Branch Events

Kensington Library Events

  • First Five Years Story & Play
    Friday, August 1, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    Play with toys and hear stories. Ages 0 to 5. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program. Please call 718-436-0545 for more information.

  • Summer Meals
    Friday, August 1, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • DIY: Makerspace Fridays
    Friday, August 1, 2014 3:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Various creative science and arts and crafts programs for teens. Space may be limited.

  • Summer Meals
    Monday, August 4, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Game On!
    Monday, August 4, 2014 2:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Come to the library and play a wide assortment of games with your friends and family!

  • Summer Meals
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Mystery Event
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 2:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Come and find out what this week's Mystery Event is!

  • English Conversation Group
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Practice your English language skills in an informal, conversational setting.

  • Resume Help
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Get free one-on-one assistance on how to tailor your resume or cover letter to get the job you want.

  • Computer Basics Class
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    No experience necessary. Registration required.

  • Summer Meals
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Teen Tech Time--Teen Time
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 4:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Videogames (PS3 or Wii), chess, jenga, and/or other gaming activities for teens.

  • Kids Knit Now!
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 4:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Kids, learn how to knit! Size is limited to 15, ticket required. Pick up tickets beforehand at the Children's Reference Desk.

  • Summer Meals
    Thursday, August 7, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Explore & Create
    Thursday, August 7, 2014 2:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Come and enjoy arts, crafts, and other hands-on creative activities for kids.

  • English for Business & the Workplace
    Thursday, August 7, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Free business conversation classes to prepare for success in the workplace and in business. Applicants will be screened for intermediate or advanced English proficiency; registration is required on the fist day of class.

  • First Five Years Story & Play
    Friday, August 8, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    Play with toys and hear stories. Ages 0 to 5. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program. Please call 718-436-0545 for more information.

  • Summer Meals
    Friday, August 8, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • DIY: Makerspace Fridays
    Friday, August 8, 2014 3:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Various creative science and arts and crafts programs for teens. Space may be limited.

  • Summer Meals
    Monday, August 11, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Game On!
    Monday, August 11, 2014 2:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Come to the library and play a wide assortment of games with your friends and family!

  • Summer Meals
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Mystery Event
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Come and find out what this week's Mystery Event is!

  • English Conversation Group
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Practice your English language skills in an informal, conversational setting.

  • Resume Help
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Get free one-on-one assistance on how to tailor your resume or cover letter to get the job you want.

  • Bedtime Stories
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Enjoy some new and classic bedtime stories, read by our talented children's librarians.

  • Computer Basics Class--Intro to Internet, E-Mail
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    No experience necessary. Registration required.

  • Summer Meals
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Teen Tech Time--Teen Time
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Videogames (PS3 or Wii), chess, jenga, and/or other gaming activities for teens.

  • Kids Knit Now!
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Kids, learn how to knit! Size is limited to 15, ticket required. Pick up tickets beforehand at the Children's Reference Desk.

  • Summer Meals
    Thursday, August 14, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Explore & Create
    Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Come and enjoy arts, crafts, and other hands-on creative activities for kids.

  • English for Business & the Workplace
    Thursday, August 14, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Free business conversation classes to prepare for success in the workplace and in business. Applicants will be screened for intermediate or advanced English proficiency; registration is required on the fist day of class.

  • First Five Years Story & Play
    Friday, August 15, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    Play with toys and hear stories. Ages 0 to 5. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program. Please call 718-436-0545 for more information.

  • Summer Meals
    Friday, August 15, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • DIY: Makerspace Fridays
    Friday, August 15, 2014 3:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Various creative science and arts and crafts programs for teens. Space may be limited.

  • Lincoln Center Local: Rogers and Hammerstein Celebration
    Saturday, August 16, 2014 2:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Thrill to the brilliant music of this legendary team with songs from its celebrated collaborations featuring music from South Pacific, The Sound of Music, State Fair, The King and I, Carousel, and Oklahoma!. A favorite for audiences of all ages! Broadway Pops International brings Broadway to the world in themed, choreographed shows featuring stars singing today’s jazz, Motown, pop, rock, and opera hits. The group continues to set the standard of excellence in entertaining and innovative productions. Suggested for ages 5 and up.

  • Summer Meals
    Monday, August 18, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Game On!
    Monday, August 18, 2014 2:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Come to the library and play a wide assortment of games with your friends and family!

