Events

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. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

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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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 PM
Join us for our Saturday Matinee series at the Bronx Library Center Teen Zone! On this occassion we will be screening the 1989 classic Dead Poets Society starring the late, great Robin Williams in celebration of Poetry month in the US!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, April 14
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Embark on an exciting journey into the world of digital arts! The Introduction To The Media Lab is a course where teens get to learn about all the events, gear, and software available to them in our SNFL Teen Center Media Lab. Teens will also be given demonstrations for portrait photography setups, 3D printing, and info on how to access self guided software tutorials in Adobe applications. Software Includes: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, After Effects etc.) Un…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 12 PM
We are excited to announce our re-opening and invite you to celebrate with us. Check out our updated spaces. We will feature a full day of FREE activities, giveaways, and light refreshments for all ages to enjoy!
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

Children,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the New Dorp Library. Teens, come play some board games, video games or hang out with your peers. Express yourself artistically and experience other fun planned activities. For ages 13-18. Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
Come and see what we're showing today! For Teens 12 -18. Bring a snack and a friend! We will be showing an anime, for fans! Registration not required.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
Stop by the teen center to create your own book and write your own story! All supplies will be provided, just bring your ideas!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
This event takes place in-person in 67th St's Teen Room. Looking to get in touch with your most creative self or try a new art technique? Want to learn how sew a button or raise a hem? Come hang with us! Each week we supply tons of art and sewing supplies, and new craft ideas to try. From jewlery making, to painting, to paper-mache, the possibilities are endless!
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the St. George Library Center. Come and join us as we watch the film Up (2009) on Monday, April 15, 2024 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. The movie will be screened in the Teen Room. A feisty septuagenarian reluctantly teams up with a young explorer in this Oscar-winning Best Animated Feature Film by Pixar. Carl Fredricksen is a 78-year-old balloon salesman who dreams of seeing the wilds of South America, and it looks like he may get there after tying enough h…
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
This program will take place at the Macomb Bridge Library Teen Center. Designated teen time to enjoy board, card and video games with friends.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
Online
Join us every Monday for intriguing and compelling real life stories! This event is online and in-person. Join the Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library for a free screening of "Give Up Tomorrow". Program Description As a tropical storm beats down on an island in the Philippines, two sisters leave work and never make it home. Paco Larrañaga, a 19-year-old student, is sentenced to death for their rape and murder, despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence. Give Up Tomorrow exposes shocking corru…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library
Online and Livestream
Adults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

