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Resources For Children
100 Great Children's Books
Great stories never grow old! Chosen by children’s librarians at The New York Public Library, these 100 inspiring tales have thrilled generations of children and their parents — and are still flying off our shelves.more
Great website links, booklists, activies, holidays, online children's books and video from TumbleBooks.more
Children's Books 2012: 100 Titles for Reading & Sharing
Our staff's recommended 100 books published in 2012.more
Events for Children
From Story Time to Crafts to Writing to Games.more
Watch and read animated picture books online.more
Children's Center at 42nd Street
Films, story hours, and guest appearances by authors and illustrators or to visit the original Winnie the Pooh.more
Come back this summer! Create avatars, log books & media, win badges.more
Library services for persons without homes
Services include deposit collections of books at local shelters, read aloud programs for children in shelters, "read-to-me" programs at Branch Libraries, and library orientation at shelters.more
Recorded and Braille Books by Mail
Titles for residents of all ages who have difficulty reading standard printed materials because of blindness, visual impairment, a physical or reading disability.more
Major support for children's and young adult programs and services is provided by the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services.
Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.