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DISCOVERY TABLE

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids summer reading reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Chess Club

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults gaming

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

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

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Older Adults

Do you have questions about the new Health Care Law? Would you like help signing up on the new New York State Insurance Exchanges? Trained Navigators are available at the Mapleton Library to answer your questions and help you navigate...
Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults

National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. Come to the library and register to vote!  We will have voter registration forms available all day.

Voter Registration

National Voter Registration Day

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults everyone is welcome here

Register to vote at Sheepshead Bay Branch Library on September 25, 2018.

For more information visit voting.nyc.

Election Day is on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day (NVRD)

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults multilingual

If you are a U.S. citizen who is NOT registered to vote, we will provide the Voter Registration Form and  A STEP BY STEP GUIDE for patrons.

National Voter Registration Day (NVRD)

National Voter Registration Day

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Adults community partner

National Voter Registration Day:  Assistance will be provided to register for voting. 

National Voter Registration Day

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults

Brooklyn Public Library will Celebrate National Voter Registration Day, a massive 50-state effort to register voters. With election season coming up, every eligible voter should exercise their right to be heard at the ballot box. Registration...

Voter Registration

National Voter Registration Day

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults everyone is welcome here

Register to vote at Mapleton Branch Library on September 25, 2018.

For more information visit voting.nyc.

 

National Voter Registration Day

Voter Registration Day

Tue, Sep 25   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Brooklyn Public Library will celebrate National Voter Registration Day, an effort to foster civic engagement in all of our communities. Come in to register to vote, browse books on politics and election history and get a FREE copy of the United...

Voter Registration Day

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Get help with your job search from a Job Information Resource Librarian. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga 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 (Saratoga)

Scrabble

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults adult learning table-top & board games

scrabble:  open to all, have fun....learn new techniques

Scrabble

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults career

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to bring the jobs to you! Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

 

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Flu: Get the Shot.

Tue, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will share with you important information related to your health.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Flu: Get the Shot.

Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

 

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

Email Basics

Tue, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available.

How...

Email Basics

Quiet Hours -- No Screen Time

Tue, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Did you know we have Quiet Hours daily where we turn off our toddler computers and have a strict no-noise policy?  To balance the needs of all our users, we have been doing this for several years.  Noon to 3 each weekday is our Quiet...

Quiet Hours -- No Screen Time

Typing Workshop

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you want to improve your typing? Come join the Typing Workshop! You will be shown a number of resources and provided computer time to help you improve your typing skill.

No registration is required.

Typing Workshop

Chess Club

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Read and Play

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Computer Basics

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise.

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Join your peers and enjoy low impact exercise. Experienced Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

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Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise.

Ready Set Kindergarten

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years

 

In this special program, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you...

Ready Set Kindergarten

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Community discussion of certain issues

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Email Class Part 1

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Learn how to create an email account, with sending and receiving messages

Email Class Part 1

Coloring pages for children.

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids

"You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece." att. Albert Einstein

Crayons and paper are always available to kids and their parents.

 

 

 

Coloring pages for children.

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

Learn to Quilt Share Quilting Ideas Bring Your Own Materials For Adults
Mixed Media: Quilting

Babies & Books

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Computer Basics

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

Computer Basics

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

Computer Basics

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Older Adults techknowledge

 

  Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

Computer Basics

Mahjong

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

Voter Registration Day Assistance Table

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults

All US citizens who are not registered to vote: stop by at the Voter Registration Table to fill in the papers.

Voter Registration Day Assistance Table

Ask A Tech

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older 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

Classes with Lynda.com

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults

Lynda.com is an online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, creativity and people skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Participants complete video courses and exercises, ...

Classes with Lynda.com

Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 7:30 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

National Voter Registration Day

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults

Come celebrate National Voter Registration day by registering to vote at any Brooklyn Library location!

We will have voter registration forms available in a variety of languages if you need to register or update your information. See...

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day!

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Want to register to vote? Let us help make it easy for you!  We will have the forms and also a dedicated computer for you to check your current registration status!

National Voter Registration Day!

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

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Bring your own needles and yarn and have fun! No registration required.

Knitting & Crochet

Babies & Books

Tue, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

Babies & Books

Email Basics

Tue, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults email techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties.

This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it? The various types of email providers available. How...
Email Basics

Chair Yoga

Tue, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

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Chair Yoga

Microsoft Excel Basics III: Using Simple Formulas

Tue, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

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 III:  Using Simple Formulas

Book Discussion: "The Death of Mrs. Westaway"

Tue, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated fourth novel.

On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter...

Book Discussion: "The Death of Mrs. Westaway"

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