E.g., Nov 13 2019
NOV
13

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 13   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
14

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Thu, Nov 14   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting  people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Nov 14   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

NOV
15

Understanding Your Child's IEP: Is it the right one for your student?

Fri, Nov 15   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Presented by Ruth DiRoma, Family Educator, INCLUDEnyc

Become the expert on your student’s IEP!

Learn how to read your child's IEP Understand the sections Find the important information Discover the recommendations

And much...

Understanding Your Child's IEP: Is it the right one for your student?

CaringKind: An Afternoon of Experience, Strength and Hope

Fri, Nov 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Older Adults alzheimer's health and wellness mental health

In celebration of National Caregiver Awareness Month, CaringKind invites caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and dementia to join us at the Brooklyn Public Library for an afternoon of self-care, sharing support, and encouragement. Two...

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CaringKind: An Afternoon of Experience, Strength and Hope

Central Library Friday Film Club: Great westerns you haven’t seen!

Fri, Nov 15   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford (2007) | Directed by Andrew...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Great westerns you haven’t seen!

NOV
16

The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family performance

Experience edge of your seat fun!

Amore will amaze children and their parents with a performance that tops all others. Fast paced and original, this one-of-a-kind performance utilizes amazing magic, hilarious side-splitting comedy, music...

Featured Event
The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

NOV
17

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

Sun, Nov 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

“Uncovered” presents the music of African-American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson in concert. The event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

NOV
18

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 18   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

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Mon, Nov 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 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

Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

Mon, Nov 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations research

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the Soviet, Nazi, and once again...

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Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

NOV
19

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Tue, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

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Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

NOV
20

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Jamaica Bay Friends Group Meeting

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults friends of the library

Friends of BPL are core groups of organized volunteers who help Brooklyn Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and promotion of Library programs and initiatives.

For almost 70 years, Friends of Brooklyn Public Library have...

Jamaica Bay Friends Group Meeting

NOV
21

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

Thu, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting  people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

2020 Census Jobs & Recruitment

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Nov 21   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

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Nov 21   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

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adult learning music poetry

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack is a master class exploring the historic connections between music and poetry, with particular interest in music of the African diaspora. Participants will plumb insights into creating...

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Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Part of the exhibition Beautiful Words Are Subversive, join us for this book launch and film screening. Guest filmmakers were invited to collaborate on an experimental film sequence responding to the...

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Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

NOV
23

Cara's Caterpillars

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs!

Featured Event
Cara's Caterpillars

NOV
24

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

Sun, Nov 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Presenting their Grammy Award-winning project A Love Supreme: The music of John Coltrane. This event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships arriving in America and the impact of African Americans on music...

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Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

NOV
26

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Nov 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

NOV
27

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 27   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

DEC
1

Praise in Hard Times

Sun, Dec 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults literacy poetry

It can be difficult, in these trying times, to make space for praise, or to notice the occasion for it. It is easy to believe it, even, selfish. (“Forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home,” writes Szymborska.) But to find in dark times...

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Praise in Hard Times

DEC
2

Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti: Interfaith Poetry Reading

Mon, Dec 2   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults literacy poetry

Join renowned poets Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti as they share their poetry and faiths with the Brooklyn community.

Marie Howe is the former State Poet for New York. She is the author of Magdalene (W. W....

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Marie Howe, Yehoshua November, and Leila Chatti: Interfaith Poetry Reading

DEC
3

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Andrea Beaty presents Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Tue, Dec 3   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family

Did you hear? There’s a new Questioneer! Acclaimed author Andrea Beaty and illustrator David Roberts join forces once again for the latest addition to their bestselling Questioneer series, Sofia Valdez, Future Prez. Meet Sofia Valdez, a Mexican...

Andrea Beaty presents Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

DEC
4

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Dec 4   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

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

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

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

Thu, Dec 5   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Acclaimed South African visual and theater artist William Kentridge inaugurates a season-long engagement, In Praise of Failure, a project which celebrates the great importance of failure in any creative process.

Throughout the Spring of...

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

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

DEC
11

Первый шаг к началу бизнеса /First Step to Starting a Business

Wed, Dec 11   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning business russian small business

Первый шаг к началу бизнеса
(First Step to Starting a Business)
-Цель этого курса - помочь вам понять, чего требует начало бизнеса в Нью-Йорке, и определить свои собственные ожидания относительно жизни в качестве владельца бизнеса....

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Первый шаг к началу бизнеса /First Step to Starting a Business

DEC
12

Information Session: Housing and Family Services of Greater New York, Inc

Thu, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning

For 47 years Housing & Family Services of Greater New York, Inc. has provided housing assistance to residents of New York, improving the quality of life, and preserving the habitability of the housing stock.

Our topic include:

...
Information Session: Housing and Family Services of Greater New York, Inc

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
15

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Sun, Dec 15   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film silent movie matinee

American-born director Arthur Robison moved to Germany, directed films like Warning Shadows (1923) in the Expressionistic style and then brought that style to England for this first film-version of Liam O’Flaherty’s 1925 novel. Set among Dublin...

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Dec 15   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola) Roberta Cooper (cello) and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Repertoire TBA.

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Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

DEC
18

Создание бизнес-идеи, которая работает / Creating a Business Idea that Works

Wed, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning business russian small business

Создание бизнес-идеи, которая работает
(Creating a Business Idea that Works)
-Цель этого курса - предоставить вам инструменты для анализа ваших клиентов, отрасли и конкурентов.

• Среда, 18 декабря 2019 г. с 18:00 до 20:00...

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Создание бизнес-идеи, которая работает / Creating a Business Idea that Works

DEC
19

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Dec 19   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

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Dec 19   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

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Dec 19   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

DEC
30

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Dec 30   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

JAN
2

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 2   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

JAN
9

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 9   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

JAN
14

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

Tue, Jan 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning research social services

Serving as custodian of more than $15 billion in unclaimed funds, restoring lost accounts to their rightful owners.

Unclaimed Funds Workshop

JAN
16

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 16   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

JAN
23

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 23   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

JAN
27

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jan 27   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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