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One-On-One Technology Training

Thu, Sep 21   12:00 pm to 12:15 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

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Email Help

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Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Sep 21   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Positive aging: Bridge Club.

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus Older Adults 50 + program for older adults

Enjoy playing bridge in the company of your peers!

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

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How to download eBooks

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Find a collection of downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. Titles can be read or played on tablets, e-readers, laptops, PCs, smartphones, and mp3 players.

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

English English conversation learn English Adults

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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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...

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DIY : Crochet

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Hone your technical skills and gain the confidence to tackle other projects of your own design .

Try your hand at crochet, limited supplies provided.

Chinese Brush Painting 国画练习

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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Come to Paerdegat Library to practice the technique of Chinese Brush Painting which is a special type of watercolor painting.  Painting supplies and tutuoring will be available.

Macon Pre-Comic Con

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

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Macon Comic Con is an event for kids, teens and adults that bring comic fans and creators together for an afternoon of panels, workshops, and activities including:

Meet the Writer: Ryan Cady (Magdalena)

Workshops: Attend a...

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Reading circle: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Thu, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

*Book Discussion adult book discussion adults and older adults

 

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"Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it's been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind...

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Book Discussion

Thu, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

There is no scheduled title. Come in and tell us about your favorite books of the summer (or of any time).

Book Discussion

Babies & Books

Thu, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

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Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! Babies & Books is for prewalkers and their caregivers.

This program requires online registration. Registration will be available 24 hours in advance. Event is capped...

Book Discussion

Thu, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Ryder Library

Fallout by Sara Paretsky

Microsoft Word Class

Thu, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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Learn the basics of creating written documents for letters, signs, etc.

 

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Internet Basics Class

Thu, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

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Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Business & Career Center

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Meet one-on-one with a Business & Career Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become more...

Resume & Career Help

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Come join our knititng and crocheting club at the Flatlands Branch! All skill levels are welcome to join!

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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rosoft 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.

English Language Conversation

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

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Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

Led by a BPL trained volunteer.

JOIN US FREE!

No registration required.

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

HSE Adult Learning TASC NEDP

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...

Register
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Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Pacific Library

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Got a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a full class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance. First come, first served.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Kids Create: Fall Craft

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids Create

Combine your creativity and our supplies to make a fall-themed craft!

Navigating the New BPL Website

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

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Learn how to navigate BPL's new cool website!

Feature Film: Spectre

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Borough Park Library

James Bond, Secret Service Agent 007, fights the criminal organization SPECTRE resulting in seduction, hand to hand fighting, gun battles and explosions.

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Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 21   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Kings Highway Library

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Play games and meet new friends:

WiiU, Wii, PS3, XBOX
  Board Games
  Card Games

Express yourself with your nails.

Thu, Sep 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

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View photos of latest trends in Nail Art

Design and decorate your nails using polka dots, stripes, rhinestones, glitter, etc.

Take Photos of your nails and your friends’ nails

View photos of latest trends in Nail Art...

Movies @ the Library: Gifted

Thu, Sep 21   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

(Drama, 101 minutes)

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Email Basics

Thu, Sep 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

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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...

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Sep 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

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RIF Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

After School Homework Help

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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Get free after school tutoring from a NY State Certified teacher.

For children grades k-12. 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

 When you sign up for RIF you will receive a free book and receive another free book on your birthday. On the 3rd week, participants will receive another free book.  All RIF members ages 0-16, must have a BPL card to participate in...

Build with LEGO

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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Fun LEGO projects for ages 6 and up.

International Day of Peace Tie-Dye Program

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

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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...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

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Game On! Wii & PS4

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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Multi-player games with your friends!

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

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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...

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Homework Help

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

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Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Homework Study Tutoring

A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Resume and Career Help

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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Need resume and career help? Our librarians are here for you to provide individual assistance!

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

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Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search.

Build with LEGO

Thu, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Come build with Legos at the library with your friends!

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Sep 21   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Expert Instruction Provided by the Guru himself! Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 5 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of...

DIY: Personalize It

Thu, Sep 21   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Dyker Library

Teens arts and crafts

The Dyker branch will provide a limited amount of tote bags and wooden boxes to decorate. Express yourself and have fun. Feel free to bring your own cloth object to decorate (t-shirt, tote bag, etc.) and join in.

Four tubes of fabric paint with red, blue, and yellow paint squeezed out of the tubes.

Family Movie for Children of all ages

Thu, Sep 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

A family friendly movie is shown every Thursday afternoon.

Kids Create: Lanyard

Thu, Sep 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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Kids, Tweens & Teens Come have fun making lanyard keychains or bracelets.