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OCT
17

Why read Orwell today? Discussion on George Orwell's "1984"

Thu, Oct 17   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults 1984 book discussion

“Big Brother is looking at you!” – This sentence from Orwell's dystopian novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” inspired the creators of the television reality show "Big Brother". With the fall of Communism in Europe, has the novel lost its raison d'être,...

Why read Orwell today? Discussion on George Orwell's "1984"

OCT
19

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   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

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Sat, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

OCT
21

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

After School Homework Help

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

Mon, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about basic sound principles and how you can use them to make a better podcast. We’ll walk through EQ, compression, and other mysterious things that come with most audio editing software.

Due to Central Library's early closure for...

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

OCT
22

Knitting & Crocheting Club Cancelled

Tue, Oct 22   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning knitting and crocheting

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Oct 22   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)

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Tue, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica Cancelled

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol open-house

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Whether an entrepreneur, artist, writer or musician, you may be able to claim ownership of your idea or work.  Volunteers from the New York City Bar’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will answer questions about what you can...

Register
Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 22   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

Free!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

OCT
23

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

OCT
24

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

OCT
26

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   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

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Sat, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Karaoke Cancelled

Sat, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging karaoke

Sing pop songs of the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Karaoke

OCT
28

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

After School Homework Help

Mon, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

OCT
29

Knitting & Crocheting Club Cancelled

Tue, Oct 29   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning knitting and crocheting

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

PATRIOTS FROM THE BARRIO Book Discussion

Tue, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults adult learning book discussion

Patriots from the Barrio captures the Mexican American experience in World War II, soldiers whose service has gone unrecognized until now. Author Dave Gutierrez joins the discussion live via video call.
Featured Event
PATRIOTS FROM THE BARRIO Book Discussion

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Tue, Oct 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica Cancelled

Tue, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol open-house

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 29   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

Free!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

OCT
30

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

NOV
2

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 2   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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 2   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

NOV
4

Citizenship Exam Coaching

Mon, Nov 4   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

Citizenship Exam Coaching

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 4   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

After School Homework Help

Mon, Nov 4   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

Book Discussions: Classic Shorter Fiction (“Bartleby the Scrivener”)

Mon, Nov 4   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

“Bartleby the Scrivener” by Herman Melville

Set in nineteenth-century New York, Bartleby is a law office copyist on Wall Street. His consistent response to job assignments: “I would prefer not to.”

“Bartleby the Scrivener” is...

Book Discussions: Classic Shorter Fiction (“Bartleby the Scrivener”)

NOV
5

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Nov 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, Nov 5   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Tue, Nov 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tue, Nov 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Nov 5   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 5   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 5   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

Free!

No registration required.

English Conversation Group

NOV
6

After School Homework Help

Wed, Nov 6   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

NOV
9

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 9   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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 9   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 9   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging karaoke

Sing pop songs of the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Karaoke

NOV
12

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Tue, Nov 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

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