Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

March Children's Programs
Registration starts Tuesday, March 3 at 10:00am
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child myst have his/her own library card to register for programs. 
 
(Birth -11 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 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)
Tuesday, March 10 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, March 7 • 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, March 24 & 31 • 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)
Thursday, March 12 • 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.  
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, March 23 • 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. 
 
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, March 19 • 10:15-10:45am
Thursday, March 19• 11:15-11:45am
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. 
 
(2-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 11• 11:00-11:45am 
Wednesday, March 11 • 3:00-3:45pm 
Join us for a dress up dance party, all catered to your little one!  Dress your best while enjoying music, games, snacks and prizes.
 
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 18 • 11:00-11:45am 
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, March 10 • 3:00 -3:45pm
Spring is almost here. Let’s make a special treat to welcome our bird friends back. 
**This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies**
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, March 30 • 3:30-4:15pm 
Visit the Library for a roaring good time with stories, songs and an art project all about the King of the jungle, the lion!
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 13 • 10:30-11:00am
Friday, March 13• 11:30-12:00pm
It’s your lucky day! Join us for colorful stories, songs and create a rainbow art project.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 14 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, April 1 • 3:00-3:45pm
Mo Willem’s Pigeon celebrates his birthday on April 1! Celebrate with a reading of these classic play-along-stories and create an art project.
 
(4-5 years old)
Monday, March 9 • 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)
Friday, March 13 • 4:30-5:15pm
Join us as we read and learn about colors! We will put our imaginations together and create a magical rainbow stew.
 
(5-7 years old)
Wednesday, March 11 • 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 with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 28 • 10:30-11:15am
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.
 
(6-10 years old)
Friday, March 6 • 4:30-5:15pm
Bring your American Girl® or another doll to the Library for a tea party, stories and craft!
 
(8-12 years old)
Wednesday, March 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!
 
(8-12 years old)
Tuesday, March 24 • 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)
Monday, March 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
The gold at the end of this sugary sweet rainbow is filled with candy! Make lucky rainbow cupcakes and listen to our favorite Irish folktales.
 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, March 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.
 
 
February Children's Programs
 
Registration starts Tuesday, February 3 at 11:00am
Due to the Library's delayed opening on February 3, Nesconset Children's Program registration will take place at 11:00am (instead of 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.