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Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

July Children's Programs
(Scroll down for May and June Programs)
Registration begins on Tuesday, June 14
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs. 

Baby Bounce
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 26 • 11:00-11:30am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 5 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, July 16 • 10:00-10:30am
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, July 14 • 11:00-11:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, July 20 • 11:00-11:45am
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories, and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, July 27 • 11:00-11:45am
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal play date – meet other children and families, while playing with toys and creating an art project.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 15• 10:15-10:45am
Come get jiggy with your little one through creative movement, dance and music! Dance and bounce along to adorable hip hop beats, favorite sing-alongs and use creative props to get moving.

Toddlers Explore
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, July 28 • 11:00-11:45am
Explore fun-filled activities that will stimulate your toddler’s senses. Siblings are welcome.

Tots Night Out
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 19 • 6:00-6:30pm
Enjoy a fun-filled evening out with music, crafts and stories.

Once Upon an Author
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 22 • 11:00-11:45am
Join us as we spotlight a favorite children’s author. We will read their stories and create a special project based on one of their books. Dress to make a mess. This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies.

Let’s Salsa
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, July 6 • 11:00-11:45am
Wednesday, July 6 • 3:00-3:45pm
Join in the summer fun as we read garden fresh stories, discover the taste of vegetables and learn how to salsa dance! Salsa and chips will be served during the program.

Pajama Storytime
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, July 20 • 7:00-7:30pm
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you would like. Siblings welcome. No registration required.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Friday, July 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

Jedi Academy
(4-12 years)
Thursday, July 14 • 2:00-3:00pm
Learn the ways of the Jedi with a true Master of Intergalactic fun and adventure! Jedi Warriors, Princesses and Darth Vaders will discover the Force within their hearts and be wowed by comic antics, exciting physical challenges, magical mayhem and light saber lessons!

Tinker Thinkers
(5-7 years)
Wednesday, July 13 • 2:45-3:30pm
Children will explore art and science activities to express creativity and build problem solving skills.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Thursday, July 21 • 3:00-3:45pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS.

Shark Week
(5-10 years)
Wednesday, June 29• 2:45-3:30pm
Put on your flippers - dive  deep into Shark Week with fun activities, various crafts, and an informative film on ocean life.

DIY  Robots
(6-8 years)
Tuesday, July 5 • 3:00-3:45pm
Our teen volunteers will help you create a one of a kind robot using boxes and other odds and ends.

Reading Passport
(6-10 years)
Friday, July 29 • 2:30-3:15pm
Travel far and wide with books! Join us for Chinese folktales and create a cupcake inspired by a traditional dish. This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies.

Around The World - Australia
(6-10 years)
Thursday, July 7 • 4:00-4:45pm
Good onya, mate - learn about the animals and culture of the land down under, with fun crafts, activities, and songs taken directly from Australian artists.

Artventure
(7-10 years)
Saturday, July 9 • 11:00-11:45am
Explore the world of art – try new mediums and techniques as we explore the work of a featured artist.

Ready, Set, Read
(7-12 years)
Friday, July 22 • 3:00-3:45pm
Get your mind ready for some adventures and team building activities! We will work together to read, solve puzzles and complete tasks while earning prizes.

Field Day
(7-12 years)
Tuesday, July 19 • 10:15-11:00am
Lace up your sneakers and work up a sweat when we hit the Library lawn for field day games!

DIY Sleep Mask
(8-12 years)
Tuesday, July 26 3:30-4:15pm
Snooze in style. Design and decorate your own sleep mask to wear at home or sleepovers.

Mutt Club
(8-12 years)
Thursday, July 7 • 10:30-11:15am
Give our animal friends a helping hand - work together to create donations for shelter animals in need. Mutt Club is a Mutt-i-grees in the Library program, an extension of the Mutt-i-grees Movement and Curriculum, a unique approach to humane education, social and emotional learning.

Tween Paint Night
(10-12 years)
Wednesday, July 13 • 7:00-7:45pm
Get this arty party started munch on snacks and make a masterpiece – no experience required!

Safety First
(Families with children of all ages)
Tuesday, July 12 • 10:00-12:00pm
Officers from the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department will be available to photograph and fingerprint children and submit their relevant information to the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (Amber Alert). Parents are issued ID cards to keep for their children. In addition, specially trained Officers will be on hand to inspect your child’s car seat, looking for possible defects and proper installation techniques. No registration required.

