E.g., Aug 18 2018
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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:Preschool

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Ages 3 to 5 years

Saturday Storytime:Preschool

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Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

babies & books storytime summer reading

 Babies, Toddlers & Moms:Join us for an interactive storytime featuring books, songs and fingerplays with playtime afterward.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

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

Free Summer meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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 where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. 

Teen Tech Time

Just Dance

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

gaming summer reading techknowledge

Shake, Shake, Shake to the music!!!

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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

Free Summer meals

Tue, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Build with LEGO and DUPLO

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids create summer reading

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO and DUPLO building session. 

Build with LEGO and DUPLO

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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 where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. 

Teen Tech Time

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Learn to Quilt Share Quilting Ideas Bring Your Own Materials For Adults
Mixed Media: Quilting

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!

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Tween Tech Time

HSE Screening

Tue, Aug 21   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

adult learning hse

Are you or someone you know seeking to earn a High School Equivalency Diploma? Attend our orientation to determine your eligibilty for FREE classes, take the TASC exam, or enroll in NEDP.

HSE Screening

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Ask A Tech- Computer Lab

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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- Computer Lab

Yoga

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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

Free Summer meals

Wed, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Wed, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

live music stomp clap and sing summer reading closing celebration

Get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie and Friends come armed with guitar and bubbles, ready to jam out to traditional children's songs, rock n' roll oldies, and today's hits.

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

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

Cinema: Call Me By Your Name

Wed, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.

 

Cinema: Call Me By Your Name

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Free Summer meals

Thu, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Kids Create: Beaded Jewelry

Thu, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

jewelry making kids create summer reading

Kids & Tweens come and have fun with different types of beads to create necklaces and bracelets!!

Kids Create: Beaded Jewelry

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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 where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. 

Teen Tech Time

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!

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

Thu, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

creative aging

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

Enjoy learning the following techniques in this eight weeks workshop ending in a culminating event in which you can show off you art work to family and friends.

 Gestural...

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

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

Escape Room

Thu, Aug 23   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Your band of rebels must find and decrypt a top secret government file and escape before the security guard returns. Will you make it in time?

Escape Room

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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

Free Summer meals

Fri, Aug 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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 where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. 

Teen Tech Time

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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)

Escape Room

Fri, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Your band of rebels must find and decrypt a top secret government file and escape before the security guard returns. Will you make it in time?

Escape Room

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)

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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:Preschool

Sat, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Ages 3 to 5 years

Saturday Storytime:Preschool

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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

Free Summer meals

Mon, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Book Discussion and Author Talk: The Summer That Melted Everything

Mon, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Come join us for a book discussion and an author talk on The Summer That Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel. McDaniel will be joining us via skype.

 

"Fielding Bliss has never forgotten the summer of 1984: the year a heat...

Book Discussion and Author Talk: The Summer That Melted Everything

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

Free Summer meals

Tue, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Build with LEGO and DUPLO

Tue, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids create summer reading

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO and DUPLO building session. 

Build with LEGO and DUPLO

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Aug 28   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Learn to Quilt Share Quilting Ideas Bring Your Own Materials For Adults
Mixed Media: Quilting

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

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Ask a Tech Computer Lab

Wed, Aug 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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 Computer Lab

Yoga

Wed, Aug 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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

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