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NOV
21

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

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How to Record Your Podcast

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Nov 21   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

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adult learning music poetry

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack is a master class exploring the historic connections between music and poetry, with particular interest in music of the African diaspora. Participants will plumb insights into creating...

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Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Nov 21   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

NOV
23

Stop the Bleed workshop

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner health and wellness

Stop the Bleed is a program which empowers everyday citizens by teaching them how to use life-saving measures when first responders may be delayed. This Stop the Bleed workshop is offered by the staff of the the Pediatric Emergency Department at...

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Stop the Bleed workshop

Stop the Bleed workshop

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner health and wellness

Stop the Bleed is a program which empowers everyday citizens by teaching them how to use life-saving measures when first responders may be delayed. This Stop the Bleed workshop is offered by the staff of the the Pediatric Emergency Department at...

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Stop the Bleed workshop

NOV
24

Author Talk Series - Shanghai Message

Sun, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bklyn incubator Jewish Refugees Exhibit

Leaving a small town in Poland, Rabbi Chaim Meir Bukiet left behind his entire life and began a journey that took him through Lithuania, the Soviet Union, Japan, China and ultimately to the United States. In this talk, Dovid Zaklikowski will...

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Author Talk Series - Shanghai Message

NOV
25

Introduction to Adobe XD

Mon, Nov 25   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud techknowledge

Dive into Adobe XD, the best tool for quickly designing, prototyping, and sharing user experiences. In this demo and Q&A session with Caitlyn Burke from Adobe XD you will learn everything you need to create and communicate interactive...

Introduction to Adobe XD

NOV
26

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Nov 26   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

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Nov 26   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

NOV
27

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Nov 27   5:00 pm to 6:00 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

DEC
1

CyPurr Session

Sun, Dec 1   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

Praise in Hard Times

Sun, Dec 1   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults literacy poetry

It can be difficult, in these trying times, to make space for praise, or to notice the occasion for it. It is easy to believe it, even, selfish. (“Forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home,” writes Szymborska.) But to find in dark times...

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Praise in Hard Times

DEC
2

Creative Writing Workshop: The Art of Communication

Mon, Dec 2   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join poetry slam champion Jaime Lee Lewis for this amazing two-day workshop, and learn the art of communicating big ideas and strong emotions, while engaging and entertaining your audience.

December 2nd - Part 1

December 3rd -...

Creative Writing Workshop: The Art of Communication

DEC
3

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Tue, Dec 3   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

Creative Writing Workshop: The Art of Communication

Tue, Dec 3   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join poetry slam champion Jaime Lee Lewis for this amazing two-day workshop, and learn the art of communicating big ideas and strong emotions, while engaging and entertaining your audience.

December 2nd - Part 1

December 3rd -...

Creative Writing Workshop: The Art of Communication

DEC
4

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Dec 4   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 Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Philosophy in the Library: Good Habits Aren't Enough: On Aztec “Shared Agency”

Wed, Dec 4   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents philosophy in the library

Most people recognize the need for good habits. From the multi-decade best selling Seven Habits of Highly Successful People to The Power of Habit, authored by the Pulitzer Prize winning Charles Duhigg, books on the topic continue to command our...

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Philosophy in the Library: Good Habits Aren't Enough: On Aztec “Shared Agency”

DEC
5

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Dec 5   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

DEC
7

Introduction to Adobe XD

Sat, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud techknowledge

Dive into Adobe XD, the best tool for quickly designing, prototyping, and sharing user experiences. In this demo and Q&A session with Caitlyn Burke from Adobe XD you will learn everything you need to create and communicate interactive...

Introduction to Adobe XD

DEC
8

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Including All Families and Supporting All Children

Sun, Dec 8   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle first five years platbpl

Including All Families and Supporting All Children  (CTLE Credits: 3)

In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of representing and...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Including All Families and Supporting All Children

DEC
9

Introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality

Mon, Dec 9   7:00 pm to 9:00 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...

Introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality

DEC
10

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Dec 10   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

Make It Rain: Grants for your Green Space

Tue, Dec 10   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults civic engagement gardening

Partnerships for Parks, Citizens Committee for NYC, and GreenThumb
 
Come hear from Citizens Committee for NYC and Partnerships for Parks who provide funding for community green space projects. Learn about the financial resources...

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Make It Rain: Grants for your Green Space

DEC
11

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...

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

Leasing Commercial Property

Thu, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business legal resources

Everything is subject to negotiation when renting commercial real estate. Volunteers from the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will explain what to look for in a lease and how to get the best deal.

 

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Leasing Commercial Property

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
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

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

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

JAN
5

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

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...

Meditation for Creative Expression

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

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...

Meditation for Creative Expression

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

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...

Meditation for Creative Expression

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...

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 and JustFix.nyc to help tenants...

Know Your Rights, Keep Your Apartment

JAN
30

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

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
12

Climate Wednesdays: Solutions for a Cooler Brooklyn

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...

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Climate Wednesdays: Solutions for a Cooler Brooklyn

FEB
21

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Feb 21   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

FEB
27

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Feb 27   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

MAR
8

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators

Sun, Mar 8   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle early literacy first five years

Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators (CTLE Credits: 3)

We often avoid talking about race with young children but, whether we like it or not, children notice similarities and...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators

MAR
18

Climate Wednesdays: Solutions for a Cooler Brooklyn

Wed, Mar 18   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
Climate Wednesdays: Solutions for a Cooler Brooklyn

MAR
20

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Mar 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

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