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Friday September 25, 2020
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Kids Can Cook: Apple Blondies (Prerecorded) - Grades K-5
4:30 PM

Grades K-5

Friday, September 25, 4:30 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Put all those apples you’ve picked this season to good use by following this simple recipe with Miss Kim. Please register.

You'll need:

  • 1 Granny Smith apple
  • 1 package Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup pecans (optional)
  • 1 tsp apple pie spice
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 48 spaces available.
Saturday September 26, 2020
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Drive-Thru Paper Shredding with Smart Shred - All welcome
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

All welcome

Saturday, September 26, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Will be canceled in the event of rain)

Brookhaven Elementary School – 101 Fireplace Neck Road, Brookhaven

Dispose of unwanted personal documents with Smart Shred’s mobile unit. Drive-thru to drop-off your papers and drive away with ease knowing you have safely purged your file cabinet! Papers MUST be neatly bundled without plastic and easily accessible. No cardboard, rubber bands, paper clips, binder clips and/or staples. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday September 29, 2020
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Fall Spice Paints (Prerecorded) - Grades K-5
4:30 PM

Grades K-5

Tuesday, September 29, 4:30 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Learn how to make paints at home with the scents of fall to give your art session a sensory boost! Please register.

You'll need:

  • Washable paint
  • Fall spices
  • Paper
  • Paint brush
  • Water cup
  • Paper towels
  • Paper plate
  • Toothpicks (optional)
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Wednesday September 30, 2020
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
Thursday October 1, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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There’s Mystery in History (Virtual) - All welcome
10:00 AM

All welcome

Thursday, October 1, 10:00 a.m.: Adventure Begins

Enjoy local history? Embark on a virtual community adventure using a curated guide and map. Complete the journey by November 30 and be entered to win a framed historical map (reproduction) of our area Please register for link to participate. 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Family Disney Trivia Night (Zoom Live) - Families with children of all ages welcome
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Families with children of all ages welcome

Thursday, October 1, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Calling all Disney enthusiasts! Compete in a lively trivia challenge against other families. First place wins a $25 Disney gift card! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Friday October 2, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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A Visit with Snow Queen (Zoom Live) - Families with children ages Birth-Grade 5
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Families with children ages Birth-Grade 5

Friday, October 2, 7:00-7:45 p.m.

In keeping with our Disney theme, join four-time award winner Royal Princess Prep Party Company, for an evening of magic! The Snow Queen will tell her story, sing all your favorite songs and answer your questions! Let’s journey into the unknown together! Space is limited. Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.
Saturday October 3, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Sunday October 4, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Monday October 5, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Tuesday October 6, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Create a YouTube Channel (Google Meet Live) - Ages 13-18
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ages 13-18, per YouTube guidelines

Tuesday, October 6, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

You spend hours watching everyone else’s, so why not learn to create your own channel! Come up with a theme and content you’d like to share and then learn the steps to create a safe channel with certified Google Instructor Danielle Melia. Parents are welcome to sit in and ask questions. Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Wednesday October 7, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
Thursday October 8, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Pumpkin Squish Bag (Prerecorded) - Ages 6-18 months
10:00 AM

Ages 6-18 months

Thursday, October 8, 10:00 a.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Carve out a pumpkin, save the insides and make a fun sensory squish bag for your baby to enjoy! Please register.

You'll need:

  • Pumpkin guts
  • Ziploc bag, gallon sized
  • Black permanent marker
  • Various small Halloween themed items
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Friday October 9, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Saturday October 10, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Tomato Bisque and Dipping Bread with Brittany (Zoom Live) - Adults
10:00 AM

Adults 18 years and up

Saturday, October 10, 10:00 a.m.

Soup season is upon us so it’s the perfect time to learn these hearty recipes. Please register for link to participate.

You'll need:

  • Crockpot/slow cooker or stovetop pot
  • 28 oz can of whole peeled tomatoes
  • 28 oz can of tomato puree
  • 2 cups fresh cream
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Cutting board and knife
  • Immersion blender or regular blender
  • 3 cups white flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • Bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Baking dish with sides
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 49 spaces available.
Sunday October 11, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Monday October 12, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Tuesday October 13, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Tuesday Book Club (Zoom Live) - Adults
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adults 18 years and up

Tuesdays, October 13 & November 10, 10:00 a.m.