Bike Rodeo
(Families with children under the age of 12)
Tuesday, July 12 • 10:15-12:00pm
Bring your bike and helmet to the Library and ride our safety track. Learn real world bicycle safety skills, such as where to ride on the road, safely crossing an intersection and how to properly wear a helmet. Presented by the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office. No registration required.

 
May and June Children's Programs
Registration begins Tueday, May 3
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs

Baby Bounce
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, May 20 • 11:00-11:30am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!

Baby Steps
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, June 23 • 10:15-10:45am
Open ended playtime for you and your little one. Meet new families and friends while your baby is introduced to various sensory experiences through creative play.

(Birth-eighteen months in stroller with parent/caregiver)
Thursdays, May 19 & 26 • 10:15-11:00am
A fun exercise class designed for parents with strollers! Children will be entertained in their strollers while you exercise and interact with them at the same time. The stroller provides the perfect resistance and balancing tool for these uniquely designed fitness activities. Parents and caregivers, please wear sneakers, bring a bottle of water and yoga mat or towel. 
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, May 10 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, May  14 • 10:00-10:30am 
Thursday, June 9  • 10:15-10:45am
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome. 

Play Date Concert
(Families with children under the age of 8)
Saturday, June 25 • 3:00-4:00pm
Sing, dance and ROCK OUT with Play Date! Join husband and wife duo Greg Attonito (of The Bouncing Souls) and Shanti Wintergate of the award-winning kindie music group, Play Date. Their music inspires children to use their imaginations – and their dance moves – to rock out and explore the world around them. Play Date’s live, interactive show is a great place for families to share a positive, energetic and memorable music experience together.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, May 17• 11:00-11:45am
Tuesday, June 7• 11:00-11:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, May 24 • 11:00-11:45am
Tuesday, June 28 • 11:00-11:45am
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories, and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, May 12 • 2:30-3:15pm
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal play date – meet other children and families, while playing with toys and creating an art project.

Construction Zone
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, June 10 • 11:00-11:45am
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

Art Starts
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, June 21 • 11:00-11:45am
Different crafts that encourage children’s hand-eye coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.

Once Upon an Author
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, May 13∙ 11:00-11:45am
Join us as we spotlight a favorite children’s author. We will read their stories and create a special project based on one of their books. Dress to make a mess.

Stars, Stripes & Stories
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, May 27 • 10:30-11:15am
Celebrate Memorial Day at the Library by reading stories, singing songs and making a patriotic craft to share with your family.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Saturday, May 7 • 3:00-3:45pm
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

Mutt Club
(6-10 years)
Saturday, May 7 • 11:00-11:45am
Give our animal friends a helping hand - work together to create donations for shelter animals in need. Mutt Club is a Mutt-i-grees in the Library program, an extension of the Mutt-i-grees Movement and Curriculum, a unique approach to humane education, social and emotional learning.

Socktopus
(6-8 years)
Thursday, June 30 • 3:00-3:45pm
These cute and colorful creatures come from the depths of the laundry basket - join us for seaside tales and make your own socktopus!

Pixel Art
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, June 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Create a one of a kind masterpiece using perler beads and your imagination.

Blooming Spring Vase
(8-12 years)
Saturday, May 14 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy this spring Saturday making a bright vase using a mason jar and floral fabric. This will be a perfect addition for some colorful flowers.

 
 

Children's Programs - Kings Park Branch

 

 

JULY PROGRAMS (scroll down for June)

 

On-line, phone or in person registration for July programs begins on Wednesday, June 22 at 10am.  Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

Nursery Rhyme Time

Tuesday, July 19 • 11:00-11:30am

Saturday, July 2 • 10:00-10:30am

(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby.  A great introduction to the library for the youngest of children!  Siblings are welcome.

 

Wonderful Ones

Monday, July 11 • 11:00-11:45am

(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)

This action-packed program engages little ones in language based activities;

includes free play, stories and fun!  Siblings are welcome.

 

Time for Twos

Wednesday, July 20 • 11:00-11:45am

(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft.  Siblings are welcome.

  

Farm Tales

Tuesday, July 5 • 11:00-11:30am (2 years with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a few farm animal stories and then we will make our own farm.

 

Tiny Tots Storytime              

Friday, July 22 • 11:00-11:30am (2-3 years with parent/caregiver)

Come and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and a simple craft.

 

Construction Zone

Thursday, July 28 • 10:30-11:15am (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

 

Red, White and Blue Storytime                  

Wednesday, July 6 • 11:00-11:30am (2-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Let your colors show in this patriotic story and craft time.  Dress to make a mess!

 

Little Critter at the Beach

Saturday, July 9 • 10:00-10:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

We will read about Little Critter and his many adventures and make a summertime craft.

 

Storytime Surprise

Tuesday, July 12 • 3:30-4:00pm • (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft.

 

Friendly Fairies

Friday, July 15 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5years with parent/caregiver)

We love the tooth fairy, Tinker Bell, Flora, Fauna and Merryweather .  Fly with us and make your own fairy.

 

It’s a Picnic

Monday, July 18 •3:30-4:00pm (3-5years with parent/caregiver)

Use your imagination and join us for a library style “picnic” including stories and a craft.

 

Tropical Tales

Thursday, July 21 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5years with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy the summer with tropical tales and a craft.

 

On the Road

Tuesday, July 26 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5years with parent/caregiver)

Planning a trip this summer?  Make some games you can bring with you in the car or on the plane to help pass the time.

 

Think Big

Wednesday, July 27 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5years with parent/caregiver)

Join us for enormous stories and over-sized games.

 

Floating Speedboat

Wednesday, July 20 • 3:00-3:30pm (5-8 years)

All hands on deck!  Create your own floating speedboat and then bring it home and try it out.

 

Superhero Storytime

Tuesday, July 26 • 3:00-3:30pm (5-8 years)

Hulk, Spiderman, Batman and more!  Choose your favorite as we read and make our own superhero friend.

 

Sweet Treats

Tuesday, July 19 • 3:00-3:30pm (5-9 years)

Come and enjoy delicious stories and then have fun creating a sweet treat sticker scene.

 

Decorate a Birdhouse

Friday, July 8 • 10:30-11:00am (7-12 years)

Use your imagination to decorate a wooden birdhouse.

 

Stories from Around the World

Friday, July 29 • 10:30-11:00am (7-12 years)

Come and enjoy stories from different parts of the world.  We will then decorate a sticker scene of animals found on each continent.

 

Genie in a Bottle

Thursday, July 7 • 11:00-11:30am (8-11 years)

We will read some of Aladdin’s tales and make our own genie in a bottle.

 

Science Buddies

Saturday, July 16 • 3:15-4:00pm (8-12 years)

Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Dress to make a mess.

 

Decorate a Canvas Tote

Saturday, July 23 • 10:00-10:30am (8-12 years)

Use your imagination and creativity to transform a canvas tote bag into a work of art.  Use your tote to carry your books, to bring to school or to the beach.

 

 

JUNE Programs (scroll down for May)

 

On-line, phone or in person registration for June programs begins on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10am.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Saturday June 4 • 10:00-10:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Monday, June 13 • 11:00-11:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby.  A great introduction to the library for the youngest of children!  Siblings are welcome.

 

Wonderful Ones

Tuesday, June 7 • 11:00-11:45am (12-23 months with parent/caregiver)

This action-packed program engages little ones in language based activities;

includes free play, stories and fun!  Siblings are welcome.

 

Time for Twos

Saturday, June 11 • 10:00-10:45am (24-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft.  Siblings are welcome.

 

Nursery Rhyme Surprise

Friday, June 10 • 11:00-11:30am (2 years with parent/caregiver)            

We will read, sing and make a cool craft with some of our favorite nursery rhymes.

 

Toddler’s Tango     

Friday, June 3 • 10:30-11:15am (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)           

Clap your hands, move your feet!  This creative movement and music program presented by Nicole Sparling uses multicultural music, instruments and props to improve motor skills and help children use their imaginations.

 

Oldies but Goodies

Tuesday, June 21 • 3:00-3:30pm (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)          

Join us for stories that your parents may have listened to when they were young.  We’ll make a craft, too.

 

Art Starts     

Tuesday, June 28 • 11:00-11:45am (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)      

Different crafts encourage children's hand-eye coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess!

 

Buzzing Bees

Wednesday, June 1 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Buzz on down to the Library for stories and a craft.

 

Dad’s Day

Wednesday, June 8 • 11:00-11:30am (Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Make a craft to surprise your dad with on his special day.  We’ll read stories too.

 

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Wednesday, June 29 • 3:00-3:30pm (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Join us as we read about our favorite big red dog and make a big red craft.

