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English Conversation Group

Sun, Sep 23   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, Sep 23   1:00 pm to 4:45 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

Martin Luther King Jr.'s The Drum Major Instinct

Sun, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults bpl premier bpl presents

PLEASE NOTE: This event will take place at The Plaza at 300 Ashland (at the corner of Flatbush & Lafayette Avenues, Brooklyn, NY 11217).

Acclaimed actor Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale, Orange is the New Black) reads the last...

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s The Drum Major Instinct

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Sep 24   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

ESOL Class

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Attend ESOL classes at the Red Hook Library between September 5th and November 21st. 

ESOL Class

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults

Please join trainers from Thrive NYC for Youth Mental Health First Aid Training. Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings provide proven practices that will help you recognize the early signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance...

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Chess Club

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 5:45 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

HSE Screening

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults hse

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

HSE Screening

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  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...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Ask a Tech

Mon, Sep 24   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

Citizenship Prep Class

Mon, Sep 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

Citizenship Prep Class

Ask a Tech

Mon, Sep 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay 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

Job Now! New Lots

Mon, Sep 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Lots Library

Adults career

Job Now! New Lots is a new hiring program that spotlights one or two jobs each week that are hiring immediately, and for multiple positions. Particpants will learn about the job in detail and sign up to attend a pre-interview with...

Job Now! New Lots

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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.

This lesson introduces new PC users to hardware...

Computer Basics

Ask a Tech

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay 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 a Computer session for personalized assistance.
Ask a Tech

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

Ask a Tech

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick 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

Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

CEAHAW

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Community discussion of a specific topic

CEAHAW

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

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

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Adult Coloring

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

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ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Sep 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Noon Hour Book Discussion "An American Marriage"

Mon, Sep 24   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults

What? A Noon Day Book Discussion, "AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE," by Tayari Jones

When?  September 24th, 2018 at Noon

Where?  Clinton Hill Library Meeting Room

Join Us in Reading, then we Meet to Discuss.  ...

Noon Hour Book Discussion "An American Marriage"

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Sep 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults bengali esol techknowledge world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Sep 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Quiet Hours -- No Screen Time

Mon, Sep 24   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

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning citizenship esol

If your are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups!  For more information call 718.230.2406 or 718.230.2007

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Chess anytime

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults everyone is welcome here

We have chess sets available. Bring a friend, and play a while.

 

Chess anytime

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

Movies @ the Library: Bill Cunningham: New York

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. Unrated Runtime 90 minutes

Movies @ the Library: Bill Cunningham: New York

Voter Registration

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 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. New Lots will...

Voter Registration

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Sep 24   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Please join our September book discussion group featuring:

Lesley Nneka Arimah’s

What it means when a man falls from the sky.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Movies @ the Library: The Beguiled

Mon, Sep 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

 (Drama) 94 Minutes At a girls' school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tensions, rivalries,...

Movies @ the Library: The Beguiled

A Virtual Tour in Cambridge (U.K.) with Librarian Shirley

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning multilingual

Looking for a new way to relax after the summer?

Want to travel but cannot leave home?

Join our Librarian Shirley Wong in travel & gourmet...

A Virtual Tour in Cambridge (U.K.)  with Librarian Shirley

Movie Mondays

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults

FREE MOVIE Every Monday at 2:00

Movie Mondays

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

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

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

Book Discussion: Motherless Brooklyn

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club bookish

"A compelling and complusively readable riff on the classic detective novel from America's most inventive novelist. 

Brooklyn's very own self-appointed Human Freakshow, Lionel Essrog is an orphan whose Tourettic...

Book Discussion: Motherless Brooklyn

Adult Coloring Fun

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults arts and crafts

Crayons are not just for kids! Come join us for a relaxing hour of adult coloring. Take your creation home and put it on the refrigerator door!

Adult Coloring Fun

ESOL Conversation

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 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

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy 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 (Marcy Library)

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us  and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

Please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick 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 (Bushwick)

Adult Book Discussion: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Mon, Sep 24   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults book discussion summer reading

Join us for the book discussion of "Cocaine Blues", by Kerry Greenwood, at Dyker Library.

Adult Book Discussion: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

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