E.g., Jul 19 2018
JUL
19

Read All About It!

Thu, Jul 19   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.

Read All About It!

Chess Club

Thu, Jul 19   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

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

FREE Nutrition Workshops

Thu, Jul 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

cooking creative aging health and wellness

Please register for this Free Nutrition Education Workshop presented by Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Come Join The Fun!  At the initial session volunteers will register for the six part free series.

...

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FREE Nutrition Workshops

Mixed Media: Art-making for Adults

Thu, Jul 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

adult learning arts and crafts summer reading

Cypress Hills is pleased to offer a Summer craft series for adults. We will be making our own journals, planting personal wildflower gardens in containers we decoupage ourselves, creating vision boards, making our own coloring...

Mixed Media: Art-making for Adults

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Jul 19   12:30 pm   Leonard Library

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

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Dementia Conversations

Thu, Jul 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Dementia Conversations: How Do I Get Him/Her To Listen To Me?

This Program will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and...

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Dementia Conversations

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Never Too Late To Learn Introduction to Powerpoint

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

computer basics

This is a basic introductory class teaching the basic fundamentals of the Powerpoint Software. Come stop by ask questions,learn,grow,evolve together. Its never too late to learn.

Never Too Late To Learn Introduction to Powerpoint

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

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...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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)

Creative Writing Workshop: Point of View

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

creative writing writing workshop

Need help finding time to write? Come to the Flatlands library and let your creative side show. If you like to write come and share your work! If you don't like to write come and write down why! People of all skill levels are welcome!

Creative Writing Workshop: Point of View

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

It’s the middle of summer so baseball will be the hot topic, but there’s always room to talk about other sports as well.

The discussions can range...

Sports Discussion Group

Adult Coloring

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Resume Help

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Work on your resume and more with help from a Librarian. Patrons will be seen on a first come, first served basis. It’s free!

Please note: Staff members offer guidance on resumes and cover letters, but will not write or type these...

Resume Help

Board Games and more

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

 Join us to play various board games for Adult and coloring pages for kids

Board Games and more

Central Library Tour

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Tours meet at the Central Library Welcome Desk

This tour will explore the architectural significance and history of Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) landmark Central Library at Grand Army Plaza. The tour will introduce attendees to the...

Featured Event
Central Library Tour

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

crochet

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Haiku Poetry Workshop

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

poetry

Enjoy our Haiku workshop for writing and reading Haiku poetry.

Haiku Poetry Workshop

Feature Film: far From the Madding Crowd

Thu, Jul 19   2:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Based on the classic Love Story by Thomas Hardy, a headstrong farm owner must choose between her extremely different suitors.

Feature Film: far From the Madding Crowd

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

TechKnowledge

Got a specific question about how to use computers/mobile device or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a full class?

Drop into the Flatlands Library’s  for one-on-one assistance.

First come, first...

Drop-In Computer Lab

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Thu, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

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

iPad Basics

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

TechKnowledge

For new iPad users who have never owned an iPhone or iPod Touch, simple things like finding good apps, installing them, organizing them or even deleting them might seem like a task. Even for users that know the basic of navigation, there are tips...

iPad Basics

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

World Language Conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group

eBooks Basics

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

TechKnowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jul 19   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

bric

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jul 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

One-on-One Resume Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Jul 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Introduction To Google

Thu, Jul 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

TechKnowledge

Learn the different functions Google has to offer.

 

Introduction To Google

Adult Feature Films: The Post (PG-13)

Thu, Jul 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Movies

In the summer of 1971, the Washington Post faces a historic dilemma: whether or not to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret document that reveals the U.S. government knew for decades the Vietnam War was unwinnable. Executive editor Ben...

Adult Feature Films: The Post (PG-13)

Computer Basics

Thu, Jul 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 19   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Movies @ the Library

Thu, Jul 19   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Movies at the Library summer reading

It's movie night at the library! We'll show a different movie each week, ask staff for details on what we'll be showing each week.

Movies @ the Library

Falun Dafa exercise and meditation free program

Thu, Jul 19   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

health and wellness

Falun Dafa exercise and meditation free program.

Practice of meditation and exercise.

Increases Energy and Vitality.

Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind.

Falun Dafa exercise and meditation free program

Falun Dafa

Thu, Jul 19   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

adult learning yoga

A Practice of meditation and exercise

Falun Dafa

Shape UP NYC: Free Workout Classes

Thu, Jul 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

fitness

Shape Up NYC is a free, drop-in fitness program with locations across the five boroughs. There is no class registration, simply show up and get a great workout!

Eastern Parkway's fitness class is Zumba!

Zumba is a fusion of Latin...

Shape UP NYC: Free Workout Classes

Book Club/Discussion for Adults

Thu, Jul 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Marcy Library

adult learning book club book discussion

Join our new monthly book club!

H is for Hawk, by Helen Macdonald – After her father dies unexpectedly, Helen Macdonald decides to train a goshawk to focus her grief. But in her mourning, she saw that the goshawk’s fierce and feral...

Book Club/Discussion for Adults

10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business

Thu, Jul 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Canarsie Library

business

Learn what it takes to start your own business!

This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. 
...

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10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Jul 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

HSE

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Jul 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Mapleton Library

citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S, citizen, we can help. Join our free exam preparation group.

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Ryder Library

Practice your English with others in a relaxed setting.

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Jul 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

World Language Conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Jul 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

1984/48 (#18): A Book Discussion

Thu, Jul 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 214

1984 book club book discussion

BPL is hosting a book discussion group on George Orwell's 1984 every month for 48 months. Groups began to form in January 2017.

Each discussion cycle will be facilitated by a librarian, writer, community member, artist, etc. The...

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1984/48 (#18): A Book Discussion

Cultures of Resistance Film Screening: BURKINABÈ RISING

Thu, Jul 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bpl presents

Burkinabè Rising, a new documentary from Cultures of Resistance Films, showcases creative nonviolent resistance in Burkina Faso. A small, landlocked country in West Africa, Burkina Faso is home to a vibrant community of artists and engaged...

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Cultures of Resistance Film Screening: BURKINABÈ RISING

JUL
20

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Jul 20   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

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

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab: Resume & Job Prep

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