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JAN
19

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Hands-On Art for Young Children

Sun, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning arts and crafts ctle first five years

Hands-On Art for Young Children (CTLE Credits: 3)

Early Learning Through Artful Playing, Strategies for Child-lead Art explorations.

A fun, hands-on session where participants work with a variety of basic art...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Hands-On Art for Young Children

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2pm. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing...

Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
21

Stop Motion Animation

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

Adults bric photography techknowledge

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 21   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative  Writing  Workshop

Email Basics

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

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...

Email Basics

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 21   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Chess Club

Library Lab: Construction

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids build with lego library lab

Join us on Tuesday afternoons for construction challenges with LEGO and more. Learn about architecture and engineering and most importantly have fun!

Library Lab: Construction

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for grades 1-8!

After School Homework Help

Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults 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

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Start Your Business with Gale Learning Resources

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults business small business

Business planning can be a complex and unfamiliar process. Often, entrepreneurs don’t know what kind of information they need, where to find it, or how to get started. 

Gale Business: Plan Builder offers an engaging, step-...

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Start Your Business with Gale Learning Resources

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Ken Siegelman's Poetry Outreach Presents Baruch November

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults creative writing poetry

We are excited to announce Baruch November as our featured poet for January 2020.

Baruch November has taught courses in Shakespeare, poetry and writing at Touro College in Manhattan for more than a decade. His poetry and short fiction...

Ken Siegelman's Poetry Outreach Presents Baruch November

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Galapagos: Home of Evolution

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

Adults all ages environment

600 miles off the coast of mainland Ecuador sits a chain of volcanic islands that are home to a range of fascinating and unique animals. Because of its isolation, the Galapagos has served as a workshop in evolution. The slight variation of some...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Galapagos: Home of Evolution

JAN
22

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Jan 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please join us for a special program for people with developmental disabilities.

Read, play, and have fun at the library! Hear stories read by our librarians, play with words and numbers, and create your own pictures...

The Brain Fitness Club

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Wed, Jan 22   12:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about...

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults movies movies at the library

"Bad Day at Black Rock" (1955)

Afternoon Movie of the Month

Babies & Books

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Jan 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for grades 1-8!

After School Homework Help

Game On! Tabletop Gaming for Kids & Tweens

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Play with classic and new board games, tabletop games, and puzzles.

Game On! Tabletop Gaming for Kids & Tweens

Introduction to iPads

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

iPad training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to iPads or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using an iPad.

This lesson introduces new iPad users to apps and techniques used to...

Introduction to iPads

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Library Lab: Electricity

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school library lab

After School STEM Activities for Children

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 12) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun,...

Library Lab: Electricity

Kids Create

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come into the Park Slope Library and create a take-home craft with us! The craft will change each week, so continue to stop by to see what we're making!

For kids 6 and up. Younger children (4 and up) are welcome when accompanied by...

Kids Create

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Jan 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Wed, Jan 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

Wed, Jan 22   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults fitness health and wellness

Do you like to dance? Do you want to get fit while having fun? Join us for our Shape Up Dance Fitness class.

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

Wed, Jan 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner legal resources techknowledge

Please join us for a participatory education workshop on secure use of the technology we all rely on. This workshop will leave you with the knowledge to protect your rights, encrypt sensitive data, and secure your communications. You will also...

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Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

JAN
23

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System: A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services social services

Learn how to qualify for and get Developmental Disability services through NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. You can learn about Medicaid waiver programs, find out about the “Front Door” process, discover respite...

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System:  A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

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

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

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

Improve your research skills

Thu, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

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

Project Art Workshop

Thu, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Bushwick Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

Project Art Workshop

Introduction to Google Drive

Thu, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Google Drive is a personal cloud storage service from Google that lets users store and synchronize digital content across computers, laptops and mobile devices.

What are the benefits of Google Drive?

Backup Your Precious Files...

Introduction to Google Drive

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 23   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In this session, we discuss how to prepare financial projections by emphasizing feasibility analysis and how to set goals for your business to plan for success. The first session will cover establishing a benchmark, COGS vs. Operating Costs, and...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

JAN
24

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Jan 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults creative aging fiber arts

All ages are welcome to join us for this special time dedicated to fiber arts: knitting, crocheting and sewing.

Fiber Arts for Adults

Freestyle Fridays for Kids and Tweens

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids after school kids tech time

An open-ended, afterschool program for kids and tweens on Friday afternoons.

Freestyle Fridays for Kids and Tweens

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration

Family Game Night Cancelled

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids techknowledge video games

Join us as we turn our basement auditorium into a drop-in game room! Featuring a variety of new and classic board games, LEGO®, Little Bits, IPADs and video games. Also including cards wtih  kittens that explode, sushi on the go...

Family Game Night

Freestyle Fridays for Teens

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Teens after school teen tech time teen time

An open-ended, afterschool program for teens on Friday afternoons.

Freestyle Fridays for Teens

JAN
25

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Jan 25   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

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  

Migration stories...

Telling Tales of Migration

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for Saturday Storytime! Listen to new favorites and classic stories read aloud. All ages welcome!

This event will be held in our downstairs auditorium. Tickets are required and will be given out 30 minutes before storytime...

Saturday Storytime

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).   For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

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