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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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Fri, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Mental Health First Aid Training

Fri, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning health and wellness mental health

A Free Certification Course!

 

Learn to help someone who might be suffering right in front of you. Every year, 1 in 5 people will deal with a Mental Health issue. So even if you don’t think so, you know someone that you could...

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Mental Health First Aid Training

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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Sat, Oct 19   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Sat, Oct 19   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults community partner summer reading

Patron's can obtain information and referals regarding their rights as a renter at Saratoga every other Saturday

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Diversity Visa Lottery

Sat, Oct 19   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

Rexlace & Rubberbands

Sat, Oct 19   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids arts and crafts

Join us as we learn various designs using plastic lacing (Rexlace), rubberbands (loom) and threads and build friendships along the way; for ages 7-13.

 

Rexlace & Rubberbands

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

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Sat, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 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...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

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

Adults adult learning ctle first five years platbpl

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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Mon, Oct 21   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

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

Read and Play

Mon, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 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

Diversity Visa Lottery

Mon, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

After School Homework Help

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

After School Stories

Mon, Oct 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun!

For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities.

After School Stories

OCT
22

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Tue, Oct 22   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

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

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Oct 22   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.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Oct 22   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

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

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol open-house

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

 

Join our free exam preparation groups!  Seating is limited.

For more information and to confirm attendance please call the Literacy Zone/ Family...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

OCT
23

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Wed, Oct 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

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

Wed, Oct 23   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 halloween themed figurines!!!!

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

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Oct 23   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

Philosophy in the Library: Jennifer Morton on Moving Up Without Losing Your Way

Wed, Oct 23   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults author talks bpl presents philosophy in the library

In the October 2019 Philosophy in the Library, co-presented by Brooklyn Public Philosophers and curated by Ian Olasov, Jennifer Morton discusses upward mobility in education. Upward mobility through higher education has been an article...

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Philosophy in the Library: Jennifer Morton on Moving Up Without Losing Your Way

OCT
24

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Thu, Oct 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 24   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

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Oct 24   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)

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording 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...

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Build with LEGO

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

Register
Make a Movie on Your Phone

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adult Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

OCT
25

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Fri, Oct 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

OCT
26

Workshop for Paid Care Workers: Workplace Rights and Interview & Negotiation Training

Sat, Oct 26   9:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business career

Topics will include:

Overview of Paid Care Division within NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Workplace rights, including Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, Paid Safe and Sick Leave, wage and hour rules Alternative...
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Workshop for Paid Care Workers: Workplace Rights and Interview & Negotiation Training

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

...
Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Diversity Visa Lottery

Sat, Oct 26   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

Notes on the Middle Passage

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Ann L. Chinn, founder of the Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project and MacArthur Genius Award-winner Saidiya Hartman (author, Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route) discuss the history of the middle passage,...

Notes on the Middle Passage

The Romantic Poetry of Abolition

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:15 pm   Central Library, History, Biography, and Religion

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

In this session, Matt Sandler will introduce the role of poetry in abolitionist organizing and Black community-building. Contemporary poets LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs and t'ai freedom ford will perform the work of nineteenth-century Black poet-...

The Romantic Poetry of Abolition

Fashioning the Self in Slavery and Freedom

Sat, Oct 26   8:45 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

One rarely associates fashion with slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. In fact, fashion, which all its connotations of autonomy and self-determination, can be seen as the antithesis of slavery, the most extreme form of deprivation of...

Fashioning the Self in Slavery and Freedom

Visual Narratives of Liberation

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Join this artist spotlight discussion during ‘Til Victory is Won with New York City-based photographers Barron Claiborne, Delphine Diallo, Russell Frederick and Jamel Shabazz as they explore what it means to reimagine utopia and celebrate...

Visual Narratives of Liberation

OCT
27

Author Talk Series - Shanghai Love Story

Sun, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bklyn incubator Jewish Refugees Exhibit

Erich Jacobsohn and Ilse Ludomer both fled Germany at different times in 1939 and arrived in Shanghai, where they joined some 18,000 other Jews in the last place on earth that would let them in. Their experiences as refugees, first in Shanghai...

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Author Talk Series - Shanghai Love Story

OCT
28

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Mon, Oct 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

...
Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 28   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

Diversity Visa Lottery

Mon, Oct 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning immigrant services

Visit the Eastern Parkway Adult Learning Center for free assistance with the online Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery application process. We offer:

- Free digital photos
- Free computer access

NEW FOR DV-2021:...

Diversity Visa Lottery

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