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MAY
29

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, May 29   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, May 29   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

Toddler Time

Tue, May 29   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

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, May 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Do you want to record a podcast from home? Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started. You’ll also have a chance to record sample clips using professional Zoom recorders and software for your mobile devices and...

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How to Record Your Podcast

Toddler Time

Tue, May 29   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, May 29   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, May 29   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)

English Conversation Group

Tue, May 29   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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, May 29   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, May 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

STEM

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

Build with LEGO

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, May 29   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, May 29   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 29   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

NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative Meeting

Tue, May 29   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Join the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative at an all-member meeting. New members welcome.

Do you desire…

to buy the building your space is in and need more $$$? to sell a commercial space you own, but want to make sure it...
NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative Meeting

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, May 29   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, May 29   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

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu: The 2018 Kahn Humanities Lecture

Tue, May 29   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

author talks bpl premier bpl presents

**Please note: We have reached capacity for this event and are no longer accepting reservations.

In a commissioned lecture at Brooklyn Public Library, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans mayor who removed the city’s Confederate statues...

Featured Event
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu: The 2018 Kahn Humanities Lecture

MAY
30

Film Screening & Discussion: Coming of Age in Aging America

Wed, May 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Movies

Film Screening & Discussion: Coming of Age in Aging America

A PBS documentary based on the impact of people living longer and healthier than ever before in human history. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with experts...

Featured Event
Film Screening & Discussion: Coming of Age in Aging America

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, May 30   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

Babies and Books

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

early literacy First Five Years

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...

Featured Event
Babies and Books

English Conversation Group

Wed, May 30   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

Babies and Books

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

early literacy First Five Years

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...

Featured Event
Babies and Books

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, May 30   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)

English Conversation Group

Wed, May 30   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

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, May 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Auditorium Meeting Room 2

Philosophy begins in wonder.

Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

Email Basics

Wed, May 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

email TechKnowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Wed, May 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Book Adventures - Story time and Readalouds for School-aged Kids!

Wed, May 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

after school book adventures bookish storytime

Why should the toddlers and babies have all the fun? We all love being read to!

Join us for this 9 week session of storytime for school age kids, every Wednesday from April 18th through June 13th. 

We'll be reading zany...

Book Adventures - Story time and Readalouds for School-aged Kids!

Resume Editing Help

Wed, May 30   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

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, May 30   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

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, May 30   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group esol

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

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group - Intermediat-Advanced

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

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 - Intermediat-Advanced

MAY
31

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, May 31   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, May 31   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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, May 31   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)

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, May 31   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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

Kids Create

Thu, May 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, May 31   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

English Conversation Group

Thu, May 31   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, May 31   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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, May 31   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

JUN
1

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Jun 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

First Five Years music storytime Yoga

Join us for a musical toddler yoga storytime. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Featured Event
Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jun 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

career 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)

Chess Club

Fri, Jun 1   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Drop In for the Opportunity to play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome.

Friday Afternoons, 3:30-5:30

Art and Music Division Third Floor 718-230-2184

Chess Club

Beginner English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 1   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

JUN
2

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Jun 2   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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

Story and Play

Sat, Jun 2   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. Storytime will begin at 10:45. 

Story and Play

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jun 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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

English Conversation Group

Japanese Storytime

Sat, Jun 2   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Japanese

Join us for stories and songs in Japanese for children and their parents or caregivers. Suggested for children ages 0-3.

日本語で絵本や紙芝居の読み聞かせ、手遊び、わらべ唄を楽しむおはなし会です。お子様と一緒にご参加ください。対象:0歳から3歳くらい

Japanese Storytime

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Jun 2   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

 

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

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

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