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After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Oct 17   2:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Sign up at the reference desk every Wednesday for FREE books for babies and children!

- All babies and children must have their own library card.

-Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.

-Earn more FREE RIF books by...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

A free book to keep for joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times and receive another free book

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Video Production in the Field

Wed, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

Register
Video Production in the Field

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 with their homework.

After School Homework Help

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids after school homework help

Trouble with math? Geography got you stumped? Need some advice on how to polish your essay? The library is here to help! Our trained volunteer tutor provides free drop-in homework assistance to students in 1st - 8th...

Afterschool Homework Help

Coloring pages for kids

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

 

Coloring pages for kids

Coloring pages for kids

Dinosaur Display

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids

 

Replica display of Dinosaur heads

Dinosaur Display

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

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After School Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Marcy Library

Kids

Need homework help? If you are in grades 1-8, we can help you with your homework - for free! Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm.

After School Homework Help

After Innocence Feature Documentary

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 6:15 pm   Macon Library

Adults movies at the library

 After Innocence 2002, 96 mins. Screening: Wednesday, October 17th 4:00pm - 6:15pm

The story of seven men who were wrongly convicted for crimes that they did not commit, whose innocence was conclusively proven years later by DNA...

After Innocence  Feature Documentary

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 17   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids bengali homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Audio Editing with Audition

Wed, Oct 17   4:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Audio Editing with Audition

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Oct 17   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

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

 

Kids Tech Time

ESOL Class

Wed, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

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

Resume One-On-One Help

Wed, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults career resume

One-on-one resume assistance with a community volunteer. Please sign up at the Info Desk.

Cancelled
Resume One-On-One Help

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Wed, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll or in the New Lots...

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

GIMP Basics

Wed, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults techknowledge

Have you ever had an interest in learning how to edit your images?

You can learn to make the most of your images by touching them up with a free and open source program called GIMP. This software is a powerful image editing software...

GIMP Basics

Movies @ the Library

Wed, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids film movies at the library

Every Wednesday night this October, join us at Jamaica Bay library for movie night at the library! We promise not to show anything TOO scary... 

Movies @ the Library

Homework Help

Wed, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids after school homework help

Trouble with math? Geography got you stumped?  The library is here to help! We provide free drop-in homework assistance to students from ages 6-12.

Homework Help

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Oct 17   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults 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

Scary Movies @ the Library: Get Out

Wed, Oct 17   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults film halloween movies movies at the library

Join us for a scary movie at the library - and popcorn!  This movie is for adults and is Rated R.

In Get Out, a man uncovers a disturbing secret when he meets the family of his girlfriend. This film won the 2018 Academy...

Scary Movies @ the Library: Get Out

Friends of Park Slope Library Meeting

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults

Friends of Park Slope Library is a community of neighbors created to support our local branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. Everyone's welcome at our monthly as plan how best to support Park Slope Library. You can reach the Friends directly at...

Friends of Park Slope Library Meeting

English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Microsoft Word

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults

Learn Microsoft Word @ the Library

Microsoft Word

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults

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

Classed are open to adults 17 and older

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Financing Your Education

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

This one-hour workshop includes a presentation, Q&A session and helpful brochures and takeaways on the following subjects: Filling out the FAFSA, Grants, Scholarships, Types of loans, Determining the amount of aid you qualify for, Helpful New...

Financing Your Education

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Practice English in a Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

Practice English in a Conversation Group

Look Up! Astronomy Night

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids astronomy stem & steam

Join us outside of the library entrance to view the Moon and occasional planet through our very own Dobsonian telescope!  Come learn about our Moon and solar system, upcoming NASA projects and the ups and downs of Pluto.

 

Look Up! Astronomy Night

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids chess workshop

Drop-in and learn strategy from our chess grandmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun!

All ages - all levels.

Chess Workshop

Clinton Hill Creative Craft Circle

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts

Meet your neighbors, make new friends, and learn how to make a variety of crafts. All materials will supplied.

Clinton Hill Creative Craft Circle

Book Adventures

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Hey there!

Join us, every Wednesday at 6pm for Book Adventures. This month we'll read Fudge-a-mania by Judy Blume.

Don't miss out, we'd love to have you! Groups and families are welcome to join us!

Book Adventures

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalize assistance.

Drop-In Computer Lab

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

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

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults

Practice your conversational skills in an informal setting, with other adults who are learning to speak English. Free! All levels welcome. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Short Film Screening at the Brooklyn Collection

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection film

It's New York Archives Week! We're hosting a screening of clips and short films from our collection, including some never before seen gems from the library's institutional archive. Reception from 6-6:30 followed by the screening. 

Short Film Screening at the Brooklyn Collection

Introduction to Internet: Digital Privacy and Security

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

This training is designed specifically for those who are completely relatively new to computers, mobile phones and applications.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the importance of digital privacy and security. Students will learn...

Introduction to Internet: Digital Privacy and Security

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Oct 17   6:15 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Trained volunteer group leaders supplement the library’s ESOL classes for adult learners by leading weekly small conversation groups in select neighborhood libraries. Open to everyone, the groups provide participants with opportunities to...

Cancelled
ESOL Conversation

Adult Book Discussion : “The Fallen” by David Baldacci

Wed, Oct 17   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are in Baronville visiting Alex's sister and her family. It's a bleak place: a former mill and mining town with a crumbling economy and rampant opioid addiction. Decker has only been there a few...

Adult Book Discussion : “The Fallen” by David Baldacci

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Oct 17   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

Resume & Career Help

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Oct 17   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults 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 - Intermediate-Advanced

Brower Park Writing Group

Wed, Oct 17   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Using prompts from "Writer's Digest," participants have a week to write a short story. An effort is made to find prompts that inspire all participants.

Brower Park Writing Group

Boosting Your Privacy and Security While Browsing Online

Wed, Oct 17   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

OCT
18

5% Day at Whole Foods in Brooklyn

Thu, Oct 18   8:00 am to 10:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults green series

Shop to Support BPL!

On Thursday, October 18, Whole Foods in Brooklyn is spreading the love to the Library. 5% of the day’s sales at the Fort Greene, Gowanus and Williamsburg stores will benefit BPL’s eco-learning programs at the...

Featured Event
5% Day at Whole Foods in Brooklyn

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**

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...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Babies & Books with RIF

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years reading is fundamental

Babies & Books for ages birth to 18 months with RIF book distribution. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Babies & Books with RIF

Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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

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