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Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, Apr 24   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, Apr 24   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

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Apr 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

BRIC

The picture-perfect shot doesn’t stop with your camera. In this class, you’ll get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program. Learn to retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them...

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Digital Photo Enhancement

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Apr 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   DeKalb Library

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)

English Conversation Group

Tue, Apr 24   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Apr 24   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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Apr 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Learn to play chess with an experienced instructor for kids and up.

Chess Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Apr 24   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

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Apr 24   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

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Apr 24   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

What Do I Read Next? Librarian Secrets for Finding Your New Favorite Book

Tue, Apr 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

You’ve read everything by your favorite author. You’ve exhausted all your best friend’s book recommendations. Where do you turn to find books to read? In this fun, interactive workshop, you’ll learn librarian “secrets” for finding reading...

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What Do I Read Next? Librarian Secrets for Finding Your New Favorite Book

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Apr 24   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

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

Wed, Apr 25   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Apr 25   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Apr 25   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

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)

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

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

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

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

APR
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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

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

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

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

APR
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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

APR
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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

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

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

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!

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

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Apr 29   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

World Language Conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Japanese Conversation Group

APR
30

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 30   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

info-commons

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, Apr 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

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Apr 30   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Come and join us for stories, rhymes and fingerplays!

Preschool Storytime

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

info-commons

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, Apr 30   11:15 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Storytimes with Music, Rhymes and Fun for Babies & Toddlers. For 0-3 years old and caregivers.

 

Babies & Books

English Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 30   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

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

Mon, Apr 30   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 30   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

World Language Conversation

Improve your Chinese Mandarin language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Getting a Civil Service Job in New York City

Mon, Apr 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

career

The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) represents a growing workforce of over 300,000 employees in over 800 civil service titles. Raymond Cruze, a Recruitment Liaison for the Office of Citywide...

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Getting a Civil Service Job in New York City

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