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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

"One-on-One" technology training. Come learn all about your tablet or any other gadget you may have! If you have any of these gadgets, Please bring it with you.
Wed, Sep 28
5:30 pm
Fiber Arts Group Quilt, Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library
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 skill levels and ages to develop their individual...
Wed, Sep 28
5:30 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 in a book club discussion. Registration required.
Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!!  
Wed, Sep 28
6:00 pm
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Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free!
Wed, Sep 28
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.  
Wed, Sep 28
6:00 pm
If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups!
Wed, Sep 28
6:00 pm
All adults are welcome to join in various coloring activities and have fun!
Wed, Sep 28
6:00 pm
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, Sep 28
6:00 pm
If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups.
Wed, Sep 28
6:00 pm
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.
Wed, Sep 28
6:00 pm
English Conversation Group at Washington Irving Library.
English conversation group.
Wed, Sep 28
6:00 pm
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.
Wed, Sep 28
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.
Wed, Sep 28
6:00 pm
Featured Event
computer
HTML and CSS are the fundamental building blocks of the web. Whether you're a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a designer looking to hand-code their concepts, or a marketer who wants a little more control over their CMS, you...
A poetic performance in Polish which combines one path through the hypertextual Powieki (Eyelids) and with lyrical explorations of the past from Widok z głębokiej wieży (View from the Deep Tower); script by Teresa Nowak, with selected poems in...
Wed, Sep 28
6:30 pm
Owl reading a book in pajamas
Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes before bed with the family. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.
Wed, Sep 28
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, Sep 28
6:30 pm
Featured Event
Starting in the mid-1800s, immigrants brought their knowledge of pasta and pasta making to Brooklyn, making it the epicenter for macaroni's widespread use in the U.S.A.  Leonard DeFrancisci discusses the people, companies, and...

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Learn English with your professional instructor. Free English classes for adults 17 and older. Registration required.
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
Photo of instructor José Joaquin Garcia.
Join us for a very special series of workshops.  Through theater games, exercises and traditional songs, participants will stage and perform the stories of their lives. Through our collection of stories we will create, write and perform a...
Thu, Sep 29
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...
Come and exercise. You will feel great
Thu, Sep 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. Thursday sessions offer help in English. This service...
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
Enjoy playtime at the library with other babies and toddlers!
Please join us using our new Microsoft X-Box one bowling games.
Thu, Sep 29
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 29
10:00 am
Bring your baby to the library to enjoy an hour of fun time of stories, songs and toys.
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
YALP registrations provide an opportunity for interested patrons to determine eligibility for the Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) classes. Participants must be: Between the ages of 17 and 24 years old Not enrolled in school and...
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
Free consultations (in English or Haitian Kreyol) by Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellows are done under the supervision of immigration attorneys. Services offered include: Full screenings to determine eligibility for...
Thu, Sep 29
10:00 am
Come to Paerdegat Library to color on pre-printed templates of relaxing country scenes or create your own painting using various brush techniques Mingle with like-minded adults to share artistic talents Renew and build friendships while learning...
Thu, Sep 29
10:15 am
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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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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...
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Library Lanes
Become the champion of BPL’s digital bowling league! Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
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!...
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
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....
Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor. Space is limited. Tickets are given out starting at 10 am.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
It's never too early to introduce your baby to books, especially when they're accompanied by songs and activities. It's a great way to help them succeed in school and a great way for parents to meet each other.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5, with RIF giveaway at the end.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
Become the champion of BPL’s digital bowling league! Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Thu, Sep 29
10:30 am
Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.
Cancelled
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 29
11:00 am
*because of limited space, the library cannot accommodate groups in these programs
Thu, Sep 29
11:00 am
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.*
Reading to babies sparks their brain development and creativity. It helps them succeed later when they enter school. And, it's a fun and unique bonding opportunity for parents and their babies.
Come to Jamaica Bay Library for one-on-one help to perfect your resume writing skills using Microsoft Word, including tips on wording and formatting that will make your resume stand out to potential employers. Please contact the adult librarian...
Thu, Sep 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, Sep 29
11:00 am
babies & books
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. (Birth to 18 months)
Thu, Sep 29
11:00 am