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JAN
24

Computer Basics Laptop)

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Learn the basic components of a computer, windows, mouse control and introduction to internet.

Computer Basics Laptop)

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Adult Coloring

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

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

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

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

New York Tenants Justice League

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Patron can get help with various housing issues

New York Tenants Justice League

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Teens

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

JAN
25

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jan 25   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga 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 were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

JAN
26

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Kids

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Saturday Storytime

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

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

Adult Coloring

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Read and Play

Mon, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs, make friends, and play at our inclusive story time.

For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

 

Read and Play

After School Homework Help

Mon, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Homework help for kids in grades 1-8.

After School Homework Help

Game On!

Mon, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Board games for kids & teens.

Game On!

After School Stories

Mon, Jan 28   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

A fun-filled hour of stories and crafts.  Hear great stories and make someting fun.

After School Stories

JAN
29

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Jan 29   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Creative Writing

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Introduction to Social Media: Facebook

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults techknowledge

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

 

In this lesson you will learn:

How to login Post a Picture Make a Post
Introduction to Social Media: Facebook

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 11th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jan 29   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Learn with Chess Master Alexander Baez! For beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Age Group: Kids

Chess Workshop

JAN
30

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

Story Time

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

Birth to Five Years

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

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

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Jan 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Homework help for kids in grades 1-8.

After School Homework Help

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Jan 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Kids Create

Wed, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Come get crafty at the library! Arts & crafts activities for ages 6-12.

Kids Create

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Jan 30   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

JAN
31

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Jan 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Adult Coloring

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

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

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

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

New York Tenants Justice League

Thu, Jan 31   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Patron can get help with various housing issues

New York Tenants Justice League

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Jan 31   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 31   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Teens

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Feb 1   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

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