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DEC
5

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Dec 5   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Dec 5   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

Set Up Your Legal Business Structure

Thu, Dec 5   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business legal resources

Volunteer attorneys from the NYC Bar Association’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project will explain the advantages and the liabilities of different forms of business structure, such as incorporation, partnership, and sole proprietorship.

...
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Set Up Your Legal Business Structure

DEC
6

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

DEC
7

Medical Billing registration For English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Sat, Dec 7   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning esol

Brooklyn Public Library Adult Learning program in partnership with SUNY BEOC is now offering FREE 15- week intensive Medical Billing Certification training administered by New York...

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Medical Billing registration For English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Ascend Public Charter school

Sat, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults welcoming week

Charter school Admission

Ascend Public Charter school

Introduction to Adobe XD

Sat, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud techknowledge

Dive into Adobe XD, the best tool for quickly designing, prototyping, and sharing user experiences. In this demo and Q&A session with Caitlyn Burke from Adobe XD you will learn everything you need to create and communicate interactive...

Introduction to Adobe XD

DEC
8

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Including All Families and Supporting All Children

Sun, Dec 8   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle first five years platbpl

Including All Families and Supporting All Children  (CTLE Credits: 3)

In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of representing and...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Including All Families and Supporting All Children

DEC
9

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Dec 9   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

Know Your Rights: Are Landlords and Brokers Denying Your Voucher

Mon, Dec 9   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning

Are you getting ignored, getting the run around or flat out told “no vouchers”?

Learn how to navigate the housing market with a rental assistance voucher such as:

CityFHEPS FHEPS HASA Section 8 SOTA SSI/SSD
Know Your Rights:  Are Landlords and Brokers Denying Your Voucher

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Dec 9   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults 400 Years Later movies movies at the library

The Color Purple (1985) 2h 34min.

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.

Stars:

Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey...

Movies @ the Library

Ascend Public Charter school

Mon, Dec 9   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults welcoming week

Charter school Admission

Ascend Public Charter school

Introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality

Mon, Dec 9   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults film techknowledge

In this workshop we will explore how virtual & augmented reality (VR/AR) are transforming storytelling. We will learn how to use 360-degree video cameras and headsets, and we will discuss what the future with these emerging technologies might...

Introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality

DEC
10

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Dec 10   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Dec 10   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

Register
Stop Motion Animation

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Dec 10   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Dec 10   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

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Tue, Dec 10   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about...

Register
2020 Census Recruiting Event

Make It Rain: Grants for your Green Space

Tue, Dec 10   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults civic engagement gardening

Facilitated by Partnerships for Parks, Citizens Committee for NYC, and NYC Parks GreenThumb

Are you working to improve your local park, community garden, street trees, or other green space in your neighborhood? Come hear from Citizens...

Featured Event Register
Make It Rain: Grants for your Green Space

DEC
11

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Ebooks

Wed, Dec 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults techknowledge

E books come join us and learn more about the libraries ebook resources.  To get the most out of the class please bring your library card. 

Ebooks

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!
Ages 6-10.

Build with LEGO

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then join the Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Green New Meal: The Food-Climate Connection

Wed, Dec 11   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

How does our current food system affect the climate, and how does climate change affect the quality and availability of food? What methods and policies can protect both the climate and the food supply? And who’s...

Featured Event
Green New Meal: The Food-Climate Connection

DEC
12

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Dec 12   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

Ascend Public Charter school

Thu, Dec 12   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults welcoming week

Charter school Admission

Ascend Public Charter school

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Dec 12   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Dec 12   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

DEC
13

Library Lab

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Hands-on science exploration and experimentation for kids age 6-12. 

Library Lab

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then join the Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is...

Brooklyn Robotics League

DEC
14

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Hands-on!

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults film techknowledge

In this workshop we will explore how virtual & augmented reality (VR/AR) are transforming storytelling. We will learn how to use 360-degree video cameras and headsets, and we will discuss what the future with these emerging technologies might...

Featured Event
Virtual and Augmented Reality: Hands-on!

Ascend Public Charter school

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults welcoming week

Charter school Admission

Ascend Public Charter school

DEC
15

Black Diaspora Representation: Intersectionality of Identity, Culture and History

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults lectures and discussions

Facilitators: Cathleen Antoine-Abiala and Régine Romain

Why is centering and honoring the complex identities of our young people essential to culturally responsive and sustaining education in our school communities?

“African...

Black Diaspora Representation: Intersectionality of Identity, Culture and History

DEC
16

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Dec 16   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

DEC
17

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Dec 17   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 Twitter, 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.

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Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 17   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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Dec 17   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   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

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Tue, Dec 17   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about...

Register
2020 Census Recruiting Event

DEC
18

Advocacy Skills for Parents: How to get the support and services your child needs

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Presented by Ruth DiRoma, Family Educator, INCLUDEnyc

Become your child’s best advocate and get them the support and services they need in any situation.

Understand the system you are dealing with Understand your child’s...
Advocacy Skills for Parents:  How to get the support and services your child needs

Little Scientists

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists open-house stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!
Ages 6-10.

Build with LEGO

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then join the Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

Wed, Dec 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults author talks bpl presents

Join LaTonya Yvette and her friends, Latham Thomas (Doula and founder of Mama Glow), Anja Tyson (Brand development and marketing in sustainibility and fashion) and Leslie Martinez (Writer and educator) in a panel conversation focused on mothering...

Register
Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

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