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DEC
11

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 11   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 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Family Open Play

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Dec 11   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

Origami Hour

Tue, Dec 11   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Older Adults arts and crafts holiday

Come drop in and join us to create origami of your choosing at the Mill Basin library!

Paper and instruction diagrams will be provided.

No registration required.

Origami Hour

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 11   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

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   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

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   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

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   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

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   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

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   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

Poetry and Percussion

Tue, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens poetry

 Play drums! Rap poetry! Dance!

Poetry and Percussion

Poetry and Percussion

Tue, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens poetry

 Play drums! Rap poetry! Dance!

Poetry and Percussion

Book Adventures: The Gingerbread Man

Tue, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids

Come and hear a retelling of the Gingerbread Man--NYC style and then create your own paper gingerbread man.

Book Adventures: The Gingerbread Man

DEC
12

Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 12   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Interested in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use computers, by attending our Techknowledge Computer class because our TRS makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come into the branch to register with our TRS to...

Computer Basics

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Dec 12   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)

DIY: Make Your Own Soap

Wed, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens

Make, decorate, and scent your own soap that you can take home or give away as holiday gifts in this workshop for teens!

DIY: Make Your Own Soap

Game On!

Wed, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids

Join us for an afternoon of board games. Come and have fun with your friends or make new ones. (Ages 6-12)

Game On!

Kids Create

Wed, Dec 12   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 12   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
13

Movies@ the Library: Silver Screens: Miracle on 34th Street

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Older Adults movies at the library

Miracle on 34th Street is an irresistible fable that has, for many years, become synonymous with celebrating Christmas. A now the three time Oscar® winning tale is as colorful and resplendent as the holiday itself in an all new colorized version...

Movies@ the Library: Silver Screens: Miracle on 34th Street

karaoke

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids techknowledge music

Do you like to sing, dance and perform?  Well come join in on all the fun at Mill Basin's Karaoke afternoons.  Sing along to all your favorite hit songs.  Not interested in singing, then dance the afternoon away  with your...

karaoke

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 13   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 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics techknowledge

Wanna build a robot?  Try your hand at coding? Well we might have just the thing for you..  Kids & Teens, ages 9-17, work with our TRS Genie and register for our lego robotics league at the Mill Basin Library. ...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Adult Feature Films: Warning Shot (R)

Thu, Dec 13   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A struggling single mother and her young daughter inherit a farmhouse from their grandfather and when a family business rival sends armed men to take the water rights to the farm's creek by force, the situation spirals out of control.

Adult Feature Films: Warning Shot (R)

Make your Own Holiday Cards

Thu, Dec 13   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults

Add a personal touch to your holiday greetings! Learn how to use watercolors and salt to make beautiful snowscape holiday cards. Join us for this fun and productive card-making session! All supplies provided. 

Make your Own Holiday Cards

DEC
14

Babies & Books

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Family Open Play

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Talking Needles

Fri, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults crochet

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendly afternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome people in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Talking Needles

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 Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Fri, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens after school game on!

Have you ever wanted to grab your longsword and stride off through the night to begin an adventure from which you might never return? Come and join us, play Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition with our Dungeon Master and other teens. Materials will...

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

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   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids

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

Library Lab: Slime Time

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids

Come and learn all about how to make slime.

Library Lab: Slime Time

DIY Christmas card

Sat, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens

Make a pop-up Christmas card 

DIY Christmas card

DEC
17

Watercolor Club

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come hang out and paint at the Mill Basin Library! We will provide the supplies, youtube videos and books, you bring yourself and your friends for a self guided watercolor group. 

Watercolor Club

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Ooooh! We just got an XBox Live Gold membership! Come play Fortnite* with us! 

*Bonus points for dancing!!

Teen Tech Time

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

Anime Club

Mon, Dec 17   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time

Teens and tweens, come join us as we watch an anime series and/or read a manga series of your democratic choosing! We will also discuss dates for anime club meetings in 2019.

Anime Club

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 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

Family Open Play

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

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

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Tue, Dec 18   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults book club book discussion

This global bestseller by Kevin Kwan follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore as she meets her boyfriend's ultra-wealthy family at a wedding.

Copies of the book available for pickup at Mill Basin Library.

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

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

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

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