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

Newborn-24 Months

Wiggles and Giggles

Tuesday, June 7, 10:00 AM
Tuesday, June 21, 10:00 AM

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

Ages 2 and older

Mother Goose Magic

Thursday June 9, 10:30 AM
Friday June 17, 10:30 AM
Thursday June 23, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and older

Monkey Business

Thursday, June 9, 4:00 PM

Enjoy mischievous monkey tales and make your own funky monkey.

Under the Sea

Thursday, June 16, 4:00 PM

Dive into the ocean deep for sea stories and create your own underwater scene.

Patriotic Stories

Thursday, June 23, 4:00 PM

Get ready for the Fourth of July with patriotic stories and make a firecracker hat.

Special Events

Father's Day Make-and-Take

Saturday, June 11, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday, June 12, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
For all ages

Drop by the Children's Library to make a special gift for your dad.
Registration is not required for the drop-in activity.

Tween Scene: Thanks For the Memories

Tuesday, June 21, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | For ages 9 and older
Advance registration required

Calling all tweens!  Celebrate the first official day of summer by making a scrapbook to hold all your vacation memories.
Members are welcome to register a guest for this event.