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Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Apr 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Auditorium Meeting Room 2

Philosophy begins in wonder!

Plato

 

Philosophy Discussion Group

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Apr 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Sign-Up and get a FREE book - Check out two books every weeks to earn one Free book.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Cover Letter Basics

Wed, Apr 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

career resume

In this workshop, we will cover how and why to customize your cover letter to the job you are applying for, with tips, advice, and do’s & don’ts so you can create a cover letter that will make you stand out from the competition and give you...

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Cover Letter Basics

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Apr 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

gaming for teens Teen Tech Time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

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

Wed, Apr 25   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, Apr 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

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Apr 25   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

Simply Accounting: The Entrepreneur’s Easy Guide

Wed, Apr 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

business

Understanding the basics of accounting is not as daunting as entrepreneurs believe. Knowing the answers to: Who owes me money? To whom do I owe money? How much money do I have in the bank? are key when building a business. Entrepreneurs who...

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Simply Accounting: The Entrepreneur’s Easy Guide

English Conversation Group

Wed, Apr 25   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

Bard at Brooklyn Public Library: Malcolm X, The Prison Years

Wed, Apr 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

BPL Presents

The Rethinking Education Lecture Series celebrates the second admission cycle of a full-scholarship Bard College degree program at Brooklyn Public Library. The lectures will function as open houses for anyone interested in learning more...

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Bard at Brooklyn Public Library: Malcolm X, The Prison Years

ESOL Class

Wed, Apr 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Class

French Conversation Group - Intermediat-Advanced

Wed, Apr 25   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

Author Talk: "The Margaret Palca Bakes Cookbook: Cakes, Cookies, Muffins, and Memories from a Famous Brooklyn Baker"

Wed, Apr 25   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Brooklyn Collection cooking

Margaret Palca's baked goods are renown all over New York City and at her Columbia Street eatery.  In her brand new, beautifully photographed cookbook she tells the story of her journey as a professional baker, and presents her...

Featured Event
Author Talk: "The Margaret Palca Bakes Cookbook: Cakes, Cookies, Muffins, and Memories from a Famous Brooklyn Baker"

Visions, Premonitions, and Precognitive Dreams, part 1: Is It Possible To See The Future?

Wed, Apr 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents

In this lecture, magician and mentalist Eric Walton examines the history of divination, tracing its roots all the way to pre-agrarian societies, taking a skeptical, bird's-eye view of the statistical accuracy of divination as a means of reliably...

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Visions, Premonitions, and Precognitive Dreams, part 1: Is It Possible To See The Future?

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Apr 26   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

Science Baby!

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

STEM

Join us at the library for this special 6-week series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The...

Science Baby!

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   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

Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

The 5 session workshop in honor of Poetry Month will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Please bring writing materials to class--pens, pencils, paper and ideas.

Creative Writing Workshop

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Apr 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)

Book Discussion-- Fantasyland

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

book discussion

What fantasy land do you live in? In his new book, author Kurt Andersen says that America is a Fantasyland. Join us and tell us whether you agree.

Featured Event
Book Discussion-- Fantasyland

Girls Report Now!

Thu, Apr 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Do you love to tell good stories?

Want to know what makes a story news?

Apply to Girls Report Now.

Girls ages 12-18 will be working with a professional journalist to  learn about reporting, writing and editing for...

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Girls Report Now!

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   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

Street Photography

Thu, Apr 26   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

BRIC

In this class you’ll learn about on-the-fly composition techniques and how to capture engaging photos of people, buildings, and public spaces. Please note that this class runs rain or shine, so please dress appropriately.

Cancelled
Street Photography

Kids Create

Thu, Apr 26   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   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

How Market Research Can Help Your Business

Thu, Apr 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

business

Competitive and consumer analysis are key parts of your company’s marketing plan. Join us as Bill Loges of Infogroup, the company that brings you ReferenceUSA, highlights how this valuable resource will help you identify competitors and customers...

How Market Research Can Help Your Business

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Apr 26   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, Apr 26   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

Podcast Social Club - A Listening Party

Thu, Apr 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Tonight is the Podcast Social Club, a listening party! We'll be joined by the creators of the daily news podcast "Informed," and the comedy podcast "Paperweight." We'll hear the creators discuss their production process, plus episode clips....

Featured Event
Podcast Social Club - A Listening Party

Jasper Johns: A Life's Work

Thu, Apr 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

BPL Presents

How does the work of a significant living artist enter the canon and the archive? And how must the field of art become more inclusive when it comes to representing artistic legacies?

Join us for an evening with acclaimed contemporary...

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Jasper Johns: A Life's Work

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Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Apr 27   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)

Central Library Friday Film Club

Fri, Apr 27   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Movies at the Library


Balcony Conference Room (behind Popular Library)
Each month a different librarian at Central curates a series of films by theme, genre, director or actor.

The Salesman (2016) | Directed by Asghar Farhadi

Best Foreign...

Central Library Friday Film Club

Chess Club

Fri, Apr 27   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

PINOCCHIO AND THE THREE GOLD COINS

Fri, Apr 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Pinocchio and The Three Gold Coins

Pinocho y Las Tres Monedas de Oro

A performance by the Scaramouches Latino Puppet Theatre

In this adventure Pinocchio meets Zorro and goes with him to plant the three gold coins in the...

PINOCCHIO AND THE THREE GOLD COINS

Beginner English Conversation Group

Fri, Apr 27   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

DIY Fridays

Fri, Apr 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

DIY

Join us in the Youth Wing for blackout poetry, duct tape crafts, and more! 

6th grade and up. 

DIY Fridays

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Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Apr 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, Apr 28   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, Apr 28   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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Sat, Apr 28   11:00 am to 1:00 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)

Financial Fair: Take Control of Your Finances in Uncertain Times

Sat, Apr 28   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

business Finance

Are you struggling to make ends meet? Making the most of your money is a challenge in today’s changing economy. With reliable information from financial experts you can make smart choices about your financial future. Join us for a day of...

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Financial Fair: Take Control of Your Finances in Uncertain Times

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

kids

Stories, songs, rhymes and lot more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

ESOL Class

Sat, Apr 28   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Class

Book Launch: Peter Brown presents The Wild Robot Escapes

Sat, Apr 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Author Talks BPL Presents kids kids

Come celebrate this long-awaited sequel, The Wild Robot Escapes! Peter Brown will be reading, drawing, and signing his books, and telling you everything you need to know about Roz.

Copies of Peter Brown's books will be available from...

Book Launch: Peter Brown presents The Wild Robot Escapes

Comics & Zines for Everybody!

Sat, Apr 28   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

creative writing DIY

Are you interested in zines and comics, but aren't sure where to start? Come to a fun workshop lead by Elvis and Jan, two seasoned comics creators who will bring their enthusiasm for the medium, and also writing prompts and activities. Comics are...

Comics & Zines for Everybody!

Bard at Brooklyn Public Library: The Polaroid and Coloring Histories of Black Surveillance in Africa and the United States

Sat, Apr 28   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

BPL Presents

The Rethinking Education Lecture Series celebrates the second admission cycle of a full-scholarship Bard College degree program at Brooklyn Public Library. The lectures will function as open houses for anyone interested in learning more...

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Bard at Brooklyn Public Library: The Polaroid and Coloring Histories of Black Surveillance in Africa and the United States

Chess Workshop

Sat, Apr 28   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Come learn and play chess moves with an instructor.

Chess Workshop

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Sat, Apr 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 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)

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Apr 28   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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English Conversation Group

Sun, Apr 29   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

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