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NOV
12

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Nov 12   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults philosophy in the library

tHIS WEEK'S CLASS WILL BE HELD IN INFO COMMONS ROOM 4 ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF CENTRAL.

"MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY" is a free fourteen-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The...

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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...

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

NOV
13

Toy Time

Wed, Nov 13   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

English Class

Wed, Nov 13   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 13   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids explore

Build your dreams with our extensive collection of multi-age appropriate building toys. Just remember to clean up!

Build with LEGO

DIY: Makerspace

Wed, Nov 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

This is an open craft program.

We supply the materials, you provide the inspiration.

 

DIY: Makerspace

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Nov 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting: this class covers the basics of the Spanish language.

The class is free.

Space is limited. We will put out a sign-in sheet a half hour before the start time.

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Nov 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 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

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Wed, Nov 13   5:30 pm to 7:45 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.  

All films...

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Nov 13   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories first five years storytime

Start your bedtime routine at the library with stories and songs.  Pajamas and your favorite stuffed animal are welcome!  For children ages birth - 5 years, and their caregivers.

Bedtime Stories

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Nov 13   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 13   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...

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French Conversation Group -Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Nov 13   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Intermediate-Advanced

NOV
14

Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Thu, Nov 14   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults positive aging techknowledge

Come enjoy an hour and a half of socializing with some extra perks:

Card Games Computers/Ipads Chess Dominoes Bowling Bingo And More...
Fun Time 4 The Wiser

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Nov 14   3:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Nov 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Nov 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids bklyn robotics league

Join the Brooklyn Robotics League!

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Head to one of the participating Brooklyn Public Library locations and join the Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is City Shaper;...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Thu, Nov 14   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 14   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Nov 14   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

As of November 7th the class will start at 7.00 PM.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

NOV
15

StoryPlay 11am

Fri, Nov 15   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

English Conversation Group

Fri, Nov 15   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Game On!

Fri, Nov 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids game on! video games

Play video games with your friends. 

Game On!

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

Fri, Nov 15   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford (2007) | Directed by Andrew...

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English Conversation Group

Fri, Nov 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

NOV
16

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Nov 16   10:00 am to 12:30 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

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Nov 16   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship everyone is welcome here

Learn how to prepare for the oral and written citizenship exam. No registration required.

Citizenship Study Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family performance

Experience edge of your seat fun!

Amore will amaze children and their parents with a performance that tops all others. Fast paced and original, this one-of-a-kind performance utilizes amazing magic, hilarious side-splitting comedy, music...

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The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:00)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Karaoke

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 40s through the 80s.

Karaoke

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Nov 16   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults i-ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

NOV
17

English Conversation Group

Sun, Nov 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

Sun, Nov 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

“Uncovered” presents the music of African-American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson in concert. The event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

NOV
18

Toy Time

Mon, Nov 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

English Class

Mon, Nov 18   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

English Conversation Group

Mon, Nov 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Movies @ the Library: All is True

Mon, Nov 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama) 101 Minutes The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a...

Movies @ the Library: All is True

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 18   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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Nov 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

English Conversation Group

Mon, Nov 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

Mon, Nov 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations research

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the Soviet, Nazi, and once again...

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