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U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Aug 20   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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Coloring

Wed, Aug 21   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

A fun coloring program for kids.

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and earn a sticker!*

Coloring

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF): Session 1

Wed, Aug 21   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music story play storytime summer reading

Join us for a half-hour of fun books, songs, and rhymes, followed by a half-hour of playtime. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included.

Each session is limited to 15 children. Tickets are first come, first served, and can be...

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF): Session 1

Ask A Tech

Wed, Aug 21   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

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Game On! (YA)

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games

Kids ages 13 and above can play board games and other table top games. Bring a friend or make a new one!

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and earn a sticker!*

Game On! (YA)

Board Games

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play an old favorite or learn a new board game from the library’s collection, including: Apples to Apples, chess, Boggle, Bananagrams, and many more.

Board Games

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 21   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years summer reading

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

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF): Session 2

Wed, Aug 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music story play storytime summer reading

Join us for a half-hour of fun books, songs, and rhymes, followed by a half-hour of playtime. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included.

Each session is limited to 15 children. Tickets are first come, first served, and can be...

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF): Session 2

Lunch and a Movie

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Back to School Supply Drive

Wed, Aug 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids community partner

Come join us on August 21st for a special Back to School Supply Drive.  While supplies last, we are giving out special kits with folders, notebooks, pencils and other supplies required for the new school year.  The special kits are...

Back to School Supply Drive

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Aug 21   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, Aug 21   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

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Wed, Aug 21   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Today's Program: Interactive...

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids lore summer reading

In this program, folk tales will be interwoven with Circus skills. The Entire audience is encouraged to laugh and join in!

*Appropriate for ages 5+

Circus Tales with Julie Pasqual

DIY (YA)

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy teen time

Join us for open crafting time! Make cool stuff using duct tape and lanyard, create custom pins, magnets, and more!

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and earn a sticker!*

DIY (YA)

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5 - 9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Feel free to attend one,...

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Wed, Aug 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on! kids tech time

Have fun playing video games on IPads with friends. Ages 12 and down.

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Summer Reading Coach Cancelled

Wed, Aug 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school literacy

This program enhances and encourages students ages 6-10 to improve their reading skills.

Summer Reading Coach

History of the Puerto Ricans in the U.S.: Clemente Soto Velez Cancelled

Wed, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults all ages poetry spanish

 

The Sunset Park Library, in partnership with El Grito, is proud to present the History of the Puerto Ricans in the United States as part of the Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural Ambassador Program (PRHCAP).

The program...

History of the Puerto Ricans in the U.S.: Clemente Soto Velez

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Aug 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

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Coloring

Thu, Aug 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

A fun coloring program for kids.

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and earn a sticker!*

Coloring

Lunch and a Movie

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

After School Homework Help

Thu, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Thu, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5 - 9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

*Remember to bring in your...

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

RIF: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental summer reading

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

RIF: Digital Scavenger Hunt

Library Lab: Burst Your Bubble

Thu, Aug 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids explore library lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 9) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity...

Library Lab: Burst Your Bubble

Teen Anime Club

Thu, Aug 22   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, Aug 22   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

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

An imaginative Lego building series with a space exploration theme. Each week the Star Colony Cadets will complete an essential building task.

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 22   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

Adult Book Discussion: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Thu, Aug 22   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults book club book discussion

For our August book discussion, we will discuss the novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.  This is Ms. Honeyman's first novel, and a movie based on the book is scheduled for release in February 2020.

Adult Book Discussion: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

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Coloring

Fri, Aug 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

A fun coloring program for kids.

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and earn a sticker!*

Coloring

Little Scientists

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam summer reading

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child. 

Little Scientists

Toddler Time

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Game On! (YA)

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games

Kids ages 13 and above can play board games and other table top games. Bring a friend or make a new one!

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and earn a sticker!*

Game On! (YA)

Tea Party Storytime

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

You're invited!

Girls and Boys, join us for a tea party!

Together we’ll enjoy some (cold) tea and light snacks, followed by a read-a-long and craft.

Come dressed in your favorite tea party attire!

Limited seating...

Register
Tea Party Storytime

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   12:15 pm to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Summer Movies

Fri, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years family movie first five years summer reading

Join us in watching a fun kids summer movie that the whole family can enjoy.

*All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an appointment.

Summer Movies

Lunch and a Movie

Fri, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Aug 23   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

Space Collage: The Final Frontier

Fri, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Using the library's vast resources relating to outer space, participants will be inspired to create an image that expresses their personal view of the universe beyond our own.  We'll explore the art form of collage and utilizing papers and...

Space Collage: The Final Frontier

Knitting

Fri, Aug 23   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For kids and tweens/teens ages 6 to 17, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) promotes literacy and rewards kids and tweens/teens for reading with free books. The activity occurs on Fridays from 3:30 to 5PM at the Sunset Park Library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Joe The Magic Man

Fri, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages summer reading

Joe the Magic Man makes sure that all of his tricks and acts are enjoyable to all ages! From rabbits to doves, children would love to pet the animals involved in each of his shows.

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and...

Joe The Magic Man

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Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Aug 24   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!

*Remember to bring in your summer reading challenge and earn a sticker!*

Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us for a special Saturday Storytime to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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