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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

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults community partner summer reading

Patron's can obtain information and referals regarding their rights as a renter at Saratoga every other Saturday

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 1/11, 1/18 & 1/25. Registration is required for...

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Video Production in the Field

Friends of Saratoga Library Book Swap

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

The Friends of Saratoga Library are hosting a BOOK SWAP! Don’t know what to do with that book you loved but will probably never read again? Want to share your enthusiasm for a great book with other readers? You are invited to our Book Swap. We...

Featured Event
Friends of Saratoga Library Book Swap

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults business finance

One of the things to break my heart is the outcome of poverty! Join us today as we speak about breaking cycles of poverty! Now, we know that this isn’t a concert, yet these FREE workshops can change the course of your thinking, then change the...

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Jan 25   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults conversations 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

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...

Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Jan 27   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

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job postings and free job training...    Get feedback on your resume and cover letter...    Practice for your job interview...   
Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

JAN
28

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Jan 28   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga 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 (Saratoga)

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 28   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 28   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

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults business finance

One of the things to break my heart is the outcome of poverty! Join us today as we speak about breaking cycles of poverty! Now, we know that this isn’t a concert, yet these FREE workshops can change the course of your thinking, then change the...

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

JAN
29

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

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Philosophy Discussion Group

Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

Wed, Jan 29   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

...

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Digital Photography: The Manual Setting

JAN
30

Free Online Tax Help

Thu, Jan 30   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga 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 (Saratoga)

Ancestor Pyramid Presentation

Thu, Jan 30   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults artist talks film lectures and discussions

Sasha Juste of Birthright Creations LLC will be showcasing and discussing her Ancestor Pyramid that she created.  There will also be a film screening of a short documentary called "Offerings for Goree Island."

Ancestor Pyramid Presentation

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

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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Jan 30   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Marcy 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.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

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

Field Recording Techniques

Sat, Feb 1   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn how to use various types of equipment such as microphones, field mixers, and digital audio recorders. We will also discuss tips to recognize and minimize distracting background noise, and make an “audio checklist” to ensure the best audio...

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Field Recording Techniques

Leverage BPL Resources with Lynda.com & Vault (Info Session/Demo)

Sat, Feb 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career

Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Do you want to learn more about a career you are interested in? Join us to learn about two of Brooklyn Public Library’s resources, which...

Featured Event
Leverage BPL Resources with Lynda.com & Vault (Info Session/Demo)

FEB
2

Free Online Tax Help

Sun, Feb 2   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Feb 3   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

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Feb 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job openings and free job training...    Get feedback on your resume and cover letter...    Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

The Philosophy of History: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Story of Philosophy)

Mon, Feb 3   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Story of Philosophy  by Will Durant

We will survey the ideas of Socrates, Voltaire, and Kant within the context of their time and background.

Please join us for a three part series of readings and discussions of...

Featured Event
The Philosophy of History: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Story of Philosophy)

FEB
4

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Feb 4   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Feb 4   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

"Amazing Grace" Film Screening

Tue, Feb 4   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults film movies

"Amazing Grace" is a concert film featurng footage of Aretha Franklin performing gospel music in January 1972 at the New Temple Baptist Mission church located in Los Angeles.

"Amazing Grace" Film Screening

FEB
5

Stop Motion Animation

Wed, Feb 5   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

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.

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Stop Motion Animation

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors

Wed, Feb 5   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults black history month movies movies at the library

Saratoga Library presents the Hidden Colors series to commemorate Black History Month.

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Wed, Feb 5   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

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Make a Movie on Your Phone

FEB
6

Free Online Tax Help

Thu, Feb 6   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Ask a Tech

Thu, Feb 6   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Marcy 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.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

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

FEB
8

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Sat, Feb 8   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults community partner summer reading

Patron's can obtain information and referals regarding their rights as a renter at Saratoga every other Saturday

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Feb 8   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 2/8, 2/15, 2/22. Registration is required...

Register
Video Production in the Field

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors 2

Sat, Feb 8   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults black history month movies movies at the library

Saratoga Library presents the Hidden Colors series to commemorate Black History Month.

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors 2

FEB
9

Free Online Tax Help

Sun, Feb 9   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Feb 10   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

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Feb 10   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job postings and free job training Get feedback on your resume and cover letter Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Mon, Feb 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Set in the rural South in the early 20th century, Zora Neale Hurston's masterpiece tells the story of Janie Crawford: her tragedies, her loves, and the fullness of her humanity.

Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

FEB
11

Free Online Tax Help

Tue, Feb 11   12:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults tax help

The Food Bank, in partnership with NYC Office of Financial Empowerment and Brooklyn Public Library, will help you electronically file your tax return for free from January 27 thru April 15.

To participate, you must have a valid email...

Free Online Tax Help

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors 3

Tue, Feb 11   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults black history month movies movies at the library

Saratoga Library presents the Hidden Colors series to commemorate Black History Month.

Black History Month Movie: Hidden Colors 3

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