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SEP
22

Hacker Hours

Sun, Sep 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults computer programming techknowledge

Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience. The format is super simple: you bring a thing you want to learn or a project to build, and work alongside others doing the same. If you have a question, we will...

Hacker Hours

SEP
23

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Sep 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

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

Toddler Time

Mon, Sep 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

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 children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Sep 23   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Drop In and Play some family fun board games with friends at your local Library.

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

Mon, Sep 23   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Buildling Bridges Event

Learn Proposal Writing to support your organization by identifying appropriate funders, learning their perspectives, and creating a comprehensive and...

Featured Event
DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

SEP
24

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Tue, Sep 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

National Voter Registration Day. Register to Vote at the Library!

Tue, Sep 24   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults citizenship

September 24 - National Voter Registration Day. Are you vote ready? Register in September - vote in November.

National Voter Registration Day. Register to Vote at the Library!

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Sep 24   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

"The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she made last year about her father, and her struggle to piece together...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.

Outreach at Apple Bank

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Apple Bank

Adults apple bank

Come by Apple Bank and say hello to Flatlands Branch staff!

Outreach at Apple Bank

Game On!: Chess

Tue, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school game on!

Can YOU be a Chess Master???

Come In and Find Out at your local Library

Game On!: Chess

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 24   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

SEP
25

Play Time

Wed, Sep 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

SEP
26

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Sep 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Introduction to Lynda.com

Thu, Sep 26   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps users “learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.” They offer 130,000 high quality instructional video-based online courses in a variety...

Introduction to Lynda.com

Coloring Club

Thu, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Thu, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-14) 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...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 26   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

SEP
27

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Story Play

Fri, Sep 27   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at your local Library.

Story Play

Board Games

Fri, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids table-top & board games

Come and enjoy playing with your friends

Board Games

SEP
28

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years open-house saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Coloring Club

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create open-house

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Money Is Power

Sat, Sep 28   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Attend this invaluable financial  seminar to gain in-depth knowledge from financial experts who will address setting financial goals for creating a budget, establishing an emergency savings plan, increasing savings, improving credit,...

Register
Money Is Power

Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats

Sat, Sep 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids live music music open-house

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life.

Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats

Performing Arts. Simon Grinberg sings popular Jewish songs: Holiday concert

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults live music music open-house performance

Simon (Semyon) Grinberg, a famous Jewish/Russian singer, now lives in Brooklyn. He successfully performed in Moscow Jewish Theater Freylekhs and then in American Theater on Broadway Folksbiene. He is a Prizewinner of the USSR Music Festival in...

Performing Arts. Simon Grinberg sings popular Jewish songs: Holiday concert

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us every Saturday to hear your favorite tales and new stories read aloud!

 

Saturday Storytime

SEP
29

Hacker Hours

Sun, Sep 29   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults computer programming techknowledge

Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience. The format is super simple: you bring a thing you want to learn or a project to build, and work alongside others doing the same. If you have a question, we will...

Hacker Hours

SEP
30

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

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

Toddler Time

Mon, Sep 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

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 children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Sep 30   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Mon, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Drop In and Play some family fun board games with friends at your local Library.

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

Mon, Sep 30   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Do you have an idea for a podcast, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about what producing a podcast entails? In this class, we’ll go over some of the first questions you should ask yourself (and your potential listeners!)...

Featured Event
Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

OCT
1

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Oct 1   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Oct 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat 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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 1   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

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Tue, Oct 1   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

Register
BRIC Media Arts Orientation

OCT
2

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Oct 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Candid (candid.org) is a new 501C3 nonprofit organization created when Foundation Center (foundationcenter.org) and GuideStar (guidestar.org) joined forces in early 2019. Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they...

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Oct 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Oct 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

Artist Books in Action: humor, satire, parody

Wed, Oct 2   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Join Franklin Furnace Director Emerita and celebrated artist Martha Wilson for this second Artist Books in Action program as part of the exhibition Franklin Furnace: Performance is Public at Brooklyn Public Library. She and three guest panelists—...

Register
Artist Books in Action: humor, satire, parody

OCT
3

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 3   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

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