October 2010 Events Announced For at Brooklyn Public Library

October 2010 Events Announced For at Brooklyn Public Library

Fall is in the air. As we bid summer adieu, Brooklyn Public Library is ushering in cooler temps with tons of programs, events and activities. Enjoy events for all ages from book discussions to bookmaking programs. As always, all events are free and open to the public; because times are subject to change, we recommend calling ahead or checking the website when planning your next visit.

Featured Event
Drawn in Brooklyn Family Day: Illustrators' Festival
All ages can enjoy this fair that features readings, workshops, book signings and music.
Come meet some of your favorite children's book illustrators, including Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Brian Floca, Melanie Hope Greenberg, Brett Helquist, Boris Kulikov, Aileen Leijten, John Bemelmans Marciano, John Nickle, Sean Qualls, John Rocco, Sergio Ruzzier and many more.

Saturday, Oct 16, 10:30 AM
Central Library, Plaza (rain location: Dweck Center) 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Adults
Computer Basics Class
Learn basic skills. No experience necessary.
Monday, Oct 4, 11 AM
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, 718.368.1435
Tuesday, Oct 5, 1 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Tuesday, Oct 5, 1:30 PM
Clarendon Library, 2035 Nostrand Avenue, 718.421.1159
Wednesday, Oct 6, 10:30 AM
Registration required
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806
Wednesday, Oct 13, 11 AM
Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 718.256.2117
Tuesday, Oct 19, 1 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Tuesdays, 12 PM
Registration required
Mill Basin Library, 2385 Ralph Avenue 718.241.3973
Thursdays, 1:30 PM
Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East Fifth Street, 718.686.9707

Movie: The Roy Rogers Show
Enjoy this free film screening.
Monday, Oct 4, 1:30 PM
Brighton Beach Library, 16 Brighton First Road, 718.946.2917

Computer & Internet Basics Class in Spanish
Learn basic skills. No experience necessary.
Tuesday, Oct 5, 12 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806
Live Concert: Regina Opera Presents
Join us for a performance of live music.
Tuesday, Oct 5, 3 PM
Brighton Beach Library, 16 Brighton First Road, 718.946.2917

Book Discussion
Call for this session's title.
Tuesday, Oct 5, 6 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Wednesday, Oct 27, 6:30 PM
Bedford Library, 496 Franklin Avenue, 718.623.0012
Wednesday, Oct 6, 2 PM
Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14 th Street, 718.368.1815
Monday, Oct 18, 6:30 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806

Online Databases for Readers
Learn how to find great new reads on the library's literary databases.
Wednesday, Oct 6, 1 PM
Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 718.256.2117

Foundation Center Database Workshop
Learn how to search for grants and awards in the Foundation Center's online databases.
Wednesday, Oct 6, 2 PM
Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Growing Dollars & Sense: Safeguarding Your Investments
From identity theft to unfair practices, learn how to avoid predators and protect yourself from fraud. Wednesday, Oct 6, 6 PM
Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100
Thursday, Oct 21, 6 PM
Kings Highway Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue, 718.375.3037
Computer Basics Class for Older Adults
Learn basic skills. No experience necessary.
Thursday, Oct 7, 1 PM
Central Library, Room 216, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Microsoft Excel Class
Learn to create charts and graphs. Basic computer knowledge required.
Thursday, Oct 7, 1 PM
Leonard Library, 81 Devoe Street, 718.486.3365

Movie
Enjoy free film screenings. Call for title.
Thursday, Oct 7, 2:30 PM
New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 718.236.4086
Monday, Oct 18, 3 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Philosophy Discussion Group
Discuss topics chosen by members of the group.
Fridays, Oct 8 & 22, 3:30 PM
New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 718.236.4086
Wednesday, Oct 27, 2 PM
Central Library, Room 214, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Microsoft Word Class in Spanish
Learn to create documents. Basic computer knowledge required.
Tuesday, Oct 12, 12 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806

Internet Class
Learn to search the internet. Basic computer knowledge required.
Tuesday, Oct 12, 1 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Wednesday, Oct 27, 11 AM
Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 718.256.2117

Microsoft Word Class
Learn to create documents. Basic computer knowledge required.
Tuesday, Oct 12, 1:30 PM
Clarendon Library, 2035 Nostrand Avenue, 718.421.1159
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2 PM
Central Library, Room 216, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100
Email Class
Learn the basics of email. Basic computer knowledge required.
Tuesday, Oct 12, 7 PM
Central Library, Room 216, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100
Tuesday, Oct 26, 1 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Talking Circle
Share your stories and experiences with others.
Wednesday, Oct 13, 2 PM
Gravesend Library, 303 Avenue X, 718.382.5792



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