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Book Adventures: Eraser Art

Mon, Sep 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

The best things happen when you work together! Join us as we read a book about how a pencil and eraser learn to work as a team, and then create your own story-inspired eraser art!

 

Book Adventures: Eraser Art

Karaoke for Kids

Mon, Sep 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids karaoke kids tech time techknowledge

Get ready to sing your heart out--practice up on your favorites and come blow us away!

Karaoke for Kids

Sunset Park Bookmark Contest

Mon, Sep 16   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Are you creative? Do you love to draw? Would you love to share your work with others in the community?

Join us for the Sunset Park Bookmark Contest!

All month we’ll be giving out free templates to design your own bookmark. All...

Sunset Park Bookmark Contest

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StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Sep 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

ESOL Class

Tue, Sep 17   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older. For more information, please visit: http://www.tinyurl.com/School6-GetInfo

ESOL Class

Toddler Time

Tue, Sep 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

StoryPlay

Tue, Sep 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

Featured Event
StoryPlay

Poetry Workshop: Stephen Vincent Benet

Tue, Sep 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults creative writing poetry

Come to our Poetry Workshop; in this session, we will celebrate the work of Stephen Vincent Benet.  We will read from his collection of Poetry called Book of Americans.

Poetry Workshop: Stephen Vincent Benet

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Tue, Sep 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults benefit assistance everyone is welcome here social services

Come in with any questions you have about the many social services offered by the city. In the lobby. No registration required.

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Sep 17   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Teen Time

Tue, Sep 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens after school teen time

Need to de-stress from school? Come and draw, color, write, read, or just chill and hang out with your friends in your own library space!

Teen Time

Chess Club

Tue, Sep 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play with your friends and get your skills in working order. Our chess teacher, Juan Tico, returns in October.

Chess Club

After School Stories

Tue, Sep 17   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun!

For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities.

After School Stories

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Sep 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call 718.435.3648.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

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Toy Time

Wed, Sep 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

ESOL Class

Wed, Sep 18   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older. For more information, visit http://www.tinyurl.com/School6-GetInfo

ESOL Class

Babies and Books

Wed, Sep 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For ages Birth to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Ask A Tech

Wed, Sep 18   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our Ask A Tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 18   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

At our Toddler Time program*, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy.

For ages 18 months to 3 years.

*Ticket required. Tickets...

Toddler Time

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Sep 18   11:30 am to 12:45 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please join us for a special program for people with developmental disabilities.

Read, play, and have fun at the library! Hear stories read by our librarians, play with words and numbers, and create your own pictures...

The Brain Fitness Club

Babies and Books

Wed, Sep 18   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Sep 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music spanish story play storytime

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés .

Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Ask A Tech

Wed, Sep 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...

Ask A Tech

Build with LEGO

Wed, Sep 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

MakerBot DIY: Resin Jewelry

Wed, Sep 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids diy kids create kids tech time techknowledge

Preserve your favorite things in wearable resin form. Registration is required for this program. One registration per person.

MakerBot DIY: Resin Jewelry

After School Homework Help

Wed, Sep 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Sunset Park Bookmark Contest

Wed, Sep 18   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Are you creative? Do you love to draw? Would you love to share your work with others in the community?

Join us for the Sunset Park Bookmark Contest!

All month we’ll be giving out free templates to design your own bookmark. All...

Sunset Park Bookmark Contest

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Wed, Sep 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults hotspot techknowledge

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

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Book Discussion

Thu, Sep 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

What Was Your Favorite Summer Read?

There is no scheduled title. Come in and tell us about your favorite books of the Summer (or of any time).

Book Discussion

Kids Create

Thu, Sep 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a participant adult. 

Kids Create

Kids Explore: Pirates

Thu, Sep 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Join us on International Pirate Day as we learn about pirates and make some pirate-themed crafts!

Kids Explore: Pirates

Kids Explore: Pirate Adventure

Thu, Sep 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Avast, Ye Mateys!

Live the life of a pirate by creating your own pirate hat and eyepatch.

Come hear legends of pirates past and discover clues using your treasure map that may just lead to a bountiful treasure chest.

Kids Explore:  Pirate Adventure

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The role-playing adventure continues. The campaign advances.

Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons session and play through the story quests provided by our Dungeon Master.

Bring your imagination.

Materials and dice will be...

Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Anime Club

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts teen time video games

Do you like watching anime? Love to talk about anime?

Every Thursday, we'll watch episodes of animes voted by members, play anime style video games, make anime-inspired crafts, and more!

What are you waiting for? Come...

Teen Anime Club

Adult Coloring

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time.

 

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Thu, Sep 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Library Popup Office: Council Member Justin Brannan

Thu, Sep 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults community partner legal resources

Bring your questions and concerns to your local city council member. Council Member Justin Brannan of the 43rd Council District will address your questions, concerns and connect you to city services and agencies...

Library Popup Office: Council Member Justin Brannan

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults english conversation group immigrant services

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Adult Book Discussion: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

Thu, Sep 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults book club book discussion

For our September book discussion, we will discuss the historical novel Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts.  The story is about the author L. Frank Baum, who wrote the Wizard of Oz series, as told from the perspective of his wife...

Adult Book Discussion: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

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Build with DUPLO

Fri, Sep 20   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

StoryPlay

Fri, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

Featured Event
StoryPlay

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 20   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Knitting

Fri, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

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U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Sat, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship everyone is welcome here

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen we can help!  Join our free exam preparation group.  No registration or I.D. required.  For more information call 718-230-2406 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Sep 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages music saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play

An all ages storytime for families and friends. Add a little reading and play to your Saturday morning. No tickets required. 

Saturday Storytime

Homework Help

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with writing projects.

 

Kids Create: Writing

English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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