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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643 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, May 22
@ 11:15 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
Wed, May 22
@ 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
Wed, May 22
@ 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)
Wed, May 22
@ 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)
Wed, May 22
@ 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, you may want to graduate them to our Little Movers on Tuesdays or Thursdays! This progr…
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Wed, May 22
@ 12 PM
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)
Wed, May 22
@ 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)
Wed, May 22
@ 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
Wed, May 22
@ 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)
Wed, May 22
@ 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)
Wed, May 22
@ 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)
Wed, May 22
@ 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)
Wed, May 22
@ 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)
Wed, May 22
@ 4 PM
Once upon a wag, there was a specially trained therapy dog named Niko. He was wishing that a child would read him a story. And his wish came true at the Hamilton Grange Library. Sign up in person on the 2nd floor (same day registration). Niko is waiting to listen to you read to him! Dogs can’t read but they are great listeners! Children can sign up to read approximately 10-15 minutes each during the R.E.A.D. session. Spots are limited and registration is required. To register please stop by…
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, May 22
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 17. Please arrive on time. The doors w…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, May 23
@ 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 ages 18 months or older. Nota Bene: 1) First Come/First Serve 2) Please present your ticket before Storytime 3) Ages: 18 months or older o…
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
“Sensory Storytime is an interactive and inclusive literacy program. It’s designed to engage children through movement, music, active stories, sensory materials and visual support tools. This program is ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges or any child or may have difficulty attending in large groups. Please note that sensory storytime is limited to 12 participants.” ---- add in age range: 18 months - 6 years
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
日本語バイリンガルストーリータイムへようこそ!5歳までのお子様向けプログラムで、保護者の方のご参加をお願いいたします!一緒に絵本を読んだり、歌を歌って、楽しい時間を過ごしましょう!事前の申込みは必要ありません!お会いできるのを楽しみにしています! Come join us for a Japanese Bilingual Storytime filled with songs, stories, and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years old with their caregivers. Remember storytime is most effective when caregivers are present with their child. No registration required! ご注意:ベビーカー置き場は2階(チルドレンズフロア)にございます。恐れ入りますが、正面玄関から1階(ヤングアダルトフロアとアダルトフロア)までは階段のみで、エレベーターはございません。1階奥にエ…
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families
Thu, May 23
@ 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 required. Registration starts Friday, May 17. Please arrive on time. The doors w…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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. Please see the scheduled dates for the storytimes There is a Storytime on May 4th @ 11AM! Please join us! Ages 0 months to 5years old Please note this program is for Families. If you are a daycare or p…
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person. 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. 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. No Registration required!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, May 23
@ 11 AM
Canceled
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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 17. Please arrive on time. The doors w…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Children's CenterChildren,

Families
Thu, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in the Community Room of Bloomingdale Library. Hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important learning skills. Best for new walkers, toddlers and/or children at this developmental age. Please note: There is a limit of 15 toddlers with the parents/caregivers for this event. Tickets are required and will be distributed at 11AM the day of the program. First come first served. There will be an 11:30 and an 11:50 storyt…
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Thu, May 23
@ 11:30 AM
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one. We will explore movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills, which you can practice at home. Ideal children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. 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! -- Acompáñenos para disfrutar un momento especial para crea…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)