with friends and family and enjoy coloring activities.

Coloring Club

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

DEC
17

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years

Come with your toddlers to listen to a story, sing songs, and play finger games.

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Dec 17   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercies in the company of your peers. The class is made possible thanks to the Library collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Homework Help

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

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

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Dec 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Join a group of your peers and discuss current events. Have fun!

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

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

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Dec 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Twelve tips to prevent holiday stress

Tue, Dec 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will share with you important information related to your health.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Twelve tips to prevent holiday stress

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

Performing Arts. Vadim Klimenko plays popular music: Accordion.

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults live music music performance

Vadim Klimenko was born in Khabarovsk, Russia. He graduated from the Khabarovsk College of Arts and worked at the local music school and Philarmonia. Mr. Klimenko has performed in Russia and China, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY. You will hear...

Performing Arts. Vadim Klimenko plays popular music: Accordion.

Reading Circle. Adult Book Discussion : The Assistant by Bernard Malamud

Tue, Dec 18   2:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

Frank Alpine, a drifter fleeing from his past, runs straight into struggling Brooklyn grocer Morris Bober. Seeing a chance to atone for past sins, Frank becomes Bober's assistant and keeps shop when the owner takes ill. But it is Bober's daughter...

Reading Circle. Adult Book Discussion : The Assistant by Bernard Malamud

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

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Join us to make your own painting and have fun! The Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC. 

Register by calling at 718-769-3579

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

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)

4 Women: Publisher Basics

Wed, Dec 19   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

 

This course will explore the following topics:

 

Introduction

What is Publisher?

Why use it?

Publisher vs. Word

Things to consider when creating a publisher document

...

4 Women: Publisher Basics

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

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

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

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

Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids chess workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master Vladimir Mazo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

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.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

DEC
20

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Dec 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Thu, Dec 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

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)

DEC
21

Art forms: Jewelry Making workshop

Fri, Dec 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts jewelry making

Enjoy creating your own jewelry under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Art forms: Jewelry Making workshop

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

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 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Coloring Club

Sat, Dec 22   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids

Come with friends and family and enjoy coloring activities.

Coloring Club

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

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