Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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136 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Celebrate Harlem talent past and present at this listening party. Enjoy a community playlist with artists from Billie Holiday to A$AP Mob in the Alvin Ailey Community Room auditorium. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 PM
Did you know? There is a social work student intern at this branch to help you find assistance with housing, employment, food security, healthcare, short-term shelter, childcare and more. During the listed hours you can drop-in to meet with the student intern one-on-one (first come, first served). You can also visit or call the branch (212-666-9393) to make an appointment.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Wed, February 28
@ 1 PM
Join the Tween Club at the Harry Belafonte -115th Street library. You never know what might happen on every Monday of the month in the Tween Club room. We'll surprise you with crafts, board games, trivia or even a movie! Ages: 10-12 years
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, February 28
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Learn how to 3D print your own designs, express your creativity through drawing and painting, make jewelry, and more at our weekly STEAM Crafts and Chat workshop.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
Black History Month
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Join us for an afternoon of creativity and fun!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, February 28
@ 5 PM
This program counts towards NYPL VIPs. Join us for a documentary screening and discussion of the “preschool to prison pipeline” with filmmakers Dr. Karen Baptiste and Edwin Walker. Preschool to Prison is a compelling examination of how the United States public school system is built and operated like prison. Zero-tolerance policies are used to justify suspensions and arrests that set up a pathway to send children of color and children with special needs from school to prison. This riveting docu…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teachers,

Early Childhood Educators,

K-12 Educators,

College/Graduate School Educators
Wed, February 28
@ 5 PM
Did you know? There is a social work student intern at this branch to help you find assistance with housing, employment, food security, healthcare, short-term shelter, childcare and more. During the listed hours you can drop-in to meet with the student intern one-on-one (first come, first served). You can also visit or call the branch (212-666-9393) to make an appointment.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Thu, February 29
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud picture books. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of multiple-aged children. Storytime is a program for parents / caregivers and their children. Both the parent / caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program. When registering for this p…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person at the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. Children ages 5 and older are invited to get creative and build while meeting other LEGO fans! We have Duplo LEGOs for the very young, and regular LEGOs for everyone else! LEGO books are available to borrow. Ages 5 - 12 years.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Are you a maven at Monopoly? Crusher of Candyland? Totally awesome at Ticket to Ride? Dominant at dominoes? Want to dip your toe into Dungeons & Dragons? Join us weekly for our Board Game Bonanza.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 4 PM
Join us for a fun session of playing online math games on a new accessible math website called AI-Learners! In this virtual program, every student will have a chance to practice their math skills on the computer and receive support from an AI-Learners representative. We will also practice math with AI-Learners and other friends in the community! We will play some math games together and work with peers on different math games. Presented by AI Learners
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Register to receive the Google meet link
Children,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 5 PM
Did you know? There is a social work student intern at this branch to help you find assistance with housing, employment, food security, healthcare, short-term shelter, childcare and more. During the listed hours you can drop-in to meet with the student intern one-on-one (first come, first served). You can also visit or call the branch (212-666-9393) to make an appointment.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Parents/Caregivers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Fri, March 1
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books led by members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of multiple-aged. Storytime is a program for parents / caregivers and their children. Both the parent / caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the prog…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 11:30 AM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Join us for a playdate! Babies, toddlers and their parents / caregivers will take part in a variety of activities which support early literacy skills. Toys will be provided. Please note that this is not a structured program and that children must be supervised at all times. For children ages 6 months to 3 years. No registration is required.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, March 4
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 4 PM
This program counts towards NYPL VIPs. Exercise your civic muscles by coming to our craftivism and letter writing program! Get creative by making a poster, pin, zine, or sticker about an issue you care about and/or write a letters to your elected officials. Materials will be provided, but the ideas are all yours.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults
Tue, March 5
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. This Women’s History Month, celebrate women’s rights and women’s wrongs at Rebel Girl Trivia Night. Test your knowledge about pirates, spies, thieves, and other women who broke the mold. Snacks and prizes will be provided.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 1 PM
Book Discussion Group
Reading keeps us connected. Join us for a neighborhood book club at the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library! The New York Public Library continues partnering with WNYC to present a book club experience! Each month, we will read a new title leading up to a live conversation, in-person or online, with the author and Alison Stewart, host of WNYC's All of It. This book club will take place ONLINE at the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. The February title is Tananarive Due's The Refo…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers
Wed, March 6
@ 1 PM
Join the Tween Club at the Harry Belafonte -115th Street library. You never know what might happen on every Monday of the month in the Tween Club room. We'll surprise you with crafts, board games, trivia or even a movie! Ages: 10-12 years
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, March 6
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Learn how to 3D print your own designs, express your creativity through drawing and painting, make jewelry, and more at our weekly STEAM Crafts and Chat workshop.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Join us for an afternoon of creativity and fun!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, March 6
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud picture books. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of multiple-aged children. Storytime is a program for parents / caregivers and their children. Both the parent / caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program. When registering for this p…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person at the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. Children ages 5 and older are invited to get creative and build while meeting other LEGO fans! We have Duplo LEGOs for the very young, and regular LEGOs for everyone else! LEGO books are available to borrow. Ages 5 - 12 years.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 3 PM
Civics, Communities & Voting
This is an online event. Come and discuss with the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library staff for a TedEd Talk. TED Circles are an open platform for small groups that engage in conversations about ideas. Together, we will watch the TED Talk, 'How labor unions shape society - Margaret Levi' After the short TED Talk screening, we will discuss in a casual online setting the likelihood of organizations forging equality and protecting worker rights, calling for a 21st-century revival of the labor…
via Google MeetsAdults,

