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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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, Sep 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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, Sep 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

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

Story and Play

Toddler Time

Mon, Sep 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 2-5.

Toddler Time

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Babies & Books

Mon, Sep 24   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytimes with Music, Rhymes and Fun for Babies, Toddlers and Caregivers.

 

Babies & Books

English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 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

Kids Create

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Create an arts & crafts project and have fun with your friends.

Kids Create

Teaching With Primary Sources: A Skills Workshop For Paraprofessionals

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection ctle platbpl

Engaging with primary source material is a key way to foster inquiry and critical thinking in our students. This professional development seminar for paraprofessionals will explore what kinds of documents are considered primary source material,...

Cancelled
Teaching With Primary Sources: A Skills Workshop For Paraprofessionals

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Come to our program to listen to the story, make a simple craft and meet a new friends.

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Teen Gaming

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Teens, join us for tabletop gaming.  A rotating schedule of board games, Card Games (MtG and Yu-Gi-Oh!), and RPGs are featured.

Teen Gaming

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Sep 24   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults 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, Sep 24   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

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...

Featured Event
Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

Mon, Sep 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults citizenship philosophy in the library

Bracing for the Revolution is a free ten-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The US is at a crossroads. The status quo cannot endure much longer.  Too many people are hurting and...

Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

Boosting Your Privacy and Security While Browsing Online

Mon, Sep 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety

Internet browsing is a daily activity for so many of us — whether we're searching for jobs, researching for a school paper, or communicating with family located far away. Without even realizing, we risk giving up private information or security...

Featured Event
Boosting Your Privacy and Security While Browsing Online

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Sep 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 2: ELECTIONS, THE MEDIA, AND FREE SPEECH

“So far, no candidate has managed to arouse the enthusiastic sympathies or the dangerous passions of the people in his favor, for the very simple reason that, having reached the position of...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

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English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Toddler Time

Tue, Sep 25   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years 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

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Toddler Time

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years 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, Sep 25   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults 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, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults 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)

Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 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.

Ask a Tech

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 6-12.

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

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

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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

BKLYN Fashion Academy Information Session

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

The BKLYN Fashion Academy is back! Learn what it takes to create a viable fashion business! Up to twenty aspiring women's wear designers will be selected to participate in a 16-week intensive program. They will receive mentoring from industry...

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BKLYN Fashion Academy Information Session

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 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....

Cancelled
NYWC Write Now

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Sep 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults citizenship

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

Citizenship Prep Group

Foucault and the Problem of Justice

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults

Foucault and the Problem of Justice focuses on a series of lectures given by Foucault between 1970 and 1984 at the College de France on the historical dimensions of institutions and power-relations such as government, law, psychiatry, monasticism...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

For the past two years, Jason Gregg has travelled with the Committee Against Bird Slaughter to join other activists in the fight against widespread poaching of migratory birds in Cyprus, Italy, and Spain. Each year, twenty-five million birds are...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults 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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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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, Sep 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

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

FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Central Library Learning Center

Adults

Kingsborough Community College is partnering with Brooklyn Public Library to help you improve your math skills and apply to CUNY. If you’re interested in any of the following, this program is for you!

 

Starting or completing...

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FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Babies and Books

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

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, Sep 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults 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)

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Auditorium Meeting Room 2

Adults

Philosophy begins in wonder.

Plato

Philosophy Discussion Group

Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Microsoft Excel Basics

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour

Drag Queen Story Hour observes Banned Books Week by featuring some of the most frequently challenged picture books in this special edition of DQSH. Celebrate your freedom to read! 

What do drag queens and children have in common?...

Featured Event
Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

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