Online Events & Classes Calendar

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Discover our wide array of free online offerings below. 

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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360 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, March 2
@ 11:30 AM
Online
Saturdays, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. This event will take place over Zoom. https://nypl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde2hqTkoG91r_zJaHFrQ8YuaIgNhzFEg
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, March 2
@ 2 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. This class continues to explore photo retouching techniques, this time focusing on those used in recoloring photographs. Topics include masks, adjustment layers, frequency separation, and skin tone blending. This class is part of our Design 360 class series. To learn more, visit: bit.ly/43wQ2eq You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Sat, March 2
@ 2:30 PM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a full name and valid email address. This class will cover how to customize charts to better visualize informations, as well as the pros and cons of various chart types. Topics include : Formatting charts, adding and customizing chart elements, creating mixed charts, chart analysis tools, and sparklines. You will receive an email on the day of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people usin…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Sat, March 2
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. This class explores Photoshop’s digital painting toolset, creating everything from realistic oil paints to chaotic effects. Topics include brushes, brush customization, brush tip creation, and the mixer brush. This class is part of our Design 360 class series. To learn more, visit: bit.ly/43wQ2eq You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Mon, March 4
@ 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, March 4
@ 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, March 4
@ 11 AM
Online
This is an online event. Join us at Hamilton Grange Library (in cooperation with Inwood Library) where we will be reading and discussing the short story "Skullpocket" by Nathan Ballingrud. The short story is available to read online for free at the following links: https://www.drabblecast.org/2018/10/31/drabblecast-387-skullpocket-part-1/ https://www.drabblecast.org/2018/11/08/drabblecast-388-skullpocket-part-2/
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Mon, March 4
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
*This event is online only* CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Scroll. Skim. Forget. Repeat. This is how everyone goes through their social media feeds nowadays. The majority of content vanishes from our minds as quickly as our fingers move on to the next post on our screens… but now and then, something sticks. Why does it stick? What makes it special? If your social media posts are getting lost in the sea of endless scrolling, it’s time to make your content stand out and stick in people's minds. Join…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Mon, March 4
@ 1 PM
Online
Join us for a virtual book discussion. Have a book you've read recently and want to talk about? Email ahead of time and we'll make sure you have time to share with the group. Just want to listen to some book recommendations? That's great too, we'll share what we've been reading. This will happen through 'Google Meet'. If you'd like to participate or listen in, register here providing your email address for a link.
OnlineAdults,

Book Lovers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 1 PM
Online
Please join us for our weekly short story discussion, Mondays at 1pm ET. This week, we are reading Julian Barnes' 2009 story, "Complicity." If you are unable to access the story using the link, please click on "download transcript" above for a PDF copy. To join this online discussion, please register above with your email address. We'll send you a meeting link before the program begins.
Jefferson Market Library
Online Only
Adults
Mon, March 4
@ 5 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place online via Google Meet! This is an Opportunity Network program. Learn some tips and tricks on how to speak comfortably and confidently in public. This program is open to teens ages 13-18. Anyone over 18 years of age must be accompanied by a teenager. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The Google Meet link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the program. You will need a device with audio, v…
South Beach Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 5:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation Group 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! Grupo de conversation bilingue de ganchillo y tejido !Unase a nosotros para un taller virtual de ganchillo y tejido. y conozca o otros entusiastas de manulidaddes! Aprenda y comparta c…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Mon, March 4
@ 6 PM
Online
This is an online-only event. Welcome to Seward Park’s Writers' Workshop for Adults. We gather every two weeks to critique writing and exercise. Our next meeting will be held on March 4th from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Google Meet. This week we will be doing a writing exercise! We will use the Google Meet platform and you will be emailed the link to join on the day prior to the meeting.
Seward Park Library
Online Only
Adults
Tue, March 5
@ 10:30 AM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a full name and valid email address. Adobe Premiere Pro is the industry leading video editing program and part of the Adobe Creative Cloud software collection. Explore the interface and learn how to import, organize, sequence, and export your video. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3EClkVk You will receive an email the day of the class with the link to…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Tue, March 5
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Columbus Library. 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…
Columbus Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 12 PM
Money Matters
"This event will be online only" Elder Law Attorney Ronald Fatoullah, Esq., discusses the differences and advantages of Wills and Trusts. The discussion includes: What is a Will? Who are the parties to a Will? How basic Wills are structured What is a Trust? How are basic Trusts structured? Who are the parties to a Trust? Gain an understanding of the basics of gift and estate taxes; Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trusts; Simple vs. Complex Trusts; and Inter Vivos Vs. Testamentary Trusts. P…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Tue, March 5
@ 12 PM
Online
This event is online. Join the Riverdale Library staff virtually for coffee and a short story discussion. The story we will discuss on Tuesday, March 5th is Bettering Myself by Otessa Moshfegh. Click here to read the story. To attend our online discussion, please register below with your email address, we will send you the link the day before the session begins. Bring your coffee! Tuesday, March 5th at 12 PM Limit: 18 Participants You must register with your email address to receive t…
Online via Google Hangouts MeetAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, March 5
@ 12 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. This class covers the basics of using HTML to create a simple web page. You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Tue, March 5
@ 12:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.A podcast is a creative, on-demand audio show for sharing information, engaging audiences with stories, participating in community conversations, and much more. Come learn the basic recording techniques you need to get started and tips for building your own podcast. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://on.nypl.org/studio40You will receive an email 2 hours befo…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Tue, March 5
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This program is online only. Do you want to go to college or start a career? Need help making a resume? Schedule a 20-minute virtual one-on-one counseling session with staff from the Riverside Library. (Open to the first three teens who make an online reservation). We can help you look for/with: College programs Resume and cover letter assistance Job opportunities No matter what age, we're here to help you reach your college and career goals.
Riverside Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, March 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, March 5
@ 5:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation Group 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! Grupo de conversation bilingue de ganchillo y tejido !Unase a nosotros para un taller virtual de ganchillo y tejido. y conozca o otros entusiastas de manulidaddes! Aprenda y comparta c…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Tue, March 5
@ 7 PM
Online
Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM This event is online only. We welcome learners at all levels! Bring your questions, get support for your learning goals and find out how to learn Braille for free from home. To register, please email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or call (212) 206-5400, extension 3.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
eeOnline
Adults,

50+,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 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 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 during…
Hudson Park Library
Online
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Wed, March 6
@ 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. 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.
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Wed, March 6
@ 12 PM
Money Matters
"This event will be online only" Young women and their partners often face some common financial issues as they begin to build their family life together. Kenneth McDonnell from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) discusses: Managing student loans Purchasing a car Helping children develop their own personal financial well-being The CFPB provides free and unbiased resources to help you manage these financial situations with confidence. Presented by the Consumer Financial P…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Wed, March 6
@ 1 PM
Book Discussion Group
Reading keeps us connected. Join us for a neighborhood book club at the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library! 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, in-person or online, with the author and Alison Stewart, host of WNYC's All of It. This book club will take place ONLINE at the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. The February title is Tananarive Due's The Refo…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers
Wed, March 6
@ 2 PM
NYPL en Español
This event is online only. Online registration is required. Join BLC for Virtual Spanish Conversation Hour where you can practice conversational Spanish about life, art, culture, and other topics of interest. This is not a formal class, but a fun and judgement-free way to practice Spanish with people at varying skill levels!
Bronx Library Center
Online Only
Adults
Wed, March 6
@ 3 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
**This event will be online only** Alexandra Watkins discusses the secret to creating brand names that get noticed and increase sales. The discussion includes: The kind of names win the hearts and minds of customers. A proven framework to quickly evaluate the strength of any name. Discover why using your name as your brand name is a missed opportunity. Get professional brainstorming techniques. See creative workarounds for nabbing available domain names. Click here to register…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Wed, March 6
@ 3 PM
Online
Please join the 53rd Street Library for our Virtual Citizenship Study Group. The online citizenship study group is a place where you can study for the Naturalization Test with others who are also preparing for the exam, using materials from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and other resources, as well as playing informative games to help you learn all you'll need to know for the citizenship test. To participate in this program, please register with your email address…
OnlineAdults
Wed, March 6
@ 4 PM
Online
Greetings adventurers - Join us in person or virtually at Francis Martin Library for a commitment of several weeks of attendance to an exciting Dungeons and Dragons game! D&D is a game about adventure, mystery and drama in a fantasy based world! Meet new friends and have fun rolling dice, fighting monsters, and saving the realm! New to D&D? Here are some resources! What is D&D? Start Playing The Structure of the Game Rules Overview The Basics Character Sheets Roll20 Op…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet/ Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 4 PM
Online
This program is being online. Hola amigos! Have you been wanting to practice some Spanish and share what you have learned with your friends?! Join this program to practice beginners Spanish! This program is intended for kids ages 5-12. Registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's Room
Online
Children,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 5 PM
NYPL en Español
This event is Online and In person Join West Farms Library Staff for a Spanish Conversation. Come and learn the Spanish language, Learning, listening and repeating with our tutor Melba. We will be developing games and strategies to learn this beautiful Spanish language. Este Evento es en Linea y en persona Unase al equipo de la Biblioteca de West Farms en sus conversaciones de Español. Venga y aprenda el idioma Español! Aprendiendo, escuchando y repitiendo junto a nuestra tutora Melba. E…
West Farms Library, Community Room
Online and In person (Hybrid)
Adults
Thu, March 7
@ 10 AM
Online
This program will take place virtually. Want to work with other writers? Commit to a writing schedule? Practice your craft through writing prompts? Receive and discuss information and tips on writing, reading, editing, and revising? Join the weekly meetings of the Kingsbridge Writing Circle, held online at the Kingsbridge Library on every Thursday from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. Eastern Time. Share your unpublished drafts in an intimate setting. Get and give feedback. Writers of all genres and styles…
Kingsbridge Library
Online
Adults
Thu, March 7
@ 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
Thu, March 7
@ 11 AM
Online
Our coloring group is now online! We will meet online every Thursday at 11am. We can color and socialize while practicing social distancing. We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies and books while we color. Coloring can be done by anyone of any age, not just artists or creative types. Coloring can have therapeutic benefits such as alleviating stress and anxiety. Many have compared the benefits of coloring to achieving relaxation from meditation. Since this is an online…
Chatham Square Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Thu, March 7
@ 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 p…
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, March 7
@ 12 PM
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. This is a smaller conversation group where participants will get more opportunities to speak and ask qu…
New Dorp Library
Online via Google Meet.
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Thu, March 7
@ 12:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.A podcast is a creative, on-demand audio show for sharing information, engaging audiences with stories, participating in community conversations, and much more. Come learn how to edit and mix your show with the free audio production software, Audacity. Software will be provided in our computer lab. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://on.nypl.org/studio40You…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Thu, March 7
@ 3 PM
Civics, Communities & Voting
This is an online event. Come and discuss with the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library staff for a TedEd Talk. TED Circles are an open platform for small groups that engage in conversations about ideas. Together, we will watch the TED Talk, 'How labor unions shape society - Margaret Levi' After the short TED Talk screening, we will discuss in a casual online setting the likelihood of organizations forging equality and protecting worker rights, calling for a 21st-century revival of the labor…
via Google MeetsAdults,

College & Graduate Students