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 April and May weekends drop by the Library to color, create, or craft.
Registration is not required.

Newborn - 24 Months

Wiggles and Giggles

Tuesday, May 2, 10:00 AM
Tuesday, May 16, 10:00 AM

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

Ages 2 and older

Mother Goose Magic

Thursday, May 4, 10:30 AM
Thursday, May 11, 10:30 AM
Friday, May 19, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and older

We <3 Books

Thursday, May 4, 4:00 PM

Celebrate stories during Children's Book Week and make your own book.

Bug Out!

Thursday, May 11, 4:00 PM

Join us for insect tales and a critter craft.

Bedtime Stories

Thursday, May 25, 4:00 PM

Put on your PJs early and enjoy bedtime stories and a snack.

Grades K-3

Caldecott Club: A Chair for My Mother

Friday, April 28, 3:30 PM

We'll read this Caldecott medalist by Vera B. Williams and then make an early Mother's Day gift.

Ages 9 And Older

Tween Scene: Build-A-Bouquet

Tuesday, May 23, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
For Members and Their Guests

Calling all tweens! Celebrate spring's bountiful blooms with your own bouquet.

Special Events

Celebrate Children's Book Week

Monday, May 1 - Sunday, May 7 | For all ages

Throughout th first week of the month, we will celebrate Children's Book Week and give out special bookmarks for all ages.  Please stop by the Children's Library to pick one up and let it gold the page of your new favorite children's book.

The above programs are generously funded by Richard Peck.