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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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, February 28
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Learn how to 3D print your own designs, express your creativity through drawing and painting, make jewelry, and more at our weekly STEAM Crafts and Chat workshop.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 2:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the New Dorp Library. Teens, come play some board games, video games or hang out with your peers. Express yourself artistically and experience other fun planned activities. For ages 13-18. Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Our expert team of advisors are ready to help! Bring any questions you have about college and career readiness, or even just "adulting" topics, and we'll do our best to answer them. Our 1:1 counseling is available online or in person. If attending online, pre-registration with your email address is required. Each…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
This is an in-person event. Baychester hosts Teen Art club every Wednesday from 3-4pm. Every week we focus on a different medium, including jewelery-making, sculpting, and digital art. Coloring pages and snacks are also provided. Ages 13-17.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
Want a little study break? Want to hang out with other teens in the area? Come drop into teen time! We have crafts, games, and snacks!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
Want a little study break? Want to hang out with other teens in the area? Come drop into teen time! We have crafts, games, and snacks!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
This program will be held in person at the Soundview Library in the Community Room. Let's wrap up Black History Month with a trivia challenge on Black History Month Jeopardy-style! There's a 15 minute grace period.
Soundview LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
Come join us here at Edenwald Library for a fun fill afternoon of healthy competition among teens in our first annual Black Trivia contest. All teens are welcome to participate.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
Canceled
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Have questions about the college application process? Confused by the new FAFSA? Want to start a new career or get a new job? Join our drop-in 1-on-1 College/Career counseling sessions to talk with our College and Career Pathways experts about: College Applications College Essays Job Seeking Resume and Cover Letter Assistance FAFSA and TAP Applications And more! 1-on-1 Counseling sessions generally last 30 minutes at a time, with extended assistance upon request.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
Canceled
This event is held in person at 67th Street Library for teens only. Looking for place to write, gain feedback, and connect with other writers? Want a bit of extra help with a tough homework assignment? Come to 67th Street's Teen Room, where we'll focus on homework and writing assignments, such as editing essays or polishing up the newest chapter of your fic.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at our Best Buy Teen Tech Center @ Grand Concourse. Welcome back to our Whisper Room! Here’s a chance to record and produce music, podcasts, or just vibe out with your friends. The fully equipped recording studio has all the tech you need to start your career in music and production.
Grand Concourse Library, Best Buy Teen Tech CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
Calling all teens! Come use your design skills and collaboration skills to finish this months challenge.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
Banned Books
This event will take place in person at the 67th St. Library, pending the reopening of the branch, otherwise it will be held virtually. Join us for a discussion of Jason Reynold's All American Boys, the story of two young men who have to deal with the aftermath of an event of extreme police brutality that leaves one in the hospital and the other responsible for telling the truth behind the incident. Copies of All American Boys to keep are available at the first floor circulation desk or 67th…
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Branch Library. Join us for a discussion of our favorite books! All titles, genres and recommendations welcome. We will be sharing our favorite books, tropes and characters. Let's talk about it while doing a quick craft activity during our book discussion and... free pizza!! Food, books, and crafting? It's going to be a blast!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place at the Tompkins Square Library. Stop by the Tompkins Square Library and pick-up a Take Home Game Kit. The kit will include a word search, word scramble, a maze, and a dot-to-dot. Kits will be available while supplies last.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
This is an in-person event at the Morrisania Library. Come be creative with us at Morrisania Library and join the YA staff in making arts and crafts.
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
Join us in person at the Andrew Heiskell Library to decompress with arts & crafts, music, and more! We’ll provide art supplies, musical instruments, and board games, as well as a space to hang out with other teens. If you make some art you’re proud of, submit it to be displayed on the teen space bulletin board! Drop in and out at any time. No registration required.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
Black History Month
Join the Wakefield Young Adult Staff in creating fun and engaging crafts! Teens will be able to learn a new skill and make and take home their designs! All supplies provided, just bring your imagination and willingness to try new things! This event takes place in person. No registration is required. For dates February 14 and 21 program will center around the celebration of Black History Month!
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
This event is held in person. Hang out with your friends and play games in the community room, or draw and color, or play with LEGOs. Make a button to keep with our button maker. Snacks and drinks allowed. Play some music and relax for an hour. For ages 12 - 18, no registration required.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Online
Greetings adventurers - Join us in person or virtually at Francis Martin Library for a commitment of several weeks of attendance to an exciting Dungeons and Dragons game! D&D is a game about adventure, mystery and drama in a fantasy based world! Meet new friends and have fun rolling dice, fighting monsters, and saving the realm! New to D&D? Here are some resources! What is D&D? Start Playing The Structure of the Game Rules Overview The Basics Character Sheets Roll20…
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet/ Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Black History Month
Come join us as we look for inspiration among a variety of literary creators in order create new stories of our own. Teens will be able to explore their creative writing skills and discover works from creators new and old. Supplies will be provided for everyone to share their creative ideas to the fullest! This event takes place in person. No registration required.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
STEAM for Teens
This event is in person Get your creative juices flowing! Join us for our first Teen Art Lab. Art supplies will be provided – just bring your imagination. Amateurs and experienced artists are welcome! First come- first create This program is for ages 11-17.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Do you enjoy anime and manga? Join like-minded teens as we enjoy snacks, anime, and time together discussioning our passion!
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Let's Write A Song, Right Now! How Does it work? We invite you to join us in person as we embark on a live musical adventure. Together, we will blend our various musical ideas and genres to create a mind-blowing masterpiece. In this program we will: Celebrate musical diversity: Break down the walls that separate musical genres. Different styles will come together to create something truly extraordinary. Ignite your creativity: Unlock the boundless potential of your musical inge…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Banned Books
This event will take place in person at the Tremont Library. Join us as we discuss our favorite stories! Chat about the book you are currently reading (manga, GN, fic, non-fic, poetry) and receive a free book. Our second Banned Book Club pick is All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. Readers anywhere in the U.S. can borrow the book for free from the "Books for All" library on SimplyE. Prefer a physical copy? Pick up the book today at Tremont Library.
In personTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Come and join a session of designing and editing with an iPad with software such as ProCreate, Canva, GarageBand, iMovie, and Stop Motion Studios. You can come and learn the basics of utilizing any of the softwares mentioned or go and create something of your own if you're already proficient at any one of them. This is an in-person program and seats are limited. For Teens ages 13-18
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Join the Woodstock YA Staff in this Online Only workshop on Time Management! Are you always late? Do you feel like you have too many things going on at once? This workshop will help you recognize and utilize good time management skills. Registration required, registration opens one week before the workshop.
Woodstock Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place in person. As an adult, sometimes you need to go out to a fancy restaurant. We'll go over making reservations, the order to use utensils, tipping, and more. This will be an interactive program with plenty of snacks.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Black History Month
This event is online only. Join us as three librarians talk about comics for Black History Month and comic anthologies. Teens who attend and visit any of the three libraries afterwards can get a free comic book to keep. Advanced registration required. The link to the virtual event will be sent one day in advance. Attendees must have a valid email address and a device with an Internet connection and audio and/or video capabilities. Public participation in the talk is optional.
Riverside Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
This program will take place in person at West Farms Library. Join us every Wednesday to explore your artisitc side. Start a new project or contiue building on something you're already working on. All supplies will be provided.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Explore different genres, categories, and eras of Japanese animation in Anime & Manga club! Learn about the history of anime and watch classic, retro, and current anime with your fellow anime fans!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Canceled
This event will take place in person. Happy Leap Day! Join us to celebrate this special day with Leap Day screen print designs. You can take your creations home with you!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers, with games such as Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart for Nintendo Switch. Feel like trying something different try playing on our PS4 with games such as Street Fighter 5 and TMNT, just to name a few. Also laptops will be available for anybody that's just wants to sit down and relax. Open to 10 to 18 year olds
Webster LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Community Mental Health
Want a space to do homework or relax? Join us to chat, work on an art project, read, or just enjoy a chill space. Snacks will be provided! This event will take place in person at the Harlem library. Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. Learn more about our health and safety policies. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Harlem LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
A chill hangout space for teens to do homework, read, or talk amongst themselves. Please let the atmosphere stay peaceful!
Tompkins Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at the Charleston Library! Every Wednesday at 4 PM! Registration is NOT required. The mission of the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is to promote and expand the Young Adult (YA) services of the Charleston Library through thoughtful, creative, and inclusive programming. Add a positive experience to your resume and earn service credit! Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is held weekly to brainstorm, organize, and publicize YA programs, services, and books! Members will…
Charleston LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Throg's Neck Library. Please join us for some board games, puzzle games, and card games. Bring your "A" game!
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Please join us for this special course as we discuss how to budget in order to get through college, emergencies, and life. *This program will be held in hybrid format (in-person & virtual) and will count towards EverFi and CCP credits) For ages 13 & up
Washington Heights Library
Online via Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Book Discussion Group
This is event will take place in person at the Bronx Library Center. Come be part of the YA Book Club at BLC. Come discuss the novels we are currently reading. This event is in colloboration with Norwood Community Library. He will be present to giveout free books!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)