E.g., Oct 23 2019
OCT
24

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Oct 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adult Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

OCT
25

Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

Fri, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010) | Directed by Eli Craig
Friday, October 25, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

OCT
26

Diversity Visa Lottery

Sat, Oct 26   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

Hot Peas 'n Butter Live! Music for Every Nation & Generation

Sat, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids events for youth and family live music music

Led by Danny Lapidus, the award-winning family music band, Hot Peas 'n Butter, wows thousands of young audiences across the nation every year with their interactive, roots music from around the world.

With eight award-winning albums and...

Featured Event
Hot Peas 'n Butter Live! Music for Every Nation & Generation

On the Front Lines of Freedom: SNCC, the Black Panther Party, and the Movement for Black Lives

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Veteran and youth activists discuss freedom movements with Anthonine Pierre, Deputy Director of the Brooklyn Movement Center; Geri M. Augusto, Gerard Visiting Associate Professor of International & Public Affairs and Africana Studies, Brown...

On the Front Lines of Freedom: SNCC, the Black Panther Party, and the Movement for Black Lives

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Women Activists In the Civil Rights Era and Beyond

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Languages and Literature

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Robyn C. Spencer, The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender and the Black Panther Party in Oakland; Judy Richardson,  Series Associate Producer, Eyes on the Prize; Co-Editor, Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC;...

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Women Activists In the Civil Rights Era and Beyond

Historical and Literary Readings: Honoring Four Centuries of Visionaries and Freedom Fighters

Sat, Oct 26   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Central Library, Society, Sciences and Technology

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

As read by:

Aishe Tandiwe-Bell
Tamar-kali Brown
Patrick Dougher
Asma Feyijinmi
Chinara Tate
Jason Bernard Lucas
Greg Mays
Martell Ruffin

Historical and Literary Readings: Honoring Four Centuries of Visionaries and Freedom Fighters

A Continuous Reading of Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

Sat, Oct 26   8:15 pm to 10:15 pm   Central Library, Business and Career Center

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

A continous reading of Toni Morrison's Beloved read by Bridgett M. Davis, Ola Ronke Akinmowo, Chaney Sims, and Kali Holloway. 

A Continuous Reading of Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

In the Interest of Justice: A Moral Response to Mass Incarceration

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Languages and Literature

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Human rights activist Susan Burton (Founder, A New Way of Life, and co-author, Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women) and playwright/actor Liza Jessie Peterson (creator, The Peculiar Patriot, and...

In the Interest of Justice: A Moral Response to Mass Incarceration

ACLU AT Liberty at BPL: Loving v. Virginia with Melissa Murray

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

ACLU's At Liberty Podcast at Brooklyn Public Library presents The Legacy of Loving: White Supremacy & the Regulation of the Family

The Supreme Court struck down bans on interracial marriage in Loving v. Virginia, the landmark ACLU...

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ACLU AT Liberty at BPL: Loving v. Virginia with Melissa Murray

Envisioning Victory: What Will It Take To Win?

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Demita Frazier, founding member of the Combahee River Collective; Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights, a national organization building the political power and leadership of Black women; Shawnda Chapman, Board Chair, Black Women's...

Envisioning Victory: What Will It Take To Win?

'Til Earth and Heaven Ring: A Liberation Dance to Revolution and Utopia

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 pm to 12:00 am   Central Library, Grand Lobby

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Performances by:
Deejay Reborn
Marika Hughes
Alicia Hall Moran
Storyboard P

'Til Earth and Heaven Ring: A Liberation Dance to Revolution and Utopia

OCT
27

Classical Interludes: Formosa Quartet

Sun, Oct 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

The Formosa Quartet has played a leading role in actively commissioning new works, contributing significantly to the modern string quartet repertory.

Classical Interludes: Formosa Quartet

OCT
28

Brooklyn Census CBO Conference

Mon, Oct 28   8:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults 2020 census

Join Brooklyn Public Library for a convening of community based organizations to make sure that every Brooklyn resident, regardless of age, race or immigration status, is fairly and accurately counted in Census 2020. Light breakfast will be...

Register
Brooklyn Census CBO Conference

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Oct 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Diversity Visa Lottery

Mon, Oct 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Oct 28   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

BKLYN Fashion Academy Information Session

Mon, Oct 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

The BKLYN Fashion Academy is back!

This 16-week intensive program provides the essentials to create and sell ready-to-wear men’s and women’s wear garments. Up to twenty aspiring designers will be selected to...

Featured Event Register
BKLYN Fashion Academy Information Session

OCT
29

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Tue, Oct 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Oct 29   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career 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.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

 

Join our free exam preparation groups!  Seating is limited.

