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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26 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, February 2
@ 11 AM
Online
Our coloring group is now online! We will meet online every Thursday at 11am. We can color and socialize while practicing social distancing. We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies and books while we color. Coloring can be done by anyone of any age, not just artists or creative types. Coloring can have therapeutic benefits such as alleviating stress and anxiety. Many have compared the benefits of coloring to achieving relaxation from meditation. Since this is an online…
Chatham Square Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Thu, February 2
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This class taught in Chinese only. || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Teach Basic computer skills -- 電腦基本概念以及操作方 You can email the branch chathamsquare@nypl.org in order to receive the link to participate. We will use Google Meet for the class. 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. || 您可以通過電子郵件chathamsquare@nypl.org 至 圖書館才能獲得參與的鏈接。 我們將在課程中使用Google Meet. 大約在活動開始前一天,該鏈接將通過電子郵件發送給您。 您需要一台具有音頻和/或…
OnlineAdults
Mon, February 6
@ 2:30 PM
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87690519464 Meeting ID: 876 9051 9164 One tap mobile +1 929 205 6099 (New York), ID: 87690519164 This program is conducted in the language Cantonese|| 這節目以廣東話進行。 Join us for Afternoon Tea and have a relaxing conversation on books, hobbies, and movies. 談一談,笑一笑,輕輕鬆鬆半個鐘,下午茶兩點半每逢星期一!你講 , 我聽 !
RemoteAdults
Wed, February 8
@ 1 PM
This event is online only. You must use a computer or internet-connected device. Join us online and discuss short, easy readings. Our conversation group is for new and beginning adult readers. Do you want to improve your reading skills and chat with others in a relaxed, welcoming environment? Then this group is for you! We present readings on the screen and lead a conversation where you can discuss your thoughts and feelings--or just listen. Please register by clicking "register" on th…
Chatham Square Library
Online Only
Adults
Wed, February 8
@ 3 PM
This event is online only Beginning level in Mandarin If you want to improve your Mandarin Speaking Skills, join us on Wednesday at 3pm! Please register with your name and email to receive the link to participate. We will use Zoom for the class. 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. 普通話入門 如果您想提高普通話水平,請在星期三下午 3 點加入我們! 請使用您的姓名和電子郵件註冊以獲取參與的鏈接。 我們將使用Zoom作為課程。 大約在活動開始前一天…
Online OnlyAdults
Thu, February 9
@ 11 AM
Online
Our coloring group is now online! We will meet online every Thursday at 11am. We can color and socialize while practicing social distancing. We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies and books while we color. Coloring can be done by anyone of any age, not just artists or creative types. Coloring can have therapeutic benefits such as alleviating stress and anxiety. Many have compared the benefits of coloring to achieving relaxation from meditation. Since this is an online…
Chatham Square Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Sat, February 11
@ 1 PM
Beginning level in Cantonese If you want to improve your Chinese Speaking Skills, join us in Saturday from 1-2 pm! You can email the branch chathamsquare@nypl.org in order to receive the link to participate. We will use Zoom for the class. 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.
RemoteAdults
Mon, February 13
@ 2:30 PM
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87690519464 Meeting ID: 876 9051 9164 One tap mobile +1 929 205 6099 (New York), ID: 87690519164 This program is conducted in the language Cantonese|| 這節目以廣東話進行。 Join us for Afternoon Tea and have a relaxing conversation on books, hobbies, and movies. 談一談,笑一笑,輕輕鬆鬆半個鐘,下午茶兩點半每逢星期一!你講 , 我聽 !
RemoteAdults
Wed, February 15
@ 6 PM
Online
This book talk will take place online. Please join Catherine Ceniza Choy and our staff as we discuss her book, Asian American Histories of the United States which is available at NYPL. Catherine Ceniza Choy is professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to Asian American Histories of the United States, she is the author of the books Empire of Care and Global Families, and the co-editor of the anthology Gendering the Trans-Pacific World. An engaged public s…
Chatham Square Library
Online
Adults
Thu, February 16
@ 11 AM
Online
Our coloring group is now online! We will meet online every Thursday at 11am. We can color and socialize while practicing social distancing. We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies and books while we color. Coloring can be done by anyone of any age, not just artists or creative types. Coloring can have therapeutic benefits such as alleviating stress and anxiety. Many have compared the benefits of coloring to achieving relaxation from meditation. Since this is an online…
Chatham Square Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Thu, February 16
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This class taught in Chinese only. || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Teach Basic computer skills -- 電腦基本概念以及操作方 You can email the branch chathamsquare@nypl.org in order to receive the link to participate. We will use Google Meet for the class. 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. || 您可以通過電子郵件chathamsquare@nypl.org 至 圖書館才能獲得參與的鏈接。 我們將在課程中使用Google Meet. 大約在活動開始前一天,該鏈接將通過電子郵件發送給您。 您需要一台具有音頻和/或…
OnlineAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 11 AM
Online
Our coloring group is now online! We will meet online every Thursday at 11am. We can color and socialize while practicing social distancing. We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies and books while we color. Coloring can be done by anyone of any age, not just artists or creative types. Coloring can have therapeutic benefits such as alleviating stress and anxiety. Many have compared the benefits of coloring to achieving relaxation from meditation. Since this is an online…
Chatham Square Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 6 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event is online only. Please join us for a discussion of Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips. A year in the lives of women and girls on an isolated peninsula in northeastern Russia opens with a chilling crime. In the first chapter of Phillips' immersive, impressive, and strikingly original debut, we meet sisters Alyona and Sophia, ages 11 and 8, amusing themselves one August afternoon on the rocky shoreline of a public beach on the waterfront of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, a city on Russia'…
OnlineAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 4:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Behavior is a way for your child to communicate with you. What is your child trying to say? Learn strategies to manage and prevent challenging behavior at home, in the classroom, and in the community. This program will be presented in English with Mandarin interpretation. Registration is required. Please register by using the following link: https://includenyc.org/events/promoting-positive-behavior-in-young-children-7/ For more information, please call Kylie at INC…
Chatham Square Library
Online Only
Adults,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers
Wed, March 1
@ 10 AM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Come & learn the techniques of Chinese Traditional Painting! Please bring your own brushes, paint plate, small water container and traditional Chinese ink; we will provide paper and color ink. 學習國畫繪畫技巧!請帶上畫筆,水彩板, 装水器和墨;我們將提供紙張和彩色墨水。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, March 1
@ 1 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, March 2
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This class taught in Chinese only. || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Teach Basic computer skills -- 電腦基本概念以及操作方 You can email the branch chathamsquare@nypl.org in order to receive the link to participate. We will use Google Meet for the class. 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. || 您可以通過電子郵件chathamsquare@nypl.org 至 圖書館才能獲得參與的鏈接。 我們將在課程中使用Google Meet. 大約在活動開始前一天,該鏈接將通過電子郵件發送給您。 您需要一台具有音頻和/或…
OnlineAdults
Wed, March 8
@ 10 AM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Come & learn the techniques of Chinese Traditional Painting! Please bring your own brushes, paint plate, small water container and traditional Chinese ink; we will provide paper and color ink. 學習國畫繪畫技巧!請帶上畫筆,水彩板, 装水器和墨;我們將提供紙張和彩色墨水。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, March 8
@ 1 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, March 15
@ 10 AM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Come & learn the techniques of Chinese Traditional Painting! Please bring your own brushes, paint plate, small water container and traditional Chinese ink; we will provide paper and color ink. 學習國畫繪畫技巧!請帶上畫筆,水彩板, 装水器和墨;我們將提供紙張和彩色墨水。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, March 15
@ 1 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, March 16
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This class taught in Chinese only. || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Teach Basic computer skills -- 電腦基本概念以及操作方 You can email the branch chathamsquare@nypl.org in order to receive the link to participate. We will use Google Meet for the class. 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. || 您可以通過電子郵件chathamsquare@nypl.org 至 圖書館才能獲得參與的鏈接。 我們將在課程中使用Google Meet. 大約在活動開始前一天,該鏈接將通過電子郵件發送給您。 您需要一台具有音頻和/或…
OnlineAdults
Wed, March 22
@ 10 AM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Come & learn the techniques of Chinese Traditional Painting! Please bring your own brushes, paint plate, small water container and traditional Chinese ink; we will provide paper and color ink. 學習國畫繪畫技巧!請帶上畫筆,水彩板, 装水器和墨;我們將提供紙張和彩色墨水。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, March 22
@ 6:30 PM
Online
This book talk will take place in person at Chatham Square Library AND online. Please join Ed Lin and our staff as we discuss his novel, Death Doesn’t Forget, which is available at NYPL. For in-person attendance, register with this link. Registration with an email address is required. Each person attending must register individually. There is no ticketing, but a registrants list will be kept at the door. Seating is limited to 45 people. OR To attend virtually, simply click on “Registe…
Chatham Square Library
Online
Adults
Wed, March 29
@ 10 AM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Come & learn the techniques of Chinese Traditional Painting! Please bring your own brushes, paint plate, small water container and traditional Chinese ink; we will provide paper and color ink. 學習國畫繪畫技巧!請帶上畫筆,水彩板, 装水器和墨;我們將提供紙張和彩色墨水。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 1 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults