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College and Career Help

Fri, Aug 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults business career

Career change? First job? Going back to school? Get your application ready with professional help from a Librarian at the Kensington branch. We provide writing, copyediting and design help for resumes, cover letters and portfolios, as well as...

College and Career Help

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Aug 23   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

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Aug 23   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

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Aug 24   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

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Kids Create: Coding for Kids

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Join us to learn how to code games; make your own lines of code with games from flappy bird, Minecraft and many others.

Kids Create: Coding for Kids

Joe the Magic Man

Mon, Aug 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids explore magic show summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Joe the Magic Man makes sure that all of his tricks and acts are enjoyable to all ages! From rabbits to doves, children will love to pet the animals involved in each of his shows.

Joe the Magic Man

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Introduction to American Sign Language

Tue, Aug 27   11:30 am to 12:30 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

Adult Art Club: Paper Marbling

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come explore your creative side while listening to relaxing music. This week we're making personalized cards, envelops and other paper gifts using paper marbling. 

Adult Art Club: Paper Marbling

E-Books / Internet Resources

Tue, Aug 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

  IPart: Come and get introduced to BKLYN E-Books & Media downloadble collection that can be read or played on PC, tablets, e-readers and other portable devices.

  IIPart: This part offers a tour on Brooklyn Public Library...

E-Books / Internet Resources

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Aug 27   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

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Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 28   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 28   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

Retro Detectives

Wed, Aug 28   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens Retro Detectives summer reading

Become a Retro Detective!

Do you like mysteries? Think you have what it takes to discover what hides in the shadows of the Brooklyn Bridge? Then your mission, detective, should you choose to accept it, is to come to your library to help...

Retro Detectives

Kids Create: Lanyard

Wed, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create summer reading

Learn how to make a keychain or bracelet with plastic lanyard in all your favorite colors!

Kids Create: Lanyard

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Aug 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 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

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Retro Detectives

Thu, Aug 29   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens diy Retro Detectives summer reading

Become a Retro Detective!

Do you like mysteries? Think you have what it takes to discover what hides in the shadows of the Brooklyn Bridge? Then your mission, detective, should you choose to accept it, is to come to your library to help...

Retro Detectives

August Book Club: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Thu, Aug 29   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults book club

Join us for a lively discussion of the national bestseller Women Talking by Miriam Toews on Thursday, August 29, 6:30 PM at the Kensington Library.

One evening, eight Mennonite women climb into a hay loft to conduct a secret meeting...

August Book Club: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

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College and Career Help

Fri, Aug 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults business career

Career change? First job? Going back to school? Get your application ready with professional help from a Librarian at the Kensington branch. We provide writing, copyediting and design help for resumes, cover letters and portfolios, as well as...

College and Career Help

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Aug 30   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

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Aug 30   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

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English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Sep 3   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

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Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 4   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, Sep 4   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

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College and Career Help

Fri, Sep 6   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults business career

Career change? First job? Going back to school? Get your application ready with professional help from a Librarian at the Kensington branch. We provide writing, copyediting and design help for resumes, cover letters and portfolios, as well as...

College and Career Help

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Sep 6   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Fri, Sep 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Sat, Sep 7   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults mental health mhfa

As part of the City's ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. This is an eight hour training. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to...

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 7   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

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Kids Create: 3D Printing

Mon, Sep 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

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English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Sep 10   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

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Sep 10   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults philosophy in the library

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

The decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court have had a fateful impact on the lives of all Americans. The...

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MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

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Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 11   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

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College and Career Help

Fri, Sep 13   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults business career

Career change? First job? Going back to school? Get your application ready with professional help from a Librarian at the Kensington branch. We provide writing, copyediting and design help for resumes, cover letters and portfolios, as well as...

College and Career Help

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Sep 13   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

Microsoft Word Basics

Fri, Sep 13   11:00 am to 12:00 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

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Sep 13   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

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 14   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

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It’s In the Stars

Mon, Sep 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

It’s in the Stars is for kids who want to better understand the stars above. Using Skyview on iPads we will learn about the constellations above us, and use that knowledge to do something creative.

This program allows kids to...

It’s In the Stars

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English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Sep 17   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

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Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 18   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, Sep 18   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

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College and Career Help

Fri, Sep 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults business career

Career change? First job? Going back to school? Get your application ready with professional help from a Librarian at the Kensington branch. We provide writing, copyediting and design help for resumes, cover letters and portfolios, as well as...

College and Career Help

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Sep 20   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

Twitter

Fri, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can read and post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them.

Twitter

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Sep 20   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

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Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 21   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

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English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Sep 24   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

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Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 25   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

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College and Career Help

Fri, Sep 27   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults business career

Career change? First job? Going back to school? Get your application ready with professional help from a Librarian at the Kensington branch. We provide writing, copyediting and design help for resumes, cover letters and portfolios, as well as...

College and Career Help

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