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.

Discover our wide array of free online events.

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38 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 5 PM
Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 5 PM
Postponed
Are you an adult who loves playing video games? Well put your skills to the test and enjoy playing video games at Parkchester Library! Ages 18+
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Fri, June 14
@ 10:30 AM
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2019. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Community RoomAdults
Tue, June 18
@ 2 PM
Artist Faylyn Bonas and participants from PEP for Seniors have created beautiful paintings using recycled materials. Come to their Art Show to see their work and learn about the techniques they used. Hand-painted tote bags will be distributed for free to the community while supplies last.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, June 18
@ 5 PM
Writing Workshops
Are you interested in learning how to write a play, 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 play, elements, and also read examples and excerpts of plays. We will also work on creating our own short plays.
Community RoomAdults
Fri, June 21
@ 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
Mon, June 24
@ 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
Tue, June 25
@ 5 PM
Pride Month
Join the Fabulous Fiction Bookclub as we discuss the book of the month: Take A Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert. A woman who wants a no-strings-attached relationship with a friend finds herself in a fake relationship with a man who is a hopeless romantic.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

Book Lovers
Wed, June 26
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Do You want to practice every day's English? If you do, then join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. Everyday English skills are important for communicating with others, shopping, learning new things, and getting a job! Focused on Beginner English Learners.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners
Wed, June 26
@ 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
Thu, June 27
@ 3:30 PM
Join us for a fun and informative trivia event to celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month! Test your knowledge about the diverse cultural contributions of immigrants to our society while engaging in friendly competition with friends, family, and fellow community members. Our trivia game will feature questions spanning various aspects of immigrant heritage, including art, music, literature, cuisine, history, and notable figures.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, June 27
@ 5 PM
Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, June 28
@ 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+
Fri, June 28
@ 10:30 AM
All About Computers
Unleash the full potential of online exploration with Advanced Internet Search. This advanced tool goes beyond basic searches, delving deep into the web's hidden realms to uncover obscure resources and niche insights. With customizable filters and refined search parameters, users can pinpoint exactly what they're looking for.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Sat, June 29
@ 2 PM
Join the Parkchester Library for an afternoon movie picked by library staff. Today's movie is Top Gun: Maverick with Tom Cruise. After thirty years, Maverick is still pushing the envelope as a top naval aviator, but must confront ghosts of his past when he leads TOP GUN's elite graduates on a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it. Open to adults and teens. ***Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resourc…
Parkchester Library
This event will take place in person
Adults
Tue, July 2
@ 5 PM
Writing Workshops
Are you interested in learning how to write a play, 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 play, elements, and also read examples and excerpts of plays. We will also work on creating our own short plays.
Community RoomAdults
Wed, July 3
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Do You want to practice every day's English? If you do, then join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. Everyday English skills are important for communicating with others, shopping, learning new things, and getting a job! Focused on Beginner English Learners.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners
Fri, July 5
@ 10:30 AM
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2019. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Community RoomAdults
Sat, July 6
@ 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
Tue, July 9
@ 5 PM
Writing Workshops
Are you interested in learning how to write a play, 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 play, elements, and also read examples and excerpts of plays. We will also work on creating our own short plays.
Community RoomAdults
Wed, July 10
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Do You want to practice every day's English? If you do, then join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. Everyday English skills are important for communicating with others, shopping, learning new things, and getting a job! Focused on Beginner English Learners.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners
Wed, July 10
@ 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
Fri, July 12
@ 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+
Fri, July 12
@ 10:30 AM
Postponed
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2019. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Community RoomAdults
Sat, July 13
@ 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, July 15
@ 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
Tue, July 16
@ 5 PM
Writing Workshops
Are you interested in learning how to write a play, 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 play, elements, and also read examples and excerpts of plays. We will also work on creating our own short plays.
Community RoomAdults
Wed, July 17
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Do You want to practice every day's English? If you do, then join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. Everyday English skills are important for communicating with others, shopping, learning new things, and getting a job! Focused on Beginner English Learners.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners
Fri, July 19
@ 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
Wed, July 24
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Do You want to practice every day's English? If you do, then join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. Everyday English skills are important for communicating with others, shopping, learning new things, and getting a job! Focused on Beginner English Learners.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners
Wed, July 24
@ 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
Fri, July 26
@ 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+
Fri, July 26
@ 10:30 AM
All About Computers
Unleash the full potential of online exploration with Advanced Internet Search. This advanced tool goes beyond basic searches, delving deep into the web's hidden realms to uncover obscure resources and niche insights. With customizable filters and refined search parameters, users can pinpoint exactly what they're looking for.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Sat, July 27
@ 2 PM
Join the Parkchester Library for an afternoon movie picked by library staff. Today's movie is Gravity with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Dr Ryan Stone, an engineer on her first time on a space mission, and Matt Kowalski, an astronaut on his final expedition, have to survive in space after they are hit by debris while spacewalking. Open to adults and teens. ***Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services available during…
Parkchester Library
This event will take place in person
Adults
Mon, July 29
@ 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
Tue, July 30
@ 5 PM
Join the Fabulous Fiction Bookclub as we discuss the book of the month:
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

Book Lovers
Wed, July 31
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Do You want to practice every day's English? If you do, then join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. Everyday English skills are important for communicating with others, shopping, learning new things, and getting a job! Focused on Beginner English Learners.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners
Sat, August 24
@ 2 PM
Join the Parkchester Library for an afternoon movie picked by library staff. Today's movie is The Marvels with Brie Larson Carol Danvers as Captain Marvel gets her powers entangled with those of fellow heroes Kamala Khan and Monica Rambeau, forcing them to work together to save the universe. Open to adults and teens. ***Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services available during our temporary closure.”
Parkchester Library
This event will take place in person
Adults