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OCT
15

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 15   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Oct 15   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Oct 15   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Oct 15   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults philosophy in the library

THIS WEEK'S CLASS WILL BE HELD IN THE TRUSTEES ROOM ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF CENTRAL.

"MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY" is a free fourteen-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The decisions...

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MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

OCT
16

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older 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

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Just bored with your summer? Join our summer edition of Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. ...

Teen Tech Time

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Oct 16   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.

Fiber Arts Group

OCT
17

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots 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 (New Lots Library)

A Tour of Central Library

Thu, Oct 17   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library

Adults library tour

This tour will explore the architectural significance and history of Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) landmark Central Library at Grand Army Plaza. The tour will introduce attendees to the history of the library’s spaces and its services. The...

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A Tour of Central Library

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Library Lab

Thu, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through hands-on...

Library Lab

OCT
18

Introduction to American Sign Language Cancelled

Fri, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Preschool Playtime Cancelled

Fri, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

OCT
19

Big Brooklyn Book Sale

Sat, Oct 19   9:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Adults book sale

Join us for the 2019 Big Brooklyn Book Sale

Clear off your shelves…

Drop your book donations near the Returns desk at Central Library during open hours.  Any materials sold at the sale will provide support to the Brooklyn...

Featured Event
Big Brooklyn Book Sale

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music,...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Oct 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Homework Help

Sat, Oct 19   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for students in grades K-8. No question is too big or small!

Homework Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

OCT
21

Kids Create: 3D Printing

Mon, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Learn the basics of what 3D Printing is and where we can apply it in everyday life.

Kids Create: 3D Printing

Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Samantha Power on The Education of an Idealist

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

Adults author talks bpl presents

Pulitzer Prize winner Samantha Power, widely known as a relentless advocate for promoting human rights, has been heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America's "foremost thinkers on foreign policy."

In her memoir, Power offers an...

Samantha Power on The Education of an Idealist

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

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...

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Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

Microsoft PowerPoint

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

PowerPoint is a presentation software that allows you to create slide presentations that can include animation, narration, images, and videos. Microsoft PowerPoint Basics is for students that are interested in becoming familiar with the Microsoft...

Microsoft PowerPoint

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Oct 22   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults philosophy in the library

THIS WEEK'S CLASS WILL BE HELD IN THE BLACONY CONFERENCE ROOM ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CENTRAL.

"MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY" is a free fourteen-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

...

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OCT
23

Introduction to Internet

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Just bored with your summer? Join our summer edition of Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. ...

Teen Tech Time

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Oct 23   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.

Fiber Arts Group

OCT
24

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Oct 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Lots 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...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots 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 (New Lots Library)

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

The Brooklyn Literary Prize Celebrates the Shortlist Authors

Thu, Oct 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   McNally Jackson at City Point

Adults author talks bpl literary prize bpl presents brooklyn eagles

Join the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Eagles, City Point and McNally Jackson Independent Booksellers for an evening of books and bubbly, plus a sneak peek at the new store, celebrating The 2019 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize...

Register
The Brooklyn Literary Prize Celebrates the Shortlist Authors

OCT
25

Introduction to American Sign Language Cancelled

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Internet Safety

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Privacy and Security on the Internet:  Tips to Stay Safe. Keeping your personal information, private data and finances safe can be difficult, but by following a few tips, you can avoid the vast majority of scams, spyware and privacy breaches...

Internet Safety

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

OCT
26

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music,...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Next Steps

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse social services

New Lots Literacy Zone Next Steps

Take your life to the next level! Join the New Lots Literacy Zone for this inclusijve event designed to help you figure out your Next Steps in life! It doesn't matter if they're big, small or completely...

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Next Steps

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

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