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End of Midterms Party

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 5-7pm
  • Pearl River Library
  • 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River
  • Teen
  • FREE

Celebrate the end of midterms with a movie, pizza, and popcorn.

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GAME ON! and RIF Book Club

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Play with board games and get free books in the RIF book club.

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Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 3-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Explore new techniques and materials with local artist Sadie Kadlec in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old! Advanced registration required.

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Baby/Toddler Sign Language

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • North Hills Library
  • 57-04 Marathon Pkwy, Little Neck
  • Baby
  • FREE

Join certified Baby Sign Language instructor Christina Napoletano as she leads children and their caregivers through ASL vocabulary, music, and play. Through her thoughtfully crafted themes and practical memory aid techniques, you can be communicating with your pre-verbal baby or toddler!

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Family Movie

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Pomonok Library
  • 158-21 Jewel Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Children and their families are invited for a family-friendly movie!

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Belly Laugh Day at Friday Kids' Club

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Glen Oaks Library
  • 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the gift of laughter on Global Belly Laugh Day. There will be an open mic for participants to read a joke from a book, write an original joke and share it, or tell a funny story. Share some laughs with friends and family.

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Open Mic Jokes For Belly Laugh Day!

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch
  • 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Performers will sign up with the library staff with their joke or riddle and will be called up in a random order. Spectators are welcome.

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Lunar New Year Celebration

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 3:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Poppenhusen Branch
  • 121-23 14 Ave., College Point
  • All Ages
  • FREE

In astrology, the Rat represents wisdom, intelligence, and strong life force. Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a story and a simple craft.

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Podcast Club for Kids

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Tween
  • FREE

Share your thoughts and ideas and learn about audio recording and what it takes to make your own podcast. Registration required. 

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Spinach & Artichoke Dip

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 6pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn how to make this classic, cozy, and extra delicious winter dip. Registration required.

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Nintendo Night: Mega Man

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Northport-East Northport Public Library
  • 185 Larkfield Road, East Northport
  • Teen
  • FREE

Discuss Nintendo games new and old, make fun gamer crafts, and participate in gaming competitions for prizes! Registration required. 

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PlayHooray Kids

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 12:30-1:15pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Music, movement, and lots of fun with Molly Mouse. Ages 6 months-preschool age. Registration required. 

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Music by Genine - Preschool

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Children will use age-appropriate instruments and props to learn about colors, counting, and rhymes. Ages 18 months-5 years.

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Art Engineers Make: Drawbots

  • Jan. 24, 2020, Ages 5-8, 5-6pm; Ages 9-12, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Learn how to build, operate, and decorate your very own drawing robot! Call to register.

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Family Yoga Time

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave., Ossining
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Young Yoginis 12 and younger, along with caregivers, can enjoy easy yoga activities, including movement, stories, and crafts.

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Chinese New Year Storytime

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11-11:45am
  • Rye Free Reading Room
  • 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the library for a morning of Chinese stories and a craft to help bring in the Year of the Rat.

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Sensory Storytime

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10-11am
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy stories, music, movement, and playtime in a safe and accepting environment.    

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Saturday Story Time

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for story time. 

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Dream to Read

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Library - Rosedale Branch
  • 144-20 243 St., Rosedale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday. All are invited to a reading of various books. The program is sponsored by the Rosedale Friends Group. Refreshment will be provided through generous funds from Council Member Donovan Richards.

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S.T.E.A.M. Saturday: Newspaper Shoes

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch
  • 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Pixie boots, clown shoes, moccasins, flip flops, and moon boots. What will you design using just newspapers, scissors, and tape? The one rule is that you must build a pair of newspaper shoes for one of your team members that they can put on and take off without ripping the newspaper. For grades 2 and up.

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3D Design and Printing Workshop

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10-11am
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Tween
  • FREE

Learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D computer-aided design software, and make something to take home at a later date. Registration required. 

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Family Story Time: Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Little Ones

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00-11:30am
  • New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • 476 Fifth Ave., Midtown
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together.  For children ages 2-4.  Space is limited.

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Chinese New Year Tea Light Holder

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make a beautiful Chinese New Year Tea Light Holder to celebrate the Chinese New Year! Grades 5-12. Registration required. 

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Friends of the FP Library Book Sale

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 9am-4pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Regular book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Floral Park Library in the Library Meeting Room.

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Family Program Lunar New Year Celebration!

