Children's Programs - Kings Park Branch

 

January Programs (scroll down for December)

On-line, phone or in person registration for January programs begins on Friday, December 23, 2016 at 10am.  Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

Nursery Rhyme Time

Saturday, January 14 • 10:00-10:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Tuesday, January 24 • 11:00-11:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

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   

Tuesday, January 3 • 11:00-11:45am (12-23 months with parent/caregiver)

This action-packed program engages little ones in language based activities;

includes free play, stories and fun!  Siblings are welcome.

 

Time for Twos          

Tuesday, January 31 • 11:00-11:45am (24-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft.  Siblings are welcome.

 

Winter Wreath

Thursday, January 19 • 11:00-11:30am (2 years with parent/caregiver)            

Join us for some winter tales and then we’ll make a paper plate winter wreath.

 

Three Little Monkeys

Monday, January 30 • 11:00-11:30am (2 years with parent/caregiver)  

Those monkeys won’t stop jumping!  Read, sing and make a craft with us .

 

Loud Storytime

Wednesday, January 4 • 11:00-11:30am (2-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Who says you always have to be quiet at the Library? Not during this storytime at least!  We’ll even make a noisy craft.

 

Happy Birthday Winnie the Pooh

Saturday, January 7 • 10:00-10:30am (2-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Let's celebrate Winnie the Pooh's birthday by taking a trip into the Hundred Acre Wood.

 

Llama Llama Red Pajama

Friday, January 6 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

We will read some of the Llama, Llama Red Pajama stories by author Anna Dewdney and then make our own llama craft.

 

Storytime Surprise

Tuesday, January 17 • 3:30-4:00pm (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft!

 

Fur-Ever Friends

Wednesday, January 18 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Does one of your best friends have 4 legs?  Come join us for stories and a craft featuring our loveable pets.

 

Monkey Business

Monday, January 9 • 3:30-4:00pm (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

What’s more fun than a barrelful of monkeys?  Reading books about them and making a monkey craft, too. That’s what!

 

Sock Snowman

Wednesday, January 25 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Do you have an extra white sock that seems to have lost its mate?  Bring it with you (either a children’s or small adult size) and we will turn it into a snowman.

 

Pajama Storytime

Thursday, January 26 • 7:00-7:30pm (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Bring your favorite blanket or stuffed animal and come to the library in your pajamas! Enjoy special stories and a craft before bedtime.

 

Winter Delights

Wednesday, January 18 • 4:15-4:45pm (Ages 5-8 years)

Enjoy winter stories and then make a foam winter scene.

 

Call of the Coyote

Tuesday, January 24 • 4:15-4:45pm (5-8 years)

Howl at the moon with us as we read coyote tales and then do a craft of the old west.

 

Little Craft Buddies 

Wednesday, January 11 • 4:15-5:00pm (4-7 years)

Craft Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen as they work together to create a variety of crafts for the child to take home.

 

Dance, Dance, Dance

Saturday, January 21 • 3:00-3:30pm (5-9 years)

Get ready to dance the day away. We'll read stories, make a craft, then have a dance party.

 

Little Art Buddies

Monday, January 23 • 4:15-5:00pm (5-9 years)

Enjoy an afternoon paired with a teen to create and explore different art techniques. 

Dress to make a mess!

 

Animal Adventures

Monday, January 30 • 4:15-4:45pm (5-9 years)

Do you love animals? We will read about our animal friends and make a wild craft.

 

Pom Pom Buddies    

Thursday, January 19 • 4:15-4:45pm (Ages 6-10 years)

Have fun making a pom pom buddy or two.

 

Superhero Shields    

Thursday, January 12 • 4:15-4:45pm (Ages 6-11 years)

Join us for some super stories while you decorate your own shield.

 

Sand Art Gnome

Wednesday, January 25 • 4:15-4:45pm (Ages 6-11 years)

Have fun filling a gnome bottle with colored sand..