K-12 Educators,

College/Graduate School Educators,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
Postponed
Level up your gaming experience with our program featuring Nintendo Switch and PS5 games. Dive into epic adventures and multiplayer showdowns! Join us now.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3:30 PM
Hi teens! Have you ever heard of a photocard? A photocard is a small, clear card that you can decorate with fun stickers, and when you are done, you can put a picture inside! This program will take place in-person at the Richmondtown Library! For ages 12 and up
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3:30 PM
This is an in-person event at the Morrisania Library Join the young adult staff and explore the creative possibilities of crocheting. Library will provide supplies.
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3:30 PM
Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Dive into the lively world of Anime with Crunchyroll! (No ads!) Join us a few times a month to relax, enjoy snax, and get cozy in the Community Room while we discuss our favorite characters from the manga, the anime series, and all the fun storylines! Meet your peers, make some new friends, and support your local library.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3:30 PM
Join us at the Soundview Library for some fun trivia questions where you need to make a wild guess! The winner with the most points gets a prize, so bring your friends and compete to see who's the best guesser. Free snacks included!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3:30 PM
Do you love art and have nothing to do this summer? Come join us weekly at the Columbus branch for summer art fun!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in the community room of the West New Brighton Library. During our open hours you can take advantage of our various Teen Center resources. Utilize our tech, arts and craft supplies, collection of video games and board games, or just grab a laptop and hangout! Devices such as the 3D printer, cameo cutter, silk screener, and photography equipment may not be available at open hours. Please see our calendar for programs specifically related to these devices or email wes…
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
This event will be hosted in-person at the Castle Hill Branch. Interested in 3-D printing? Learn some basic skills and design your own 3-D model during this program! No experience is needed and all materials will be provided.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place online via Google Meet! Are you a TEEN looking for your first job? Or looking for new employment opportunities? Join the us to receive tips on how to create a new resume or spruce up your outdated one. This program is open to teens ages 13-18. 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, video and…
Francis Martin Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Teens and young adults who like to write, join us for Camp NaNoWriMo! Mondays at 4PM, come work on your Camp NaNoWriMo project, with focus on a different aspect of writing and planning each week!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Are you looking to wind down from the stresses of school? Come by the Wakefield Teen Center and listen to some chill beats while playing your favorite board games!
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is in-person. How do you find job openings? What information do you need to apply for a job? What are the steps you go through? Once you have a job, what are some things you should know about workplace etiquette? This program will answer all of these questions and more.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Our TTRPG series. We'll be designing our own characters drawing on the world of My Hero Academia, using game mechanics from Dungeons & Dragons and Mutants & Masterminds. Use writing and (optional) art to create a character's abilities, backstories, and play mechanics, drawing on library materials and collections. Create a character and send them on adventures as a student at U.A. Bronx. Get ready to go beyond!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Welcome to SNFL's ongoing teen campaign. Players new and old are invited to come start a new campaign that will meet regularly throughout the school year. You can bring a level 1 character with you or grab a pre-made character sheet when you arrive! This event is made possible by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
This event will take place at the South Beach Library. Using iPads, learn how to make pop art using our very own library lion. Ages 10 - 18 This program is ages 10 - 18.
South Beach LibraryChildren,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Todt Hill-Westerleigh Branch. With Spring in full swing, bugs are starting to emerge—robo Bugs, that is! Want to create your own Bristle Bot? Join us on April 13th, 2024, from 4 PM to 5 PM! This program is in-person. The program is for Tweens and Teens aged 11 to 18 Registration is not required.
via Google Meet Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Parkchester Library. Join us to learn from famous chess games and Grandmasters like Paul Morphy, Jose Capablanca, and Maurice Ashley. We will also learn about the best chess openings and endgame calculation.
Parkchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Have questions about applying to colleges or jobs? Then drop in for our weekly hybrid College and Career Pathways one-on-one time! For those who would like to drop in virtually, please register online. For those who would like to attend in person, just head on up to the Teen Center on the second floor and our YA librarians will be there to assist you! We offer assistance with applications, cover letters, navigating financial aid, and test prep. Please come prepared with at least one area you w…
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is online only. Join a University of Pennsylvania student for a Q&A session directed by you! Presented in partnership with Budding Branches, an organization that connects teens with current students and recent college graduates offering a firsthand look at campus life. Active participation is encouraged!
Hamilton Grange Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Event Details Need professional and dedicated assistance with your WIP projects? Join us for our BYOProject labs where you will recieve dedicated one-on-one consultation with our Studio Specialist! Whether you need help with your design homework or assistance setting up a complex editing session, our studio specialist are here to guide you through the process in a way that is tailored to your needs and skill level. Experienced teens can also work independently in the Media Lab on any ongoing…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Make custom magnetic poetry to reuse again and again in your locker or your refrigerator
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at the Soundview Library. Are you curious about chess and want to learn about the game? Whether you know how to play or just starting out, come join us for some board time. Show off your best moves against other chess players while getting some great tips and pointers! For all ages. See you there!
Soundview LibraryAdults,

Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Are you into K-pop? Do you collect photocards? Stop by and decorate your own photocard holders and sleeves! We provide all the materials. Feel free to bring pictures that you would want to use if you don’t have any photocards on hand. It can be pictures of your favorite band, your pets, your friends, or anything else! This program will take place in person at the Richmondtown Library.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
This event is taking place in person at the Tremont Library. The technology of 3D printing right at your fingertips. Use these pens that serve as portable 3D printers to create any miniature models you like and take back home for yourself. In the spirit of Earth Day, we will be working with animal 3D Doodler stencils for this event. For ages 13-18.
In personTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Are you a budding musician looking to record your next hit song? Our state-of-the-art recording studio is here to help! Open Studio offers a unique opportunity for teens to come in, record their music, and receive feedback from their peers and an engineer. Plus, you'll have the chance to learn about audio engineering and get a behind-the-scenes look at the recording process. In Open Studio teens are invited to record 1 song up to 3 minutes. Depending on registrants for the day, sessions…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Are you overwhelmed by final projects, math exams, or the thought of physics and black holes? (Or something else!) Stop by the Teen Zone for help with your school work, test prep, and more! *During this time, one of our YA Librarians will be available to help you.* ----------- ¿Te agobian los proyectos finales, los exámenes de matemáticas o pensar en la física y los agujeros negros? (¡O algo más!) Pásate por la Zona de Adolescentes para que te ayuden con tus tareas escolares, a preparar los…
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Are you an aspiring writer? Need to get some creativity flowing? Want to test out your writing knowledge and see how well you can write? Come by to the Grand Concourse Library and learn about the different format styles of writing and practice with your friends! Use pen & paper or computer- writing counts in all forms!
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Join us every Monday as teens take over the George Bruce basement! Enjoy games on PlayStation 5 or play chess, create art, bring your friends, make new friends, grab some snacks, or just chill out!
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Mott Haven. Calling all teens! Come up with an idea and work on your project every week. We'll provide supplies. Some ideas include painting, knitting, 3D printing, and building with Legos. You can also try out our instruments and new recording studio.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)