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.

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3,437 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 PM
Join us for our Saturday Matinee series at the Bronx Library Center Teen Zone! On this occassion we will be screening the 1989 classic Dead Poets Society starring the late, great Robin Williams in celebration of Poetry month in the US!
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Hamilton Grange Library. Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Fun coloring pages will be provided, or simply get creative and color freely. All materials will be provided. Sign up for the biweekly NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on free children's programs, upcoming author talks, and more happening at the Library and online.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Sun, April 14
@ 4 PM
Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab
Embark on an exciting journey into the world of digital arts! The Introduction To The Media Lab is a course where teens get to learn about all the events, gear, and software available to them in our SNFL Teen Center Media Lab. Teens will also be given demonstrations for portrait photography setups, 3D printing, and info on how to access self guided software tutorials in Adobe applications. Software Includes: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, After Effects etc.) Un…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the New Dorp Library! Join us for a casual get-together to socialize with other babies and caregivers in the Children's Section! For infants ages 0-10 months, crawlers/pre-walkers and their caregivers Is your little one more wiggly and active? Check out our Little Movers program!
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, April 15
@ 10:15 AM
Online
Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Registration is required.
Online via Google MeetChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for an interactive family concert where children can experience and enjoy the wonders of classical jazz, bluegrass, and more! Families are welcomed to observe, explore, discover, sing and dance during the concert for optimum experimental learning. Each concert ends with an "instrument petting zoo"! For children birth to age 5. Limited to 15 families. Programs are first come first served. Please arrive on time. We may not be able to accommodate latecomers.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
The Huguenot Park Library presents Gardening Day J@mboree! Our J@mporee is jam-packed with music, dance and parachute games.This music & movement program helps children develop team-building skills, build language skills and enhance social interactions. Best for new walkers, toddlers and/or children at this developmental stage. Registration is highly encouraged. Discover more online storytimes at nypl.org/storytime Space is limited to 30 children and pre-registration is required!
Huguenot Park Library
In-person I On-site
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Children's Center in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. For children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Space is limited to 15 babies. Registration is required. Registration begins on We…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
Join us in the Chidren's Room for open play time! This is an informal playgroup for the little ones and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families. Toys will be brought out for babies and toddlers to play with. This is a drop-in program. No registration required. There are restrictions on number of people able to participate.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
NYPL en Español
Join us for Bilingual storytime. English and Spanish. We will sing songs, share books, and learn some Spanish words and phrases. Ages: 0-5. 20 families first come first served.
96th Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the New Dorp Library! Infants and young babies that are crawlers/pre-walkers and their cargivers are invited to this laid-back, gentle program to enjoy nursery rhymes and stories together as we start baby's love of reading and begin to build literacy skills - all from the comfort of their favorite grown up's lap. For infants ages 0-10 months, crawlers/pre-walkers and their caregivers. Please be prepared to sit with baby in your lap! Is your littl…
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Picture book stories, rhymes, and songs for babies and toddlers
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Let’s go on a journey! Every session we will visit and explore a new story and create our own musical adventure with Latin Grammy nominee Flor Bromley. The program is limited to 15 families. For children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. Programs are first come first served. Please arrive on time. Space is limited. PLEASE NOTE: Stroller parking is on the 2nd floor (the Children's Floor). Unfortunately, there is no elevator access from the front door to the 1st floor (Young Adult and Adult…
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 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 LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
STEAM
The Huguenot Park Library presents S.T.E.A.M Gardening Club for little learners. Discover the magic of gardening in Spring as you learn some gardening tips on how to start a food garden, how to water the soil, and how to grow veggies from seeds. From growing vegetables and herbs to fruits; little learners will broaden their understanding of edible gardens as a sensory learning opportunity to build new skills. *STEAM is an interactive program designed for new walkers, toddlers, and/or childre…
Huguenot Park Library
In-person I On-site
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Kips Bay Library. Join us for a delightful blend of learning and fun in our Open Play program for kids ages 2-11 years old and their parents/caregivers. Children love open-ended play because of the possibilities they afford them, encouraging imagination, creativity and problem-solving skills so play can be richer and more complex. This kind of play ensures rich learning and is fun! No registration required. First come, first served. Supervision by p…
Kips Bay Library, Children's roomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
