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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542 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, October 1
@ 12 PM
Book Discussion Group
Reading keeps us connected. Join us for a book club! The New York Public Library continues partnering with WNYC to present a book club experience! Each month, we will read a new title leading up to a live conversation with the author and Alison Stewart, host of WNYC's All of It. This event will take place online at the South Beach Library. This month we're reading and discussing This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub . About the book: On the eve of her 40th birthday, Alice’s life isn’…
South Beach Library
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers
Mon, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 10:30 AM
Online
This Event is Online only. The most consequential explorer in world history, Christopher Columbus' "discovery" of the New World marked the last time that the Old World and New World were separated. The final world-wide cultural amnesia that has plagued New World and Old World civilizations and people for millennia is finally over. Christopher Columbus' voyages laid the foundation that would sprout the modern world and give rise to countless new peoples, nations and history. We invite you to r…
Huguenot Park Library
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers
Mon, October 3
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will meet online and have the opportunity to practice English by chatting with library staff and other adults from around the world. Meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! The program works best for people who speak some English and want to practice. Register below and include your contact information to receive the link to participate. The link will b…
New Dorp Library
Online via Google Meet.
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Mon, October 3
@ 11 AM
Book Discussion Group
This event is ONLINE only. Join the Inwood Library and Hamilton Grange staff to discuss "The Model Millionaire" by Oscar Wilde. Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services.
Inwood Library
ONLINE
Adults,

Book Lovers
Mon, October 3
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
***This event will be ONLINE ONLY: In English with simultaneous interpretation into Spanish*** Click here to register for this event. Latinas and other women of color deserve a place where they can discover their true worth and find their voice with confidence. Did you ever hear, "No, darling, we don't talk about money," from your parents as you were growing up? How about, "Just stay under the radar and you'll be fine"? Or how about this one, "A lady never raises her voice," in response…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Mon, October 3
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Have a question for your business projects that requires research? Whether you are looking at starting a business or growing your existing one, doing research is a "mission-critical" part of being in business. The Business Center’s Librarians can help! Our Librarians are available for 30-min video consultations on weekdays between 12-5 PM. The Library’s world-class Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) features electronic resources, comprehensive…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Mon, October 3
@ 1 PM
Online
Please join us for our weekly short story discussion, Mondays at 1pm EST. This week, we are reading Lisa Taddeo's 2022 story, "Forty-Two." To join this online discussion, please register above with your email address. We'll send you the meeting link before the program begins.
Jefferson Market Library
Online only
Adults
Mon, October 3
@ 2 PM
Genealogy Essentials
This event is online only. New York Public Library boasts one of the country's largest free public collections of genealogical tools; this class introduces some key resources. With skills learned here, you might find an ancestor's birth, marriage, or death records, or discover the names of family members in historical census records. This class is online. Registration is required. REGISTER HERE
Online OnlyAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 3 PM
Online
Learn tips and tricks about scheduling, planning, life skills, and dealing with changes - all catered to the ADHD mindset. Registration is required, and opens September 26th @ 2:30 PM. This program will be offered virtually. A device with audio and video capability is required. You will be emailed the Google Meet Link the day of the program.
OnlineTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 3
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
Join the staff of the Francis Martin Library as we discuss books for young adults. We'll discuss any book you might want to talk about, or any book you might want to bring up! If you would like to read the same book as the presenter, they are reading Furia which can be found here: 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 receive the link to participate. The…
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)
Mon, October 3
@ 5 PM
Money Matters
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides a range of free one-on-one financial counseling services that aim to assist with financial situations including general money management, budgeting, saving, banking, retirement planning, and more. Budget and Credit Coaching Sign up for a remote session with the Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) of the Community Service Society. Learn how to improve your credit, manage your debt, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financ…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Mon, October 3
@ 5:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation. We will do our best to give instructions on your crocheting and knitting questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! The classes will be hosted in English and Spanish! Registration: You must register with your email address in order to receive a link to participate. The link will be sent to you via email approximately one day before the Open Book Ho…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Mon, October 3
@ 7 PM
Online
Join a conversation with the actors and director of the Broadway revival of Death of a Salesman with The New York Times's cultural critic Salamishah Tillet. About This Event | IN-PERSON and ONLINE In a co-presentation with 92NY's Unterberg Poetry Center, join the stars of the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman—Wendell Pierce (Willy Loman), Sharon D. Clarke (Linda Loman) and André De Shields (Ben Loman)—as they discuss the play’s legacy and their new production alongside i…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, October 4
@ 9 AM
Money Matters
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides a range of free one-on-one financial counseling services that aim to assist with financial situations including general money management, budgeting, saving, banking, retirement planning, and more. Budget and Credit Coaching Sign up for a remote session with the Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) of the Community Service Society. Learn how to improve your credit, manage your debt, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financ…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Tue, October 4
@ 10 AM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Learn the basic knowledge and features of Apple's latest operating system, iOS 16!
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Tue, October 4
@ 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, October 4
@ 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, October 4
@ 11:30 AM
NYPL en Español
This event is online only. Join the Mosholu Branch Library for a Spanish Conversation Class for beginners and intermediate levels. Adult learners will have the opportunity to practice Spanish by chatting with library staff and other adults from around the world. Meet other people who are practicing Spanish, just like you; in a casual setting. Register now let's have some fun; include your contact information to receive the link to participate.
Mosholu LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople
Tue, October 4
@ 12 PM
Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month
This event will take place online. Join us for interesting trivia and facts about Hispanic & Latinx events, places and people.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Have a question for your business projects that requires research? Whether you are looking at starting a business or growing your existing one, doing research is a "mission-critical" part of being in business. The Business Center’s Librarians can help! Our Librarians are available for 30-min video consultations on weekdays between 12-5 PM. The Library’s world-class Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) features electronic resources, comprehensive…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Tue, October 4
@ 12 PM
Money Matters
**This event is online only** Learn about the NYS Senior Medicare Patrol (SMPs) and how they empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries and their families to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse. Part of a six part series presented in partnership with the NY Statewide Senior Action Council. Click here to register About the Presenter: Tiffany Erhard, Coordinator, NYS Senior Medicare Patrol Tiffany has a Bachelor of Science degree in…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Tue, October 4
@ 3 PM
Online
Have questions about NYPLs online collection, browsing the catalogue, or reserving materials? Join us for one-on-one assistance for any of your NYPL questions, Wednesdays at the West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 3 PM
Book Discussion Group
Este es un evento EN LINEA - Sólo necesitas un correo electrónico para participar This event will be conducted entirely in Spanish and Online "La mujer del juez" por Isabel Allende (Cuento corto dentro de la colección Cuentos de Eva Luna) Leer en casa el relato "La mujer del juez" de la escritora chilena Isabel Allende. Venir a la reunión virtual el 4 de octubre para compartir tus impresiones ¿Dónde encontrar el relato? El cuento o relato está dentro del libro Cu…
53rd Street Library
En línea / Online
Adults,

