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OCT
15

Make a Digital Story for PC

Tue, Oct 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your...

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Make a Digital Story for PC

E books

Tue, Oct 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults techknowledge

Come join us and learn more about the libraries ebook resources.

To get the most out of the class bring your Library card.

E books

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Help Redesign the New NEW LOTS LIBRARY!

Tue, Oct 15   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults architecture & design

What is your vision for the new New Lots Library?

New Lots Library has been funded by the city to undergo a comprehensive renovation. The Library will not only be upgraded to replace outdated systems, improve layout and include state-of-...

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Help Redesign the New NEW LOTS LIBRARY!

OCT
16

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning 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

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imganitive drawing with our resident artist.  Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft.  All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist:...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Intro to Radio Podcasting

Wed, Oct 16   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This course will give you hands-on experience using professional audio recorders and editing software to create your own podcast. Learn about different styles of podcasting, best practices for developing and pitching a show, basic audio editing...

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Intro to Radio Podcasting

Climate Smart Energy: Heating, Cooling and Turning the Lights On

Wed, Oct 16   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

Whether for heating, cooking or generating electricity, the so-called "natural gas" New Yorkers use is essentially methane, a fossil fuel and an extremely potent greenhouse gas. On top of that, it's produced by...

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Climate Smart Energy: Heating, Cooling and Turning the Lights On

OCT
17

Intro to Audition

Thu, Oct 17   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Intro to Audition

OCT
18

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Oct 18   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 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

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Fri, Oct 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

OCT
19

Universal Makerspace!: Making Music

Sat, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens adhd developmental disabilities inclusive services learning disabilities

Sound off if you love music! Create your own instruments! Get to know sound! 

 

For ages 13 and up with and without disabilities.    

For more information call

718...

Universal Makerspace!:  Making Music

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Making Your Tapes and Records Digital: An Info Session about Digital Conversion Tools at the Library

Sat, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults movies music techknowledge

Brooklyn Public Library’s Info Commons has equipment you can use to transform your analog audiocassettes, VHS  videocassettes, and vinyl records into digital files.

To celebrate New York Archives Week, we want to show you how to do...

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Making Your Tapes and Records Digital: An Info Session about Digital Conversion Tools at the Library

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Sat, Oct 19   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

OCT
20

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Gender Development, Expression and Play

Sun, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle first five years platbpl

Gender Development, Expression and Play (CTLE Credits: 3)

In this workshop, we will learn about and discuss gender development in young...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Gender Development, Expression and Play

OCT
21

Introduction to Internet

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

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.

Introduction to Internet

OCT
22

Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Oct 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

Presented by BRIC, BPL's lead...

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Get to Know Your Camera

Teen Tech Time Cancelled

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time: Intro to Internet Safety & Privacy For Teens

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens internet safety teen tech time teen time

Brooklyn Public Library is collaborating with the two other New York City public library systems (Queens Public and New York Public) to celebrate Data Privacy Week. Teens will learn how to protect their identity and interact safely on the...

Teen Tech Time: Intro to  Internet Safety & Privacy For Teens

OCT
23

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imganitive drawing with our resident artist.  Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft.  All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist:...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Intro to Radio Podcasting

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This course will give you hands-on experience using professional audio recorders and editing software to create your own podcast. Learn about different styles of podcasting, best practices for developing and pitching a show, basic audio editing...

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Intro to Radio Podcasting

Philosophy in the Library: Jennifer Morton on Moving Up Without Losing Your Way

Wed, Oct 23   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults author talks bpl presents philosophy in the library

In the October 2019 Philosophy in the Library, co-presented by Brooklyn Public Philosophers and curated by Ian Olasov, Jennifer Morton discusses upward mobility in education. Upward mobility through higher education has been an article...

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Philosophy in the Library: Jennifer Morton on Moving Up Without Losing Your Way

OCT
24

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your...

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Ancestral Jewelry Making - w/Featured Artist Sasa Juste

Thu, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts jewelry making

Wire wrapped jewelry is in style, versatile and surprisingly easy to make. Using many different cross sections of wire we create a secure and beautiful cage around a stone. Wire wrapping can be used with any almost any large, flat, polished stone...

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Ancestral Jewelry Making - w/Featured Artist Sasa Juste

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

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Make a Movie on Your Phone

OCT
25

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Fri, Oct 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

OCT
26

Workshop for Paid Care Workers: Workplace Rights and Interview & Negotiation Training

Sat, Oct 26   9:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business career

Topics will include:

Overview of Paid Care Division within NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Workplace rights, including Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, Paid Safe and Sick Leave, wage and hour rules Alternative...
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Workshop for Paid Care Workers: Workplace Rights and Interview & Negotiation Training

Shooting Effective B-Roll

Sat, Oct 26   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Expand your filmmaking toolkit by learning easy and effective tips on capturing beautiful B-ROLL footage for your documentary project or narrative film. Registration is required.

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Shooting Effective B-Roll

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Sat, Oct 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Notes on the Middle Passage

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Ann L. Chinn, founder of the Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project and MacArthur Genius Award-winner Saidiya Hartman (author, Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route) discuss the history of the middle passage,...

Notes on the Middle Passage

The Romantic Poetry of Abolition

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:15 pm   Central Library, History, Biography, and Religion

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

In this session, Matt Sandler will introduce the role of poetry in abolitionist organizing and Black community-building. Contemporary poets LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs and t'ai freedom ford will perform the work of nineteenth-century Black poet-...

The Romantic Poetry of Abolition

Fashioning the Self in Slavery and Freedom

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

One rarely associates fashion with slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. In fact, fashion, which all its connotations of autonomy and self-determination, can be seen as the antithesis of slavery, the most extreme form of deprivation of...

Fashioning the Self in Slavery and Freedom

Visual Narratives of Liberation

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Join this artist spotlight discussion during ‘Til Victory is Won with New York City-based photographers Baron Claiborne, Delphine Diallo, Russell Frederick and Jamel Shabazz as they explore what it means to reimagine utopia and celebrate...

Visual Narratives of Liberation

OCT
27

Author Talk Series - Shanghai Love Story

Sun, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bklyn incubator Jewish Refugees Exhibit

Erich Jacobsohn and Ilse Ludomer both fled Germany at different times in 1939 and arrived in Shanghai, where they joined some 18,000 other Jews in the last place on earth that would let them in. Their experiences as refugees, first in Shanghai...

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Author Talk Series - Shanghai Love Story

OCT
28

Email Basics

Mon, Oct 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest 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...

Email Basics

NYFA Artists Fiscal Sponsorship and Fellowship Information Session

Mon, Oct 28   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Please join us for this information session if you’re interested in applying for a New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) / New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist Fellowship, or in learning more about how NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship can...

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NYFA Artists Fiscal Sponsorship and Fellowship Information Session

Diving Into Adobe Audition

Mon, Oct 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Get to know your way around Adobe Audition, one of the most popular programs for podcast editing. We’ll go over how to use Audition to record, edit, fine-tune, and do some higher-level sound design.

Rebecca Seidel is a podcast...

Diving Into Adobe Audition

OCT
29

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Tue, Oct 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Instagram, you will learn tips for taking great mobile photographs and videos, how to build an audience, and best practices using effects and posting content....

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Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts

ART Pops @ New Lots Library

Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

Antoinette Thomas, one of AENY's Van Lier Fellow artists, will guide you step-by-step through creating a beautiful painting. This class is perfect for...

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Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

OCT
30

Introduction to Transition Planning: What comes after high school for students with disabilities

Wed, Oct 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Presented by Colin Montgomery, Family Educator, INCLUDEnyc

Get to know the basics of transitioning into postsecondary life for students with disabilities, including disability law, planning, procedures, evaluations, and next steps....

Introduction to Transition Planning:  What comes after high school for students with disabilities

Stop Motion Animation

Wed, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imganitive drawing with our resident artist.  Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft.  All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist:...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Wed, Oct 30   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

OCT
31

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Oct 31   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 10/31, 11/7 and 11/14. Registration is required for all three sessions.

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Intro to Photoshop

NOV
1

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Fri, Nov 1   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

NOV
2

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Sat, Nov 2   10:00 am to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults health and wellness mental health

As part of the City's ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. This is an all day training. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to the...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Nov 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

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