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Friday October 19, 2018
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On My Own Storytime - Ages 3-PreK
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Fridays, September 7 – November 30

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Sandwiched between our local preschools’ start and end times, enjoy an independent storytime where children are engaged in playful stories that are sure to inspire learning. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Friday Afternoon Creatives - Adults
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 required.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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CANCELED DIY Spell and Potions Book
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to low registration.

Friday, October 19, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Keep all your spells, potions and magical secrets safe in your very own Book of Shadows or Grimoire. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Saturday October 20, 2018
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LIRR to NY Penn Station Discounted Tickets
9:40 AM - 11:00 AM

Saturdays, September 15, October 20, November 17

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

Cost: $9.75 Round-trip, per patron

Leave as a group and return anytime that day on your own. Meet Library Staff on the platform by the 1st or 2nd car. There are no refunds. Please check with the LIRR for any possible schedule changes. Payment due at time of registration. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Family Costume Swap
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The time has come- costumes have been donated all month long and today is Family Costume Swap Day! Come by anytime, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to shop for your costume this year!

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Sunday October 21, 2018
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Jack-o-Lantern Blaze - Pumpkin Carving Contest and Fall Celebration - All Welcome
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

All welcome

Sunday, October 21

4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Join us to set the sky ablaze at our 3rd Annual Jack-o-Lantern Carving Contest. Enjoy crafts, live music, activities and games. The Flo’s On-The-Go Food Truck, will also be here, ready to serve up delicious food for families to purchase. Pumpkins will be lit after sundown and all attending will get a chance to vote for their favorite. One pumpkin per family. All carving supplies will be provided. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 43 spaces available.
Monday October 22, 2018
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Baby Shake Rattle & Roll - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mondays, September 10 – November 26

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Babies and toddlers will get their groove on in a medley of stimulating play, music and story. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Dessert and Discuss: College, Getting There from Here
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday, October 22, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presented by Edward Jones, learn about establishing a college savings goal, strategies to help achieve that goal and the features and benefits of 529 savings plans. A light dessert will be served. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 23 spaces available.
Tuesday October 23, 2018
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Little University - Ages 3-PreK with a caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesdays, September 25, October 23, November 27

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Let’s have the most possible fun while mastering the six early literacy skills needed to ensure academic success. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Tuesday Movies - Chappaquiddick (2018)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 Tuesday, October 23 - Chappaquiddick (2018) 

 Starring: Jason Clarke, Kate Mara

 Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist.

 Rated PG-13. Running Time, 106 minutes.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Homework Help - Grades 4-6
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Tuesdays, October 9, 23, November 6, 20 and Thursdays, October 4, 18, November 1, 15

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Stop by for help with an assignment or to strengthen your study skills for an exam with a certified teacher and high school volunteers. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Double Duty Language - Grades 1-3
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Tuesdays, September 25, October 23, November 27

6:30 – 7:15 p.m.

This engaging class promotes the development of two languages through literacy, games and fun activities. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 10 spaces available.
Wednesday October 24, 2018
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Together Time Stories and Rhymes - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesdays, September 5-November 28, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Join us for this fast-paced storytime including stories, fingerplays, rhymes and music. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Lunch & Learn: Protecting Your Digital Legacy after Death
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Wednesday, October 24, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Presented by Moloney Funeral Home, this educational session will teach you how to inventory your digital life – online bank accounts, social media and email – to provide your family the information needed to protect your digital legacy after death. A light lunch will be provided by Rooster’s Cafe. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Imagine. Play. Explore. at Wednesday Workshops - Grades 2-5
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesdays, October 17, 24, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. OR

Wednesdays, November 14, 21, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Have fun with Little Miss Workbench as you delve into local marine life during this 2-week class. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 6 spaces available.
Thursday October 25, 2018
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Play Hooray - Ages 2-PreK with a caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursdays, September 6 – November 29

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bring your friends and join us for a themed playdate differing each week. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Crafts for a Cause - Superhero Capes - Teens
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Crafts for a Cause

Earn service hours by helping others! Join us each month for a new meaningful project.

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Please register.