Book Lovers,

Immigrants,

NYPL Supporters
Tue, October 4
@ 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, October 4
@ 4 PM
Online
Join staff from the Battery Park City Library and the Andrew Heiskell Library to talk about what books you've been reading and hear from other book lovers. We'll facilitate with some questions and we'll all leave with new recommendations and thoughts about good reading. Some things to think about: Why do you think the author wrote this book? How long did it take you to get hooked on it? (or did you?) What about this book will stay with you? Who do you recommend it for? You must regi…
Battery Park City Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Tue, October 4
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is online only. 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.
South Beach Library
Online Only
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, October 4
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Looking to practice speaking English? Join other adult English language learners over Google Meet for a fun and informal conversation. All are welcome! You must register with your email address in order to receive a link to participate.
George Bruce Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Tue, October 4
@ 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, October 4
@ 5 PM
Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month
Este evento será en línea. Únase al personal de la Biblioteca de South Beach para disfrutar de una conversación inspirada por ideas presentadas en TED en Español. Esta es una gran oportunidad para personas que desean compartir y ampliar su entendimiento sobre temas relevantes que afectan a nuestro mundo a través de diálogos abiertos. Este martes, 4 de octubre, veremos la charla de TED en Español: La felicidad de los latinos de Jorge Yamamoto. Después disfrutaremos de una conversación basada en…
Online Only | En líneaAdults,

Book Lovers,

Families,

Immigrants,

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, October 4
@ 5:30 PM
Book Discussion Group
Reading keeps us connected. Join us for a book club! The New York Public Library continues partnering with WNYC to present a book club experience! Each month, we will read a new title leading up to a live conversation with the author and Alison Stewart, host of WNYC's All of It. This event will take place in-person at the Battery Park City branch. This month we're reading and discussing This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub . About the book: "On the eve of her 40th birthday, Alice’s…
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,

Book Lovers
Tue, October 4
@ 5:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation. We will do our best to give instructions on your crocheting and knitting questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! The classes will be hosted in English and Spanish! Registration: You must register with your email address in order to receive a link to participate. The link will be sent to you via email approximately one day before the Open Book Ho…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Tue, October 4
@ 7 PM
Online
This event is online only. Workshop will be conducted in English. Restless Books Immigrant Writing Workshop SEP-OCT 2022 Free writing classes to inspire immigrants to tell their own immigrant stories. The workshops involve reading, responding to short immigrant narratives, and writing exercises led by experienced teachers. Classes are conducted in English, online via Google Meet, and will meet weekly for three consecutive weeks. TUESDAYS | 7PM SEP 20 SEP 27 OCT 4 Once you…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants
Wed, October 5
@ 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, October 5
@ 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, October 5
@ 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, October 5
@ 11:30 AM
Money Matters
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides a range of free one-on-one financial counseling services that aim to assist with financial situations including general money management, budgeting, saving, banking, retirement planning, and more. Budget and Credit Coaching Sign up for a remote session with the Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) of the Community Service Society. Learn how to improve your credit, manage your debt, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financ…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

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

Businesspeople
Wed, October 5
@ 1 PM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Learn how to use the Python programming language to extract data from websites using the Beautiful Soup and Requests libraries. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Wed, October 5
@ 3 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
**This event will be online only** Join Stella Y. Xu, Executive Director of Strategic Research at J.P. Morgan Corporate and Investment Bank for a discussion of key trends in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in investing. Learn about the progress and limitations in the transition to a low-carbon economy and the role of green technologies in bending the curve. Click here to register About the presenter: Stella Y. Xu is an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Corporate and Inve…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople