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NOV
19

Grow Your Fashion Business

Tue, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults business

Learn about the resources Brooklyn Public Library makes available to help you grow your fashion business. You'll be introduced to WWD, Sourcing Journal, and Flipster for fashion news, Mintel, Plunkett, Statista, and ReferenceUSA for market...

Grow Your Fashion Business

NOV
20

Toy Time

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

English Class

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults community partner small business

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.

Sessions with SCORE counselors are...

Register
Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics email

Intersted in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use the computers, by attending our Techknowledge computer bascis class.  Our T.R.S (class instructor) makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come in to register...

Computer Basics

Ask A Tech

Wed, Nov 20   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Practica de Inglés en un grupo de conversación.

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

English Conversation Group

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 20   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Nov 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

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.

Week 6.

Dummy pay...

Microsoft Excel Basics

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids explore

Build your dreams with our extensive collection of multi-age appropriate building toys. Just remember to clean up!

Build with LEGO

Homework Help

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Wed, Nov 20   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories

Hello Everyone! 

Join us every Wednesday, for nightly bedtime stories and crafts. This week there will be a special thanksgiving theme! 

Bedtime Stories

NOV
21

Book Discussion: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Thu, Nov 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

BECOMING by Michelle Obama

“In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, the first African American...

Book Discussion:  Becoming by Michelle Obama

Kids Create

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts for kids ages 5-12. Younger children MUST be supervised by an adult at all times.

Kids Create

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 21   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Figure Out Your Future: Find the Right College & Financial Aid Using Library Resources

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults career

Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's databases -- including Career Cruising, Vault, Learning Express Library and Brainfuse -- can help you find, prepare for, and more easily afford the appropriate college for you or your children. We will also...

Register
Figure Out Your Future: Find the Right College & Financial Aid Using Library Resources

Job Search Using BPL Databases

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults career

See how to use Brooklyn Public Library's Learning Resources (databases) VAULT and Career Cruising in your job search. 

Strategy, planning [and a positive attitude] go a long way!

Job Search Using BPL Databases

NOV
22

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Nov 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

StoryPlay 11am

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

English Conversation Group

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Nov 22   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Karaoke for Kids

Fri, Nov 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids karaoke kids tech time techknowledge

Get ready to sing your heart out--practice up on your favorites and come blow us away!

Karaoke for Kids

Chess Workshop

Fri, Nov 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer.

Chess Workshop

NOV
23

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Nov 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

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

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship everyone is welcome here

Learn how to prepare for the oral and written citizenship exam. No registration required.

Citizenship Study Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Hip-Hop

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids 400 Years Later

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Hip-Hop

NOV
25

Toy Time

Mon, Nov 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

English Class

Mon, Nov 25   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

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

Adults community partner small business

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.

Sessions with SCORE counselors are...

Register
Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Movies @ the Library:The Sun is also a Star

Mon, Nov 25   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Romance/Drama) 100 Minutes College-bound romantic Daniel Bae and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley meet, and fall for each other, over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City. Sparks immediately...

Movies @ the Library:The Sun is also a Star

Homework Help

Mon, Nov 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Nov 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

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.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Mon, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Your favorite neighborhood kindness event is back! Come paint rocks to hide all over the neighborhood. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a participant adult, as this activity can be challenging/messy!

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

NOV
26

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Nov 26   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

English Class

Tue, Nov 26   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Nov 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Nov 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Bring some yard and needles and join the fun!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Improve your research skills

Tue, Nov 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

Team Up to Read

Tue, Nov 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Team Up to Read

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tue, Nov 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

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