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20

Chess Club

Fri, Oct 20   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

Fri, Oct 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

resume job search

Come work on your resume, apply to jobs, update LinkedIn, and learn about job searching resources. One-on-one help. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Resume Help

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

1 on 1 resume help resume adult learning Internet/ Email

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

resume

Kanopy: Movies at the Library

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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Come watch a movie at the stone ave branch every friday.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Coloring

Adult Videogaming

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Dasny Adults Tecknowledge Videogames

Adults play videogames too! Join us at the library to play videogames on our new Xbox One.

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

ESOL Conversation group Adult Learning English Conversation

Join a group of English learners to improve your speaking skills. The group is counducted by the BPL experienced Volunteer.

Jobs Club

Fri, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

connected communities Dasny technowledge adult learning Internet/ Email

Jobs Club is a program in which we have open computer time for finding jobs, filling out job applications, working on resumes and cover letters.  Formatting/Computer/MS Word questions are fair game during this program.

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Fri, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

metrix Lynda.com job search career

Do you want to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Learn how you can build your job-related skills with the library's online learning platforms. We will demonstrate:

Metrix Learning System, a site that lets you...
Register

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Crochet and Knitting Adults Older Adults Fiber Arts

Learn to knit or crochet.

Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!

Learn to knit.

Chess & Scrabble

Fri, Oct 20   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

games Board Games chess scrabble

Games of skill for adults.

Chess and Scrabble

English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor Community Room

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Dyker Singers are a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from jazz to Broadway.  Sing along,  Shucks!  Get up and Dance!

We welcome new members...

Art of Sewing

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

sewing class Everyone welcome!

Sewing lessons for beginners.

Simple projects teaching the basics of sewing.

Sewing

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Business & Career Center

resume interviewing job

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

Resume Help Express

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

application assistance application help cover letter one on one resume help

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips   Application and Cover Letter Help   Interview Practice
Resume Help Express

Knitting

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

knitting adult learners

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Cross Cultural Conversations :

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Discussion

Discussion

cross cultural conversations

Beginner English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group

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

NYCitizenship Information Session

Fri, Oct 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

citizenship legal help Naturlization

Attend an Information Session with the NYCitizenship attorney to:

Learn how to apply for U.S. citizenship

Schedule a 1:1 appointment with a NYCitizenship lawyer

Find out if you can apply for free

Get free financial...

Language Learning

Fri, Oct 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

language learning Older Adults English languages

Join other adults who are learning online to speak different languages, including English, using our Mango Languages online resource. Bring your library card.  Free!

LANGUAGE LEARNING

"In Our Backyard" Screening and Panel Discussion

Fri, Oct 20   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Film Screening: "In Our Backyard" is an investigative look into the widely unknown and unspoken world of sex trafficking in Brooklyn, documenting the emotional stories of three recent survivors while also presenting the  work of determined...


OCT
21

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Oct 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

computers technology email Internet

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.

Computer

Resume Writing Coach

Sat, Oct 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens Adults Older Adults free resume help

Free one-on-one resume help. No appointment necessary. Create a new resume or get assistance editing an existing one. Learn how to use social media to your advantage when searching for a job.

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

Sat, Oct 21   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

Shape Up!: Cardio Sculpt has returned after a brief hiatus. Come exercise with our popular local volunteer! No registration is needed.

 

Free Family Art Day from Spellbound Theatre

Book Sale

Sat, Oct 21   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Book sale fundraiser Friends Group

The New Lots Friends Group is having a book sale to help support the library.  We are selling gently used books that need a new home. 

Please come out and support the New Lots Library!

 

Morning Yoga

Sat, Oct 21   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton Library

adult yoga

Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket to sit on

Wear Comfortab;le clothing.

Beginners Welcome

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

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

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Oct 21   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

BRIC digital media

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

Register

Taller para niñeras y cuidadores para aprender a escribir cuentos de hadas

Sat, Oct 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Spanish/Español Arts and Culture niñeras cuidadores

La Biblioteca Pública de Brooklyn invita a niñeras y cuidadores a participar en un taller dinámico de ocho semanas donde podrá desarrollar un cuento sencillo para niños sobre criaturas...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Oct 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adult Literacy Volunteer

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, have not yet learned to...

