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NOV
30

Email Basics

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

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

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Email Basics

Computer Basics

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

Adults computer programming 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

Drawing for Adults

Thu, Nov 30   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults arts and crafts health and wellness

Create still life art and draw using pictures and verbal prompts. Have fun, socialize while drawing.

Drawing for Adults

BPL Home Internet Access Program (East Flatbush Library)

Thu, Nov 30   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Adults benefit assistance discount internet home internet discount techknowledge

Join us to learn more about the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and how you can save $30 off your internet service each month!! 

To be eligible for the program, you or your dependent must meet ONE of...

BPL Home Internet Access Program (East Flatbush Library)

Ask-A-Tech ( East Flatbush)

Thu, Nov 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Want to learn about your device and computer, stop in with your question.  All are welcomed

Ask-A-Tech ( East Flatbush)

Resume Help

Thu, Nov 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults career resume

Resume and Career Help is offered on a first come first serve basis Thursday afternoons from 3 PM to 4 PM.
Services offered :
Review your resume and/ or cover letter, offer advice, and suggest edits
Answer questions about job...

Resume Help

Bridge Class: Learn to Play Bridge!

Thu, Nov 30   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning game on

Bridge Class: Learn to Play Bridge!

Monthly Health Screening with One Brooklyn Health Cancelled

Thu, Nov 30   4:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning health and wellness Healthy Communities

Please join us the last Thursday of each month for Monthly Health Screenings with One Brooklyn Health

OBH is partnering with Brooklyn Public Library's Literacy Zone to provide monthly screenings for blood pressure, diabetes...

Monthly Health Screening with One Brooklyn Health

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 30   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group Immigrant Services

Practice speaking English with other adults learning English. Meets every week. No registration required. New students welcome!  The group will meet on the main floor; look for the sign for the precise location.

English Conversation Group

The Blues, women have them too!

Thu, Nov 30   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults Heritage Ambassadors Immigrant Services live music

Beareather Reddy and her band, Alva Nelson, Ayodele Maakheru, and George Gray, present a multimedia, musical performance that highlights the history and monumental contributions made by women in the world of Blues music. Audience participation is...

The Blues, women have them too!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Thu, Nov 30   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults adult learning citizenship Immigrant Services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Brooklyn Writers Exchange at Brooklyn Heights

Thu, Nov 30   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Adults creative writing humanities and art

Join us for an hour of writing! We’ve discovered that it’s strikingly helpful to write with other writers. See if it’s true for you at 6 pm on Thursday evenings.

Be it a book, blog, script, essay, dissertation, resume, melody, poem or...

Brooklyn Writers Exchange at Brooklyn Heights

Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Nov 30   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Adults creative aging creative writing writing workshop

Join fellow writers and hone your craft with a writing workshop open to all adults in any genre or discipline. Bring your work or start something fresh with exercises and prompts provided. Share your work and take it home for more exploration!...

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Creative Writing Workshop

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Thu, Nov 30   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities yoga and meditation

Connect with yourself in this Yoga class with Carol, a class to be enjoyed by all. Experience a fun and light-hearted mid-intensity flow that will move you seamlessly from Sun Salutation to a final peak pose. We focus on strength, flexibility,...

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Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Books and Brews: Somewhere Sisters

Thu, Nov 30   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss:

Somewhere Sisters: A story of adoption, identity, and the meaning of family by Erika Hayasaki

Thursday, Nov 30, at 6:30PM

@The Gather Inn Again...

Books and Brews: Somewhere Sisters

DEC
1

Movies @ the Library: Bird (1988)

Fri, Dec 1   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Multipurpose Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Please join us for a screening of Bird, a biopic recounting the life and career of saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker, whose drug addiction took his life at age 34.

Movies @ the Library: Bird (1988)

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Have a Passion for Chess and want to showcase your skill? Come join us at the Greenpoint library For Chess and Chill! Chess sets and Instruction will be provided. 

