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FEB
22

Saturday Storttime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Saturday Storytime for all children

Saturday Storttime

FEB
24

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

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, Feb 24   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 DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy jewelry making

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkway with other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

Mon, Feb 24   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Do you have an idea for a podcast, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about what producing a podcast entails? In this class, we’ll go over some of the first questions you should ask yourself (and your potential listeners!)...

Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Podcast

FEB
25

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Feb 25   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. Also 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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Feb 25   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, Feb 25   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

Personal Finance for Everyone

Tue, Feb 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business finance

Baffled by where your money is going? Does retirement seem unreachable? Tired of living paycheck to paycheck or just without a realistic financial plan? Stop being reactive; become proactive about your money!

This workshop is geared...

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Personal Finance for Everyone

FEB
26

Story Play

Wed, Feb 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for Story and Play time

Story Play

Build with LEGO

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Join us for Lego and Duplo blocks play time!

Build with LEGO

Anime Club for Teens

Wed, Feb 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time yoga and poetry

Come to Eastern Parkway and enjoy all things Anime with other teens.

Anime Club for Teens

FEB
27

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 27   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

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   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

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Feb 27   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

FEB
28

Knit and Crochet

Fri, Feb 28   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Learn to knit and crochet in an informal atmosphere with other creative knitting enthusiasts.

Knit and Crochet

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Fri, Feb 28   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs. You will get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau...

Featured Event
2020 Census Recruiting Event

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Feb 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school game on teen tech time teen time

Come to Eastern Parkway and enjoy playing video games with other teens!

Teen Tech Time

FEB
29

Pre-K For All Information and Registration Session

Sat, Feb 29   9:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool

Come meet with the Brooklyn outreach team for Pre-K for All!  All NYC families with children born in 2016 can now apply to Pre-K for All between February 5 and March 16, 2020. 

Learn how to:

Explore current pre-...
Pre-K For All Information and Registration Session

MAR
1

CyPurr Session: The Password Is Strong With This One...

Sun, Mar 1   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

Everyone has had nightmares remembering passwords, or trying to come up with one that contains a number, a special character, and an eldritch rune. Nowadays there are special programs called password managers that make it easy to generate and...

CyPurr Session: The Password Is Strong With This One...

MAR
2

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

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

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Mar 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy jewelry making

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkway with other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

MAR
3

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Mar 3   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

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Tue, Mar 3   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Course description:

Looking for grants for your organization?

Come learn how to use Foundation Directory Online (FDO), the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 156,000 grantmaker profiles. You will...

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Mar 3   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

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Tue, Mar 3   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about - free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

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BRIC Media Arts Orientation

MAR
4

Story Play

Wed, Mar 4   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Please join us for Stories and Playtime.

Story Play

Build with LEGO

Wed, Mar 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

PLease join us for Build with LEGO

Build with LEGO

MAR
5

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Mar 5   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

Brooklyn Supports

Thu, Mar 5   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults health and wellness social services

Join us for coffee and connection to social services.  Support available around social work, homelessness, housing and other social service needs.

For more information, contact Sophie Zimiles at 718.230.2173.

Brooklyn Supports

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Mar 5   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 3/5, 3/12, 3/19. Registration is required for all three sessions.

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Intro to Photoshop

MAR
6

Knit and Crochet

Fri, Mar 6   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Learn to knit and crochet in an informal atmosphere with other creative knitting enthusiasts.

Knit and Crochet

MAR
8

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators

Sun, Mar 8   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning ctle early literacy first five years

Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators (CTLE Credits: 3)

We often avoid talking about race with young children but, whether we like it or not, children notice similarities and...

Featured Event Register
BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Raising Race Conscious Children: Explicit Race Talk for Early Childhood Educators

MAR
9

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

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

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Mar 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy jewelry making

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkway with other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Diving Into Adobe Audition

Mon, Mar 9   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Get to know your way around Adobe Audition, one of the most popular programs for podcast editing. We’ll go over how to use Audition to record, edit, fine-tune, and do some higher-level sound design.

Rebecca Seidel is a podcast producer at...

Diving Into Adobe Audition

MAR
10

Social Media Marketing

Tue, Mar 10   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric small business techknowledge

This class covers the basics of using social media to market your show, podcast, or product. You’ll learn the different uses of each social media platform: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and devise a marketing plan for your project.

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Social Media Marketing

Ask a Tech

Tue, Mar 10   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, Mar 10   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

Community Housing Workshop with IMPACCT Brooklyn

Tue, Mar 10   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults benefit assistance civic engagement community partner

IMPACCT Brooklyn and the Mayor's Office to Protect Tenants invites you to attend a Community Housing workshop at Central Library's Information Commons Lab.

Learn about new rent laws, including:

Rent stabilization laws Vacancy...
Featured Event Register
Community Housing Workshop with IMPACCT Brooklyn

MAR
11

Voices of Adoption: Brooklyn

Wed, Mar 11   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner

Join us for a night of conversation and connection! Voices of Adoption offers an informal gathering for adult adoptees to share stories and have an open discussion about adoption.

Hosted by Jessica Luciere, an international adoptee....

Register
Voices of Adoption: Brooklyn

MAR
12

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Mar 12   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

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Mar 12   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 3/5, 3/12, 3/19. Registration is required for all three sessions.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

MAR
13

Knit and Crochet

Fri, Mar 13   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Learn to knit and crochet in an informal atmosphere with other creative knitting enthusiasts.

Knit and Crochet

MAR
14

Comics & Zines—for Everyone!

Sat, Mar 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults comics creative writing diy

Are you interested in zines and comics, but aren't sure where to start? Come to a fun, multigenerational workshop led by Elvis and Jan, two seasoned comics creators who will bring their enthusiasm for the medium, and also writing prompts and...

Comics & Zines—for Everyone!

Preserve Your Podcast

Sat, Mar 14   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Listen Up Brooklyn podcasting and audio recording

It's the year 2039. Where's your podcast? 

If you’ve listened to our podcast or read our zine, you know that podcasts are disappearing. So how can podcasters protect themselves against loss? We'll tackle this issue head-on by...

Preserve Your Podcast

Composing Music for Podcasts

Sat, Mar 14   7:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults Listen Up Brooklyn podcasting and audio recording

Learn how to create music secifically for podcasts with Billy Libby, the music composer for BPL's flagship podcast, Borrowed.

Billy Libby is a composer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Portland, ME currently...

Composing Music for Podcasts

MAR
15

Get To Know Makers Making Change

Sun, Mar 15   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults diy techknowledge

Calling all assistive technology users, makers, and disability professionals! Learn all about Makers Making Change (MMC), an innovative community-based initiative that connects makers to people with disabilities in order to create affordable open...

Get To Know Makers Making Change

MAR
16

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Mar 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults adult learning computer basics computer programming

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

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Mar 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy jewelry making

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkway with other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

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