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OCT
12

Justice Initiatives Book Club: The Bondwoman's Narrative

Tue, Oct 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Justice Initiatives

In The Bondwoman’s Narrative, Hannah Crafts writes a semi-biographical, semi-fictional novel recounting the horrors of her enslavement, her harrowing escape, and her journey to freedom. Written in the 1850s, many believe this is the first novel...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: The Bondwoman's Narrative

OCT
13

Business Finance: Planning for Profitability | NYC SBS

Wed, Oct 13   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner finance small business

Every entrepreneur is in business to make profits, but only some do. A critical step to success is creating a financial plan that will guide your business to profitability.

The goal of this course is to provide you the information and...

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Business Finance: Planning for Profitability | NYC SBS

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 13   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, Oct 13   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!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 13   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

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Oct 13   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 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

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Introduction to Internet

Virtual Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 13   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 13   5:45 pm to 7:15 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group

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

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Wed, Oct 13   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Tonight's session: TBA

This workshop...

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Ready, Set, Bank - Online Banking Made Easy

Wed, Oct 13   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business career finance Virtual Programming

Get ready to make managing your money simpler. Discover the features of online banking that make it so popular and learn how to set up and keep your online account secure. This is a two part series; the second workshop is on Wednesday...

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Ready, Set, Bank - Online Banking Made Easy

CBH Talks: A Latinx Vision for an Inclusive America

Wed, Oct 13   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents Center for Brooklyn History conversations Hispanic Heritage Month

Latinx people make up the second-largest ethnic and racial group in America, with a population of over sixty million. Yet so often their diversity is misunderstood, their contributions ignored, and their concerns overlooked. As we celebrate...

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CBH Talks: A Latinx Vision for an Inclusive America

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

Wed, Oct 13   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations support groups Virtual Programming

The group is informal and completely free, it is a peer support group. This program is only for those who lost their loved ones to suicide.

No need to struggle alone. Come and share your story with other survivors for mutual support....

Suicide Survivors Grief Support Group

OCT
14

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 14   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

Commercial Leases: Strategies | NYC SBS

Thu, Oct 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Virtual Programming

This course offers useful steps you can take to prepare for negotiating a commercial lease that serves your interests and minimizes risks. The course instructors are attorneys who have counseled both landlords and tenants on lease agreements and...

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Commercial Leases: Strategies | NYC SBS

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 14   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

Virtual Ask A Tech

Thu, Oct 14   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

Financing for Entrepreneurs: Legal Aspects of Crowdfunding

Thu, Oct 14   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults business finance legal resources powerup

Using the power of the internet, crowdfunding has become a recognized source of startup capital for new ventures. Volunteer lawyers from the City Bar Justice Center's Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will discuss the legal iplications...

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Financing for Entrepreneurs: Legal Aspects of Crowdfunding

Virtual English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 14   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

LitFilm Postscript: Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

Thu, Oct 14   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents film litfilm

Documentary, dir. Morgan Neville
U.S., 2021, 119 min

Chef, writer, adventurer, provocateur: Anthony Bourdain lived his life unabashedly. Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville gives an intimate, behind-the-scene look at how...

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LitFilm Postscript: Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

Resume Coaching

Thu, Oct 14   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

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

Resume Coaching

Friends of Brower Park Library Meeting

Thu, Oct 14   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Friends of the Library

Have ideas on how to make the branch a better place? Want to support the branch through advocacy and fundraising? Come and join the Friends of Brower Park Library and help us plan and support our upcoming events!

The Friends of Brower...

Friends of Brower Park Library Meeting

OCT
15

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 15   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

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. This group is for beginners! Everyone is welcome.

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

OCT
16

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Oct 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

NY Queer Zine Fair Cancelled

Sat, Oct 16   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Central Library

Adults humanities and art LGBTQ NY Queer Zine Fair

After careful consideration and for the safety of our community, this event has been cancelled due to the recent increases in COVID-19 infections. We hope to see you again in 2022!
 

NY Queer Zine Fair

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Oct 16   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 16   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

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

Resume Coaching

CyPurr Session: Tales from the Cryptoparty

Sat, Oct 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults internet safety techknowledge Virtual Programming

It’s that time of year again for our super spooookky workshop! Come join Cypurr in this Halloween season, as we explore some modern-day surveillance tales of TERROR, featuring possessed IOT devices, data-mining ghouls, and phones that seem to...

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CyPurr Session: Tales from the Cryptoparty

OCT
18

Virtual English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 18   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

Mon, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

We are happy to serve you with resume and career help.

For a review of your resume send the document via an attachment to [email protected]

Give in your email an overview of the help you would like plus the...

Resume & Career Help

Traveling is My Passion: A Virtual Travel Club from the Kings Bay Library

Mon, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations Virtual Programming

In the era of the global pandemic, travel is nearly impossible. We, the travel lovers, do not know when we can plan a trip anywhere in the world with no masks, no rubber gloves, no hand sanitizer, no Covid-19 virus test.

Let us sit down...

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Traveling is My Passion: A Virtual Travel Club from the Kings Bay Library

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 18   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

Youth Panel Discussion: "Illegal Alien" and the Social Products of Language

Mon, Oct 18   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Join us -- along with partners Safe Passage Project, the Arab American Association of New York, and the Youth Power Project at Make the Road New York -- as we host a youth panel discussion around the impacts of the phrase "illegal alien". View...

Youth Panel Discussion: "Illegal Alien" and the Social Products of Language

Polish for Beginners 4.0

Mon, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults polish world language conversation

This class is the continuation of the advanced group. We are not accepting new students, unless you are at an advanced level.  In such case  please contact instructior Izabela Barry at [email protected]

Polish for Beginners 4.0

OCT
19

Alcance a sus clientes en línea con Google | NYC SBS

Tue, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business community partner small business Spanish

Aprende cómo encontrar tu negocio en línea con Google. Este taller explica cómo funciona el Buscador de Google y cómo puedes mejorar la visibilidad de tu página web a través de la optimización de motores de búsqueda (SEO). La sesión también...

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Alcance a sus clientes en línea con Google | NYC SBS

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

We are happy to serve you with resume and career help.

For a review of your resume send the document via an attachment to [email protected]

Give in your email an overview of the help you would like plus the...

Resume & Career Help

Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to Microsoft Word from the Kings Bay Branch

Tue, Oct 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge Virtual Programming

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing  office documents. In this three part series you will be guided through the basic features of Microsoft Word (Windows 10...

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Virtual Technology Program: Introduction to Microsoft Word from the Kings Bay Branch

Virtual Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning techknowledge Virtual Programming

Virtual 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 4-part computer series introduces new PC...

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Virtual Computer Basics

Polish For Beginners 2.10

Tue, Oct 19   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

Justice Initiatives Book Club: The Bondwoman's Narrative

Tue, Oct 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism Justice Initiatives

In The Bondwoman’s Narrative, Hannah Crafts writes a semi-biographical, semi-fictional novel recounting the horrors of her enslavement, her harrowing escape, and her journey to freedom. Written in the 1850s, many believe this is the first novel...

Justice Initiatives Book Club: The Bondwoman's Narrative

Build Brand Awareness with Cision

Tue, Oct 19   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults business Virtual Programming

Build brand awareness and gain exposure for your business through media coverage. Learn how BPL cardholders can access Cision, a platform of contacts at traditional, social, and digital media outlets. Use Cision to create and email your...

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Build Brand Awareness with Cision

OCT
20

QuickBooks | NYC SBS

Wed, Oct 20   11:00 am to 3:00 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...

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QuickBooks | NYC SBS

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 20   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, Oct 20   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!

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career resume

We are happy to serve you with resume and career help.

For a review of your resume send the document via an attachment to [email protected]

Give in your email an overview of the help you would like plus the...

Resume & Career Help

Virtual English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 20   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, Oct 20   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

Community Crafting

Wed, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults arts and crafts BPL Outdoors conversations DIY

We invite artists and craftspeople (from age 10 to over 100!) to join us for a series of Community Crafting meetups at the Kings Highway Library. 

We will be meeting in an shady outdoor space attached to the library to enjoy...

Community Crafting

Brooklyn Resists: Education as Activism

Wed, Oct 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults Brooklyn Resists Center for Brooklyn History CTLE PLatBPL

Join us for the first in a series of professional learning events for educators presented as part of Brooklyn Resists: A History of Abolition and Protest in Brooklyn, a public history project at Brooklyn Public Library’s Center for Brooklyn...

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Brooklyn Resists: Education as Activism

Don't Forget Us Here

Wed, Oct 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents

At the age of 18, Mansoor Adayfi left his home in Yemen for a cultural mission to Afghanistan. He never returned. Kidnapped by warlords and then sold to the US after 9/11, he was disappeared to Guantánamo Bay, where he spent the next 15 years as...
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Don't Forget Us Here

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