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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Bradley Beach Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Story Time Subscription
 Story Time Subscription
Thursday, Oct. 1Story Time Subscript
Bradley Beach Public Library
Register your child at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page for our Story Time lessons. Registrants sign up once and can pick up books and English/Spanish activities for ages 0-5 every Thursday until we can meet in person again!Registre a su hijo en la página de eventos a www.bradleybeachl...read more
Fall Book Bingo Begins
 Fall Book Bingo Begins
Thursday, Oct. 1, Fall Book Bingo Begi
Bradley Beach Public Library
Join the program at bradleybeachlibrary.readsquared.com to see the Bingo Board. Read a book with certain "spooktacular" words in the title or pictured on the cover art. For every row you complete, you will earn a small prize. Open to all ages.
Curbside Crafts for kids: Pine Cone Owl
1-5p
Curbside Crafts for kids: Pine Cone Owl
Thursday, Oct. 1, 1-5pCurbside Crafts for
Bradley Beach Public Library
October Theme: Fall/HalloweenOct. 1: Pine cone owlYou will also need paint.A craft kit can be picked up most Thursdays 1-5pm. Best for ages 3-12.Supplies are limited. Craft project details and registration required at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page.Tema de octubre: Otoño / Halloween1...read more

or call 732-776-2995.
Zero Waste Workshop
6:00pm
 Zero Waste Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 1, 6:00pmZero Waste Workshop
Bradley Beach Public Library
Presented by AMERICAN LITTORAL SOCIETY.Learn how to live a more sustainable lifestyle by reducing your plastic use and overall waste. We will discuss pollution facts, easy switches, microfibers, fast fashion and more! Prize giveaway at the end! Register at the events page at www.bradleybeachlib...read more
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Writer’s Group (Virtual)
11:00am
 Writer’s Group (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 5, 11:00am
Bradley Beach Public Library
A writing group for adults meets at 11 a.m. Mondays to practice and provide feedback to one another's writing. It is virtual at least through August.Register to receive Zoom information.
Friends Meeting
7:00pm
 Friends Meeting
Monday, Oct. 5, 7:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
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Parent Resource Meeting
12:30pm
 Parent Resource Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 12:30pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Local Resource Subcommittee: Voting EducationConference Call Line: 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 933 5635 3572htps://vnahg.zoom.us/j/93356353572pwd=S25kaGxBUjlEZkdwZXBvUlYyNXZZZz09  Collaboration of CCYC, Bradley Beach Library & Bradley Beach Elementary SchoolAll parents are welcome.
Writer’s Critic Group
5:00pm
 Writer’s Critic Group
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 5:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Please register to receive Zoom information.
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The Side Hustle: How to Start a Business While Working Full Time
6-9pm
The Side Hustle: How to Start a Business While Working Full Time
Thursday, Oct. 8, 6-9pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAre you building a business while working fulltime? Don’t quit your day job until you until you learn the key elements you need to have in place to transition to self-employment and make your business a success.REGISTER ONLINE HERE: https://clients.n...read more
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Louisa May Alcott Wants You to Vote
4:00pm
Louisa May Alcott Wants You to Vote
Sunday, Oct. 11, 4:00pmLouisa May Alcott Wa
Bradley Beach Public Library
A Suffragist History of the Beloved Author. Retold by Lorraine Tosiello.A Virtual Event in Celebration of 100 Years of Suffrage 1920-2020. Sunday, October 11, 4pmFacts vs Fiction: Voting in the Nov 3 ElectionExplained by Peggy Dellinger, PresidentLeague of Women Voters of Southern Monmouth Coun...read more
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Writer’s Group (Virtual)
11:00am
 Writer’s Group (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 12, 11:00am
Bradley Beach Public Library
A writing group for adults meets at 11 a.m. Mondays to practice and provide feedback to one another's writing. It is virtual at least through August.Register to receive Zoom information.
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Manga Drawing Class for Teens
4:00pm
 Manga Drawing Class for Teens
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 4:00pmManga Drawing Class
Bradley Beach Public Library
Oct. 13, 4:00pmTeens ages 10+ are invited to learn the basics for drawing manga characters.Registration required at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page to receive log-on information to live event.Se invita a los adolescentes de más de 10 años a aprender los conceptos básicos...read more

