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JAN
21

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Introducing Reading Partners: A Volunteer Opportunity

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults storytime

Volunteer as a Reading Partner Information Session

Do you want to.....

Give back to your community? Build a lasting relationship Serve as a role model to a struggling early reader

Become a Reading Partner Today!

...
Introducing Reading Partners: A Volunteer Opportunity

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference 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

Email Basics

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults 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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Start Your Business with Gale Learning Resources

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults business small business

Business planning can be a complex and unfamiliar process. Often, entrepreneurs don’t know what kind of information they need, where to find it, or how to get started. 

Gale Business: Plan Builder offers an engaging, step-...

Register
Start Your Business with Gale Learning Resources

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Jan 21   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

JAN
22

Cinema: Being Frank

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A normal father’s family life is turned upside down when his son discovers his dad has another family.

Starring: Jim Gaffigan, Anna Gunn, Samantha Mathis

...
Cinema: Being Frank

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults all ages everyone is welcome here

Come play Bingo on Ipads!

Ipad Bingo

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 22   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

Adult Coloring: NEW DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Wed, Jan 22   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 Wednesdays@ 3:30-4:30 PM.

 

Adult Coloring: NEW  DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Wed, Jan 22   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography 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.

...

Register
Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

JAN
23

Great Short Stories: The Fisherman from Chihuahua By Evan Connell

Thu, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion lectures and discussions

For January, we will discuss the short story The Fisherman from Chihuahua by Evan Connell, who wrote the acclaimed novels Mr. Bridge and Mrs. Bridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Short Stories: The Fisherman from Chihuahua By Evan Connell

Improve your research skills

Thu, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

JAN
24

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Knitting

Fri, Jan 24   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

JAN
25

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Jan 25   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 1/11, 1/18 & 1/25. Registration is required for...

Register
Video Production in the Field

JAN
27

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Jan 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Protect Your Piggy Bank

Mon, Jan 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business finance

Weiss Financial Ratings is a new tool available to Brooklyn Public Library users, designed to help you make informed decisions about your finances. Join a representative from Weiss to learn how to find the best performing stocks and mutual funds...

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Protect Your Piggy Bank

JAN
28

Tax Help

Tue, Jan 28   9:30 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

...
Tax Help

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference 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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Jan 28   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

JAN
29

Cinema: After the Wedding

Wed, Jan 29   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A manager of an orphanage in Kolkata travels to New York to meet a benefactor.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Michelle Williams

*Rated PG-13\ 1...

Cinema: After the Wedding

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults all ages everyone is welcome here

Come play Bingo on Ipads!

Ipad Bingo

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 29   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

Adult Coloring: NEW DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Wed, Jan 29   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 Wednesdays@ 3:30-4:30 PM.

 

Adult Coloring: NEW  DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Wed, Jan 29   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography 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.

...

Register
Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

JAN
30

Free Online Tax Help

Thu, Jan 30   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Tax Help

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

...
Tax Help

Ancestor Pyramid Presentation

Thu, Jan 30   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults artist talks film lectures and discussions

Sasha Juste of Birthright Creations LLC will be showcasing and discussing her Ancestor Pyramid that she created.  There will also be a film screening of a short documentary called "Offerings for Goree Island."

Ancestor Pyramid Presentation

Books and Brews: The Friend

Thu, Jan 30   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   The Gather Inn Again

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss:

The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

Thursday, January 30 at 6:30 PM

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at...

Books and Brews: The Friend

JAN
31

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Book Thief

Fri, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Book Thief

Knitting

Fri, Jan 31   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
1

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Feb 1   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Field Recording Techniques

Sat, Feb 1   10:30 am to 1:30 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

FEB
2

Tax Help

Sun, Feb 2   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

Brooklyn Public Library, in partnership with The Food Bank NYC and with Office of Financial Empowerment, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!


To participate, you must have a valid...

Tax Help

Free Online Tax Help

Sun, Feb 2   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

FEB
3

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

FEB
4

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 4   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Feb 4   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Ask a librarian for quick tips to speed up your job search. Learn where to find local job openings and free job training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

"Amazing Grace" Film Screening

Tue, Feb 4   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults film movies

"Amazing Grace" is a concert film featurng footage of Aretha Franklin performing gospel music in January 1972 at the New Temple Baptist Mission church located in Los Angeles.

"Amazing Grace" Film Screening

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Feb 4   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
5

Excel Class

Wed, Feb 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

Cinema: Hobbs & Shaw

Wed, Feb 5   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity

Starring: Dwayne...

Cinema: Hobbs & Shaw

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Feb 5   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults all ages everyone is welcome here

Come play Bingo on Ipads!

Ipad Bingo

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