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FEB
18

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: How to Take Better Photos of Birds

Tue, Feb 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults all ages environment

Birds make beautiful pictures. And photos can be useful in making tough IDs and also serve as memories of great experiences. But birds can be very difficult to photograph well.

This workshop covers everything you need to know to make...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: How to Take Better Photos of Birds

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

FEB
19

Story Time

Wed, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Celebrate Black History Month: Honoring Garrett Morgan, Inventor of the Traffic Light

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts black history month

Please join us for a special program in tribute to Garrett Augustus Morgan, the pioneering African-American inventor who created the first three-position traffic signal. Garrett Morgan had profound impacts on the way we design safety devices...

Celebrate Black History Month: Honoring Garrett Morgan, Inventor of the Traffic Light

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults fitness

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

FEB
20

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults community partner finance

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

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SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Adult Coloring

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come join us at the Homecrest Library to create fun and easy art projects.

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Intro to Audition

Thu, Feb 20   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Intro to Audition

Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People creative writing humanities and art

In this hands-on workshop, participants will write and draw a one-page comic about or inspired by an object. The workshop will be guided by comics artist JB Brager. Participants may bring their own art supplies and sentimental objects, or can use...

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Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

FEB
21

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Feb 21   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Playtime

Fri, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!!  Come play with nice toys on our special carpet and listen to precschool music!!!

Playtime

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Feb 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Jenga and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

FEB
22

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Coloring Club

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

FEB
23

Crime Victim Advocacy Group

Sun, Feb 23   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults social services

Learn what you can do if you are the victim of a crime.

Crime Victim Advocacy Group

FEB
24

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 24   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Adult Coloring

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Ask a Tech

Mon, Feb 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Feb 24   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

Mon, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Do you have an idea for a podcast, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about what producing a podcast entails? In this class, we’ll go over some of the first questions you should ask yourself (and your potential listeners!)...

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

FEB
25

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Creative Writing

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Practice meditation and exercise, increase energy and vitality, reduce stress, and enjoy peace of mind.

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults adult learning computer basics microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Word introduces new and returning users to the basics of using, creating, editing and documents.

Microsoft Word Basics

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Children's Movie

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Call the Ryder branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Personal Finance for Everyone

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business finance

Baffled by where your money is going? Does retirement seem unreachable? Tired of living paycheck to paycheck or just without a realistic financial plan? Stop being reactive; become proactive about your money!

This workshop is geared...

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Personal Finance for Everyone

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Feb 25   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

FEB
26

Story Time

Wed, Feb 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Feb 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults fitness

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Feb 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Feb 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Feb 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

FEB
27

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 27   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Adult Coloring

Thu, Feb 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

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How to Record Your Podcast

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Thu, Feb 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come join us at the Homecrest Library to create fun and easy art projects.

Kids Create:Arts & Crafts

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Feb 27   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

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