STEAM for Kids at NYPL

Yellow rectangle featuring stylized illustrations of various STEAM-related items, including a protractor, a gear, a music note, and a pencil

STEAM is short for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. By having fun with STEAM activities and programs, you will learn concepts and gain skills that can set you up for creative, scientific, and collaborative thinking now and in the future.

The New York Public Library offers lots of ways for you to explore STEAM concepts and develop your skills! Find a list of upcoming STEAM programs below.

For additional hands-on learning opportunities to do at home, explore our DIY videos.

Discover other STEAM fun, including Discovery Kits and more. 

 


 

Upcoming Programs

STEAM Time: LEGO Lounge

Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

STEAM Club: DIY Playdough

Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Everyone will learn the basic ingredients needed to make this basic art class material. Please dress to make a mess!Read More ›

Summer Adventure: Kids Craft

Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 4 - 4:45 PM

Lego Free Play

Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 4 - 4:45 PM
This event will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!Read More ›

Family Fun Hour

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 3 - 4:30 PM
Join staff at Jerome Park Library for an hour of family fun that includes Nintendo with a STEAM game and/or an art & craft activity.Read More ›

STEAM Time in JJ Walker Park: Animal Adaptations

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Kids' Gaming

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Kids STEAM: Stories and Science!

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 4 - 5 PM
Postponed - The Stapleton Library will be closed for repair work. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.
Come explore S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) with us through stories and hands on activities. Read More ›

STEAM Time

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 4 - 5 PM

STEAM Programming

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

STEAM Wednesdays!

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 5 - 6 PM

LEGO Builders

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 3 - 4 PM

Kids STEAM: Immigrant Heritage Month

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 3 - 4:30 PM
Join staff from the Pelham Bay Library for an exciting, hands-on STEAM program developed or influenced by a famous Hispanic or Latinx Innovator!Read More ›

LEGO Free Play

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 3 - 4 PM

S.T.E.A.M Chem Club for BIG learners @Huguenot Park Library

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 3:30 - 4 PM
Welcome to our STEAM Chem Club for kids @ Huguenot Park Library! Learn and play with all kind of cool chemistry experiments for kids. Early registration is highly encouraged.* Read More ›

Summer-time Krafty-Noon for Kids (In Person)

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

STEM Explorers

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 4 - 5 PM

STEAM: Little Scientist

Friday, June 28, 2024, 3 - 3:45 PM

Open STEAM Lab

Friday, June 28, 2024, 3 - 4 PM

Process Art: Coloring Club

Friday, June 28, 2024, 3 - 4 PM

Crafternoons

Friday, June 28, 2024, 3:30 - 4 PM

STEAM Friday

Friday, June 28, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Kids STEAM: Crafts or Snacks

Friday, June 28, 2024, 4 - 4:45 PM
Join staff from 58th Street Library for a virtual STEAM program where we will learn a recipe or make a craft together.Read More ›