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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2,162 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
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
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
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 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
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
@ 10:15 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in High School) will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with other adult…
53rd Street LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Hudson Park Library. Looking for a space to knit or crochet and meet fellow crafters? Every Wednesday, join us to chat, connect and craft! Bring your projects, ideas and materials. Some experience is required, as no instruction will be provided.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
¡A leer y a cantar en español! Se permiten 15 menores y sus adultos. Para 0-5 años de edad.
67th Street Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Tummy Time is a story time just for babies and their caregivers where they can participate in fun stories and rhymes and meet other babies and caregivers. Join us to explore the world through your babies eyes with sensory activities. Recommended for infants up to 18 months with their caregiver. No registration is required. Only on selected Wednesdays of the month.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Today
@ 11:30 AM
Money Matters
The Thomas Yoseloff Business Center provides a range of free one-on-one financial counseling services that aim to assist with financial situations including general money management, budgeting, saving, banking, retirement planning, and more. Budget and Credit Coaching Sign up for a remote session with the Financial Coaching Corps (FCC) of the Community Service Society. Learn how to improve your credit, manage your debt, find resources in a financial crisis, and make progress toward your financ…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Today
@ 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). Space is limited to 15 households. Advance registration is required. PLEASE REGISTER UNDER THE CHILD'S NAME. Registration will open one week in advance. There i…
Webster LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Today
@ 12 PM
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
@ 12 PM
Money Matters
"This event is online only" Anthea Perkinson, CFP® discusses how to create a spending plan that takes care of your bills and helps you make progress toward your goals. Find the motivation from within to stick to it for a Financially Fit New Year! Click here to Register About the Presenter: Anthea Perkinson, CFP® Anthea is the founder and principal of Monterey Associates, LLC, a fee-only planning firm with clients in NYC and Westchester. She has nearly 30 years of exper…
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople
Today
@ 12 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Have a question for your business projects that requires research? Whether you are looking at starting a business or growing your existing one, doing research is a "mission-critical" part of being in business. The Business Center’s Librarians can help! Our Librarians are available for 30-min video consultations on weekdays between 12-5 PM. The Library’s world-class Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) features electronic resources, comprehensive…
Online - Details will be emailed upon registrationAdults,

Businesspeople
Today
@ 12 PM
Black History Month
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Each month, readers come together to discuss new and noteworthy books, swap recommendations, and more. Join staff from George Bruce for a lively book discussion. All genres and formats welcome, including e-books and audiobooks. In celebration of Black History Month, we encourage you to select a book by a Black author or that focuses on a Black figure.
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
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
@ 1 PM
This event is online only. You must use a computer or internet-connected device. Join us online and discuss short, easy readings. Our conversation group is for new and beginning adult readers. Do you want to improve your reading skills and chat with others in a relaxed, welcoming environment? Then this group is for you! We present readings on the screen and lead a conversation where you can discuss your thoughts and feelings--or just listen. Please register by clicking "register" on th…
Chatham Square Library
Online Only
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
Early Literacy
Come enjoy playtime in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. A great opportunity to meet up with other parents and caretakers. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured class. Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Recommended for Ages 0-3.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Today
@ 1 PM
The Adults from the Spectrum Level Meets to Draw their favorite objects and color it. They also learn how to Draw and Trace objects in a fun and relax environment.
96th Street LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Today
@ 1 PM
Did you know? There is a social work student intern at this branch to help you find assistance with housing, employment, food security, healthcare, short-term shelter, childcare and more. During the listed hours you can drop-in to meet with the student intern one-on-one (first come, first served). You can also call the branch (212-666-9393) to make an appointment. Please note: the student intern is unavailable between 3 and 4pm. _______________________________________ 地點 哈里·貝拉方特第 115 街圖書館 輪椅…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Continue learning the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class continues to cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. This class requires a gmail account to use Google Colab, a browser based coding environment.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
Genealogy Essentials
THIS EVENT IS ONLINE ONLY. Start your family history research online with librarians from The New York Public Library's Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History, and Genealogy, specialists in genealogy reference and instruction. Learn about the library’s genealogy resources, discover essential research methods and strategies, identify relevant records and how to locate them, and organize your family research information. This class will be online. Registration is…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Online Only
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Bloomingdale Library. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive their personal attention and instruction.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Join Here: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/86534120449?pwd=S1dXNDlWQnkzVGREVUxDZjlHWC9WUT09 You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online
Adults
Today
@ 2 PM
Online
This event is online only. Come join us and get lost in the creative world of crochet. Learn how to chain, loop, stitch and so much more. Enter your email in the space provided, and you'll be sent a meeting link the day before the program.
Online Via Google Hangouts MeetAdults