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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2,521 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in person at the Charleston Library. Let's get the wiggles out! Join us for a fun storytime with excellent stories, silly songs, music & movement, and playtime to get to know other families in the neighborhood! Together, one of our children's librarians will lead you and your little one through their discovery and journey of early literacy skills! Caregiver participation is encouraged. Note: Please only register for either Tuesday OR Thursday! Registration is…
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Join other toddlers (18-36 months) for an hour of sensory-diverse play every first Thursday of the month! We'll have a handful of activity stations to appeal to a variety of interests: rolling around, coloring/painting, fidgeting, sculpting, etc. First come, first served.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Black History Month
This event will take place in person. Join us for a 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. 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. No Registration required!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at New Amsterdam Library. Join for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Limited to 10 families.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Library. Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood. Space is limited! *Masks are strongly recommended at all NYPL locations.
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Hudson Park 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. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Limited to 15 children and 15 caregivers. Tickets will be given out at 10 am on the day of the program.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Today
@ 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 20 children. Registration is closed. Registration starts Friday, January 27.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Space is limited. First come will be first served. No pre-registration required.*
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Tottenville Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Space is limited. First come first served.* Per NYPL policy face coverings are required for adults and children o…
Tottenville LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
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. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. The storytime will take place inthe community room on LL2. Limit of 15 children and their caregivers. First come, first served.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us on Thursday mornings for a storytime for children who are learning to toddle and talk! We'll be reading our favorite stories, singing songs, practicing our big motor skills with movement, and making new friends! Recommended for children age 18 months - 36 months This event will take place in the children's room. The program is limited to the first 20 toddlers and their caregivers. First come, first in!
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person. Join us for a 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. 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. No Registration required!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Hudson Park 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. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Limited to 15 children and 15 caregivers. Tickets will be given out at 10 am on the day of the program.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play! Best for walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage, and their caregivers. Please Note: Strollers are not permitted on the wheelchair lift, and may not be left in the library entrance vestibule. A light stroller or baby carrier is recommended.
67th Street Library, Community RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Columbus Library. An informal playgroup for young children (ages 0-4) and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families and encourage children to develop together through play. Onsite program with songs, rhymes, an Ideal program for caregivers with children,between the ages of 0 to3 years Open Play for Babies and Toddlers is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver a…
Columbus LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Library. ¡Cuentos canciones y rimas en inglés y español! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish as we practice early literacy skills in a dynamic environment. Speakers of all languages are welcome! Recommended for children ages 2-5 years with their caregivers.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
St. George Library's weekly storytime on Thuesdays. This event will take place in person at the St. George Library Center community room. Picturebook stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities to enhance learning and have fun, intended for toddlers 18 months to 2 year-olds, who are confident walkers. The space is limited to 20 children, first come-first serve. If you would like to be on the St. George Library Children's Monthly Event mailing list, or have any questions, please email nobuk…
St. George Library CenterChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
Join librarians from Seward Park Library for books, songs, and rhymes every Thursday. Best for children up to age 5 and their caregivers. Storytime will take place on the Second Floor (Children's Floor). No registration is neccesary.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11:15 AM
This event will take place in person at the West New Brighton Library. Join Miss Cherryl and other staff for stories, songs rhymes and play. We will show you that storytime is fun for the entire family as well as provide you with Early Literacy tips to enhance your child love of reading. This program is recommended for babies and toddlers 0 - 3 years old. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their child with participation intended for everyone. Please note: This program will be h…
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Macomb's Bridge Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap and if you'd like, we encourage you to bring a blanket for baby to lay down on. For children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Registration is not required for this e…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 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!
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills 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. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books led by members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of multiple-aged. 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 prog…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
For ages 5 and under with parent or caregiver.
Westchester Square Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
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. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. The storytime will take place inthe community room on LL2. Limit of 15 children and their caregivers. First come, first served.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 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 20 children. Registration is required. Registration starts Friday, January 27. THE PROGRAM IS FULL. REGISTRAT…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Join us for fun stories and songs every Tuesdays and Thursdays at Tompkins Square Library. Recommended for children infants to 5 years of age. No registration required.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, and socialize with others in the community. A great way to meet other babies, parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. You must supervise your children at all times. To ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff, all visitors must adhere to NYPL’s health and safety policies. Learn more about our health and…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This storytime is for children 18-36 months and their caregivers. 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. Limited to 15 families. First come, first served. Tickets will be given out at 11 am on the day of the program.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
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. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. For ages 18-36 months with a parent/caregiver. This is an in-person event.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Today
@ 12 PM
Join us as we play or work on an activity, with friends from the neighborhood. This program helps to build gross and fine motor skills and socialization schools, for when your child enters kindergarten. For ages 5 and under with parent or caregiver.
Westchester Square Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 1:30 PM
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,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
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),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 2:45 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2:45 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2:45 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Soundview LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2:45 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Westchester Square Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2:45 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)