Friends of Park Slope Library

431 6th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

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@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-11-03

Back on October 18, the JPB Foundation, a philanthropy that supports civic causes, granted a one-day amnesty to late-book-returners, wiping clean all children s book fines in the New York, Brooklyn, and Queens Library systems. #librarylove #learningshouldbefree #feelgoodfridarons who rack up $15 in late fees at the city’s public libraries are blocked from taking out more books until the fine is paid. Among those with suspended privileges are 160,000 children, most of them from the city’s poorest neighborhoods, who cannot afford to p

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-10-21

PSA: It s Book Sale Day!!!! Come on down to the Park SlopeLibrary and support your local branch.

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-10-16

10 children s books about Brooklyn--ask for them at your local branch!

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-10-13

Thanks to all of your generous donations, we are ready to process and sort our biggest book haul to date! Saturday, October 21 is the day of the book sale, with a $10 Preview Sale on the previous Wednesday. (All proceeds benefit the Park Slope Library.)

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-09-23

Clean out your bookshelves! It s donation time! Drop off your gently used books at the Park Slope Library from September 23-October 7 during library hours.

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-09-23

Friends of Park Slope Library invite you to donate your gently used books and media to our Fall Book Sale. Drop off your donations now through October 7 at the Park Slope Library during library hours. Your donations support branch programs and resources, including activities in our new Children s Story Garden! We’d love to receive any books in good condition —hardcover, paperback, fiction, nonfiction, children’s, cooking, home and gardening titles—plus DVDs, CDs and LP albums. Please do NOT donate any damaged goods in poor condition, cassettes, VHS tapes, textbooks, computer manuals, magazines, outdated guides, or reference books.)

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-09-04

Books that inspire empathy--a list from local bestselling author of Wonder, R.J. Palacio:

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-08-22

Happy Summer! Park Slope branch s new children s librarian, Emily Heath, shares eclipse glasses with curious passersby. #totaleclipse #bklynlibrary🕶️🌘☀️

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-07-01

Thanks for coming out to our Drag Queen Story Hours, for joining the library in the Brooklyn Pride March, and for supporting the library in the ways it works to support you! Pride Month may be wrapping up, but the Friends of Park Slope Library like to spread the love year round!

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-06-27

Got egg cartons? Through the end of this week (June 30, 2017), librarians at the Park Slope Library are accepting donations of empty cardboard (not plastic) egg cartons to use in their kids gardening program! Thank you in advance!

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-06-27

SUMMER IN THE CITY! Stop by the Park Slope Library for some amazing Summer Reading Programs, July 10-August 4, 2017! Hope to see you there... -Gardening with Hester, Mondays @10:15 *also July 3rd -Toddler Yoga, Mondays @ 11:00 -Babies and Books, Tuesdays @ 1:30 -Kids Create in the Garden, Wednesdays @ 4:30 *also July 5th -Toddler Time, Thursdays @ 11:00 -Building in the Garden, Thursdays @ 4:30 *Also July 6th -Babies & Books, Fridays @ 1:00 -Game On!/Movies @ the Library, Fridays @ 3:30 -Saturday Storytime, Saturdays @ 11:00 *also July 1st and July 8th Abracadabra Presented by Programs and Exhibitions Dept. Friday, July 21 @ 3:30 The Dad Beats Presented by Jack and Friends Tuesday, July 25 @ 3:30

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-06-10

TONIGHT! Have you RSVP d yet to march with Brooklyn Public Library in the Brooklyn Pride Twilight March (Saturday, 6/10, 7:30 pm)? Bring your friends and family and wear your favorite Pride gear!

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-05-28

It was a busy day in Park Slope on May 20, 2017--the Brooklyn Half Marathon kicked off outside the Brooklyn Museum, Community Gardens hosted plant sales...and scores of cyclists stopped by Park Slope Library as they crossed off branches on their Brooklyn Public Library biking map. Thanks to all the volunteers, performers, library staff, and community bikers who made the day wonderful!

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-05-19

Swing by the library today to celebrate Bike the Branches! We ll have a bake sale, raffle, and kid-friendly shows in the garden. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.!

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-05-10

By now we hope you ve all had a chance to come by and visit the garden, but here s a look back at the ribbon cutting with City Councilmember Brad Lander, and the announcement of this year s Participatory Budgeting winners! Thanks to EVERYONE who made this day possible.

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-05-05

As a kid, the highlight of my week was Wednesday evening, when my mom would drive me into town to the public library. The library was a magical place, that gave me—a kid from a tiny town—a window on the whole world. I ve never lost that feeling. And I ve never felt more strongly that every child deserves that same window on the woralcolm Gladwell

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-04-25

Have you signed up for Bike the Branches yet? Make sure to include Park Slope Library on your route!

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-04-02

Thanks again to everyone who made this our most successful sale to date! The moneys raised at this year s book sale will go to support the Park Slope Library events, programs, and soon-to-be-open brand new Story Garden.

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-04-02

The garden officially opens on May 6, 2017...but we got a sneak peek inside the plywood walls at what s been going on back there during these last cold months!

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-03-31

Book sale tomorrow! (No joke!) Saturday, April 1--from 11:00 AM to 4:00 pm. See you there! #booksale #librarylove

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-03-29

TONIGHT! Spring Book Sale PREVIEW SALE! ($10) 5-7 pm Saturday! Spring Book Sale! (free admission) 11 am-4 pm We re ready to go. Come shop! 100% of the proceeds go to supporting your branch--Park Slope Library.

@Friends of Park Slope Library 2017-03-25

Come shop the Friends of Park Slope Library Book Sale, with a robust selection of new and classic fiction and nonfiction, cookbooks and children s books, craft, gardening, history, parenting, and more. (CDs, DVDs, and LPs, too!) 100% of the proceeds go to supporting the Park Slope Library. (Preview Sale: Wednesday March 29, 5 PM-7 PM, $10)

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