Online Events & Classes Calendar

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Discover our wide array of free online offerings below. 

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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369 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, April 22
@ 10:15 AM
Online
Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Registration is required.
Online via Google MeetChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 10:30 AM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.Avid Pro Tools is the industry leading digital audio workstation for music production, mixing, editing, mastering, and more. Explore the interface and learn how to record, edit, and export your audio project. Software will be provided in our computer lab. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://on.nypl.org/studio40You will receive an email 2 hours before the cl…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will meet online and have the opportunity to practice English by chatting with library staff and other adults from around the world. Meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! The program works best for people who speak some English and want to practice. Register below and include your contact information to receive the link to participate. The link will b…
New Dorp Library
Online via Google Meet.
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Mon, April 22
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Have a question for your business projects that requires research? Whether you are looking at starting a business or growing your existing one, doing research is a "mission-critical" part of being in business. The Business Center’s Librarians can help! Our Librarians are available for 30-min video consultations on weekdays between 12-5 PM. The Library’s world-class Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) features electronic resources, comprehensive…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Mon, April 22
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
*This event is online only* Click here to register for Part 1 This 3-part, Digital Marketing Series: The Basics is a set of programs designed for entrepreneurs, freelancers, sidehustlers, creators, and solopreneurs who are just starting out. It will provide some of the basic—yet essential—tools, strategies, and insights you need to skyrocket your business success. You'll get practical and actionable knowledge and discover new ideas through real-world examples tailored for small businesses li…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Mon, April 22
@ 1 PM
Online
Please join us for our weekly short story discussion, Mondays at 1pm ET. This week we are reading Patricia Highsmith's "A Mighty Nice Man." To join this online discussion, please register above with your email address. We'll send you the meeting link before the program begins.
Jefferson Market Library
Online Only
Adults
Mon, April 22
@ 1 PM
Online
Join us for a virtual book discussion. Have a book you've read recently and want to talk about? Email ahead of time and we'll make sure you have time to share with the group. Just want to listen to some book recommendations? That's great too, we'll share what we've been reading. This will happen through 'Google Meet'. If you'd like to participate or listen in, register here providing your email address for a link.
OnlineAdults,

Book Lovers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 2 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.Graphic Design for Social Media often involves working with a number of different formats, sizes, and platforms. In this intrdocutory workshop on Canva, learn how to outfit a set of graphics and designs for multiple different sizes and formats.You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a full name and valid email address. Learn how to fine tune your video projects by applying color correction and adjusting audio. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3EClkVk You will receive an email the day of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experienced issu…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Mon, April 22
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.Studio40 Workshops are deep dives into selected topics in production, with time for practice and questions. Continue to develop your AV production skills in a practical setting where we can thoroughly explore the chosen workshop topic. EQ, also known as equalization, is a critical part of the post production process, and understanding how it works can help you add clarity, definition, and pop to your mix. In this hands-on works…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Mon, April 22
@ 5 PM
Money Matters
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides a range of free one-on-one financial counseling services that aim to assist with financial situations including general money management, budgeting, saving, banking, retirement planning, and more. Budget and Credit Coaching Sign up for a remote session with the Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) of the Community Service Society. Learn how to improve your credit, manage your debt, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financ…
Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at SNFLAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Mon, April 22
@ 5:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation Group We will do our best to give instructions on your crocheting and knitting questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! The classes will be hosted in English and Spanish! Grupo de conversation bilingue de ganchillo y tejido !Unase a nosotros para un taller virtual de ganchillo y tejido. y conozca o otros entusiastas de manulidaddes! Aprenda y comparta c…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Tue, April 23
@ 9 AM
Money Matters
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides a range of free one-on-one financial counseling services that aim to assist with financial situations including general money management, budgeting, saving, banking, retirement planning, and more. Budget and Credit Coaching Sign up for a remote session with the Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) of the Community Service Society. Learn how to improve your credit, manage your debt, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financ…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Tue, April 23
@ 10 AM
Online
This is an online event. This is a virtual fiber art circle where we chat, craft, and create! Join us as we crochet, knit, or sew and share our knowledge and WIPS. AS well as our deep love of YAAAAARRRRN! All the yarn. Nohting but yarn. We will also do our best to give instruction on your knitting, crocheting, or sewing questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! Dont hesitate to virtually browse all of the NYPL titles. If you have any question…
Online via HangoutsBook Lovers
Tue, April 23
@ 10:30 AM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a full name and valid email address. Learn how to make beats by sampling, chopping, and manipulating sounds using Logic Pro's Q-Sampler. Software will be provided in our computer lab. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3EClkVk You will receive an email the day of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people using olde…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Tue, April 23
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Columbus Library. Join us for a program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children, but caregivers with children of all ages are welcome. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be…
Columbus Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, April 23
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Children 18-36 months old and their caregivers can join us for songs, early literacy activities, and books! Any child under 5 also welcome! Missed out on family storytimes over the last year? Ready to move and sing and read books together? Catch up with Hal and Allison as we sing songs, read picture books, and move around together--virtually! This program will be held over Google Meets. After registering, you will receive the link to the program 24 hours before the…
Online OnlyChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Tue, April 23
@ 12 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. This class will cover alternative lookup methods in Excel - LOOKUP and INDEX MATCH - and discuss the pros and cons of each. This class is part of our Excel Genius class series. To learn more, visit: bit.ly/3KBj04g You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Tue, April 23
@ 12 PM
Money Matters
"This event will be online only" Click here to Register Presented by The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a U.S. government agency dedicated to making sure that the public is treated fairly by banks, lenders, and other financial institutions. Consumers who have a problem with a consumer financial product or service can submit a complaint to the CFPB.The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a U.S. government age…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Tue, April 23
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Have a question for your business projects that requires research? Whether you are looking at starting a business or growing your existing one, doing research is a "mission-critical" part of being in business. The Business Center’s Librarians can help! Our Librarians are available for 30-min video consultations on weekdays between 12-5 PM. The Library’s world-class Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) features electronic resources, comprehensive…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Tue, April 23
@ 12:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.Learn to use Excel to create tools for productivity and task management. This class requires a beginner knowledge of Microsoft Excel.You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Tue, April 23
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
Evento híbrido - Sólo necesitas un correo electrónico para inscribirte y participar El círculo de lectura "La comunidad de las letras" te invita a leer: "La Tísica" de Javier de Vania Un médico visita una estancia gauchesca donde vive una niña a la que todos llaman “la tísica”. De aspecto débil y enfermizo, “la tísica” es totalmente marginada por la desconfianza de los peones, por miedo a ser contagiados. Las sesiones son moderadas por Leonor Taiano Campoverde de la universidad Carson…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
En línea y Presencial / Sala 404 - Cuarto piso
Adults,

Book Lovers,

Immigrants,

NYPL Supporters
Tue, April 23
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
This is an online event. Join us at Harry Belafonte for this month's virtual book discussion on 'Crying in H Mart' by Michelle Zauner. The author shares her experiences of being a Korean American growing up in Eugene, Oregon, navigating her mother's high expectations, and finding her own path. A physical copy of this book is available to check out at Harry Belafonte Library.
Online via Google MeetsAdults,

Book Lovers
Tue, April 23
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event is online only. Miss the library and talking about books? So do we! Join us for a virtual book discussion. Have a book you've read recently and want to talk about? Just want to listen to some book recommendations? That's great, too. We'll share what we've been reading during this crazy time. This month we will discuss the stories from Stories from the Tenants Downstairs by Sidik Fofana. On April 23, we will discuss the short stories "The Young Entrepreneurs of Miss Bristol's Front…
Hudson Park Library
Online
Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, April 23
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Join the Woodstock YA Team in this virtual program! We will be discussing the ins and outs of Email Etiquette, and some best practices for emailing in a professional setting. Registration Required This is an Opportunity Network Program
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 23
@ 5:30 PM
Online
This is an online program. Life is full of anxieties and stress, perhaps now more than ever before. Come to this workshop to learn how you can calm your body and mind by sitting in meditation. Find a place of happiness and peace within ourselves to reduce our anxiety, and fortify against the stresses of life. Join Eileen Carlotto long time meditator for this informative lecture. There will even be a chance to meditate. Brief Bio: Eileen Carlotto is a recently retired middle-school art teach…
Via Google Hangouts Meet Adults,

50+
Tue, April 23
@ 5:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation Group We will do our best to give instructions on your crocheting and knitting questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! The classes will be hosted in English and Spanish! Grupo de conversation bilingue de ganchillo y tejido !Unase a nosotros para un taller virtual de ganchillo y tejido. y conozca o otros entusiastas de manulidaddes! Aprenda y comparta c…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Tue, April 23
@ 7 PM
Online
Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, April 24
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home! Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Register and you will receive an email with the link by 9:00 am on the day of the event. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during…
Hudson Park Library
Online
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Wed, April 24
@ 11 AM
Book Discussion Group
Join the Bronx Library Center in the branch or on Google Meets for our "Hybrid Book Discussion". You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the discussion. Let's join up to do what we love most, discussing books!! We can't wait to see and hear from you! Book groups are hosted at libraries throughout the city and facilitated by New York Public Library staff. Book groups are open to ev…
Bronx Library Center
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults,

Book Lovers
Wed, April 24
@ 11:30 AM
Money Matters
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides a range of free one-on-one financial counseling services that aim to assist with financial situations including general money management, budgeting, saving, banking, retirement planning, and more. Budget and Credit Coaching Sign up for a remote session with the Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) of the Community Service Society. Learn how to improve your credit, manage your debt, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financ…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Wed, April 24
@ 12 PM
Money Matters
"This event will be online only" William Wu, CFP®, discusses some of the ways to use and evaluate mutual funds and ETFs. Learn about the characteristics of these mainstream investment vehicles. Click here to Register About The Presenter: William Wu William Wu is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional at Kramer Financial Group, LLC. Previously, he worked at Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor in their Global Wealth Management Group, and as a derivatives marketer at…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Wed, April 24
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Have a question for your business projects that requires research? Whether you are looking at starting a business or growing your existing one, doing research is a "mission-critical" part of being in business. The Business Center’s Librarians can help! Our Librarians are available for 30-min video consultations on weekdays between 12-5 PM. The Library’s world-class Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) features electronic resources, comprehensive…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Wed, April 24
@ 1 PM
Job Searching & Resume Writing
This is an online event. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to make the most of Indeed.com. We will learn how to conduct a basic search on Indeed, explore advanced search functions, and participate in a guided search session to demonstrate and practice using the site.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online
Adults,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Teachers
Wed, April 24
@ 1 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event will take place online via Google Meets. A device capable of video chatting is required. A link to the Google Meet will be sent the morning of the discussion. A psychotherapist attempts to analyze his patient when she goes mute after murdering her husband.
Spuyten Duyvil Library
Online
Adults
Wed, April 24
@ 1 PM
Online
Register Alexei Ratmansky, former director of the Bolshoi, recently choreographer in residence at American Ballet Theatre, and current choreographer in residence at New York City Ballet, is one of the most important ballet choreographers working today. In her recent book The Boy from Kyiv, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Marina Harss traces his trajectory from his early days in Kyiv to his peripatetic dancing career, through his international breakthrough with The Bright Stream to the p…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
Online
Adults
Wed, April 24
@ 2 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event will take place online via Google Meet. Did you love the book you read recently? Did you *hate* it? Take a break from your day to join the children's staff from the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library for an informal chat to share what you've been reading lately. We will be discussing, "Charlotte's Web by E. B. White." You will need a device with audio / video capabilities and an Internet connection to participate. If you are not comfortable using video, that’s okay; you can still…
Online via Google MeetChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Wed, April 24
@ 2 PM
Online
Wednesdays April 3 through June 19 If you already know how to type but need experience with the Voiceover screen reader for Mac, this workshop is for you. We’ll go over setting up and customizing Voiceover, accessing help and documentation, working with the operating system, editing text, managing files, going online and more. Please plan to attend all sessions if possible. This workshop will take place online. https://nypl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpf-yrqj0tEtZlIeeuEtSRxmAl1YNzS0hZ
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, April 24
@ 2 PM
Online
This event is online only. Come join us and get lost in the creative world of crochet. Learn how to chain, loop, stitch and so much more. Enter your email in the space provided, and you'll be sent a meeting link the day before the program.
Online via Google MeetAdults
Wed, April 24
@ 3 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
**This event will be online only** Social media strategist, Maggie Carey of Master It Media, provides a step-by-step guide to create content that converts! Topics covered include: Addressing your audience Anatomy of a Post Visually stimulating components Extra elements that many people miss Click here to register About the Presenter: Maggie Carey Maggie Carey, CEO of Master It Media and creator of Painless Posting, blends over three decades in IT with her theatrical bac…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople