For Kids

Have fun with great books, programs, and resources while learning new skills and ideas at the Library. Get homework help, take a coding class, and more at your neighborhood branch.

Upcoming Programs

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    Events & Classes

    Check out a variety of programs for kids of all ages, from homework help to arts and crafts, hands-on science workshops, and more.

Homework Resources

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    Articles & Databases

    Search through our databases to find everything from free e-books to help with school projects.
  • Explora Elementary

    Research like a pro. Browse articles, essays, and primary sources on all kinds of topics.
  • BookFlix

    Love reading and learning? Find video storybooks and nonfiction e-books here.
  • ScienceFlix

    Watch videos, search articles, and conduct hands-on experiments.
  • World Book Online

    Wondering where to start? Try this digital encyclopedia.

Summer Reading

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    Rise to the Challenge!

    Team up with Library this summer to find books, helpful tips, and possibly win tickets to a New York Yankees game!

Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch.
Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.
Additional major support for educational programming is provided by Arthur W. Koenig; Stavros Niarchos Foundation; Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services; The Jacqueline K. Gadomski Living Trust; Lisa and Jeff Blau; The Hearst Foundation, Inc.; The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development; The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund; The Bok Family Foundation; Beth and Christopher Kojima; The New York Life Foundation; Mitch and Joleen Julis; the Estate of Charles J. Mauro; The Pinkerton Foundation; The Joseph H. Flom Foundation; the E.H.A. Foundation; Con Edison; The Walt Disney Company; and the Estate of Brooke Russell Astor.