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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4,262 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This Techconnect will focus on the basics of email, including how to create an account, how to draft and send an email, as well as some of the more advanced features. The class will begin at 12:00PM and end aroung 1:00PM This will be an indoor course taught in the Community Room. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own Laptops but if they do not have one, they may use a library laptop instead.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
Please join us for our upcoming Open House on June 30th from 12-1pm to find out more information about Washington Heights Library, our unique programs, resources, and services for all ages. Acompáñenos para nuestra Jornada de puertas abiertas este 30 de Junio de las 12 a 1pm y descubra más sobre la Biblioteca de Washington Heights, incluyendo nuestros programas, servicios y recursos para todas las edades.
OutdoorAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
This program will take place in person at The Riverdale Library. Join Library Staff this summer for a free-wheeling rotating discussion group. The discussion will be determined by using TableTopics: Conversation Starters cards picked at random. Every session will be a potentially funny adventure! Audience: Adults only No registration required.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
*This event is online only* CLICK HERE TO REGISTER If your online sales are not as robust as you had hoped, take a look at your copy. Your words carry your message. Turn them into your most powerful sales agents by using the same tools, tactics, and techniques that the best copywriters use to create the most successful and profitable sales pages (yes, those that sell millions!). In parts 1 and 2 of this masterclass, Helena Escalante—a seasoned copywriter—dissected a sales page into its diffe…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Today
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
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 and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. For ages 18-36 months with a parent/caregiver. This is an in-person event.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 12 PM
Come to the library and make a fun craft! All materials provided by NYPL. For ages 4 and up with parent/caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 12:30 PM
Book Discussion Group
(This event is online only.) Do you love to read? Interested in reading and discussing popular and interesting books? Then this is the place for you! Join us as we discuss this month’s book: The Paper Palace by Miranda Heller Cowley Please note: This is a virtual program. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link/call in number to participate. The link with instructions on how to participate will be sent to you via email approximately one day before the disc…
Soundview Library
Online only
Adults,

