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We kindly ask our patrons to please be aware of children crossing the street and mindful of our neighbor's property during visits to the Library. Thank you!

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Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
holiday_wreath 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Old Fashioned Wreath Making Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Learn the art of hand-tied wreaths and leave with your very own. Please bring a pair of shears and gloves. Please register.

    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_new_red 7:00 PM  -  10:30 PM Book to Screen- Slumdog Millionaire based on the book Q&A by Vikas Swarup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

We are pleased to announce a partnership with the Plaza Cinema and Arts Center and Patchogue-Medford Library to bring you a monthly offering of dynamic community programming. First, pick-up the book title at the Circulation Desk and sign-up for the discussion/screen date of your choice. Then after reading, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a discussion of the book before viewing the movie. We will then screen the film adaptation together and engage in a lively conversation about the differences between the two and the process of adapting a novel into a screenplay. Discussions will be co-facilitated by faculty, alumni from the St. Joseph's College film studies program and librarians from both libraries. Please register. 

Slumdog Millionaire, based on the book Q&A by Vikas Swarup

7:00-7:30 p.m.- Book discussion at The Cheese Patch (20 E. Main Street, Patchogue)

7:30-7:40 p.m.- Participants walk to The Plaza

7:45-9:45 p.m.- Film screening at The Plaza

9:45-10:30 p.m.- Film discussion at The Plaza

Friday December 9, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_wreath 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Old Fashioned Wreath Making Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Learn the art of hand-tied wreaths and leave with your very own. Please bring a pair of shears and gloves. Please register. 

    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday December 10, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_wreath 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Old Fashioned Wreath Making Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
trans_mbta 2:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Essex Steam Train 'The North Pole Express' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Here's a "Christmas must" that truly "chugs" its way into every heart at Christmas!

Cost: Adults $75.00, Children 12 and under $65.00

Price includes: All transportation and train admission

2:00 p.m. Board Port Jefferson Ferry

8:00 p.m. Return ferry from Bridgeport* *All times are approximate. You will be notified of the exact times by the Tour company.

Journey to the North Pole on a steam engine! Every rail coach becomes a stage for a lively musical performance of The Night Before Christmas. You'll enjoy sing-alongs, hot chocolate and sugar cookies on the train ride to the North Pole to pick up Santa and Mrs. Claus! Each child meets with Santa to receive a small gift. In keeping with the very best of the season, all children are invited to wear their favorite pajamas.

To register call Port Jeff Ferry Tours at 631-473-5138 and mention Brookhaven Free Library to get our discounted price. Space is limited.

Sunday December 11, 2016 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lincoln Center Show at BFL- Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

We are proud to announce our partnership with The Lincoln Center to offer screenings of their exceptional performances in our very own community room. No registration.

Showings by month:

  • Sunday, December 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Danny Elfman's multimedia celebration finally arrives in New York after sold-out runs in Los Angeles and London, where audiences clad in the garb of their favorite characters turned out in droves to celebrate.

  • Sunday, January 8, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Voices of a People's History of the United States

This Lincon Center commission commemorates the 35th anniversary of Howard Zinn's seminal book, A People's History of the United States, with music and spoken-word performances that will bring to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people in the book.

  • Sunday, February 12, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Harlem Renaissance Orchestra

The Harlem Renaissance Orchestra closed out the 2012 Midsummer Night Swing season with their crowd-pleasing night of hard-swinging Big Band classics. Dancers paid tribute to Lindy innovator Frankie Manning with a dance contest as the audience crowned the fourth annual Ambassador Prize winners.

Monday December 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
nat_snowman 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Stacked Jar Hot Chocolate Snowmen- Grades 3-6- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Visit the library today to make this delicious gift to give to someone special this holiday season. 

        There are 5 spaces available.
Tuesday December 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tuesday Book Discussion- Circling the Sun by Paula McLain Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Second Tuesday of the month. Copies of titles are available for check out at the Circulation Desk. New members are welcomed! Please register.

Description of Circling the Sun by Paula McLain: 

Raised by her father and the Kipsigis tribe in 1920s Kenya, Beryl endures painful losses before entering a passionate love triangle and discovering her unconventional true calling.

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misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM Tuesday Movies- It's a Wonderful Life (1946) PG Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.

It's a Wonderful Life:

Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Thomas Mitchell, Gloria Grahame.

George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, his life is shown in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all of his good deeds over the years. Will Clarence be able to convince George to return to his family and forget suicide?

Rated PG. Running time- 130 minutes.

 
holiday_xmastree 5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Caroling for Caring-- All welcome Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Practice Dec. 6 and 13 from 5:00-5:30. Then meet on December 22 at Bellhaven Nursing Home, 110 Beaver Dam Rd. to sing, deliver cards and spread holiday cheer to nursing home residents. PLease register.

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday December 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Fireplace Literary Club at Brookhaven Free Library- Glorious Christmas Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join Fireplace Literary Club at Brookhaven Free Library to take part in The Glorious Christmas Party. 

 
holiday_gift 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Community Service for Teens- Holiday Gift Wrap Training meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

This mandatory training is for those registered for the Community Service for Teens- Gift Wrap Help on December 17 and/or 18. 

Thursday December 15, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
Friday December 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Jingle Jam- Ages 18 mos.- 3 years- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Play with musical instruments, bells, sensory bins and more. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday December 17, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_gift 9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Holiday Gift Wrap Extravaganza Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

The Brookhaven Free Library staff has donated gift-wrapping supplies as a thank-you to our wonderful patrons. Drop by to say 'hi' and wrap on us! No registration. 

 
trans_mbta 9:40 AM  -  11:00 PM LIRR to NY Penn Station- Discounted Tickets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Leave as a group and return anytime that day on your own. A library representative will meet you on the platform by the first or second car to give you your return ticket. There are no refunds. Please check with the library or the LIRR for any possible schedule changes. Register and pay in person.

Leave Ronkonkoma Station at 9:40 a.m. and arrive at Penn Station at 10:59 a.m.

$9.50 round trip

 
holiday_gift 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Community Service for Teens- Holiday Gift Wrap Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Earn two community service hours for the time you spend helping others wrap their gifts. Must attend a mandatory training on Wednesday, December 14, 6:30-7:00 p.m. to participate. Please register. 

*You may only sign up for one time slot*

        There are 25 spaces available.
 
holiday_gift 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Community Service for Teens- Holiday Gift Wrap Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Earn two community service hours for the time you spend helping others wrap their gifts. Must attend a mandatory training on Wednesday, December 14, 6:30-7:00 p.m. to participate. Please register. 

*You may only sign up for one time slot*

        There are 25 spaces available.
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holiday_gift 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Community Service for Teens- Holiday Gift Wrap Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Earn two community service hours for the time you spend helping others wrap their gifts. Must attend a mandatory training on Wednesday, December 14, 6:30-7:00 p.m. to participate. Please register. 

*You may only sign up for one time slot*

        There are 25 spaces available.
Sunday December 18, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_gift 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Holiday Gift Wrap Extravaganza Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

The Brookhaven Free Library staff has donated gift-wrapping supplies as a thank-you to our wonderful patrons. Drop by to say 'hi' and wrap on us! No registration.

 
holiday_gift 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Community Service for Teens- Holiday Gift Wrap Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Earn two community service hours for the time you spend helping others wrap their gifts. Must attend a mandatory training on Wednesday, December 14, 6:30-7:00 p.m. to participate. Please register. 

*You may only sign up for one time slot*

        There are 24 spaces available.
Monday December 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday December 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM Tuesday Movies- The Family Man (2011) PG-13 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.

The Family Man:

Starring Tea Leoni, Don Cheadle, Nicolas Cage.

High-powered Wall Street bachelor Jack Campbell gets the shock of a lifetime when he wakes up one morning in suburban New Jersey, next to Kate, the girlfriend he left 13 years ago. Suddenly, Jack's entire world is turned upside down. 

Rated PG-13. Running time- 126 minutes.

 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

The Board of Trustees meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. from September to June. All meetings are open to the public.  As some changes are unavoidable, please call the Library or view our website to verify dates and times.  

Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Holiday House Tour at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meet at the Arboretum for a jolly good time. Take in a tour of the lovely manor house fully decorated for the season, and enjoy cookies and coffee along the way. Transportation is on your own. 440 Montauk Highway, Great River. Please register.

   
Thursday December 22, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Caroling for Caring Meet at Bellhaven Nursing Home Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meet today at Bellhaven Nursing Home- 110 Beaver Dam Rd, Brookhaven New York to sing. 

Friday December 23, 2016 Go To Top
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday December 24, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM The Library is Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

The Library is closed in observance of Christmas Eve.

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Sunday December 25, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Library is Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

The Library is closed in observance of Christmas Day.

Monday December 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday December 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 11:00 AM  -  12:25 PM Family Movie- The Secret Life of Pets- All Welcome Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Runtime 87 minutes. No registration.

        There are 22 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Movies- White Christmas (1954) NR Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.

White Christmas:

Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Keye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera Ellen, Dean Jagger, Mary Wickes, John Brascia, Anne Whitfield.

Two talented song-and-dance men team up after WWII to become one of the hottest acts in show business. They soon join forces with a sister act to help save their former Army General's Vermont inn.

Rated NR. Running time- 120 minutes.

Wednesday December 28, 2016 Go To Top
nat_snow 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Learn to Make Blizzard Bites- Grades K-3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us anytime between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm to make this fun snack.

        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_kapow.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Community Service Night for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us each month for a community service project that will help you earn community service hours. Please register.

        There are 23 spaces available.
Thursday December 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_questionmark_blue 10:30 AM  -  4:00 PM Last Chance Crafts- All Welcome- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

We are cleaning out our closets and putting out our leftover projects. No registration.

        There are many spaces available.
Friday December 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime- All Welcome Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No registration.

        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday December 31, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:30 AM  -  2:00 PM The Library will close at 2:00 p.m. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

The Library will close at 2:00 p.m. in observance of New Years Eve.

Monday January 2, 2017 Go To Top
nat_snow_02 9:30 AM Big Chill Winter Reading Club- January 2-February 27 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Our annual Winter Reading Club for adults kicks off Monday, January 2. Sign up at the Circulation Desk to receive a special welcome gift. Each time you check out three books, magazines or audiobooks, you will receive a raffle chance for great giveaways for grown-ups. Register in person.

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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_sudoku.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM B I N G O Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us for this fun, fast and lively game. Socialize while playing to win free prizes! No registration.

Tuesday January 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM Tuesday Movies- Jason Bourne (2017) PG-13 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.

Jason Bourne:

Starring Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander.

Jason Bourne, the CIA's most dangerous former operative, now remembers who he truly is and comes out of hiding to uncover more hidden truths about his past.

Rated PG-13. Running time- 124 minutes.

Wednesday January 4, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books for Babies; Meet and Mingle - Birth- 18 mos. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes will meet on Wednesday's in January.  We will begin each class with books and songs for babies at 9:30 AM. Followed by a meet and mingle time from 10:00-11:30 AM. We will celebrate our last class, January 25th, by meeting at Cafe Castello 141 South Country Rd. Bellport. Please register.

        There are 5 spaces available.
Thursday January 5, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
Friday January 6, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Let's Sing- Birth- Age 5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us for a sing-along, rhymes, and fingerplays!

        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday January 7, 2017 Go To Top
food_cupcake.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Annual Children's Bake-Off- Grades K-6 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Win a trophy by baking and entering your favorite scartch recipe from one of three categories; cookies, cakes and pies. We will have a tasting following our awards ceremony. Judges decisions are final. Copies of official rules and requirements can be downloaded from our website or drop by and pick up a copy.

        There are many spaces available.
Sunday January 8, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Lincoln Center Show at BFL- Voices of a People's History of the United States Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

We are proud to announce our partnership with The Lincoln Center to offer screenings of their exceptional performances in our very own community room. No registration.

Showings by month:

  • Sunday, December 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Danny Elfman's multimedia celebration finally arrives in New York after sold-out runs in Los Angeles and London, where audiences clad in the garb of their favorite characters turned out in droves to celebrate.

  • Sunday, January 8, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Voices of a People's History of the United States

This Lincon Center commission commemorates the 35th anniversary of Howard Zinn's seminal book, A People's History of the United States, with music and spoken-word performances that will bring to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people in the book.

  • Sunday, February 12, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Harlem Renaissance Orchestra

The Harlem Renaissance Orchestra closed out the 2012 Midsummer Night Swing season with their crowd-pleasing night of hard-swinging Big Band classics. Dancers paid tribute to Lindy innovator Frankie Manning with a dance contest as the audience crowned the fourth annual Ambassador Prize winners.

Monday January 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
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Tuesday January 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tuesday Book Discussion- The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Second Tuesday of the month. Copies of titles are available for check out at the Circulation Desk. New members are welcomed! Please register.

Description of The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny:

When a peaceful monastery in Quebec is shattered by the murder of their renowned choir director, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and Jean-Guy Beauvoir of the Saurete du Quebec are challenged to find the killer in a cloistered community that has taken a vow of silence. 

 
misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM Tuesday Movies- Bridget Jones's Baby (2017) R Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.

Bridget Jones's Baby:

Starring Renee Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey.

Bridget is forty-something and single again after breaking up with Mark Darcy. She decides to focus on her job and surround herself with old friends and some new ones. But her love life takes a turn when she meets a dashing American named Jack. In an unlikely twist, Bridget finds herself pregnant but she can only be 50 percent sure of the father's identity.

Rated R. Running time- 123 minutes.

Wednesday January 11, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books for Babies; Meet and Mingle - Birth- 18 mos. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes will meet on Wednesday's in January.  We will begin each class with books and songs for babies at 9:30 AM. Followed by a meet and mingle time from 10:00-11:30 AM. We will celebrate our last class, January 25th, by meeting at Cafe Castello 141 South Country Rd. Bellport. Please register.

        There are 5 spaces available.
Thursday January 12, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
Friday January 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Baby Zumbini- Ages 12-30 mos. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet January 13, 20 and 27. Dance, sing, drum and have an awesome time with Jennifer Miller. Wear loose fitting clothes and sneakers. 

        There are 6 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday January 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Explorers- Ages 12-30 mos. With Parent or Caregiver- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet January 14, 21, 28, February 4, and 11. Meet other families and participate in activities that are perfect for curious and active toddlers. 

        There are 29 spaces available.
Tuesday January 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Tuesday Movies- Sully (2016) PG-13 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.

Sully:

Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Valerie Mahaffey, Delphi Harrington, Mike O'Malley, Jamey Sheridan, Anna Gunn, Holt McCallany, Laura Linney.

On Thursday, January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain Chesley Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 on board. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

Rated PG-13. Running time- 135 minutes.

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Wednesday January 18, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books for Babies; Meet and Mingle - Birth- 18 mos. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes will meet on Wednesday's in January.  We will begin each class with books and songs for babies at 9:30 AM. Followed by a meet and mingle time from 10:00-11:30 AM. We will celebrate our last class, January 25th, by meeting at Cafe Castello 141 South Country Rd. Bellport. Please register.

        There are 5 spaces available.
 
eth_italionflag 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Tour Pompeii, Italy through Virtual Reality- Adults and Young Adults grades 9 and up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Take a peek into the past without traveling to Italy by using the latest 3D virtual reality headsets. First, learn about the unique and fascinating history of Pompeii in a 30 minute documentary. Then put your virtual reality headset on to be transported 2,000 years into the past (in a 360' 3-dimensional world) visiting shops, homes, markets, temples and theaters as they appeared before the tragic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Please register.

        There are 10 spaces available.
Thursday January 19, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kapow.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Community Service Night for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us each month for a community service project that will help you earn community service hours. Please register.

        There are 23 spaces available.
Friday January 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Baby Zumbini- Ages 12-30 mos. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet January 13, 20 and 27. Dance, sing, drum and have an awesome time with Jennifer Miller. Wear loose fitting clothes and sneakers. 

