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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots 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...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots 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

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. Get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.

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Digital Photo Enhancement

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Dec 18   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)

iPad Basics Class

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Basics Class

User Experience Design: Free Training wiht CUNY TechWorks

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business career

Attend an information session to learn how Kingsborough Community College's new tuition-FREE User Experience training program can help you break into one of the most in-demand fields.  Classes will take place in ...

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User Experience Design: Free Training wiht CUNY TechWorks

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue 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, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Creative Writing

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Dec 18   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)

Introduction to the internet

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to the internet? want to learn how to navigate for the first time? this is the place for you. Stop in ask questions and get answers. Its never too late to learn.

Introduction to the internet

DCAS Application Signup

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga, Meeting Room

Adults

Need help filling out your DCAS application. We’ll get you there and assist you through it!!!

 

You must create an online account to complete an application, create a reservation and/or take an exam. To create your OASys...

DCAS Application Signup

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Tue, Dec 18   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

This global bestseller by Kevin Kwan follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore as she meets her boyfriend's ultra-wealthy family at a wedding.

Copies of the book available for pickup at Mill Basin Library.

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

Mahjong

Tue, Dec 18   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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   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

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   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

ESOL Conversation

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

 

Discussion of certain issues

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Power Point Part 1

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Learn how to create slides using text only

Power Point Part 1

Microsoft Word Basics I

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time and money to take a real, live course on computers?

Microsoft Word Basics I

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 18   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, Dec 18   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

Internet Basics Class

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Internet Basics is designed for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used.

This lesson covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics Class

Book Discussion: "We Were Strangers Once" by Betsy Carter

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults book club book discussion

On the eve of World War II Egon Schneider--a gallant and successful Jewish doctor, son of two world-famous naturalists--escapes Germany to an uncertain future across the sea. Settling into the unfamiliar rhythms of upper Manhattan, he finds...

Book Discussion: "We Were Strangers Once" by Betsy Carter

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office 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

Concert: Tchaikovsky's The Seasons Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music

Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons:

July -- Song of the reaper

August -- The harvest

September -- The hunt

October -- Autumn song

November -- Russian trojka

December -- Christmas waltz

 

...
Concert: Tchaikovsky's The  Seasons   Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Dec 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)

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults family movie

A Walk in the Woods (2015) 1h 44min.

Bill Bryson, instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail: 2,200 miles of America's most unspoiled, spectacular, and rugged countryside...

Movies @ the Library

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build 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 class,...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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

Learn Guitar at the Library

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning music

Come learn the basics of playing guitar at Cortelyou Library.

Learn the basics notes and chord progressions Learn how to turn your guitar using standard and digital tuners Be able to understand Chord Charts Will be able to play 1 to 2...
Learn Guitar at the Library

Introduction to Web Design: Upload Photos to Webpage

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Create Your Website with the Wix Editor

Start with a template and make it your own, with easy drag and drop & 1000s of design features.

It’s easy to create your own stunning website. Let's get your website online today!...

Introduction to Web Design: Upload Photos to Webpage

Email Basics

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning 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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Clarendon, Meeting Room

Adults

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

Internet Safety

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults computer basics internet safety techknowledge

Today we use the internet for most things; communicating, banking, shopping, etc. Unfortunately, the Internet is also home to certain risks, such as malware, spam, and phishing. If you want to stay safe online, you'll need to understand these...

Internet Safety

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Tue, Dec 18   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics russian

Требуется регистрация. Зарегистрируйтесь в справочном бюро.

Станьте мастером вашего компьютера, планшета или смартфона с Аркадием Клаузовым!

Attend a free class that will make you the boss of your computer,  tablet or...

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 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

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville 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 the hardware,...

Computer Basics

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Join us for a free conversation group to practice your English!  Led by an experienced teacher, you will review common terms, common themes, and participate in English speaking!  No preparation required and all levels welcome!

ESOL Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. 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 (Brownsville Library)

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb 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 (DeKalb)

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English-FREE!

No registration necessary Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library Volunteers
English Conversation Group

COMPUTER BASICS: INTRODUCTION TO TYPING

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Adults

Using the keyboard

Key commands reference sheet

Saving a document to the temporary drive on the PC

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

COMPUTER BASICS: INTRODUCTION TO TYPING

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Dec 18   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults

Come and Learn how to use Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word Basics

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 7:00 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

Adult Coloring

Tue, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults

Adult Coloring is a way to reduce stress and showing creativity.

Adult Coloring

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Tue, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

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