For Children

Events at the Children's Library

Children's events are for Library members unless otherwise specified.
Registration is required and space is limited.
Please make sure children meet the proper age requirements. 
To register please call the Children's Library at 212-288-6900 x234 or email
To receive the Children's Library electronic newsletter and event updates please email

All Ages

Creation Station

Saturdays and Sundays, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

On March weekends drop by the Library to color, create, or craft.
Registration is not required.

Newborn-24 Months

Wiggles and Giggles

Tuesday, March 21, 10:00 AM

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

Ages 2 and older

Mother Goose Magic

Friday, March 24, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and older

Wacky Weather

Thursday, March 23, 4:00 PM

As the seasons change, explore wild weather with stories and a craft.

See You Later, Alligator!

Thursday, March 30, 4:00 PM

Enjoy reptillian tales and a craft.

Grades K-3


Friday, March 24, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Get inspired by an imaginative story and express your own creativity through crafts.

Ages 9 And Older

Tween Scene: Foil Pendant

Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
For Members and Their Guests

Calling all tweens! Create a colorful 3D pendant you can wear.

Special Events

15th Annual Young Writers Awards

Submission Deadline: Monday, April 3

Young writers in grade 3 through 12 are invited to submit a short story, essay or poem.
For more information, see

The above programs are generously funded by Richard Peck.