Virtually discuss The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman in October and Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout in November with your favorite BFL Bookies. Copies of these titles will be available for pick up.

In Berlin in 1941 during humanity's darkest hour, three unforgettable young women must act with courage and love to survive.

Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 30 spaces available.
Wednesday October 14, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
Thursday October 15, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Bread in a Bag: Edible Science Experiment (Prerecorded) - Grades K-5
4:30 PM

Grades K-5

Thursday, October 15, 4:30 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Bake and break bread with your family in this experiment explaining how yeast and simple ingredients create bread—from a bag! Please register. 

You'll need:

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1.25 oz packet rapid rise yeast
  • 1 Ziploc bag, gallon-sized
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Legends of Fire Island (Zoom Live) - All welcome
7:00 PM

All welcome

Thursday, October 15, 7:00 p.m.

Hear tales of Fire Island’s infamous past during this family-friendly talk. Whether fact or fiction—stories of shipwrecks, pirates and spirits figure prominently in the legends of Fire Island. Please register for link to participate. 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
Friday October 16, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Saturday October 17, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Drive-Thru Book Drive - All welcome
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
Saturday, October 17, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
St. James Episcopal Church – 260 Beaver Dam Road, Brookhaven
To benefit The Book Fairies and South Country School District’s Mobile Library.

Help us to collect new or gently used books. You might even consider holding a mini-drive among your friends and neighbors leading up to our event. All books should be free of tears, rips, writing, mold/mildew or water damage. No encyclopedias, reference or special interest books. Popular fiction and general interest preferred. No registration.
Interested in helping us sort books? Email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org to volunteer.  

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Saturday Sketching: Halloween Edition (Prerecorded) - Adults
10:00 AM

Adults 18 years and up

Saturday, October 10: Supply pick up begins

Saturdays, October 17 & 24, 10:00 a.m.: Videos launch to all social media platforms

Join cartoonist Tom Duffy in drawing the dark and dreary Dracula! The drawing will be created in pencil in Part 1 and ink will bring it to terrifying life in Part 2! Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 20 spaces available.
Sunday October 18, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Monday October 19, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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DIY Memory Game (Prerecorded) - Ages 2-Pre-K
10:00 AM

Ages 2-Pre-K

Monday, October 19, 10:00 a.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Relive this classic game by bringing it to life with your children. Using household materials, create an activity that will keep your little ones busy. Please register.

You'll need:

  • Cardboard
  • Drawing untensils (markers, crayons, colored pencils, paint/brush)
  • Scissors
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Tuesday October 20, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Wednesday October 21, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
Thursday October 22, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Sound Bath (Instagram Live) - Adults
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Adults 18 years and up

Thursday, October 22, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

We welcome Christine Santanastaso back to our Instagram page (@brookhavenfreelibrary) for a virtual sound bowl guided meditation. Allow the combination of crystal alchemy and traditional crystal singing bowls to bring you into a deep meditative state as well as align your energetic field. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Friday October 23, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Saturday October 24, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Saturday Sketching: Halloween Edition (Prerecorded) - Adults
10:00 AM

Adults 18 years and up

Saturday, October 10: Supply pick up begins

Saturdays, October 17 & 24, 10:00 a.m.: Videos launch to all social media platforms

Join cartoonist Tom Duffy in drawing the dark and dreary Dracula! The drawing will be created in pencil in Part 1 and ink will bring it to terrifying life in Part 2! Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 20 spaces available.
Sunday October 25, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Monday October 26, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Tuesday October 27, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Wednesday October 28, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
 
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Perfect Pumpkins (Prerecorded) - Adults
7:00 PM

Adults 18 years and up

Wednesday, October 28, 7:00 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Homemade pumpkins, perfect for any fall decorating needs. Bonus—they hide unsightly toilet paper rolls! Please register.

You'll need:

  • Large/ mega-sized toilet paper roll
  • 18-20" fabric square
  • 4" piece of stick or a thick cinnamon stick
  • Green ribbon or leaves
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 49 spaces available.
Thursday October 29, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
 
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Pump-Kano (Prerecorded) - Grades K-5
4:30 PM

Grades K-5

Thursday, October 29, 4:30 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Use one of the pumpkins you’ve picked this month and experiment with household ingredients to cause volcanic eruption! Please register.

