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Books Before Bedtime

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 7pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Cozy up in your pajamas to read bedtime stories and create a special craft. Ages 3-7 with one adult. Registration required. 

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Popular Children's Author Reads and Showcases His Heartwarming, Inspirational New Children's Book, as Well as His Classics!

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 11:00am
  • Astoria Bookshop
  • 31-29 31st St., Astoria
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE Free

Acclaimed children's book author Artie Bennett will be reading and showcasing his heartwarming, inspirational new picture-book biography, The T...

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Families are invited to celebrate children's books and share a love of reading! Enjoy the magic of the Astonishing Andrew and have some birthday cake too.

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Have Fun With Haiku!

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop
  • 141 Front Street, DUMBO
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear Amy Losak read from her mother Sydell Rosenberg's, book, H Is For Haiku, an A to Z, a compendium of short poems, that brings out the fun and joy in everyday city moments we may sometimes overlook. Amy will also lead a haiku-writing workshop.

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Box Turtle at Long Pond—Storytime & Meet the Box Turtles

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 10:30am
  • South Fork Natural History Museum
  • 377 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10; $7.50 children ages 3-12; free for children ages 2 and younger and members

Enjoy story time and follow a box turtle through his daily routine. After the reading, meet two of SOFO’s box turtles up close. Ages 3-5. Reservations required. 

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H IS FOR HAIKU

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 2-3:15pm
  • Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop
  • 141 Front St., Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop, New York City's only all-poetry bookstore, on Leap Day 2/29/2020 for an all-ages event: Amy Losak wi...

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ANIMAL TALES: HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. SEUSS

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 1:00-2:15pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $20

Share a classic book by Dr. Seuss, have fun making animal sounds, and meet some furry and feathery animals.  

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Sunday Morning Story Time & Craft with Author Hallie Sherman

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 11:30am
  • The Dolphin Bookshop
  • 299 Main Street, Port Washington
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

"Ella Bella Just Can't Tell Ya" is a fun interactive book that's perfect for preschool and early elementary children. Enjoy a fun craft for all children at this free event.

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Purim-Themed Storytime Hosted by East Northport Jewish Center

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 10:30am
  • Barnes and Noble - East Northport
  • 4000 East Jericho Turnpike , East Northport
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children ages 3-7 are invited for Purim stories, a little bit of singing, a small craft, and lots of fun.

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Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You': Dr. Seuss's Book of Wonderful Noises

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble - Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Baby
  • FREE

Give your little ones their first "moo" along with Dr. Seuss!

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Sunday Together Time Tales: Wild March Stories

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Hillside Public Library
  • 155 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

"Wild" stories, songs, and a craft. Registration required. 

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Dr. Seuss Celebration

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Bellerose Branch
  • 250-06 Hillside Ave., Bellerose
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Head to the library for a Dr. Seuss Day Read Aloud celebration!

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Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 4:30-5:45pm
  • Queens Library - Langston Hughes Branch
  • 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Share a story, color a Dr. Seuss pencil case, and enjoy refreshments in celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday. Please register.

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PreK: Science Storytime

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm
  • Queens Library - Flushing Branch
  • 41-17 Main St., Flushing
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Children ages 3-4 years with caregiver can enjoy storytime, including songs, stories, and reading tips and tricks.

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday!

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Pomonok Public Branch
  • 158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about the author, read one of his stories, and create a fun craft.

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One Fish, Two Fish

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 11am
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $12 for child/grown-up pair; $6 members

Celebrate Dr. Seuss with a story time, craft, a snack, and scavenger hunt. 

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Paws for Reading with Pepper

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Palisades Free Library
  • 19 Closter Road, , Palisades
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children read one-on-one with a specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dog (R.E.A.D.) and its handler. 15-minute time slot per child. Ages ...

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StoryCraft

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Floral Park Public Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Read a story and make a craft. For Kids in pre-K through grade 2.

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Storybook Dancing

  • Mar. 04, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Explore literature, music, and dance in this fun and engaging workshop! Space is limited to 24 dancers, tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program.

