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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2,032 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11:30 AM
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,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us at Poe Park 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.
Poe Park, located at Grand Concourse between E.192 St. and E. Kingsbridge Rd.Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 11:30 AM
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,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This program will be in person at the branch. Join us for a live, in-person program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children from 0-4 years old.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 12 PM
This event is online only. For years, LGBTQ representation in the media has been few and far between, and anime and comics have been no exception. Thanks to these efforts, fans nowadays can enjoy a plethora of unique and lovable couples that accurately represent the community. Come join us as we have a discussion and learn about LGBTQ representation in comics. See you there!!! Death: The Time Of Your Life Wonder Woman, earth one. Volume 1 You must register with your email…
Online Via Google Hangouts MeetAdults,

Book Lovers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 12 PM
Canceled
E-Book Central
This event takes place in person in the Riverdale Library. Learn how to download e-books to your e-book reader, smart phone or tablet. Learn about the Library's e-book apps and how to use them. Or maybe you're having trouble with your reader or one of the apps? Come in and get help. First come, first served. Learners will be assisted individually. Please remember to bring your device.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Wakefield's Open Computer Hour is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And Open Computer Hour will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. NB - Due to social distancing, this program is limited to three participants on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families
Today
@ 1 PM
In partnership with The Botanical Gardens, Francis Martin Library will serve as a compost drop off location for its West Bronx patrons. Stop by Francis Martin Monday's between 1-2 pm to learn about the composting process and drop off your food scraps. What to bring: Fruits, vegetables, eggshells, coffee, tea, nuts, dried flowers and houseplants (depotted).
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Just come to a class! 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 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in High School) will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 2 PM
Have fun learning about Science, Technology, Responsibility, Art, and Math through books, rhymes, songs, and explorative play. Specialized toys built to encourage critical thinking and early literacy available during this time. No registration required Open to families
Tremont LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Outdoor
Come to the Library and learn how to make extraordinary projects get creative and make home decoration, gift ideas, art paint, beads jewelry, etc .All materials will be provided by the library.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
Outdoor
Enjoy our outdoor space at Mosholu library. Come sit, bring a book, your laptop or just enjoy the scenery. Monday -Thursday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM No Registration Required
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 PM
Summer at the Library
Join us in creative challenges all summer - in writing, zine-making, photography, collaging, and more. Take on a different challenge each week!
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Baychester Library in our Community Room. Join the YA staff every Wednesday at 3PM for our in person Anime & Manga Club. We will discuss all things manga/anime and every month we will highlight one of the many popular series. Limited volumes of the manga copies will be put aside for checkout leading up to the meeting date. Email amydouglas@nypl.org for more information!
Baychester LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
This summer we are diving into the deep blue! Join staff from the Eastchester Library for exciting, hands-on programs dedicated to marine life here in NYC and all over the world! Through various experiments, arts & crafts activities, and STEAM projects, we can take an in-depth look at how to "make waves" here at NYPL! Check out the dates and topics below: June 29th- Urban Water (NYC) July 6th- Urban Water (Global) July 13th- Rivers (NYC) July 20th- Rivers (Global) July 27th- Oceans (NY…
Eastchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Pride Month
Let's explore what Pride means and then take time to design your own colored flag!
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Summer at the Library
This event will take place at the Clason's Point library. Come celebrate Summer at our big playdate! Come for a Summer themed storytime and sensory stations for exploration and discovery! LIMIT 12 FAMILIES! Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
In PersonChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 3 PM
Chill out at the library on a hump day! Join us for a creative afternoon. All supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up. Masks are required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Virtual English Conversation Hour (ECH), is an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Participation takes place in small group settings via Google Meet. This is not a formal class, but a fun and informal discussion, the only requirement is you are ready to have a conversation! Open to adult intermediate & advanced English language learners only. Just co…
Bronx Library Center
Online
Adults
Today
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join staff from the Morris Park Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to aqueducts and waterways. Many people, like those living in ancient Egypt, Indian and the Roman Empire, built aqueducts to help them move water throughout their vast territories. Children will construct aqueducts/waterways using various recycled materials and test it with a variety of objects!
Morris Park LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Bring your snacks, grab a seat and join us for a few games. Board and card games will be made available for teens to play, including: -One Night Ultimate Werewolf -Exploding Kittens -Sushi Go! -Great Shakespearen Deaths: The Card Game -Once Upon a Time: The Card Game -Cranium: The Board Game -Loaded Questions: The Board Game -Dominoes -Playing Cards
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Designated teen space and time to hang out friends, do homework, listen to music or just chill. Every Monday-Friday from 2-5PM.
