Coming Up! Boogie Down Playdate
Tue, Jun 6, 2023 | Mosholu Library
Come and play at the Boogie Down Playdate! The Library will transform into an early learning playground for babies and toddlers. Celebrate the power of play and practice important early literacy skills—all while having fun!
More Free Events and Programs
Whether in person or online, we’re here to help bring the joy of books, literacy, and song to our youngest readers.
Summer Staff Picks
Our expert librarians have curated a wide array of fun, thought-provoking, and inspiring books for all ages to read this summer! Check out these books for kids of all ages, including picture books, libros en español, and more! Many are also available in accessible formats.
Join us for music, movement, and multilingual fun with our friends including Drag Story Hour NYC, Bilingual Birdies, Fyütch, and more to get your little one dancing, singing, and learning.
Storytime at NYPL
Storytime with our children’s librarians is a beloved NYPL tradition that helps bring the joy of books to our youngest readers. Find storytimes at your nearest NYPL location, explore hundreds of storytimes online, including multilingual videos, and discover everything the Library has to offer.
For Educators & Caregivers
NYPL offers a wide range of resources to support kids’ learning and development through the summer and all year round. Learn about special opportunities for teachers offered by our Center for Educators and Schools (CES).
E-Books & Audiobooks
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Explore Summer at the Library
Get creative and express yourself all summer long at The New York Public Library with free events for all ages, programs for kids and teens, reading recommendations, exhibitions, and much more!
Explore Summer at the Library for all ages in español (Spanish), 中文 (Chinese), বাংলা (Bengali), Русский (Russian), and English.
Major support is provided by the New York Life Foundation, the 2023 city-wide sponsor for the Summer Reading and Learning Programs.
Additional support is provided by The Rona Jaffe Foundation; New York Yankees Foundation; anonymous donors; and the continuing major support of the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.
These programs and initiatives are part of the Library’s overall commitment to our branch patrons and education programs, led by the Merryl and James Tisch Director of Branch Libraries and Education. Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch.