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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112 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Wed, February 28
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 3:15 PM
Art in the Community Room every Wednesday at 3:15. Ages 3 to 12.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 6 PM
Happy Black History Month! To celebrate this year we will be discussing Derek Walcott's Omeros, a St. Lucian take on Homeric epic poetry. Call or stop by the branch to register.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, February 29
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers ages 18 months or older. Nota Bene: 1) First Come/First Serve 2) Please present your ticket before Storytime 3) Ages: 18 months or older only 4) No more than 15 families (1 ticket per family) Thank you for…
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 10 AM
Our highly interactive class focuses on improving confidence and fluency through listening and group interaction. Vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar will be covered within the context of conversation. Mondays at 10 AM Register in person or by phone: 212-308-6243
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island Branch.Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Wed, March 6
@ 11:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 6 PM
Happy Women's History Month! To kick off the month join us for a discussion of Jennifer Saint's novel Ariadne, a modern retelling of the Greek myth of Ariadne, Theseus and the Minotaur. This event will be held in person, in the library. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 10 AM
Our highly interactive class focuses on improving confidence and fluency through listening and group interaction. Vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar will be covered within the context of conversation. Mondays at 10 AM Register in person or by phone: 212-308-6243
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Mon, March 11
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Join us at 3:30pm for a fun-filled hour of singing, reading, learning, and open crafting EVERY SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAY OF THE MONTH. For children ages 3-5. First come, first served. No registration.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, March 12
@ 11:15 AM
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Join us for a special time to bond with your baby and meet other caregivers. We will introduce our babies to the joys of movement, books, and song, and begin to build their early learning skills. Come prepared to sit with your baby on your lap. If your child is 18 months or older, please join us for Toddler Storytime on Wednesdays or Little Movers and Shakers on Thursdays.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, March 12
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Explore music and language in this 8-week series with Bilingual Birdies! Each class is taught by a live musician who teaches new vocabulary through songs, movement, dance, and puppetry. Bilingual Birdies celebrates different languages and cultures in a time that is very important to embrace diversity. Families get to experience a joyful 45-minute bilingual adventure that explores themes like Outer Space, Sports, Nature, Insects…
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 3:15 PM
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Art in the Community Room every Wednesday at 3:15. Ages 3 to 12.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 6 PM
Book Discussion Group
This will be an in-person event. Join the staff at the Roosevelt Island Library for the discussion of the book A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. Copies of the book are available to borrow at the circulation desk. This will be an in-person event.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, March 14
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, March 14
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 18
@ 10 AM
Our highly interactive class focuses on improving confidence and fluency through listening and group interaction. Vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar will be covered within the context of conversation. Mondays at 10 AM Register in person or by phone: 212-308-6243
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Mon, March 18
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 18
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Do you like LEGOs? If you do, come to the Library every FIRST AND THIRD MONDAY OF THE MONTH. We'll have lots of LEGOs out for you to play and build with. For children ages 5 to 12.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 18
@ 5 PM
This event will take place in-person Relax your mind with soothing music and a fun and easy arts and crafts project. Art supplies will be provided. No Registration Required Open to Adults 18+
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, March 19
@ 11:15 AM
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Join us for a special time to bond with your baby and meet other caregivers. We will introduce our babies to the joys of movement, books, and song, and begin to build their early learning skills. Come prepared to sit with your baby on your lap. If your child is 18 months or older, please join us for Toddler Storytime on Wednesdays or Little Movers and Shakers on Thursdays.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Tue, March 19
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, March 19
@ 6:30 PM
This will be an in-person event 51 years ago, an isolated island in the East River underwent a transformation and was renamed Roosevelt Island, shedding its former identity as Welfare Island. Once home to numerous public institutions, the island has since evolved into a vibrant community that attracts thousands of tourists annually. However, many visitors and even residents remain unaware of its intricate history, encompassing decades of development in a relatively small space. In 1969, arch…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, March 20
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Explore music and language in this 8-week series with Bilingual Birdies! Each class is taught by a live musician who teaches new vocabulary through songs, movement, dance, and puppetry. Bilingual Birdies celebrates different languages and cultures in a time that is very important to embrace diversity. Families get to experience a joyful 45-minute bilingual adventure that explores themes like Outer Space, Sports, Nature, Insects…
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, March 20
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, March 20
@ 3:15 PM
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Art in the Community Room every Wednesday at 3:15. Ages 3 to 12.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, March 21
@ 10:15 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Roosevelt Island branch. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, March 21
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, March 25
@ 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.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)