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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737 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 AM
It's Week 8 of Summer for Teens! How are you going to make waves and make the world a better place for teens of the future? You can do this through photography, visual art, poetry, verses/music lyrics, or short stories. How you create is up to you! Stop by and show us how you are going to make a difference!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Every week this summer, Baychester invites teens to Make Waves. Every Monday will feature a different pop-up program that will assist you in making waves in your community. Monday, August 1st: Participate in Democracy Monday, August 8th: Think Globally Monday, August 15th: Use Your Voice
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This program will take place in person at Mott Haven. Join us every week this summer to make a cool new craft. This week we’ll be using polymer clay to create unique sculptures.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This program will take place in person at Wakefield Library. Board games or card games.Try something new, play an old classic, or make your own. Whatever you feel like playing, we've got you covered!
Wakefield LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
This event will take place at the South Beach Library. Using a special type of plastic, create your own design and watch it shrink down to a pendant you can keep forever. Ages 10-18. Masks are encourged, but not required in NYPL locations.
South Beach LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
These events will take place in person at Riverdale Library. We will be meeting once a week for an hour and a half to learn tips and tricks for taking this diagnostic test. This informal study session will be led by a computer program--simulating a real SHSAT test-taking experience. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the New Dorp Library. Teens ages 12-18 join in on this fun craft and create and decorate bags to take on your summer adventures! For ages 12-18. Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the New Dorp Library. Teens, come play some board games, video games or hang out with your peers. For ages 12-18. Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2:30 PM
This program is in person. Use Your Voice! Create a Zine published with your own photography! What kind of story do you need to hear? Learn to share it here, and submit it to be published in the NYPL teen magazine.
Huguenot Park LibraryBook Lovers
Today
@ 3 PM
Join Eastchester YA staff as we personalize tote bags using our very awesome screenprinting process! Ages 12-18. Limited to 6 participants Will take place in the Community room. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
This event will take place outdoors at the Van Cortlandt Library. Join us this summer on our back patio as we discuss some of the free books we're giving away all summer long! Stop by the branch to pick up your copy while supplies last! August 1 - Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo August 8 - Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds August 15 - Love is a Revolution by Renée Watson August 29 - Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam * Weather Permitting Discover what the Library…
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Come join us in our Tech Lab. Bring your friends, play your music, and do your homework.
In person Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all of the paperwork? Schedule a College/Career Counseling Session at the West Farms Library! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matter what age, we’re here to help you reach your college…
West Farms Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event is in-person at West Farms Library. Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Create and maintain your own blog! Use your blog to let the world know what you’re thinking, express your creativity, or write whatever comes to mind! See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress. Free resources book recommendations will be given as well. For Teens & Adults 13 ages and up This event will take place in-person. Space is Limited. Register in Advance.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
STEAM for Teens
Play your friends in your favorite video games at the library!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is in-person. Learn what your interests are, and what skills you have or need to develop with the New York Public Library database Career Cruising. Career Cruising is an interactive career guidance database that provides complete personal assessments, explore career and school options, and build a portfolio of your interests, experiences, and skills. Age 13-18
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Relax, hang out, and cool off! Join our teen lounge to take a break and play some games or make some art!
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Summer @ the Library: Button Making! Have you ever wanted to create your own eye-catching buttons, but weren’t sure where to start? You can learn at the library by trying out button making machine! All materials will be provided. What is a button making machine? A button making machine is a simple device that presses and seals your chosen image between mylar, a metal shell, and a pin backplate. It takes less than a minute to have a professional-quality button! Ages 7-16. Pre-registrati…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the West New Brighton Library. Teens, join us each week for Teen Movie Monday and enjoy a different movie screening each week.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Embrace your artistic skills by painting any image of your choice on the canvas. If weather permitted, this program will take place outdoors. All supplies will be included.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Join us for Summer Video Games! Bring your own Switch or use ours to cool off from the summer heat and play games like Mario Kart and Just Dance 2022.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Hey Teens! Come and have fun playing classic board games Scrabble and Monopoly and try your luck at the Hookey ring toss.
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all of the paperwork? Schedule a College/Career Counseling Session at the West Farms Library! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matter what age, we’re here to help you reach your college…
West Farms Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event is in-person. Need help with Tinkercad? Have a design ready to print? Come by the Teen Room on select Mondays. 3D prints will be available by the following week. This program is for teens entering grades 7 - 12. Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. Learn more about our health and safety policies. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Use your voice. Use any medium to tell your story. Make a zine, use blackout poetry, create a collage, write a letter to your younger self, or just share your plans for the future.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Join us every Monday for a movie, snacks and board games in the Teen Room.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Do you love art and have nothing to do this summer? Come join us weekly at the Columbus branch for summer art fun!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Stapleton Library. Join us for Monday Mashup! Every week will be a different Craft/STEM/Gaming program. “Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.”
Stapleton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Summer Is Here Part 2!!! Come back to chat about your favorite manga/anime with your favorite summer fun ideas. Get ready to talk about your favorite scene and what you wish do in during the summer like your favorite characters. Join Throg's Neck for this special summer series book chat.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in-person.This event will take in person at Bronx Library Center. Screenwriting! Prose Writing! Playwriting! Join a club of writers and learn how to write in the three mediums and pick a concentraion. In screenwriting teens will learn how to write a specscript. In Playwriting teens will learn how to write a 10 min play. In prose writing teens will learn how to write scenes and short stories.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event is taking place in-person. Come join the Mariners Harbor Library to play a friendly round (or two) of BINGO! We will be using anime references while playing BINGO. You might even win a prize or two if you win! Light refreshments and snacks will be provided! This program is open to teens ages 13-18. Anyone over 18 years of age must be accompanied by a teenager. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Online
Are you a fan of anime? Come join the Francis Martin Library 'Manga/Anime Talk Club, where we will discuss manga and anime you will enjoy. While this is taking place at the branch, registration is recommended for those who want to attend remotely. Mask wearing and social distancing is strongly encouraged and will be observed by the librarian in charge. Ages 12-24 are welcome.
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 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 Mario Kart. 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)
Today
@ 4 PM
Canceled
This program will take place in person at Clason's Point Library. First come, first serve! Limited to 7 people Join us for a workshop on Crochet and Knitting Conversation. This program is for everyone. We will do our best to give instruction on your crocheting and knitting questions. You do not have to have your own supplies and projects to come craft with us! The library will provide you with all the materials you need! We will guide our patrons in the first steps of crochet and knitting…
In personAdults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Do you think you could build a robot on the head of a toothbrush? Join us as we build tiny wriggling Bristle Bots together! Materials will be provided. Space is limited.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place in person at the Charleston Branch. Join us at the Charleston Library to talk all things money! Topics included in this series will focus on careers trends, business ideas and planning for the future. Using NYPL resources we will get answers to burning questions, play games and learn how to GET THE BAG today!
Charleston LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Working on a music, photo, video, or graphic design project? The Media Lab is open! Our workstations are fully equipped for all kinds of projects. Come by the lab to... Create music and edit audio in Logic Pro X or ProTools Edit video in Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Create graphic designs in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign Edit photos in Lightroom and Photoshop.... And more! You can come work independently on your own projects, or if you're just starting out, our staff is here to…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 PM
Learn about photography and what goes into taking a good photo with professional studio equipment at the Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library this Summer! We will be going over basic camera settings, lighting, composition, and more. Reccommended for ages 11-17. No registration required. First come, first serve.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4:30 PM
Teens will take a journey through the history of activism in music, reflect on music of the current day, and identify ways they can use their voice to highlight issues they are passionate about.
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)