E.g., Sep 20 2018
SEP
20

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 20   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 effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 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

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Sep 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

SEP
22

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Sep 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

SEP
24

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Sep 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 2: ELECTIONS, THE MEDIA, AND FREE SPEECH

“So far, no candidate has managed to arouse the enthusiastic sympathies or the dangerous passions of the people in his favor, for the very simple reason that, having reached the position of...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

SEP
26

Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Sep 26   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.

Microsoft Excel Basics

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 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

SEP
27

Email Basics

Thu, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 27   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 effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 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, Sep 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

SEP
28

Foundation Center Database Searching Workshop

Fri, Sep 28   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

SEP
29

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Sep 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

Knitting 101

Sat, Sep 29   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults diy fiber arts

Everyone can knit, I promise! This is an absolute beginner's class. You'll learn the lingo, how to pick yarn and some stitches: cast on, knit and bind off and, if time allows, the purl stitch! Needles, yarn and a scarf pattern will be provided....

Knitting 101

SEP
30

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Sep 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 Schedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes...

Japanese Conversation Group

OCT
1

Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 1   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

Part 3: A DEMOCRATIC GOV’T THAT ACTUALLY WORKS (?)

“The people in democracies, constantly busy as they are with their affairs and jealous of their rights, stop their representatives straying from a certain general line prescribed by their...

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Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

OCT
3

English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 3   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

Book Discussion: Howards End by E.M. Forster

Wed, Oct 3   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults book club book discussion

A strong-willed and intelligent woman refuses to allow the pretensions of her husband's smug English family to ruin her life. Considered by some to be Forster's masterpiece, Howards End is a novel concerned with social conventions, codes of...

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Book Discussion: Howards End by E.M. Forster

OCT
4

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 4   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, Oct 4   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

Improve your research skills

Thu, Oct 4   7:00 pm to 8:30 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

OCT
6

Knitting 101

Sat, Oct 6   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults diy fiber arts

Everyone can knit, I promise! This is an absolute beginner's class. You'll learn the lingo, how to pick yarn and some stitches: cast on, knit and bind off and, if time allows, the purl stitch! Needles, yarn and a scarf pattern will be provided....

Knitting 101

OCT
7

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Oct 7   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

OCT
10

English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 10   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

OCT
11

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Oct 11   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 course has 3 mandatory sessions that will be held on Thursdays from 4:30-8:30PM on 10/11, 10/18 and 10/25.

Intro to Photoshop

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 11   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, Oct 11   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

OCT
13

The Writhing Society: a salon for constrained writing techniques

Sat, Oct 13   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

OCT
15

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 4: DEMOCRACY WITHOUT FISTFIGHTS

“If, in the course of this book, I have not succeeded in convincing the reader of the importance I attach to the practical experience, behavior, opinions, and, in a word, the customs of Americans in...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

OCT
17

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Oct 17   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, Oct 17   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

OCT
18

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Oct 18   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 course has 3 mandatory sessions that will be held on Thursdays from 4:30-8:30PM on 10/11, 10/18 and 10/25.

Intro to Photoshop

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   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, Oct 18   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

OCT
19

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Oct 19   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

OCT
21

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Oct 21   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

OCT
22

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 5: DEMOCRATIC INEQUALITY IN AMERICA

“There is yet something else in America besides an immense and complete democracy and one can view the inhabitants of the New World from more than one point of view.”

America in the 1830s...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

OCT
24

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Oct 24   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, Oct 24   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

OCT
25

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Oct 25   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 course has 3 mandatory sessions that will be held on Thursdays from 4:30-8:30PM on 10/11, 10/18 and 10/25.

Intro to Photoshop

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 25   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, Oct 25   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

OCT
26

Climate Change Refugees Share Your Story

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bpl presents

Share Your Story

Photographer Genesis Báez welcomes you to share your story of displacement due to environmental change or disaster.

Báez has sought out stories of victims of Hurricane Maria...

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Climate Change Refugees Share Your Story

OCT
28

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Oct 28   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

OCT
29

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 6: THE DANGEROUS SIDE OF DEMOCRACY

“My main complaint against a democratic government as organized in the United States is not its weakness, as many Europeans claim, but rather its irresistible strength. And what I find most...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

OCT
31

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Oct 31   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, Oct 31   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

NOV
1

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 1   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, Nov 1   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

NOV
3

Intermediate Knitting: Patchwork Blankets!

Sat, Nov 3   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults diy fiber arts

NOTE Pre-Requisite: To take this class, you must know how to do the cast on, knit, purl and bind/cast off stitches. This class is for intermediate level only; basics will not be taught during this class.   Ever stopped and started a knitting...
Intermediate Knitting: Patchwork Blankets!

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