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SEP
15

Hacker Hours

Sun, Sep 15   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
16

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

Book Adventures: Eraser Art

Mon, Sep 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

The best things happen when you work together! Join us as we read a book about how a pencil and eraser learn to work as a team, and then create your own story-inspired eraser art!

 

Book Adventures: Eraser Art

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 at this first of two Artist Books in Action programs where he and guest panelists will take us through the ways performance and visual artists use the medium of artist books to address...

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Artist Books in Action: politics, race, gender

SEP
17

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.

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Get to Know Your Camera

Poetry Workshop: Stephen Vincent Benet

Tue, Sep 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults creative writing poetry

Come to our Poetry Workshop; in this session, we will celebrate the work of Stephen Vincent Benet.  We will read from his collection of Poetry called Book of Americans.

Poetry Workshop: Stephen Vincent Benet

Game On!: Chess

Tue, Sep 17   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 Time

Tue, Sep 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens after school teen time

Need to de-stress from school? Come and draw, color, write, read, or just chill and hang out with your friends in your own library space!

Teen Time

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 17   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

After School Stories

Tue, Sep 17   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun!

For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities.

After School Stories

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Sep 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

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

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718.435.3648.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Sep 17   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults philosophy in the library

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

The decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court have had a fateful impact on the lives of all Americans. The...

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MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

SEP
18

Babies and Books

Wed, Sep 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

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 Birth to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 18   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

At our Toddler Time program*, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy.

For ages 18 months to 3 years.

*Ticket required. Tickets...

Toddler Time

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Sep 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music spanish story play storytime

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés .

Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Ask A Tech

Wed, Sep 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park 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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...

Ask A Tech

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 18   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 18   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Sep 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Wed, Sep 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults hotspot techknowledge

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Sep 18   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

The Big Green Picture: Local Strategies for a Livable World

Wed, Sep 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

The climate crisis may be the biggest challenge New Yorkers have ever faced.  Our city and state are setting the pace with new laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, cars, and industry....

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The Big Green Picture: Local Strategies for a Livable World

SEP
19

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 19   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

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Sep 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults community partner finance

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

A Tour Of Central Library

Thu, Sep 19   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults library tour

This tour will explore the architectural significance and history of Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) landmark Central Library at Grand Army Plaza. The tour will introduce attendees to the history of the library’s spaces and its services. The tour...

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A Tour Of Central Library

Kids Explore: Pirates

Thu, Sep 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Join us on International Pirate Day as we learn about pirates and make some pirate-themed crafts!

Kids Explore: Pirates

Kids Explore: Pirate Adventure

Thu, Sep 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Avast, Ye Mateys!

Live the life of a pirate by creating your own pirate hat and eyepatch.

Come hear legends of pirates past and discover clues using your treasure map that may just lead to a bountiful treasure chest.

Kids Explore:  Pirate Adventure

Teen Anime Club

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts teen time video games

Do you like watching anime? Love to talk about anime?

Every Thursday, we'll watch episodes of animes voted by members, play anime style video games, make anime-inspired crafts, and more!

What are you waiting for? Come...

Teen Anime Club

Adult Coloring

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time.

 

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 19   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,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

Adult Book Discussion: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

Thu, Sep 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults book club book discussion

For our September book discussion, we will discuss the historical novel Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts.  The story is about the author L. Frank Baum, who wrote the Wizard of Oz series, as told from the perspective of his wife...

Adult Book Discussion: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

SEP
20

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Sep 20   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Story Play

Fri, Sep 20   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

Knitting

Fri, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

SEP
21

Universal Makerspace: Put a Spin On It!

Sat, Sep 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens adhd developmental disabilities inclusive services learning disabilities

Looking for something to do with your hands? Come make your own fidgets and then give them a whirl.

 

For ages 13 and up with and without disabilities.    

For more information call...

Universal Makerspace:  Put a Spin On It!

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages music saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with writing projects.

 

Kids Create: Writing

Imagining and Expression

Sat, Sep 21   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults creative writing

Join us for the library’s second collaborative writing event with the Organism for Poetic Research (organismforpoeticresearch.org) and contribute to the forthcoming publication of Executive Orders Volume III, an experimental project in...

Imagining and Expression

Little Scientists

Sat, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a  Duplo program for children in the first five years.

Build with Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   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

After School Homework Help

Sat, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Build with Lego

Sat, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo diy first five years stem & steam

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

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

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

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

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Ipad Apps, LittleBits, & Lego Mindstorm Robotics...

Kids Tech Time

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...

DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

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