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We Count! Picture Book/Story Hour

  • Mar. 04, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Queens Library - Rosedale Branch
  • 144-20 243 St., Rosedale
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy storytime listening to picture books, interlaced with music, finger play, and movement. The program will include counting in honor of Census 2020.

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Listen & Create: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

  • Mar. 06, 2020, 4-4:45pm
  • North Merrick Public Library
  • 1691 Meadowbrook Rd, North Merrick
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with favorite stories and a craft! For children ages 4-8 with an adult.

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Read to a Dog

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 10:30am-12pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to a dog. Registration required. 

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Author Artie Bennett Reads and Showcases New Children's Book,

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 11:30am
  • Barnes & Noble - Park Slope
  • 267 7th Avenue, Park Slope
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Acclaimed children’s book author will share his heartwarming, inspirational new picture-book biography, The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn't.

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Read with a Therapy Dog

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for a slot the day of the program at the children's reference desk.

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READ with Flash Gordon!

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Read to a certified therapy dog at the library! Sign up for a 15-minute slot on the day of the program at the customer service desk.

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Saturday Family Storytime

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 11:00am
  • Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
  • 203 West 115th Street, Harlem
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy storytelling and songs from the Children's team and meet other families in the neighborhood.

 

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Storytime and Activities Featuring How to Catch a Dinosaur and How to Catch a Unicorn

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble - Bay Shore, Smith Haven Mall, East Northport
  • 842 Sunrise Highway/600 Smith Haven Mall/4000 East Jericho Turnpike, Bay Shore/Lake Grove/East Northport
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear two adorable rhyming stories followed by fun activities.

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Wings of Fire FanWing Fan Fest

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 2pm
  • Barnes and Noble - Bay Shore, Smith Haven Mall, East Northport
  • 842 Sunrise Highway/600 Smith Haven Mall/4000 East Jericho Turnpike, Bay Shore/Lake Grove/East Northport
  • Tween
  • FREE

Join Barnes & Noble for a scavenger hunt, activities, giveaways, and more at this special celebration for the newest book in the beloved Wings of Fire: Legends series.

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Storytime and Activities Featuring How to Catch a Dinosaur and How to Catch a Unicorn Storytime

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble: Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear two adorable rhyming stories followed by fun activities!

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Wings of Fire FanWing Fan Fest

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 2pm
  • Barnes and Noble- Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Tween
  • FREE

Join B&N for a scavenger hunt, activities, giveaways, and more at this special celebration for the newest book in the beloved Wings of Fire: Legends series.

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Baby & Me Storytime Featuring My First Peek-a-Boo Animals

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble: Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Baby
  • FREE

Can they guess which animal comes next in this pop-up, peek-a-boo, book? Bring your little ones ages 0-2 for sensory, Baby & Me Storytime fun!

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New York Public Library Heritage Storytime

  • Mar. 10, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
  • 203 West 115th Street, Harlem
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the New York Public Library, this event will feature picture books and picture book biographies about figures related to the Library.

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Mother Goose

  • Mar. 10, 2020, 1:30-2:15pm
  • Oceanside Library
  • 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy stories, music, movement, and a craft for ages 18 months-3 years. Registration required. 

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Young Discoverers: Getting to Know Dr. Seuss & The Cat in the Hat

  • Mar. 11, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Read The Cat in the Hat and take a closer look at patterns like the iconic red-and-white striped cap and everyone goes home with one of their own! Ages 2-5. Sign ups begin when the Museum opens.

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Fran Manushkin Author Appearance

  • Mar. 11, 2020, 5:15pm
  • New York Public Library - Webster Library
  • 1465 York Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Acclaimed children's author Fran Manushkin will read some stories and talk about being a writer.

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Storytime at Mongo's! With Syosset Public Library

  • Mar. 13, 2020, 11am
  • Mongo's Coffee Roastery and Lounge
  • 170 Michael Drive, Syosset
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Grab your little one and head to Mongo's for a MONSTER-themed storytime.

