E.g., Apr 22 2018
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Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Sun, Apr 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Gaming inclusive services

Get your game on and join us for fun filled afternoons of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and much, much more.

Ages 13 and up with and without disabilities

For more information call 718.253.4948

Cancelled
Adaptive Gaming Arcade

English Conversation Group

Sun, Apr 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

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Apr 22   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

Japanese Conversation Group

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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...

Featured Event
Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Apr 23   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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, Apr 23   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

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Mon, Apr 23   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

career

Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in software...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

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

Mon, Apr 23   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

Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 23   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

World Language Conversation

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

The class is free and no registrations is required.

Featured Event
Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Apr 23   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, Apr 23   6:00 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

Computer 1.0: Hand Weaving and Computer History

Mon, Apr 23   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

DIY

In 1801, Joseph Jacquard invented a system that could orchestrate production of intricately patterned cloth. His advanced loom was the first machine to automate task production and thus the first computer. Inspired by Jacquard, Charles Babbage...

Computer 1.0: Hand Weaving and Computer History

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Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, Apr 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Finance

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, Apr 24   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

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Apr 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

BRIC

The picture-perfect shot doesn’t stop with your camera. In this class, you’ll get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program. Learn to retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them...

Register
Digital Photo Enhancement

English Conversation Group

Tue, Apr 24   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Apr 24   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, Apr 24   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

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Apr 24   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

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Apr 24   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

What Do I Read Next? Librarian Secrets for Finding Your New Favorite Book

Tue, Apr 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

You’ve read everything by your favorite author. You’ve exhausted all your best friend’s book recommendations. Where do you turn to find books to read? In this fun, interactive workshop, you’ll learn librarian “secrets” for finding reading...

Featured Event
What Do I Read Next? Librarian Secrets for Finding Your New Favorite Book

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Apr 24   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, Apr 25   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, Apr 25   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Apr 25   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 Editing Help

Wed, Apr 25   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

Simply Accounting: The Entrepreneur’s Easy Guide

Wed, Apr 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

business

Understanding the basics of accounting is not as daunting as entrepreneurs believe. Knowing the answers to: Who owes me money? To whom do I owe money? How much money do I have in the bank? are key when building a business. Entrepreneurs who...

Register
Simply Accounting: The Entrepreneur’s Easy Guide

English Conversation Group

Wed, Apr 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

English Conversation Group ESOL

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

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group - Intermediat-Advanced

Wed, Apr 25   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 - Intermediat-Advanced

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Apr 26   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   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

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Apr 26   5:00 pm to 6:30 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 -Beginners

Thu, Apr 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Apr 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Podcast Social Club - A Listening Party

Thu, Apr 26   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Tonight is the Podcast Social Club, a listening party! We'll be joined by the creators of the daily news podcast "Informed," and the comedy podcast "Paperweight." We'll hear the creators discuss their production process, plus episode clips....

Featured Event
Podcast Social Club - A Listening Party

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Beginner English Conversation Group

Fri, Apr 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

English Conversation Group

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

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Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Apr 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer Basics email

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

English Conversation Group

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

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

English Conversation Group

Comics & Zines for Everybody!

Sat, Apr 28   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

creative writing DIY

Are you interested in zines and comics, but aren't sure where to start? Come to a fun workshop lead by Elvis and Jan, two seasoned comics creators who will bring their enthusiasm for the medium, and also writing prompts and activities. Comics are...

Comics & Zines for Everybody!

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Apr 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

 

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

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English Conversation Group

Sun, Apr 29   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

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Apr 29   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

Japanese Conversation Group

APR
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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 30   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Apr 30   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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, Apr 30   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, Apr 30   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

Chinese Mandarin Conversation Group

Mon, Apr 30   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

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

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