  • Summer Meals
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Bubbles the Clown
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:30PM
    Kensington Library

    The fantastic antics of Bubbles the Clown will keep you smiling.

  • The New Knitting Club
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:30PM
    Kensington Library

    A Knitting and Crochet club designed to help beginners and experienced knitters alike.

    Held every third Thursday of the month.

  • English Conversation Group
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Practice your English language skills in an informal, conversational setting.

  • Resume Help
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Get free one-on-one assistance on how to tailor your resume or cover letter to get the job you want.

  • Computer Basics Class--Word 2010
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    No experience necessary. Registration required.

  • Summer Meals
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Teen Tech Time--Teen Time
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Videogames (PS3 or Wii), chess, jenga, and/or other gaming activities for teens.

  • Kids Knit Now!
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Kids, learn how to knit! Size is limited to 15, ticket required. Pick up tickets beforehand at the Children's Reference Desk.

  • Summer Meals
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • English for Business & the Workplace
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Free business conversation classes to prepare for success in the workplace and in business. Applicants will be screened for intermediate or advanced English proficiency; registration is required on the fist day of class.

  • First Five Years Story & Play
    Friday, August 22, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    Play with toys and hear stories. Ages 0 to 5. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program. Please call 718-436-0545 for more information.

  • Summer Meals
    Friday, August 22, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Teen Movie of the Month
    Friday, August 22, 2014 2:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Each month this summer vacation, Kensington will show a classic teen-oriented movie, titles TBA.

  • Summer Meals
    Monday, August 25, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Summer Meals
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • English Conversation Group
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Practice your English language skills in an informal, conversational setting.

  • Resume Help
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Get free one-on-one assistance on how to tailor your resume or cover letter to get the job you want.

  • Computer Basics Class--For Russian Speakers
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    For Russian Speakers: learn the basics of using a computer, email, the Internet, and Microsoft Office.

  • Computer Basics Class--Excel 2010
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    No experience necessary. Registration required.

  • Summer Meals
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • Teen Tech Time--Teen Time
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Videogames (PS3 or Wii), chess, jenga, and/or other gaming activities for teens.

  • Kids Knit Now!
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Kids, learn how to knit! Size is limited to 15, ticket required. Pick up tickets beforehand at the Children's Reference Desk.

  • Summer Meals
    Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • ESOL Registration
    Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:30PM
    Kensington Library

    Register for Free English Classes. Daytime and evening schedules.

    ESOL classes are supported by a generous grant from the New York State Education Department, Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES).
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  • English for Business & the Workplace
    Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Free business conversation classes to prepare for success in the workplace and in business. Applicants will be screened for intermediate or advanced English proficiency; registration is required on the fist day of class.

  • First Five Years Story & Play
    Friday, August 29, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    Play with toys and hear stories. Ages 0 to 5. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program. Please call 718-436-0545 for more information.

  • Summer Meals
    Friday, August 29, 2014 1:15PM
    Kensington Library

    New York City’s annual Summer Meals Program, run by the New York City Department of Education and funded by the federal government, provides free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger regardless of New York City residency. Free lunches will be served at Kensington Library, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted, from Friday, June 27 to Friday, August 29. Lunches are served from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the libraries’ meeting rooms:

  • DIY: Makerspace Fridays
    Friday, August 29, 2014 3:00PM
    Kensington Library

    Various creative science and arts and crafts programs for teens. Space may be limited.

  • Computer Basics Class
    Wednesday, September 3, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    No experience necessary. Registration required.

  • Pre-GED Registration
    Monday, September 8, 2014 10:00AM
    Kensington Library

    Register for free Pre-GED classes. Daytime and evening schedules availablle. Please arrive on time and bring a pen. Plan on staying for three hours fo rtesting and enrollment. Discharge papers are required for 17 year olds. Program may request proof of age.

    Pre-GED classes are supported by a generous grant from the New York State Education Department, Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES).

  • Computer Basics Class--For Russian Speakers
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:00PM
    Kensington Library

    For Russian Speakers: learn the basics of using a computer, email, the Internet, and Microsoft Office.

  • Computer Basics Class--Intro to Internet, E-Mail
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    No experience necessary. Registration required.

  • Computer Basics Class--Windows Movie Maker
    Friday, September 12, 2014 1:00PM
    Kensington Library

    No experience necessary.

  • Computer Basics Class--Word 2010
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:00AM
    Kensington Library

    No experience necessary. Registration required.