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YA Book Club featuring A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

  • Mar. 13, 2020, 7pm
  • Barnes and Noble - Bay Shore, Smith Haven Mall, East Northport
  • 842 Sunrise Highway/600 Smith Haven Mall/4000 East Jericho Turnpike, Bay Shore/Lake Grove/East Northport
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join Barnes and Noble to discuss unraveling this mystery wrapped in an enigma!

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YA Book Club featuring A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

  • Mar. 13, 2020, 7pm
  • Barnes and Noble- Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Teen
  • FREE

Discover an addictive whodunnit with true-life investigative verve. 

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Saturday Tales & Tunes

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby
  • FREE

Stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles! For walkers under 36 months old and their adults. Registration required. 

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Happy Pi Day!

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 3-4pm
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Listen to a story, enjoy games, riddles, activities, a craft, and a quick round of Concentration game. For children K-4 and their families.

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DRAG QUEEN STORY HOUR

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Join BCM for this interactive art and storytime program that celebrates the uniqueness of all kids and families.

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Storytime Standouts: Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winners

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 10:30am-11:30am
  • Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch
  • 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Just in time for Dr. Seuss' birthday, with a focus on books that have won or have been runner-ups for the Geisel Award.

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Storytime and Activities Featuring Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble - Bay Shore, Smith Haven Mall, East Northport
  • 842 Sunrise Highway/600 Smith Haven Mall/4000 East Jericho Turnpike, Bay Shore/Lake Grove/East Northport
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Will it be Pete the Cat's lucky day or will he learn that luck takes work in this charming book? Find out at Storytime, and stay for delightful activities afterward!

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Storytime and Activities Featuring Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble- Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear this Pete the Cat story and stay for delightful activities afterward!

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Storybook Reading and Activity: The Sugar Bush

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a storybook reading and related make-and-take activity. March's selection is The Sugar Bush by Winona LaDuke and Waseyabin Kapashesit.

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Baby & Me Storytime Featuring My First I See You: A Mirror Book

  • Mar. 15, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble: Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Baby
  • FREE

With sweet text and shiny mirrors, this Baby & Me Storytime is perfect for littlest ones ages 0-2. 

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Pajama Storytime

  • Mar. 16, 2020, 7-7:45pm
  • Oceanside Library
  • 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Bring your favorite furry friend for a fun evening of stories and a craft. Registration required. 

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Bendy Bookworm Storytime

  • Mar. 18, 2020, 11:30am-12pm
  • Emerson Public Library
  • 20 Palisade Ave., Emerson
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

A twist to traditional storytime, weaving traditional yoga poses and energy exercises together with story books and rhymes that will bring a new physical element to literacy. Ages 2-5. Registration required.

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Beyond Books

  • Mar. 18, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Finkelstein Memorial Libray
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Teen
  • FREE

Do you love to write stories? Join other teen writers for an evening of fun writing prompts and group world building projects. There will be time t...

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Storytime with Jungle Bob's Reptile World

  • Mar. 19, 2020, 11am
  • Book Revue
  • 313 New York Ave., Huntington
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Story time comes alive with Jungle Bob's Reptile World.

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All About Families Storytime

  • Mar. 20, 2020, 10:30am
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Storytime
  • 421 E 61 Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

This month's storytime will be all about families. Listen to stories about different families, and search the museum for clues about what family members may have visited here in the 19th century. Afterward make a puppet of someone in your family.

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Drag Queen Story Hour

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 10:30am-1:30pm
  • Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO
  • 55 Water St., DUMBO
  • All Ages
  • $5

Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.

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Celebration of Spring

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
  • 11 Reservation Road, Cross River
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Explore the science of spring and learn about the changing seasons through storytelling and crafts.

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Nature Story Time

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 10-10:30am
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5; free for members

Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of Tenafly Nature Center’s Animal Ambassadors. Register online. 

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ANIMAL STORY TIME

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • Young elementary
  • $2 suggested donation

Spend some time with some of the animal ambassadors while building confidence in reading ability. 

