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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722 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1 PM
Hello Teens Join us for Summer for Teens Movie Day at Morris Park Library. Come and enjoy the movie and time with your friends! There will be lots of snacks and drinks! Remember, first come, first serve!
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 PM
Come have some friendly competition with your friends on the PS3 and PS4. This event will take place in person at the St. George Library Teen Center.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 PM
"This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Branch Library." Are you a board game champion? Show off your best moves against other board games fans! From "Apples to Apples" to "Would you rather?" Whether you're a board gaming expert or just starting out, come and join us for some board time! Be prepare to have fun with plenty of laughter!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Join us in creative challenges all summer - in writing, zine-making, photography, collaging, and more. Take on a different challenge each week!
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This event is in-person only. Show off your artistic side and join us for an exciting weekly summer craft! For grades 7-12 only.
Charleston LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2:45 PM
This is an in-person program. Come join us in our Tech Lab. Bring your friends, music, and curiosity.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place at The Westchester Square Branch. Join us as we race each other on Mario Kart or get our fitness on via Wii sport. Snacks and water available while supplies last.
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
What are teens doing right now in different parts of the world to Make Waves? It’s valuable to think about shared challenges that affect teens across the globe like climate change, migration, health, access to education, voting rights and more. Use our art supplies to create a piece of art that sends a message and is a global issue you care about! Ages 12-18. Will take place in the Community room. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recomm…
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Ongoing
Want a fun way to celebrate the end of summer? Join us as we discuss our favorite summer reads while making slime.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Teens
Explore new technology, test your engineering skills and get a closer look at things through our telescope. STEAM Lab is a place to explore your curiosity!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
Join the Teen Librarian every Thursday for fun crafty activities! This event will take place outdoors or indoors depending on the weather at Mosholu Library.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Enjoy an afternoon of gaming. Play against friends on our Nintendo Switch.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event is taking place in-person. Summer at the Library has begun! Come design and decorate your own tote bag with fabric markers; giveaways will also be in the tote bags! Supplies and snacks will be provided! This program is open to teens ages 13-18. Anyone over 18 years of age must be accompanied by a teenager. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library - Teen Center. Every Thursday from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM in the SNFL Teen Center. Learn what you will need to apply for the job, and the steps to take after! Our friendly librarians will lead this informal career workshop, with surprise guest speakers (more information to come). This is a multi-week course that will give participants the chance to strengthen and learn interviewing, and job skills from session to se…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Soundview Library. Join us to play popular games on our consoles!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
This event will take place outdoors at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us this summer on our back patio as we create art outdoors! Every week we'll do something new, we'll provide the supplies, you bring the inspiration! Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Using the markers or post-it notes add to our changemaker shout-out board. Who is someone you know of who is a changemaker? What words would you use to describe a changemaker?
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM for Teens
Hey teens! Please join us as we learn new innovations in the world of STEM/STEAM. For ages 12-18
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Library. Personalized your own button keychain.
Sedgwick LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place at the Kips Bay Library. Join us for an afternoon of creative fun. We will host a variety of activity stations: Board Games, Crafts, and Legos. Give aways and free books will be given throughout the day.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Riverdale Library. Join us in person every Thursday for a session of chill arts & crafts using acrylics and watercolors. We'll be listening to Bailey Sarian's Dark History podcast while painting! This program is limited to 8 participants as a precaution. To ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff, all visitors are encouraged to wear a mask, though it is not required. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE e…
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Come and join us in person at the Woodstock Library Teen Center for Arts and Crafts! Feel free to take home your creations or put them on display in the library! Available materials include: Colored Pencils Oil pastels Watercolor Paint Collage Photo Zine-making Perler Beads 3Doodle Pens Coloring Books Sewing/Embroidery Screen Printing (please give at least 24 hours notice) 3D Printing (when available) Digital Art, music/audio, and filmmaking are also encouraged!
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Stapleton Library. Drop in on Thursdays from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM for board games, video games, or a craft! “Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.”
