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Chess Club

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults 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

National Voter Registration Day (NVRD)

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults multilingual

If you are a U.S. citizen who is NOT registered to vote, we will provide the Voter Registration Form and  A STEP BY STEP GUIDE for patrons.

National Voter Registration Day (NVRD)

Voter Registration

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults

Brooklyn Public Library will Celebrate National Voter Registration Day, a massive 50-state effort to register voters. With election season coming up, every eligible voter should exercise their right to be heard at the ballot box. Registration...

Voter Registration

Voter Registration Day Assistance Table

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults

All US citizens who are not registered to vote: stop by at the Voter Registration Table to fill in the papers.

Voter Registration Day Assistance Table

Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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

National Voter Registration Day

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults

Come celebrate National Voter Registration day by registering to vote at any Brooklyn Library location!

We will have voter registration forms available in a variety of languages if you need to register or update your information. See...

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day!

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Want to register to vote? Let us help make it easy for you!  We will have the forms and also a dedicated computer for you to check your current registration status!

National Voter Registration Day!

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Resume Help

Tue, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults resume

One on One Resume Help

Resume Help

Green Leaves: Read'EM and Reap Worker-Owned CoOps Workshops

Tue, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults

As inequality continues to soar and access to good work becomes ever more precarious, we have an increasingly urgent need to own and control our own livelihoods. A solution to this inequality and underemployment is the growth of the cooperative...

Green Leaves: Read'EM and Reap Worker-Owned CoOps Workshops

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Sep 25   5:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Marcy Library

Adults adult learning movies movies at the library

Join us for a movie at Marcy Library! Sit back, relax, and enjoy a film with your fellow adult library-goers. We'll be watching GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (rated PG-13).




 

Movies @ the Library

Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Sep 25   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults citizenship

Come to Paerdegat Library for help with preparing for the US Citizenship Exam!

Citizenship Exam Preparation

Clarendon at the Movies: Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Tue, Sep 25   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults film movies at the library

'Roman [J. Israel, Esq.]' is more beautiful for its flaws; it's cantankerous and possibly insufferable and the sort of shot in the dark that grows in memory.

- Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com...

Clarendon at the Movies: Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Edit Photos on your Phone

Tue, Sep 25   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

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Edit Photos on your Phone

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

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NYWC Write Now

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

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

English Conversation Group

Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Improve your Microsoft Word documents with intermediate knowledge.

Create headers and footers, work with styles, graphics, table formatting, document templates.

A knowledge of M/Word is required.

Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718.435.3648.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

BKLYN Fashion Academy Information Session

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

The BKLYN Fashion Academy is back! Learn what it takes to create a viable fashion business! Up to twenty aspiring women's wear designers will be selected to participate in a 16-week intensive program. They will receive mentoring from industry...

Featured Event
BKLYN Fashion Academy Information Session

Writing Aloud: Free Community Night of Writing & Sharing

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults

Created by NY Writers Coalition in 2003, the Writing Aloud Reading Series unites NYWC’s community of writers and activists with some of the nation’s most prominent literary figures.

NYWC workshop leaders and participants share prose,...

Writing Aloud: Free Community Night of Writing & Sharing

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Sep 25   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Participatory Budgeting Meeting

Tue, Sep 25   6:15 pm to 8:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults

Please join the participatory budgeting team in a public meeting for your chosen projects for this year's ballot!

Participatory Budgeting Meeting

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Sep 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults citizenship

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

Citizenship Prep Group

Email Basics

Tue, Sep 25   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Red Hook 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 providers available...

Email Basics

Yoga

Tue, Sep 25   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

FAB YOGA

Tue, Sep 25   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

Find your Inner beauty through Yoga

FAB YOGA

Meditation

Tue, Sep 25   6:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults

Come to this free meditation class!  Learn how to balance your emotions, tap into your natural energy and improve your overall health! All are welcome.

Meditation

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

For the past two years, Jason Gregg has travelled with the Committee Against Bird Slaughter to join other activists in the fight against widespread poaching of migratory birds in Cyprus, Italy, and Spain. Each year, twenty-five million birds are...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

Foucault and the Problem of Justice

Tue, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults

Foucault and the Problem of Justice focuses on a series of lectures given by Foucault between 1970 and 1984 at the College de France on the historical dimensions of institutions and power-relations such as government, law, psychiatry, monasticism...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

ESOL Class

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Attend ESOL classes at the Red Hook Library between September 5th and November 21st. 

ESOL Class

Chess Club

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 5:45 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

HSE Screening

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Come in to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class or enrolled in our online prep class. You can also register for the TASC exam or the...

HSE Screening

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 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

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Interested in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use computers, by attending our Techknowledge Computer class because our TRS makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come into the branch to register with our TRS to...

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse,typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join our computer basic class!

Computer Basics

FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Central Library Learning Center

Adults

Kingsborough Community College is partnering with Brooklyn Public Library to help you improve your math skills and apply to CUNY. If you’re interested in any of the following, this program is for you!

 

Starting or completing...

Featured Event Register
FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

4 Women: Introduction to Google Drive

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

Google Drive is a free service from Google that allows you to store files online and access them anywhere using the cloud. Google Drive also gives you access to free web-based applications for creating documents, spreadsheets, and more.

...

4 Women: Introduction to Google Drive

SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults business small business

Learn how to build a successful business plan.

What you will learn…

• Why do you need a business plan?

• How to turn your idea into a business

• Basics of Financing

• Develop Cash Flow Projections

...
Register
SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults arts and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring Collaging Line Drawing Painting Designing postcards Sculpting Crafts

And more!

Art O'Clock for Adults

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults 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)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway 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 Basics

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Get help with your job search from a Job Information Resource Librarian. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

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