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JAN
24

Creative Writing Workshop: Metaphor

Thu, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults arts and crafts creative writing writing workshop

Do you enjoy writing? Great, come write with us! We'll be exploring metaphors and how to use them to enhance your stories. Paper and pencils will be supplied.

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Creative Writing Workshop: Metaphor

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8

 we can help you with your homework

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

Homework Help

JAN
25

Story Play

Fri, Jan 25   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

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Jan 25   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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Jan 25   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)

Kids Create: Beading

Fri, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Kids come and have fun with beads to create beautiful necklaces and bracelets!

Kids Create: Beading

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different craft every Friday afternoon at Gerritsen Beach! 

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Read and Play

Fri, Jan 25   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, Jan 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

JAN
26

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Teen Tech Time

Sat, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Sat, Jan 26   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

JAN
28

Story Play

Mon, Jan 28   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

Children's Open Play

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Kids Create: Collage Making

Mon, Jan 28   3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Use a variety of craft items to create what's in your imagingation!

Kids Create: Collage Making

JAN
29

Read and Play

Tue, Jan 29   1:00 pm to 1:45 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

Library Lab: Exploring Matter

Tue, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids explore library lab stem & steam

In this lab, we'll be trying out several experiments to help us learn about different forms of matter.

Library Lab: Exploring Matter

Our Garden Club

Tue, Jan 29   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 29   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

JAN
30

Story Play

Wed, Jan 30   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

Yoga

Wed, Jan 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

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

Read and Play

Wed, Jan 30   1:00 pm to 1:45 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: An Actor Prepares

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

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

After suffering a heart attack, a world famous, hard-drinking actor is forced to drive cross country with his estranged son (who testified against him in his parents’...

Cinema: An Actor Prepares

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jan 30   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 Trivia

Wed, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Test your knowledge on random facts current and old.

Teen Trivia

iPad Workshop

Wed, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Workshop

Chair Yoga

Wed, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults

Come join us for chair yoga at the Flatlands library. For adults.

Chair Yoga

JAN
31

Book Discussion: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Thu, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. Read the book and come to the discussion on January 31st at 2pm. This discussion was originally scheduled for ( December 27th at 2pm but was...

Featured Event
Book Discussion: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Game on! Board Games

Thu, Jan 31   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

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8

 we can help you with your homework

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

Homework Help

Books and Brews: Moshi Moshi

Thu, Jan 31   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 Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto.

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

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

Books and Brews: Moshi Moshi

FEB
1

Story Play

Fri, Feb 1   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

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Feb 1   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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Feb 1   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)

Kids Create: Lanyard

Fri, Feb 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

 Kids come have fun making key chains and bracelets with lanyard.

Kids Create: Lanyard

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Fri, Feb 1   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different craft every Friday afternoon at Gerritsen Beach! 

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Read and Play

Fri, Feb 1   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, Feb 1   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

FEB
2

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

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 help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Feb 2   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 help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 2   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

Lego Club

Sat, Feb 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Imagine It!! Build It!!.  Do you enjoy creating projects? Join us for an afternoon of LEGO projects.

Lego Club

Adult Craft Needlepoint Coasters

Sat, Feb 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

Who says adults don't like arts and crafts? Come join us for a fun time making coasters, stencils, yarn, and needles will be suppllied. Bring your friends and imagination!

Adult Craft Needlepoint Coasters

Black History Month with Tammy Hall

Sat, Feb 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids black history month storytime

"Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World”

  Fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller Tammy Hall will lead you to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and wisdom....

Featured Event
Black History Month with Tammy Hall

FEB
4

Story Play

Mon, Feb 4   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.

Story Play

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