Classes & Workshops

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find a class that interests you. All classes are free unless otherwise noted.

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195 classes found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4:30 PM
This program will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), 3rd Floor, Room 304. Join Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff for our monthly series of eBook classes for beginners. This week's topic is: eBook Websites. Participants will: Learn about how eBooks work at the Library. Review the popular eBook apps that work with your Library Card. Have time to ask questions and work on personal projects. To join the program: Register online to receive a r…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
3rd Floor, Room 304
Adults
Today
@ 6:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, Room 303. OMG! Origami at SNFL is a group for people to come together and share in the beautiful art of Origami - an ancient art of folding various mediums, most commonly paper. The word comes from the combination of the Japanese verb oru (to fold) and the noun kami (paper). Other materials often folded are fabric, wire mesh, sheet metal, tissue, thin plastic, cardboard, and straws. We meet as a group to teach eac…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Third Floor, Room 303
Adults
Wed, July 24
@ 11 AM
Join us for a basic painting using water colors or coloring pencils. Coloring promotes wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity and of course is fun. Join us Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 am This event will take place in person at The Castle Hill Library All materials will be provided. No Registration required.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Wed, July 24
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Branch. Come learn how to enter and edit text, save files, and more.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Wed, July 24
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This Program will take place, in person, at Pelham Bay Library. Come join us for a hands-on project designed for ages 2-5. All materials will be provided.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

Parents/Caregivers
Wed, July 24
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Tremont Library. Join us for this after-school program as we explore our collection and take on creative crafts or activities inspired by the books we share. Recommended for kids ages 5-12.
Tremont LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, July 24
@ 4:15 PM
This event will take place in-person at Riverside Library. Wanna color and get creative? We will meet every Wednesday at 4:15pm. It's not just for kids! Join us and discover the fun and calming benefits of coloring. Color, relax and enjoy! Coloring supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials too.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Thu, July 25
@ 10:30 AM
This program will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), 5th Floor, Room 504. Join Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff for our monthly series of computer classes for beginners. This week's topic is: Internet Safety. Participants will: Learn about the basic internets terms. Review standard internet usage. Have time to ask questions and work on personal projects. To join the program: Register online to receive a reminder message 24 hours before t…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
5th Floor, Room 504
Adults
Thu, July 25
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive their personal attention and instruction. Patrons can schedule individual time with library staff for help with any tasks that need to be completed via the computer and or personal phone. Time slots can vary from increments of 15 minutes to 1 hour. Please register in advanc…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Thu, July 25
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Branch. Come learn how to enter and edit text, save files, and more.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Thu, July 25
@ 3 PM
STEAM
This program will take place in person at the Pelham Bay Library. Join staff from the Pelham Bay Library for an exciting, hands-on STEAM program! All Materials will be provided.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, July 25
@ 4 PM
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Come have some friendly competition with your friends on the Nintendo Switch and PS4. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations and more!
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 26
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library. Do you want to learn about computers? Come join our beginners one-on-one computer sessions on Mondays and Fridays from 10am-12:30pm (unless specified otherwise). Please register a day in advance via phone call or visiting the library's front desk for available time slots. There are no walk-ins for day of time slots. The computer sessions are only 30 minutes. Available Time Slot Options (call or visit library for available times):…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, July 26
@ 11 AM
Research 101
Whether you're new to the Library or just need a refresher, this in-person class will cover the basics of using all the resources that our flagship library at 42nd Street has to offer. This session serves as a baseline introduction for researchers of all levels, and a tour of the Rose Main Reading Room will follow. What you will learn: How to find and request materials. How to search our catalog and databases How to connect with Library staff for assistance How to feel confident conductin…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Lenox & Astor Room, Room 216Adults
Fri, July 26
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at The Soundview Library. Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, July 26
@ 11 AM
Learn a different craft every Friday at 11 am. Work with recycled materials, paper mache , clay, twine, fabric, candles ..& more No experience is needed and all materials will be provided. This event will take place in person at The Castle Hill Library Registration required, by phone or in person. Limit of 5 participants
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Fri, July 26
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
This class will take place in person at the Bronx Library Center. Create your own website using Google Sites.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Fri, July 26
@ 3 PM
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Need help making your college resume? Looking for part-time employment? Need assistance search for available resources focused on teenagers? Stop by and meet with the teen librarian for related support.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, July 27
@ 10 AM
Join us for the Riverside knitting and crocheting circle every Saturday from 10am to 12pm. Please bring your own materials and get ready to have some crafty good times!
Riverside LibraryAdults
Sat, July 27
@ 11 AM
Summer at the Library
Join The New York Public Library and Roundabout Theatre Company's Artist-in-Residence for twelve sessions of artistic workshops! The workshops will be held in person at St. George Library. Join us for curated artistic workshops designed to spark the creative process. Teaching Artists, Carrie Ellman Larsen and Nick Simone will guide participants to create their own piece of original theatre by telling stories and sharing memories with words, movements, and soundscapes. Through the exploration o…
St. George Library CenterAdults
Sat, July 27
@ 12:30 PM
This program will take place in person. This class is designed for the beginning adult actor seeking experience and feedback. The class highlights ways to make your performance more natural and spontaneous. Attendees will workwith ensemble building games, script analysis, scene study, and stage production. No experience is necessary.
Riverside LibraryAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students
Sat, July 27
@ 2 PM
Get in person help with computers, the internet, expand your knowledge, or get help with a specific task or question. We're here to help! This program will be held in the Computer Lab (3rd Floor). Saturdays at 2pm No Registration Required, 18+.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Sat, July 27
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Branch. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive their personal attention and instruction.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Mon, July 29
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library. Do you want to learn about computers? Come join our beginners one-on-one computer sessions on Mondays and Fridays from 10am-12:30pm (unless specified otherwise). Please register a day in advance via phone call or visiting the library's front desk for available time slots. There are no walk-ins for day of time slots. The computer sessions are only 30 minutes. Available Time Slot Options (call or visit library for available times):…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, July 29
@ 10:30 AM
NYPL en Español
In person event at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, 1st Floor, Corner Space. Evento presencial en la biblioteca Stavros Niarchos Foundation, 1er piso, Corner Space Led by Karina Romero, this program is designed to introduce you to the basic steps of Argentine Tango. Originated in Argentina, Tango is danced around the world by people of all sizes and ages. It is said that if you can walk, then you can tango. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced Tango aficionado, all…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
1st Floor, Corner Space
Adults
Mon, July 29
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at The Soundview Library. Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, July 29
@ 11 AM
Join us for a basic painting using water colors or coloring pencils. Coloring promotes wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity and of course is fun. Join us Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 am This event will take place in person at The Castle Hill Library All materials will be provided. No Registration required.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Mon, July 29
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Parkchester Library. Express yourself, and get creative with our audio recording studio. Learn the basics to music production with your peers using the digital audio Logic Pro software!
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 29
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at the Soundview Library. Are you curious about chess and want to learn about the game? Whether you know how to play or just starting out, come join us for some board time. Show off your best moves against other chess players while getting some great tips and pointers! For all ages. See you there!
Soundview LibraryAdults,

Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 29
@ 4 PM
This event will be hosted in-person at the Castle Hill Branch. Interested in 3-D printing? Learn some basic skills and design your own 3-D model during this program! No experience is needed and all materials will be provided.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 29
@ 4 PM
This is an informal creative writing workshop for adults. Writing prompts will be provided at the beginning of the 1 hour program to help your ideas to flow. But you may start writing with your own prompt or own creative idea(s). This will be a space for all writing levels to come together to peacefully write and share ideas, ask for feedback, etc. Writing materials will be provided. Please be aware this is not an instructional program. Please view flyer for more information. Thank you.
Mosholu LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, July 30
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Branch. Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Tue, July 30
@ 3 PM
Hey teens! Join us for this in-person collage program! We will be using magazines and books, as well as any pictures that you want to bring on your own, in order to make our unique collages! Once you glue them to the paper/canvas, we will seal it with ModPodge! No Registration is Required Ages 12 and up!
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 30
@ 4 PM
Are you looking for a friendly atmosphere to write in, people to bounce ideas off of, or just looking for some feedback? Then this is the place for you! If you like to write and meet people who like writing, bring your creativity and personality to our creative writing meetups. All writers of all styles are welcome to join! This event will take place in person at The Soundview Library
Soundview LibraryAdults
Tue, July 30
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in-person at Parkchester Library. Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, July 30
@ 6:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, Room 303. OMG! Origami at SNFL is a group for people to come together and share in the beautiful art of Origami - an ancient art of folding various mediums, most commonly paper. The word comes from the combination of the Japanese verb oru (to fold) and the noun kami (paper). Other materials often folded are fabric, wire mesh, sheet metal, tissue, thin plastic, cardboard, and straws. We meet as a group to teach eac…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Third Floor, Room 303
Adults
Wed, July 31
@ 10:30 AM
NYPL en Español
In person event at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, 1st Floor, Corner Space. Evento presencial en la biblioteca Stavros Niarchos Foundation, 1er piso, Corner Space Led by Karina Romero, this program is designed to introduce you to the basic steps of Argentine Tango. Originated in Argentina, Tango is danced around the world by people of all sizes and ages. It is said that if you can walk, then you can tango. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced Tango aficionado, all…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
1st Floor, Corner Space
Adults
Wed, July 31
@ 11 AM
Join us for a basic painting using water colors or coloring pencils. Coloring promotes wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity and of course is fun. Join us Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 am This event will take place in person at The Castle Hill Library All materials will be provided. No Registration required.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Wed, July 31
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Branch. Come learn how to enter and edit text, save files, and more.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Wed, July 31
@ 3:30 PM
STEAM
Join the staff from the Sedgwick Library for an exciting, hands-on program dedicated to STEAM activities! For ages 3 & up.
Sedgwick LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Children