E.g., Oct 19 2017
OCT
20

Build with Duplo: LEGOS & TOYS

Fri, Oct 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

toddlers babies DUPLOS toys

Duplo-Lego & Toys program for toddlers &  preschoolers. Come have fun

Homework Help

Fri, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids Afterschool Homework tutor

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

homework

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

RIF Reading Books 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...

Game on! Ping-Pong & Air Hockey!

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids Ping Pong Air Hockey kids

Table-top games: Ping-Pong & Air Hockey!

Improve hand-eye coordination!

Play, compete, & have fun!

Kids Tech Time: LittleBits

Fri, Oct 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids invention littlebits tech

Inspiring young minds to test ideas using electronic building blocks. LittleBits creating inventions large & small.

Young Crafts with Bobbi!

Fri, Oct 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join Bobbi on Fridays to create a fun craft each week! Ages 3-6!


OCT
21

Homework Help

Sat, Oct 21   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids Afterschool Homework tutor

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

homework

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Oct 21   10:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Ready Set Kindergarten Early Literacy family storytime science

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

Ben Franklin Circle

Sat, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for our monthly continuation of the Ben Franklin Circle, a community group dedicated to promoting the virtues of personal improvement and civics!  We discuss one of Ben Franklin's 13 Virtues each month -- this month we will be...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Build with LEGO:IMAGINE,BUILD PLAY

Sat, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

lego duplo kids

Join us for an afternoon of LEGO and Mega Block fun!.Imagine, Create & Discover . Ages 6-12

Saturday Storytime:Preschool

Sat, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

storytime kids Family picturebooks

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Ages 3 to 5 years

Not So Spooky Halloween

Sat, Oct 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids halloween sppoky fun

Seriously silly - and only slightly spooky - family music! Singer-songwriter Erin Lee Kelly isready to celebrate Autumn, Halloween, and all the Things that go Bump in the Night. Featuring songs about dancing werewolves, falling leaves, hooting...


OCT
23

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...

The Boss Baby

OCT
24

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 24   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

The Boss Baby

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Quilting Older Adults Adults summer reading

Learn to Quilt Share Quilting Ideas Bring Your Own Materials For Adults

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a free conversation group for people who wish to improve their English language skills!  Our volunteer conducts an open, inclusive, and educational workshop meant for beginners!  PLease attend if you can!

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

OCT
25

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

babies Books toddlers storytime

 Babies, Toddlers & Moms:Join us for an interactive storytime featuring books, songs and fingerplays with playtime afterward.

Coloring for Adults!

Wed, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

coloring Adults

Free Adult Coloring Pages!

Various Themes, Difficulty Levels & Styles.

The perfect anti-stress activity for you!

Adult Coloring

Featured Film: Get Out

Wed, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

cinema Movies Adult Older Adults

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

About the film: It's time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long,...

Movie Projector

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn to play chess, or improve your game, with the help of a Chess Master!


OCT
26

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Oct 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Come join us for songs, stories, fingerplays and music! Ages 18-36 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 26   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Come join us for songs, stories, fingerplays and music! Ages 18-36 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

A Tango for Tita/ Un Tango Para Tita

Thu, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for the story of a girl who dreams about dancing Tango and traveling around the world!

New Lots Library- A Tango for Tita

OCT
27

Build with Duplo: LEGOS & TOYS

Fri, Oct 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

toddlers babies DUPLOS toys

Duplo-Lego & Toys program for toddlers &  preschoolers. Come have fun

Homework Help

Fri, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids Afterschool Homework tutor

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

homework

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

RIF Reading Books 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...

Game on! Ping-Pong & Air Hockey!

Fri, Oct 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids Ping Pong Air Hockey kids

Table-top games: Ping-Pong & Air Hockey!

Improve hand-eye coordination!

Play, compete, & have fun!

Kids Tech Time: LittleBits

Fri, Oct 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids invention littlebits tech

Inspiring young minds to test ideas using electronic building blocks. LittleBits creating inventions large & small.

Young Crafts with Bobbi!

Fri, Oct 27   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join Bobbi on Fridays to create a fun craft each week! Ages 3-6!


OCT
28

Homework Help

Sat, Oct 28   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids Afterschool Homework tutor

Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

homework

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Oct 28   10:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Ready Set Kindergarten Early Literacy family storytime science

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

Build with LEGO:IMAGINE,BUILD PLAY

Sat, Oct 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

lego duplo kids

Join us for an afternoon of LEGO and Mega Block fun!.Imagine, Create & Discover . Ages 6-12

Jeremy Plays Guitar

Sat, Oct 28   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

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Grab your kids for a sing-along dance party with the awesomely educational band Jeremy Plays Guitar! Rock out to award-winning music and find out what the critics are raving about - it's the most fun your kids have while (shhh) learning!

...
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jeremy Plays Guitar, BPL Program

Sing Along with Elaine

Sat, Oct 28   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

songs sing along elaine gil kids

Come sing along with Elaine!

For one time only, on October 19, 2017, we cleared ALL fines on ALL kids’ and teens’ library cards. To celebrate, we're hosting a series of special events. Welcome back to BPL!

Saturday Storytime:Preschool

Sat, Oct 28   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

storytime kids Family picturebooks

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Ages 3 to 5 years


OCT
30

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for songs, fingerplays, stories, music & playtime! Ages birth - 18 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Adult E-Reader Workshop

Mon, Oct 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adult e-reader Dasny tablet

In this workshop you will learn to set-up and download e-books & audio-books from the Brooklyn Public  Library’s digital collection. Bring your e-reader device and join us at Gerritsen Beach Library

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 30   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for songs, fingerplays, stories, music & playtime! Ages birth - 18 months. Pick up a ticket at the side gate on Union Street at 10am. Remaining tickets will be inside at the Information Desk.

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Oct 30   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...

The Boss Baby

Book Discussion: The Red Parts

Mon, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Late in 2004, Maggie Nelson was looking forward to the publication of her book Jane: A Murder, a narrative in verse about the life and death of her aunt, who had been murdered thirty-five years before. The case remained unsolved, but Jane was...

book cover

OCT
31

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 31   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

The Boss Baby

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 31   1:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Quilting Older Adults Adults summer reading

Learn to Quilt Share Quilting Ideas Bring Your Own Materials For Adults

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a free conversation group for people who wish to improve their English language skills!  Our volunteer conducts an open, inclusive, and educational workshop meant for beginners!  PLease attend if you can!

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

NOV
1

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Nov 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

babies Books toddlers storytime

 Babies, Toddlers & Moms:Join us for an interactive storytime featuring books, songs and fingerplays with playtime afterward.

Coloring for Adults!

Wed, Nov 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

coloring Adults

Free Adult Coloring Pages!

Various Themes, Difficulty Levels & Styles.

The perfect anti-stress activity for you!

Adult Coloring

Chess Workshop

Wed, Nov 1   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Learn to play chess, or improve your game, with the help of a Chess Master!


NOV
2

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Nov 2   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Brooklyn Robotics League