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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82 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3 PM
Celebrate Leap Year by creating some origami frogs, and seeing who can make the frog that will leap the farthest!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 11 AM
Subjects will include Job Search and Resume Help. Please register in advance. Call us for details and more information. Google Meet required.
OnlineAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, February 29
@ 3 PM
STEAM Play focuses on giving children the freedom to create, design, engineer, and innovate in their own way by experimenting with provided toys. Ages 6 - 10
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 1
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. 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…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, March 1
@ 3 PM
No-stress, no-fuss relaxation time for kids, teens, and tweens. Laptops, games, activities, and snacks will be available.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 4
@ 11 AM
Promote early literacy through art, while getting creative! Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills - and creating some fun crafts along the way. First Come, First Serve. Limited to 12 children and caregivers per session. 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 registeri…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. 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…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Do you have a passion for writing? Join us for our Island Writers, a creative writing group. This group is for writers of different levels and expertise. We are here to help one another on the journey of self-expression and creativity! Every Tuesday at 1 PM
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students
Tue, March 5
@ 3 PM
March is Disability Awareness Month. Design posters to inform about the month, why it matters, and promote disabled voices!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 6
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Origami – the art of paper folding – originated in southeast Asia, and has been used for both ceremonial and recreational purposes for over 1,000 years. According to numerous experts, origami is both mentally and physically therapeutic because it “engages the mind, cultivates concentration, and develops fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.” Plus, it’s fun!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Thu, March 7
@ 11 AM
Subjects will include Job Search and Resume Help. Please register for Google Meet Online.
City Island LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 3 PM
STEAM Play focuses on giving children the freedom to create, design, engineer, and innovate in their own way by experimenting with provided toys. Ages 6 - 10
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 8
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. 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…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, March 8
@ 3 PM
No-stress, no-fuss relaxation time for kids, teens, and tweens. Laptops, games, activities, and snacks will be available.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 11 AM
Promote early literacy through art, while getting creative! Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills - and creating some fun crafts along the way. First Come, First Serve. Limited to 12 children and caregivers per session. 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 registeri…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 5 PM
Every month, a new title will be chosen and copies will be available for pickup on a first-come, first-served basis. Call us for details on what we're reading next.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students
Tue, March 12
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. 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…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, March 12
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Do you have a passion for writing? Join us for our Island Writers, a creative writing group. This group is for writers of different levels and expertise. We are here to help one another on the journey of self-expression and creativity! Every Tuesday at 1 PM
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students
Tue, March 12
@ 3 PM
Relax in analog - with board games, books, word puzzles, coloring pages, and anything else without a screen.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Origami – the art of paper folding – originated in southeast Asia, and has been used for both ceremonial and recreational purposes for over 1,000 years. According to numerous experts, origami is both mentally and physically therapeutic because it “engages the mind, cultivates concentration, and develops fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.” Plus, it’s fun!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Thu, March 14
@ 11 AM
Subjects will include Job Search and Resume Help. Please register in advance. Call us for details and more information. Google Meet required.
OnlineAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 14
@ 3 PM
STEAM Play focuses on giving children the freedom to create, design, engineer, and innovate in their own way by experimenting with provided toys. Ages 6 - 10
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 15
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. 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…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, March 15
@ 3 PM
No-stress, no-fuss relaxation time for kids, teens, and tweens. Laptops, games, activities, and snacks will be available.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 18
@ 11 AM
Promote early literacy through art, while getting creative! Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills - and creating some fun crafts along the way. First Come, First Serve. Limited to 12 children and caregivers per session. 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 registeri…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, March 19
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. 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…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, March 19
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Do you have a passion for writing? Join us for our Island Writers, a creative writing group. This group is for writers of different levels and expertise. We are here to help one another on the journey of self-expression and creativity! Every Tuesday at 1 PM
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students
Tue, March 19
@ 3 PM
Women's History Month
Learn about the science behind this photography prototype and the botanist Anna Atkins who used it to change the world!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 20
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Origami – the art of paper folding – originated in southeast Asia, and has been used for both ceremonial and recreational purposes for over 1,000 years. According to numerous experts, origami is both mentally and physically therapeutic because it “engages the mind, cultivates concentration, and develops fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.” Plus, it’s fun!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Thu, March 21
@ 11 AM
Subjects will include Job Search and Resume Help. Please register in advance. Call us for details and more information. Google Meet required.
OnlineAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 21
@ 3 PM
STEAM Play focuses on giving children the freedom to create, design, engineer, and innovate in their own way by experimenting with provided toys. Ages 6 - 10
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 22
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. 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…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, March 22
@ 3 PM
No-stress, no-fuss relaxation time for kids, teens, and tweens. Laptops, games, activities, and snacks will be available.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 25
@ 11 AM
Promote early literacy through art, while getting creative! Young artists will explore colors, shapes, and more while working on motor skills - and creating some fun crafts along the way. First Come, First Serve. Limited to 12 children and caregivers per session. 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 registeri…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Mon, March 25
@ 5 PM
Every month, a new title will be chosen and copies will be available for pickup on a first-come, first-served basis. Call us for details on what we're reading next.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students
Tue, March 26
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Join us for live, program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for caregivers with multiple-aged children. First Come, First Served. A limit of 15 children and caregivers per session. 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…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, March 26
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Do you have a passion for writing? Join us for our Island Writers, a creative writing group. This group is for writers of different levels and expertise. We are here to help one another on the journey of self-expression and creativity! Every Tuesday at 1 PM
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students
Tue, March 26
@ 3 PM
Use photography, collage, drawing, and more to create a cover for your favorite book to celebrate National Reading Month!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 27
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the City Island Library. Origami – the art of paper folding – originated in southeast Asia, and has been used for both ceremonial and recreational purposes for over 1,000 years. According to numerous experts, origami is both mentally and physically therapeutic because it “engages the mind, cultivates concentration, and develops fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.” Plus, it’s fun!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Thu, March 28
@ 11 AM
Subjects will include Job Search and Resume Help. Please register in advance. Call us for details and more information. Google Meet required.
OnlineAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)