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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 19   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

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 19   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults career

Learn about Lynda, which offers online courses on technology and software, business skills and much more, for free with your Brooklyn Public Library card. We will also take a look at other helpful career-related BPL electronic resources,...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Aug 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

Census Days Recruitment Event

Mon, Aug 19   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

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Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Tue, Aug 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page and update your security settings. You’ll also learn how to navigate posts and upload pictures and videos.

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Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 20   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

Dance Advance Educational Dance Party

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Let it all out in this high energy “learn-through-dance” program where a renowned MC fully engages and guides children through creative exercise and learning while having dance party fun. This summer dance under the stars, in orbit, and form the...

Dance Advance Educational Dance Party

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Library Quilting Challenge

Tue, Aug 20   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

Come create a quilt collage of your favorite book. Bring your sewing supplies if you have them. If not, we will have supplies for you. Think of what book you want to honor, do some research about the art work you want to use...

Library Quilting Challenge

Perfecting Your Pitch

Tue, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Meet Camille Newman-Alleyne, first place winner of the 2010 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition and many other pitch competitions. Camille will conduct an interactive workshop on how to craft a great pitch that explains the purpose of your company...

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Perfecting Your Pitch

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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 22   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

Children's Sing-Along

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years music

Sing along at the top of your lungs to all of your favorite children's songs like "Wheels on Bus" and  "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"!  We'll be accompanied by a guitarist and all the lyrics will be displayed on a...

Children's Sing-Along

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Older Adults Learning Labs: Senior Surfing

Thu, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults positive aging skillshare summer reading

Join Us for Computer Assistance with Today’s Teens Tomorrow’s Techies.

Volunteers are available to provide assistance for older adults (50+) to navigate through various forms of technology. Bring questions...

Older Adults Learning Labs: Senior Surfing

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Aug 22   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 8/8, 8/15, 8/22. Registration is required for all three sessions.

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Intro to Photoshop

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Aug 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

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Story Play

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Teen Gaming

Fri, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

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Smartphone Security 101

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

In this workshop we’ll be covering fundamental mobile security and go through how to use your phone’s built-in encryption, the limitations of message encryption and metadata, what all those app updates mean for your security and more. Bring your...

Featured Event
Smartphone Security 101

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Shake on the Block Performs 'Twelfth Night'

Sat, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens creative writing humanities and art

The Shake on the Block teens have spent the summer re-imagining Shakepeare's Twelfth Night into a modern setting.  Come see what they have created at this culminating performance!

Free and open to the public.

Shake on the Block Performs 'Twelfth Night'

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 26   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

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Yo-Yo Mania at the Library

Mon, Aug 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids performance summer reading

Watch yo-yo master Will wow you with his yo-yo and circus expertise! Then, try your hand at some fun yo-yo tricks, from walking the dog to more advanced string work. All materials provided.

Vea al master Will, sorprendiéndolo con su...

Yo-Yo Mania at the Library

Do It Yourself: DIY

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

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 27   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

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Family Movie Night: Captain Marvel

Tue, Aug 27   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force...
Family Movie Night: Captain Marvel

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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

iPad Bingo

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults table-top & board games techknowledge

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo played in a new and interesting way!

Become more comfortable on an iPad

Earn some prizes!

Featured Event
iPad Bingo

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 29   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

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   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.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   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.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

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Story Play

Fri, Aug 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 30   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Teen Gaming

Fri, Aug 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Sep 3   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. You’ll 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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

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