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OCT
20

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Read in the Garden

Sat, Oct 20   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults bookish

Come read in our outdoor area! Weather permitting.

Read in the Garden

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Come here classic stories read aloud in our family friendly Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

Teen Tech Time

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Teen: Succeeding in Your First Job

Sat, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens

Join this Q&A session on how to succeed in your first job.

Teen: Succeeding in Your First Job

OCT
22

Story Play

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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 "Ask a Tech" for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Kids Create: Jewelry Making

Mon, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids jewelry making

Use many different types of beads to create necklaces and bracelets!

Kids Create: Jewelry Making

OCT
23

Read and Play

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 23   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, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

Our Garden Club

Tue, Oct 23   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

Trivia Night

Tue, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults

Want to impress your friends with your knowledge?  Come to Trivia Night at the Gerritsen Beach Library!!!

Please register at the Gerritsen Beach Library Information Desk. You may register as an individual (in which case we will try...

Trivia Night

OCT
24

Story Play

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Yoga

Wed, Oct 24   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 24   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

Read and Play

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Cinema: The Death of Stalin

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

 

Cinema: The Death of Stalin

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Teen DIY: Coffee Scrub

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens diy techknowledge teen time

Create  your own low cost body scrub.

Teen DIY: Coffee Scrub

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then we are thrilled to announce FIRST has awarded us a STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant! This funding will help us increase access to hands-on learning and provide more opportunities for...

Brooklyn Robotics League

OCT
25

Book Discussion:Beloved by Toni Morrison

Thu, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, Beloved by Toni Morrison. Read the book and come to the discussion on October 25th at 2pm. Loved it? Great! Hated it? Come tell us why! Book discussion for adults in the Flatlands Branch...

Book Discussion:Beloved by Toni Morrison

Game on! Board Games

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Come play classic board games at the library with your friends!

Game on! Board Games

Special Storytime: Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school read for the record storytime

Come join us at Gerritsen Beach Library as we #readfortherecord with our friends all over the world. This year we will be reading Maybe Something Beautiful which is a fantastic tribute to the ways art can transform lives and communities. ...

Special Storytime: Read for the Record

Family Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids family movie halloween movies at the library

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

Family Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

IEP Binder-Building Party with Understood

Thu, Oct 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults adhd inclusive services learning disabilities

Understood wants to help you stay organized. Build a free IEP binder and swap tips with other parents.

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IEP Binder-Building Party with Understood

Books and Brews: All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

Thu, Oct 25   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 All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available...

Books and Brews: All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

OCT
26

Children's Open Play

Fri, Oct 26   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

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie and Friends come armed with guitar and bubbles, ready to jam out to traditional children's songs, rock n' roll oldies, and today's hits.

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish 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)

Read and Play

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

After School Stories

Fri, Oct 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

OCT
27

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Come here classic stories read aloud in our family friendly Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

OCT
29

Story Play

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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 "Ask a Tech" for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Book Discussion: Meddling Kids

Mon, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

With raucous humor and brilliantly orchestrated mayhem, Meddling Kids subverts teen detective archetypes like the Hardy Boys, the Famous Five, and Scooby-Doo, and delivers an exuberant and wickedly entertaining celebration of horror, love,...

Book Discussion: Meddling Kids

Kids Create: Collage Making

Mon, Oct 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Join us for a fun arts and crafts session!

Kids Create: Collage Making

OCT
30

Read and Play

Tue, Oct 30   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 30   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, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

Not So Scary Storytime

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

Kids arts and crafts halloween storytime

Come get an early start on your Halloween festivities by joining us at Gerritsen for a night of not too scary stories and a super fun craft. Kids of all ages are welcome and costumes are DEFINITELY allowed!

Not So Scary Storytime

Our Garden Club

Tue, Oct 30   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

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