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Design a paper lantern and a dragon, and try your hand at Chinese calligraphy as you learn to write "whale" in Chinese!

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YA Book Club

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library - Mill Basin
  • 2385 Ralph Ave., Brooklyn
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The Brooklyn Public Library, Mill Basin branch is happy to present the YA Book Club. Parents, teachers, teens and interested readers are invited to...

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Movie: The Adventures of Milo and Otis

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2-4:30pm
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See this film about a lost puppy and kitten that face perils and have adventures trying to find their way home.

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Free practice ACT from the Princeton Review

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 12-4pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Teen
  • FREE

Practice for the ACT. Registration required. 

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Friends of the FP Library Bargain Book Sale

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Find your next great book...or books!

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Holocaust Remembrance Day - Amalia Hoffman Author Visit

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Award winning author, Amalia Hoffman will share her personal journey and inspiration in writing her book, The Brave Cyclist: The True Story of a Holocaust Hero. Grades 1-6. 

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Sensory Playtime

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 18-36 months: 10:30am; 3-5 years: 11:45am-12:15pm
  • Rose Memorial Library
  • 79 East Main St., Stony Point
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Drop in with your little one to explore, encourage, and engage in sensory play! Registration required. 

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Family Movie: 'Dora And The Lost City Of Gold'

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 4:30-6:15pm
  • Queens Library: Briarwood Branch
  • 85-12 Main St., Brairwood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Head to the Briarwood Public Library to watch "Dora and the Lost City of Gold" (2019, PG).

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Chinese New Year Art

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Ring in the Year of the Rat with fun crafts at the library! Registration required. 

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Graphic Novel Book Club

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 5:00pm
  • 67th Street Library
  • 328 East 67th Street, Lenox Hill
  • Tween
  • FREE

Discuss a graphic novel, then enjoy an open comics-creating studio.

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Toddler Drive-In Movie

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

The library will provide the decorations for your "car" so you can watch a short movie with snacks. Ages 18 months-5 years. Registration required. 

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Creating a Savings Plan for Your Special Needs Child

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Adult
  • FREE

This informational financial planning session will teach you what next steps to tackle on the path to establishing financial security for your special needs child. Registration required. 

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Escape Snapology

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Massapequa Public Library- Central Avenue Building
  • 523 Central Avenue, Massapequa
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Eraser was in the library last night and locked all the creativity in an Escape Box!  Join Snapology of Seaford and try to help the creativity escape its confinement! Grades 2-5. Registration required. 

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Bilingual Family Story Time

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 11am
  • Morrisania Library
  • 610 East 169th Street, Bronx
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories in English and Spanish and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.

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Storytime with Special Guest Jacob!

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 1:30-2:15pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Jacob will be at the library with his guitar and sing some fun songs!

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Holocaust Remembrance

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 2-3:30pm
  • Nyack Library
  • 59 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

A Holocaust Survivor will share their testimony to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Registration required. 

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Tween Corner - Card Games

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Tween
  • FREE

Learn to play Crazy Eights, Spit, Go Fish, Rummy, Solitaire, and more. Registration required. 

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Teen Workout/Dance

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Paerdegat
  • 850 E. 59th St. at Paerdegat Ave. South, Bergen Beach
  • Teen
  • FREE

Workout with YouTube (Cardio, Hip Hop, Yoga, etc.) and learn dance choreography from Teen Instructors. 

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Messy Art Babies

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Baby
  • FREE

Bring your baby in to enjoy some sensory play and make a simple art project. Dress for a mess! Ages 6-18 months. Sign up required. 

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Puzzlemania

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 5:30-6:15pm
  • East Islip Public Library
  • 381 E Main Street, East Islip
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy this exciting story and craft program where you test your puzzle skills and use your imaginations to create a puzzle of your very own. Registration required. Grades K-3.

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Beginners American Sign Language

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 6-7pm
  • East Islip Public Library
  • 381 E Main Street, East Islip
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Learn sign language with Miss Nicole by playing fun games and activities. Registration required. Grades 4-8.

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Minute to Win It

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 3:45-4:45pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • Tween
  • FREE

Can you beat the clock attempting some silly challenges? Enthusiasm required, laughter guaranteed! Grades 4-7. Registration required. 

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Winter Crafts

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Come in out of the cold, and make some fun wintery crafts. Grades K-5.

