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OCT
21

Apple Bank Tabling

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Apple Bank

Adults apple bank

Come and visit Flatlands library staff at Apple Bank from 3-5PM. Get info about library services!

Apple Bank Tabling

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movies @ the Library

Samantha Power on The Education of an Idealist

Mon, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults author talks bpl presents

Pulitzer Prize winner Samantha Power, widely known as a relentless advocate for promoting human rights, has been heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America's "foremost thinkers on foreign policy."

In her memoir, Power offers an...

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Samantha Power on The Education of an Idealist

OCT
22

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Oct 22   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Tue, Oct 22   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

Book Adventures: Scary Stories

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids storytime

Come and join us as we stir up some scary stories and perhaps create your own. 

Book Adventures: Scary Stories

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Oct 22   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults philosophy in the library

THIS WEEK'S CLASS WILL BE HELD IN THE BLACONY CONFERENCE ROOM ON THE SECOND 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.

...

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OCT
23

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Wed, Oct 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

...
Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics email

Intersted in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use the computers, by attending our Techknowledge computer bascis class.  Our T.R.S (class instructor) makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come in to register...

Computer Basics

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids create

Do you Lego?

Need a creavitve way to decompress from a long school day? No problem! Join us at our very own LEGO group where you can let your imagination run wild with your very own design!

Build with LEGO

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Wed, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo DuranTrujilo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

OCT
24

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Thu, Oct 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Oct 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Fri, Oct 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

OCT
26

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

...
Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years ready set kindergarten

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. 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,...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

’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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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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Mon, Oct 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

...
Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Join us to watch a fun family film!

Movies @ the Library

OCT
29

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Oct 29   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

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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OCT
30

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics email

Intersted in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use the computers, by attending our Techknowledge computer bascis class.  Our T.R.S (class instructor) makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come in to register...

Computer Basics

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

Ask a Tech

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids create

Do you Lego?

Need a creavitve way to decompress from a long school day? No problem! Join us at our very own LEGO group where you can let your imagination run wild with your very own design!

Build with LEGO

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Wed, Oct 30   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Oct 30   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

OCT
31

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Oct 31   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Oct 31   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

NOV
1

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

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