E.g., Oct 17 2018
OCT
17

Toy Time

Wed, Oct 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop by and play with our toys, make new friends, and have fun!

Toy Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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 instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Oct 17   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

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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 17   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

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

I Know Your Password is "Password" - Internet Privacy and Safety for Kids!

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This one-time program will help kids keep themselves and their information safe while using online apps and games!

Topics to be covered include: 

 ...

I Know Your Password is "Password" - Internet Privacy and Safety for Kids!

OCT
18

Book Discussion: The Leavers by Lisa Ko

Thu, Oct 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

THE LEAVERS, by Lisa Ko.

"One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home.

With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to...

Book Discussion:  The Leavers by Lisa Ko

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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   Gravesend Library

Kids

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...

Register
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

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...

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

OCT
22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Featured Event
Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

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

OCT
26

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   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)

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