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NOV
18

English Conversation Group

Sun, Nov 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Chess Club

Sun, Nov 18   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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.

Chess Club

The Warmest Years on Record: An Oral History Project

Sun, Nov 18   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults

According to measurements taken by NASA and NOAA, the top 5 warmest years on record have all occurred since 2010. Artist Rachel Garber Cole is curious about how this fact has or has not affected our local Brooklyn community. Please drop by and...

Cancelled
The Warmest Years on Record: An Oral History Project

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Sun, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Please note: This program is now at capacity and registration has been closed.

The conclusion of a two-part lecture series. Noted poet, translator, essayist, and professor of classics, Carson reprises three lectures on aesthetics. ...

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

NOV
19

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

ESOL Class

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Attend ESOL classes at the Red Hook Library between September 5th and November 21st. 

ESOL Class

Ask a Tech

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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

Yoga for Adults with Arturo Castillo

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

Adults 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 mind, emotional...

Yoga for Adults with Arturo Castillo

Chess Club

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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.

Chess Club

Open House: Photography Exhibition by Donna Marie

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults photography

Please join us for a free photography exhibit by Donna Marie Zarrelli, a Bay Ridge native -born mother with two children and four grandchildren. Donna started doing photography in high school as a hobby. Over the years, she never lost interest....

Open House: Photography Exhibition by Donna Marie

Microsoft Word

Mon, Nov 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults techknowledge

Looking for a Microsoft Word course for beginners to experts? Then this course has something for everyone, covering beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons in Word.

Highlights:    - Create, save and share documents...
Microsoft Word

Computer Class

Mon, Nov 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Adults

Computer basic, creating emails and learning how to open documents, copy and paste and using microsoft word.

Computer Class

Ask a Tech

Mon, Nov 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Adults 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

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults 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

Adult Coloring

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club everyone is welcome here

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 intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

Watercolor Club

Mon, Nov 19   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

Computer Basics

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults 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 hardware...

Computer Basics

Ask a Tech

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults 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

Computer Basics

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

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 Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

CEAHAW

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

 

Community discussion of a specific topic

CEAHAW

Ask a Tech

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a question about using a specific computer program? Do you need help to find your way around the Internet? Come and join our computer class for personalized assistance.
Ask a Tech

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults

Come work on your resume, apply to jobs, update LinkedIn, and learn about job searching resources. One-on-one help. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Microsoft Word Basics

Mon, Nov 19   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Adults techknowledge

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

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Nov 19   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Nov 19   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

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...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Nov 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults bengali esol techknowledge world language conversation

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

English Language Learning Group

Commuter Safety Workshop

Mon, Nov 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Did you know car crashes increase 40% duriing the Fall & Winter?  Join us and learn how to stay safe during your daily commute.  Courtesy of Get Women Cycling.

Commuter Safety Workshop

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

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.

Knitting and Crochet

English Conversation Group

Mon, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning citizenship esol

If your 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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Ceramic Leaf Bowl Painting

Mon, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts holiday

Highlawn will be celebrating the fall festivals by painting your very own bowl in the shape of a leaf!

Use it for holding jewelry, a personalized centerpiece or anything you want!...

Register
Ceramic Leaf Bowl Painting

English Tools and More

Mon, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Adult/older adult language learners will attend a hybrid in-person conversation group/interactive language lab. The first 30 minutes will be self-directed language practice on iPad and the last 30 minutes will be a facilitated conversation group...

English Tools and More

Movies @ the Library: On Chesil Beach

Mon, Nov 19   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

(Drama/Romance) 111 minutes Based on Ian McEwan's novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night. Stars Saoirse...

Movies @ the Library: On Chesil Beach

Monday Movies

Mon, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults movies

Showing Some of the Best So Far, 2018 Movies.  You can drop in and pick up your copy of the movies for the month or call and ask what the next movie will be.  For Adults Only.  Come join us and bring your own popcorn.

Monday Movies

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

Mon, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

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

A Virtual Tour in Taiwan, R.O.C. (Asia) with Librarian Shirley

Mon, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning multilingual

Looking for a new way to relax after the summer?

Want to travel but cannot leave home?

Join our Librarian Shirley Wong in travel & gourmet...

A Virtual Tour in Taiwan, R.O.C. (Asia) with Librarian Shirley

Get your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Mon, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

Get your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
- Learn the language and driving skills necessary to pass the CDL test.
- Become a school bus driver in as little as 3 months.
- Starting salary $18 to $20/hour with a set schedule,...

Get your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

ESOL Conversation

Mon, Nov 19   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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing 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, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults career resume

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 Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Ebook Help!

Mon, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Learn how to download eBooks

Ebook Help!

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us  and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

Please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Book Discussion: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Mon, Nov 19   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults book discussion

Please come to join our book discussion group every last Monday of each month at Dyker library. This month, we will be discussing Jennifer Egan's Manhattan Beach, the winner of this year's One Book, One New York contest. 

Book Discussion: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

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