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JAN
28

Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 28   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for songs, stories and more while meeting other children and caregivers in the neighborhood! 

Ages 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Jan 28   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)

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive aging. Wellcare Plan Information Table

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

If you are eligible for Medicare, stop by to find out from the representatives from the Wellcare information plan if this is suitable for you.

Positive aging. Wellcare Plan Information Table

Introduction to Google Drive

Tue, Jan 28   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Learn how you can store and share files in the cloud and access them anywhere via the internet. You will also learn how to create and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Google Docs application.

Introduction to Google Drive

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference 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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Jan 28   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

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Jan 28   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)

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends. Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Test your master builder skills to create fun and imaginative structures with LEGO.

*For ages 6 and up

Build with LEGO

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school 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

Looking For A Job? Attend A Recruiting Event!

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning resume

Join us the following Tuesdays 4:00pm - 5:45 pm

 

January 7th          January 14th          January 21st         January 28th

February 4th ...

Looking For A Job? Attend A Recruiting Event!

DIY: Teen Crafting

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Annex

Teens after school arts and crafts diy teen time

Have fun with arts and craft and unleash your creative side! Make something and bring it home. Materials will be provided while supplies last.

Featured Event
DIY: Teen Crafting

Teen Tech Time: Robotics

Tue, Jan 28   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Annex

Teens bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Welcome to the Annex!!!!!!!

Do you love LEGOs and Robotics? Well, here at the Annex we offer basic robotics program kids and teens ages 9-17. Kids and teens will learn to use EV3 software to program robots while exploring STEM concepts....

Teen Tech Time: Robotics

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Jan 28   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

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults business finance

One of the things to break my heart is the outcome of poverty! Join us today as we speak about breaking cycles of poverty! Now, we know that this isn’t a concert, yet these FREE workshops can change the course of your thinking, then change the...

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

JAN
29

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 29   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Kids Pre-Show

Wed, Jan 29   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Annex

Kids techknowledge

Enjoy a lovely pre-show before "Story Play"

Kids Pre-Show

Big Playdate

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Annex

Birth to Five Years Big Brooklyn Playdate early literacy first five years story play

Stop by the Big Playdate at the BPL Annex to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys.

...
Big Playdate

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Do you make an emergency plan?

Wed, Jan 29   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse will give you some tips and advise related to your health. This program is organized by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC (Naturally Occured Retirement Communities) and Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Do you make an emergency plan?

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Annex

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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...
Ask A Tech

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Teen Time

Wed, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 29   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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff.  First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jan 29   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

JAN
30

Chess Club

Thu, Jan 30   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Jan 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Babies and toddlers can socialize while playing with DUPLO and toys.

Build with DUPLO

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Jan 30   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late To Learn: Introduction to PowerPoint Basics

Thu, Jan 30   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

This lesson will cover:

What is Microsoft PowerPoint and why use it

Creating and opening presentations

The Microsoft PowerPoint interface

A look at key parts of the ribbon

 

 

Never Too Late To Learn: Introduction to PowerPoint Basics

Introduction to Google Drive

Thu, Jan 30   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Learn how you can store and share files in the cloud and access them anywhere via the internet. You will also learn how to create and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Google Docs application.

Introduction to Google Drive

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Jan 30   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for those in grades K - 8.

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 30   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)

Kids Create: Chinese New Year craft

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come to the Kings Bay library as we create a craft for Chinese New Year!

Kids Create: Chinese New Year craft

DIY: Pokémon: Choose Your Starter

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Annex

Kids techknowledge

What’s your favorite Pokémon? You probably guessed Pikachu!!! But remember, you “Gotta Catch Em All!”. For now let's choose your starter - Charmander, Squirtle, and Bulbasaur.

In this DIY: Kids and teens will select one of the three...

Register
DIY: Pokémon: Choose Your Starter

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Thu, Jan 30   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Annex

Adults 2020 census career

*Please note time change: 4:30-6:30!

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $25-28 per hour!...

Featured Event Register
2020 Census Recruiting Event

JAN
31

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Jan 31   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 31   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Color Me Calm

Fri, Jan 31   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Annex

Adults diy

Coloring isn't just for kids! Stop by the Annex to relax and color your stress away!

Color Me Calm

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Jan 31   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Babies & Books

Fri, Jan 31   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Annex

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Story Play

Fri, Jan 31   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime w/parents and caregiviers!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

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