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.

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. You can join this class session using the following link: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/82420401195?pwd=R2VsakVFM24vMmhld2FvU0l0SUsyUT09 Must register with a valid email address. Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting. 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
Today
@ 2 PM
​This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Room 303. Registration is required. 9 to 5 (1980) Three office workers get revenge against their boss, a sexist, egotistical, hypocritical bigot, and in so doing create a more efficient work environment. Directed by Colin Higgins. 1980 | PG | 110 minutes About Reel to Read: The page meets the screen at Reel to Read, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-pick…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 2 PM
This event is taking place at the St. George Library Center. Use our paints for some fun themed painting times!
St. George Library CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Today
@ 2 PM
Get in person help with computers, the internet, expand your knowledge, or get help with a specific task or question. We're here to help! This program will be held in the Computer Lab (3rd Floor). Saturdays at 2pm No Registration Required, 18+.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
Join us for film screenings Saturdays this month! Pokemon: The Power of US on the 2nd, Raya and the Last Dragon on the 9th, The Grinch on the 16th, Minions: The Rise of Gru on the 23rd and The Bad Guys on the 30th.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 2 PM
Book Discussion Group
The history of LGBT+ literature is extensive, but if you’re anything like us, getting to all those classics can sometimes be a challenge. That’s why staff from the Mulberry Street Library invite you to discuss an LGBT+ themed book either published in or written about a historical period! This month, we’ll discuss Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Riley Snorton, which is available as a physical book, e-book, or e-audiobook with your Library card. “The story of Chris…
Mulberry Street Library
Community Room, LL2
Adults,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students
Today
@ 2 PM
7 Stories Up at SNFL
Join us for a screening of Meltem, a film about family, migration, and establishing roots, followed by audience conversation and Q&A with the director Basile Doganis and Jimmy Demetro of Hellenic Film Society USA. This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library on the 7th Floor, and was rescheduled from a previous date. The film runtime is 87 minutes. It is in French and Greek, with English subtitles. Watch the trailer here. A year after the death of her…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Why go to the movie theater when you can watch a movie at the library? Join us for a family-friendly movie, coloring, and a snack. This program will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. No registration required. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 2 PM
December 2, 2PM Barbie (2023) Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans. Rated PG-13, 116 mins. December 9, 2PM Nope (2022) The residents of a lonely gulch in inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery. Rated R, 120 mins. December 16, 2PM Gran Turismo (2023) Jann Mardenborough…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
Online
To attend this online poetry reading, please register above with your email address. We'll send you the meeting link before the program begins.
Jefferson Market Library
Online Only
Adults
Today
@ 2 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)
Today
@ 2 PM
STEAM for Teens
Join the Wakefield YA department for interactive science projects, every other Saturday! We will apply practical science, tech, engineering, and mathematical concepts to hands-on projects. All supplies are provided! 12/2 Visualizing DNA: Humans vs Bananas 12/16 Geometry Scavenger Hunt 12/30 Science Jeopardy
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at Baychester. Join us for a fun afternoon BINGO for a chance to win prizes and socialize with other children. 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.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Canceled
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Morris Park Library. Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments. Limited space. For ages 18 and up. Register by phone or in person. Registration opens on October 16th.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person. Join us for a screening of 1.5 Million, a documentary about the literacy crisis in the Bronx, followed by a Q&A with the director of the film, Gregory Hernandez. "Illiteracy and poverty are often intertwined. Without the ability to read, your chances of securing employment, a home, and the life you want, dwindles. It begins with the desire to learn, but continues with the opportunity. Access to literature at the library, school library, classroom libr…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
PKYA JAM SESH! Come learn one or two chords and put that poetry you've got in your head into words and music, see what genius pops up. Campfire Chords is about the journey, all about getting lost in the creative process.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This program is in person at Francis Martin Library. Join us for some refreshments and a moive. This month the films on offer are: December 2nd: Home Alone When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O'Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitemen…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,

Families
Today
@ 2 PM
Participants will be creating their own terrarium while tapping into their creative side. For ALL AGES. Only 12 participants per program. First come, first serve.
Mott Haven LibraryAdults,

Children,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Join us as our librarian read your favorite Fairytales and other lengthy Pictures books geared for older children. Ages 5-10
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This is an in-person event at our branch. Best for ages 6-12 years. Join us for some Winter stories to warm you up before our Winter Craft Program for Kids!
Westchester Square Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Library. Make it and take it! Join us for a hands-on D.I.Y. crafting project using basic arts and crafts materials. Sign up for the biweekly NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on free children's programs, upcoming author talks, and more happening at the Library and online.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2:15 PM
This is an in-person event at our branch. Best for ages 6-12 years. Space and supplies limited! Join us as we create a beautiful mixed medium work of art, using crayons, coloring pages and your thinking skills! This craft will also build your creative and artistic skills!
Westchester Square Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2:30 PM
This program will be held in person at Bronx Library Center. Join us for our Decemberr film series. Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family. When Christy discovers her ten-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter's healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Today
@ 2:30 PM
Online
First Saturday of each month, 2:30 - 4 PM Join other users to talk about navigating the web, learning new apps, customizing gestures and other advanced topics. This event will take place online. https://nypl.zoom.us/j/87478102159?pwd=R0VqVkhGZEpycHF6UmF4M0lUc1hpZz09
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online
Adults,

