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OCT
15

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Oct 15   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

Research Skills for the Investor, Entrepreneur and Business Student

Mon, Oct 15   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

Explore business intelligence database Mergent Intellect with Sam Ellner of Mergent, Inc. You'll be introduced to consumer demographic data, industry reports, company profiles and more. This will benefit the investor and entrepreneur alike!...

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Research Skills for the Investor, Entrepreneur and Business Student

Internet Basics an KREYÒL

Mon, Oct 15   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults business

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

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Internet Basics an KREYÒL

English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 15   6:30 pm to 8:00 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

Bring Your Old Photos: How to Scan and Repair Your Old Photos with Photoshop Part 2

Mon, Oct 15   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative suite photography

In this class we will explore different ways to scan an old print photo, then save it as a digital file into Adobe Photoshop CC and make repairs and enhancements. Please bring your own hard drive or USB flash drive if you want to save your work....

Bring Your Old Photos: How to Scan and Repair Your Old Photos with Photoshop Part 2

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 4: DEMOCRACY WITHOUT FISTFIGHTS

“If, in the course of this book, I have not succeeded in convincing the reader of the importance I attach to the practical experience, behavior, opinions, and, in a word, the customs of Americans in...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

Mon, Oct 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults

Bracing for the Revolution is a free ten-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The US is at a crossroads. The status quo cannot endure much longer.  Too many people are hurting and...

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Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

2018 Midterm Explainer: Rodney McKenzie of Demos on Grassroots Political Power

Mon, Oct 15   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults bpl presents midterm explainer

As we watch the mounting suspense around the 2018 midterm elections, what role will grassroots community organizing play?

Rodney McKenzie's team at Demos works on three main campaigns: short-to-medium victories on key democracy and...

2018 Midterm Explainer: Rodney McKenzie of Demos on Grassroots Political Power

OCT
16

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 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

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids summer reading reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Toddler Time with RIF

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

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

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Older Adults

Do you have questions about the new Health Care Law? Would you like help signing up on the new New York State Insurance Exchanges? Trained Navigators are available at the Mapleton Library to answer your questions and help you navigate...
Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Chess Club

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

Free Financial Coaching

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10am. Space is limited; get your ticket at...

StoryPlay

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

Ages 0-18 months

This...

Babies & Books

Toddler Tales and Tunes with LINC

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for story time, crafts, and singing that will have your toddler dancing out of their diaper!

Toddler Tales and Tunes with LINC

Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Enjoy stories and play for children 18 to 36 months.

Discover more resources about sharing books with your toddler here!

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy stories and play for 18 months  to 3 year olds.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Story Play

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Come join us for stories and songs, with playtime and socializing afterward.

Story Play

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Oct 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join other little artists in creative exploration with a new art project every week!

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for songs, stories and more while meeting other children and caregivers in the neighborhood! 

Ages 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Tai Chi

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Older Adults

Find peace and a bit of relaxing excerises with our Tai Chi class.

Tai Chi

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create toddler time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Join a group of your peers and discuss current events. Have fun!

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Story Play

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

Story Play

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Creative Writing

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 3 years with...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years storytime preschool

Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.

For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Story Play

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years storytime story play

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. (18-36 months)

Toddler Time

Scrabble

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults adult learning table-top & board games

scrabble:  open to all, have fun....learn new techniques

Scrabble

Preschool Storytime with RIF

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years preschool reading is fundamental storytime

Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5 years with RIF book distribution. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Preschool Storytime with RIF

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Oct 16   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)

Microsoft Word

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft 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.

Microsoft Word

Ask a tech

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Have questions about your Ipad, smartphone, PC, Laptop, etc.? then this is the place for you. Stop in ask questions get answers!. Its never too late to learn.

Ask a tech

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Oct 16   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)

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