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OCT
23

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Oct 23   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

ESOL Class

Wed, Oct 23   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Wed, Oct 23   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults business small business

Learn how to build a successful business plan.

What you will learn…

• Why do you need a business plan?

• How to turn your idea into a business

• Basics of Financing

• Develop Cash Flow Projections

...
SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Teen Time Cancelled

Wed, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens teen time

Join us for Teen Time!

Teen Time

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults 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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

OCT
24

ESOL Class

Thu, Oct 24   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

Teen Time Cancelled

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens teen time

Join us for Teen Time!

Teen Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adult 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 their...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

The Brooklyn Literary Prize Celebrates the Shortlist Authors

Thu, Oct 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   McNally Jackson at City Point

Adults author talks bpl literary prize bpl presents brooklyn eagles

Join the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Eagles, City Point and McNally Jackson Independent Booksellers for an evening of books and bubbly, plus a sneak peek at the new store, celebrating The 2019 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize...

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The Brooklyn Literary Prize Celebrates the Shortlist Authors

OCT
25

ESOL Class

Fri, Oct 25   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Fitness Fun

Fri, Oct 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

Want to stay physically and mentally fit? Then join us for this weekly fitness program that will help strengthen the body and relieve stress. Participants will be able to sample different forms of exercises such as chair yoga, callanetics,...

Fitness Fun

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Fri, Oct 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht 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

OCT
26

Health Insurance Info Table

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults health and wellness

Get health insurance information from a specialist from the NYC Department of Social Services Human Resources Administration.

Health Insurance Info Table

Diversity Visa Lottery

Sat, Oct 26   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

’Til Victory Is Won: 400 Years of Making Revolution and Inventing Utopia

Sat, Oct 26   7:00 pm to 12:00 am   Central Library

Adults bpl premier bpl presents lectures and discussions

’Til Victory Is Won: 400 Years of Making Revolution and Inventing Utopia is Brooklyn Public Library’s observation of the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans to the shores of North America at present-day Jamestown...

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’Til Victory Is Won: 400 Years of Making Revolution and Inventing Utopia

Slavery is an Act of War

Sat, Oct 26   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

The Dream Unfinished: An Activist Orchestra; staged readings with Aisha Hinds as Harriet Tubman, Ian Brennan as John Brown and Jumaane Williams as Frederick Douglass

Slavery is an Act of War

Susan Burton reads from "Becoming Ms. Burton"

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:15 pm   Central Library, Science, Society & Technology

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Susan Burton is an activist based in United States who works with formerly incarcerated people and founded the nonprofit organization A New Way of Life. Here, she reads from her memoir, Becoming Ms. Burton.

Susan Burton reads from "Becoming Ms. Burton"

Lay Down Your Sword and Shield

Sat, Oct 26   8:15 pm to 9:15 pm   History, Biography & Religion

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

The phrase, drawn from Toni Morrison's Beloved, refers to the need for warriors to heal from endless battles against oppression. For activists today, how do you maintain our capacity for vulnerability and invention while combatting systemic...

Lay Down Your Sword and Shield

Greg Tate Reads Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader

Sat, Oct 26   8:15 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Science, Society & Technology

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

Greg Tate reads an essay of cultural criticism from Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader.

Greg Tate is an African-American writer, cultural critic, musician, and producer. The...

Greg Tate Reads Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader

The 1619 Project

Sat, Oct 26   9:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection Reserve Room, Second Floor

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

Nikole Hannah-Jones, investigative reporter covering segregation and racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine, discusses the 1619 Project and how it is reframing the way we look at American history.

The 1619 Project

Representations of Enslaved Peoples in Literature presented by the Center for Black Literature

Sat, Oct 26   9:15 pm to 10:15 pm   Central Library, History, Biography, and Religion

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

Pulitzer Prize winning poet Tyehimba Jess reading poems based on the narrative of Henry Box Brown who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box. Jess and Dr. Brenda Greene, Executive Director of the Center for Black Literature, will continue with a...

Representations of Enslaved Peoples in Literature presented by the Center for Black Literature

Weeksville Heritage Center Presents: Dr. Kwasi Konadu on Resistance through Community and Institution-Building

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Languages & Literature

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

The backbone of resistance, from the earliest insurrections on slave ships and plantations to Black Power politics and recent social movements, are the communities and institutions build by them to both protect and project the cultural forms,...

Weeksville Heritage Center Presents: Dr. Kwasi Konadu on Resistance through Community and Institution-Building

Sherman Fleming on n00se

Sat, Oct 26   10:15 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, History, Biography, and Religion

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

Sherman Fleming discuess n00se, a project prompted by the mediated media exposing the policing and killing of black bodies. As part of n00se, Fleming goes about his daily activities while wearing a hangman's noose around his neck. 

Sherman Fleming on n00se

OCT
28

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Oct 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

ESOL Class

Mon, Oct 28   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Fitness Fun

Mon, Oct 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

Want to stay physically and mentally fit? Then join us for this weekly fitness program that will help strengthen the body and relieve stress. Participants will be able to sample different forms of exercises such as chair yoga, callanetics,...

Fitness Fun

Diversity Visa Lottery

Mon, Oct 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in English.

All are...

Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

OCT
29

ESOL Class

Tue, Oct 29   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Introduction to PowerPoint

Tue, Oct 29   1:45 pm to 2:45 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Whether your new to PowerPoint or looking for a refresher this is the place for you!!!. Stop in and learn all you need to know to get you strated using this amazing software in no time flat. Stop in, Ask questions, get answers!!! its never too...

Introduction to PowerPoint

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Oct 29   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway 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 (Eastern Parkway)

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Oct 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

 

Join our free exam preparation groups!  Seating is limited.

For more information and to confirm attendance please call the Literacy Zone/ Family...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Oct 29   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults philosophy in the library

THIS WEEK'S CLASS WILL BE HELD IN THE TRUSTEES ROOM ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF CENTRAL.

"MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY" is a free fourteen-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The decisions...

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MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

OCT
30

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Oct 30   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

ESOL Class

Wed, Oct 30   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Oct 30   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults 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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 30   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

The Rise and Fall of the Sugar King: Author Talk with Geoffrey Cobb

Wed, Oct 30   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults author talks brooklyn history lectures and discussions

Join us for an evening with historian Geoffrey Cobb and get the scoop on the sugar empire that helped build Williamsburg as we know it. 

The history of Williamsburg, Brooklyn and the rise of the American sugar industry...

Featured Event
The Rise and Fall of the Sugar King: Author Talk with Geoffrey Cobb

OCT
31

ESOL Class

Thu, Oct 31   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Oct 31   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 31   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

NOV
1

ESOL Class

Fri, Nov 1   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Fitness Fun

Fri, Nov 1   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

Want to stay physically and mentally fit? Then join us for this weekly fitness program that will help strengthen the body and relieve stress. Participants will be able to sample different forms of exercises such as chair yoga, callanetics,...

Fitness Fun

Chess Club

Fri, Nov 1   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults game on! table-top & board games

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Fri, Nov 1   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht 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

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