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DIY Phone Grip

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Teen
  • FREE

Get the perfect selfie and add some pop to your cell phone with a phone grip you can create. Ages 12 and up. Registration recommended. Sponsored by...

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Exploration Station

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Explore science and the world around you with hands-on stations, along with a discussion and a story. Registration required. 

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Chinese New Year

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 7-8pm
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with the library. 

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Which Craft' Wednesday: Shrinky Dinks

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 4-5pm
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • Teen
  • FREE

Draw and color on a plastic cup to create a quirky work of art. For students in grades 6 and up.

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Sparkling Paper Heart Snowflakes!

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 10:30-11am
  • Rose Memorial Library
  • 79 East Main St., Stony Point
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Fold and cut a paper heart to create a snowflake and decorate to make a sparkling window decoration. Registration required. 

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Cupcake Wars

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 5:30-6:45pm
  • Rose Memorial Library
  • 79 East Main St., Stony Point
  • Teen
  • FREE

Will your cupcake win? Judges will award prizes. Registration required. 

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Story Play

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for Story time and Playtime.

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Karaoke!

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Woodhaven Branch
  • 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Sing your heart out or just listen!

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Watch a Book Movie Matinee: To Kill a Mockingbird

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 1:00-3:15pm
  • Kew Gardens Hills Library
  • 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch the 1962 movie adaption of To Kill a Mockingbird. (NR)

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Teen Puzzle Day

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Library - Peninsula
  • 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach
  • Teen
  • FREE

It's National Puzzle Day! Visit the teen area and help complete a 1,000-piece puzzle.

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Bookbusters

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Flushing Library
  • 41-17 Main Street, Flushing
  • Tween
  • FREE

Kids in grades 4-6 meet to discuss the book of the month. Books are available at the librarian's desk.

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Sensory Playground

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Explore different activity stations that will stimulate your senses and encourage learning. Ages 19 months-5 years. Registration required. 

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Velvet Art To Go

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Color your velvet art keychain and attach it to an accessory at home! Ages 7-12. Registration required. 

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Pajama Storytime

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 7-7:30pm
  • Syosset Public Library
  • 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal for stories and songs at the library! Ages 3 1/2 years-kindergarten. Registration required. 

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Lego Challenge

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Use your imagination to create innovative LEGO designs. Grades 5-12. Registrartion required.

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Setting Your Clock For Success: Time Management Tips for Students in Grades 6-12 and Their Parents

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 7-9pm
  • Pearl River Library
  • 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Time management strategies and study skill tips for students grades 6-12 and their parents from Dominiqe Padurano, the head of Crimson Coaching. Registration required. 

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Wintertime Wilds with Strawtown Studio

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Nyack Library
  • 59 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Strawtown artists and naturalists in exploring the responses animals have to the winter then create your own winter landscape with animal puppets! Grades 1-5. Registration required. 

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Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Gravesend
  • 303 Ave. X at West. 2nd St. , Gravesend
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create an arts and crafts project and have fun. For ages 4-10.

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Pajama Storytime

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 7-7:45pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children can come dressed in their pajamas, ready to listen to stories, sing songs, and dance. Ages 3-6. Registration required. 

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Grown Up and Me Bootcamp

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Get ready to work out with your little one during this interactive class. Ages 1-4. Registration required.

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Book Page Snowflakes

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 4pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Recycle the pages of an old book and make an intricate 3D snowflake design.

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Duct Tape Flower Pens

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Wantagh Public Library
  • 3285 Park Avenue, Wantagh
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make a bouquet of flower pens using duct tape. Grades 4-12. Registration required. 

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Electronics: Building with Snap Circuits, Jr.

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 4:15-5:15pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • Tween
  • FREE

Miss Vivian will show you how to build different projects by snapping electronic circuits together! Grades 3 and up. Registration required. 

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DIY Pinecone Light-up Jar

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 4-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Light up the dark winter months with a decorative pine cone jar. Ages 7 and up. Registration recommended. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.<...

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Mindfulness for Teens

  • Jan. 31, 2020, 4-5pm
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn how mindfulness techniques, such as breathing and meditation, can promote calmness and creativity. Registration recommended. 

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Teen Writers Workshop

  • Jan. 31, 2020, 7:30-8:45pm
  • Northport-East Northport Public Library
  • 185 Larkfield Road, East Northport
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join fellow writers to discuss your ideas and get feedback on your work. Registration required. 

