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Story Play

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids first five years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and get a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Gaming

Fri, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Shake on the Block Performs 'Twelfth Night'

Sat, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens creative writing humanities and art

The Shake on the Block teens have spent the summer re-imagining Shakepeare's Twelfth Night into a modern setting.  Come see what they have created at this culminating performance!

Free and open to the public.

Shake on the Block Performs 'Twelfth Night'

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Loving Kindness Meditation

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Join us for a loving kindness meditation, every monday in August. 

Loving Kindness Meditation

Children's Open Play

Mon, Aug 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Yo-Yo Mania at the Library

Mon, Aug 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids performance summer reading

Watch yo-yo master Will wow you with his yo-yo and circus expertise! Then, try your hand at some fun yo-yo tricks, from walking the dog to more advanced string work. All materials provided.

Vea al master Will, sorprendiéndolo con su...

Yo-Yo Mania at the Library

Do It Yourself: DIY Cancelled

Mon, Aug 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

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Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Family Movie Night: Captain Marvel

Tue, Aug 27   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force...
Family Movie Night: Captain Marvel

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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Yoga

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Tap into your zen with Yoga at the Gerritsen Beach Library!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Cinema: The Upside

Wed, Aug 28   2:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to help him. (PG-13, 2hrs 6 min)...

Cinema: The Upside

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Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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Story Play

Fri, Aug 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 30   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids summer meals

We have free lunches for ages children 18 years and under.  Also play video games, board games, watch movies, and hang out with your friends and family.

The Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of Public...

Free Summer Meals

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 30   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids first five years

We are sad to announce that this will be our final RIF program. Please stop in and pick up your final books! It's been a pleasure serving our youth and supporting their interest in life-long reading. 

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Gaming

Fri, Aug 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

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Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 4   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Yoga

Wed, Sep 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Tap into your zen with Yoga at the Gerritsen Beach Library!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Cinema: Captain Marvel

Wed, Sep 4   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

(PG-13, 2h 3m)

Carol Danvers becomes one of the Universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races....

Cinema: Captain Marvel

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Children's Open Play

Thu, Sep 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

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Story Play

Fri, Sep 6   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Sat, Sep 7   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults mental health mhfa

As part of the City's ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. This is an eight hour training. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 7   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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Meditation

Mon, Sep 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Join us for a loving kindness meditation and learn compassion for ourselves and our fellows, every monday in September. 

Meditation

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Sep 9   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Sep 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

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Library Quilting Challenge

Tue, Sep 10   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

Come create a quilt collage of your favorite book. Bring your sewing supplies if you have them. If not, we will have supplies for you. Think of what book you want to honor, do some research about the art work you want to use...

Library Quilting Challenge

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Sep 10   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults philosophy in the library

"MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY" is a free fourteen-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court have had a fateful impact on the lives of all Americans. The...

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MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

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Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Yoga

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

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Tap into your zen with Yoga at the Gerritsen Beach Library!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Cinema: Vice

Wed, Sep 11   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

(R, 2h 12m)

The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush,...

Cinema: Vice

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Children's Open Play

Thu, Sep 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

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Story Play

Fri, Sep 13   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 14   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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Meditation

Mon, Sep 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Join us for a loving kindness meditation and learn compassion for ourselves and our fellows, every monday in September. 

Meditation

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Sep 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

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Library Quilting Challenge

Tue, Sep 17   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

Come create a quilt collage of your favorite book. Bring your sewing supplies if you have them. If not, we will have supplies for you. Think of what book you want to honor, do some research about the art work you want to use...

Library Quilting Challenge

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Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Yoga

Wed, Sep 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Tap into your zen with Yoga at the Gerritsen Beach Library!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Cinema: The Long Shot

Wed, Sep 18   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

(R, 2h 5m)

Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make...

Cinema: The Long Shot

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