Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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74 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, December 5
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Mon, December 5
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 7 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, December 5
@ 4 PM
Join us every Monday as teens take over the George Bruce basement! Play Nintendo switch or chess, create art, bring your friends, make new friends, grab some snacks, or just chill out!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 6
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 7 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, December 6
@ 12:30 PM
Early Literacy
Come have fun at storytime every Tuesday at the George Bruce Library. Enjoy stories, music and movement activities! Ages 0-5.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Tue, December 6
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Tue, December 6
@ 4 PM
Challenge yourself, your friends, and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play fun board games! Recommended for children ages 5 and up.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, December 7
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Wed, December 7
@ 4 PM
Challenge yourself, your friends, and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play fun games on our Nintendo Switch! Recommended for children ages 5 and up.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, December 8
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Thu, December 8
@ 2 PM
Stop by George Bruce Library every Thursday at 2 p.m. for Adult Chess Club. Bring a partner or play with someone new! No registration is required.
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, December 8
@ 4 PM
What can you create with Legos? Come get creative, develop and show off your building skills at library Lego Club! Recommended for Ages 5 and up.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, December 8
@ 5 PM
Join us for the Chess Club for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level at George Bruce Library. Challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Chess activities are for kids and teens. Ages 7-18.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 9
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Fri, December 9
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 7 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, December 9
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide provide roving instruciton in a small group format (no more than three patrons per instructor) on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL cat…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, December 9
@ 4 PM
All aboard for STEAM Hour at the library! Enjoy science, technology, engineering, art or math activities every Friday! *Space and supplies are limited. First come, first served!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Sat, December 10
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Mon, December 12
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Mon, December 12
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 7 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, December 12
@ 4 PM
Join us every Monday as teens take over the George Bruce basement! Play Nintendo switch or chess, create art, bring your friends, make new friends, grab some snacks, or just chill out!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 13
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 7 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, December 13
@ 12:30 PM
Early Literacy
Come have fun at storytime every Tuesday at the George Bruce Library. Enjoy stories, music and movement activities! Ages 0-5.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Tue, December 13
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Tue, December 13
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in a hybrid format. Participants are welcome to attend online or in person at George Bruce Library. Looking to practice speaking English? Join other adult English language learners for a fun and informal conversation. All are welcome! To attend in person at George Bruce Library, no registration is required. To attend online over Google Meet, you must register with your email address in order to receive a link to participate.
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Tue, December 13
@ 4 PM
Challenge yourself, your friends, and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play fun board games! Recommended for children ages 5 and up.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, December 14
@ 12 PM
Each month, readers come together to discuss new and noteworthy books, swap recommendations, and more. Join staff from George Bruce for a lively book discussion. All genres and formats welcome, including e-books and audiobooks. This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library.
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Wed, December 14
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Wed, December 14
@ 4 PM
Thou bootless milk-livered wagtail! Come explore the language and world of William Shakespeare, from the insults you might have heard back then to his great classics. We will work together as an ensemble of Elizabethan actors to learn more about the Bard, generate some new insults, investigate how to deliver a Shakespearean line, and even explore a bit of Romeo and Juliet and how this seemingly ancient work might still be relevant to us today. Presented by Urban Stages.
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 14
@ 4 PM
Challenge yourself, your friends, and meet other kids in the neighborhood as you play fun games on our Nintendo Switch! Recommended for children ages 5 and up.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, December 15
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Thu, December 15
@ 2 PM
Stop by George Bruce Library every Thursday at 2 p.m. for Adult Chess Club. Bring a partner or play with someone new! No registration is required.
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, December 15
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Getting ready for college can be challenging. If you have questions about the application process, want to learn about various careers, work on applications, research schools of interest, your friendly neighborhood library folks are here to help. Come with your questions, chat with your peers, explore the many available options, search for scholarship opportunities, and get ready for your college future at the George Bruce Library. Come visit us! This will be an in-person event at the George Bru…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, December 15
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need to write a college essay? Come learn and practice how to approach the task and discover how best to sell yourself!
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, December 15
@ 4 PM
What can you create with Legos? Come get creative, develop and show off your building skills at library Lego Club! Recommended for Ages 5 and up.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, December 15
@ 5 PM
Join us for the Chess Club for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level at George Bruce Library. Challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Chess activities are for kids and teens. Ages 7-18.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 16
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Fri, December 16
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 7 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, December 16
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide provide roving instruciton in a small group format (no more than three patrons per instructor) on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL cat…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, December 16
@ 4 PM
All aboard for STEAM Hour at the library! Enjoy science, technology, engineering, art or math activities every Friday! *Space and supplies are limited. First come, first served!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers