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
Mon, April 22
@ 3:30 AM
Poetry Programming
This program is held in person. Come and write a poem for National Poetry Month. Let your creativity flow!
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 10 AM
This event will take place at Edenwald Library. A representative from Mayor's Public Engagement: GetCoveredNYC, the City of New York's official health insurance outreach and enrollment program, will be on site at the Edenwald Library to provide free in-person assistance to help you find the coverage that is right for you. Information about the services provided by NYC Human Resources Administration will also be available. Public Health Educator: Orville Berry
Edenwald LibraryAdults
Mon, April 22
@ 10 AM
Did You Know? There is a social work intern at this branch who can support you and find you assistance with housing, healthcare, food assistance, LGBTQ+ resources, mental health supprt, childcare, and more. During the listed hours you can visit them on the third floor (first come, first served) or ask a staff member to be connected.
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons Without Homes
Mon, April 22
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library . Do you want to learn about computers? Come join our beginners one-on-one computer sessions on Mondays and Fridays from 10am-12:30pm (unless specified otherwise). Please register a day in advance via phone call or visiting the library's front desk for available time slots. There are no walk-ins for day of time slots. The computer sessions are only 30 minutes. Available Time Slot Options (call or visit library for available times):…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, April 22
@ 10:15 AM
Online
Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Registration is required.
Online via Google MeetChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 10:30 AM
Civics, Communities & Voting
Los siguientes servicios son completamente gratis, confidenciales y están disponibles para toda la comunidad los lunes de 10 AM–5 PM. Peticiones de familiares Naturalización y ciudadanía TPS, DACA y consultas sobre otros asuntos de inmigración Puedes obtener una cita de dos formas: Llamando al 646-664-9400 o al 718-792-1140 Completando un formulario a través de este enlace: https://ybephbsyus.formstack.com/forms/call_back_request (Por favor, selecciona a la oficina de la miembro…
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
Explore your artistic potential with a series of art workshops for adults. ART INSPIRED by NATURE is an introductory studio art course that will provide instruction in drawing, painting and composition. Students will learn the art of contour line drawing, color mixing, glazing, collage and more while working across genres from landscape to still life to abstraction. Each session of ART INSPIRED BY NATURE will look to the natural world as a starting point to explore the craft of art. The co…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
Promote early literacy through art, while getting creative! Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills - and creating some fun crafts along the way. First Come, First Serve. Limited to 12 children and caregivers per session.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Come and learn about the internet and how to use it to find information online using search engines and different websites.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the Tremont Library. Bring your young artist to the library as we explore open-ended ways to promote learning through art and join friends and neighbors to create a beautiful mural for Earth Day. Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills, creativity, and imagination. Why play with us? Process art activities are open ended art experiences where the child is in control. Process art exposes children to different ar…
Tremont LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person, at the Pelham Bay Library. Join us for a special baby storytime to bond with your baby. Let's introduce them to the to the joys of movement, books and song. They can begin to build their early learning skills! For crawlers/pre-walkers. Be prepared to hold your baby on your lap. Registration is required in person at the Front Desk. Limited to 8 Babies with their Parents/Caregivers.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 22
@ 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+
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
Civics, Communities & Voting
Come and join us in person at the Pelham Bay library for an interactive program that allows you to actively participate in your community. Engage in a meaningful discussion while enjoying a cup of coffee and contribute your valuable thoughts. This program is designed to promote communication and inspire participants from our community to share their ideas from a distinct point of view. Together, let's make a positive impact on our community.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
Mon, April 22
@ 11 AM
Join us for a basic painting using water colors or coloring pencils. Coloring promotes wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity and of course is fun. Join us Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 am This event will take place in person at The Castle Hill Library All materials will be provided. No Registration required.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Mon, April 22
@ 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+
Mon, April 22
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child's learning through play!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 12 PM
Creative Aging
Explore your artistic potential with Creative Aging, a series of art workshops for adults 50 and older. Please join us at Baychester Library as we host dancer Sloka Iyengar for her special program, Indian Dance with Sloka. Participants will be introduced to Bharatanatyam a 2,000 year old dance from that combines rhythm, movement, music, percussion, a codified set of emotions, and storytelling. Movements are adaptive, and can be done by participants of all mobilities. All materials will b…
Baychester LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, April 22
@ 12 PM
Postponed
Early Literacy
This event will take place at the Clason's Point Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for your babies and little movers. If you can be prepared to hold your little ones on your laps. Este evento tendrá lugar en la Biblioteca de Clason's Point. Únase a nosotros para escuchar canciones, rimas y libros favoritos para leer en voz alta en este tiempo de cuentos que es divertido para sus bebés y pequeños motores. Si puede estar preparado par…
Clason's Point Library
In Person
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 22
@ 12 PM
Poetry Programming
Celebrate National Poetry Month with NYPL and Poetry Society of New York This April, join us for writing workshops across the three boroughs, uplifting poetry of all types; free verse, form, and everything in between! Finding Freedom in Spoken Word: Writing Workshop with Poet Jasmine "JRose" Rosario Participants will join a workshop that is centered around the empowerment of writing a spoken word poem. Poet in Residence Dates: April 10: 10 AM - 3PM April 17: 10 AM - 3PM April 22: 12 PM…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Mon, April 22
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Wakefield Library. Interested in using computers but don't know where to start? Want to learn basic keyboarding? Then this is the class for you! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and REGISTRATION OPENS ONE WEEK PRIOR TO CLASS - This Program is Limited to Five Persons.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, April 22
@ 12:30 PM
Postponed
Early Literacy
This event will take place at the Clason's Point Library. Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play! Este evento se llevará a cabo en la Biblioteca Clason's Point. Únase a nosotros para una cita de juego en la biblioteca y conozca a otros cuidadores mientras exploramos materiales de juego apropiados para el desarrollo en un ambiente seguro,…
Clason's Point Library
In Person
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 22
@ 1 PM
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Join us as we celebrate Earth day with a variety of crafts and activities.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 2 PM
Join staff at Belmont during Spring Recess for an Earth Day craft where you get to personalize your own reusable stainless steel water bottle! Bottle & materials provided, first come first served. Open to tweens & teens ages 11 - 18. Snacks provided upon availability.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the Bronx Library Center. Want to challenge your brain? Want to listen to some soothing jazz music? Come join us for a fun-filled afternoon of puzzles and soothing music.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Mon, April 22
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at Woodstock Library. Books are even more amazing when we read together. Listening to stories told out loud improves listening comprehension, school behavioral skills, and soothes anxiety. Join us in celebrating Earth Day by creating your own mini Earth! Space is limited. Groups of 5 or more, please call in advance.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 2:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Throg's Neck Library. Explore new and exciting stories through read-alouds and coloring! Join the Throg's Neck Library Children's staff for interactive storytelling and themed-coloring activities. This program is for children grades K-5. Coloring sheets and supplies provided by the branch. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver in order to participate.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Morris Park Library. Get creative and engage in hands-on projects using a variety of skills. First come, first served. For ages 5 - 12.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
Join staff from the Riverdale Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to picture books and art.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
This event is online and in-person. Join us every Monday for intriguing and compelling real life stories! Join the Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library for a free screening of "Delikado". Program Description Palawan is a tropical island paradise and one of Asia's tourist hotspots. But for a tiny network of environmental crusaders struggling to protect its spectacular forests and seas, it is a battlefield. Delikado follows three land defenders as they brave violence, death threats and murder whil…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library
Online and Livestream
Adults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in-person at the Grand Concourse Library. Join us for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)! For children ages 6-12 who love to create and innovate new ideas and techniques. _______________________________________________________________ Este evento se llevará a cabo en persona en el Grand Concourse Library. ¡Únase a nosotros en un programa emocionante y práctico dedicado a STEAM (ciencia, tecnología, ingen…
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop-in coloring club. Kids will be able to use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils to create their own art. Supplies are provided by the library, and inspiration is provided by kids! Children 12 and under are welcome.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
Postponed
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read aloud featuring titles from our Bilingual Picture Book Section! For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Este evento se llevará a cabo en persona. ¡Únase a nosotros para escuchar canciones, rimas y lecturas favoritas en voz alta con títulos de nuestra Sección Bilingüe de Libros Ilustrados! Para niños pequeños de todas las edades. Ideal para cuidadores con niños de varias…
Clason's Point Library
In Person
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Library. Join our Nintendo Switch Club and play games with your friends on the library’s Nintendo Switch! Board games will be available to play while you wait for your turn with the Switch! For ages 5 & up.
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
STEAM
Power to the players! Get into the game with PPVN and learn to the use the Make Code Arcade to build your next level! After a brief tutorial, you'll be able to press start and craft your very own stage! If you need help or stuck in mud on what type of game to create, the Make Code Arcade has guides to make games of all kinds! Rated C for Computer Knowledge Required, intended for kids 7 and up.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Parkchester Library. Express yourself, and get creative with our audio recording studio. Learn the basics to music production with your peers using the digital audio Logic Pro software!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Mosholu Library. Join the crowd of adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring. We can chat about current events, hobbies, movies, and books while we color.
Mosholu LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join the children's librarian at Mosholu Library for a fun STEAM Hour! STEAM is short for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. STEAM programs are an excellent opportunity to explore STEAM concepts and develop your skills.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3 PM
Postponed
Learn how to use Naloxone (Narcan) to respond to an overdose Learn the signs and sympotoms of an opioid overdose Naloxone is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It is ab opioid antagonisit - meaning that it binds to opiod receptors and can reverse and block the effects of other opioids, such as heroin , morphine and oxycodone.
Tremont LibraryAdults
Mon, April 22
@ 3:30 PM
This program will take place in person at the Soundview Library on the Teen Floor. While recycling breaks down old items to create something new, upcycling makes something new from an existing object in its current state. We challenge our Teens to create something unique and wonderful from preexisting items like magazines, plastic water bottles, tin cans, egg cartons, and more. All supplies will be provided.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)