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Family Fun Zumba Presented by LI FIT

  • Jan. 31, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • FREE

Get fit and have fun at Family Zumba.  For walking toddlers and children up to 8 years old with their  families. Registration is necessary.

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READ to a Dog

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 10:30am-12pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St, Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to a dog! Registration is open for everyone.

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Lunar New Year Celebration

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
  • 480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the library at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center for art, dance, and music. Registration required. 

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Code-a-pillars and Code & Go Mouse Mania

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 1:30-2:30pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Arrange and rearrange Code-a-pillars and Go Mouse Mania to follow the maze you create. Registration required. 

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Family Crafts

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 11:0am-1:00pm
  • Queens Library- McGoldrick branch
  • 155-06 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join us for some fun family crafts.

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Children's Lunar New Year Celebration

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 2:00-4:30pm
  • Queens Library - Flushing Branch
  • 41-17 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the Year of the Rat. There will be crafts such as bead-making. Red envelopes will be provided by the Friends of the Library.

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Take Your Child To The Library Day

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Glen Oaks Library
  • 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring your family to the library and take a story walk, make Forky from Toy Story 4, play board games and card games, work on a puzzle, and build a Lego creation. Younger children can enjoy playdough, crawl through the tunnel, pretend in the kitchen, and play with trains and toys.

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READ with Flash Gordon!

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

"Flash Gordon," a certified therapy dog, loves to listen to kids read. Sign up for a 15-minute slot on the day of the program at the customer service desk. 

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Origami

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join Westchester Origami Workers, a regional group of Origami, USA to share models and techniques. Free and open to all adults. 

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Super Bowl Saturday

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Emma Clark Library
  • 120 Main St., Setauket
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy some football festivities, including games and a special raffle prize.

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The Mickmags

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 11-11:45am
  • The Smithtown Library - Nesconset Building
  • 148 Smithtown Blvd., Smithtown
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

The Mickmags combine music and puppets to entertain not only children, but to reach the child in all of us. Registration is limited to families with children 2-6 years old.

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Saturday Stories

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 4-4:30pm
  • Rogers Memorial Library
  • 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Sit back and enjoy a lazy Saturday afternoon of stories. Registration required. 

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Chess Nuts Unite

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 2:30-4pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for a game of chess. There will be plenty of snacks for everyone. Registration required. 

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Jump Bunch

  • Feb. 01, 2020, Birth- 22 months, 10am; 23 months- 5 years, 11am
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

A music and movement program filled with lively activities and lots of fun. Registration required. 

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Take Your Child to the Library Day Event - Pokéthon

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 11am-2pm
  • Syosset Public Library
  • 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy crafts and activities with your child and celebrate all things Pokémon.

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Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Li performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolos and foot juggling, explains some of the rituals of Chinese New Year, and more. Registration required. 

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Oreo Taste Test

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Teen
  • FREE

Taste Oreos, guess the flavor and vote for your favorite... blindfolded! Grades 6-12. Register online. 

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Peninsula
  • 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we make booklets about his legacy and the need for peace and equality. Space is limited.

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Go Far, Go Together: Who Is Barack Obama For Kids

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Queensboro Hill Branch
  • 60-05 Main St., Flushing
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children will learn about President Barack Obama and make a Barack Obama bookmark.

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Kids Create: Little Bits

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington
  • 4207 18th Ave., Kensington
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more. Registration required.

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I Love You to Pieces

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Enjoy a story and create a loveable gift or keepsake. Registration required.

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Monday Explorations: Black History Month: Creating Silhouettes

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4:30pm
  • New York Public Library- Countee Cullen branch
  • 104 W. 136th St., Harlem
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn about the history of silhouette making, then sit for your own portraits and look at your profile.

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Let It Snow: Storytime and Activity

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Webster Library
  • 1465 York Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy some snow stories, snow making, and a snowball fight!

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What a Pittie!

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Teen
  • FREE

Take part in a special art-themed project to bring positive exposure to pitbulls. Registration required. 

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Canvas Wars

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Tween
  • FREE

Everyone will vote for their favorite creation and prizes will be awarded to first and second place. Dress for mess! Ages 8-12. Registration required. 

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Snow Salt Canvas

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 5:30-6:15pm
  • Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library
  • 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Use salt and watercolors to make a beautiful piece of art on canvas. Registration required. 

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Yoga with Miss Annie

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Rogers Memorial Library
  • 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn calming, stretching, and strengthening techniques as well as how to focus, concentrate, and relax. Grades 2-5. Registration required. 

