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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, February 21
@ 9 a.m.
Free Tax Preparation & E-file with AARP
AARP can help you file your taxes! While AARP specializes in seniors, all adults are welcome to participate in the program. There are a lilmited number of spots. Clients will be signed up in order of appearance. Sign-up starts the day of at 8 AM Please bring the following with you (if applicable) when you come to the Library: Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents Your photo ID W-2 forms from each employer Unemployment compensation statements SSA - 1099 form is you recei…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 21
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time
Bring your child (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and creating a craft to help their brains grow! Limited to 25 children and their parents/caregivers. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 21
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 21
@ 1 p.m.
Center for Independence of the Disabled
Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY), in partnership with the New York Public Library, will provide information about public benefits including SNAP, Rent Freeze, Housing and more at the Parkchester Library.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, February 21
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Creating a Blog with Wordpress
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press. td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Teen Karaoke #YAatPK
Karaoke is Japanese for "empty orchestra." Come fill up Parkchester's community room with your renditions of songs by your favorite artists. We know Parkchester has talent and a love of music. Come share yours and bring your friends!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 21
@ 5 p.m.
Community Conversations: Creating Unity in the Community
A Conversation About Service and the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Presented by Deborah M. Oguamah Dr. King’s life and work has inspired generations of Americans to serve and make the world a better place. Each year we pause to reflect on his legacy of service and its meaning in today’s world. Parents bring your children for a family discussion on why community service is appropriate to commemorate his life. Join us to read together an excerpt from W.E.B. DuBois’s 1898 commencement ad…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Tue, February 21
@ 6 p.m.
Book Discussion Group: All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu
Join Parkchester's adult librarian and book club regulars for a lively book discussion. Light refreshments served. Please ask at the circulation desk for a copy of this month's book or look for the e-book. Our discussion of All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21st. ​​Our discussion of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21st. Our discussion of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret A…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, February 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 22
@ 1 p.m.
Healthy Families Information Table
Do you want to discover how your baby develops before birth and afterward? Do you want to recognize how to respond to your baby's cues, such as crying, sleeping, etc.? If the answer to these questions is yes, visit the Healthy Families table at Parkchester Library. No Registration Required
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Wed, February 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Story time: Read Aloud
A librarian will share picture books, engaging children with the joy of reading and life-long learning. For children ages 3-8. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, February 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
.sixty img{ width: 60%; height: auto; } Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 23
@ 9 a.m.
Online Tax Prep
It's tax time. Go get your refund! File your taxes yourself online using our computers. Someone will be available to answer your questions, although they are not able to file for you. To participate, you must: - Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) - Have a valid email address and basic computer skills Information You'll Need to E-File Your Taxes: Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you and everyone you are claiming as a dependent on…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Puzzles and Play
Children from birth to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and work with puzzle sets, also spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Limit to 25 children and their caregivers. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Drive Apps
Do you wanna know? Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. So if you want to know ask google. Explore the depths, discover the amazing Google Apps.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Docs
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
Thu, February 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
ProjectArt
ProjectArt transforms public libraries into vital cultural hubs that offer students year-round visual art classes taught by both emerging visual artists and college students. This program is geared towards children ages 6-11. Registration is required at the Children's Information Desk on the 2nd Floor of Parkchester Library up until October 6th.
Parkchester LibraryChildren
Thu, February 23
@ 5 p.m.
Ongoing
Crochet
Did you know that crochet and yarncrafting can benefit your health? Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados. Interested in learning more? Check out a variety at your nearest library.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Build Your Financial Future
Financial Planning: Building Your Financial Future At a time when personal debt levels and economic inequality are at record highs in our nation’s history, many people are unsure who to turn to and trust for guidance. With intimidating investing terms, hidden fees and product sales—and so many financial professionals out there—it can be very overwhelming to know where to start. While there are areas of overlap and synergy among financial professionals, there are also important distinctions in…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults
Fri, February 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Read and Play
Bring your little ones (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays with various learning and fun toys. Limited to 25 children and their caregivers/parents.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
The 28th National African American Read-In
Celebrate African American History Month by sharing your favorite story. The PEP for Seniors NORC program presents The 28th National African American Read-In. Choose any piece of literature or excerpt from a longer text by an African American author. You will have up to 5 minutes to share your piece with the audience. Community members of all ages are encouraged to participate. Refreshments will be served.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, February 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
Kids Unplugged!
While modern technology offers us opportunities that are truly incredible and life-changing, it's important to remember that you can still have quite a lot of fun without starting at a screen. Come join us in the upstairs Reading Room to make new friends while playing a variety of card and board games! If the event leaves you wanting more unplugged fun, check out some of these books filled with ideas for creative games and activities: Unbored Games: Serious Fun for Everyone The Ultimate Indoo…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, February 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
How Can We Sing in a Strange Land With Tyrone Birkett
Parkchester Library celebrates Black History Month with a performance/talk by 2015 BRIO Award recipient Tyrone Birkett. "How Can We Sing in a Strange Land" tells us how the freedom song gave hope and inspiration to the civil rights movement and beyond. There will be a demonstration on how to make your own freedom song! No Registration Required Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
NYC Men Teach
In this hour-long program, we will go over why we need more male teachers in our classrooms. Also, we will discuss information on one of our partner organizations that provide alternative certification to become a teacher.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Sat, February 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Teen Anime #YAatPK
Naruto Bleach Love to read manga? Come watch the anime based on it! View your favorite anime show or movie with friends at Parkchester! Those first to arrive will choose what we watch.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, February 26
@ 1 p.m.
Adults Unplugged
Spend Sunday afternoon stimulating your gray matter and socializing over board games, chess, checkers, dominoes, and other games with fellow adults.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 9 a.m.
Online Tax Prep
It's tax time. Go get your refund! File your taxes yourself online using our computers. Someone will be available to answer your questions, although they are not able to file for you. To participate, you must: - Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) - Have a valid email address and basic computer skills Information You'll Need to E-File Your Taxes: Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you and everyone you are claiming as a dependent on…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Adult Arts and Crafts
Crafts for Adults You’re never too old for Arts and Crafts! Everyone over 18 is welcome. Materials and instructions will be provided.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
.sixty img{ width: 60%; height: auto; } Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 28
@ 9 a.m.
Free Tax Preparation & E-file with AARP
AARP can help you file your taxes! While AARP specializes in seniors, all adults are welcome to participate in the program. There are a lilmited number of spots. Clients will be signed up in order of appearance. Sign-up starts the day of at 8 AM Please bring the following with you (if applicable) when you come to the Library: Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents Your photo ID W-2 forms from each employer Unemployment compensation statements SSA - 1099 form is you recei…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 10 a.m.
Circle of Care—Caregiver Support
Are you a caregiver for a loved one? Have questions about Alzheimer's and dementia? Have a free one-on-one consultation to help ease the stress of caregiving.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, February 28
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time
Bring your child (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and creating a craft to help their brains grow! Limited to 25 children and their parents/caregivers. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Sheets
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, February 28
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Excel for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Teen Karaoke #YAatPK
Karaoke is Japanese for "empty orchestra." Come fill up Parkchester's community room with your renditions of songs by your favorite artists. We know Parkchester has talent and a love of music. Come share yours and bring your friends!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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