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Join us on December 5 at any library for a unique storytime for children.

– Kindness Read-Aloud Schedule –


Arverne
312 Beach 54 Street

10:15AM

Children and their accompanying grown-up can enjoy stories, music, nursery rhymes, toys, and peer interaction! Families will have the opportunity to connect with each other for support and resources.


Astoria
14-01 Astoria Boulevard

11AM

Join us for our special storytime program.  This program includes coloring, crafts, and more.  Caregiver must be present.  Drop-ins are welcome.


Auburndale
25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing

11AM

Children ages 12 months to 3 years old with their caregivers will enjoy listening to stories, songs, dancing, and playing with the bean bags. The children's librarian will be reading a book relating to being kind.  Registration is not required.


Bay Terrace
18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside

10:30AM

Toddlers ages 18-36 months, with adult caregivers, join us for stories and songs about kindness. No registration required.


Bellerose
250-06 Hillside Avenue

10:30AM

Come enjoy children's stories on being kind.


Briarwood
85-12 Main Street

11AM

Come and join us for toddler time! This week, we will focus on acts of kindness and how to be kind with a few books. This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.


Broad Channel
16-26 Cross Bay Boulevard

12PM

Children ages 2-5 are invited to join us for kindness stories and coloring. 


Broadway
40-20 Broadway, Long Island City

10:30AM

Join us for a special toddler program featuring stories and songs about being kind. A half hour of playtime for children and their parents/caregivers will be followed by stories, songs, finger play, and movement. For children 18-35 months. Space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room before the program.


Cambria Heights
218-13 Linden Boulevard

10:30AM

Read stories that will motivate and inspire!


Children’s Library Discovery Center
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

10:30AM

We invite children ages 18 months to 3 years to join us for a bilingual story in Bengali and English! It will be followed up with a coloring page activity. No registration is required for this activity, but space will be limited. Don't miss it! 


Corona
38-23 104 Street

10:30AM

Come out with your toddlers to enjoy an hour of storytime and singing with a special focus on kindness. Recommended for ages 2 and up.


Court Square
25-01 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City

10:15AM & 11AM

Join us for a kindness-themed toddler time for babies who are walking up to 3 years old.  Registration is required.  You can register beginning on the Friday before the program in person, by phone, or online.


Douglaston/Little Neck
249-01 Northern Boulevard, Little Neck

10AM

Come and join us for toddler time! This week, we will focus on acts of kindness and how to be kind. This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.


East Flushing
196-36 Northern Boulevard

11AM

This is a storytime about kindness for toddlers and preschoolers.


Elmhurst
86-07 Broadway

11:30AM 

A baby lapsit program for infants ages 0-11 months and prewalkers and their caregivers.


Flushing
41-17 Main Street

4:30PM

We explore kindness in our storytime for ages 6-12. We have ideas about kindness and want to hear yours - in whatever language you prefer!


Forest Hills
108-19 71 Avenue

4PM

Children ages 3-5 years and their adult caregivers will hear stories about acts of kindness and do a related craft. Preregister in person at the children’s reference desk.


Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway

10:15AM

Join us for our themed Toddler Time for It's Time for Kind.


Glendale
78-60 73 Place

10:30AM

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs and stories all about kindness.


Glen Oaks
256-04 Union Turnpike

10:15AM  

Celebrate kindness with stories and songs.  Learn about what you can do to be kind each and every day.  Families with children ages 2-4 are welcome.


Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing

10:30AM 

Children ages 0-5, enjoy songs, stories, make music with baby instruments, and join us for free play afterwards.


Hollis
202-05 Hillside Avenue

11:30AM 

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts.


Howard Beach
92-06 156 Avenue

11:30AM 

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers join us for stories about kindness.  Let's have fun reading and singing together.


Jackson Heights
35-51 81 Street

10:30AM 

Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs focusing on kindness for little ones ages 0-18 months!

11:30AM

Join us for stories, songs, and finger plays all related to kindness for little ones ages 19 months to 4 years!


Kew Gardens Hills
72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing

10:30AM

At this special storytime for ages 16-36 months, we'll read about planting gardens for our community and other acts of kindness, and we'll make a special gardening-related project to bring home.


Langston Hughes
100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona

4PM 

Children ages 3 and up can enjoy a two session read-aloud program, featuring picture books, discussion, and activities on the theme of kindness during this holiday season.


Laurelton
134-26 225 Street

10:30AM

Enjoy stories and songs that focus on love, empathy, and kindness for ages 18 months to 5 years. Enjoy finger plays and creative movement and create a beautiful craft.


Lefferts
103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill

11AM 

This toddler time features the storytelling, songs, movement activities, and play that are commonly associated with storytime, but it involves a special message: the importance of being kind. Come with your toddler to learn early literacy skills and the value of kindness.


Lefrak City
98-30 57 Avenue, Corona

4PM

Children in preschool through 5th grade will listen to stories that have the theme of kindness. Then, after reading the stories, we will make special greeting cards that they can give out to their family and friends.


Long Island City
37-44 21 Street

10:30AM

Come join us for stories & songs about kindness.


Maspeth
69-70 Grand Avenue

10:30AM

Come and join us for toddler time! This week, we will focus on acts of kindness and how to be kind.

11:30AM

Join us for a special kindness-themed storytime for ages 3-5 with adult caregivers.


McGoldrick
155-06 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing

11AM

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts.


Middle Village
72-31 Metropolitan Avenue

10:30AM

Join us for a special storytime.


Mitchell-Linden
31-32 Union Street

11:30AM 

Join us for our themed Toddler Time where we will be reading "Bear & Hare Share!" by Emily Gravett.


North Forest Park
98-27 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills

10:30AM

Join us for a special storytime for children ages 18-39 months.


Peninsula
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach

4:30PM

Join us for storytelling for kids.


Pomonok
158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing

3:30PM

Children ages 3-8 and their caregivers can enjoy interactive picture book storytelling about kindness and friendship!


Poppenhusen
121-23 14 Avenue, College Point

10:30AM

Children ages 2 to 5 years with an adult caregiver, join us for this special Toddler Time dedicated to acts of kindness. After listening to books about being kind to others, we will enjoy our usual songs and circle time.


Queens Village
94-11 217 Street

11AM 

Children ages 2 to 6 are welcome to listen to Maybe Something Beautiful during storytime about the impact of kindness!


Queensboro Hill
60-05 Main Street, Flushing

10:30AM 

Children up to five years old will listen to stories that have the theme of kindness. Then they will make a kindness garden out of kind words they have for one another present at the program to teach how words are very powerful and/or hurtful to others.

4PM 

Children ages 6-12 will listen to stories that have the theme of kindness. Then they will make a kindness garden out of kind words they have for one another present at the program to teach how words are very powerful and/or hurtful to others.


Rego Park
91-41 63 Drive

3PM

A 30-minute program for children ages 3-5 accompanied by their parent or caregiver that includes stories about kindness. Preregistration is not required, but space is limited.


Richmond Hill
118-14 Hillside Avenue

11:30AM

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers can come join us for a special kindness-themed storytime. No registration required.


Ridgewood
20-12 Madison Street

10:30AM

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for a special themed storytime about being kind.


Rochdale Village
169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica

10:30AM

Please join us at the Rochdale Village library for a fun read-aloud about kindness! This program is for children ages 18-36 months along with their adult caregivers.


Rosedale
144-20 243 Street

11AM

During this program, children and their caretakers will listen to books and stories that speak of the importance of kindness; the program will conclude with an arts & crafts session.


Seaside
116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park

10:30AM

Join us for picture books, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs depicting kindness and compassion. This program is for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.


South Hollis
204-01 Hollis Avenue

11AM

Come join us for stories and songs about kindness.


South Jamaica
108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard

5PM 

Join us for a special storytime. We will read stories and sing songs about choosing kindness in our lives. All families welcome!


South Ozone Park
128-16 Rockaway Boulevard

11AM

Children and their caretakers come share storytime reading with us. Get an early start teaching your child that it's time for kind.


St Albans
191-05 Linden Boulevard

4PM 

'Tis the season to be kind.  Join us at the St. Albans Library as we read a book about kindness and do a craft related to the book.


Sunnyside
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City

10AM 

Enjoy kindness stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 19 months to 3 years old. First-come, first-served.


Whitestone
151-10 14 Road

10:30AM & 4PM

Help spread kindness in your community.  Listen to the story Give Thank You a Try by James Patterson. Make a crafty bookmark for a friend.  10:30 AM for Toddler Time and 4PM for ages 4 and up.


Windsor Park
79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside

11:15AM

Join us for a toddler time that will focus on the theme of kindness.


Woodhaven
85-41 Forest Parkway

10:15AM

Learn about kindness and how music can help bring us all together. There will also be stories for ages 1-3. A caregiver must attend.


Woodside
54-22 Skillman Avenue

10:15AM & 11AM

Join us for a kindness-themed storytime for ages 1-3 and adult caregivers.

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