Storytimes



Preschool Play

Tuesday, August 21, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Robert F Wagner Jr Park ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing and hear stories. Carefully selected play equipment and...

Children’s Story Time @ Fauna

Tuesday, August 21, 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...

Eloise Story Time at The Plaza

Tuesday, August 21, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Eloise at the Plaza ~ Midtown East
FREE
Skidder into the pink Eloise shop to listen to one of Eloise’s many adventures in New York City, Paris, Hollywood, Moscow and...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Tuesday, August 21, 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...

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Tuesday, August 21, 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,...

Chocolate Story Time

Tuesday, August 21, 4:00 pm–4:45 pm
Voila Chocolat ~ Upper West Side
$24
Chocolatiers read about chocolate, how it is made from the seeds of the cacao tree, the people who grow this wonderful tree...

Preschool Play

Wednesday, August 22, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Robert F Wagner Jr Park ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing and hear stories. Carefully selected play equipment and...

Story Time for Pre-Schoolers

Wednesday, August 22, 10:15 am–10:45 am
Town of Pelham Public Library ~ Westchester
FREE
Join the Pelham Library’s story time for pre-schoolers. Caregivers must be in attendance and are welcome to participate with the children. Two...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Wednesday, August 22, 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....

Storytime and Singalong for Kids

Wednesday, August 22, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$5/family
Join Amy Virginia Buchanan for reading, singing, and dancing appropriate for kids 3 and under and their caretakers.

Kids Karma Yoga StoryTime

Wednesday, August 22, 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, August 22, 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...

Book Culture on Columbus Storytime

Wednesday, August 22, 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, August 23, 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, August 23, 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....

Stories in the Garden at Wave Hill

Thursday, August 23, 11:00 am–11:30 am
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
$10, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6–18, free/ages 5 & under
Wave Hill educators share their favorite nature stories. Classics and contemporary books come to life through interactive book readings, sing-alongs and movement...

Stories In The Shade

Thursday, August 23, 11:00 am–11:45 am
Playground for All Children ~ Bronx
FREE
Enjoy stories and fun with librarians from the City Island and Pelham Bay Branches of the New York Public Library in collaboration...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Thursday, August 23, 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

Thursday, August 23, 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

Thursday, August 23, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling ~ Harlem
FREE
Storyteller Carletta Joy Walker shares stories of spring in a participatory and lively program.

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