College & Graduate Students
Thu, March 7
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Are you a maven at Monopoly? Crusher of Candyland? Totally awesome at Ticket to Ride? Dominant at dominoes? Want to dip your toe into Dungeons & Dragons? Join us weekly for our Board Game Bonanza.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 8
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books led by members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Ideal for parents and caregivers with children of multiple-aged. Storytime is a program for parents / caregivers and their children. Both the parent / caregiver and the child must be present during the entire program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the prog…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, March 8
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This is an online event. Come and join us for an introductory class on how to get more out of your Google account. During this class, you will learn how to navigate Google search and other Google apps. To participate in this program, please register with your email address. A link for our Google Meet will be sent to you approximately one hour before the program.
Online- Google Meets Adults,

50+,

Businesspeople,

Immigrants
Mon, March 11
@ 11:30 AM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Join us for a playdate! Babies, toddlers and their parents / caregivers will take part in a variety of activities which support early literacy skills. Toys will be provided. Please note that this is not a structured program and that children must be supervised at all times. For children ages 6 months to 3 years. No registration is required.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Mon, March 11
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, March 12
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers / or children at this developmental stage.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, March 12
@ 1 PM
Job Searching & Resume Writing
This event will take place online via Google Meet. Looking for help with finding employment? We are here to help! Learn about what tools to use to find job vacancies. In this workshop, you will learn how to improve or update your resume and cover letter. Learn different tips to land the job during the interview. Registration required.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

Businesspeople,

Job Seekers
Tue, March 12
@ 3 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, March 12
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima. Spectacular visuals highlight director Rintaro's acclaimed Japanese anime set in a futuristic, regimented society where human and robots are at odds. Directed by Rintarô. 2001 | PG-13 | 107 minutes
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Harry Belafonte - 115th Street Library Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. For children who are pre-walkers or crawlers.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Wed, March 13
@ 1 PM
Online
This is an online event. This program counts towards NYPL VIPs. Meditation is being prescribed by many medical practitioners and has been widely recognized as a means to enhance one’s health and reduce stress. Throughout the nation meditation has become a positive force for health and wellbeing. Join Nirav Sheth for this lively and engaging workshop. There will even be a chance to practice this technique. Nirav Sheth is a leadership coach, life coach an…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online
Adults
Wed, March 13
@ 1 PM
Join the Tween Club at the Harry Belafonte -115th Street library. You never know what might happen on every Monday of the month in the Tween Club room. We'll surprise you with crafts, board games, trivia or even a movie! Ages: 10-12 years
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, March 13
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Learn how to 3D print your own designs, express your creativity through drawing and painting, make jewelry, and more at our weekly STEAM Crafts and Chat workshop.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)