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NOV
12

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Nov 12   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography 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

iPad Basics Class

Tue, Nov 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults techknowledge

Come join us and learn more about iPads. We will have iPads for you to use.

iPad Basics Class

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)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Nov 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

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

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

On The Same Page

Tue, Nov 12   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults creative writing writing workshop

NYWC will provide and distribute copies of poems + prose written by NYWC workshop members currently incarcerated at Rikers Island, and from various correctional facilities, who would like feedback on their writing.

The poems will be...

On The Same Page

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...

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

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

Succeeding in Your First Job

Wed, Nov 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Teens career resume

Are you currently working at your first job, or hoping to get hired at your first job soon? In this presentation we'll discuss employer expectations plus advice and tips so you can make a good impression, avoid missteps, and have a great...

Succeeding in Your First Job

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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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

Wed, Nov 13   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner legal resources techknowledge

Please join us for a participatory education workshop on secure use of the technology we all rely on. This workshop will leave you with the knowledge to protect your rights, encrypt sensitive data, and secure your communications. You will also...

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Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

NOV
14

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Nov 14   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

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

Older Adults community partner finance

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Thu, Nov 14   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting  people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Nov 14   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 10/31, 11/7 and 11/14. Registration is required for all three sessions.

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Intro to Photoshop

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Nov 14   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

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!  

Join us to discuss Ruth Reichl's...

Central Library Cookbook Club

NOV
15

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Nov 15   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

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...

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

NOV
16

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!

NOV
17

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Bodies, Curiosity and Touching

Sun, Nov 17   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle first five years platbpl

Bodies, Curiosity and Touching (CTLE Credits: 3)

In this workshop, participants will explore what it means to help children develop healthy...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Bodies, Curiosity and Touching

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

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...

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

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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Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

NOV
19

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Tue, Nov 19   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

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

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Get to Know Your Camera

Census 2020 Job Fair

Tue, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting! They have a variety of temporary jobs that offer flexible hours, paid training and hourly wages from $25 and up. Applications are made online. Join us at this event to learn more. Representatives from...

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Census 2020 Job Fair

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

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Nov 19   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)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds 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

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Nov 19   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

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Tue, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

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Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

NOV
20

College 101! Learn How to Apply, Choose & Pay for College

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning

Once you have your HSE Diploma what are your next steps? The City University of New York (CUNY) is the largest urban university system in the USA with over 24 campuses and over 1700 academic programs for degree seekers. We’ll have a CUNY...

College 101! Learn How to Apply, Choose & Pay for College

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...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Jamaica Bay Friends Group Meeting

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults friends of the library

Friends of BPL are core groups of organized volunteers who help Brooklyn Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and promotion of Library programs and initiatives.

For almost 70 years, Friends of Brooklyn Public Library have...

Jamaica Bay Friends Group Meeting

Brooklyn Legacies: Author Talk with Triss Stein

Wed, Nov 20   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults author talks brooklyn collection brooklyn history

The latest addition to the Erica Donato mystery series is due out in December. Join us as local favorite Triss Stein tells us about her newest history mystery! 

Murder strikes the neighborhoods of Brooklyn―the hip, the historic, and...

Brooklyn Legacies: Author Talk with Triss Stein

Parenting In the Age of Climate Change

Wed, Nov 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

How do we talk to our children about climate change? How do we incorporate climate activism into the busy routine of parenting? How can we process our emotions in order to effectively respond to this threat? This...

Parenting In the Age of Climate Change

NOV
21

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Nov 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Thu, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting  people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

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How to Record Your Podcast

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Nov 21   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Nov 21   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

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