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OCT
23

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics email

Intersted in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use the computers, by attending our Techknowledge computer bascis class.  Our T.R.S (class instructor) makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come in to register...

Computer Basics

Homework Help

Wed, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Marcy Library

Teens after school homework help

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

 

Free!

Homework Help

FastTrac GrowthVenture: Gain the Tools to Grow Your Business!

Wed, Oct 23   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In order to attend this program series and other FastTrac program series, you must apply at https://www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/article/fasttrac.

This is a competitive program, so please be sure to submit a thoughtful and complete...

Featured Event
FastTrac GrowthVenture: Gain the Tools to Grow Your Business!

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Wed, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo DuranTrujilo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 23   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

OCT
24

Story Play

Thu, Oct 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes & playtime! Ages 0-5yrs, accompanied by parents or caregivers!

Story Play

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Oct 24   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

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

OCT
25

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults 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 Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

OCT
26

26th PATE/PAES Annual Seminar

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults lectures and discussions research

The Polish American Ethnological Society (PAES) was founded in New Jersey in 1976. This unique organization was formed by a group of Polish immigrants connected by their interests in the difficult history and rich culture of Native Americans....

26th PATE/PAES Annual Seminar

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

1619 - 2019: 400 Years Later - Storytime with "Tar Beach"

Sat, Oct 26   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids 400 Years Later arts and crafts storytime

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia, and then sold to colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans whose labor, creativity and...

1619 - 2019: 400 Years Later - Storytime with "Tar Beach"

Hot Peas 'n Butter Live! Music for Every Nation & Generation

Sat, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids events for youth and family live music music

Led by Danny Lapidus, the award-winning family music band, Hot Peas 'n Butter, wows thousands of young audiences across the nation every year with their interactive, roots music from around the world.

With eight award-winning albums and...

Featured Event
Hot Peas 'n Butter Live! Music for Every Nation & Generation

Build with LEGO

Sat, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Marcy Library

Kids all ages early literacy

Join us for Saturday Storytime - every Saturday at 11am! We'll read old classics, new favorites & sing songs. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years ready set kindergarten

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. 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!

On the Front Lines of Freedom: SNCC, the Black Panther Party, and the Movement for Black Lives

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Veteran and youth activists discuss freedom movements with Anthonine Pierre, Deputy Director of the Brooklyn Movement Center; Geri M. Augusto, Gerard Visiting Associate Professor of International & Public Affairs and Africana Studies, Brown...

On the Front Lines of Freedom: SNCC, the Black Panther Party, and the Movement for Black Lives

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Women Activists In the Civil Rights Era and Beyond

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Languages and Literature

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Robyn C. Spencer, The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender and the Black Panther Party in Oakland; Judy Richardson,  Series Associate Producer, Eyes on the Prize; Co-Editor, Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC;...

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Women Activists In the Civil Rights Era and Beyond

Historical and Literary Readings: Honoring Four Centuries of Visionaries and Freedom Fighters

Sat, Oct 26   8:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Central Library, Society, Sciences and Technology

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

As read by:

Aishe Tandiwe-Bell
Tamar-kali Brown
Patrick Dougher
Asma Feyijinmi
Chinara Tate
Jason Bernard Lucas
Greg Mays
Martell Ruffin

Historical and Literary Readings: Honoring Four Centuries of Visionaries and Freedom Fighters

A Continuous Reading of Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

Sat, Oct 26   8:15 pm to 10:15 pm   Central Library, Business and Career Center

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

A continous reading of Toni Morrison's Beloved read by Bridgett M. Davis, Ola Ronke Akinmowo, Chaney Sims, and Kali Holloway. 

A Continuous Reading of Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

In the Interest of Justice: A Moral Response to Mass Incarceration

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Languages and Literature

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Human rights activist Susan Burton (Founder, A New Way of Life, and co-author, Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women) and playwright/actor Liza Jessie Peterson (creator, The Peculiar Patriot, and...

In the Interest of Justice: A Moral Response to Mass Incarceration

ACLU AT Liberty at BPL: Loving v. Virginia with Melissa Murray

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

ACLU's At Liberty Podcast at Brooklyn Public Library presents The Legacy of Loving: White Supremacy & the Regulation of the Family

The Supreme Court struck down bans on interracial marriage in Loving v. Virginia, the landmark ACLU...

