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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737 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, April 18
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown 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. *Space is limited. First come will be first served. No pre-registration required.*
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Thu, April 18
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person at Sedgwick Library. Join us for songs, crafts 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. For ages 1-5. **Ideal for new walkers, toddlers and/or preschoolers and their caregivers.
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 10:30 AM
This event will take place in person at the Tottenville 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. *Space is limited.* Per NYPL policy face coverings are required for adults and children over 24 months.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Thu, April 18
@ 10:30 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. 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. The storytime will take place inthe community room on LL2. Limit of 15 children and their caregivers. First come, first served.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, April 18
@ 10:45 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 closed. Registration starts Friday, April 12. Please arrive on time. The doors w…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, April 18
@ 10:45 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
@ 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)
Thu, April 18
@ 11 AM
Thursday is Story Day at PPVN! Gather round the Early Literacy Area for a hand picked story or two or three from our staff! This story time is intended for toddlers.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 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)
Thu, April 18
@ 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)
Thu, April 18
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Please join us for our family storytime every Tuesday and Thursday. We’ll read stories, sing songs, and move to some of our favorite tunes!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
St. George Library's weekly storytime on Thursdays. This event will take place in person at the St. George Library Center community room. Picturebook stories, songs, and activities to enhance learning and have fun. Lets stretch our attention spans and engage our imagination together! Designed to get your children ready for 3k & preschool. For children 18 months to 3 years old.
St. George Library CenterChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Thu, April 18
@ 11 AM
Canceled
This event will take place outdoors at The Ring Garden (Riverside near Broadway) Join us in the garden for a morning of stories and songs with Inwood Library staff and Literacy INC. The program will include stories and songs in English and Spanish. Recommended for children from 0-5 Dates: Outdoor Family Storytimes will be held on Thursdays at 11am Location: The Ring Garden, The corner of Seaman Avenue, Riverside Drive, Dyckman St, New York, NY 10040. Inclement weather: If there is inclem…
RING gardenChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Library. Join us for Bilingual Storytime! We will share books, sing songs, and learn some different words and phrases. Speakers of all languages are welcome! Recommended for children ages 2-5 years with their caregivers.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 11:15 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 baby build important early learning skills. This program is for children who are between ages 6 months to 18 months with their caregivers. Pick up tickets at the 2nd floor desk after 10:30 AM. Program limited to the first 8 families. Door closes at 11:20 AM.
Morningside Heights Library, Story Hour RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Thu, April 18
@ 11:15 AM
This program will take place indoors at the West New Brighton Library. Join Ms. Cherryl and other staff members for stories, rhymes, songs and play. You will appreciate that story time is for the entire family. Parents and caregivers will be provided with Early Literacy tips to help enhance your child love of reading. This program is recommended for babies and toddlers 0-3 years old. Story time is intended for parents/caregivers and their child, with participation intended for everyone.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Thu, April 18
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
Join librarians from Seward Park Library for books, songs, and rhymes every Thursday. Best for children up to age 5 and their caregivers. Storytime will take place on the Second Floor (Children's Floor). No registration is neccesary.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud picture books. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of 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. When registering for this p…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 11:30 AM
Bring your toddlers to share fun and interesting stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Recommended for children 18 months - 3 years of age.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 11:30 AM
Come join us for fun stories, fingerplays and songs. Help your toddler lern basic and important early literacy skills.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren
Thu, April 18
@ 11:30 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. 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. For ages 18-36 months with a parent/caregiver. This is an in-person event.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Thu, April 18
@ 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 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
@ 11:30 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. 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. The storytime will take place inthe community room on LL2. Limit of 15 children and their caregivers. First come, first served.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, April 18
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills 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.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This storytime is for children 18-36 months and their caregivers. 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. Limited to 15 families. First come, first served. Tickets will be given out at 11 am on the day of the program.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Thu, April 18
@ 12:30 PM
Early Literacy
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. Tuesday and Thursday at the George Bruce Library. Stay for Open Play. Ages 0-5.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Thu, April 18
@ 4 PM
Early Literacy
Picture book read aloud and craft for children ages 4 and up
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 4 PM
Join us for songs, rhymes, and your favorite read-aloud books during storytime that's fun for everyone! For the month of April we will learn about the weather, the Library, and colors. Thursdays 4pm 4 - April Showers 11 - Books! 18- Colors Saturdays 1pm April 6th and 13th
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Thu, April 18
@ 4:30 PM
Early Literacy
Come to the Westchester Square Children's Room for Family Storytime with our puppet friends! Learn early literacy skills, valuable lessons, and share some laughs with friends from the neighborhood. An interactive program with caregiver and child where you will listen to stories, sings songs and work on fingerplays. For ages 5 and under with adult. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program. Si…
Westchester Square Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 10:15 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.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 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)
Fri, April 19
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Itty Bitty Book Buddies Tummy Time Itty Bitty Book Buddies is a new tummy time storytime especially for non-walking babies and their caregivers. Limited to 15 NON-WALKING babies (and their caregivers). 15 tickets will be handed out in the 2nd floor children's room beginning @ 10am
Epiphany LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Fri, April 19
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at St. Agnes Library. Join us for songs and favorite read-aloud books at this series that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. In person registration is required for this event. There is limited space. Sign up on the morning of the event at the Circulation desk.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 10:30 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
Fri, April 19
@ 10:30 AM
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active baby build important early learning skills.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Fri, April 19
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for 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. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Kips Bay Library. Join us for story time for children 3 to 6 years old and their parents/caregivers. Enjoy great books, live songs, and rhymes. 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,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Columbus Library. Join us for a 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, but caregivers with children of all ages are welcome. 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…
Columbus Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 11 AM
This program will be in person at Macomb's Bridge Library. A quartet of MVNY singers present a 30-minute, interactive concert musicalizing an engaging picture book titled “My Friend Earth” by Patricia MacLachlan, that alternates the text of the book with songs inspired by the themes, characters, and events of the story. Program features a variety of repertoire in English and Spanish, a visual presentation of the picture book, and interactive elements for audience members including movemen…
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books led by members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of multiple-aged. 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 prog…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)