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.

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40 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, June 22
@ 1 PM
Family Movie Matinee Come for a great family movie at 1pm every Saturday, stay for the fidget activities (play-doh, coloring, and more).
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Mon, June 24
@ 4 PM
Learn about a new artist each week, and do a related art activity (and take your art home)! Best for school age children (5 years - 12 years) Free Materials provided, but limited capacity (come on time!)
Harlem LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, June 25
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryInfant (0-18 months),

Children
Tue, June 25
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryInfant (0-18 months),

Children
Tue, June 25
@ 4 PM
Juneteenth
Through participatory arts practices, including music, poetry, and activism, we will explore the sounds of freedom and learn about the holiday of Juneteenth. June 19, 1865 is the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and true freedom and independence for all Americans. Join us as we discuss the concept of liberation. "Are we really free?” Learn to create your own emancipatory arts practice. This program is in support of MOIA English Learning & Support at the NYPL.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, June 26
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, June 26
@ 4 PM
Read & Make Wednesdays! This event will take place in person at the Harlem Library. Join us for this after-school program where we explore our collection and take on creative crafts or activities inspired by the books we share. Recommended for kids ages 5-12.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, June 28
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Sat, June 29
@ 11 AM
Summer at the Library

Harlem LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, June 29
@ 1 PM
Family Movie Matinee Come for a great family movie at 1pm every Saturday, stay for the fidget activities (play-doh, coloring, and more).
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Mon, July 1
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, July 2
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Tue, July 2
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Wed, July 3
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, July 3
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, July 5
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, July 8
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, July 9
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Tue, July 9
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Wed, July 10
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, July 10
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, July 12
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, July 15
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, July 16
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Tue, July 16
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Wed, July 17
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, July 17
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, July 19
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, July 22
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, July 23
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Tue, July 23
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Wed, July 24
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, July 26
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, July 29
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, July 30
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Tue, July 30
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other parents and caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Bring your own blanket. For Children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Wed, July 31
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for some great books, songs and play! Storytime is a great opportunity for early literacy development, and to meet other preschoolers and parents in your neighborhood! Where: Marcus Garvey Park (North/ West corner of 124th st and Mt Morris) - "Passive Lawn" When: 10:30am Who: All ages, but best for ages 2-5 *Bring your own blankets (NO yoga mats)
Marcus Garvey ParkChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, July 31
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Read, learn, and have fun all summer long with the Library’s Summer Adventure program!
Harlem LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, August 9
@ 10:30 AM
Summer at the Library
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up-close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an assortment of animal ambassadors such as an owl or hawk, chinchilla, White’s Tree Frog, King Snake, lizard, or even a hedgehog. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Presen…
Harlem LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)