No registration required.

Adults Only.

Chess Workshop

DEC
2

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Dec 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Pineapple Meeting Room

Adults citizenship

Join us at Brooklyn Heights to study for the U.S. Citizenship Exam! 

Free No registration required Meets every week

Visit www.bklynlibrary.org/citizenship to see the schedule of all Brooklyn Public Library Citizenship Exam Prep...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Shape Up NYC

Sat, Dec 2   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Macon Library

Adults adult learning dance fitness and classes Healthy Communities

This circuit training class combines bodyweight resistance training and conditioning to provide you with a dynamic full body workout. Whether you are a beginner and need to learn proper form or know your way around the gym and looking for a...

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Shape Up NYC

Drop In Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Sat, Dec 2   12:00 pm to 2:00 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 trained staff member.

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

Drop In Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Adult Craft: DIY Winter Light Jar

Sat, Dec 2   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts DIY

Handmake a lively little light jar to bring some warmth to your space during cold winter days! We will provide recycled glass bottles, linen paper, battery powered LED tea light candles, twine, and "found" foliage such as twigs and...

Adult Craft: DIY Winter Light Jar

Knitting Circle

Sat, Dec 2   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Join a social circle where we can learn new skills from each other based on our own expeirences in knitting, crochet and hand-sewing. This program is not led by an instructor.

Meet up with other knitters or crocheters for self-...

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Knitting Circle

Narcotics Anonymous

Sat, Dec 2   1:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults Healthy Communities

Narcotics Anonymous (NA), founded in 1953, describes itself as a "nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Narcotics Anonymous uses a 12-step model developed for people with varied...

Narcotics Anonymous

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 2   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in this weekly English Conversation Class every Saturday from 2:30-4:00 pm.

This is a class for all levels of English. Remember that this program is a safe space for speakers of all...

English Conversation Group

DEC
3

You Can Carry Your Landscape with You: Exhibition & Reception

Sun, Dec 3   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults exhibitions Heritage Ambassadors Immigrant Services polish

Join Brooklyn Public Library’s Heritage Ambassador Asia Sztencel for an exhibition and reception featuring paintings created with participants in the SU-CASA 2023 program at the Krakus Senior Center: Maria Conrad,...

You Can Carry Your Landscape with You: Exhibition & Reception

DEC
4

Resume & Cover Letter Help

Mon, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon, The Fireplace

Adults business career resume

Get help with your resume, cover letter, or career-related questions live with a librarian! Participants will receive up to 20 minutes of feedback and guidance.

Stop by the library and fill out our sign-up sheet. Make sure to bring...

Resume & Cover Letter Help

Sound Healing & Meditation

Mon, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health music

Join us at the East Flatbush Library for a Sound Healing & Meditation class.

Sound Healing combines different healing sounds, music, and instruments to improve our well-being by creating an experience where our body, mind, soul,...

Sound Healing & Meditation

How do I use my Mac with other Apple devices?

Mon, Dec 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults adult learning computer basics e-books

If you are new to computers or just need to update your skills, join us for basic computer classes.

We will also introduce other Apple products like the iPad, Apple watch and iPhone plus covering such topics as creating and managing user...

How do I use my Mac with other Apple devices?

DEC
5

Free English Class

Tue, Dec 5   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Greenpoint, Eco Lab 2

Adults english conversation group ESOL

The library offers free ESOL classes for beginners learning English.

Classes meet every week Improve your English Practice with other adults learning English

No registration required.

Please call 718.230.2007 or email...

Free English Class

Brooklyn Supports at Paerdegat

Tue, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults community partner health and wellness mental health open-house

Join us to learn more about social support resources and benefits assistance!

Our Social Work Program Coordinator will be available to assist with any questions about:

Housing Assistance Food Assistance Employment Assistance...
Brooklyn Supports at Paerdegat

Mapleton's "No-Pressure" Book Club

Tue, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults book club book discussion film

Come join Mapleton library's "No-pressure" book club! 

