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Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning fitness

Come exercise with our popular local volunteer! No registration is needed.

 

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

Computer Basics

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Walt Whitman 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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

2019 Small Press Flea

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents small business

A summer market of your favorite local publishers and magazines, SPF '19 is the sixth installment of the Small Press Flea, co-presented by BOMB Magazine and Brooklyn Public Library. SPF '19 is located on Brooklyn Public Library's plaza at its...

Featured Event
2019 Small Press Flea

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

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

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Morning Yoga

Sat, Aug 24   10:15 am to 11:30 am   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Adults yoga and meditation

Reduce Stress and gain flexibility in a safe and fun environment

Beginners are welcome

Bring a Yoga mat, towel or blanket to practice on

Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in

Yoga is best practiced...

Morning Yoga

Mornng Yoga

Sat, Aug 24   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Adults yoga and meditation

Reduce stress and gain fexibility in a safe and fun enviornment

Beginners are welcome

Bring comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in

Yoga is best practiced on an empty stomach. Avoid a heavy meal an hour or two...

Mornng Yoga

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:00 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...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews? 

We can help!  Come and meet one-on-one with our...

Resume & Career Help

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots 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...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

Register
BRIC Media Arts Orientation

ESOL Civic Education Registration

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Adults career esol

BPL's ESOL program will be registering learners for six (6) EL-Civic education classes. These classes will focus on workplace skills to help learners transition to our workplace and vocational skills training classes (medical billing, medical...

ESOL Civic Education Registration

Fall 2019 ESOL Registration

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class schedules available.

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and...

Fall 2019 ESOL Registration

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Aug 24   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

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Aug 24   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Capturing Effective BROLL

Sat, Aug 24   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Expand your filmmaking toolkit by learning easy and effective tips on capturing beautiful B-ROLL footage for your documentary project or narrative film.

Register
Capturing Effective BROLL

NYC Uke Squad Jam

Sat, Aug 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Leonard, Auditorium

Adults music

The NYC Uke Squad invites all interested ukulele players to join in our August Ukulele Jam session at the Leonard Library on Saturday, August 24th, (12:00 - 2:00 PM) in the downstairs meeting room. All ages and levels are...

NYC Uke Squad Jam

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Poetry Club

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults poetry

Discuss poetry in a  comfortable setting.

Poetry Club

Smartphone Security 101

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

In this workshop we’ll be covering fundamental mobile security and go through how to use your phone’s built-in encryption, the limitations of message encryption and metadata, what all those app updates mean for your security and more. Bring your...

Featured Event
Smartphone Security 101

Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Festival : Death Race

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies at the library

Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.

Jason Statham and...

Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Festival : Death Race

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Aug 24   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults i-ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

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English Conversation Group

Sun, Aug 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 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

Sun, Aug 25   1:00 pm to 4:45 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

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Aug 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Aug 26   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults small business

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more.

Sessions with SCORE counselors are...

Register
Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 26   10:00 am to 5:45 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

Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Mon, Aug 26   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning yalp

Are you a young adult and have plans to PASS the high school equivalency exam? If so, then read on...

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is one of several adult education options at BPL! It’s designed specifically for young adults to...

Featured Event
Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Mon, Aug 26   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Adults citizenship

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Adult Coloring

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon 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, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Computer Basics

Mon, Aug 26   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

Loving Kindness Meditation

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Join us for a loving kindness meditation, every monday in August. 

Loving Kindness Meditation

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paedergat, Meeting Room

Adults library lanes techknowledge

Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Art with Digital Media

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook, Auditorium

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to draw and paint with just an iPad! For adults of all ages and abilities.

Art with Digital Media

Inclusive Adult Virtual Bowling

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Adults library lanes video games

Adults of all abilities are invited to join us for virtual bowling using X-Box Kinect!  The Kinect uses a motion sensor camera to detect activities for gameplay. Limited space (10 players max). Registration recommended, call the library at...

Inclusive Adult Virtual Bowling

CEAHAW

Mon, Aug 26   11:15 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton, Basement Auditorium

Adults conversations

12 Step program for eating

Contact : mndmnd@ymail.com

CEAHAW

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Aug 26   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon, Meeting Room

Adults career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

Adult Crochet Club

Mon, Aug 26   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Adults adult learning arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Can you crochet, or have you always wanted to learn?  Come join Highlawns Crochet club, where you can meet new people and enjoy the art of crochet making. All skill levels are welcomed. Patrons participating are encrouraged to bring their...

Adult Crochet Club

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, Aug 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness support groups

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Aug 26   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Dyker 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? Ask our staff for personalized assistance.

No Registration required

Free.

Ask a Tech

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Aug 26   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults book club book discussion

PLEASE NOTE: Gravesend Library has graciously offered to host this book discussion while Sheepshead Bay Library is closed for renovation.

Guest moderator Rashida Ismaili AbuBakr will be discussing "Winter in the Blood" by James Welsh.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Aug 26   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults book club book discussion

PLEASE NOTE: Gravesend Library has graciously offered to host this book discussion while Sheepshead Bay Library is closed for renovation.

Guest moderator Rashida Ismaili AbuBakr will be discussing "Winter in the Blood" by James Welsh.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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