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The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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27 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Story Time
Join us for books, songs, and free play. Ages 0-18 months ONLY. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Join us for books, songs, and free play. Ages 18-36 months ONLY. Caregiver must be present. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Story Time
Join us for picture book reading and coloring. All ages. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Fri, October 20
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Enjoy stories and songs. Free play. Ages 18-36 months only. Caregiver must be present. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 4 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Ask us about our weekly programs for kids and teens.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 21
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Matinee
Tim's Vermeer Rated PG-13, Runtime 1:20 Documentary Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
Gather and Stitch
Interested in needlework or sewing? If you are new to sewing , want to learn new techniques, or just share your skills, this group is for you. Open to all. Please bring your own supplies.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Story Time
Join us for picture book reading and coloring. All ages. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Craft Corner
Join us for a simple craft. All ages welcome. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Tue, October 24
@ 5 p.m.
Spooky Art Lab
What better way to get into the scary spirit of Halloween than to create your very own rendition of a haunted house? Draw, paint, craft - whatever your spooky heart desires!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Story Time
Join us for books, songs, and free play. Ages 0-18 months ONLY. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Join us for books, songs, and free play. Ages 18-36 months ONLY. Caregiver must be present. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Story Time
Join us for picture book reading and coloring. All ages. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Fri, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Enjoy stories and songs. Free play. Ages 18-36 months only. Caregiver must be present. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Matinee
Norman Rated R, Runtime 1:58 Starring Richard Gere Norman is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, Norman's life changes dramatically.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 1:30 p.m.
Gather and Stitch
Interested in needlework or sewing? If you are new to sewing , want to learn new techniques, or just share your skills, this group is for you. Open to all. Please bring your own supplies.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Story Time
Join us for picture book reading and coloring. All ages. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Tue, October 31
@ 4 p.m.
Craft Corner
Join us for a simple craft. All ages welcome. Caregiver must be present.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren
Wed, November 1
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, November 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Meditation for a Healthy Lifestyle
Please Register at: -https://www.innerengineering.com/ieo-new/free-sessions/ Programs are offered free of charge, and do not require any fitness level or previous experience with yoga. These practices for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity, relief of chronic a…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Sat, November 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Meditation for a Healthy Lifestyle
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,E…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Thu, November 9
@ 4 p.m.
College Access
College Essay Writing Workshop
Thinking about college? What makes your application stand out? How should you handle essays, recommendations, and extracurriculars? Work with an ex-Princeton Regional Director of Admissions and a Harvard Ed Ph.D. They’ll share their expertise and you’ll be on your way. For ages 15 - 18 years old. Presented by Caroline Moore and Carly Sinz
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 9
@ 5 p.m.
Chew & Chat: Irena's Children
This moving memoir tells the incredible but forgotten story of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman who saved 2,500 children from a horrible fate in a Warsaw ghetto amidst the chaos of World War II. Grab a copy in the YA Section. Read it and join us for snacks, a chat, and an activity.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 14
@ 4 p.m.
Do You Believe in Magic Show
Do You Believe in Magic Show with Super Hero Muscle Man Mike has a wonderful and different approach to performing Magic! Look no further for something exciting and unique! Now you get a Super Hero with his Puppet Side Kick Rocky Rabbit and a full Magic Show! Best for ages 2 and older with their parent/caregiver. Presented by Fit4Kids
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 15
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 18
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)