Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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33 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
Tax Prep
This in-person program will be held at Dongan Hills Library. No registration is required. First Come, First Served. Single Stop's free income tax preparation program is an IRS-certified and supervised program offering tax services. Please review Single Stop's tax prep requirements here to see if you qualify. For a full listing of tax assistance locations and general information, visit nypl.org/taxhelp. DISCLAIMER: The New York Public Library (the “Library”) is not responsible or liable for…
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, April 15
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Dongan Hills Library. We provide the LEGO, while you provide the imagination and build a creative masterpiece to be kept on display in the library between programs. Ages 4-12
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren
Tue, April 16
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills Library. Art is everywhere, see what you can make! Ages 2-5
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, April 16
@ 2 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event is online only. Join us in the virtual realm with other readers like yourself and library staff! Share your favorite reads, your go-to authors, and grab some new recommendations. We guarantee it'll be a fun, casual time to hang without leaving the comfort of your home. Sweat pants and furry friends welcome!
Google MeetAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, April 16
@ 4 PM
Please join us as we host a jewelry making workshop! We provide the materials, and you provide the creativity! Light refreshments will also be served. Please be aware we will be working with small parts. This program is best for ages 13-18. First come, first served.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 17
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
If you’re looking for something fun to do after school, join us for simple but fun papercrafts that you can take home with you! These simple yet entertaining crafts are great for school-age children, or for younger children with the assistance of an adult. All supplies will be provided! This program is best for children 4 and up, and their caregiver(s) and will be on a first come, first served basis.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, April 17
@ 4 PM
Please join us on the third Wednesday of every month as we make our own buttons! You can make many different designs to show off your own personal style! This program is best for ages 12-17. Registration is not required. Light refreshments will also be served.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 3:30 PM
Please join us on the third Thursday of every month as we host a craft where you are in charge of the final look. For April, we will be decorating our own bracelets. We provide the materials, and you provide the creativity! Best for ages 10-14. First come, first served due to limited supplies.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills Library. Join us for a surprise activity every Friday with board games, arts and crafts, Legos, and so much more. Ages 5-12
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Dongan Hills Library. We provide the LEGO, while you provide the imagination and build a creative masterpiece to be kept on display in the library between programs. Ages 4-12
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren
Tue, April 23
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills Library. Have you ever wanted to build the city of your dreams with all of the skyscrapers and roads, but didn't have the space? Then come to Dongan Hills and, in person, make use of our space and our bins of blocks and see what your imagination comes up with! Ages 2-5
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren
Tue, April 23
@ 2 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event is online only. Join us in the virtual realm with other readers like yourself and library staff! Share your favorite reads, your go-to authors, and grab some new recommendations. We guarantee it'll be a fun, casual time to hang without leaving the comfort of your home. Sweat pants and furry friends welcome!
Google MeetAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, April 23
@ 3 PM
Please join us as we celebrate spring break by making our own rose craft with different colors to choose from. We will also be painting vases to place our flowers in once they are done! Light refreshments will also be served. First come, first served due to limited supplies. Best for ages 10 to 14.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 24
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills Library. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Best for new walkers, toddlers/or children at this developmental stage.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, April 24
@ 3 PM
The Dongan Hills Library is proud to announce that we have recieved a 3D Printer as part of the Teen Tech Grant for 2024! To help us celebrate, we will be hosting an unveiling party! Please come and discover what technology and creativity can do! We will be starting with small designs for this first meeting! Light refreshments will also be served, and registration is not required. A chance to win a raffle prize will also be included. Best for ages 13-18.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 24
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills Library. Come watch a surprise family-friendly movie in our children's room! Ages 5-12
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, April 25
@ 12 PM
Please join us virtually as we put our detective hats on and discuss a mystery or thriller book on the last Thursday of every month. For April, we will be discussing How Can I Help You by Laura Sims. What happens when new librarian, Patrica, discovers there may be more to her colleague, Margo's past? How far will she go to uncover the truth and what is Margo's true nature? Best for ages 18 and up. This program will take place on google meet, and online registration is required. The link to…
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,

Book Lovers
Fri, April 26
@ 3:30 PM
Please join us on the first and last Friday of every month as we host virtual virtual anime watch parties. Crunchyroll has graciously given us access to a premium account(Yay!) This program is best for ages 13-18, and online registration is required as it will take place on google meet. The link to join will be sent out either the day of the program or the day before.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 26
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills Library. Join us for a surprise activity every Friday with board games, arts and crafts, Legos, and so much more. Ages 5-12
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 29
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Dongan Hills Library. We provide the LEGO, while you provide the imagination and build a creative masterpiece to be kept on display in the library between programs. Ages 4-12
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren
Tue, April 30
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at Dongan Hills Library. Blocks, play food, games, play-doh, all of the above..? Who knows what we will be doing and what kind of fun we will be having! Ages 2-5
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren
Tue, April 30
@ 2 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event is online only. Join us in the virtual realm with other readers like yourself and library staff! Share your favorite reads, your go-to authors, and grab some new recommendations. We guarantee it'll be a fun, casual time to hang without leaving the comfort of your home. Sweat pants and furry friends welcome!
Google MeetAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, April 30
@ 4 PM
Please join us on the last Tuesday of every month as we create our own sand art pictures! There will be a different picture to choose from every time you come, so please stop by to find out what it is! Light refreshments will be served. Best for ages 10-14. Registration is not required.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 2
@ 4 PM
Please join us at the Dongan Hills Library on the first Thursday of every month for our After School Manga Club. It will be a relaxing time for everyone to discuss the manga we are currently reading as well as as create our own artwork based on anime and manga. Light refreshments will be served, and sketchpads will be provided. Best for ages 13-18. First come, first served due to limited sketch pad supplies.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 3
@ 3:30 PM
Please join us on the first and last Friday of every month as we host virtual anime watch parties. Crunchyroll has graciously given us access to a premium account(Yay). We will aim to get through two or three episodes per meeting. Best for ages 13-18. Online registration is required.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 7
@ 4 PM
Please join us as we make our own jewelry. Light refreshmnts will also be served. Please be aware that there are small pieces involved. Best for ages 13-18. First come, first served.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 9
@ 4 PM
Please join us as we get creative during a relaxing free paint watercolor session. We provide the materials, and you provide the creativity! Best for ages 10-15. First come, first served due to limited supplies. Light refreshments will also be served.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 22
@ 4 PM
Please join us in person at the Dongan Hills Library as we create our own buttons! You will have the choice to either color your own design or choose one that we already have prepared. You can make something different every time you come! Light refreshments will also be served! Best for ages 12-17. First come, first served.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 23
@ 4 PM
Please join us as we harness the power of a 3D pen to decorate books that that have been printed with our 3D printer. We provide the materials, and you provide the creativity! Light refreshments will also be served, and registration is not required. First come, first served. Best for ages 10-15.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 28
@ 4 PM
Please join us on the last Tuesday of every month as we create sand art pictures. We will have different pictures to chose from each month, so stop by to find out what it is! Light refreshments will be served. Best for ages 10-14. First come, first served due to limited supplies.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 30
@ 4 PM
Please join us as we use the diamond dotz technique for a fun butterfly craft in honor of spring. Light refreshments will also be served. Best for ages 13-18. FIrst come, first served due to limited supplies.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 31
@ 3:30 PM
Please join us on the first and last Friday of every month as we host virtual anime watch parties. Crunchyroll has graciously given us access to a premium account(Yay). Online registration is required, and we will aim to get through two or three episodes per meeting. Best for ages 13-18.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)