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OCT
18

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens creative writing writing workshop

Join us for a writing workshop series with awesome writing teacher and horror writer Sam Rebelein! Get inspired with writing prompts, movie clips, interactive games and more, and create some hair raising horror tales!

This workshop is...

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

Kids Create: Fall Bookmarks

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Come make amazing art using stuff you'd find around the house!  We'll be creating Fall bookmarks.  Ages 4+

Kids Create: Fall Bookmarks

Planning Your Future: Estate & Gift Planning Seminar

Thu, Oct 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults finance

Everyone knows you should have a will, but most Americans don’t have one. This free seminar presents estate-planning concepts in easy-to-understand terms, in a relaxed and informative environment. Questions are welcome!

Trust and estate...

Planning Your Future: Estate & Gift Planning Seminar

OCT
19

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Play games with your friends!

 

(Younger children must be with an adult.)

Game On! Board Games

Family Movie: Hocus Pocus

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Join us for a family movie at the library!

Rated PG

Family Movie: Hocus Pocus

OCT
20

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Birth to Five Years ready set kindergarten

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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...

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Team Up to Read

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice listening to and speaking English with this informal group.

No registration necesssary. The group meets on the second floor.

English Conversation Group

Movies @ the Library: North by Northwest (1959)

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults film movies movies at the library

Please join us for a screening of the classic North By Northwest, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint.

Movies @ the Library: North by Northwest (1959)

R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog Program: Come Read to Leo!

Sat, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids openhouse2018

Introducing our new program for kids, R.E.A.D. to Leo!

Once upon a wag, there was a specially trained therapy dog named Leo. He wished that a child would read him a story. Visit us at the Bay Ridge Library on the last Saturday of...

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R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog Program: Come Read to Leo!

OCT
22

Movies @ the Library: The Battle of the Sexes

Mon, Oct 22   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

(Comedy/Drama) 121 Minutes In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most...

Movies @ the Library: The Battle of the Sexes

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics techknowledge

Kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use Lego EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making news friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kidding Around Yoga

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids yoga

Join experienced teacher Kathleen Scarola for a yoga session for kids ages 5-12!

(All children who participate in this program must have a waiver signed by their parent/guardian at the time of the session, no exceptions. Space is limited...

Kidding Around Yoga

OCT
23

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 23   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at...

StoryPlay

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at...

StoryPlay

Email basics

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Need help setting up an email or adjusting your settings? this is the class for you. Learn all you need to know to get you started using an email or if you just want to brush up on navigating or adjusting your settings we'll help you out.

Email basics

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Bring your own needles and yarn and have fun! No registration required.

Knitting & Crochet

Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Tue, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

Babies & Books

Homework Help

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afters chool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

 It’s on! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone or bring a friend, our WiiU is your WiiU every Tuesday at 3:00. We just got a new PS4, not to brag or anything, but we will totally let you play....

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Learn to play chess with our instructor!

Chess Workshop

The Friends of Brooklyn Heights Branch Library 25th Anniversary Celebration

Tue, Oct 23   6:30 pm to 9:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults friends of the library

The Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library cordially invite you to our 25th Anniversary Celebration!  Enjoy refreshments and notable speakers at a cocktail party celebrating the past, present and future of the Brooklyn Heights Branch...

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The Friends of Brooklyn Heights Branch Library 25th Anniversary Celebration

OCT
24

Toy Time

Wed, Oct 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children with our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! 

Toy Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 24   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

HTML Basics

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

Adults techknowledge

HTML Basics introduces new users to the basics of the markup language and its structure by creating and editing HTML web pages. This lesson will cover the fundamentals of HTML 5 and put them into practice.

HTML Basics

HTML Basics

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

Adults techknowledge

HTML Basics introduces new users to the basics of the markup language and its structure by creating and editing HTML web pages. This lesson will cover the fundamentals of HTML 5 and put them into practice.

HTML Basics

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 24   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging

Learn the instruments of the classical and folk music traditions of the Middle East and North Africa. Zafer Tawil will demonstrate melodies and rhythms on the various instruments of the Arab world.

Registration is required. Please...

Playing Arabic Music

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

Chess Club

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school chess workshop

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

Chess Club

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Her Body and Other Parties

Wed, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club book discussion bpl literary prize

Please join our monthly book group to discuss this year's BPL Lit Prize Fiction shortlist finalist, Her Body and Other Parties, by Carmen Maria Machado. This short story collection has an entirely new take on gothic fiction.

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Her Body and Other Parties

OCT
25

PreK Story & Play

Thu, Oct 25   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

PreK Story & Play

Ask a tech

Thu, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Have questions about your Ipad, smartphones, PC, Laptops, Etc.? this is the class for you. Stop in ask questions get answers!!. Its never too late to learn.

Ask a tech

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens creative writing writing workshop

Join us for a writing workshop series with awesome writing teacher and horror writer Sam Rebelein! Get inspired with writing prompts, movie clips, interactive games and more, and create some hair raising horror tales!

This workshop is...

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Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

Do It Yourself: Homespun Halloween

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts diy halloween teen time

October 25, 2018
4:00pm
Brooklyn Heights Program Room

What are you going to be for Halloween?
No idea? Haven’t even thought about it?

We are opening the craft cabinets for you and your friends.
Make a...

Do It Yourself: Homespun Halloween

Wildfires and Hurricanes: Climate Change in America

Thu, Oct 25   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults

2018 is on track to be one of the hottest years on record, creating more favorable conditions for wildfires and hurricanes. Climate Reality Project volunteer Peter Fontana will discuss what the latest science is telling us about our climate; the...

Wildfires and Hurricanes: Climate Change in America

OCT
26

Game On! Wii & PS4

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Play games with your friends!

(Younger children must be supervised by an adult.) 

Game On! Wii & PS4

Game On!

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Game On! program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Game On!

Build with LEGO

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Come and take on our Lego building challenge or build whatever you feel like! Have fun and meet other Lego lovers in the neighborhood.  For ages 5+

Build with LEGO

OCT
27

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice listening to and speaking English with this informal group.

No registration necesssary. The group meets on the second floor.

English Conversation Group

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults arts and crafts crochet fiber arts knitting and crocheting

This group meets every two weeks to craft in yarn. All ages and skill levels welcome. Yarn and some needles provided.

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Fun With Yarn!

OCT
29

Movies @ the Library: Mary Shelley

Mon, Oct 29   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

( Drama) 120 Minutes The real-life story of Mary Shelley, and the creation of her immortal monster, is nearly as fantastical as her fiction. Raised by a renowned philosopher father in eighteenth-century London, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin is a...

Movies @ the Library: Mary Shelley

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Oct 29   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics techknowledge

Kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use Lego EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making news friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kidding Around Yoga

Mon, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids yoga

Join experienced teacher Kathleen Scarola for a yoga session for kids ages 5-12!

(All children who participate in this program must have a waiver signed by their parent/guardian at the time of the session, no exceptions. Space is limited...

Kidding Around Yoga

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