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Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   East Flatbush Library

music story play

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Story Play

Featured Film: THE LAST WORD

Fri, Aug 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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 LAST WORD

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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)

DIY Slime!--Canceled, Sorry!

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

diy summer reading stem & steam

Ages 10+. By popular demand! Create Slime with simple ingredients.

Cancelled
DIY Slime!--Canceled, Sorry!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   East Flatbush Library

reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout. All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

gaming for teens teen tech time

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts diy stem & steam summer reading

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

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   East Flatbush Library

music saturday storytime

Come and hear great stories with friends in this informal story time program!

Saturday Storytime

Resume Help

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

Resume Help

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Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Computer Basics

Game On! with Legos

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

build with lego game on! gaming

Play a host of table top games, or create new worlds with Legos.

Game On! with Legos

Just Dance

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

gaming summer reading techknowledge

Shake, Shake, Shake to the music!!!

Just Dance

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Mon, Aug 20   4:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts diy stem & steam summer reading

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! Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

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Computer Basics

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Computer Basics

Bonus Extra Special Movies @ the Library: Black Panther!

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   East Flatbush Library

movies movies at the library

Come and watch black panther on the large projector and screen!

Bonus Extra Special Movies @ the Library: Black Panther!

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

Tue, Aug 21   5:15 pm to 7:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

movies movies at the library

Come and watch black panther on the large projector and screen!

Movies @ the Library: Black Panther

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Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

adult learning computer basics 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

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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...

Featured Event
Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

game on! gaming

Use the PS4, the Xbox, the Wii or a laptop to try out a family friendly games.

Are you good enough to win?

Kids Tech Time

Teen Gaming

Wed, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

gaming for teens

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Gaming

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Library Lanes

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

adult learning library lanes techknowledge

Become the champion of Brooklyn Public Library's digital bowling league.

Older adults are welcome to join our team, and compete with neighborhood libraries across Brooklyn.

Library Lanes

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Aug 23   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Teen Time: Music Trivia

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

techknowledge teen time

Challenge your friends and peers. If you can answer more questions correctly than anyone else, you win a prize.

Teen Time: Music Trivia

Adult Book Club / Discussion: Autobiography of Malcolm X

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

book club book discussion

This week we are reading and discussing the classic by Alex Haley, the Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Pick up a copy of the title at the circulation desk or join us for a lively discussion. 

Adult Book Club / Discussion: Autobiography of Malcolm X

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Story Play

Fri, Aug 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   East Flatbush Library

music story play

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Story Play

Featured Film: THE DRESSMAKER

Fri, Aug 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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 DRESSMAKER

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 24   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   East Flatbush Library

reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout. All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 24   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

gaming for teens teen tech time

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 25   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   East Flatbush Library

music saturday storytime

Come and hear great stories with friends in this informal story time program!

Saturday Storytime

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Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Computer Basics

Game On! with Legos

Mon, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

build with lego game on! gaming

Play a host of table top games, or create new worlds with Legos.

Game On! with Legos

Just Dance

Mon, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

gaming summer reading techknowledge

Shake, Shake, Shake to the music!!!

Just Dance

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Mon, Aug 27   4:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts diy stem & steam summer reading

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! Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

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Computer Basics

Tue, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Computer Basics

Kids Create

Tue, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

arts and crafts kids create

Create something fun and original

Kids Create

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Crocheting

Tue, Aug 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

arts and crafts crochet

Weave beautiful patterns together whether you are a beginner or a pro!

Crocheting

Grants Information Session

Tue, Aug 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

finance

Brooklyn Arts Council

Grants Information Session

Computer Basics: Email Basics Review

Tue, Aug 28   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available.

How...

Computer Basics: Email Basics Review

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Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

adult learning computer basics 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

Summer Reading Closing Party

Wed, Aug 29   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

summer reading closing celebration summer jam

Come in to the library to enjoy an entire day of activities centered around music and books.  We are going to wind up the 2018 summer reading program and celebrate it.  Everyone who participated in the summer reading program is...

Summer Reading Closing Party

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Wed, Aug 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

live music music performance

Come hear folk-tales from Africa and go on an imaginary African Safari!

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Aug 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

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