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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Coloring Corner!
We've got space and plenty of crayons to encourage your little ones to express their artistic sides! Bring them in to our table dedicated to coloring, drawing and just plain scribbling! 10 AM - 2 PM every day.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3)
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime: Spanish & English
Enjoy stories, songs, and more fun activities in Spanish and English as we nurture early literacy skills in a dynamic bilingual learning environment. Recommended for young children ages 0-6 with their caregivers.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Baby Board Book Time
Hearing stories and rhymes helps babies develop language skills. In Baby Board Book Time, books will be specially chosen for you to read with your baby in a comfortable and relaxing environment. You will also receive early literacy tips that will help you help your baby prepare to read. In order to create a calm and reading-supportive environment, space will be limited to the first 15 adults.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby and Me
A program for just baby and you! Join us for toys, books, action rhymes, and social bonding with other babies. For ages 0-18 months. Parent/caregiver participation is required and expected for the program.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, not to mention meet other babies in the neighborhood. Please note: Program is restricted to pre-walkers. Tickets are required for event and will be distributed starting at 10:00AM.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, rhymes and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bitty Book Buddies
A fun and interactive program for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months. Hear stories, sing songs, play with puppets, shake your sillies... and make new friends! Doors open @ 10:30am and close at the start of the program, approximately 10:45am Limited to 30 children. First come, first served. Music & toys will be provided before and after the program - meet other caregivers/parents in the neighborhood, while your baby makes new friends! Please note that there will be no program on…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bitty Book Buddies
A fun and interactive program for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months. Hear stories, sing songs, play with puppets, shake your sillies... and make new friends! Doors open @ 10:30am and close at the start of the program, approximately 10:45am Limited to 30 children. First come, first served. Music & toys will be provided before and after the program - meet other caregivers/parents in the neighborhood, while your baby makes new friends! Please note that there will be no program on th…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bitty Book Buddies
A fun and interactive program for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months. Hear stories, sing songs, play with puppets, shake your sillies... and make new friends! Doors open @ 10:30am and close at the start of the program, approximately 10:45am Limited to 30 children. First come, first served. Music & toys will be provided before and after the program - meet other caregivers/parents in the neighborhood, while your baby makes new friends! Please note that there will be no program on th…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER STORY TIME
Picture book stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Open-Ended Art
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for an hour of uninterrupted, creative fun. Pick and choose from our craft supplies to make a masterpiece to take home.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Children and Parent Playtime
Join us as we explore ways to develop early literacy while also having quality one-on-one time. Whether it be reading aloud, singing songs, building LEGO , or playing dress-up there's one thing that's for sure: It's going to be FUN!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Spring as they learn Spanish through stories and music. Both Spanish and Non-Spanish speakers are welcome! For ages 1-5. ¡Hola! Las familias disfrutarán esta primavera mientras aprendan Español a través de cuentos y música, ¡Todos son bienvenidos! Para edades 1-5.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: All Join In!
Come to the library for stories, songs, action rhymes and more! Have fun meeting other little ones in the area and their caregivers. For ages 0-3.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Book Babies
An interactive storytime for babies, ages 0-18 months, and their caregivers.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Family Storytime
Little ones from 0-5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great stories, lively songs, fun rhymes, and meet other little ones in the neighborhood.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 双语故事时间 (普通话和英语)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, gentle songs, and rhymes in Spanish. There will be a focus on bonding, easy concepts and rhythm. Parent/Caregiver participation is required and expected for the program Ages 18-36 months.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open Play!
An informal playgroup for young children (ages baby-4) and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families and encourage children to develop together through play. This is a drop-in program. No registration required. This program will be held in the upstairs storytime room.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Readiness
Pre-K readiness provides a loose structure providing your child with an opportunity to sample what school is like. Through songs, crafts, and simple handwriting exercises children are exposed to a world of letters.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales
Toddler's from walking age to 36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, songs, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Bloomingdale Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Monday Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m. Come early as this program fills up. Please join us!
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday morning or Thursday afternoon programs!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Tummy Time
Infants and their caregivers will get down on their tummies and do simple fingerplays and songs. There will be time to interact with other infants, read together, and learn an easy to remember developmental tip. For young infants (pre-walkers). Please, only pre-walkers and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3)
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For walking children up to age 3; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Join us Mondays at 11:30am for a storytime just for babies on the move! Read, sing, & play together with our children's room staff while developing your babies love for books and learning! Our Baby Storytime is for babies up to 18 months. For other ages: Check out our Toddler Storytime (18months-3 years) on Tuesdays at 11:30am and Family Storytime for all ages Thursdays at 11:30am!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Play Time
Babies can play with toys and get to know their neighbors. For children ages 0-18 months.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Krazy Kids
Krazy Kidz: Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers! For ages 18 months and older, no registration is required.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! This program is designed for children who are not yet able to walk, and different story times are available for older, more active children. First come, first served for the first 45 babies and their caregivers. Please park your stroller on the lower level and pick up a storytime ticket in the children's room.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Lapsit
Babies can listen to stories and songs and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For babies ages 0-18 months with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Today
@ 11:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby Space
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Open Play
Enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff will do our best t…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Pre-School Playtime
Pre-Schoolers with their parents/caregivers can play with age-appropriate toys and socialize with other pre-schoolers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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