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English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 14   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

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English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 14   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Get to Know Your Camera

Tue, Aug 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Register
Get to Know Your Camera

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 14   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 14   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Aug 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 14   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our WiiU is your WiiU every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, Just Dance and more. (grades 6 and up.)...

Teen Tech Time

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Tue, Aug 14   5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

Family Movie Night: Moana

Tue, Aug 14   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

family movie movies movies at the library

 Come with the whole family to see the hit movie on our large screen. Free for all ages.

 

Family Movie Night: Moana

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Aug 14   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups!

Citizenship Prep Group

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Aug 14   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Aug 15   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 15   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 15   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 15   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Wed, Aug 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

career

Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many...

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Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Teen Book and Movie Club

Wed, Aug 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

book discussion movies at the library summer reading

Discuss a popular YA book and watch a movie based of the book! Please have part of the book read before attending the first program. The book will be: Simon and the Homo Sapiens Agenda.

Teen Book and Movie Club

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Aug 15   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 15   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

Wed, Aug 15   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

French Conversation Group - Intermediate-Advanced

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 16   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Children's Sing-Along

Thu, Aug 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Sing along at the top of your lungs to all of your favorite children's songs like "Wheels on Bus" and  "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"!  We'll be accompanied by a guitarist and all the lyrics will be displayed on a...

Children's Sing-Along

English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 16   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Aug 16   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

With baseball pennant races in full swing and football preseason underway there will be lots to talk about.

The discussions can range...

Sports Discussion Group

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 16   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Aug 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 16   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Aug 16   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

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CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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...

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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

German Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 17   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

world language conversation

Improve your German in an informal and fun setting!

German Conversation Group

Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 17   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Fri, Aug 17   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

career

Come and meet with staff from the New York State Department of Labor (DOL), who will work with job seekers to connect them to jobs and resources.

--Help with your job search, resume review, interviewing, networking, etc.

--Learn...

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

diy gaming gaming for teens teen tech time

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! We are also having DIY in the same location where you can make something out of nothing!

Teen Gaming & DIY

English Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

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English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Aug 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

 

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

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English Conversation Group

Sun, Aug 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Change Agents Educator Series: Talking About Race in the Classroom (Secondary Educators)

Sun, Aug 19   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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In this training, educators strengthen their analysis of how racism manifests in schools and classrooms, enhance their understanding of how racism affects youth, practice utilizing tools to address race and racism with students, and gain...

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Change Agents Educator Series: Talking About Race in the Classroom (Secondary Educators)

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

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 Schedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes...

Japanese Conversation Group

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, Aug 20   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

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