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Family Storytime

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 10:30-11:00am
  • Queens Library - Ridgewood Branch
  • 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A special family storytime to celebrate courageous women throughout history.

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Drag Queen Story Hour

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.

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Storytime and Activities Featuring Pig the Tourist

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble - Bay Shore, Smith Haven Mall, East Northport
  • 842 Sunrise Highway/600 Smith Haven Mall/4000 East Jericho Turnpike, Bay Shore/Lake Grove/East Northport
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Pig the Pug teaches us how to behave in a faraway place, followed by some fun activities. 

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Storytime and Activities Featuring Pig the Tourist

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble- Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Pig the Pug teaches us how to behave in a faraway place followed by some fun activities. 

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STEMFEST

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 9am-1pm
  • Robert E. Bell Middle School
  • 50 Senter Street, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visit Bell School for STEM storytimes.

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Author Artie Bennett Reads and Showcases his New Children's Book

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 11:30am (Prospect Lefferts Gardens) and 1:30pm (Fort Greene)
  • Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Lefferts Gardens/Fort Greene
  • 632 Flatbush Ave./686 Fulton St., Prospect Lefferts Gardens/Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Acclaimed children’s book author will share his heartwarming, inspirational new picture-book biography, The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn't.

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Great Graphic Novels for Girls! (and Guys, too!)

  • Mar. 23, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Huntington Library (Main)
  • 338 Main Street, Huntington
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join librarians Andrea and James for discussions about some of today’s best new graphic novels.

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Unicorn Magic

  • Mar. 23, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Read unicorn stories, and make a unique unicorn craft. Ages 4-7.

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SAGE Story Time

  • Mar. 26, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

In collaboration with SAGE-pride center of Staten Island.

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Read to a Dog!

  • Mar. 26, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Reluctant readers are invited to read to some lovely greyhounds (Max, Kate or Felix) registered certified therapy dog, brought by Evelyn Ringe...

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Out Like a Lamb

  • Mar. 26, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Pre-school & younger
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn, read stories, and build your own lamb. Registration required.

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Pre-K Friday

  • Mar. 27, 2020, 10-11am and 1-2pm
  • Muscoot Farm
  • 51 Route 100, Katonah
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $15

Visit the farm for a story, craft, and walk to learn about a specific type of animal. This is a drop-off pre-registration program.

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Good Deed of the Month Club: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Read The Lorax in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthmonth and go home with your very own Truffula Trees! Ages 4-8. Sign ups begin at 10am when the Museum opens.

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What's the Word' SI Reading Assos. Literacy Day

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; free for members

Meet authors and enjoy reading workshops and activities. Grab giveaways while supplies last!

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Local Author Visit: Tai Travels (Titan & The Worldschoolers)

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm
  • Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch
  • 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica
  • FREE

Ms. Travels will talk about the creation of her picture book and the accompanying activity book.

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Easter Egg Day!

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Bank Street Bookstore
  • 2780 Broadway, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Author Tara Knudson will read her new book, Easter Egg Day!

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Storytime and Activities Featuring Macca the Alpaca

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble - Bay Shore, Smith Haven Mall, East Northport
  • 842 Sunrise Highway/600 Smith Haven Mall/4000 East Jericho Turnpike, Bay Shore/Lake Grove/East Northport
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Teach the value of kindness with Macca the Alpaca and entertaining activities in this special Storytime at Barnes and Noble.

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Storytime and Activities Featuring Macca the Alpaca

  • Mar. 28, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble- Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Teach the value of kindness with Macca the Alpaca and entertaining activities in this special Storytime at your B&N! 

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Read Across America Weekend

  • Feb. 29, 2020 - Mar. 02, 2020 , 10am-5pm
  • THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $26.95; $24.95 ages 65 and older; $19.95 ages 3-12.

Children’s books focused on marine animals come to life as The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk spreads out the fun of “Read Across America Day” into a three-day literary celebration.

