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
Today
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is online only. Join us for a program that will help you cultivate mindfulness in your everyday life. We will explore different mediation theories and activities as we strive to find something to help everyone relax and create more calm and mindfulness in their daily life.
Bronx Library Center, Teen Center
Online Only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This is a virtual event. You must register below to participate. Are you interested in college and want some advice or are you not sure how to get started? Would you like someone to look over your college essay or resume? If you are looking for advice on college or career related matters, anyone, regardless of age or education status, can sign up for a 30 minute 1-on-1 counseling session with one of our College and Career Pathways experts. To ensure that we can provide the best service for yo…
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. This event will take place over Google Meet. 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. This time we are reading, "Wolverine Vs. Tasmanian Devil." This online program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/care…
South Beach Library
Online Only
Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 4:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This is a virtual event. You must register below to participate. Are you interested in college and want some advice or are you not sure how to get started? Would you like someone to look over your college essay or resume? If you are looking for advice on college or career related matters, anyone, regardless of age or education status, can sign up for a 30 minute 1-on-1 counseling session with one of our College and Career Pathways experts. To ensure that we can provide the best service for yo…
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 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, May 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)
Tue, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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 funfor the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Online registration required. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. PLEASE NOTE: Per NYPL Policy masks must be worn at all times for everyone over the age of 2. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both th…
City Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Tue, May 24
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all of the paperwork? Schedule a College/Career Counseling Session, in person or via Google Meet, with a College and Career Pathways staff member! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matte…
Eastchester Library
Online
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all of the paperwork? Schedule a College/Career Counseling Session, in person or via Google Meet, with a College and Career Pathways staff member! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matte…
Eastchester Library
Online
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 3:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all of the paperwork? Schedule a College/Career Counseling Session, in person or via Google Meet, with a College and Career Pathways staff member! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matte…
Eastchester Library
Online
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 3:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all of the paperwork? Schedule a College/Career Counseling Session, in person or via Google Meet, with a College and Career Pathways staff member! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matte…
Eastchester Library
Online
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Learning a new language is a great opportunity to communicate with new people and a boost your resume! Learn how to use Mango Languages through our NYPL database. Learn a new language with this interactive database that provides step by step lesson plans for 71 different languages. This database features ESL lessons for Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese speakers. A text tra…
Online via Google Hangouts MeetTeachers,

