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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3,018 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Allerton Library. Please join us for an hour of board game fun-we have many games to choose from! Play an old favorite or learn a new game with your friends. This program is intended for children ages six and older. No registration necessary.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, May 25
@ 11 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials. Extend your child's learning in a safe, warm, and joyful environment!
Tremont LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Immigrants,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

Early Childhood Educators
Sat, May 25
@ 2:30 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and 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. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, May 27
@ 10 AM
Daycare Visit. Daycare Visit ( Lil Kingdom of Light Group Family Daycare) Mondays at 10:30 - 11:30 am.
Soundview Library
In-Person
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, May 27
@ 11 AM
Join us for a basic painting using water colors or coloring pencils. Coloring promotes wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity and of course is fun. Join us Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 am This event will take place in person at The Castle Hill Library All materials will be provided. No Registration required.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Mon, May 27
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Mosholu Library. Join the crowd of adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring. We can chat about current events, hobbies, movies, and books while we color.
Mosholu LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, May 27
@ 3 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop-in coloring club. Kids will use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils to create their own art. Supplies are provided by the library, and inspiration is provided by kids! Children 12 and under are welcome.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, May 27
@ 3:30 PM
Once upon a wag, there was a specially trained therapy dog named Tyler. He was wishing that a child would read him a story... and his wish came true at the Kingsbridge Library! Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Tyler is waiting to listen to you read to him! Dogs can’t read but they are great listeners! For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for…
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, May 27
@ 4 PM
Are you looking to wind down from the stresses of school? Come by the Wakefield Teen Center and listen to some chill beats while playing your favorite board games!
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, May 27
@ 4 PM
Come relax after starting off your school week by playing games! We have a variety of board and video games available. No registration required Open to school age children
Tremont LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, May 27
@ 4 PM
Join us for three weeks of Design Space where we will use our Cricut Maker, Silkscreen Printing Station and we'll go over our 3D Printer. This is a chance for you to learn more about the tech in your space, and create unique designs.
Grand Concourse Library, Best Buy Teen Tech CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place at the Morris Park Library. Play with our large selection of toddler toys and meet other families in our restored Early Literacy Room! This is an informal playgroup for the little ones and their caregivers to meet other families. This is a drop-in program. No registration required.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 10 AM
NYPL en Español
Bilingual Spanish Story Time! Tuesdays 11 am - 11:45 am. * Families have a 10-minute grace period. * Start and end times are approximate. We are looking forward to meeting you all!
Soundview Library
In-Person
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Tue, May 28
@ 10:30 AM
This in-person program teaches participants the very basics of using a computer, including how to turn one on and off. The program is in Bengali.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, May 28
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Let’s go on a journey! Every session we will visit and explore a new story and create our own musical adventure with Latin Grammy nominee Flor Bromley. The program is limited to 15 families. For children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. Programs are first come first served. Please arrive on time. Space is limited.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Clason's Point Library. Are you interested in learning how to use the computer? If you need help using a mouse, or learning how to type, use basic shortcut functions like copying and pasting; accessing the internet or even making an email account of your choosing, we can help! This is an informal drop in class, anyone over the age of 18 is welcome to attend. Please note: this class is ONLY for learning the very basics of using the computer. It is fo…
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us in this in-person event. Meet other parents who want to raise their children with love and education at home. For hundreds of content students who are homeschooling, we are their home away from home.
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2019, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include: entering and editing text, saving files, and various formatting options.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Este programa se llevará a cabo en persona en la Biblioteca de Belmont. Cuentos y canciones en inglés y español. This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Join us for singing and dancing in English and in Spanish!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a fun-filled craft morning! All supplies will be provided. Crafts aren't just fun - they're learning experiences! Children will identify shapes and colors, practice gripping crayons or paintbrushes in preparation for writing, and learn self-expression and creativity. These crafts are best for toddlers 18 months to 3 years, and require adult supervision. *Space is limited- please register in advance.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place at the Mott Haven Library. Play with our large selection of toddler toys and meet other families in our restored Early Literacy Room! This is an informal playgroup for the little ones and their caregivers to meet other families. This is a drop-in program. No registration required.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
This program takes place at the library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Join us at Mott Haven Library every Tuesday morning for a relaxing hour of crafting together. Learn something new each week, ranging from watercolors to jewelry, clay pieces to greeting cards, and more. Let's enjoy each other's company and engage our artistic side on Tuesdays from 11 AM - 12:30 PM, just for adults. You are welcome to attend as many or few sessions as you like, as each week will be a new project and fresh start. Limited to 10 participants, first come first served. Please arrive…
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials. Extend your child's learning in a safe, warm, and joyful environment!
