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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57 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and create crafts 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. This storytime is geared toward parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be kindly asked to lea…
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
STEAM
Welcome to our library's Summer Cruise! Bring your little scientist to the library as we explore open-ended ways to promote creativity through exploration and discovery. STEAM for little scientists is about exploring so many opportunities for skill building and social -emotional learning. Every week, we will explore multiple activities related to our Oceans, Rivers, Lakes and environment. Best for new walkers , toddlers and/or children at this developmental stage. Discover online S.T.E.A.M…
Huguenot Park Library
In-person I On-site
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 2 PM
A wide variety of activities that involves making things with one's own hands.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Hey kids! Join us Monday afternoons when we Make Waves as we explore the Oceans of Possibility with crafts, STEAM activities and more. Ideal for kids 5 and up!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
STEAM
Make waves at Seward Park Library this summer with our Summer Cruise activities! Join us for crafts, STEAM, games, and more. For children ages 6-12.
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, August 16
@ 2 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in Clason's Point library. Join staff from the Clason's Point Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Orchard Beach has a boardwalk that strecthes 1.1 miles long. Come on in and build your own! LIMIT 12 CRUSIERS. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and m…
In PersonChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, August 16
@ 2 PM
STEAM for Kids
SPARK is an art, yoga and meditation program for kids designed to cultivate each child's creativity while teaching collaboration, confidence and community. In this workshop children will learn about the great yet often misunderstood Vincent Van Gogh. Given a choice of 3 of Van Gogh's artworks, your child will sketch out the initial layout in pencil before mimicking Van Gogh's frenzied brushstrokes using oil pastels through a layered technique. We will discuss color theory, light and darks, and…
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, August 16
@ 2 PM
*August 25 is our last day! Come in each Tuesday & some Thursdays at 2 pm for a demo of what is going in our take-home kit, or a related activity. Kits are limited quanitity, and there is a new kit each program day. For children going into grades K - 6 #MAKEWAVES #SUMMERLEARNING2022 #HARLEMLIBRARY
Harlem LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, August 17
@ 10:30 AM
STEAM
Come join the Woodlawn's Children Librarians for exciting hands-on activities. STEAM is a great educational tool to engage children of any age; it is used as an approach for guiding children in inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. No registration required, but please note materials are limited. ***This program is open to children of ages 8-12 and their parents/caregivers*** Audience: Children, School Age (8-12 years)
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, August 17
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and create crafts 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. This storytime is geared toward parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be kindly asked to lea…
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Wed, August 17
@ 2 PM
STEAM
Join us at Chatham Square Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to 'Oceans of Possibilities' this summer! We're going to explore the waterways of NYC and beyond, asking questions like what lives there, what makes our waterways special, and how to protect our waterways. Prepare to get your feet wet as we read, learn and have fun! All materials and supplies will be provided.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, August 17
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at Stapleton Library. Join staff from the Stapleton Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to learn about rivers in New York City! Dive into a classic buoyancy experiment! Explore fresh and saltwater density by testing different objects in containers of water and consider the implications of salinity (how much salt content is in the water) on the rivers of New York!
Stapleton LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, August 17
@ 4 PM
Join staff from the 67th Street Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to aqueducts. We will begin with a story about acqueducts, then discuss plans on how to build one. We will finalize the program by building aqueducts out of cardboard and testing them! Limited to 12 participants and their caregivers. Please call (212) 734-1717 to register. For ages 4-8.
67th Street Library, Community RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Thu, August 18
@ 11 AM
STEAM for Kids
This program will be in the New Dorp Library. Join staff from the New Dorp Library for an exciting, hands on program dedicated to designing your own ocean! Enjoy the chance to explore many different creatures you find in the sea. For ages 5 to 8 years old with parent/caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, August 18
@ 1 PM
STEAM
Stop by the Bloomingdale Library’s Children’s Room to pick up a FREE Summer Cruise craft kit dedicated to the making waves summer theme. First come first served. While supplies last.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, August 18
@ 2 PM
STEAM
Erosion is the process of water wearing away land. It impacts all kinds of types of land: beaches and riverbeds, too! Explore erosion with this hands-on activity. For children ages six through 12.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, August 18
@ 2 PM
STEAM for Kids
This event will take place at the Castle Hill Library. Join staff for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Every week, we will do various activities related to our Summer Learning theme: Making Waves! Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox! Audience: Children, Sc…
In PersonChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, August 18
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM for Kids
Come join the Morrisania’s Children Librarians as we submerge into fun packed activities that are meant to inspire the children to think about making waves, whether that’s literally in the ocean or figuratively, about ways they can bring change. STEAM is a great educational tool to engage children of any age; it is used as an approach for guiding children in inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. No registration required, but please note materials are limited. ***This program is open to c…
Morrisania LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, August 19
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at 58th Street Library. Celebrate the end of Summer Reading ! Children ages 0-5 will join the librarian for storytime and a craft. Come prepared to participate and get a little messy. In accordance with New York State guidelines and Library protocol, patrons are encouraged but not required to wear a face covering. *Registration is required online.* Please note: Programs take place on the second floor. There is no elevator available, and stroller parking is…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting Room (not wheelchair accessible)Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, August 19
@ 1 PM
Dance Party with Fyütch! 与 Fyütch 一起舞会! Friday, August 19 @ 1 PM 周五 8 月 19 下午 1 點 Grammy-nominated music artist Fyütch performs high-energy songs about social justice and environmental health with affirming chants and dance moves! 獲得格萊美音樂提名的音樂藝術家 Fyütch 會用堅定的歌聲和 舞蹈動作來演唱有關于社會公平和環境健康的高能音樂! Recommended for ages 6 and older 最適合大於 6 歲的兒童
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, August 19
@ 3 PM
Join us every Friday for fun crafty activities! This event will take place in-person at Mosholu Library. * Mask Required
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, August 19
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM
Join staff from the Baychester Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to the making waves summer theme.
Baychester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, August 22
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and create crafts 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. This storytime is geared toward parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be kindly asked to lea…
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, August 22
@ 11 AM
STEAM
Welcome to our library's Summer Cruise! Bring your little scientist to the library as we explore open-ended ways to promote creativity through exploration and discovery. STEAM for little scientists is about exploring so many opportunities for skill building and social -emotional learning. Every week, we will explore multiple activities related to our Oceans, Rivers, Lakes and environment. Best for new walkers , toddlers and/or children at this developmental stage. Discover online S.T.E.A.M…
Huguenot Park Library
In-person I On-site
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, August 22
@ 2 PM
A wide variety of activities that involves making things with one's own hands.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, August 22
@ 3 PM
Hey kids! Join us Monday afternoons when we Make Waves as we explore the Oceans of Possibility with crafts, STEAM activities and more. Ideal for kids 5 and up!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, August 22
@ 4 PM
STEAM
Make waves at Seward Park Library this summer with our Summer Cruise activities! Join us for crafts, STEAM, games, and more. For children ages 6-12.
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
Join Grand Concourse for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Registration is required.
OnlineChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
Join Grand Concourse at the branch for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. This is an in person event. Registration is required.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 1 PM
Join staff at the Belmont Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to learning about gravity! First children will create a boat and then see how much their ship can carry, as well as, see who can deliver the most cargo to the final destination!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 2 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in Clason's Point library. Join staff from the Clason's Point Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. simulate an oil spill in a large container and then try to clean it up. LIMIT 12 CRUSIERS. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
In PersonChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, August 23
@ 2 PM
*August 25 is our last day! Come in each Tuesday & some Thursdays at 2 pm for a demo of what is going in our take-home kit, or a related activity. Kits are limited quanitity, and there is a new kit each program day. For children going into grades K - 6 #MAKEWAVES #SUMMERLEARNING2022 #HARLEMLIBRARY
Harlem LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
Join the staff of the Riverdale branch for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to the science of water We will conduct hands-on experiments. These events will take place in person outdoors at Riverdale library.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, August 23
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
Join the staff of the Riverdale branch for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to the science of water We will conduct hands-on experiments. These events will take place in person outdoors at Riverdale library.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, August 24
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and create crafts 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. This storytime is geared toward parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be kindly asked to lea…
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Wed, August 24
@ 2 PM
STEAM
Join us at Chatham Square Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to 'Oceans of Possibilities' this summer! We're going to explore the waterways of NYC and beyond, asking questions like what lives there, what makes our waterways special, and how to protect our waterways. Prepare to get your feet wet as we read, learn and have fun! All materials and supplies will be provided.
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, August 24
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at Stapleton Library. Join staff from the Stapleton Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to learn about rivers across the world. Did you know that some of the first paper was made with papyrus plants that grew by the Nile River? Papyrus allowed Ancient Egyptians to create one of the first writing systems, to remember things better, and to create new cultural traditions.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, August 24
@ 3 PM
STEAM
Join staff from the Bloomingdale Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to oceans. Direct the creative process and design your own ocean! Enjoy the chance to explore many different creatures you find in the sea. Best for children in K-2nd grade Limited space. First come first served. Tickets are required for event and will be distributed starting at 2:00PM in the Children's Room.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, August 24
@ 3 PM
Join staff from the Sedwick Library in person for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to STEAM. 8/10- Water sources scavenger hunt 8/24-Candy Sushi Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. *Space is limited!
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, August 25
@ 1 PM
STEAM
Stop by the Bloomingdale Library’s Children’s Room to pick up a FREE Summer Cruise craft kit dedicated to the making waves summer theme. First come first served. While supplies last.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)