Children's Programs - Commack Branch

October Programs 

Registration for October programs for the Commack Branch begins on Friday,

September 26, 2014 at 10:00am. 

(Scroll down for September Programs)

 

 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Mondays, October 20 &  27 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, October 4 • 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

Wednesdays, October 8 & 15 • 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

Tuesdays, October 21 & 28 • 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, October 6 • 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.

 

Terrific Threes

Wednesdays, October 8 & 15 • 2:30- 3:15pm

(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)

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

 

Boo! A Halloween Storytime

Thursday, October 30 • 2:30-3:00pm

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

We will be reading some spooky stories and creating an awesome mummy craft!

 

Dragons Galore!

Thursday, October 9 • 2:30-3:00pm

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

Join us for a magical storytime and make a friendly dragon to take home with you.

 

Scarecrow Jamboree

Wednesday, October 29 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

Come on down for stories, songs, and a craft about this familiar fall fellow.

 

Sugary Sweet Storytime

Wednesday, October 22 • 2:30-3:00pm

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

Listen to some super sweet stories and make a special cupcake craft.

 

Who Said Whooo?

Tuesday, October 21 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

Find out who as we read stories and make a craft about one of our favorite night-time animals.

 

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, October 28 • 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.

 

Fun for 4s and 5s

Friday, October 17 • 10:30-11:00am

(4 & 5 years old)

There’s no better time to engage your child in the world of books and the imagination.  This program is designed for children who can listen independently.

 

The 3D Printer Gets Spooky!

Thursday, October 23 • 6:30-7:30pm

(4 – 7 years old)

Join us for a demonstration of Suffolk Library's traveling exhibit - the 3D Printer Makerbot! Watch as we put the printer to the test to see if it can scare us with one of its creations! After the demonstration, teens will help children make their own spooky 3D masterpieces.

 

Little Book Buddies

Thursday, October 16 • 7:00-7:30pm

(4 – 7 years old)

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

 

Little Craft Buddies

Tuesday, October 7 • 7:00-7:30pm

(4 – 7 years old)

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.

 

Fire Safety & Prevention

Saturday, October 4 • 2:30-3:15pm

(5 – 7 years old)

What do you know about fire safety? Come join us for a storytime, a craft, and to learn some fire safety tips in honor of Fire Prevention Week.

 

A Hoppin’ Good Storytime

Saturday, October 11 • 11:00-11:45am

(5 – 7 years old)

Travel around the world while we learn about some extremely cool frogs. You'll even take home your very own frog craft!

 

LEGO Legends Jr.

Friday, October 10 • 4:30-5:15pm

(5 – 7 years old)

Calling all master builders! Come down to the library to construct your own creations and make new friends!

 

Monster Pasta

Saturday, October 25 • 11:00-11:30am

(5 – 7 years old)

Come on down for some fun monster stories and then create your very own Pasta Monster. Yes, you CAN play with your food!

 

Name Painting!

Monday, October 27 • 4:30-5:15pm

(5 – 7 years old)

Create a cool work of art out of your name using masking tape and acrylic paints! Dress to make a mess!

 

Spooktacular Storytime

Saturday, October 18 • 11:00-11:45am

(5 – 7 years old)

Get into the spooky spirit of Halloween at the library! Have fun with a storytime and a craft to celebrate the magic of Halloween.

 

Star Wars at the Library

Friday, October 17 • 4:30-5:15pm

(5-7 years old)

Join us for a post-Star Wars Reads Day Celebration at the library with games, crafts, and activities from around the galaxy!

 

Artist Trading Cards

Monday, October 20 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-11 years old)

Children will learn about different artists and their styles, experiment with different mediums, and build a portfolio of ATCs they've either created themselves or traded with others.

 

ArtVentures

Monday, October 6 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-11 years old)

We will be learning about Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky and creating our own abstract trees masterpieces.

 

G.N.A.T.

Wednesday, October 1 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-11 years old)

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 Monthly Debut!

Wednesday, October 22 • 4:30-5:30pm

(8-11 years old)

Junior Makerspace Monthly is a program designed just for kids who love to build and tinker! The possibilities are only limited by your creativity! For our first meeting, we will watch a demonstration on the visiting 3D Printer exhibit, and afterwards, get tinkering ourselves!

 

LEGO Legends Sr.

Saturday, October 25 • 2:30-3:15pm

(8 – 11 years old)

Calling all master builders! Come down to the library to construct your own creations and make new friends!

 

Severed Hand Pizza

Wednesday, October 29 • 4:30-5:45pm

(8 – 11 years old)

Come down to the library and learn how to make a truly gruesome snack - severed hand pizza! Children will enjoy samples during the program, and then take their creation home to bake!

 

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.

 

 

 

 

September Programs

Registration for September programs for the Commack Branch begins on Wednesday,

August 27, 2014 at 10:00am

 

Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is the month to show off the smartest card in your wallet!Children who show their new or existing library card to a children's librarian will receive a small prize and raffle ticket to be entered in drawing held at the end of the month!

 

 

 

Twinkle Toes

Thursday, September 18 • 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

Wednesdays, September 24 & October 1 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, September 6 • 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

Tuesdays, September 9 & 16 • 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

Wednesdays, September 10 & 17 • 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, September 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.

 

Fall Leaves Fall

Monday, September 29 • 10:30-11:00am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Take a break from all the raking, listen to some stories and make a craft all about fall!

 

Library Playdate

Saturday, September 13 • 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.

 

Terrific Threes

Tuesdays, September 23 & 30 • 10:30-11:15am

(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)

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

 

Chicken Wingding

Monday, September 8 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

It's Chicken month, so come on down and join us for a celebration featuring stories and a craft.

 

Hats Off to Hats

Monday, September 15 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

It's 'Make a Hat Day' - so that's exactly what we'll do. And enjoy a few stories, too!

 

Peppa Pig Party

Monday, September 22 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

Preschoolers can meet their favorite animated pig during this reading of her new book, Peppa Pig and the Busy Day at School. Be sure to bring a camera for a photo op!

 

Teddy Bear Tea

Tuesday, September 9 • 2:30-3:00pm

(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)

Bring your favorite teddy bear (or stuffed friend) and enjoy a story or two. Drinks and a small snack will fill your tummy while we read. Then we'll finish our time together with a fun craft!

 

Pajama Storytime

Thursday, September 11 • 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.

 

Fun for 4s and 5s

Fridays, September 19 • 10:30-11:00am

(4 & 5 years old)

There’s no better time to engage your child in the world of books and the imagination.  This program is designed for children who can listen independently.

 

Little Book Buddies

Tuesday, September 16 • 7:00-7:30pm

(4 – 7 years old)

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

 

What a Hoot!

Wednesday, September 10 • 4:30-5:15pm

(5 – 7 years old)

Join us for some stories about owls, and then make your very own to take home!

 

Easy Origami

Saturday, September 20 • 11:00am-11:45am

(6-8 years old)

Do you want to try something new? Join us to make some fun origami figures.

 

Artist Trading Cards

Thursday, September 18 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-11 years old)

Children will learn about different artists and their styles, experiment with different mediums, and build a portfolio of ATCs they've either created themselves or traded with others.

 

ArtVentures

Saturday, September 13 • 2:30-3:15pm

(8-11 years old)

We will be learning about Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani and creating self portaits in the same style using oil pastels.

 

G.N.A.T.

Wednesday, September 3 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-11 years old)

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.

 

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 Movie Matinee

Saturday, September 27 • 10:30am-12:30pm

(For families with children under the age of 12)

Enjoy the fun family movie "Monsters University" in the morning. This movie is rated G.

 

Make and Take Book Covers

Saturday, September 6 • 2:30-4:30pm

(For families with children under the age of 12)

Come into the children's room to decorate covers for your school books! We'll supply the bags and art supplies, you bring the creativity! Supplies are limited.