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OCT
23

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

Babies & Books

Wed, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

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

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imganitive drawing with our resident artist.  Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft.  All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist:...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots 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

Intro to Radio Podcasting

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This course will give you hands-on experience using professional audio recorders and editing software to create your own podcast. Learn about different styles of podcasting, best practices for developing and pitching a show, basic audio editing...

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Intro to Radio Podcasting

FastTrac GrowthVenture: Gain the Tools to Grow Your Business!

Wed, Oct 23   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In order to attend this program series and other FastTrac program series, you must apply at https://www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/article/fasttrac.

This is a competitive program, so please be sure to submit a thoughtful and complete...

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FastTrac GrowthVenture: Gain the Tools to Grow Your Business!

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Wed, Oct 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

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ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Philosophy in the Library: Jennifer Morton on Moving Up Without Losing Your Way

Wed, Oct 23   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults author talks bpl presents philosophy in the library

In the October 2019 Philosophy in the Library, co-presented by Brooklyn Public Philosophers and curated by Ian Olasov, Jennifer Morton discusses upward mobility in education. Upward mobility through higher education has been an article...

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Philosophy in the Library: Jennifer Morton on Moving Up Without Losing Your Way

OCT
24

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Oct 24   10:15 am to 11:00 am   New Lots Library

Adults community partner

Come get free coffee!

All patrons are invited to get a free cup of coffee

Library staff will be on hand to help connect patrons with free resources in the community – but there’s no commitment necessary

Come with...

Coffee & Conversation

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 24   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

2020 Census Jobs Application Assistance at New Lots Library

Thu, Oct 24   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U. S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Census Bureau representatives will be at the New Lots Library to describe Census employment to all job-seekers, and they...

2020 Census Jobs Application Assistance at New Lots Library

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 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 Mac

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Fall Harvest Festival

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts halloween kids create

Join us for our 3rd annual Fall Harvest Festival for children and their families.

Fun activities Fall crafts Free books Enjoy a snack Costumes are welcome

 

Fall Harvest Festival

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Oct 24   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

Ancestral Jewelry Making - w/Featured Artist Sasa Juste

Thu, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts jewelry making

Wire wrapped jewelry is in style, versatile and surprisingly easy to make. Using many different cross sections of wire we create a secure and beautiful cage around a stone. Wire wrapping can be used with any almost any large, flat, polished stone...

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Ancestral Jewelry Making - w/Featured Artist Sasa Juste

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

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Make a Movie on Your Phone

OCT
25

Diversity Lottery - Free Application Assistance

Fri, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults, Older Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

Visit the Central Library - Adult Learning Center for assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process:

Free digital photos and scanning Translation services when necessary

 

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Diversity Lottery - Free Application Assistance

Dance with BUPH

Fri, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids move to learn music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children can have fun dancing while making new friends.

Dance with BUPH

Movies @ the Library: Halloween Edition

Fri, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids family movie halloween movies movies at the library

Join us for this month's movie: The Nightmare Before Chrstimas. Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

Rated: PG

Runtime: 1 hr 16...

Movies @ the Library: Halloween Edition

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Fri, Oct 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

OCT
26

Workshop for Paid Care Workers: Workplace Rights and Interview & Negotiation Training

Sat, Oct 26   9:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business career

Topics will include:

Overview of Paid Care Division within NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Workplace rights, including Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, Paid Safe and Sick Leave, wage and hour rules Alternative...
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Workshop for Paid Care Workers: Workplace Rights and Interview & Negotiation Training

26th PATE/PAES Annual Seminar

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults lectures and discussions research

The Polish American Ethnological Society (PAES) was founded in New Jersey in 1976. This unique organization was formed by a group of Polish immigrants connected by their interests in the difficult history and rich culture of Native Americans....

26th PATE/PAES Annual Seminar

Shooting Effective B-Roll

Sat, Oct 26   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Expand your filmmaking toolkit by learning easy and effective tips on capturing beautiful B-ROLL footage for your documentary project or narrative film. Registration is required.

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Shooting Effective B-Roll

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Park Slope Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for Saturday Storytime! Listen to new favorites and classic stories read aloud. All ages welcome!

 

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime

 In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

East NY Nehemiah Homeowners Association Meeting

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults lectures and discussions

TheTri-Annual Meeting

Guest Speakers

Stephon Whitley EBC- Social Justice Mark Mcintrye- NYC Free Soil Program- useful for sink holes, community gardens, and home gardens Rosie Pavares- Center for NYC Neighborhoods- Weatherization...
East NY Nehemiah Homeowners Association Meeting

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Diversity Lottery - Free Application Assistance

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults, Older Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

Visit the Central Library - Adult Learning Center for assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process:

Free digital photos and scanning Translation services when necessary

 

NEW FOR DV-...

Diversity Lottery - Free Application Assistance

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Sat, Oct 26   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Notes on the Middle Passage

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Ann L. Chinn, founder of the Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project and MacArthur Genius Award-winner Saidiya Hartman (author, Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route) discuss the history of the middle passage,...

Notes on the Middle Passage

The Romantic Poetry of Abolition

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:15 pm   Central Library, History, Biography, and Religion

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

In this session, Matt Sandler will introduce the role of poetry in abolitionist organizing and Black community-building. Contemporary poets LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs and t'ai freedom ford will perform the work of nineteenth-century Black poet-...

The Romantic Poetry of Abolition

Fashioning the Self in Slavery and Freedom

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

One rarely associates fashion with slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. In fact, fashion, which all its connotations of autonomy and self-determination, can be seen as the antithesis of slavery, the most extreme form of deprivation of...

Fashioning the Self in Slavery and Freedom

Visual Narratives of Liberation

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Join this artist spotlight discussion during ‘Til Victory is Won with New York City-based photographers Barron Claiborne, Delphine Diallo, Russell Frederick and Jamel Shabazz as they explore what it means to reimagine utopia and celebrate...

Visual Narratives of Liberation

OCT
27

Diversity Lottery - Free Application Assistance

Sun, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults, Older Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

Visit the Central Library - Adult Learning Center for assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process:

Free digital photos and scanning Translation services when necessary

 

 ...

Diversity Lottery - Free Application Assistance

Author Talk Series - Shanghai Love Story

Sun, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bklyn incubator Jewish Refugees Exhibit

Erich Jacobsohn and Ilse Ludomer both fled Germany at different times in 1939 and arrived in Shanghai, where they joined some 18,000 other Jews in the last place on earth that would let them in. Their experiences as refugees, first in Shanghai...

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Author Talk Series - Shanghai Love Story

Nature & the Socio- Political Body

Sun, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adult learning literacy poetry

This generative workshop will examine poetic techniques through studying conversations between the poet, the social constructs and the laws of nature. Poems by Aracelis Girmay, June Jordan, & Ross Gay will be utilized as a literary blueprint...

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Nature & the Socio- Political Body

OCT
28

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 28   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, Oct 28   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

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

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ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

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ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

NYFA Artists Fiscal Sponsorship and Fellowship Information Session

Mon, Oct 28   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Please join us for this information session if you’re interested in applying for a New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) / New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist Fellowship, or in learning more about how NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship can...

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NYFA Artists Fiscal Sponsorship and Fellowship Information Session

Diving Into Adobe Audition

Mon, Oct 28   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Get to know your way around Adobe Audition, one of the most popular programs for podcast editing. We’ll go over how to use Audition to record, edit, fine-tune, and do some higher-level sound design.

Rebecca Seidel is a podcast...

Diving Into Adobe Audition

OCT
29

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Tue, Oct 29   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 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....

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Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 29   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

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 29   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

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Tue, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Halloween Costume Party

Tue, Oct 29   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts halloween

Come and get into the spooky spirit with us at the Park Slope Library! We'll be doing some spooky crafts and having a costume showcase! All showcase participants will get a small spooky prize! 

Halloween Costume Party

Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts

ART Pops @ New Lots Library

Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

Antoinette Thomas, one of AENY's Van Lier Fellow artists, will guide you step-by-step through creating a beautiful painting. This class is perfect for...

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Paint Party w/Featured Artist Antoinette Thomas

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