E.g., Aug 20 2019
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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

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book club book discussion reading is fundamental summer reading

Bring whatever you’re reading to share with other kids and the library staff. We will talk about our books and do fun activities that celebrate our own creativity. If you’re not reading anything, don’t worry – come without a book, and we’ll make...

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Free book giveaway! Come to the information desk to register and receive free books.

Aprendan la importancia de leer y ganar libros gratis cada tercera visita. 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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...

Register
Perfecting Your Pitch

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Board Games

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play an old favorite or learn a new board game from the library’s collection, including: Apples to Apples, chess, Boggle, Bananagrams, and many more.

Board Games

Lunch and a Movie

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5 - 9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Feel free to attend one,...

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Aug 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

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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

Lunch and a Movie

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

An imaginative Lego building series with a space exploration theme. Each week the Star Colony Cadets will complete an essential building task.

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

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.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

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Toddler Time

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Lunch and a Movie

Fri, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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Stories from Latin America with Flor Bromley

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading

This collection of stories involves sneaky characters who use wit and humor to trick their often bigger and scarier opponents.

Stories from Latin America with Flor Bromley

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear stories read aloud. All ages welcome!

Únete a nosotros cada Sábado para escuchar cuentos. Todos edades están bienvenidos!

Saturday Storytime

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Toddler Time

Mon, Aug 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

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

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Lunch and a Movie

Mon, Aug 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Kids Explore

Mon, Aug 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Join us for an exploration of a different topic each week with books and crafts!

Kids Explore

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Spanish Storytime

Tue, Aug 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

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

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.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Lunch and a Movie

Tue, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book club book discussion reading is fundamental summer reading

Bring whatever you’re reading to share with other kids and the library staff. We will talk about our books and do fun activities that celebrate our own creativity. If you’re not reading anything, don’t worry – come without a book, and we’ll make...

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Free book giveaway! Come to the information desk to register and receive free books.

Aprendan la importancia de leer y ganar libros gratis cada tercera visita. 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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Board Games

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play an old favorite or learn a new board game from the library’s collection, including: Apples to Apples, chess, Boggle, Bananagrams, and many more.

Board Games

Lunch and a Movie

Wed, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Wed, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5 - 9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Feel free to attend one,...

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Aug 28   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

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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

Lunch and a Movie

Thu, Aug 29   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

An imaginative Lego building series with a space exploration theme. Each week the Star Colony Cadets will complete an essential building task.

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

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.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

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Toddler Time

Fri, Aug 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Lunch and a Movie

Fri, Aug 30   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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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...

Register
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...

Register
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...

Register
Intro to Social Media: Instagram

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