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NOV
19

Census 2020 Job Fair

Tue, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting! They have a variety of temporary jobs that offer flexible hours, paid training and hourly wages from $25 and up. Applications are made online. Join us at this event to learn more. Representatives from...

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Census 2020 Job Fair

Mahjong

Tue, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

Chess Club

Tue, Nov 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Nov 19   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)

Team Up to Read

Tue, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids 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.

Team Up to Read

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 19   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

Along the Distant Path: Migration storytelling workshop

Tue, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults english conversation group

How do we share our stories–is it through sounds, pictures, or writing?  Join a 10-week workshop to explore and share stories about journeys.

Practice your English by reading stories, watching films, and participating in discussions...

Along the Distant Path:  Migration storytelling workshop

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

English Conversation Group

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Nov 19   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults philosophy in the library

THIS WEEK'S CLASS WILL BE HELD IN THE TRUSTEES ROOM ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF CENTRAL.

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

The decisions...

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MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

NOV
20

Voter Registration with United Chinese Association of Brooklyn

Wed, Nov 20   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults social services

UCAB will table at Dyker Branch each Wednesday to provide different kinds of social  services including voters' registration for local residents.

Voter Registration with United Chinese Association of Brooklyn

Coloring for kids

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 1:30 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

Coloring for kids

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Practica de Inglés en un grupo de conversación.

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Ask a Tech

Wed, Nov 20   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker 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? Ask our staff for assistance.

 

Ask a Tech

Chess Club

Wed, Nov 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Homework Help

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Kids Create: (Thanksgiving Themed 3D Printing and Painting)

Wed, Nov 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create techknowledge

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 5-12! ... Kids Create. Come and check out our new 3D printer, learn how to print and paint some Thanksgiving themed figurines!!!!

Kids Create: (Thanksgiving Themed 3D Printing and Painting)

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Nov 20   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts bedtime stories storytime

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

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories

Hello Everyone! 

Join us every Wednesday, for nightly bedtime stories and crafts. This week there will be a special thanksgiving theme! 

Bedtime Stories

Brooklyn Legacies: Author Talk with Triss Stein

Wed, Nov 20   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults author talks brooklyn collection brooklyn history

The latest addition to the Erica Donato mystery series is due out in December. Join us as local favorite Triss Stein tells us about her newest history mystery! 

Murder strikes the neighborhoods of Brooklyn―the hip, the historic, and...

Brooklyn Legacies: Author Talk with Triss Stein

Parenting In the Age of Climate Change

Wed, Nov 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

How do we talk to our children about climate change? How do we incorporate climate activism into the busy routine of parenting? How can we process our emotions in order to effectively respond to this threat? This...

Parenting In the Age of Climate Change

NOV
21

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Nov 21   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

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Nov 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program. Registration required, starting on October 1st. The class is limited to 16 people. Once registration is filled, patrons can be placed on a waiting list....

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Nov 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Ask a Tech

Thu, Nov 21   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker 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? Ask our staff for assistance.

 

Ask a Tech

Women's Support Group

Thu, Nov 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults support groups

Women's support group, where women can talk about whatever is on their mind. 

Women's Support Group

Chess Club

Thu, Nov 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Nov 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens kids tech time teen tech time video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Nov 21   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)

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Nov 21   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

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Nov 21   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

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Nov 21   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adult learning music poetry

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack is a master class exploring the historic connections between music and poetry, with particular interest in music of the African diaspora. Participants will plumb insights into creating...

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Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Nov 21   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

NOV
22

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Nov 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults music

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Chess Club

Fri, Nov 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Coloring for kids

Fri, Nov 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

Coloring for kids

Kids Create

Fri, Nov 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts & crafts activities for children age 5 and up. (Younger children may be able to participate with the help of a caregiver). 

Kids Create

Chess Workshop

Fri, Nov 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer.

Chess Workshop

NOV
23

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

English Conversation Group

Local Author Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us for a special storytime featuring a Brooklyn author- Tanette Clendon, the author of Jessie The Big School Bully; for ages 5-10. Groups are best accommodated with prior notice. For large groups please call ahead at 718-573-5224 to schedule...

Local Author Saturday Storytime

Stop the Bleed workshop

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner health and wellness

Stop the Bleed is a program which empowers everyday citizens by teaching them how to use life-saving measures when first responders may be delayed. This Stop the Bleed workshop is offered by the staff of the the Pediatric Emergency Department at...

Featured Event
Stop the Bleed workshop

Saturday Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Sat, Nov 23   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.

Our staff offer guidance on resumes and cover letters but do not write...

Saturday Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Bake Sale

Sat, Nov 23   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults friends of the library knitting and crocheting

The Friends of Dyker Library are hosting a Bake Sale full of treats! There will be baked goods, raffle prizes and more.

Come in for a chance to win a Christmas Wreath and other cozy knit items for sale.

 

Bake Sale

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Nov 23   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Stop the Bleed workshop

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner health and wellness

Stop the Bleed is a program which empowers everyday citizens by teaching them how to use life-saving measures when first responders may be delayed. This Stop the Bleed workshop is offered by the staff of the the Pediatric Emergency Department at...

Featured Event
Stop the Bleed workshop

NOV
24

Author Talk Series - Shanghai Message

Sun, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bklyn incubator Jewish Refugees Exhibit

Leaving a small town in Poland, Rabbi Chaim Meir Bukiet left behind his entire life and began a journey that took him through Lithuania, the Soviet Union, Japan, China and ultimately to the United States. In this talk, Dovid Zaklikowski will...

Featured Event
Author Talk Series - Shanghai Message

NOV
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Nov 25   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker 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? Ask our staff for assistance.

 

Ask a Tech

Read and Play

Mon, Nov 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities first five years inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

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