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Virtual Ask-a-Tech (Washington Irving)

Tue, Aug 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a questions about how to use computer, software or navigating around the Internet? We can assit you with getting to know your devices better.

Pre-registration is required and each person will get a 20 minute break-out room...

Virtual Ask-a-Tech (Washington Irving)

Cypress Hills Knitting and Crochet group

Tue, Aug 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Adults adult learning arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Join us every Tuesday for our fun and lively knitting and crochet group!

Cypress Hills Knitting and Crochet group

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Aug 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Adults movies movies at the library techknowledge

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) 2 hr. 18 min.   August 16, 2022

As a new threat to the galaxy rises, Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the one...

Movies @ the Library

Central Cookbook Club:

Tue, Aug 16   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion cooking

Join the Cookbook Club online for a discussion of food and eating.   

Register to receive your Zoom link on the day of the program.

Central Cookbook Club:

Building Your Own Business Website | NYC SBS

Tue, Aug 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

In the past, building a business website could be expensive and complicated. But today, there are website builders that are affordable and easy-to-use for almost any entrepreneur.

This course will teach you how to create a professional...

Register
Building Your Own Business Website | NYC SBS

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Drop In Resume & Career Help (DeKalb Library)

Tue, Aug 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb 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...

Drop In Resume & Career Help (DeKalb Library)

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Aug 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Adults movies at the library

Come to see a great movie in the Arlington Library meeting room.

Movies @ the Library

Indoor and Outdoor Chess Tournaments

Tue, Aug 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Summer 2022: Sheepshead Bay is kicking off a series of daily chess tournaments! One of the world's most popular games!

We provide tables, chairs, chess board, and pieces. All you need to bring is your knowledge of the game...

Indoor and Outdoor Chess Tournaments

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Aug 16   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

One-on-One Resume Help

Tue, Aug 16   5:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help Tuesday, 5:00 pm – 5:45 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, including tips on wording and formatting using...

One-on-One Resume Help

CANCELLED - Chess

Tue, Aug 16   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults table-top & board games

Come play chess! All skills welcome. We will supply chess sets and a place to play, you bring your chess skills!

CANCELLED - Chess

Adult Computer Basics (evening)

Tue, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics

1 hour instruction on computer basics. Limited registration. Register at the Information Desk at Mill Basin Library.

Adult Computer Basics (evening)

Introduction to Pro Tools

Tue, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults music podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Explore one of the most popular digital audio workstations, Avid Pro Tools. Pro Tools is widely regarded as the industry standard for music producers, recording engineers, and audio-post (film, TV) studios alike. This workshop will cover some of...

Introduction to Pro Tools

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

BPL Literacy Volunteers are a crucial part of providing adult literacy services to our patrons. We look for tutors who are passionate about sharing their skills and knowledge with adults who want to improve their reading and writing skills, and...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Books Are Gay: How to Write and Publish Queer Literature

Tue, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Adults author talks LGBTQ

Join us for a conversation between author Nicole Pasulka and editor Zack Knoll about Pasulka’s new book, How You Get Famous: Ten Years of Drag Madness in Brooklyn, and the joys and challenges of publishing queer literature.

In a rare...

Featured Event
Books Are Gay: How to Write and Publish Queer Literature

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Beginners Hebrew Conversation For Adults

Wed, Aug 17   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults conversations hebrew multilingual

Beginners in Hebrew, come join us once a week to learn and practice Hebrew! All adults welcome

Beginners Hebrew Conversation For Adults

Free Notary Services

Wed, Aug 17   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults all ages community partner legal resources

Some restrictions apply. Please call Harold,Jones: 917-592-5875 to confirm a notary is available before you visit.

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Valid photo ID was signature is required ( a current deiver's license or passport is...

Free Notary Services

Dancercise

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults dance fitness and classes health and wellness mental health

Wednesdays at 11 AM-11:45 AM

June 1, 8, 15, 29 - July 6, 13, 27 - Aug 3, 10, 17, 31

At the Brighton Beach Library auditorium

Get your Activity in!

Move More,

Dance More,

Be Active!

While...

Dancercise

AHRC: Crafting Puppets!

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts creative aging

Let your creativity take hold! Come join our class. Receive instruction in designing and constructing your own Hand Puppet. Use your imagination to create something unique.  

Arts and crafts for adults! All are welcomed. 

...
AHRC: Crafting Puppets!

Brooklyn Supports

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health

Join us to learn more about social support resources and benefits assistance!

Brooklyn Public Library's Social Work Program will be available to assist with referrals for:

Housing Assistance Food Assistance Employment...
Brooklyn Supports

Bookmobile & Clarendon @ Hillel Place

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Hillel Place

Adults bookmobile Civic Engagement health and wellness

Brooklyn Public Library & Clarendon Branch Staff invite you to join them at Hillel Place throughout the Summer of 2022!

Members of the team will provide reference services, patrons towards library and community resources. ...

Bookmobile & Clarendon @ Hillel Place

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

One-On-One Computer Help

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults computer basics Microsoft Office never too late to learn techknowledge

Need help with understanding the basics of using a computer? Or maybe it’s just been a while and you’re looking to brush up on your computer skills.

