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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 26   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

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Aug 27   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

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Chess Club

Tue, Aug 27   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Chess Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 1

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part 1 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 intrduces new PC users to understanding...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 1

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 27   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

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Summer Story Play

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading

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

For children, from birth to 5 years, with their parents or caregivers

Summer Story Play

iPad Bingo

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults table-top & board games techknowledge

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo played in a new and interesting way!

Become more comfortable on an iPad

Earn some prizes!

Featured Event
iPad Bingo

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 2

Wed, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part 2 training is designed specifically for those who have knowledge on computers or who feel they need more instruction before confidenlty using a computer.

This lesson introduces PC users to understanding/...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 2

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 28   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults conversations english conversation group esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  

Free! - No registration required!

English Conversation Group

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 29   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

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Sep 3   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. You’ll learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

Register
Make a Digital Story for Mac

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 1

Tue, Sep 3   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part 1 training is designed specifically those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instrcution before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to understanding...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 1

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 3   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

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Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Sep 4   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 Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Census Days Recruitment Event

Wed, Sep 4   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 2

Wed, Sep 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part 2 training is designed specifically for those who have knowledge on computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces PC users to understanding/...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 2

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Sep 4   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 4   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults conversations english conversation group esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  

Free! - No registration required!

English Conversation Group

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 5   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

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Thu, Sep 5   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Twitter class, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Thu, Sep 5   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Instagram, you will learn tips for taking great mobile photographs and videos, how to build an audience, and best practices using effects and posting content.  Please note: in...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Instagram

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Story Play

Fri, Sep 6   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

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 7   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

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CyPurr Session: What Is the Internet Anyway?

Sun, Sep 8   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

What's the internet anyway? A series of tubes? A fluffy white "cloud"? Well it's a lot more messy, vulnerable, and downright silly than that. We trust this structure for every message and meme we see or send—so let's get to know the internet IRL...

CyPurr Session: What Is the Internet Anyway?

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 9   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

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Mon, Sep 9   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

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How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Sep 10   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Interested in making a podcast but don’t know how to edit it? Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go. You’ll also work with audio clips...

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 1

Tue, Sep 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part: 1 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 intrduces new PC users to...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 1

Game On!: Chess

Tue, Sep 10   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 10   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

The Play's the Thing

Tue, Sep 10   6:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults Big Brooklyn Playdate performance

“Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for Two"

A one act play about the necessity of having a friend.
To be read by two actors

 

The Play's the Thing

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Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 2

Wed, Sep 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part: 2 training is designed specially for those who have knowledge on computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces PC users to the upload/...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 2

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 11   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults conversations english conversation group esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  

Free! - No registration required!

English Conversation Group

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 12   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

iPad Basics Class

Thu, Sep 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults techknowledge

Come join us and learn more about ipads. We will have ipads for you.

iPad Basics Class

Introduction to Lynda

Thu, Sep 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Lynda.com is an online learning  site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics and software that can help you pursue personal and professional goals....

Introduction to Lynda

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 12   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

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Story Play

Fri, Sep 13   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

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Census Days Recruitment Event

Sat, Sep 14   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 14   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

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 16   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

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Mon, Sep 16   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

Artist Books in Action: politics, race, gender

Mon, Sep 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Join Franklin Furnace Senior Archivist Michael Katchen as he and two guest panelists take us through the ways performance and visual artists use the medium of artist books. This first event will discuss politics, race, and gender.

Come...

Register
Artist Books in Action: politics, race, gender

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Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Sep 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

Register
Get to Know Your Camera

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 1

Tue, Sep 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part: 1 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 introduced new PC users to...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part: 1

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