Upcoming Events

Sep
23
Thursday
3:30 – 4:00pm

Online Family Storytime at Richmondtown Library

The New York Public Library — Richmondtown Library
Virtual

This event is online only. Join us 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 multiple-aged children.

This event is online only. Join us 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 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 program, parents/caregivers should use their name and information--you don’t need a library card to participate!

Sep
23
Thursday
11:00 – 12:00pm

Virtual Bushwick and Brownsville Brainy Babies

Brooklyn Public Library — Virtual
Virtual

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Bushwick or Brownsville. Includes storytimes in English and Spanish, early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Bushwick or Brownsville. Includes storytimes in English and Spanish, early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs with a music therapist, show and tell, and more! Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-K. This program has an ASL interpreter.

Sep
23
Thursday
11:30 – 12:00pm

Online Family Storytime: Brother READS!

The New York Public Library — Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Virtual

This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books led by members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Ideal for car

This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books led by members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. 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 this program, parents/caregivers should use their name and information—you don’t need a library card to participate! This event will take place over Google Meet. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one hour before the event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join.

Sep
23
Thursday
10:00 – 11:30am

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Brooklyn Public Library — Old Stone House & Washington Park

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Gea

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with children ages 0-5 years, but everyone is welcome! The guest list is TBA! Check back here or our Facebook page for a complete list soon! The series is in-person and off-site, located at the Old Stone House & Washington Park! In the event of poor weather, the performance will be broadcast live from 10:30-11:15 am on the Park Slope Library Facebook page.

Sep
23
Thursday
3:30 – 4:15pm

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series

Brooklyn Public Library — Virtual
Virtual

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about

Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten on Zoom! This is a virtual version of our popular school readiness program, led by educators, and designed to help children ages 3-5 get ready to read, and ready for school. Learn about every day early literacy practices you can do right now to enhance your children's learning and development. Talk, Sing, Write, Read, and Play with us! Registration Required.

Sep
23
Thursday
11:00 – 11:30am

Storytime!

Brooklyn Public Library — Clinton Hill Library
380 Washington Ave. at Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238

Storytime has returned! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be held each Thursday at 11:00am in front of Clinton Hill library, weather permitting. Join us under the tent for songs, stories, rhymes, and more, that get t

Storytime has returned! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be held each Thursday at 11:00am in front of Clinton Hill library, weather permitting. Join us under the tent for songs, stories, rhymes, and more, that get the bodies and brains of kids 1 – 5 years old moving! Spread the word - storytime in person is back!

Sep
23
Thursday
11:30 – 12:00pm

Storytime at 53rd St.

The New York Public Library — 53rd Street Library
18 West 53rd Street 10019

Join us for songs and stories for all ages! Do you have favorite songs to share with us? Is there a story you'd like us to hear? Show and tell with us! This Storytime is for children of all ages and their caregivers. Ten

Join us for songs and stories for all ages! Do you have favorite songs to share with us? Is there a story you'd like us to hear? Show and tell with us! This Storytime is for children of all ages and their caregivers. Ten Tickets only.

Sep
23
Thursday
12:00 – 1:00pm

Virtual Family Storytime @ Countee Cullen: Cassie’s Word Quilt

The New York Public Library — Countee Cullen Library
Virtual

Come join us at the Countee Cullen Library for an engaging virtual storytime! We will be reading Cassie's Word Quilt by the beloved Faith Ringgold, while singing songs, reciting fingerplays, and having fun. Come "see"

Come join us at the Countee Cullen Library for an engaging virtual storytime! We will be reading Cassie's Word Quilt by the beloved Faith Ringgold, while singing songs, reciting fingerplays, and having fun. Come "see" other children and parents in the neighborhood while sharing in the fun of storytime. Everyone who registers will also receive an activity pack and craft guide to make your own word quilts with your children at home. Older siblings as well as younger children are welcome. We hope to see you there! *For children aged 0-6 years.* *This program will take place over Zoom. Registrants will receive the Zoom link approximately one day before the program starts. You MUST have an email address and a device with audio and video in order to participate.* *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. When registering for this program, parents/caregivers should use their name and information; you don't need a library card to participate!*

Sep
23
Thursday
11:15 – 12:00pm

Open Playtime

The New York Public Library — Bloomingdale Library
150 West 100th Street 10025

This program will take place in the Children’s Room. This is an informal playgroup for the little ones and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families. Toys will be brought out for babies and toddlers to pla

This program will take place in the Children’s Room. This is an informal playgroup for the little ones and their parents and/or caregivers to meet other families. Toys will be brought out for babies and toddlers to play with. This is a drop-in program. No registration required. Please note: Per NYPL policy, a face covering is required for all adults and children over the age of 24 months.

Sep
23
Thursday
2:00 – 2:30pm

Family Read Aloud

The New York Public Library — Van Cortlandt Library
3882 Cannon Place 10463

This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for ca

This event will take place in person at the Van Cortlandt Library. A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. For children of all ages. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children.