E.g., Oct 15 2018
OCT
15

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Oct 15   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 15   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: Arts & Crafts: Feathery Friends

Mon, Oct 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Join us for a fun arts and crafts session!

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts: Feathery Friends

OCT
16

Read and Play

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

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

Computer Basics

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Oct 16   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

Our Garden Club

Tue, Oct 16   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

"Build the Block" Neighborhood Safety Meetings

Tue, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

"Build the Block" meetings have two simple goals: identify the public safety challenges of a specific neighborhood and discuss potential solutions.  Join the discussion about issues in our community. This is your opportunity to have your...

"Build the Block" Neighborhood Safety Meetings

OCT
17

Story Play

Wed, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Read and Play

Wed, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

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   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

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

OCT
18

Creative Writing Workshop: Theme

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

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Do you enjoy writing and need to find time to write? Come to the Flatlands library and let your creative side show! If you like to write come and share your work! If you don't like to write come and write down why! For this class we will discuss...

Creative Writing Workshop: Theme

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!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

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

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at the information desk.

Story Play

Resume Editing Help

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

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

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

Read and Play

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

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

After School Stories

Fri, Oct 19   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

OCT
20

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

Come here classic stories read aloud in our family friendly Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

Teen Tech Time

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

Teen: Succeeding in Your First Job

Sat, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Teens

Join this Q&A session on how to succeed in your first job.

Teen: Succeeding in Your First Job

OCT
22

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

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: Jewelry Making

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

Kids jewelry making

Use many different types of beads to create necklaces and bracelets!

Kids Create: Jewelry Making

OCT
23

Read and Play

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

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

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen time

Video game fun.

Teen Tech Time

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

Our Garden Club

Tue, Oct 23   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

OCT
24

Story Play

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instructions before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, ...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Read and Play

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Resume Editing Help

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

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

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

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