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JUN
21

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

World Language Conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Jun 21   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bric

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This course has 3 mandatory sessions that will be held on Thursdays from 4:30-8:30PM on 6/14, 6/21 and 6/28.

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Intro to Photoshop

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

BPL Adult Learning Presents CUNY Careers & Supports Programs

Thu, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Kingsborough Community College is partnering with Brooklyn Public Library to provide answers to common questions about applying to college. If you’re interested in any of the following, this program is for you!

 Starting or completing a...

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BPL Adult Learning Presents CUNY Careers & Supports Programs

Making Music with Ableton Live 9

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

music

Learn how to record music using Ableton Live 9 music production software in our recording studio. Begin with the basics of playing and recording music, and building and mixing music tracks using this state of the art music production...

Making Music with Ableton Live 9

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

World Language Conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

You Can Do It, Too: The Entrepreneur Series for Startups: Meet the PowerUP! Winners

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

business

The 2017 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition winners, Jared Maldonado, Catch-A-Ride; Michele Weisman, Meet the Writers; and Natasha Gaspard, Mane Moves Media, tell their stories. Moderated by Camille Newman, 2010 PowerUP! winner.

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You Can Do It, Too: The Entrepreneur Series for Startups: Meet the PowerUP! Winners

Book Discussion: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Thu, Jun 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 214

book club book discussion

2018’s One Book, One New York city-wide book club selection is the long-awaited, follow-up novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning, Brooklyn-based author Jennifer Egan!

Meticulously well-researched, Manhattan Beach centers on the life of...

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Book Discussion: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

JUN
22

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Jun 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

First Five Years music storytime yoga

Join us for a musical toddler yoga storytime. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

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Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

German Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 22   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

World Language Conversation

Improve your German in an informal and fun setting!

German Conversation Group

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Fri, Jun 22   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

career

Come and meet with staff from the New York State Department of Labor (DOL), who will work with job seekers to connect them to jobs and resources.

--Help with your job search, resume review, interviewing, networking, etc.

--Learn...

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jun 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Friday Film Club The Squid and the Whale 2005 directed by Noah Baumbach

Fri, Jun 22   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Movies at the Library

Two brothers experience the painful divorce of their parents: one sides with Dad, the other with Mom. Set in Park Slope in the 1980s. Starring Jeff Daniels and Laura Linney. Runtime: 1 hour and 21 minutes. Rated R

Friday Film Club  The Squid and the Whale 2005 directed by Noah Baumbach

Chess Club

Fri, Jun 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Drop In for the Opportunity to play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome.

Friday Afternoons, 3:30-5:30

Art and Music Division Third Floor 718-230-2184

Chess Club

Beginner English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 22   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.
Beginner English Conversation Group

DIY Friday

Fri, Jun 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

arts and crafts diy teen time

Join us in the Youth Wing for blackout poetry, duct tape crafts, and more! 

All teens in 6th grade and up are welcome. 

DIY Friday

JUN
23

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Jun 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

Computer Basics email

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Story and Play

Sat, Jun 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program. Storytime will begin at 10:45. 

Story and Play

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jun 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required. 

English Conversation Group

BKLYN Robotics League Final Competition

Sat, Jun 23   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library

bklyn robotics league TechKnowledge

The eight finalist from Brooklyn Public Library will be competing against each other to find out who will be the BKLYN Robotics League 2018 winner! Come join us and cheer for your neighborhood team. Go Team!   This event takes place in...
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BKLYN Robotics League Final Competition

Build a Gaming Computer

Sat, Jun 23   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer Basics stem & steam teen time

Teens! Are you interested in computers or gaming? Have you ever seen a sick gaming rig and wished you had one of your own? Or maybe you just watched Ready Player One and thought, hey, that could be me?

Come build a computer with us!...

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Build a Gaming Computer

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jun 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

summer reading

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Chess Workshop

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jun 23   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

drag queen story hour lgbtq pride month

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Jun 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

JUN
24

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Sun, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Gaming inclusive services

Get your game on and join us for fun filled afternoons of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and much, much more.

Ages 13 and up with and without disabilities

For more information call 718.253.4948

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

English Conversation Group

Sun, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Poetry Reading - Joshua Beckman

Sun, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

bpl presents

Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of many books, including The Lives of the Poems and 3 Talks (Wave Books, 2018), The Inside of an Apple, Take It, Shake, Your Time Has Come,...

Poetry Reading - Joshua Beckman

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

World Language Conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Japanese Conversation Group

JUN
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Story and Play

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

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English Conversation Group

HSE Screening

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

HSE

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or enrolled in our online prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or the...

HSE Screening

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Chinese Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

World Language Conversation

Improve your Chinese in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Chinese language.

The class is free.

 

There won't be any class as of July 2018 until further notice

Chinese Conversation Group

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

writing workshop

Please join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcomed. No prior writing experience is necessary.

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Story and Craft for Preschoolers

Mon, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Come to our program to listen to the story, do a simple craft and get a new friends.

Story and Craft for Preschoolers

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Jun 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

career resume

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 Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Mon, Jun 25   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

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Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Researching Your Competition

Mon, Jun 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

business

Entrepreneurs, are you writing a business plan or investigating your competition?  This workshop will demonstrate how to identify companies by industry and analyze their strengths and weaknesses, as well as find market share and financial...

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Researching Your Competition

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

JUN
26

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, Jun 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

finance

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...

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Toddler Time

Tue, Jun 26   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy First Five Years storytime toddler time

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. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Jun 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Twitter class, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse...

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Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Toddler Time

Tue, Jun 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy First Five Years storytime toddler time

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. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 26   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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