42nd Street & Fifth Avenue Midtown
New York, New York
There’s always something fun happening – performances, classes, games, ice skating in the winter and an outdoor reading room the rest of the year – at this lush midtown oasis with perhaps the cleanest public bathrooms in the city. Catch a spin on the charming Le Carrousel for $3 and see the original Winnie the Pooh in the stunning flagship New York Public Library.
* Watch skaters – or skate yourself on the city’s only free rink ($18-33/skate rentals – varies by day, free lockers available, $10/lock or bing you own). Penguin and snowmen skate aids available for wee learners ($22/hour). New this season, reserve your skate time online. * Warm up in the rinkside…More Info
Read and sing along with Cali Co Cat and earn a free skate rental. Free books from Penguin Random House (while supply lasts). New stories every week. To earn a skate rental, attend 2 StoryTimes plus attend 1 program at New York Public Library Children’s Center at 42nd Street and/or read…More Info
Instructor Margaret Yuen of the Red Silk Dancers guides visitors in the ways of finely flowing traditional Chinese art of ribbon dancing Classes will take place in the heated space of the Overlook and feature music to set the tone. All are welcome and encouraged to participate. Ribbons are provided,…More Info