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Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Brownsville 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Green Leaves: Read'EM and Reap Worker-Owned CoOps Workshops

Tue, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults

As inequality continues to soar and access to good work becomes ever more precarious, we have an increasingly urgent need to own and control our own livelihoods. A solution to this inequality and underemployment is the growth of the cooperative...

Green Leaves: Read'EM and Reap Worker-Owned CoOps Workshops

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Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults

Computer Basics Workshop for Adults, four sessions

Join us for this introduction to using computers

Gain basic computer skills

Create and edit a document in Microsoft Word

Acquire skills using the internet

...

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

No registration required.

 

English Conversation Group

Homework Help

Wed, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Book Adventures

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Hey there!

Join us, every Wednesday at 6pm for Book Adventures. This month we'll read Wonder and watch the movie once we've read the book.

Don't miss out, we'd love to have you! Groups and families are welcome to join us!

Book Adventures

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Sep 27   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Thu, Sep 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join us as we explore the world of technology, using desktops.

Topics include computer basics, computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Resume Help Express

Thu, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Resume Help Express

Homework Help

Thu, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

BMS @ the Library

Thu, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults

Brownsville Multi Services (BMS) Family Health Center tabling at the Brownsville Branch every Thursday Afternoon,

Come and speak with a BMS representative to  set up an appointment or learn about BMS health programs around...

BMS @ the Library

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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens techknowledge

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

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

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Ask a Tech

Fri, Sep 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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)

Homework Help

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

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

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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

Kids Explore: Tech Time

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Hey Kids!

Kids Tech Time is this saturday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ; dont miss out on the opportunity to play on our laptops, Ipads, and Xbox.

See you all Saturday!

Kids Explore: Tech Time

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

Kids Explore: The Fornite Battle

Sat, Sep 29   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens

Hey Tweens, Teens, and or Fortnite lovers!

This Saturday we're hosting our first ever Fornite Battle. This is a great opportunity to meet friends and join in on the fortnite craze. 

Let the battle begin!

Kids Explore: The Fornite Battle

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

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

OCT
1

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Mon, Oct 1   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 1   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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 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

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Oct 2   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event Register
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 2   1:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Brownsville 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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

ESOL Registration

Tue, Oct 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults esol

Adult English Class (ESOL) at the Bedford Learning Center

Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 at the Bedford Learning Center, October 2 - December 18, 2018

Register in Person   Tuesdays 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM...
ESOL Registration

Introduction to Internet

Tue, Oct 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Anime Club

Tue, Oct 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens

Are you interested in anime and manga?

Come check out our anime club where members will watch, read, and discuss their favorite shows and series!

Popcorn provided. Ages 12+.

Join us every Tuesday at the Brownsville...

Anime Club

OCT
3

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 3   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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

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