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OCT
18

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Join us for Free Chess and test you knowledge against other chess players.

Chess Workshop

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

OCT
19

October Fright Adult Matinee

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Adults

Join us for Adult Movie Matinee, this month we are screamings screening the following movies to provide frights and delights:

October 5 - Hereditary

October 12 - A Quiet Place

October 19 - Jigsaw

October 26 - Truth...

October Fright Adult Matinee

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: Scooby Doo and the Goblin King

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Get your game on! with Video Game and iPad Play

Family Movie: Scooby Doo and the Goblin King

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!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids ready set kindergarten

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Saturday Scares Family Movies

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids family movie

Join us for our Saturday Scares Family movies. This month we will be scaring sharing for your viewing pleasure:

October 6 - The Witches

October 13 - Haunted Mansion

October 20 - Frankenweenie

October 27 -...

Saturday Scares Family Movies

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

Email Basics

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email 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

Build with LEGO

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Show your inner architect and build with Lego.

Build with LEGO

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

Tai Chi

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Older Adults

Find peace and a bit of relaxing excerises with our Tai Chi class.

Tai Chi

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

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

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

Game on! Board Games

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Get your Game on with board games.

Game on! Board Games

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

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

OCT
25

Read for the Record Event - Maybe something Beautiful

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Ulmer Park Library – Children’s Floor

Join us for our Read Aloud Maybe Something Beautiful by Isabel F. Campoy & Theresa Howell, illustrated by Rafael Lopez.

What good can a splash of color do in a community of gray? As Mira...

Read for the Record Event - Maybe something Beautiful

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Join us for Free Chess and test you knowledge against other chess players.

Chess Workshop

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

OCT
26

October Fright Adult Matinee

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Adults

Join us for Adult Movie Matinee, this month we are screamings screening the following movies to provide frights and delights:

October 5 - Hereditary

October 12 - A Quiet Place

October 19 - Jigsaw

October 26 - Truth...

October Fright Adult Matinee

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!

Game On! Video Games and iPad Play

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids techknowledge

Get your game on! with Video Game and iPad Play

Game On! Video Games and iPad Play

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!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids ready set kindergarten

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Sat, Oct 27   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Teens bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then head to your neighborhood Brooklyn Public Library branch and join the Brooklyn Robotics League. This year’s theme is INTO ORBIT; kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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

Saturday Scares Family Movies

Sat, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids family movie

Join us for our Saturday Scares Family movies. This month we will be scaring sharing for your viewing pleasure:

October 6 - The Witches

October 13 - Haunted Mansion

October 20 - Frankenweenie

October 27 -...

Saturday Scares Family Movies

OCT
29

Publisher Basics - Halloween Sign

Mon, Oct 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Publisher Basics introduces new users to the basics of using, designing, and editing publications, such as flyers, brochures, and newsletters with the help of templates or the freedom of creating a publication from scratch. This class...

Publisher Basics - Halloween Sign

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

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

Build with LEGO

Mon, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Show your inner architect and build with Lego.

Build with LEGO

OCT
30

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 30   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 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...

StoryPlay

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 30   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 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...

StoryPlay

Tai Chi

Tue, Oct 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Older Adults

Find peace and a bit of relaxing excerises with our Tai Chi class.

Tai Chi

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 30   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 30   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

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