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.

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 PM
Join the Wakefield Young Adult Staff in playing your favorite Nintendo Switch and PS5 games. Test your skills and join in on some friendly competition! All supplies are provided, just bring your A-game and willingness to try new things! This event takes place in person. No registration is required.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Come learn about 3D printing, create 3D projects and print them! Using websites like Tinkercad and Thingiverse you will create, find and remix projects of their choosing. We have our own Dremel 3D printer that you will use to print the complex projects or quick ones. Fun animals, chess pieces, Pokemon, dragons, Fortnite characters and more - and you choose the color! Prints will need to be picked up on a later date. Come for one session or all four! This is an in person program. For teens and t…
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 PM
This event is taking place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Come play some board games or video games in the Mariners Harbor Library community room! Find a new game to explore or have a friendly competition among others! For ages 13-18
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 12 PM
Money Matters
"This event is online only" Session 1 of the Museum Finance Academy (MFA) at NYPL, a FREE four-session personal finance course for high school and college-age students with the goal of teaching teens to aspire to financial independence through developing an appreciation for savings, establishing financial goals, and learning to avoid scams. This course requires no prior knowledge of finance, business, or economics. In this session, Linda Rapacki explores the history and value of money over tim…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 1 PM
Join us in the teen center as we create our very own colorful, gooey play dough!
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 1 PM
Come challenge your friends in some of our most unhinged board games
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 1 PM
Summer at the Library
Calling all teens! Get inspired by local author Don Hooper at our special creative writing workshop series for teens at Macomb's Bridge Library. Learn about his creative journey and get started on a creative writing piece that you could submit to our Teen Voices Magazine Contest for a chance to be published and win $100! Dates: Wednesday, July 17, 1–2:15 PM Wednesday, July 24, 1–2:15 PM Wednesday, July 31, 1–2:15 PM Register for one or all of the workshops here! You can attend any of t…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 2 PM
Drop in to the Teen Room to create some art on our 3d printer!
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
This program is in-person only. Stop by the library and make some cool origami crafts for the summer. Free supplies and snacks is limited and will be handed out on a first-come basis.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in-person at Parkchester Library. Come relax and enjoy an hour of free painting. Get in touch with your inner artist and paint. No skill required, all materials and supplies provided.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 2 PM
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)
Wed, July 24
@ 2 PM
Canceled
This program will take place in person at the Allerton Library Over this six-week program, Teens will learn the basics of digital photography and learn how to shoot still photography and video! Participants will also learn how to edit their work. Registration is required. Ages 13-18.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 2 PM
This program will take place in person at the Allerton Library Attendees at these workshops will be working with cameras...but everything else about it will be a mystery! We could be doing activities with Instax cameras, we could be learning about still photography, maybe we’ll even make a short film! No Registration Required. Ages 13-18* *Ages 12+ w/ permission
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
Join the SNFL Teen Center for a Midday Movie! On July 24th, the movie is: Promare (2019) Rated PG-13 Sit back and enjoy a movie screening at the library with free snacks! The first feature-length film from the acclaimed studio TRIGGER, creators of the hit series KILL la KILL and Little Witch Academia, and director Hiroyuki Imaishi (GURREN LAGANN, KILL la KILL), Promare uses a bold cel-shaded visual style to tell a blistering action-adventure story, and is the spiritual successor to many of d…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
Learn techniques, share tips, and explore the art of photography with fellow enthusiasts. Perfect for teens eager to improve their skills and express their creativity through the lens
Grand Concourse Library, Best Buy Teen Tech CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
If you are into fun facts, why not come and join us for an hour full of challenging topics and test your brain power. Ages 10 to 18
Epiphany LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
This is an in-person event at Baychester Library. Every Wednesday we focus on a different art form, including painting, sculpting, and digital art. Ages 13-17.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
Tell collaborative stories with friends using Dungeons and Dragons. Create a character, learn how to play by the rules or twist them to create interesting character arcs or to plan your own campaigns. All Summer for Teens Programs run Monday to Thursday from 3-5 PM. Registration encouraged, drop-ins allowed. For ages 12- 18.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person. Join the YA staff at High Bridge every Wesdnesday this summer for art projects. Over the summer we will be providing a variety of art projects for teens to express themselves. Join us for one off projects or come back week after week to work on a larger piece. All materials will be provided.
