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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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

Foucault and the Problem of Justice

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults

Foucault and the Problem of Justice focuses on a series of lectures given by Foucault between 1970 and 1984 at the College de France on the historical dimensions of institutions and power-relations such as government, law, psychiatry, monasticism...

Foucault and the Problem of Justice

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

For the past two years, Jason Gregg has travelled with the Committee Against Bird Slaughter to join other activists in the fight against widespread poaching of migratory birds in Cyprus, Italy, and Spain. Each year, twenty-five million birds are...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults 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

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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, Sep 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years 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...

Babies and Books

FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Central Library Learning Center

Adults

Kingsborough Community College is partnering with Brooklyn Public Library to help you improve your math skills and apply to CUNY. If you’re interested in any of the following, this program is for you!

 

Starting or completing...

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FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 12:00 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years 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...

Babies and Books

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 1:00 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)

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   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

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Auditorium Meeting Room 2

Adults

Philosophy begins in wonder.

Plato

Philosophy Discussion Group

Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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

Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour

Drag Queen Story Hour observes Banned Books Week by featuring some of the most frequently challenged picture books in this special edition of DQSH. Celebrate your freedom to read! 

What do drag queens and children have in common?...

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Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

Adults 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 Beginners

Our Garden Club

Wed, Sep 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids 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, Sep 26   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

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Sep 26   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

Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies

On April 15, 1989, writer and poet Quincy Troupe interviewed Miles Davis at the Studio Museum in Harlem, just a few months before the publication of their co-authored Autobiography of Miles Davis. The interview is the sole time Davis gave a live...

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Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

How to Use and Incorporate Strengths in Your Child’s IEP

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

We’ve all heard of standards-based IEPs, but what is a strengths-based IEP? In preparation for back-to-school, join us for a free workshop to learn about the basics of strengths-based IEPs. We’ll discuss tips and strategies for engaging with the...

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How to Use and Incorporate Strengths in Your Child’s IEP

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   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

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Sep 26   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

Author Talk: Andrew Mele - Caesar's of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017

Wed, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults

In his latest book Caesars of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017 Andrew Mele discusses the impact of Italian immigration on the game of baseball.  He looks at the contributions of players such as Yogi Berra,...

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Author Talk: Andrew Mele - Caesar's of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017

Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

Wed, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Noted photographer Anthony Barboza leads an on-stage discussion with poet, activist, and journalist Quincy Troupe about his newly re-issued memoir, Miles and Me, a candid account of his friendship with Miles Davis and an engrossing chronicle of...

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Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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, Sep 27   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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Sep 27   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)

Email Basics

Thu, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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...

Email Basics

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Kids Create

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 27   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 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

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Sep 27   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.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Sep 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Book Discussion: 1984

Thu, Sep 27   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults

BPL will be hosting a book discussion group on George Orwell's 1984 every month for 48 months starting in January 2017. Each discussion cycle will be facilitated by a librarian, writer, community member, artist, etc. If you...

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Book Discussion: 1984

Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

Thu, Sep 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Olga Tokarczuk in conversation with translator Jennifer Croft. Moderated by John Freeman.

In this Man Booker International Prize Winning Novel, a seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by...

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Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

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Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Sep 28   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

Does Your Preschooler have a Seat? Are They Getting the Services They Need?

Fri, Sep 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults

Many students with serious disabilities are having trouble getting the services and placements they need. Find out: how to get the IEP enforced, how to appeal when problems occur, and who to call for help

Join us to learn more and get the...

Does Your Preschooler have a Seat?  Are They Getting the Services They Need?

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Sep 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime yoga music

Join us for a musical toddler yoga storytime. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Featured Event
Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Sep 28   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)

Foundation Center Database Searching Workshop

Fri, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

Foundation Center (http://www.fdncenter.org) is a nonprofit organization that provides information on private foundation and corporate funding. Center maintains online databases with detailed information on grants and foundations providing...

Foundation Center Database Searching Workshop

Central Library Friday Film Club: Oscar Nominated Polish Films

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults movies movies at the library

Ida (2130) (PG-13) Runtime: 82 minutes

This movie is set in Communist Poland, in 1961. Ida is a young novice ordered by her Mother Superior to investigate her past before...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Oscar Nominated Polish Films

Chess Club

Fri, Sep 28   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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 28   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.

English Conversation Group

DIY Fridays

Fri, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Make buttons,  duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens. For 6th grade and up. 

DIY Fridays

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Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Sat, Sep 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn from financial experts who will address setting financial goals for wealth building, investment strategies, and retirement planning. Presented in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...

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Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Sep 29   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

Story and Play

Sat, Sep 29   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy openhouse2018 storytime

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

Story and Play

English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 29   10:30 am to 12:00 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

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