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, November 3, 10:00 AM
Tuesday, November 17, 10:00 AM
Join us for songs, stories, and playtime for babies and toddlers.

Ages 2 and older

Mother Goose Magic

Thursday November 5, 10:30 AM
Thursday November 12, 10:30 AM
Friday November 20, 10:30 AM
Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and older

Mouse Tails

Thursday, November 5, 4:00 PM
Scamper over for mouse stories and a craft.


Super Silly Stories

Thursday, November 12, 4:00 PM
Get ready to giggle and make a kooky craft.


Thanksgiving Tales and Craft

Thursday, November 19, 4:00 PM
Enjoy Thanksgiving stories and a craft.

Grades K-3 

Book A Trip Around the World: Africa

Friday, November 20, 3:30 PM
Join us on an international journey with tales celebrating a variety of cultures. This month, we'll set sail around Africa.

Special Events

It's Complicated: Secrets, Schemes and Friends

Sunday, November 8, 3:00 PM | For members and their guests
For grades seven and older | $5 per person
Teens are invited to hear Young Adult authors Paul Acampora, Valynne Maetani and Rebecca Stead discuss their new books.
This program is generously funded by Richard Peck.


Take Flight with Angelina Ballerina and Twinkle: An Afternoon with Katharine Holabird

Sunday, November 22, 3:00 PM | For members and their guests
For ages 3 and older | $5 per person
Author Katharine Holabird will read Twinkle and Angelina stories and will share tips on being a ballerina and spreading your own fairy magic. Attendees are invited to dress up as ballerinas or fairies or both!
This program is generously funded by Richard Peck.


Thanksgiving Make-and-Take

Saturday, November 21, 11:30 AM-3:30 PM
For all ages
Get ready to gobble! Stop by the Children's Library to create your very own Thanksgiving turkey.