Visiting Creature: Where The Wild Things Are Visiting Creature: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Scott Campbell visits the Strand and plays his ukulele! Visiting Creature: Splat The Cat
  • Author Events: Strand's favorite children's book authors stop by to read a story and sign copies of their book.
  • Storytime at the Strand: Each week, Strand staff read from a favorite book. The event is held each Thursday from 3:30pm-4:30pm on the 2nd Floor in the Children's Department.
  • Visiting Creatures: Each month, a book character visits the Strand.
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Upcoming Events
  • Curious George visits the Strand!:
    Saturday, November 22 @ 2-3pm
    Sunday, November 23 @ 2-3pm
    Curious George Series

    Before he has to make an appearance at the Macy’s Day Parade, Curious George wanted us to tell you all that he is stopping by the Strand to read share some Thanksgiving stories! We know he’s pretty busy, so we’re really excited!

  • The Grinch visits the Strand!:
    Saturday, December 13 @ 2-3pm
    Sunday, December 14 @ 2-3pm
    How The Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

    His heart is an empty hole, he’s got garlic in his soul, and he’s coming to put the coal in our stockings on Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December 14th! We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the Holidays than with a visit from the meanest and greenest, so we’re very much hoping to see you at this special Holiday edition of Storytime at the Strand! !