50+
Today
@ 12:30 PM
Canceled
Early Literacy
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. A great way to meet other babies, parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare f…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 1 PM
Ongoing
Pride Month
Tokyo Godfathers 2003 . PG-13 . 1h 32m This event will take place in person, at the Stapleton Library community Room. The event is first-come, first-served. Join us for the viewings of four subsequent LGBTQI+ films to celebrate pride month, as we introduce our Monday Matinee Series. Three unhoused friends - a young girl, a transgender woman, and a middle-aged man; find a newborn child while rummaging through trash. Tokyo Godfathers is as much a Christmas Eve story, as it is a story of…
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 PM
In-person event. Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, “Minari” has been lauded for shining a light on the Asian American immigrant experience. The semi-autobiographical film was inspired by director Lee Isaac Chung’s own childhood as it tells the story of one family’s move from Korea to rural Arkansas in pursuit of their American dream. Runtime: 116 minutes
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 PM
Summer at the Library
Did You Know! Seahorses are tiny fishes that are named for the shape of their head, which looks like the head of a horse. Join us at the Belmont Library as we learn more fun fatcs about this small fish all while making your very own colorful seahorse art project.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in person at the Morris Park Library. Teens, join us each week for Teen Movie Thursday and enjoy a different movie screening each week.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This class taught in Chinese only. || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Teach Basic computer skills -- 電腦基本概念以及操作方 You can email the branch chathamsquare@nypl.org in order to receive the link to participate. We will use Google Meet for the class. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. || 您可以通過電子郵件chathamsquare@nypl.org 至 圖書館才能獲得參與的鏈接。 我們將在課程中使用Google Meet. 大約在活動開始前一天,該鏈接將通過電子郵件發送給您。 您需要一台具有音頻和/或…
OnlineAdults
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This class taught in Chinese only. || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Teach Basic computer skills -- 電腦基本概念以及操作方 You can email the branch chathamsquare@nypl.org in order to receive the link to participate. We will use Google Meet for the class. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. || 您可以通過電子郵件chathamsquare@nypl.org 至 圖書館才能獲得參與的鏈接。 我們將在課程中使用Google Meet. 大約在活動開始前一天,該鏈接將通過電子郵件發送給您。 您需要一台具有音頻和/或…
OnlineAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
Synopsis Young fashion student Eloise inexplicably travels through time to experience the splendor and glitz of London in the 1960s. As she explores her newfound world, she crosses paths with Sandy, an aspiring cabaret singer, in a startling way. However, the deeper Eloise plunges into this world, the more she begins to realize that something sinister lurks beneath its veneer. Directors Edgar Wright Production year 2021, Rating R, Studio Focus Features, Runtime 116 minutes. Cast Thomasin McK…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
If you have Google mail account, don't miss out on all of the great free apps that come with your account. In this introductory class, we will go over Google Drive one of the many free apps Google has to offer. Laptops will be provided for participants.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
For ages 6-12 years.
Westchester Square Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Today
@ 2 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join staff from the Parkchester Library] for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to animals of the ocean
Parkchester LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Today
@ 2 PM
Pride Month
Come and join us in person at the Woodstock Branch to make a Rainbow Mural Painting.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Learn how to play the worldwide Japanese math puzzle, Sudoku! Learn the rules of the game, try your luck at an easy level game and if you're ready for a challenge. take on the more difficult ones.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
Who are you? What's important to you? Visit the library this week to create a tote bag that captures who you are or what you stand for using fabric markers and paint. While you're here, you can choose free books to put in your bag and take home! For children and teens entering 6th grade and up. No registration required. Just drop in.
Inwood LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Outdoor
Enjoy our outdoor space at Mosholu library. Come sit, bring a book, your laptop or just enjoy the scenery. Monday -Thursday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM No Registration Required
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
Who are you? What's important to you? Visit the library this week to create a tote bag that captures who you are or what you stand for using fabric markers and paint. While you're here, you can choose free books to put in your bag and take home! For children and teens entering 6th grade and up. No registration required. Just drop in.
Inwood LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2:15 PM
Canceled
Early Literacy
Join the Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library for an in-person story time for parents and children of all ages as we read stories and try to learn about each other! Masks are not required but are strongly recommended during the program.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 2:30 PM
Come help make quilts to be given to needy families in our area . Sewing experience IS REQUIRED
Morningside Heights LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 PM
STEAM
Join staff from the Bronx Library Center for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to learning basic engineering concepts and creative expression. Many people, like those living in ancient Egypt, Indian, and the Roman Empires, built aqueducts to help them move water throughout their vast territories. Use basic supplies to recreate your own aqueducts to help them move water throughout their vast territories. Test your aqueduct with a variety of objects! For children in kindergarten through se…
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2:30 PM
This fun & engaging program allows participants to learn how life interacts in a pond by seeing it up close. Thanks to live pond samples, come face to face with tadpoles, fish, and other pond creatures! Join a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist to learn how each creature plays an important role in the pond habitat. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center Thanks to our partners on Summer at the Library: The Book G…
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Canceled
Mindful Teens, join other local teens for this interactive in-person workshop series where we strengthen our minds, make friends, build community and learn from one another. We'll practice mindfulness and self-expression through writing, arts & crafts, games, movement, conversations and meditations. No judgments allowed and no talent necessary!
Community Room Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This event will take place online. Join staff from the Clason's Point Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. In honor of our Summer Reading theme: Making Waves, we will create a SNOW VOLCANO! LIMIT 15 Makers. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox! You…
OnlineChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, 4th floor, room 403. Work with a Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff member to complete a personal project on the computer. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive personal attention and instruction. Assistance can include: Internet browsing Email Typing software Resume formatting eBooks and Audio…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+,

Job Seekers
Today
@ 3 PM
Money Matters
**This event will be online only** Learn about the basics of bonds, what they are and how they work. What is the maturity, a coupon, or a bond rating? How do prices work? What resources are available to research bonds at the library or on the web? Get the answers to these questions and more. Click here to register. Registration for this event is through Eventbrite. Click here to view Eventbrite's Privacy Policy.
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Job Seekers
Today
@ 3 PM
Summer at the Library
Join us for an afternoon of creativity. This month we’re making buttons! Children and teens welcome
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Today
@ 3 PM
Online
This class is taking place online only. Practice talking to others in Spanish virtually through educational activities. Focused on Beginner and Intermediate Spanish Learners. Sign up required. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners
Today
@ 3 PM
Questions about email? Need help formatting a document in Microsoft Word? Register for a One-on-One Tech Help session to get personal assistance from library staff who can answer your basic computer or smartphone questions! This is your time to work with a staff member and receive their personal attention and instructions. Please register in advance, either online or in person. Each session will be 20 minutes long. The Library’s computers and internet connection will be available for use duri…
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 3 PM
Pride Month
This event will take place outdoors at the Edenwald Library. Celebrate Pride Month by learning to tie dye t-shirts and hankerchiefs while supplies last!
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need help accessing the internet or any of NYPL's online resources? Call or visit us to schedule an appointment for an hour of one-on-one tech help. Don't forget to bring your device and your questions about your laptop, cell phone, and tablet. Please come prepared with any passwords for your device (screen lock) or Apple ID. We look forward to meeting you! To ensure the health and safety of the public…
Charleston LibraryAdults,

50+