E.g., Aug 20 2019
AUG
20

Family Home for Adults Informational Session Cancelled

Tue, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness social services

Everyone needs a place to call home…

      …many frail elderly persons, persons with disabilities or medical problems need a home with a caregiver who will provide some basic service such as:

home cooked...
Family Home for Adults Informational Session

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 20   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

AUG
21

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 21   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

AUG
22

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Aug 22   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 8/8, 8/15, 8/22. Registration is required for all three sessions.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Aug 22   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga 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!

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

AUG
24

Smartphone Security 101

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

In this workshop we’ll be covering fundamental mobile security and go through how to use your phone’s built-in encryption, the limitations of message encryption and metadata, what all those app updates mean for your security and more. Bring your...

Featured Event
Smartphone Security 101

AUG
27

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 27   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

AUG
29

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Aug 29   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   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.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   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.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

SEP
3

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Sep 3   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...

Register
Make a Digital Story for Mac

SEP
4

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Sep 4   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business 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...

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Census Days Recruitment Event

Wed, Sep 4   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

SEP
5

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Thu, Sep 5   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Twitter class, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Thu, Sep 5   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

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...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Instagram

SEP
8

CyPurr Session: What Is the Internet Anyway?

Sun, Sep 8   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

What's the internet anyway? A series of tubes? A fluffy white "cloud"? Well it's a lot more messy, vulnerable, and downright silly than that. We trust this structure for every message and meme we see or send—so let's get to know the internet IRL...

CyPurr Session: What Is the Internet Anyway?

SEP
10

How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Sep 10   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Interested in making a podcast but don’t know how to edit it? 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. You’ll also work with audio clips...

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

SEP
12

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 12   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

SEP
14

Census Days Recruitment Event

Sat, Sep 14   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

SEP
16

Artist Books in Action: politics, race, gender

Mon, Sep 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Join Franklin Furnace Senior Archivist Michael Katchen as he and two guest panelists take us through the ways performance and visual artists use the medium of artist books. This first event will discuss politics, race, and gender.

Come...

Register
Artist Books in Action: politics, race, gender

SEP
17

Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Sep 17   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.

Register
Get to Know Your Camera

SEP
18

The Big Green Picture: Local Strategies for a Livable World

Wed, Sep 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

The climate crisis may be the biggest challenge New Yorkers have ever faced.  Our city and state are setting the pace with new laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, cars, and industry....

The Big Green Picture: Local Strategies for a Livable World

SEP
19

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 19   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

SEP
20

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Sep 20   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

SEP
23

DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

Mon, Sep 23   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Buildling Bridges Event

Learn Proposal Writing to support your organization by identifying appropriate funders, learning their perspectives, and creating a comprehensive and...

DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

SEP
24

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

SEP
26

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 26   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

SEP
30

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

Mon, Sep 30   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Do you have an idea for a podcast, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about what producing a podcast entails? In this class, we’ll go over some of the first questions you should ask yourself (and your potential listeners!)...

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

OCT
1

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Tue, Oct 1   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

Register
BRIC Media Arts Orientation

OCT
2

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

Wed, Oct 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business 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...

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

Artist Books in Action: humor, satire, parody

Wed, Oct 2   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Join Franklin Furnace Senior Archivist Michael Katchen as he and two guest panelists take us through the ways performance and visual artists use the medium of artist books. This second event will discuss humor, satire, and parody.

Be...

Register
Artist Books in Action: humor, satire, parody

OCT
13

CyPurr Session

Sun, Oct 13   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

OCT
16

Climate Smart Energy: Heating, Cooling and Turning the Lights On

Wed, Oct 16   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

Whether for heating, cooking or generating electricity, the so-called "natural gas" New Yorkers use is essentially methane, a fossil fuel and an extremely potent greenhouse gas. On top of that, it's produced by...

Climate Smart Energy: Heating, Cooling and Turning the Lights On

OCT
18

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Oct 18   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

OCT
21

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

Mon, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about basic sound principles and how you can use them to make a better podcast. We’ll walk through EQ, compression, and other mysterious things that come with most audio editing software.

Rebecca Seidel is a podcast producer at...

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

OCT
28

Diving Into Adobe Audition

Mon, Oct 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Get to know your way around Adobe Audition, one of the most popular programs for podcast editing. We’ll go over how to use Audition to record, edit, fine-tune, and do some higher-level sound design.

Rebecca Seidel is a podcast...

Diving Into Adobe Audition

NOV
6

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Nov 6   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults career 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...

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

NOV
10

CyPurr Session

Sun, Nov 10   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

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

NOV
20

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 can Brooklynites confront the climate crisis? What needs to change, and how can we make sure that change will be equitable? Over eight evenings thinkers and activists will share their ideas about the crisis and...

Parenting In the Age of Climate Change

DEC
1

CyPurr Session

Sun, Dec 1   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

DEC
4

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Dec 4   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business 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...

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

DEC
11

Green New Meal: The Food-Climate Connection

Wed, Dec 11   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

How can Brooklynites confront the climate crisis? What needs to change, and how can we make sure that change will be equitable? Over eight evenings thinkers and activists will share their ideas about the crisis and...

Green New Meal: The Food-Climate Connection

DEC
20

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Dec 20   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

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