        There are 6 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday January 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Explorers- Ages 12-30 mos. With Parent or Caregiver- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet January 14, 21, 28, February 4, and 11. Meet other families and participate in activities that are perfect for curious and active toddlers. 

        There are 29 spaces available.
 
rec_camping_tent 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Camp Out @ the Library- Grades 2-5- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Stop by anytime to test your brain with some interesting S.T.E.M. puzzles and challenges. Sit by our imaginary campfire and create your own energy snack from our trail mix bar.

        There are many spaces available.
Sunday January 22, 2017 Go To Top
rec_camping_tent 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Camp Out @ the Library- Grades 2-5- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Stop by anytime to test your brain with some interesting S.T.E.M. puzzles and challenges. Sit by iur imaginary campfire and create your own energy snack from our trail mix bar.

        There are many spaces available.
Monday January 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_treasurechest 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Eddie Costello's Trash or Treasure Antique Roadshow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Learn how to identify today's hottest antiques and collectibles. Register and bring ONE item for guarenteed appraisal. (Please refrain from bringing coins, bills, stamps and sports cards). Please register.

        There are 25 spaces available.
 
anim_flyingbird 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Falconry- An Ancient but not Forgotten Sport with Chris from Fish Guy Photos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Chris from Fish Guy Photos is back with an equally exciting program! Join us as we learn about falconry and visit with Chris' falcon up close and personal. Please register.

        There are 17 spaces available.
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Tuesday January 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Tuesday Movies- Snowden (2017) R Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.

Snowden:

Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Nicolas Cage.

The incredible untold story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some and a traitor by others. 

Rated R. Running time- 135 minutes.

Wednesday January 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Book for Babies; Meet and Mingle - Birth - 18 mos- Meet at Cafe Castello Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Last class celebration at Cafe Castello, 141 South Country Rd. Bellport. 

Thursday January 26, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
food_cupcake.GIF 8:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Discussion and Dessert- Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us for an "after-hours" book discussion of Jodi Picoult's latest title, Small Great Things. Debuting at number one on the New York Times Bestseller List, this novel tackles the profoundly challenging yet essential concerns of our time: prejudice, race and justice. We'll chat as we enjoy a sampling of locally prepared desserts. Titles are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
Friday January 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Baby Zumbini- Ages 12-30 mos. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet January 13, 20 and 27. Dance, sing, drum and have an awesome time with Jennifer Miller. Wear loose fitting clothes and sneakers. 

        There are 6 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday January 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Explorers- Ages 12-30 mos. With Parent or Caregiver- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet January 14, 21, 28, February 4, and 11. Meet other families and participate in activities that are perfect for curious and active toddlers. 

        There are 29 spaces available.
Sunday January 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Welcome New Baby; A Library Baby Shower for Expectant and New Moms and Dads Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Having a new baby, whether it is your first or third child, is an exciting time; but no parent will argue that it can also be a time riddled with anxiety and questions. Your answers and a friendly understanding ear can be found at the library. Visit us today to "meet and mingle" with other new parents and speak to professionals who will do their best to answer any questions that may come to mind.Your library children's staff will also share a short presentation about programs that you and your child can expect as he/she grows. Light refreshments will be served. Oh yes, there will be presents! Please register. 

        There are many spaces available.
Monday January 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday January 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
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misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM Tuesday Movies- Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) PG-13 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.

Florence Floster Jenkins:

Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda.

A New York socialite who deams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge to make sure her performance is a rousing success.

Rated PG-13. Running time- 110 minutes.

Thursday February 2, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Winter Scene Paint Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Participants will create their very own wintery acrylic masterpiece on canvas. Please register.

        There are 7 spaces available.
Friday February 3, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Let's Sing- Birth- Age 5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us for a sing-along, rhymes, and fingerplays!

        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday February 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Explorers- Ages 12-30 mos. With Parent or Caregiver- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet January 14, 21, 28, February 4, and 11. Meet other families and participate in activities that are perfect for curious and active toddlers. 