Tremont LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Immigrants,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

Early Childhood Educators
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Esther Crow and her handmade puppets encourage babies and toddlers to move their bodies to a diverse mix of classic kids songs, original acoustic guitar songs and backing tracks of Thunder & Sunshine songs (a rock band she founded in 2017). Perfect for ages 0-5, this program also incorporates interactive rhythmic games, finger play, body movement and counting songs -some of which she sings in Spanish- and a favorite children's book. Each of Esther's puppets have big hearts and personalities…
High Bridge LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at The Castle Hill Library. Want to challenge your brain? Want to listen to some soothing music? Come join us for a fun-filled afternoon of puzzles and soothing music. Tuesdays at 11 am
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Bring your little artist to the library as we explore open-ended ways to promote early learning through art and share fun ideas for creating with little ones at home. Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills, creativity, and imagination. Why play with us? Process art activities are open ended art experiences where the child is in control. Process art exposes children to different art materials, explores color and texture, and encourages children’s cr…
Eastchester LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
Please join us for our family storytime every Tuesday and Thursday. We’ll read stories, sing songs, and move to some of our favorite tunes!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Need help with ebooks? Tablet on the fritz? Or just need a quick turn on a computer without an appointment? Drop by for some tech TLC, courtesy of your friendly neighborhood librarians.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive their personal attention and instruction. Patrons can schedule individual time with library staff for help with any tasks that need to be completed via the computer and or personal phone. Time slots can vary from increments of 15 minutes to 1 hour. Please register in advanc…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Book an appointment with a librarian and get tech/computer help. Appointments are one hour long. Choose a convenient time slot 11am -12pm or 2pm -3pm. Two days notice is recommended in order to accommodate the desk schedule. The sign-up sheet is located at the front desk. Please include contact information and a brief description of the project you are working on. The Librarian will be able to guide you but will not be able to actually do the work for you. Please come prepared with all of t…
Morrisania LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, 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. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Branch. Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us on Tuesday's to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler 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, and their caregivers. Registration available online, not required. All children welcome!
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This event will take place IN PERSON at Eastchester Library. 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) wi…
Eastchester LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Tue, May 28
@ 11:30 AM
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at Bronx Library Center. Join us for Bilingual Storytime! (English and Spanish). We will share books, sing songs, learn some Spanish words and phrases, meet new friends, play and share and blow bubbles. Este evento se llevara a cabo en persona en el Bronx Library Center. Únase con nosotros en la biblioteca para disfrutar de una hora de cuentos bilingües para niños. Compartiremos libros, cantaremos canciones, aprenderemos algunas palabras y frases en e…
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Playtime in the program room! After storytime, 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 other children, parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. This is not a structured class. Children must be supervised by their grown-up at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Tue, May 28
@ 12 PM
Online
This event is online. Join the Riverdale Library staff virtually for coffee and a short story discussion. The story we will discuss on Tuesday, May 28th is The Lottery of Babylon by Jorge Luis Borges. Click here to read the story. To attend our online discussion, please register below with your email address, we will send you the link the day before the session begins. Bring your coffee! Tuesday, May 28th at 12 PM Limit: 18 Participants You must register with your email address to rec…
Online via Google Hangouts MeetAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, May 28
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
Let’s go on a journey! Every session we will visit and explore a new story and create our own musical adventure with Latin Grammy nominee Flor Bromley. The program is limited to 15 families. For children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. Programs are first come first served. Please arrive on time. Space is limited. ¡Emprendamos un viaje! En cada sesión visitaremos y exploramos una nueva historia y crearemos nuestra propia aventura musical con la nominada al Grammy Latino Flor Bromley. Los…
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
This program takes place in person at the Belmont Library. Enjoy playtime in our Early Literacy Corner! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)