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


Newborn-24 Months

Wiggles and Giggles

Tuesday,February 3, 10:00 AM
Tuesday, February 17, 10:00 AM

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

Ages 2 and Older

Mother Goose Magic

Thursday, January 29, 4:00 PM
Thursday, February 12, 10:30 AM
Thursday, February 19, 10:30 AM
Thursday, February 26, 4:00 PM
Friday, February 27, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and Older

Polar Adventures

Thursday, February 5, 4:00 PM
Join us for stories about polar bears, penguins, and other cold-weather animals.

Valentine's Day Stories

Thursday, February 12, 4:00 PM
Saturday, February 14, 3:00 PM

Enjoy Valentine stories and make a special craft for someone you love.

Films and Fun

Thursday, February 19, 4:00 PM

Warm up at the Library with winter movies and a craft.

Grades K-3

Magic Carpet Ride: Dragon Parade

Friday, February 20, 3:30 PM

Take a ride on our magic carpet! Join us on our journey to Asia for a celebration of the Lunar New Year with stories, crafts, fun facts, and more.

Special Events

I Gotta Draw: The Art and Stories of Bruce Degen - CANCELED

Friday, January 30, 4:oo PM | Grades K-4 | For members and their guests | $5 per person

This event is canceled.

Young Writers' Workshop: Dave Roman on Graphic Novels

Friday, February 6, 3:30 PM | Grades 3 and older | For members and their guests | $10 per child

In this workshop, cartoonist and author Dave Roman will work with students to explore visual storyelling and develop unique characters.

Yona Zeldis McDonough, Little Author in the Big Woods: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Friday, February 27, 4:00 PM | Grades 3 and older | For members and their guests | $5 per person

Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have an opportunity to learn about the series and the author's real life as a young pioneer from acclaimed author Yona Zeldis McDonough.

Folk Tales and Fun Tunes: Musical Storytelling with Bob "Bobaloo" Basey

Saturday, February 28, 3:00 PM | Ages 2 and Older | For members and their guests | $5 per child

Discover stories through songs and make music with Bobaloo and his instruments.


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