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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Kids Tech Time at Washington Irving Library.
Wii gaming console and laptops will be available during the program. Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.
Wed, Aug 31
5:00 pm
Free Pre-HSE Classes for adults 17+ Evening, daytime and Saturday classes available. Begin your HSE preparation at Brooklyn Public Library. Practice reading, writing and math skills critical for HSE success. Attend a registration to: • Sign up...
Wed, Aug 31
5:00 pm
Create a variety of projects with friends at this weekly, free arts and crafts program.
Wed, Aug 31
5:00 pm
Create a variety of projects with friends at this weekly, free arts and crafts program.
Wed, Aug 31
5:00 pm
Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you. This is a one-on-one service; first come, first...
Fiber Arts Group Quilt, Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library
Fiber Arts Group Wednesday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Needles, hooks, yarns, threads and fabrics are some of the various  materials used by this creative, joyous group who meet every Wednesday evening.  Fiber Arts welcomes adults of all...
Wed, Aug 31
5:30 pm
"One-on-One" technology training. Come and learn all about your tablet or any gadget you have! If you have any of these gadgets, Please bring it with you.
Wed, Aug 31
5:30 pm
BRIC digital media classes
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...
Wed, Aug 31
5:45 pm
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,...
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups!
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
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,...
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting. This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level. The class is free and no registrations is required.
Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!!  
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free!
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
Power Point  introduces slide, adding text and applying a design theme . This lesson covers the core features of Power Point 2010.
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
In this seminar, Sylvia Adams, web designer and consultant, will give you tools and strategies to effectively market and promote your business online. We'll dig deep and go over not only why you need a website but what type of website is best...
Practice your conversational skills in an informal setting, with other adults who are learning to speak English. Free! All levels welcome. No registration required.
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
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,...
Wed, Aug 31
6:00 pm
Owl reading a book
Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes before bed with the family. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.
Fitness exercise  class by NYC Parks Department.
Wed, Aug 31
6:30 pm
Read the book. Come to the book discussion.
Wed, Aug 31
6:30 pm
Get help writing your resume so you stand out! Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional). Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.   Just Drop In! Wednesdays: 6:30-8pm Saturdays: 12noon-2pm
Wed, Aug 31
6:30 pm
Get in shape for the summer with our free, volunteer-led dance fitness class. No pre-registration needed.
Wed, Aug 31
6:45 pm
Get in shape with our free class. No registration needed. Taught by a community volunteer.
Wed, Aug 31
6:45 pm

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.
Thu, Sep 1
10:00 am
Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving...
assorted games in a box
Assorted board games, playing cards and puzzles are made available during library hours.
Thu, Sep 1
10:00 am
Cancelled
Come and exercise. You will feel great
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, Sep 1
10:00 am
Please join us using our new Microsoft X-Box one bowling games.
Thu, Sep 1
10:00 am
RIF Logo
Reading Is Fundamental All R.I.F. members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old. Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...
Thu, Sep 1
10:00 am
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...
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served...
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes. 0 to 18 months
Hear wonderful stories, sing songs, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun program for babies through 5 year-olds.
The more you read, sing, and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. Join us for an hour of stories, songs and fun!
Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....
Enjoy stories, songs and play. For children ages 18 to 36 months. *Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program. First come, first served.*
*because of limited space, the library cannot accommodate groups in these programs
Thu, Sep 1
11:00 am
image of colorful collage
In this regularly occurring program, adults are encouraged to come and explore their creative sides, look through a variety of art books in the library collection, and try out different art media.   Much of the work done during this program...
Thu, Sep 1
11:00 am
Come learn about and practice Falun Dafa, a form of exercise built around meditation practices and slow movement. Eliminate stress and enjoy peace of mind!
Thu, Sep 1
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, Sep 1
11:00 am
Lion, tiger, and books
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and playtime. 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.
Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.
Thu, Sep 1
11:00 am
Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays and rhymes! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be distributed prior to the event, first come first served....
Free Summer Meals for EVERYONE 18 years old and UNDER.
Thu, Sep 1
12:30 pm
Serving free lunch to individuals 18 years of age and under during the summer.  Sumer Meals!  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold & Milk
Thu, Sep 1
1:00 pm
Serving free lunch to individuals 18 years of age and under during the summer.  Sumer Meals!  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold Milk & Interactive Storytelling! Wednesday, June 29th – Friday, September...
Thu, Sep 1
1:00 pm