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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83 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, June 17
@ 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, June 17
@ 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, June 18
@ 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, June 18
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Drop in and learn how to play chess or further develop your skills. Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all levels are welcome!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, June 18
@ 1 PM
Juneteenth
This is an in-person event. Are you looking for recommendations on what to read next? Join the Harry Belafonte- 115th Library staff and discover new books celebrating Juneteenth.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students,

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, June 18
@ 3:30 PM
Pride Month
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Small-town girl Whitney Houston (Naomi Ackie) discovers her remarkable penchant for powerful vocals that soon catapult her to the forefront of pop music in the early 1980s. Houston produced music that touched the lives of countless fans despite the challenges her meteoric rise to fame posed to her personal life, earning her the title of one of the greatest female vocalists in history. Directed by Kasi Lemmons. 2023…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 20
@ 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, June 20
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person at the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. Unleash Creativity and Engineering Marvels with Rigamajig Builder Kit! Let your imagination soar in our Rigamajig wonderland! Join us for a fun journey of creativity and building, where every child's dream comes to life. Get ready to invent, play, and explore at our library's Rigamajig extravaganza! This exciting, hands-on program is dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM), as well a…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, June 20
@ 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, June 21
@ 3:30 PM
This event is online only. In Where Sleeping Girls Lie ― a YA contemporary mystery by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, the New York Times-bestselling author of Ace of Spades ― a girl new to boarding school discovers dark secrets and coverups after her roommate disappears. Can you figure out whodunnit? Join this online program to discuss!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, June 22
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. Join us for a live in-person family storytime program with songs, rhymes, and your favorite read-aloud picture books. Ideal for parents and caregivers with multiple-aged children.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, June 22
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Drop in and learn how to play chess or further develop your skills. Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all levels are welcome!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, June 24
@ 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, June 24
@ 12 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte- 115th Library Looking for a space to knit or crochet and meet fellow crafters? Join us to chat, connect and craft! Bring your projects, ideas, and materials. Some experience is required, as no instruction will be provided.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, June 25
@ 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, June 25
@ 12 PM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This class will take place in person at the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Tuesdays in June from 12-1:30pm: 6/4, 6/11, and 6/25 [NO CLASS 6/18] NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Just come to a class! We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation Classes for English…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Tue, June 25
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Drop in and learn how to play chess or further develop your skills. Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all levels are welcome!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, June 25
@ 3:30 PM
Pride Month
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. A Christian high-school student (Jena Malone) questions her upbringing after getting pregnant. Wry, sharply written satire. Directed by Brian Dannelly. 2004 | PG-13 | 92 minutes.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 25
@ 4 PM
Book Discussion Group
This is an online event. Join us at Harry Belafonte for this month's virtual book discussion on '"My Pinup" By Hilton Als. Marrying the memoir and essay forms while exploring desire, Prince, and racism, Hilton Als’s My Pinup expands and delivers love. A physical copy of this book is available to check out at Harry Belafonte Library.
Online via Google MeetsAdults,

Book Lovers
Wed, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 1 PM
Job Searching & Resume Writing
This is an online event. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to make the most of Indeed.com. We will learn how to conduct a basic search on Indeed, explore advanced search functions, and participate in a guided search session to demonstrate and practice using the site.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online
Adults,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Teachers
Wed, June 26
@ 2:30 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, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 4 PM
This is an online event. According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind lung cancer. About 1 in 44 men will die of prostate cancer. Conversely, testicular cancer is rare and makes up approximately 1% of cases. Both are highly treatable. Join us for this Men's Health session to understand the signs, symptoms, and treatment methods for both during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series with the Harry Belafonte 115th…
Online Adults
Thu, June 27
@ 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, June 27
@ 12 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte- 115th Library Looking for a space to knit or crochet and meet fellow crafters? Join us to chat, connect and craft! Bring your projects, ideas, and materials. Some experience is required, as no instruction will be provided.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, June 27
@ 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, June 27
@ 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, June 28
@ 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, June 28
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This is an online event. Discover how to create professional graphics for social media, presentations, business cards, and more using Canva, a free online platform!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online
Adults,

50+
Sat, June 29
@ 11:30 AM
Summer at the Library
Awesome scientific demonstrations to introduce children to liquid nitrogen that can freeze objects in seconds! It has a boiling point of -195C or -320F! This is a real “cosmic” substance that can surprise not only children, but adults. We will freeze a rose, balloons, popcorn, perform gravity experiments, work with an energy stick and more! Be ready to see lots of fun and interactive experiments performed by our Crazy Scientist! Presented by Science Show for Kids Summer at the Library 2024 Jo…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, June 29
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in-person at the 115th-Harry Belafonte Library. Drop in and learn how to play chess or further develop your skills. Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all levels are welcome!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 2
@ 3:30 PM
This event is in-person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Screening courtesy of Crunchyroll Outreach program. Chill out and tune in at our weekly anime watch party. Grab a snack and scroll through the library’s Crunchy Roll subscription to choose the show or movie of the week!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 2
@ 5 PM
This event will take place in person at Harry Belafonte- 115th Street Library. Do you have technical questions or help with your technology? Drop by the library between 5-6 pm every other Tuesday this summer. No appointments needed -- first come, first served! The following are examples of topics with which we can help: Resume and Cover Letter Review Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecti…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,

50+,

Job Seekers
Wed, July 3
@ 3:30 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)
Fri, July 5
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This is an online event. Learn how you can use MyChart to access your medical information online in this hands-on telehealth class! Topics covered will include: updating your medications on file, requesting prescription refills, and viewing billing statements. You do not need a MyChart account to participate in this class.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Via Google Meets
Adults,

50+
Mon, July 8
@ 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, July 9
@ 3:30 PM
This event is in-person at Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library. Screening courtesy of Crunchyroll Outreach program. Chill out and tune in at our weekly anime watch party. Grab a snack and scroll through the library’s Crunchy Roll subscription to choose the show or movie of the week!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 10
@ 3:30 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, July 10
@ 5 PM
Online
This is an online event. The outer world can be negative and stressful, so we need some way to leave it behind for a while to access the joy, calm and peace that lies within each of us. It is a matter of learning how to still the mind, and everyone of us can quickly learn this vital technique. Join Dr. Andrew Vidich as he discusses this extraordinary tool to developing more peace within. There will even be a short meditation sitting. Andrew Vidich, Ph.D. is an, educator,…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online
Adults