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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105 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. At the end of class, you will learn about Northstar Digital Literacy, a resource where you can take free assessments covering Essential Computer Skills, Essential Software Skills, and Using Technology in Daily Life. You will also be guided through the sign-up process and shown which assessments are most relevant to the class subje…
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 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. Also learn how you can borrow a Chromebook from the library, just like a book!
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 1 PM
Join us for an hour of Teen Keychain Designing! We have keychains that you can create to make your own! All supplies will be provided. Registration is Required - Supplies are Limited! Ages 12 and up
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown library. Join us for a few rounds of BINGO and win a prize! 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 with caregivers.
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, July 17
@ 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, July 17
@ 11 AM
Book Swap + Upcycle Paper Craft The Greenbelt Nature Center 700 Rockland Ave Staten Island NY 10314 Wednesday July.17th 11:00AM *Limit 2 books per person for donation* The summer season is a time for having fun and sharing! Share your creative ideas, your smiles…
Richmondtown Library
The Greenbelt Nature Center - 700 Rockland Ave Staten Island NY 10314
Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Wed, July 17
@ 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, July 17
@ 3:30 PM
Welcome teen crafters! Come join us for this fun craft and you will receive your own folder that you can personalize and decorate in so many fun ways. All materials will be provided by NYPL.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 18
@ 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, July 18
@ 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, July 18
@ 11 AM
Discover the power of self-expression through letter writing! Whether you're writing to yourself or another, this program is designed to bring positivity into your life. *Please note this is not a letter writing workshop, rather a free-flowing opportunity to express yourself creatively. All materials will be provided by NYPL.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, July 18
@ 3 PM
STEAM
Join the staff of the Richmondtown Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to music and pan flutes. Inspired by the Harlem music scene, children will learn about the various contributions of musicians and their instruments. Children will learn about sound waves and create their own pan flute using straws and other basic craft supplies! Best for ages 5-12 along with a parent/caregiver. No registration required. First come will be first served; space is limited!
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, July 19
@ 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, July 19
@ 12 PM
Join Richmondtown's Bite-Sized Bookclub! Join us for a discussion about bite-sized reads available in our collection! This month's featured bite-sized book is .. The Three of Us by Ore Agbaje-Williams Have a favorite novel or collection of stories that fit the topic of our discussion? Share it with others that take interest in bite-sized reads! All featured books will be available to reserve and checkout through our NYPL catalogue and E-Book applic…
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Fri, July 19
@ 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, July 20
@ 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, July 20
@ 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, July 20
@ 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, July 22
@ 3:30 PM
Hey teens, are you interested in making jewelry? If so, join us to create wooden pendant necklaces. We will provide all materials. Supplies are limited. Registration is required online.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 23
@ 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, July 24
@ 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, July 24
@ 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
Thu, July 25
@ 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, July 25
@ 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, July 25
@ 3 PM
STEAM
Join the staff of the Richmondtown Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to our amazing solar system. We will create our own solar system hats inspired by the planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History! Best for ages 5-12 along with a parent/caregiver. No registration required. First come will be first served; space is limited!
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, July 25
@ 3:30 PM
Clipboards are such a fun surface to decorate . We will supply the clipboards and you supply the creativity. Supplies are limited, please register online.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 26
@ 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, July 26
@ 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, July 27
@ 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, July 27
@ 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, July 29
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a library playdate! Meet other babies and caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your baby’s learning through play! Best for ages 0-18 months & 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
Mon, July 29
@ 3:30 PM
Looking for a creative and relaxing hour with clay? We will provide the materials and you supply the inspiration.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 30
@ 11 AM
STEAM
Join the staff of the Richmondtown Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to the insects living in our local river ecosystems. Participants will learn what an ecosystem is, focusing on the Hudson River ecosystem. Then, we will create beautiful butterflies and dragonflies using beads & pipe cleaners! Best for ages 5-12 along with a parent/caregiver. No registration required. First come will be first served; space is limited!
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, July 30
@ 3:30 PM
Build with us and make anything you can imagine! This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Library This event is first come first served, please sign up at the children's information desk when you arrive the day of the event For children ages 5-12 with caregivers.
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, July 31
@ 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, July 31
@ 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, July 31
@ 3:30 PM
Bring your friends or make new ones and play some fun video games on our Nintendo Switch like Super Mario Brothers, Mario Kart, Switch Sports, Super Smash Bros, and more! We also have some fun classic board games that you can play with your friends! For children ages 10 and up with their caregivers.
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 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)
Thu, August 1
@ 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