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Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Sep 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Drop-off

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids

Stuffies and Lovies are invited to spend the night at the library. They will be very well taken care of and won't get into ANY mischief.

Drop off your friends on Monday, September 24 between 1PM and 5:30PM, fill out a card...

Featured Event
Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Drop-off

Family Movie Night: The Incredibles

Mon, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids family movie movies

Join the Sunset Park Library as we close out the September with a showing of the Pixar film The Incredibles.

Synopsis: A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, is forced into action to save the...

Family Movie Night: The Incredibles

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

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Game On!: Chess

After School Homework Help

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

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

After School Homework Help

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Toddler Time

Tue, Sep 25   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Current Events

Tue, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

Interested in what goes on in our world?  Come to our first current events program, Express your opinion and learn from others. Help shape our program into an exciting activity.

Current Events

Email Basics

Tue, Sep 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available.

How...

Email Basics

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens diy

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Pick-Up

Tue, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids

Stuffies and Lovies are invited to spend the night at the library. They will be very well taken care of and won't get into ANY mischief.

Drop off your friends on Monday, September 24 between 1PM and 5:30PM, fill out a card...

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Pick-Up

After School Homework Help

Tue, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

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

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After School Homework Help

After School Stories

Tue, Sep 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

ConnectEd Library Hotspot Loan Orientation Program

Tue, Sep 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K-12 students with free Internet access for...

ConnectEd Library Hotspot Loan Orientation Program

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Tue, Sep 25   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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Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years storytime story play music

Enjoy books, songs, and playtime. For ages 0-5 years old. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included.

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 26   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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

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Ask a Tech

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Sep 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years storytime story play spanish spanish 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 Spanish/...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Ask A Tech

Wed, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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:

...

Ask A Tech

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens techknowledge

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

Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

Wed, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour

Drag Queen Story Hour observes Banned Books Week by featuring some of the most frequently challenged picture books in this special edition of DQSH. Celebrate your freedom to read! 

What do drag queens and children have in common?...

Featured Event
Drag Queen Story Hour: Banned Books Week Edition

After School Homework Help

Wed, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film movies

On April 15, 1989, writer and poet Quincy Troupe interviewed Miles Davis at the Studio Museum in Harlem, just a few months before the publication of their co-authored Autobiography of Miles Davis. The interview is the sole time Davis gave a live...

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Film Screening: Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe Live at the Studio Museum in Harlem

ESOL Conversation

Wed, Sep 26   6:15 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Trained volunteer group leaders supplement the library’s ESOL classes for adult learners by leading weekly small conversation groups in select neighborhood libraries. Open to everyone, the groups provide participants with opportunities to...

ESOL Conversation

Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

Wed, Sep 26   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Noted photographer Anthony Barboza leads an on-stage discussion with poet, activist, and journalist Quincy Troupe about his newly re-issued memoir, Miles and Me, a candid account of his friendship with Miles Davis and an engrossing chronicle of...

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Quincy Troupe on Miles and Me

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Resume and Career Help (Sunset Park)

Thu, Sep 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Resume and Career Help (Sunset Park)

Adult Coloring

Thu, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

Come to the Adult Coloring program and express yourself creatively and have a good time! You may  color individually or in a group

Adult Coloring

Kids Explore: Painting

Thu, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids

Kids Explore their creativity through  painting.

Kids Explore: Painting

Teen Time

Thu, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens 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 Homework Help

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

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

After School Homework Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 27   5:30 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

Family Gaming Night

Thu, Sep 27   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids gaming gaming for teens techknowledge

Come and join us for an intense game night of fun filled competition with friends and family”

Featuring: Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Nintendo WiiU & Board games

All Ages are welcome.

Board games include:

Xbox One...

Family Gaming Night

Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

Thu, Sep 27   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations

Olga Tokarczuk in conversation with translator Jennifer Croft. Moderated by John Freeman.

In this Man Booker International Prize Winning Novel, a seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by...

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Olga Tokarczuk discusses Flights

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Mental Health First Aid

Fri, Sep 28   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour course that will help you:

Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses

Learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved...

Featured Event
Mental Health First Aid

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Sep 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 28   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

Knitting

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Sep 28   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)

Game On!

Fri, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids game on! gaming gaming for teens table-top & board games

Enjoy board games, card games and puzzles at the library! For kids, tweens and teens, ages 6-17.

Game On!

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen tech time teen time

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

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Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Sat, Sep 29   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

A Women's Financial Empowerment Series

Learn from financial experts who will address setting financial goals for wealth building, investment strategies, and retirement planning. Presented in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...

Register
Set Your Goals: Money is Power

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Sep 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids openhouse2018 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!

My Grandfather Don Quixote : Mi Abuelo Don Quijote

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Highlawn Library

Kids everyone is welcome here kids explore openhouse2018

Join the Lati Theater as they perform My Grandfather Don Quixote -- Come to and join Don Quixote, Sancho Panza and friends during the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in this adventure filled with fun, music and surprise. 

Ven y...

My Grandfather Don Quixote : Mi Abuelo Don Quijote

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

Little Scientists

Sat, Sep 29   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists openhouse2018 stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Lego and Duplo

Sat, Sep 29   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo first five years openhouse2018

Enjoy a Lego and Duplo program for kids up to age 12.

Build with Lego and Duplo

After School Homework Help

Sat, Sep 29   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

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

After School Homework Help

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Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 1   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

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