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English Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 17   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

Tax Help

Sun, Feb 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you...

Tax Help

Tax Help

Sun, Feb 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots, Computer Room

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and basic computer skills....

Tax Help

Chess Club

Sun, Feb 17   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

Zora Neale Hurston: A Discussion of Barracoon and Her Amazing Life

Sun, Feb 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults black history month book discussion women's history month

The Black Luminary Society invites Brooklyn Public Library patrons to join in a two-part series celebrating the life and legacy of literary ancestor, Zora Neale Hurston and the recently released book Barracoon. 

PART I
- In...

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Zora Neale Hurston: A Discussion of Barracoon and Her Amazing Life

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 17   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

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Feb 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola), Roberta Cooper (cello), and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major and Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 as well as selections by Lev Zhurbin.

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

FEB
18

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

Mon, Feb 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A mayor’s inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

Once described by The Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg...

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

FEB
19

Thrive NYC 心理健康急救培训-成人版 Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Adults chinese mental health mhfa

培训定义:心理健康急救培训 (Mental Health First Aid Training) 是一项具有开创意义的公共教育计划,旨在帮助人们了解在他人遭遇心理健康或药物滥用危机时,用正确的语言与技能给予协助。

为何参加培训:每年,至少有五分之一的纽约市成人可能受精神疾病的困扰。为构建支持更多且更具包容性的社区,了解如何应对危机至关重要。

如何参加培训:纽约市通过 Thrive NYC 计划为所有市民提供免费的心理健康急救培训。

培训详情...

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Thrive NYC 心理健康急救培训-成人版  Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

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Free Financial Coaching

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 7:45 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

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) FREE

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 4:30 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 1

Adults income tax tax help

Urban Bound assists families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less.

Please bring the following required information:

Picture ID

...
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)  FREE

Affordable Care Act ( Obamacare )

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Enroll in a Health Insurance Policy of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act ( Obamacare )

U.S. Census Hiring Workshop

Tue, Feb 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults career

The 2020 U.S. Census is hiring locally for many temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a...

U.S. Census Hiring Workshop

Digital Storytelling for Mac

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Digital Storytelling for Mac

Tai Chi

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Adults

Join us for some light exercise and find your center in our weekly Tai Chi Class.

Tai Chi

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults career

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to reach job-seekers in Brooklyn. Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

...

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue 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, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Want to learn how to get started using Excel? this is the class for you. We will cover all you need to get started utiliing this amazing program. Stop in, ask questions, get answers, its never too late to learn.

Excel Basics

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Email Basics

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Spectrum Learning Lab

Adults 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.

How...

Email Basics

Intro to Facebook

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults techknowledge

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

Intro to Facebook

Creative Writing

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Hand Made Crafts with Olga and Tamara

Tue, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Church Avenue AHRC's Oleg and Tamara for arts and crafts!

 

Hand Made Crafts with Olga and Tamara

Book Discussion: Florida by Lauren Groff

Tue, Feb 19   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Join us at the Mill Basin Library to discuss Florida by Lauren Groff! 

This widely acclaimed short story collection brings the reader into a physical world that is at once domestic and wild—a place where...

Book Discussion: Florida by Lauren Groff

Makerbot: DIY Adult Workshop

Tue, Feb 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

Intergrate art and technology together with Makerbot and Tinkercad!

Registered participants will be joining a 3-week workshop where they will create their own designs on paper, in preparation for it to be printed ...

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Makerbot: DIY Adult Workshop

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park 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

ESOL Conversation

Tue, Feb 19   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.

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ESOL Conversation

Tax Help

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and...

Tax Help

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton, 2nd Flr Meeting Room

Adults

 


Discussion of certain community issues

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Internet searching

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults internet safety

 

 

Learn how to surf the Internet using various Search Engines

Internet searching

Mahjong

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 19   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

Microsoft Word Basics I

Tue, Feb 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Adults techknowledge

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time and money to take a real, live course on computers?

Microsoft Word Basics I

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 19   1:15 pm to 2:45 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

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Marcy, Meeting Room

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.

There are two parts to computers basics:

-Computer...

Computer Basics

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Feb 19   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Book Discussion: "Go Tell It On The Mountain" By James Baldwin

Tue, Feb 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults black history month book club book discussion

Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a semi-autobiographical novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and...

Book Discussion: "Go Tell It On The Mountain" By James Baldwin

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults movies at the library

The Music of Silence (2018) 1h 55min.

Born with a serious eye condition that ultimately leads to his blindness, Andrea Bocelli, nonetheless rises above the trials, driven by great desires towards his passion. The silent chase of his daily...

Movies @ the Library

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults 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)

Introduction to the Internet

Tue, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Clarendon, Meeting Room

Adults techknowledge

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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build 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,...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

One on One

Tue, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay 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

We provide help with:

...

One on One

Introduction to Web Design: Edit Webpage

Tue, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults techknowledge

Create Your Website with the Wix Editor

Start with a template and make it your own, with easy drag and drop 1000s of design features.

It’s easy to create your own stunning website. Let's get your website online today!

Introduction to Web Design: Edit Webpage

Email Basics

Tue, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults 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

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Tue, Feb 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics russian

Требуется регистрация. Зарегистрируйтесь в справочном бюро.

Станьте мастером вашего компьютера, планшета или смартфона с Аркадием Клаузовым!

Attend a free class that will make you the boss of your computer,  tablet or...

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Tax Help

Tue, Feb 19   2:30 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots, Computer Room

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and basic computer skills....

Tax Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Join us for a free conversation group to practice your English!  Led by an experienced teacher, you will review common terms, common themes, and participate in English speaking!  No preparation required and all levels welcome!

ESOL Conversation Group

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

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