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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Pre-K Free Play
We've got educational toys and a whole collection of pre-k books ready. Bring the munchkins in for some fun.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
We have crayons and paper out daily for your pre-schoolers. Bring them in for some coloring fun.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime 10:15 AM
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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Comfy Couch Playtime
Explore books, blocks, toys and more as you enjoy our cozy carpet area and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. Please note this is free, self-guided play time with a selection of age-appropriate toys to boost cognitive and motor development. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Babies & Brew: Playtime for Them, Coffee for You!
Join us for a fun, unstructured playtime for you and your youngest children. Enjoy coffee & snacks while the little ones socialize and play with our early literacy toys. Great for infants, toddlers & preschoolers. This is a drop in program, so no pre-registration required.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime:Pre-Walkers
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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Session I - Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 雙語故事時間 (普通話和英語)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. Please only attend one session. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。請僅一天參加一個雙語故事時間。
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Laptime
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, not to mention meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Program is restricted to pre-walkers. Tickets are required for event and will be distributed starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Play Time 10:45 AM
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
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby & Toddler Storytime: Bitty Book Buddies
A fun and interactive program for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months. Hear stories, sing songs, play with puppets, shake your sillies... and make new friends! Please note that the Monday session takes places before the library opens to the public. Doors open @ 10:30am and close at the start of the program, approximately 10:45am Limited to 30 children. First come, first served. Music & toys will be provided before and after the program - meet other caregivers/parents in the neighborho…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 20 fun-filled minutes as they learn Spanish through stories and music, followed by 25 minutes of play-dough sensory time or craft. 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 Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play!
An informal playgroup for young children (ages baby-4) and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families and encourage children to develop together through play. This is a drop-in program. No registration required. This program will be held in the upstairs storytime room.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with toys, listen to music, 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime 11 AM
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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Family Workshop: Sensory Play
Join us for a Family Workshop based all around PLAY! We'll be exploring our senses and learning about colors, letters, numbers, and more. This event is for children ages 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. Light refreshments will be provided.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read and Play
Children from birth to three years old and their caregivers can take advantage of books and hear stories, play with toys and puzzles, and socialize with others in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program. No registration required For ages 0-3
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
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 LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Tummy Time
Infants and their caregivers will get down on their tummies and do simple fingerplays and songs. There will be time to interact with other infants, read together, and learn an easy to remember developmental tip. For young infants (pre-walkers). Please, only pre-walkers and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
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
Today
@ 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),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Lapsit
This free program promotes the development of early literacy skills and motor coordination through songs, rhymes, finger plays, more!
Baychester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Lapsit Storytime
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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Play Time 11:30 AM
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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime:Pre-Walkers
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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Session II - Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 雙語故事時間 (普通話和英語)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories, and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. Please only attend one session. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。請僅一天參加一個雙語故事時間。
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Monday Funday
Open playtime program following our Bitty Book Buddies storytime program for children ages 0-3
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 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
Today
@ 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
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
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
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),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to early walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can join us for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, learn how to give your child a great foundation for a lifetime of reading, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment. Please note: Programs take place on the second floor. There is no elevator available, and strol…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Baby Lapsit Storytime
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
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Read, Talk, Sing, Write, Play!
Join us each week to explore one of the five pillars of early childhood education with an activity: reading, talking, singing, writing, and playing. 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
Tue, May 22
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner
We have crayons and paper out daily for your pre-schoolers. Bring them in for some coloring fun.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, May 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Children & Parents
French for Littles
Think, Basic French 101 but for little ones and their caregivers. Using a mixture of media and in-person interaction, we will have fun learning new words, singing French songs (sometimes even dancing), and listening to stories in Francais! Ages:0-3
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, May 22
@ 10:30 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. *Program will be ticketed to 30 children and their caregivers. *Tickets will be distributed at the door 15 minutes prior to the start of the program Please note: There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is limited.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
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