E.g., Jan 24 2020
JAN
24

RESUME & JOB PREPERATION

Fri, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Meet one-on-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to search for job openings and training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

RESUME & JOB PREPERATION

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Teen Zone

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

JAN
27

Protect Your Piggy Bank

Mon, Jan 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business finance

Weiss Financial Ratings is a new tool available to Brooklyn Public Library users, designed to help you make informed decisions about your finances. Join a representative from Weiss to learn how to find the best performing stocks and mutual funds...

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Protect Your Piggy Bank

JAN
28

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

JAN
29

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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

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

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

JAN
31

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Book Thief

Fri, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Book Thief

Teen Zone

Fri, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

FEB
5

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 5   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 Introduction with Carlton Lula

Wed, Feb 5   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Intro to Chess: for Parents, Caregivers and their kids.

Helping kids improve and apply chess strategies and tactics.

WEEKLY, WEDNESDAYS

January 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th  3:00pm

February 5th, 12th, 19th...

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Feb 5   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

FEB
7

Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Fri, Feb 7   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Black Panther (2018) | Directed by Ryan Coogler
Friday, February 7, 2020 at 3:00 PM

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 7   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

FEB
10

BHM: Paper Quilting

Mon, Feb 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Teens arts and crafts

All ages are invited to participate in the creation of a special paper quilt following African patterns in celebration of Black History Month. The quilt will then be displayed in the branch for the month.

All materials provided.

BHM: Paper Quilting

FEB
12

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 12   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 Introduction with Carlton Lula

Wed, Feb 12   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Intro to Chess: for Parents, Caregivers and their kids.

 

WEEKLY, WEDNESDAYS

January 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th  3:00pm

February 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th  3:00pm

 

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Afterschool Workout

Wed, Feb 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens fitness

No gym, no problem! Workout to YouTube (Cardio, Hip Hop, African Dance and more) and learn/share dance choreography with the group. Open to kids, tweens & teens.  February 12 and 26. 

Afterschool Workout

FEB
14

Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Fri, Feb 14   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Equalizer (2014) | Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM

An ex-Black Ops agent emerges from self-imposed retirement and decides to help the downtrodden after he saves a young woman from vicious Russian...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 14   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

Teen Valentine's Showcase

Fri, Feb 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts live music performance

All ages are invited to enjoy singing, dancing and comedy performed by Library teens. Make your own Valentines cards craft station. Take home chocolate goodie bags. Please wear red!

Teen Valentine's Showcase

FEB
19

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Intro to Chess: for Parents, Caregivers and their kids.

 

WEEKLY, WEDNESDAYS

January 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th  3:00pm

February 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th  3:00pm

 

CHESS Introduction with Carlton Lula

FEB
21

Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Last Dragon (1985) | Directed by Michael Schultz
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM

In New York City, a young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the Glow.

Language:...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

FEB
25

Personal Finance for Everyone

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business finance

Baffled by where your money is going? Does retirement seem unreachable? Tired of living paycheck to paycheck or just without a realistic financial plan? Stop being reactive; become proactive about your money!

This workshop is geared...

Register
Personal Finance for Everyone

FEB
26

Afterschool Workout

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens fitness

No gym, no problem! Workout to YouTube (Cardio, Hip Hop, African Dance and more) and learn/share dance choreography with the group. Open to kids, tweens & teens.  February 12 and 26. 

Afterschool Workout

FEB
28

Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Fri, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Double Feature Day

Blazing Saddles (1974) | Directed by Mel Brooks
Friday, February 28, 2020 at 2:00 PM

A crooked politician hires a black sheriff for a small frontier town, with the hope that the people will panic and abandon the...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Four Fridays Of Black Stars Shining

Teen Zone

Fri, Feb 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

MAR
4

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 4   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

MAR
6

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Films of Woody Allen

Fri, Mar 6   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies at the library

Take the Money and Run  (1969) | Directed by Woody Allen

A “mocumentary” depicting the exploits of hapless small-time crook Virgil Starkwell (Woody Allen).

Also starring Janet Margolin.

Runtime: 1 hour 25 minutes...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: The Films of Woody Allen

MAR
9

Community Food Fight!: Cooking Demo

Mon, Mar 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens bklyn incubator cooking teen time

Try your hand making some “healthy” snacks … pesto, granola, smoothies, dips and more. You’ll get to slice and dice fresh foods, taste new things, and take your snacks home with the recipe.  For tweens...

Community Food Fight!: Cooking Demo

MAR
11

Community Food Fight!: Pickling

Wed, Mar 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens bklyn incubator cooking teen time

Discover the art and science of pickling! Fill your jar with fruits and veggies, add spices, and watch it turn into something new and delicious. You can make pickles, relish, kimchi, jams and more. Take...

Community Food Fight!: Pickling

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 11   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

MAR
13

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Films of Woody Allen

Fri, Mar 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies at the library

Annie Hall  (1977) | Directed by Woody Allen

This romantic comedy won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director (Woody Allen) and Best Actress (Diane Keaton).

Starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton.

Runtime: 1 hour...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: The Films of Woody Allen

MAR
16

Community Food Fight!: Make Your Own Green Space

Mon, Mar 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens bklyn incubator gardening health and wellness teen time

Teens make your own potted plants and herb garden. Decorate your pots too. Help us create an indoor garden at the Library! We’ll also make DIY seedballs – seeds you can throw around the community to create beauty...

Community Food Fight!: Make Your Own Green Space

MAR
18

Ask a Tech

Wed, Mar 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

MAR
20

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Films of Woody Allen

Fri, Mar 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies at the library

The Purple Rose of Cairo  (1985) | Directed by Woody Allen

A film character walks off the screen and into the real world of Depression era New Jersey.

Starring Mia Farrow and Jeff Daniels.

...
Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: The Films of Woody Allen

MAR
27

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Films of Woody Allen

Fri, Mar 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies at the library

Hannah and Her Sisters  (1986) | Directed by Woody Allen

The story of the intertwined relationships among three sisters and the men in their lives.

Starring Mia Farrow, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey and Diane Wiest.

...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: The Films of Woody Allen

MAR
30

Community Food Fight!: Cooking Demo

Mon, Mar 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens bklyn incubator cooking health and wellness teen time

Try your hand at some “healthy” snack recipes… pesto, granola, smoothies, dips and more. You’ll get to slice and dice fresh foods, taste new things, and take your snacks home along with the recipe. 

...
Community Food Fight!: Cooking Demo

APR
1

Community Food Fight!: Make Your Own Green Space

Wed, Apr 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens bklyn incubator gardening health and wellness teen time

Teens make your own potted plants and herb garden. Decorate your pots too. Help us create an indoor garden at the Library! We’ll also make DIY seedballs – seeds you can throw around the community to create beauty in...

Community Food Fight!: Make Your Own Green Space

APR
6

Community Food Fight! Closing Celebration (Pizza Party)

Mon, Apr 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens bklyn incubator brooklyn collection teen time

For the past month Paerdegat teens have been learning to cook, garden and make healthy food choices. Let's celebrate! Come enjoy pizza and drinks before Spring Break!  

...
Community Food Fight! Closing Celebration (Pizza Party)

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