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OCT
16

Cover Letter Basics

Wed, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults career

Learn how and why to customize your cover letter to the job you are applying for, with tips, advice, and do’s & don’ts. Create a cover letter that will make you stand out from the competition and give you the best chance of getting the...

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Cover Letter Basics

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imganitive drawing with our resident artist.  Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft.  All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist:...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Intro to Radio Podcasting

Wed, Oct 16   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This course will give you hands-on experience using professional audio recorders and editing software to create your own podcast. Learn about different styles of podcasting, best practices for developing and pitching a show, basic audio editing...

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Intro to Radio Podcasting

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

OCT
17

Why read Orwell today? Discussion on George Orwell's "1984"

Thu, Oct 17   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 1984 book discussion

“Big Brother is looking at you!” – This sentence from Orwell's dystopian novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” inspired the creators of the television reality show "Big Brother". With the fall of Communism in Europe, has the novel lost its raison d'être,...

Why read Orwell today? Discussion on George Orwell's "1984"

OCT
19

Resume & Career Help Cancelled

Sat, Oct 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews? 

We can help!  Come and meet one-on-one with our...

Resume & Career Help

OCT
21

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Oct 21   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

OCT
22

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

Phishers of Men: Avoiding Internet Scams

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Want to learn more about internet privacy and safety?

Join us to learn about internet and email scams and how to differentiate a safe source and a scam. We will go over computer and internet basics and teach about reliable websites and...

Phishers of Men: Avoiding Internet Scams

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Tue, Oct 22   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults 400 Years Later movies

The 400th year since enslaved Africans were brought to North America (1619) is being commemorated across the United States. Join us for this series of films that explore and celebrate African American History.  

This month we...

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Oct 22   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

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews? 

We can help!  Come and meet one-on-one with our...

Resume & Career Help

OCT
23

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imganitive drawing with our resident artist.  Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft.  All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist:...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Intro to Radio Podcasting

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This course will give you hands-on experience using professional audio recorders and editing software to create your own podcast. Learn about different styles of podcasting, best practices for developing and pitching a show, basic audio editing...

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Intro to Radio Podcasting

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

OCT
24

Ancestral Jewelry Making - w/Featured Artist Sasa Juste

Thu, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts jewelry making

Wire wrapped jewelry is in style, versatile and surprisingly easy to make. Using many different cross sections of wire we create a secure and beautiful cage around a stone. Wire wrapping can be used with any almost any large, flat, polished stone...

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Ancestral Jewelry Making - w/Featured Artist Sasa Juste

OCT
26

Shooting Effective B-Roll

Sat, Oct 26   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Expand your filmmaking toolkit by learning easy and effective tips on capturing beautiful B-ROLL footage for your documentary project or narrative film. Registration is required.

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Shooting Effective B-Roll

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Oct 26   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

OCT
28

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Oct 28   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

OCT
29

PATRIOTS FROM THE BARRIO Book Discussion

Tue, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults adult learning book discussion

Patriots from the Barrio captures the Mexican American experience in World War II, soldiers whose service has gone unrecognized until now. Author Dave Gutierrez joins the discussion live via video call.
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PATRIOTS FROM THE BARRIO Book Discussion

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Tue, Oct 29   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults 400 Years Later movies

The 400th year since enslaved Africans were brought to North America (1619) is being commemorated across the United States. Join us for this series of films that explore and celebrate African American History.  

This month we...

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Oct 29   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

Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts

ART Pops @ New Lots Library

Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

Antoinette Thomas, one of AENY's Van Lier Fellow artists, will guide you step-by-step through creating a beautiful painting. This class is perfect for...

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Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

OCT
30

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

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Philosophy Discussion Group

Stop Motion Animation

Wed, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imganitive drawing with our resident artist.  Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft.  All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist:...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Wed, Oct 30   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

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

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Oct 30   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

NOV
2

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Sat, Nov 2   10:00 am to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults health and wellness mental health

As part of the City's ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. This is an all day training. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to the...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Nov 2   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 11/2, 11/9, and 11/16. Registration is required for...

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Video Production in the Field

NOV
4

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 4   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

Book Discussions: Classic Shorter Fiction (“Bartleby the Scrivener”)

Mon, Nov 4   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

“Bartleby the Scrivener” by Herman Melville

Set in nineteenth-century New York, Bartleby is a law office copyist on Wall Street. His consistent response to job assignments: “I would prefer not to.”

“Bartleby the Scrivener” is...

Book Discussions: Classic Shorter Fiction (“Bartleby the Scrivener”)

NOV
5

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Nov 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 5   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
6

Intro to Digital Photography

Wed, Nov 6   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

...

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Intro to Digital Photography

NOV
9

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Nov 9   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 11/2, 11/9, and 11/16. Registration is required for...

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Video Production in the Field

NOV
12

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 12   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
13

Intro to Digital Photography

Wed, Nov 13   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

...

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Intro to Digital Photography

NOV
14

Central Library Cookbook Club

Thu, Nov 14   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club conversations cooking

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn about techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Join us at our monthly Cookbook Club!  

Central Library Cookbook Club

NOV
16

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Nov 16   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 11/2, 11/9, and 11/16. Registration is required for...

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Video Production in the Field

NOV
18

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 18   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

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Age of Faith)

Mon, Nov 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Age of Faith (volume 4 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)

We will discuss aspects of Islam and Judaism, as well as medieval music and Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Please join us for a three part series of...

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History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Age of Faith)

NOV
19

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 19   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
20

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse.

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Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Wed, Nov 20   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Instagram, you will learn tips for taking great mobile photographs and videos, how to build an audience, and best practices using effects and posting content. Please note: in order to...

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Intro to Social Media: Instagram

NOV
23

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

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

Field Recording Techniques

Sat, Nov 23   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn how to use various types of equipment such as microphones, field mixers, and digital audio recorders. We will also discuss tips to recognize and minimize distracting background noise, and make an “audio checklist” to ensure the best audio...

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Field Recording Techniques

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
25

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

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