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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

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

change agents ctle platbpl

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

English Conversation Group

Mon, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 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

Meals and Movies

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Flatbush Library

family movie free summer meals summer reading

Join us Mondays for Summer Meals and a family-friendly midday movie.

This event is free for kids 0-18.

Meals and Movies

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

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Aug 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

Mon, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 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

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English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   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

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bric

Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. Get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.

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Digital Photo Enhancement

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Flatbush Library

adult learning book club

Please join Flatbush LIbrary and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based book club program for adolescents and adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and...

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   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

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Aug 21   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

Beyond the Paywall: How to Access Online Magazines, Newspapers, and Movies for Free at the Library

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Learn how to access hundreds of popular magazines, read thousands of newspapers from around the world, and stream over 30,000 movies - all for free with your library card!

Featured Event
Beyond the Paywall: How to Access Online Magazines, Newspapers, and Movies for Free at the Library

Gary the Great

Tue, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Flatbush Library

summer reading

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling. This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

Gary the Great

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   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

Making Informed Career Decisions

Tue, Aug 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

career

Job seekers, or those wanting to transition into a new career will learn more about the Brooklyn Public Library's Career Cruising and VAULT databases, along with internet resources such as the O*Net Profiler and the Occupational Outlook Handbook...

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Making Informed Career Decisions

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 21   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 21   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, Aug 21   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

Staying Safe from Data Breaches and Online Harassment

Tue, Aug 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

internet safety

Aside from big data breaches, personal data that we want to keep private can end up on the public internet. Sometimes that data is found in the open and sometimes by breaches into your email or other online documents. In this workshop, we’ll go...

Featured Event
Staying Safe from Data Breaches and Online Harassment

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Aug 21   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 22   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 22   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 22   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Flatbush Library

Come join us for a lively story time with songs, rhymes, and books!

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 22   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 22   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 & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Aug 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Library

career resume

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 (Flatbush)

Kids Create

Wed, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

kids create

Join us for arts and crafts! Recommended ages 6-12 and caregivers welcome

Kids Create

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Aug 22   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 22   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 22   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 23   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

Introducing Gender Diversity through Storytelling (Elementary Educators)

Thu, Aug 23   12:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

ctle drag queen story hour platbpl

In this fun and interactive workshop, participants will get the opportunity to reflect and on their own gender narratives to better understand how students show up to school as gendered beings, learn about the implicit and explicit way gender is...

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Introducing Gender Diversity through Storytelling (Elementary Educators)

English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 23   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

Spanish Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 23   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 23   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

Flatbush Fiction with Norma Hopcraft

Thu, Aug 23   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

creative writing

Join us for a creative writing workshop with special guest instructor Norma Hopcraft, graduate of NYU’s creative writing program. Poetry, fiction, nonfiction – whatever you prefer to write. Supplies needed: a notebook, a pen—and YOU, your...

Flatbush Fiction with Norma Hopcraft

NYC Open Data Training

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Join us to learn the basics on how to use the free NYC Open Data Portal - the one stop shop for New Yorkers to access and download city data. We have nearly 2,000 different datasets, maps and charts from City agencies like the NYPD, FDNY, DOE and...

NYC Open Data Training

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Aug 23   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 23   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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German Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 24   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

Library Lab:

Fri, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

library lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity...

Library Lab:

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