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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

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

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

OCT
23

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

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)

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

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

Tween 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

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

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

The Great American Read - Podcast Recording

Review the list of 100 books from The Great American Read (TGAR).

Choose your personal favorite book on the list.

Let us make a recording of you pitching your book—telling us why...

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Drawing Club for Teens

Wed, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens arts and crafts

Come draw, trace, or color in a laid-back environment. Draw manga or whatever you like! We supply sketchbooks, tracing paper, coloring sheets, and colored pencils.

 

Drawing Club for Teens

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

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Cancelled
Library Lanes: Bowling!

Book Discussion: The Death of Mrs.Westaway By Ruth Ware

Thu, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot...

Book Discussion: The Death of Mrs.Westaway By Ruth Ware

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   2:45 pm to 3:15 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids read for the record

Celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience across the US.

Enjoy a reading of Maybe something beautiful.

Written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell; Illustrations by Rafael Lopez.

Based...

Read for the Record

Kids Create: Tissue Box Monsters

Thu, Oct 25   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 4-10!

Kids Create: Tissue Box Monsters

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

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

Teen Tech Time

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids read for the record

Celebrate literacy by participating in this annual shared reading experience.  For more information about Read for the Record, visit https://www.jstart.org/read-for-the-record/.

This year's book is Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art...

Read for the Record

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Learn to play chess or practice your skills.
For Kids Ages 8 & Up

Chess Workshop

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Oct 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

OCT
26

Williamsburgh Library Playdate

Fri, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy stem & steam storytime

Stop by the Williamsburgh LibraryPlaydate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys.

For...

Williamsburgh Library Playdate

Featured Film: LIFE OF PI

Fri, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: LIFE OF PI

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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....

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts diy stem & steam techknowledge

Grades 5-7. Join the team of friendly kids to plan and do activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Age 12 and up eligible for volunteer credit with 3-month commitment. Contact Gravesend...

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Oct 26   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

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens arts and crafts diy stem & steam techknowledge

Join the team of friendly teens to plan and do teen activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

OCT
27

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Oct 27   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)

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids

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

Saturday Storytime

Neighborhood Cats: Trap, Neuter, & Release Workshop

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

Get certified in Trap, Neuter, and Release (TNR), a humane and effective way to control free-roaming cat populations. At this workshop offered by Neighborhood Cats, you'll...

Become TNR-Certified Get access to free spaying/neutering Get...
Neighborhood Cats: Trap, Neuter, & Release Workshop

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   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
29

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 29   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

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Oct 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Oct 29   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

OCT
30

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 30   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)

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

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

Tween Tech Time

Resume Coaching

Tue, Oct 30   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
31

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 31   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

Drawing Club for Teens

Wed, Oct 31   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens arts and crafts

Come draw, trace, or color in a laid-back environment. Draw manga or whatever you like! We supply sketchbooks, tracing paper, coloring sheets, and colored pencils.

 

Drawing Club for Teens

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 31   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

NOV
1

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Nov 1   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

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Nov 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Nov 1   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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Nov 1   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Learn to play chess or practice your skills.

For Ages 8 & Up

Chess Workshop

Resume Coaching

Thu, Nov 1   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

NOV
2

Story Play

Fri, Nov 2   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

Featured Film:

Fri, Nov 2   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film:

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