The New York Public Library has been an essential provider of educational programs and resources for more than 100 years. From English language classes and technology training to story times, we give New Yorkers the tools they need to succeed.
Join UsFind out what's happening at the Library for people of all ages, from drop-in classes to workshops, and more.
English & Adult LiteracyImprove your English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Attend an ESOL information session to learn more.
Computer TrainingOur TechConnect program helps people develop confidence in their computer skills.
Career & EmploymentGet one-on-one help with a professional or find events and workshops.
BusinessLearn more about starting and growing your business.
Parents & Caregivers
Educator CardsMore access, more time: Educators can borrow as many as 100 books for 60 days, with no late fees.
School VisitsOur local librarians offer a variety of free programs that help students learn to use their neighborhood branch.
MyLibraryNYCFind resources for the classroom, opportunities for professional development, and more.
Fun & Learning at the LibraryHave fun with great books and after-school programs, while learning new skills at the Library.
Programs & OpportunitiesCheck out a variety of programs and services just for teens—from homework help to hands-on science workshops, LEGO robots, and more.