Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

August Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, July 28 at 10:00am. 
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.


Mother Goose Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, August 10 • 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.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, August 27 • 2:30-3:15pm
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, August 19 • 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.

Terrific Threes
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, August 26 • 3:30-4:15pm
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Alphabet Soup
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, August 15 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!

Sponge Printing
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, August 28 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy some deep sea stories and create an underwater scene with sponges and paint.

Fun for 4s & 5s
(4-5 years)
Tuesday, August 4 • 3:00-3:30pm
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
(4-7 years)
Tuesday, August 11 • 10:30-11:00am
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

Catching Fireflies
(5-7 years)
Thursday, August 6 • 3:00-3:45pm
Listen to the sounds of summer and make a firefly craft of your own!

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Thursday, August 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Super Hero Academy
(5-7 years)
Friday, August 14 • 11:30-12:15pm
Bring your super powers and super strength to a fun filled storytime where every hero will design their own ID card and participate in awesome activities.

DIY Comic Strips
(6-10 years)
Monday, August 3 • 3:30-4:15pm
Enjoy writing and illustrating your own comics! Bring some original ideas and create a work of art.

Kitty Cat Creations
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, August 5 • 3:00-3:45pm
We will be creating fun and simple cat nip toys to donate to the Smithtown Animal Shelter.

Superhero/Villain Self Portrait
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, August 5 • 11:00-11:45am
What would YOU look like as a superhero or a villain? Create your own picture of the newest superhero or villain to join the comic ranks!

Painter’s Tape Masterpieces
(10-12 years)
Friday, August 7 • 10:15-11:00am
Become an abstract artist by using painter’s tape to make different shapes to fill in with bright colors. You might just paint the next great masterpiece!

Hometown Heroes
(For Families with children under the age of 12)
Friday, August 14• 3:00-3:45pm
Learn all about our community helpers and how they are our very own heroes. We will have a special visitor who will talk about their career.

Creation Station
(For Families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, August 8 • 10:00-4:00pm
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.

Off to School We Go
(Parents of new Kindergarteners)
Tuesday, August 11 • 7:00-8:00pm
This workshop is designed for parents of children who are due to begin kindergarten in September. Parents can find information and support in helping their child get off to a positive start in school. This Program is provided by the Smithtown Youth Bureau.

 

July Children's Programs

Registration began on Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00am. 
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Mother Goose Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, July 25 • 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.

Sensory Play Time
(8 months – 23 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 31 • 10:15-11:00am
You and your little one will have tons of fun exploring different sensory activities.
No siblings please.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 21 • 3:00-3:45pm
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories, and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, July 22 • 2:30-3:00pm
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.

Evan Gottfried’s Family Music Extravaganza
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, July 13 • 2:00-2:45pm
Come along with Evan on his high-energy musical adventure, where everyone gets to be a kid! Get ready to shine like a rainbow and "bubble" over with excitement!

Beach Ball Fun
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 14 • 3:00-3:45pm
Everyone loves playing with beach balls, and everyone loves the parachute. Let’s put them together and have a great time!

Fun for 4s & 5s
(4-5 years)
Friday, July 24 • 3:30-4:00pm
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
(4-7 years)
Tuesday, July 7 • 2:30-3:00pm
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Thursday, July 9 • 2:30-3:15pm
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

Reading to the Rescue!
(5-7 years)
Wednesday, July 15 • 11:00-11:45am
Come and enjoy our favorite hero stories and create your own superhero story to take home.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Friday, July 10 • 3:30-4:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Flip Out
(5-7 years)
Thursday, July 16 • 2:30-3:15pm
Create your own “flip book” as we read stories about characters in different disguises!

Superhero Sleepover
(6-9 years)
Friday, July 24 • 11:00-11:45am
Bring your stuffed superhero or favorite animal to a special storytime and leave him/her behind to sleep over with other superheroes! Come back any time on Saturday to pick them up and see pictures of the fun they had the night before! A super snack will be served. **This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies**

The Jester Jim Show
(6-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 17 • 3:00-3:45pm
Jester Jim is back with his hilarious plungerific show filled with juggling, balancing stunts and beatboxing.

Painted Flowerpots
(9-12 years)
Friday, July 10 • 11:00-12:00pm
Bring your creative flare to create a one of a kind flowerpot, which we will fill with beautiful flowers. Dress to make a mess.

World Wide Thumb Wrestling
(8-12 years)
Thursday, July 23 • 2:30-3:15pm
Get ready to rumble! Create your own thumb wrestlers and then have epic thumb wrestling battles in our arenas.

Creation Station
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, July 25• 10:00-4:00pm
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.

Hometown Heroes
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Wednesday, July 29 • 3:00-3:45pm
Learn all about our community helpers and how they are our very own heroes. We will have a special visitor who will talk about their career.