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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Bounce- storytime
Babies from *birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers)* and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. After storytime is over, stay around for a little extra time for toys! Please note that this program is for birth to 18 months ONLY.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Space at St. George Library
Join us for songs, rhymes, and simple picture book stories for babies, followed by a 30-min playtime. Meet other parents and babies ! This program is intended for babies and young toddlers under 2 year-old. It's never too early to bring your baby to the library! Every Tuesday starting on September 12 (please note: no program on September 26). No registration necessary. Please join our mailing list for St. George Library's early childhood programs and notices.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Storytime: Baby Lapsit
A lapsit storytime for children 18 months and younger. Grow your baby's early literacy skills through reading short books, singing songs, doing rhymes, and other interactive activities. You must register to attend. Check back for the link to RSVP on Friday, October 13th.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Halloween Puppet Playtime
A musical Halloween puppet show with stories, songs, and activities perfect for ages 0-6! Meet and greet your new puppet friends! Presented by Nicola McEldowney REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. PLEASE CALL 212-759-7358 OR REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE CIRCULATION DESK.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Little Movers
Simple stories and a lot of movement for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. For children ages 0-3 years old and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Circle Time
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Craft Included. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time
Bring your child (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and creating a craft to help their brains grow! Limited to 25 children and their parents/caregivers. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit Storytime
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
BABY STORYTIME
Books, songs, rhymes, and playtime for children 01-18 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Story Time/Toddler Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. This program is open to children of all ages and their parents/caregivers. Ages 0 months to 5 years old.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Time!
Tales for the teeny tiny! Come join us on The Baychester Library's Eric Carle Toddler Time Rug for interactive reading, song, and play that your little ones will enjoy!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Música/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. For infants and young children ages 0 to 4 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Beatles and Bob
A fun musical Jam with various musical props like shakers, stick, and scarves filled with dance and movement to the songs of the Beatles and Bob Marley played live by a singer/guitar player. The class help strengthen the bond of children and their caregivers by sharing a memorable experience of singing and dancing together. Best for ages 6 month to 4 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Music for Aardvarks
67th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime for Pre-Walkers
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! For ages 0-18 months. Limited to 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks
Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 - 3.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Little Movers
Simple stories and a lot of movement for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. For children ages 0-3 years old and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Lapsit 嬰兒故事時間
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. 嬰兒從出生到18個月大,父母/照顧者可以享受偉大的著作,活潑的歌曲和童謠,並認識附近同年齡的小朋友。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with fun toys and meet other babies in the neighborhood from 12 PM to 1 PM. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. First come first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Open Play
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. 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 for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months old (Pre-Walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Programs are first come, first served and limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 12:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
Infant Storytime: Tuesday Infant Lapsit
Special 15 to 20-minute program of simple fingerplays, songs, and board books. For babies and pre-walkers up to 18 months old with their parent or caregiver. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m. Please join us!
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Parents and caregivers! Come join on the kids room rug for our new baby storytime. We'll read a book or two but focus on singing, movement, and other activities to stimulate your little one's imagination and promote early literacy!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Peek-A-Boo & Books
Come, sing songs, play bouncing rhymes games, and listen to stories and begin your babies lifetime love of reading. This age appropriate program is a perfect introduction to the library for you and your baby. When parents and caregivers participate in this special storytime your baby gets the most from this early learning experience. Our baby story time is for babies ages 3 months to 17 months and parents/caregivers. Ages 3 months to 17 months.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Corner
Unleash the artists in your children! We've got our coloring table ready for them every day starting at 10 AM.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies Classes - French
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Book Tasting
Need a new book for the month? Then come to Sedgwick's Book Tasting! Each guest will be able to rotate around the room and get a "taste" of a variety of new and popular books. Come and mingle and talk about the great books that are in our collection!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Come for playtime, stories, rhymes, and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-12 months.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Children 0-15 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, interactive stories, lively songs, and rhymes. Join the fun and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Story Time: Peek-A-Boo & Books for Walkers
Come, sing songs, play bouncing rhymes games, and listen to stories and begin your baby's lifetime love of reading. This age-appropriate program is a perfect introduction to the library for you and your baby. When parents and caregivers participate in this special storytime your baby gets the most from this early learning experience. Our baby story time is for babies ages 3 months to 16 months and parents/caregivers. For babies, up to 17 months, who are walking .
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Tummy Time
Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library. Please note: this program is for pre-walkers ages 0-18 months with their caregivers. Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort. Program space is limited-- attendance is granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Story Time: Peek-A-Boo & Books for Pre-Walkers
Come, sing songs, play bouncing rhymes games, and listen to stories and begin your baby's lifetime love of reading. This age-appropriate program is a perfect introduction to the library for you and your baby. When parents and caregivers participate in this special storytime your baby gets the most from this early learning experience. Our baby story time is for babies ages 3 months and up who are not walking and parents/caregivers.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Classes - Mandarin
This Fall families will explore the harvest with us while we take them on a Birdie Adventure to collect fruits, ride a bicycle, and visit a farm! Families will learn new vocabulary words and partake in a truly cultural bonding experience. Bilingual Birdies is the first program in NYC to combine live music and language learning and has been successfully educating children since 2007 in schools and libraries. This Fall all families who attend the program will receive our new CD download of 10 ori…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play
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. 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 for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Story Time
Join us for books, songs, and free play. Ages 0-18 months ONLY. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
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