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.

Discover our wide array of free online events.

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4,041 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 9 AM
Money Matters
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides a range of free one-on-one financial counseling services that aim to assist with financial situations including general money management, budgeting, saving, banking, retirement planning, and more. Budget and Credit Coaching Sign up for a remote session with the Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) of the Community Service Society. Learn how to improve your credit, manage your debt, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financ…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Today
@ 9:30 AM
Need help opening an email account? Want to get a handle on Google Suite or download an eBook on your tablet? Bring all of your technology questions for one-on-one assistance to our Open Lab. This takes place every Tuesday morning at 9:30 am. Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 9:30 AM
Need help opening an email account? Want to get a handle on Google Suite or download an eBook on your tablet? Bring all of your technology questions for one-on-one assistance to our Open Lab. This takes place every Tuesday morning at 9:30 am. Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 10 AM
Van Nest Branch makes its community room available for individual study, group work, or video calls. This is an excellent way for patrons to work, teach or attend classes remotely. The room will be open for patrons to use 10 AM - 12 PM Tuesday and Thursday. Patrons must register in advance in person or by calling the branch in order to use the space. Please note that other people may be in the room so bring your headphones if you need to quiet or to filter out ambience noise for your meetings.…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in person at Hamilton Grange Library . Do you want to improve your computer skills? Is your Resume up to date? Here is a list of possible one on one computer sessions you can inquire our staff about. Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register at the front desk for available time slots. Each session is one hour.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,

50+,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet or phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly de…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in-person at the Charleston Library. Join Miss Allison and have fun with some stories and songs! Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child 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. *Advanced registration is required for all children's programs. Please…
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet or phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defi…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Online
Online English Conversation Hour (ECH), is an open conversation where English language learners can discuss life, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Participation takes place in small group settings via Zoom. This is not a formal class, but a fun and informal discussion, the only requirement is you are ready to have a conversation! Spring/Summer 2022 DATES: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM May 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19. 24, 26 June 7, 9,…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online via Zoom
Adults
Today
@ 10:15 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)
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
The whole family is invited to join us for songs, rhymes and your favorite read-aloud books. Recommended for children (birth to 5 years old) and their caregivers. Limited to 10 families, on a first come basis.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Canceled
Creative Aging
Explore your artistic potential with Creative Aging, a series of art workshops for adults 50 and older. This program will be held in person at Allerton Library. Join us for Book Arts - Fold, Create, Stitch. Teaching artist Jennifer Verbit will guide participants through book art over eight sessions. Join us and be inspired by the idea of “Book as Art,” while gaining confidence in the craft of bookbinding. Book Art is interdisciplinary art in the book form. It encompasses not only the techn…
Allerton LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Outdoor
This event will take place outdoors at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Our colleagues at the Riverside Library are bringing their wildly popular storytimes across the street to the Library for the Performing Arts Library's Outdoor Reading Room. Join a Children's Librarian for stories, songs, and other engaging activities with a focus on the performing arts. Recommended for children 1 year old and up. Dates: Outdoor Family Storytimes will be held on Tuesdays at 10:30am and…
OutdoorsChildren
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Yorkville Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child 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. Please note: *Space is limited to 15 toddlers accompanied by a caregiver. First come, first serve.* ** Please note there is no elev…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This is an in-person event. Come enjoy storytime every Tuesday in the garden next to the George Bruce Library. Enjoy stories, music and movement activities! Ages 0-5. Please bring a blanket to sit on! No pre-registration required. In the event of rain or high heat (above 85 degrees), storytime will take place at The Forum located at 601 W 125th st. E-mail georgebruce@nypl.org to receive program updates.
George Bruce LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place outdoors at Washington Square Park. Specifically located at the alcove with park benches in Washington Square Park across from the Playground for Big Kids. Cancelations due to rain will be announced on the morning of the event via WSP's Twitter. We cancel if the chance of rain is 60% or greater. Canceled programs will not be rescheduled. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and…
Washington Square ParkChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Join us for a special time to bond with your baby and meet other caregivers. We will introduce our babies to the joys of movement, books, and song, and begin to build their early learning skills. Come prepared to sit with your baby on your lap. If your child is 18 months or older, please join us for Toddler Storytime on Wednesday.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other 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. This is for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers ONLY. *This program will be limited to the first 15 families. First come, first serve.*
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other 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. For children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Recommended for babies age 3 months - 18 months This event will take place outside the branch in Teardrop Park as long as the sun is shining! If weather does not permit we will be inside and…
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Canceled
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617). Learn how to produce our own MIDI tracks and lay down some basic beats and grooves.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 11 AM
Morrisania's Children Librarians will share their favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Storytime is an essential educational tool to engage children of any age; story time encourages skills like language and literacy, plus cognitive development and social-emotional growth. Play is a very important part of a child's development. Play encourages exploration, the use of social language skills,…
Morrisania LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Join us every Wednesday at 11 am for Wakefield's coloring program! We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies, and books while we color.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
*Online: U.S. Citizenship workshop at the Bronx Library Center Join the U.S. Citizenship Test Workshop and let us give you a step-by-step guide on how to pass the U.S. Citizenship Test. We will be using USCIS resources: Citizenship Learners Citizenship Study-Test New York Public Library Citizenship Resources and Programs
OnlineAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
Tuesday, at 11 am Ice Cream Cone Door Hanger - Learn how to make a door hanger out of some basic materials. Each Crafternoon is limited., Age 18 and over. No special skills required. All materials provided. Register at the Service Desk for this class!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
日本語バイリンガルストーリータイムへようこそ!5歳までのお子様向けプログラムで、保護者の方のご参加をお願いいたします!一緒に絵本を読んだり、歌を歌って、楽しい時間を過ごしましょう!事前の申込みは必要ありません!お会いできるのを楽しみにしています! Come join us for a Mandarin Bilingual Storytime filled with songs, stories, and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years old with their caregivers. Remember storytime is most effective when caregivers are present with their child. No registration required!…
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Children 18-36 months old and their caregivers can join us for songs, early literacy activities, and books! Any child under 5 also welcome! Missed out on family storytimes over the last year? Ready to move and sing and read books together? Catch up with Hal and Allison as we sing songs, read picture books, and move around together--virtually! This program will be held over Google Meets. After registering, you will receive the link to the program 24 hours before the…
Online OnlyChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Come to our special bilingual edition of Little Movers Storytime, where we'll read and sing in both Spanish and English! Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child 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.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615). Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child 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. *Please note: To maintain social distance there is a limit of 10 children with their parents/caregivers for this event. Ticket…
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
This Librarian led Storytime introduces little ones to new words, listening and motor skills, it also helps them with their socialization skills.
Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11 AM
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child 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.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Please join us for our Family storytime in the library. We’ll read stories, sing songs, and move to some of our favorite tunes. Masks are not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in-person at the Charleston Library. Join Miss Allison and have fun with some stories and songs! Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child 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. *Advanced registration is required for all children's programs. Please…
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)