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Online
Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation. We will do our best to give instruction on your crocheting and knitting questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! Crochet&Knit, Crafts Online!/ Thompson Thursday, August 11th, 2022· 4:00 – 5:00 pm Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/yhn-aewz-zuv Or dial: ‪(US) +1 337-944-4628‬ PIN: ‪829 901 752‬# More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/yhn-aewz-z…
Clason's Point Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
STEAM
Join us on Thursday afternoons this summer to color, create, and rise to creative challenges! Every week, teens will have the option to either start a new project or to continue work on their favorite projects throughout the summer. All materials will be provided. No registration required. First come, first served. For ages 12-18.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This program will take place at the Grand Concourse Library Teen Room. Zentangle is a self-help art therapy practice to enhance relaxation and focus. In this workshop, teens will learn to create structured designs through rawing in various patterns and colors using scratch paper. We will have conversations about current book reads! Ages 13-18
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This program will take place in person at West Farms Library. Come join us to design your own canvas tote bag! From simple designs to abstract art, you can create anything. All materials will be provided.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event is taking place in-person. Come join our tween book discussion from a New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds, Ghost! We will be discussing the theme of the book and how it makes you feel. We will also talk about other titles we like to read and recommend books that make you think or feel! Light refreshments and snacks will be provided! This program is open to tweens ages 10-13. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book rec…
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Mott Haven. Join us for a monthly knitting group. This group is open to knitters of all skill levels (including those who have never touched a pair of needles.) We'll have yarn and needles along with project suggestions and will do our best to answer any questions. You can also bring a project you already have to work on.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Ready to learn all about cameras? Photo/Video Basics is a three class course where teens learn the basics of photography and videography: how to use a DSLR camera, how to shoot photo and video in manual mode, and how to import, edit, and export their footage in state-of-the-art video editing software like Adobe Premiere. After completing the full course and passing the assessment, students will receive a Photo/Video Studio Card. This is a 3-week in-person program, and registration is for all…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Online
This event will alternate between the Francis Martin Library branch and remote services.* Color and draw with us from the comfort of your own home and at our branch. Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and discuss whatever is on your mind. Who says that you can't be social while practicing social distancing? * Make waves by discussing your Summer Reading! ** This week will be scheduled to occur at the library branch. Online registration is required for remote at…
Francis Martin Library
Online at Google Hangouts Meet
College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 5 PM
Come join BLC in-person and take some photos or have your photo taken in natural lighting! We will be going out onto the terrace (or the park if we receive permission slips signed by your parents!)
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in person at the Mosholu Library. Our annual summer program for teens this year is titled Make Waves, encouraging our young patrons to dive in and read, learn, and have fun with NYPL all summer long. Come visit Mosholu Library and have a book discusssion and receive a free book...to keep! **First come first served while supplies last**
Mosholu LibraryBook Lovers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 11 AM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Working on a music, photo, video, or graphic design project? The Media Lab is open! Our workstations are fully equipped for all kinds of projects. Come by the lab to... Create music and edit audio in Logic Pro X or ProTools Edit video in Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Create graphic designs in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign Edit photos in Lightroom and Photoshop.... And more! You can come work independently on your own projects, or if you're just starting out, our staff is here to…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 12 PM
Hey TEENS! Unwind and destress at Wakefield Library through various mindfulness techniques and activities. In Person. No Registration Needed.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 12 PM
Come have some friendly competition with your friends on the PS3 and PS4. This event will take place in person at the St. George Library Teen Center.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 2 PM
Please join us in person for week 7 of our summer for teens creative challenges. Come to the Dongan Hills Library as we decorate tote bags with the theme of protecting our oceans. If you complete 2 out of the 8 creative challanges at Dongan Hills you will be eligable for a prize. This program is best for ages 13-18. For more information please visit nypl.org/summer.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 3 PM
Join the YA staff at High Bridge every Friday this summer for art projects that help you make waves in your community. Each Friday we'll have different projects ranging from creative journaling, portraits, zines, and more!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 3 PM
Making a difference in your own community is important, but it’s also valuable to think about shared challenges that affect teens across the globe including issues like climate change, migration, health, access to education, voting rights, and more. How do these global concerns impact your own community? What are teens doing right now in different parts of the world to Make Waves? At this program we will discuss examples of teen activist art and using photography, teens will create their own h…
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 3 PM
This program will take place in person at West Farms Library. Board games, card games, maybe even Nintendo Switch. Try something new, play an old classic, or make your own. Whatever you feel like playing, we've got you covered!
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)