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Dr. Seuss Week Story Times

  • Mar. 02, 2020 - Mar. 05, 2020 , 10:30-11am
  • Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
  • 276 Titicus Road, North Salem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday all week long, with stories, games, and song! All ages welcome! 

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Reader’s Theater

  • Mar. 17, 2020 - Mar. 22, 2020 , 1pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $16; $12 children and seniors; free for children younger than 1

This is a supportive, sensory-friendly experience for individuals with sensory processing differences and other special needs. An&nb...

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Baby & Me Storytime Featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  • Mar. 22, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Sundays, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble- Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Baby
  • FREE

Introduce your littlest ones to this vividly illustrated, classic, board book at Baby & Me Storytime perfect for ages 0-2!

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Baby and Me Storytime

  • Mar. 23, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 10-10:45am
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Baby
  • FREE

Lapsit story time for babies to 18 months. Drop-in, no registration required. Must be accompanied by parent or caretaker.

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Storytime

  • Mar. 14, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , 3/14 and 3/25, 11:30am
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Active youngsters and their caregivers explore Derrick Adams: Buoyant and hear stories about swimming and family fun.

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Storytime at the JCC

  • Feb. 26, 2020 - Mar. 11, 2020 , 2/26 and 3/11, 4:00-4:30pm
  • Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • 334 Amsterdam Ave, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Celebrate Jewish holidays and traditions in a monthly storytime featuring the PJ Library's rich selection of books, stories, and songs for children.

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DEUTSCHE KLEINKIND ZEIT Bilingual German/English Story Time

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 21, 2020 , Saturday 3/7 and 3/21, 11:00am
  • Tompkins Square Library
  • 331 East 10th Street, East Village
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy bilingual stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes at the library's first German/English Storytime!

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Music and Storytime with Mandarin Seeds

  • Mar. 11, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 1``1:00am
  • Chatham Square Library
  • 33 E. Broadway, Chinatown
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

This is a three-week Bilingual Storytime through Mandarin Seeds. Children learn all about different topics in Mandarin Chinese through stories, art projects, and puppets.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Gerritsen Beach
  • 2808 Gerritsen Ave., Gerritsen Beach
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy storytime with family and friends! Ages 3-5. 

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Time for Two's

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 10am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave., Ossining
  • Baby
  • FREE

For 2-year-old children, with a grownup. Short stories, fingerplays, and activities. 

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Babies & Books

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Babies & Books for ages birth to 18 months. Space is limited, registration is required.

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Toddler Time

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 11-11:30am and 11:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Enjoy fun songs, stories, and toys with other toddlers. Space is limited, registration is required. Ages 18-36 months. 

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Baby Play Time

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 11am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave., Ossining
  • Baby
  • FREE

Rhymes, songs, stories, bubbles, and sensory play for babies younger than 1 year and their caregivers.

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Baby and Me Time

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 10-10:45am **NO SESSION 2/21**
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Baby
  • FREE

A lapsit program for baby and one adult with music, movement, a story, and time to socialize. Registration required. 

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Bilingual Birdies Spanish Series

  • Mar. 02, 2020 - Mar. 23, 2020 , Mondays, 11:30am
  • Mulberry Street Library
  • 10 Jersey St., Soho
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Bilingual Birdies will take families on a magical journey to learn words in Spanish and explore fun new themes! 

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Stories & Crafts

  • Mar. 04, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Stories, crafts, and more! Registration required. 

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We Count! Music And Movement For Infants And Toddlers

  • Mar. 04, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:15-11:00am
  • Glen Oaks Library
  • 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks
  • Baby
  • FREE

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy counting songs and stories, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities. During the month of March, part of each storytime will highlight numbers and counting in honor of the 2020 Census.

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Story Play

  • Mar. 04, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30am **NO SESSION 3/11**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for Stories and Playtime.

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Toddler Time

  • Mar. 04, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10-10:45am
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for fun stories, music, felt board, craft and more. Ages: 2-4 year olds. Drop-in no registration required.

