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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151 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
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
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
@ 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
@ 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, 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)
Tue, July 5
@ 4 PM
Online
This event will alternate between the Francis Martin Library branch and remote services.* Color and draw with us from the comfort of your own home and at our branch. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and discuss whatever is on your mind. Who says that you can't be social while practicing social distancing? * Make waves by discussing your Summer Reading! ** This week will be scheduled to occur at the library branch. Online registration is required for remote at…
Francis Martin Library
Online at Google Hangouts Meet
College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 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, 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
@ 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, 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)
Wed, July 6
@ 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__Rb22269036__Slast%20night%20at%20the%20telegraph%20club__P0%2C3__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 orde…
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)
Thu, July 7
@ 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, 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)
Thu, July 7
@ 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, July 7
@ 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, July 7th, 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 8
@ 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 8
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
On this day 75 years ago (1947), the Roswell Daily Record (Newspaper) reported that there had been a sighting of a "flying disc" in New Mexico. 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…
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

Early Childhood Educators
Fri, July 8
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
This is a online program. Join us for a Fairy Tale Book Discussion. Ages 5 - 12 years old. We will be discussing a different fairy tale each month. We will be making a craft relating to the fairy tale. The template of the craft will be sent to you the day before the program. Please bring crayons and glue. This book discussion 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…
RemoteChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, July 11
@ 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, July 11
@ 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, July 11
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join us to hear stories all about our favorite food: pizza! 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 and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the enti…
Mariners Harbor Library
Online Only
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, July 12
@ 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 12
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
Join Grand Concourse for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Registration is required.
OnlineChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, July 12
@ 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 12
@ 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 12
@ 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 12
@ 3 PM
Online
This program is online only. Go on a virtual trip and discover the cool wildlife that live right here in New York City. We will talk about all the amazing animals that roam our urban jungle. Teens who stop by the library after our talk can get a free take-home adventure bag. Advanced registration required. The link to the virtual event will be sent one day in advance. Attendees must have a valid email address and a device with an Internet connection and audio and/or video capabilities. Public p…
Online only via Google MeetTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 12
@ 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, July 12
@ 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)
Tue, July 12
@ 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)
Tue, July 12
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us for a virtual Teen Advisory Group meeting with George Bruce Library staff. Register to take part in our online session to discuss new ideas for YA programs, recommend books for social media, and talk about types of books teens read now and what books and programs the library should promote. We would like to hear from you.
George Bruce Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 12
@ 4 PM
Early Literacy
This is a online program. Bring your teddy bear and join your friends from New Dorp Library for a fun storytime! Enjoy bear themed stories and we will have a pretend tea party with our bears and all our friends. We will be making easy bear crafts as well. The craft template will be sent you the day before the program along with the google link to join. Please bring crayons & glue and craft roll to the program. Best for ages 3 to 6 years old. Storytime is a program for parents/caregive…
RemoteChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, July 13
@ 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 13
@ 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)