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Chess Club

Tue, May 22   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Resume Editing

Tue, May 22   4:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Macon Library

Resume Help

Resume Editing

Exodus Documentary

Tue, May 22   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

The first-person stories of refugees and migrants fleeing war and persecution for Europe.

Told through camera-phone footage filmed by the families themselves as they leave their

homes on dangerous journeys seeking safety and...

Exodus  Documentary

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, May 22   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

Adult Coloring

Tue, May 22   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Spend your evening coloring away your troubles! Coloring is a great way to relax and show off your creativity. Find us on the Adult side of the library. Materials will be provided.

No registration required.

Adult Coloring

English Conversation Class

Tue, May 22   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English at Clarendon. No Registration required

English Conversation Class

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, May 22   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

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.

Register
Digital Photo Enhancement

English Conversation Group

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

ESOL Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

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

English Conversation Group

Microsoft Power Point 2010

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

TechKnowledge

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 gives you more ways to create and share dynamic presentations.

Computer Basic skills & registration required.

Microsoft Power Point 2010

Red Hook Eats its Greens

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

health and wellness

Red Hook Library & the RHDSEP (Red Hook Diabetes Support and Education Program) are teaming up to bring you a series of expert-led workshops aimed at providing you with strategies to take control of your health! 

Come to this fun...

Red Hook Eats its Greens

Movies @ the Library

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Marcy Library

adult learning Movies Movies at the Library

Join us for a movie at the newly-reopened Marcy Library! Sit back, relax, and enjoy a film with your fellow adult library-goers.

African Underground: Democracy in Dakar 
This is a groundbreaking documentary film about hip-...

Movies @ the Library

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

citizenship

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

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Access to Capital

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

business

Many entrepreneurs need financial resources to start or expand a small business and must combine what they have with other sources of financing. These sources can include family and friends, venture-capital and business loans. The SBA has a...

Featured Event Register
Access to Capital

NYWC Write Now

Tue, May 22   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, May 22   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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, May 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

adult learning citizenship

Our new location is: The Sunset Park Interim Library @ 4201 Fourth Avenue.

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

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718 349-8504...

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, May 22   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

book club

Join the book club as they discuss Barkskins by Annie Proulx!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Developmental Disabilities Services for Individuals and Families from

Tue, May 22   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Learn about Developmental Services from individuals with disabilities, family members, provides and advocates. Find out about respite, family reimbursement, waiver services and much, much more.

Presented by the Children's Services...

Developmental Disabilities Services for Individuals and Families from

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, May 22   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

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, May 22   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

esol

Practice English in a group with other adults learning English. Free! No registration necessary.

ESOL Conversation Group

Yoga

Tue, May 22   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

Developmental Disabilities Services for Individuals and Families from Birth to Age 22

Tue, May 22   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Learn about Developmental Services from individuals with disabilities, family members, provides and advocates. Find out about respite, family reimbursement, waiver services and much, much more.

Presented by the Children's Services...

Featured Event
Developmental Disabilities Services for Individuals and Families from Birth to Age 22

Developmental Disability Services for Individuals from Birth to Age 23 and their Families

Tue, May 22   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Learn about Developmental Disability Services and how to get them from individuals with disabilities, family members, providers and advocates.  Do you need: A break?; Reimbursement for unusual expenses?; Afterschool or a camp?; Support for...

Developmental Disability Services for Individuals from Birth to Age 23 and their Families

Yoga for Fun and Fitness

Tue, May 22   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Yoga

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...

Yoga for Fun and Fitness

Meditation

Tue, May 22   6:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Come to this free meditation class!  Learn how to balance your emotions, tap into your natural energy and improve your overall health! All are welcome.

Meditation

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, May 22   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

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Climate, human effects, and the collapse of Caribbean bat biodiversity

Tue, May 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Presented by Angelo Soto-Centeno, professor of Evolutionary Biology at Rutgers University – Newark and most recently a postdoctoral fellow at the American Museum of Natural History. Angelo was born in Puerto Rico, and since early childhood he...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Climate, human effects, and the collapse of Caribbean bat biodiversity

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, May 23   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

ESOL Class

Wed, May 23   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

adult learning esol

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Attend ESOL classes at the Red Hook Library between April 9th and June 18th. 

ESOL Class

Advanced ESOL

Wed, May 23   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy Library

Advanced English aims to improve participants' English language skills by developing reading writing and speaking skills.  The course will cover vocabulary, reading comprehension, tone, style and knowledge of English communication...

Advanced ESOL

TechKnowledge: One-on-One Help

Wed, May 23   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Mill Basin Library

TechKnowledge

Need help downloading your ebook on your ereader? Don't remember your username or password for your email & you need to reset it?

Get One-on-One Help on the computer, creating & saving documents or printing, tablet, or any...

TechKnowledge: One-on-One Help

Chess Club

Wed, May 23   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

English Conversation Group

Wed, May 23   10:30 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

Basic Photo Editing with Adobe Photoshop

Wed, May 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

TechKnowledge

Photoshop helps you create and manipulate your documents and files using various elements, such as panels, bars, and windows. Any arrangement of these elements is called a workspace. (The workspaces of different Adobe creative applications share...

Basic Photo Editing with Adobe Photoshop

Techknowledge: Computer Basics

Wed, May 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Any one can learn to use computers, by attending our Techknowledge Computer Basics class because our TRS makes learning easy and enjoyable! Please call and register with our TRS to attend the 6 week program. Limit 8 participants.

Techknowledge: Computer Basics

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets for our Vets. Don’t know how?  We’ll teach you!  Supplies included.  Ages 10 - 110.

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 1:00 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)

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

art and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring Collaging Line Drawing Painting Designing postcards Sculpting Crafts

And more!

Featured Event
Art O'Clock for Adults

Microsoft Publisher 2010 Basics

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

TechKnowledge

This program is offering you a great collection of designs and features that make it easy to design and publish brochures, flyers, newsletters, business cards, calendars and invitation cards.

Microsoft Publisher 2010 Basics

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your resume, cover letter, interview, or job search.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

TechKnowledge

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

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.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

TechKnowledge

 

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

Yoga with Harbor Fitness

Wed, May 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga with Harbor Fitness

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, May 23   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Please  join us for a Special Program for people with Developmental Disabilities.

Have fun time in the library

Read and Play: Hear stories read by our librarians;  play with words and numbers, create your...

The Brain Fitness Club

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, May 23   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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

Jewelry Making with Jennifer Jacobs

Wed, May 23   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library

jewelry making

Please come to a three-day Jewelry Making program led by teaching artist Jennifer Jacobs. Participants will leave the program with a finished work.

Please register for this program at the reference desk.

Jewelry Making with Jennifer Jacobs

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