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OCT
23

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...


OCT
24

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 24   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Oct 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

BRIC digital media

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 140 characters, and connect with other users. Please note: in order to successfully complete...

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ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a free conversation group for people who wish to improve their English language skills!  Our volunteer conducts an open, inclusive, and educational workshop meant for beginners!  PLease attend if you can!

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.


OCT
25

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn to play chess, or improve your game, with the help of a Chess Master!


OCT
26

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Oct 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Come join us for songs, stories, fingerplays and music! Ages 18-36 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 26   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Come join us for songs, stories, fingerplays and music! Ages 18-36 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

A Tango for Tita/ Un Tango Para Tita

Thu, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for the story of a girl who dreams about dancing Tango and traveling around the world!

New Lots Library- A Tango for Tita

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Thu, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

BRIC digital media

Learn how to use your phone to make a compelling film! We’ll start off talking about some of the free or low-cost software you can download, then talk about pre-visualizing your film, framing your shots, and getting good audio. Then we’ll show...

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Make a Digital Story for PC

Thu, Oct 26   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

BRIC digital media

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

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OCT
27

Young Crafts with Bobbi!

Fri, Oct 27   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join Bobbi on Fridays to create a fun craft each week! Ages 3-6!


OCT
28

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Oct 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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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....

Computer

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Oct 28   10:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Jeremy Plays Guitar

Sat, Oct 28   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

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Grab your kids for a sing-along dance party with the awesomely educational band Jeremy Plays Guitar! Rock out to award-winning music and find out what the critics are raving about - it's the most fun your kids have while (shhh) learning!

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jeremy Plays Guitar, BPL Program

OCT
30

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for songs, fingerplays, stories, music & playtime! Ages birth - 18 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 30   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for songs, fingerplays, stories, music & playtime! Ages birth - 18 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Oct 30   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...


OCT
31

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 31   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a free conversation group for people who wish to improve their English language skills!  Our volunteer conducts an open, inclusive, and educational workshop meant for beginners!  PLease attend if you can!

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

NOV
1

Chess Workshop

Wed, Nov 1   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn to play chess, or improve your game, with the help of a Chess Master!


NOV
2

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Nov 2   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Foundation Center Database Searching Workshop

Thu, Nov 2   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

Grants funding Scholarships

Foundation Center (http://www.fdncenter.org) is a nonprofit organization that provides information on private foundation and corporate funding. Center maintains online databases with detailed information on grants and foundations providing...

Online Resources for the Classroom: History & Current Events

Thu, Nov 2   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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Are you curious about how Brooklyn Public Library can improve your students’ experiences learning about history and current events?

This workshop will introduce you to a selection of free, online learning resources provided by the library...


NOV
3

Young Crafts with Bobbi!

Fri, Nov 3   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join Bobbi on Fridays to create a fun craft each week! Ages 3-6!


NOV
4

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Nov 4   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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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....

Computer

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Nov 4   10:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!


NOV
6

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Nov 6   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...


NOV
7

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Nov 7   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a free conversation group for people who wish to improve their English language skills!  Our volunteer conducts an open, inclusive, and educational workshop meant for beginners!  PLease attend if you can!

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

NOV
8

Improve your research skills

Wed, Nov 8   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Chess Workshop

Wed, Nov 8   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn to play chess, or improve your game, with the help of a Chess Master!


NOV
9

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Nov 9   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Intro to Digital Photography

Thu, Nov 9   5:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Room 216

BRIC digital-media

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.

...

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NOV
13

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Nov 13   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Mon, Nov 13   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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Get job ready and advance your career with valuable online courses via Metrix Learning System and Lynda.com for free. These platforms allow you to take skill-building classes without paying hundreds of dollars. Basic internet skills and a BPL...

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NOV
14

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Nov 14   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

Computer Basics

Tue, Nov 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

Central Library Computer Basic 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,...

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 14   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a free conversation group for people who wish to improve their English language skills!  Our volunteer conducts an open, inclusive, and educational workshop meant for beginners!  PLease attend if you can!

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

NOV
15

Email Basics

Wed, Nov 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

Email Basic techknowledge Central Library

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Chess Workshop

Wed, Nov 15   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn to play chess, or improve your game, with the help of a Chess Master!


NOV
16

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Nov 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Introduction to Internet

Thu, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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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.

Intro to Digital Photography

Thu, Nov 16   5:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Room 216

BRIC digital-media

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.

...

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NOV
17

Young Crafts with Bobbi!

Fri, Nov 17   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join Bobbi on Fridays to create a fun craft each week! Ages 3-6!


NOV
18

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Nov 18   10:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!


NOV
20

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Nov 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...

LinkedIn Basics

Mon, Nov 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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Get a free profile photo! Learn how to most effectively use the major features of LinkedIn, including how to create a profile, getting recommendations and endorsements, and following groups and companies.

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NOV
21

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Nov 21   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!