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

Ages 2 and older

Mother Goose Magic

Friday, April 14, 10:30 AM
Thursday, April 20, 10:30 AM

Enjoy favorite nursery rhymes, picture books, and songs.

Ages 3 and older

Spring Has Sprung!

Thursday, April 20, 4:00 PM

Celebrate the season with stories and a springtime craft.

Bunny Hop

Thursday, April 27, 4:00 PM

Hop on over for rabbit tales and a craft.

Grades K-3

Caldecott Club: A Chair for My Mother

Friday, April 28, 3:30 PM

We'll read this Caldecott medalist by Vera B. Williams and then make an early Mother's Day gift.

Ages 9 And Older

Tween Scene: Center of Attention

Tuesday, April 18, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
For Members and Their Guests

Calling all tweens! Decorate a centerpiece you can use to hold anything under the sun.

Special Events

Young Writers' Workshop: Ellen Hagan on Poetry

Tuesday, April 25, 5:30 PM | Grades 3 and older
For Members and Their Guests | $10 per child

In honor of National Poetry Month, poet and performer Ellen Hagan will lead a discussion on poetry and teach participants how writers turn ideas into poems.

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thursday, April 27, 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM | For all ages

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

The above programs are generously funded by Richard Peck.