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NOV
19

Bring your Fashion & Beauty Dream to Market

Mon, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

In this panel discussion learn the steps, tips and resources to get your small fashion & beauty businesses manufactured. Presented in partnership with the Local Development Corporation of East NY.

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Bring your Fashion & Beauty Dream to Market

Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults

Bracing for the Revolution is a free ten-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The US is at a crossroads. The status quo cannot endure much longer.  Too many people are hurting and...

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Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

NOV
20

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Hopalong Andrew

Tue, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Join the fun with folk songs, cowboy songs and other fun songs sprinkled in. Tunes to sing, holler and hoedown to with Hopalong Andrew! C'mon down, y'hear!

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Hopalong Andrew

After School Homework Help - High School Math

Tue, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Teens homework help

Free homework help with high school math for teens.

After School Homework Help - High School Math

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English-FREE!

No registration necessary Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library Volunteers
English Conversation Group

FAB YOGA

Tue, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Find your Inner beauty through Yoga

FAB YOGA

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

Tue, Nov 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults book discussion conversations philosophy in the library

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Power and Governmentality at the Intersection of the Individual and Population

“What characterizes the act of justice is not resort to a court and to judges; it is not the intervention of...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

NOV
21

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 21   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.

Toddler Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades 1 to 8.

After School Homework Help

NOV
23

Central Library Friday Film Club

Fri, Nov 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults movies

November is Katherine Hepburn film month. Today's feature is The Rainmaker (1956) which also stars Burt Lancaster as a con man who promises rain to the desperate farmers of a drought ridden town and marriage to a lonely spinster....

Central Library Friday Film Club

NOV
24

Morning Yoga

Sat, Nov 24   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Reduce stree and gain flexibility ina safe and fun environment

Beginners are welcome

Morning Yoga

ASL - American Sign Language

Sat, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Older Adults

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language

Saturday Storytime: Cantonese Storytime

Sat, Nov 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids multilingual storytime saturday storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Cantonese for children and their parents or caregivers.

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間

Saturday Storytime: Cantonese Storytime

NOV
25

Classical Interludes: counter)induction

Sun, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

counter)induction’s mission since its inception has been straightforward: world-class performances of contemporary chamber music, without hype and without agenda other than our complete commitment to the most compelling music of our day.

...

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Classical Interludes: counter)induction

NOV
26

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Mon, Nov 26   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

NOV
27

After School Homework Help - High School Math

Tue, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Teens homework help

Free homework help with high school math for teens.

After School Homework Help - High School Math

NOV
28

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 28   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.

Toddler Time

WE NYC Annual Summit: WE Lead

Wed, Nov 28   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

This forum will equip you with practical and actionable advice on negotiation techniques, communicating with power and overcoming risk aversion behavior. Attend roundtables on crafting your pitch and identifying your leadership style and take...

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WE NYC Annual Summit: WE Lead

After School Homework Help

Wed, Nov 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades 1 to 8.

After School Homework Help

Having Trouble Paying Your Student Loans?

Wed, Nov 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

This one-hour workshop includes a presentation, Q&A session and helpful brochers and takeaways on the following subjects: Repayment plans, forbearance, deferment, loan consolidation, rehabilitation, loan forgiveness, how to bring your loan...

Having Trouble Paying Your Student Loans?

Jarrett J. Krosoczka in Conversation with National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson

Wed, Nov 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Teens author talks

 Join Jarrett J. Krosoczka as he reads from his young adult graphic memoir, HEY, KIDDO. After the reading, Jarrett will be joined on stage by National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson to discuss writing, children's...

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Jarrett J. Krosoczka in Conversation with National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson

NOV
29

Computer Basics Class

Thu, Nov 29   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Beginners welcome!

Space is limited

Call (718) 748-6919 to register

Computer Basics Class

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Nov 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Metrix Learning

Thu, Nov 29   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults career

Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Metrix Learning

Book Discussion: The Power by Naomi Alderman

Thu, Nov 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults book club book discussion

A gripping dystopian novel that imagines an alternate present where young women entering puberty discover a mysterious physical power that allows them to wield an electric charge from the tips of their fingers. No one knows how or why the...

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Book Discussion: The Power by Naomi Alderman

NOV
30

A Bill of Divorcement

Fri, Nov 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults

November is Katherine Hepburn film month. Today's feature is A Bill of Divorcement which also stars John Barrymore and Billie Burke. It is directed by George Cukor. A man returns home after fifteen years in a mental asylum and finds his...

