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, August 8
@ 11 AM
Every week this summer, Baychester invites teens to Make Waves. Every Monday will feature a different pop-up program that will assist you in making waves in your community. Monday, August 1st: Participate in Democracy Monday, August 8th: Think Globally Monday, August 15th: Use Your Voice
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 2 PM
This program will take place in person at Mott Haven. Join us every week this summer to make a cool new craft. This week we’ll be folding paper cranes and turning them into a mobile.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 2 PM
This program will take place in person at Wakefield Library. Board games or card games.Try something new, play an old classic, or make your own. Whatever you feel like playing, we've got you covered!
Wakefield LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 2 PM
This event will take place at the South Beach Library. Decorate your own designs on a NYPL Tote bag. 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)
Mon, August 8
@ 2 PM
These events will take place in person at Riverdale Library. We will be meeting once a week for an hour and a half to learn tips and tricks for taking this diagnostic test. This informal study session will be led by a computer program--simulating a real SHSAT test-taking experience. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 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)
Mon, August 8
@ 2:30 PM
This program is in person. Collage a Globe! Think globally! Create a world that you would love to visit, to inspire and to travel. Join us as we create our own world. What kind of story do you need to hear? Learn to share it here, and submit it to be published in the NYPL teen magazine.
Huguenot Park LibraryBook Lovers
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is in-person. Learn what your interests are, and what skills you have or need to develop with the New York Public Library database Career Cruising. Career Cruising is an interactive career guidance database that provides complete personal assessments, explore career and school options, and build a portfolio of your interests, experiences, and skills. Age 13-18
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Join Eastchester YA staff as we make clay sculptures using professional tools! Ages 12-18. Limited to 6 participants Will take place in the Community room. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Westchester Square Branch. Come on by during the following dates and times to personalize your own Summer Learning Tote bags!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
This event will take place outdoors at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us this summer on our back patio as we discuss some of the free books we're giving away all summer long! Stop by the branch to pick up your copy while supplies last! August 1 - Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo August 8 - Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds August 15 - Love is a Revolution by Renée Watson August 29 - Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam * Weather Permitting Discover what the Library…
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Gather once each week to talk about the book 'The New Girl' by Jesse Q. Sutano - and the book is yours to keep! The book is available for pick up starting Monday, July 27. Limit of 5 - first come, first served.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Gather once each week to talk about the book 'The New Girl' by Jesse Q. Sutano - and the book is yours to keep! The book is available for pick up starting Monday, July 27. Limit of 5 - first come, first served.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all of the paperwork? Schedule a College/Career Counseling Session at the West Farms Library! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matter what age, we’re here to help you reach your college…
West Farms Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
This event is in-person at West Farms Library. Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Let's edit photos! In this Adobe Photoshop Basics workshop, teens will: Learn how to navigate the workspaces and tools of Adobe Photoshop to edit and export digital photographs. Practice using adjustment layers to improve and enhance their photographs. Learn how to use Photoshop for their own independent projects at their own pace. No prior experience necessary. Teens can use both Windows PC and Apple iMac computers. If they would like to keep their work from class, attendees are encou…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Come join us in our Tech Lab. Bring your friends, play your music, and do your homework.
In person Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
This program will take place inside in the community room of the West New Brighton Library. Learn how to use perler beads to create your own unique designs. For Ages 12-18.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Join us for Summer Video Games! Bring your own Switch or use ours to cool off from the summer heat and play games like Mario Kart and Just Dance 2022.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person. Join us in celebration of National Book Lovers Day! Kids, Teens and Parents will have the chance to decorate their own library bag, decorate their own bookmark and choose from a selection of free books to take home! First Come, First Serve. While Supplies Last.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

Book Lovers,

Children,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Teens
Play your friends in your favorite video games at the library!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Need a marker to hold your place in your favorite book? Join us at Jerome Park to create your own bookmarks.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 PM
Postponed
Stop by our teen space for an hour of drawing! All supplies will be provided, just bring yourself and your ideas. No registration needed, stop by the teen space to spend a relaxing hour drawing and hanging out with your peers! Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all of the paperwork? Schedule a College/Career Counseling Session at the West Farms Library! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matter what age, we’re here to help you reach your college…
West Farms Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3:30 PM
Come and tell the story of your community. Think about your favorite part of the community and why is it important to you.
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3:30 PM
Join us in person at the Woodstock Library to write and design your own comic! Start simple with a basic layout and some sketches, or use Pixton, a software that is free with your library card, to get your story onto the page! Make it a web comic, a single page strip, or into your own comic book!
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3:30 PM
Do you love art and have nothing to do this summer? Come join us weekly at the Columbus branch for summer art fun!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3:30 PM
Join us every Monday for a movie, snacks and board games in the Teen Room.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Stapleton Library. Join us for Monday Mashup! Every week will be a different Craft/STEM/Gaming program. “Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.”
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
Global issues are issues that are faced by different countries and people across the world, i.e. climate change, access to clean water, social issues, education, etc. Take some time with us to reflect on some of these issues, pick one that means a lot to you, and create art. Submit What You Create to Our Teen Magazine Contest! Our new teen magazine will include writing and art by and for teens. 25 pieces selected for publication will be awarded a $100 gift card. Submit between Thursday, June…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
This event is taking place in-person. Come join the Mariners Harbor Library to learn more about being a part of our Teen Advisory Group where we will discuss what it means to be a part of TAG. Come give us ideas for social media, or just be a sounding board for what's going on in the YA (Young Adult) world today. What's new, what should everyone read, what's important to you that the library should promote. This is your group! This week we will be conducting a workshop to understand what a col…
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place in person at the Charleston Branch. Join us at the Charleston Library to talk all things money! Topics included in this series will focus on careers trends, business ideas and planning for the future. Using NYPL resources we will get answers to burning questions, play games and learn how to GET THE BAG today!
Charleston LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in-person.This event will take in person at Bronx Library Center. Screenwriting! Prose Writing! Playwriting! Join a club of writers and learn how to write in the three mediums and pick a concentraion. In screenwriting teens will learn how to write a specscript. In Playwriting teens will learn how to write a 10 min play. In prose writing teens will learn how to write scenes and short stories.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
Online
Are you a fan of anime? Come join the Francis Martin Library 'Virtual Anime/Manga Club', where we will watch new and classic anime and discuss upcoming manga we're sure you will enjoy. We started with early "One Piece" and "Demon Slayer" episodes and chapters, and are working our way through exploring genres and tropes, and discussing our thoughts on animated adaptations of the original works. Ages 12-24 are welcome. Please remember to check your email for the link to the program.
Francis Martin Library
Online at Google Hangout Meet
College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
Online
Do you love K-pop? What about K-dramas? If you've answered YES to either of these questions, or if you're curious to learn more about K-pop and K-dramas, then this program is for you! We will be sharing our favorite groups and shows, as well as suggesting new ones to each other. Stop in and tell us why you love your faves! We will also be recommending some awesome books by Korean authors from our collection. This program is open to TEENS only, so anyone from ages 13 to 17 can attend. Plea…
Online onlyTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
Join the Grand Concourse Staff in creating your very own origami crane craft. Tweens and Teens are welcome! In-Person Program.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
Tired of the same old board games? Try some of our new ones! Every other week we're going to try out something new. One week might be a strategy game, but the next might be a card game. You won't find Monopoly here (unless you break the rules)
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library. Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Mario Kart.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
Canceled
This program will take place in person at Clason's Point Library. First come, first serve! Limited to 7 people Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation. This program is for everyone. We will do our best to give instruction on your crocheting and knitting questions. You do not have to have your own supplies and projects to come craft with us! The library will provide you with all the materials you need! We will guide our patrons in the first steps of crochet and knitting…
In personAdults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Working on a music, photo, video, or graphic design project? The Media Lab is open! Our workstations are fully equipped for all kinds of projects. Come by the lab to... Create music and edit audio in Logic Pro X or ProTools Edit video in Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Create graphic designs in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign Edit photos in Lightroom and Photoshop.... And more! You can come work independently on your own projects, or if you're just starting out, our staff is here to…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)