Promote early literacy through art, while getting creative! Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills - and creating some fun crafts along the way. First Come, First Serve. Limited to 12 children and caregivers per session.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Throg's Neck Library. Bring your little artist to the library as we explore open-ended ways to promote early learning through art and share fun ideas for creating with little ones at home. Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills, creativity, and imagination. For ages 2-5 years old. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver in order to participate.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Make new friends and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers and preschoolers -- ages 2-5 -- and their caregivers.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person, at the Pelham Bay Library. Join us for a special baby storytime to bond with your baby. Let's introduce them to the to the joys of movement, books and song. They can begin to build their early learning skills! For crawlers/pre-walkers. Be prepared to hold your baby on your lap. Registration is required in person at the Front Desk. Limited to 8 Babies with their Parents/Caregivers.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 15
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
Picture book stories, rhymes, and songs for babies and toddlers
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Hudson Park Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of books, songs, and gentle movement in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers and who prefer a gentle, slow-paced program. The Children's Program Room is located on the 2nd floor and there is no elevator.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Mon, April 15
@ 11:15 AM
This program will take place at the Bloomingdale Library. This is an informal playgroup for the little ones and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families. Toys will be brought out for babies and toddlers to play with. This is a drop-in program. No registration required.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 11:30 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Yorkville Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Please Note: * Ticket required for entry. Limited to 25 children plus caregiver(s)* **11:30 Storytime - tickets av…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, April 15
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child's learning through play!
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Children's Center in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. For children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Space is limited to 15 babies. Registration is required. Registration begins on We…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Mon, April 15
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Families, Parents and Caregivers, come join with your babies to meet others in your neighborhood, receive some resources for early literacy, and engage with some open play time. Please register in advance for this program at the Front Desk.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 15
@ 11:30 AM
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. This is an in-person event.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, April 15
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one, ages 0-18 months. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills your can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Limited to 15 families. First come, first served. Tickets will be given out at 11am on the day of the program.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, April 15
@ 12 PM
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This in-person program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Mon, April 15
@ 12 PM
Postponed
Early Literacy
This event will take place at the Clason's Point Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for your babies and little movers. If you can be prepared to hold your little ones on your laps. Este evento tendrá lugar en la Biblioteca de Clason's Point. Únase a nosotros para escuchar canciones, rimas y libros favoritos para leer en voz alta en este tiempo de cuentos que es divertido para sus bebés y pequeños motores. Si puede estar preparado par…
Clason's Point Library
In Person
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 15
@ 12:30 PM
Canceled
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Yorkville Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Please Note: * Ticket required for entry. Limited to 25 children plus caregiver(s)* **11:30 Storytime - tickets av…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, April 15
@ 12:30 PM
Postponed
Early Literacy
This event will take place at the Clason's Point Library. Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play! Este evento se llevará a cabo en la Biblioteca Clason's Point. Únase a nosotros para una cita de juego en la biblioteca y conozca a otros cuidadores mientras exploramos materiales de juego apropiados para el desarrollo en un ambiente seguro,…
Clason's Point Library
In Person
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, April 15
@ 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. Express yourself artistically and experience other fun planned activities. For ages 13-18. 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)
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 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.
Tremont LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 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.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 PM
Poetry Programming
This event will take place in person at Throg's Neck Library. Explore new and exciting stories through read-alouds and coloring! Join the Throg's Neck Library Children's staff for interactive storytelling and themed-coloring activities. This program is for children grades K-5. Coloring sheets and supplies provided by the branch. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver in order to participate.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 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.
Morningside Heights LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 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.
Soundview LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 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.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)