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person at Parkchester Library. Want to learn or brush up on your crochet skills? Join us for Crochet Corner! Yarn and crochet hooks will be provided. Snacks will also be provided to participants.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
Summer at the Library
Looking for a fun activity while on summer vacation? Join us for Summer Crafternoons, where we will create fun crafts to beat the summer heat and blues. Supplies and snacks will be provided. For ages 13 & up.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
Embark on a journey without leaving the library! Newcomers and experienced players alike are welcome to join in on the campaign. Sessions will be held in the community room.
Tompkins Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
Are you a teen who wants to learn how to play the ukulele? Do you already play and want a group to jam with? Join library staff to learn chords, songs, and techniques, or teach others what you already know! Ukuleles and felt picks provided, or bring your own instrument. For ages 13 to 19. All skill levels are welcome. No registration required.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Branch Library. Join the Hamilton Grange Young Adult Staff in playing your favorite Playstation games. Test your skills and join in on some friendly competition! All supplies are provided, just bring your A-game and willingness to try new things! No registration is required.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place at the Tompkins Square Library. Stop by the Tompkins Square Library and pick-up a Scratch Art Kit. Each kit will have everything you will need to create a one-of-a-kind scratch art. The kit will include scratch art, a scratching tool and a satin cord. The kits will be available while supplies last.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM for Teens
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Learn how to 3D print your own designs, express your creativity through drawing and painting, make jewelry, and more at our weekly STEAM Crafts and Chat workshop.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in-person at Morningside Heights Library. Make and take bags, keychains, bookmarks, bracelets and more.
Morningside Heights LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3:30 PM
This is an in-person event at the Morrisnia Library Come Join the teen staff at the Morrisania Library, let’s have fun and express yourself through crafts and coloring of your favorite anime characters. All supplies will be provided by the library. Audience: Teens age 13-18
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Branch Library. Join us for a discussion of our favorite books! All titles, genres and recommendations welcome. We will be sharing our favorite books, tropes and characters. Let's talk about it while doing a quick craft activity during our book discussion and... free pizza!! Food, books, and crafting? It's going to be a blast!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3:30 PM
Interested in approaching different genres of creative writing as well as workshopping your creative work? This is the program for you! Join us this year at the Soundview Library virtually or in-person as we learn and craft our own pieces of writing within various creative genres. We’ll gather together every two weeks to learn the building blocks and workshop our writing. This month's focus is on Screenwriting. We are excited to meet our fellow scribes!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 3:30 PM
Summer at the Library
Calling all teens! Get inspired by local author Rebecca Keith at our special creative writing workshop series for teens at Grand Concourse Library. Learn about her creative journey and get started on a creative writing piece that you could submit to our Teen Voices Magazine Contest for a chance to be published and win $100! Dates: Wednesday, July 24, 4–5:15 PM Saturday, July 27, 4–5:15 PM Saturday, August 3, 4–5:15 PM Register for one or all of the workshops here! You can attend any of…
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
Summer at the Library
This event is in person at the Todt Hill-Westerleigh Join us in creating your very own sheet of stickers with SILHOUETTE STUDIO and SILHOUETTE CAMEO. No Registration Required - First Come - First Served For tweens and teens ages 10-17.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 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)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
Please join us as we create 3D Velvet Art Posters. We provide the materials, and you provide the creativity! Best for ages 13-18. First come, first served due to limited supplies.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at 53rd St. Get ready for some creative writing! Share your writing, bounce ideas off of other writers, and unleash some creative energy! Each week will have a different theme/challenge for aspiring writers to try their hand at. Feel free to share your work at the very end if you'd like! This program is for young adults, and will take place in the teen zone.
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
Kick back and relax in the programming room of the Van Cortlandt branch at 4:00 pm, where we'll be playing games like Wii Sports and Mario Kart! Games will be on rotation based on popular demand. Library staff will provide guidance to patrons who have never played on the Wii before to help them get acquainted with motion-sensor technology and gyroscopic control of the game. All ages are welcome to this program!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
Can’t get enough of anime & manga? Join the Yorkville Anime & Manga Club. We will watch anime, share anime / manga news, and discuss our favorite shows! Refreshments will be provided.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
Come and participate in a relaxing session of painting! You can be creative with what you are painting or have a specific Spring theme as a reference. No registration required! Snacks will be provided! For teens ages 13 to 18
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
Community Mental Health
This event will take place in person at Harlem Library. Want a space to do homework or relax? Join us to chat, work on an art project, read, or just enjoy a chill space. Snacks will be provided! Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. Learn more about our health and safety policies. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Harlem LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
This event will be hosted in-person at the Tremont Library. Interested in 3-D printing? Learn some basic skills and design your own 3-D model during this program! No experience is needed and all materials will be provided. Grades 7-12 are welcome to attend!
In personTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)