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Monday, February 27, 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,...
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New York’s neighborhoods are caught in an escalating battle over what they will look like, and who will get to live in them. In this special evening, Brooklyn authors Tom Angotti and Neil deMause join with community activists working to...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 140 characters, and connect with other users.
Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.
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, March 1, 2017

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,...

Thursday, March 2, 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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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 iMovie.
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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...

Saturday, March 4, 2017

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How do smaller parts help us understand the whole?  Dissect an apple. Join in a virtual squid dissection. Make apple and squid ink prints. Explore biology at the Library! For youth ages 12 and up with and without disabilities.  
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In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, many people have come forward to tell us about how the rise in harassment and violence in the U.S. is impacting them. We have also heard about the strong desire for people to rise up, speak out, and...
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, March 5, 2017

In celebration of Prospect Park’s 150th Anniversary, Brooklyn Public Library and Prospect Park Alliance invite you to share your Prospect Park story.  Join us on March 4 at our Fireside Chat, a community conversation around a...

Monday, March 6, 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,...
Be better prepared for your next job interview! Learn about the different styles of interviewing questions, as well as strategies for answering frequently asked questions. This is a Business & Career Library program.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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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.
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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The New York Chapter of Black Girls Code invites you to join us for a spirited and lively evening of conversation and connection, featuring some of the NY area's leading Women of Color in STEM's voices. This event will be an educational...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Virtual Investment Club   This is week two of a six-week series.   Are you interested in investing in the stock market, but not sure what it's all about?   Join us for the the Virtual Investment Club.  Learn how you can...

Thursday, March 9, 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...
Learn how to search for grants in the Foundation Center's online databases.
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Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. In this course get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.
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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.

Friday, March 10, 2017

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Understand options, identify goals, and develop an action plan for your child with a disability. Help your young adult transition to a meaningful life of learning, earning, and independence. Is your student with an IEP 14 or older? Find out about...
This class will provide an introduction to macros and VBA (Visual Basic for Applications). These programming tools can be used to automate repetitive tasks in Excel. Othniel Denis of Excellent Ones Consulting LLC has an M.B.A. in Management...

Saturday, March 11, 2017

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...
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, March 13, 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,...
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Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, able to fit about 1000 Earths inside of it. The planet is majestic, with fascinating atmospheric systems we've managed to analyze and capture beautiful photographs of. But the majesty...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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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 video...
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+
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.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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How Brooklyn Public Library Can Help You Discover Your Roots In this class we will explore the databases and resources available to genealogy researchers at the Brooklyn Public Library. This course is intended for the genealogy beginner and will...

Thursday, March 16, 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, chroma-keying, video effects,...

Friday, March 17, 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, March 18, 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...

Sunday, March 19, 2017

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Join us for the Brooklyn premier of this year’s workshop “Philosophy for Kids”.  Moderator of The New York Times philosophy column “The Stone” and celebrated author of The Book of Dead Philosophers, Simon Critchley...

Monday, March 20, 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,...
Making an informed career and job search decision can be a difficult process. This workshop will show you Brooklyn Public Library’s Career Cruising to look at different careers, using Indeed.com, and job assessment using O*Net. This is a...
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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, March 21, 2017

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This snappin’ fingers course is specially designed for writers, poets, and spoken word artists. Learn how to use our professional Zoom recorders and audio editing software to record and exhibit your poetry.
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+