50+,

Persons with Disabilities
Today
@ 3 PM
Calling all gamers! I repeat, calling all gamers! Join us every Friday at the Soundview Library to engage in playing games of all types! Every Friday will alternate between vibrant video games on the Nintendo Switch and bodacious board games! Show off your best moves against other players while making new friends. Whether you feel like playing, we've got you covered! *This event will take place in person at the Soundview Library*
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Hamilton Grange Library. In this 6-week bottle painting workshop, instructor Marcela Carvalho will introduce students to basic painting technic, the use of space and dimensions, shapes and patterns, visual storytelling, compositions of elements, and structure connecting with self. The workshop is open to everyone from beginners or expert painters -- all are welcome! Students are asked to bring their own recycled bottle. All other supplies will be provi…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 PM
Civics, Communities & Voting
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test. This class is taking place in person. This study group is for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test. Each workshop will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civic questions. Students will also learn about libraries and online resources to continue their practice at home.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+
Today
@ 3 PM
Come by the Teen Zone and feel free to utilize our art supplies. We have high quality supplies including - Copic Markers (multiple sets) - Prismacolor Colored Pencils - Pigma art pens in a variety of sizes - Cricut Maker 3 and Cricut brand tools - Cricut Smart Vinyl - Sticker Paper - Cardstock - Washi tape and stickers (and other journaling tools!) - Screen printing supplies such as silk screens and stencils (we have aprons too) - Button making - Strathmore art…
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Kids from the library have to the chance to compete with one another in a game of UNO. Recommended for ages 6 to 12 years old.
West Farms LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Hamilton Grange Library. In this 6-week bottle painting workshop, instructor Marcela Carvalho will introduce students to basic painting technic, the use of space and dimensions, shapes and patterns, visual storytelling, compositions of elements, and structure connecting with self. The workshop is open to everyone from beginners or expert painters -- all are welcome! Students are asked to bring their own recycled bottle. All other supplies will be provi…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place at the Clason's Point Library. Join us for a family storytime and activity featuring the book The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats and a snow dough activity! Limit is 15 kids w/ a grownup. Este evento tendrá lugar en la Biblioteca de Clason's Point. Únase a nosotros para una hora de cuentos y una actividad familiar con el libro The Snowy Day de Ezra Jack Keats y una actividad de masa de nieve. El límite es de 15 niños con un adulto. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsle…
Clason's Point Library
In Person
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 3 PM
Drawing from years of public performances (theater, music, dance) Alexander writes, adapts and improvises inspirational stories that encourage the audience to participate and celebrate life. Prepare to be moved. Literally! For all ages. Registration is not required. This program is made possible by the Rockefeller Foundation.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. You can join this class session using the following link: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/87468579053?pwd=NVdKR3NRdVEwcDl2a3p4eXN1N1V3dz09 Must register with a valid email address. Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs. 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
Today
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Learn to add, remove, and modify the content of your HTML pages using JavaScript. Having HTML/CSS experience prior to this class is strongly encouraged. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experienced issues with receiving emails from TechConnect. Using a Gmail…
OnlineAdults
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Join Miss Steffey for an open exploration of LEGOS! Get your hands dirty and make your own creation! This program is geared toward school-aged children, ages 6 to 12.
Eastchester LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This is an in-person event at the Morrisania Library. Come and join the young adult staff playing classic board games such as Scrabble and Monopoly.
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at the 53rd St Library. Join us on Saturday, December 2nd at 4PM, for a special in-person author talk event! Magogodi oaMphela Makhene will be at our library, in conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Harding (author of This Other Eden), talking about her new book, Innards: Stories. To register to attend, please use the link above! This incendiary debut of linked stories narrates the everyday lives of Soweto residents, from the early years of aparthei…
53rd Street LibraryAdults,

Book Lovers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
As part of NYPL's celebration of Native American Heritage Month we will be screening Incident at Oglala (1992) in the Bronx Library Center's Teen Zone. Synopsys: Narrated by Robert Redford, this dramatic documentary exposes the U.S. government’s desperate attempts to convict Leonard Peltier of the deaths of two FBI agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota on June 26, 1975. Highly recommended for high-school classes. In South Dakota, U.S. soldiers massacred the Native American popul…
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, December 3
@ 3:30 PM
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.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, December 4
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
Over the course of this interactive eight-week bilingual jazz series, families will explore core concepts of jazz such as swing, blues, improvisation, and other jazz essentials. Together we will develop our imagination, creativity, and musicality while swinging nursery rhymes in both Spanish and English, creating and singing our own blues songs, scatting like Ella or improvising like Coltrane, and of course jamming with a live jazz band! Free! For children 0-3 and their caregivers No regis…
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)