        There are 29 spaces available.
 
lib_book_red 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Parent and Book Discussion; Al Capone Does My Shirts- Grades 3-6 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Come talk about this wonderful book and enjoy a slice of pizza while you are at it! Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk beginning Monday, January 2. 

        There are many spaces available.
Monday February 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_sudoku.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM B I N G O Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us for this fun, fast and lively game. Socialize while playing to win free prizes! No registration.

Tuesday February 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
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ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.
Thursday February 9, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
anim_dog1 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Home Cooking for your Cat and Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Happier, healthier and better behaved pets start with a species appropriate diet. Fresh and homemade is optimal. Learn how easy and affordable it is to make your own pet food and treats from Christine M. Filardi, certified in canine and feline nutrition and author of Home Cooking for Your Dog. Please register.

 

        There are 25 spaces available.
Friday February 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Bears and Books- Ages 2- Pre-K with a Parent or Caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet February 10, 17 and 24. Get set for an awesome time learning about real and fictional bears! Bring your favorite stuffed bear to this storytime so we can take your picture together! 

        There are 11 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday February 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Explorers- Ages 12-30 mos. With Parent or Caregiver- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet January 14, 21, 28, February 4, and 11. Meet other families and participate in activities that are perfect for curious and active toddlers. 

        There are 29 spaces available.
 
food_teapot.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM You are My Valentine Tea Party- Pre-K-Grade 2 with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Let's be fancy! Join us for afternoon tea. Please register.

        There are 8 spaces available.
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ent_film-reel 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lincoln Center Show at BFL- Harlem Renaissance Orchestra Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

We are proud to announce our partnership with The Lincoln Center to offer screenings of their exceptional performances in our very own community room. No registration.

Showings by month:

  • Sunday, December 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Danny Elfman's multimedia celebration finally arrives in New York after sold-out runs in Los Angeles and London, where audiences clad in the garb of their favorite characters turned out in droves to celebrate.

  • Sunday, January 8, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Voices of a People's History of the United States

This Lincon Center commission commemorates the 35th anniversary of Howard Zinn's seminal book, A People's History of the United States, with music and spoken-word performances that will bring to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people in the book.

  • Sunday, February 12, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Harlem Renaissance Orchestra

The Harlem Renaissance Orchestra closed out the 2012 Midsummer Night Swing season with their crowd-pleasing night of hard-swinging Big Band classics. Dancers paid tribute to Lindy innovator Frankie Manning with a dance contest as the audience crowned the fourth annual Ambassador Prize winners.

Monday February 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday February 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Mama Love; A Sweet Valentine Story and Craft for Baby and You!- Ages Birth-2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

We'll share a story, make an adorable keepsake and enjoy the company of other parents. Light morning treats and coffee will be served. Please register.

        There are 14 spaces available.
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tuesday Book Discussion- One Summer by Bill Bryson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Second Tuesday of the month. Copies of titles are available for check out at the Circulation Desk. New members are welcomed! Please register.

Description of One Summer by Bill Bryson: 

Examines the events and personalities of the summer of 1927 when America's story was one of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirous energy.

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misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
No registration required.

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. 

Thursday February 16, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_rocks1 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Meditation for a More Peaceful and Healthy Life Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Many people have turned to meditation to help lead a more peaceful and healthy lifestyle. Scientific studies prove that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety as well as decreases the risk of disease. Those who practice attest to its healing power in their lives. Join John Bednarik, long time meditator in this engaging workshop. Please register.

        There are 23 spaces available.
Friday February 17, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Bears and Books- Ages 2- Pre-K with a Parent or Caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet February 10, 17 and 24. Get set for an awesome time learning about real and fictional bears! Bring your favorite stuffed bear to this storytime so we can take your picture together! 

        There are 11 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday February 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_new_red 10:30 AM  -  2:15 PM Book to Screen- The Color Purple by Alice Walker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

We are pleased to announce a partnership with the Plaza Cinema and Arts Center and Patchogue-Medford Library to bring you a monthly offering of dynamic community programming. First, pick-up the book title at the Circulation Desk and sign-up for the discussion/screen date of your choice. Then after reading, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a discussion of the book before viewing the movie. We will then screen the film adaptation together and engage in a lively conversation about the differences between the two and the process of adapting a novel into a screenplay. Discussions will be co-facilitated by faculty, alumni from the St. Joseph's College film studies program and librarians from both libraries. Please register. 

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

10:30-10:30 a.m.- Book discussion at the Patchogue-Medford Library

10:30-10:45 a.m.- Book club participants walk to The Plaza

10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.- Screening at The Plaza

1:30-2:15 p.m.- Film discussion at The Plaza

 
misc_lincoln 10:30 AM  -  4:00 PM Meet the Presidents, Facts and Activities- Grades 1-6- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Did you know that former US President Calvin Coolidge enjoyed "buzzing for his bodyguards and then hiding under his desk as they frantically looked for him?" Come test your knowledge about our presidents today!

        There are many spaces available.
Sunday February 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_lincoln 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Meet the Presidents, Facts and Activities- Grades 1-6- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Did you know that former US President Calvin Coolidge enjoyed "buzzing for his bodyguards and then hiding under his desk as they frantically looked for him?" Come test your knowledge about our presidents today!

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday February 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.
Wednesday February 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kapow.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Community Service Night for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Join us each month for a community service project that will help you earn community service hours. Please register.

        There are 23 spaces available.
Thursday February 23, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Parent Child Storytime- Ages 2-3 years with parent or caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet December through February. No class December 22nd and 29th. 

        There are many spaces available.
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misc_new_red 6:15 PM  -  10:30 PM Book to Screen- The Color Purple by Alice Walker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

We are pleased to announce a partnership with the Plaza Cinema and Arts Center and Patchogue-Medford Library to bring you a monthly offering of dynamic community programming. First, pick-up the book title at the Circulation Desk and sign-up for the discussion/screen date of your choice. Then after reading, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a discussion of the book before viewing the movie. We will then screen the film adaptation together and engage in a lively conversation about the differences between the two and the process of adapting a novel into a screenplay. Discussions will be co-facilitated by faculty, alumni from the St. Joseph's College film studies program and librarians from both libraries. Please register. 

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

6:15-6:45 p.m.- Book discussion at the Patchogue-Medford Library

6:45-7:00 p.m.- Book club participants walk to The Plaza

7:00-9:45 p.m.- Screening at The Plaza

9:45-10:30 p.m.- Film discussion at The Plaza

Friday February 24, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Bears and Books- Ages 2- Pre-K with a Parent or Caregiver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet February 10, 17 and 24. Get set for an awesome time learning about real and fictional bears! Bring your favorite stuffed bear to this storytime so we can take your picture together! 

        There are 11 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Creatives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Bring your sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other creative project to work on in the company of other creative people. No formal instruction is provided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel free to bring a snack or drink if you wish.  No registration.

Saturday February 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Itty Bitty Baby Time; Your First Art Experience- Ages 6-18 mos.- Anytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Looking for some new ways to entertain your baby? Want to meet new friends? Stop in today, we are anxious to meet you!

        There are many spaces available.
Monday February 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Playdate at the Library- Ages 2- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Meets Mondays December through February. No class on January 16 or February 20.  Please Register.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday February 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime on My Own Ages 3- Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Classes meet on Tuesdays, December- February. No class on December 27 or February 21. Please register.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM Storytime on My Own- Ages 3-Pre-K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

No class December 27, or February 21. Please Register.

        There are 12 spaces available.
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   
Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration.
Sunday April 9, 2017 Go To Top
rec_basketball 9:40 AM  -  2:30 PM New York Knicks Game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brookhaven Free Library   631-286-1923   bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
   

Travel as a group via the LIRR to Madison Square Garden where we'll take in a lively Knicks game. Return any time that day on your own.

Leave Ronkonkoma Station at 9:40 a.m. and arrive at Penn Station at 10:59 a.m.

Game starts at 12:00 p.m.

$78.00 per person for round trip train ticket and Knicks vs. Toronto added value ticket* section 223 row 17&18. *Added value ticket includes $10.00 credit to be used towards merchandise, food or beverages.

 

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