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Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Aug 18   2:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years ready set kindergarten

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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Coloring

Mon, Aug 19   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

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Aug 19   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

Game On! (YA)

Mon, Aug 19   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)

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 19   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Kids Tech Time: Intro to Coding with Scratch Jr.

Mon, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Intro to Coding with Scratch Jr. is a fun and educational program for children, designed to introduce them to the concepts behind computer programming in a way that is both interactive and easy to understand.

Children will be introduced...

Kids Tech Time: Intro to Coding with Scratch Jr.

After School Homework Help Cancelled

Mon, Aug 19   3:00 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

Chess Workshop

Mon, Aug 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Game On! Board Games

Mon, Aug 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids game on! summer reading

Come and play some of your favorite board games including Monopoly, Jenga, Connect Four, Uno, Candyland and more.

Game On! Board Games

Origami

Mon, Aug 19   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 20   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

Great Short Stories: Experience by Tessa Hadley

Tue, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion

For this Short Story program, we will discuss the short story Experience by Tessa Hadley.

Participants should read the story before they attend the discussion. You may get a copy of the short story Experience at the customer service desk...

Great Short Stories: Experience by Tessa Hadley

Read and Play

Tue, Aug 20   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

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Kids Gardening Club

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids gardening kids explore summer reading

Children will explore the magic of watching a tiny seed turn into something they can eat. Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants.

Kids Gardening Club

Kids Create: Writing

Tue, Aug 20   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

Summer Reading 2019 Teen Programs

Tue, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens arts and crafts summer reading teen time

Summer Reading Program 2019: A UNIVERSE OF STORIES is HERE!!!

Come join us for a great Summer of Fun  including Crafts, DIY, and How to writing programs.

So get ready for an exciting hours of Creativity!!!

...

Summer Reading 2019 Teen Programs

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens summer reading teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school reading is fundamental summer reading

Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

After School Homework Help

Tue, Aug 20   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 20   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

ESOL Conversation Group

Tue, Aug 20   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

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

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

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 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

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

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

Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids magic show summer reading summer reading closing celebration

A Summer Reading Closing Celebration

Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

Children’s magician Patrick Swailes Caldwell performs his magic show and even shares a few tricks of the trade with a mini magic lesson.

Featured Event
Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

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

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

Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Wed, Aug 21   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This class covers common equipment setups, tips for getting great audio, lighting considerations, as well as common challenges and pitfalls of shooting video with DSLRs. The class will also give you an opportunity to record a short video with...

Register
Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

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

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

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

Kids Artists on Site

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

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

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Thu, Aug 22   2:15 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do a craft afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

This program is...

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Kids kids explore reading is fundamental teen time

Reading Is Fundamental is a program which encourages reading and building your personal library.

Come and join the club!  All you need is a library card and a committment to borrow library materials.

Free book when you join...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Aug 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Adults arts and crafts

Every Thursday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

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

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

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