E.g., Oct 15 2018
OCT
15

Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Oct 15   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

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Mental Health First Aid

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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, Oct 15   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Oct 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy spanish multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 15   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

Mon, Oct 15   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection

The Brooklyn Eagle statue that adorns the alcove above our doorway has had a storied journey. From its home atop the Brooklyn Daily Eagle offices in downtown Brooklyn from 1892-1955, to the Brooklyn Historical Society during the late 50’s through...

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 15   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Ceramic Pumpkin Painting

Mon, Oct 15   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts halloween holiday

Highlawn will be celebrating the fall festivals through ceramic pumpkin painting!

Bring out your inner child and decorate a pumpkin. The only difference: this pumpkin doesn’t go...

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Ceramic Pumpkin Painting

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

Mon, Oct 15   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Oct 15   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Mon, Oct 15   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Oct 15   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Teens, join us for analog games (board games, card games, RPGs) and anime!

Every Monday at 4 PM in the Youth Wing.

Games include Magic: The Gathering, Exploding Kittens, Machi Koro, Sushi Go!, Munchkin, Dungeons and...

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Oct 15   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults 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

Research Skills for the Investor, Entrepreneur and Business Student

Mon, Oct 15   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

Explore business intelligence database Mergent Intellect with Sam Ellner of Mergent, Inc. You'll be introduced to consumer demographic data, industry reports, company profiles and more. This will benefit the investor and entrepreneur alike!...

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Research Skills for the Investor, Entrepreneur and Business Student

Internet Basics an KREYÒL

Mon, Oct 15   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults business

Learn what the internet is and how to navigate internet browsers. Conducted in Haitian Creole.

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Internet Basics an KREYÒL

Bring Your Old Photos: How to Scan and Repair Your Old Photos with Photoshop Part 2

Mon, Oct 15   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative suite photography

In this class we will explore different ways to scan an old print photo, then save it as a digital file into Adobe Photoshop CC and make repairs and enhancements. Please bring your own hard drive or USB flash drive if you want to save your work....

Bring Your Old Photos: How to Scan and Repair Your Old Photos with Photoshop Part 2

English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 15   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

Mon, Oct 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults

Bracing for the Revolution is a free ten-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The US is at a crossroads. The status quo cannot endure much longer.  Too many people are hurting and...

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Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 4: DEMOCRACY WITHOUT FISTFIGHTS

“If, in the course of this book, I have not succeeded in convincing the reader of the importance I attach to the practical experience, behavior, opinions, and, in a word, the customs of Americans in...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

2018 Midterm Explainer: Rodney McKenzie of Demos on Grassroots Political Power

Mon, Oct 15   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults bpl presents midterm explainer

As we watch the mounting suspense around the 2018 midterm elections, what role will grassroots community organizing play?

Rodney McKenzie's team at Demos works on three main campaigns: short-to-medium victories on key democracy and...

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2018 Midterm Explainer: Rodney McKenzie of Demos on Grassroots Political Power

OCT
16

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

Free Financial Coaching

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years 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

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

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

Toddler Time

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years 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

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

Tue, Oct 16   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection

The Brooklyn Eagle statue that adorns the alcove above our doorway has had a storied journey. From its home atop the Brooklyn Daily Eagle offices in downtown Brooklyn from 1892-1955, to the Brooklyn Historical Society during the late 50’s through...

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 16   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Oct 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults 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)

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Ms. Word

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

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.

Ms. Word

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens diy

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Oct 16   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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

BKLYN Fashion Academy Information Session

Tue, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

The BKLYN Fashion Academy is back! Learn what it takes to create a viable fashion business! Up to twenty aspiring women's wear designers will be selected to participate in a 16-week intensive program. They will receive mentoring from industry...

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BKLYN Fashion Academy Information Session

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Fiber Arts Group

Tue, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults crochet diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

Build Music with Code

Tue, Oct 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

Learn to code creatively by composing music in an incredible range of styles. You'll learn tools to take your artistry to the next level and learn tools of a web developer in the process. Please RSVP (free) at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/build-...

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Build Music with Code

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Oct 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups!

Citizenship Prep Group

The Review Panel

Tue, Oct 16   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.

This month, Laila Pedro, Barry Schwabsky, and Roberta Smith join moderator David Cohen to...

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The Review Panel

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Oct 16   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

OCT
17

Disability Protections Symposium: Creating Discrimination Free and Accessible Communities

Wed, Oct 17   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm
Brooklyn Public Library - Dweck Hall
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238


Wheelchair accessible entrance on Eastern Parkway.
RSVP to Juan Carlos Figueroa...

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Disability Protections Symposium: Creating Discrimination Free and Accessible Communities

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Oct 17   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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