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Shake, Rattle and Roll

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 10:15-11am
  • Rogers Memorial Library
  • 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Get ready to wiggle and giggle, share songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and parachute play. Registration required. 

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StoryCraft

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Read a story and make a craft. 

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Little Chefs - Valentine's Day Treat

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 6pm OR 7pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Create a sweet treat for Valentine's Day. Ages 3-5 with an adult. Registration required. 

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Origami Fun

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 6-6:45pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For grades 3-6. Learn basic techniques of origami and see what you can create. Call to register.

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Sensory Play

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St., Haverstraw
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Sensory fun with explorative and interactive play for all ages! Families welcome.

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Paint It

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Tween
  • FREE

Learn how to use watercolors and develop your own artistic vision. Registration required. 

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Tween Corner - Bottle Cap Magnets

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Tween
  • FREE

Using bottle caps, clip art, and other decorative materials, make a bottle cap magnet for your refrigerator or locker. In person registration required. 

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Make Your Own Rainstick Musical Instrument

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 3:00-4:00pm
  • Bay Terrace Library
  • 18-36 Bell Blvd., Bayside
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children in grades 1-5 will learn how to assemble and decorate their own rainstick musical instrument.

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African-American History Month Story And Craft Time

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 3:00-3:30pm
  • Queens Library - Douglaston-Little Neck Branch
  • 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

We'll read the history of great Civil Rights leaders and do a fun collage craft celebrating their life and works.

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African American Dance Workshop With Christine Campbell

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4:15-5:00pm
  • Queens Library: Baisley Park Branch
  • 117-11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy an interactive dance workshop of African American dances.

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Freedom Quilt - What We Know, What We Believe, And What Inspires Us

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm
  • Queens Library - Langston Hughes Branch
  • 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Children will make a non-sew freedom quilt out of foam squares while learning the meaning of the codes of each square.

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Teen Manga Club

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Read manga, make origami, draw anime characters, and play with washi tape. For ages 10 and older.

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American Girl Fan Club: Addy Walker

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 3:30-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Howard Beach Branch
  • 92-06 156 Ave., Howard Beach
  • Tween
  • FREE

The focus of this club are the books, time periods, and dolls from the American Girl series. The library will provide copies of "Meet Addy: an American Girl" by Connie Porter. The fan club will read the book and discuss it. We will also do crafts and activities. Books are for ages 8 to 12 years old.

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DIY Cell Phone Holder

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Teen
  • FREE

Never misplace your cell phone again with an awesome holder you can create yourself. Ages 12 & up. Registration recommended.

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Gingerbread Wonderland

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 3:30pm
  • New York Public Library - Muhlenberg Branch
  • 209 West 23rd Street, Chelsea
  • Teen
  • FREE

Create a gingerbread structure to fit into a wonderland community. Take your structures home to eat!

 

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Puppet Making Palooza for Teens (and Tweens)

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Bloomingdale Branch
  • 150 West 100th Street, Upper West Side
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to be a puppeteer - making your own puppet and bringing it to life.

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Afterschool Gaming

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 3-4:30pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Teen
  • FREE

Have fun with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, FIFA 20, and much more!

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Snow Bunnies

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Listen to a story and meet a bunny and a couple of special guests who survive the winter! Ages 3-6. Registration required. 

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Zumbini

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 10-10:45am
  • Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library
  • 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Get ready to dance, laugh, and play with Miss Lauren. Registration required. 

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Inspiring Word Bracelets

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 6-6:45pm
  • Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library
  • 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters
  • Tween
  • FREE

What inspires you? Put it on a bracelet you can wear to keep yourself positive! Grades 3-5. Registration required. 

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Exploration Express

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 10:15-11am
  • Rogers Memorial Library
  • 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

This sensory experience will help enhance your child's hand-eye coordination and fine and gross motor skills developement as they dig their hands into sand, water and other exploratory activities. Ages 18 months-5 years. Registration required. 

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Circuit Cards

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Tween
  • FREE

Learn about electrical circuits and then create a light up card for someone special using your new skills. Registration required. 

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Minecraft Survival

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 3:45-4:45pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Work together to battle Pillagers, slay the Ender Dragon, and build wonderous creations. Registration required.

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Chocolate Making with Chocolicious

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn how to create molded chocolate lollipops and yummy chocolate play-doh! Grades K-5. Register online.

