For Children

Events at the Children's Library

Storytime is in-person!

  • All individuals, ages 2 and older, attending in-person events are required to wear masks

  • Storytime capacity is limited

  • If you are sick, or have been exposed to sickness, please stay home

  • Please respect the age/grade requirements

  • Storytime is open to New York Society Library members

24 Months & Younger

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

Wiggles & Giggles

Join us for songs, stories, and movement for babies and toddlers.
Pick up a ticket in the lobby.

Ages 2 and Older

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

Mother Goose Magic

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and Older

Thursday, February 9, 4:00 PM

Love Is All Around

Thursday, February 23, 4:00 PM

Polar Adventures

Each event will feature thematic stories and a craft.

Kindergarten and Up

Wednesday, January 11, 4:00 PM

STEAMship Society: Coded Creations

Curious kids, climb aboard! Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math at the Library. Make a binary bracelet for a loved one.

Special Events

Young Writers' Workshop: Poetry Café with Ellen Hagan

Wednesday, February 1, 5:00 PM | For young members and guests | For grades 3-8 | $15/child 

Share poetry and snacks with author, poet, and performer Ellen Hagan. Learn how writers turn their ideas into poems, gain the inspiration and knowledge to craft your own poetry, and share your writing with others.

A Celebration of Young Cartoonists 

Monday, February 6, 6:00 PM | For members and guests | All ages 

Enjoy the art of the participants in our Inaugural Young Cartoonists Awards.