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JAN
18

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Jan 18   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Jan 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Adults can come and paint something new. We will provide the paint, the non-alcoholic drinks, canvases and brushes. We will have a project prepared, but if inspiration strikes, you can paint your own original creation. We will be working with...

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Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults music

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Art of Sewing

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning fiber arts

Sewing lessons for beginners. Simple projects teaching the basics of sewing.
Art of Sewing

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jan 18   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)

Sip & Sketch

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults business

Do It Yourself! Join our Sip & Sketch and learn fashion illustration techniques to design stunning garments with an expert technical designer. All drawing materials will provided. Refreshments will be served, 20 seats available.

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Sip & Sketch

Knitting

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Central Library Friday Film Club: Amadeus (Lives of Famous Composers - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart))

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults

 Music arouses constant emotions in us; it accompanies us in every situation of life. The creators of music, composers, are people equipped not only with talent but also with exceptional sensitivity. Their lives are usually turbulent, full...

Central Library Friday Film Club: Amadeus (Lives of Famous Composers - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart))

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults

 

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

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

 

 

Introduction to Poetry

English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

JAN
19

Business English

Sat, Jan 19   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy, Meeting Room

Adults business english conversation group esol

Practice talking about work and careers with others, while learning important business vocabulary. Through small group instruction focused on teaching practical business writing, communication and public speaking skills, this program for...

Business English

Flatbush Tenant Coalition

Sat, Jan 19   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Flatbush, Large Meeting Room

Adults

The Flatbush Tenant Coalition, a tenants' rights advocacy group, welcomes you to their  community "Know Your Rights" workshop, being hosted by the Flatbush Library.

All are welcome!

Flatbush Tenant Coalition

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Jan 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults 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

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

Sat, Jan 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Adults

Come exercise with our popular local volunteer! No registration is needed.

 

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

Morning Yoga

Sat, Jan 19   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Adults yoga and meditation

Reduce Stress and gain flexibility in a safe and fun environment

Beginners are welcome

Bring a Yoga Mat, towel or blanket to practice on

Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in

Yoga is best practiced...

Morning Yoga

Intro to Video Field Production

Sat, Jan 19   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods, and portable lighting.

This workshop meets on 1/12, 1/19, and 1/26. Registration required for all three sessions...

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Intro to Video Field Production

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Jan 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

ESOL Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 19   10:30 am to 12:00 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

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Sat, Jan 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sat, Jan 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, register for the TASC exam or National External...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Latino Book Club: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh, Auditorium

Adults book club book discussion spanish

Join other adults for an informal discussion of this Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Dominican-American author Junot Díaz.

Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old...

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Latino Book Club: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

Computer Programming for Beginners, the Unsure, and the Afraid - An Introduction to Python with APIs

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

We'll see how to acquire data online from APIs (whatever that means), and then work with this data to organize it and answer questions with it using computer programming. This is a workshop, so bring a laptop if you have one; otherwise, we will...

Computer Programming for Beginners, the Unsure, and the Afraid - An Introduction to Python with APIs

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

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

English Conversation Group

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

English Conversation Group

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Sat, Jan 19   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library, Meeting Room

Adults

All levels of knitters and crocheters welcomed. Please bring your own pojects and materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Jan 19   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Fresh Creek Civic Association Meeting

Sat, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Fresh Creek Civic Association's January Meeting

Fresh Creek Civic Association Meeting

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Metrix Learning

Sat, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Saratoga, Meeting Room

Adults career

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 Lynda & Metrix Learning

Hire Red Hook Information Session

Sat, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook, Auditorium

Adults adult learning career resume

Looking for a job? Want to improve your computer skills? Earn a stipend, MetroCards, and more! 

Red Hook Library will be launching an 8-week workforce readiness and digital literacy program in April 2019. Come to this open house...

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Hire Red Hook Information Session

Resume Writing Workshop

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults career resume

Are you just entering the workforce? Has it been a long time since you've applied for a new job? Do you simply want to brush up an old resume? 

Join our Resume Writing Workshop for beginners where we will cover what should...

Resume Writing Workshop

Adult DIY Needlepoint Coasters

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

Who says adults don't like arts and crafts? Come join us for a fun time making coasters, stencils, yarn, and needles will be suppllied. Bring your friends and imagination!

Adult DIY Needlepoint Coasters

Featured Film: Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults film movies movies at the library

Join us for our first featured film of 2019: the blockbuster hit Crazy Rich Asians. Based on the bestselling novel by Kevin Kwan, native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to...

Featured Film: Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Ed Wood Film Festival

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults

Our January Tribute to Hollywood film maker, Ed Wood, includes two of his movies and the Tim Burton film-biography, Ed Wood.   Join us for some low budget film classics. 

January 5, Bride of the Monster, 1955, Bela Lugosi...

Ed Wood Film Festival

Poetry Club

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults

Discuss poetry in a  comfortable setting.

Poetry Club

Kwabena Safoa Black Expressions

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatbush, Caribbean Literary & Cultural Center

Adults

Learn about various aspects of Black Experience!  Celebrate Black Pride in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration with presentations by Kwabs Dance Company

Kwabena Safoa Black Expressions

CINE FORO: AMA – La Memoria del Tiempo

Sat, Jan 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults film movies

The Sunset Park Library proudly presents:

AMA – THE MEMORY OF TIME - A documentary film based in the life and death of Jose Feliciano Ama, a spiritual grandmaster, leader and chief of the Izalcos, a Nahuat-Pipil Nation in western El...

CINE FORO: AMA – La Memoria del Tiempo

Zukhra Bayburina:Favorite Arias and Songs

Sat, Jan 19   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults all ages live music

Приходите на концерт Зухры Байбуриной, русского меццо-сопрано, преподавателя голоса и вокала в сопровождении Романа Каца, пианиста и музыкального аранжировщика, на концерт, включающий арии и популярные песни на итальянском, испанском, русском,...

Zukhra Bayburina:Favorite Arias and Songs

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Jan 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults

 

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.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

JAN
20

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series Session 4: Including All Families and Supporting All Children

Sun, Jan 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle first five years platbpl

Session 4: Including All Families and Supporting All Children  (CTLE Credits: 3)

In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series Session 4: Including All Families and Supporting All Children

English Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 20   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

Chess Club

Sun, Jan 20   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

JAN
22

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

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Free Financial Coaching

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

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 5:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Enroll in a Health Insurance Policy of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

 

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

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

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