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

Tuesday, November 20, 10:00 AM

Join us for songs, stories, and playtime for babies and toddlers.
Advance registration is not accepted. Pick up a ticket at the front desk beginning at 9:30 AM.

Ages 2 and Older

Mother Goose Magic - New Start Time

Friday, November 30, 10:00 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and Older

Construction Junction

Thursday, November 29, 4:00 PM

Dig into stories about hard-working vehicles.

Special Events

Drag Queen Story Hour

Saturday, November 17, 3:00 PM | Open to the public | For children of all ages | $10/child

Don your frilliest, silliest frock and join us for stories, songs, and crafts... with a drag queen!

Karina Yan Glaser: The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden

Wednesday, November 28, 5:00 PM | Open to the public | Grades 3 and up | $10/person

The author reads from her newest book and shares her favorite writing secrets and tips.