E.g., Jun 25 2019
JUN
25

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

JUN
26

Self Publishing Workshop: Tips For Writing, Designing, Printing & Selling Your Very Own Book Part 2

Wed, Jun 26   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are working on a book? Do you have a story to tell? Life experiences and wisdom to share? This workshop is designed for you. By attending this workshop you will learn how to organize your written content, choose the perfect cover design, find a...

Self Publishing Workshop: Tips For Writing, Designing, Printing & Selling Your Very Own Book Part 2

JUN
27

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jun 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

JUN
29

Stacks into Poetry: Writing Poems without Writing — A reading followed by workshop

Sat, Jun 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults artist talks author talks creative writing writing workshop

Erik Schurink, long-time member of the Writhing Society, will share poems he composes by stacking book titles, and speak of the poetic message in relation to time and personality of place. As a language artist, Schurink enjoys writing with...

Stacks into Poetry: Writing Poems without Writing — A reading followed by workshop

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jun 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

JUL
1

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 1   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Jul 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

Photoshop Open Lab

Mon, Jul 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud techknowledge

Working on a design project and need help bringing it to life? Just learning Photoshop and want some tips and best practices? Drop by at any time during this open lab to get assistance.

We have Macbooks with Photoshop for use during this...

Photoshop Open Lab

JUL
2

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Tue, Jul 2   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

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...

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Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jul 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

JUL
3

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Jul 3   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults research

Candid (candid.org) is a new 501C3 nonprofit organization created when Foundation Center (foundationcenter.org) and GuideStar (guidestar.org) joined forces in early 2019. Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they...

Featured Event
Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

JUL
6

Excel Programming 101: Macros and VBA

Sat, Jul 6   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Finance/accounting professionals and business owners will learn how Excel Macros and VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) can save hours in this hands-on class. Hear from a finance/Microsoft Excel expert (Othniel Denis, MBA) and work with hands-on...

Excel Programming 101: Macros and VBA

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

JUL
8

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 8   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Jul 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

JUL
9

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Jul 9   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Tue, Jul 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Team Up To Read: Curious is a...

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

JUL
11

Intro to Audition

Thu, Jul 11   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Intro to Audition

JUL
13

Making Your Tapes and Records Digital: An Info Session about Digital Conversion Tools at the Library

Sat, Jul 13   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults movies music techknowledge

Brooklyn Public Library’s Info Commons has equipment you can use to transform your analog audiocassettes, VHS  videocassettes, and vinyl records into digital files.

Come to this information session to see how the tools work and learn...

Making Your Tapes and Records Digital: An Info Session about Digital Conversion Tools at the Library

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

JUL
14

CyPurr Session

Sun, Jul 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Stop by to get advice on your cybersecurity and hardware problems, or just chat with folks about the big digital issues of the day! Snacks and kids are welcome. Open to beginner and seasoned techies alike. Topic TBD.

The CyPurr Collective...

CyPurr Session

JUL
15

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Jul 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

Photoshop Open Lab

Mon, Jul 15   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud techknowledge

Working on a design project and need help bringing it to life? Just learning Photoshop and want some tips and best practices? Drop by at any time during this open lab to get assistance.

We have Macbooks with Photoshop for use during this...

Photoshop Open Lab

JUL
16

Make a Digital Story for PC

Tue, Jul 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. You’ll learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for PC

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jul 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality

Tue, Jul 16   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults film techknowledge

In this workshop we will explore how virtual & augmented reality (VR/AR) are transforming storytelling. We will learn how to use 360-degree video cameras and headsets, and we will discuss what the future with these emerging technologies might...

Introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality

JUL
18

Intro to Audition

Thu, Jul 18   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Intro to Audition

JUL
19

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Jul 19   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

JUL
20

Universal Makerspace!

Sat, Jul 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Will it stay up? Explore the forces behind flight while making a kite. What happens next is up to you!

 

For ages 13+ with and without disabilities. 

Universal Makerspace!

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Hands-on!

Sat, Jul 20   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults film techknowledge

In this workshop we will explore how virtual & augmented reality (VR/AR) are transforming storytelling. We will learn how to use 360-degree video cameras and headsets, and we will discuss what the future with these emerging technologies might...

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Hands-on!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

JUL
22

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Jul 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Mon, Jul 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults career

Learn about Lynda, which offers online courses on technology and software, business skills and much more, for free with your Brooklyn Public Library card. We will also take a look at other helpful career-related BPL electronic resources,...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

Mon, Jul 22   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...

Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

JUL
23

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Tue, Jul 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe Photo Express...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Tue, Jul 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Team Up To Read: Curious is a...

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jul 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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