or call 732-776-2995.
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Writer’s Critic Group
5:00pm
 Writer’s Critic Group
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 5:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Please register to receive Zoom information.
Is 2020 the Year to Start You Business?
6:30pm
Is 2020 the Year to Start You Business?
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 6:30pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Validate whether you are ready to be an entrepreneur! Hear what it takes from three SCORE mentors who’ve started up and run their own successful small businesses — the good, the bad and the ugly!Many would be entrepreneurs struggle with whether they are really ready to start up their own...read more
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Story Time Subscription
 Story Time Subscription
Thursday, Oct. 15Story Time Subscript
Bradley Beach Public Library
Register your child at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page for our Story Time lessons. Registrants sign up once and can pick up books and English/Spanish activities for ages 0-5 every Thursday until we can meet in person again!Registre a su hijo en la página de eventos a www.bradleybeachl...read more
Curbside Crafts for kids: Hello Fall Sign
1-5p
Curbside Crafts for kids: Hello Fall Sign
Thursday, Oct. 15, 1-5pCurbside Crafts for
Bradley Beach Public Library
October Theme: Fall/HalloweenOct. 15: Hello Fall SIgnA craft kit can be picked up most Thursdays 1-5pm. Best for ages 3-12.Supplies are limited. Craft project details and registration required at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page.Tema de octubre: Otoño / Halloween15 de octubre: Hello Fa...read more
Share the Help Webinar
2:00pm
 Share the Help Webinar
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2:00pmShare the Help Webin
Bradley Beach Public Library
Learn about the resources available in the community for domestic and sexual violence and more about the organization 180 Turning Lives around. It will be presented in English and Spanish.Conozca los recursos disponibles en la comunidad para la violencia doméstica y sexual y más sobre ...read more
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World Folk Tales Storytelling
10:45am
 World Folk Tales Storytelling
Friday, Oct. 16, 10:45am
Bradley Beach Public Library
Storyteller Julie Pasqual will perform (virtually) folk tales from around the world.Julie Pasqual is a storyteller who's performances are infused with physicality and movement from her dance training, comic moments from her work in clowning, a deep love of language from her work as an actress, a...read more
Curbside Book art for adults/teens
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Curbside Book art for adults/teens
Friday, Oct. 16, 11-4Curbside  Book art f
Bradley Beach Public Library
Turn an older encyclopedia into a fun and functional accordion file folder. Registrants will be pick up a craft kit. Glue, scissors, and a sharp hole punch/drill will also be needed to complete the project.Register at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page.Convierta una enciclopedia antigua en una ...read more
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Writer’s Group (Virtual)
11:00am
 Writer’s Group (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 19, 11:00am
Bradley Beach Public Library
A writing group for adults meets at 11 a.m. Mondays to practice and provide feedback to one another's writing. It is virtual at least through August.Register to receive Zoom information.
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Q&A with a scientist: Help Accelerate Alzheimer’s Research by Playing a Game
3:30pm
Q&A with a scientist: Help Accelerate Alzheimer’s Research by Playing a Game
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 3:30pmQ&A with a scientist
Bradley Beach Public Library
Join SciStarter and Bradley Beach Public Library to learn about citizen science and how YOU can accelerate Alzheimer’s research by playing a game.The Stall Catchers project is designed by researchers at Cornell University to advance Alzheimer’s solutions. This project focuses on one aspe...read more
Writer’s Critic Group
5:00pm
 Writer’s Critic Group
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 5:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Please register to receive Zoom information.
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Story Time Subscription
 Story Time Subscription
Thursday, Oct. 22Story Time Subscript
Bradley Beach Public Library
Register your child at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page for our Story Time lessons. Registrants sign up once and can pick up books and English/Spanish activities for ages 0-5 every Thursday until we can meet in person again!Registre a su hijo en la página de eventos a www.bradleybeachl...read more
Curbside Crafts for kids: Flying Witch Paper Plate Craft
1-5p
Curbside Crafts for kids: Flying Witch Paper Plate Craft
Thursday, Oct. 22, 1-5pCurbside Crafts for
Bradley Beach Public Library
October Theme: Fall/HalloweenOct. 22: Flying Witch Paper Plate CraftYou will also need crayons, markers, or paint, scissors, and glue.A craft kit can be picked up most Thursdays 1-5pm. Best for ages 3-12.Supplies are limited. Craft project details and registration required at www.bradleybeachlibrary...read more

