E.g., Feb 23 2019
FEB
23

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Feb 23   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

Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids music

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of soul songs and music to give the families a soulfully satisfying experience.

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: Shine and the Moonbeams

FEB
24

Tax Help

Sun, Feb 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you...

Tax Help

Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

Sun, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

The Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances and distinctive repertoire that range from commissions by today’s emerging...

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Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
26

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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

Multi-award winning children's artist Lucy Kalantari brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Feb 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer 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

Tax Help

Tue, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and...

Tax Help

Supply Chain & Production in Fashion

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

Adults business

Are you a fashion designer who wants to expand your business? Join us as we explore the world of supply chains and production with Sonia Park, Assistant Vice President, Creative and Applied Tech at New York City Economic Development Corporation....

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Supply Chain & Production in Fashion

FEB
27

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Feb 27   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

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2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

FEB
28

PowerPoint

Thu, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations. This series covers the core features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 

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PowerPoint

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Feb 28   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 class meets for three mandatory sessions on 2/21, 2/28, and 3/7. Registration required for all three...

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Intro to Photoshop

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Feb 28   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

MAR
1

Women Trailblazers: Million Dollar Entrepreneurs

Fri, Mar 1   8:30 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Join us for a compelling dialogue between two inspiring entrepreneurs. Selena Cuffe, co-founder of award-winning wine importer and producer, Heritage Link Brands and Brooklyn’s own Monique Greenwood, CEO of Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns, will...

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Women Trailblazers: Million Dollar Entrepreneurs

Tax Help

Fri, Mar 1   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and...

Tax Help

Central Library Friday Film Club - You Go Girl Month

Fri, Mar 1   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Underworld  Selene, a vampire warrior, is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves, while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons.

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Central Library Friday Film Club - You Go Girl Month

MAR
2

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Mar 2   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

MAR
3

Tax Help

Sun, Mar 3   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you...

Tax Help

MAR
5

Tax Help

Tue, Mar 5   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and...

Tax Help

MAR
6

2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Wed, Mar 6   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation....

Featured Event Register
2019 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation

Mitchell Jackson on Survival Math, in conversation with Esperanza Spalding

Wed, Mar 6   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

Copresented with Greenlight Books

In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while examining the cultural forces—...

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Mitchell Jackson on Survival Math, in conversation with Esperanza Spalding

MAR
7

PowerPoint

Thu, Mar 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations. This series covers the core features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 

...

PowerPoint

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Mar 7   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 class meets for three mandatory sessions on 2/21, 2/28, and 3/7. Registration required for all three...

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Intro to Photoshop

Philosophy in the Library: Derek Skillings on Microbes and the Self

Thu, Mar 7   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

In Philosophy in the Library, philosophers from around the world tackle the big questions. In March, we hear from Derek Skillings.

You are a holobiont - a biological unit made up of a host and its associated microbiome (bacteria, protists...

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Philosophy in the Library: Derek Skillings on Microbes and the Self

MAR
8

Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair

Fri, Mar 8   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library Business & Career Center and the North Flatbush (BID),...

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Brooklyn Small Business Resource Fair

Tax Help

Fri, Mar 8   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and...

Tax Help

Central Library Friday Film Club - You Go Girl Month

Fri, Mar 8   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Wonder Woman  When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Central Library Friday Film Club - You Go Girl Month

MAR
9

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Mar 9   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

Events for Youth and Families: Spin, Pop...Boom!

Sat, Mar 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

Are you ready for some fun science? Our Special Event, “Spin, Pop, Boom” is all about awesome experiments! You will witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. You will marvel at our demonstrations as we...

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Events for Youth and Families: Spin, Pop...Boom!

MAR
10

Tax Help

Sun, Mar 10   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you...

Tax Help

Classical Interludes: PUBLIQuartet

Sun, Mar 10   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

PUBLIQuartet’s genre-bending programs span the classical canon and also feature open-form improvisations that expand the techniques and aesthetic of the traditional string quartet.

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Classical Interludes: PUBLIQuartet

MAR
12

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Joshua David Stein

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

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

Children’s book author Joshua David Stein leads a group of musicians as they romp through children’s books that focus on environment. Come hear old classics and new discoveries like you’ve never heard them before!

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Joshua David Stein

Tax Help

Tue, Mar 12   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and...

Tax Help

Bridgett Davis and Tyehimba Jess in conversation with Lisa Lucas

Tue, Mar 12   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A singular memoir highlighting "the outstanding humanity of black America" that tells the story of one unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and the life they lead in the Detroit numbers of the 1960s and 1970s (James McBride). In 1958...

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Bridgett Davis and Tyehimba Jess in conversation with Lisa Lucas

MAR
14

PowerPoint

Thu, Mar 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations. This series covers the core features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 

...

PowerPoint

Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Thu, Mar 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page and update your security settings. You’ll also learn how to navigate posts and upload pictures and videos.

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Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Thu, Mar 14   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe Photo Express...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

MAR
15

Mental Health First Aid (Adults)

Fri, Mar 15   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mhfa

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a groundbreaking public education program which introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. MHFA is...

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Mental Health First Aid (Adults)

Tax Help

Fri, Mar 15   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and...

Tax Help

Central Library Friday Film Club - You Go Girl Month

Fri, Mar 15   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Kill Bill: Vol. 1  Quentin Tarantino's delirious homage to martial-arts films with Uma Thurman as an assassin hell-bent on revenge.

Central Library Friday Film Club - You Go Girl Month

MAR
16

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Mar 16   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

MAR
17

Tax Help

Sun, Mar 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you...

Tax Help

Classical Interludes: JP Jofre

Sun, Mar 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

A native of San Juan, Argentina, Juan Pablo Jofre Romarion aka JP Jofre, is an award-winning bandoneon player and composer. Mr. Jofre has been repeatedly highlighted by the New York Times and praised as one of today’s leading artists by Great...

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Classical Interludes: JP Jofre

MAR
18

Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

Mon, Mar 18   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy
US, 2019, 107 mins

Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill’s brilliant, honest and courageous writing defined New York City’s last great era of print journalism. For five...

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Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

MAR
19

Tax Help

Tue, Mar 19   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults finance tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free!
To participate, you must have a valid email address and...

Tax Help

Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Tue, Mar 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Akin Omotoso
Nigeria/South Africa, 2009, 52 mins

A literary lion and diehard political activist, Wole Soyinka has spent a long lifetime speaking truth to power...

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Soyinka: Child of the Forest

Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

Tue, Mar 19   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Sam Pollard
US, 2008, 85 mins

One of the first black women to enter the literary canon (Their Eyes Were Watching God), Zora Neale Hurston established the African American vernacular as one of the most...

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Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun

MAR
20

Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

Wed, Mar 20   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. by Neil Ortenberg
US, 2007, 98 mins

Obscene is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, who acquired Grove Press in 1951 and embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement....

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Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

MAR
21

PowerPoint

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics introduces new and returning PowerPoint users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office presentations. This series covers the core features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 

...

PowerPoint

Get to Know Your Camera

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

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Get to Know Your Camera

Studs Terkel: Listening to America

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film litfilm

Short film, dir. by Eric Simonson
US, 2009, 40 mins

For over 60 years, Studs Terkel elevated the voices and experiences of everyday Americans through his skillful interviews on radio and TV and in books. The documentary...

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Studs Terkel: Listening to America

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