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JUN
24

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Sun, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Gaming inclusive services

Get your game on and join us for fun filled afternoons of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and much, much more.

Ages 13 and up with and without disabilities

For more information call 718.253.4948

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

English Conversation Group

Sun, Jun 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Poetry Reading - Joshua Beckman

Sun, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

bpl presents

Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of many books, including The Lives of the Poems and 3 Talks (Wave Books, 2018), The Inside of an Apple, Take It, Shake, Your Time Has Come,...

Poetry Reading - Joshua Beckman

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jun 24   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

World Language Conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Japanese Conversation Group

JUN
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

Story and Play

Mon, Jun 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Build with Blocks

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

early literacy

Kids age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to build and play together. Practice fine and gross motor skills while making new friends!

**Caregivers must remain with child for the entire program**

 

 

Build with Blocks

Chair yoga

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair yoga

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

HSE Screening

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

HSE

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or enrolled in our online prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or the...

HSE Screening

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Chinese Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

World Language Conversation

Improve your Chinese in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Chinese language.

The class is free.

 

There won't be any class as of July 2018 until further notice

Chinese Conversation Group

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Mon, Jun 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

writing workshop

Please join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcomed. No prior writing experience is necessary.

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Jun 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in both Chinese and English.

...
Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Story and Craft for Preschoolers

Mon, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Come to our program to listen to the story, do a simple craft and get a new friends.

Story and Craft for Preschoolers

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids Tech Time

Hands on technology exploration for kids age 6-12!

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

summer reading techknowledge Teen Tech Time

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Teen Tech Time

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Jun 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

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

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Mon, Jun 25   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

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...

Featured Event
Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Researching Your Competition

Mon, Jun 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

business

Entrepreneurs, are you writing a business plan or investigating your competition?  This workshop will demonstrate how to identify companies by industry and analyze their strengths and weaknesses, as well as find market share and financial...

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Researching Your Competition

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jun 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

JUN
26

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, Jun 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

finance

Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving...

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jun 26   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Reading is Fundamental summer reading

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Toddler Time

Tue, Jun 26   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy First Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Jun 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Twitter class, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Toddler Time

Tue, Jun 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy First Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Jun 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

First Five Years Story Play summer reading

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Brooklyn Folk Arts & Artists Series presents: Michela Musolino

Tue, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

bpl presents folk art and artists series

Presented by Brooklyn Arts Council and Brooklyn Public Library.

Traditional and contemporary Sicilian folk and roots music by American-born-and-raised Michela Musolino. This program will be hosted by Julia Patinella and will feature...

Brooklyn Folk Arts & Artists Series presents: Michela Musolino

Computer Basics

Tue, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

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, Jun 26   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Jun 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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)

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Jun 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Jun 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Movies @ the Library: Peter Rabbit

Tue, Jun 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Movies at the Library

The stubborn and naughty Peter Rabbit causes chaos in the home and garden of an irritable human named Mr. McGregor. However, their rivalry grows even more heated when they both fall in love with a new neighbor who adores animals. 2018. Rated PG...

Movies @ the Library: Peter Rabbit

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 26   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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, Jun 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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, Jun 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jun 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

stem & steam

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

Build with LEGO

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jun 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Join us for technology learning and play!

Teen Tech Time

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Jun 26   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

The 3 Cs

Tue, Jun 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

business

Learn the significance of Counseling, Contracting, and Capital for SBA funding. Hear from SBA representatives who will discuss resources available to individuals who want to start or grow their businesses.

Register
The 3 Cs

Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

Tue, Jun 26   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the leading video editing softwares. In this introductory class you’ll learn foundational and technical knowledge to begin editing your video projects. We’ll learn basic setup and how to navigate the user interface,...

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Intro to Video Editing with Premiere Pro

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jun 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

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

Let's Record and Edit

Tue, Jun 26   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

This beginner's audio course will cover how to record with the tools in the Info Commons Recording Studio. We'll discuss microphone types, learn how to use a digital audio workstation to record vocals, and cover how to make common edits.

...

Let's Record and Edit

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Jun 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

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, Jun 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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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