Storytimes



Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Wednesday, December 12, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Free, museum admission not required.
Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library....

Kids Karma Yoga StoryTime

Wednesday, December 12, 11:30 am–12:00 pm
Karma Kids Yoga ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
FREE
Read stories and learn age-appropriate yoga poses at these free action-packed storytimes for yogis up to six years old. My 2-year-old loved...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Wednesday, December 12, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared...

MOCAKIDS Storytime

Wednesday, December 12, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Museum Of Chinese In America ~ Lower Manhattan
$10, $5/seniors, students & ages 2–18, free/ages 1 & under
Interactive songs, finger-plays, nursery rhymes, and arts & crafts accompany a bilingual storytime in English and Mandarin. Everyone from native speakers to...

Topsy Turvy Thursdays

Wednesday, December 12, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling ~ Harlem/Upper Manhattan
FREE
Storyteller Carletta Joy Walker shares stories of spring in a participatory and lively program.

Book Culture on Columbus Storytime

Wednesday, December 12, 4:00 pm–4:45 pm
Book Culture on Columbus ~ Upper West Side
FREE
The downstairs kids department of this charming UWS bookstore hosts a variety of storytimes.

Tiny Poets Time

Thursday, December 13, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Poets House ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
FREE
Enjoy songs and poetry readings for ages 1 - 3 in a lovely room filled with objects intended to promote thought and...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Thursday, December 13, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Free, museum admission not required.
Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library....

Children’s Story Time @ Fauna

Thursday, December 13, 11:00 am–11:30 am
Fauna ~
$5
Read animal or ecology based story books, then meet animals related to the story. Children are encouraged to pet or hold the...

Virtuous Journeys

Thursday, December 13, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling ~ Harlem/Upper Manhattan
$7; $4/ages 9-17, seniors & students; free/ages 8 & under
Join Mando as he shares amazing stories filled with virtues like Courage, Grace, Humility and Love. Sing along, dance and play musical...

Gateway Storytime

Friday, December 14, 10:00 am–11:45 am
American Museum of Natural History ~ Upper West Side
suggested $22/ages 12-65, $12.50/ages 2-12, $17/students & seniors free/ages 2 & under
Ages 2 to 5 can play in the fascinating Discovery Room, then explore a natural science or cultural topic with a story,...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Friday, December 14, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Free, museum admission not required.
Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library....

Barnes & Noble (86th & Lexington) Storytime

Friday, December 14, 11:00 am–11:30 am
Barnes & Noble 86th & Lexington ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Join in stories, songs, coloring and activities led by a bookstore employee.

Books Of Wonder Storytime

Friday, December 14, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Books Of Wonder ~ Gramercy/Flatiron
FREE
Employees from NYC's largest and oldest children's bookstore read several books from the shelves (based on the age of the children attending)...

McNally Jackson Storytime

Friday, December 14, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
McNally Jackson Books ~ Tribeca/Soho
FREE
Author Yvonne Brooks leads a themed storytime for ages 3 to 10 with dynamic storytelling that features fantastic new books and favorite...

Book Culture Storytime

Friday, December 14, 3:30 pm–4:15 pm
Book Culture on Broadway ~ Upper West Side
FREE
Hear stories read in Persian in the charming children's section of an independent bookstore.

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Friday, December 14, 3:30 pm–4:15 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
This bi-weekly program in the library of the engaging children's center includes the reading of a NY-themed book, a related craft project,...

A Season of Lights: A Winter Workshop

Saturday, December 15, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine ~ Upper West Side
$10/child-adult pair
Hear a reading of Nancy Luenn’s Celebrations Of Light : A Year of Holidays Around the World, learn about winter festivities from...

Santa at The Palace

Saturday, December 15, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Lotte New York Palace ~ Midtown East
FREE
Join Santa in the grand lobby of the elegant Villard Mansion (now Lotte New York Palace Hotel) for story time (10-10:30 am)...

Wave Hill Family Art Project

Saturday, December 15, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
FREE
The historic Wave Hill House nestled among scenic forests and gardens hosts storytime and crafts inspired by the surroundings.

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