Summer at the Library: Book Giveaway!

Thu Jun 9, 2022
Various times
3 and up
NYPL Libraries
Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten Island

The New York Public Library's Summer at the Library initiative is here, bringing with it the biggest book giveaway in the library's history. The NYPL (which serves the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island) is giving 500,000 books away (for keeps) to kids, teens, and families at all of its branch locations this summer!

Stop by your local library for:

  • A list of over 100 book recommendations for kids K-12
  • Reading challenges for kids and teens (with prizes such as gift cards and trips to Yankee Stadium)
  • Hundreds of free programs, from baby lapsit storytimes to teen podcasting workshops
  • Take home activity packets
** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
Magical Musical Journey
Brooklyn Children's Museum - 3:45 PM Pick
Festival of Lights: Oh Christmas Tree
Marine Park - 4:00 PM Pick
Hanukkah Fun House
Emanu-El Downtown - 4:00 PM Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides