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OCT
19

Rexlace & Rubberbands

Sat, Oct 19   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids arts and crafts

Join us as we learn various designs using plastic lacing (Rexlace), rubberbands (loom) and threads and build friendships along the way; for ages 7-13.

 

Rexlace & Rubberbands

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Sat, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Our staff offer guidance on resumes and cover letters but do not write...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Oct 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

OCT
20

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids ready set kindergarten

Kindergarten preparation for 4-5 year olds.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

OCT
21

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Mon, Oct 21   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Meditation

Mon, Oct 21   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. 

Meditation

Adult Coloring

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Read and Play

Mon, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities first five years inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

After School Stories

Mon, Oct 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun!

For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities.

After School Stories

Samantha Power on The Education of an Idealist

Mon, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults author talks bpl presents

Pulitzer Prize winner Samantha Power, widely known as a relentless advocate for promoting human rights, has been heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America's "foremost thinkers on foreign policy."

In her memoir, Power offers an...

Samantha Power on The Education of an Idealist

OCT
22

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Tue, Oct 22   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Internet & Email

Tue, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Internet and Email instruction for beginners.

Internet & Email

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Oct 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Children's Movie

Tue, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie

Call the branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Oct 22   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults philosophy in the library

THIS WEEK'S CLASS WILL BE HELD IN THE BLACONY CONFERENCE ROOM ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CENTRAL.

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

...

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MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

OCT
23

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Wed, Oct 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Yoga

Wed, Oct 23   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

Story Time

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Cinema: Five Feet Apart

Wed, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A pair of teenagers with cystic fibrosis meet in a hospital and fall in love, though their disease means they must avoid close physical contact. (PG-13, 1h 56m)

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Cinema: Five Feet Apart

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults fitness

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

Kids Care : Eco Lab

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts environment gardening

The environment is a bit of a mess right now and since kids are the ones who will be making the big decisions next, we want to start them on the right foot.

Our Eco Lab participants will do experiments, make crafts, and learn lots of new...

Kids Care : Eco Lab

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids homework help

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Kids Create: (Halloween Themed 3D Printing and Painting)

Wed, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create techknowledge

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 5-12! ... Kids Create. Come and check out our new 3D printer, learn how to print and paint some halloween themed figurines!!!!

Kids Create: (Halloween Themed 3D Printing and Painting)

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

OCT
24

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Thu, Oct 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice spoken English with other students in the morning class of Conversation Group.

ESOL Conversation Group

Children's Open Play

Thu, Oct 24   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

Adult Coloring

Thu, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

Internet & Email

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Internet and Email instruction for beginners.

Internet & Email

The Brooklyn Literary Prize Celebrates the Shortlist Authors

Thu, Oct 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   McNally Jackson at City Point

Adults author talks bpl literary prize bpl presents brooklyn eagles

Join the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Eagles, City Point and McNally Jackson Independent Booksellers for an evening of books and bubbly, plus a sneak peek at the new store, celebrating The 2019 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize...

Register
The Brooklyn Literary Prize Celebrates the Shortlist Authors

Books and Brews: Social Creature

Thu, Oct 24   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss:

Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton

Thursday, October 24 at 7 PM

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the...

Books and Brews: Social Creature

OCT
25

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Fri, Oct 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

...
Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Babies & Books

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

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime toddler time

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends!

Babies & Books

Kids Create: Rock Monsters

Fri, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts diy fiber arts

From mobiles to monsters and everything in between, we have tons of fun crafts coming up at Gerritsen in the next few months. We are super excited to get creative and see what kind of crafty magic we can create!

Our activities are great...

Kids Create: Rock Monsters

Children's Movie

Fri, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie

Call the branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

OCT
26

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

...
Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   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

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

’Til Victory Is Won: 400 Years of Making Revolution and Inventing Utopia

Sat, Oct 26   7:00 pm to 12:00 am   Central Library

Adults bpl premier bpl presents lectures and discussions

’Til Victory Is Won: 400 Years of Making Revolution and Inventing Utopia is Brooklyn Public Library’s observation of the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans to the shores of North America at present-day Jamestown...

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’Til Victory Is Won: 400 Years of Making Revolution and Inventing Utopia

Slavery is an Act of War

Sat, Oct 26   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

The Dream Unfinished: An Activist Orchestra; staged readings with Aisha Hinds as Harriet Tubman, Ian Brennan as John Brown and Jumaane Williams as Frederick Douglass

Slavery is an Act of War

Susan Burton reads from "Becoming Ms. Burton"

Sat, Oct 26   7:45 pm to 8:15 pm   Central Library, Science, Society & Technology

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

Susan Burton is an activist based in United States who works with formerly incarcerated people and founded the nonprofit organization A New Way of Life. Here, she reads from her memoir, Becoming Ms. Burton.

Susan Burton reads from "Becoming Ms. Burton"

Lay Down Your Sword and Shield

Sat, Oct 26   8:15 pm to 9:15 pm   History, Biography & Religion

Adults bpl presents lectures and discussions Til Victory Is Won

The phrase, drawn from Toni Morrison's Beloved, refers to the need for warriors to heal from endless battles against oppression. For activists today, how do you maintain our capacity for vulnerability and invention while combatting systemic...

Lay Down Your Sword and Shield

Greg Tate Reads Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader

Sat, Oct 26   8:15 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Science, Society & Technology

Adults bpl presents Til Victory Is Won

Greg Tate reads an essay of cultural criticism from Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader.

Greg Tate is an African-American writer, cultural critic, musician, and producer. The...

Greg Tate Reads Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader

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