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Chess Club

Wed, Sep 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.

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Sep 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

career employment interview job

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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Poetry Anyone?

Wed, Sep 20   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Poetry Anyone?" box is available all day, every day that our branch in open. Patrons are invited to read a poem or two in their spare time. The books may be checked out if you crave more time with any of the poems or poets.

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Sep 20   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business SCORE One-on-One

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...

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English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 20   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.

Never to Late to Learn: IPad Basics

Wed, Sep 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

techknowledge IPads 50 plus

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...

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

ASL 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

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

crafts Intergenerational knitting crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets for our Vets. Don’t know how?  We’ll teach you!  Supplies included.  Ages 10 - 110.

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Business & Career Center

resume career cover letter interview

Meet one-on-one with a Business & Career Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become more...

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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   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.

Drop In Computer Lab

Shine On Me

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Homelessness homeless-services Social Services Bklyn Incubator

Shine on Me is a ten week initiative which will provide a safe library space for homeless adults to express themselves.

Homeless adults will be introduced to the services and resources they can use to obtain resume help, employment and...

AHRC Craft club

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

inclusive Adult arts and crafts older adult

Learn a new craft.  Have fun and make new friends!  Creativity is the only requirement!!

 

AHRC Craft

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

techknowledge

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

iPad Basics

Wed, Sep 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Bring your own iPad and get one-on-one help.

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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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,...

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

*esol conversation group

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Wed, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Overeaters Anonymous

Join a guided group where you can discuss and exchange ideas on changing your eating habits

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 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

SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Wed, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Business Planning SBDC

Learn how to build a successful business plan.

Questions/Register:

SI Small Business Development Center

Email: sbdc@csi.cuny.edu

Phone: (718) 982 – 2560

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Computer Basics IV : Keyboard Basics

Wed, Sep 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

techknowledge

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 keyboard, and...

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Computer Basics

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Learn Tai Chi with Master Stephen Lin Bai-An.

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Central Library introduction to internet 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.

ESOL Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

conversation group

Join a group of peers to practice English conversational skills. The leader of the group is an experienced BPL Volunteer.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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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? Register for our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.   We provide help with: Computer Basics...

Resume and Career Help

Wed, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

BPL Brooklyn Public Library Paerdegat career

Need resume and career help? Our librarians are here for you to provide individual assistance!

One On One Technology Assistance

Wed, Sep 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Park Slope Library

oneonone Adult techknowledge computerhelp

Got a laptop, tablet, ereader or smartphone that you don't know how to use? Or would like to learn more about them? Come in and get one-on-one help with your device from an expert. First come, first served, so come in and sign up.

Crochet Circle

Wed, Sep 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

crochet circle cortelyou library Adult programming arts and crafts

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Wed, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

BRIC digital media

Learn how to use your phone to make a compelling film! We’ll start off talking about some of the free or low-cost software you can download, then talk about pre-visualizing your film, framing your shots, and getting good audio. Then we’ll show...

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Featured Film: Gifted

Wed, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

cinema Movies Adult Older Adults

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

About the film: Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

 

Movie Projector

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Wed, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Join our newly formed Adult book club as read The Color of Water by James McBride.

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Resume & Career Help

Wed, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

LinkedIn interview job employment

Meet one-on-one with a trained Librarian to get information on career-related topics, including resume, cover letter, interviewing and LinkedIn help. Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's resources can help you become more job-ready.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Did you know that the Red Hook Library offers FREE one-on-one computer training?

Learn basic computer skills, or get more advanced training from our technology experts. We have a drop-in labs on Tuesdays, but you can make appointments for...

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Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Macon Library

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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, applications...

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Wed, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

free citizen preparation citizenship exam prep

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

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Wed, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

Chess Club

Wed, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Wed, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come improve your chess game under the guidance of chess master!!  CHECKMATE!!!

Gaming for Adults

Wed, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

games Adults dominoes Solitaire

Care for a hand of Solitaire? What about a round of dominoes? Play your neighbors in this weekly gaming program.

Chess Club

Wed, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library

Chess Players of all skill levels meet for friendly games in the alcove area of the Art and Music Division.

Chess sets are provided, or you can bring your own.

For more information call: 718-230-2184 or visit:

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Chair Yoga

Wed, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Come and join the therapeutic Chair Yoga Class.

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

English learn English English Conversation Group Adult programming

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

WEnyc Master Leadership Workshop (Program in Spanish)

Wed, Sep 20   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

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Empowering women to start, operate, and grow businesses.

Women entrepreneurs are key economic actors in New York City — building businesses that support families, uplift communities and generate jobs. Over the course of three four-hour...

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Conceptos básicos de la computadora

Wed, Sep 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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¿Tiene una pregunta específica acerca de cómo usar las computadoras o encontrar su camino en Internet? No hay tiempo para asistir a una clase formal? Únase a nuestro laboratorio de computación para asistencia personalizada.

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Sep 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

BPL Paerdegat Philosophy Discussion

This will be an hour-long discussion where the librarian will put up a series of quotes for the group to discuss.

ESOL Class

Wed, Sep 20   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adult Education ESOL Program learn English Adults

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Wed, Sep 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 20   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Arlington Library

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older

All classes meet two days per week

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Sep 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

resume cover letter career job

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a Business & Career Center...

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Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Sep 20   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Fiber Arts knitting DIY crocheting

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation Prepare Pou Egzamen Sitwayente Ameriken

Wed, Sep 20   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

If you are interesdted in becoming a U.S. Citizen, we can help!  Join our free exam preparation group at Paerdegat Library!

For more information, call: 718-230-2406, or 718-230-2007

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