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
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All Ages

Creation Station

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

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

Newborn-24 Months

Wiggles and Giggles

Tuesday, February 7, 10:00 AM

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

Ages 2 and older

Mother Goose Magic

Friday, February 17, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and older

A, B, C...Read to Me!

Thursday, February 16, 4:00 PM

Join us for tales and an alphabetastic craft.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Thursday, February 23, 4:00 PM

All aboard for transportation stories and a speedy craft.

Grades K-3

Caldecott Club: Knuffle Bunny

Friday, February 24, 3:30 PM

We'll read Caldecott Honor title Knuffle Bunny and create collages set in the library.

Ages 9 And Older

Tween Scene: Character Clips

Tuesday, February 28, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
For Members and Their Guests

Calling all tweens! Make bookmark clips of Pokemon, comic or other favorite characters.

Special Events

LuAnn Adams, Storyteller

Saturday, February 11, 3:00 PM | For ages 2 and older
For members and their guests | $5 per child

Warm up at the library with captivating storyteller LuAnn Adams as she brings wintry adventures and snowy animal tales to life.

Young Writers' Workshop: Playwriting with Rob Ackerman

Wednesday, February 15, 5:30 PM | For grades 3 - 7
For members and their guests | $5 per child

Acclaimed playwright Rob Ackerman will share the fundamental tools of great playwriting and guide participants in writing their own scenes.

Making Books by Hand: A Workshop

Thursday, March 16, 5:30 PM | For grades 3 and older 
For members and their guests | $15 per child

Explore the art of bookmaking by using traditional materials and techniques to create your own unique blank books.
Adult assistance is recommended.

The above programs are generously funded by Richard Peck.