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  • Summer Storytimes Offered at Select Clean Rite Laundromats in the Bronx

    By Eva Shapiro | June 6, 2022
    This summer, several Bronx branches will host Saturday family storytimes at select Clean Rite laundromats.
  • Diversity Month Reads for Little Ones

    By Chelsea Condren | March 29, 2022
    Some of our favorite picture books that tell stories of immigrants and celebrate different cultures all around the world.
  • Picture Books Celebrating Irish Stories

    By Chelsea Condren | March 14, 2022
    From classic folklore to new and exciting titles by talented Irish authors and illustrators.
  • Feminist Reads for Little Ones

    By Chelsea Condren | February 28, 2022
    From books about courageous and trailblazing women to books that empower and inspire young readers.
  • Picture Books to Celebrate Lunar New Year 2022

    By Chelsea Condren | January 11, 2022

    Curl up with your little one and enjoy one of these beautiful picture books to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Tiger.

  • Book & Activities for Winter Fun With Little Ones At Home

    By Chelsea Condren | December 3, 2021

    We have a few suggestions for winter reads and simple art and sensory activities to keep young kids engaged at home.

  • Kind Reads for Kind Kids

    By Chelsea Condren | November 8, 2021

    Emotions can be tricky to understand at any age, and hard to explain to little ones who might be going through something for the first time…

  • Picture Books for Indigenous Peoples' Day

    By Chelsea Condren | September 30, 2021

    We've rounded up some of our favorite picture books by Indigenous authors for families to share with little ones. Celebrate your identity o…

  • Picture Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

    By Ruth Rodriguez, Francis Martin Branch Library | September 21, 2021
    English-language picture book titles that celebrate the different cultures which encompass a heritage that crosses seas, land and borders.
  • NYPL Celebrates Early Learners

    By Chelsea Condren | September 3, 2021

    The Library is here for families with little ones who are starting school or headed to early education centers for the first time!