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FEB
22

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Xbox One Seniors Older Adults bowling

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

Robotics with Ozobots and littleBits

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

disabilities inclusive littlebits ozobots

Magnets, markers, and robots? Yes!
Explore the world of robotics with littleBits
and Ozobots!
For youth ages 13 and up with and without disabilities
For more information call 718.253.4948

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Robotics with Ozobots and littleBits

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program Learning English

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

English Conversation Group

Arabic Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

learning Language World Language Conversation

Improve your Arabic language in an informal and fun setting.

 

The class is free and no registrations is required.

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Arabic  Conversation Group

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Español Spanish language/idioma españo 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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 22   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program Learning English

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

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Feb 22   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

French/Français learning Language World Language Conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Genealogy at Central

Thu, Feb 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

genealogy research

Whether you're just getting started or have already been looking into your family tree, join us for an open genealogy lab. Come to use our laptops, printer, databases, and other resources in the Info Commons Lab to do your own genealogy research...

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Genealogy at Central

FEB
23

Beginner English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation practice English Conversation Group

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

FEB
24

English Conversation Group

Sat, Feb 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Photographic Vision: BlackAndWhiteAndColor(ed), Edition II

Sat, Feb 24   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Accra-Shepp Arts and Culture BPL Presents photography

Photographic Vision: BlackAndWhiteAndColor(ed), Edition II
Four workshops with photographer Accra Shepp.

Saturdays, 11am to 3pm, February 3, 10, & 24. No class on 2/17.

In this four-week photography workshop, students...

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Photographic Vision: BlackAndWhiteAndColor(ed), Edition II

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

FEB
25

English Conversation Group

Sun, Feb 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adult Learning English Conversation Group Adults Bi Lingual ESOL Engilsh as a second Language Free English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

Japanese Conversation Group

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

Japanese Language World Language Conversation 日本語

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Japanese Conversation Group

FEB
26

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

50 plus 50+ computer info-commons

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...

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

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

business One-on-One SCORE

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

50 plus 50+ computer info-commons

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, Feb 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adult Learning English Conversation group 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, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

insurance Healthcare ACA Navigator

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

Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Mon, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

mandarin World Language Conversation

Improve your Chinese Mandarin language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Feb 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

career cover letter job 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, Feb 26   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adult Learning English Conversation group conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

FEB
27

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, Feb 27   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

credit Finance money One-on-One

Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving...

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 27   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adult Learning English Conversation group conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Feb 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

BRIC digital media

Learn how to use your camera’s features to create beautiful digital images. We’ll cover digital photography basics like camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop. You’ll also...

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Get to Know Your Camera

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

Featured Event
English Conversation Group

Excel Class

Tue, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Central Library Excel

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.

Excel Class

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Board Games Just Dance Mario Kart Super Smash Bros

Kids and teens in grades 6 and up are welcome for an afternoon of video games and socializing with occasional arts and crafts, board games and free books. 

Where: Info Commons Lab

When: Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m....

Featured Event
Teen Tech Time

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Feb 27   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business One-on-One SCORE

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

Learn A New Language – Polish – Intermediate and Advanced

Tue, Feb 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

World Language Conversation

Join this free class where lessons are structured around practical vocabulary. Learn about modern Poland, her history, people and culture. Grammar is discussed through each session.

The class is conducted by a native speaker.

For...

Learn A New Language – Polish – Intermediate and Advanced

Russian Conversation Group for beginners

Tue, Feb 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

World Language Conversation ру́сский язы́к

How to learn Russian language program is coming back to Brooklyn Public Library.

Practice your Russian language in an Informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required

Russian Conversation Group for beginners

Calming Anxiety and Building Self-Esteem in Youth

Tue, Feb 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

inclusion Learning Differences Learning Disabilities

Feb. 27, 6-7:30pm.  Join Understood for our monthly parent gathering at the

Brooklyn Public Library. We’ll be talking about strategies

to calm anxiety and build self-esteem in kids with

learning and attention issues...

Calming Anxiety and Building Self-Esteem in Youth

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Feb 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

citizenship naturalization

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

Citizenship Prep Group

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 27   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

português 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

FEB
28

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Feb 28   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

business One-on-One SCORE

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, Feb 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

Intro to Internet

Wed, Feb 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Central Library introduction to internet

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 Internet

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 28   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

career cover letter job 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

Attract New Business & Keep Your Life Sane

Wed, Feb 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Business owners are expected to do more with less - right? Thankfully, there are affordable systems, tools and resources that can help you make more money, take charge of your business and keep your life sane. Sylvia Adams, web designer and...

Register
Attract New Business & Keep Your Life Sane

English Conversation Group

Wed, Feb 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group - Intermediat-Advanced

Wed, Feb 28   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

French/Français learning Language 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 - Intermediat-Advanced

MAR
1

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Mar 1   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bowling Older Adults Seniors Xbox One

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...

Featured Event
Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

English Conversation Group

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

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program Learning English

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

Featured Event
English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

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

conversation group English Conversation Group

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

English Conversation Group

Arabic Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

learning Language World Language Conversation

Improve your Arabic language in an informal and fun setting.

 

The class is free and no registrations is required.

Featured Event
Arabic  Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 1   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program Learning English

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

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Mar 1   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

French/Français learning Language World Language Conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Panel Discussion: Saving Local News on the Web

Thu, Mar 1   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Archives Brooklyn Collection journalism Local History

As part of Endangered Data Week, the Brooklyn Collection will host a panel discussion on the topic of Saving Local News on the Web. Brooklyn Public Library’s Archivist Diana Bowers-Smith will lead the discussion, and panelists will include...

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Panel Discussion: Saving Local News on the Web

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