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SEP
15

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Sep 15   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

SEP
16

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

SEP
17

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: 1619-2019 African-American Commemoration: 400 Years of Perseverance

Tue, Sep 17   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival

1619-2019 African-American Commemoration: 400 Years of Perseverance. It is a global event. This year marks 400 years of perseverance by African Americans. Learn about the warrior Queen who fought the enslavers. Hear about the "20 and odd Africans...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: 1619-2019 African-American Commemoration: 400 Years of Perseverance

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Sep 17   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

SEP
18

Mental Health First Aid

Wed, Sep 18   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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. Mental Health First Aid trainings provide proven...

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Mental Health First Aid

One-on-one Legal Clinic

Wed, Sep 18   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Legal assistance for start-ups and small business owners. Volunteers from the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) answer your questions about commercial leases, contracts, intellectual property and legal structures. *Appointments must be...

One-on-one Legal Clinic

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

SEP
19

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Sep 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 19   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: Leila Taylor discusses Darkly

Thu, Sep 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival

To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend: Leila Taylor discusses Darkly

SEP
20

English Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

SEP
21

English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

SEP
22

Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

Sun, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Borough Hall

Adults author talks bpl presents brooklyn book festival conversations

*This event will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall & Plaza's main stage located at 209 Joralemon Street.

Second Read is BPL’s series of live-criticism examining the work of contemporary and canonical classics. Susan Sontag, the...

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Brooklyn Book Festival Day: Second Read: Susan Sontag presented by BPL

SEP
23

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

SEP
24

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb 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 (DeKalb)

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Sep 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

SEP
25

eBook Starter Session

Wed, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults e-books never too late to learn techknowledge

Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where a librarian will help you...

eBook Starter Session

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Sign-Up and get a FREE book - Check out two books every week to earn one Free book.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

Wed, Sep 25   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

Co-presented with Greenlight Books, BPL Presents musician and activist Billy Bragg, in conversation with Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman. Bragg diagnoses the crisis of accountability in Western democracies in this new series of political...

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Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom," with Amy Goodman

SEP
26

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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...

Featured Event
Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

Thu, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents

Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, joins ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero (via video call) to discuss his new memoir, Permanent Record, which reveals for the first...

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ACLU: At Liberty Podcast with Edward Snowden

SEP
27

English Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

SEP
28

English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 11:30 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

SEP
29

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Sep 29   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

SEP
30

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Sep 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

OCT
1

Chess Workshop with Alexander Baez

Tue, Oct 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Alexander Baez from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Alexander Baez

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Oct 1   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

The Review Panel

Tue, Oct 1   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults artist talks bpl presents the review panel

Leading art critics join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs.

Presented in association with Artcritical.

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The Review Panel

OCT
2

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Oct 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Sign-Up and get a FREE book - Check out two books every week to earn one Free book.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 2   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the idea that behind every great writer is a great reader. 

We will study the work of poets recommended by Eduardo Corral, Kaveh Akbar, Nikky Finney, Dunya...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

English Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 2   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

OCT
3

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 3   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Amitav Ghosh on Gun Island

Thu, Oct 3   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

From the award-winning author of the bestselling epic Ibis trilogy comes a globetrotting, folkloric adventure novel about family and heritage.

Bundook. Gun. A common word, but one that turns Deen Datta’s world upside down. A dealer of...

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Amitav Ghosh on Gun Island

OCT
4

English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 4   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

OCT
5

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 5   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 5   11:00 am to 11:30 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

QAM Readings with 2018-19 Queer|Art Fellows Xandra Nur Clark and Candystore

Sat, Oct 5   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults humanities and art LGBTQ NY Queer Zine Fair performance

Please note: This event is for adults and older teens (17+).

Xandra Nur Clark

A reading of new work, in conjunction with the presentation of a new zine, 'Love, in its Time.'

Xandra Nur Clark (she/they) is a queer Indian-...

QAM Readings with 2018-19 Queer|Art Fellows Xandra Nur Clark and Candystore

Events for Youth and Families: A Bilingual Family Concert with Mister G

Sat, Oct 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids live music music performance

Ben Gundersheimer (MISTER G) is a Latin GRAMMY Award-winning artist, author, activist, and educator. Hailed as “a bilingual rock star” by the Washington Post, he tours internationally playing everywhere from Lollapalooza and Lincoln Center to...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: A Bilingual Family Concert with Mister G

Circus of Books Slideshow and Reading: Session I

Sat, Oct 5   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults artist talks humanities and art LGBTQ NY Queer Zine Fair

Please note: This event is for adults and older teens (17+).

Come hear Billy Miller talk about Circus of Books, the cruising area behind the bookstore and gay pornography shop in West Hollywood known as “Vaseline Alley,” and about the...

Circus of Books Slideshow and Reading: Session I

Circus of Books Slideshow and Reading: Session II

Sat, Oct 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults artist talks humanities and art LGBTQ NY Queer Zine Fair

Please note: This event is for adults and older teens (17+).

Come hear Billy Miller talk about Circus of Books, the cruising area behind the bookstore and gay pornography shop in West Hollywood known as “Vaseline Alley,” and about the...

Circus of Books Slideshow and Reading: Session II

OCT
6

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Oct 6   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

There will be just 3 classes for each month the first , the third and the fourth week of each month.

...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

OCT
7

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Oct 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Andrew Marantz on Antisocial

Mon, Oct 7   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults author talks bpl presents

From a rising star at The New Yorker, a deeply immersive chronicle of how the optimistic entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley set out to create a free and democratic internet–and how the cynical propagandists of the alt-right exploited that freedom to...

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Andrew Marantz on Antisocial

OCT
8

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sunny Songsters

Tue, Oct 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come sing and dance with the Sunny Songsters! We take children on an exciting musical journey filled with instruments, scarves, bubbles and much more. We sing a mix of original tunes and classic children's songs.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Sunny Songsters

Chess Workshop with Alexander Baez

Tue, Oct 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Alexander Baez from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Alexander Baez

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Oct 8   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

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