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ACLU AT Liberty at BPL: Loving v. Virginia with Melissa Murray

Envisioning Victory: What Will It Take To Win?

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Demita Frazier, founding member of the Combahee River Collective; Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights, a national organization building the political power and leadership of Black women; Shawnda Chapman, Board Chair, Black Women's...

Envisioning Victory: What Will It Take To Win?

'Til Earth and Heaven Ring: A Liberation Dance to Revolution and Utopia

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 pm to 12:00 am   Central Library, Grand Lobby

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Performances by:
Deejay Reborn
Marika Hughes
Alicia Hall Moran
Storyboard P

'Til Earth and Heaven Ring: A Liberation Dance to Revolution and Utopia

OCT
27

Nature & the Socio- Political Body

Sun, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adult learning literacy poetry

This generative workshop will examine poetic techniques through studying conversations between the poet, the social constructs and the laws of nature. Poems by Aracelis Girmay, June Jordan, & Ross Gay will be utilized as a literary blueprint...

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Nature & the Socio- Political Body

Classical Interludes: Formosa Quartet

Sun, Oct 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

The Formosa Quartet has played a leading role in actively commissioning new works, contributing significantly to the modern string quartet repertory.

Classical Interludes: Formosa Quartet

OCT
28

Brooklyn Census CBO Conference

Mon, Oct 28   8:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults 2020 census

Join Brooklyn Public Library for a convening of community based organizations to make sure that every Brooklyn resident, regardless of age, race or immigration status, is fairly and accurately counted in Census 2020. Light breakfast will be...

Register
Brooklyn Census CBO Conference

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Oct 28   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

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library) Cancelled

Mon, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults 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.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

OCT
29

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

Chair Yoga

Tue, Oct 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair Yoga

Yoga

Tue, Oct 29   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults fitness health and wellness yoga and meditation

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

OCT
30

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics email

Intersted in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use the computers, by attending our Techknowledge computer bascis class.  Our T.R.S (class instructor) makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come in to register...

Computer Basics

Homework Help

Wed, Oct 30   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Marcy Library

Teens after school homework help

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

 

Free!

Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Wed, Oct 30   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Oct 30   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...

Register
Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

OCT
31

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Oct 31   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 31   6:00 pm to 7:00 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

NOV
2

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 2   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

Sigma Story Time

Sat, Nov 2   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Marcy Library

Kids community partner storytime

The Brooklyn Sigmas' Education Committee presents First Saturday Sigma Story Time.

Sigma Story Time

Calpulli Community Celebrates Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

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

Kids events for youth and family music performance

Join young dancers from Calpulli Community as they perform to festive songs in honor of dia de muertos (day of the dead), a native Mexican tradition that celebrates the unending bonds between us and our loved ones.

Featured Event
Calpulli Community Celebrates Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Build with LEGO

Sat, Nov 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 2   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Marcy Library

Kids all ages early literacy

Join us for Saturday Storytime - every Saturday at 11am! We'll read old classics, new favorites & sing songs. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Nov 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years ready set kindergarten

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. 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!

NOV
3

Classical Interludes: Tanyaradzwa A. Tawengwa

Sun, Nov 3   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes exhibitions live music

Classical Interludes: Beautiful Words Are Subversive: A Chamber Recital of “The Dawn of the Rooster”

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Tanyaradzwa A. Tawengwa - voice, mbira, keyboard, hosho

Gary Mitchell Jr. - piano...

Register
Classical Interludes: Tanyaradzwa A. Tawengwa

NOV
4

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 4   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

1619 - 2019: 400 Years Later

Mon, Nov 4   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults 400 Years Later

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia, and then sold to colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans whose labor, creativity and...

1619 - 2019: 400 Years Later

NOV
5

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 5   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Music with Marc: Around the World and Back Again!

Tue, Nov 5   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

Marc Evan Diaz is an accomplished Urban Music Educator and Music Producer who has produced 16 international children’s albums representing songs from different countries, styles, and time periods. Come sing with Marc as we explore music from this...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing: Music with Marc: Around the World and Back Again!

Yoga

Tue, Nov 5   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults fitness health and wellness yoga and meditation

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

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