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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35 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, May 20
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Have questions about applying to colleges or jobs? Then drop in for our weekly hybrid College and Career Pathways one-on-one time! For those who would like to drop in virtually, please register online. For those who would like to attend in person, just head on up to the Teen Center on the second floor and our YA librarians will be there to assist you! We offer assistance with applications, cover letters, navigating financial aid, and test prep. Please come prepared with at least one area you w…
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 20
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, May 21
@ 4 PM
Based on Naoko Takeuchi’s legendary manga series, Sailor Moon Crystal retells the story of Sailor Moon as she searches for her fellow Sailor Guardians and the Legendary Silver Crystal to stop the dark forces of Queen Beryl. Join us on Tuesday, May 21st at 4:00pm for our Teen Anime Club, where we'll be watching the anime "Sailor Moon Crystal." Free snacks and coloring sheets will be provided to those who attend this program. Must be 13-18 to attend. Rating: TV-14 Run Time: 96 min (four episo…
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 22
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, May 23
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, May 23
@ 5 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Join us online for this virtual event on Thursday, May 23rd at 5:00 pm, where we'll be helping teens foster healthy sleep habits, vital for their physical and mental well-being. In today's busy world, understanding and practicing good sleep hygiene is essential. Patrons must be 13-18 years old to attend. Online registration is requried.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 24
@ 3:30 PM
Join us in the Teen Center of the Van Cortlandt library on Friday, May 24th at 3:30pm where we’ll be teaching you how to use various apps on our iplads to create your own samples and beats! This is your chance to learn fun new programs such as Garage Band, Launchpad, and Koala! No experience with music is necessary to join! Patrons must be 13-18 years old to attend. All technology will be provided at this workshop.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 29
@ 4 PM
Kick back and relax in the programming room of the Van Cortlandt branch at 4:00 pm, where we'll be playing games like Wii Sports and Mario Kart! Games will be on rotation based on popular demand. Library staff will provide guidance to patrons who have never played on the Wii before to help them get acquainted with motion-sensor technology and gyroscopic control of the game. All ages are welcome to this program!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, May 30
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM
Teens are welcome to join us in a staff-guided workshop where we will be making our own 3D prints. Our YA librarians will show patrons how to sign up for a website called Tinkercad, where you can either make your own designs or browse uploaded designs. Afterward, we will demonstrate how the 3D printer functions in real time. We also have 3D doodle pens patrons can experiment with to make their own unique design! All technology will be provided during this session. Patrons must be 13-18 to att…
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 3
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 5
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, June 10
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 12
@ 4 PM
Kick back and relax in the programming room of the Van Cortlandt branch at 4:00 pm, where we'll be playing games like Wii Sports and Mario Kart! Games will be on rotation based on popular demand. Library staff will provide guidance to patrons who have never played on the Wii before to help them get acquainted with motion-sensor technology and gyroscopic control of the game. All ages are welcome to this program!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, June 17
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 19
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, June 24
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 26
@ 4 PM
Kick back and relax in the programming room of the Van Cortlandt branch at 4:00 pm, where we'll be playing games like Wii Sports and Mario Kart! Games will be on rotation based on popular demand. Library staff will provide guidance to patrons who have never played on the Wii before to help them get acquainted with motion-sensor technology and gyroscopic control of the game. All ages are welcome to this program!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 1
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 3
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 8
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 10
@ 4 PM
Kick back and relax in the programming room of the Van Cortlandt branch at 4:00 pm, where we'll be playing games like Wii Sports and Mario Kart! Games will be on rotation based on popular demand. Library staff will provide guidance to patrons who have never played on the Wii before to help them get acquainted with motion-sensor technology and gyroscopic control of the game. All ages are welcome to this program!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 15
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 17
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 22
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
Kick back and relax in the programming room of the Van Cortlandt branch at 4:00 pm, where we'll be playing games like Wii Sports and Mario Kart! Games will be on rotation based on popular demand. Library staff will provide guidance to patrons who have never played on the Wii before to help them get acquainted with motion-sensor technology and gyroscopic control of the game. All ages are welcome to this program!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 29
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 31
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 5
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 7
@ 4 PM
Kick back and relax in the programming room of the Van Cortlandt branch at 4:00 pm, where we'll be playing games like Wii Sports and Mario Kart! Games will be on rotation based on popular demand. Library staff will provide guidance to patrons who have never played on the Wii before to help them get acquainted with motion-sensor technology and gyroscopic control of the game. All ages are welcome to this program!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 12
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 14
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 19
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 21
@ 4 PM
Kick back and relax in the programming room of the Van Cortlandt branch at 4:00 pm, where we'll be playing games like Wii Sports and Mario Kart! Games will be on rotation based on popular demand. Library staff will provide guidance to patrons who have never played on the Wii before to help them get acquainted with motion-sensor technology and gyroscopic control of the game. All ages are welcome to this program!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 26
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person a Van Cortlandt Library." Come in and test your gaming skills against your peers while playing games such as Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and Street Fighter. Activities include games, gathering with your peers, and chatting with staffs about books and more. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 28
@ 4 PM
"This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library." Enjoy an afternoon of retro gaming. Come in and test your skills against your peers while learning and discussing the history of vintage games. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)