All Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) locations will open at their regularly scheduled times Wednesday January 28th.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Hear Stories, Sing Songs and make something Fun!!
Wed, Jan 28
4:30 pm
Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? We'll help you get started for free at the Williamsburgh Library! The class is taught by a professional guitarist and educator. Open to all ages. Please bring your own instrument if you...
Wed, Jan 28
4:30 pm
the child's place for children with special needs
Participants focus on gardening and related books, storytelling, music and crafts.
Wed, Jan 28
4:30 pm
A trained volunteer helps kids and young adults with their homework.
Wed, Jan 28
4:30 pm
Make your resume more attractive to employers! Our volunteer Resume Coaches provide one-on-one assistance on how to tailor your resume or cover letter to get the job you want. We encourage you to bring your resume for review. This is a Business...
All ages are welcome.  Please bring own needles and yarn.
Wed, Jan 28
5:00 pm
Fiber Arts Group quilt
Needlecrafts for all skill levels: Crochet, Embroider, Knit, Quilt
Wed, Jan 28
5:30 pm
BRIC media classes
Are you a poet or creative writer looking for another way to connect to your audience? In this two-hour workshop, you’ll learn how to record and exhibit your poetry. Using professional Zoom recorders and audio editing software Audacity,...
Wed, Jan 28
5:45 pm
Come and practice your English with other English learners. No registration necessary.
Wed, Jan 28
6:00 pm
Peace of mind and a healthy body are inevitable once you begin to think and feel in the right way! Balanced Nutrition: You can learn how to combine foods correctly and stay lean and healthy for the rest of your life! Physical activity: You can...
Wed, Jan 28
6:00 pm
In a group setting, learn how to read and speak English.
CLASS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Get help from a computer expert. Topics include: how to operate a computer in your job, using a computer for educational purposes, and for entertainment. This class will be taught in Chinese. 专业的电脑指导,真诚为你服务....
Wed, Jan 28
6:00 pm
Featured Event
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Learn to write a business plan and you might win $5,000!  The best plans will win cash prizes to start a business. To participate you must be Haitian or Kreyol speaking. The competition provides classes and business counseling to help you write...
Wed, Jan 28
6:00 pm
Learn basic computer skills. No experience necessary.
Wed, Jan 28
6:00 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Join this FREE aerobics class. Class taught by NYC Parks Department community volunteers.
Wed, Jan 28
6:00 pm
Word cloud of all different language in that language format
Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting. No registration required. The Class is Free
Friends of Clinton Hill, Friends
Help advocate your library and plan programs and events at the first open meeting of the Friends of Clinton Hill branch in 2015. New members and old members are welcome!
Nothing But a Man
Set against the stirrings of the civil rights movement and a rising wave of burgeoning Black pride, Nothing But a Man tells the story of Duff, a railroad section hand played by Ivan Dixon, who is forced to confront racial prejudice and self-denial...
Featured Event
As part of Brooklyn Transitions, the Brooklyn Collection presents the film BATTLE for BROOKLYN.  This documentary is an intensely intimate look at the very public and passionate fight waged by owners and residents facing condemnation of their...
Start off the New Year at this free Shape Up! Dance Fitness class. Classes are taught by NYC Parks Department community volunteers.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Free consultations by Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellows are done under the supervision of immigration attorneys.  Services offered include: Full screenings to determine eligibility for immigration benefits Assistance filing...
Thu, Jan 29
10:00 am
Find information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs, and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified navigators. Sessions are in English. This service is by appointment...
Thu, Jan 29
10:00 am
In a group setting, learn how to read and speak English.
Find information about qualified health insurance plans, check requirements for subsidies and government insurance programs, and get enrollment assistance from trained and certified navigators. Thursday sessions offer help in English. This service...
Thu, Jan 29
10:00 am
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Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.
Thu, Jan 29
10:30 am
No experience necessary. Learn to use the computer and the Internet. Call to register.
Thu, Jan 29
10:30 am
Brooklyn Public Library older adult patron bowling Xbox One at Central Library
Please join us as we form our first virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge senior centers and other libraries around New York City, to meet and compete with...
Brooklyn Public Library Services for Older Adults Virtual Bowling Xbox One
Please join us as we form our first virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge senior centers and other libraries around New York City, to meet and compete with other...
Thu, Jan 29
10:30 am
Join us for a story and playtime with your toddler! (ages 19 months to 3 years old)  Limited seating due to overwhelming demand! Please queue at the Union St. gate of the library for a (free) paper ticket starting at 10 am. After 10 am, please...
Hear wonderful stories, discover amazing toys and meet new friends in this fun informal program.
Earn a free book every third time that you borrow or return library books to the Bushwick branch. Check in for RIF on Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Customer Service area. (Ages 0-18)
Movement for little ones under the supervision of an experienced instructor.
Thu, Jan 29
10:30 am
Story time held by friends of the Cortelyou library.
Thu, Jan 29
10:30 am
Story time for ages birth - 5
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.
Thu, Jan 29
11:00 am
Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. Space is limited - first come, first serve. All FirstRIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in First RIF. Children will be allowed to choose a free RIF book when they join FirstRIF and on...
Come learn basic computer skills including email and surfing the internet.
Thu, Jan 29
11:00 am
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.
Thu, Jan 29
11:00 am
Sign up at the info desk for an individualized one-on-one computer session.
Thu, Jan 29
11:00 am
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. Patrons are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thu, Jan 29
11:00 am
Stories, rhymes and songs for ages 18 months to 36 months.  Please call 718-375-3037 to register.
Learn about computer hardware and software, using the mouse, searching the library website and internet, and setting up an email address. 
Thu, Jan 29
11:00 am
Learn computer basics.
Thu, Jan 29
11:00 am
Learn to name, open, close, save and delete a document or file. Search for a document or file. Understand icons. Discuss questions such as, What is a web browser? What is a media player?
Shake and move your body!
Thu, Jan 29
11:30 am
Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing...
Practice & Improve Your Conversation skills fast!
Thu, Jan 29
1:00 pm
No experience necessary.
Thu, Jan 29
1:00 pm
Board games, playing cards and legos available during library hours.
Thu, Jan 29
1:00 pm