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DEC
17

Improve your research skills

Mon, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

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History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Three: The Renaissance)

Mon, Dec 17   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

The Renaissance (volume 5 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
Our discussion will focus on Leonardo da Vinci as creative genius and Machiavelli as political genius.

Please join us for a three part series of...

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Three: The Renaissance)

DEC
18

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer 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

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Security, Territory, and Population

Tue, Dec 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults book discussion conversations philosophy in the library

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Security, Territory, and Population

“What characterizes the act of justice is not resort to a court and to judges; it is not the intervention of magistrates (even if they had to be simple...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Security, Territory, and Population

DEC
19

Excel Class

Wed, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

DEC
20

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Dec 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Audio Editing with Audition

Thu, Dec 20   5:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Dec 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

DEC
22

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

DEC
26

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

DEC
27

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Dec 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

DEC
29

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 29   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

DEC
30

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Dec 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

JAN
6

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 6   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

JAN
9

Excel Class

Wed, Jan 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

JAN
10

Improve your research skills

Thu, Jan 10   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

JAN
11

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Jan 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

JAN
12

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Jan 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults creative writing writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians.

The Writhing Society combines a class...

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

JAN
15

Foundation Center Database Searching Workshop

Tue, Jan 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

Foundation Center (http://www.fdncenter.org) is a nonprofit organization that provides information on private foundation and corporate funding. Center maintains online databases with detailed information on grants and foundations providing...

Foundation Center Database Searching Workshop

JAN
16

eBook Starter Session

Wed, Jan 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults e-books

Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where a librarian will help you...

eBook Starter Session

Excel Class

Wed, Jan 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

JAN
20

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

JAN
23

Excel Class

Wed, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

JAN
24

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

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...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

JAN
27

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

JAN
30

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Jan 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

Philosophy begins in wonder.

Plato

 

Philosophy Discussion Group

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

JAN
31

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 31   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

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...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

FEB
3

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 3   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

FEB
6

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Feb 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

FEB
7

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Feb 7   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

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...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

FEB
8

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Feb 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

FEB
13

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Feb 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

FEB
14

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

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

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

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

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 14   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

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.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 14   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

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.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

FEB
17

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 17   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

FEB
20

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

FEB
21

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Feb 21   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 2/21, 2/28, and 3/7. Registration required for all three...

Register
Intro to Photoshop

FEB
27

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

FEB
28

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Feb 28   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 2/21, 2/28, and 3/7. Registration required for all three...

Register
Intro to Photoshop

MAR
7

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Mar 7   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 2/21, 2/28, and 3/7. Registration required for all three...

Register
Intro to Photoshop

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