E.g., Apr 26 2018
APR
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Read all About It

Thu, Apr 26   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, Apr 26   10:00 am to 7:45 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.

Chess Club

Jewelry Making Workshop

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Join us with teaching artist Linda Broudy in a 4 session jewelry making workshop.

Participants should be able to attend all 4 sessions: April 12, 19, 26, and May 3.

Space is limited, registration is required. Call 718-...

Jewelry Making Workshop

Resume and Career Help (Sunset Park)

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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

Cancelled
Resume and Career Help (Sunset Park)

Beginners Typing Class

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Do you want to improve your typing? Come join the Typing Workshop! You will be shown a number of resources and provided computer time to help you improve your typing skill.

No registration is required.

Beginners Typing Class

Tai Chi

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Paerdegat Library

Come to Tai Chi at Paerdegat.

Tai Chi

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Apr 26   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Apr 26   12:30 pm to 2:00 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

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Please Register in Advance at the Desk.

Computer Basics for Older Adults

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   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.

English Conversation Group

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

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

TechKnowledge: One-on-one Help

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Mill Basin Library

Need help downloading your ebook on your ereader? Don't remember your username or password for your email & you need to reset it?

Get One-on-One Help on the computer, creating & saving documents or printing, tablet, or any...

TechKnowledge: One-on-one Help

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

The 5 session workshop in honor of Poetry Month will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Please bring writing materials to class--pens, pencils, paper and ideas.

Creative Writing Workshop

The Virtual Dementia Tour Workshop for Caregivers and Community Members

Thu, Apr 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Clarendon Library

alzheimer's

Right at Home of Brooklyn presents an interactive experience in partnership with New York Memory Center.

Join us on an emotional journey to experience the realities of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. ...

Register
The Virtual Dementia Tour Workshop for Caregivers and Community Members

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Apr 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

TechKnowledge

Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance. Want more time to practice what you’ve learned in our computer classes? Come and join our drop-in computer labs for additional practice time.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Microsoft Word Class

Thu, Apr 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Learn how to create sharp-looking letters, flyers, resumes, etc. with Microsoft Word. No registration necessary. Just drop in!

Microsoft Word Class

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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)

Resume and Poetry Help

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Get free  resume and CV help from a Librarian.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on resumes and cover letters, but will not write or type these documents for patrons. 

Resume and Poetry Help

Adult Coloring

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Never Too Late to Learn

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Have any tech related questions? stop on by and we will try our best and answer them for you.  Want to learn how to use your laptop? we can help. Need help setting up an email account? we can assist you with that. Want to learn how to...

Never Too Late to Learn

Book Discussion: Miss Emily by Nuala O'Connor

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

book club book discussion

“Striking up a deep friendship with reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, plucky Irish maid Ada Concannon struggles with Emily's obsessive life, which is called into question when the poet endeavors to protect Ada's reputation.”

Book Discussion: Miss Emily by Nuala O'Connor

English Language Conversation

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

Led by a BPL trained volunteer.

JOIN US FREE!

No registration required.

English Language Conversation

Book Discussion-- Fantasyland

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

book discussion

What fantasy land do you live in? In his new book, author Kurt Andersen says that America is a Fantasyland. Join us and tell us whether you agree.

Featured Event
Book Discussion-- Fantasyland

Adult Arts and Crafts

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

art and crafts

Adults create a fun arts and crafts project they can take home! Thursdays in April at the New Lots branch (2-3pm).

Adult Arts and Crafts

Book Discussion: The Drop by Dennis Lehane

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Three days after Christmas, a lonely bartender looking for a reason to live rescues an abused puppy from a trash can and meets a damaged woman looking for something to believe in. As their relationship grows, they cross paths with the Chechen...

Book Discussion: The Drop by Dennis Lehane

Resume Help Express

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

resume

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips   Application and Cover Letter Help   Interview Practice
Resume Help Express

Feature Film: The Remains of the Day

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Borough Park Library

An unspoken love grows between a devoted butler and a gregarious housekeeper working in an estate in post-WWII Britain

Feature Film: The Remains of the Day

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

crochet

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Beginners Typing Class

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Are you interested in learning how to increase your typing speed and typing accuracy? Please join us and learn the basics of improving typing speed as well as accuracy.

Beginners Typing Class

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Apr 26   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

Creative Aging: Paint Me A Picture

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Would you like to learn watercolor techniques or improve your technique? If so, we invite you to unleash your creativitiy in this eight week workshop series. This workshop series  will end in a culminating event in which participants will...

Creative Aging: Paint Me A Picture

Movies @ the Library: Carousel

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

TechKnowledge

Fifteen years after his death, a carousel barker is granted permission to return to Earth for one day to make amends to his widow and their daughter.

Movies @ the Library: Carousel

Poetry Reading

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

creative writing National Poetry Month poetry writing workshop

Come share your poetry, or the poetry of your favorite poet, all styles and genres accepted. Please keep it family friendly with no explicit language or topics.

Poetry Reading

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

L.A. Blacksmith & Wayne Holmes presents: The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Thu, Apr 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

L.A. Blacksmith is a dynamic and charismatic performer, who dazzles and delights audiences with his unique brand of electrifying funk, jazz and soulful inflections.

L.A. Blacksmith & Wayne Holmes presents: The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Street Photography

Thu, Apr 26   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

BRIC

In this class you’ll learn about on-the-fly composition techniques and how to capture engaging photos of people, buildings, and public spaces. Please note that this class runs rain or shine, so please dress appropriately.

Cancelled
Street Photography

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   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

Adult Coloring

Thu, Apr 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

art and crafts

Come to the Adult Coloring program and express yourself creatively and have a good time!

Cancelled
Adult Coloring

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Apr 26   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

eBooks Basics

Thu, Apr 26   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

iPhone Tutorial

Thu, Apr 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

iPhone Interface

Control Center

Managing Apps

Deleting Apps

iPhone Tutorial

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   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

ESOL Class

Thu, Apr 26   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay 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

ESOL Class

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Apr 26   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, Apr 26   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

Adult Feature Films: Kingsman:The Golden Circle (R)

Thu, Apr 26   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Spring Creek Library

Movies

Come down and see new blockbuster movies!

Adult Feature Films:  Kingsman:The Golden Circle (R)

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Apr 26   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

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Apr 26   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

Computer Basics

Thu, Apr 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 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

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