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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

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga

Mon, Sep 23   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids first five years summer reading yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs.

This class is designed for any toddler who is a strong walker. We kindly ask...

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Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga

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

Babies & Books

Tue, Sep 24   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 designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

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

Babies & Books

Not Too Young To Vote

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens citizenship

To help make sure young people's voices are heard in the Nov. 3rd Presidential Election we are registering teens to vote at the Library on National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 24 from 3 - 4 pm.  Teens as young as 16 can...

Not Too Young To Vote

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

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Sep 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

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25

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, Sep 25   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 designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

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

Babies & Books

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Sep 25   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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Just bored with your summer? Join our summer edition of Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. ...

Teen Tech Time

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

Kids Create: Lanyard

Thu, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create summer reading

Learn how to make a keychain or bracelet with plastic lanyard in all your favorite colors!

Kids Create: Lanyard

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...

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Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

SEP
27

Introduction to American Sign Language Cancelled

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Facebook

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

Facebook

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Toddler Time

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years first 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. Only one...

Toddler Time

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Brooklyn Robotics League (Registration Day)

Fri, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…making a difference? Then head to a participating Brooklyn Public Library branch for our new Brooklyn Robotics League. The theme for this year is City Shaper, and kids and teens (ages 9–14) will learn to...

Brooklyn Robotics League (Registration Day)

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28

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship open-house

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years open-house saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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

Homework Help

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for students in grades K-8. No question is too big or small!

Homework Help

Open House: Teen Chess

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens open-house table-top & board games

Teens, as part of BPL's open house weekend, come play chess (or checkers) on our new tabletop chess boards in the Kensingteen section.  All levels welcome.

Open House:  Teen Chess

BACK TO SCHOOL COMPUTER LAB

Sat, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids open-house techknowledge

Young students are invited to the "BACK TO SCHOOL"  Computer Lab where they will learn lots of library resources for their school projects.

Ages  8+

BACK TO SCHOOL COMPUTER LAB

Kids Create: Lanyard

Sat, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create open-house

Learn how to make a keychain or bracelet with plastic lanyard in all your favorite colors!

Kids Create: Lanyard

Open House Scavenger Hunt

Sat, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids explore open-house

Join us for a scavenger hunt around the library!

Open House Scavenger Hunt

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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

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga

Mon, Sep 30   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids first five years summer reading yoga and meditation

Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs.

This class is designed for any toddler who is a strong walker. We kindly ask...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga

Ask A Tech

Mon, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics 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

Fortnite Mondays

Mon, Sep 30   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

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!)...

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Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

OCT
1

Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 1   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 designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

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

Babies & Books

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

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Oct 1   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 1   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

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)

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, Oct 2   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 designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

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

Babies & Books

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Oct 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Just bored with your summer? Join our summer edition of Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. ...

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting Club: Fun With Yarn!

Wed, Oct 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create

Join us for an hour and learn everything you will need to crochet or knit your own hat, scarf or cool bag design by yourself.  Ages 7 and up.

Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting Club: Fun With Yarn!

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

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