E.g., Oct 18 2018
OCT
18

Little Scientists

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) themed storytime and craft. Recommended ages 2-5 and caregivers.

Little Scientists

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon 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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

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

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 18   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Learn to play chess or practice your skills.
For Kids Ages 8 & Up

Chess Workshop

OCT
19

Story Play with RIF

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a storytime and play time after. Every three storytimes kids attend they earn a free book courtesy of RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Story Play with RIF

Adult Coloring

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Come enjoy an hour of mindful coloring, just for adults.

Art supplies will be provided.

Adult Coloring

Featured Film: THE DRESS MAKER

Fri, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: THE DRESS MAKER

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

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)

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts diy stem & steam techknowledge

Grades 5-7. Join the team of friendly kids to plan and do activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Age 12 and up eligible for volunteer credit with 3-month commitment. Contact Gravesend...

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

Fri, Oct 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens arts and crafts diy stem & steam techknowledge

Join the team of friendly teens to plan and do teen activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

OCT
20

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us at the library for a read aloud, music, and fingerplays. Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Clarendon Friends Group - Information Sessioin

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults friends of the library

Friends of BPL are core groups of organized volunteers who help Brooklyn Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and promotion of Library programs and initiatives.

For almost 70 years, Friends of...

Clarendon Friends Group - Information Sessioin

Knit & Crochet

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens

Interested in learning how to knit or crochet? Are you looking to learn a little more, or looking for people to knit with? Join our Knitting and Crochet Circle! We have limited supplies for beginners, but if you have your own needles and yarn...

Knit & Crochet

Tekken Tournament

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Two brackets, One tournament. Can you make it to the top?

 

Clarendon Library is having a Tekken Tournament for kids & teens! There will be two different brackets: one bracket for Tekken 7 (on the xbox one) and one...

Tekken Tournament

OCT
22

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

Ebooks and AudioBooks

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

Adults

Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where we will help you...

Ebooks and AudioBooks

Teen Time

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens

Join us to make your own lanyard projects! Make keychains, bracelets, necklaces, and more! 

Teen Time

OCT
23

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

Social Media Pinterest!

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

Adults

Get your introduction to social media using Pinterest. Pinterst is great for starting with social media and building your dream boards at the same time.  

Social Media Pinterest!

Teen Time in Teen Space

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time

Get some PS3 time in the teen space! All teens welcome. 

Teen Time in Teen Space

Tween Tech Time

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

Teens summer reading techknowledge

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

Tween Tech Time

Book Adventures: Spooky Halloween Tales

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids book club creative writing halloween writing workshop

Join us for scary stories in our program room! We will also be writing scary stories ourselves. Join us -- if you dare!!!

 

Book Adventures: Spooky Halloween Tales

OCT
24

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

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

Older Adults

The Great American Read - Podcast Recording

Review the list of 100 books from The Great American Read (TGAR).

Choose your personal favorite book on the list.

Let us make a recording of you pitching your book—telling us why...

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Lego Robotics

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens

Come learn to build and program Lego Mindstorm robots! Recommended ages 12 and up.

Lego Robotics

Drawing Club for Teens

Wed, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens arts and crafts

Come draw, trace, or color in a laid-back environment. Draw manga or whatever you like! We supply sketchbooks, tracing paper, coloring sheets, and colored pencils.

 

Drawing Club for Teens

Introduction to Photoshop

Wed, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults techknowledge

Do want to learn to enhance your photos?  Learn everything you need to use the tools in Photoshop to restore, retouch and rearrange images.     

Introduction to Photoshop

OCT
25

Read for the Record: Maybe Something Beautiful

Thu, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years Read for the Record storytime

Celebrate literacy by participating in this annual shared reading experience.  For more information about Read for the Record, visit: www.jstart.org/readfortherecord

Recommended ages 2-5.

Read for the Record: Maybe Something Beautiful

Library Lanes: Bowling!

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

Older Adults

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

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Library Lanes: Bowling!

Book Discussion: The Death of Mrs.Westaway By Ruth Ware

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

Adults

On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot...

Book Discussion: The Death of Mrs.Westaway By Ruth Ware

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   2:45 pm to 3:15 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Read for the Record

Celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience across the US.

Enjoy a reading of Maybe something beautiful.

Written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell; Illustrations by Rafael Lopez.

Based...

Read for the Record

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon 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

Kids Create: Tissue Box Monsters

Thu, Oct 25   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 4-10!

Kids Create: Tissue Box Monsters

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

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

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Learn to play chess or practice your skills.
For Kids Ages 8 & Up

Chess Workshop

OCT
26

Story Play with RIF

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a storytime and play time after. Every three storytimes kids attend they earn a free book courtesy of RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Story Play with RIF

Adult Coloring

Fri, Oct 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults

Come enjoy an hour of mindful coloring, just for adults.

Art supplies will be provided.

Adult Coloring

Featured Film: LIFE OF PI

Fri, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: LIFE OF PI

Knitting & Crochet Circle

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens

Interested in learning how to knit or crochet? Looking for a place to craft with others? Join us for a welcoming group of crafters - all experience levels are welcome! Needles and beginning yarn are available.

This circle is reserved for...

Knitting & Crochet Circle

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

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)

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts diy stem & steam techknowledge

Grades 5-7. Join the team of friendly kids to plan and do activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Age 12 and up eligible for volunteer credit with 3-month commitment. Contact Gravesend...

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens arts and crafts diy stem & steam techknowledge

Join the team of friendly teens to plan and do teen activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

OCT
27

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us at the library for a read aloud, music, and fingerplays. Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

OCT
29

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Oct 29   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Oct 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

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