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JAN
27

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

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

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Jan 27   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

Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

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Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Jan 27   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

Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for grades 1-8!

After School Homework Help

Urban Stages: Rhythm and Sound in the Theater

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school music

Jon Berger shares wisdom from his 35-year-career as a percussionist on Broadway and in the recording  studio.  Participants will experience hands-on how percussion sound effects are used in the theater, TV, and movies to tell stories,...

Urban Stages: Rhythm and Sound in the Theater

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults adult learning diy teen time

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

Protect Your Piggy Bank

Mon, Jan 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business finance

Weiss Financial Ratings is a new tool available to Brooklyn Public Library users, designed to help you make informed decisions about your finances. Join a representative from Weiss to learn how to find the best performing stocks and mutual funds...

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Protect Your Piggy Bank

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

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Tue, Jan 28   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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 $28 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about...

2020 Census Recruiting Event

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

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.

For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jan 28   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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 28   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

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics russian

Требуется регистрация. Зарегистрируйтесь на информационной стойке.

Станьте мастером своего компьютера, планшета или смартфона с Аркадием Клаузовым!

Посетите бесплатный урок, который сделает вас боссом своего компьютера, планшета...

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Family Movie Night: Mirai

Tue, Jan 28   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

When Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai (meaning “future”), the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun’s entire family. As his mother returns to work, and his father struggles to run the household, Kun...

Family Movie Night: Mirai

JAN
29

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 29   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

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Jan 29   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

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids after school homework help

Free homework help for grades 1-8!

After School Homework Help

Teen Gaming

Wed, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

First Steps to Starting a Business

Wed, Jan 29   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business small business

There are no limits to who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, an over abundance of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, you...

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First Steps to Starting a Business

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Wed, Jan 29   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

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

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Jan 29   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years!

Bedtime Stories

JAN
30

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jan 30   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

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 30   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

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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

Thu, Jan 30   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics russian

Требуется регистрация. Зарегистрируйтесь на информационной стойке.

Станьте мастером своего компьютера, планшета или смартфона с Аркадием Клаузовым!

Посетите бесплатный урок, который сделает вас боссом своего компьютера, планшета...

Computer Basics / Основы компьютера

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

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 2

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

Adults business

The second session builds on the first to cover break-even analysis, profit margin analysis, cash flow statements, financing capacity, scalability, and how business activities are reflected in financial statements. Presented in partnership with...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 2

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.

Register
Get to Know Your Camera

JAN
31

Story Play

Fri, Jan 31   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Jan 31   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

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Book Thief

Fri, Jan 31   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: The Book Thief

Teen Gaming

Fri, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 31   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer. Ages: 6 – 17 yrs

Chess Workshop

FEB
1

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Feb 1   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 often...

Telling Tales of Migration

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

 

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 1   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 1   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

FEB
2

CyPurr Session: Cyber Harassment and Harm Reduction

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

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Cyber harassment and stalking may not always come from random strangers; sometimes our privacy is compromised by the folks closest to us.

For this month’s Cypurr Session, we’ll be focusing on cybersecurity, talking about ways that...

CyPurr Session: Cyber Harassment and Harm Reduction

From the Everyday to the Ineffable: Working Our Way toward Wisdom in Poems

Sun, Feb 2   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults literacy poetry

Sometimes we want poems to make stark, powerful statements about being alive, to shine with hard-earned wisdom. But profound truth is a slippery thing, and if you go straight for the ineffable, your language may fall flat. In this workshop, we’ll...

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From the Everyday to the Ineffable: Working Our Way toward Wisdom in Poems

FEB
3

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 3   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

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