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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

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

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!

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

Little Scientists

Sat, Aug 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

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

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Aug 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a  Duplo program for children in the first five years.

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

Build with Duplo

Smartphone Security 101

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults internet safety techknowledge

In this workshop we’ll be covering fundamental mobile security and go through how to use your phone’s built-in encryption, the limitations of message encryption and metadata, what all those app updates mean for your security and more. Bring your...

Featured Event
Smartphone Security 101

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.


 

Saturday Storytime

Build with Lego

Sat, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo diy first five years stem & steam

Enjoy a Lego program.

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

Build with Lego

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Coloring

Mon, Aug 26   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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Story Play w/RIF

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5 with parents/caregivers.

Story Play w/RIF

Game On! (YA)

Mon, Aug 26   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)

Origami

Mon, Aug 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts diy

We provide kids with origami paper and teach them how to do origami. 

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

Origami

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Coloring

Tue, Aug 27   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

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and anytime.

Register
Mobile Phone Podcasting

Read and Play

Tue, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

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

Read and Play

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Kids Create: Writing

Tue, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

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

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

 

 

Kids Create: Writing

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Tue, Aug 27   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

After School Stories

Tue, Aug 27   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 to 12 with and without disabilities.

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

After School Stories

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation Cancelled

Tue, Aug 27   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 28   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

Game On! (YA)

Wed, Aug 28   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)

iPad Bingo

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults table-top & board games techknowledge

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo played in a new and interesting way!

Become more comfortable on an iPad

Earn some prizes!

Featured Event
iPad Bingo

Ask A Tech

Wed, Aug 28   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

Summer Reading Coach

Wed, Aug 28   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

Film: History of the Puerto Ricans in the U.S.: Plena is Work, Plena is Song Cancelled

Wed, Aug 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults all ages 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...

Film: History of the Puerto Ricans in the U.S.: Plena is Work, Plena is Song

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Coloring

Thu, Aug 29   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

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 29   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

After School Homework Help

Thu, Aug 29   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

How to Record Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

Adult Coloring

Thu, Aug 29   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

How to Edit Your Podcast

Thu, Aug 29   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

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Coloring

Fri, Aug 30   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

Game On! (YA)

Fri, Aug 30   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)

Knitting

Fri, Aug 30   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 30   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)

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Sep 3   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. You’ll learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

Register
Make a Digital Story for Mac

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Sep 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

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Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Wed, Sep 4   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business research

Candid (candid.org) is a new 501C3 nonprofit organization created when Foundation Center (foundationcenter.org) and GuideStar (guidestar.org) joined forces in early 2019. Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they...

Introduction to Finding Grants (By Candid, formerly Foundation Center, staff)

Census Days Recruitment Event

Wed, Sep 4   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census

During this recruiting event, you will learn more about 2020 Census jobs, how and where to apply for them. You will even get assistance on your application from a US Census Bureau representative. The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a...

Census Days Recruitment Event

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Sep 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help! ...

Resume & Career Help

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Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 5   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

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