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OCT
18

WE Connect Mentor Session with Financial Industry Expert

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults business

Meet with Ramona Cedeno, founder of FiBrick Financial Services, an accounting and tax planning firm. She will share her expertise and answer your business questions during this small group session for 10...

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WE Connect Mentor Session with Financial Industry Expert

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Oct 18   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

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SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 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

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

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

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Navigating the College Financial Aid Process

Thu, Oct 18   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults career finance

Are you interested in going to college, and seeking more information about the financial aid process? Librarians from the Business & Career Center will cover: resources that share how much financial aid each college offers, the Free...

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Navigating the College Financial Aid Process

Resume Coaching

Thu, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

From October through December receive resume assistance from a trained volunteer.

Job seekers will be provided individual help with resume, cover letter, and other employment related objectives.

Resume Coaching

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Oct 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults 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, Oct 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

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

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Genealogy for Beginners

Thu, Oct 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

This class explores the databases and resources available to genealogy researchers. This course is intended for the genealogy beginner, and participants will receive hands-on training as well as a list of genealogical research...

Genealogy for Beginners

OCT
19

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 3:00 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...

CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 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

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Fri, Oct 19   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults 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 resources.

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

--Learn about...

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults 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

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

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LDBA Free Art Fridays

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens 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, Oct 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 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

OCT
20

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 20   10:30 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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Oct 20   10:30 am to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Latino Book Club: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join other adults for an informal discussion of Isabel Allende’s unforgettable first novel that established the Chilean author as one of the world’s most gifted and imaginative storytellers.

The House of the Spirits brings to life the...

Latino Book Club: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Teen Focus Group Needed: Poetry Experience

Sat, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens autism bklyn incubator developmental disabilities poetry

The Brooklyn Public Library is looking for young adults ages 13+ with and without a disability to participate in a sensorimotor poetry program with Donnie Welch Poetry followed by a focus group discussion

Participate in a fun interactive...
Teen Focus Group Needed: Poetry Experience

CyPurr Session: Library Privacy Week Extravaganza!

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety

The CyPurr Collective is celebrating Library Privacy Week the only way they know how: a day of cybersecurity mini-workshops! They are breaking from their usual programming to give participants a bunch of quick little workshops on topics ranging...

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CyPurr Session: Library Privacy Week Extravaganza!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids 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, Oct 20   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

OCT
21

English Conversation Group

Sun, Oct 21   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

Change Agents Educator Series: Foundations of Gender Inclusive Schools (Secondary Educators)

Sun, Oct 21   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults change agents ctle platbpl

Educators will establish basic understandings of gender diversity and approaches for applying them to their professional practice. This training takes participants through a review of basic gender concepts and terminology, and uses both...

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Change Agents Educator Series: Foundations of Gender Inclusive Schools (Secondary Educators)

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Oct 21   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

OCT
22

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 22   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, Oct 22   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

Morning Movies: Ghostbusters

Mon, Oct 22   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Just in time for Halloween, come see the 1984 comedy classic.  Try not to get slimed!

Morning Movies: Ghostbusters

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 22   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, Oct 22   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, Oct 22   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.

English Conversation Group

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

Mon, Oct 22   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

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Oct 22   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

English Conversation Group

Mon, Oct 22   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

Public/Private: Data Privacy in Public Spaces

Mon, Oct 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults artist talks internet safety

What does privacy mean in the public context? What happens when we consider our privacy, security, and safety as shared and public concerns? How do the stakes and the remedies change if we address digital privacy as communities, instead of as...

Public/Private: Data Privacy in Public Spaces

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part One: The Life of Greece)

Mon, Oct 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults book discussion

The Life of Greece (volume 2 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
We will be discussing Pericles and Athenian democracy, the life and philosophy of Socrates, and the exploits of Alexander the Great.

Please join us...

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part One: The Life of Greece)

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 5: DEMOCRATIC INEQUALITY IN AMERICA

“There is yet something else in America besides an immense and complete democracy and one can view the inhabitants of the New World from more than one point of view.”

America in the 1830s...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

OCT
23

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 23   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, Oct 23   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

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. You’ll 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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 23   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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 23   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 23   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, Oct 23   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

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