E.g., Aug 25 2019
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Toddler Time

Mon, Aug 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

Lunch and a Movie

Mon, Aug 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Kids Explore

Mon, Aug 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Join us for an exploration of a different topic each week with books and crafts!

Kids Explore

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27

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Aug 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Lunch and a Movie

Tue, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book club book discussion reading is fundamental summer reading

Bring whatever you’re reading to share with other kids and the library staff. We will talk about our books and do fun activities that celebrate our own creativity. If you’re not reading anything, don’t worry – come without a book, and we’ll make...

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Free book giveaway! Come to the information desk to register and receive free books.

Aprendan la importancia de leer y ganar libros gratis cada tercera visita. 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Online Job Application Tips

Tue, Aug 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults business career computer basics

Looking for a job? More and more job openings are posted online so make sure you know how to fill out an online application. This hands-on workshop will show you some tips and take a look at Indeed.com, the most popular job listing site....

Register
Online Job Application Tips

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Board Games

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play an old favorite or learn a new board game from the library’s collection, including: Apples to Apples, chess, Boggle, Bananagrams, and many more.

Board Games

Lunch and a Movie

Wed, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Wed, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5 - 9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Feel free to attend one,...

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Aug 28   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

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Lunch and a Movie

Thu, Aug 29   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Improve your research skills

Thu, Aug 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

An imaginative Lego building series with a space exploration theme. Each week the Star Colony Cadets will complete an essential building task.

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

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30

Toddler Time

Fri, Aug 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Lunch and a Movie

Fri, Aug 30   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

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Publisher

Wed, Sep 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 1.

Creating and editing Brochures ans Flyers

Creating and editing titles, title boxes and backgrounds in title boxes

 

 

Publisher

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7

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...

Featured Event Register
Youth Mental Health First Aid

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Sep 7   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

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Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer 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

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...

Featured Event Register
MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

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Publisher

Wed, Sep 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 2.

Creating and editing text boxes, images

Captions and photographs

Publisher

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Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Sep 14   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

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Email Basics

Tue, Sep 17   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

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Publisher

Wed, Sep 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 3.

Working with bulleted and numbers lists

Changing th appearance of typography

Aligning, Layering, ans formatting objects

Inserting pictures and graphics

Publisher

One-on-one Legal Clinic

Wed, Sep 18   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Legal assistance for start-ups and small business owners. Volunteers from the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) answer your questions about commercial leases, contracts, intellectual property and legal structures. *Appointments must be...

One-on-one Legal Clinic

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21

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Sep 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

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24

THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ®

Tue, Sep 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults alzheimer's

An interactive experience with New York Memory Center and Right at Home of Brooklyn.

 

Join us on an emotional journey to experience the realities of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s  Disease and dementia....

Register
THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ®

Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer 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

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25

Publisher

Wed, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 4.

Working with mailing sddresses from Microsoft Publisher

Working with color schemes, styles and other features

Editing text in Microsoft Word and inserting into publications

Publisher

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27

Improve your research skills

Fri, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

SEP
28

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Sep 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

OCT
2

Publisher

Wed, Oct 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 5.

Working with text overflow and text boxes in multiple pages

Publishing your publications

Publisher

OCT
8

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer 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

OCT
16

Excel

Wed, Oct 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 1.

Name some example of how you would use excel

Excel interface

File tab/Backstage view

Explore backstage view

Try saving a document with the name excel class.xlsx

Excel

OCT
21

Ask for More: Salary Negotiation Workshop

Mon, Oct 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

The Library’s Business & Career Center has partnered with women.nyc and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to present this workshop that will empower you to successfully negotiate for fair pay for the rest of your career...

Register
Ask for More: Salary Negotiation Workshop

OCT
22

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer 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

OCT
23

Excel Class

Wed, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 2.

We are going to add delete and rename

Spread sheet/work sheet

Work with cells

Selecting cell to show them the difference

Add data to cells

Using the cell name bar and formula bar

...

Excel Class

OCT
30

Excel Class

Wed, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 3.

Deleting cell content Vs deleting cells

Copying and pasting cell data

Dragging & Dropping

Auto-fill

Excel Class

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