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.

Discover our wide array of free online events.

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343 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 5:30 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
Thu, May 26
@ 10:15 AM
Online
Online English Conversation Hour (ECH), is an open conversation where English language learners can discuss life, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Participation takes place in small group settings via Zoom. This is not a formal class, but a fun and informal discussion, the only requirement is you are ready to have a conversation! Spring/Summer 2022 DATES: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM May 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19. 24, 26 June 7, 9,…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online via Zoom
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).This class covers how to take the basic logic from Class 1 and use it to create functions that process data based on conditions. Topics include SUMIF/AVERAGEIF/COUNTIF and SUMIFS/AVERAGEIFS/COUNTIFS.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Children's Center in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. For new walkers and toddlers. Space is limited to 15 children. Registration is required. Registration starts Friday, May 20. REGISTRATION CLOSED
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, May 26
@ 11:15 AM
Online
Join us for this exciting TeenLIVE event! In this series of author talks, we will be chatting with young adult (YA) authors about their work, writing process, readers, and more. Teens and their caregivers are welcome to join us for these engaging conversations. --- Join us on May 26 at 11:15AM EST as we chat with Kalynn Bayron, author of This Poison Heart, an NYPL Best Books for Teens 2021 selection! Register directly through Zoom. About the Author Kalynn Bayron is the bestselling au…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen Center
Online
Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

K-12 Educators,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Children's Center in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. For new walkers and toddlers. Space is limited to 15 children. Registration is required. Registration starts Friday, May 20. REGISTRATION CLOSED
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, May 26
@ 3 PM
Canceled
This event is cancelled due to SNFL early closing. Please register for an alternate date. Work with a Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff member to complete a personal project on the computer. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive personal attention and instruction. Assistance can include: Internet browsing Email Typing software Resume formatting eBooks and Audiobooks L…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+,

Job Seekers
Thu, May 26
@ 4 PM
Share with us any book that you are currently reading, plan to read, a book you enjoyed, or your reading goals for the year. Open to Adults 18+, no registration required. This program will meet in-person at Mosholu Library.
Mosholu LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students
Thu, May 26
@ 4 PM
Canceled
This event is cancelled due to SNFL early closing. Please register for an alternate date. Work with a Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff member to complete a personal project on the computer. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive personal attention and instruction. Assistance can include: Internet browsing Email Typing software Resume formatting eBooks and Audiobooks L…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+,

Job Seekers
Thu, May 26
@ 4:15 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Ready to learn all about cameras? Photo/Video Basics is a three class course where teens learn the basics of photography and videography: how to use a DSLR camera, how to shoot photo and video in manual mode, and how to import, edit, and export their footage in state-of-the-art video editing software like Adobe Premiere. After completing the full course and passing the assessment, students will receive a Photo/Video Studio Card. This is a 3-week program. The first meeting is on Wednesday, Ma…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 26
@ 4:30 PM
Canceled
This event has been canceled due to a staff event. In Person English Conversation Hour (ECH), is an open conversation where English language learners can discuss life, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Participation takes place in small group settings. This is not a formal class, but a fun and informal discussion, the only requirement is you are ready to have a conversation! This event will take place on the first floor Corner Room, near the g…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults
Thu, May 26
@ 6:30 PM
Canceled
Online
This event is canceled due to a staff event. In this online course, you will learn basic Mandarin Chinese conversation from a native, experienced instructor. This online class is a continuation of the Online Chinese Conversation Level II. We will emphasize correct pronunciation and commonly used phrases. The class will be held on Google Hangouts Meet. The class runs for 10 sessions between April 7 and June 16 (no class on June 2). You must register for each session with your email add…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online via Google Meet
Adults
Fri, May 27
@ 10 AM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. For adults preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Test in the next 1-2 years, and adult English language learners who want to improve their English by learning about American history and culture. Topic today: Rights and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizens A different topic each week! Join us for lively, interactive activities!
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Fri, May 27
@ 1:30 PM
Canceled
This event will take place in person at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us for two hours of freeform crafting and conversation. Bring your own project or choose something from our collection to work on. We have materials for sewing, knitting, crochet, coloring, paper crafts, and puzzles, too. May 13 only - Guided Arts Instruction: Creative Watercolor Register online; space is limited.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Room 304
Adults
Fri, May 27
@ 1:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us for two hours of freeform crafting and conversation. Bring your own project or choose something from our collection to work on. We have materials for sewing, knitting, crochet, coloring, paper crafts, and puzzles, too. No Crafternoon May 6. May 13 only - Guided Arts Instruction: Creative Watercolor Register online; space is limited.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Room 304
Adults
Fri, May 27
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Working on a music, photo, video, or graphic design project? The Media Lab is open! Our workstations are fully equipped for all kinds of projects. Come by the lab to... Create music and edit audio in Logic Pro X or ProTools Edit video in Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Create graphic designs in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign Edit photos in Lightroom and Photoshop.... And more! You can come work independently on your own projects, or if you're just starting out, our staff is here to…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 27
@ 4:30 PM
Join the staff of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library for Aprann Kreyòl, an intermediate level course of the Haitian Creole language. This course is level 3, for those who have completed level 1 & 2 or have some knowledge of Haitian Creole. This is a hybrid event. Join in-person in room 304, (3rd floor) or online over Google Meet. Registration required. You must register with your email address in order to receive the Google Meet link to participate. The link will be sent to you by e…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online via Google Meet + In-Person Room304 (3rd floor)
Adults
Fri, May 27
@ 5:30 PM
LIVE from NYPL
Join us on the SNFL terrace for readings, drinks, crafts, and more! COVID PROTOCOL | ACCESSIBILITY | ABOUT THE SPEAKERS | CONNECT WITH US LIVE from NYPL presents its first in a new series of monthly happy hours on the brand new terrace atop the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL). Drop in on select Fridays for drinks, mingling, and crafts, as well as a short selection of curated readings. In May, we are proud to partner with independent publishers Milkweed Editions and Cop…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Event CenterAdults
Sat, May 28
@ 1 PM
Postponed
TechConnect
This event has been postponed for the following week. Learn how to use the Python programming language to extract data from websites using the Beautiful Soup and Requests libraries.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Sat, May 28
@ 3:30 PM
Postponed
TechConnect
This event has been postponed for the following week. Continue learning how to extract data from a web page using Python. This class covers how to get around some of the defenses that websites put up to stop us from web scraping. Topics covered include changing the “user-agent” request header and using Selenium to automate browser interactions.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Mon, May 30
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Working on a music, photo, video, or graphic design project? The Media Lab is open! Our workstations are fully equipped for all kinds of projects. Come by the lab to... Create music and edit audio in Logic Pro X or ProTools Edit video in Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Create graphic designs in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign Edit photos in Lightroom and Photoshop.... And more! You can come work independently on your own projects, or if you're just starting out, our staff is here to…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 31
@ 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
Tue, May 31
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).This class explores how to manipulate text in Illustrator and Photoshop, including topics on different methods of placing type, changing properties, converting type into shapes, and basic typography theory.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Tue, May 31
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. This is a 3-hour class introducing the online Computer Assisted Design (CAD) services of Tinkercad and 3D print service Shapeways. This class will focus on getting used to working on 3D workplanes, controlling the environment using the mouse, and using shapes to create objects ready for 3D printing. 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
Tue, May 31
@ 4 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Children's Center in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us for a very special Preschool Here We Come program and celebrate our library's first birthday. There will be games, stories and special crafts - just like a real birthday party! All participants will leave with a gift. For children ages 3-8. Space is limited to 30 children. Registration is required. Registration begins on Thursday, May 26.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Wed, June 1
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Wed, June 1
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Must register with a full name and valid email address. 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
Wed, June 1
@ 2 PM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. For adults preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Test in the next 1-2 years, and adult English language learners who want to improve their English by learning about American history and culture. Topic today: Europeans Arrive in America and the Colonial Period A different topic each week! Join us for lively, interactive activities!
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Wed, June 1
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Wed, June 1
@ 5 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Working on a music, photo, video, or graphic design project? The Media Lab is open! Our workstations are fully equipped for all kinds of projects. Come by the lab to... Create music and edit audio in Logic Pro X or ProTools Edit video in Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Create graphic designs in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign Edit photos in Lightroom and Photoshop.... And more! You can come work independently on your own projects, or if you're just starting out, our staff is here to…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 1
@ 5:30 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
Wed, June 1
@ 6 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617). Continue learning the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class continues 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
Wed, June 1
@ 7 PM
LIVE from NYPL
The poet and translator joins The New Yorker theater critic to read and discuss H of H Playbook, her recreation of Euripides’s 5th-century BC play Herakles. GET THE BOOK | COVID PROTOCOL | ACCESSIBILITY ABOUT THE SPEAKERS | CONNECT WITH US The myth of Herakles, aka Hercules, is the tale of a “brutalized and brutalizing hero.” Returning home after years of his famous and violent “labors,” Herakles finds he cannot adapt himself to a life of peacetime domesticity. He go…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Event CenterAdults
Thu, June 2
@ 9 AM
Come to Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library on the first Thursday of the month from 9am-1pm to meet and greet a Facilitated Enroller for Healthcare Programs with the nonprofit organization, Single Stop. Stop by to learn about the Single Stop Facilitated Enrollment for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (FE-ABD) program. Single Stop has Facilitated Enrollers (FEs) who provide free application assistance to the aged (65 and above), blind, or disabled population residing in New York City. FEs are c…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+
Thu, June 2
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Children's Center in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. For new walkers and toddlers. Space is limited to 15 children. Registration is required. Registration starts Friday, May 27.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, June 2
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. 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. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experienc…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Thu, June 2
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Children's Center in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. For new walkers and toddlers. Space is limited to 15 children. Registration is required. Registration starts Friday, May 27.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, June 2
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Thu, June 2
@ 3 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Thu, June 2
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Must register with a full name and valid email address. Most of the apps and websites that we interact with use web APIs to get their data. In this class, we are going to learn what web APIs are and how to use them in Python. We will also learn about JSON, a common data format used by most web APIs.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults