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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5,791 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 9:30 AM
This is an in-person program at the 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. For children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. Best for 3 months through pre-walkers. If your little one is walking, you may want to graduate them to our Little Movers! Regist…
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library. Come join us for open lab . Laptops will be available for your convience from 10am -1pm on Wednesdays, unless specified otherwise.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the second floor front desk or…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in the New Dorp Library. Join us for one hour of dancing, singing and movement activities and a fun craft! For ages 2 to 5 years old with parent/caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! Meet virtually via Zoom 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Care…
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
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and fo…
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
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you:…
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
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you:…
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
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Cle…
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
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Cle…
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
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and fo…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! Meet virtually via Zoom 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. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Care…
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
Today
@ 10 AM
This event is in person at the Charleston Library! Knit, purl, and chat! Join the knitting circle and finish up some of those projects. Bring your own supplies!
Charleston LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
Online
This event is online/over the phone only. Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast? Join staff from the Andrew Heiskell Library for our virtual Crossword Club and help solve a puzzle as a group! *Please note that this program is hosted by the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and is designed for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print, though all are welcome to join. You must register with your email address in order to…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online Only
Adults,

Persons with Disabilities
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library. Bring your littlest learner for fun and creative open play! This is a perfect opportunity to engage your child's imagination as well as enhance their social and emotional growth. Toys are provided by the branch. Caregivers must accompany child in order for both to attend program. This event is recurring taking place on Wednesday and Saturdays unless specified otherwise. Please note new times for Wednesday sessions.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

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
Early Literacy
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
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
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. First come first serve. Per NYPL policy face coverings are required for adults and children over 24 months.
Tottenville LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Understanding how to work with files and folders is an important part of using your computer. In this class, you will learn about file structure, copy and deleting files, portable storage, and cloud storage.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Join us with your toddler! We will share books, sing songs and explore movement! Ages 1-3 yrs old. 15 families first come first served.
96th Street LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills.Babies and toddlers are welcome.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
Canceled
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Fort Washington Library for a live, online 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 children of different ages. 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…
Fort Washington Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
NYPL en Español
Este evento se llevará a cabo en persona en la biblioteca Van Cortlandt. Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
This is an In-Person Event. Join a member of the Adult Programs Team @ The Morrisania Branch in a selection of Board & Card Games, Puzzles & Word Games.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in -person at the Mott Haven Library. Join us for a live program to hear stories, sing songs and 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. Storytime is a program for caregivers and their children. Both the caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be as…
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
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 LibraryInfant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Children
Today
@ 11 AM
Black History Month
An in-person story time for children birth to 36 months old and their parents/caregivers. Families can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Masks are required. First come first serve. 15 families limit. Please pick up tickets at children's information desk on the 2nd floor. Tickets will be handed out starting at 10:30am.
Kips Bay Library, Children's roomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the second floor front desk or…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
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.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Book Discussion Group
This event is ONLINE only. Join the Grand Concourse staff to discuss the short story, "What Were You Dreaming?," by Nadine Gordimer. In the story, the author transports us masterfully back to aparthied-era South Africa through the clever telling of a hitchhiker's experience. Click the highlighted title above to read the story. On the day of the program, a link to the discussion will be sent to you. Nadine Gordimer (1923-2014) was a South African writer and political activist. In 1991,…
Grand Concourse Library
ONLINE
Adults,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 11 AM
NYPL en Español
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Visit and ask us your PC and tech questions! We are available to provide technology support around issues such as connecting to WiFi on your personal device, creating a personal email account, accessing the virtual cloud, using social media, and more! ¡Esta sesión tendrá lugar en persona en la Biblioteca de Castle Hill! ¡Visítenos y pregúntenos sus dudas sobre PC y tecnología! Estamos disponibles para dar soporte tecnológico y…
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Today
@ 11 AM
All About Computers
Scared to navigate a computer? Fear no more! Improve or learn your basics computer skills, from typing, creating excel sheets, and mouse usage to internet browsing and email. Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a library. *Disclaimer: Limited to 6*
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities
Today
@ 11 AM
Who says Legos are for kids? Bring your imagination and creativity, and join us for a fun morning of Lego Building.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families
Today
@ 11 AM
Tax Prep
This in-person program will be held at Ottendorfer. Masks are required. No registration required. First come, first served. Single Stop's free income tax preparation program is an IRS-certified and supervised program offering tax services. Please review Single Stop's tax prep requirements here to see if you qualify. Masks are required for all Single Stop program participants. Masks must fully cover both nose and mouth and secure under the chin. For a full listing of tax assistance location…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for songs 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.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Huguenot Park Library. Join us at Huguenot Library's Italian Language Club to celebrate Italian language and culture. For those of you who enjoy speaking Italian but are lacking in partners or are looking for new people to converse with in Italian.
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults