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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 17   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

Summer Reading Finale Celebration!

Sat, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids all ages arts and crafts live music music

Come join us for a day of fun to celebrate the end of summer reading. We'll have crafts and activities and maybe even some face painting!

We'll also be featuring singer Suzi Shelton at 2pm, whoi will be playing a great set to get everyone...

Summer Reading Finale Celebration!

A Musical Road Trip of Fun with Suzi Shelton

Sat, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids all ages live music music performance

Come rock out with Suzi as we celebrate the end of our 2019 summer reading program.

A Musical Road Trip of Fun with Suzi Shelton

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

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

Story Play

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Loving Kindness Meditation

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Join us for a loving kindness meditation, every monday in August. 

Loving Kindness Meditation

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

Children's Open Play

Mon, Aug 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 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

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults career

Learn about Lynda, which offers online courses on technology and software, business skills and much more, for free with your Brooklyn Public Library card. We will also take a look at other helpful career-related BPL electronic resources,...

Register
Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda & Library Resources

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts & crafts, here we come!

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Expressions Educational & Cultural Center Annual Play: Lon Po Po

Mon, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages community partner

Come Out and Support our Community Partner annual play, "Lon Po Po" by Ed Young at our local Library

Expressions Educational & Cultural Center Annual Play: Lon Po Po

Census Days Recruitment Event

Mon, Aug 19   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

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Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Tue, Aug 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page and update your security settings. You’ll also learn how to navigate posts and upload pictures and videos.

Register
Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

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Story Play

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Yoga

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Tap into your zen with Yoga at the Gerritsen Beach Library!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Cinema: Isn't It Romantic

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Isn’t It Romantic

A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy (PG-13, 1hr 29 min)

Starring: Rebel...

Cinema: Isn't It Romantic

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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

Chair Yoga

Wed, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Come join us for chair yoga at the Flatlands library.

For adults.

Chair Yoga

Why Read? With Laine Barton

Wed, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids summer reading closing celebration

Will Laine be able to reach the stars without a ladder?  Does she need books to help her perform her zany circus arts? Watch as she weaves bubble-sculptures plate-spinning, magic, and more into a raucous experiment where she discovers that...

Why Read? With Laine Barton

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

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

Older Adults Learning Labs: Senior Surfing

Thu, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults positive aging skillshare summer reading

Join Us for Computer Assistance with Today’s Teens Tomorrow’s Techies.

Volunteers are available to provide assistance for older adults (50+) to navigate through various forms of technology. Bring questions...

Older Adults Learning Labs: Senior Surfing

Intro to Photoshop

Thu, Aug 22   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop for photo enhancement, typography, and graphic design.

This class meets for three mandatory sessions on 8/8, 8/15, 8/22. Registration is required for all three sessions.

Register
Intro to Photoshop

Books and Brews: Florida

Thu, Aug 22   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:

Florida by Lauren Groff

August 22nd @ 8 PM

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the Gerritsen Beach Library...

Books and Brews: Florida

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Story Play

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Aug 23   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, Aug 23   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. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and get a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   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, Aug 24   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

Smartphone Security 101

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

In this workshop we’ll be covering fundamental mobile security and go through how to use your phone’s built-in encryption, the limitations of message encryption and metadata, what all those app updates mean for your security and more. Bring your...

Featured Event
Smartphone Security 101

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

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

Story Play

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Loving Kindness Meditation

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Join us for a loving kindness meditation, every monday in August. 

Loving Kindness Meditation

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

Children's Open Play

Mon, Aug 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 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

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Mon, Aug 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts & crafts, here we come!

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

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Story Play

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Yoga

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Tap into your zen with Yoga at the Gerritsen Beach Library!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

iPad Bingo

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults table-top & board games techknowledge

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo played in a new and interesting way!

Become more comfortable on an iPad

Earn some prizes!

Featured Event
iPad Bingo

Cinema: The Upside

Wed, Aug 28   2:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to help him. (PG-13, 2hrs 6 min)...

Cinema: The Upside

Chair Yoga

Wed, Aug 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Come join us for chair yoga at the Flatlands library.

For adults.

Chair Yoga

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 29   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

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

Game on! Board Games

Thu, Aug 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids table-top & board games

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

Game on! Board Games

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

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