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Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Feb 21   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

Introduction to American Sign Language

TechAssist!

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

techknowledge

Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard. Learn how to use the library website/databses. Surf the internet, setup an email address and learn the basics of the mircrosoft office programs.

...
TechAssist!

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

crafts crocheting Intergenerational knitting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets for our Vets. Don’t know how?  We’ll teach you!  Supplies included.  Ages 10 - 110.

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

interviewing job resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

adult art arts and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring

Collaging

Line Drawing

Painting

Designing postcards

Sculpting

Crafts

And more...

Art O'Clock for Adults

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

 

Microsoft Word Basics

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Computer Basics: Drop in Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Computer Basics: Drop in Lab

iPad Basics Class

Wed, Feb 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Drop-in lab for anyone who wants to know their iPad better. No registration necessary. This class is usually held on the second floor.

Cancelled
iPad Basics Class

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Feb 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults with Needs

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

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:30 am to 6:30 pm   Brower Park 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.

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

 

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

ESOL Adult Learing free Sheepshead Bay

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

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

ESOL Conversation

Overeaters Anonymous

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Overeaters Anonymous

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

Crochet Circle

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults crocheting projects

   Come learn about the art and technique of crocheting.  Whether you are a novice, an advanced crocheter, or just need a little extra practice, the Crochet Circle is for you.  Come meet other crafters like yourself. ...

Crochet Circle

Free Online Tax Return Filing Assistance from New York State

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Finance Free new york state nys

Come to Jamaica Bay Library to receive free assistance in filing your state and federal tax returns online for the year 2017, courtesy of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance:

E-file to get your tax refund faster! Our...

Free Online Tax Return Filing Assistance from New York State

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

free tax assistance Free Tax Help and Preparation

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

ShapeUpNYC: Body Movement Freedom with Nikki

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Need something to shake off the blues? Come by Brower Park on Wednesdays @ 1pm and join our resident mover-and-shaker, Nikki, in a free, hour-long, low-impact exercise routine! Come on in and dance!

Program is geared toward adults, but...

ShapeUpNYC: Body Movement Freedom with Nikki

ConnectED Library Hotspot

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Marcy 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...

Register
ConnectED Library Hotspot

American Made

Wed, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adult cinema Movies Older Adults

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

About the film:

Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoni

communist threat in Central America and soon...

American Made

Introduction Microsoft PowerPoint

Wed, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

kids 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. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, applications...

Introduction Microsoft PowerPoint

Pre-K for All Information Table

Wed, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Drop in to get information and advice about entering your child in New York City's free Pre-K program.

Pre-K for All Information Table

Watercolor with a Twist

Wed, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Learn how to watercolor paint with flair.

Registration is required.

Watercolor with a Twist

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adult Learning English Conversation English Conversation Group;ESOL Program;Learning English program for adults

Join ESOL Conversation group under the leadership of the experienced ESOL Volunteer. You will improve your English speaking skills and have fun!

ESOL Conversation Group

Resume One-On-One Help

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

One-on-one resume assistance. Sign up at Info Desk.

Resume One-On-One Help

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Canarsie Library

English English conversation ESOL

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

FREE!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Ms. Word

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Central Library Ms.Word

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Register
Ms. Word

Friends Fundraising Sales

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!

All proceeds will go to the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library and will be used to improve the many free services and programs offered by the library.

Friends Fundraising Sales

Free Tax Help

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

Finance food bank free tax help Tax Help

The Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare and electronically file your tax return online, with the help of a tax assistant, all for free.

Free Tax Help

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Tecknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarian is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume with you.

 First come, first served.

Resume Editing Help

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Learn Tai Chi with Master Stephen Lin Bai-An.

Tai Chi Exercise

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park 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? Register for our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.   We provide help with: Computer Basics...
Drop-In Computer Lab

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

conncetedcommunities HotSpot Techknowledge

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...

Register
ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Stitch It Forward: I Love Yarn Day/ Exhibition

Wed, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adult programming arts and crafts cortelyou library crochet

Open to the entire community! All are welcome to come and have a great time at the Cortelyou Library. Showcasing handmade hats, scarves, blankets, etc.

*Refreshments will be served!*

Stitch It Forward: I Love Yarn Day/ Exhibition

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Library

career employment interview job

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.

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

One on One Technology Assistance

Wed, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Park Slope Library

1 on 1 Technology Training adult computer class techknowledge

Got a laptop, tablet, ereader or smartphone that you don't know how to use? Or would like to learn more about them? Come in and get one-on-one help with your device from an expert. First come, first served, so come in and sign up.

One on One Technology Assistance

Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Saratoga Library

adult computer class

Come learn basic Microsoft Excel tools and techniques. Space is limited, please register.

Register
Microsoft Excel Basics

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

adult learning Internet/ Email computer basics

Did you know that the Red Hook Library offers FREE one-on-one computer training?

Learn basic computer skills, or get more advanced training from our technology experts. We have a drop-in labs on Wednesdays, but you can make appointments...

Drop-In Computer Lab

ESOL Conversation and Current Events

Wed, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

ESOL Adult older adult free

Not just your basic ESOL Conversation.

Advance your English skills, and join this open discussion on current topics.

 

ESOL Conversation and Current Events

Video Production in the Field

Wed, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Coney Island Library

BRIC digital media

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

Register
Video Production in the Field

Editing Podcasts with Reaper

Wed, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

BRIC digital media

Reaper is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start a Reaper project, best settings for your podcast or radio piece, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as...

Register
Editing Podcasts with Reaper

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Chess! Chess! Chess!  Come improve your game and learn from a chessmaster!  But most important, have fun! CHECKMATE!!!

Chess Club

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Wed, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

All skill levels are welcome.  If you don't know how to knit, we'll show you how!  Please bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and worsted-weight yarn if you can. 

Knitting for Adults and Teens

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

English learn English English Conversation Group Adult programming

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Chess Club

Wed, Feb 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library

chess club

Drop by the Chess Club in the Art and Music Division on the 3rd Floor

All skill levels and ages are Welcome

Featured Event
Chess Club

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

career cover letter job resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Arlington Library

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 Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

ESOL Class

Wed, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adult Education Adults ESOL Program learn English

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

Movies @ The Library: Star Wars: Rogue One

Wed, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen becomes the Empire's lead...

Movies @ The Library: Star Wars: Rogue One

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