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OCT
18

Kids Create: Lanyard

Thu, Oct 18   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, 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

Kids Create: Self-Portrait Collage

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Are you a kid who likes to get crafty? Do you sometimes like to get your hands dirty while working on a super fun project?

Well then, Kids Create is for you.

Every third Thursday of the month, we will be working on a new craft....

Kids Create: Self-Portrait Collage

Gardens for Gerritsen Community Engagement

Thu, Oct 18   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults community partner conversations gardening

Would you like to see the community garden restored? Would you be interested in participating in the development of a new library initiative to create a vegetable garden in the empty lot? Then join us for a very special one-time only facilitated...

Gardens for Gerritsen Community Engagement

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

Children's Open Play

Fri, Oct 19   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

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   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish 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)

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   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

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

Read in the Garden

Sat, Oct 20   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults bookish

Come read in our outdoor area! Weather permitting.

Read in the Garden

OCT
22

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach 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 "Ask a Tech" for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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

OCT
23

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 23   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

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   Gerritsen Beach 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

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

Trivia Night

Tue, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults

Want to impress your friends with your knowledge?  Come to Trivia Night at the Gerritsen Beach Library!!!

Please register at the Gerritsen Beach Library Information Desk. You may register as an individual (in which case we will try...

Trivia Night

OCT
24

Yoga

Wed, Oct 24   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 24   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: The Death of Stalin

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

 

Cinema: The Death of Stalin

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

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then we are thrilled to announce FIRST has awarded us a STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant! This funding will help us increase access to hands-on learning and provide more opportunities for...

Brooklyn Robotics League

OCT
25

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!

 

 

Cancelled
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

Special Storytime: Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school read for the record storytime

Come join us at Gerritsen Beach Library as we #readfortherecord with our friends all over the world. This year we will be reading Maybe Something Beautiful which is a fantastic tribute to the ways art can transform lives and communities. ...

Special Storytime: 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

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

Family Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids family movie halloween movies at the library

Join us at Gerritsen Beach Library for an extra spooky family movie night. We'll bring the movie, you bring the popcorn!

Family Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

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

Books and Brews: All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

Thu, Oct 25   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 All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available...

Books and Brews: All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

OCT
26

Children's Open Play

Fri, Oct 26   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

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   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish 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)

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

Gerritsen's Got Talent!

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids performance

Our library youth have been working hard to put together a great talent show for you so come on out and show them your support!

Gerritsen's Got Talent!

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   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach 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 "Ask a Tech" for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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

Computer Basics

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

Older Adults

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

Computer Basics

Book Discussion: Meddling Kids

Mon, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

With raucous humor and brilliantly orchestrated mayhem, Meddling Kids subverts teen detective archetypes like the Hardy Boys, the Famous Five, and Scooby-Doo, and delivers an exuberant and wickedly entertaining celebration of horror, love,...

Book Discussion: Meddling Kids

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