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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147 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2:45 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.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the internet access they need for work, school, healthcare, and more. Join us at this workshop to ask questions about the ACP and get help with verifying your eligibility and registering for the program.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Richmondtown Library. Get to know other families in the neighborhood as we move and groove together! Join us for dancing, singing and movement activities for little ones and their caregivers. Best for ages 2-5. Music and movement activities can help your child to develop essential skills, including fine and gross motor skills, and direction following. No pre-registration required. First come will be first served; space is limited.
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Wed, February 28
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch. 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. *Space is limited. First come will be first served.*
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Wed, February 28
@ 2:45 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.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown library. Join us for a few rounds of BINGO and win a prize! For children ages 5-12 and their caregivers.
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown 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. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Space is limited. First come will be first served. No pre-registration required.*
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Thu, February 29
@ 2:45 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.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 3:30 PM
Hey teen crafters! Join us and receive a notebook to decorate using colored pens and other miscellaneous materials! All materials will be provided by NYPL.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 1
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, March 1
@ 12 PM
Open Book Hour @ Richmondtown Library - 12:00pm Join us for an hour of recommendations and conversations about your favorite recent reads! This is a casual discussion session that will focus on what you're currently reading and your favorties from the past. Together, we will discover new books, authors, titles, and genres! Additional books will be displayed at the discussion and will be available to check-out! Pick your next favorite read off of our Free Book Giveaway bookcart *No Regist…
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Fri, March 1
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch Library. Choose a board game or puzzle from our collection & get your game on! Fun for the whole family.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Sat, March 2
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Sat, March 2
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play! Best for ages 0-4 & their caregivers. No registration required. First come will be first served.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Sat, March 2
@ 12 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch Library. Choose a board game or puzzle from our collection & get your game on! Fun for the whole family.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Mon, March 4
@ 2:45 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.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 3:30 PM
Calling all Teens! Do you know that March is Women in History Month? Join us in celebrating Women's History Month and share with us a woman in your life who inspires you. Create a card or a letter of endearment for a woman you look up to. This can be a historical figure or someone currently in your life. All materials will be provided for by NYPL. We will also provide snacks.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person. Get your craft on @ our art station! Choose from a variety of art supplies to make your own unique masterpiece! Ages 5-12. No pre-registration required. Supplies are limited; first come will be first served.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn the ins and outs of iPads, iPhones, and the iOS operating system. This class will cover the differences between iPads & iPhones, how to use finger gestures, common applications, and more.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, March 5
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, March 5
@ 2:45 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.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, March 6
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch. 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. *Space is limited. First come will be first served.*
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Families
Wed, March 6
@ 1 PM
* IF YOU HAVE ATTENDED THIS PROGRAM ALREADY AND HAVE STARTED A KIT, YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-REGISTER FOR EACH SESSION, JUST COME ! * * REGISTRATION IS FOR NEW PARTICIPANTS * Join us for 2 hours of Diamond Painting! Diamond Painting is very similar to a Paint-by-Number, except we use hundreds of small diamonds instead of paint. Diamond painting is a somewhat new hobby that was popularized around 2015. Each space on the canvas is numbered, all you have to do is stick the corresponding piece of rh…
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Wed, March 6
@ 2:45 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.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Library. Get creative and paint with us! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy in, or you may bring your own painting smock from home. This event is first come first served, please sign up at the children's information desk when you arrive the day of the event after 2:00pm. For children ages 5-12. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren
Thu, March 7
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown 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. Best for children who are pre-walkers or crawlers. *Space is limited. First come will be first served. No pre-registration required.*
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Thu, March 7
@ 12 PM
Adult Art Studio Richmondtown Library We welcome you to join us for our Adult Art Studio program! Participants are encouraged to bring their own projects or start anew. You can improve your portfolio by creating a drawing, painting, mixed media collage, or more! Supplies will be provided, but participants are welcomed to bring their own. Drop in, share your art, and meet new people! Open to Adults 18+
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, March 7
@ 2:45 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.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 3:30 PM
Hey teens! Did you know coloring is a great stress reliever? Join us to relax and partake in some coloring. All materials will be provided by NYPL. We will also provide snacks.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 4 PM
Kids and teens are welcome to perform their talent in our community room! Whether you sing, play an instrument, dance, act, write poetry or other genres, or have any other kind of performance, our talent show is for you to shine. For all children and teens up to age 18. Please make sure your performance is about 8 minutes long or less so we can fit everyone in. Piano is available. Participation prize will be given to all performers at the end! .
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 8
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, March 8
@ 1 PM
Banned Books
This is an in-person program. Join NYPL for a special writing workshop series, Unbound: Writing in a Contentious Landscape with New York Writers Workshop. Celebrate books for all and explore writing prowess with multi-genre writing courses featured around freedom of self-expression and ideas of censorship. Freedom to Write: A Poetry Workshop with Marguerite Maria Rivas In this generative workshop, participants will write poetry exploring freedom of expression and ideas that are important t…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
Fri, March 8
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch Library. Choose a board game or puzzle from our collection & get your game on! Fun for the whole family.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Sat, March 9
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Large LEGOS only.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Sat, March 9
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play! Best for ages 0-4 & their caregivers. No registration required. First come will be first served.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers