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NYWC Write Now

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 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....

NYWC Write Now

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick 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...

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay, Meeting Room

Adults 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...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults hotspot 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...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in English.

All are...

Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

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

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

Mon, Sep 23   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Adults adobe creative cloud photography techknowledge

Whats is a camera?

A camera is an optical instrument to capture still images or to record moving images, which are stored in a physical medium such as in a digital system or on photographic film. A camera consists of a lens which...

Lights, Camera Action at Macon

English Conversation Class

Mon, Sep 23   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English-FREE

No registraion necessary

Sponsored by the Brooklyn Public library Office of Volunteer Services

English Conversation Class

Learn Basic Camera Functions

Mon, Sep 23   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Macon, The Fireplace

Adults adult learning photography techknowledge

Whats is a camera?

A camera is an optical instrument to capture still images or to record moving images, which are stored in a physical medium such as in a digital system or on photographic film. A camera consists of a lens which...

Learn Basic Camera Functions

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Sep 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook, Auditorium

Adults hotspot 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...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Sep 23   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

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 one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

Mon, Sep 23   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Buildling Bridges Event

Learn Proposal Writing to support your organization by identifying appropriate funders, learning their perspectives, and creating a comprehensive and...

Featured Event
DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

Business Plan: Get it Done!

Mon, Sep 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business

Gale Business: Plan Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. This resource is available to you – at no cost – through Brooklyn Public Library. Stacey Knibloe from Gale will take...

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Business Plan: Get it Done!

It's A Vibe: Writing Poems with Different Moods

Mon, Sep 23   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults book discussion literacy poetry

In this workshop, we will use the work of poets like Eboni Hogan, Marwa Helal, Morgan Parker, and Juan Felipe Herrera to examine the relationship between poetry and music. How can we learn to write an anthem for the good days? An angry fist of a...

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It's A Vibe: Writing Poems with Different Moods

English Conversation Group

Mon, Sep 23   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

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Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Tue, Sep 24   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness

Meet with a New York City Health Department Certified Application Counselor at their table in the Central Library Grand Lobby. They can help you learn more about how to register for:

Medicaid (Apply year round. Help with Medicaid...
Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Chess Club

Tue, Sep 24   10:00 am to 7:45 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

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Sep 24   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults finance

Meet with a financial counselor one-on-one to develop the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability. Get assistance with:

Improving Your Credit Report Dealing with Debt Collection Budget and Saving Opening a Bank...
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Free Financial Coaching

ESOL Class

Tue, Sep 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older. For more information, visit http://www.tinyurl.com/School6-GetInfo

ESOL Class

National Voter Registration Day. Register to Vote at the Library!

Tue, Sep 24   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults citizenship

September 24 - National Voter Registration Day. Are you vote ready? Register in September - vote in November.

National Voter Registration Day. Register to Vote at the Library!

Citizenship Class Registration

Tue, Sep 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Prepare for Citizenship Program

Attend free Citizenship Preparation...

Citizenship Class Registration

Resume & Career Help (Bay Ridge Library)

Tue, Sep 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults career resume

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

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Bay Ridge Library)

ESOL Class

Tue, Sep 24   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Tai Chi for Adults

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Adults fitness

Find your center and do some light fitness with our Tai Chi program.

Tai Chi for Adults

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

iPad Basics Class

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library, Spectrum Learning Lab

Adults techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Basics Class

Introduction To VPN

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn all you need to know about VPN's - Virtual Private Networks in this amazing class. We will cover topics such as which VPN are a good fit for your budget,what does a VPN do and how can it protect you. Stop in, ask questions, get answers. Its...

Introduction To VPN

Creative Writing

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Current Events Workshop

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning environment support groups

Come to our  September Current Events workshop to discuss what's happening in the Sunset Park community and in the rest of the world.  Come and listen and make yourself heard on a timely topic you've always wanted to discuss...

Current Events Workshop

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft word Basics is for patrons that are interested in becoming familiar with Microsoft office interface, word processing, creating and formatting word  documents.

Participants must have knowledge of computer basics.

...

Microsoft Word Basics

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga 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...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Book Discussion: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Tue, Sep 24   11:45 am to 12:45 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults book club book discussion

Join us at the Mill Basin Library to discuss Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi.

Homegoing follows the parallel paths of two Ghanaian half-sisters and their descendants through eight generations: from the Gold Coast to the plantations of...

Book Discussion: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ®

Tue, Sep 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults alzheimer's

An interactive experience with New York Memory Center and Right at Home of Brooklyn.

 

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

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THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ®

Mahjong

Tue, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Tue, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults benefit assistance everyone is welcome here social services

Come in with any questions you have about the many social services offered by the city. In the lobby. No registration required.

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Email Part 1

Tue, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults email

 

Learn how to create an email account with sending and receiving email correspondences

Email Part 1

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 24   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Sep 24   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Computer Intermediate Class

Tue, Sep 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Marcy, Meeting Room

Adults techknowledge

Learn to use the computer, email, internet, word and more.

Computer Intermediate Class

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Sep 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office 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.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Chair yoga

Tue, Sep 24   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair yoga

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 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)

Email Basics

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning email 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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Adults movies at the library

In the Heart of the Sea (2015) 2h 2min.

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life...

Movies @ the Library

Email Basics

Tue, Sep 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy, Meeting Room

Adults 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

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