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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6,109 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
@ 10 AM
Online
This event is online only. Color with us from the comfort of your own home. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. This group meets online via Google Hangouts Meet. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. Sign up for NYPL Conn…
Great Kills Library
Online Only
Adults,

50+
Today
@ 10 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Seward Park Library. HIGH BEGINNER Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For adult English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Fridays, 10 AM-12 PM: May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 7, 14, 21 NO registration needed! Come to the classes! Come to 6 of these classes - get a certificate!
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 10 AM
Join us for an in person program at Morrisania library. Coloring promotes brain health and relaxation and reduces stress and anxiety. Adult coloring pages and colored pencils will be supplied. No registration required. Adults 18yr+
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, 6th floor, Room 602. HIGH BEGINNER English Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For adult English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Fridays, 10 AM - 12 PM: May 3, 17, 24, 31 (no class May 10) June 7, 14, 21, 28 (June 21 only: 1-3 PM) NO registration needed! Come to the classes! Come to 6 of these classes -…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 10 AM
Join the staff in creating your own beaded Bracelet, Earring, or Necklace. Participants need to attend in person to make your own items. All materials will be provided for this program. Space is limited to 15 people. Please be on time. Registration is recommended.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
Join is for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child's learning through play! The Children's Program Room is located on the 2nd floor and there is no elevator.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in-person at the Bronx Library Center, C Level, Room C33. Work with a Reference Library staff member at open lab: One-on-One Computer, Gadgets & Database Assistance. If you have a tech question, or just need extra computer time, this is your chance to receive assistance. Assistance can include: Internet browsing Email Typing software eBooks and Audiobooks Library Catalog and Databases Microsoft Office software NYC and NYS Agency Websites NYPL Database…
Bronx Library Center
C level Room C33
Adults
Today
@ 10 AM
Calling all Bridge, Mahjong, and tabletop game players! Join us in person Fridays 10-12p for two hours of gaming fun! This program is for adults ages 18+. First come first serve! **Limited to 16 People**
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
Join us at the Eco-Civic Fair at the Bronx Library Center to celebrate the culmination of the Growing Roots Innovation Project! We're combating urban heat waves by transforming our terrace into a vibrant oasis in the heart of the Bronx, offering both programming and relaxation opportunities. Enjoy engaging plant-based workshops and programs that highlight environmental and food justice issues. Participate in informative panels, workshops, and exciting giveaways. Don't miss out on this enriching…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Families,

Immigrants,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes,

Teachers,

Early Childhood Educators,

K-12 Educators,

College/Graduate School Educators,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
Join us at the Eco-Civic Fair at the Bronx Library Center to celebrate the culmination of the Growing Roots Innovation Project! We're combating urban heat waves by transforming our terrace into a vibrant oasis in the heart of the Bronx, offering both programming and relaxation opportunities. Enjoy engaging plant-based workshops and programs that highlight environmental and food justice issues. Participate in informative panels, workshops, and exciting giveaways. Don't miss out on this enriching…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Families,

Immigrants,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes,

Teachers,

Early Childhood Educators,

K-12 Educators,

College/Graduate School Educators,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library. Do you want to learn about computers? Come join our beginners one-on-one computer sessions on Mondays and Fridays from 10am-12:30pm (unless specified otherwise). Please register a day in advance via phone call or visiting the library's front desk for available time slots. There are no walk-ins for day of time slots. The computer sessions are only 30 minutes. Available Time Slot Options (call or visit library for available times):…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at 58th Street Library. Children ages 2-5 and their caregivers visit the library for unstructured play. This is a great time for the librarian to get to know you and your little ones while also developing socialization and early literacy skills.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting Room (not wheelchair accessible)Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Andrew Heiskell 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. Space is limited to 30 children. Tickets are distributed 15 minutes before the program. Storytime will begin early if capacity…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Washington Heights Library. HIGH BEGINNER English Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For adult English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Fridays, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM: May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 7, 14, 21 NO registration needed! Come to the classes! Come to 6 of these classes - get a certificate!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 10:30 AM
This event will take place in person in the Community Room at the West New Brighton Library. Bring one or more books to swap with other book lovers! Price of admission is one book to swap. Please bring clean books...no ripped/torn pages. All genres are accepted. Please limit the amount of books you take to the amount you brought.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 10:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This event will take place IN PERSON at Tompkins Square 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 scho…
Tompkins Square Library, Third FloorAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Columbus Library. Join the librarians at the Columbus Library as we color and paint with the little ones. Help them to express themselves and develop their fine motor skills through creativity. Children, ages 0-3 , with their caregivers are welcomed.
Columbus LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person inside the Harlem Library on the 2nd floor. 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. Space is limited to 15 families and granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person at Stapleton Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active baby build important early learning skills.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
All About Computers
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Itty Bitty Book Buddies Tummy Time Itty Bitty Book Buddies is a new tummy time storytime especially for non-walking babies and their caregivers. Limited to 10 NON-WALKING babies (and their caregivers). Tickets will be handed out in the 2nd floor children's room beginning @ 10am
Epiphany LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at St. Agnes Library. Join us for songs and favorite read-aloud books at this series that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. In person registration is required for this event. There is limited space. Sign up on the morning of the event at the Circulation desk.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in the New Dorp Library. Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play!
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the St. George Library Center. Conversation Classes: We Speak NYC For Intermediate and Advanced Level English language learners (age 16 and up) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world! Friday, May 3, 17, 24 11 AM-1 PM Continues in June! NO registration needed! Just come to a conversation class!
St. George Library Center, Adult Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 11 AM
Join us online as we tackle a variety of creative prompts centered around the theme of the month; mental health. We will be discussing different quotes, different ideas with a virtual community of people who are just as excited to journal along with you!
Tremont LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Woodstock Library. Need computer help? Want to practice typing or using the mouse? Get support for any computer task or project.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Today
@ 11 AM
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! 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 up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This in-person program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Today
@ 11 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Columbus Library. Join us for a 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, but caregivers with children of all ages are welcome. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be…
Columbus Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 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)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Kips Bay Library. Join us for story time for children 3 to 6 years old and their parents/caregivers. Enjoy great books, live songs, and rhymes. Bring your blankie or towel. No registration required. First come, first served. Supervision by parents/caregivers required. Programs can be changed or canceled at any time.
Kips Bay Library, Children's roomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person at Macomb's Bridge Library. Don't let the pigeon drive the bus! But let him read to you! Join Ranger Flor and her feathered friend, Joe the pigeon for bilingual storytime at the NYPL. ¡No dejes que la paloma conduzca el autobús! ¡Pero lee con él! Ven a la biblioteca con Ranger Flor, un guardaparque, y su amiga emplumada, Joe la paloma, para la hora de cuentos en NYPL. For new walkers and toddlers, 16 months - 5 yrs. Registration is not required for th…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at The Soundview Library. Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
Learn a different craft every Friday at 11 am. Work with recycled materials, paper mache , clay, twine, fabric, candles ..& more No experience is needed and all materials will be provided. This event will take place in person at The Castle Hill Library Registration required, by phone or in person. Limit of 5 participants
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in the New Dorp Library. Join your friends at the New Dorp Library 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.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)