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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191 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sun, October 2
@ 1 PM
Supervised Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter or other computer programs and software? Patrons are welcome to use the lab and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Sun, October 2
@ 2 PM
Hello Parents! Join us for in person Storytime where we share some stories, songs, rhymes or a maybe a craft. This program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their young children (Ages 0-5) Space is limited to 12 children. Please note: Per NYPL policy, a covering is required for all adults and all children over 2 years old. No Registration Required.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 11 AM
Join a Parkchester staff member in being creative with Adult Coloring. Besides being fun, there are numerous benefits of adult coloring : Relieve Stress and Reduce Anxiety Relaxe your brain and improve brain function Induce meditative state Improve Motor Skills and Focus Improve Sleep Open to all Adults. No registration required.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Mon, October 3
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, 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, October 3
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Have questions about University of Pennsylvania? Want to know what it's like to be a student there? Ask a student currently enrolled at Penn! They will be available to answers any questions you may have about applying to college, campus life, coursework, and what it's like to be a college student. Send any questions you may have in advance to parkchester@nypl.org. This session will be virtual. Please register with your e-mail to receive a meeting link the day of the program.
Online via Google MeetYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 4:30 PM
All About Computers
This event will take place in person at the Parkchester Library. Learn about file structure, copy and deleting files, portable storage, and cloud storage.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 12 PM
All About Computers
This event will take place in person at the Parkchester Library. Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, 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, October 5
@ 11:30 AM
Hello Parents/Caregivers! join us for In person Storytime where we share some stories, songs and rhymes. This program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their young children (Ages 0-5) Space is limited to 12 children. We will give out tickets to the first twelve families that are present.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, October 5
@ 4:30 PM
All About Computers
This event will take place in person at the Parkchester Library. Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 5
@ 4:30 PM
Celebrate the spooky season with some spooky Halloween slime. Registration Required. Register at the Children's Information Desk.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, October 5
@ 5:30 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month with us as we talk about Latinx superheroes in the comic book industry and television. We will also be discussing the comic Ricanstruction by Edgardo Miranda Rodriguez, just in time for New York Comic Con!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, October 6
@ 12 PM
All About Computers
This event will take place in person at the Parkchester Library. Learn about Google Sheets, Google’s free online spreadsheet based software. Explore creating spreadsheets as well as common spreadsheet functions, including sorting, filtering and other common data operations. Learn how to share your work and collaborate with others online.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, October 6
@ 3 PM
Online
This class is taking place online only. Practice talking to others in Spanish virtually through educational activities. Focused on Beginner and Intermediate Spanish Learners. Sign up required. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners
Thu, October 6
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, 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, October 6
@ 5 PM
Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, October 7
@ 10 AM
Join the staff in creating your own beaded Bracelet, Earing, 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+
Fri, October 7
@ 3 PM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This class is taking place online only. Practice talking to others in English virtually through educational activities. Focused on Beginner English Learners. Sign up required. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners
Fri, October 7
@ 3:30 PM
Celebrate the end of the week with a variety of board games every Friday.
Parkchester LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, October 7
@ 3:30 PM
Bring your snacks, grab a seat and join us for a few games. Board and card games will be made available for teens to play, including: -One Night Ultimate Werewolf -Exploding Kittens -Sushi Go! -Great Shakespearen Deaths: The Card Game -Once Upon a Time: The Card Game -Cranium: The Board Game -Loaded Questions: The Board Game -Dominoes The Switch will be made available for the following games up to 4 players: -Mario Kart 8 -Just Dance 2022 -Kirby’s Dream Buffet
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 10 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
Sun, October 9
@ 1 PM
Supervised Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter or other computer programs and software? Patrons are welcome to use the lab and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Sun, October 9
@ 2 PM
Hello Parents! Join us for in person Storytime where we share some stories, songs, rhymes or a maybe a craft. This program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their young children (Ages 0-5) Space is limited to 12 children. Please note: Per NYPL policy, a covering is required for all adults and all children over 2 years old. No Registration Required.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 12 PM
Microsoft Office 2010
This event will take place in person at the Parkchester Library. This class will cover how to customize charts to better visualize informations, as well as the pros and cons of various chart types. Topics include : Formatting charts, adding and customizing chart elements, creating mixed charts, chart analysis tools, and sparklines.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 11
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, 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, October 11
@ 4 PM
Are you a chess enthusiast? Show off your best tactics against other chess players! Want to learn? This is your opportunity! Whether you’re a chess master, a fan or just starting out, come join us for chess instruction and some board time through casual and competitive games.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 5 PM
This program is virtual, and registration is required. Register with your email below. Collegewise presents "How to Write Great College Essays" where you will learn how to write your best college essay! Many great kids write average (even bad) college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from soccer” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons." This workshop will show you what admissions officers really look for in great college essays and offer suggestions for finding and…
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaCollege & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 11:30 AM
Spend quality time with your toddler, play with the various library toys, meet other parents and children, and listen to tunes at the library. Please Note: Masks are still required for everyone over the age of 2. Limit to 12 children along with their parents. (Ages 0-5) We will give out tickets to the first twelve families that are present.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 1 PM
This class is for individuals that are interested in learning how to start their own business and the ten steps you should follow to do so. This class is part one of a two part business series. No Registration Required. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Wed, October 12
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, 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, October 12
@ 4:30 PM
All About Computers
This event will take place in person at the Parkchester Library. Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 12
@ 5:30 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Have you read any books written by Latinx authors? Come celebrate Latinx Heritage Month with us by joining our in person book discussion. We will be also discussing the book The Inheritance of Orquidea by Zoraida Cadova. Let's talk books! No Registration Required Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, October 13
@ 3 PM
Online
This class is taking place online only. Practice talking to others in Spanish virtually through educational activities. Focused on Beginner and Intermediate Spanish Learners. Sign up required. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners
Thu, October 13
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, 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, October 13
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Trying to figure out the best way to write your college essay while standing out from the crowd and maximize your chances of getting in? Having a hard time figuring out what to write? Join us as we talk about essay writing topics for college acceptance and scholarships, the differences between these two applications, and how to get started writing the best essay possible.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, October 13
@ 5 PM
Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, October 14
@ 10:30 AM
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, and an overview of operating systems and popular software applications. We'll also explore internet basics, such as getting connected, navigating web browsers and pages and using search engines.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, October 14
@ 3 PM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This class is taking place online only. Practice talking to others in English virtually through educational activities. Focused on Beginner English Learners. Sign up required. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners
Fri, October 14
@ 3:30 PM
Celebrate the end of the week with a variety of board games every Friday.
Parkchester LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, October 14
@ 3:30 PM
Bring your snacks, grab a seat and join us for a few games. Board and card games will be made available for teens to play, including: -One Night Ultimate Werewolf -Exploding Kittens -Sushi Go! -Great Shakespearen Deaths: The Card Game -Once Upon a Time: The Card Game -Cranium: The Board Game -Loaded Questions: The Board Game -Dominoes The Switch will be made available for the following games up to 4 players: -Mario Kart 8 -Just Dance 2022 -Kirby’s Dream Buffet
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)