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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69 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Share your creativity! Join us at Belmont for a fun day of building with LEGOS.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, April 16
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Join us for a live program to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active child build important early learning skills.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, April 16
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
This program takes place in person at the Belmont Library. Enjoy playtime in our Early Literacy Corner! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, April 16
@ 2 PM
Are you working on a project like a resume, application, or a new piece of technology? Could you use some help figuring it all out? Sign up at either the Belmont Library circulation desk or by calling 718.933.6410 to schedule an hour long one-on-one appointment with a librarian! Only schedule appointments will be honored. Please, no walk-ins. Thank you!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Tue, April 16
@ 2:45 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, April 16
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place at Belmont Library. Do you enjoy Manga or Graphic Novels? You have come to the right place! Pixton is a digital comic creation website for kids and teens. No drawing skills are required—just select from preset characters and backgrounds from a variety of pop culture, literary, scientific, and historical themes. Personalize the character appearances and costumes, choose poses and facial expressions, and write dialogue to tell a story. Comics are saved automatically to…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, April 16
@ 4 PM
Calling all gamers! Offering gaming consoles, PC and board games. Come out and compete against your friends or hang out and spectate. Snacks provided upon availability or feel free to bring your own. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including our newly expanded Teen Centers at select branches, TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 17
@ 2:45 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Wed, April 17
@ 3 PM
Photographed from Left to Right: Randall Horton, Victoria Law, and Moira Marquis This event is online only. The discussion will bring together authors Randall Horton, Victoria Law, and Moira Marquis in celebration of Moira's new book Books Through Bars: Stories from the Prison Books Movement. Together, they have organized Prison Book Programs from New York City to North Carolina and beyond, sending free books to incarcerated people across the country. This discussion will highlight the work eve…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center
Online Only
Adults
Thu, April 18
@ 2:45 PM
NYPL After School is a free drop-in program for kids ages 6–12 that takes place after regular school hours on Mondays through Thursdays. Join our tutors and Teen Reading Ambassadors for homework help, reading recommendations, fun writing, STEAM, and enrichment activities—and even snacks! No need to register—just show up! Everything is free.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Belmont Library. Join staff at Belmont Library for Chess Club on Thursdays. Participants can learn some new moves and meet the rival you've been searching for! We'll bring the chess pieces, you bring your A game!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 18
@ 3:30 PM
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Join us for an art exploration project where we get to play with color mixing, collage, shapes, and other fun crafts.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren
Fri, April 19
@ 3 PM
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Come join us for an afternoon time of board games, STEAM play, and more!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, April 19
@ 3 PM
Poetry Programming
Interested in trying your hand at a new poetic form? Come pen a pantoum! Join us for this in-person workshop at which participants will write words that rhyme, echo, and emphasize within a structure that subtly shifts in meaning. All materials will be provided.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Fri, April 19
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This program will take place in person at Belmont. Join staff at Belmont for a financial literacy program! We will be discussing budgets and creating your own with a money smart survivor simulation game. Will you survive on your budget! Come find out! Materials provided. Snacks provided upon availability.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 1 PM
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Join us as we celebrate Earth day with a variety of crafts and activities.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 22
@ 2 PM
Join staff at Belmont during Spring Recess for an Earth Day craft where you get to personalize your own reusable stainless steel water bottle! Bottle & materials provided, first come first served. Open to tweens & teens ages 11 - 18. Snacks provided upon availability.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 23
@ 2 PM
Join staff at Belmont for various arts & crafts and DIY actvities during Teen Art Studio. Materials provided. Snacks provided upon availability. Apr 9: Acrylic Painting: Painting by Numbers Apr 23 (Spring Recess): Mosaic Butterly Sand Art
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 23
@ 2 PM
Are you working on a project like a resume, application, or a new piece of technology? Could you use some help figuring it all out? Sign up at either the Belmont Library circulation desk or by calling 718.933.6410 to schedule an hour long one-on-one appointment with a librarian! Only schedule appointments will be honored. Please, no walk-ins. Thank you!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Thu, April 25
@ 1 PM
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Looking for a fun family game idea? Join us for a fun filled hour of Spring time BINGO.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Thu, April 25
@ 3 PM
Banned Books
Join us at Belmont for an in-person celebration to watch the livestream of our Teen Banned Book Club event with Stacey Lee about her book The Downstairs Girl. Snacks provided upon availability. Can't attend in person? Register free for the livestream! Throughout the year, The New York Public Library's Teen Banned Book Club is offering free, nationwide digital access to young adult titles that have been the subject of bans or challenges as part of our Books for All initiative. Start…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 25
@ 3 PM
