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Adaptive Gaming Arcade

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

disabilities inclusion Gaming

Join us for a fun filled afternoon of Minecraft, Wii, rumble patch controllers, and more.  For teens 13 and up with and without disabilities.

For more information call 718.253.4948

English Conversation Group

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

*esol conversation group

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

Japanese Conversation Group

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

Japanese Language 日本語 World Language Conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required


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Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

mental health certification mhfa

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a groundbreaking public education program which introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. MHFA is...

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Adult Mental Health training

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

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

business SCORE One-on-One

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...

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Story and Play

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

story and play storytime Early Literacy central youth wing

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

story play

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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...

DACA Renewal Clinic

Mon, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Free Legal Help with DACA Renewal by Appointment Only Free Immigration Legal Services Assistance filing DACA Renewal applications Full screening to determine eligibility for immigration benefits If necessary, referrals to trusted immigration...
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English Conversation Group

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

*esol conversation group

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

Low Cost/Public Health Insurance Enrollment

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

Navigator Healthcare insurance ACA

Community Health Project/Callen-Lorde Community Health Center’s Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you may be eligible for free public health insurance (Child Health Plus and Medicaid, or free or low cost Essential Plan...

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

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

NY Writers Coalition NY Writer's 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 community workshop! This writing group is open to writers of...

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Preschool Story&Craft

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

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

Teen Gaming

Mon, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens, join us for tabletop gaming.  A rotating schedule of board games, Card Games (MtG and Yu-Gi-Oh!), and RPGs are featured.

Veterans Business Plan Workshop

Mon, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

veterans business entrepreneur Business Plan

Prepare for the next chapter in your entrepreneurial journey with an easy step-by-step guided approach to writing a business plan. Learn how to apply for the Small Business Risk Education program and a VEDC loan. This Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

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

resume cover letter career job

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...

Work office

English Conversation Group

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

*esol conversation group

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


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Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

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

money credit Finance One-on-One

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...

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 26   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

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

Toddler Time

Tue, Sep 26   10:15 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

storytime Early Literacy youthwing first five years

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...

storytime

Intro to Recording Podcasts

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

BRIC digital media

Do you want to record a podcast from home? Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started. You’ll also have a chance to record sample clips using professional Zoom recorders and software for your mobile devices and...

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English Conversation Group

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

*esol conversation group

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

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Business & Career Center

resume career cover letter interview

Meet one-on-one with a Business & Career Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become more...

Resume & Career Help

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

techknowledge computers Internet

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? Come to our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance. Feel free to bring your own device, or use one of our...

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teen Tech Time Super Smash Bros Just Dance Wii U

Kids and teens in grades 6 and up are welcome for an afternoon of video games and socializing with occasional arts and crafts, board games and free books. 

Where: Info Commons Lab

When: Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m....

Build with LEGO

Tue, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Legos lego building learning

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

example of a child's lego creation

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business SCORE One-on-One

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...

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Russian Conversation Group for beginners

Tue, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

World Language Conversation ру́сский язы́к

How to learn Russian language program is coming back to Brooklyn Public Library.

Practice your Russian language in an Informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Specialized High Schools Admissions Information Session

Tue, Sep 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

shsat

• Learn about how to get into the Specialized High Schools
• Speak to a representative from the NYC Department of Education
• Ask any questions you have

Space is limited and is first-come, first-served.

Hosted by the...

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U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Sep 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

*citizenship

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

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

português World Language Conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Color Stress Away

Tue, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Recreation coloring stress # arts and crafts

Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets, coloring books, crayons and colored pencils shall be provided to participants by the library.

Kurt Andersen on Fantasyland, with Baratunde Thurston

Tue, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents Arts and Culture Adults Author Talks

With Fantasyland, Kurt Andersen offers a new understanding of our post-truth world and explains the American instinct to believe in make-believe.  He argues that our post-truth, “fake news” moment is not something entirely new, but rather...

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Sep 27   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business SCORE One-on-One

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...

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Babies and Books

Wed, Sep 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Babies and Books storytime Early Literacy first five years

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...

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

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

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Sep 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Business & Career Center

resume career cover letter interview

Meet one-on-one with a Business & Career Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become more...

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

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

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Central Library Computer Basic 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,...

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Reverend Elsie Smith Room

philosophy discussion group

Truth, Goodness, Beauty!

Chess Club

Wed, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library

Chess Players of all skill levels meet for friendly games in the alcove area of the Art and Music Division.

Chess sets are provided, or you can bring your own.

For more information call: 718-230-2184 or visit:

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Library Lab

Wed, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

STEM science science experiments math

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6  to 10) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark...

Library Lab

WEnyc Master Leadership Workshop (Program in Spanish)

Wed, Sep 27   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

entrepreneur wenyc sbs small business

Empowering women to start, operate, and grow businesses.

Women entrepreneurs are key economic actors in New York City — building businesses that support families, uplift communities and generate jobs. Over the course of three four-hour...

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Resume Editing Help

Wed, Sep 27   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

resume cover letter career job

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...

Work office

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Sep 27   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Fiber Arts knitting DIY crocheting

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.

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

*esol conversation group

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

Back by Popular Demand: IEP Binder Building Party

Wed, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Room 214

inclusive services Learning Disabilities understood.org

Understood want to help you stay organized in the new school year.  Build a free IEP binder and swap times with other parents. 

Light refershments will be served.

Se habla español

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Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals 2

Wed, Sep 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

design Adobe Photoshop

In this class you will explore different ways to adjust an image using some basic techniques in Adobe Photoshop CC. Please bring your own hard drive or USB flash drive if you want to save your work. Basic computer proficiency required.

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French Conversation Group - Intermediat-Advanced

Wed, Sep 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

French/Français learning Language World Language Conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

The class is free and no registrations is required.