A Bill of Divorcement

DEC
1

Morning Yoga

Sat, Dec 1   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Reduce Stress and gain flexibility in a safe and fun environment

Beginners are welcome

Bring a Yoga Mat, towel or blanket to practice on

Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in

Yoga is best practiced...

Morning Yoga

Morning Yoga

Sat, Dec 1   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Reduce stree and gain flexibility ina safe and fun environment

Beginners are welcome

Morning Yoga

Events for Youth and Families: The Pop Ups - Giants of Science

Sat, Dec 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Giants of Science Live is an all-out sonic and visual experience featuring songs from The Pop Ups critically acclaimed new album, their Amazon Video Special, and classics from their two GRAMMY nominated albums. The show is a wild adventure...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: The Pop Ups - Giants of Science

Saturday Storytime: Cantonese Storytime

Sat, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids multilingual storytime saturday storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Cantonese for children and their parents or caregivers.

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間

Saturday Storytime: Cantonese Storytime

DEC
2

Silent Movie Matinee: LUCKY STAR (1929)

Sun, Dec 2   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies silent movie matinee

Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell first co-starred in director Frank Borzage’s 7th Heaven.  Lucky Star is their third and final work with Borzage, from a story by Tristram Tupper, who wrote for movies between serving in both World Wars....

Silent Movie Matinee: LUCKY STAR (1929)

DEC
3

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Dec 3   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Resume writing and career search help. Bring a copy of your current resume to review. Individual sessions scheduled afterwards when needed.

Resume & Career Help

DEC
4

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Funkytown Playground

Tue, Dec 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come on down to the Funkytown Playground! We will jump and jam with shakers and tambourines, dance with bubbles and fall from the stars with our colorful parachute. 

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Funkytown Playground

After School Homework Help - High School Math

Tue, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Teens homework help

Free homework help with high school math for teens.

After School Homework Help - High School Math

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

Tue, Dec 4   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults book discussion conversations philosophy in the library

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Power and Governmentality at the Intersection of the Individual and Population

“What characterizes the act of justice is not resort to a court and to judges; it is not the intervention of...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

Philosophy in the Library: Kwame Anthony Appiah on Identity

Tue, Dec 4   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents philosophy in the library

In December's Philosophy in the Library, Kwame Anthony Appiah speaks on "How (Not) to Think About Identity."

Appiah will discuss how identities work, what they have in common, and some of the common pitfalls of identity thinking...

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Philosophy in the Library: Kwame Anthony Appiah on Identity

DEC
5

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 5   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 5   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

Enjoy stories and play. 18 months to 48 months.

Toddler Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 5   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades 1 to 8.

After School Homework Help

Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Dr. Vishakha N. Desai: Perceptions and Misperceptions of Islam and Muslim Cultures

Wed, Dec 5   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Dr. Vishakha Desai moderates a multidisciplinary panel focused on perceptions and misperceptions of Islam and Muslim cultures, especially in regions beyond the Middle East, such as South Asia and the diaspora in Europe and America. With Dr....

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Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Dr. Vishakha N. Desai: Perceptions and Misperceptions of Islam and Muslim Cultures

DEC
7

Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Dec 7   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

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Mental Health First Aid

DEC
8

Morning Yoga

Sat, Dec 8   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Reduce stree and gain flexibility ina safe and fun environment

Beginners are welcome

Morning Yoga

Saturday Storytime: Cantonese Storytime

Sat, Dec 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids multilingual storytime saturday storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Cantonese for children and their parents or caregivers.

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間

Saturday Storytime: Cantonese Storytime

DEC
9

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz

Sun, Dec 9   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Called a “volcanic violinist with a huge, fabulous tone” (Los Angeles Times), Lara St. John is equally at home with classical works, new music, folk, and beyond. She is joined by multifaceted pianist Matt Herskowitz, recognized for his jazz,...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz

DEC
10

PowerUP! 15th Annual Awards Ceremony

Mon, Dec 10   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Please join us for the 15th annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony. Hear live business pitches from our finalists and choose your favorite to receive the $1,000 Audience Choice Award.

...
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PowerUP! 15th Annual Awards Ceremony

DEC
11

After School Homework Help - High School Math

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Teens homework help

Free homework help with high school math for teens.

After School Homework Help - High School Math

The Review Panel

Tue, Dec 11   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics Faye Hirsch, Sharmistha Ray, and Robert C. Morgan join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel

DEC
12

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades 1 to 8.

After School Homework Help

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