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OCT
17

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Oct 17   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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Oct 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

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

Teen Tech Time

Drawing Club for Teens

Wed, Oct 17   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 17   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids homework help

Give support, assistance, and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a extra help with their homework.

After School Homework Help

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classed are open to adults 17 and older

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Introduction to Internet: Digital Privacy and Security

Wed, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

This training is designed specifically for those who are completely relatively new to computers, mobile phones and applications.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the importance of digital privacy and security. Students will learn...

Introduction to Internet: Digital Privacy and Security

OCT
18

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!

Library Lab

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Explore science with fun experimetns in this monthly program. Ages 6 & up.

Library Lab

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

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Older Adults

Dancing classes with Walter Perez, a great teaching artist from Argentina.

Walter will make learning Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and more easy to learn.

So whether you know how to dance or want to learn some new steps come and have...

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

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

Build with LEGO

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

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

ESOL Preparation/Class

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults

Speakers fo Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.

Classes are open to adult 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

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

OCT
22

Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 2-5.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 22   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytimes with Music, Rhymes and Fun for Babies, Toddlers and Caregivers.

 

Babies & Books

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

Kids Create

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Create an arts & crafts project and have fun with your friends.

Kids Create

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

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb 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 (DeKalb)

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids homework help

Give support, assistance, and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a extra help with their homework.

After School Homework Help

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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Learn to play chess with an experienced instructor for kids aged 5 and up.

Chess Workshop

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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

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

Teen Tech Time

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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 24   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids homework help

Give support, assistance, and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a extra help with their homework.

After School Homework Help

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classed are open to adults 17 and older

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

OCT
25

Science Baby!

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

Birth to Five Years babies & books science baby stem & steam story play

Join us at the library for this special 8-week series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The...

Science Baby!

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

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

Game On! Board Game

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Play board games with your friends and family. For kids ages 5 and up.

Game On! Board Game

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

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Fri, Oct 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Older Adults

Dancing classes with Walter Perez, a great teaching artist from Argentina.

Walter will make learning Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and more easy to learn.

So whether you know how to dance or want to learn some new steps come and have...

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

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

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

Build with LEGO

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

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

ESOL Preparation/Class

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults

Speakers fo Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.

Classes are open to adult 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

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