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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
From Newborn to Walking
Come Play and Build Brain and Body Awareness This class is designed to provide an outlet for the baby’s creative process of discovering the world around them through movement, touch and play. Classes will be facilitated by Nisha Kewalramani who is a Body Mind Centering Practitioner, Infant Developmental Movement Educator and has certification in Embodied Anatomy and Yoga.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Celebrate El Día de los Niños
Join us as we celebrate El día de los Niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with a series of fun activities for children of all ages. Families will enjoy arts & crafts and read-aloud as well as engaging in other fun activities. From http://dia.ala.org: Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultur…
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Daddy & Me (and Mommy, too!)
Here is a special Baby & Toddler Story Time in which parents can share their love of books and the library with their young children. This family time is a great way to introduce the library and it's treasures to your child. Come in and listen to stories, sing songs, and move to bouncy rhymes with your baby or toddler. Then spend some quality time playing and reading with your child and meeting other parents. Don't forget to sign up for a library card so you can borrow books to read at…
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Saturday Storytime
Start off your weekend with Saturday Story Time at the library where we'll sing classic children songs and read a couple of picture books. It is sure to be a wonderful bonding experience. *Content will depend on age of audience
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Saturday Stories
We know Saturdays are busy days of shopping, laundry, cleaning and otherwise catching up after the work week! You and your little ones need a story break! Come join us for stories and songs every Saturday morning.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Play Date: Early Literacy Family Workshop
Join us at the St. Agnes Library for a brief hands-on information session about various sensory focused activities that support the development of fine motor skills and literacy in young children. For parents/caregivers and children 12-36 months. A light breakfast will be served.
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Celebrate Día: Family Storytime
Join us as we celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) with a fun Family Storytime for children of all ages. Kids will enjoy engaging picture book read-alouds and discover new favorites as we celebrate with stories, songs, art activities, and more. From http://dia.ala.org: Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, April 30
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Stories for a Sunday Afternoon
You worked all week and did the chores on Saturday. You deserve a chance to relax with a few stories with your little one! Songs, stories, and family time is just what you need. We'll have guest story sharers from around the Library system (and some familiar faces) .
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, April 30
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Stories for a Sunday Afternoon
You worked all week and did the chores on Saturday. You deserve a chance to relax with a few stories with your little one! Songs, stories, and family time is just what you need. We'll have guest story sharers from around the Library system (and some familiar faces) .
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, rhymes and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby and Me
A program for just baby and you! Join us for toys, books, action rhymes, and social bonding with other babies. For ages 0-18 months. Parent/caregiver participation is required and expected for the program.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Family Storytime
Little ones from 0-5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great stories, lively songs, fun rhymes, and meet other little ones in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Spring as they learn Spanish through stories and music. Both Spanish and Non-Spanish speakers are welcome! For ages 1-5. ¡Hola! Las familias disfrutarán esta primavera mientras aprendan Español a través de cuentos y música, ¡Todos son bienvenidos! Para edades 1-5.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Children and Parent Playtime
Join us as we explore ways to develop early literacy while also having quality one-on-one time. Whether it be reading aloud, singing songs, building LEGO , or playing dress-up there's one thing that's for sure: It's going to be FUN!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Monday Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m. Come early as this program fills up. Please join us!
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday morning or Thursday afternoon programs!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! This program is designed for children who are not yet able to walk, and different story times are available for older, more active children. First come, first served for the first 45 babies and their caregivers. Please park your stroller on the lower level and pick up a storytime ticket in the children's room.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones y rimas en ingles y espanol.
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Join us Mondays at 11:30am for a storytime just for babies on the move! Read, sing, & play together with our children's room staff while developing your babies love for books and learning! Our Baby Storytime is for babies up to 18 months. For other ages: Check out our Toddler Storytime (18months-3 years) on Tuesdays at 11:30am and Family Storytime for all ages Thursdays at 11:30am!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Play Time
Babies can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For children ages 0-18 months.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Space
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 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,
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 12 noon
Baby Playtime
Babies can enjoy music, play with toys, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 12 noon
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
Mon, May 1
@ 12:30 p.m.
Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 1 p.m.
Baby Storytime
Babies from 0-18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. This baby program will take a traditional storytime format: songs, bouncing rhymes, tickles, and sensory play! The following restrictions are put in place in order to make sure this session is as safe and enjoyable as possible: 0 - 18 months only maximum of 15 babies/ session *please bring a small blanket or towel with you for tummy time…
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Read, Talk, Sing, Write, Play!
Join us for our family literacy workshop series. Each Monday, we'll explore one of the five pillars of early childhood education, reading, talking, singing, writing, and playing, and discuss easy ways to incorporate them into everyday life. Refreshments will be served. For parents and caregivers and their children.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
Children,
Teachers
Mon, May 1
@ 4:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us for stories told by your favorite librarians!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, May 2
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby Lap Sit for Pre-Walkers
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
Tue, May 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Read & Play: Toddler Storytime
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.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, May 2
@ 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
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