You'll need:

  • 1 small pumpkin
  • Vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Dish soap
  • Water
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Ziploc bag (optional)
  • Container to contain mess (optional)
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Friday October 30, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Saturday October 31, 2020
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South Country Community Clean-Up - All welcome

The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, in conjunction with the Nassau Library System. The mission of The Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for the patrons of the Public Libraries of New York State to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. This year, we are celebrating the positive difference we all can make during the month of October. By acting separately, or in small groups, we can collectively impact our community for the better!   

All welcome
October 1-31, anytime
Call the Library to request a cleanup kit (garbage bags, gloves, hand sanitizer) and commit to cleaning your block, a neighborhood park, a local beach–wherever, whenever and with whom you are comfortable doing so. Then, email bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org a picture of your haul so we can see your efforts and provide service hours (if needed). Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 150 spaces available.
Monday November 2, 2020
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Fall Family Tree (Prerecorded) - Families with children of all ages welcome
7:00 PM

Families with children of all ages welcome

Monday, November 2, 7:00 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Treat your family to a visual history lesson by constructing a family tree out of simple supplies to display on a wall as everyone comes together this season. Please register.

You'll need:

  • Several large brown paper bags or white paper
  • Various fall colored construction paper
  • Family member photos
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Wednesday November 4, 2020
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
Thursday November 5, 2020
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Makeup 101 with a Pro (Zoom Live) - Adults
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Adults 18 years and up

Thursday, November 5, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

New York Fashion Week veteran, pro makeup artist and educator of over 15 years, Sarah Maass will explain how to find the right undertone for your foundation, which eyeshadows look best for your eye color, color placement and top tips and tricks she uses on and off the runway and in her bridal makeup career. The class will conclude with a Q&A session to answer your most pressing questions–the things they don’t teach you on YouTube.  Please register for link to participate. 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Friday November 6, 2020
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Funfetti Mason Jar Candle (Prerecorded) - Grades 6-12
4:30 PM

Grades 6-12

Monday, November 2: Supply pick up begins

Friday, November 6, 4:30 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Enjoy the scent of freshly baked Funfetti cupcakes each time you light your candle. Please register.

You'll need:

  • 2 1/4 cups soy wax flakes
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sprinkles
  • 3/4 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp light corn syrup
  • 3/8 tsp water
  • 16 ox mason jar
  • Long waxed candle wick
  • Wooden pencil
  • Glass measuring cup
  • Paint brush
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 8 spaces available.
Saturday November 7, 2020
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Getting Ready to Babysit (Zoom Live) - Grades 6-12
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grades 6-12

Saturday, November 7, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This course, taught by Cornell Cooperative Extension, is designed to help teens develop the skills necessary for the responsibility of being a sitter—child safety, developmental stages of children and how to plan activities that are age appropriate. Course certification and youth guide are included. Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 25 spaces available.
Tuesday November 10, 2020
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Tuesday Book Club (Zoom Live) - Adults
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adults 18 years and up

Tuesdays, October 13 & November 10, 10:00 a.m.

Virtually discuss The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman in October and Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout in November with your favorite BFL Bookies. Copies of these titles will be available for pick up.

sequel to the novel Olive Kitteridge, the iconic Olive struggles to understand not only herself and her own life but also the lives of those around her in the town of Crosby, Maine.

Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Painted Pumpkin Mason Jars (Prerecorded) - Adults
7:00 PM

Adults 18 years and up

Monday, November 2: Supply pick up begins

Tuesday, November 10, 7:00 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Get in touch with your creative side to make a perfect pumpkin centerpiece. Please register.

You'll need:

  • Mason jar with lid
  • Orange acrylic paint
  • White acrylic paint
  • Green acrylic paint
  • Wine bottle cork
  • Ribbon
  • Artificial ivy
  • Hot glue or regular glue
  • Paintbrush
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday November 11, 2020
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
Thursday November 12, 2020
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Turkey Place Settings (Prerecorded) - Grades K-5
4:30 PM

Grades K-5

Monday, November 2: Supply pick up begins

Thursday, November 12, 4:30 p.m.:Video launches to all social media platforms

Personalize each place setting at your table with these gobbly turkeys! Please register.

