Classes & Workshops

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find a class that interests you. All classes are free unless otherwise noted.

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2,091 classes found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, July 5
@ 9:30 AM
Need help opening an email account? Want to get a handle on Google Suite or download an eBook on your tablet? Bring all of your technology questions for one-on-one assistance to our Open Lab. This takes place every Tuesday morning at 9:30 am. Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Online
This is an online event. We are getting back into the swing of things! This is a virtual fiber art circle where we chat, craft, and create! Join us as we crochet, knit, or sew and share our knowledge and WIPS. AS well as our deep love of YAAAAARRRRN! All the yarn. Nohting but yarn. We will also do our best to give instruction on your knitting, crocheting, or sewing questions. So make sure to have your supplies and projects with you, and come craft with us! Dont hesitate to virtually browse al…
Online via HangoutsBook Lovers
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet 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. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly de…
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
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
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. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
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
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
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. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet 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. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
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
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet 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. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
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
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
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. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
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
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet 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. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defi…
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
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Career Services
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. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
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
Tue, July 5
@ 10 AM
Come to the library and get your free take home craft bag and have fun! For children ages 4 through 12 years old with parent/caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in-person. It's Week 2 of Summer for Teens! Stop by and play our Banned Books Memory Matching Games and learn more about books that have been challenged in the past and present.
Bronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
STEAM for Kids
Join staff from the Morris Park Library for an exciting, hands-on program to help you learn about the ocean. Direct the creative process and design your own ocean! Enjoy the chance to explore many different creatures you find in the ocean.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Brarnch. Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
Join us every Wednesday at 11 am for Wakefield's coloring program! We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies, and books while we color.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt library. Find how much your ship can carry or grab a friend and see whose ship can deliver the most cargo to its final destination! Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. Learn more about our health and safety policies. 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!
Van Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),

Children
Tue, July 5
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Tue, July 5
@ 11:30 AM
Online
This event is online only. Join the Mosholu Branch Library for a Spanish Conversation Class for beginners and intermediate levels. Adult learners will have the opportunity to practice Spanish by chatting with library staff and other adults from around the world. Meet other people who are practicing Spanish, just like you; in a casual setting. Register now let's have some fun; include your contact information to receive the link to participate.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Tue, July 5
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
On select Tuesdays, we're going back to the tech basics. First Tuesday of the Month: Learning How to Type & Use a Mouse, Second Tuesday of the Month: Creating a Gmail Account & Email Basics Third Tuesday of the Month: Internet Basics. These in-person classes are limited to four (4) participants and registration must be completed online. Registration for each class will begin seven days before the scheduled date of the class.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Tue, July 5
@ 1 PM
Do you have a passion for writing? Join us for our Island Writers, a creative writing group. This group is for writers of different levels and expertise. We are here to help one another on the journey of self-expression and creativity! Every Tuesday at 1 PM
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students
Tue, July 5
@ 1 PM
Teaching & Learning
This event will take place in person at Moris Park Library. Join us to learn and understand your rights as a young person in New York City. Do you understand and know your rights as a person? Do you believe everyone has the same rights? Let's dig deep and get a better understanding of what your rights are!
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 1:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the 53rd Street Library. Improve your English language proficiency! Drop in at the 53rd Street Library's ESOL "Conversation Tuesdays," an open dialogue where English language learners and fluent English speakers chat on a variety of topics including art, music, current events, leisure activities, and New York City life. Practice your speaking skills and socialize with other English language learners. No registration required.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
This program takes place in person at Mott Haven. Join us every week this summer to make a cool new craft. This week we’ll be needle felting.
Mott Haven LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join staff from the Parkchester Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to slime and the ocean! Learn about the animals in the ocean and make a slime ocean habitat for them! Register at the Children's desk. Limit is 12 children.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Library. Join staff from the Richmondtown Library for an exciting, hands-on program. This week, we will experiment with different types of sponges AND learn all about shells! Choose a shell to decorate, then draw or paint a picture of the creature who lives there. Best for kids in grades K-2. Online pre-registration is required. Please register each child individually. Space is limited.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Children ages 5 and older are invited to get creative and build while meeting other LEGO fans! We have Duplo LEGOs for the very young, and regular LEGOs for everyone else! LEGO books are available to borrow. Ages 5 - 12 years.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
Book Discussion Group
Join us in the virutal realm with other readers like yourself and library staff! Share your favorite reads, your go-to authors, and grab some new recommendtions. We guarantee it'll be a fun, casual time to hang without leaving the comfort of your home. Sweat pants and furry friends welcome!
Online via Google MeetAdults,

Book Lovers
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Library. Many people, like those living in ancient Egypt, Indian and the Roman Empire, built aqueducts to help them move water throughout their vast territories. Use basic supplies to recreate your own aqueduct and test it with a variety of objects! This program is recommended for grades K-2. *Please note masks are strongly recommended at all NYPL Locations.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
Canceled
STEAM for Kids
This event will take place at the Castle Hill Library. Join staff for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Every week, we will do various activities related to our Summer Learning theme: Making Waves! 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! Audience: Children, Sc…
In PersonChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
Visit the Riverside Library and get one-on-one assistance on how to download free library e-books onto your Android or Apple device. Requirements: Please bring your electronic devices and have your NYPL library card, Google email, Apple ID and/or Amazon account information and related PIN/passwords available on hand.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
Outdoor
This event will take place outdoors at Van Cortlandt Library. Join the crowd of adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
STEAM
Join staff from the Kingsbridge Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to the concept of earth conservation and marine life/environments
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
STEAM
Join staff from the Macomb's Bridge Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to Ocean Slime Time! Let’s get gooey! Learn to create your own ocean slime and the chemical properties that make slime possible.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
STEAM
This event will take place in person at West Farms Library. Join staff from the West Farms Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated Summer Learning.
West Farms LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
Come in each Tuesday & Thursday at 1pm for a demo of what is going in our take-home kit. Kits are available during 1-3pm and are limited quanitity. There will be a new kit for each day! For children going into grades K - 6 #MAKEWAVES #SUMMERLEARNING2022 #HARLEMLIBRARY
Harlem LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2 PM
STEAM for Kids
Join staff from Jerome Park Library for an exciting, hands on program dedicated to learning about local water sources. We will begin with an indoor scavenger hunt to find images of places where water exists in your neighborhood, then draw a map and mark your water locations with fun stickers.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 2:30 PM
This program is in person. Making a Zine! A Zine is a handmade magazine that combine words and images in a unique form of self-expression or information-sharing. Your zine can tell a personal story that is important to you. What kind of story do you need to hear? Learn to share it here, and submit it to be published in the NYPL teen magazine.
Huguenot Park LibraryBook Lovers
Tue, July 5
@ 2:30 PM
STEAM
Join staff from the Allerton Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to making ocean slime!Learn to create your own ocean slime and the chemical properties that make slime possible. Let's get gooey! Open to children ages 7-11. Please register as space is limited.
Allerton LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 5
@ 3 PM
Summer at the Library
This event is in person at the Tremont Library. Join the Teen Advisory Group so that you can: Plan teen programs Help promote the library and reading Learn about the library and how it can help you Play games Earn Community Service Credit Meetings are in person and monthly Whether you’re in middle or high school, we’ve got steps that you can take to start preparing for college. If you’ve got questions, we’ll get you the answers!
OnlineTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)