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OCT
24

Coloring for kids

Thu, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Oct 24   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Join us in the toddler area for a fun hour of playtime. Toys are provided but children are welcome to bring their own as well.

Afternoon Playtime

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Game On!

Thu, Oct 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Take a break and play board games with us! We offer games such as Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Uno, Apples to Apples and more!

Game On!

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Adult Coloring

Thu, Oct 24   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

Adult Book Discussion: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults book club book discussion

For our October book discussion, we will discuss the novel An American Marriage by Tayari Jones: A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR  * TIME  * BUSTLE  * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE  * THE DALLAS MORNING...

Adult Book Discussion: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

OCT
25

普通話故事時間 Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Fri, Oct 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years chinese storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間。

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

普通話故事時間  Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults branch design workshop

A cross-cultural parenting workshop for immigrant parents...

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Coloring for kids

Fri, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Knitting

Fri, Oct 25   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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens techknowledge video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

1619: 400 Years Later Tales of a Black Heritage from Around the World

Fri, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids 400 Years Later black history month humanities and art

Join us as we host Tales of a Black Heritage from Around the World, a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in African, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and...

1619: 400 Years Later Tales of a Black Heritage from Around the World

OCT
26

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Oct 26   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!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art, and play will help you and your child...

Featured Event
Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Oct 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

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

 

Kids Create: Writing

Coloring for kids

Sat, Oct 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

Little Scientists

Sat, Oct 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists open-house stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Oct 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years open-house

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

Build with Duplo

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

After School Homework Help

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in this nine week workshop as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Salsa, Merengue & Cumbia.

It will end with a culminating...

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

Build with Lego

Sat, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo diy first five years open-house

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

OCT
27

Coloring for kids

Sun, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

OCT
28

Monday Storytime

Mon, Oct 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime toddler time

Join us at Mapleton and hear favorite songs, stories and tales read aloud. All ages welcome.

Monday Storytime

Coloring for kids

Mon, Oct 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Oct 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Oct 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Ipad Apps, LittleBits, & Lego Mindstorm Robotics

Kids Tech Time

OCT
29

Coloring for kids

Tue, Oct 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

Excel Part 1

Tue, Oct 29   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults microsoft office

Learn the introductory basics of Excel

Excel Part 1

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Tue, Oct 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Daniel Pressa from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Teen Time

Tue, Oct 29   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

After School Stories

Tue, Oct 29   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, Oct 29   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

OCT
30

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 30   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

Story and Play

Wed, Oct 30   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Stories, fingerplays, songs, games and other fun activities.

Story and Play

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 30   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

Coloring for kids

Wed, Oct 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

Excel Part 2

Wed, Oct 30   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults microsoft office

Learn the introductory basics of Excel

Excel Part 2

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Oct 30   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

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Ask A Tech

Wed, Oct 30   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Oct 30   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

Teen Anime Club

Wed, Oct 30   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

Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural Ambassador Documentary Series: Plena is Work, Plena is Song

Wed, Oct 30   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults film hispanic heritage month music spanish

Tonight's program in this documentary series is Plena is Work, Plena is Song.  Plena is an original Puerto Rican musical tradition in the form of storytelling song. The documentary traces the historical and cultural development of plena...

Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural Ambassador Documentary Series: Plena is Work, Plena is Song

OCT
31

Great Short Stories: Girls at Play by Celeste Ng

Thu, Oct 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion

For the month of October, we will discuss the short story "Girls, At Play" by Celeste Ng, who published the acclaimed novel Little Fires Everywhere in 2017.

Participants should read the short story in advance, before they attend the...

Great Short Stories: Girls at Play by Celeste Ng

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