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

All Ages

Creation Station

Saturdays and Sundays | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

On weekends drop by the Library to color, create, or craft.
Registration is not required.

Newborn-24 Months

Ages 2 and older

Mother Goose Magic

Friday, April 20, 10:30 AM

Thursday, April 26, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs. 

Ages 3 and older

Earth Day Every Day

Duck Tails

Thursday, April 26, 4:00 PM

Quack up with amusing stories of our feathered friends.

Ages 9 and Older

Tween Scene: Jungle in a Jar

Wednesday, April 25, 4:30-5:30

Calling all tweens! Design a tiny terrarium in honor of Earth Day.
Guests welcome with advance registration.

Special Events

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thursday, April 26 | 9:30-7:30 PM | For all ages (adults, too!)

Stop by the Children's Library to pick up a pocket-sized poem to celebrate poetry all day!