Wednesday, September 26 – Art Supply Kits

Thursday, October 25 – Superhero Capes

Thursday, November 8 – Poppy Field Cards

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 16 spaces available.
Friday October 26, 2018
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On My Own Storytime - Ages 3-PreK
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Fridays, September 7 – November 30

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Sandwiched between our local preschools’ start and end times, enjoy an independent storytime where children are engaged in playful stories that are sure to inspire learning. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Friday Afternoon Creatives - Adults
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 required.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Saturday October 27, 2018
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Drivers Safety Course
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, October 27, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $27 per patron

Empire Safety Council will present a six-hour class, recognized by all New York State insurance companies, which can help you reduce your auto collision and liability insurance rates by 10%. If you have incurred violations during the 18 month period prior to completing the course, up to four points will automatically be reduced on your driving record. There is no formal exam. The fee is collected the day of class at the start of the program. Note that a minimum of 10 registered patrons is required for this program. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 21 spaces available.
Sunday October 28, 2018
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My First Day at Hogwarts - Families with children in grades K-5
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Sunday, October 28

Anytime 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

School is in session! Stop down to get “sorted” into your house, create your own wand and practice spells from your personalized spells book. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
Monday October 29, 2018
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Baby Shake Rattle & Roll - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mondays, September 10 – November 26

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Babies and toddlers will get their groove on in a medley of stimulating play, music and story. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Date with Paint: Teen Edition
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday, October 29, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Watch Coco while tattooing and assembling a Sugar Skull candy jar. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 8 spaces available.
Tuesday October 30, 2018
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Techy Storytime - Ages 3-PreK with a caregiver
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Tuesday, October 30

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

We’re introducing coding technology in a simple and fun way during this bug-themed class. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Tuesday Movies - A Quiet Place (2018)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 Tuesday, October 30 - A Quiet Place (2018) 

 Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt

 A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival.

 Rated PG-13. Running Time, 90 minutes.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Wednesday October 31, 2018
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Together Time Stories and Rhymes - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesdays, September 5-November 28, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Join us for this fast-paced storytime including stories, fingerplays, rhymes and music. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Thursday November 1, 2018
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Play Hooray - Ages 2-PreK with a caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursdays, September 6 – November 29

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bring your friends and join us for a themed playdate differing each week. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Homework Help - Grades 4-6
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Tuesdays, October 9, 23, November 6, 20 and Thursdays, October 4, 18, November 1, 15

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Stop by for help with an assignment or to strengthen your study skills for an exam with a certified teacher and high school volunteers. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Friday November 2, 2018
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On My Own Storytime - Ages 3-PreK
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Fridays, September 7 – November 30

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Sandwiched between our local preschools’ start and end times, enjoy an independent storytime where children are engaged in playful stories that are sure to inspire learning. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Friday Afternoon Creatives - Adults
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 required.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Saturday November 3, 2018
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Chess Club - Grades 2-5
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Saturdays, September 1, October 6, November 3

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join our teen coaches to learn or refine your chess skills. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Chess Club Coaches - Teens
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Saturdays, September 1, October 6, November 3, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

If you enjoy playing chess and helping younger kids, this is the monthly service event for you! Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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Books & Bites - Adults
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Saturday, November 3, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Chachama Grill – 655 Montauk Hwy, East Patchogue

Cost: $30 per patron

Join us at Chachama Grill for an afternoon of stimulating discussion and outstanding food. Enjoy a three-course lunch while we chat about The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. This critically acclaimed family saga will surely give our group plenty of food for thought! Book copies are available to check-out at the Circulation Desk. Please let us know in advance if you have any food allergies. Payment due at the time of registration. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Sunday November 4, 2018
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Pumpkin Sculptures - Grades 2-5
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Sunday, November 4

Anytime 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Learn to sculpt your very own pumpkin, perfect for your desk or dresser. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 17 spaces available.
Monday November 5, 2018
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Baby Shake Rattle & Roll - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mondays, September 10 – November 26

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Babies and toddlers will get their groove on in a medley of stimulating play, music and story. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday November 6, 2018
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Parent's Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Saturday, September 22, Tuesdays, October 2 and November 6

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Welcome to the club! Have questions about your new or soon-to-be roll? Care to share your experience? This group is designed to support your needs. Children are welcome. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Tuesday Movies - Book Club (2018)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 Tuesday, November 6 - Book Club (2018) 

 Starring: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen

 Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading Fifty Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

 Rated PG-13. Running Time, 1 hr 44 mins.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Homework Help - Grades 4-6
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Tuesdays, October 9, 23, November 6, 20 and Thursdays, October 4, 18, November 1, 15

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Stop by for help with an assignment or to strengthen your study skills for an exam with a certified teacher and high school volunteers. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Wednesday November 7, 2018
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Together Time Stories and Rhymes - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesdays, September 5-November 28, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Join us for this fast-paced storytime including stories, fingerplays, rhymes and music. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Pen Pals - Grades 2-5
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Wednesdays, November 7, 28

6:30 – 7:15 p.m.

What’s a pen pal? How do you properly write, address and mail a letter to a friend? Come learn the answers to these questions as we pair up and become pen pals with South Country Library! Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Chef's Tasting at Cafe Castello - Adults
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, November 7, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 per patron

Cafe Castello – 141 South Country Rd, Bellport

Enjoy a lovely evening sampling a four course meal handpicked for your tasting pleasure. Dishes will be served family style. Let us know of any allergies or dietary restrictions. Payment due at time of registration. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Thursday November 8, 2018
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Play Hooray - Ages 2-PreK with a caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursdays, September 6 – November 29

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bring your friends and join us for a themed playdate differing each week. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Crafts for a Cause - Poppy Field Cards - Teens
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Crafts for a Cause

Earn service hours by helping others! Join us each month for a new meaningful project.

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Please register.

Wednesday, September 26 – Art Supply Kits

Thursday, October 25 – Superhero Capes

Thursday, November 8 – Poppy Field Cards

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 16 spaces available.
Friday November 9, 2018
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On My Own Storytime - Ages 3-PreK
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Fridays, September 7 – November 30

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Sandwiched between our local preschools’ start and end times, enjoy an independent storytime where children are engaged in playful stories that are sure to inspire learning. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Friday Afternoon Creatives - Adults
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 required.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Saturday November 10, 2018
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'Tis the Season Mini Photo Sessions - Families with children of all ages
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Saturday, November 10, 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

One 20-minute session per family

Choose a seasonal set perfect for your holiday greeting cards, gifts and more. Receive five high resolution digital images via email. This event is for BFL card holders only. Photo release form is required upon in-person registration. Please register in person beginning Saturday, October 6.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Sunday November 11, 2018
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The Library is Closed
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Library is closed in observance of Veteran's Day.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Monday November 12, 2018
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Baby Shake Rattle & Roll - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mondays, September 10 – November 26

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Babies and toddlers will get their groove on in a medley of stimulating play, music and story. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Fall Tree Luminaries - Grades K-5
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Monday, November 12

Anytime 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Light up your table with this handmade seasonal centerpiece. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Reading to Dogs - Grades 1-5
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Mondays, September 10, October 15, November 12

Make a 15-minute appointment to read to a therapy dog and trainer team. This program builds confidence and excitement for all readers, but is especially aimed towards those who struggle with reading skills. Please register in-person or by phone.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Reading to Dogs - Grades 1-5
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Mondays, September 10, October 15, November 12

Make a 15-minute appointment to read to a therapy dog and trainer team. This program builds confidence and excitement for all readers, but is especially aimed towards those who struggle with reading skills. Please register in-person or by phone.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Reading to Dogs - Grades 1-5
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Mondays, September 10, October 15, November 12

Make a 15-minute appointment to read to a therapy dog and trainer team. This program builds confidence and excitement for all readers, but is especially aimed towards those who struggle with reading skills. Please register in-person or by phone.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Reading to Dogs - Grades 1-5
6:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Mondays, September 10, October 15, November 12

Make a 15-minute appointment to read to a therapy dog and trainer team. This program builds confidence and excitement for all readers, but is especially aimed towards those who struggle with reading skills. Please register in-person or by phone.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Reading to Dogs - Grades 1-5
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Mondays, September 10, October 15, November 12

Make a 15-minute appointment to read to a therapy dog and trainer team. This program builds confidence and excitement for all readers, but is especially aimed towards those who struggle with reading skills. Please register in-person or by phone.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Reading to Dogs - Grades 1-5
6:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Mondays, September 10, October 15, November 12

Make a 15-minute appointment to read to a therapy dog and trainer team. This program builds confidence and excitement for all readers, but is especially aimed towards those who struggle with reading skills. Please register in-person or by phone.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday November 13, 2018
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Tuesday Book Discussion - Adults
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Tuesday Movies - First Reformed (2018)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 Tuesday, November 13 - First Reformed (2018) 

 Starring: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried

 A pastor at a small church starts to spiral out of control after a soul shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

 Rated R. Running Time, 1 hr 53 mins.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Comics Time - Teens
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Tuesdays, September 11, October 2, November 13, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Are you a creative thinker? Are you interested in the comic book industry? Join Saga Comics and Books, previously known as Emerald City Comics, for some fun while you trade, talk and draw with friends. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday November 14, 2018
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Together Time Stories and Rhymes - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesdays, September 5-November 28, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Join us for this fast-paced storytime including stories, fingerplays, rhymes and music. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Fireplace Literary Club
2:30 PM

Wednesday, September 19, 2:30 p.m. – at Brookhaven Free Library – Father Terrance Buckley will speak of his journey to Priest.
Wednesday, October 10, 2:30 p.m. – at Post Morrow Foundation – What is new at this beautiful place?  Bring a sandwich; enjoy a talk, a walk and the view.
Wednesday, November 14, 2:30 p.m. – at Brookhaven Free Library – Martin Van Lith will present A History of South Haven and Brookhaven.

Become a member today!

New members are always welcome. Membership is $35 a year for single membership and $55.00 for double membership. For more information please call Jane Love at 631-286-1136.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Imagine. Play. Explore. at Wednesday Workshops - Grades 2-5
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesdays, October 17, 24, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. OR

Wednesdays, November 14, 21, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Have fun with Little Miss Workbench as you delve into local marine life during this 2-week class. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 9 spaces available.
Thursday November 15, 2018
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Play Hooray - Ages 2-PreK with a caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursdays, September 6 – November 29

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bring your friends and join us for a themed playdate differing each week. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Homework Help - Grades 4-6
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Tuesdays, October 9, 23, November 6, 20 and Thursdays, October 4, 18, November 1, 15

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Stop by for help with an assignment or to strengthen your study skills for an exam with a certified teacher and high school volunteers. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Friday November 16, 2018
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On My Own Storytime - Ages 3-PreK
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Fridays, September 7 – November 30

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Sandwiched between our local preschools’ start and end times, enjoy an independent storytime where children are engaged in playful stories that are sure to inspire learning. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Friday Afternoon Creatives - Adults
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 required.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Saturday November 17, 2018
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LIRR to NY Penn Station Discounted Tickets
9:40 AM - 11:00 AM

Saturdays, September 15, October 20, November 17

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

Cost: $9.75 Round-trip, per patron

Leave as a group and return anytime that day on your own. Meet Library Staff on the platform by the 1st or 2nd car. There are no refunds. Please check with the LIRR for any possible schedule changes. Payment due at time of registration. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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DIY Thanksgiving Hostess Gift - Adults
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Saturday, November 17, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Start a wonderful tradition among family and friends by making your hostess a thoughtful gift. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Sunday November 18, 2018
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Let's Give Thanks the Iroquois Way! - Grades 1-2
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Grades 1 – 2, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Grades 3 – 5, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 18

Learn how the Iroquois give thanks by exploring the history and usage of traditional beading. Then create a corn husk doll of your own. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Let's Give Thanks the Iroquois Way! - Grades 3-5
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Grades 1 – 2, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Grades 3 – 5, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 18

Learn how the Iroquois give thanks by exploring the history and usage of traditional beading. Then create a corn husk doll of your own. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 9 spaces available.
Monday November 19, 2018
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Baby Shake Rattle & Roll - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mondays, September 10 – November 26

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Babies and toddlers will get their groove on in a medley of stimulating play, music and story. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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ChocoTurkey Centerpiece - Teens
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Monday, November 19, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Chocolate covered pretzels make fun tail feathers in this easy to make turkey jar. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Cursive Handwriting - Grades 3-5
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesdays, October 3, 10, 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. OR

Mondays, November 19, 26, 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Learn the art of cursive handwriting through various fun activities. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 6 spaces available.
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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Let's Play and Learn - Ages 1-PreK with caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesdays, September 18, October 16, November 20

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Playing is learning! Children will stay entertained with a variety of play stations while parents receive the opportunity to visit with specialists pertaining to different early childhood topics each month. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Tuesday Movies - Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot (2018)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 Tuesday, November 20 - Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot (2018) 

 Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Jack Black, Rooney Mara

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, allowing his cartoons to give him a new lease on life.

 Rated R. Running Time, 1 hr 53 mins.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Homework Help - Grades 4-6
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Tuesdays, October 9, 23, November 6, 20 and Thursdays, October 4, 18, November 1, 15

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Stop by for help with an assignment or to strengthen your study skills for an exam with a certified teacher and high school volunteers. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Wednesday November 21, 2018
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Together Time Stories and Rhymes - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesdays, September 5-November 28, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Join us for this fast-paced storytime including stories, fingerplays, rhymes and music. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Imagine. Play. Explore. at Wednesday Workshops - Grades 2-5
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesdays, October 17, 24, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. OR

Wednesdays, November 14, 21, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Have fun with Little Miss Workbench as you delve into local marine life during this 2-week class. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders
7:00 PM

Wednesday, November 21, 7:00 p.m.

Depart Ronkonkoma Station at 4:11 p.m. and arrive at Penn Station at 5:38 p.m. Return any time that night on your own.

Cost: $125 per patron, ages 2+, includes round-trip train and game ticket

Seating is in sections 322 and 323, bar stool seating and row 2. Payment due at time of registration. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Thursday November 22, 2018
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The Library is Closed
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM

The Library is closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Friday November 23, 2018
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On My Own Storytime - Ages 3-PreK
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Fridays, September 7 – November 30

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Sandwiched between our local preschools’ start and end times, enjoy an independent storytime where children are engaged in playful stories that are sure to inspire learning. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Friday Afternoon Creatives - Adults
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 required.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Saturday November 24, 2018
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All Day Blocks Play - Families with children of all ages
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, November 24

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 24 spaces available.
Sunday November 25, 2018
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LEGO Architects - Families with children in grades PreK-5
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Sunday, November 25

Anytime 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

The family that builds together, stays together. Stop by and spend some quality time together. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 30 spaces available.
Monday November 26, 2018
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Baby Shake Rattle & Roll - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mondays, September 10 – November 26

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Babies and toddlers will get their groove on in a medley of stimulating play, music and story. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Cursive Handwriting - Grades 3-5
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesdays, October 3, 10, 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. OR

Mondays, November 19, 26, 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Learn the art of cursive handwriting through various fun activities. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 6 spaces available.
Tuesday November 27, 2018
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Little University - Ages 3-PreK with a caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesdays, September 25, October 23, November 27

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Let’s have the most possible fun while mastering the six early literacy skills needed to ensure academic success. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Tuesday Movies - The Leisure Seeker (2018)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 Tuesday, November 27 - The Leisure Seeker (2018) 

 Starring: Donald Sutherland, Helen Mirren

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey from Boston to Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.

 Rated R. Running Time, 1 hr 52 mins.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Double Duty Language - Grades 1-3
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Tuesdays, September 25, October 23, November 27

6:30 – 7:15 p.m.

This engaging class promotes the development of two languages through literacy, games and fun activities. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 10 spaces available.
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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Together Time Stories and Rhymes - Ages Birth-2 with caregiver
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesdays, September 5-November 28, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Join us for this fast-paced storytime including stories, fingerplays, rhymes and music. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Pen Pals - Grades 2-5
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Wednesdays, November 7, 28

6:30 – 7:15 p.m.

What’s a pen pal? How do you properly write, address and mail a letter to a friend? Come learn the answers to these questions as we pair up and become pen pals with South Country Library! Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 11 spaces available.
Thursday November 29, 2018
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Play Hooray - Ages 2-PreK with a caregiver
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursdays, September 6 – November 29

Anytime 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bring your friends and join us for a themed playdate differing each week. No registration.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Pizza Making - Teens
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursday, November 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Cafe Castello – 141 South Country Rd, Bellport

Grab your friends and enjoy assembling your own personal pizza. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 6 spaces available.
Friday November 30, 2018
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On My Own Storytime - Ages 3-PreK
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Fridays, September 7 – November 30

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Sandwiched between our local preschools’ start and end times, enjoy an independent storytime where children are engaged in playful stories that are sure to inspire learning. Please register.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Friday Afternoon Creatives - Adults
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 required.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Tuesday Movies - Ocean's 8 (2018)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 Tuesday, December 18 - Ocean's 8 (2018) 

 Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson 

 Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York’s annual Met Gala.

 Rated PG-13. Running Time, 1 hr 51 mins.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
 
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Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Monday December 24, 2018
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The Library is Closed
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM

The Library is closed in observance of Christmas Eve.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday December 25, 2018
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The Library is Closed
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM

The Library is closed in observance of Christmas.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Monday December 31, 2018
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Early Closing at 2:00 p.m.
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

The Library closes at 2:00 p.m. in observance of New Year's Eve.

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday January 15, 2019
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Tuesday Movies
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Tuesday Movies
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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Tuesday Movies
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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Tuesday Movies
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Thursday February 7, 2019
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Community Room Reserved
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Community Room is reserved for staff use.

Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Tuesday Movies
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Tuesday Movies
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org
Tuesday February 26, 2019
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Tuesday Movies
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic entertainment. New releases are shown whenever possible. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Brookhaven Free Library  631-286-1923  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org

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