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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Story time: Spring Stories Plus!!
Step into springtime with stories, songs, activities, and crafts. Recommended for children ages 3-7 years old.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Future Hits: Bilingual Concert
Future Hits will play some tunes in English and Spanish in a style that is jumpy and engaging enough for the youngest of kiddos while also appealing to grownups!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Dancing with the Tots!
The perfect opportunity to get the sillies out, listen to music, and learn some new dances. Parents/Caregivers are encouraged to participate. *Pre-registration required Ages:3-6
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 6 p.m.
David Gordon: Live Archiveography
Pick Up Performance Co(s) returns to The Library to preview David Gordon's new autobiographical performance work, during the final week of his Vincent Astor Gallery installation. The work is part of Gordon’s process chronicling his five-decade career in movement and theater art for the permanent collection in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division. It is evening of scripted storytelling, movement, conversation, and images. Experience an artist examining and interpreting his own past, as only an artis…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 11 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tummy Time
This is a program for chidren from birth up to crawling age and their parents/caregivers. This is an opportunity to learn rhythm through stories and songs, and to bond with baby. This is a program for pre-walking age children and their parents/caregivers only.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Story Time: Read and Play
Bring your little ones (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays with various learning and fun toys. Limited to 25 children and their caregivers/parents.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 10:30 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.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Shake, Rattle, Read!
Join us at the Mulberry Street Library on Friday mornings for a little music, a book, some dancing, and a lot of fun! Each session is full of music and movement. For children ages 0-3 years and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Music and Movement
Singing is one fo the five practices to promote early literacy! So come sing, dance, and be a part of the band with Miss Emily and her guitar!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Kids' Music That Rocks
Stories and songs to sing along with every Friday morning!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, March 31
@ 11:30 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.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Sat, April 1
@ 10 a.m.
Art For A Lifetime
African American Song. From Field Hollers to Hip-Hop
Join us for a journey through African-American music in this 8-session program directed by Carolyn Clark. In this free, 8-session program, participants will discuss, listen, sing, and play (as experience allows) a variety of African-American songs. In addition, participants will explore the development of different African American song genres, and how the African American influence has been felt all over the world. Registration Required: Call 718-442-8560 or stop by the branch. Session Dat…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, April 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Classics You Can Count On by the Bronx Symphony Strings Quartet & Friends
The Bronx Symphony String Quartet & friends plays 6 pieces -- a solo, a duet, a trio, a quartet, a quintet, and a sextet. Composers include Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, and Brahms.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sat, April 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Quynh Nguyen in Recital
Described by the Boston Globe as “a musical and expressive player” who is "sensitive and poetic," pianist Quynh Nguyen has performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe. Nguyen returns to the Bruno Walter Auditorium for a program of intimate and expressive yet brilliant works by Chopin, Beethoven, and Messiaen. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to eac…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Mon, April 3
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Concert
Flor Bromley will play some of her favorite tunes in English and Spanish. Flor will create an interactive experience for children and families of all ages that will end in a big FIESTA. For all ages.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 11 a.m.
Roaring Chorus
Learn the basics of singing and enjoy building music skills in a choral workshop with Staten Island’s Musical Chairs Ensemble. Pre-registration is required.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 3
@ 11 a.m.
New York City Kids Series
An interactive sing-a-long with music for Aardvarks' songs celebrating growing up in New York City. This program includes singing songs, movements, and rhythm that the whole family can enjoy. Presented by Music for Aardvarks.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Spring Bunny Hop Musical
Presley and Melody's interactive "read and sing" music productions unleach the "power of Music" as they integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and audience participations. This creative interactive musical experience transform fans from spectators to participators, as children become stars on stage. Best for all ages.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 3
@ 4 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Mandarin
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 4
@ 11:30 a.m.
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
Tue, April 4
@ 12 noon
Gotham Jazzmen
A Concert of traditional jazz presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Auditorium doors open at 11:45 a.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tue, April 4
@ 1 p.m.
Turntable Tuesdays
Come and Listen to music on vinyl records.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Teen Karaoke #YAatPK
Karaoke is Japanese for "empty orchestra." Come fill up Parkchester's community room with your renditions of songs by your favorite artists. We know Parkchester has talent and a love of music. Come share yours and bring your friends!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 4
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Music and Movement
Join us for an interactive storytime that'll get children active and moving to music. For children ages 3-5.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 9:30 a.m.
Express Yourself: Power and Joy of Music
Presley and Melody's interactive "read and sing" music productions unleach the "power of Music" as they integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and audience participations. This creative interactive musical experience transform fans from spectators to participators, as children become stars on stage. Best for all ages.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Art & Mozart
Read a few stories. Listen to some classical composers. Explore the world of art.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Meet New Friends Around the World
Presley and Melody's interactive "read and sing" music productions unleach the "power of Music" as they integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and audience participations. This creative interactive musical experience transform fans from spectators to participators, as children become stars on stage. Best for all ages.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 4 p.m.
New York City Kids Series
An interactive sing-a-long with muic for Aardvarks' songs celebrating growing up in New York City. This program includes singing songs, movements, and rhythm that the whole family can enjoy. Presented by Music for Aardvarks.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 4 p.m.
Cantando Con Un Libro/Singing with a Book
This class is a creative, immersion Spanish class were children learn phrases through puppetry, songs and stories. This class, encourages children to take risks with the language and begin speaking. Best for ages 4 and older. Presented by Mi Manzana.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, April 5
@ 6 p.m.
Jazz @ the Library with the Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music
Details to follow.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Thu, April 6
@ 11 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies: French
Bonjour! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this spring as they learn French, through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this spring. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for all parents and librarians to keep th…
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tummy Time
This is a program for chidren from birth up to crawling age and their parents/caregivers. This is an opportunity to learn rhythm through stories and songs, and to bond with baby. This is a program for pre-walking age children and their parents/caregivers only.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Puzzles and Play
Children from birth to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and work with puzzle sets, also spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Limit to 25 children and their 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, Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime: Baby Lapsit
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Thu, April 6
@ 11:30 a.m.
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
Thu, April 6
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing (ages 1-5)
We (grown-ups and children) will move our bodies to the beat and use instruments to make rhythms . We will also learn some simple story songs and rhymes. For ages 1-5 years ; limited to 30 caregivers with child.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 6
@ 2 p.m.
Open Music Jam
Do you play an instrument? Join our open jam! Whether you only know a few basic chords, or are an experienced player, everyone will get several turns to play and hang out with fellow music lovers. Piano is available. Adults and teens welcome.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
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