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Join us for a variety of entertaining, engaging, and educational events for children and families including arts and crafts workshops, circus performances, dance workshops, magic arts, music, puppetry, storytelling, theatrical performances, and writing workshops.

Upcoming Events

Bunny Business

Wed, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

In this online version of her in-person school presentation, parents and kids will listen to a live reading of Lori Richmond's book Bunny Business (Mama's Day at Work), learn some of the creative...

Bears Make the Best Science Buddies

Wed, Sep 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join author Carmen Oliver as she shares one of the science experiments from her book Bears Make the Best Science Buddies and follow a fun milk and cookie experiment with participants. Kids can...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Sat, Oct 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Little Mouse/Egér (Ages 8+)

7 min., Ervin B. Nagy, in Hungarian with English subtitles, NYICFF 2017

Watch: youtube.com/watch?v=tmseVRYgc8g

Eleven-year-old “Little...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Stomp, Clap, and Sing: Boo! A Spooky Fall FIESTA with Flor

Tue, Oct 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing Virtual Programming

Join bilingual singer Flor Bromley for a fun musical experience celebrating all things Fall! See the leaves fall while learning to dance like a mummy.

For children 0-8. 

This...

Boo! A Spooky Fall FIESTA with Flor, BPL Program

Events for Youth and Family: Sofi's Magical Adventure

Sat, Oct 10   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

“Sofi’s Magical Adventure” is a musical puppet performance based on Raquel M. Ortiz’s bilingual children’s picture book Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural. Join Sofi exploring public art,...

Events for Youth and Family: From the Statue of Liberty to the Barrio: A Musical Tour of NYC

Sat, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join musician Sofia Tosello on a multicultural musical tour of our very own NYC! Learn songs and stories from New York's many Latinx immigrant and diasporic communities, starting on the subway and...

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Sunny Songsters

Tue, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing Virtual Programming

Soar to new heights with the Sunny Songsters!

The original music of the Sunny Songsters will get everyone singing and connecting from the comfort of home. We bring children on an...

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Sunny Songsters, BPL Program

Events for Youth and Family: Online Magic

Sat, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

An magic program with Mark Clearview and a talking monkey! This program, led by a world record holding magician and comedian, has every jaw-dropping magic trick in the book, and includes a comedic...

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Lavender Blues

Tue, Nov 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing Virtual Programming

Join Lady B host of Lavender Blues music for Babies & Toddlers as she performs songs from her studio album, the REMIXES! A 40 minute Hip Hop concert for young families, traditional nursery...

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Lavender Blues, BPL Program

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Sat, Nov 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

I am not a Mouse (All Ages)

2 min., Evgenia Golubeva, in English, NYICFF 2017

Lucy’s outgrown her nickname. Can she convince her mom to stop calling her “Mouse?”

Watch:...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Past Events

Nutrition Workshops

Thu, Sep 10   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Storytime from the Edible Academy with New York Botanical Garden

Wed, Sep 9   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Nutrition Workshops

Thu, Sep 3   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

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