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

Tuesday, November 18, 10:00 AM

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

Age Two

Time for Twos

Thursday, November 6, 10:30 AM
Friday, November 14, 10:30 AM
Thursday, November 20, 10:30 AM

Enjoy a special storytime just for two-year-olds.

Age Three and Older

Farmyard Fun

Thursday, November 6, 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 15, 11:00 AM

Join us for funny farm stories and a craft.

Miss Spider's Tea Party

Thursday, November 13, 4:00 PM

Spin over for a tea party with Miss Spider and friends! Enjoy spidery tales, refreshments, and a craft.

Thanksgiving Stories

Thursday, November 20, 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 22, 11:00 AM

Enjoy Thanksgiving tales and a craft.

Grades K-3

Magic Carpet Ride: Thanksgiving at Plymouth

Friday, November 21, 3:30 PM

Take a ride on our magic carpet as we explore amazing places and times. This month journey through time with stories, fun facts, crafts and more as we celebrate the first Thanksgiving. 

Special Events

Chris Grabenstein: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Friday, November 7, 4:00 PM | Grade 3 and older | For members and their guests | $5 per person

Twelve lucky 12-year-olds are selected to participate in an overnight event in the state-of-the-art new library built by the eccentric game inventor Luigi Lemoncello. But when the kids wake up, they discover a new and unexpected game: whoever can find a way out of Mr. Lemoncello's library will win the grand prize. In this event, bestselling author Chris Grabenstein will share his novel, lead writing games, and "leave kids eager to do more writing on their own."

Jane O'Connor: Sunday Soirée with Fancy Nancy

Sunday, November 23, 3:00 PM | Age 3 and older | For members and their guests | $5 per person

Please put on your favorite party clothes and join us for a Sunday soiréethat's a fancy word for a partyfeaturing author Jane O'Connor, who will share stories, activities, art, and more.

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