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Florence and Josephine

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 4:30-6pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road , Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn about African-American performers Florence Mills and Josephine Baker, and create a colorful collage inspired by artist Christian Robinson. Registration required. 

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Making Interactive LED Greeting Cards

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 6-7:45pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Teen, Adult
  • $5 deposit refunded after class

Make interactive LED-lit cards to celebrate Valentine's Day (or the wintertime) using pre-made templates. In person registration required. 

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Teen Movie Night: The Sun is Also a Star

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 5-7pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Teen
  • FREE

Watch The Sun is Also A Star. There will be popcorn, and other movie snacks! Ages 13-18 only

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DIY Notes for Library Lovers Month

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

It's Library Lovers month so let everyone know why you love your library and it will be proudly displayed. All ages (under 5 with caregiver) Registration recommended.

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Family Literacy Workshop: City's First Readers - World Read Aloud Day 2020

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
  • 203 West 115th Street, Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

 Come join us for morning of musical fun, a read aloud and parent discussion. 

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Mask Maker, Mask Maker, Make Me a Mask

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Fort Washington
  • 535 West 179th Street, Washington Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Starting with slabs of clay, artists explore the face as a vehicle for self expression by creating masks inspired by the artwork of other cultures.

 

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Wacky Wednesdays: Moon Phase Viewers

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 4:30pm
  • New York Public Library- Countee Cullen branch
  • 104 W. 136th St., Harlem
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create your own moon phase viewers, which are portable discs that show how the moon's appearance changes throughout the year. 

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Kente Cloth Wall Hanging

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Teen
  • FREE

Design and weave your very own kente cloth wall hanging! Registration required. 

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Polar Bear Cupcakes

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Make three adorable polar bear cupcakes to take home and enjoy. Ages 6-12. Registration required. 

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Everybody Dance

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 10:15-11am
  • Rogers Memorial Library
  • 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
  • Baby
  • FREE

Grab some scarves and get ready to dance to some of your favorite songs! Birth-17 months. Registration required. 

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Celebrate Black History Month with KG Group Entertainment

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Don’t miss the celebration! Music, fashion show, games, and more. Registration required. 

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LIGHT/DARK HARMONY DRAWING

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 7:15pm
  • Hicksville Public Library
  • 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville
  • Teen
  • FREE

The Japanese style of light/dark harmony drawing will inspire us to celebrate Valentine's Day in a very creative way. Registration required. 

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Globetrotters - Kenya

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 6pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Discover the African safari and learn how Wangari Maathai won the Nobel Peace Prize for planting trees, then plant your own seed to take home and watch grow. Registration required. 

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Hearts & Hands Plate

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 12:15-1:15pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Let’s get busy with Shirley Ruby and show some love with a hearts a plenty plate. Ages 3-5. Registration required. 

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Chocolate Making and Design

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Teen
  • FREE

Enjoy making molded chocolate, lollipops and make a personalized chocolate bar and edible paper & ink paintings!  Grades 6-12. Register online. 

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Library Lovers Month

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
  • 25 Flywheel Park W., Piermont
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Drop in to make special bookmarks that will be given out to library patrons all month.

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African Dancing And Folktales

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Queens Library - Arverne
  • 312 Beach 54 Street, Arverne
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Audience members become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as a facilitator guides them through an interactive African dance class accompanied by live percussion music. This is for ages 6 to 12.

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Movie Night

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm
  • Queens Library - Woodhaven Branch
  • 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch Toy Story 4 (2019, G).

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Family Movie: 'The Angry Birds Movie'

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4:30-6:15pm
  • Queens Library: Briarwood Branch
  • 85-12 Main St., Brairwood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

"The Angry Birds Movie" (2016, PG) is about three loose-cannon birds fighting back against a group of pigs, who have invaded their island.

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Anime Club

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Watch episodes of animes voted by members, make anime-inspired crafts, and more! Ages 10-17 only.

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Black History Music Trivia For Families

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 3:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch
  • 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about the influences of African Americans on musical genres such as R&B, jazz, rap, and more. After enjoying some sample tunes play a "Name That Genre" musical trivia game. Join for some fun and prizes!

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Sunny Scientists

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Brigitte Burgler, a science teacher and a mother will guide kids in exploring life, earth, and physical science concepts through hands-on investigations.

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Let’s Hibernate

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn about hibernation and make a great bear craft to take home. Registration required.

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Black History Experience

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn about the history and different styles of African American poetry. Then create your own poetry masterpiece to share. Ages 7-12. Registration required. 

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Pop-Up Valentine Cards

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 5-6pm
  • Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library
  • 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Make a pop-up Valentine card for someone special. Grades 1-5. Registration required. 

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Beach Party Storytime

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 10:15-11am
  • Rogers Memorial Library
  • 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the library for some summer music, summer snacks, and even some summer stories. Ages 18 months-5 years. Registration required. 

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Valentine's Mugs

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Teen
  • FREE

Transform plain, white mugs into thoughtful art pieces with paint and an inspirational qoute. The mugs will be donated to a local charity.

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Creative Art

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Hicksville Public Library
  • 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Students will make a “stained glass” project. You will also design an elephant made out of hearts to hang up. Registration required. 

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Books Before Bedtime

  • Feb. 06, 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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Anti-Bullying Workshop: Ages 8-11

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn self defense moves, ways to preventing bullying, and what to do if you are being bullied and the precise steps to stop it. Ages 8-11. Register online. 

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Solar Race Cars For Teens

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Hunters Point Branch
  • 47-40 Center Blvd, Long Island City
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens will design, build, and test their own mini solar race cars.

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GAME ON! and RIF

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for all types of family games and check in to the RIF book club to earn free books!

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Brick Builders

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Queens Library - Court Square Branch
  • 25-01 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children ages 4 and older are welcome to build from their imagination or from a challenge card. Your creations will be displayed all month long in the children's room!

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Cannoli Ice Cream

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 6:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Teen
  • FREE Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn how to make this delicious recipe to take home and freeze. Registration required.

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Tween Gaming

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library
  • 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters
  • Tween
  • FREE

Play Nintendo Switch on the big screen and a variety of board games at the library with your friends.

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Valentine's Day Donuts for Tweens

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Tween
  • $1

Make icing at the library to glaze some donuts and decorate them to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Grades 5th and 6th. Registration required. 

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Teen Cuisine - Valentine's Day Dessert Glass Treat - Donation Event

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make delicious Valentine's dessert glasses. Donate one dessert for those in need, and keep one for you to munch on. Grades 6-12.  Registration required. 

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Paw Patrol Valentine Storytime

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Celebrate with books and crafts about Skye, Chase, Marshall, and other Paw Patrol favorite characters! Ages 2-5. 

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Mosaic Garden Heart

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Using mosaic tiles and cement, make a lovable heart. This could be a great gift for Valentine's day. Registration required. 

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Baby Start: Snow Babies

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 10:30-11am
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Baby
  • FREE

This half hour program is designed to introduce babies, ages birth-17 months, to the wonderful world of library programs! Registration required. 

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Toddler Time with A Time For Kids

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 10:30-11am
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Baby
  • FREE

Your baby will delight in songs, nursery rhymes, books, instruments, finger play, and more.

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Giving Back to My Community

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For students in grades 3-6. Join the community service group and do great things for your community. Certificates for community service will be giv...

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Chinese Acrobatics with Li Liu

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Acrobat Li Liu will bring you joy with her balancing skills, bicycle routine, and more! Registration required. 

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Cooking with Rob Scott: Make a Fortune

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 2:30-3:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

To celebrate Chinese New Year, make super-sized fortune cookies using tortillas seasoned with cinnamon and sugar. Registration required. 

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Gaming Hour

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road , Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Play Nintendo Switch on the big screen! For ages 6-12.

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Saturday Tales and Tunes

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public 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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Jr. Chefs - Stories & Cooking: Valentine's Kisses

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 1:30-2:30pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Make a sweet Valentine's Day treat using candy kisses. Register online or in person at the Children's Desk.

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Iron Chef Competition

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 2-4:30pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Teen
  • FREE

Contestants will be given a basket of ingredients to use to create something delicious. Registration required. 

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Book Launch: 'Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou' Author Bethany Hegedus & Illustrator Tonya Engel

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Author Bethany Hegedus and Illustrator Tonya Engel read in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

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2020 Black Lives Matter Teen Conference + Teen Night Open Mic

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 9am registration; 10am-10pm
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  • 515 Malcolm X Blvd, Central Harlem
  • Teen
  • FREE

The day will include activist teach-ins, youth-led panel discussions, teen performances, and interactive arts and media workshops, and a Teen Night Open Mic Edition.

