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SEP
17

Game On!: Chess

Tue, Sep 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school game on!

Can YOU be a Chess Master???

Come In and Find Out at your local Library

Game On!: Chess

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: 1619-2019 African-American Commemoration: 400 Years of Perseverance

Tue, Sep 17   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival

1619-2019 African-American Commemoration: 400 Years of Perseverance. It is a global event. This year marks 400 years of perseverance by African Americans. Learn about the warrior Queen who fought the enslavers. Hear about the "20 and odd Africans...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: 1619-2019 African-American Commemoration: 400 Years of Perseverance

SEP
18

Mental Health First Aid

Wed, Sep 18   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health mhfa

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 eight hour training. Mental Health First Aid trainings provide proven...

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Mental Health First Aid

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Sep 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults 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?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

SEP
19

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: Leila Taylor discusses Darkly

Thu, Sep 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival

To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: Leila Taylor discusses Darkly

SEP
20

Story Play

Fri, Sep 20   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at your local Library.

Story Play

SEP
21

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us every Saturday to hear your favorite tales and new stories read aloud!

 

Saturday Storytime

SEP
22

Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

Sun, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Borough Hall

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival conversations

*This event will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall & Plaza's main stage located at 209 Joralemon Street.

Second Read is BPL’s series of live-criticism examining the work of contemporary and canonical classics. Susan Sontag, the...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

SEP
23

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Mon, Sep 23   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 23   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

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Drop In and Play some family fun board games with friends at your local Library.

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

SEP
24

Game On!: Chess

Tue, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school game on!

Can YOU be a Chess Master???

Come In and Find Out at your local Library

Game On!: Chess

SEP
25

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults 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?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

Wed, Sep 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

PLEASE NOTE: This event has reached capacity and registration has been closed.

Co-presented with Greenlight Books, BPL Presents musician and activist Billy Bragg, in conversation with Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman. Bragg diagnoses...

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Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

SEP
26

ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

Thu, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, joins ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero (via video call) to discuss his new memoir, Permanent Record, which reveals for the first...

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ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

SEP
27

Story Play

Fri, Sep 27   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at your local Library.

Story Play

SEP
28

Ninth Annual Brooklyn Exceptional Children’s Resource Fair

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services learning disabilities

Connect with a range of health, education and recreation resources for children and teens with disabilities, your families and service providers. Learn about advocacy and self-advocacy. Make a craft!

Se habla español.

For more...

Ninth Annual Brooklyn Exceptional Children’s Resource Fair

Gary the Great

Sat, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids all ages magic show

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling. This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved. Fun for the whole family!

Gary the Great

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us every Saturday to hear your favorite tales and new stories read aloud!

 

Saturday Storytime

SEP
30

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Mon, Sep 30   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 30   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

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Mon, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Drop In and Play some family fun board games with friends at your local Library.

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

OCT
1

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Oct 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat 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

The Review Panel

Tue, Oct 1   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults artist talks bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs.

Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel

OCT
2

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Oct 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults 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?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 2   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the idea that behind every great writer is a great reader. 

We will study the work of poets recommended by Eduardo Corral, Kaveh Akbar, Nikky Finney, Dunya...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
3

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Oct 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Amitav Ghosh on Gun Island

Thu, Oct 3   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

From the award-winning author of the bestselling epic Ibis trilogy comes a globetrotting, folkloric adventure novel about family and heritage.

Bundook. Gun. A common word, but one that turns Deen Datta’s world upside down. A dealer of...

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Amitav Ghosh on Gun Island

OCT
5

Events for Youth and Families: A Bilingual Family Concert with Mister G

Sat, Oct 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids live music music performance

Ben Gundersheimer (MISTER G) is a Latin GRAMMY Award-winning artist, author, activist, and educator. Hailed as “a bilingual rock star” by the Washington Post, he tours internationally playing everywhere from Lollapalooza and Lincoln Center to...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: A Bilingual Family Concert with Mister G

OCT
7

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Mon, Oct 7   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Oct 7   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

OCT
8

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sunny Songsters

Tue, Oct 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come sing and dance with the Sunny Songsters! We take children on an exciting musical journey filled with instruments, scarves, bubbles and much more. We sing a mix of original tunes and classic children's songs.

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sunny Songsters

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Oct 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat 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

OCT
9

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Oct 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults 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?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 9   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the idea that behind every great writer is a great reader. 

We will study the work of poets recommended by Eduardo Corral, Kaveh Akbar, Nikky Finney, Dunya...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
10

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Oct 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

OCT
12

Events for Youth & Families: New York International Children's Film Festival: Kid Flicks One

Sat, Oct 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies

Bigger, brighter, bolder—change is in the air in NYICFF Kid Flicks 1, brimming with fun and clever stories of growth and transformation. If you’ve ever been the youngest of the group, you’ll sympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a...

Featured Event
Events for Youth & Families: New York International Children's Film Festival: Kid Flicks One

OCT
13

Silent Movie Matinee: The Phantom of the Opera (1925/1929)

Sun, Oct 13   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film silent movie matinee

Strange things are happening behind the scenes at the Paris Opéra, circa 1881, where rumors of an "Opera ghost" may be true. An unseen phantom tutors and inspires Christine Daaé to rise from chorus-member to soloist, but when she rejects his love...

Silent Movie Matinee: The Phantom of the Opera (1925/1929)

OCT
15

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Oct 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat 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

Franklin Furnace: Performance Is Public Artist Talk and Reception

Tue, Oct 15   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

We welcome you to an artist talk with visionary artist and Franklin Furnace Founder Martha Wilson. Reception to follow with light fare and refreshments served.

View information on the Franklin Furnace: Performance Is Public exhibition...

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Franklin Furnace: Performance Is Public Artist Talk and Reception

OCT
16

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 16   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the idea that behind every great writer is a great reader. 

We will study the work of poets recommended by Eduardo Corral, Kaveh Akbar, Nikky Finney, Dunya...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
17

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Oct 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

OCT
19

Events for Youth and Families: Schoolhouse Rock by Plaza Theatrical Productions

Sat, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids live music music performance

"Schoolhouse Rock" A pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage in Schoolhouse Rock Live! The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math and more through clever, tuneful songs is not only...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: Schoolhouse Rock by Plaza Theatrical Productions

OCT
21

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Mon, Oct 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Oct 21   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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

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