Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

November Children's Programs
(scroll down for October Programs)
Registration starts Tuesday, November 4 at 10:00am
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.
 
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, November 7 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, November 15 • 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. 
 
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, November 25 • 10:15-10:45am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, props and most of all, fun!
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Fridays, November 14 & 21 • 11:00-11:45am 
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, November 6 • 10:15-10:45am
Babies get their groove on with this energetic music and movement program. Parent and child engage in interactive play using instruments, scarves, bubbles and balls.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesdays, November 12 & 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.  
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, November 13 • 11:00-11:45am 
Celebrate autumn with stories, songs and a colorful art project!
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, November 18 • 11:00-11:45am
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, November 24 • 3:30-4:15pm 
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. 
 
(2-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, November 22 • 11:00-12:00pm 
Come out of your shell and shake, rattle and roll in an inclusive interactive music and movement concert with Turtle Dance Music! This performance is open to all, but particularly appropriate for children on the autism spectrum.
 
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursdays, November 13 & 20 • 3:00-3:45pm 
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, November 8 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!
 
(4-5 years old)
Monday, November 10 & 17 • 3:30-4:15pm 
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.
 
(5-9 years old)
Friday, November 14 • 4:30-5:15pm
Bring your stuffed animal to a special storytime and leave him/her behind to sleep over with other stuffed animals! Come back any time on Saturday to pick them up and see pictures of the fun they had the night before!  A small snack will be served.
 
(5-7 years old)
Wednesday, November 19 • 4:30-5:15pm
Gobble up some Thanksgiving Day stories and make a turkey themed craft to share with your family.
 
(5-7 years old)
Wednesday, November 12 • 4:30-5:15pm
Do you enjoy building things? Drop by this block party for the younger set, and make whatever you like! We’ll provide the LEGO® BRICKS!
 
(8-11 years old)
Monday, December 1 • 4:30-5:15pm
Do you enjoy building things? Stop in to our LEGO® League and make whatever you like! We’ll provide the LEGO® BRICKS! 
 
(8-11 years old)
Tuesday, November 25 • 4:30-5:00pm 
Give your Thanksgiving table some DIY crafting flair. Make a one of a kind plush (or stuffed!) 
turkey centerpiece.
 
(10-12 years old)
Tuesday, November 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
Join us for this community service project as we make calendars for residents of a local nursing home.

 

October Children's Programs
(scroll down for September Programs)
Registration starts Tuesday, October 7 at 10:00am
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, October 18 • 10:00-10:30am 
Tuesday, October 28 • 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. 
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursdays, October 16 & 23 • 11:00-11:45am 
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Fridays, October 10 & 17 • 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.  
 
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 30 • 3:00-3:45pm 
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 9 • 11:00-11:45am
Thursday, October 9 • 2:30-3:15pm 
 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 Please register for only one session
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, October 20 • 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. 
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 31 • 11:00-11:45am
Come in costume and join us for stories and a trick or treat parade through the Library!
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 15 • 11:00-11:45am
The best thing you can be is you! Join us as we celebrate all the great things about being you!  
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 14 • 11:00-12:00pm
Katie and her puppets are back in Mr. Mouse’s Orange Show. A performance filled with laughs, pumpkins and a princess you won’t forget!
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 23 • 3:30-4:15pm
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 28 •11:30-12:15pm
Let’s learn about these 8 legged creatures. We will read stories, sing songs and make a craft.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, October 25•11:00-12:00pm
Trick or treat! Come to the Library in costume and celebrate Halloween with games and crafts!
 
(4-5 years)
Mondays, October 27 and November 3 • 3:30-4:15pm 
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.
 
(5-7 years old)
Wednesdays, October 15 & 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
Do you enjoy building things? Drop by this block party for the younger set, and make whatever you like! We’ll provide the LEGO® BRICKS!
 
(5-7 years old)
Monday, October 20 • 4:30-5:15pm
Everyone loves popcorn! Come listen to stories about our favorite snack, then we will taste test different flavors and vote on our favorite one. This program might not be suitable for children with food allergies.
 
(5-7 years old)
Thursday, October 30 • 4:30-5:15pm
The foot bone’s connected to the  leg bone...connect some rigatoni to some spaghetti and create your own skeletoni!
 
