Events

Explore your City

August 2019

Friday, August 23

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts & Crafts

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Participants learn to make cute crafts inspired by the season to keep or give as a gift.

Saturday, August 24

Watching Earth

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Come to the library and discover the depths of the amazing world through captivating scenes that will mesmerize and inspire everyone to watch and care for earth.

Community Rowing

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Through Community Rowing, Hunts Point residents of all ages can explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats, accompanied by staff who teach them about the local waterways. 

Sunday, August 25

Discovery Walks for Families: Conservatory Garden

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join the Central Park Conservancy on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden.

Basketball Clinics

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn basketball basics as head coaches lead participants through drills and games.

Brooklyn Children’s Museum – Pay as You Wish

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Take your kids to visit the Brooklyn Children's Museum to enjoy fun, educational exhibits. Pay as you wish on Thursday and Sunday afternoons!

Monday, August 26

Summer Reading Club

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
All summer long you can read the book of your choice for 30 minutes when the club meets, and children who have attended Monday - Friday without missing a day will receive an reward at the end of the week.

Summer Reading Check-In

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Visit with the librarian to share your summer reading achievements or find your next book to read. You might also score prizes for meeting your goals!

Basketball for Children (Ages 5 – 7)

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Adjustable height hoops for kids of all sizes are paired with fun games and challenging drills to improve any skill set.

Basketball for Children (Ages 8 – 11)

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Develop your coordination and balance, perfect you dribbling and jump shot, and play!