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JAN
19

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2pm. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing...

Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
21

Mahjong

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, Jan 21   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.

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How to Record Your Podcast

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Jan 21   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)

How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Jan 21   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.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 21   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

JAN
22

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jan 22   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Meeting...

Fiber Arts Group

JAN
23

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System: A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services social services

Learn how to qualify for and get Developmental Disability services through NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. You can learn about Medicaid waiver programs, find out about the “Front Door” process, discover respite...

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System:  A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Women's Support Group

Thu, Jan 23   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults support groups

Women's support group, where women can talk about whatever is on their mind. 

Women's Support Group

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Jan 23   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In this session, we discuss how to prepare financial projections by emphasizing feasibility analysis and how to set goals for your business to plan for success. The first session will cover establishing a benchmark, COGS vs. Operating Costs, and...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

JAN
24

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults music

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

JAN
25

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  

Migration stories...

Telling Tales of Migration

ESOL Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jan 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

JAN
26

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

Ask a Tech

Mon, Jan 27   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

JAN
28

Mahjong

Tue, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Jan 28   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)

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jan 28   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

JAN
29

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jan 29   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Meeting...

Fiber Arts Group

JAN
30

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Jan 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Women's Support Group

Thu, Jan 30   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults support groups

Women's support group, where women can talk about whatever is on their mind. 

Women's Support Group

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Jan 30   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

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Jan 30   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 2

Thu, Jan 30   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

The second session builds on the first to cover break-even analysis, profit margin analysis, cash flow statements, financing capacity, scalability, and how business activities are reflected in financial statements. Presented in partnership with...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 2

JAN
31

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults music

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

FEB
1

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Feb 1   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  Migration stories often...

Telling Tales of Migration

A Lunar New Year Celebration with Ba Ban Chinese Music Society

Sat, Feb 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults chinese lunar new year

Come celebrate Lunar New Year with us in this presentation of lion dance, festive music, folk dances, singing and beautiful costumes. Happy the year of the Rat!

Dyker Singers will be presenting Chinese songs to wish you a Happy New Year...

A Lunar New Year Celebration with Ba Ban Chinese Music Society

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas: To Live/Être Vivant

Sat, Feb 1   7:00 pm to 7:00 am   Central Library

Adults bpl premier bpl presents

AN ALL-NIGHT MARATHON of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music.

Join us and be a part of this FREE 12-HOUR EXCHANGE OF IDEAS, featuring top philosophers and intellectuals from around the world.

FROM...

Featured Event
A Night of Philosophy and Ideas: To Live/Être Vivant

FEB
2

From the Everyday to the Ineffable: Working Our Way toward Wisdom in Poems

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

Adults literacy poetry

Sometimes we want poems to make stark, powerful statements about being alive, to shine with hard-earned wisdom. But profound truth is a slippery thing, and if you go straight for the ineffable, your language may fall flat. In this workshop, we’ll...

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From the Everyday to the Ineffable: Working Our Way toward Wisdom in Poems

FEB
3

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 3   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Feb 3   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

Ask a Tech

Mon, Feb 3   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Greenpoint Library Community Forum

Mon, Feb 3   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults environment Friends of the Library

Do you have ideas for programming you would like to see at the coming Greenpoint Library & Environmental Education Center? Want to help Greenpoint Library continue to grow? If you love your local library and want to be more involved, then...

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Greenpoint Library Community Forum

FEB
4

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 4   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

FEB
5

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Feb 5   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Meeting...

Fiber Arts Group

FEB
7

WE Master Money: Funding

Fri, Feb 7   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business finance

The Women Entrepreneurs (WE) Master Money: Funding workshop is designed to help women entrepreneurs gain knowledge about the 5 C's of creditworthiness that make one a desirable potential borrower, perfecting your business pitch, and interactive...

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WE Master Money: Funding

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 7   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

FEB
10

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 10   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Ask a Tech

Mon, Feb 10   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

FEB
11

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 11   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

FEB
12

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Feb 12   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Meeting...

Fiber Arts Group

FEB
13

English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 13   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults conversations english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

English Conversation Group

FEB
14

Voices of Power: A Monthly Get Together for Young Adults with Disabilities, Let’s talk about the Census

Fri, Feb 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Central Library Room 214

Build a community and provide a voice for everyone to share the things that are meaningful in our lives. Join people with disabilities, parents, caregivers and educators as we discuss disability related subjects....

Voices of Power: A Monthly Get Together for Young Adults with Disabilities, Let’s talk about the Census

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 14   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

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