Kids & Teens

Everything early learners, kids, and teens need to become lifelong learners.

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    Kindergarten to Middle School

    The Library has everything kids and their families need to make learning fun, from e-books to learning aids to help with homework and projects.
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    Imagine Together

    During Summer Learning 2021, explore and discover everything that makes up our world: our family and friends, our neighbors, the communities we’re a part of, our city, and beyond.
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    Quest for Adventure

    Join the Library for an amazing reading adventure—all from home. Complete fun at-home activities and find fantastic book recommendations on our Summer Reading 2020 Quest for Adventure.
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    Resources to Support Online Learning

    Explore the Library's wide array of resources to support New York's educators, whether they’re teaching online, looking for materials to support their curriculum, or connecting students with engaging learning aids.

Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch.
Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.
Major support for youth education is provided by Arthur W. Koenig; Stavros Niarchos Foundation; Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children’s and Young Adult Programs and Services; The Gottesman Fund; the Bok Family Foundation; Lisa and Jeff Blau; The Hearst Foundation, Inc.; New York Life Foundation; Verizon Foundation; the Gray Foundation; Good Samaritan, Inc.; the E.H.A. Foundation; and City’s First Readers, an initiative made possible with funding from the New York City Council.