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OCT
16

Cinema: Poms

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

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

Poms is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community, proving that you’re never too old to ‘bring it!’ (PG-13, 1h 33m)...

Cinema: Poms

Kids Care : Eco Lab

Wed, Oct 16   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

OCT
17

Children's Open Play

Thu, Oct 17   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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Oct 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

After School Homework Help

Thu, Oct 17   3:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Library Popup Office: Council Member Justin Brannan

Thu, Oct 17   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults community partner legal resources

Bring your questions and concerns to your local city council member. Council Member Justin Brannan of the 43rd Council District will address your questions, concerns and connect you to city services and agencies...

Library Popup Office: Council Member Justin Brannan

OCT
18

Discovery Table

Fri, Oct 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with lego first five years

Discovery table fun with legos or train sets

Discovery Table

Babies & Books

Fri, Oct 18   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 Jewelry Sale: Gerritsen Beach Library Friends Group

Fri, Oct 18   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids friends of the library kids explore

Come to Gerritsen  Beach Library for Jewelry sale, organized by the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library!!

Browse a collection of  kids fancy earrings & necklaces available to buy!! 

All proceeds raised by...

Kids Jewelry Sale: Gerritsen Beach Library Friends Group

Kids Create: Vampire Bookmarks

Fri, Oct 18   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: Vampire Bookmarks

OCT
19

Coloring Fun!

Sat, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Coloring Fun for kids up to 12

Coloring Fun!

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for childrens ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   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, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Family Movie!

Sat, Oct 19   11:30 am to 3:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids family movie film

Goosebumps

Upset about moving from the big city to a small town, young Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets his beautiful neighbor Hannah (Odeya Rush). The teen is surprised to learn that Hannah's mysterious...

Family Movie!

OCT
21

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

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Mon, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids cooking kids create

Kids come take FREE cooking and nutrition classes sponsored by City Harvest! Explore healthy foods and learn how to cook them!

During this 6-week program you will:
• Practice hands-on cooking and tasting of healthy foods
•...

Cooking Matters for Kids!

OCT
22

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Library Scavenger Hunt

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

Library Scavenger Hunt

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

Phishers of Men: Avoiding Internet Scams

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Want to learn more about internet privacy and safety?

Join us to learn about internet and email scams and how to differentiate a safe source and a scam. We will go over computer and internet basics and teach about reliable websites and...

Phishers of Men: Avoiding Internet Scams

Decolonize Your Imagination: Spoken Word

Tue, Oct 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years, Kids 400 Years Later black history month poetry

Decolonize Your Imagination: Spoken Word - how did the transatlantic slave trade shape the world we have today? How do we create a future where we can right the wrongs handed down to us by centuries of racist policy and practice? Come join poet...

Decolonize Your Imagination: Spoken Word

OCT
23

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults everyone is welcome here inclusive services

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

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

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)

...

Cinema: Five Feet Apart

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

OCT
24

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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

After School Homework Help

Thu, Oct 24   3:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

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

Discovery Table

Fri, Oct 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with lego first five years

Discovery table fun with legos or train sets

Discovery Table

Anansi the Spider Storytime

Fri, Oct 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Kids 400 Years Later storytime

West African folktales of Anansi the spider. (A celebration of West African and Caribbean folktales.)
Anansi the Spider Storytime

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

OCT
26

Coloring Fun!

Sat, Oct 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Coloring Fun for kids up to 12

Coloring Fun!

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for childrens ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

OCT
28

Meditation

Mon, Oct 28   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

Cooking Matters for Kids!

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids cooking kids create

Kids come take FREE cooking and nutrition classes sponsored by City Harvest! Explore healthy foods and learn how to cook them!

During this 6-week program you will:
• Practice hands-on cooking and tasting of healthy foods
•...

Cooking Matters for Kids!

OCT
29

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Library Scavenger Hunt

Tue, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

Library Scavenger Hunt

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

Spooky Stories in the Garden

Tue, Oct 29   7:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids all ages bedtime stories halloween holiday

Hello ghosts and ghouls, monsters and mad scientists! It's that perfect time of year when the leaves start changing colors, the weather gets a bit cooler, and everything seems just a little bit spookier at night. And you can enjoy all of this at...

Spooky Stories in the Garden

OCT
30

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library) Cancelled

Wed, Oct 30   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Yoga

Wed, Oct 30   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: Us

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

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

WARNING: This is a horror film.

A family’s serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them. (R, 1h 56m)

...

Cinema: Us

Kids Care : Eco Lab

Wed, Oct 30   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

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