(8-11 years old)
Saturday, November 1 • 3:00-3:45pm
Do you enjoy building things? Stop in to our LEGO® League and make whatever you like! We’ll provide the LEGO® BRICKS!
 
(8-11 years old)
Friday, October 24 • 4:30-5:15pm
Create a creepy crawly goodie and join us for boo bingo!
 
(9-14 years old)
Saturday, October 11 • 2:30-3:30pm
Meet Lisa Greenwald, author of the Pink and Green Series, Dog Beach, Reel Life Starring Us and Sweet Treats and Secret Crushes! Lisa will discuss her creative process, the life of an author and help you with your own writing! After the program, Barnes and Noble Lake Grove will have a selection of Ms. Greenwald’s titles available for purchase to be signed by the author. Registration began September 2. 
 
(for parents/caregivers with children under the age of 4)
Wednesday, October 22 • 7:00pm
A workshop for parents and caregivers focusing on monitoring your child's development, presented by field experts in the areas of Speech, Behavior, Occupational and Physical Therapy from New York Therapy, Placement Services, Inc.

 

 

September Children's Programs
Registration starts Tuesday, September 2 at 10:00am. 
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs. 
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, September 6 • 10:00-10:30am 
Thursdays, September 18 & 25 • 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. 
 
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, September 30 •10:15-10:45am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Fridays, September 19 & 26 • 11:00-11:45am 
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesdays, September 16 & 23 • 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.  
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 3 • 10:30-11:00am
Friday, October 3 • 11:30-12:00pm
Fall into a good book this autumn. Join us for songs, stories and an art project all about autumn! Dress to make a mess. Please register for only one session.
 
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursdays, September 25 and October 2 • 11:30-12:15pm 
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
(2-4 years old with grandparent)
Friday, September 5 • 11:00-11:45am
Join us for this special program created especially for Grandparents and their grandchildren. Enjoy spending time together playing, making a craft, and listening to stories and songs.
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, September 29 • 10:30-11:15am
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.
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 10 • 11:00 -11:45am
You and your child will enjoy an entertaining and interactive storytime featuring singing, dancing, stories, and parachute play.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, September 11 • 3:00-3:45pm
Going back to school or just starting? Come listen to The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn as we get ready together to start a new school year! 
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, September 27 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!
 
(4-5 years old)
Mondays, September 15 & 22 • 3:30-4:15pm 
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.
 
(4-5 years old)
Wednesday, September 24 • 11:00-11:45am
Read our favorite scarecrow stories and create a fall inspired craft to take home.
 
(5-7 years old)
Wednesdays, September 10 & 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
Do you enjoy building things? Drop by this block party for the younger set, and make whatever you like! We’ll provide the LEGO® BRICKS!
 
(6-8 years old)
Tuesday, September 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
Join us as we read our favorite superhero stories and create a comic book inspired box that will hold your personal treasures!
 
(5-7 years old)
Wednesday, October 8 • 4:30-5:15pm
Listen to stories about the changing leaves, then make a masterpiece using leaves from trees right outside the Library!
 
(5-7 years old)
Saturday, September 13 •10:30-11:15am
Warm up with some cozy stories and create your own delicious paper soup!
 
(8-11 years old)
Monday, September 29 • 4:30-5:15pm
Do you enjoy building things? Stop in to our LEGO® League and make whatever you like! We’ll provide the LEGO® BRICKS! 
 
(8-11 years old)
Friday, September 19 • 4:30-5:15pm
Give your backpack some DIY crafting flair! Design buttons and badges to accessorize your school gear. 
 
(8-11 years old)
Saturday, September 20 • 10:30-11:15am
Hit the books in style and create a one of a kind notebook using collaging techniques.
 
(9-14 years old)
Saturday, October 11 • 2:30-3:30pm
Meet Lisa Greenwald, author of the Pink and Green Series, Dog Beach, Reel Life Starring Us and Sweet Treats and Secret Crushes! Lisa will discuss her creative process, the life of an author and help you with your own writing! After the program, Barnes and Noble Lake Grove will have a selection of Ms. Greenwald’s titles available for purchase to be signed by the author.