For more information and to confirm attendance please call the Literacy Zone/ Family...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Oct 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

OCT
30

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Oct 30   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 30   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

OCT
31

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Oct 31   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

NOV
2

Calpulli Community Celebrates Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

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

Kids events for youth and family music performance

Join young dancers from Calpulli Community as they perform to festive songs in honor of dia de muertos (day of the dead), a native Mexican tradition that celebrates the unending bonds between us and our loved ones.

Featured Event
Calpulli Community Celebrates Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

NOV
3

Classical Interludes: Tanyaradzwa A. Tawengwa

Sun, Nov 3   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes exhibitions live music

Classical Interludes: Beautiful Words Are Subversive: A Chamber Recital of “The Dawn of the Rooster”

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Tanyaradzwa A. Tawengwa - voice, mbira, keyboard, hosho

Gary Mitchell Jr. - piano...

Register
Classical Interludes: Tanyaradzwa A. Tawengwa

NOV
4

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Diversity Visa Lottery

Mon, Nov 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Nov 4   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

NOV
5

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Music with Marc: Around the World and Back Again!

Tue, Nov 5   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

Marc Evan Diaz is an accomplished Urban Music Educator and Music Producer who has produced 16 international children’s albums representing songs from different countries, styles, and time periods. Come sing with Marc as we explore music from this...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing: Music with Marc: Around the World and Back Again!

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Nov 5   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career 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.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Looking For A Job? Join Us At Workforce1 Recruiting Event!

Tue, Nov 5   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning resume

Join us the 1st Tuesday of every month!

Check in: 4:00pm – 4:30pm

The Literacy Zone at Adult Learning Center at Eastern Parkway is pleased to host monthly Workforce1 Recruitment events.

Please bring two copies of your...

Looking For A Job? Join Us At Workforce1 Recruiting Event!

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Nov 5   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

 

Join our free exam preparation groups!  Seating is limited.

For more information and to confirm attendance please call the Literacy Zone/ Family...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Nov 5   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

NOV
6

Navigating Your Child’s Disability: One to One Assistance

Wed, Nov 6   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Navigating the disability systems for you child can be difficult.  Many situations require the assistance of an expert. We can provide one-to-one help for you and your child with: individualized Education Program (IEP) process, early...

Navigating Your Child’s Disability:  One to One Assistance

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Nov 6   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 6   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

The Review Panel

Wed, Nov 6   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults artist talks bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs.

Presented in association with Artcritical.

Register
The Review Panel

NOV
8

Terry Tempest Williams on Erosion: Essays of Undoing

Fri, Nov 8   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents green series

Terry Tempest Williams will be the November Green Series speaker.

Fierce, timely, and unsettling essays from an important and beloved writer and conservationist: Terry Tempest Williams is one of our most impassioned defenders of public...

Featured Event Register
Terry Tempest Williams on Erosion: Essays of Undoing

NOV
9

Book Launch: Juno Valentine and the Fantastic Fashion Adventure by Eva Chen

Sat, Nov 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks events for youth and family

Brooklyn Public Library and Stories Bookshop are thrilled to present an afternoon of fun and fashion with Eva Chen for Brooklyn families. Come hear her new picture book, Juno Valentine and the Fantastic Fashion Adventure!

Featured Event
Book Launch: Juno Valentine and the Fantastic Fashion Adventure by Eva Chen

NOV
10

Silent Movie Matinee: The Extra Girl (1923)

Sun, Nov 10   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents silent movie matinee

We celebrate Mabel’s birthday today as a movie pioneer. She entered films in 1910, was a co-founding member of producer Mack Sennett’s slapstick-based Keystone Studio in 1912, directed her own films by late 1913 and briefly had her own studio,...

Silent Movie Matinee: The Extra Girl (1923)

Classical Interludes: Bohemian Trio

Sun, Nov 10   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes

This chamberlike improvising trio specializes in music of traditional Latin American origin.

Register
Classical Interludes: Bohemian Trio

NOV
12

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Nov 12   2:00 pm to 5:00 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,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Nov 12   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career 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.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Nov 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

 

Join our free exam preparation groups!  Seating is limited.

For more information and to confirm attendance please call the Literacy Zone/ Family...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Curtis on Tour: Vera Quartet and pianist Meng-Chieh Liu

Tue, Nov 12   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn Golbal initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, co-presents the Vera Quartet with guest Meng-Chieh Liu. Winners of the 2018 Astral Artists National Auditions, the Vera Quartet is currently the String...

Register
Curtis on Tour: Vera Quartet and pianist Meng-Chieh Liu

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Nov 12   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

NOV
13

Financial Counseling

Wed, Nov 13   12:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning finance

Free financial counseling is available at the Adult Learning Center at Eastern Parkway! Meet one-on-one with a professional financial counselor. You will …

. Learn how to check your credit

. Create a Household budget

....

Financial Counseling

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