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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22 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 PM
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.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, June 14
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Mariners Harbor Library. Happy Fri-clay! Let’s celebrate the start of the weekend by creating a sculpture using air-dry clay. Join us as we chat, express our creativity with clay, and learn about clay handling techniques. Recommended for children ages 5-12.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, June 17
@ 4 PM
This program will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Welcome in the new season by customizing your own suncatcher! We provide the materials – you provide the creativity! First come, first served. Recommended for children ages 5-12.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, June 18
@ 4 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Thu, June 20
@ 4 PM
Summer at the Library
Put your knowledge to the test with a round of Family Feud with friends! The questions will be about all things summer, so bring your thinking caps! Small prizes to be won.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Tue, June 25
@ 4 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, June 26
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join us as we celebrate the beginning of summer with stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Fri, June 28
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Mariners Harbor Library. Keep your mind sharp by joining us for Puzzle Time for Kids! We will have all types of puzzles, including word searches and crossword puzzles, for you to decipher.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, July 3
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join us to hear stories all about the beach, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Fri, July 5
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Sat, July 6
@ 2 PM
Why go to the movie theater when you can watch a movie at the library? Join us for a family-friendly movie, coloring, and a snack. This program will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. No registration required. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, July 9
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Children and their families are invited to “ARRRGH” slapstick comedy show featuring pirate brothers Pufferfish Pete and Crabby Chris. Join them on a piratical voyage filled with utter silliness, sea shanties, and sass. Presented by Pete and Chris Amusements Summer at the Library 2024 Join us on a journey of discovery all summer long at The New York Public Library! Discover free programs for kids and teens, events and activities for adults, reading recommendations, exhibitions, and much more.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, July 10
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join us to hear stories all about sharks, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Thu, July 11
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This program will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join staff from the Mariners Harbor Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to simple electric circuits! Let’s learn about the history of the Broadway marquee, as well as how lights are able to brighten the famous billboards of New York City! Then, we’ll build our own basic circuit to create a light-up card inspired by the bright lights of Broadway. First come, first served. Limit 12 children. Recommended for…
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, July 12
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Tue, July 16
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This program will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join staff from the Mariners Harbor Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to Lady Liberty! Do you know why the Statue of Liberty is green? In this hands-on STEAM program, we will learn about the history of the Statue of Liberty and observe what an oxidation bath does to rusted copper. First come, first served. Limit 12 children. Recommended for children ages 5-12.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, July 17
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join us for a stuffed animal themed storytime to share stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Bring along your favorite stuffed animal friend to share with the group!
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Fri, July 19
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, July 24
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join us to hear stories all about mermaids, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Fri, July 26
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, July 31
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join us to hear stories all about pools and swimming, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Thu, August 22
@ 2 PM
Summer at the Library
Join a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist for a world tour of different places animals and plants call home. We will circle the globe to explore huge geographic regions that share many similar plants and animals. Our journey will take us from desert to rain forest to savanna and even the cold and icy tundra. A multimedia presentation will create a backdrop for this interactive look at biomes complete with live animals, plants, and natural artifacts from all corners of the Earth! Recommended for…
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)