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SEP
21

Universal Makerspace: Put a Spin On It!

Sat, Sep 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens adhd developmental disabilities inclusive services learning disabilities

Looking for something to do with your hands? Come make your own fidgets and then give them a whirl.

 

For ages 13 and up with and without disabilities.    

For more information call...

Universal Makerspace:  Put a Spin On It!

Imagining and Expression

Sat, Sep 21   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults creative writing

Join us for the library’s second collaborative writing event with the Organism for Poetic Research (organismforpoeticresearch.org) and contribute to the forthcoming publication of Executive Orders Volume III, an experimental project in...

Imagining and Expression

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:30)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

SEP
22

Hacker Hours

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

Adults computer programming techknowledge

Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience. The format is super simple: you bring a thing you want to learn or a project to build, and work alongside others doing the same. If you have a question, we will...

Hacker Hours

SEP
23

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

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

DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

Mon, Sep 23   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Buildling Bridges Event

Learn Proposal Writing to support your organization by identifying appropriate funders, learning their perspectives, and creating a comprehensive and...

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DYCD Building Bridges: Understanding Fundraising for 2020 Part 2

It's A Vibe: Writing Poems with Different Moods

Mon, Sep 23   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults book discussion literacy poetry

In this workshop, we will use the work of poets like Eboni Hogan, Marwa Helal, Morgan Parker, and Juan Felipe Herrera to examine the relationship between poetry and music. How can we learn to write an anthem for the good days? An angry fist of a...

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It's A Vibe: Writing Poems with Different Moods

SEP
24

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Sep 24   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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school teen tech time video games

Play video games with us!

Everyone from 11-21 is welcome to join us.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox, some IPads fun and YouTube music videos.

Kids Tech Time

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Sep 24   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews? 

We can help!  Come and meet one-on-one with our...

Resume & Career Help

SEP
25

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

DIY: Slime

Wed, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens diy teen time

Make some Slime!

Experiment with colors, textural elements and glitter.

DIY: Slime

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

Gage & Tollner: Construction, Cocktails, & Culinary Conversation

Wed, Sep 25   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection brooklyn history lectures and discussions

What exactly is She-Crab Soup, and what kind of vibe is "Tiki Victorian"? What goes into renovating a 140-year old restaurant? Join us for a moderated conversation with the restaurateurs about the history, menu, beverage program, and design...

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Gage & Tollner: Construction, Cocktails, & Culinary Conversation

SEP
26

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 26   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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

3-D Printing

Thu, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come bring your imagination to life in 3-D!

3-D Printing

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 26   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, Sep 26   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...

Featured Event
Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

SEP
27

Teen Gaming: Table-top Games

Fri, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens table-top & board games teen time

Come into the library and play an old game or try something new.

Try out a game of dominoes, Connect 4, Exploding Kittens or Chess.

Teen Gaming: Table-top Games

SEP
28

Open House

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids all ages open-house

Come in and check out the great services the library offers. 

All ages are welcome!

Open House

Brooklyn Collection Open House

Sat, Sep 28   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection brooklyn history open-house

Get an insider's look at BPL's archives during our 2019 Open House! 

The Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library's only archives and special collections, is a unique division open to the public for researching the social...

Featured Event
Brooklyn Collection Open House

Money Is Power

Sat, Sep 28   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Attend this invaluable financial  seminar to gain in-depth knowledge from financial experts who will address setting financial goals for creating a budget, establishing an emergency savings plan, increasing savings, improving credit,...

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Money Is Power

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time open-house techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:30)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

SEP
29

Hacker Hours

Sun, Sep 29   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults computer programming techknowledge

Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience. The format is super simple: you bring a thing you want to learn or a project to build, and work alongside others doing the same. If you have a question, we will...

Hacker Hours

SEP
30

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

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

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

Mon, Sep 30   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Do you have an idea for a podcast, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about what producing a podcast entails? In this class, we’ll go over some of the first questions you should ask yourself (and your potential listeners!)...

Featured Event
Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

OCT
1

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Oct 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox, some IPads fun and YouTube music videos.

Kids Tech Time

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Tue, Oct 1   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

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BRIC Media Arts Orientation

OCT
2

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Oct 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Candid (candid.org) is a new 501C3 nonprofit organization created when Foundation Center (foundationcenter.org) and GuideStar (guidestar.org) joined forces in early 2019. Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they...

Introduction to Proposal Writing (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Oct 2   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

Artist Books in Action: humor, satire, parody

Wed, Oct 2   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Join Franklin Furnace Director Emerita and celebrated artist Martha Wilson for this second Artist Books in Action program as part of the exhibition Franklin Furnace: Performance is Public at Brooklyn Public Library. She and three guest panelists—...

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Artist Books in Action: humor, satire, parody

OCT
3

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 3   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

Get to Know Your Camera

Thu, Oct 3   4:00 pm to 6:00 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.

Presented by BRIC, BPL's lead media education partner. Click RSVP to register with FareHarbor.

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Get to Know Your Camera

Digital Photo Enhancement

Thu, Oct 3   6:30 pm to 8:30 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.

Presented by BRIC, BPL'...

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Digital Photo Enhancement

OCT
7

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

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

Open House Resource Fair

Mon, Oct 7   3:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Teens platbpl

Are you a teacher looking for primary resources for your classroom? Are you a student who wants to access an archive for your upcoming research project? Do you want to dive deeper into sources for a History Day project?

Join Brooklyn...

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Open House Resource Fair

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Oct 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Money Matters | Fund Your Business: Financing for Entrepreneurs

Mon, Oct 7   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business finance

Learn about innovative funding alternatives for startups and very small businesses. Representatives from iFundWomen, BOC Capital, Dime Bank and other lending organizations will discuss options available to fund your business venture....

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Money Matters | Fund Your Business: Financing for Entrepreneurs

Andrew Marantz Discusses "Antisocial" with Virginia Heffernan

Mon, Oct 7   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults author talks bpl presents

From a rising star at The New Yorker, a deeply immersive chronicle of how the optimistic entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley set out to create a free and democratic internet–and how the cynical propagandists of the alt-right exploited that freedom to...

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Andrew Marantz Discusses "Antisocial" with Virginia Heffernan

OCT
8

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Tue, Oct 8   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.

Please come...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 8   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

OCT
10

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 10   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

Intro to Audition

Thu, Oct 10   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

OCT
13

CyPurr Session: Looks To Disappear - Surveillance Tech and Fab Fashion!

Sun, Oct 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

#NYFW last event of 2019! Or Early #Halloween! Or Juggalo Convention!

Whatever you call it, for this Cypurr Session, we'll look at the advances made in modern fashion/design to confront the ever-creeping gaze of Surveillance.

We'...

CyPurr Session: Looks To Disappear - Surveillance Tech and Fab Fashion!

OCT
15

Make a Digital Story for PC

Tue, Oct 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording 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...

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Make a Digital Story for PC

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