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NOV
18

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Nov 18   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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Nov 18   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

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

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

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school performance stem & steam

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages with his incredible live science demonstrations.

Brainy Bill's performance will focus on Energy Conservation.  The world is full of...

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

NOV
19

Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 1:00 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.

Register
Get to Know Your Camera

Census 2020 Job Fair

Tue, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting! They have a variety of temporary jobs that offer flexible hours, paid training and hourly wages from $25 and up. Applications are made online. Join us at this event to learn more. Representatives from...

Register
Census 2020 Job Fair

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness

Project Street Beat from Planned Parenthood of NYC will be at the Williamsburgh Library to provide free training in the use of Narcan and will give out free Narcan kits.  Narcan is the first and only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for...

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 19   3:15 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

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Nov 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 19   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

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Nov 19   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

Along the Distant Path: Migration storytelling workshop

Tue, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults english conversation group

How do we share our stories–is it through sounds, pictures, or writing?  Join a 10-week workshop to explore and share stories about journeys.

Practice your English by reading stories, watching films, and participating in discussions...

Along the Distant Path:  Migration storytelling workshop

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Nov 19   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

Poetry Reading

Tue, Nov 19   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults poetry

Join us at the library to hear Diane Ludin and other local poets as they read from their latest works.

Poetry Reading

NOV
20

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 20   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, Nov 20   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

Teen Time: Karaoke

Wed, Nov 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens music performance

Watch other teens belt out a tune ...

and then maybe step up and take the mike yourself.

Teen Time: Karaoke

Teen Gaming

Wed, Nov 20   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 anyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Nov 20   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

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Wed, Nov 20   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults 400 Years Later movies

The 400th year since enslaved Africans were brought to North America (1619) is being commemorated across the United States. Join us for this series of films that explore and celebrate African American History.  

All films...

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Brooklyn Legacies: Author Talk with Triss Stein

Wed, Nov 20   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults author talks brooklyn collection brooklyn history

The latest addition to the Erica Donato mystery series is due out in December. Join us as local favorite Triss Stein tells us about her newest history mystery! 

Murder strikes the neighborhoods of Brooklyn―the hip, the historic, and...

Brooklyn Legacies: Author Talk with Triss Stein

Parenting In the Age of Climate Change

Wed, Nov 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

How do we talk to our children about climate change? How do we incorporate climate activism into the busy routine of parenting? How can we process our emotions in order to effectively respond to this threat? This...

Parenting In the Age of Climate Change

NOV
21

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Nov 21   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

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Nov 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Thu, Nov 21   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults positive aging techknowledge

Come enjoy an hour and a half of socializing with some extra perks:

Card Games Computers/Ipads Chess Dominoes Bowling Bingo And More...
Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Nov 21   3:15 pm to 5:15 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

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.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Nov 21   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

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...

Register
Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness

Project Street Beat from Planned Parenthood of NYC will be at the Williamsburgh Library to provide free training in the use of Narcan and will give out free Narcan kits.  Narcan is the first and only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for...

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

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.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

NOV
22

Story Play

Fri, Nov 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Game On! Kids Bingo

Fri, Nov 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids game on!

Come play the classic game of Bingo with us!

Game On! Kids Bingo

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...

Featured Event
Stop the Bleed workshop

Urban Stages presents From Past to Present: Dancing in Togetherness

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids 400 Years Later performance

How to travel from the past to the present and move in togetherness? During this one hour workshop, we will learn the story of Frederick Douglass and embark on a journey of movement. In a circle and with rhythms from the continent of Africa, we...

Urban Stages presents From Past to Present: Dancing in Togetherness

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...

Featured Event
Stop the Bleed workshop

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Nov 23   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 2:00-4:00)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   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

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...

Featured Event
Author Talk Series - Shanghai Message

NOV
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 25   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics Cancelled

Mon, Nov 25   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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Nov 25   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

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

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

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.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 26   3:15 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, Nov 26   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

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