We have no assigned books and no stressful deadlines. Come join your fellow readers to talk about what you've been reading in a relaxed environment.  

All are...

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Mapleton's "No-Pressure" Book Club

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Adults movies movies at the library techknowledge

Lady in the Lake (1946) 1 hr. 45 min.                                  ...

Movies @ the Library

Resume Help

Tue, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning career

Would you like one-on-one assistance with your resume, cover letter, or preparing for a job interview? What about all three? Drop in to the East Flatbush branch to work with a librarian who can help you on your job search journey.

Single...

Resume Help

Ask A Tech

Tue, Dec 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Saratoga 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? Join our Ask A Tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Drop In Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Dec 5   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 trained staff member.

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

Drop In Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Dec 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults career Microsoft Office techknowledge

Get help writing your resume so you can stand out.

Resume & Career Help

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 5   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

A beginner computer class that introduces new users to hardware, software and helps navigate the internet.  

...
Computer Basics

Adult Literacy Class

Tue, Dec 5   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

Adults adult learning literacy

Do you need to improve your reading and writing skills? We can assist you!

Bring any questions you may have, participate in an exercise, or complete a worksheet. An instructor will be on hand to look over your work and assist in...

Adult Literacy Class

Keep Calm & Carry Yarn

Tue, Dec 5   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Join a group of like-minded folks to knit or crochet (or even cross-stitch or embroider!) for an hour of friendship and community. Bring your handwork project to show off or get advice.

Teaching is available for beginning...

Keep Calm & Carry Yarn

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 5   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in this weekly English Conversation Group.

This is a drop-in program. Patrons will be admitted on a first come first serve basis until the classroom reaches capacity. 

...

English Conversation Group

Sewing Machine Basics

Tue, Dec 5   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

We will make some bunting using one of our Brother, or Singer sewing machines. This will be a simple program, and we will provide the supplies. 

We have a very limited number of sewing machines. You might need to share machines...

Sewing Machine Basics

Macon Library Book Club: Emily St. John Mandel's Sea of Tranquility

Tue, Dec 5   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Macon, Dionne Mack-Harvin Heritage Center

Adults AAHC book club Reading Room

Join fellow readers for a meeting of the Macon Library Book Club for a rousing discussion of a novel of art, time, love, and plague from the award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel.

Sea of...

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Macon Library Book Club: Emily St. John Mandel's Sea of Tranquility

Astronomy Night: Rooftop Stargazing

Tue, Dec 5   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults astronomy

Please note that program will be cancelled in case of forecasted clouds, rain, snow or poor visibility.

Want to learn more about what we can see in the night sky? What can we see in an urban environment with light pollution? Plenty!...

Astronomy Night:  Rooftop Stargazing

DEC
6

Microsoft Excel Basics-Stone Avenue Branch

Wed, Dec 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults adult learning computer programming techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

The topics covered in...

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Microsoft Excel Basics-Stone Avenue Branch

Techmobile @ Hillel Place

Wed, Dec 6   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Hillel Place

Adults bookmobile health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brooklyn Public Library & Clarendon Branch Staff invite you to join them at Hillel Place throughout the Summer of 2023!

Members of the team will provide reference services, patrons towards library and community resources.  There...

Techmobile @ Hillel Place

Ask A Tech (Walt Whitman)

Wed, Dec 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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. 

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Ask A Tech (Walt Whitman)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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 Ask a Tech program for personalized assistance.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

Plum Papercraft: Finnish Star

Wed, Dec 6   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Adults arts and crafts

Weave and twist paper strips to create a festive holiday star.

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Plum Papercraft: Finnish Star

Adult Coloring

Wed, Dec 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Please join us at our adult coloring session! We provide the supplies while you partake in a relaxing way to exercise your mind.

Adult Coloring

DEC
7

Email Basics

Thu, Dec 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

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Email Basics

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