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Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a groundbreaking public education program which introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. MHFA is...

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Adult Mental Health training

Chess Club

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our Coupon Exchange box is available all day, every day we are open. Patrons are invited to drop off valid, unwanted coupons and encouraged to pick up coupons that are offered that they'd like to use.

Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program Registration

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

YALP pre-HSE free Adult Education

Register for Free Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program at the Brooklyn Public Library (Ages 17 - 24)

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is a full-time academic and work - readiness program designed to meet the specific needs of young...

Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program Registration

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

YALP pre-HSE free Adult Education

Register for Free Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program at the Brooklyn Public Library (Ages 17 - 24)

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is a full-time academic and work - readiness program designed to meet the specific needs of young...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

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Moving For Life/Dance Exercise for Health

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Coney Island Library

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program

Come start your week off with music, dance and a smile!

 

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Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Public can obtain information about qualified health insurance plans from a trained and certified navigator
Work office

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Sep 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

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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? Register for our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

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Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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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.

 

This lesson introduces new PC users to...

Adult Tai Chi

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Clarendon Library

Learn Tai Chi at Clarendon Library. 

Adult E-Reader Workshop

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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In this workshop you will learn to set-up and download e-books & audio-books from the Brooklyn Public  Library’s digital collection. Bring your e-reader device and join us at Gerritsen Beach Library

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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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...

Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Please come and join Brooklyn Public Library, Cortelyou branch, for free basic computer classes. The class is an 8 week course which will focus on the building skills, such as typing, using Microsoft...

CEAHAW

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am   Mapleton Library

 

Community discussion of a specific topic

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Ballers and Crawlers: New Parents Group

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Lots Library

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Ballers and Crawlers

A support group for New and Expecting Parents

Mondays at 11 AM

New Lots Library, Auditorium

Starts. Sept. 11

Congrats, you’re a new parent! Now what??

Join a weekly group for...

Ballers and Crawlers: New Parents Group

Adult Coloring

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax and enjoy yourself with an hour of coloring, for adults.

iPad Basics Class

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

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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...

English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

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Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search.

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for 

The Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 25   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

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Adult Yoga with Arturo Castillo

Mon, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Park Slope Library

adult yoga

Yoga is, above all else, a vital science, a natural way of accomplishing well-being. By stimulating the nerve system and the endocrine glands, through relaxation,

free breathing and gentle stretches, we can experience

peace of...

DACA Renewal Clinic

Mon, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Free Legal Help with DACA Renewal by Appointment Only Free Immigration Legal Services Assistance filing DACA Renewal applications Full screening to determine eligibility for immigration benefits If necessary, referrals to trusted immigration...
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Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Sep 25   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults meditation Older Adults Shape Up NYC

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...

Knitting & Crochet

Mon, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

 Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

Knit and Crochet Circle

Mon, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? Or do you want to learn? Join the club! Everyone is welcome, from beginners to pros. Just bring your current project. Participants exchange knitting/crocheting ideas while enjoying pleasant conversation

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Overeaters Anonymous

Join a guided group where you can discuss and exchange ideas on changing your eating habits

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

techknowledge HotSpot

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

Movies @ the Library: Born to Be Blue

Mon, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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A re-imagining of jazz legend Chet Baker's musical comeback in the late '60s. Rated R 1hr 37 Mins

Born to be blue

Movies @ the Library: Rules Don't Apply

Mon, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

126 Minutes Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to...

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

adult book discussion

Please join our discussion of 1984  by George Orwell.

Copies at the Reference Desk while they last.

Book Discussion

Low Cost/Public Health Insurance Enrollment

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Navigator Healthcare insurance ACA

Community Health Project/Callen-Lorde Community Health Center’s Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you may be eligible for free public health insurance (Child Health Plus and Medicaid, or free or low cost Essential Plan...

Resume & Career Help (Kings Highway)

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

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Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Book Discussion: The Roanoke Girls

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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“Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we die.”
 
After her mother's suicide, fifteen year-old Lane Roanoke came to live with her grandparents and fireball cousin, Allegra, on their vast estate...

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Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

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Computer Basics Workshop for Adults

Join us for this introduction to using computers    Gain basic computer skills    Create and edit a document in Microsoft Word    Acquire skills using the internet...
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Movie Mondays for Adults

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

The first 26 Attendees will be admitted - pick up your admission ticket at the Clinton Hill Info Desk on the day of the showing, For movie titles, stop by the branch for a flier or call the Clinton Hill info desk during library hours at 718.398....

DIY: Jewelry Making

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Seniors jewelry DIY Adults

It’s a statement,

  collectable,

     currency,

        art, fashion and wearable. 

          ...

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Resume and Career Help

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

BPL Brooklyn Public Library Paerdegat career

Need resume and career help? Our librarians are here for you to provide individual assistance!

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Brownsville Library

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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.

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event.

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

From a former Marine and Yale Law School Graduate, a poignant account of growing up in a poor Appalachian town, that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class. Part memoir, part historical and social...

The Adult Reading Circle: Long Black Veil by Jennifer Finney-Boylan

Mon, Sep 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

From Amazon- "On a warm August night in 1980, six college students sneak into the dilapidated ruins of Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary, looking for a thrill. With a pianist, a painter and a teacher among them, the friends are full of...

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Mon, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

NY Writers Coalition NY Writer's Workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free community workshop! This writing group is open to writers of...

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ESOL Conversation

Mon, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adult Learing free Sheepshead Bay ESOL Conversation

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation