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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168 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
Join Grand Concourse at the branch 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. This is an in person event. Registration is required.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 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, August 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, August 23
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
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 asked to leave the program. When registering for this program,…
Columbus Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 3 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event will take place online via Google Meet. Come and join us to discuss the children's fantasty adventure novel, "The Phantom Tollbooth," by Norton Juster and with illustrations by Jules Feiffer, which was first published in 1961. Did you love this book? 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 about this book. You will need a device with audio / video capabilities and an Internet connect…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us for teen open book discussion with George Bruce Library staff. It’s not about a specific book. Bring whatever you are reading. Meeting will be held using Google Meet.
George Bruce Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 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, August 24
@ 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, August 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 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, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Calling all puzzle fans (grades 7–12): Join the Bloomingdale, Van Cortlandt, and West Farms 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.
Bloomingdale Library
Online Only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 24
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online. Are you a high school student who is about to attend college next year? Join us for a free CUNY Information Session from a CUNY Representative that will be there to answer questions and concerns you may have about the CUNY Admission Process. You must register with a valid email address in order to recieve the link.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library
Online and Livestream
Adults,

Children,

College & Graduate Students,

Families,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 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, August 25th, 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-z…
Clason's Point Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 25
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Whether you are a beginner or a master at chess, come join us and play, learn or watch some virtual chess games. Please add "SedgwickLibChess" on chess.com. Registered participants will receive a google meet link the day before the event.
Sedgwick Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 25
@ 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)
Fri, August 26
@ 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, August 26
@ 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 picture books. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of 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 progr…
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)
Fri, August 26
@ 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)
Fri, August 26
@ 3 PM
Online
Join staff at the Columbus Library for an exciting hands-on program dedicated to the ocean. Enjoy the chance to explore different kinds of shells and the animals that live in them while painting and designing their own. Children, ages 6-13 , with their caregivers are welcomed. This program is for children ages 6 and up Registration is required. Please register below. Participation is limited to 15 participants. This workshop is a program for parents/caregivers and their childr…
Columbus LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, August 26
@ 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)
Sat, August 27
@ 9 AM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Online only. Find out how you will score with a free practice SHSAT test from The Princeton Review. Register at this link here to sign up for a virtual practice SHSAT exam through The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review exam features a full length test designed to match the official specialized high schools exam; a detailed comprehensive score report; and an optional phone conference with The Princeton Review staff to discuss your score.
OnlineTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, August 27
@ 9 AM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Online only. Find out how you will score with a free practice SAT test from The Princeton Review. Register at this link here to sign up for a virtual practice SAT exam through The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review exam features a full length test designed to match the official exam; a detailed comprehensive score report; and an optional phone conference with The Princeton Review staff to discuss your score.
Riverside Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, August 27
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Come join us for a live in-person family storytime program with songs, rhymes, and your favorite read-aloud picture books. Ideal for parents and caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, August 29
@ 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, August 29
@ 3:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. This event will take place over Google Meet. No need to read the book ahead of time; we will read the book during the program. Join librarians from the South Beach Library for a fact-filled read aloud and discussion of a chapter from the “Who Would Win?” series by Jerry Pallotta and find out which dangerous animal would win in a battle! For children age 6-10, along with a parent or caregiver. No need to read the book ahead of time; we will read the book during the p…
South Beach Library
Online Only
Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, August 30
@ 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, August 30
@ 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, August 30
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
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 asked to leave the program. When registering for this program,…
Columbus LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, August 30
@ 2:45 PM
Online
Calling all Teens! Join us for a wonderful virtual opportunity to honor and share stories about someone who has positively influenced your life whether it is a family, friend, coworker etc. Registration is required to attend. This program will take place via Google Meet. A link will be sent to your email to join.
Online OnlyTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 30
@ 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. We will be making a fun craft! 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'…
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, August 30
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Turn a selfie into a piece of cosplay fanart by using Pixlr to edit a photo of yourself to look like your favorite character. This program will give you background information and resources, and take you through the steps of editing a cosplay selfie. This program is for teens entering grades 7 - 12. This event will take place over Google Meet. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by emai…
OnlineTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 30
@ 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, August 31
@ 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)