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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31 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, April 15
@ 4 PM
Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece. Each week we will use a different building material like Legos, Rigamajig, Geemos and more! Program will take place in the Community Room on LL2. For children ages 5+.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, April 16
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of books, songs, and gentle movement in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers and who prefer a gentle, slow-paced program. Limit of 8 children and their caregivers. Storytime will take place in the Community Room on LL2
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Tue, April 16
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of books, songs, and gentle movement in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers and who prefer a gentle, slow-paced program. Limit of 8 children and their caregivers. Storytime will take place in the Community Room on LL2
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Tue, April 16
@ 12 PM
Poetry Programming
Celebrate National Poetry Month with NYPL and Poetry Society of New York This April, join us for writing workshops across the three boroughs, uplifting poetry of all types; free verse, form, and everything in between! Confessionalist Poetry: Writing Workshop with Ahmed Elguindi Participants will dive into various poets of the confessionalism era from the 1950s-1970s, as well understanding a handful of poetic forms; sestina, sonnet, villanelle. Poet in Residence Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 12…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Tue, April 16
@ 5:30 PM
Poetry Programming
Celebrate National Poetry Month with NYPL and Poetry Society of New York This April, join us for writing workshops across the three boroughs, uplifting poetry of all types; free verse, form, and everything in between! Confessionalist Poetry: Writing Workshop with Ahmed Elguindi Participants will dive into various poets of the confessionalism era from the 1950s-1970s, as well understanding a handful of poetic forms; sestina, sonnet, villanelle. Workshop: April 16, 5:30-7:00 PM Ahmed…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wed, April 17
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Mulberry Street Branch. Drop in from 3:30 - 5 PM to make a fun craft in the Community Room on LL2; all supplies will be provided. For ages 4+. No registration is required.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren
Thu, April 18
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
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. The storytime will take place inthe community room on LL2. Limit of 15 children and their caregivers. First come, first served.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, April 18
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
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. The storytime will take place inthe community room on LL2. Limit of 15 children and their caregivers. First come, first served.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, April 18
@ 4 PM
Teens make fun, statement buttons for you and your friends using Canva, Microsoft Publisher and our button maker! The only limits are your creativity! All materials will be provided. This is an in person program for teens 13+.
Mulberry Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 20
@ 1 PM
THRILLING! AMAZING! The Gotham Pulp Collectors Club is NYC's premier discussion group preserving the popular fiction of the early Twentieth Century. If you collect, read, or are just interested in classic Pulp magazines and you live in or near NYC, you want to know about the Gotham Pulp Collectors Club. We are pulp readers and collectors who meet once a month to talk about our favorite subject: popular fiction magazines from the first half of the 20th century. We discuss what we've been readin…
Mulberry Street Library
Community Room
Adults
Mon, April 22
@ 4 PM
Come join staff and build a creative masterpiece. Each week we will use a different building material like Legos, Rigamajig, Geemos and more! Program will take place in the Community Room on LL2. For children ages 5+.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, April 23
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of books, songs, and gentle movement in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers and who prefer a gentle, slow-paced program. Limit of 8 children and their caregivers. Storytime will take place in the Community Room on LL2
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Tue, April 23
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of books, songs, and gentle movement in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers and who prefer a gentle, slow-paced program. Limit of 8 children and their caregivers. Storytime will take place in the Community Room on LL2
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Tue, April 23
@ 12 PM
Poetry Programming
Celebrate National Poetry Month with NYPL and Poetry Society of New York This April, join us for writing workshops across the three boroughs, uplifting poetry of all types; free verse, form, and everything in between! Confessionalist Poetry: Writing Workshop with Ahmed Elguindi Participants will dive into various poets of the confessionalism era from the 1950s-1970s, as well understanding a handful of poetic forms; sestina, sonnet, villanelle. Poet in Residence Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 12…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Tue, April 23
@ 6 PM
World Literature Festival
Tell me what you eat, the old adage from the epicurean Brillat-Savarin goes, and I will tell you who you are. Writing about food has a unique power that goes beyond its potential to evoke sensory pleasure. What we cook can reveal a great deal about who we are in the world, the cultures we belong to, even the social and political values that shaped us. In this conversation, acclaimed cookbook authors Nasim Alikhani (Sofreh), Abi Balingit (Mayumu), and Kayla Stewart (Gullah Geechee Home Cooking)…
Mulberry Street Library
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants
Wed, April 24
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Mulberry Street Library in the Community Room, LL2. Create your own website using WordPress. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch. Please note there are no public restrooms available at the location.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wed, April 24
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Mulberry Street Branch. Drop in from 3:30 - 5 PM to make a fun craft in the Community Room on LL2; all supplies will be provided. For ages 4+. No registration is required.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren
Thu, April 25
@ 10 AM
Online
Want to read more poetry, but don’t know where to start? Not sure you know how to really read poetry? Join Mulberry Street staff on the last Thursday of every month to discuss a few poems! Here are the poems we’ll discuss at our April meeting: ‘How Do I Know When a Poem Is Finished?’ by Naomi Shihab Nye ‘Essay on Craft’ by Ocean Vuong ‘The Prestige’ by Hanif Abdurraqib Poems are available online via the Poetry Foundation and Academic of American Poets websites. Registration is required…
Mulberry Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students
Thu, April 25
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
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. The storytime will take place inthe community room on LL2. Limit of 15 children and their caregivers. First come, first served.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, April 25
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
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. The storytime will take place inthe community room on LL2. Limit of 15 children and their caregivers. First come, first served.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Parents/Caregivers
Thu, April 25
@ 5 PM
A collection of memories of a life lived out loud. From Dave Grohl's early days of growing up in the suburbs of Washington, DC, to hitting the road at the age of 18 joining his first band to years later becoming apart of one of the worlds most iconic grunge bands Nirvana!Then went on to form his own band The Foo Fighters. In the Storyteller Dave shares his adventures in the music business as seen and heard behind the microphone.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Fri, April 26
@ 1 PM
Join the staff of the Mulberry Street Library for a free, in-person, afternoon movie at the library -- "Dune: Part 1" (2021). In this mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. Winner of SIX Academy Awards®— Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Sound, Best Visual Effects, and Best…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Tue, April 30
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of books, songs, and gentle movement in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers and who prefer a gentle, slow-paced program. Limit of 8 children and their caregivers. Storytime will take place in the Community Room on LL2
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Tue, April 30
@ 11:30 AM
Early Literacy
Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of books, songs, and gentle movement in addition to building early learning skills you can practice at home. Come prepared to sit with your child on your lap. Best for children who are pre-walkers and who prefer a gentle, slow-paced program. Limit of 8 children and their caregivers. Storytime will take place in the Community Room on LL2
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Families
Tue, April 30
@ 5:30 PM
Shake it off!and join us for some fun music trivia and more virtually on Tuesday, April,30,2024 @5:30pm.This event will be online and registration is required. "Tune in and Turn it Up "is an online music trivia program that celebrates each month a different and popular Music Artist's Body of work . We do this thru the music trivia,books and cd recommendations about them that are in NYPL's collection, we also share highlights of the artists milestones and achievements in the music industr…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Thu, May 2
@ 6 PM
Book Discussion Group
Reading keeps us connected. Join us for a neighborhood book club book discussion Online AND at the Mulberry Street Library! The New York Public Library continues partnering with WNYC to present a book club experience! Each month, we will read a new title leading up to a live conversation, in-person or online, with the author and Alison Stewart, host of WNYC's All of It. The conversation will be followed 3 days later by a book discussion IN PERSON and ONLINE at the Mulberry Street Libr…
Mulberry Street Library
Online
Adults,

Book Lovers
Sat, May 4
@ 2 PM
Book Discussion Group
The history of LGBT+ literature is extensive, but if you’re anything like us, getting to all those classics can sometimes be a challenge. That’s why staff from the Mulberry Street Library invite you to discuss an LGBT+ themed book either published in or written about a historical period! This month, we’ll discuss Times Square Red, Times Square Blue by Samuel R. Delany, which is available as a book and e-book with your library card. “If one street in America can claim to be the most infamous,…
Mulberry Street Library
Community Room, LL2
Adults,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students
Mon, May 13
@ 5:30 PM
Write Now! A Writer's Collective is a monthly workshop co-led by Mulberry Street Library staff designed as a space to write and think creatively. We send out the prompts ahead of time, but by no means should you come prepared with anything polished. The point is to generate a piece of writing in the space of the workshop and encourage others to do the same. We aim to make a welcoming and generative community for writers in New York and beyond, and to foster an ongoing creative practice. This ev…
Mulberry Street Library
Community Room, LL2
Adults
Wed, May 15
@ 5:30 PM
Poetry Programming
Are you brand new to poetry and looking to hone your craft? Or are you a seasoned writer looking for a space to share and discuss your work? Join Mulberry Street Library staff for a new, in-person poetry writing workshop and craft talk! You will have the opportunity to share your own poetry to discuss and receive feedback. This workshop will help writers of all skill levels grow as poets in a collaborative and supportive environment. Before the workshop, please email a copy of the poem you'd l…
Mulberry Street Library
Community Room
Adults
Sat, May 18
@ 1 PM
THRILLING! AMAZING! The Gotham Pulp Collectors Club is NYC's premier discussion group preserving the popular fiction of the early Twentieth Century. If you collect, read, or are just interested in classic Pulp magazines and you live in or near NYC, you want to know about the Gotham Pulp Collectors Club. We are pulp readers and collectors who meet once a month to talk about our favorite subject: popular fiction magazines from the first half of the 20th century. We discuss what we've been readin…
Mulberry Street Library
Community Room
Adults
Thu, May 30
@ 10 AM
Online
Want to read more poetry, but don’t know where to start? Not sure you know how to really read poetry? Join Mulberry Street staff on the last Thursday of every month to discuss a few poems! Here are the poems we’ll discuss at our May meeting: ‘Song’ by Brigit Pegeen Kelly ‘The Oldest Living Thing in L.A.’ by Larry Levis ‘A Blessing’ by James Wright Poems are available online via the Poetry Foundation and Academic of American Poets websites. Registration is required to receive the Google…
Mulberry Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students