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JUL
22

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Sun, Jul 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Gaming inclusive services

Get your game on and join us for fun filled afternoons of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and much, much more.

Ages 13 and up with and without disabilities

For more information call 718.253.4948

Cancelled
Adaptive Gaming Arcade

English Conversation Group

Sun, Jul 22   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Jul 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy Ready Set Kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, 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!

JUL
23

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, Jul 23   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

Story and Play

Mon, Jul 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy storytime

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

Story and Play

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jul 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 23   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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Mon, Jul 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

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

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

Mon, Jul 23   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

Freelance Isn’t Free Act: Know Your Rights

Mon, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

business career

The New York City Office of Labor Policy and Standards (OLPS) will provide information on the Freelance Isn't Free Act, including: what freelance workers are entitled to under the law, what hiring parties should provide in their contracts, and...

Register
Freelance Isn’t Free Act: Know Your Rights

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Mon, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

writing workshop

Please join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcomed. No prior writing experience is necessary.

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Preschool Story & Craft

Mon, Jul 23   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Come hear fun stories and make a craft. For ages 3-6.

Preschool Story & Craft

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Jul 23   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

career resume

NOTE: The July 16, 23 and 30 Resume Editing Help sessions have been canceled. Evening Resume Editing Help will continue to be available on Wednesdays, 5-7 pm. 

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look...

Cancelled
Resume Editing Help

Internet Basics an KREYÒL

Mon, Jul 23   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

business

Learn what the internet is and how to navigate internet browsers. Conducted in Haitian Creole.

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Internet Basics an KREYÒL

Digital Marketing for Savvy Entrepreneurs-Launch & Grow Your Business: Google It! Make Your Website Work for You

Mon, Jul 23   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

If you’re launching a new business website (or sprucing up an old site), Google Coach, Angelina Darrisaw Cheeks can help. Attend this workshop to understand search engine optimization and using social media to grow your business. Learn how to...

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Digital Marketing for Savvy Entrepreneurs-Launch & Grow Your Business: Google It! Make Your Website Work for You

English Conversation Group

Mon, Jul 23   6:30 pm to 8:00 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

JUL
24

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 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

Story and Play

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

early literacy storytime

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

Story and Play

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

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

bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Twitter class, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Twitter

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Jul 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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)

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Jul 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jul 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

Book Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Tue, Jul 24   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Room 214

book discussion

Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West – a New York TimesTen Best Books of 2017 title and a Man Booker Prize Finalist – tells the story of two young people that fall in love as their (unnamed) country teeters on the brink of a civil war.

With violence...

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Book Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jul 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

stem & steam

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

Build with LEGO

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jul 24   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Room 214

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

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Jul 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

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Jul 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

JUL
25

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Jul 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Jul 25   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Jul 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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, Jul 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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, Jul 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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 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

Our Garden Club

Wed, Jul 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For children with and without disabilities.

This is an inclusive program for to children ages 5 to 12 with and without disabilities, their...

Our Garden Club

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jul 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jul 25   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

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

Executive Functioning and Your Child: How to Get Organized an dBe Successful

Wed, Jul 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Messy room?  disorganized backpact?  these signs of executive functioining issue aren't just annoying: they can also hinder your child's success.  Join UNDERSTOOD to learn how to build these critical skill - bothe for your child...

Executive Functioning and Your Child:  How to Get Organized an dBe Successful

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 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 - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Jul 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 - Intermediate-Advanced

Plaza Swing Series: Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King

Wed, Jul 25   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

A contemporary of Tito Puente, Machito, Tito Rodriguez, and other mambo-era icons, Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King, is the only orchestra leader from New York’s golden era of mambo who still performs regularly. Get ready to mambo!

...

Featured Event
Plaza Swing Series: Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King

Poetry of Resistance

Wed, Jul 25   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

Library Advocacy poetry

Poetry of Resistance will explore poetry as a form of activism and defiance. By looking at contemporary poets responding to some of the biggest issues of our time (gun control, the #MeToo movement, discrimination against Muslims and LGBTQ...

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Poetry of Resistance

Book Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Wed, Jul 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

book discussion

Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West – a New York TimesTen Best Books of 2017 title and a Man Booker Prize Finalist – tells the story of two young people that fall in love as their (unnamed) country teeters on the brink of a civil war.

With violence...

Featured Event Register
Book Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

JUL
26

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jul 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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Jul 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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)

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