You can sign-up for our one-one-one computer help classes which will be held Wednesdays...

One-On-One Computer Help

Resume Workshop

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Rugby Library

Adults career resume

Library staff will be available to provide constructive feedback on your resume or cover letter, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word and Google Docs. Make a great first impression with a well-crafted resume!

...
Resume Workshop

Computer Basics (Kings Highway)

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics Training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This 4-part computer series introduces new PC users to...

Computer Basics (Kings Highway)

Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to Google Docs (Bushwick Library)

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Need to create a document and don't have Microsoft Word?

Join us to learn all about Google Docs. Must have a Gmail account.

Virtual meeting via Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed prior to event.

Register
Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to Google Docs (Bushwick Library)

Poison Prevention in the Home with the NYC Poison Control Center

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Maternal Health parents and caregivers

Carbon monoxide, plants, medicines and household products can all be commonly found in your home and can put you at risk of being poisoned. Want to keep yourself, your family and your home safe? The NYC Poison Control Center will...

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Poison Prevention in the Home with the NYC Poison Control Center

Microsoft Excel Basics Cancelled

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming adult learning techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

The topics covered in...

Microsoft Excel Basics

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED Cancelled

Wed, Aug 17   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group CANCELED

Computer Basics

Wed, Aug 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults computer basics internet safety techknowledge

Computer basics for beginners.

Learn how to use Microsoft Word, browsers, email, typing, and internet safety.

Join us in Cypress Hills branch program room.

Computer Basics

Lunch Beats

Wed, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   Central Library

Adults music

Join BPL Staff as they spin records from the new Vinyl Collection and their own collections. This will take place in the Grand Lobby.

8/11/22: DJ Leigh

8/17/22: DJ 8 Eyes

8/18/22: DJ Natalie

 

*please...

Featured Event
Lunch Beats

QuickBooks | NYC SBS

Wed, Aug 17   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

Learn the key features and benefits of this accounting software!

This course will teach you how this software program can help you track your business financials effectively and efficiently with QuickBooks.

By the end of this...

Register
QuickBooks | NYC SBS

English Language Learning Group

Wed, Aug 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults Bengali english conversation group techknowledge

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 17   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Movies @ Gerritsen: The Bling Ring

Wed, Aug 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults movies movies at the library

Join your neighbors for a movie at the library with Movies @ Gerritsen!

This week's movie is "The Bling Ring" (R, 1h 30m)
Summary: Inspired by dramatic real-life events, a teenager and his gang of fame-obsessed youths use the...

Movies @ Gerritsen: The Bling Ring

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Register
Introduction to Internet

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Spanish Virtual Programming world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak Spanish online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Register
Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Ask A Tech

Wed, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Want to explore your phone and its features? Join us for one-on-one zoom assistance with your device.

Ask A Tech

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time and money to take a real, live course on computers? You can join our computer class. 

Register
Microsoft Word Basics

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time and money to take a real, live course on computers? You can join our computer class. 

Register
Microsoft Word Basics

Explore Your Future with BWI's Training Programs | Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

Wed, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business career community partner

Come to this in-person information session for Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) to learn about their free job training programs in:

Low voltage cabling Woodworking TV and Film production & post production...
Explore Your Future with BWI's Training Programs | Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults computer programming 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. Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance. We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will...

Ask a Tech

Indoor & Outdoor Chess Tournaments!

Wed, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults all ages Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Summer 2022: Sheepshead Bay is kicking off a series of daily chess tournaments! One of the world's most popular games!

We provide tables, chairs, chess board, and pieces. All you need to bring is your knowledge of the game and the spirit...

Indoor & Outdoor Chess Tournaments!

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library)

Wed, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults adult learning resume

Stop by the Central Library's Business & Career Center for help with your job search questions. All sessions are one-on-one but timeslots are limited. 

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library)

Adult Coloring Hour

Wed, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts

Coloring isn’t just for kids – research shows coloring at any age relaxes your mind and improves brain function. Destress and refocus with an hour of coloring at the Sunset Park Library!

Materials will be provided.

Adult Coloring Hour

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning resume

Stop by Flatbush Library for free one-on-one resume and job search help. Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject to occasional changes. Our staff offer guidance on resumes and cover letters but do not...

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Adult Art Time - Coloring

Wed, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Adults arts and crafts

Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided to patrons by the library.

Adult Art Time - Coloring

Wire Wrapped Jewelry Making

Wed, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults arts and crafts DIY jewelry making

We will be making different jewelry pieces each week or continuing a piece from the previous week. We will provide some material so you can also practice at home if you would like, but you must have your own pliers for doing at home. We have...

Wire Wrapped Jewelry Making

Tech Help for your Job Search

Wed, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults career computer basics resume

Stop by to get answers to your tech questions and build your computer skills in:

Formatting & uploading resumes  Formatting & uploading cover letters Navigating job application websites Filling out job applications

...

Tech Help for your Job Search

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