Black History Month at NYPL: Events

Black History Month

Join The New York Public Library during Black History Month for events and programs including live author talks and panels, book discussions, trivia, STEAM activities for kids, and more. Explore events and programs below or filter by audience: adults, kids, and teens

 

Explore Upcoming Black History Month Events

View the full calendar of Black History Month events and programs.

 

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Reel to Read Movies: Blackkklansman (2018)

Saturday, February 24, 2024, 2 - 4 PM
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Family Storytime: Black History Month with Art/STEAM

Saturday, February 24, 2024, 2 - 3 PM
Join us at Westchester Square to hear stories in celebration of Black History Month with hands-on activities to follow. Read More ›

Movie Day and PJ

Saturday, February 24, 2024, 2 - 4 PM

Film Screening: Dreamgirls

Saturday, February 24, 2024, 2 - 4 PM

Saturday Matinee - The Hate U Give (2019)

Saturday, February 24, 2024, 4 - 6 PM

Black History Month: The Tuskegee Airmen

Monday, February 26, 2024, 2 - 4 PM

Film Screening: Head of State (2003)

Monday, February 26, 2024, 3 - 5 PM

Documentary Mondays: "The Neutral Ground"

Monday, February 26, 2024, 3 - 5 PM

Black Authors Matter : A Banned book Talk

Monday, February 26, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Island Writers

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 1 - 2 PM

Kids STEAM: Black History Edition

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 3 - 4 PM
Join staff from the Clason's Point library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Read More ›

Pre-Teen Paint & Sculpt!

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Family Storytime: Black History Month

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 4 - 4:30 PM

Anime & Manga Club: Black History Month

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 4 - 5 PM

Barkley Hendricks. Art Lecture with Robert Bunkin

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 5:30 - 7 PM
Free art lectureRead More ›
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Reel to Read Movies: Harriet (2019)

Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 2 - 4 PM

CRAFTERNOONS: Black History Month

Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 3 - 4 PM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Come join us for an afternoon of creativity and fun!  Read More ›