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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

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Arts and Crafts

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come be creative! Come to arts and crafts! 

Arts and Crafts

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

Family Karaoke

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

music

Sing along to popular songs!

Family Karaoke

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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21

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

Chess Club

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

movies

Lady Bird (2017) 1h 34min.

The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year.

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts

Movies @ the Library

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

summer reading closing celebration

Folktales go to the circus in this performance that interweaves stories with physical comedy, circus skills, and fun.

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Chess for Kids

Tue, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come learn to play chess and improve your game!  And above all, have fun! CHECKMATE!

Chess for Kids

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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22

Chess Club

Wed, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

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

Summer Feet: Piano Mat

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

Come to our branch's featured weekly event for Summer Reading's Books and Beats!

Summer Feet: Piano Mat

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23

Chess Club

Thu, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

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!

Arts and Crafts

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

Come learn to be an artiste and create!

Arts and Crafts

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

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Playtime

Fri, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come play with toys and listen to preschool music!

Playtime

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

Chess Club

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

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Board Games

Fri, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come relax at the end of a long week and play board games! FUN! FUN! FUN!

Board Games

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)

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Aug 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

game on! kids tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive enviornment.

Kids 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

Family Coloring Club

Sat, Aug 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!

Family Coloring Club

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English

English Conversation Group

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Aug 25   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Make beautiful bracelets using beads

Beaded Jewelry

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27

Babies and Books

Mon, Aug 27   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and dance!

Babies and Books

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

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Arts and Crafts

Mon, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come be creative! Come to arts and crafts! 

Arts and Crafts

Book Discussion: The Immortalists by Cloe Benjamin

Mon, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?

It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling...

Book Discussion: The Immortalists by Cloe Benjamin

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

Chess Club

Tue, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

movies

The Shape of Water (2017) 2h 03min.

An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation...

Movies @ the Library

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 28   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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29

Chess Club

Wed, Aug 29   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

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

Summer Feet: Piano Mat

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

Come to our branch's featured weekly event for Summer Reading's Books and Beats!

Summer Feet: Piano Mat

Decorate Your Own String Bag for Adults

Wed, Aug 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

arts and crafts

Have fun personalizing your own string bag with fabric markers, puffy paint, and appliqué designs.

Decorate Your Own String Bag for Adults

Drawing Club for Teens

Wed, Aug 29   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts summer reading

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

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Chess Club

Thu, Aug 30   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

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