 

Get a Kick Out of Reading

Thursday, January 5 • 4:15-4:45pm (Ages 7-11 years)

Come and enjoy special stories.  Then have fun decorating a canvas sneaker keychain.

 

Science Buddies        

Saturday, January 14 • 3:15-4:00pm (Ages 8-12 years)

Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Dress to make a mess.

 

Creation Station

Saturdays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28 • 10:00am-4:00pm

(For children under the age of 12)

Are you looking for something to do on Saturday?  Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.  No registration required.

 

 

DECEMBER PROGRAMS

On-line, phone or in person registration for December programs begins on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10am.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

Nursery Rhyme Time

Saturday, December 17 • 10:00-10:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Thursday, December 22 • 11:00-11:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

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

Wednesday, December 14 • 11:00-11:45am (12-23 months with parent/caregiver)

This action-packed program engages little ones in language based activities;

includes free play, stories and fun!  Siblings are welcome.

           

Time for Twos           

Thursday, December 15 • 11:00-11:45am (24-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories and a craft.  Siblings are welcome.

 

Babies Boogie

Friday, December 9 • 10:30-11:15am (3-23 months with parent/caregiver)

Bounce and Boogie with your baby!  Songs, musical instruments and movement will get even the littlest musicians moving and shaking.  Presented by Nicole Sparling.

 

Toddler’s Tango        

Friday, December 9 • 11:30am-12:15pm (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)        

Clap your hands, move your feet!  This creative movement and music program presented by Nicole Sparling uses multicultural music, instruments and props to improve motor skills and help children use their imaginations. Presented by Nicole Sparling.

 

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Tuesday, December 13 • 3:00-3:30pm (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Do you like cookies, then you'll enjoy listening to If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff.  We'll even make a fun cookie craft.

 

Starry, Starry Night  

Tuesday, December 20 • 11:00-11:30am (2-5 years with parent/caregiver)        

Make your own starry night picture and listen to stories, too!  Dress to make a mess.

 

Storytime Surprise

Thursday, December 8 • 3:30-4:00pm (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft!

 

Mmm! Gingerbread

Tuesday, December 13 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Run, run, run as fast as you can and catch a spot in this program featuring the oh so tasty gingerbread man.

 

Welcome Winter

Wednesday, December 21 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Brrrr! Stay warm inside while we read winter stories and make a snowy craft.  Dress to make a mess.

 

Let it Snow

Thursday, December 22 • 3:30-4:00pm (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Welcome winter! We'll read snowy stories and make a snowman craft.

 

Little Book Buddies

Wednesday, December 14 • 4:15-5:00pm (4-7 years)

Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

 

Storybook Characters Craft

Thursday, December 29 • 2:30-3:00pm (4-7 years)

Look what we can create from paper towel rolls!  Join us as we create different storybook characters.

 

Olive, the Other Reindeer

Monday, December 19 • 4:15-4:45pm (Ages 5-8 years)

Let's read all about Olive and her adventure to the North Pole. Then we'll make a reindeer craft.

 

Mr. Happy Storytime

Wednesday, December 21 • 4:15-4:45pm (Ages 5-8 years)

If you enjoy Little Miss and Mr. Books, then you'll have fun attending this storytime.  Listen to a few stories and make a fun craft.

 

The Snowy Day

Thursday, December 15 • 4:15-4:45pm (Ages 6-10 years)

Did you know winter begins next week?  Why not join us for this chilly storytime as we welcome in the new season.

 

Winter Wonderland

Thursday, December 29 • 4:00-4:30pm (Ages 6-11 years)

Listen to some winter stories while we make a snow globe craft.

 

Pine Cone Trees

Saturday, December 10 • 10:30-11:00am (Ages 8-12 years)

We'll make evergreen trees out of pine cones, then you can decorate them! Dress to make a mess.

 

Creation Station

Saturdays • 10:00am-4:00pm (For children under the age of 12)

Are you looking for something to do on Saturday?  Come to the library during these hours and complete some cool crafts.  No registration required.