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CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

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

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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

Chess Club

Fri, Aug 17   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

gaming

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 – 2018 Fall Registration

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Fall Registration

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

All ages are welcomed to this special time dedicated to fiber arts.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Talking Needles

Fri, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

crochet

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendlyafternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome ladies in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Talking Needles

Knitting Club

Fri, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

fiber arts

Learn to knit.

Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!

Knitting Club

Crochet with Juana

Fri, Aug 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

crochet fiber arts

Join Juana, and learn to crochet, modify a pattern, or create your own.

Do It Yourself.

Crochet with Juana

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Aug 17   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults can come and paint something new. We will provide the paint, the non-alcoholic drinks, canvases and brushes. We will have a project prepared, but if inspiration strikes, you can paint your own original creation. We will be working with...

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Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Ask a Tech

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

adult learning 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? Come to our information desk to receive personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Art of Sewing

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

adult learning fiber arts

Sewing lessons for beginners.

Simple projects teaching the basics of sewing.

Art of Sewing

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

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PLEASE NOTE: Resume & Career Help will start one hour later than normal (at 3 pm) on Friday, August 17 only. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

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

Central Library Friday Film Club: Summer Surf Series

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

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Summer Surf Series

Bustin' Down the Door (2008)

In the winter of 1975, a group of young surfers from Australia and South Africa revolutionized the sport of surfing on the North Shore of Oahu.

Directed by Jeremy Gosch

Central Library Friday Film Club: Summer Surf Series

Knitting

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Chess Club

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

 

Drop In for the Opportunity to play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome.

Friday Afternoons, 3:30-5:30

Art and Music Division Third Floor 718-230-2184

Chess Club

Cross Cultural Conversations - The Great Depression - Worldwide

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Continued discussion of the worldwide Great Depression of the 1930's with a comparison to the Recession of 2008.

Cross Cultural Conversations - The Great Depression - Worldwide

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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Afro-Aerobics

Sat, Aug 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   New Lots Library

fitness

Join us for Afro Aerobics every Saturday at New Lots, led by our wonderful instructor Rubens! (ShapeUp NYC). Free and open to the public.

 

Afro-Aerobics

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Aug 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

The Small Press Flea

Sat, Aug 18   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

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A summer market of your favorite local publishers and magazines, the Small Press Flea 2018 is the fifth installment of the Small Press Flea, co-presented by BOMB Magazine and Brooklyn Public Library.

SPF is located on Brooklyn Public...

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The Small Press Flea

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

Sat, Aug 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

Come exercise with our popular local volunteer! No registration is needed.

 

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

Morning Yoga

Sat, Aug 18   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Reduce Stress and gain flexibility in a safe and fun environment

Beginners are welcome

Bring a Yoga Mat, towel or blanket to practice on

Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in

Yoga is best practiced...

Morning Yoga

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

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This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

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Video Production in the Field

ESOL Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

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

Television Studio Production

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Coney Island Library

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This intensive class will introduce you to the basics of studio production, including three camera switching, audio configurations, green screen, as well as floor managing and directing. Successful completion leads to becoming a Certified...

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Television Studio Production

Citizenship Class

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

The citizenship class prepares you for the oral and written exam and all stages of the naturalization process, as well as the opportunity to practice English. Registration on July 21st is required!

Citizenship Class

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

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Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

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National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

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Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, register for the TASC exam or National External...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English

English Conversation Group

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Lots Learning Center

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Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building thear...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

ShapeUp NYC - Bodyweight Exercise Fundamentals

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

In this class we will build the strength, flexibility, and motor control needed to engage safely and progressively in bodyweight exercises—at your own pace. We will also cover proper warm ups, cool down stretches, dealing with minor aches and...

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ShapeUp NYC - Bodyweight Exercise Fundamentals

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

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Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Stoop Meditation with Danielle Fazzolari

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Start your weekends off with our free meditation Circle run by Clinton Hill resident

Danielle Fazzolari of Stoopmeditation.com

We will provide water, carpets, and benches. Sunscreen and sun hats are advised.

Adults, teens...

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Stoop Meditation with Danielle Fazzolari

Искусство прекрасного настроения / Regain Your Harmony

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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Ведущая курса Кульпекина Валентина. Арт. техники просто и естественно активизируют творческое самовыражение, поднимают настроение, освобождают от страхов, снимают напряжение!

Интуитивно- Интегральная графика тот метод, от...

Искусство прекрасного настроения / Regain Your Harmony

Meditation Group

Sat, Aug 18   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

adult learning

Join us for an hour of mediation

Meditation Group

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Saratoga Library

If English is not your first language and you would like to practice your English Language skill on a 1 on 1 setting then come to Saratoga every Saturday from 1 to 3 

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English-FREE!

No registration necessary

Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library Volunteers

 

English Conversation Group

Meridian Yoga

Sat, Aug 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Yes Ki Yoga is based on the meridian system and acupressure points. Consists of warm ups for the core, meridian stretching, body tapping, moving meditation and relaxation!

*Please bring your own yoga mat*

Meridian Yoga

BEGINNERS COMPUTER CLASS

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Looking to learn the some basic computer skills? Come in to Mill Basin and learn those skills such as , using the mouse , keyboard, microsoft word and the internet...no registration needed walk-ins welcomed.

BEGINNERS COMPUTER CLASS

Poetry Club

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Discuss poetry in a  comfortable setting.

Poetry Club

Resume Help

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

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.

Resume Help

Microsoft Excel Basics

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands 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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

 

Learn how to carry on English Conversation

English Conversation Group

NYC Uke Squad August Jam

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

The NYC Uke Squad invites all interested ukulele players to join in our July Ukulele Jam session at the Leonard Library on Saturday, August 18th, (2 - 4 PM). All ages and levels are welcome, but attendees should bring a...

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NYC Uke Squad August Jam

Movies @ the Library for Adults

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

movies movies at the library

Join us for a movie in the afternoon! 

Movies @ the Library for Adults

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