 

Friendly Frogs

Thursday, June 30 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Hop along with us as we read a few froggy tales then make a friendly frog on a lily pad craft!

 

Monsters, Monsters Everywhere

Tuesday, June 14 • 4:00-4:30pm (4-6 years)

Join us for this not so scary storytime.  Have fun listening to monster stories. Then make your very own Go Away Big Green Monster!

 

Little Book Buddies

Wednesday, June 8 • 4:15-5:00pm (Ages 4-7 years)

Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience. 

 

Franklin the Turtle

Thursday, June 16 • 4:15-4:45 (5-8 years)

Join us for some stories and a craft as we learn some life lessons with Franklin the Turtle and his many friends.

 

Something Fishy at the Library

Thursday, June 9 • 4:15-4:45pm (5-9 years)

Swim on down to the Library to enjoy stories under the sea.  Have fun decorating a realistic fishy sticker scene.

 

Little Art Buddies

Monday, June 13 • 4:15-5:00pm (5-9 years)

Enjoy an afternoon paired with a teen to create and explore different art techniques. 

Dress to make a mess!

 

Butterfly Surprise

Tuesday, June 28 • 3:30-4:00pm (5-9 years)

Come and enjoy listening to a few butterfly stories and then have fun decorating a butterfly with different colored buttons.

 

Orangutan Storytime                    

Wednesday, June 22 •4:00-4:30pm (6-9 years)

We will read stories about the lovable orangutan. We will learn about this endangered ape as well as do a craft.

 

Easy Origami

Monday, June 6 • 4:00-4:45pm (Ages 7-11 years)

Try something new. Join us as we make some easy origami figures.

 

Sand Art Fun

Wednesday, June 15 • 4:15-4:45 (8-12 years)

Using different colored sand and a choice of a variety of bottles, you can create a beautiful design.

 

Creation Station (No registration required)

Saturday, June 4, 11 and 25 • 10:00am - 4:00pm

(For children under the age of 12)

Are you looking for something to do on Saturday?  Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.  No registration required.

 

 

MAY Programs

On-line, phone or in person registration for May programs begins on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10am.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

My Green Thumb

Tuesday, May 31 • 3:00-3:30pm (2-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Everything is starting to grow!  Listen to stories and start growing a plant you will be able to put in your own garden.

 

Dora the Explorer and Friends

Friday, May 27 • 11:00-11:30am • (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

We will read about Dora the Explorer and her many adventures and then make a fun craft.  Swiper no swiping!

 

Creation Station

Saturday, May 7, 14, 21, 28 • 10:00am - 4:00pm

(For children under the age of 12)

Are you looking for something to do on Saturday?  Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.  No registration required.

Children's Programs - Commack Branch

                                                                                                                  June Programs

                                                                                 Registration for June programs at the Commack building will be on 

                                                                                                                   Wednesday, May 25 at 10:00 am. 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Mondays, June 6 & 13 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, June 18 • 10:30-11:00am

(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.

 

Time for Twos

Thursday, June 2 •10:30-11:15am

(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

 

Art Starts

Friday, June 10 • 10:30-11:15am OR

Friday, June 10 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Different crafts that encourage children’s hand-eye coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.

 

Library Playdate

Wednesday, June 29 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal playdate - meet other children and families while playing with toys and creating an art project.

 

Doughnuts with Dad

Saturday, June 4 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

YUM! YUM! Join us for doughnuts as we celebrate Father’s Day! We will take a picture with Dad and put it in a fabulous picture frame you create with your own hands. Siblings are welcome.

 

Fireworks

Friday, July 1 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

The Fourth of July is just around the corner. Let’s celebrate by making our very own firework paintings and learning all about the national holiday. All we need are some pipe cleaners, some glitter, and lots of paint. Dress to make a mess.

 

Milk and Cookies Storytime

Wednesday, June 8 • 2:30-3:15pm

(4-5 years)

Join us for stories, songs, dancing and - of course – milk and cookies!

 

Little Book Buddies

Tuesday, June 19 • 4:30-5:00pm

(4-7 years)

Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

 

Chess Buddies

Wednesday, June 15 • 4:30-5:00pm

(5-12 years)

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess?  Do you already know how to play chess and are looking for someone to play with? Join us for chess buddies where you will play chess with a teen volunteer.

 

Junior Lego Buddies

Tuesday, June 28 • 4:15-5:00pm

(5-7 years)

Do you enjoy building things? Come join the fun. Children will be paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.

