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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

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.

Mobile Phone Podcasting

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 25   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Microsoft Excel Basics III: Using Simple Formulas

Tue, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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 III:  Using Simple Formulas

Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 25   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 25   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 WiiU is your WiiU every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, Just Dance and more. (grades 6 and up.)...

Teen Tech Time

Tween Time

Tue, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Sep 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups!

Citizenship Prep Group

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

For the past two years, Jason Gregg has travelled with the Committee Against Bird Slaughter to join other activists in the fight against widespread poaching of migratory birds in Cyprus, Italy, and Spain. Each year, twenty-five million birds are...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Adult Game Time

Wed, Sep 26   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game Time

Library Lab

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids stem & steam library lab

Kids age 6-12 can join us for a hands-on science project. All materials will be provided by the library, you just need to bring your curiosity and excitement!

Library Lab

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

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

Tween Time

Wed, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

How to Use and Incorporate Strengths in Your Child’s IEP

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

We’ve all heard of standards-based IEPs, but what is a strengths-based IEP? In preparation for back-to-school, join us for a free workshop to learn about the basics of strengths-based IEPs. We’ll discuss tips and strategies for engaging with the...

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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

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Sep 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Story Play

Thu, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years storytime story play

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

Microsoft Excel Basics IV: Using Basic Functions

Thu, Sep 27   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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 IV:  Using Basic Functions

Movies @ the Library: The Leisure Seeker

Thu, Sep 27   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(R)

(Comedy/Drama, 112 minutes)

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

Movies @ the Library: The Leisure Seeker

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Tween Time

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Sep 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

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

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ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Kids Create

Fri, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a new arts and crafts project every week. Create something new and all your own!

Caregivers must accompany young children.

Kids Create

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

 

 

Introduction to Poetry

English Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 29   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Get to Know the Studio

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

Adults openhouse2018

Did you know there's an amateur recording studio in the library? Producer Rob Schulte will show you around the digital audio tools in the Info Commons recording studio. Join us in the Info Commons this Open House 2018!

This workshop takes...

Get to Know the Studio

Open House Day

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come and meet the branch staff, sign up for library cards, learn about our programs and services and participate in fun activities.

Open House Day

Kids Create

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts openhouse2018

Create your own unique design with pipe cleaners and beads as we celebrate Open House Day.  For ages 5 and older. *Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Create

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

eBook Starter Session

Sat, Sep 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults openhouse2018

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids openhouse2018 saturday storytime storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

The Wonderful World of Classical Music: Great Piano Classics

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music openhouse2018

Join us during our Open House for an afternoon of beautiful music by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, and Copland.  Pianist James Besser will be performing with special surprise appearances by members of The Italian Opera...

The Wonderful World of Classical Music: Great Piano Classics

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Sep 29   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

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English Conversation Group

Sun, Sep 30   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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