Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

September & October Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, September 1 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, September 21 • 10:30-11:00am
Wednesday, October 14 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, October 17 • 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 October 20 • 3:00-3:30pm
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)
Friday, September 25 • 11:00-11:45am
Friday, October 9 • 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)
Friday, September 4 • 11:00-11:45am
Friday, October 16 • 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.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 2 • 2:30-3:00pm
Wednesday, October 28 • 10:30-11:00am
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.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, September 10 • 3:00-3:45pm
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.

Me and My Grandparent
(2-4 years with Grandparent(s))
Tuesday, September 8 • 3:00-3:45pm
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.

Construction Zone
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, September 29 • 2:30-3:15pm
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks

Tots Halloween
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 30 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy a fun filled morning of stories and crafts in your Halloween costume. We will have a costume parade around the Library!

Terrific Threes
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, September 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
Thursday, October 22 • 2:30-3:15pm
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Alphabet Soup
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, September 26• 10:30-11:15am
Saturday, October 10• 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!

STEM in Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 21 • 3:00-3:45pm
Listen to stories about colors and numbers and participate in hands on activities!

Mr. Mouse’s Orange Show
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 13 • 10:30-11:15am
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!

For the Birds
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 30 11:00-11:45am
Chirp away with some stories and make the perfect treat for the birds in your backyard.

Forest Friends
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 7• 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy stories about woodland animals and make a mask of your favorite forest friend!

Once Upon an Author
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, September 19 • 10:00-10:45am
Monday, November 9 • 3:30-4:15pm
Join us as we spotlight a favorite children’s author. We will read their stories and create a special project based on one of their books.

Jump for Fall
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 9 • 3:30-4:15pm
Get ready for the cooler weather by creating your very own puzzle tree!

Playful Pumpkins
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 21 • 11:00-11:45am
Halloween is coming and it is time for pumpkins! Make your own little pumpkin patch as we read stories about this fall favorite. Dress to make a mess

Stepping Up
(4-5 years)
Monday, September 21 • 3:30-4:15pm
Thursday, October 29 • 3:30-4:15pm
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.

K Through Play
(4-6 years)
Thursday, September 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
Designed for children in Pre-K and Kindergarten. We will work together using sensory games and stories to strengthen literacy skills and promote reading!

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Saturday, September 19 • 11:00-11:45am
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding and creative art experience.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Monday, November 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Bubble-Ology
(5-7 years)
Thursday, October 15 • 4:30-5:30pm
Become a Bubbleologist! Are bubbles always round? Can you put a car inside a bubble? Conduct different experiments and experience standing inside a giant bubble. All bubbleologists will make a bubble blower to take home.

Monster Cookies
(7-12 years)
Friday, October 23 • 4:30-5:30pm
The Baking Coach will instruct young chefs in the art of decorating frighteningly delicious
cookies! This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies

Craft Buddies
(8-12 years)
Saturday, September 5 • 10:30-11:15am
Kick off the school year in style with a decoupage notebook. If you want, bring some of your own pictures to use.

Leaf Lanterns
(8-12 years)
Saturday, September 26 • 11:45-12:30pm
Create a fall inspired lantern that will brighten your home for the autumn season.

Creation Station
Families with children under the age of 12
Saturday, October 17 • 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.

 

 

August Children's Programs

Registration began 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.