or call 732-776-2995.
Planning Tips to Make Your E-Commerce Business Thrive During Peak Season
1pm
Planning Tips to Make Your E-Commerce Business Thrive During Peak Season
Thursday, Oct. 22, 1pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmE-commerce has escalated during the COVID-19 crisis. With this growth comes challenges for both shippers and buyers.Join this session where Kym Kyker of FedEx will review some creative ideas of how to navigate through peak season and ways to improve the experi...read more
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Pumpkin Decorating Contest start
Pumpkin Decorating Contest start
Monday, Oct. 26, Pumpkin Decorating C
Bradley Beach Public Library
Register at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page (below) in advance to reserve one of our foam pumpkins. One per household. All ages welcome. You will have 1 week to decorate your pumpkin however you want. The pumpkins will be ready to pick up starting Oct. 26, and pictures of finished pumpkins m...read more

or call 732-776-2995.
Writer’s Group (Virtual)
11:00am
 Writer’s Group (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 26, 11:00am
Bradley Beach Public Library
A writing group for adults meets at 11 a.m. Mondays to practice and provide feedback to one another's writing. It is virtual at least through August.Register to receive Zoom information.
Board Meeting
5:15pm
 Board Meeting
Monday, Oct. 26, 5:15pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
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Writer’s Critic Group
5:00pm
 Writer’s Critic Group
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 5:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Please register to receive Zoom information.
Pricing for Small Business Profitability
6-8pm
Pricing for Small Business Profitability
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6-8pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmOne of the most difficult decisions business owners face is how much to charge for their product or service. Understanding which price points motivate or dissuade consumers from purchasing is key to setting the right price.  During this workshop, we will ...read more
How to Use Market Research to Target Your Audience on Social Media
6:30-7:30 pm
How to Use Market Research to Target Your Audience on Social Media
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6:30-7:30 pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm“Everybody is on Facebook.” “Forget Facebook, Instagram is the place to be.” “Men don’t use Pinterest.”These are the phrases that you might hear marketing experts say. But are they true?The one way to know which social...read more
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Story Time Subscription
 Story Time Subscription
Thursday, Oct. 29Story Time Subscript
Bradley Beach Public Library
Register your child at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page for our Story Time lessons. Registrants sign up once and can pick up books and English/Spanish activities for ages 0-5 every Thursday until we can meet in person again!Registre a su hijo en la página de eventos a www.bradleybeachl...read more
Curbside Crafts for kids: Spider Web
Curbside Crafts for kids: Spider Web
Thursday, Oct. 29, Curbside Crafts for
Bradley Beach Public Library
October Theme: Fall/HalloweenOct. 29: Spider Web CraftYou also will need glue.A craft kit can be picked up most Thursdays 1-5pm. Best for ages 3-12.Supplies are limited. Craft project details and registration required at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org Events page.Tema de octubre: Otoño / Hallowe...read more

or call 732-776-2995.
Business Insurance 101
11-12
 Business Insurance 101
Thursday, Oct. 29, 11-12
Bradley Beach Public Library
October 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmBusiness insurance can be a valuable tool to protect a business from unexpected costs.REGISTER ONLINE HERE: https://centraljersey.score.org/event/business-insurance-101-0 
Funding Options for Hispanic Owned Businesses in the “Missing Middle” Gap
1-2pm
Funding Options for Hispanic Owned Businesses in the “Missing Middle” Gap
Thursday, Oct. 29, 1-2pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmHispanic-owned businesses are the fastest-growing entrepreneurs in the United States, and according to a study from Stanford University, they contributed approximately $500 billion in annual sales to our nation’s economy.Although they are becoming an eco...read more
Annual Read for the Record
1:30pm
 Annual Read for the Record
Thursday, Oct. 29, 1:30pmAnnual Read for the
Bradley Beach Public Library
Join us for a live story time of the book "Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away" to be part of a world record of people reading the same book on the same day.Register at the Events Page at www.bradleybeachlibrary.org to receive Zoom information.Únase a nosotros para disfrutar de una histor...read more
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Bradley Boo
3-5pm
 Bradley Boo
Friday, Oct. 30, 3-5pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Bradley Beach Announces its Annual Halloween Parade and The Bradley Boo!From 3:00pm-5:00pm, children are invited to Trick or Treat down Main Street to all of our participating businesses! Special treats will be handed out, social distancing and mask-wearing are a must! We also will hand out treats a...read more
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