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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Puzzles and Play
Children from birth to five years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and work with puzzle sets, also spend time with other children in the neighborhood. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Meetup
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy books and stories, toys and puzzles, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood in this fun, informal program. No registration required For ages 1-3 years
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play!
An informal playgroup for young children (ages baby-4) and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families and encourage children to develop together through play. This is a drop-in program. No registration required. This program will be held in the upstairs storytime room.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tummy Time
This is a program for chidren from birth up to crawling age and their parents/caregivers. This is an opportunity to learn rhythm through stories and songs, and to bond with baby. This is a program for pre-walking age children and their parents/caregivers only.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Sing-Along!
Little ones can sing, dance and clap along as we enjoy some old favorites on the guitar--and learn some new tunes together! Children build literacy skills through rhythm, rhyme and music, so we'll be building a foundation for reading AND having a fantastically fun time.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Playtime
All work and no play makes for dull tots. Let them unwind, chill, relax and cool off a bit after our toddler time. We provide educational toys promoting early literacy. Perfect for budding minds.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Fun with Folk Songs Series
Join Mr. Patrick, his guitar, and his silly puppet friends as we celebrate America’s folk songs. From “Workin’ on the Railroad” to the rascally “Bol Weevil, get ready to sing, clap, and maybe even learn a thing or two. Fun is guaranteed! Best for infants through ages 7 with parent/caregiver. Presented by Music with Patrick
Countee Cullen LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby/Toddler Playtime
Meet babies, toddlers, and parents in the neighborhood for playtime. Make some new friends or play with old friends. For ages 0-4 and caregivers.
Great Kills Library
Hungerford School
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby & Me
Songs, rhymes, stories and playtime for infants ages 0-18 months along with a parent or caregiver. Meet other babies in the neighborhood! No pre-registration required!
Tottenville LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Build a Bug
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
Morris Park LibraryParents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 13-36 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. The line for tickets (10:15 session) begins at 9:30 on the ramp at the 42nd Street door. Once 10:15 tickets run out, we begin distributing tickets for the 11:15 session.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Story Time: Tunes, Tales & Tummy Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 babies and tickets are distributed outside prior to the library's opening at 10:00. Your baby must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Families,
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Join us as we share books, songs, and creative movement to engage little learners and build a foundation for literacy. Bounce, sing, listen to stories, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood. Recommended for children ages 12 months to 4 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am. Please note: This is a popular program and space is limited at each session. Tickets are distributed for each session on a first come, first-served basis. **NO STORYTIME APRIL 10, 12, 17
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Bouncing Babies
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Thursday Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Program begins promptly at 11:15AM. Please join us!
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Story Time
Bring your tiniest children for a morning of songs, rhymes and stories. Afterwards is playtime, a great time to meet your neighbors! Seating is limited to 20 babies and their caregivers per Story Time. Recommended age 0-18months
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian! For non walking children only!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
FAMILY PLAYTIME
Come spend quality family time and get to know other parents/caregivers at our family playtime. Children's toys will be provided. For children ages 3-5 years old and families.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian! For non walking children only!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us every Thursday at 11:30am for Family Storytime! This program includes interactive stories and activities that will help foster a love of learning through reading, singing, talking, and playing! Children of all ages are welcome, but note that the storytime will focus on Pre-K readiness. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Also check out our Baby Storytime on Mondays at 11:30am for ages 0-18 months and Toddler Storytime Tuesdays at 11:30am for Toddlers 18 months-3 years.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Playtime
Enjoy an hour of playtime with other children ages 0-3. Indoor play.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime for Pre-Walkers
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! For ages 0-18 months. Doors open at 11:20am. Limited to 50 babies and their caregivers, first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool Playtime
Join us in the Children's Room to Play, Read and Socialize! This is not a structured program, but an open program where Children and thier Caregivers can interact with each other, the library and others in community.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Tales for Tots
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. For children ages 0-3 years old and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. This program is designed for children who are not yet able to walk, and different story times are available for older, more active children. First come, first served for the first 45 babies and their caregivers. Please park your stroller on the lower level and pick up a ticket in the children's room.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Open Play!
Enjoy playtime in our Pre-K Corner! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-5
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks
Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 - 3.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Spanish Series
This Spring we’ll bring families on an out-of-this-world experience where we teach new vocabulary related to different modes of transportation, spring colors, and a big celebration of Myla Birdie’s birthday!!! All teachers are native Spanish speakers who play guitar, percussion, and use puppets to teach in the most engaging way! Families get to bond through an intergenerational bubble dance party extravaganza at the end of each class. And it is so much more than just a language program!!! Biling…
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Today
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Toddlers from birth to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. There is a limit of 15 children and their caregivers. Tickets are given out the morning of the program on a first come, first serve basis. Times of the programs are approximate.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Baby Playtime
Babies can play with fun toys and meet other babies in the neighborhood from 12 PM to 1 PM. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
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