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Read all About It

Thu, May 24   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.

Read all About It

Chess Club

Thu, May 24   10:00 am to 7:45 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.

Chess Club

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Thu, May 24   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

career

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to bring the jobs to you! Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

 

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Interview Better: A Hands-On Lesson in Conducting a Stronger Audio Interview

Thu, May 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Stories make people real instead of statistics. If audio quality is not good, or if interviews do not capture a mood or emotion well, listeners will tune out. To leverage the power of the human voice and reach an audience in a media-savvy world,...

Interview Better: A Hands-On Lesson in Conducting a Stronger Audio Interview

Beginners Typing Class

Thu, May 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Do you want to improve your typing? Come join the Typing Workshop! You will be shown a number of resources and provided computer time to help you improve your typing skill.

No registration is required.

Beginners Typing Class

Resume and Career Help (Sunset Park)

Thu, May 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Resume and Career Help (Sunset Park)

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, May 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, May 24   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

English Conversation Group

Thu, May 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, May 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, May 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest 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 Computer Lab

TechKnowledge: One-on-One Help

Thu, May 24   1:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Mill Basin Library

TechKnowledge

Need help downloading your ebook on your ereader? Don't remember your username or password for your email & you need to reset it?

Get One-on-One Help on the computer, creating & saving documents or printing, tablet, or any...

TechKnowledge: One-on-One Help

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Thu, May 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Computer Basics TechKnowledge

Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Please Register in Advance at the Desk.

Computer Basics for Older Adults

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, May 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

adult learning english conversation group esol

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

Jewelry Making Workshop

Thu, May 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Park Slope Library

   Registration Required - please call 718-832-1853

Join us for Jewelry Making at Park Slope

Teaching artist: Linda Broudy

Register
Jewelry Making Workshop

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, May 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht 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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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)

Resume and CV Help

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Get free  resume and CV help from a Librarian.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on resumes and cover letters, but will not write or type these documents for patrons. 

Resume and CV Help

Adult Coloring

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

English Language Conversation

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

Led by a BPL trained volunteer.

JOIN US FREE!

No registration required.

English Language Conversation

Never Too Late To Learn Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

This is a introductory class teaching the fundamentals of Microsoft Word. Stop by learn,ask questions,grow. Its never too late to learn.

Never Too Late To Learn Microsoft Word Basics

Adult Arts and Crafts

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

art and crafts

Come spend the afternoon making friends while designing a project you can take home. We’ll explore artistic mediums like painting, collage, fabric, and more!

Adult Arts and Crafts

Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

creative writing National Poetry Month poetry writing workshop

Need help finding time to write? Come to the Flatlands library and let your creative side show. If you like to write come and share your work! If you don't like to write come and write down why! People of all skill levels are welcome!

Creative Writing Workshop

Resume Help Express

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

resume

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips   Application and Cover Letter Help   Interview Practice
Resume Help Express

Board gaming and more

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Bring your family to play games and draw coloring pages with kids

Board gaming and more

Feature Film: My Left Foot

Thu, May 24   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Autobiographical drama about a man born with cerebral palsy who could only control his left foot who grows up in a poor Irish family who becomes a writer and artist.

Rated R

Feature Film: My Left Foot

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, May 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

crochet

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Email Basics

Thu, May 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, May 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Come join our knititng and crocheting club at the Flatlands Branch! All skill levels are welcome to join!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Movies @ the Library: Churchill

Thu, May 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.

Movies @ the Library: Churchill

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, May 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

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 (Saratoga)

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, May 24   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

World Language Conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, May 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

eBooks Basics

Thu, May 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

TechKnowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

iPad Basics

Thu, May 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

TechKnowledge

For new iPad users who have never owned an iPhone or iPod Touch, simple things like finding good apps, installing them, organizing them or even deleting them might seem like a task. Even for users that know the basic of navigation, there are tips...

iPad Basics

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, May 24   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

iPhone Tutorial

Thu, May 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

iPhone Interface

Control Center

Managing Apps

Deleting Apps

iPhone Tutorial

English Conversation Group

Thu, May 24   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group

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

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

ESOL Class

Thu, May 24   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay 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 Class

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, May 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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...

One-on-One Resume Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, May 24   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Adult Feature Films: The Disaster Artist (R)

Thu, May 24   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Spring Creek Library

Movies

"When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true."  - IMDB.com

Adult Feature Films: The Disaster Artist (R)

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, May 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Knitting for Adults

Thu, May 24   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

Computer Basics

Thu, May 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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,...

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Thu, May 24   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Ryder Library

Practice your English with others in a relaxed setting.

English Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, May 24   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Adult Book Club / Discussion

Thu, May 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

book club book discussion

Miss Jane Pittman tells the story of her 112 years from being a young slave girl in the American South at the end of the Civil War to the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

Come to the reference desk or talk to...

Adult Book Club / Discussion

Regina Opera Company in Concert

Thu, May 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Live Music music performance

Brooklyn's own Regina Opera Company is now finishing its 48th Season. The company, based at Our Lady of Perpetual Help school, presents 3 fully-staged operas and several Sunday Concerts each season. The company also presents many

Free-...

Regina Opera Company in Concert

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, May 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

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