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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1,857 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, August 11
@ 4 AM
Bring one or more books to swap with others and enjoy a chat about books with other book lovers.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Online
This program will take place virtually. Want to work with other writers? Commit to a writing schedule? Practice your craft through writing prompts? Receive and discuss information and tips on writing, reading, editing, and revising? Join the weekly meetings of the Kingsbridge Writing Circle, held online at the Kingsbridge Library on every Thursday from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. Eastern Time. Share your unpublished drafts in an intimate setting. Get and give feedback. Writers of all genres and styles…
Kingsbridge Library
Online
Adults
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
This event will take place at Edenwald Library. A representative from Mayor's Public Engagement: GetCoveredNYC, the City of New York's official health insurance outreach and enrollment program, will be on site at the Edenwald Library to provide free in-person assistance to help you find the coverage that is right for you. Information about the services provided by NYC Human Resources Administration will also be available. Public Health Educator: Orville Berry
Edenwald LibraryAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event will take place in person at Bronx Library Center. Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet or phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly de…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet or phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defi…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Van Nest Branch makes its community room available for individual study, group work, or video calls. This is an excellent way for patrons to work, teach or attend classes remotely. The room will be open for patrons to use 10 AM - 12 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays. Patrons must register in advance in person or by calling the branch in order to use the space. Please note that other people may be in the room so bring your headphones if you need to quiet or to filter out ambience noise for your meeting…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Thu, August 11
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in person at Hamilton Grange Library . Do you want to improve your computer skills? Is your Resume up to date? Here is a list of possible one on one computer sessions you can inquire our staff about. Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register at the front desk for available time slots. Each session is one hour.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,

50+,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 11
@ 10:30 AM
All About Computers
NOTE: This class is being held in-person at the Pelham Bay Library, with a 7 seat limit. Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 10:30 AM
This program will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Room 304, Floor 3. Join Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff for an overview of basic computer use. Participants will: Learn about the various types and components of computers. Review basic computer terminology and software. Have time to ask questions work independently on personal projects. To join the program: Register below with your email address. You’ll receive a welcome email with…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+
Thu, August 11
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).This class explores how to manipulate text in Illustrator and Photoshop, including topics on different methods of placing type, changing properties, converting type into shapes, and basic typography theory.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Thu, August 11
@ 10:30 AM
Online
This event is online only. Join us twice a month for an hour of brain games! Spend an hour with some Library friends from Webster, Westchester Square, New Amsterdam, West New Brighton, Todt Hill, and Riverside stretching our mental muscles with different cranial activities. Each session will feature some relaxing centering time, along with everything from word games to trivia, to get your needed mental fitness workout with the library. We will also feature some tips, books, and resources on h…
Webster Library
online only
Adults,

50+
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
This class will take place in person at West Farms Library. Do you need to freshen up your computer or typing skills? Come join us at the West Farms library to learn how to type using online resources and instruction from a staff member.
West Farms LibraryAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
Join the Bronx Library Center on Google Meets every other week for our "Hybrid Craft Circle." Come in person to the branch or attend via google meets. This will be very flexible. We will each have our own craft project to work. The staff member can provide advice or guidance on your project or teach you something new using materials you probably have at home. Also youtube videos can help in between meetings.
Online via Google Hangouts MeetAdults,

50+
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
Join our introductory computer class, with a different subject being taught each session. Subjects will include Internet literacy, social media, video chatting and more. All work will be conducted on our Library computers. Linmit to 10, first come first served. No registration required. August 11-Phishing on the web. Join us for this class to help you identify and avoid common fraudulent emails and Phishing on the web.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
Online
Our coloring group is now online! We will meet online every Thursday at 11am. We can color and socialize while practicing social distancing. We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies and books while we color. Coloring can be done by anyone of any age, not just artists or creative types. Coloring can have therapeutic benefits such as alleviating stress and anxiety. Many have compared the benefits of coloring to achieving relaxation from meditation. Since this is an online…
Chatham Square Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
The Long Hot Summer 1958; 115 Minutes; Rated TV-PG ; Twentieth Century Fox Director – Martin Ritt Starring – Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Orson Welles, Anthony Franciosa, Lee Remick Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. Based on a novel by William Faulkner.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will meet online and have the opportunity to practice English by chatting with library staff and other adults from around the world. Meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! The program works best for people who speak some English and want to practice. Register below and include your contact information to receive the link to participate. The link will b…
New Dorp Library
Online via Google Meet.
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
Outdoor
This event will take place outdoors at the Woodstock Branch Library. Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This event will take place in person at The Harlem Library: Conversation Class: We Speak NYC for Intermediate adult English language learners (ages 16 and up.) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED!
Harlem Library, AuditoriumEnglish Language Learners
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library. Need help understanding your Apple or Android devices? Then come by Van Cortland Library BYOD and enjoy.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
Come learn how to enter and edit text, save files, and more.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
GetCoveredNYC aims to assist New Yorkers in need of low- or no-cost health insurance by connecting them with an enroller at New York City Health & Hospitals or the Department of Health. Come speak with a specialist from the Human Resources Administration at Tompkins Square Library every Thursday from 11-6.
Tompkins Square LibraryAdults,

Families
Thu, August 11
@ 11 AM
This program will be conducted online. Join us online to share our favorite recipes and discuss the best cook books. Come with your favorite recipe to share. If you have a recipe and a photo of a recipe dish that you would like to share as we discuss please send it to the email you receive after registering. In order to participate in this virtual event via Google Meet, you will need a computer or mobile phone that preferably has a video camera and/or microphone and a sufficient internet…
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 11:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This program is in person NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Just come to a class! We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level Conversation group for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in High School) will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Thu, August 11
@ 12 PM
This program will take place in person at The Riverdale Library. Join Library Staff this summer for a free-wheeling rotating discussion group. The discussion will be determined by using TableTopics: Conversation Starters cards picked at random. Every session will be a potentially funny adventure! Audience: Adults only No registration required.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, August 11
@ 12 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event will take place online via Google Meet. Did you love the book you read recently? Did you *hate* it? Take a break from your day to join the staff from the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library for an informal chat to share what you've been reading lately. You will need a device with audio/video capabilities and an Internet connection to participate. If you are not comfortable using video, that’s okay; you can still join! You will receive a phone number and a password in the email; si…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

Book Lovers
Thu, August 11
@ 12 PM
All About Computers
Learn about file structure, copy and deleting files, portable storage, and cloud storage.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Have a question for your business projects that requires research? Whether you are looking at starting a business or growing your existing one, doing research is a "mission-critical" part of being in business. The Business Center’s Librarians can help! Our Librarians are available for 30-min video consultations on weekdays between 12-5 PM. The Library’s world-class Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) features electronic resources, comprehensive…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Thu, August 11
@ 12 PM
Whether it's a novel, a manga or a series featuring your favorite supernatural being book boyfriends are better. This month's theme is Romance. This event will take place in person at Francis Martin Library. So come by for a chat about your newest/favorite read. Make a suggestion or get a recommendation. Let us know who your favorite romantic lead is or your least favorite stereotype. Guaranteed to be a lively discussion.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, August 11
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
**This event will be online only** Click here to register This is Part 3 of The New York Public Library's Business Center celebration of the worldwide launch of The Carbon Almanac. (Click here for more info on the series.) Three small business owners and an artist —all volunteers and co-authors of The Carbon Almanac — share how they’ve been making their companies greener: Richie Biluan: An American photographer and freelance creative working and living off-grid Jennifer Myers Chua: A Cana…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Thu, August 11
@ 2 PM
Learn how to play the worldwide popularboard game, Sorry! Be the first player to get all of your pieces from the START space to the HOME space, while apologizing to your opponents when you have to bump them back home! This is an in-person program; no registration is required. Masks are strongly recommended, but not required.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 2:30 PM
Come help make quilts to be given to needy families in our area . Sewing experience IS REQUIRED
Morningside Heights LibraryAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 2:30 PM
Join us in this empowering one-time program where we delve into civic engagement through a creative outlet! Participants will be given arts and crafts supplies, which they can use to create a poster highlighting a social issue of their choice. All materials will be provided; no registration required. This program is for adults/teens.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 11
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, 4th floor, room 403. Work with a Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff member to complete a personal project on the computer. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive personal attention and instruction. Assistance can include: Internet browsing Email Typing software Resume formatting eBooks and Audio…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+,

Job Seekers