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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691 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 AM
Online
This is an online event. We are getting back into the swing of things! This is a virtual fiber art circle where we chat, craft, and create! Join us as we crochet, knit, or sew and share our knowledge and WIPS. AS well as our deep love of YAAAAARRRRN! All the yarn. Nohting but yarn. We will also do our best to give instruction on your knitting, crocheting, or sewing questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! Dont hesitate to virtually browse al…
Online via HangoutsBook Lovers
Today
@ 1 PM
Who are you? What is important to you? For years people have used slogans to capture who they are and have used bags, posters, posts, signs, tee shirts to tell the world. Paint your self-portrait and decorate your own tote bag with Morris Park YA staff. Show the world who you are! Ages 13-18. Will take place downstairs in the Community Room. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 PM
Author Talks
Join the Bronx Anti-Prom in a discussion with Caroline O'Donoghue, YA author of the book All Our Hidden Gifts! We will talk about her writing career and also about her latest release, The Gifts That Bind Us! While it's not necessary for participation, feel free to place All Our Hidden Gifts and The Gifts That Bind Us on hold with your Library Card! This program is part of the 2022 Bronx Anti-Prom Virtual Programs. The theme this year is 'Bronx Rising', a celebration of Bronx resilience both…
Wakefield Library
Online
Adults,

Children,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the Allerton Library. At this meeting, we'll watch the 2010 movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. First, we'll watch the movie and discuss it afterwards. This is a group intended for YA (ages 13-18), but Tweens are welcome, with permission.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Please join us for Week One of NYPL’s Summer for Teens. The theme this year is Make Waves. Each week of the summer will have a theme with different creative challenges to go with it. This week’s theme is define yourself. To that end, we will be decorating tote bags that show off who we are as individuals! If you complete two out of the eight creative challenges you will be eligible for a prize!
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Canceled
Mindful Teens, join other local teens for this interactive in-person workshop series where we strengthen our minds, make friends, build community and learn from one another. We'll practice mindfulness and self-expression through writing, arts & crafts, games, movement, conversations and meditations. No judgments allowed and no talent necessary!
Community Room Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Charleston Library. Need something to carry your stuff to the beach? Come decorate your very own tote bag and start the summer off right! 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 safety policies.
Charleston LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Pride Month
This event will take place in person at Baychester Library in the Community Room. Join us for a special session of paint & meditate where we will go over Self Expression & Pride. This 60 minute session will guide you in using art as a form of expression and showcase your pride.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
This program will be held in person and will be outside if weather permits. Come and decorate a tote bag to express your personal voice. Play games, draw with sidewalk chalk. Give-away books will be distributed, bring home some to keep forever. No registration required. For ages 12 - 18.
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Canceled
Join us in creating blackout poetry for teens! Blackout poetry is when you take a written piece of text from a book, newspaper, or magazine and redact words, in order to come up with your very own poetry!
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
This event will take place outdoors at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us as we design our own tote bags to keep! Free books while supplies last! This program is for teens ages 13-18 years old. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Need help making your first resume? Searching for part-time employment? Drop in for assitance with formatting resumes using Microsoft Word.
Edenwald LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place at the South Beach Library. Using a special type of plastic, create your own design and watch it shrink down to a pendant you can keep forever. Ages 10-18. Masks are encourged, but not required in NYPL locations.
South Beach LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing to apply? The Hamilton Grange Library’s College Club can help you figure it out! We'll help you look for: College Programs Financial Aid Scholarships Student Employment Whether you’re in middle or high school, we’ve got steps that you can take to start preparing for college. If you’ve got questions, we’ll get you the answers! You can schedule a One-On-One Session with one of our YA Staff for…
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Join us in the teen area to play popular games on our PS4 and XBox One consoles!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place at the Kips Bay Library. Stop by the Kips Bay Library and pick-up a Take Home Star Beaded Bracelet Kit. Each kit will include everything you need to create A -One-Of-A-Kind Star Beaded Bracelet in celebration of the Fourth of July.! The Kit will include an assortment of seed beads, pony beads, stars, and elastic. Kits will be available at the library while supplies last.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will be an In-Person Craft Program at the Kips Bay Library. Join us at the Kips Bay Library and bring your creativity and create a One-Of-A-Kind Star Beaded Bracelet in celebration of the Fourth of July! Create a bracelet with star beads, an assortment of seed beads, pony beads, and elastic.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Teens can come together to have fun and enjoy a variety of board and card games.
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:45 PM
Join us for this introduction to Pixton. pixton is a digital comic creation website that allows you to create characters and storylines. This is an in person program
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event is taking place in-person. Come join the Mariners Harbor Library and play either board games or video games with the staff in the community room! Find a new game to explore or have a friendly competition with your fellow peers! Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Calling all members of the Graphic Novel community! Join the Harlem Library for our virtual open book discussion, and let us know which Graphic Novel you are currently reading!
125th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Designated teen space and time to hang out and connect with friends.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at The Westchester Square Branch. Come celebrate Pride Month by creating a variety of bracelet and designs using colorful rubber bands and lanyard!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place indoors at the West New Brighton Library Teen Room. Teens, Join us to watch your favorite anime and read the corresponding manga! Each meeting we will watch a different anime. We will have copies of the manga available for check out in the teen room for the next meeting. Read the manga, watch the anime and discuss.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Join us for a relaxing twist on Teen Lounge designed to de-stress. Listen to calming music while you hang out with friends, do homework, play games, or work on craft projects. We'll even have books to give away. Masks will be required.
96th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Pride Month
Are you a fan of anime? Do you enjoy reading mangas like Dragon Ball, Food Wars, Naruto, and more? Please come join Washington Heights’ Anime & Manga Club for the month of June as we celebrate our favorite LGBTQIA+ characters! For ages 13-18. Masks are recommended, but not required.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Throg's Neck Library. Please join us for some board games, puzzle games, and card games. Bring your "A" game!
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Riverdale Library. Join us in person every Tuesday for a session of homework help and chill arts & crafts! Technology, resources, and art supplies will be provided. For the art portion of this program, we will be working with acrylic paints and listening to history-based podcasts! This month we will be focusing on Pride and the revolutionaries who fought for LGBTQ rights. This program is limited to 10 participants as a precaution. To ensure the heal…
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Pride Month
Genderbender Vol. 1 IN PERSON PROGRAM For the end of Pride Month we are screening a series of shorts made by queer directors between the years of 1983-2005. These gems are not found on any modern streaming platforms! Claymation, animation, foreign shorts, drag, comedy, sex, & documentary from Frameline Distribution. Run time: 80 mins Open to Teens & Adults Limited Space - register here or by emailing LauraStein@nypl.org
Webster LibraryAdults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Customize a reusable tumbler cup with your fonts and designs using adhesive vinyl! No expereince is needed and all materials will be provided.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4:15 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Interested in using our Recording Studio? Studio Basics is a three class course where teens can learn the basics on how to operate our recording studio. At the end of the full course, teens can be granted access to the recording studio and able to book time in the recording studio. In the Equipment Handling class (Week 1), teens will learn: Microphone types, (Dynamic, Condenser, Ribbon) Cable types (XLR, Instrument, Line, Aux) Various pieces of recording equipment (MIDI Keyboards, Mic…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 PM
Ongoing
Join us for fun giveaways every Tuesday in June, July, and August. Drop into the library to make a customizable tote bag, design your own bookmark, and choose from over 50 different books titles to take home and keep!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 5 PM
Ongoing
This event will take place in-person. This summer at BLC we're looking for teens (ages 13-17) who want to explore the complexity of emotion through photography and/or videography. Emerging adults (ages 18-24) also welcome! We'll provide the gear and teach Photography Basics and Analysis, Videography and Editing Basics. In August, we'll have your work exhibited at BLC! We will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from June 6 to August 29, 2022 at 5pm! ---------------------------------…
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 2 PM
Tie-dyeing, method of dyeing by hand in which colored patterns are produced in the fabric by gathering together many small portions of materials and tying them tightly with string before immersing the cloth in the dyebath. All dyeing materials will be provided, and each participant will be provided with a t-shirt or canvas bag to tie-dye. You can also bring your own shirt, bag, or other cloth item to dye, just make sure it's white!
Harlem LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 2:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the New Dorp Library. Teens, come play some board games, video games or hang out with your peers. For ages 12-18. Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 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)
Wed, June 29
@ 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)
Wed, June 29
@ 3 PM
Join us every Wednesday and Friday at 3:00 PM for gaming! Come hang out and use the Switch or the Wii, or pick out a board game.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 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)
Wed, June 29
@ 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)