E.g., Nov 20 2019
NOV
20

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
21

Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Thu, Nov 21   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness

Meet with a New York City Health Department Certified Application Counselor at their table in the Central Library Grand Lobby. They can help you learn more about how to register for:

Medicaid (Apply year round. Help with Medicaid...
Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Part of the exhibition Beautiful Words Are Subversive, join us for this book launch and film screening. Guest filmmakers were invited to collaborate on an experimental film sequence responding to the...

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Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

NOV
22

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Fri, Nov 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays     2:00pm - 3:00pm

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Central Library Friday Film Club: Great westerns you haven’t seen!

Fri, Nov 22   3:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Open Range (2003) | Directed by...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Great westerns you haven’t seen!

NOV
23

Computer Basics

Sat, Nov 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Walt Whitman 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.

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

Computer Basics

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Cara's Caterpillars

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs!

Featured Event
Cara's Caterpillars

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

NOV
24

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

Sun, Nov 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Presenting their Grammy Award-winning project A Love Supreme: The music of John Coltrane. This event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships arriving in America and the impact of African Americans on music...

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Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

NOV
25

Resume and Job Preparation

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays  11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays      2:00pm - 3:00pm 

Resume and Job Preparation

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 25   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

Chess Workshop

Mon, Nov 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

NOV
26

Email Basics

Tue, Nov 26   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

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Nov 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 26   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group everyone is welcome here

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

English Conversation Group

Census 2020 Teach-In

Tue, Nov 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults 2020 census

Make Brooklyn Count - 100%. The 2020 Census is just around the corner, and it’s never too early to start organizing.

Join the NYC Census Team, Borough President Eric Adams, and others as we launch Brooklyn's Get Out The Count neighborhood...

Featured Event Register
Census 2020 Teach-In

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 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

NOV
27

Ask a Tech

Wed, Nov 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

Ask a Tech

Babies & Books

Wed, Nov 27   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Stories, songs and age appropriate toys for tots ages 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Nov 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
29

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Fri, Nov 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays     2:00pm - 3:00pm

Resume & Job Preparation Help

NOV
30

Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Sat, Nov 30   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness

Meet with a New York City Health Department Certified Application Counselor at their table in the Central Library Grand Lobby. They can help you learn more about how to register for:

Medicaid (Apply year round. Help with Medicaid...
Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

DEC
2

Resume & Job Preparation

Mon, Dec 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays     2:00pm - 3:00pm

Resume & Job Preparation

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Dec 2   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

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 2   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti: Interfaith Poetry Reading

Mon, Dec 2   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents poetry

Join renowned poets Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti as they share their poetry and faiths with the Brooklyn community.

Marie Howe is the former State Poet for New York. She is the author of Magdalene (W. W....

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Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti: Interfaith Poetry Reading

DEC
3

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Little Maestros

Tue, Dec 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

You and your child will love our catchy original music, musical story-time, language development segments, funny and meaningful puppet shows, and "bubble music".

Little Maestros is continuously creating! Each presentation is fresh and...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Little Maestros

Email Basics

Tue, Dec 3   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

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 3   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group everyone is welcome here

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

English Conversation Group

Andrea Beaty presents Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Tue, Dec 3   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family

Did you hear? There’s a new Questioneer! Acclaimed author Andrea Beaty and illustrator David Roberts join forces once again for the latest addition to their bestselling Questioneer series, Sofia Valdez, Future Prez. Meet Sofia Valdez, a Mexican...

Andrea Beaty presents Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Dec 3   6:00 pm to 8:00 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

DEC
4

A New User Guide to iPad

Wed, Dec 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

iPad Basic training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to iPads or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using an iPad.

 

A New User Guide to iPad

Ask A Tech

Wed, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Dec 4   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

DEC
5

Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Thu, Dec 5   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness

Meet with a New York City Health Department Certified Application Counselor at their table in the Central Library Grand Lobby. They can help you learn more about how to register for:

Medicaid (Apply year round. Help with Medicaid...
Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Dec 5   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

Thu, Dec 5   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Acclaimed South African visual and theater artist William Kentridge inaugurates a season-long engagement, In Praise of Failure, a project which celebrates the great importance of failure in any creative process.

Throughout the Spring of...

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

DEC
7

Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 7   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Walt Whitman 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.

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

Computer Basics

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

DEC
9

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Mon, Dec 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays     2:00pm - 3:00pm

Resume & Job Preparation Help

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Dec 9   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

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 9   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

PowerUP! Sixteenth Annual Awards Ceremony

Mon, Dec 9   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Please join us for the 16th annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony. More than $40,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the competition’s top entrepreneurs to start their business in Brooklyn. Help us...

Featured Event Register
PowerUP! Sixteenth Annual Awards Ceremony

Book Discussions: Classic Shorter Fiction (“The Dead”)

Mon, Dec 9   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

“The Dead” by James Joyce

In the aftermath of an annual Christmas gathering with family and friends, Gretta Conroy reveals a youthful romance to her husband, Gabriel, which proves to be life-transforming.

“The Dead” is the last...

Book Discussions: Classic Shorter Fiction (“The Dead”)

DEC
10

Email Basics

Tue, Dec 10   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

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