E.g., Dec 12 2019
DEC
11

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Ebooks

Wed, Dec 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults techknowledge

E books come join us and learn more about the libraries ebook resources.  To get the most out of the class please bring your library card. 

Ebooks

Green New Meal: The Food-Climate Connection

Wed, Dec 11   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

How does our current food system affect the climate, and how does climate change affect the quality and availability of food? What methods and policies can protect both the climate and the food supply? And who’s...

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Green New Meal: The Food-Climate Connection

DEC
12

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Dec 12   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud 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

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Dec 12   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

DEC
14

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Hands-on!

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults film techknowledge

In this workshop we will explore how virtual & augmented reality (VR/AR) are transforming storytelling. We will learn how to use 360-degree video cameras and headsets, and we will discuss what the future with these emerging technologies might...

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Virtual and Augmented Reality: Hands-on!

DEC
15

Black Diaspora Representation: Intersectionality of Identity, Culture and History

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults lectures and discussions

Facilitators: Cathleen Antoine-Abiala and Régine Romain

Why is centering and honoring the complex identities of our young people essential to culturally responsive and sustaining education in our school communities?

“African...

Black Diaspora Representation: Intersectionality of Identity, Culture and History

DEC
16

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

DEC
17

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse.

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Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 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.

Ask a Tech

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group everyone is welcome here

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

English Conversation Group

DEC
18

Advocacy Skills for Parents: How to get the support and services your child needs

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Presented by Ruth DiRoma, Family Educator, INCLUDEnyc

Become your child’s best advocate and get them the support and services they need in any situation.

Understand the system you are dealing with Understand your child’s...
Advocacy Skills for Parents:  How to get the support and services your child needs

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

Wed, Dec 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults author talks bpl presents

Join LaTonya Yvette and her friends, Latham Thomas (Doula and founder of Mama Glow), Anja Tyson (Brand development and marketing in sustainibility and fashion) and Leslie Martinez (Writer and educator) in a panel conversation focused on mothering...

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Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

DEC
19

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Dec 19   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud 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

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Dec 19   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

DEC
20

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Dec 20   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

DEC
23

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Mon, Dec 23   10:00 am to 5:15 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults holiday

Come and bring your gifts and wrap them here. If you are not good at wrapping, we will wrap those gifts for you!

Bring your own wrapping paper or use the paper we have here for you. This is for all occasions and beliefs. Happy Holidays...

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics Cancelled

Mon, Dec 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

DEC
24

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Tue, Dec 24   9:00 am to 12:45 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults holiday

Come and bring your gifts and wrap them here. If you are not good at wrapping, we will wrap those gifts for you!

Bring your own wrapping paper or use the paper we have here for you. This is for all occasions and beliefs. Happy Holidays...

Holiday Gift Wrapping

DEC
30

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics Cancelled

Mon, Dec 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Dec 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

JAN
5

CyPurr Session

Sun, Jan 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Stop by to get advice on your cybersecurity and hardware problems, or just chat with folks about the big digital issues of the day! Snacks and kids are welcome. Open to beginner and seasoned techies alike. Topic TBD.

The CyPurr Collective...

CyPurr Session

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing practitioner and meditation teacher, Lavender Suarez, will guide participants through a series of introductory exercises to explore how meditating can help inspire creativity. Participants...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
7

Instagram for Small Business

Tue, Jan 7   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric small business techknowledge

Learn how to use Instagram for promoting your small business. This class covers setting up an Instagram Business account, the basics of posting, Instagram Stories, Analytics and posting strategies such as when to post, tagging, and adding...

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Instagram for Small Business

JAN
9

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 9   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

JAN
12

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing practitioner and meditation teacher, Lavender Suarez, will guide participants through a series of introductory exercises to explore how meditating can help inspire creativity. Participants...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
14

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Tue, Jan 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

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Make a Movie on Your Phone

JAN
16

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 16   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

JAN
17

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Jan 17   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

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

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing practitioner and meditation teacher, Lavender Suarez, will guide participants through a series of introductory exercises to explore how meditating can help inspire creativity. Participants...

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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

JAN
23

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

JAN
25

Games! Games! Games!

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults table-top & board games video games

Come and play various video games from different consoles such as XBOX1, Oculus VR (PC), Switch, and some tabletop games.

Games! Games! Games!

JAN
26

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide participants through gentle breathing, movement and expressive drawing prompt exercises to assist in facilitating the relaxation process. Lavender will lead a sound bath (a meditative...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Know Your Rights, Keep Your Apartment

Mon, Jan 27   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults legal resources social services

As gentrification of Brooklyn neighborhoods continues, pressure on tenants builds from landlords anxious to increase rents. The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council has teamed up with IMPACCT Brooklyn, JustFix.nyc, the Legal Aid...

Know Your Rights, Keep Your Apartment

JAN
28

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Jan 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

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

JAN
30

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Jan 30   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Get to Know Your Camera

Thu, Jan 30   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

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Get to Know Your Camera

FEB
2

CyPurr Session

Sun, Feb 2   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Stop by to get advice on your cybersecurity and hardware problems, or just chat with folks about the big digital issues of the day! Snacks and kids are welcome. Open to beginner and seasoned techies alike. Topic TBD.

The CyPurr Collective...

CyPurr Session

FEB
4

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Feb 4   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

FEB
6

Social Media Marketing

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

Adults bric small business techknowledge

This class covers the basics of using social media to market your show, podcast, or product. You’ll learn the different uses of each social media platform: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and devise a marketing plan for your project.

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Social Media Marketing

Make a Digital Story for PC

Thu, Feb 6   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

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

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Make a Digital Story for PC

FEB
9

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Materials for the Arts - Project Based Learning for Young Children

Sun, Feb 9   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning arts and crafts ctle early literacy

Materials for the Arts: Project-Based Learning for Young Children (CTLE Credits: 3)

Get creative with re-used materials!

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

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Materials for the Arts - Project Based Learning for Young Children

FEB
11

Edit Photos on Your Phone

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

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe Photo Express...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

FEB
12

Our Bodies, Our Planet: Public Health and the Climate Crisis

Wed, Feb 12   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

How can Brooklynites confront the climate crisis? What needs to change, and how can we make sure that change will be equitable? Over eight evenings thinkers and activists will share their ideas about the crisis and...

Featured Event
Our Bodies, Our Planet: Public Health and the Climate Crisis

FEB
13

Intro to Audition

Thu, Feb 13   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Intro to Audition

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