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NOV
16

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Nov 16   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

WE Connect Mentor Session with Small Business Strategist

Fri, Nov 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults business

Meet with Dr. Corrinne Graham, president of GRAHAM International Consulting and Research and a management consultant specializing in strategies for small business, research and training. Dr. Graham is one of WE NYC's WE Connect Mentors -...

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WE Connect Mentor Session with Small Business Strategist

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Nov 16   10:30 am to 11:15 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

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Nov 16   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

Teen Time

Fri, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

English Conversation Group

Fri, Nov 16   4:00 pm to 5:30 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

NOV
17

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Nov 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science & math through music, stories, art & play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Team Up to Read

Sat, Nov 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Nov 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults

 

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.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

NOV
18

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Sun, Nov 18   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens adhd autism developmental disabilities gaming

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, Nov 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 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

The Warmest Years on Record: An Oral History Project

Sun, Nov 18   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults

According to measurements taken by NASA and NOAA, the top 5 warmest years on record have all occurred since 2010. Artist Rachel Garber Cole is curious about how this fact has or has not affected our local Brooklyn community. Please drop by and...

The Warmest Years on Record: An Oral History Project

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

NOV
19

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 19   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, Nov 19   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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 19   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, Nov 19   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

English Conversation Group

Mon, Nov 19   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 Leaf Bowl Painting

Mon, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts holiday

Highlawn will be celebrating the fall festivals by painting your very own bowl in the shape of a leaf!

Use it for holding jewelry, a personalized centerpiece or anything you want!...

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Ceramic Leaf Bowl Painting

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

Mon, Nov 19   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

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Nov 19   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

English Conversation Group

Mon, Nov 19   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

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Two: Caesar and Christ)

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults book discussion

Caesar and Christ (volume 3 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
We will examine the rise and fall of Julius Caesar, the intrigues of Antony and Cleopatra, and the Emperor Constantine and his conversion to Christianity....

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Two: Caesar and Christ)

Visible Mending

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults diy

Do you have clothes with unsightly wear and tear? Learn how to spice them up with "visible mending." In this class you will learn the basics of embroidery, find assistance from the instructor on project planning and have access to examples of...

Cancelled
Visible Mending

2018 Midterm Explainer: The Post-Mortem

Mon, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents midterm explainer

Was it a Blue Wave? A mandate for Green jobs? A hundred new cracks in the Glass Ceiling? All of the above?

This is the culminating event for the 2018 Midterm Explainer. Join a very smart roster of political analysts and explainers...

Featured Event Register
2018 Midterm Explainer: The Post-Mortem

NOV
20

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   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, Nov 20   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, Nov 20   10:30 am to 1:15 pm   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

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, Nov 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

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How to Record Your Podcast

Ceramic Pumpkin Painting

Tue, Nov 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts 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 bad...

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Ceramic Pumpkin Painting

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   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

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, Nov 20   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, Nov 20   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

Fiber Arts Group

Tue, Nov 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults crochet fiber arts knitting and crocheting

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

Fiber Arts Group

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Nov 20   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

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Nov 20   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

NOV
21

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Nov 21   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 21   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 21   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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, applications...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 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

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens bklyn robotics league techknowledge

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to the...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Cancelled
Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Nov 21   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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