E.g., Oct 15 2018
OCT
15

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach 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 "Ask a Tech" for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to hardware...

Computer Basics

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Oct 15   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.

Please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Tween Zone

Mon, Oct 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school everyone is welcome here

Hey tweens! Looking for a place to hang out after school? Sick of staring at your bedroom walls? Bored with struggling through math homework all by yourself?

You're in luck! Every Monday at 4pm. Gerritsen Beach Library is the place to be...

Tween Zone

OCT
16

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 16   2:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

Resume Coaching

Tue, Oct 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

From October through December receive resume assistance from a trained volunteer.

Job seekers will be provided individual help with resume, cover letter, and other employment related objectives.

Resume Coaching

OCT
17

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 17   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. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Yoga

Wed, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books music reading is fundamental storytime

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Cinema: Phantom Thread

Wed, Oct 17   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover...

Cinema: Phantom Thread

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Wed, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

All skill levels are welcome.  If you don't know how to knit, we'll show you how!  Please bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and worsted-weight yarn if you can. 

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then we are thrilled to announce FIRST has awarded us a STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant! This funding will help us increase access to hands-on learning and provide more opportunities for...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

Brooklyn Robotics League

OCT
18

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Kids Create: Lanyard

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

 Kids come have fun making key chains, bracelets with lanyard with friends

Kids Create: Lanyard

Kids Create: Self-Portrait Collage

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Are you a kid who likes to get crafty? Do you sometimes like to get your hands dirty while working on a super fun project?

Well then, Kids Create is for you.

Every third Thursday of the month, we will be working on a new craft....

Kids Create: Self-Portrait Collage

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Gardens for Gerritsen Community Engagement

Thu, Oct 18   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults community partner conversations gardening

Would you like to see the community garden restored? Would you be interested in participating in the development of a new library initiative to create a vegetable garden in the empty lot? Then join us for a very special one-time only facilitated...

Gardens for Gerritsen Community Engagement

Resume Coaching

Thu, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

From October through December receive resume assistance from a trained volunteer.

Job seekers will be provided individual help with resume, cover letter, and other employment related objectives.

Resume Coaching

OCT
19

Children's Open Play

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   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

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Oct 19   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish first five years

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)

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

Register
LDBA Free Art Fridays

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy gaming gaming for teens teen tech time

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! We are also having DIY in the same location where you can make something out of nothing!

Teen Gaming & DIY

OCT
20

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Oct 20   10:30 am to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Latino Book Club: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join other adults for an informal discussion of Isabel Allende’s unforgettable first novel that established the Chilean author as one of the world’s most gifted and imaginative storytellers.

The House of the Spirits brings to life the...

Latino Book Club: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Read in the Garden

Sat, Oct 20   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults bookish

Come read in our outdoor area! Weather permitting.

Read in the Garden

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   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

OCT
22

Morning Movies: Ghostbusters

Mon, Oct 22   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Just in time for Halloween, come see the 1984 comedy classic.  Try not to get slimed!

Morning Movies: Ghostbusters

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach 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 "Ask a Tech" for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Computer Basics

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

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to hardware...

Computer Basics

Tween Zone

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school everyone is welcome here

Hey tweens! Looking for a place to hang out after school? Sick of staring at your bedroom walls? Bored with struggling through math homework all by yourself?

You're in luck! Every Monday at 4pm. Gerritsen Beach Library is the place to be...

Tween Zone

OCT
23

Mixed Media: Quilting

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

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 23   2:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

Family Movie Night: Uncle Drew

Tue, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Come see the hit movie about a basketball team everyone thought was finished on our large screen. Free for all ages.

Parents and caregivers: Uncle Drew is rated PG-13.  Check out this site and IMDB's Parental...

Family Movie Night: Uncle Drew

Trivia Night

Tue, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults

Want to impress your friends with your knowledge?  Come to Trivia Night at the Gerritsen Beach Library!!!

Please register at the Gerritsen Beach Library Information Desk. You may register as an individual (in which case we will try...

Trivia Night

Resume Coaching

Tue, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

From October through December receive resume assistance from a trained volunteer.

Job seekers will be provided individual help with resume, cover letter, and other employment related objectives.

Resume Coaching

OCT
24

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 24   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. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Yoga

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books music reading is fundamental storytime

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Cinema: The Death of Stalin

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

 

Cinema: The Death of Stalin

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Teens bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then we are thrilled to announce FIRST has awarded us a STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant! This funding will help us increase access to hands-on learning and provide more opportunities for...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

Brooklyn Robotics League

OCT
25

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Special Storytime: Read for the Record

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

Kids after school Read for the Record storytime

Come join us at Gerritsen Beach Library as we #readfortherecord with our friends all over the world. This year we will be reading Maybe Something Beautiful which is a fantastic tribute to the ways art can transform lives and communities. ...

Special Storytime: Read for the Record

Family Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids family movie halloween movies at the library

Join us at Gerritsen Beach Library for an extra spooky family movie night. We'll bring the movie, you bring the popcorn!

Family Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

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