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English Conversation Group

Sun, Aug 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Change Agents Educator Series: Talking About Race in the Classroom (Secondary Educators)

Sun, Aug 19   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

change agents ctle platbpl

In this training, educators strengthen their analysis of how racism manifests in schools and classrooms, enhance their understanding of how racism affects youth, practice utilizing tools to address race and racism with students, and gain...

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Change Agents Educator Series: Talking About Race in the Classroom (Secondary Educators)

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

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 Schedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes...

Japanese Conversation Group

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

How to Incorporate Participatory Budgeting in Your School

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Trustees' Room

ctle platbpl

In this interactive workshop, come to a shared understanding of what participatory budgeting (PB) is and how it builds power in schools, learn about how it’s been working in schools from Phoenix to Brooklyn, and kick-start planning to bring PB to...

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How to Incorporate Participatory Budgeting in Your School

FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

Mon, Aug 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Kingsborough Community College is partnering with Brooklyn Public Library to help you improve your math skills and apply to CUNY. If you’re interested in any of the following, this program is for you!

 

Starting or completing...

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FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

writing workshop

Please join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcomed. No prior writing experience is necessary.

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Preschool Story & Craft

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Come hear fun stories and make a craft. For ages 3-6.

Preschool Story & Craft

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Aug 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Improve your research skills

Mon, Aug 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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...

Improve your research skills

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English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

How to Incorporate Participatory Budgeting in Your School

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Trustees' Room

ctle platbpl

In this interactive workshop, come to a shared understanding of what participatory budgeting (PB) is and how it builds power in schools, learn about how it’s been working in schools from Phoenix to Brooklyn, and kick-start planning to bring PB to...

Register
How to Incorporate Participatory Budgeting in Your School

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bric

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.

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Digital Photo Enhancement

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents first five years music performance

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Beyond the Paywall: How to Access Online Magazines, Newspapers, and Movies for Free at the Library

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Learn how to access hundreds of popular magazines, read thousands of newspapers from around the world, and stream over 30,000 movies - all for free with your library card!

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Beyond the Paywall: How to Access Online Magazines, Newspapers, and Movies for Free at the Library

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our WiiU is your WiiU every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, Just Dance and more. (grades 6 and up.)...

Teen Tech Time

End of Summer Reading Celebration for Teens

Tue, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 4:00 pm
Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Ages 11+

Join us for a very SPECIAL TEEN TECH TIME to celebrate the End of Books & Beats—our Summer Reading Program!

FUN ACTIVITIES INCLUDING:

...
End of Summer Reading Celebration for Teens

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Aug 21   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Understanding Financial Statements

Tue, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

business finance

This workshop provides insight into understanding your business financial statements and how they can inform you to make smart financial and management decisions. Presented in partnership with TruFund Financial Services.

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Understanding Financial Statements

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Aug 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

citizenship

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

Citizenship Prep Group

Staying Safe from Data Breaches and Online Harassment

Tue, Aug 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

internet safety

Aside from big data breaches, personal data that we want to keep private can end up on the public internet. Sometimes that data is found in the open and sometimes by breaches into your email or other online documents. In this workshop, we’ll go...

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Staying Safe from Data Breaches and Online Harassment

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Aug 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Aug 22   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Our Garden Club

Wed, Aug 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For children with and without disabilities.

This is an inclusive program for to children ages 5 to 12 with and without disabilities, their...

Our Garden Club

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Aug 22   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Aug 22   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

crochet diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Aug 22   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Poetry of Resistance

Wed, Aug 22   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

library advocacy poetry

Poetry of Resistance will explore poetry as a form of activism and defiance. By looking at contemporary poets responding to some of the biggest issues of our time (gun control, the #MeToo movement, discrimination against Muslims and LGBTQ...

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Poetry of Resistance

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Introducing Gender Diversity through Storytelling (Elementary Educators)

Thu, Aug 23   12:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

ctle drag queen story hour platbpl

In this fun and interactive workshop, participants will get the opportunity to reflect and on their own gender narratives to better understand how students show up to school as gendered beings, learn about the implicit and explicit way gender is...

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Introducing Gender Diversity through Storytelling (Elementary Educators)

Drag Queen Story Hour

Thu, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

drag queen story hour

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and...

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Drag Queen Story Hour

English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group

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