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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 19   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

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults career

Learn about Lynda, which offers online courses on technology and software, business skills and much more, for free with your Brooklyn Public Library card. We will also take a look at other helpful career-related BPL electronic resources,...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Fortnite Mondays

Mon, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens game on! teen tech time video games

Come Join Us and Play Fortnite! All are welcome from beginner to expert. You can play as a team or go it alone. Bring your own equipment and join up as well.

Fortnite Mondays

Census Days Recruitment Event

Mon, Aug 19   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

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Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Tue, Aug 20   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 our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page and update your security settings. You’ll also learn how to navigate posts and upload pictures and videos.

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Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 20   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is for non-walking infants under 1 year old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours before...

Babies & Books

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 20   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

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Tue, Aug 20   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids summer reading summer reading closing celebration

The fantastic antics of Julie the Clown will keep you smiling. Julie encourages the entire audience to get involved, making this a delightful experience for everyone.

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 20   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

Perfecting Your Pitch

Tue, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Meet Camille Newman-Alleyne, first place winner of the 2010 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition and many other pitch competitions. Camille will conduct an interactive workshop on how to craft a great pitch that explains the purpose of your company...

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Perfecting Your Pitch

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Babies & Books

Wed, Aug 21   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is for non-walking infants under 1 year old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours before...

Babies & Books

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 22   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

Toddler Time

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays & rhymes! Specifically for ages 12-24 months.

This program requires online registration. Registration will begin 24 hours in advance of the start of the program. Event is capped...

Toddler Time

Older Adults Learning Labs: Senior Surfing

Thu, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults positive aging skillshare summer reading

Join Us for Computer Assistance with Today’s Teens Tomorrow’s Techies.

Volunteers are available to provide assistance for older adults (50+) to navigate through various forms of technology. Bring questions...

Older Adults Learning Labs: Senior Surfing

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Aug 22   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 8/8, 8/15, 8/22. Registration is required for all three sessions.

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Intro to Photoshop

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Toddler Time

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading toddler time

Join us for songs, books, stories, fingerplays & rhymes! Specifically for ages 12-24 months.

This program requires online registration. Registration will begin 24 hours in advance of the start of the program. Event is capped...

Toddler Time

Family Game Night

Fri, Aug 23   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids summer reading techknowledge video games

Join us as we turn our basement auditorium into a drop-in game room! Featuring a variety of new and classic board games, LEGO®, Little Bits, IPADs and video games. Also including cards wtih  kittens that explode, sushi on the go...

Family Game Night

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Smartphone Security 101

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

In this workshop we’ll be covering fundamental mobile security and go through how to use your phone’s built-in encryption, the limitations of message encryption and metadata, what all those app updates mean for your security and more. Bring your...

Featured Event
Smartphone Security 101

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 26   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

Fortnite Mondays

Mon, Aug 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Teens game on! teen tech time video games

Come Join Us and Play Fortnite! All are welcome from beginner to expert. You can play as a team or go it alone. Bring your own equipment and join up as well.

Fortnite Mondays

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Aug 27   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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 27   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, Aug 27   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

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iPad Bingo

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults table-top & board games techknowledge

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo played in a new and interesting way!

Become more comfortable on an iPad

Earn some prizes!

Featured Event
iPad Bingo

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Aug 28   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 29   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

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   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

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   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

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Movies @ the Library

Fri, Aug 30   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Join us for this month's movie: Finding Nemo. After his son is captured and taken to Sydney, Australia, a timid clownfish must set out on a adventure to bring his son home.

Rated: G

Runtime: 1 hr 40 mins

Movies @ the Library

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Sep 3   11:00 am to 1:00 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. You’ll 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 Mac

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 3   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

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

Wed, Sep 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)

Census Days Recruitment Event

Wed, Sep 4   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 5   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 Social Media: Twitter

Thu, Sep 5   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Twitter class, 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

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Thu, Sep 5   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Instagram, you will learn tips for taking great mobile photographs and videos, how to build an audience, and best practices using effects and posting content.  Please note: in...

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Intro to Social Media: Instagram

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Sat, Sep 7   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults mental health mhfa

As part of the City's ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. This is an eight hour training. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to...

Featured Event Register
Youth Mental Health First Aid

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CyPurr Session: What Is the Internet Anyway?

Sun, Sep 8   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

What's the internet anyway? A series of tubes? A fluffy white "cloud"? Well it's a lot more messy, vulnerable, and downright silly than that. We trust this structure for every message and meme we see or send—so let's get to know the internet IRL...

CyPurr Session: What Is the Internet Anyway?

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 9   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

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How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Sep 10   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Interested in making a podcast but don’t know how to edit it? 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. You’ll also work with audio clips...

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 10   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

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 12   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

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Sep 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

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Census Days Recruitment Event

Sat, Sep 14   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 16   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

Artist Books in Action: politics, race, gender

Mon, Sep 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Join Franklin Furnace Senior Archivist Michael Katchen as he and two guest panelists take us through the ways performance and visual artists use the medium of artist books. This first event will discuss politics, race, and gender.

Come...

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Artist Books in Action: politics, race, gender

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Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Sep 17   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.

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Get to Know Your Camera

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 17   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

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The Big Green Picture: Local Strategies for a Livable World

Wed, Sep 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

The climate crisis may be the biggest challenge New Yorkers have ever faced.  Our city and state are setting the pace with new laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, cars, and industry....

The Big Green Picture: Local Strategies for a Livable World

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