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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3,328 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1 PM
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! Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Hello Parents! Join us for in person Storytime where we share some stories, songs, rhymes or a maybe a craft. This program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their young children (Ages 0-5) Space is limited to 12 children. Please note: Per NYPL policy, a covering is required for all adults and all children over 2 years old. No Registration Required.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 2 PM
Early Literacy
Families can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. This is an in person event. The limit is 10 children and their caregivers.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomInfant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Children
Today
@ 2 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Bronx Library Center. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 2 PM
Join Parkchester Library for in person financial workshops for children presented by Ponce Bank. 2/05 Understanding Currency 2/12 Earning Money 2/18 Needs & Wants 2/19 Saving & Spending Ponce Bank has partnered with the Federal Deposit Insurance Company's (FDIC) Money Smart program to educate people of all ages and economic backgrounds. In this partnership, they are offering free financial mastery workshops to enhance individuals' financial skills while creati…
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 2:30 PM
Early Literacy
Join us Sunday afternoons 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 multi-aged children. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
*This event will take place in person at the Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library.* Join us for a live program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, February 6
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at 58th Street Library. Join the librarian for a rollicking storytime for babies aged 0-18 months and their caregivers. Children who can walk unassisted are asked to attend Toddler Storytime. There will be books, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays that will not only delight the little ones but also foster valuable early literacy skills. It’s a great opportunity for bonding and also meeting other children and caregivers in the community. In accordance with New Y…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting Room (not wheelchair accessible)Children,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, February 6
@ 10 AM
This is an in-person program at the Charleston Library. Bring your little one for a fun, unstructured playdate! Your little ones can meet and play with new and old friends during this perfect opportunity for socialization and building early literacy skills through play! Best for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Space is limited. To ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff, all visitors must adhere to NYPL’s health and safety policies. Learn more about our health…
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, February 6
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a casual get-together to socialize with other babies and caregivers! Cookies are offered, and feel free to bring your favorite snacks! For 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, February 6
@ 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, February 6
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
Picture book stories, rhymes, and songs for ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, February 6
@ 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, February 6
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Say Hello! Hello February! Join Miss.Millie for a StoryTime with songs, rhymes, puppets and your favorite hug & kisses read-aloud books. Get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early literacy skills and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers and/or children at this developmental stage. Discover more online storytimes at nypl.org/storytime Space is limited to 25 children and pre-registration is required!
Huguenot Park Library
In-person I On-site
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Mon, February 6
@ 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. 15 families first come first served.
96th Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, February 6
@ 11 AM
Promote early literacythrough art, while getting creative! Young artisits 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. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program. When registeri…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, February 6
@ 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, February 6
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Great Kills Branch. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Advanced online sign-up is REQUIRED; no walk-ins please. Per NYPL policy face coverings are encouraged but not required for adults an…
Great Kills LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, February 6
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Allerton Library. Join us for a fun-filled craft morning! All supplies will be provided. Crafts aren't just fun - they're learning experiences! We will read the book, What a Wonderful World, based on the song by Luis Armstrong, followed by a craft! Open to toddlers ages 1-3. Please register in advance.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, February 6
@ 11 AM
STEAM
Welcome to our STEAM science club for little munchkins! Explore science based fun and hands-on winter experiments. From fizzing ice science to making fake snow, little munchkins will explore open-ended ways to play and create with simple household ingredients. *STEAM is an interactive program designed for new walkers, toddlers, and/or children at this development stage. Toddlers will have many opportunities for skill building and social -emotional learning during these series of programs.…
Huguenot Park Library
In-person I On-site
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, February 6
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Libray. Children, ages 3-5, and their caregivers, join us for a fun filled morning of reading and activities. Limited to the first 10 children due to the size of the room.
Morningside Heights Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, February 6
@ 11 AM
Come to play, paint and turn ordinary objects in your home into your child's favorite toys. Please dress for mess!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, February 6
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Come join us with your preschooler where they will learn letter and number recognition, concepts, fine mother and thinking skills and other developmental proficiency. Limit 12 Children and their Caregiver. Ages 3-5
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, February 6
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Picture book stories, rhymes, and songs for ages 18-36 months.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, February 6
@ 11 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 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. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Limited to 15 children. Tickets will be given out at 10am on the day of the program.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Mon, February 6
@ 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, February 6
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join us to hear stories celebrating Groundhog's Day, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the entire pro…
Mariners Harbor Library
Online Only
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, February 6
@ 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, February 6
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person at Stapleton Library. 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.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Mon, February 6
@ 11:30 AM
Black History Month
This event will take place in Clason's Point Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. For Black History Month We will explore African- American Nursery rhymes and stories in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Este evento tendrá lugar en la Biblioteca Clason's Point. Únase a nosotros para un momento especial para vincularse con su pequeño y conocer a otros cuidadores. Para el Mes de la Historia Afroamericana, e…
In PersonChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Mon, February 6
@ 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, February 6
@ 11:30 AM
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 20 children plus caregiver(s)* **11:30 Storytime - tickets av…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, February 6
@ 11:30 AM
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, February 6
@ 11:30 AM
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, February 6
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Washington Heights Library. Join us Monday mornings for songs, fingerplays, and stories in English and in Spanish. Ideal for all ages. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, February 6
@ 12 PM
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, February 6
@ 12 PM
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 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, February 6
@ 12:30 PM
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 20 children plus caregiver(s)* **11:30 Storytime - tickets av…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Mon, February 6
@ 2:30 PM
Black History Month
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library. Explore new and exciting stories through read alouds and coloring! Join Throgs Neck branch 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, February 6
@ 2:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the New Dorp Library. Teens, come express yourself artistically and partake in a fun Valentine's day craft. 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)