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The New York Public Library offers more than 80,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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Bronx Manhattan Staten Island
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25 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Toddler Story/Art
Hear favorite stories and introduce your toddler to creative art. (Ages 1 - 4)
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafts for Kids
A seasonal craft in the Children's Room for children using a variety of materials and skills.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 25
@ 4 p.m.
Teens & Tweens Arts and Crafts
Join us this month on Monday and Wednesday for Arts and Crafts. This month we will have: 5/4 - Flower Making 5/11 - Zen Coloring 5/18 - Paint a Potted Planter 5/25 - and a regualarly schedule the last craft of the month is... Perler Parlor! Supplies are first come, first serve. For ages 10 & Up.
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time
Enjoy new stories and songs along with old favorites.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, May 26
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Come join the FIRST ever Teen Advisory Group at Aguilar and let your voice be heard! So … why should YOU become a TAG member? * Brainstorm with other teens about how to improve your library. * Have a say in what books, music, etc. that you’d like us to order. * Help choose the free programs we’ll offer in the coming year. * Earn an hour of service credit for each session you attend.
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 27
@ 11 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Time
Stories, songs, and lap bounces for our youngest library visitors. (Ages 0 - 36 months)
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
Toddler Story/Art
Hear favorite stories and introduce your toddler to creative art. (Ages 1 - 4)
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, June 1
@ 12 noon
Zumba with Miriam
Zumba is a mixture of merengue, salsa, cha-cha, cumbia, reggaeton dance mixed with exercise conducted by Miriam. Zumba provides an effective total workout where you can lose body fat, gain muscle, improve posture, alignment and balance and feel more energetic! Participants should wear loose clothing or shorts and sneakers. Miriam is a Zumba certified instructor, AFFA group class instructor and ISSA personal trainer.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Wed, June 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Literacy Across Harlem Day!
This spring, Total Equity Now is joining forces with ‪#‎Harlem‬ libraries for a series of "‪#‎RockThoseReads‬ Street Team" service projects designed to highlight each library's resources and programming, encourage neighbors to sign up for library cards and carry reading materials publicly and proudly, and celebrate and promote "reads" about Harlem. During our 90-minute project, dozens of neighbors, including many families with young children, can stop by to learn more about the library's resour…
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Wed, June 8
@ 12:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Ceremonial Origins of Salsa
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration for All Ages This program presents instruments, music, and lyrics used in the African, Taino and Spanish Catholic rituals that provide a base for Salsa.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder using LEGO® bricks
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use…
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Summer Reading Kickoff Party
The Aguilar Library invites you to join us for the official kick-off of the Summer Reading Challenge! Sign up for Summer Reading in style – there will be PIZZA, COMPUTER GAMES, BOARD GAMES, MUSIC, FREE BOOKS, GIVEAWAYS and MORE!! Learn how to win prizes throughout this entire summer, be entered to win Yankee Tickets, get the Summer Reading book list and check out Summer Reading books!
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, June 11
@ 2 p.m.
Jewelry Making with Gwendolyn Lawson
This hand on class will teach basic jewelry making techniques. From an assortment of GLASS beads you will create your own style of earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Discover how easy it is to design and make your own jewelry. No experience is necessary. All materials and tools are provided. Gwendolyn Jenkins-Lawson is a New York City self-taught artisan. Her unique style of jewelry design combines different glass textures, textiles and wood. Ms. Jenkins-Lawson has her own line of handcrafted j…
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Wed, June 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder using LEGO® bricks
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use…
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder using LEGO® bricks
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use…
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder using LEGO® bricks
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own experiences as game players and use…
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 8
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Checkmate Chess
A Summer Reading Program Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.. Best for children ages 5 and older. Presented by Ramon Hernandez.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 12
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Spa Time
A Summer Reading Program for Teens Need an afternoon to pamper yourself? Want to make a gift for someone special? Learn how to make your own bath salts, lip balms, shower scrubs and more in this scent-ual workshop. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 15
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Checkmate Chess
A Summer Reading Program Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.. Best for children ages 5 and older. Presented by Ramon Hernandez.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 22
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Checkmate Chess
A Summer Reading Program Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.. Best for children ages 5 and older. Presented by Ramon Hernandez.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 27
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All­Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands­on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Ninja Party! Games and Gaming Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please arrive early at the library on the day of the program.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Checkmate Chess
A Summer Reading Program Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.. Best for children ages 5 and older. Presented by Ramon Hernandez.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All­Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands­on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Ninja Party! Games and Gaming Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please arrive early at the library on the day of the program.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, August 17
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All­Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands­on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Ninja Party! Games and Gaming Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please arrive early at the library on the day of the program.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All­Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands­on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Ninja Party! Games and Gaming Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please arrive early at the library on the day of the program.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children

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