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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36 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, May 20
@ 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.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, May 20
@ 3 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop-in coloring club. Kids will use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils to create their own art. Supplies are provided by the library, and inspiration is provided by kids! Children 12 and under are welcome.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, May 21
@ 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.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, May 22
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us in the children's room for an afternoon of laughter, fun, and friendly competition at our family game day. Play classic board games like Connect 4, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, May 22
@ 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.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, May 23
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join us for an afternoon of fun and building! Come build as a team or work on your own creation. We'll provide the LEGO! For ages 5 and up.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, May 23
@ 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.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, May 25
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, May 27
@ 3 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop-in coloring club. Kids will use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils to create their own art. Supplies are provided by the library, and inspiration is provided by kids! Children 12 and under are welcome.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 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.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 4 PM
Zo Zo Zombie is the best undead friend you never had! Together with his best [human] friend Isamu, Zo Zo Zombie is just trying to do some good in this world but somehow always ends up in pieces. Literally. Join us on Tuesday, May 28th at 4:00pm for our Kids Anime Club, where we'll be watching "Dragon Ball Z" Free snacks and coloring sheets will be provided to those who attend this program! All ages welcome! Rating: TV-PG Run Time: 52 min (approximately 13 min per episode) Director: Minoru…
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 29
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us in the children's room for an afternoon of laughter, fun, and friendly competition at our family game day. Play classic board games like Connect 4, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, May 29
@ 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.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, May 30
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join us for an afternoon of fun and building! Come build as a team or work on your own creation. We'll provide the LEGO! For ages 5 and up.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, May 30
@ 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.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, May 31
@ 3 PM
Summer at the Library
Join us for this in-person celebration of Summer Reading on the back patio of the Van Cortlandt library where we'll have free popsicles, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, and more! Kids and adults of all ages are welcome to join us for this fun party! No registration is required to particpate.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, June 1
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Van Cortlandt LibraryInfant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Mon, June 3
@ 3 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop-in coloring club. Kids will use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils to create their own art. Supplies are provided by the library, and inspiration is provided by kids! Children 12 and under are welcome.
Van Cortlandt LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Wed, June 5
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join us for an afternoon of fun and building! Come build as a team or work on your own creation. We'll provide the LEGO! For ages 5 and up.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Wed, June 5
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us in the children's room for an afternoon of laughter, fun, and friendly competition at our family game day. Play classic board games like Connect 4, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Thu, June 6
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join us for an afternoon of fun and building! Come build as a team or work on your own creation. We'll provide the LEGO! For ages 5 and up.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Sat, June 8
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Van Cortlandt LibraryInfant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Mon, June 10
@ 3 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop-in coloring club. Kids will use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils to create their own art. Supplies are provided by the library, and inspiration is provided by kids! Children 12 and under are welcome.
Van Cortlandt LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Wed, June 12
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us in the children's room for an afternoon of laughter, fun, and friendly competition at our family game day. Play classic board games like Connect 4, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Thu, June 13
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join us for an afternoon of fun and building! Come build as a team or work on your own creation. We'll provide the LEGO! For ages 5 and up.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, June 14
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt branch. Open STEAM Lab is designed for children 6-12 years old to explore and discover the wonders of STEAM in a fun and interactive way. Sessions will focus on various methods for children to engage in hands-on activities that encourage creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Join us in becoming lifelong learners. All materials will be provided.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Sat, June 15
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Van Cortlandt LibraryInfant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Mon, June 17
@ 3 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop-in coloring club. Kids will use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils to create their own art. Supplies are provided by the library, and inspiration is provided by kids! Children 12 and under are welcome.
Van Cortlandt LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Wed, June 19
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us in the children's room for an afternoon of laughter, fun, and friendly competition at our family game day. Play classic board games like Connect 4, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Thu, June 20
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join us for an afternoon of fun and building! Come build as a team or work on your own creation. We'll provide the LEGO! For ages 5 and up.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Sat, June 22
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Van Cortlandt LibraryInfant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Mon, June 24
@ 3 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop-in coloring club. Kids will use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils to create their own art. Supplies are provided by the library, and inspiration is provided by kids! Children 12 and under are welcome.
Van Cortlandt LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Wed, June 26
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us in the children's room for an afternoon of laughter, fun, and friendly competition at our family game day. Play classic board games like Connect 4, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children
Fri, June 28
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Kids
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt branch. Open STEAM Lab is designed for children 6-12 years old to explore and discover the wonders of STEAM in a fun and interactive way. Sessions will focus on various methods for children to engage in hands-on activities that encourage creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Join us in becoming lifelong learners. All materials will be provided.
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Sat, June 29
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Van Cortlandt LibraryInfant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children