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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5,133 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sun, December 4
@ 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
Sun, December 4
@ 1 PM
Supervised Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter or other computer programs and software? Patrons are welcome to use the lab and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Sun, December 4
@ 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)
Sun, December 4
@ 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
Sun, December 4
@ 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)
Sun, December 4
@ 3 PM
Online
First Sundays: October 2, November 6, and December 4, 3 - 4:30 PM Eastern Drop in to ask questions and share strategies about using Windows with screen readers including JAWS, NVDA and Narrator. This workshop will take place online. Register for Windows Screen Reader Chat
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online
Adults,

50+,

Persons with Disabilities
Sun, December 4
@ 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, December 5
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library . Do you want to learn about the computers? Do you want to be a techie? Here is a list of possible one on one computer sessions you can inquire our staff about. Learn to type Learn to use the mouse Basic Computer Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel IPad Basic Internet And Many More Please come to our beginners one on one computer sessions on Mondays and Fridays from 10am -12pm . Please register at the fr…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 10 AM
This event will take place at the Kips Bay Library. Celebrate the joy of reading this holiday season and pick-up a free book for your favorite teen. Books will be available while supplies last.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 10 AM
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Visit and ask us your PC and tech questions! We are available to technology support and answer questions such as connecting to WiFi to your personal device, how to create and access your own personal email account, how to access the virtual cloud, accessing Social Media, and more!
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Mon, December 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! Meet virtually via Zoom 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Care…
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
Mon, December 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and fo…
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
Mon, December 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Cle…
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
Mon, December 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you:…
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
Mon, December 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you:…
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
Mon, December 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Cle…
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
Mon, December 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! Meet virtually via Zoom 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Care…
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
Mon, December 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and fo…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 10:30 AM
Online
This Event is Online only. When is Democracy Undemocratic? This book can be read here The Ideology of Democratism. This is only available as an ebook. We will listen to the author together as she was interviewed. A unique reinterpretation of democracy that shows how history's most vocal champions of democracy from Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Thomas Jefferson to John Rawls have contributed to a pervasive, anti-democratic ideology, effectively redefining democracy to mean "rule by the elites."…
Online Google HangoutsAdults,

Book Lovers
Mon, December 5
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Hocus Pocus... It's Fall ! We are falling in love with reading @ Huguenot Park Library. Join Miss.Millie for a StoryTime with songs, rhymes, puppets and your fall favorite 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…
Huguenot Park Library
In-person I On-site
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Mon, December 5
@ 10:30 AM
Canceled
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, December 5
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Mon, December 5
@ 11 AM
Join a Parkchester staff member in being creative with Adult Coloring. Besides being fun, there are numerous benefits of adult coloring : Relieve Stress and Reduce Anxiety Relaxe your brain and improve brain function Induce meditative state Improve Motor Skills and Focus Improve Sleep Open to all Adults. No registration required.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 11 AM
Calling all writers: Celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) with New York Writers Workshop at The New York Public Library! The New York Public Library is delighted to join forces with New York Writers Workshop to present a series of writing workshops for this year's National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). These workshops are open to everyone, regardless of writing level. Join us for this in person writing workshop at Allerton Library. Do stories percolate in your mind, while f…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This is an in-person program with help from a staff member come and learn about keyboard basics such as mouse movement and typing basics.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 11 AM
This program will be held in person at Woodlawn Heights Library. Do You have questions about health insurance, prescription plans, or coverage cost? The NYC Department of Aging: Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) can help. Join us for this workshop on Medicare 2023. Learn about Medicare Part A and Part B, Medigap Medicare Supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage, Part D drug coverage and programs that help with Medicare costs, including Extra Help/LIS, EPIC a…
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 11 AM
Postponed
This event will take place in person at West Farms Library. Mango Languages Learn over 72 languages! Hello! Hola! Ciao! With over 72 languages to choose from, Mango Languages is the premier language learning service for your patrons to learn from. Earphones are provided!
West Farms LibraryAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 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
Mon, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the Charleston Library. Grab your friends and join us for an exciting morning of BINGO! You'll have the chance to earn awesome prizes! 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 and safety policies.
Charleston LibraryAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 11 AM
This is an In-Person Program. Let's meet and showcase the news-the significant and the banal. Let's chit chat & have fun. The English & Spanish New York dailies will be provided.
Morrisania Library50+,

Adults