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Story Time with the Stroller Striders

  • Mar. 04, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30am
  • Barnes and Noble - Smith Haven Mall
  • 600 Smith Haven Mall , Lake Grove
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join Barnes and Noble and welcome the Stroller Striders for the Childbearing Family Alliance of Smithtown for a special weekly story time.

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Preschool Storytime

  • Mar. 05, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:45-11:15am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Have a blast reading stories, singing songs, and learning fingerplays. Ages 3-5 only. This program requires online registration

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Babies & Books

  • Mar. 05, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Thursdays, 1:15-2pm
  • Brookyn Public Library - Dyker Library
  • 8202 13th Ave., Dyker Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Enjoy stories, songs, and play for babies from birth through 18 months.

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Exploring Play: Getting to Know Dr. Seuss & The Cat in the Hat

  • Mar. 06, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Read The Cat in the Hat and and talk about the special patterns in the rhymes as well as the cat’s costume. You’ll even get to make your own patterned hats to take home! Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am.

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Saturday Storytime!

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 11:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

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Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am
  • Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
  • 203 West 115th Street, Harlem
  • Baby
  • FREE

Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver.

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'Fish Tales'

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Apr. 24, 2020 , Fridays, 10:15-11am
  • THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • Young elementary
  • $26.95; $24.95 ages 65 and older; $19.95 ages 3-12.

Stories, songs, and games that encourage children’s emerging language skills, followed by a play time.

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Story Tots

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 10-11am
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $5; free for members

Listen to story books read aloud and nurture creative expression while exploring various art materials and processes.

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Hogwarts Book Club

  • Jan. 30, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 7-8pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road , Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Discuss the stories and adventure of Harry Potter and his days at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Ages 8-13. Registration required. 

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Saturday Craft Time

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • HARRISON PUBLIC LIBRARY RICHARD E. HALPERIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY BUILDING
  • 2 Bruce Avenue, Harrison
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Manhattanville College student volunteers will informally read favorite picture books and do a craft. Suggested for ages 2 to 4 years.

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Family Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am **NO SESSION 2/29**
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Storytime fun for the whole family.

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Story and Play

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys, and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 10-10:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:30-11am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Park Slope
  • 431 6th Ave., Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • FREE

 Listen to new favorites and classic stories read aloud. All ages welcome! Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before storytime.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 11:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

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Caregiver and Me Pop-ins

  • Feb. 25, 2020 - Mar. 24, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11am-12pm
  • Muscoot Farm
  • 51 Route 100, Katonah
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5

Register your 3- to 5-year-old for this fun farm story/craft/walk that features a different story each week. Pre-regisgration required. 

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Caregiver and Me Book and Cook Pop-ins

  • Feb. 27, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Muscoot Farm
  • 51 Route 100, Katonah
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5

Register your 3- to 5-year-old for a story and cooking with Farmer Brandy. Pre-regisgration required. 

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Story Time

  • Mar. 01, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Weekends, 11:30am
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free with museum admission ($22 adults; $6 children ages 5-13; free for children younger than 5)

Head to the museum every Saturday and Sunday for a story time inspired by history!

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Tales & Tunes

  • Mar. 02, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 11-11:30am and 7-7:30pm; Tuesdays, 11:30am-12pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles! For walkers under 36 months old and their adults. Registration required.

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Spanish Storytime

  • Mar. 02, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

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Ready, Sit, Read!

  • Mar. 03, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10-10:45am
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

This class will promote early literacy and readiness skills. Parents and caregivers will read books with their children. There is also songs, and h...

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We Count! Mother Goose Time

  • Mar. 04, 2020 - Apr. 01, 2020 , Wednesdays, 12:00-12:30pm (no session 3/25)
  • Queens Library - Elmhurst Branch
  • 86-07 Broadway, Elmhurst
  • Baby
  • FREE

This is a weekly storytime program for infants, ages 0-11 months and pre-walkers featuring simple stories, songs, and baby rhymes. Each storytime will highlight numbers and counting in honor of the 2020 Census.

