E.g., Jul 18 2019
JUL
18

Tai Chi For Beginners

Thu, Jul 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Older Adults fitness

Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.

Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

If you're looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi For Beginners

Celebrate the Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

Thu, Jul 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults astronomy

To celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20, 1969, join us as we watch news clips and interviews from the event.

Featured Event
Celebrate the Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

JUL
19

Celebrate the Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

Fri, Jul 19   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults astronomy

To celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20, 1969, join us as we watch news clips and interviews from the event.

Featured Event
Celebrate the Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

Central Library Friday Film Club: Stage to Screen

Fri, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies at the library

His Girl Friday (1940) | Directed by Howard Hawks
Friday, July 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM

This classic romantic comedy about a newspaper editor trying to win back his ex-wife (who is also his star reporter) is based on the play The Front...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Stage to Screen

JUL
20

Stoop Meditation: Saturday Morning Summer Series for All Ages

Sat, Jul 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Plaza

Teens everyone is welcome here health and wellness yoga and meditation

Stoop Meditation: Saturday Morning Summer Series for All Ages Join us for 60 minutes of relaxation and connection.

Saturdays, June 8th – July 27th from 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Outside on the Front Plaza at Central Library

...

Register
Stoop Meditation: Saturday Morning Summer Series for All Ages

Imagination Playground

Sat, Jul 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us this summer on Saturday mornings for imaginative & constructive play on Central Library’s Plaza.

 

Imagination Playground

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

JUL
22

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Jul 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

JUL
23

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Tue, Jul 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

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

Team Up To Read: Curious is a...

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Plaza Swing Series: Rafael Piccolotto de Lima's Forró Sem Palavras

Tue, Jul 23   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents live music music plaza swing

Forró Sem Palavras is a one of a kind project created and directed by Latin Grammy-nominated composer Rafael Piccolotto de Lima. The chamber orchestra performs original compositions and arrangements of forró classics. Presented as part of Brasil...

Featured Event
Plaza Swing Series: Rafael Piccolotto de Lima's Forró Sem Palavras

JUL
24

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

JUL
25

Tai Chi For Beginners

Thu, Jul 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Older Adults fitness

Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.

Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

If you're looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi For Beginners

JUL
26

Central Library Friday Film Club: Stage to Screen

Fri, Jul 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies at the library

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof  (1958) | Directed by Richard Brooks
Friday, July 26, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Tennessee Williams’ tale of a troubled marriage and family tensions on an estate in the Deep South.

Starring Elizabeth Taylor,...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Stage to Screen

JUL
27

Stoop Meditation: Saturday Morning Summer Series for All Ages

Sat, Jul 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Plaza

Teens everyone is welcome here health and wellness yoga and meditation

Stoop Meditation: Saturday Morning Summer Series for All Ages Join us for 60 minutes of relaxation and connection.

Saturdays, June 8th – July 27th from 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Outside on the Front Plaza at Central Library

...

Register
Stoop Meditation: Saturday Morning Summer Series for All Ages

Harry Potter's Birthday Party

Sat, Jul 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Kids harry potter's birthday

Come celebrate The Boy Who Lived! 

Harry Potter (the character) turns 39 this year!  Join us on the Plaza at Central Library for crafts, games, and photo opportunities.

Costumes are encouraged!

This event is...

Harry Potter's Birthday Party

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

JUL
29

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Jul 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

JUL
30

William Cepeda Afro-Rican Jazz Octet

Tue, Jul 30   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents live music music plaza swing

Afro-Rican Jazz is an original concept developed by trombonist and composer/arranger William Cepeda that celebrates the heritage of Puerto Rico music and its African roots while creating a new shade of jazz with a hip flavor, steeped in the jazz...

Featured Event
William Cepeda Afro-Rican Jazz Octet

JUL
31

Book Discussion: It Can't Happen Here

Wed, Jul 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults book discussion

It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis is a cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy.  Written during the Depression, it is a shockingly prescient novel that's as fresh as today's news.

