E.g., Sep 21 2018
SEP
21

Children's Open Play

Fri, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids first five years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Build with LEGO

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

Dramatic Play Workshop

Fri, Sep 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school book adventures story play performance

Do you love to sing and dance? Do you like to act out stories for other people? Are you 4-8 years old? Then this workshop is for you!

In this workshop students will read a fairytale and then everyone will work together to act it out...

Dramatic Play Workshop

SEP
22

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is full of books and songs! Join us for some morning fun!

Saturday Storytime

Creative Writing Workshop

Sat, Sep 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library and The New York Writer's Workshop presents Tools and Skills of the Story with Ian Ross Singleton.

Do you have a story to tell? But you aren’t sure how to form it? This workshop will use tools and techniques of...

Creative Writing Workshop

SEP
24

Ask a Tech Computer Lab

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults 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.

Ask a Tech Computer Lab

Book Discussion: Motherless Brooklyn

Mon, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club bookish

"A compelling and complusively readable riff on the classic detective novel from America's most inventive novelist. 

Brooklyn's very own self-appointed Human Freakshow, Lionel Essrog is an orphan whose Tourettic...

Book Discussion: Motherless Brooklyn

Tween Zone

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school conversations with the crew everyone is welcome here

Hey tweens! Looking for a place to hang out after school? Sick of staring at your bedroom walls? Bored with struggling through math homework all by yourself?

You're in luck! Every Monday at 4pm. Gerritsen Beach Library is the place to be...

Tween Zone

SEP
25

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. 

Teen Tech Time

SEP
26

Yoga

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime toddler time reading is fundamental

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Cinema: All I See Is You

Wed, Sep 26   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A blind woman's relationship with her husband changes when she regains her sight and discovers disturbing details about themselves.

 

Cinema: All I See Is You

SEP
27

Kids Create: Lanyard

Thu, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

 Kids come have fun making key chains, bracelets with lanyard with friends

Kids Create: Lanyard

Family Movie Night: A Wrinkle in Time

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Join us at Gerritsen Beach Library for a fun family movie night. We'll bring the movie, you bring the popcorn!

Family Movie Night: A Wrinkle in Time

Books and Brews: Exit West

Thu, Sep 27   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the Gerritsen Beach Library Information Desk. This program is for...

Books and Brews: Exit West

SEP
28

Children's Open Play

Fri, Sep 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids first five years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Build with LEGO

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

Dramatic Play Workshop

Fri, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school book adventures story play performance

Do you love to sing and dance? Do you like to act out stories for other people? Are you 4-8 years old? Then this workshop is for you!

In this workshop students will read a fairytale and then everyone will work together to act it out...

Dramatic Play Workshop

Dramatic Play Workshop Performance

Fri, Sep 28   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids

Come enjoy the first performance of our Dramatic Play Workshop. These little actors, ages 4-8, have spent the last month learning how to tell a story on stage and now they're ready to show off for you.

Dramatic Play Workshop Performance

SEP
29

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 29   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years openhouse2018 saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is full of books and songs! Join us for some morning fun during our Open House event!

Saturday Storytime

Open House 2018

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults openhouse2018

This is a fun opportunity for our community members of all ages to come in to our branches to meet the branch staff, sign up for library cards, learn about our programs and services and participate in fun activities!

Open House 2018

Escape Room

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens gaming openhouse2018

Join us for a special encore of our escape room during our Open House!

Call 718-368-1435 to reserve your time slot!

Your band of rebels must find and decrypt a top secret government file and escape before the security guard...

Escape Room

Ted Talks about Books

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults openhouse2018 techknowledge

Watch a stream of some incredible Ted Talks about books, literature, libraries, and stories. Stay all day, or pick and choose! The stream will continue during our open house! Come explore what libraries have to offer!

Ted Talks about Books

Reading in the Garden

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults bookish openhouse2018

Join us for quiet reading and conversation in our outdoor area! Yours to explore during our Open House hours!

Reading in the Garden

Children's Open Play

Sat, Sep 29   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years openhouse2018 toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun! Explore the youth room during our Open House hours!

Children's Open Play

Special Musical Performance

Sat, Sep 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults music openhouse2018

Join us for a special musical performance to celebrate libraries and library patrons during our Open House event!

Special Musical Performance

OCT
1

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Oct 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults alzheimer's creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way.

In a group setting, the value of our life experience is enhanced in the process of remembering as members are rejoined with their...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Tween Zone

Mon, Oct 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school conversations with the crew everyone is welcome here

Hey tweens! Looking for a place to hang out after school? Sick of staring at your bedroom walls? Bored with struggling through math homework all by yourself?

You're in luck! Every Monday at 4pm. Gerritsen Beach Library is the place to be...

Tween Zone

OCT
2

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 2   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

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

OCT
3

Yoga

Wed, Oct 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Oct 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books music reading is fundamental storytime

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Cinema: Stronger

Wed, Oct 3   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the...

Cinema: Stronger

OCT
4

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Oct 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

Harry Potter Movie Night

Thu, Oct 4   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Come join the Order of the Bookworm, Gerritsen's Harry Potter book club, for a special showing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

All ages are welcome at the movie. Kids under 18 are welcome to join the pre-movie discussion at 4pm...

Harry Potter Movie Night

OCT
5

Build with LEGO

Fri, Oct 5   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

OCT
9

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 9   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

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

OCT
10

Yoga

Wed, Oct 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Oct 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books music reading is fundamental storytime

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Cinema: Ingrid Goes West

Wed, Oct 10   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star.

 

Cinema: Ingrid Goes West

OCT
11

Li'l Treehuggers Storytime

Thu, Oct 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book club environment

Hey there! Did you know that you could be a hero? That's right! Every day we can all be heroes to our planet by doing little things to help protect it and make it a better place. But it takes everyone helping together to make it work. And that's...

Li'l Treehuggers Storytime

OCT
12

Build with LEGO

Fri, Oct 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

Audition for Gerritsen's Got Talent!

Fri, Oct 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years after school performance

Do you sing? Do you dance? Can you spell long words backwards quickly? Do you have another talent that you would like to show off?

Then we want YOU for our very first Gerritsen Beach Library youth talent show! All kids age 18 and under...

Audition for Gerritsen's Got Talent!

Audition for Gerritsen's Got Talent!

Fri, Oct 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school performance

Do you sing? Do you dance? Can you spell long words backwards quickly? Do you have another talent that you would like to show off?

Then we want YOU for our very first Gerritsen Beach Library youth talent show! All kids age 18 and under...

Audition for Gerritsen's Got Talent!

Audition for Gerritsen's Got Talent!

Fri, Oct 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens after school performance

Do you sing? Do you dance? Can you spell long words backwards quickly? Do you have another talent that you would like to show off?

Then we want YOU for our very first Gerritsen Beach Library youth talent show! All kids age 18 and under...

Audition for Gerritsen's Got Talent!

OCT
15

Tween Zone

Mon, Oct 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school conversations with the crew everyone is welcome here

Hey tweens! Looking for a place to hang out after school? Sick of staring at your bedroom walls? Bored with struggling through math homework all by yourself?

You're in luck! Every Monday at 4pm. Gerritsen Beach Library is the place to be...

Tween Zone

OCT
16

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

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

OCT
17

Yoga

Wed, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

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