Had a long day? Spend some time with us this Thursday for some Adult Pottery Painting. This creative activity might help you to relax your mind, as well as provide you with a keepsake for the spring. All materials will be provided. Just bring your creative painting ideas if you can! This program is first-come, first-serve basis. No registration is required! Adult, 18+ ***Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services available dur…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, AtriumAdults,

50+,

Families
Fri, April 26
@ 1 PM
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Join us as we use our skills to collaborate and build together through project-based learning activities.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Fri, April 26
@ 2 PM
Canceled
Join us for Teen Movie Night. Snacks served upon availabilty. Movies titles subject to change day of event. April 11: Dead Poets Society (1989) PG - A staid but well-respected prep school is enlivened by a newly-arrived, charismatic English teacher, who inspires his students with unconventional methods and philosophies. Runtime: 128 minutes April 26 (Spring Recess): Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023)- PG-13 - In the inner city, a troubled young man named Noah finds himself down on his luc…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, April 27
@ 1 PM
This program will take place at Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center. This is a self-guided program where you can create your own collage. The materials will be provided but feel free to bring items you'd like to add to your collage.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 29
@ 3 PM
This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Share your creativity! Join us at Belmont for a fun day of building with LEGOS.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Mon, April 29
@ 3:30 PM
Canceled
This event will take place in person at Belmont Library. Join us for another anime club as we continue to watch more episodes of comedy titles and discuss series such as Way of the Househusband, Sakamoto Days, Nichijou, and D Frag!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 30
@ 11 AM
Early Literacy
Este programa se llevará a cabo en persona en la biblioteca de Belmont. Cuentos y canciones en ingles y espanol. This program will take place in person at the Belmont Library. Join us for singing and dancing in English and in Spanish!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, April 30
@ 12 PM
Early Literacy
This program takes place in person at the Belmont Library. Enjoy playtime in our Early Literacy Corner! Our warm and inviting space allows you and your child to play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Tue, April 30
@ 2 PM
Are you working on a project like a resume, application, or a new piece of technology? Could you use some help figuring it all out? Sign up at either the Belmont Library circulation desk or by calling 718.933.6410 to schedule an hour long one-on-one appointment with a librarian! Only schedule appointments will be honored. Please, no walk-ins. Thank you!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Tue, April 30
@ 2 PM
Calling all gamers! Offering gaming consoles, PC and board games. Come out and compete against your friends or hang out and spectate. Snacks provided upon availability or feel free to bring your own. Discover what the Library offers NYC teens, including our newly expanded Teen Centers at select branches, TeenLIVE events, programs, book recommendations, and more.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 2
@ 11 AM
Are you working on a project like a resume, application, or a new piece of technology? Could you use some help figuring it all out? Sign up at either the Belmont Library circulation desk or by calling 718.933.6410 to schedule an hour long one-on-one appointment with a librarian! Only schedule appointments will be honored. Please, no walk-ins. Thank you!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Thu, May 2
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Belmont Library. Tired of seeing chess in anime and not having enough challengers in real life? Join chess club to learn some new strategies and meet the rival you’ve been searching for! We’ll bring the chess pieces, you bring your A game! Thursday, May 2- 3:30 PM Thursday, May 16- 3:30 PM
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, May 3
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Belmont Library. Join us for Digital Art Club where we will create drawings or paintings digitally using Procreate! We will also have books on hand with step-by-step tutorials for how to draw anime characters and animals for those who need references or ideas. All materials are provided!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 6
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at Belmont Library. Want to celebrate National Mystery Month by investigating new manga and anime? Join us as we explore and examine titles such as Oshi no Ko, Apothecary Diaries, Case Closed, and Shadow House! Monday, May 6- 3:30 PM Monday, May 20- 3:30 PM
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 7
@ 3:30 PM
This program will be in person at Belmont Library. Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center as we blend together literature, natural sciences and artistic expression. After reading a story that combines strong human feelings and desires with information about animals and their lives, participants will become personally acquainted with one or two live animals. A fun take home craft and animal artifacts help present a multi-faceted view of each weekly featured animal. Come and get creativ…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, May 7
@ 3:30 PM
Join staff at Belmont for various arts & crafts and DIY actvities during Teen Art Studio. Materials provided. Snacks provided upon availability. May 7 : Celebrate Bronx Week!- Grafitti Art - Open to all! May 21: Pressed Flower Art
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 9
@ 11 AM
Are you working on a project like a resume, application, or a new piece of technology? Could you use some help figuring it all out? Sign up at either the Belmont Library circulation desk or by calling 718.933.6410 to schedule an hour long one-on-one appointment with a librarian! Only schedule appointments will be honored. Please, no walk-ins. Thank you!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Thu, May 9
@ 3:30 PM
Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Join us for Teen Movie Night. Snacks served upon availabilty. Movies titles subject to change day of event. May 9: Freaky friday (2003) PG & Mother's Day Craft - A stressed-out mother and her sullen daughter magically swap bodies in this charming remake of the 1977 comedy. Based on the novel by Mary Rodgers. Runtime: 97 minutes May 23 Turning Red (2023) PG: Disney and Pixar’s “Turning Red” introduces Mei Lee, a confident, dorky 13-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughte…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)