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NOV
12

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 12   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

Computer Basics Pt. 1 Cancelled

Tue, Nov 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific 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...

Computer Basics Pt. 1

After School Homework Help

Tue, Nov 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Library Scavenger Hunt

Tue, Nov 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

Library Scavenger Hunt

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 12   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

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Nov 12   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

NOV
13

FastTrac NewVenture for Entrepreneurs

Wed, Nov 13   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults business

In order to attend this program series and other FastTrac program series, you must apply at https://www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/article/fasttrac.

This is a competitive program, so please be sure to submit a thoughtful and complete...

Register
FastTrac NewVenture for Entrepreneurs

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie!

Wed, Nov 13   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years live music music

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes.  He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country!  He has played with numerous ensembles performing...

Stomp, Clap & Sing  with Louie!

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 13   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Internet & Email

Wed, Nov 13   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Introduction to Internet & Email is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding and learning their functions.

Internet & Email

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Wed, Nov 13   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults everyone is welcome here inclusive services

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library) Cancelled

Wed, Nov 13   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job postings and free job training /  Get feedback on your resume and cover letter /  Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Nov 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 13   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

Succeeding in Your First Job

Wed, Nov 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Teens career resume

Are you currently working at your first job, or hoping to get hired at your first job soon? In this presentation we'll discuss employer expectations plus advice and tips so you can make a good impression, avoid missteps, and have a great...

Succeeding in Your First Job

Teen Gaming

Wed, Nov 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 13   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Nov 13   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

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!

...

Resume & Career Help

NOV
14

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Nov 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Nov 14   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Nov 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

After School Homework Help

Thu, Nov 14   3:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Nov 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 14   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 14   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

Central Library Cookbook Club

Thu, Nov 14   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club conversations cooking

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn about techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Join us at our monthly Cookbook Club!  

Join us to discuss Ruth Reichl's...

Central Library Cookbook Club

NOV
15

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Nov 15   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

Story Play

Fri, Nov 15   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Nov 15   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

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Nov 15   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

Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Fri, Nov 15   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore new techniques and materials with local artist Sadie Kadlec in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks, and takes place in studio 4 in Spaceworks on the...

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Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

NOV
16

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 16   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Sat, Nov 16   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors.  Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Nov 16   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

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!

...

Resume & Career Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

NOV
17

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Nov 17   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.

There will be just 3 classes for each month the first , the third and the fourth week of each month.

...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

NOV
18

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Nov 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 18   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

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Mon, Nov 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids cooking kids create

Kids come take FREE cooking and nutrition classes sponsored by City Harvest! Explore healthy foods and learn how to cook them!

During this 6-week program you will:
• Practice hands-on cooking and tasting of healthy foods
•...

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Nov 18   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

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school performance stem & steam

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages with his incredible live science demonstrations.

Brainy Bill's performance will focus on Energy Conservation.  The world is full of...

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Age of Faith)

Mon, Nov 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Age of Faith (volume 4 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)

We will discuss aspects of Islam and Judaism, as well as medieval music and Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Please join us for a three part series of...

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History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Age of Faith)

NOV
19

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 19   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

Computer Basics Pt. 2 Cancelled

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific 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 is a continuation of the Part 1 class...

Computer Basics Pt. 2

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness

Project Street Beat from Planned Parenthood of NYC will be at the Williamsburgh Library to provide free training in the use of Narcan and will give out free Narcan kits.  Narcan is the first and only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for...

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

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