For Children

Events at the Children's Library

Children's events are for Library members and registration is required. Please make sure children meet the proper age requirements. To register please call the Children's Library at 212-288-6900 x234 or email


Newborn-24 Months

Wiggles and Giggles

Thursday | April 24 | 10:00 AM

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

Age Two

Time for Twos

Thursday | April 3 | 10:30
Thursday | April 10 | 10:30 AM
Thursday | April 17 | 10:30 AM

Join us for a special storytime just for two-year-olds.

Ages 3 and Older

Duck Tales

Thursday | April 10 | 4:00 PM
Saturday | April 12 | 11:00 AM

Enjoy duck stories and make your own feathered duck.

Earth Day

Thursday | April 17 | 4:00 PM

Learn about Earth Day, celebrated each April, with environmental stories and a craft.

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Thursday | April 24 | 4:00 PM
Saturday | April 26 | 11:00 AM

Join us for rain stories and a craft.

Special Events

Poetry Party

Friday | April 25 | 3:30 PM
For members and their guests | Ages 5-9 | Free of charge | Whitridge Room

Join us in celebrating National Poetry Month! Come hear and share great poems and play with words to create your own poetry. Adult participation recommended for pre-readers and writers.

Chris Raschka: The Art of Storytelling

Friday | May 9 | 4:00 PM
For members and their guests | Grades K-4 | $5 per person | Members' Room

Come celebrate inventive and inspired storytelling with award-winning author-ilustrator Chris Raschka. Winner of two Caldecott Medals and a longtime Library member, Raschka will share how he creates his stories and art, encouraging participants to perform favorite scenes.
Chris Raschka received the Caldecot Medal in 2012 for A Ball for Daisy and in 2006 for The Hello, Goodbye Window.

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