Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

February Children's Programs
Registration starts Tuesday, February 3 at 10:00am. 
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.
 
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 21 • 10:30-11:00am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursdays, February 12 & 19 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, February 28 • 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. 
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesdays, February 10 & 17 • 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, February 27 & March 6 • 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, February 13 • 10:30-11:00am
Friday, February 13 • 11:30-12:00pm
Bug out for Valentine’s Day! Join us for stories and songs and paint your own love bug. Dress to make a mess. Please register for only one session.
 
(2-4 years old)
Monday, February 23 • 10:15-11:00am
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. 
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, February 9 • 10:30-11:15am
You and your child will enjoy an entertaining and interactive storytime featuring singing, dancing, stories, and parachute play.
 
Tuesday, February 10 • 2:30-3:15pm
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.
 
(2-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 7 • 10:30-11:30am
Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with Peppa Pig! Drop in to the Nesconset Branch of the Smithtown Library between 10:30-11:30am for a photo opportunity with our favorite pig and create oink-tastic crafts. No registration required.
 
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursdays, February 5 & 12 • 11:30-12:15pm 
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, February 11 • 11:00-11:45am
Wednesday, February 11 • 3:00-3:45pm
Listen to stories about the moon and learn all about the phases with hands on activities and crafts! Please register for only one session. 
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 6 • 11:00-11:30am
Friday, February 6 • 12:00-12:30pm 
Left, right, left! March in and listen to some musical stories, and create your very own instrument. We will then form our own marching band. Please register for only one session.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 28 • 11:00-11:45am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!
 
(4-5 years old)
Mondays, February 9 & 23 • 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, February 11 & 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!
 
(5-7 years old)
Tuesday, February 17 • 3:00-3:45pm
Listen to some silly monster stories, and create your own monster out of recycled materials.
 
(5-7 years old)
Thursday, February 19 • 3:00-3:45pm
Celebrate Chinese New Year with stories and bring good luck to your home when you make a colorful dragon puppet. Dress to make a mess.
 
(8-12 years old)
Wednesday, March 4 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!
 
(8-12 years old)
Tuesday, February 10 • 4:30-5:15pm
Tinker in this 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.
 
(8-12 years old)
Wednesday, February 18 • 11:00-11:45am
Warm those chilly nights with a hot chocolate mug designed by you!  We will also enjoy a small cup of cocoa at the Library. 
 
(10-12 years old)
Friday, February 20 • 11:00-11:45am
Join us in this community service project where we will create gift bags that we will fill with tasty treats that will be donated to residents of a Veterans home.
 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, February 14 • 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.
 
 
January Children's Programs
Registration starts Tuesday, January 6 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)
Tuesdays, January 13 & 20 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, January 10 • 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.

Baby Bounce
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, January 27• 10:15-10:45am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Fridays, January 23 & 30 • 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)
Thursdays, January 8 & 22 • 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.

Share, Rattle & Read
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 16 • 11:30-12:00pm
Join in the giggles and wiggles as we share stories, rhymes and songs!

Library Playdate
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 12 • 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.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 29 • 10:15-10:45am
Thursday, January 29 • 11:15-12:00pm
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.

Terrific Threes
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursdays, January 22 & 29 • 3:00-3:45pm
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Socks & Shoes Storytime
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, January 14 • 11:00-11:45am
Take off your shoes, wiggle around your toes and listen to some fun stories about our tiny feet!

Alphabet Soup
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, January 17 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!

Silly Storytime
(4-5 year olds)
Monday, January 12 • 3:30-4:00pm
Let’s have some laughs as we read some really funny books, and make a super silly picture!

Stepping Up
(4-5 years old)
Mondays, January 26 & February 2 • 3:30-4:15pm
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years old)
Saturday January 31 • 10:30-11:00am
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

LEGO® League
(5-7 years old)
Wednesdays, January 14 & 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

 

Sasquatch Stories
(5-7 years old)
Friday, January 30 • 4:30-5:15pm
The Sasquatch is big, hairy and just needs a little love! Join us for stories about these friendly monsters and collage your own lovable beast!

American Girl® Tea Party
(6-10 years old)
Friday, January 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
Bring your American Girl® or another doll to the Library for a tea party, stories and craft!

LEGO® Legends
(8-12 years old)
Wednesdays, January 28 & February 4 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Junior MakerSpace
(8-12 years old)
Saturday, January 24 • 10:30-11:15am
Tinker in this 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.

Family Game Day
(Families with children under the age of 12)
Wednesday, January 21 • 6:30-7:30pm
Enjoy family time at the Library while playing board games; our collection includes classics and some new favorites! No registration required.