Citizenship Preparation Class

Sat, Oct 21   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

This course prepares you for the citizenship exam.  The course covers filling out the N-400 form, Application for Naturalization, the civics test, and the oral interview. Also provides a chance to practice English.

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ESOL Conversation

Sat, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

ESOL Adult Learing free Sheepshead Bay

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

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

ESOL Conversation

Computer Programming for Beginners, the Unsure and the Afraid: Working with Data and Data Structures in Python

Sat, Oct 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

computer programming Internet Python data

We'll see how to acquire data online from APIs (whatever that means), and then work with this data to organize it and answer questions with it using computer programming. This is a workshop, so bring a laptop if you have one; otherwise, we will...

Book Sale

Sat, Oct 21   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Book sale friends of park slope library

The Friends of Park Slope Library is having a book sale to help support the library.  We are selling gently used books that need a new home. 

Please come out and support the Park Slope Library!

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

BPL Paerdegat English Language

Would you like to improve your english language skills by talking to others? Then this event is just right for you!

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Sat, Oct 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Business & Career Center

resume interviewing job

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

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Oct 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

resume & career help 1 on 1 resume help

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

Friends Group Book Sale

Sat, Oct 21   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Friends Group of Jamaica Bay books sale.

 Find some new treasures to add to to your collections books for all ages.

The Friends of the Leonard Library Fall Book & Bake Sale

Sat, Oct 21   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Book sale book donations Friends of the Leonard Library baked goods

The Friends of the Leonard Library will host its biannual Book & Bake Sale and membership drive on Saturday, October 21st from 12:00pm to 4:00pm! Weather-permitting, the sale will set-up on the Leonard Street sidewalk with FREE Face...

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Storm Resilency Workshop

Sat, Oct 21   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

We are in Storm/Hurricane Season!

Join us at one of the following Community Flood & Storm Resiliency Presentations

and learn how to prepare your family & home for the next big storm.

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Practice speaking English with others learners with our volunteer English Conversation Group leader.

english conversation

Beginner's Cartoon II

Sat, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Learn from graphic designer Karl Henry Alexandre basic ways of creating original cartoon figures.  This class will focus on the drawing of human faces and body postures.  Previous...

Ben Franklin Circle

Sat, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for our monthly continuation of the Ben Franklin Circle, a community group dedicated to promoting the virtues of personal improvement and civics!  We discuss one of Ben Franklin's 13 Virtues each month -- this month we will be...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Microsoft Word Basics (Chinese) Microsoft Word 文档 (中文)

Sat, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

techknowledge computers chinese microsoft word

专业的电脑指导,真诚为你服务. 我们将会教导你成为工作,学习,娱乐不求人帮助的电脑能手. 电脑基础课程是中文授课, 期待大家踊跃参加.

Get help from a computer expert. Topics range from how to operate a computer at your job place, for school, and for your entertainment. This class will be taught in...

Art Exhibit: Alan Braverman's Drawings & Paintings as Impressions of his World

Sat, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Alan Braverman

This Exhibit is on display October 21 through December 29, 2017 during regularly scheduled library hours.   The opening reception, Saturday, October 21 is from 1:00PM through 4:00PM, with refreshments.

My name is Alan Braverman...

Brooklyn Robotics League

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Learn how to carry on English conversation.

Poetry Club

Sat, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Discuss poetry in a comfortable setting
Work office

Movies @ the Library: Frankenstein

Sat, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

1h 10min    Horror, Drama     1931

An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Director: James Whale

Writers: John L. Balderston, Mary Persy B. Shelley...

Science Fiction Film Festival

Sat, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

October 14 -- 2001 : A Space Odyssey, (Blu-ray)

October 21 -- The Fifth Element (Blu-ray)

October 28 -- The Martian (Blu-ray)

November 4 -- Gravity

 

 

 

 

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