E.g., Nov 17 2018
NOV
17

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Sat, Nov 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Please note: This program is now at capacity and registration has been closed.

The first of a two-part lecture series. Noted poet, translator, essayist, and professor of classics, Carson reprises three lectures on aesthetics. 

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Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Nov 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

NOV
18

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Sun, Nov 18   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens adhd autism developmental disabilities gaming

Get your game on and join us for fun filled afternoons of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and much, much more.

Ages 13 and up with and without disabilities

For more information call 718.253.4948

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Adaptive Gaming Arcade

English Conversation Group

Sun, Nov 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

The Warmest Years on Record: An Oral History Project

Sun, Nov 18   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults

According to measurements taken by NASA and NOAA, the top 5 warmest years on record have all occurred since 2010. Artist Rachel Garber Cole is curious about how this fact has or has not affected our local Brooklyn community. Please drop by and...

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The Warmest Years on Record: An Oral History Project

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Nov 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy stem & steam ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Nov 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Sun, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents conversations

Please note: This program is now at capacity and registration has been closed.

The conclusion of a two-part lecture series. Noted poet, translator, essayist, and professor of classics, Carson reprises three lectures on aesthetics. ...

Anne Carson delivers Three Lectures on Aesthetics

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

Team Up to Read

Sun, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

NOV
19

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Nov 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy spanish multilingual storytime

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

Read and Play

Mon, Nov 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years inclusive services

Children hear stories, play, sing songs and make friends!

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Read and Play

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Computer Basics

Mon, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh 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 hardware...

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Mon, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Mon, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Nov 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.

Please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Nov 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!

Do It Yourself: DIY

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Come to our program to listen to the story, make a simple craft and meet a new friends.

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Nov 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

Bring your Fashion & Beauty Dream to Market

Mon, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

In this panel discussion learn the steps, tips and resources to get your small fashion & beauty businesses manufactured. Presented in partnership with the Local Development Corporation of East NY.

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Bring your Fashion & Beauty Dream to Market

English Conversation Group

Mon, Nov 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults

Bracing for the Revolution is a free ten-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The US is at a crossroads. The status quo cannot endure much longer.  Too many people are hurting and...

Register
Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Two: Caesar and Christ)

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults book discussion

Caesar and Christ (volume 3 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
We will examine the rise and fall of Julius Caesar, the intrigues of Antony and Cleopatra, and the Emperor Constantine and his conversion to Christianity....

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Two: Caesar and Christ)

Visible Mending

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults diy

Do you have clothes with unsightly wear and tear? Learn how to spice them up with "visible mending." In this class you will learn the basics of embroidery, find assistance from the instructor on project planning and have access to examples of...

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Visible Mending

2018 Midterm Explainer: The Post-Mortem

Mon, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents midterm explainer

Was it a Blue Wave? A mandate for Green jobs? A hundred new cracks in the Glass Ceiling? All of the above?

This is the culminating event for the 2018 Midterm Explainer. Join a very smart roster of political analysts and explainers...

Featured Event Register
2018 Midterm Explainer: The Post-Mortem

NOV
20

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

Register
Free Financial Coaching

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Online for the Homebound

Tue, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library presents a storytelling workshop through Creative Aging program.

This course explores the ways we tell stories about our communities through various formats such as oral storytelling, emotional techniques, and...

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Online for the Homebound

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Hopalong Andrew

Tue, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Join the fun with folk songs, cowboy songs and other fun songs sprinkled in. Tunes to sing, holler and hoedown to with Hopalong Andrew! C'mon down, y'hear!

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Hopalong Andrew

How to Record Your Podcast

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

Adults bric

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Nov 20   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)

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

Tue, Nov 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library presents a storytelling workshop through Creative Aging program.

This course explores the ways we tell stories about our communities through various formats such as oral storytelling, emotional techniques, and...

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Nov 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Ask A Tech

Tue, Nov 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer 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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Nov 20   2:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Tue, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Nov 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Nov 20   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 11th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Nov 20   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 11th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts...

Brooklyn Robotics League

After School Stories

Tue, Nov 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids inclusive services

A fun-filled hour of stories and crafts.

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After School Stories

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