Early Childhood Educators,

K-12 Educators,

College/Graduate School Educators,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 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 only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is online only. Looking to create a brag sheet or resume to apply for a job, provide your teacher with information so they can write a glowing college recommendation, or simply organize the activities you've done throughout high school? Join West Farms Library for this Brag Sheet and Resume Workshop event to help you create a dynamic and organized brag sheet! Audience: Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years), Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years) This program will take place online vi…
West Farms Library
Online Only
Parents/Caregivers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is only online. Are you looking for a summer job? Do you want to gain work experience or get a taste of your future career path? Learn step by step how to search for and apply to jobs and internships that match your interests. Get help creating your own resume (no experience needed!) that you can use to apply for college or get hired in your dream job or internship. Attendees must have a valid email address and a device with an Internet connection and audio and/or video capabilities.
Online Discussion through Google MeetsTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 4 PM
Online
K-Pop isn't just sweet beats, swooning voices, and sick dance moves. K-Pop is a phenomenon that has brought millions of fans together from across the globe. Join Wakefield and George Bruce Young Adult Staff as we discuss and dissect songs and performances from our favorite Korean rock bands! Attendees will also get book recommendations and learning about new intiatives NYPL has to offer! This is a program for ages 13 and up, especially those who love and see the value in K-Pop music. Cool…
Wakefield Library
Online
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 24
@ 5 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event can be online or in person (must ask in advance!). The 1:1 counseling hours are available for a variety of questions and needs, including: College preparation Essays Entering the job market Applying for scholarships "Adulting" skills General questions Participants will receive a Google Meet link on the day of the program if they request for a virtual 1:1 session.
Mariners Harbor LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 25
@ 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, May 25
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Hello Parents/Caregivers! Babies and Toddlers, Let’s Read, Sing, and Play! Join staff from St. George and West New Brighton branches for a live, online program to hear stories, sing songs and share rhymes and fingerplays as you help your active babies and toddlers build important early learning skills. 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…
Online OnlyChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Wed, May 25
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join us to hear stories all about hats, 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 entire program: unaccom…
Mariners Harbor Library
Online Only
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Wed, May 25
@ 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, May 25
@ 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, May 25
@ 2 PM
Early Literacy
Hello Parents/Caregivers! join us for a virtual Storytime where we share some stories, songs and rhymes. This program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their young children. (Ages 0-5) Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program. Parents/Caregivers can register with their email below.
Parkchester Library
Google meet
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, May 25
@ 4 PM
Canceled
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is online only. Looking for a job this summer? Join us as we learn about the job search, where to look and much more! This program will take place online via 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 email approximately one day before the discussion. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including Teen…
Van Cortlandt Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 25
@ 4 PM
Online
This is an online event. Join staff from the Port Richmond & New Dorp libraries for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to making a paper helicopter. In this STEAM challenge for kids, children will make a helicopter using paper. A google link to join the program will be sent to you the day before the program Supplies needed: pencil, scissors, paper clips, crayons and markers, newspaper and a paper bowl. The template of the helicopter will also be sent to you the day before the pr…
Online via Google Hangout MeetChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, May 25
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place online via Google Meet! School is almost done and you're ready to have fun before heading off to college! But there are still things you can do to keep your mind active even after school ended. To get yourself ready for college and not "melt away" before doing things for college, come join us for a workshop in learning how to avoid that! This program is open to teens ages 13-18. Anyone over 18 years of age must be accompanied by a teenager. You must regis…
Mariners Harbor Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 25
@ 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)
Wed, May 25
@ 4 PM
Online
*This event is online only* Join the staff of the Kingsbridge and Mulberry Street libraries on Google Meet for an open book hour. We'll be discussing the books you've been reading lately, books you love, books you think are overrated, books you think every teen should read, favorite genres, and more. We'll spend part of the time talking about books, but we'll also be sharing slideshows and more! We'll start with books, and then see where the conversation takes us! This week our discussion…
Kingsbridge Library
Online Only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 25
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. This program will include book recommendations, prompts to free write/create, and time to share your work (if you want to!) with your peers. About this event This program will include book recommendations, prompts to free write/draw/create, and time to share your work (if you want to!) with your peers. We will be celebrating poetry month but feel free to explore any genre of writing or art! This event will take place over Google Meet. If you have any questions, pl…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 25
@ 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? ** This week will be scheduled to occur at the library branch. Online registration is recommended, and onsite attendance is limited to 5 onsite attendees.…
Francis Martin Library
Online at Google Hangouts Meet
College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 11:15 AM
Online
Join us for this exciting TeenLIVE event! In this series of author talks, we will be chatting with young adult (YA) authors about their work, writing process, readers, and more. Teens and their caregivers are welcome to join us for these engaging conversations. --- Join us on May 26 at 11:15AM EST as we chat with Kalynn Bayron, author of This Poison Heart, an NYPL Best Books for Teens 2021 selection! Register directly through Zoom. About the Author Kalynn Bayron is the bestselling au…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen Center
Online
Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

K-12 Educators,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 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, May 26
@ 1 PM
Online
Join us for this exciting TeenLIVE event! In this series of author talks, we will be chatting with young adult (YA) creators about their work, writing process, readers, and more. Teens and their caregivers are welcome to join us for these engaging conversations. Register directly through Zoom. --- Join us on May 26 at 1:00PM EST as we chat with Misa of Japanese Ammo & Mike Montesa, the translator & editor respectively of Frieren: Beyond Journey's End! "Elf mag…
OnlineParents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

K-12 Educators,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 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)