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JAN
21

Introducing Reading Partners: A Volunteer Opportunity

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults storytime

Volunteer as a Reading Partner Information Session

Do you want to.....

Give back to your community? Build a lasting relationship Serve as a role model to a struggling early reader

Become a Reading Partner Today!

...
Introducing Reading Partners: A Volunteer Opportunity

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Jan 21   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

JAN
22

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 22   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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Wed, Jan 22   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

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Jan 22   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults never too late to learn

You may bring your own yarn, and hooks, or they will be provided.  You may also choose to work on a project for our Friends Group Books and Crochet Sale.

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jan 22   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
23

eBooks Basics

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 23   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

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

JAN
27

Computer Basics

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

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...

Computer Basics

JAN
28

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

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jan 28   6:15 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning book club

Join the book club as they discuss The Topeka School by Ben Lerner.

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

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

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

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

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

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

FEB
3

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

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...

Computer Basics

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

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

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Feb 4   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

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.

Microsoft Word 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

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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Feb 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

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

FEB
8

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Sat, Feb 8   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Adults Friends of the Library

Do you have ideas and visions for what Cortelyou Library can do for you and your neighborhood? We invite you to join the meeting and help discuss plans to make Cortelyou Library even better!

The Friends of the Cortelyou Library meet...

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

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

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

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

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...

Computer Basics

FEB
11

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

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Feb 11   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

PowerPoint is a presentation software that allows you to create slide presentations that can include animation, narration, images, and videos.

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics is for students that are interested in becoming familiar with the...

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

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

Get to Know Your Camera

Wed, Feb 12   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

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

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Feb 12   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
13

Free Online Tax Help

Thu, Feb 13   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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Feb 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

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