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22

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning hse nedp

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

FEB
24

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Poetry Workshop: Lucille Clifton

Mon, Feb 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults creative writing poetry

In honor of Black History Month, we will discuss the poetry of Lucille Clifton (1936-2010).

Poetry Workshop: Lucille Clifton

Ask a Tech

Mon, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

Mon, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Do you have an idea for a podcast, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about what producing a podcast entails? In this class, we’ll go over some of the first questions you should ask yourself (and your potential listeners!)...

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

FEB
25

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

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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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Current Events

Tue, Feb 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Older Adults conversations

Come to Sunset Park Libary and discuss current events as they that impact on the community and worldwide.

Current Events

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Older 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Personal Finance for Everyone

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business finance

Baffled by where your money is going? Does retirement seem unreachable? Tired of living paycheck to paycheck or just without a realistic financial plan? Stop being reactive; become proactive about your money!

This workshop is geared...

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Personal Finance for Everyone

Google Apps

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Tips & Tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.

(Gmail, Maps, Youtube, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, etc...)

Google Apps

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

FEB
26

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park 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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...

Ask A Tech

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

FEB
27

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Great Short Stories: In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried by Amy Hempel

Thu, Feb 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion lectures and discussions

This month, we will discuss In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried by Amy Hempel. Please read the story in advance of the meeting. You may pick up a copy of the short story at the customer service desk.

 

 ...

Great Short Stories: In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried by Amy Hempel

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

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How to Record Your Podcast

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

FEB
28

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs. You will get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau...

Featured Event
2020 Census Recruiting Event

Knitting

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

FEB
29

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Feb 29   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

MAR
1

CyPurr Session: The Password Is Strong With This One...

Sun, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Everyone has had nightmares remembering passwords, or trying to come up with one that contains a number, a special character, and an eldritch rune. Nowadays there are special programs called password managers that make it easy to generate and...

CyPurr Session: The Password Is Strong With This One...

MAR
2

NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Mon, Mar 2   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning career hse

Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at Pacific Library

NYC food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation, storage or...

Register
NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

MAR
3

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Mar 3   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Tue, Mar 3   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Course description:

Looking for grants for your organization?

Come learn how to use Foundation Directory Online (FDO), the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 156,000 grantmaker profiles. You will...

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Adult Coloring: NEW DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Tue, Mar 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time!

Our new day and time is Tuesdays@ 3:30-4:30 PM.

 

Adult Coloring: NEW  DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Computer Basics

Tue, Mar 3   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington 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 the hardware,...

Computer Basics

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Tue, Mar 3   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about - free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

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BRIC Media Arts Orientation

MAR
4

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Memories of Nueva York Performance

Wed, Mar 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults Friends of the Library learning disabilities

Please join us to celebrate the talents of our adults with special needs community. They have been working hard with performance artist Jose Garcia in a lively program of joy,...

Memories of Nueva York Performance

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Mar 4   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

MAR
5

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Mar 5   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Mar 5   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 3/5, 3/12, 3/19. Registration is required for all three sessions.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

MAR
6

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Mar 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

An introduction to American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by our partners from ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

MAR
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HSE Screening

Sat, Mar 7   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma?

Come in to begin an assessment of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, registered for the TASC exam, or...

Featured Event Register
HSE Screening

Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Sat, Mar 7   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning hse literacy spanish

¿Necesita ayuda preparándose para el examen del TASC (anteriormente el GED) en español? 

No espere más. Obtenga el diploma de escuela secundaria y mejore su vida.

Con el diploma puede conseguir un mejor trabajo, ir a la...

Register
Spanish HSE Screening / Inscripción de clases de TASC/GED en español

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Mar 7   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Mar 7   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

MAR
8

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators

Sun, Mar 8   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle early literacy first five years

Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators (CTLE Credits: 3)

We often avoid talking about race with young children but, whether we like it or not, children notice similarities and...

Featured Event Register
BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators

MAR
9

NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Mon, Mar 9   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning career hse

Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at Pacific Library

NYC food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation, storage or...

Register
NYC Food Handler Certification Training Registration

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Diving Into Adobe Audition

Mon, Mar 9   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Get to know your way around Adobe Audition, one of the most popular programs for podcast editing. We’ll go over how to use Audition to record, edit, fine-tune, and do some higher-level sound design.

Rebecca Seidel is a podcast producer at...

Diving Into Adobe Audition

MAR
10

Social Media Marketing

Tue, Mar 10   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric small business techknowledge

This class covers the basics of using social media to market your show, podcast, or product. You’ll learn the different uses of each social media platform: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and devise a marketing plan for your project.

Register
Social Media Marketing

Ask a Tech

Tue, Mar 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

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