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Thursday, March 30, 2017

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 other older...
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            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,...

Friday, March 31, 2017

Brooklyn Public Library senior living care
Where and how do you spend a life of senior citizen? This program hosted by Xiaomin Wang, an entrepreneur and president of Yinkang Nursing Home in Shanghai along with Dr. Li, will compare the situation between US and China by walking you...

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Drop in to an Open Level Lab on Microsoft Office applications. Ask questions or go through tutorials on topics including: navigating Excel entering formulas creating graphs and reports navigating Word typing using features such as copy and paste...

Monday, April 3, 2017

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 Excel,...
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 Excel,...
Learn how to most effectively use the major features of LinkedIn, including how to create a profile, getting recommendations and endorsements, and following groups and companies. This is a Business & Career Library program.  
Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information....

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Instagram, you will learn the basics of Instagram. You’ll learn how to set up an account, tips for taking great mobile photography and video, how to build an audience, and best...
Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.   This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...
Kids and teens in grades 6 and up are welcome for an afternoon of playing board games and video games, arts and crafts, socializing, and sometimes free books.    Where: Info Commons Lab When: Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. Who: Grades 6+
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Apple’s latest version of Final Cut Pro X is a powerful, self-contained editing software that is popular among budding to professional editors. Learn basic system setup, create user profiles, navigate its visual interface, import media files,...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Join the Central Library's Virtual Investment Club   This is week three of a six-week series.   Are you interested in investing in the stock market, but not sure what it's all about?   Join the Virtual Investment...

Thursday, April 6, 2017

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 other older...
Brooklyn Public Library flying dragon
The lecture delivered by Yonggang Huang, professor of Brooklyn College with gross interest and extensive research on the Book of Changes, will focus on interpretation of changing images of the dragon in the Qian hexagram of the Book of Changes -...
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Learn simple steps to turn still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine pictures and audio recordings into a...
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Learn to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. Will start off with scriptwriting, discussing storyboard frame composition, audio and lighting, as well as exploring Movie Maker.

Friday, April 7, 2017

"Introduction to Chinese Music and the Instruments" is a series of four workshops hosted by Melody of Dragon and Ba Ban Chinese Music Society, the two well-known performance troupes in New York. The audience will learn the origin and...

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Stylized squid drawing
How do smaller parts help us understand the whole?  Let's find out. Dissect an apple and a squid. Make a cow’s heart pump. Create apple and squid ink prints. Explore biology at the Library! For youth ages 12 and up with and without...
Drop in to an Open Level Lab on Microsoft Office applications. Ask questions or go through tutorials on topics including: navigating Excel entering formulas creating graphs and reports navigating Word typing using features such as copy and paste...

Sunday, April 9, 2017

fabric scraps and sewing materials
Do you have clothes with unsightly wear and tear? Learn how to spice them up with "visible mending." In this class you will learn the basics of embroidery, find assistance from the instructor on project planning and have access to examples...

Monday, April 10, 2017

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 Excel,...
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 Excel,...
Enter Brooklyn Public Library’s 14th Annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition for a chance to win $15,000! We will help you refine your ideas at workshops, explore resources for start-ups and connect you with business counselors. To...
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Your friend posted an article on social media that doesn’t seem right to you. A pundit on TV made a scientific claim that seems too good to be true. A politician breezed past some statistics in a speech and you wonder about their significance...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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Create beautiful digital images! Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.
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.  
Kids and teens in grades 6 and up are welcome for an afternoon of playing board games and video games, arts and crafts, socializing, and sometimes free books.    Where: Info Commons Lab When: Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. Who: Grades 6+
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What is gentrification? How does it look like? How can we document it visually? And why should we map it? While abstract numbers, reports and statistics are helpful to expose the damaging effects of gentrification process on low income communities...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Want to bring data literacy skills into your classroom? In this workshop, learn the basics of using the NYC Open Data portal (www.opendata.cityofnewyork.us) to access public data maintained by the City of New York. Attendees will also learn...
Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.  

Thursday, April 13, 2017

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 other older...
musician with Chinese instrument
"Introduction to Chinese Music and the Instruments" is a series of four workshops hosted by Melody of Dragon and Ba Ban Chinese Music Society, the two well-known performance troupes in New York. The audience will learn the origin and...
person holding camera taking photo
Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design. This course has 3 mandatory sessions that will be held on Thursdays from 4:30PM-8:30PM on 4/13, 4/20 and 4/27.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Drop in to an Open Level Lab on Microsoft Office applications. Ask questions or go through tutorials on topics including: navigating Excel entering formulas creating graphs and reports navigating Word typing using features such as copy and paste...

Monday, April 17, 2017

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 Excel,...
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 Excel,...
Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

person holding camera taking photo
Learn simple steps to turn still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine pictures and audio recordings into a...
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.  
Kids and teens in grades 6 and up are welcome for an afternoon of playing board games and video games, arts and crafts, socializing, and sometimes free books.    Where: Info Commons Lab When: Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. Who: Grades 6+
Birding at the bridge book cover
Heather Wolf will present her urban quest to document and photograph the birds of Brooklyn Bridge Park.  Her book will be available for purchase at the talk. Heather is a birder and photographer and is a web developer at the Cornell Lab of...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sometimes called "online financing," crowdfunding is a new way for individuals and businesses to fund projects and products by using the power of the internet. Volunteers from the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will discuss...

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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 other older...
person holding camera taking photo
Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design. This course has 3 mandatory sessions that will be held on Thursdays from 4:30PM-8:30PM on 4/13, 4/20 and 4/27. Presented by BRIC, BPL's lead media...

Friday, April 21, 2017

A workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents prepare their N-400 Application for Naturalization to become U.S. citizens. This workshop will use interactive online interviews from CitizenshipWorks.org to determine eligibility and help...

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Drop in to an Open Level Lab on Microsoft Office applications. Ask questions or go through tutorials on topics including: navigating Excel entering formulas creating graphs and reports navigating Word typing using features such as copy and paste...

Monday, April 24, 2017

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 Excel,...
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 Excel,...