In person at the Tremont Library Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Show us what you can create! Join us for a fun hour of creation with different supplies.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Today
@ 3 PM
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center as we blend together literature, natural sciences and artistic expression. After reading a story that combines strong human feelings and desires with information about animals and their lives, participants will become personally acquainted with one (1) or two (2) live animals. A fun take home craft and animal artifacts help present a multi-faceted view of each weekly featured animal. Come and get creative with us as we discover the many ways animals…
Woodstock LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This program will take place in-person at the Mott Haven Library. Join us for a live program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program. You don't need a library card to participate.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Assistance for job seekers looking to build and strengthen their resumes.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 3:30 PM
It's back! We're creating a safe space for teens to hang out with friends, bring snacks, play games, and more!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
These events will be held in person at the Allerton Branch Each week this summer, join us for fun activities which will help you to learn more about yourself, your community and becoming a better citizen. Week 1, June 29: Define Yourself on a Tote Bag Week 2, July 6: Explore Your Rights Week 3, July 13: Discover Your Community and Its History Week 4, July 20: Map Your Community Week 5, July 27: Profile a Changemaker Week 6, August 3: Participate in Democracy Week 7, August 10: Think Glob…
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Join us in person with your friends or make new friends and play table top games. A staff member will be available to teach how to play the table top game of the day. This program is for children ages 6-12. Their caregivers are welcome to join with them.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM
Join staff from the Grand Concourse Library for an exciting, hands-on, in person program dedicated to What Floats Your Boat?, a Summer Cruise water activity. We will explore water desinty by testing different objects in containers of water in fresh and salt water. Please register for this activity on line and in advance.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM
Join staff from the Sedwick Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to STEAM. Wednesday June 8th we will be making Slime. Wednsday June 29th we will be making Animal Habitats Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. *Space is limited!
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Come and make a bracelet or key chain.
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
Come and socialize with others in our community while we color together. Coloring is a great educational tool to engage children of any age; coloring and drawing improves fine motor skills, encourages and improves focus, assists with language development, helps relieve stress and nurtures creativity. No registration required. ***This program is open to children of all ages and their parents/caregivers***
Morrisania LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This is an in person program in the Soundview Library. Children and families are more than welcome to join us for our weekly movies! ​ June 1, 2022 The Addams Family (PG) 86 min Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family—and their macabre traditions—relocate to suburbia, 21st century New Jersey. As they prepare for a major celebration that involves their extended family, they have to maneuver around the machinations of a devious reality-television host. June 8, 2022 Th…
Soundview LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Today
@ 3:30 PM
The Colors of Frida: A bilingual, one-woman show about the great Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, which combines storytelling, music, visual arts, puppets, and audience participation.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
STEAM
Do you love Science, Technology, Enginering, Arts and Math? Come with some ideas of what you want to develop. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the program. You will need a device with audio and video and an internet connection to join. Most online programs, including all programs hosted via Google Meet, provide closed captioning. If you would like to confirm ahead of the pro…
OnlineChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Internet & Email
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories. You must arrive at the class on time. 10 minutes after the class start time patrons will not be allowed into the class.
Francis Martin Library
Online
Adults
Today
@ 4 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in-person at the Bronx Library Center. 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. Please Note: Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. No registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Need someone to review your résumé or need help with formatting and editing, stop by our résumé workshop for your one-on-one individual help. Don't have a résumé, we've got you covered. Stop by our résumé workshop and we'll provide you with a template for you to fill in your information. Templates will be provided via Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and more. A laptop and internet access will be provided for you or you can bring your own laptop. If you don't finish your résumé by the end of the…
Mosholu Library 285 E 205th Street Bronx, NY 10467Adults
Today
@ 4 PM
Community Mental Health
¿Le ha afectado la pandemia más de lo que pensabas? ¿Está buscando recursos y consejos sobre el bienestar y la salud mental? El Proyecto de salud mental comunitaria está aquí para servirle. Este programa ocurrirá en línea a través de Google Meet. Los participantes revisarán formas de iniciar conversaciones sobre bienestar, factores estresantes diarios y prácticas saludables con amigos y familiares. Además, discutiremos la importancia de encontrar recursos comunitarios, como asesoramiento o…
West Farms Library
en línea/ online
Adults