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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

Adult Creative Writing

Tue, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning creative writing

Join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience welcome. No prior writing experience is necessary. 

Adult Creative Writing

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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

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)

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

Family Movie

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Monday - Friday at 1:00 pm during our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children and teens can get free lunch at the library Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal.

There will be no summer meals on July 4th and August 12th...

Free Summer Meals

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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

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

Story Time from Space

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids summer reading

Meteor the Mousetronaut returns to outer space in this exciting story from retired NASA Astronaut Commander Mark Kelly. After viewing story time, make a comet on a stick.  

Story Time from Space

Chess Workshop

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Summer Reading Coach

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years team up to read

A summer reading coach is available to meet one-on-one with children to work on their reading skills.  

Register in person on the day of the program for a 20-minute session for your child. 

Summer Reading Coach

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)

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

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

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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

Toddler Time

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Thu, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

Family Movie

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Monday - Friday at 1:00 pm during our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Summer Reading Coach

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years team up to read

A summer reading coach is available to meet one-on-one with children to work on their reading skills.  

Register in person on the day of the program for a 20-minute session for your child. 

Summer Reading Coach

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children and teens can get free lunch at the library Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal.

There will be no summer meals on July 4th and August 12th...

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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Aug 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Why the Sky is Far Away and Other Stories

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids summer reading closing celebration

Multi-cultural stories celebrating the relationship between people, animals and the amazing world that we share. Featuring Native American folklore and stories from the rain forests about respecting and saving our resources and world. 

Why the Sky is Far Away and Other Stories

Summer Reading Closing Party

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids summer reading closing celebration

Bring the whole family for popcorn, prizes and entertainment!  At 3 p.m., enjoy storytelling with tales from around the world by LuAnn Adams. From 4-5 p.m. you can pick up your summer reading certificate, make a special craft, enjoy...

Summer Reading Closing Party

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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Russian Storytime России История Время

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

USCF Chess Tournament

Thu, Aug 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess players who are members of the United States Chess Federation are invited to play in a summer chess tournament at Cortelyou Library on Thursday afternoons. 

USCF Chess Tournament

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

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Aug 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play 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

Family Movie

Fri, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Monday - Friday at 1:00 pm during our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children and teens can get free lunch at the library Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal.

There will be no summer meals on July 4th and August 12th...

Free Summer Meals

Kids/Teen Tech Time

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

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Join our Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids/Teen Tech Time

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   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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!

Summer Reading Coach

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 5:00 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

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