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Amazing Lizards

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 3:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • 476 Fifth Ave., Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Lizards live all around the world and in this unique program presents several live ones!

 

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Recycled Book Art

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 2-3:30pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Create some beautiful art with some unusable, old books and paint, pens, and sissors. Grades 5-12. Registration required. 

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If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Character Meet and Greet

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Meet the mouse from the classic children's book "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie,"  read the story and have some cookies, too! Registration required. 

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Tea for Two Valentine Tea Party

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Oceanside Library
  • 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Bring someone special to enjoy a terrific tea party. Includes a story, craft, treats, and, of course, iced tea! Registration required. 

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Drag Queen Story Hour

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 1pm
  • East Meadow Public Library at Samanea NY (The former Source Mall) Art Gallery
  • 1504 Old Country Road, Westbury
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

This program focuses on inclusion, acceptance, and that everyone is special. Hear a story and then do crafts. Ages 3-9 with a grownup. Registration required. 

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Abraham Lincoln: From Railsplitter to President

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 2-2:45pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughtes Public Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road , Garnerville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about Abraham Lincoln's honesty, love of family, thirst for education, sense of justice, and more. 

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Reading to Lexie

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the library and read to Lexie, a hypoallergenic certified therapy dog.

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LEGO Sunday

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Drop-in and build! Ages 4-10.

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Family Movie Matinee - Mary Poppins Returns

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 2pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the library for tasty snacks and Mary Poppins Returns (rated PG), the magical continuation of everyone's classic favorite movie and book.

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Movie: The Nicholas Brothers

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 6-8:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road , Garnerville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a documentary film about the amazing gravity-defying dancers Fayard and Harold Nicholas.

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Origami

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Arverne
  • 312 Beach 54 Street, Arverne
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids can learn about Origami, an ancient Japanese art form in which paper is folded in certain ways to create unique paper sculptures.

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Teen Tech Time

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Teen
  • FREE

Anyone in grades 6 and up is welcome to join the library for Teen Tech Time!

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Animal Splatter Art

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Teen
  • FREE

Create an abstract animal painting using acrylic paint and a splatter effect. Registration required. 

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How to Draw Kawaii Art

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library
  • 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn how to draw kawaii characters! Registration required. 

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Cupid Cupcakes

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $1

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with some delicious cupid cupcakes that you get to decorate yourself. Grades 2-4. Registration required. 

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Heart Cookies on a Stick

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Young elementary
  • $1

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with some heart-shaped cookies on a stick. For grades pre-K to 1. Parents must stay with the student. Registration required. 

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Toddler Time with A Time For Kids

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 4pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

This program will stimulate thinking as participants EXPLORE, PLAY and BUILD together. Ages 2-4.5 years. Register online.

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Free Information Session

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 6-7:30pm
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • One Haseco Ave, Port Chester
  • Adult
  • FREE

Learn about the domestic adoption process and meet the staff of Forever Families Through Adoption.

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STEM: Density Or 'Fireworks In A Jar'

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 3:00-3:45pm
  • Queens Library - Douglaston-Little Neck Branch
  • 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

What makes a liquid "dense?" Why do some things float and some things sink? Children observe this phenomena with the use of food coloring and liquid to create their own "fireworks in a jar!"

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso, and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren.

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DIY Fingerprint Baseball

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Think of warmer temperatures and baseball weather as you create your own fingerprint baseball. All ages (under 5 must be with caregiver) Registration recommended.

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Children's Film Screening: Peter Pan

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 3:30pm
  • New York Public Library - Hudson Park Branch
  • 66 Leroy Street, SoHo
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Follow Peter, Wendy, Michael, and John as they battle against pirates, crocodiles and whatever machinations the mysterious land takes them.  

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Wildlife at the Library

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Webster Library
  • 1465 York Ave., Upper East Side
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to a golden eagle, barn owl, Burmese and ball pythons, black throat monitor, alligator, and opossums.

 

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The Power of Food: Chicken Dell'Amore

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 3:30-5pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Teen
  • FREE

Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Enjoy this red ingredient-only dish brought to you by Chef Robert Dell’Amore. Registration required. 

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Let's Dance

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 7-7:45pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Great South Bay Dance for a fun and interactive dance class! Ages 5-7. Registration required. 

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Valentine's Day Donuts for Teens

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Teen
  • FREE

Make icing at the library to glaze some donuts and decorate them to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Registration required. 

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