E.g., Oct 16 2019
OCT
16

Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens creative writing teen time

Teens, let your creativity come to life! Are you working on a play, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to get your creative juices flowing and see what happens.

We’ll focus on generating new writing...

Write Stuff Wednesdays

Brooklyn Gardening Days

Wed, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults environment gardening

Join the Human Impacts Institute in caring for our green spaces at the Williamsburg Public Library. Our goal: beautify the library grounds, create community relationships, promote green space, mitigate air pollution, and prevent stormwater runoff...

Brooklyn Gardening Days

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!
Ages 6-10.

Build with LEGO

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Oct 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

Game On: Hoop Dreams

Wed, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens arts and crafts community partner teen time video games

This October 2019, The Brownsville Branch in partnership with Universe City will combine art, video games, and basketball!

As an extension of your Youth Council's Spring Game On: Video Game and Basketball Tournament, this season we'...

Game On: Hoop Dreams

Teen Gaming

Wed, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Climate Smart Energy: Heating, Cooling and Turning the Lights On

Wed, Oct 16   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Climate Wednesdays environment lectures and discussions

Whether for heating, cooking or generating electricity, the so-called "natural gas" New Yorkers use is essentially methane, a fossil fuel and an extremely potent greenhouse gas. On top of that, it's produced by...

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Climate Smart Energy: Heating, Cooling and Turning the Lights On

OCT
17

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 17   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

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

One On One Technology Training

Thu, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

Brainy Babies

Thu, Oct 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources.

Prepare your baby for3-K and toddler for Pre...

Brainy Babies

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Oct 17   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;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

One On One Technology Training

Thu, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

Resume Help Express

Thu, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults career resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Featured Event
Resume Help Express

After School Homework Help

Thu, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Oct 17   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

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Oct 17   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

Intro to Audition

Thu, Oct 17   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

OCT
18

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Oct 18   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...

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Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Story Play

Fri, Oct 18   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

Ipad Bingo

Fri, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults community partner game on!

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

Ipad Bingo

Kids Create

Fri, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Do a fun and engaging craft or art project!  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

After School Homework Help

Fri, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

OCT
19

Universal Makerspace!: Making Music

Sat, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens adhd developmental disabilities inclusive services learning disabilities

Sound off if you love music! Create your own instruments! Get to know sound! 

 

For ages 13 and up with and without disabilities.    

For more information call

718...

Universal Makerspace!:  Making Music

Build with LEGO

Sat, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids build with lego

This Archtober, release your inner engineer and build NYC inspired creations with LEGOs at the library!
Ages 6-10.

Build with LEGO

Making Your Tapes and Records Digital: An Info Session about Digital Conversion Tools at the Library

Sat, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults movies music techknowledge

Brooklyn Public Library’s Info Commons has equipment you can use to transform your analog audiocassettes, VHS  videocassettes, and vinyl records into digital files.

To celebrate New York Archives Week, we want to show you how to do...

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Making Your Tapes and Records Digital: An Info Session about Digital Conversion Tools at the Library

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   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

Crochet Circle

Sat, Oct 19   3:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults all ages arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Ready to start a new hobby or perfect an old one?

Join us Saturdays from 3:45 to 4:45 for our peer-run crochet program on the main floor of the branch.

Crochet Circle

OCT
20

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Gender Development, Expression and Play

Sun, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Gender Development, Expression and Play (CTLE Credits: 3)

In this workshop, we will learn about and discuss gender development in young...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Gender Development, Expression and Play

OCT
21

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach 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,...

Computer Basics

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 21   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults citizenship esol

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Oct 21   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Selma (2014) 2h 8min.

A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

Stars:

David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth

Movies @ the Library

G . O . A . T. (Games on a Table)

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens table-top & board games teen time

Drop in for tabletop gaming.

We have games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and hand held devices (Switch, 3DS, etc) .

G . O . A . T.  (Games on a Table)

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Oct 21   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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

Mon, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about basic sound principles and how you can use them to make a better podcast. We’ll walk through EQ, compression, and other mysterious things that come with most audio editing software.

Due to Central Library's early closure for...

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

OCT
22

Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Oct 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

Presented by BRIC, BPL's lead...

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Get to Know Your Camera

Ask-A-Tech

Tue, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time Cancelled

Tue, Oct 22   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

Teen Tech Time: Intro to Internet Safety & Privacy For Teens

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens internet safety teen tech time teen time

Brooklyn Public Library is collaborating with the two other New York City public library systems (Queens Public and New York Public) to celebrate Data Privacy Week. Teens will learn how to protect their identity and interact safely on the...

Teen Tech Time: Intro to  Internet Safety & Privacy For Teens

Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Whether an entrepreneur, artist, writer or musician, you may be able to claim ownership of your idea or work.  Volunteers from the New York City Bar’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will answer questions about what you can...

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Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

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