For Children

Events at the Children's Library

Children's events are for Library members and registration is required. Please make sure children meet the proper age requirements. To register please call the Children's Library at 212-288-6900 x234 or email


Newborn-24 Months

Wiggles and Giggles

Tuesday, January 6, 10:00 AM
Tuesday, January 20, 10:00 AM

Join us for songs, stories, and playtime for babies and toddlers.

Ages 2 and Older

Mother Goose Magic

Thursday, January 8, 10:30 AM
Friday, January 16, 10:30 AM
Thursday, January 22, 10:30 AM
Thursday, January 29, 4:00 PM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Age 3 and Older

Films and Fun

Thursday, December 18, 4:00 PM

Join us for short films and a craft based on favorite picture books.

Let It Snow!

Thursday, January 8, 4:00 PM
Saturday, January 10, 3:00 PM

Enjoy winter tales and make a snowy craft.

Winnie-the-Pooh Birthday Party

Thursday, January 15, 4:00 PM

Celebrate the birthday of author A.A. Milne with Winnie-the-Pooh stories and party fun.

Puppy Tales

Thursday, January 22, 4:00 PM
Saturday, January 24, 3:00 PM

Join us for comical canine stories and a craft.

Grades K-3

Magic Carpet Ride: Holidays Around the World

Friday, December 19, 3:30 PM

Take a ride on our magic carpet! Join us on our journey around the globe to celebrate the winter holidays of a variety of cultures, with stories, fun facts, crafts, and more. 

Magic Carpet Ride: Medieval Times

Friday, January 23, 3:30 PM

Take a ride on our magic carpet! Join us on our journey back to medieval times with stories, fun facts, crafts, and more.

Special Events

I Gotta Draw: The Art and Stories of Bruce Degen

Friday, January 30, 4:oo PM | Grades K-4 | For members and their guests | $5 per person

Readers, writers, and artists are invited to join author/illustrator Bruce Degen for an afternoon of art and stories. At this event he will share his books, demonstrate his art techniques, and talk about his journey from a boyhood love of drawing to becoming an illustrator and author.

Young Writers' Workshop: Dave Roman on Graphic Novels

Friday, February 6, 3:30 PM | Grades 3 and older | For members and their guests | $10 per person

In this workshop, cartoonist and author Dave Roman will work with students to explore visual storyelling and develop unique characters.


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