Online Events & Classes Calendar

During our gradual reopening following our temporary closure due to COVID-19, The New York Public Library is here to help people of all ages learn and engage with their communities through our online classes, programs, book clubs, and more. Discover our wide array of free online offerings below.

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142 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, June 27
@ 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, June 27
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Promote early literacythrough art, while getting creative! Young artisits will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills - and creating some fun crafts along the way. First Come, First Serve. Limited to 12 children and caregivers per session. PLEASE NOTE: Registration opens four days before the scheduled program. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccomp…
City Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, June 27
@ 4 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a live, online 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. This online program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers should use their informatio…
Mulberry Street Library
Online
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, June 27
@ 4 PM
Online
Are you a fan of anime? Come join the Francis Martin Library 'Manga/Anime Talk Club, where we will discuss manga and anime you will enjoy. Registration is recommended, but there will be no remote attendance. Mask wearing and social distancing is strongly encouraged and will be observed by the librarian in charge. Ages 12-24 are welcome.
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 28
@ 10 AM
Online
This is an online event. We are getting back into the swing of things! 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 al…
Online via HangoutsBook Lovers
Tue, June 28
@ 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, June 28
@ 2 PM
Author Talks
Join the Bronx Anti-Prom in a discussion with Caroline O'Donoghue, YA author of the book All Our Hidden Gifts! We will talk about her writing career and also about her latest release, The Gifts That Bind Us! While it's not necessary for participation, feel free to place All Our Hidden Gifts and The Gifts That Bind Us on hold with your Library Card! This program is part of the 2022 Bronx Anti-Prom Virtual Programs. The theme this year is 'Bronx Rising', a celebration of Bronx resilience both…
Wakefield Library
Online
Adults,

Children,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 28
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in the New Dorp Library. Join us for a live, 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. 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 asked to leave the program. You don't need a library card to partici…
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

Early Childhood Educators
Tue, June 28
@ 4 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a live, online 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 asked to leave the program. When registering for th…
Remote - Online via Google HangoutsChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 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 below 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 d…
Hudson Park Library
Online
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Wed, June 29
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a live online program to hear stories, sing songs, and share rhymes and fingerplays as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. This online program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers should use their information. You don’t need a library ca…
96th Street LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Wed, June 29
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
"This event will take place in-person at the Castle Hill Library" Join us for 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. Advanced registration is preferred as space is limited. Please sign-up in-person or via phone at (718) 824-3838. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire pro…
In personChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Wed, June 29
@ 3:30 PM
Online
Celebrate Pride Month and join representatives from Kodansha Comics, SuBLime Manga, and Viz Media for a virtual discussion of what's new in yaoi (BL) and yuri (GL) manga. Hear about great yaoi and yuri series titles for teens and young adults and talk with manga professionals from three top manga publishing companies about the world of BL and GL manga. This is a virtual program that will use the WebEx platform. Registration is required. Please use the registration link above to register. You w…
RemotePersons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
Join the staff of the Francis Martin Library as we discuss books for young adults. June's Book Pick: : "Last Night at the Telegraph Club" by Malinda Lo FIND THE BOOK HERE: https://browse.nypl.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb22315456__SLast%20night%20at%20the%20telegraph%20club__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=def This event will take place in person at the Francis Martin Library branch. You can attend online, but in order to do so, you must register with your email address in order to rec…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Meet/ Google Hangouts Meet
College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Calling all puzzle fans (grades 7–12): Join the Bloomingdale and Inwood YA Librarians for Books & Puzzles. Make new friends in a virtual space – we’ll do a virtual puzzle together and chat about our favorite books! Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Inwood Library
Online Only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 30
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
We've missed you! Come join the Chatham Square librarians for a storytime on every other Thursday! We'll be sharing songs, rhymes, and our favorite read-aloud books for the whole family. Ideal for PreK kids with their caregivers. Remember, storytime is most effective when caregivers are present with their child! We ask that both of you are present during the entire program, as unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave. Welre looking forward to seeing you!
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, June 30
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books led by members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of multiple-aged. 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 asked to leave the prog…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, June 30
@ 3 PM
Online
This event is online only. Need a new book for the month? Then come to our Virtual Book Tasting! Get a "taste" of a variety of new and popular books. Come and hear about the great books from our librarians that are in our collection! This event will take place over Google Meet.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers,

Children,

Families,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, June 30
@ 3:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Create simple minature helicopters using office supplies. Test your creations with fun challenges! Materials needed: Paper Paper clips Scissors Crayons/Markers/Colored Pencils (Optional) This online program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers s…
Muhlenberg Library
Online Only
Children,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Thu, June 30
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
We've missed you! Come join the Chatham Square librarians for an arts and crafts program on every other Thursday! We'll be doing different fun arts & crafts activities biweekly such as painting, drawing, collage and a lot more! Ideal for PreK & Preschool kids with their caregivers. Remember, arts & crafts program is most effective when caregivers are present with their child! We ask that both of you are present during the entire program, as unaccompanied adults or children will be a…
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, June 30
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us on Google Meet as we read chapter books together, discuss, and enjoy reading activites and games! For children in grades K-2 who are growing, independent readers. You must register in advance to receive the link to participate. Please register here as well as email allisonameduri@nypl.org to confirm your registration. The link to our book group will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the program. You will need a device with audio and/or vi…
53rd Street Library
Online Only via Google Hangouts Meet
Children,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, June 30
@ 4 PM
Online
Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation. We will do our best to give instruction on your crocheting and knitting questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! Crochet&Knit, Crafts Online!/ Thompson Thursday, June 30th, 2022· 4:00 – 5:00 pm Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/yhn-aewz-zuv Or dial: ‪(US) +1 337-944-4628‬ PIN: ‪829 901 752‬# More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/yhn-aewz-zuv…
Clason's Point Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 1
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join Ms Amy & her ukulele for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for toddlers, preschoolers and caregivers with multiple-aged children. Participants will receive an email message the day before or the morning of this event with the GoogleMeet link to join the program. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver a…
Richmondtown Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, July 1
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, 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. Online registration required. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. PLEASE NOTE: Registration opens four days before the scheduled program. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver an…
City Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Fri, July 1
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
This is an online program. Join us for a live, online 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. 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 asked to leave the program. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers should…
Online via Google Hangouts MeetChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

Early Childhood Educators
Fri, July 1
@ 4 PM
Online
"This event is online ." Join us to learn more about virtual teen volunteering and learn more about being a part of our Teen Advisory Group at the library. What you can do to be involved? Come give us ideas for social media, or just be a sounding board for what's going on in the YA (Young Adult) world today. What's new, what should everyone read, what's important to you that the library should promote. This is your group! In this info session, we'll also go over the process of applying t…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
Online and in-person
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 1
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join staff from 58th Street Library via Google Meet as we learn a recipe, hear a story, and make a craft together. For children ages 7-10 who love to create and innovate whether that's in the kitchen or at the crafting table. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. *This event involves making a snack and craft at home! A list of ingredients and tools needed will be provided beforehand.* Participation limited to 10 child par…
Online via Google Hangouts MeetChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Online
This is an online event. We are getting back into the swing of things! 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 al…
Online via HangoutsBook Lovers
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, 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. Online registration required. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. PLEASE NOTE: Registration opens four days before the scheduled program. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver an…
City Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
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. 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 join! You will receive a phone number and a password in t…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, July 5
@ 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, July 5
@ 4 PM
Online
Do you love K-pop? What about K-dramas? If you've answered YES to either of these questions, or if you're curious to learn more about K-pop and K-dramas, then this program is for you! We will be sharing our favorite groups and shows, as well as suggesting new ones to each other. Stop in and tell us why you love your faves! We will also be recommending some awesome books by Korean authors from our collection. This program is open to TEENS only, so anyone from ages 13 to 17 can attend. Plea…
Online onlyTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 4 PM
Online
*This event is online only* Let your voice be heard in the Kingsbridge Library’s Teen Advisory Group! TAG meetings will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 4:00 - 5:00 PM through Google Meet. Any teens ages 13 - 18 are eligible to join. Become a TAG member today, so you can: * Brainstorm with other teens about books, programs, and ways to improve the library. * Learn to use creative tools that can be used for library projects, school projects, and more. * Learn about new books before the…
Kingsbridge Library
Online Only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 6
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Fort Washington Library for a live, online 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 children of different ages. 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 asked to leave the program. When registering for…
Fort Washington Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, July 6
@ 11 AM
Online
The event is online only. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favortie read-aloud books in the this storytime that's fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multi-aged children. For ages 0-5. Both the caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers should use their name and information--you don’t need a library card to participate!…
Throg's Neck Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Wed, July 6
@ 11:15 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
"This event will take place in-person at the Castle Hill Library" Join us for 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. Advanced registration is preferred as space is limited. Please sign-up in-person or via phone at (718) 824-3838. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire pro…
In personChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Wed, July 6
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join us for a live, online 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. 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 asked to leave the program. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers sh…
West Farms Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Wed, July 6
@ 4 PM
Online
Add a positive experience to your resume! Our Teen Advisory Group (TAG) gathers monthly to brainstorm, organize, and publicize YA programs, services, and books. Join today! *This is an online event for STUDENTS in grades 7-12 only* 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. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join.” If yo…
Online via Google Hangouts Meet onlyTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 7
@ 12:30 PM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join a George Bruce children's librarian for stories, songs and wiggles! Both parent/caregiver and child must be present during this program: unaccompanied adults or children will be kindly asked to leave the program. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers should use their own information. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email one day before or the morning of stor…
George Bruce Library
Online Only
Children,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, July 7
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join us for a live, online 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. 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 asked to leave the program. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers shoul…
Muhlenberg Library
Online
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)