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MAY
19

Early Childhood Educator Series: Building Diverse Classroom Book Collections (CTLE-3)

Sun, May 19   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle early literacy

In this FREE training offered by Brooklyn Public Library, educators will strengthen their analysis of diversity in children’s literature. We will examine how representation in picture books impacts children’s social-emotional development, and...

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Early Childhood Educator Series: Building Diverse Classroom Book Collections (CTLE-3)

MAY
20

Asian Heritage Photography Exhibition - "About Us" by Bonita Lei

Mon, May 20   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Adults adult learning exhibitions

Please join us for a free photography exhibit, About Us: Celebrating Asian Month, Cherishing Our Community, featuring the photography of Bonita Lei, who has spent three decades documenting Asian-American lives in New York City and the United...

Asian Heritage Photography Exhibition - "About Us" by Bonita Lei

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Mon, May 20   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, or...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Ask a Tech

Mon, May 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, May 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

History club (Russian)

Mon, May 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Kings Highway, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning russian

Learn History of Russia

History club (Russian)

Watercolor Geometry & Pattern Workshop for Adults

Mon, May 20   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts supported by zipcar

The Park Slope Library invites adults to attend our workshop where you can learn watercolor painting skills and techniques, and experience great fun in the process. All supplies will be provided.

Facilitated by painting artist Laura...

Watercolor Geometry & Pattern Workshop for Adults

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning citizenship esol

If you are interested in becoming a U.S.Citizen we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups!

For more information call,

718.230.2406 or 718.230.2007

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Ask a Tech

Mon, May 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

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?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

ESOL Conversation

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

MAY
21

Current Events

Tue, May 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning business environment support groups

Come to our Current Events workshop to discuss what's happening in the Sunset Park community and in the world.

Current Events

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Tue, May 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton, Basement Auditorium

Adults adult learning

 

Discussion of certain community issues

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Computer Basics

Tue, May 21   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

3D PRINTING

Tue, May 21   1:45 pm to 2:45 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Learn the basics of what 3D Printing is and where you can apply it in everyday life.

Got a 3D printer and don’t know where to start?

How do you design models to be 3D printed?

Where are 3D printers used and what’s the...

3D PRINTING

Email Basics

Tue, May 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning email 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...

Email Basics

One-On-One Technology Training

Tue, May 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the internet, or you just need help creating an email address. Come and join us and learn some new skills.

One-On-One Technology Training

Movies @ the Library

Tue, May 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Marcy, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning movies movies at the library

Join us for a movie at Marcy Library! Sit back, relax, and enjoy a film with your fellow adult library-goers. We'll be watching IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (rated R), starring Regina King, Stephan James, and Kiki Layne.



...

Movies @ the Library

Resume & Career Help

Tue, May 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, May 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718.435.3648.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Are You Searching For An Affordable Apartment? Attend Ready to Rent Workshop

Tue, May 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning

Are you Ready to Rent through the NYC housing lottery? Join us at this financial literacy session to learn to submit a stronger application. At this session you will …

Learn how to check your credit

Calculate your Income for...

Are You Searching For An Affordable Apartment?  Attend Ready to Rent Workshop

MAY
22

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, May 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please  join us for a Special Program for people with Developmental Disabilities.

Have fun time in the library

Read and Play: Hear stories read by our librarians;  play with words and numbers, create your...

The Brain Fitness Club

ESOL Conversation

Wed, May 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

3D PRINTING using TinkerCad

Wed, May 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Learn the basics of what 3D Printing is and where you can apply it in everyday life.

Got a 3D printer and don’t know where to start?

How do you design models to be 3D printed?

Where are 3D printers used and what’s the...

3D PRINTING using TinkerCad

Ask A Tech

Wed, May 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Ask a Tech

Wed, May 22   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

The College Experience

Wed, May 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots, Auditorium

Adults adult learning all ages

Come experience what its like to be in college during The College Experience event presented by professors of Kingsborough Community College!  You will be hear real mini lectures and get to meet staff and faculty to ask...

The College Experience

Ask a Tech

Wed, May 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

iPad Workshop

Wed, May 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Workshop

ESOL Class

Wed, May 22   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week

ESOL Class

English Conversation Group

Wed, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice your conversational skills in an informal setting, with other adults who are learning to speak English. Free! All levels welcome. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

ESOL Class

Wed, May 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Dekalb, Auditorium

Adults adult learning esol

English Language for Speakers of Other Languages.   Learn English with other adults and have fun. 

ESOL Class

Resume Basics

Wed, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning career resume

Resume Basics is both a place where you can receive limited one-on-one help as well as group lesson on how to create your first resume! If you already have resume or would like to revise or create a new one, this space is for you! In this space...

Resume Basics

ESOL Conversation

Wed, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

MAY
23

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Thu, May 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Older Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Please come for a ten-week chair yoga program.

Please register for this program at the reference desk.

Our chair yoga program is limited to 18 people.  Please be aware that you must attend all of the sessions.

For...

Chair Yoga at Dyker

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, May 23   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice spoken English with other students in the morning class of Conversation Group.

ESOL Conversation Group

Great Short Stories: Hollow by Breece D'J Pancake

Thu, May 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion

To prepare for this short story discussion, we will read the story Hollow by Breece D'J Pancake.

Copies of the short story can be obtained at the Customer Service Desk.

 

Great Short Stories: Hollow by Breece  D'J Pancake

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Thu, May 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Thu, May 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Older Adults adult learning techknowledge

Computer Basics for older adults

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, May 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning citizenship

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

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Ask a Tech

Thu, May 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Adults adult learning computer basics 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?  Join our drop-in computer lab @ New Utrecht Library for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Adult Coloring

Thu, May 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to adult coloring, express yourself creatively and have a good time.

 

Adult Coloring

Introduction To The Internet

Thu, May 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction To The Internet

ESOL Class

Thu, May 23   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning esol

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week

ESOL Class

Resume Help

Thu, May 23   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

Resume Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, May 23   5:00 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

Painting Classes for Teens and Adults

Thu, May 23   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Basement Meeting Room

Teens adult learning teen time

Classes will be held in the basement community room at the Borough Park Branch.  Beginners welcomed along with intermediate students. This is an eight week course designed to explore basic methods of landscape and still life painting.

Register
Painting Classes for Teens and Adults

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, May 23   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

MAY
24

Drawing and Collage for Beginners

Fri, May 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Adults adult learning arts and crafts

Are you a novice interested in learning how to draw, and how to create a collage? Please join us for a six-week class for beginning artists. Limited to fifteen participants. Please register at the Reference desk. 

Drawing and Collage for Beginners

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning creative aging

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11:00 AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Knitting Club

Fri, May 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning knitting and crocheting

Learn to knit.

Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!

Knitting Club

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