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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1,912 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 AM
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Visit and ask us your PC and tech questions! We are available to technology support and answer questions such as connecting to WiFi to your personal device, how to create and access your own personal email account, how to access the virtual cloud, accessing Social Media, and more!
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Today
@ 10 AM
Canceled
TechConnect
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet or phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly de…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet or phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defi…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event will take place in person at Bronx Library Center. Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Lorna Simpson Inspired Collages Monday, August 8, 2022 10:30AM-12:30PM 3rd Floor I Room number 304 Learn how to make creative collages using the artist technique. *Registration opens Monday, July 25 at 10:30 AM* Space is limited | Open to Adults 18 and over. Priority will be given to those who have registered in advance. All registered seats are released shortly before start time. Program is subject to change or cancellation. What you need to know for the Lorna Simp…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
All About Computers
Scared to navigate a computer? Fear no more! Improve or learn your basics computer skills, from typing and mouse usage to internet browsing. Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a library. *Disclaimer: Limited to 6*
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the Charleston Library. Make waves at the Charleston Library and join us to paint your own flower pot. Bring your creativity! *All materials will be provided.* Get your paint on! Limited spacing - registration required . Call branch or stop in to register!
Charleston LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
Do you know a little or alot about chess? This is your chance to sharpen your skills. Players will compete against patrons in either casual or competive games. No Registration Required.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at High Bridge Library Need help getting ready for the HiSET or GED test? NYPL is your plug for the help that you need. Use LearningExpress Library to practice: Language Arts Reading and Writing Social Studies Math Science Every Monday in July at 11 AM.
High Bridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at The Soundview Library. Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will meet online and have the opportunity to practice English by chatting with library staff and other adults from around the world. Meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! The program works best for people who speak some English and want to practice. Register below and include your contact information to receive the link to participate. The link will b…
New Dorp Library
Online via Google Meet.
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library. Need extra computer time to work on a resume, send some emails, or practice a newly learned computer skill? Get extra computer time and one-on-one assistance at our open lab.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at West Farms Library. Mango Languages Learn over 72 languages! Hello! Hola! Ciao! With over 72 languages to choose from, Mango Languages is the premier language learning service for your patrons to learn from. Earphones are provided!
West Farms LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Crafting the Collections
Come to Francis Martin Library and experiment with watercolors. This event will take place in person at Francis Martin Library. No experience required. Explore the NYPL Digital Collection for inspiration or get some tips on how to use watercolor. Registration is required. Explore 916,014 items digitized from The New York Public Library's collections. This site is a living database with new materials added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, streaming video, and more.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Teachers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,

50+
Today
@ 12 PM
Join Baychester for free coffee and coloring! Everyweek there will be an hour perior where coffee, colored pencils, and beautiful designs will be provided. There will also be some music to listen to while every enjoys their coffee. This event is weekly starting at 12pm ending at 1pm. This event will be outside on the patio. This is an inperson event, masks are not required but highly recommended.
Baychester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
**This event will be online only** This is Part 1 of The New York Public Library's Business Center celebration of the worldwide launch of The Carbon Almanac. (Click here for more info on parts 2 and 3.) Join Seth Godin, entrepreneur and international best-selling author, in this fireside chat. You'll discover: Why it's not too late to stop climate change How to avoid and turn on its head the feeling of "environmental doom" that the media constantly portrays What you can do about it…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Today
@ 12 PM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with other adults from around th…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Have a question for your business projects that requires research? Whether you are looking at starting a business or growing your existing one, doing research is a "mission-critical" part of being in business. The Business Center’s Librarians can help! Our Librarians are available for 30-min video consultations on weekdays between 12-5 PM. The Library’s world-class Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) features electronic resources, comprehensive…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Today
@ 12 PM
A weekly Bingo class will be heald at Baychester every Monday starting August 1st 2022! Come play alongside other members of the community to win prizes utilize beautiful patios space (weather permitting). Class will start at 12pm and will end roughly aroung 1pm.
Baychester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
[This event will be taking place in-person.] Are you interested in knitting, crafting, sketching, or stitching? Perhaps you’re looking for a place to work on your craft but would enjoy the company of others. This is a group that meets at the library to chat, share tips, and maybe even inspire others. Come on over with your craft project and supplies! We’ll provide a space to craft. Attendees are kindly asked to provide their own materials for the craft they want to work on. This location is w…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 1 PM
Our August Tech Connect classes are focusing on some of NYPL's databases. The first Monday of the month will feature Mango Languages; the second Monday of the month will feature Brainfuse Job Now; the third Monday of the month will feature Learning Express Library. This is an in-person program, but online registration is required. Registration will open up exactly one week before the class date at 10am and will close the day of the event at 9am. Masks are strongly recommended, but not required…
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 PM
Slow-witted Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) has never thought of himself as disadvantaged, and thanks to his supportive mother (Sally Field), he leads anything but a restricted life. Whether dominating on the gridiron as a college football star, fighting in Vietnam or captaining a shrimp boat, Forrest inspires people with his childlike optimism. But one person Forrest cares about most may be the most difficult to save -- his childhood love, the sweet but troubled Jenny (Robin Wright).
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 1 PM
Online
Please join us for our weekly short story discussion, Mondays at 1pmEST. This week, we are reading a newly discovered story by Kurt Vonnegut, The Drone King. For a PDF copy, please click on "download transcript" above. To join this online discussion, please register above with your email address. We'll send you the meeting link before the program begins.
Jefferson Market Library
Online only
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
[This event will be taking place in-person.] Are you interested in knitting, crafting, sketching, or stitching? Perhaps you’re looking for a place to work on your craft but would enjoy the company of others. This is a group that meets at the library to chat, share tips, and maybe even inspire others. Come on over with your craft project and supplies! We’ll provide a space to craft. Attendees are kindly asked to provide their own materials for the craft they want to work on. This location is w…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 1 PM
Online
Join us for a virtual book discussion. Have a book you've read recently and want to talk about? Email ahead of time and we'll make sure you have time to share with the group. Just want to listen to some book recommendations? That's great too, we'll share what we've been reading.. This will happen through 'Google Meet'. If you'd like to participate or listen in, register here providing your email address for a link.
OnlineAdults,

Book Lovers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 1:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Today
@ 2 PM
Online
Many people participate in programs that cleanse the body and eliminate toxins that have accumulated over one’s life. They seek wellness as detoxing has become mainstream. Many of us tend to our physical well-being, but there is a very important aspect of ourselves that we ignore: the health of the mind. The world we live in is a stressful place, and there are many factors that can have a negative impact on our daily lives. By befriending our minds we can wipe the slate clean and detoxify our n…
Battery Park City Library
Online Only
Adults
Today
@ 2 PM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For adult English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Sign up online and attend class in person.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,

50+
Today
@ 2:30 PM
TechConnect
Join us at Eastchester Branch to work on how to build , edit and update your resume. Please bring a hard copy of your resume or a USB flash drive to save and edit it.
Eastchester LibraryAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople,

Immigrants