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Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library presents a storytelling workshop through Creative Aging program.

This course explores the ways we tell stories about our communities through various formats such as oral storytelling, emotional techniques, and...

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

User Experience Design: Free Training wiht CUNY TechWorks

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business career

Attend an information session to learn how Kingsborough Community College's new tuition-FREE User Experience training program can help you break into one of the most in-demand fields.  Classes will take place in ...

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User Experience Design: Free Training wiht CUNY TechWorks

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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

Brooklyn’s kindie titans Rolie Polie Guacamole, have been perfecting their show over the last decade scooping up several Parents’ Choice awards along the way. Their shows incorporate fun, fresh and smart lyrics in a style appealing to kids and...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. Get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.

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Digital Photo Enhancement

Story Play

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

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

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 18   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

Internet Basics Class

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Internet Basics is designed for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used.

This lesson covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics Class

Concert: Tchaikovsky's The Seasons Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music

Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons:

July -- Song of the reaper

August -- The harvest

September -- The hunt

October -- Autumn song

November -- Russian trojka

December -- Christmas waltz

 

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Concert: Tchaikovsky's The  Seasons   Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 18   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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Dec 18   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, Dec 18   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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Tween Time

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 7:00 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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Wide Open Concert Series

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults live music

Wide Open is an exceptional group of composer-improviser-performers that defies categorization. These seven musicians have performed in every musical genre imaginable and Wide Open’s unique instrumentation allows it to take the music in all...

Wide Open Concert Series

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Dec 18   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

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Dec 18   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

Cancelled
Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

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

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Wed, Dec 19   8:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with the Borough Presidents Office presents a special Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for thousands of children living in family homeless shelters around the  borough.

The drive...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Dec 19   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

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   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

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Dec 19   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

SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults business small business

Learn how to build a successful business plan.

What you will learn…

• Why do you need a business plan?

• How to turn your idea into a business

• Basics of Financing

• Develop Cash Flow Projections

...
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SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

"Inside the Book" Library Tour: For Individuals with Memory Loss and Their Care Communities

Wed, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library

Older Adults

Visit Brooklyn Public Library's (BPL) landmark Central Library to learn more about its unique architecture and history. This library tour invites individuals with memory loss and their caregivers to explore behind-the-scenes tours of the building...

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"Inside the Book" Library Tour: For Individuals with Memory Loss and Their Care Communities

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   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, Dec 19   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, Dec 19   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

Internet Basics Class - Safety

Wed, Dec 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults computer basics internet safety techknowledge

Introduction to Internet safety is designed for those who are interested in protecting their privacy, and knowing how to safely navigate the internet.

Internet Basics Class - Safety

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League!

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tween Time

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Kids Create

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Dec 19   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

Astronomy Night

Wed, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids astronomy stem & steam

We will be outside of the library with our telescope looking at different celestial bodies in the night sky! Take a look to see what you can find.

 

*this program is a weather-permitting program. It may be cancelled due to...

Astronomy Night

Game On! for Families

Wed, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids

Come to the library and unwind playing board games, card games and puzzles. People of all ages are welcome!

Game On! for Families

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Dec 19   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults crochet 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

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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

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

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Dec 19   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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