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.

Discover our wide array of free online events.

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129 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, May 4
@ 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, May 6
@ 12 PM
Richmondtown's Gather & Stitch: Knitting & Crocheting Group Join us for an hour of fun as we knit, stitch, and crochet! Monday, May.6 at 12:00PM -Supplies Not Included - No Registration Required -
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Mon, May 6
@ 3:30 PM
Calling all Star Wars loving teens! Stop by the Richmondtown Library to decorate your own lightsaber. We will provide lightsaber coloring sheets and all other art supplies that you will need to design your own unique lightsaber! May the force be with you! * No Registration Required * For ages 12 and up
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 6
@ 3:30 PM
Hey Teens! Are you looking for a personal and practical gift for someone special? Come join us for this opportunity to express your creativity. All materials will be provided by NYPL.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 7
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, May 7
@ 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, May 7
@ 3:30 PM
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
Wed, May 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)
Wed, May 8
@ 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, May 8
@ 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 with caregivers.
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren
Thu, May 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)
Thu, May 9
@ 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, May 9
@ 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.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 10
@ 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, May 10
@ 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, May 11
@ 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, May 11
@ 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, May 11
@ 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, May 13
@ 3:30 PM
Hey Teens! Come join us for some canvas decoration fun. We have fun materials you can use to express your creativity.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 14
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn about the short-form video sharing platform TikTok. Create an account, learn how to interact with other accounts and upload your own videos, as well as understand TikTok's different privacy and security settings.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, May 14
@ 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, May 14
@ 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
Tue, May 14
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
Do you know what makes your computer tick. Learn about the different parts that make your computer run.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, May 15
@ 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, May 15
@ 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, May 15
@ 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, May 15
@ 4 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 after 2:00pm For children ages 5-12 with caregivers.
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, May 16
@ 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, May 16
@ 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, May 16
@ 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, May 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)
Fri, May 17
@ 12 PM
Poetry Programming
This event is online only. Do you love beautiful words? Do you enjoy writing poetry? Have you always wanted to try writing, but never put aside the time for it? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, then grab your favorite cup of tea and join us virtually for a casual hour of discussing our favorite poems, sharing some poetry that you have written yourself, and participating in some poetry writing exercises together! *This is an event for adults, ages 18+ * You must register wit…
Richmondtown Library
Online Only
Adults
Fri, May 17
@ 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, May 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)
Sat, May 18
@ 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, May 18
@ 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, May 20
@ 3:30 PM
A simple office accessory can be turned into a fun and practical craft. We supply the clips and you supply the creativity.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 21
@ 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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, May 21
@ 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, May 21
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
Have you received a new phone, and don't know how to use it? Do you have questions about your phone's settings? Do you need help sending messages? 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