Upcoming Events

Dec
08
Wednesday
10:00 – 11:00am

Borough Park presents 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 Borough Park Library. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and ear

Join us for a brain-building program on Zoom for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Borough Park Library. Families will enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage brain development and early learning practices. Each week we will read books, sing songs, and do fun activities that promote language development, social-emotional skills, and more. Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity to learn about community resources, hear from expert guest speakers, and connect with peer support networks. Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-K! Each sessiion will have parts in English, Spanish and Mandarin. Each week, we will explore a different theme: READING, TALKING, SINGING, PLAYING, MOVEMENT, and EMOTIONS. Parents and caregivers will learn how to use these practices to develop their children’s oral language and pre-reading skills. Families will also receive FREE books, toys and learning materials, available for pickup at the Mapelton, Kensington, Homecrest and Paedergate branches as a part of our grab-and-go services. Acompáñenos en un programa por Zoom para los padres y los cuidadores de Nueva York que ayudan al desarrollo mental de niños de edad 0 a 3. Incluye cuentos e historias en inglés y español, consejos, artesanías, canciones, mira y repite, y más! Prepárense para 3-K y estudios prescolares. Seis Sesiones en total y una última sesiȯn para celebrar nuestros logros y aprendizajes. This series will feature mindfulness tips and practices for babies and caregivers, as well as yoga movements. We will be joined by Music Therapist Erin Lee. We can't wait to see you there! We recommend logging on to the program at least 5 minutes early so we can say hello to you and your child and so that we can get started on time.

Dec
08
Wednesday
2:00 – 2:45pm

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Brooklyn Public Library — Virtual
Virtual

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page). Edades 0-5 (Ages 0-5).

Dec
08
Wednesday
11:00 – 11:30am

Virtual Storytime

Brooklyn Public Library — Virtual
Virtual

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join New Utrecht librarians for virtual storytime on Zoom! During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books together all while supporting our young

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join New Utrecht librarians for virtual storytime on Zoom! During storytime we'll sing songs, learn rhymes, and read books together all while supporting our young children's early literacy skills. Zoom information will be e-mailed within 24 hours of the storytime.

Dec
08
Wednesday
10:30 – 11:00am

Virtual Storytime with Sunset Park Library

Brooklyn Public Library — Virtual
Virtual

Join us on the Sunset Park Library Facebook Page for our weekly storytime!

Dec
08
Wednesday
10:30 – 11:15am

Family Storytime

The New York Public Library — Fort Washington Library
Virtual

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 careg

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 this program, parents/caregivers should use their name and information—you don’t need a library card to participate, but if you want to get one, you can do so here. 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 on the day of the program. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. 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!

Dec
08
Wednesday
3:30 – 4:30pm

Afterschool Ready Set Kindergarten Series en español

Brooklyn Public Library — Virtual
Virtual

Para niños de 3-5 años y los que los cuidan. Este programa virtual especial es parte de una serie en las cuales las familias se divierten con cuentos y actividades designadas a promover el desarrollo de las pr

Para niños de 3-5 años y los que los cuidan. Este programa virtual especial es parte de una serie en las cuales las familias se divierten con cuentos y actividades designadas a promover el desarrollo de las prácticas de aprendizaje a una edad temprana. Temas que se explorarán serán literatura, ciencia, y matemática a través de la música, cuentos, arte, y juegos que ayudarán a usted y a sus hijos a prepararse para la escuela! Es necesario registrarse. Los enlaces de Zoom se enviarán por e-mail a los participantes registrados. Join us for Ready Set Kindergarten in Spanish 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. Zoom Links will be emailed to registered participants.

Dec
08
Wednesday
10:30 – 11:00am

Family Storytime at Tottenville Library!

The New York Public Library — Tottenville Library
Virtual

This event will take place in person at the Tottenville Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for toddlers, preschoolers and c

This event will take place in person at the Tottenville Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for toddlers, preschoolers and caregivers with multiple-aged children. Space is limited to 15 children. Online registration is required to participate in this program & begins Friday, December 3. No walk ins please! Adults should use their email when registering; no library card is required! *Please note: per NYPL policy, face coverings are required for adults and children over 24 months.* Caregivers must be present throughout entire duration of program.

Dec
08
Wednesday
11:00 – 11:30am

Hora de cuentos

The New York Public Library — 67th Street Library
328 East 67th Street 10065

¡A leer y a cantar en español! Se permiten 10 menores y sus adultos. Llamen al (212) 734-1717 para apuntarse. Para 0-5 años de edad.

Dec
08
Wednesday
11:00 – 11:30am

Family Storytime

The New York Public Library — Woodstock Library
761 East 160th Street 10456

This event wil ltake place in-person at Woodstock Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books in this storytime that’s fun for the whole family. For young children of all ages. Ideal for caregiver

This event wil ltake place in-person at Woodstock Library. Join us for songs, rhymes, 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. Space is limited. Groups of 5 or more, please call in advance. PLEASE NOTE: Per NYPL Policy masks must be worn at all times for everyone over the age of 2. 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!

Dec
08
Wednesday
11:00 – 11:45am

Family Storytime

The New York Public Library — Eastchester Library
1385 East Gun Hill Road 10469

This program will meet in person at the Eastchester Library. Join Ms Sam and Mr Corvino for a Storytime where we share some stories, songs and rhymes. This program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their young chil

This program will meet in person at the Eastchester Library. Join Ms Sam and Mr Corvino for a Storytime where we share some stories, songs and rhymes. This program is geared toward parents/caregivers and their young children. (Ages 0-5) Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program. This program is only available virtually at this time.