Mon 10 am-8 pm Tues 1-6 pm Wed & Fri 10 am-6 pm Thurs 1-8 pm Sat 10 am-5:30 pm Sun closed The Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center was founded in 1969 to serve the Corona/East Elmhurst area's predominantly African-American population. The center's cultural programs range from theatrical presentations to music concerts, from literary readings to exhibitions. For more information on the branch, click here.
A fully equipped, fine art printmaking studio and school that welcomes artists at all levels of printmaking experience.
Manhattan Youth is a Community Center offering quality programming for children, families, adults, seniors and teens from the Lower Manhattan area.
Mon & Wed: 12 pm-8 pm Tues & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe branch opened its doors on January 16, 1914, and was one of the many libraries built with funds from Andrew Carnegie. The building was designed by CarrÃ¨re and Hastings. Originally, the simple red-brick structure rose to four stories. The top two floors were removed during an extensive renovation and modernization in 1959. This air-conditioned library now occupies almost 10,000 square feet, and has separate rooms for children and adults. It serves an ethnically diverse population of approximately 50,000; almost 25 percent ...
Opened in 2010, the Midtown Education Center of the New York Botanical Garden brings the green-thumb smarts of the Bronx to midtown Manhattan. Adult education courses are offered throughout the day and evening in areas of study such as gardening, floral and landscape design and botanical illustration. The center is on the third floor of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York.
Mon - Thurs: 10 am-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmFor more information on the branch, click here.
Mon & Wed: 10 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Morrisania Branch of the New York Public Library holds a commanding position on McKinley Square. The area was once farmland owned by Jonas Bronck, the man who gave his name to The Bronx. He sold his land in 1660 to Captain Richard and Colonel Lewis Morris, who changed the name of the land from Broncksland to Morrisania. Designed by Babb, Cook and Willard and opened in 1908, the branch was constructed from funds given to New York City by Andrew ...
Mon & Tues: 10 am-8 pm Wed & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe branch's name comes from the Weckguasgeeck Indian word, mosholu, which has been interpreted to mean 'smooth stones' or 'small stones' and once described a local brook. The one-story, modern structure houses adult, young adult and children's collections. A 60-seat multi-use meeting room in the basement is available for community group meetings as well as library programs.For more information on the branch, click here.
Mon & Wed: 10 am-6 pm Tues-Thurs: 12 pm-8 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Mott Haven Branch of the New York Public Library, open to the public since 1905, is the oldest library building in the Bronx. The brick and limestone structure was declared an official New York City landmark in 1969. The branch serves a large and diverse community, with strong links to neighborhood schools. There is a community room that holds meetings as well as library programs.For more information on the branch, click here.
Free admission (all visitors, all hours)Mon & Thurs: 12 pm - 8 pm Tues, Wed & Fri: 11 am - 6 pm Sat: 10 am - 6 pmSince its opening in 1965, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has earned a reputation as one of the world's largest and most comprehensive collections of information on the performing arts. The Billy Rose Theatre Collection contains clippings, photos, playbills, videotapes and films from every phase of theatrical art and entertainment. The Dance Collection, the greatest concentration of dance memorabilia in the country, includes the Jerome Robbins Film Archive. The Music Division ...