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Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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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

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

free tax assistance free tax help free tax preparation online tax help

Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare your own taxes online...for free!  You can prepare and electronically file your tax return with help from a tax assistant...all for free.

To participate in this free program, you must:...

Free Online Tax Help and Preparation

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adult Learning English Conversation group conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Coney Island Library

ESOL class taught by a BPL instructor

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

ESOL (Intermediate)

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Learn English!

ESOL (Intermediate)

Free Online New York State Income Tax Assistance

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

free tax assistance free tax help NYS Tax Department

The Brooklyn Public Library, in co-operation with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, is offering free tax-preparation assistance at the Coney Island Library from January 30 to April 12, 2018 at10 am to 5 pm on Tuesdays and...
Free Online New York State Income Tax Assistance

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Ryder Library

Basic Computer knowledge required. Learn to create work book, entering data and formulas.

Microsoft Excel Basics

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Tue, Feb 20   10:30 am to 2:00 pm   Macon Library

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The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with Macon Library to bring the jobs to you! Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

 

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Macon Library)

Scrabble

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

scrabble

SCRABBLE ..... ALL WELCOME!!! LEARN NEW SKILLS.

Scrabble

Tai Chi

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Join us for Tai Chi - some light exercise to help relax and focus your day.

Tai Chi

Creative Writing

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Tap into your creativity different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers. No registration required.

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Drop-in class for beginners. No registration necessary. This class is usually held on the second floor.

Computer Basics

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

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

BRIC digital media

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Book Discussion: BYOB (Bring Your Own Book)

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

adult book discussion adult book swap

Mill Basin Library's book discussion group is getting back together! Our first meeting will be discussing your favorite book read during the past year.  The group will choose the next book to be read and decide on the book discussion...

Register
Book Discussion: BYOB (Bring Your Own Book)

Introduction to Internet

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

TechKnowlegde

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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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 (DeKalb)

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

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Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Introduction to Powerpoint

Tue, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

You will be learn to create and deliver engaging multimedia presentations that convey the key points of your message through the use of text, graphics, and animations.

Introduction to Powerpoint

Computer Basics PT. 2 (Spanish)

Tue, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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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.

There are two parts to computers basics:

-Computer...

Computer Basics PT. 2 (Spanish)

Mahjong

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

mahjong workshops american mah jongg

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Welcome to join us!

Mahjong

English Conversation Group

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Discussion of certain issues

Grey Sheeters Anonymous

Internet Basics

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Learn how to surf the Internet using various Search Engines

Internet Basics

Black History Month Movie: Roads to Memphis

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Black History Month Black History Month Films Martin Luther King Jr.

Black History Month Movie Roads To Memphis: Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic...

Black History Month Movie: Roads to Memphis

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Quilting Older Adults Adults

Learn to Quilt Share Quilting Ideas Bring Your Own Materials For Adults
Mixed Media: Quilting

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Spring Creek Library

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Do you need help with the computer?  Do you need to brush up on computer skills?  Join us as we help you with basic questions.

Please come at least one hour in advance for sign up.  The class is first comes first...

Computer Basics

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Bring your own yarn and needles and join the fun.

Knitting & Crochet

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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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.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Beginners Typing Class

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Do you want to improve your typing? Come join the Typing Workshop! You will be shown a number of resources and provided computer time to help you improve your typing skill.

Beginners Typing Class

Adult Book Discussion: The Underground Railroad

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adult adult book discussion book club

Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood - where even greater pain awaits.

Adult Book Discussion: The Underground Railroad

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

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

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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)

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

The 33 (2015) 2h 7min.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche

Movies @ the Library

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Central Library Drop in Computer Lab

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

Friends Group at Sheepshead Bay:

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!

All proceeds will go to the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library and will be used to improve the many free services and programs offered by the library.

Friends Group at Sheepshead Bay:

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls: A Book Discussion

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Book Discussions Central Library

In this engrossing memoir, Walls recounts her difficult childhood without anger or bitterness. The book has been bestseller since 2005. Come and share your thoughts about this unique story.

Featured Event
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls: A Book Discussion

Celebrate Black History Month

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

February is Black History Month. 

Watch it:  Join us for "Ida B. Wells: Crusader for Human Rights"

Running Time: 56 Minutes

"Ida B. Wells walked the long road from slavery to freedom and equality. Born 1862...

Celebrate Black History Month

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Come join our knititng and crocheting club at the Flatlands Branch! All skill levels are welcome to join!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Introduction to email

Tue, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Marcy Library

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Introduction to email is designed specifically for those who are interested in creating an email account. This lesson of 60 minutes covers how to create an email account, how to send and retrieve emails.

Introduction to email

English Conversation Group

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

conversation group English Conversation Group:ESOl Program

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

English Conversation Group

How to Record Your Podcast

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

BRIC digital media

Do you want to record a podcast from home? Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started. You’ll also have a chance to record sample clips using professional Zoom recorders and software for your mobile devices and...

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Movies @ the Library: Killing Reagan

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

A look at John Hinkley's 1981 assassination attempt

against U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

Movies @ the Library: Killing Reagan

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

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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)

Drum (Feature Film )

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

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Drum  Tuesday, February 20th 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Set in New Orleans in 1860, a handsome brothel slave, Drum (Ken Norton), is bought by a scheming plantation owner, and tries forcing him to be a breeder.

Drum   (Feature Film )

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Tue, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

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Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your résumé, cover letter, interview, or job search.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

English as a Second Language idioms learn English

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Resume & Career Help (Coney Island)

Tue, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Coney Island cover letter employment interview

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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Resume & Career Help (Coney Island)

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