Shababa Fridays Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $15 for adults/free for children
Children, parents, grandparents and even nannies are all invited join the Shababa Friday family fun! Experience a playful and soulful day of singing, dancing and celebrating as a community.
Neue Galerie New York Museum for German and Austrian Art, 1048 Fifth Ave 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free
The Neue Library and its shops will be open free to the public on Friday. In addition, Café Sabarsky will be open for drinks, food and dessert until 9 p.m.
The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School Storytime Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St
11:00 a.m. Free
Bring your children and have them enjoy the special hero storytime, featuring the Gingerbread Man! When a class leaves for recess, their just-baked Gingerbread Man is left behind. But, he’s a smart cookie! Come find out why.
Museum Collection Tour The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Free with museum admission
On this guided tour, you will get to delve into one of the many areas of the Met’s collection; but you won’t find out which one it is until you get here!
Museum Highlights The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave
11:30 .m.-12:30 p.m. Free with museum admission
On this guided tour, you will discover the Museum’s encyclopedic collection, which focuses on a selection of artistic pieces representing different cultures and time periods.
Storytime in Nolen Library Children’s Reading Room in Nolen Library, Uris Center for Education, 1000 Fifth Ave
2:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Free; Museum admission not required
Gather around for this fun family program as children will listen, sing and have fun with picture books. Later, the whole family can enjoy an adventure through a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum.
Monday Night Reading Group Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St
7:00 p.m. Free
On this evening, the reading group will discuss The Hundred Year House by Rebecca Makkai. Read the book beforehand and join in the discussion.
Quiet Study Room 67th Street Library, 32 East 67th St.
For adults, senior citizens, book lovers and even businesspeople, if you are interested in having a completely quiet space with no talking, no cellphones and no noise at all to focus on some work, then the quiet study room is the place to be.
Art Explorers 67th Street Library, 32 East 67th St.
4 p.m. Free
Bring your kids and join this eventful day filled with stories and crafts that will engage their senses and teach art education in a fun setting.
Devil’s Bridge Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.
7 p.m. Free
New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein takes readers inside the mind of a NYPD detective in her 17th ‘Alexandra Cooper’ thriller. This story proves once again why she is one of the best crime fiction writers in America.
Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library Children’s Reading Room in Nolen Library, Uris Center for Education, 1000 Fifth Ave
10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Free, museum admission not required
Day of Infamy: Guns of Navarone Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
2 p.m. From $30
Join Film Historian Philip Harwood as he presents and discusses some of the most commended films about World War II. On this evening, he will discuss The Guns of Navarone, which covers the relations between Britain and Germany at that time.
Film – DAVID COPPERFIELD, 1935 96th Street Library, 112 East 96th St.
2 p.m.-4:10 p.m. Free
Enjoy the screening of the film that discusses an orphan who was disliked by his cruel stepfather, but eventually grows up to become a successful author.
Drink & Draw Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
7 p.m. From $20 (admission includes two beers)
Join this informal figure-drawing event that pairs diverse DJ sets with dynamic modeling. You get to drink, socialize and let out your inner artistic self.