For Children

Events at the Children's Library

Children's events are for Library members.  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

Newborn-24 Months


Wiggles and Giggles

Tuesday, September 22, 10:00 AM

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

Ages 2 and older


Mother Goose Magic

Thursday, September 17, 10:30 AM
Friday, September 25, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and older


Ready, Set, School!

Thursday, September 17, 4:00 PM

Celebrate the new school year with classroom stories and a craft.

Mouse Tales

Thursday, September 24, 4:00 PM

Join us for mouse tales and a craft.

Special Events


Back-to-School Make-and-Take

Saturday, September 19, 11:30 AM-3:30 PM
Sunday, September 20, 11:30 AM-3:30 PM
For all ages

Stop by the Children's Library to create your own back-to-school bookmark.

I Gotta Draw: The Art and Stories of Bruce Degen

Friday, October 16, 4:00 PM | For members and their guests
Kindergarten-Grade 5 | $5 per person

Budding artists and writers are invited to join author-illustrator Bruce Degen for
an afternoon of art and stories.
This program is generously funded by Richard Peck.