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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24 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, December 4
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, December 5
@ 2 PM
Canceled
Creative Aging
Explore your artistic potential with Creative Aging, a series of art workshops for adults 50 and older. This program will be held in person at Allerton Library . Join us for Bronx Fantastic! Teaching Artist Ivan teaches a 6 sessions of a drawing program series. Join Award Winning Artist, Ivan Velez Jr. as he teaches you artmaking techniques in Bronx Fantastic 2023! This series of drawing workshops will use live models, each week focusing on a different style of drawing (i.e. charcoal, pe…
Allerton LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, December 5
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, December 6
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, December 6
@ 3 PM
Canceled
Join us for an in-person program at Allerton Library and create a bracelet using glass beads and a variety of metallic spacers and charms. All supplies will be provided. Adults only.
Allerton LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, December 7
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, December 8
@ 4 PM
Canceled
STEAM
This program will be in person at Allerton Library. Join us for some LEGO fun! What will you build? All LEGOs will be provided. For ages 6 & up. First come, first served.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, December 9
@ 10:30 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Allerton Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Storytime helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. This program caters towards kids ages 2-5. Stay and play after!* *Please note that Family Storytime will start time is 10:30am!
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, December 11
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, December 11
@ 3 PM
Printmaking is an artistic process based on the practice of transferring images from a matrix (i.e. stamp or block) onto another surface, most often paper or fabric. It is a fantastic way to mass produce quick and easy multiples or variations of an artwork. For this reason, it’s an ideal medium for making cards, flyers, or posters—really any art you’d like to make multiples of. Styrofoam is a great method for printmaking when you don’t have fancy printing equipment on hand. It is an afford…
Allerton LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, December 12
@ 2 PM
Canceled
Creative Aging
Explore your artistic potential with Creative Aging, a series of art workshops for adults 50 and older. This program will be held in person at Allerton Library . Join us for Bronx Fantastic! Teaching Artist Ivan teaches a 6 sessions of a drawing program series. Join Award Winning Artist, Ivan Velez Jr. as he teaches you artmaking techniques in Bronx Fantastic 2023! This series of drawing workshops will use live models, each week focusing on a different style of drawing (i.e. charcoal, pe…
Allerton LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, December 12
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, December 13
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Allerton Library. Children ages 2-5 and their caregivers will listen to two stories followed by playtime! A wonderful opportunity for children to develop early literacy and socialization skills.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, December 13
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, December 14
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, December 15
@ 3 PM
Canceled
Join us for an in-person program at Allerton Library and paint a holdiay ornament using ready to pour acrylic paints to create a marblelike appearance. All supplies will be provided.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, December 19
@ 2 PM
Canceled
Creative Aging
Explore your artistic potential with Creative Aging, a series of art workshops for adults 50 and older. This program will be held in person at Allerton Library . Join us for Bronx Fantastic! Teaching Artist Ivan teaches a 6 sessions of a drawing program series. Join Award Winning Artist, Ivan Velez Jr. as he teaches you artmaking techniques in Bronx Fantastic 2023! This series of drawing workshops will use live models, each week focusing on a different style of drawing (i.e. charcoal, pe…
Allerton LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, December 19
@ 2:45 PM
Canceled
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, December 19
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
Evento híbrido - Sólo necesitas un correo electrónico para inscribirte y participar El círculo de lectura "La comunidad de las letras" te invita a leer: "La novela del tranvía" de Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera Un pasajero observa la vida cotidiana en la ciudad de México durante un paseo en un tranvía. Las sesiones son moderadas por Leonor Taiano Campoverde de la universidad Carson-Newman, Tennessee, EE.UU. y por el personal de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York de las comunidades de Allerton…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
En línea y Presencial / Online and In-person
Adults,

Book Lovers,

Immigrants,

NYPL Supporters
Wed, December 20
@ 4 PM
This program will be in person at Allerton Library. How do animals know winter is on its way? Join a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist as we use live animals and artifacts, plus participatory activities and some role-playing, to learn how animals have adaptations to help them survive. Migration, hibernation/brumation, and staying active are only some of the ways animals survive the coldest season. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, December 27
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Allerton Library. Children ages 2-5 and their caregivers will listen to two stories followed by playtime! A wonderful opportunity for children to develop early literacy and socialization skills.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, December 29
@ 4 PM
Canceled
STEAM
This program will be in person at Allerton Library. Join us for some LEGO fun! What will you build? All LEGOs will be provided. For ages 6 & up. First come, first served.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, December 30
@ 10:30 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Allerton Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Storytime helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. This program caters towards kids ages 2-5. Stay and play after!* *Please note that Family Storytime will start time is 10:30am!
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)