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Format: 5/24/2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Open Workshop for Memoir Writing.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
Learn with Chess Master Alexander Baez!
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor,...
Come with curiosity, and get your most pressing technology questions answered.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
How to learn Russian language program is coming back to Brooklyn Public Library as of January 12, 2016 Practice your Russian language in an Informal and fun setting The class is free No registration required
Get free help with your homework! Assistance is available for students in grades 1 to 8. No registration necessary but students will be helped in the order they arrive.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
Write and talk about your memories.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
In Brooklyn Public Library PRE-HSE classes you practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking that form the foundation oh high school equivalency success.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
In Brooklyn Public Library PRE-HSE classes you practice reading, writing,math, and critical thinking that form the foundation oh high school equivalency success.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
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Join other adults who are learning to speak English! FREE!  No registration is required.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
Tuesdays, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm Join other adults who are learning to speak English-FREE! No registration necessary Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library Volunteers
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
Learn English! ESOL at Marcy Library. Tuesdays and Saturdays. Free English Classes for adults 17 and older. All classes meet two days per week.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
Come learn to crochet with library staff. All ages welcome--we'll provide hooks and books and yarn, but feel free to bring your own.
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
Do you need help with Google Drive? Or need assistance with putting together a presentable document? If you have no experience with using Google Drive and would like to learn the basics then we are glad to help.  
Tue, May 24
5:00 pm
Come in for a kids book talk at the Cypress Hills library 12 and under welcome. Please register at the reference desk a week in advance. Snacks will be served.
Tue, May 24
5:30 pm
"One-on-One" technology training. Come and learn all about your tablet or any other gadget you may have! If you have a tablet or a laptop, Please bring it with you.
Tue, May 24
5:30 pm
Learn to play or improve your game and challenge your friends.  Taught by professional chess instructor Juan Tica. Teen players are also welcome to attend.
Tue, May 24
5:30 pm
Board Games
Tue, May 24
5:30 pm
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Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page, and apply privacy and security settings. You’ll also learn how to navigate posts, upload pictures and videos, and add...
Tue, May 24
5:45 pm
BRIC digital media classes
Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page, and apply privacy and security settings. You’ll also learn how to navigate posts, upload pictures and videos, and add...
Tue, May 24
5:45 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
Practice using English in conversation.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
To understand why the iPad is such a successful and popular device, we've got to look at its features, including an intuitive user interface and a number of basic applications.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
The Tech Series of presentations and workshops covers a variety of topics to introduce participants to useful consumer technologies.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
Learn English!
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
In a class setting learn English with a literacy teacher.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
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Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Tuesdays, 6:00 to 8:00 PM No registration required.  
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
You're invited to the close of the Flatbush Incubator Project -- Digging for Black Pride. More details to come.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
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Free intermediate-to-advanced business conversation classes that will prepare you for success in the workplace and business.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups. For more information, call 718 349-8504 or 718 230-2406.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
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.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
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.
Tue, May 24
6:00 pm
Spend time writing and sharing your work in a safe and supportive environment with the New York Writers Coalition.  No prior writing experience is necessary.    
Tue, May 24
6:15 pm
If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups! 
In the third installment of Bookish's Spring season, Amy will host two authors; Tracy O'Neill and Sari Wilson.  Tracy O'Neill will discuss her work, The Hopeful, in which a figure skating prodigy is one of a few "hopefuls...
Tue, May 24
6:30 pm
Practice English in a group with other adults learning English. Free! No registration necessary.
Tue, May 24
6:30 pm
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Seems like you can't do anything without the internet these days. Be sure that you know how to download, open a browser and search for something. Beginners only please!
Tue, May 24
6:30 pm
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.
Tue, May 24
6:30 pm
Beginner-level computer instruction.
Tue, May 24
6:30 pm
Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing
Tue, May 24
6:30 pm
Enjoy the pleasure of moving your body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket to sit on. Wear comfortable clothing.
Tue, May 24
6:45 pm
Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting The class is free No registration is required
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Deborah Rivel and Kellye Rosenheim will present their new guide, Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island. This easy-to-use guide gives seasonal information and precise directions to the best birdwatching locations in NYC and Long...
Come to this free meditation class!  Learn how to balance your emotions, tap into your natural energy and improve your overall health! All are welcome.
Tue, May 24
7:00 pm
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The Carroll Gardens Friends group is a great way to get more involved with the library. Come help us plan for the summer after our successful book/bake sale!  
Tue, May 24
7:00 pm
Featured Event
Bewilderments: Reflections on the Book of Numbers is the newest book in Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s award-winning series of commentaries on the Hebrew bible. Zornberg is the author of The Beginning of Desire: Reflections on Genesis (a National...
Tue, May 24
7:30 pm

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Public can obtain information about qualified health insurance plans from a trained and certified navigator.
Wed, May 25
10:00 am
It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages Birth-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and one...
Feel like drawing, coloring, doing a puzzle. Just inquire at the information desk and choose from our large selection of worksheets for all ages.  Drawing materials, scissors, glue etc. will be provided.  
Wed, May 25
10:00 am