The novel is uniquely important. ...

Book Discussion: It Can't Happen Here

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jul 31   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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 our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

AUG
1

Tai Chi For Beginners

Thu, Aug 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Older Adults fitness

Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.

Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

If you're looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi For Beginners

AUG
2

Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

Fri, Aug 2   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Predator (1987) | Directed by John McTiernan

Friday, August 2, 2019 at 3:00 PM

...
Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

AUG
3

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

AUG
5

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 5   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

AUG
6

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shira Kobren

Tue, Aug 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years first five years music performance stomp clap and sing

*Please note: Weather permitting, this event will take place on the Plaza of Central Library. Rain location will be the Dweck Center.

Shira Kobren is the front woman and songwriter for kindie rock band Shira & Friends. She performs...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shira Kobren

AUG
8

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Thu, Aug 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

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

Team Up To Read: Interactive...

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

AUG
9

Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

Fri, Aug 9   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Battle Los Angeles (2011) | Directed by Jonathan Liebesman

Friday, August 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

AUG
10

Imagination Playground

Sat, Aug 10   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us this summer on Saturday mornings for imaginative & constructive play on Central Library’s Plaza.

 

Imagination Playground

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

AUG
12

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

AUG
13

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Will Leet

Tue, Aug 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

*Please note: Weather permitting, this event will take place on the Plaza of Central Library. Rain location will be the Dweck Center.

Singing guitarist Will Leet and jazz singer/pianist Sammy Rae Bowers will sing an exciting mix of...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Will Leet

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Tue, Aug 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

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

Team Up To Read: Interactive...

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

AUG
16

Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

Fri, Aug 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Starship Troopers (1997) | Directed by Paul Verhoeven

...
Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

AUG
17

Imagination Playground

Sat, Aug 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us this summer on Saturday mornings for imaginative & constructive play on Central Library’s Plaza.

 

Imagination Playground

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

AUG
19

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

AUG
20

Stomp, Clap & Sing with The Jolly Lollies

Tue, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years first five years music performance stomp clap and sing

*Please note: Weather permitting, this event will take place on the Plaza of Central Library. Rain location will be the Dweck Center.

Liz Corwin and Holly Johnson are both singer-songwriters who teamed up to create Liz, Holly, & The...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with The Jolly Lollies

AUG
21

Why Read? With Laine Barton

Wed, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids summer reading closing celebration

Will Laine be able to reach the stars without a ladder?  Does she need books to help her perform her zany circus arts? Watch as she weaves bubble-sculptures plate-spinning, magic, and more into a raucous experiment where she discovers that...

Why Read? With Laine Barton

AUG
23

Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

Fri, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) | Directed...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

AUG
24

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

AUG
26

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

AUG
27

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Amy Miles

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

*Please note: Weather permitting, this event will take place on the Plaza of Central Library. Rain location will be the Dweck Center.

At these guitar and uke-driven sing alongs you can expect great songs – some original and some well-...

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Amy Miles

AUG
30

Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

Fri, Aug 30   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Pacific Rim (2013) | Directed by Guillermo del Toro

Friday, August 30, 2019 at 3:00 PM

...
Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Don’t Mess With The Earth Month

OCT
4

Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

Fri, Oct 4   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Grudge (2004) | Directed by Takashi Shimizu
Friday, October 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

OCT
11

Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

Fri, Oct 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Host / Gwoemul (2006) | Directed by Joon-ho Bong
Friday, October 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM

A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

OCT
18

Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

Fri, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Shaun of the Dead (2004) | Directed by Edgar Wright
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:00 PM

A beer-swilling slacker tries to get his life in order while repelling zombies that have overrun London.

Language: English

...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

OCT
25

Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

Fri, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010) | Directed by Eli Craig
Friday, October 25, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Scream Then Laugh Month

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