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 children@nysoclib.org.
To receive the Children's Library electronic newsletter and event updates please email children@nysoclib.org.

Newborn-24 Months

Wiggles and Giggles

Tuesday July 26, 10:00 AM

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

Ages 2 and older

Mother Goose Magic

Thursday July 28, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and older

Turtle Tales

Thursday, July 21, 4:00 PM

Join us for stories about these slow reptiles and make your own tagalong tortoise.

Summer Sundaes

Thursday, July 28, 4:00 PM

Enjoy frosty fun tales and concoct a delectable ice cream collage.

Special Events

Tween Scene: Sunshine On Me

Tuesday, July 26, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | For ages 9 and older
Advance registration required

Calling all tweens!  Make your own suncatcher to catch the summer's rays.
Members are welcome to register a guest for this event.

Craftapalooza Make & Take

Saturday, August 13, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday, August 14, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
For all ages

Drop by the Children's Library to make a creative craft, designed by you!
Registration is not required for this drop-in activity.

Tween Scene: Postcards With Mad Libs

Tuesday, August 30, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | For ages 9 and older
Advance registration required

Calling all tweens!  Design your own postcard to mail to a friend and fill it with silly mad libs.
Members are welcome to register a guest for this event.