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JUN
19

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, Jun 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

finance

Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving...

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 19   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

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Tue, Jun 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 19   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.

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Jun 19   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jun 19   2:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 19   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.

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jun 19   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, Jun 19   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

Citizenship Prep Group

Tue, Jun 19   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

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Jun 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

esol

Practice English in a group with other adults learning English. Free! No registration necessary.

ESOL Conversation Group

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird

Tue, Jun 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Vultures are often overlooked, underappreciated, and unloved, despite the vital role they play healthy ecosystems. Worldwide, vultures are more likely to be threatened or endangered than any other group of raptor, but in the United States Turkey...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Jun 19   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

JUN
20

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Jun 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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jun 20   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, Jun 20   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, Jun 20   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

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jun 20   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, Jun 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

english conversation group esol

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

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

French Conversation Group - Intermediat-Advanced

Wed, Jun 20   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 - Intermediat-Advanced

Art and Genealogy

Wed, Jun 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Come to create a piece of art inspired by your family lineage. Create a visual piece of art, using maps, pictures, and your imagination, that tells a story of you and your family history.

This class will be facilitated by Librarian/Artist...

Featured Event
Art and Genealogy

JUN
21

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jun 21   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, Jun 21   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

Brooklyn Housing Enrollment Event

Thu, Jun 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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;...

Brooklyn Housing Enrollment Event

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   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

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Jun 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Join your fellow sports fans for the first meeting of a new informal group to discuss topics from the world of sports.

The discussions may cover a variety of sports and range from historical conversations to the hot sports topics of the...

Sports Discussion Group

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   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, Jun 21   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

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Jun 21   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bric

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This course has 3 mandatory sessions that will be held on Thursdays from 4:30-8:30PM on 6/14, 6/21 and 6/28.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jun 21   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

Making Music with Ableton Live 9

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

music

Learn how to record music using Ableton Live 9 music production software in our recording studio. Begin with the basics of playing and recording music, and building and mixing music tracks using this state of the art music production...

Making Music with Ableton Live 9

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Jun 21   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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, Jun 21   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

JUN
22

Story Play

Fri, Jun 22   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, Jun 22   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

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Fri, Jun 22   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

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Jun 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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

Free Art Fridays is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is Free. Space is limited. Advance...

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Teen Gaming

Fri, Jun 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Gaming gaming for teens Teen Tech Time teen 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!

Teen Gaming

Beginner English Conversation Group

Fri, Jun 22   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.
Beginner English Conversation Group

JUN
23

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jun 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

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

English Conversation Group

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Jun 23   10:30 am to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jun 23   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

Build a Gaming Computer

Sat, Jun 23   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer Basics stem & steam teen time

Teens! Are you interested in computers or gaming? Have you ever seen a sick gaming rig and wished you had one of your own? Or maybe you just watched Ready Player One and thought, hey, that could be me?

Come build a computer with us!...

Register
Build a Gaming Computer

Capoeira Class for Kids

Sat, Jun 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Capoeira (cap·o·ei·ra) is an Afro-Brazilian martial art disguised as a dance. It was created in the 16th century by enslaved Africans in Brazil who used it to liberate themselves.

Come join Ile de Palmares for this free children's class....

Capoeira Class for Kids

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Jun 23   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

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Capoeira Class for Adults and Teens

Sat, Jun 23   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Capoeira (cap·o·ei·ra) is an Afro-Brazilian martial art disguised as a dance. It was created in the 16th century by enslaved Africans in Brazil who used it to liberate themselves.

Come join Ile de Palmares for this free class for adults...

Capoeira Class for Adults and Teens

JUN
24

English Conversation Group

Sun, Jun 24   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

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jun 24   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

Japanese Conversation Group

JUN
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jun 25   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, Jun 25   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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