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To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. More details on our Visit page.



Little New-Yorkers @ Home

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Tue, 06/23/2020 - 15:30
Tue, June 23rd, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Fri, June 26th, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Free; ages 3-6

Join us via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. This week, we will read After The Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again, written and illustrated by Dan Santat. Meet Humpty Dumpty who sat on a wall and who had a great fall. Then find out who Humpty becomes after the fall. Afterwards, create a special paper airplane like Humpty Dumpty's craft from the story. 

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Little New-Yorkers @ Home

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Tue, 06/16/2020 - 15:30
Tue, June 16th, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Fri, June 19th, 2020 | 3:30 pm


Free; ages 3-6

Join us via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. This week, we will read Grumpy Monkey, written by Suzanne Lang and illustrated by Max Lang. Meet a monkey who is in a bad mood and doesn't know why! Find out why he is having such a  bad day. Then, make your own monkey with a silly, happy or grumpy face!

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Little New-Yorkers @ Home

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Tue, 06/09/2020 - 15:30
Tue, June 9th, 2020 | 3:30 pm
Fri, June 12th, 2020 | 3:30 pm


Free; ages 3-6

Join us via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. This week, we will read Brontorina, written by James Howe and illustrated by Randy Cecil. Meet Brontorina who is determined to be a ballerina but becoming a dancer will be harder than she thinks. Then, color and cut out your own Brontorina to dance around your home!

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Reading into History @ Home: Never Caught, The Story of Ona Judge

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Sun, 05/31/2020 - 14:00
Sun, May 31st, 2020 | 2:00 pm


Free; ages 9-12

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Reading into History @ Home: Last of the Name

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Sun, 05/17/2020 - 14:00
Sun, May 17th, 2020 | 2:00 pm


Free; ages 9-12

One of this year’s finalists for the annual Children’s History Book Prize, Last of the Name follows 12-year-old Danny O’Carolan and his sister, Kathleen, who move to New York City from Ireland in 1863 at the height of the Civil War. Join us on Zoom and chat with author Rosanne Parry, who’ll log on remotely, and discover primary sources from New-York Historical’s collection that bring the story to life.

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Reading into History @ Home: Fighting for the Forest

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Sun, 05/03/2020 - 14:00
Sun, May 3rd, 2020 | 2:00 pm


Free; ages 9-12

One of this year’s finalists for the annual Children’s History Book Prize, Fighting for the Forest, by P. O’Connell Pearson, brings to life the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a work relief program for young men during the Depression. Join us on Zoom and hear from the author herself, who'll be logging on remotely to answer questions and discuss this story of resilience. 

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Reading into History @ Home: This Promise of Change

Sun, 04/19/2020 - 14:00
Sun, April 19th, 2020 | 2:00 pm


Free; ages 9-12

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Virtual Reading into History Family Book Club: “Almost Astronauts”

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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 14:00
Sun, March 29th, 2020 | 2:00 pm


Free with Museum Admission
Ages 9-12

On March 29 from 2-3 pm, we’ll be hosting a virtual Reading Into History Family Book Club to talk about Almost Astronauts, the thrilling true story of the 13 women who challenged the U.S. government in the 1960s and pushed to become astronauts in the early days of the space race. Author Tanya Lee Stone will be logging in remotely to tell us about trailblazers like Jerrie Cobb, the renowned aviator and test pilot. The details on our Zoom meetup are below:

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Living History: Meet Sylvia Rivera

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Sat, 03/07/2020 - 12:00
Sat, March 7th, 2020 | 12:30 pm
Sun, March 8th, 2020 | 12:30 pm


Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Meet activist Sylvia Rivera, as portrayed by actor, artist, and educator Summer Minerva. A veteran of the Stonewall uprising in 1969 and an advocate for anyone marginalized by the gay rights movement, Sylvia tirelessly raised her voice in defense of the rights of people of color and low-income queer and transgender people. Listen as Sylvia reflects on Stonewall, witness a retelling of one of her speeches, and then ask your very own questions about her life.

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Sunday Story Time: "Two Friends"

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Sun, 03/08/2020 - 11:30
Sun, March 8th, 2020 | 11:30 am


Free with Museum Admission
Ages 3-7

Join us and talk about amazing friendships! Read about good friends and legendary activists Fredrick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony, who both fought for freedom. Afterwards, create friendship bracelets to share with someone we love.

Two Friends is written by Dean Robbins and illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko.

Support for Sunday Story Time provided by Shelley and Tommy Mulitz

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