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17

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

early literacy first five years preschool storytime

An early literacy storytime for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. The program includes 1/2 hour of stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by 1/2 hour of a craft activity and open play session with educational toys.

Tickets are...
Preschool Storytime

Featured Film: THE LAST WORD

Fri, Aug 17   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 LAST WORD

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 17   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

The Summer Meals Program provides free lunch to children ages 18 and under at hundreds of public schools, parks, pools, and libraries. Children are eligible for these meals even if they don't attend public school. No identification or...

Free Summer Meals

Game On! Wii & PS4

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

game on!

Multi-player games with your friends!

Game On! Wii & PS4

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   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)

DIY Slime!--Canceled, Sorry!

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

diy summer reading stem & steam

Ages 10+. By popular demand! Create Slime with simple ingredients.

Cancelled
DIY Slime!--Canceled, Sorry!

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

Fri, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts diy stem & steam summer reading

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

AUG
18

Citizenship Class

Sat, Aug 18   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

The citizenship class prepares you for the oral and written exam and all stages of the naturalization process, as well as the opportunity to practice English. Registration on July 21st is required!

Citizenship Class

Saturday Stories

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

saturday storytime summer reading

Storytime for all ages, come and read your favorites!

Saturday Stories

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

Karaoke

Sat, Aug 18   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Sing songs from the 40s, 50s, and 60s!

Karaoke

AUG
20

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   Bay Ridge Library

The Summer Meals Program provides free lunch to children ages 18 and under at hundreds of public schools, parks, pools, and libraries. Children are eligible for these meals even if they don't attend public school. No identification or...

Free Summer Meals

Reading Buddies

Mon, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

summer reading

Our Summer Book Buddies want to hang out and read with you. Kids of all ages are invited to share their favorite titles or new finds with our teen volunteers. Read to a Book Buddy! Ask them to read a story to you! If you read a book you love,...

Reading Buddies

Movies @ the Library:The Journey

Mon, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

The Journey (Drama) 94 Minutes The Journey is the gripping account of how two men from opposite sides of the political spectrum came together to change the course of history. In 2006, amidst the ongoing, decades-long conflict in Northern Ireland...

Movies @ the Library:The Journey

Just Dance

Mon, Aug 20   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 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

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Bay Ridge Library

babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

A program for very young readers (Birth-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and play. TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION! Please call library for further details.   http://www.bklynlibrary.org/first5years/
Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

A program for very young readers (Birth-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and play. TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION! Please call library for further details.   http://www.bklynlibrary.org/first5years/
Babies & Books

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

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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

Knitting & Crochet

Chess Club

Tue, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

chess workshop

Play chess with your friends and our chess-loving Summer Book Buddies!

Chess Club

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!

Tween Tech Time

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22

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Bay Ridge Library

early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

A storytime for children 18 months-3 years old and their caregivers. Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Your toddler learns...

Toddler Time

iPad Basics Class

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Drop in with questions you have about how to use your iPad. No registration necessary.

iPad Basics Class

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 22   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

A storytime for children 18 months-3 years old and their caregivers. Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Your toddler learns...

Toddler Time

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

The Summer Meals Program provides free lunch to children ages 18 and under at hundreds of public schools, parks, pools, and libraries. Children are eligible for these meals even if they don't attend public school. No identification or...

Free Summer Meals

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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Aug 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

build with duplo build with lego

Challenge yourself and build with our wide selection of building toys, appropriate for ages 2 and up. Younger children must be supervised.

Build with LEGO

AUG
23

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

The Summer Meals Program provides free lunch to children ages 18 and under at hundreds of public schools, parks, pools, and libraries. Children are eligible for these meals even if they don't attend public school. No identification or...

Free Summer Meals

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!

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie from Jerry Joy Music

Thu, Aug 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

first five years live music summer reading

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie from Jerry Joy Music

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

AUG
24

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

early literacy first five years preschool storytime

An early literacy storytime for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. The program includes 1/2 hour of stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by 1/2 hour of a craft activity and open play session with educational toys.

Tickets are...
Preschool Storytime

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Drop-Off

Fri, Aug 24   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

summer reading

Stuffies and Lovies are invited to spend the night at the library. They will be very well taken care of and won't get into ANY mischief. Drop off your friends on Friday afternoon, fill out a card telling us what they like to do, and then you can...

Featured Event
Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Drop-Off

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   Bay Ridge Library

The Summer Meals Program provides free lunch to children ages 18 and under at hundreds of public schools, parks, pools, and libraries. Children are eligible for these meals even if they don't attend public school. No identification or...

Free Summer Meals

Family Movie: TBD

Fri, Aug 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

family movie summer reading

G or PG rated film. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Movie: TBD

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)

AUG
25

Citizenship Class

Sat, Aug 25   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

The citizenship class prepares you for the oral and written exam and all stages of the naturalization process, as well as the opportunity to practice English. Registration on July 21st is required!

Citizenship Class

Saturday Stories

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

saturday storytime summer reading

Storytime for all ages, come and read your favorites!

Saturday Stories

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Pick-Up

Sat, Aug 25   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

summer reading

Stuffies and Lovies are invited to spend the night at the library. They will be very well taken care of and won't get into ANY mischief. Drop off your friends on Friday afternoon, fill out a card telling us what they like to do, and then you can...

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Pick-Up

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

AUG
27

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   Bay Ridge Library

The Summer Meals Program provides free lunch to children ages 18 and under at hundreds of public schools, parks, pools, and libraries. Children are eligible for these meals even if they don't attend public school. No identification or...

Free Summer Meals

Movies @ the Library:Lady Bird

Mon, Aug 27   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

(Drama/Comedy) 93 minutes Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom , a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father loses his job...

Movies @ the Library:Lady Bird

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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