You'll need:

  • Brown paint
  • Red craft foam
  • Orange craft foam
  • Wooden clothespin
  • Googly eyes
  • Coffee filter
  • Scissors
  • Spray bottle with water
  • Large Ziploc bag
  • Fall colored markers
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 13 spaces available.
Saturday November 14, 2020
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Red Cross Citizen Disaster Preparedness Training (Zoom Live) - Adults
10:00 AM

Adults 18 years and up

Saturday, November 14, 10:00 a.m.

Red Cross instructors will provide a comprehensive overview on how to prepare for common, natural and man-made disasters, pandemics, and how to respond to and recover from them. The training also provides ways to prepare as an individual, family and community member, what to do when disaster strikes and what actions you can take afterwards to aid in your recovery. Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
Monday November 16, 2020
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Scratch Coding 101 (Zoom Live) - Grades 3-5
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Grades 3-8

Monday, November 16, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

If your child is interested in coding, join and learn about Scratch with instructor Danielle Melia. Scratch is a fun, colorful and interactive platform created as an introduction to coding. Children will be introduced to basic concepts and even start animating their own game! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Tuesday November 17, 2020
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Wednesday November 18, 2020
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
Thursday November 19, 2020
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Kids Can Cook: Pumpkin Scones (Prerecorded) - Grades K-5
4:30 PM

Grades K-5

Thursday, November 19, 4:30 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Bon appetit, it’s time to eat! Impress your family with this delicious, easy to make recipe. Please register.

You'll need:

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are many spaces available.
 
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The Fabulous Fifties (Zoom Live) - Adults
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adults 18 years and up

Thursday, November 19, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Hula hoops and poodle skirts, tail fins and television, the Red Scare and rock & roll; explore and discuss the complex and compelling decade of the 1950s with historian Martin H. Levinson. Be there or be square. Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
Saturday November 21, 2020
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Red Cross Pillowcase Project (Zoom Live) - Grades 3-5
10:00 AM

Grades 3-5

Saturday, November 21, 10:00 a.m.

Join Red Cross instructors to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards and pandemics, teach personal boundaries, safety and emotional coping skills and personal preparedness. Children will learn how to create their own emergency supply kits by packing essential items in a pillowcase for easy transport during a disaster. They can then decorate and personalize their pillowcases and share what they’ve learned with friends and family. A digital workbook will be provided. Please register for link to participate. 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Monday November 23, 2020
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Stuff the Turkey (Prerecorded) - Grades K-5
4:30 PM

Grades K-5

Monday, November 23, 4:30 p.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Mom isn’t the only one who can stuff a turkey. Show her how it’s done or challenge your siblings and visiting family to see who’s got the right “stuff”! Please register.

You'll need:

  • 1 large brown paper shopping bag
  • 2 small brown paper lunch bags
  • 2 pieces of white paper or tissue paper
  • scrap pieces of paper or newspaper
  • Yellow, green, brown and red paper
  • Stapler
  • Hot glue gun
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 50 spaces available.
Tuesday November 24, 2020
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Blank Slate Game Night (Zoom Live) - Families with children in Grades K and up
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Families with children in Grades K and up

Tuesday, November 24, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Put your game face on and join us for a competitive game of Blank Slate. This is a fast-paced word association game that only requires something to write on to show your answer to your Zoom opponents. Winner will receive a $25 gift card to Amazon! Please register for link to participate.

 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
Wednesday November 25, 2020
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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Slime (Prerecorded) - Grades K-5
10:00 AM

Grades K-5

Wednesday, November 18: Supply pick up begins

Wednesday, November 25, 10:00 a.m.: Video launches to all social media platforms

Thanksgiving isn’t over until you’ve made your slime! Please register.

You'll need:

  • 1 bottle of 5 oz clear school glue
  • 3 tbsp mutipurpose contact lense solution
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 2 drops ginger essential oil
  • 2 drops orange essential oil
  • Fall themed glitter and confetti
  • Plastic containers
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Littles (Zoom Live) - Birth-2
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Live storytime is back in action! Join us virtually for a morning filled with stories, songs and silliness! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 95 spaces available.
 
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Stories for Big Kids (Zoom Live) - Ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 3-5

Wednesdays, September 30-November 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Play, sing songs and listen along in this storytime! Please register for link to participate.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 93 spaces available.
Tuesday December 15, 2020
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org

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