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Due to severe weather, all NYPL locations will close at 5 pm on January 26 and will be closed on January 27. After-school programming is canceled on both days.

Handmade Crafternoons at the Library


Mark your calendars for free craft exploration! Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza and Crafternoon author Maura Madden for a free series of DIY days at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Each Handmade Crafternoon will include a hands-on project, an inspiring spread of vintage books and magazines from the Library’s collections, and appearances by special guest makers and DIY authors. Jessica will post details on the craft projects and special guests in advance of each date on her Hand-Made at NYPL blog (, so check there for more information.

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