Have You Gotten Your 2019 Summer Camp Guide?—Great Parenting and Advice Articles


Story Times and Book Events for Kids in NYC in May

Story Times and Book Events for Kids in NYC in May

Take your little readers to one, or all, of these story times for children in NYC this May, including story times across the borough and character visits at Strand Book Store in Union Square.

German Story Time FREE
WHEN: Apr. 19 - Jun. 7, Fridays, 4:30pm
WHERE: Book Culture on Broadway, 2915 Broadway, Morningside Heights, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Hear classic and new picture books in German and sing a song or two.
WANT TO GO? 646-403-3000. kinderbooks.nyc/german-story-time.

Sunday Story Time: 'Mae Among the Stars'
WHEN: Sunday, May. 5, 11:30am
WHERE: DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Hear Mae Among the Stars and children and learn about her adventure in becoming an astronaut, then craft a rocketship!
WANT TO GO? $21; $16 seniors/educators/active military; $6 kids ages 5-13; FREE for children 4 and younger . 212-873-3400. nyhistory.org/childrens-museum.

'Let's Go on Safari!'- Book Reading and Signing FREE
WHEN: Thursday, May. 9, 4:30pm
WHERE: Bank Street Bookstore, 2780 Broadway, Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: A book encouraging kids everywhere to advocate for wild animals!
WANT TO GO? 212-678-1654. bankstreetbooks.com.

Sunday Story Time: 'Carmela Full of Wishes'
WHEN: Sunday, May. 12, 11:30am
WHERE: DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Listen to Carmela Full of Wishes followed by a dandelion-making project. 
WANT TO GO? $21; $16 seniors/educators/active military; $6 kids ages 5-13; free for children 4 and younger . 212-873-3400. nyhistory.org/childrens-museum.

Sunday Story Time: 'Elizabeth's Constellation Quilt'
WHEN: Sunday, May. 19, 11:30am
WHERE: DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Celebrate Astronomy Day while reading Elizabeth’s Constellation Quilt.
WANT TO GO? $21; $16 seniors/educators/active military; $6 kids ages 5-13; free for children 4 and younger. 212-873-3400. nyhistory.org/childrens-museum.

Sunday Story Time: 'One Sunday Morning'
WHEN: Sunday, May. 26, 11:30am
WHERE: DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Discover what Minho and his father explore during their day in the park, followed by a puppet-making craft. 
WANT TO GO? $21; $16 seniors/educators/active military; $6 kids ages 5-13; free for children 4 and younger. 212-873-3400. nyhistory.org/childrens-museum.

Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

Weekend plans? Get local family events delivered to your inbox.