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STORY TIME

  • Feb. 26, 2020 - Apr. 01, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11am-12pm
  • Showcase Cinema de Lux Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • FREE

Listen to a story and follow along with a larger than life version of the book projected on the movie screen, plus kids get a no-mess craft or take-home goodie related to the day's story.

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German Story Time

  • Jan. 17, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Book Culture on Broadway
  • 2915 Broadway (entry on 114th street), New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE Free

Come and join as we read funny and smart, classic and new picture books in German and sing a song or two. All are welcome.

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Storytime

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

For children ages 18 months - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. 

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Read to Rover

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 5-6pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Practice reading to a specially trained dog.

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Storytime

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Ages 12-24 months: Thursdays, 10:30-11:15am; Ages 2-4: Tuesdays, 2:30-3:15pm and Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for stories, songs, puppets and more! Ages 2-4. 

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Toddler Time

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, see website for times
  • Multiple Brooklyn Public Library Locations
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children.

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Story Play

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

During this program the group will read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime!

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 3-3:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington
  • 4207 18th Ave., Kensington
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and classic tales read aloud. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-2:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

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Storytime with Ms. Judy

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 10:30-11am **LIBRARY CLOSED 2/17**
  • Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
  • 25 Flywheel Park W., Piermont
  • Baby
  • FREE

Stories, songs, and fingerplay. Children up to 3 years old with an adult.

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Storytime with Ms. Nancy

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , 11:15-11:45am **LIBRARY CLOSED 2/17**
  • Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
  • 25 Flywheel Park W., Piermont
  • Baby
  • FREE

Stories, songs, and fingerplay. Children up to 3 years old with an adult.

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Story and Play

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys, and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

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Babies and Books

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Tuesdays, 1pm and 2pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories, and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood. Ages 0-18 months. Online registration required. 

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Toc Toc Spanish

  • Mar. 02, 2020 - Apr. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 11am-12pm
  • Beyond at Liberty View
  • 850 3rd Ave., Sunset Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Toc Toc Spanish for storytime, dancing, and games for your children!

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BookHampton Story Time

  • Jan. 19, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Sundays, 10:30am
  • BookHampton
  • 41 MAIN STREET , EAST HAMPTON
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children’s bookseller Lauren will read from the latest and greatest picture books.

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Stories and Songs

  • Jan. 15, 2020 - Apr. 01, 2020 , Wednesdays, 9:40-10:20am
  • 6 River Terrace
  • 6 River Terrace, Battery Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Professional musicians will light up the spirit through song, movement, and dance. Register: registration@bpca.ny.gov

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Discovery Storytime

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 10-11:30am
  • Rye Free Reading Room
  • 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy great stories and sing fun songs with the librarians, then let the kids learn and socialize in an open playtime with parents and caregivers.

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Storytime with Miss Jenny

  • Mar. 02, 2020 - May. 27, 2020 , Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-11am
  • Andersons Larchmont
  • 96 Chatsworth Ave., Larchmont
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Shake out some sillies and enjoy some stories. Ages 18 months to 3 years.

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Storybook Reading and Activity

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Apr. 11, 2020 , Saturday 1/11, 2/8, 3/14, and 4/11, 1:00pm
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a storybook reading and related make-and-take activity.

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CHESS AT 3: STORY TIME CHESS

  • Feb. 08, 2020 - Jun. 13, 2020 , Saturdays, 1-5pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Chess at Three for a fun filled afternoon full of creative and interactive storytelling and games.

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Nursery Rhyme Time

  • Dec. 30, 2019 - May. 18, 2020 , Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30-10am **LIBRARY CLOSED 1/20 and 2/17**
  • Chappaqua Library
  • 195 So. Greeley Ave, Chappaqua
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For 2- and 3-year-olds with an adult.

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Threes, Fours and Fives

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - May. 27, 2020 , 2-2:30pm
  • Chappaqua Library
  • 195 So. Greeley Ave, Chappaqua
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Storytimes for 3- to 5-year-olds who are ready to come in all by themselves! Adults must stay in the library building.

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All Together Now

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - May. 23, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 11-11:30am **CLOSED 1/20 and 2/17**
  • Chappaqua Library
  • 195 So. Greeley Ave, Chappaqua
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Drop in for stories and songs!

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Laptime

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Fridays, 9:30-10am
  • Chappaqua Library
  • 195 So. Greeley Ave, Chappaqua
  • Baby
  • FREE

Storytimes for pre-walkers with an adult.

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Moms 'n' Tots Storytime

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jun. 24, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11am
  • Pound Ridge Library
  • 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge
  • Baby
  • FREE

Storytime appropriate for children 2 years of age. Walk-ins welcome!

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Sing along with Debbie Deane

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jun. 24, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11am-12pm
  • Lark Cafe
  • 1007 Church Ave., Flatbush
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10 suggested

Sing, dance, play percussion, and also listen to a storybook or two.

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¡Bienvenidos! Spanish Sing along with Lucy Kalantari!

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jun. 29, 2020 , Mondays, 11am-12pm
  • Lark Cafe
  • 1007 Church Ave., Flatbush
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10

Learn Spanish in song with GRAMMY Award-winning children’s artist Lucy Kalantari.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Nov. 09, 2019 - May. 16, 2020 , Saturdays, 11-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

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Read Aloud & Arts And Crafts

  • Dec. 10, 2019 - Jun. 16, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Library - Astoria Branch
  • 14-01 Astoria Blvd., Long Island City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Listen to a chapter a week (or maybe more) of a book aloud. Follow along with your own copy or just enjoy the dulcet tones of the reader. This is suggested for ages 6 and older.

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Toddler Storytime (Bilingual English/Spanish)

  • Dec. 04, 2019 - Jun. 17, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Queens Library - Astoria Branch
  • 14-01 Astoria Blvd., Long Island City
  • Baby
  • FREE

Join us for a read aloud, finger rhymes, games, and more. This program is for children up to 3 years old and their caregivers. Walk-ins are welcome.

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THURSDAY STORIES W/THE ECLECTIC LIBRARIAN

  • Dec. 05, 2019 - Jun. 25, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:30pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $4 children ages 9-17; free for children younger than 9

Help “Eclectic Librarian” and local resident Carletta Joy Walker choose the book of the week, and bring each story to life! 

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FRIDAY VIRTUOUS JOURNEYS

  • Dec. 06, 2019 - Jun. 26, 2020 , Fridays, 3:30pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $4 children ages 9-17; free for children younger than 9

Enjoy amazing stories filled with virtues like Courage, Grace, Humility, and Love. Be sure to sing along, dance, and even play musical instruments.

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SHOWTIME SATURDAYS with Alexander

  • Dec. 07, 2019 - Jun. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:00pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $4 children ages 9-17; free for children younger than 9

Move your body, make music, and be a part of the story!

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Sunday Funday

  • Dec. 08, 2019 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Sundays, 1:00pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $4 children ages 9-17; free for children younger than 9

Sing, dance, and play with the magical musical stories performed on a Sunday afternoon.

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Pre-School Story Hour

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jul. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4pm
  • Pound Ridge Library
  • 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Stories appropriate for children ages 3-5 years. Walk-ins welcome!

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All-Age Stories

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Fridays and Tuesdays, 11:10am
  • Pound Ridge Library
  • 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy some great stories!

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Picture Book Time

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Dec. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Queens Library - Richmond Hill Branch
  • 118-14 Hillside Ave.,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Aug. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12pm
  • Teaneck Public Library
  • 840 Teaneck Road, Teaneck
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy old and new favorites at this family storytime.

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Rock n' Roll Babies & Toddlers

  • Sep. 06, 2019 - Aug. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 10:15-10:45am
  • Croton Free Library
  • 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

It's time for great stories, classic kids' songs, new rock n’ roll music, and lots of dancing! 

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Staff Story Time

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest book lovers.

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