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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3,481 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Sedgwick Library. Unplug, connect, and challenge your friends and peers to a match! You are welcome to bring in your own games or pick from our collection of board and card games.
Sedgwick LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Do you need help with your homework? Join our free Homework Help Club on Mon-Tue, and Thurs at 3:00PM. Free tutoring will be provided for students in 6th grade and younger. No registration required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
St. George Library CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event is in-person. Walk-in appointments are for 30 minutes and available on a first come first serve basis. To schedule a session outside these hours, please email hannahspratt@nypl.org.
Inwood LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Join us for Tempera Landscape Painting! at Morris Park Library. Do you want to paint BEAUTIFUL landscapes loosely and freely? Do you want to learn the art of mixing colors for watercolor painting? Do you want to enjoy your tempera color painting and have FUN? Come and join us for this creative arts session! Remember, first come, first serve! Bring Your Friends
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at 67th St. It is for Teens only!Looking for place to recharge? Do some homework? Join us at Teen Time!
67th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
Come have some friendly competition with your friends on the Switch and PS4. This event will take place in person at the St. George Library Teen Center.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Sign up for a 1 on 1 counseling session with a librarian. Each session is half an hour and takes place either at the St. George Library Center or online via Google Meet. Fill out this form to register for a session.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Ongoing
Join us for our weekly family art program. Using art supplies that the library will provide, you can create your own work of art. You will learn how to paint using watercolors, acrylic or tempera paints. During January, the focus of this family art program will be winter scenery. This is a family program for adults, children and teens.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+,

Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
KidsLIVE
Join us for a very special author talk with Jose Pimienta! In this program, we'll be discussing one of Jose's books, Twin Cities. There will be a Q&A with the author and the audience, then a drawing workshop where we learn how to use color to tell a story. You can join this program virtually via Zoom, or attend an in person livestream at select NYPL locations. Visit the events page for in person livestream locations. Register above to receive the Zoom link. All attending adults must be…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's Center
Online
Children,

School Age (5-12 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, in person or via Google Meet, with a College and Career Pathways staff member! We'll help you look for: College Programs Certification Courses Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance No matte…
Eastchester Library
Online Via Google Meet
Adults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Come and be your own artist, and create your own work of art. This program is in person. Supplies will be provided. No registration required.
West Farms LibraryChildren
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Morrisania Library. Join the young adult staff in the teen area to play popular games on our PS4 and XBox One consoles!
Morrisania LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
We've got fun craft items. Don't miss out!
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place at the Kips Bay Library. Join us for an afternoon of crafting and bring your creativity and create a one-of-a-kind Popsicle Hot Chocolate Mug. All materials will be supplied.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place at the Kips Bay Library. Stop by the Kips Bay Library and pick-up a Popsicle Stick Hot Chocolate Mug Craft. Each kit will have everything you need to create a Popsicle Hot Chocolate Mug. The kit includes instructions, popsicle sticks, cotton, adhesive gems, a magnet, and glue. Kits available while supplies last.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
KidsLIVE
Join us for a very special author talk with Jose Pimienta! In this program, we'll be discussing one of Jose's books, Twin Cities. There will be a Q&A with the author and the audience, then a drawing workshop where we learn how to use color to tell a story. [Branch Name] Library will be livestreaming the program in person. If you would like to join remotely via Zoom, you can register here to receive the Zoom link. KidsLIVE programs are sponsored by the Andreas C. Dracopou…
Edenwald Library
Hybrid
Children,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at South Beach Library. Join us at the library for a play dough playdate! You will be able to take your creations home at the end of the program. (Ages 4+)
South Beach LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Spend some time at the St. Agnes branch after school and let your creative endevors run wild! We'll have coloring sheets or you can create your own masterpeice!
St. Agnes Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Ongoing
Join us for our weekly family art program. Using art supplies that the library will provide, you can create your own work of art. You will learn how to paint using watercolors, acrylic or tempera paints. During January, the focus of this family art program will be winter scenery. This is a family program for adults, children and teens.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+,

Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the New Amsterdam Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books. At the end of each storytime, we will have a short craft or activity. For young children of all ages. Limited to 10 families.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Join us for an in-person, drop in coloring club. Kids will be able to use an assortment of coloring pages, crayons and coloring pencils to create their own art. Supplies provided by the library, inspiration provided by kids! Ages 5-10
Morningside Heights LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Winter shouldn't only be about the blues! Come create a winter wonderland masterpiece with paint, mason jars. and other fun crafts.
West New Brighton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Morrisania Library. Morrisania's Children Librarians will share their favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. Storytime is an essential educational tool to engage children of any age; story time encourages skills like language and literacy, plus cognitive development and social-emotional growth. No registration required. ***This program is open to children of all ages and their parents/caregivers…
Morrisania LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Come join us in the community room to play games on the nintendo switch and the PS4. Play with friends in Mario Kart, Madden 23 and so many more. Nintendo Switch and PS4 No Registration Required Open to 13-18 years old
Tompkins Square Library, BasementTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
KidsLIVE
Join us for a very special author talk with Jose Pimienta! In this program, we'll be discussing one of Jose's books, Twin Cities. There will be a Q&A with the author and the audience, then a drawing workshop where we learn how to use color to tell a story. Clason's Point Library will be livestreaming the program in person. If you would like to join remotely via Zoom, you can register here to receive the Zoom link. KidsLIVE programs are sponsored by the Andreas C. Dracopo…
Clason's Point Library
Hybrid
Children,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids aged 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join us homework help from one of our tutors or Teen Reading Ambassadors, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)