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
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Andrew Heiskell 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. Space is limited to 12 children and 12 adults. 24 tickets will be given out to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 10:15 AM
This event will take place in -person at the Morningside Heights Library. Join us for a live program to hear stories, sing songs, share rhymes and fingerplays as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. This program is for children who are between walking age and 36 months with their caregivers. Pick up tickets at the 2nd floor desk after 10AM. Program limited to the first 13 families. Door closes at 10:35AM.
Morningside Heights Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:15 AM
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.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:15 AM
Join us with your toddler! We will share books, sing songs and explore movement! Ages 1-3 yrs old. First come first served.
96th Street LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. 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! Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Register and you will receive an email with the link by 9:00 am on the day of the event. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during…
Hudson Park Library
Online
Children,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
ADVANCE IN-PERSON REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration begins 1 day prior to the event at the Children's Room Information Desk. On the day of the event, please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to check-in and receive your entry pass. Doors open 5 minutes prior to start time. Admission may NOT be granted for late arrivals and may be given to patrons on the waitlist. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles ou…
Riverside LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person inside the Harlem Library on the 2nd floor. 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. Space is limited to 15 families and granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Harlem LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Come join the Chatham Square librarians for a live, in-person storytime every Wednesday of each month in the Storytime Room on our 3rd Floor! We'll be sharing songs, rhymes, and our favorite read-aloud books for the whole family. Ideal for young children with all ages with their caregivers. Remember, storytime is most effective when caregivers are present with their child! 請注意: 兒童車需要折好停放於二樓(兒童房)。遺憾的是,本館沒有電梯從大門直上二樓。所有兒童車都需要攜帶上前門樓梯然後直進一樓後面的電梯。我們無法保證工作人員能夠提供兒童車的幫助,並建議所有家長尋找代替兒童車的方法。PLEASE NOT…
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
This event will take place in person at the Tottenville 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. *Space is limited.* Per NYPL policy face coverings are required for adults and children over 24 months.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:45 AM
Join us with your toddler! We will share books, sing songs and explore movement! Ages 1-3 yrs old. First come first served.
96th Street LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and create crafts 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. Ages 0 months to 5years old Please note this program is for Families. If you are a daycare or pre-school please reach out to the library to schedule a special visit for your program.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place at the Pelham Bay Library! Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers. Please register in advance at the front desk. Space is limited
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Kips Bay Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs! For ages 0-3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Bring your blankie or towel. No registration required. First come, first served. Supervision by parents/caregivers required. Programs can be changed or canceled at any time.
Kips Bay Library, Children's roomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Columbus Library. An informal playgroup for young children (ages 0-4) and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families and encourage children to develop together through play. Onsite program with songs, rhymes, an Ideal program for caregivers with children,between the ages of 0 to3 years Open Play for Babies and Toddlers is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver a…
Columbus LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your pre-walker 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.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Kingsbridge Library. 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.
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown 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. *Space is limited. First come will be first served.*
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Today
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Join us to hear stories celebrating Earth 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.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
"This event will take place in-person at the Castle Hill Library" Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. 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.
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 11:15 AM
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.
Morningside Heights LibraryAdults,

50+,

Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Today
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
ADVANCE IN-PERSON REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration begins 1 day prior to the event at the Children's Room Information Desk. On the day of the event, please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to check-in and receive your entry pass. Doors open 5 minutes prior to start time. Admission may NOT be granted for late arrivals and may be given to patrons on the waitlist. Best for children who are pre-walkers and who prefer a gentle, slow-paced program. Join us for a special time to bond with your littl…
Riverside LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Macomb's Bridge 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 and if you'd like, we encourage you to bring a blanket for baby to lay down on. For children who are pre-walkers or crawlers, 0 - 14 months. Registration is not requ…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Webster Library. 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 and toddlers (18-36 months). This program will take place on the third floor. Please check nypl.org/webster for the current service status of our elevator. Space is limited to 15 households…
Webster LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join Mr. Corvino for songs, stories, and more during our Little Movers Storytime! This program is geared toward parents, caregivers, and their young children, ages birth to 5. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person at Charleston Library. Join us for our special storytime to bond with your baby. Reading readiness begins at birth, and we can help with great books, fun songs, silly wiggles, and time to get to know the other babies in your neighborhood. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. If your little one is walking, it's time to graduate them to our Little Movers on Tuesdays or Thursdays! This program…
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 12 PM
Canceled
Early Literacy
Join Ms. Melissa for this special storytime just for non-walking babies and their grown-ups. Enjoy books, sensory materials and treasured songs & rhymes in a calming space. The program room will remain available for baby and grown-up socializing after storytime. Please be advised: This program is limited to 15 non-walking babies and their grown-up. If your baby is walking, please consider our Family Storytimes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This program will operate on a first come first served…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 12:30 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Webster Library. 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 and toddlers (18-36 months). This program will take place on the third floor. Please check nypl.org/webster for the current service status of our elevator. Space is limited to 15 households…
Webster LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 2 PM
Early Literacy
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 childrens who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Space is limited to 20 households. Advanced registration is required. PLEASE REGISTER UNDER THE CHILD'S/CHILDREN'S NAME. **To register: Please click here and choose the correspo…
67th Street Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join Miss Steffey for explorations of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics! Genius Hour includes a LEGO™ warm up, read aloud, and experiment/craft. This program is geared toward school-aged children, ages 6 to 12.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Join us for some new and classic picture books and a creative craft. Ages 3-6.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 4 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for a storytime for children who are learning to toddle and talk! We'll be reading our favorite stories, singing songs, practicing our big motor skills with movement, and making new friends! Recommended for children age 18 months - 36 months This event will take place in person and is limited to 20 children and their caregivers. First come, first in!
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 4 PM
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. This is an in-person event.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Early Literacy
Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this bedtime themed storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.To get into the Pajama Party spirit, come dressed in your comfiest pajamas or bring a stuffed animal friend!
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 4:15 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Macomb's Bridge Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for young children 5 and under. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. For all children up to 5 years old. Registration is not required for this event.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Thu, April 18
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Children's Center in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. 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. For new walkers and toddlers. Space is limited to 20 children. Registration is required. Registration starts Friday, April 12. Please arrive on time. The doors…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, April 18
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person at Charleston Library. Let’s get the wiggles out! 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. No registration is required however space is limited. First come, first served. We request you attend only…
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Thu, April 18
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at New Amsterdam Library. Join 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. Limited to 10 families.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Thu, April 18
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Hudson Park Library. 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. Limited to 20 children. Tickets will be given out at 10 am on the day of the program. The Children's Program Room is located on the…
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Thu, April 18
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers