E.g., Jan 25 2020
JAN
25

Literacy Volunteer Information Session Cancelled

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 1/11, 1/18 & 1/25. Registration is required for...

Register
Video Production in the Field

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Jan 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

Games! Games! Games!

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults table-top & board games video games

Come and play various video games from different consoles such as XBOX1, Oculus VR (PC), Switch, and some tabletop games.

Games! Games! Games!

JAN
27

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Know Your Rights, Keep Your Apartment

Mon, Jan 27   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults legal resources social services

As gentrification of Brooklyn neighborhoods continues, pressure on tenants builds from landlords anxious to increase rents. The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council has teamed up with IMPACCT Brooklyn, JustFix.nyc, the Legal Aid...

Know Your Rights, Keep Your Apartment

JAN
28

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Jan 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. Get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.

Register
Digital Photo Enhancement

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons 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

JAN
29

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Wed, Jan 29   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

...

Register
Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

First Steps to Starting a Business

Wed, Jan 29   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business small business

There are no limits to who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, an over abundance of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, you...

Register
First Steps to Starting a Business

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jan 29   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

JAN
30

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jan 30   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Free Online Tax Help

Thu, Jan 30   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 6:00 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.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 30   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

Ancestor Pyramid Presentation

Thu, Jan 30   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults artist talks film lectures and discussions

Sasha Juste of Birthright Creations LLC will be showcasing and discussing her Ancestor Pyramid that she created.  There will also be a film screening of a short documentary called "Offerings for Goree Island."

Ancestor Pyramid Presentation

Get to Know Your Camera

Thu, Jan 30   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

Register
Get to Know Your Camera

FEB
1

Field Recording Techniques

Sat, Feb 1   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn how to use various types of equipment such as microphones, field mixers, and digital audio recorders. We will also discuss tips to recognize and minimize distracting background noise, and make an “audio checklist” to ensure the best audio...

Register
Field Recording Techniques

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Feb 1   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

FEB
2

Free Online Tax Help

Sun, Feb 2   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

CyPurr Session: Cyber Harassment and Harm Reduction

Sun, Feb 2   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Cyber harassment and stalking may not always come from random strangers; sometimes our privacy is compromised by the folks closest to us.

For this month’s Cypurr Session, we’ll be focusing on cybersecurity, talking about ways that...

CyPurr Session: Cyber Harassment and Harm Reduction

FEB
3

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

HSE Screening

Mon, Feb 3   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma?

Come in to begin an assessment of your readiness for the exam,  you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, registered for the TASC exam, or...

Featured Event
HSE Screening

FEB
4

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Feb 4   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.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Tue, Feb 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Candid (candid.org) is a new 501C3 nonprofit organization created when Foundation Center (foundationcenter.org) and GuideStar (guidestar.org) joined forces in early 2019. Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they...

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Adobe Premiere Pro Essentials: Beyond the Basics

Tue, Feb 4   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud techknowledge

Learn next-level editing techniques, and how to organize and manage your projects in Adobe Premiere Pro the way the professionals do it.

In this three-hour workshop you will learn how to streamline your productivity and maximize...

Adobe Premiere Pro Essentials: Beyond the Basics

"Amazing Grace" Film Screening

Tue, Feb 4   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults film movies

"Amazing Grace" is a concert film featurng footage of Aretha Franklin performing gospel music in January 1972 at the New Temple Baptist Mission church located in Los Angeles.

"Amazing Grace" Film Screening

FEB
5

Crochet Circle

Wed, Feb 5   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

Stop Motion Animation

Wed, Feb 5   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

Register
Stop Motion Animation

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Wed, Feb 5   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

Register
Make a Movie on Your Phone

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Feb 5   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

FEB
6

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 6   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Free Online Tax Help

Thu, Feb 6   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Social Media Marketing

Thu, Feb 6   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric small business techknowledge

This class covers the basics of using social media to market your show, podcast, or product. You’ll learn the different uses of each social media platform: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and devise a marketing plan for your project.

Register
Social Media Marketing

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Feb 6   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

Make a Digital Story for PC

Thu, Feb 6   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

Register
Make a Digital Story for PC

FEB
8

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Feb 8   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 2/8, 2/15, 2/22. Registration is required...

Register
Video Production in the Field

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Feb 8   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

FEB
9

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Materials for the Arts - Project Based Learning for Young Children

Sun, Feb 9   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning arts and crafts ctle early literacy

Materials for the Arts: Project-Based Learning for Young Children (CTLE Credits: 3)

Get creative with re-used materials!

A fun, hands-on session where participants work with a variety of basic art materials, appropriate for...

Featured Event Register
BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Materials for the Arts - Project Based Learning for Young Children

Free Online Tax Help

Sun, Feb 9   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

FEB
10

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

Mon, Feb 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner legal resources techknowledge

Please join us for a participatory education workshop on secure use of the technology we all rely on. This workshop will leave you with the knowledge to protect your rights, encrypt sensitive data, and secure your communications. You will also...

Featured Event
Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

FEB
11

Edit Photos on Your Phone

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

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 Photo Express...

Register
Edit Photos on Your Phone

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Feb 11   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

BKLYN Investment League

Tue, Feb 11   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults finance

 

Are you interested in investing in the stock market, but not sure what it's all about? Join the BKLYN Investment League and learn how to make informed financial choices. Financial professional Mina Ennin Black will explain the...

Register
BKLYN Investment League

FEB
12

Crochet Circle

Wed, Feb 12   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

Instagram for Small Business

Wed, Feb 12   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric small business techknowledge

Learn how to use Instagram for promoting your small business. This class covers setting up an Instagram Business account, the basics of posting, Instagram Stories, Analytics and posting strategies such as when to post, tagging, and adding...

Register
Instagram for Small Business

close navigation