Children's Programs - Commack Branch

April Programs

Registration for April programs for the Commack Branch begins on

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 10:00am. 

(Scroll down for March)

Twinkle Toes

Wednesday, April 29 • 2:30-3:15pm

(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)

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

 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Fridays, April 17 & 24 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, April 11 • 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

Thursday, April 30 • 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

Mondays, April 13 & 20 •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

Tuesday, April 21 • 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.

 

Hens and Chicks

Tuesday, April 14 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver)

Cheep!  Cheep!  Join us for stories and a craft all about one of spring’s new arrivals.

 

Hop Hop Hooray

Monday, April 6 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver)

Hop on in for a storytime and craft featuring the sweet and gentle rabbit.

 

Library Playdate

Friday, April 10 • 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.

You’re a Bunny, Honey!

Friday, April 3 • 10:30-11:15am

(Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver)

Hop, hop, hop! Come join us as we make a funny bunny mask! 

 

Bunny Rabbit Bonanza!

Saturday, April 4 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Did you know there are 48 different breeds of rabbit? In this program, we'll learn all about rabbits and read some funny stories, too! Of course, you'll be making a silly rabbit of your very own to take home. Join us for a hopping good time!

 

Cheerio Bird Feeders

Tuesday, April 7 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Our little feathered friends love to have delicious treats to eat.  Join us as we make bird feeders out of Cheerios!  Yum, yum!

Earth Day Birthday

Wednesday, April 22 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

It's time to celebrate the Earth! Join more than 192 countries as we learn to appreciate nature, keep our planet clean, and learn ways to protect our environment. Make a suncatcher to bring home using leaves, grass, and twigs.

 

Sensory Storytime

Friday, April 24 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable!  Dress to make a mess.

 

Starry, Starry Night

Wednesday, April 29 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

Make your own starry night picture and listen to stories, too.  Dress to make a mess!

Little Book Buddies

Tuesday, April 28 • 6:30-7:00pm

(4 – 7 years)

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

 

Little Craft Buddies

Monday, April 13 • 5:30-6:00pm

(4 – 7 years)

Craft Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen as they work together to create a craft for the child to take home.

 

LEGO® League

Wednesday, April 8 • 4:30-5:15pm

(5-7 years)

Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

 

Easy Origami

Saturday, April 18 • 10:30-11:15am

(6-9 years)

Try something new and join us to make some easy origami figures.

 

Minecraft Madness

Saturday, April 11 • 2:30-3:00pm

(6-9 years)

Come on down to the library to have some Minecraft fun! We’ll play games and make crafts inspired by the cool game.

 

Art Lab

Monday, April 20 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Join us in this creative environment as we explore a variety of artistic styles and mediums with a new project each meeting.

 

G.N.A.T.

Wednesday, April 1 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Calling all graphic novel enthusiasts: we are currently looking for members for the Commack Building's Graphic Novel Advisory Team! Meetings will include exclusive first looks at the Library's new graphic novels, cool projects and crafts, and of course, a chance to chat up all things graphic novels with friends! A small snack will be served.

 

Junior MakerSpace

Thursday, April 9 • 2:30-3:15pm

(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!

Volun-tweens

Thursday, April 30 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Lend your talents to the Library! Create decorations and art work that will be on display in the Children’s Department for all to enjoy! Attendees will receive a certificate of participation.

 

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.

 

Family Minute to Win It

Friday, April 10 • 2:30-3:15pm

(For families with children under the age of 12)

Think you have what it takes for our minute to win it challenges? Bring the family down to the library, and let's see what you've got!

 

Family Movie Matinee

Wednesday, April 8 • 10:30am-12:45pm

(For families with children under the age of 12)

Bring the family down to the library for the fun movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman in the morning!

 

 

March Programs

Registration for March programs for the Commack Branch begins on

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 10:00am. 

 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Mondays, March 9 & 16 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, March 7 • 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, March 24 & 31 • 2:30-3:15pm

(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

Tuesday, March 10 •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.

 

Cotton Ball Rainbow!

Friday, March 6 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)

What's fluffy, soft, white, and fun to craft with? Cotton balls, of course! Let's use cotton balls to make a cloud and lots of colored construction paper to make a rainbow. We'll read stories about rainbows, too!

 

Leprechaun Magic

Tuesday, March 17 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)

Leprechauns are hard to catch, aren't they? Let's make our very own to take home! Lots of stories about leprechauns will tell you everything to need to know about this tiny little trickster.

 

Art Starts

Monday, March 2 • 10:30-11:15am

(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.

 

Time to Get Dressed

Monday, March 23 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver)

Stories and a craft to inspire those just learning to dress themselves!

 

Terrific Threes

Thursday, March 26 • 10:30- 11:15pm

(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)

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

 

Lion or Lamb

Friday, March 20 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

Celebrate the month of March as we make some festive masks and discover all about the weather during this trickster month.

 

Living Large

Tuesday, March 31 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

Listen to stories featuring some of the largest animals there are and make a craft, too.

 

Over the Rainbow

Wednesday, March 11 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

Join us for some St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans, including stories and a craft.

 

Sensory Storytime

Friday, March 6 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable!  Dress to make a mess.

 

Pajama Storytime

Monday, March 2 • 7:00-7:30pm

(3-6 years old with parent/caregiver)

Want to come to the Library in your pajamas?  Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome. No registration required.

 

Become a Leprechaun!

Saturday, March 14 • 2:30-3:15pm

(Ages 4-5 with parent/caregiver)

Here's your chance to become a leprechaun! Make a green hat, make a red beard, and listen to stories all about these silly little men!

 

Make a Rainbow!

Friday, March 13 •10:30-11:15am

(Ages 4-5 with parent/caregiver)

With a little glue and a lot of colored tissue paper, we can make a fabulous rainbow! Come join us for stories, songs, and - of course - FUN!

 

Milk and Cookies Storytime

Tuesday, March 3 • 2:30-3:00pm

(Ages 4-5 with parent/caregiver)

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, and - of course - MILK AND COOKIES!

 

Little Craft Buddies

Monday, March 23 • 4:30-5:00pm

(4 – 7 years)

Craft Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen as they work together to create a craft for the child to take home.

 

LEGO® League

Saturday, March 21 • 10:30-11:15am

(5-7 years)

Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

 

Rainbows

Saturday, March 14 • 10:30-11:00am

(5-7 years)

Spring is almost here! Come on down to the library to hear some fun Spring stories and make your very own rainbow.

 

Easy Origami

Saturday, March 28 • 11:00-11:45am

(6-9 years)

Try something new and join us to make some easy origami figures.

 

Art Lab

Friday, March 20 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Join us in this creative environment as we explore a variety of artistic styles and mediums with a new project each meeting.

 

G.N.A.T.

Wednesday, March 4 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Calling all graphic novel enthusiasts: we are currently looking for members for the Commack Building's Graphic Novel Advisory Team! Meetings will include exclusive first looks at the Library's new graphic novels, cool projects and crafts, and of course, a chance to chat up all things graphic novels with friends! A small snack will be served.

 

Junior MakerSpace

Monday, March 30 • 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!

 

LEGO® Legends

Thursday, March 26 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

 

Volun-tweens

Wednesday, March 18 • 6:30-7:15pm

(8-12 years old)

Lend your talents to the Library! Create decorations and art work that will be on display in the Children’s Department for all to enjoy! Attendees will receive a certificate of participation.

 

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.