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SEP
28

National Voter Registration Day Tabling

Tue, Sep 28   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults BPL Outdoors Civic Engagement

Tuesday, September 28th is National Voter Registration Day!

Join Kensington staff outside the branch for free voter registration cards, give-aways, and books on civic engagement from our collection.

National Voter Registration Day Tabling

Greenpoint Sewcial

Tue, Sep 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts fiber arts

Ever want to sew your own clothes? Learn how to mend your textiles and alter existing clothes? Or perhaps you’re sewist looking for community to share your love of sewing?

Making your own clothes and mending can be ...

Greenpoint Sewcial

Polish For Beginners 2.10

Tue, Sep 28   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

They say that Polish is the most difficult language in the world. Do you want to find out if it's true? Or maybe you would like to be able to order borscht and dumplings in Polish? Greenpoint Library continues the virtual Polish for Beginners...

Polish For Beginners 2.10

CBH Talk - Taking a Knee, Changing the World: A Conversation between Dave Zirin and Kahlil Greene

Tue, Sep 28   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents Brooklyn Resists Center for Brooklyn History conversations

In his latest book The Kaepernick Effect, Dave Zirin explores why former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s quiet 2016 protest ignited like wildfire across the country, becoming the preeminent symbol of resistance to America’s long history of...

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CBH Talk - Taking a Knee, Changing the World: A Conversation between Dave Zirin and Kahlil Greene

They’ll Be Good for Seed: Anthology of Contemporary Hungarian Poetry, a Reading

Tue, Sep 28   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents

Editor Gabor Gyukics presents readings from this ground-breaking anthology of contemporary Hungarian poetry. They'll Be Good for Seed collects the diverse work of eight women and eight male poets with a wide range of subject matter and...

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They’ll Be Good for Seed: Anthology of Contemporary Hungarian Poetry, a Reading

SEP
29

Business Finance 1 - Getting Started | NYC SBS

Wed, Sep 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

For many entrepreneurs, the financial aspect of business ownership can be the most intimidating part, but it doesn’t have to be!

This course teaches the fundamentals of business financial management in a way any interested person can...

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Business Finance 1 - Getting Started | NYC SBS

Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Microsoft Office techknowledge Virtual Programming

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.

Creating and opening documents

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Virtual Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 29   11:45 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help Live!

Wed, Sep 29   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or career-related questions live with a librarian via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 30 minutes of feedback and guidance.

Please register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

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Resume & Career Help Live!

Excel Class

Wed, Sep 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 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.

 

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Excel Class

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 29   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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

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 virtual drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance virtually with the Kings Highway branch.

...

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Virtual Ask a Tech

Introduction To The Internet

Wed, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This is a  lesson of 45 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites. ...

Introduction To The Internet

Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual)

Wed, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults philosophy in the library

Please join us for the next philosophy discussion group meeting on connection between philosophies of Nietzsche and Emerson.  We shall meet on Wednesday, September 29. If you RSVP now, you will receive the Zoom link on the day of...

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Philosophy Discussion Group (Virtual)

Friends of Dyker Library Virtual Meeting

Wed, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of Dyker Library for a meet-and-greet with the new Branch Manager. Become an advocate for library service in your neighborhood and beyond.

Register for a Zoom link to be sent to you the day before the program. 

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Friends of Dyker Library Virtual Meeting

New Utrecht Poetry Group - Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Wed, Sep 29   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Hispanic Heritage Month poetry

Join us for readings and a lively discussion of the work of the world's major poets.   This month we'll be reading the work of poets of Spanish and Latin American descent.  Victor Barranca will lead the discussion.  Please...

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New Utrecht Poetry Group - Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 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...

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Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Virtual Financial Coaching

Wed, Sep 29   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults finance Virtual Programming

Do you have questions about credit or debt? The Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) can help you manage your money, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financial goals. 

Make an appointment with a coach...

Virtual Financial Coaching

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 29   5:45 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun conversation online with 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Book Club: The Man Who Lived Underground by Richard Wright

Wed, Sep 29   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art Virtual Programming

We are holding our monthly book discussion online! Join Claire from Brooklyn Heights for this chat about The Man Who Lived Underground by Richard Wright through video conference call.

We will be using Zoom to host this program. You will...

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Virtual Book Club: The Man Who Lived Underground by Richard Wright

Brooklyn Poets reading with Carlie Hoffman, Michael Chang, and Adrian Matejka

Wed, Sep 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents brooklyn book festival poetry

Join us for a virtual reading with Brooklyn Poets, featuring Carlie Hoffman, Michael Chang, and Adrian Matejka. This is an official 2021 Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event.

Carlie Hoffman is the author of This Alaska (Four Way Books, 2021)....

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Brooklyn Poets reading with Carlie Hoffman, Michael Chang, and Adrian Matejka

SEP
30

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 30   10:30 am to 12:00 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Repaying Student Loans and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Thu, Sep 30   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning finance

Join us and EDCAP from CSS for a free presentation on how to repay student loan debt. This presentation will cover repayment options, common forgiveness, and discharge programs.  The most common mistakes borrowers can make and how to...

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Repaying Student Loans and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Publisher

Thu, Sep 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

 

 

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Publisher

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun conversation online with 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Google Photos Workshop : Session 5

Thu, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning photography techknowledge Virtual Programming

Stuck apart during the global pandemic? Interested in learning how to share your memories with your friends and family? Come join us in and learn how to save and share your photos online with Google Photos!

Participants are welcome...

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Google Photos Workshop : Session 5

NYC Housing Connect

Thu, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Do you need assitance with finding and applying for affordable rental and homeownership opportunities? We are here to help! NYC Housing Connect is your portal to find and apply for affordable rental and homeownership opportunities...

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NYC Housing Connect

Resume & Career Help Live!

Thu, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or career-related questions live with a librarian via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 30 minutes of feedback and guidance.

Please click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Did you just buy a new smart phone or tablet and have questions on how to use it?   No time to attend a formal class? ...

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Virtual Ask A Tech

10 Common Mistakes Student Loan Borrowers Make: Learn About Them To Avoid Them

Thu, Sep 30   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance Virtual Programming

Federal student loan payments will resume at the end of January 2022. Now is the time to prepare.

Join us for a presentation about the common and often costly mistakes borrowers make when managing their student loan debt. Our experts will...

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10 Common Mistakes Student Loan Borrowers Make: Learn About Them To Avoid Them

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 30   5:00 pm to 6:30 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Gerritsen Beach Book Club: Solutions and Other Problems

Thu, Sep 30   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Welcome!  This month, we are reading Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh, creator of webcomic Hyperbole and a Half and author of the book Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other...

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Gerritsen Beach Book Club: Solutions and Other Problems

Book Discussion: Honored Guest by Joy Williams

Thu, Sep 30   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art

Join librarian Alex for a monthly book discussion! This month, we'll chat about the short story collection Honored Guest by Joy Williams.

With her singular brand of gorgeous dark humor, Joy Williams explores the various ways-- ...

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Book Discussion: Honored Guest by Joy Williams

Resume Coaching

Thu, Sep 30   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

Kia Corthron Discusses Moon & the Mars with Sarah Schulman

Thu, Sep 30   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents

Kia Corthron, winner of the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize and author of Moon and the Mars, the highly anticipated new novel that examines NYC and America in the burgeoning moments before the start of the Civil War through the eyes of a...

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Kia Corthron Discusses Moon & the Mars with Sarah Schulman

Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

Thu, Sep 30   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Join the Windsor Terrace Library for a Zoom knitting/crocheting/sewing/fiber arts session to share your projects and hangout. All are welcome!

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Knit, Crochet & Sew Together

OCT
1

Library Resource Update for Community Partners

Fri, Oct 1   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults community partner


Brooklyn Public Library invites all community based organizations, nonprofits and other partners serving Brooklyn to our Library Resource Update for Community Partners. RSVP here.

In this virtual meeting, participants...

Library Resource Update for Community Partners

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 1   10:30 am to 12:00 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Oct 1   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Clinton Hill Library presents 'Songs for New York': An Outdoor Music Show Celebrating Life in the City

Fri, Oct 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults all ages live music

Join Brooklyn-based artists Alex Becker, Dahlak Brathwaite, Clare Fuyuko Bierman, Mikey Rosenbaum, Bela Kawalec, and special guest Lisa Asedillo, for an outdoor performance of classic and original songs celebrating life in NYC.  

All...

Clinton Hill Library presents 'Songs for New York': An Outdoor Music Show Celebrating Life in the City

Beginnings, Middles, and Ends I: Mörike Liederbuch

Fri, Oct 1   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Adults BPL Presents classical interludes live music

Beginnings, Middles, and Ends explores the moments that make up our lives in song. Works that bookend careers, meditate on mortality, and follow the course of a lifetime to show us what it means to live a life.

Hugo Wolf made his genius...

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Beginnings, Middles, and Ends I: Mörike Liederbuch

OCT
2

Birding with Audubon New York - Fall Migration

Sat, Oct 2   8:00 am to 10:00 am   McGolrick Park

Adults adult learning environment green series

Join Audubon New York and Greenpoint Library for a birding outing to observe fall migration in Greenpoint.

We will start in McGolrick Park and end in McCarren Park. During fall migration, you will have the opportunity to see birds...

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Birding with Audubon New York - Fall Migration

Tenth Annual Brooklyn Exceptional Children’s Resource Fair

Sat, Oct 2   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Connect with a range of health, education and recreation resources for children and teens with disabilities, your families and service providers. Learn about advocacy and self-advocacy. Make a craft!

Se habla español.

Mask and...

Tenth Annual Brooklyn Exceptional Children’s Resource Fair

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Oct 2   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Resume Coaching

Sat, Oct 2   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume -so you can stand out!!!

Resume Coaching

OCT
4

Adult Grab & Go DIY Oven Mitt Iron on

Mon, Oct 4   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults arts and crafts DIY grab and go kits

Stop by and pick up a Grab & Go Oven Mitt Iron on kit. The kit includes an oven mitt and an iron on design. Kits are available while supplies last.

Adult Grab & Go DIY Oven Mitt Iron on

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 4   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 for fun conversation online with 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...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help Live!

Mon, Oct 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or career-related questions live with a librarian via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 30 minutes of feedback and guidance.

Please click here to sign up for a time slot. If you are...

Resume & Career Help Live!

We The Readers: A Virtual Book Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Oct 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion Virtual Programming

Welcome to our Readers’ Book Club! Please tell us what kind of books you love to read, who is your favorite author, etc. Share with us your thoughts and comments on a book you have read recently.

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We The Readers: A Virtual Book Club from the Kings Bay Library

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 4   5:00 pm to 6:30 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...

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Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

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