 

Nerd Squad

Wednesday, June 1 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

G.N.A.T is now the Nerd Squad! Join us as we geek out over all things pop-culture in this friendly, inclusive environment. We will enjoy lively conversation as we discuss our newsletter, do fun crafts or activities, and watch a short video playlist. A small snack will be served. 

 

Creation Station

Saturdays • 10:00am-4:00pm

(For children under the age of 12)

Are you looking for something to do on Saturday?  Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.

       

 

 

 

May Programs

Registration for May programs at the Commack building will be on

Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00am.

 

Twinkle Toes

Thursday, May 26 • 10:30-11:00am

(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)

Join us for a fun filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Tuesday, May 24 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, May 14 • 10:30-11:00am

(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.

 

Wonderful Ones

Tuesday, May 20 • 10:30-11:15am

(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)

This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun!  Siblings are welcome. 

 

Time for Twos

Wednesday, May 11 • 2:30-3:15pm

(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

 

Art Starts

Monday, May 23 • 10:30-11:15am OR

Monday, May 23 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Different crafts that encourage children’s hand-eye coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.

 

Library Playdate

Tuesday, May 17 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal playdate - meet other children and families while playing with toys and creating an art project.

 

Love those Ladybugs

Wednesday, May 18 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Let’s read all about these cute little beetles and make a special craft to take home.

 

Wrapper Flowers

Tuesday, May 10 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Make a flower garden using cupcake wrappers.  You can enjoy this garden all summer long -- and of course we’ll sing and tell super flowery stories, too. 

 

Playdough Party

Wednesday, May 25 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Leave the mess at the Library and use playdough to create a gooey masterpiece. Dress to make a mess.

 

Terrific Threes

Tuesday, May 3 • 2:30- 3:15pm

(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.  

 

Chuga Chuga Choo Choo

Tuesday, May 24 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

All aboard!  Join us for this storytime all about trains – and let’s use the letters of our name to make a name train to take home.

 

For the Birds

Saturday, May 21 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Read some fun spring stories and make an adorable nest for some baby birds.

 

Muffins with Mom

Friday, May 6 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Yum, yum!  Join us for muffins as we celebrate Mother’s Day!  We will take a picture with Mom and put it in a fabulous picture frame you create with your very own hands. 

 

Pete the Cat Puppet

Friday, May 13 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Listen to some of our favorite Pete the Cat stories and then make a puppet of our furry friend.

 

Milk and Cookies Storytime

Friday, May 27 • 2:30-3:15pm

(4 – 5 years)

Join us for stories, songs, dancing and - of course – milk and cookies.

 

After School Shenanigans

Tuesday, May 17 • 4:30-5:00pm

(5 – 7 years)

Come listen to some ZANY stories with Ms. Erin and afterwards, we'll do a fun craft or activity.

 

Kids’ Crafternoon

Monday, May 9 • 4:30-5:00pm

(5 – 7 years)

Time to get crafty. Join us for a new fun craft each meeting.

 

Junior Lego Buddies

Monday, May 23 • 4:15-5:00pm

(5 – 7 years)

Do you enjoy building things? Come join the fun. Children will be paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.

 

Rocking Cinco De Mayo

Thursday, M ay 5 • 4:30-5:15pm

(5-7 years)

It is time to rock and celebrate the fifth of May. Become a guitar hero by making your own paper instrument while hearing some groovy stories about music.

 

Chess Buddies

Tuesday, May 24 • 4:30-5:00pm

(5-12 years)

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess?  Do you already know how to play chess and are looking for someone to play with? Join us for chess buddies where you will play chess with a teen volunteer.

 

Junior MakerSpace

Wednesday, May 25 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Tinker in the one-of-a-kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design, and other creative projects. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination!

 

Nerd Squad

Wednesday, May 4 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

G.N.A.T. is now the Nerd Squad. Join us as geek out over all things pop-culture in this friendly, inclusive environment. We will enjoy lively conversation as we discuss our newsletter, do fun crafts or activities and watch a short video playlist. A small snack will be served.

 

Creation Station

Saturdays • 10:00am-4:00pm

(For children under the age of 12)

Are you looking for something to do on Saturday?  Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.

 

 

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in an interactive format. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book. 
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Sesame Street eBooks
 
Enjoy classic as well as brand-new Sesame Street stories with eBooks that are based on Sesame Street's early childhood curriculum. They are ready to read right here, right now. 
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