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.

Ages 2 and Older

Mother Goose Magic - New Start Time

Thursday, September 27, 10:00 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and Older

Ready, Set, School!

Apples, Apples, Everywhere

Thursday, September 27, 4:00 PM

Enjoy a basket of tales about this favorite fall fruit.

Ages 9 and Older

Tween Scene: Decoupage Delight

Wednesday, September 26, 4:30 PM

Calling all tweens! Gear up for the school year by designing a notebook covered in collage.
Guests welcome with advance registration.

Save - the - Date!

Young Writer's Workshop: Sara Varon on Graphic Novels

Wednesday, October 24, 5:00 PM | For members and their guests | Grades 3-8 | $15/child

Explore visual storytelling and make your own comics with the creator of New Shoes.

Peter Sís: Robinson

Thursday, November 8, 5:00 PM | Open to the public | Grades K-5 | $10/person

Author-illustrator Sís blends a childhood memory with the adventures of Robinson Crusoe. 

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.