Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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163 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 PM
Join the Fabulous Fiction Bookclub as we discuss the book of the month: No Gods, No Monsters by Cadwell Turnbull. One October morning, Laina gets the news that her brother has been shot and killed by Boston cops. But what looks like a case of police brutality soon reveals something much stranger. Monsters are real. And they want everyone to know it. As creatures from myth and legend come out of the shadows, seeking safety through visibility, their emergence sets off a chain of seemi…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 5:30 PM
Come discuss graphic novels with friends. Participants will get snacks. February's graphic novel will be Squire by Nadia Shammas and Sara Alfageeh, illustrated by Sara Alfageeh.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn how to read and write to files in Python. We will also learn how to work more efficiently with CSV file using Python's CSV module.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 11 AM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
This is an in-person event. *** Registration is NOT required but useful. So, feel free to sign up!**** Parkchester Library has exciting news! We're hosting a Mini Job Fair in February! Join us for an empowering session on shaping your career path at the Parkchester Library. Meet real people – recruiters and HR managers – who are eager to share insights about current job openings, tips on applying, and future opportunities. Leave with a smile, armed with information, and ready to explore a world…
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

50+,

Job Seekers
Wed, February 28
@ 12:30 PM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
Learn how to read and write to files in Python. We will also learn how to work more efficiently with CSV file using Python's CSV module.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Explore different genres, categories, and eras of Japanese animation in Anime & Manga club! Learn about the history of anime and watch classic, retro, and current anime with your fellow anime fans!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4:30 PM
Come join us as we read Fairy Tale and Folktales. Ages 6-10
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 5:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Parkchester Library. Join Keisha TK Dutes, audio and podcast producer, for a listening party! We'll listen to her original podcast The Weeksville Project, which chronicles the life of a family living in Weeksville, Brooklyn's free Black community of the 19th century, beginning with their patriarch Cumberland’s arrival after escaping slavery. Each of the three short stories focuses on a moment of time and a key member of that generation. Thoughtful narratio…
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 2 PM
Black History Month
Are you ready to test your knowledge and learn more about the amazing achievements and contributions of African Americans in history, culture, science, and more? Join us for a fun and interactive Trivia Session to celebrate Black History Month and honor the legacy of those who shaped our world. You will have a chance to discover fascinating facts and stories that you may not know. Don’t miss this opportunity to show your support and appreciation for the black community and its rich heritage.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, February 29
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Take a break at YA’s Teen Center for some meditative arts.Tap into your brain’s alpha waves to problem solve creatively, find clarity, and peace of mind. Use mixed media to createcircles for manifesting all things positive with some screen-prints on totes and mixed papers.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 4:30 PM
Children will create lovely art with our Do A Dot Art Paint.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 5:30 PM
Want to learn or brush up on your crochet skills? Join us for Crochet Corner! Yarn and crochet hooks will be provided. Snacks will also be provided to participants.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 1
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn how to create documents, apply good formatting, and save and share your work using Microsoft Word.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, March 1
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Children accompany by parents/caregivers will learn to build nerve connections in the brain and encourages the development of language and motor skills.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, March 1
@ 2 PM
Calling all gamers and video games fanatics! Bring your friends and come join us at the Parkchester Teen Center for an afternoon of your favorite Nintendo Switch games! We'll have laptops, video games, and board games available for you and your peers to play.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, March 2
@ 10:30 AM
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test. This class is taking place in person. This study group is for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test. Each workshop will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civic questions. Students will also learn about library and online resources to continue their practice at home. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

Immigrants
Mon, March 4
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Express yourself, and get creative with our audio recording studio. Learn the basics to music production with your peers using the digital audio Logic Pro software!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Parkchester Library. Join us to learn from famous chess games and Grandmasters like Paul Morphy, Jose Capablanca, and Maurice Ashley. We will also learn about the best chess openings and endgame calculation.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 11 AM
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Tue, March 5
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experienced issues with receiving emails from TechConnect. Using a Gmail account will pre…
Parkchester Library
zoom
Adults
Tue, March 5
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Learn how to create documents, apply formatting, and to save and share your work using Microsoft Word. No prior experience with Microsoft Word is required to take this class. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experienced issues with receiving emails fro…
Parkchester Library
zoom
Adults
Tue, March 5
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 3:30 PM
Had a long day? Spend some time with us for some Adult Canvas Painting or Leaf Art Painting. This creative activity might help you to relax your mind, as well as provide you with a keepsake for the spring. All materials will be provided. Just bring your creative painting ideas if you can! This program is first-come, first-serve basis. No registration is required! Adult, 18+ ***Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services avai…
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Tue, March 5
@ 4 PM
Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 5 PM
Writing Workshops
Are you interested in learning how to write a screenplay, but don't know where to start? Well look no further! Take your skills to new heights with our Creative Writing Workshop! Learn the structure of a screenplay, elements, and also read examples and excerpts of screenplays. We will also work on creating our own short screenplays.
Community RoomAdults
Wed, March 6
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Wed, March 6
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 4:30 PM
Come join us as we read a variety of Fairy Tale and Folktales from different cultures. Ages 6-10
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Inspired by Teatro SEA's Kids Network's Web Series El Avion The Airplane. In this music curriculum, little ones will learn lively songs that ignite their imagination, encouraging them to dream and become superheroes through their actions. Through fun-filled lessons, they will explore using their voice as an instrument, develop essential musical skills, and discover the expressive qualities of music. Activities include problem-solving, melody creation, music interpretation, and joyful performance…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Take a break at YA’s Teen Center for some meditative arts. Tap into your brain’s alpha waves to problem solve creatively, find clarity, and peace of mind. Use mixed media to create circles for manifesting all things positive.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 4 PM
This program will take place in person at Parkchester Library. Sit back, relax, and join us for our monthly movie nights where we'll be watching Respect about Aretha Franklin in honor and celebration of Women's History Month! Bring along your classmates and friends. We'll provide the snacks and refreshments!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 4:30 PM
STEAM for Kids
Come and create steam theme activities with us. Ages 5-11
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 8
@ 10 AM
Join the staff in creating your own beaded Bracelet, Earring, or Necklace. Participants need to attend in person to make your own items. All materials will be provided for this program. Space is limited to 15 people. Please be on time. Registration is recommended.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

50+