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.

Discover our wide array of free online events.

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106 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch. 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. *Space is limited. First come will be first served.*
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Thu, February 2
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, February 2
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, 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 or crawlers. *Space is limited. First come will be first served. No pre-registration required.*
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Thu, February 2
@ 3:30 PM
Pixton is a digital comics creation website that allows you to create your own characters and storylines. Think about how much fun you can have once you learn how to use this program. This is an in-person program
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 2
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch Library. Choose a board game or puzzle from our collection & get your game on! Fun for the whole family.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Fri, February 3
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, February 3
@ 12 PM
Open Book Hour @ Richmondtown Library - 12:00pm Join us for an hour of recommendations and conversations about your favorite recent reads! This is a casual discussion session that will focus on what you're currently reading and your favorties from the past. Together, we will discover new books, authors, titles, and genres! Additional books will be displayed at the discussion and will be available to check-out! Pick your next favorite read off of our Free Book Giveaway bookcart *No Regist…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Fri, February 3
@ 12 PM
Online
This event is online only. Do you love beautiful words? Do you enjoy writing poetry? Have you always wanted to try writing, but never put aside the time for it? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, then grab your favorite cup of tea and join us virtually for a casual hour of discussing our favorite poems, sharing some poetry that you have written yourself, and collaborating to write a poem together as a group! *This is an event for adults, ages 18+ * You must register with yo…
Richmondtown Library
Online Only
Adults
Sat, February 4
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Sat, February 4
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event is online only. Join Ms Amy & her ukulele for a live, online program with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books as we show you that storytime is fun for the whole family. Ideal for toddlers, preschoolers and caregivers with multiple-aged children. Participants will receive an email message the day before or the morning of this event with the GoogleMeet link to join the program. Storytime is a program for parents/caregivers and their children. Both the parent/caregiver a…
Richmondtown Library
Online Only
Children,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Sat, February 4
@ 12 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch Library. Choose a board game or puzzle from our collection & get your game on! Fun for the whole family.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Mon, February 6
@ 3:30 AM
TechConnect
Create your own website using WordPress. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, February 6
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. Topics include using formulas and functions, absolute cell references, data sorting and filtering, and conditional formatting.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, February 6
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need some help with CSS and HTML5? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning or NYPL Career Services but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, February 7
@ 3:30 PM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in-person at the Richmondtown Library. Join us for a silly, fun filled afternoon of music and movement! Best for ages 2-5. Music and movement activities can help your child to develop essential skills, including fine and gross motor skills, and direction following. *Please register each child individually.* To ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff, all visitors must adhere to NYPL’s health and safety policies. Learn more about our health and sa…
Richmondtown Library, Community RoomChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, February 7
@ 3:30 PM
Valentine's Day is almost here. Come and make heart filled crafts for a relaxing hour. All materials will be provided.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 8
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, February 8
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch. 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. *Space is limited. First come will be first served.*
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)
Wed, February 8
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person. Join us for a few rounds of picture BINGO to celebrate Valentine's Day! Fun for kids of all ages. For children ages 5-12 and their caregivers. Please register each child individually.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 9
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Thu, February 9
@ 10:30 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Library. Join us for a special time to bond with your little one and meet other caregivers. We will explore the joys of movement, books, and songs, 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 or crawlers. *Space is limited. First come will be first served. No pre-registration required.*
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months)
Thu, February 9
@ 1 PM
Adult Open Art Studio Richmondtown Library Thursday February.9 & Thursday February.23 We welcome you to join us for Adult Art Studio. Participants are encouraged to bring their own projects or start anew. You can improve your portfolio by creating a drawing, painting, mixed media collage, or more! Supplies will be provided, but participants are welcomed to bring their own. Drop in, share your art, and meet new people! Open to Adults 18+
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, February 9
@ 3 PM
Stop by afterschool and make a craft to celebrate Valentine's Day! For children ages 4-12 with their caregivers. No registration is required; First come will be first served.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, February 9
@ 3:30 PM
Come join us for this in-person program in Richmondtown 's Tech Lab. You can bring your friends, play your music, and we can show you the fun and interesting things the Library has to offer.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 9
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch Library. Choose a board game or puzzle from our collection & get your game on! Fun for the whole family.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Fri, February 10
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Fri, February 10
@ 12 PM
The Richmondtown Library Presents: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World Friday, Feb.10 at 12:00pm Runtime:3hr 30minutes Production Year:1963 Rated: G It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is a 1963 American comedy film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer with a story and screenplay by William Rose and Tania Rose. The film…
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Fri, February 10
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Library Make your own custom buttons to put on your backpack, jacket, and more! For ages 7-12 and their caregivers
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, February 11
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Sat, February 11
@ 12 PM
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch Library. Choose a board game or puzzle from our collection & get your game on! Fun for the whole family.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Mon, February 13
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn how to create documents, apply good formatting, and to save and share your work using Microsoft Word.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, February 13
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need some help with CSS and HTML5? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning or NYPL Career Services but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, February 13
@ 3:30 PM
Make your own Valentines Day Mason Jar Lamp! You can put a tea-light inside to make it light up!
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 13
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
Learn how to create, edit and share online presentations using Google Slides.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, February 13
@ 4 PM
Online
This program will take place online. Let's celebrate St. Valentine's Day with the librarians at the Richmondtown & Great Kills Libraries on Google Meet! Participants interested in completing the craft portion of this program will need a paper plate, colored paper, scissors, crayons, & glue/tape. Best for kids ages 5 and up and caregivers. Both the parent/caregiver and the child must be present during the program: unaccompanied adults or children will be asked to leave the program.…
Online Children,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, February 14
@ 4 PM
The Chill Zone is a great online opportunity to meet and greet other teens. Preregistration is required and a Google Meet Link will be sent to you.
Online onlyTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 14
@ 4 PM
Come on Teens, get ready for this virtual checkin. Tell us what is on your mind. You have to preregister and a google meet link will be sent to you.
online onlyTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 15
@ 10 AM
Play at our LEGO table Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm in our early literacy corner! For Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Now Available: LEGO kits available Wednesday - Saturday from 2pm - 5pm for children ages 5-12.
Richmondtown Library, Second FloorChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wed, February 15
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in person at the Richmondtown Branch. 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. *Space is limited. First come will be first served.*
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months)