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Adult Book Discussion: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

Thu, Sep 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults book club book discussion

For our September book discussion, we will discuss the historical novel Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts.  The story is about the author L. Frank Baum, who wrote the Wizard of Oz series, as told from the perspective of his wife...

Adult Book Discussion: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

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Babies & Books

Fri, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime toddler time

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends!

Babies & Books

Kids Jewelry Sale: Gerritsen Beach Library Friends Group

Fri, Sep 20   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids friends of the library kids explore

Come to Gerritsen  Beach Library for Jewelry sale, organized by the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library!!

Browse a collection of  kids fancy earrings & necklaces available to buy!! 

All proceeds raised by...

Kids Jewelry Sale: Gerritsen Beach Library Friends Group

Kids Create: Paper Bag Puppets

Fri, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts diy fiber arts

From mobiles to monsters and everything in between, we have tons of fun crafts coming up at Gerritsen in the next few months. We are super excited to get creative and see what kind of crafty magic we can create!

Our activities are great...

Kids Create: Paper Bag Puppets

Knitting

Fri, Sep 20   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, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

RIF


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Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Sep 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Sep 21   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!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

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

 

Kids Create: Writing

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining . Get by by checking out 2 books 3 Times

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Little Scientists

Sat, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Sep 21   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.

Build with Duplo

After School Homework Help Cancelled

Sat, Sep 21   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

Storytime at Seba Park

Sat, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Little Free Library

Kids all ages early literacy everyone is welcome here literacy

Come join us as we celebrate the opening of our neighborhood's first Little Free Library. We're super excited to participate in this opening by reading a favorite book or two with you.

This event will take place at Seba Ave and Gerritsen...

Storytime at Seba Park

Build with Lego

Sat, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo diy first five years stem & steam

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

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Meditation

Mon, Sep 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Join us for a loving kindness meditation and learn compassion for ourselves and our fellows, every monday in September. 

Meditation

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Sep 23   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

Sunset Park Bookmark Contest

Mon, Sep 23   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Are you creative? Do you love to draw? Would you love to share your work with others in the community?

Join us for the Sunset Park Bookmark Contest!

All month we’ll be giving out free templates to design your own bookmark. All...

Sunset Park Bookmark Contest

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Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Current Events Workshop

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning environment support groups

Come to our  September Current Events workshop to discuss what's happening in the Sunset Park community and in the rest of the world.  Come and listen and make yourself heard on a timely topic you've always wanted to discuss...

Current Events Workshop

Ask a Tech

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer 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

Team Up To Read

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts early literacy literacy

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.

Team Up To Read

Teen Time

Tue, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   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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Babies and Books

Wed, Sep 25   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

Yoga

Wed, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Tap into your zen with Yoga at the Gerritsen Beach Library!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 25   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 25   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free book when joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times get another free book to keep

You must read to succeed

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Cinema: The Public

Wed, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

(PG-13, 1h 59m)

An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter...

Cinema: The Public

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Sep 25   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

Publisher

Wed, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Week 3.

Working with bulleted and numbers lists

Changing the appearance of typography

Aligning, Layering, and formatting objects

Inserting pictures and graphics

Publisher

Ask A Tech

Wed, Sep 25   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

Kids Care : Eco Lab

Wed, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts environment gardening

The environment is a bit of a mess right now and since kids are the ones who will be making the big decisions next, we want to start them on the right foot.

Our Eco Lab participants will do experiments, make crafts, and learn lots of new...

Kids Care : Eco Lab

DIY: Arts and Craft

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

Teens after school arts and crafts diy teen time

Have fun with arts and craft and unleash your creative side! Make something and bring it home. Materials will be provided while supplies last.

DIY: Arts and Craft

Japanese 101

Wed, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

After School Homework Help

Wed, Sep 25   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

Sunset Park Bookmark Contest

Wed, Sep 25   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Are you creative? Do you love to draw? Would you love to share your work with others in the community?

Join us for the Sunset Park Bookmark Contest!

All month we’ll be giving out free templates to design your own bookmark. All...

Sunset Park Bookmark Contest

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Children's Open Play

Thu, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Great Short Stories: Sweetness by Toni Morrison

Thu, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion

For this session, we will discuss the short story Sweetness by Toni Morrison, who died in August 2019.

Participants should read the short story before they attend the program.

 

 

 

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Great Short Stories: Sweetness by Toni Morrison

Intro to Internet

Thu, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Intro to Internet

Library Lab

Thu, Sep 26   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

Library Lab: Pinhole Camera

Thu, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids library lab science and math

Join us to build a simple pinhole camera to explore how light, along with our eyes and brains, work together to produce images.

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and...

Library Lab: Pinhole Camera

Teen Anime Club

Thu, Sep 26   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, Sep 26   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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Sep 26   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

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Babies & Books

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime toddler time

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends!

Babies & Books

Improve your research skills

Fri, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

Kids Create: 3D Apples

Fri, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts diy fiber arts

From mobiles to monsters and everything in between, we have tons of fun crafts coming up at Gerritsen in the next few months. We are super excited to get creative and see what kind of crafty magic we can create!

Our activities are great...

Kids Create: 3D Apples

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