Children's Programs - Kings Park Branch

 

NOVEMBER Programs (scroll down for October)

On-line, phone or in person registration for November programs begins on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10am.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

Nursery Rhyme Time

Wednesday, November 30 • 11:00-11:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)   

Saturday, November 19 • 10:00-10:30am (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   

Thursday, November 17 • 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, November 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.

 

Friendly Frogs

Friday, November 4 • 10:30-11:00am (2 years with parent/caregiver)

Ribbit, Ribbit! Hop on Down to enjoy froggy stories and a craft!

 

Turkey Tales

Friday, November 18 • 11:00-11:30am (2 years with parent/caregiver)

“Gobble, Gobble” said the turkey!  We will read about this special holiday and make our own silly turkey.

  

Color My World        

Tuesday, November 29 • 11:00-11:30am (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)        

Red, green, yellow and blue!  Every color and every hue! Come see what we will do!  Dress to make a mess

 

Delicious Donuts       

Tuesday,  November 2 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)         

Join us for sweet stories and a craft.  Maybe we’ll even sample a donut, too!

 

Dragon Tales

Thursday, November 3 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Fly through the sky with us as we read and make a friendly dragon.

 

My Trip To the Zoo

Tuesday, November 15 • 3:00-3:30pm (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Let's visit our friends at the zoo.  We'll read about their many adventures and decorate a zoorific sticker scene!

 

Storytime Surprise

Tuesday, November 22 • 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!

 

Turkey Time  

Wednesday, November 16 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)  

Gobble, gobble! It’s turkey time, so wobble over to the Library for stories and a craft.

 

Swashbuckling Stories

Saturday, November 26 • 10:30-11:00am (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Argh mateys! Are you ready for some fun? Sail into the Library for pirate stories and a craft.

 

Tech Free Family Time

Monday, November 7 • 4:00-4:45pm (Families with children ages 3-9)

Leave your gadgets at home and join us for some good, old fashioned fun.  There will be crafts, games and more!

 

Junior LEGO® Buddies                

Wednesday, November 16 • 4:15-5:00pm (5-9 years)

Do you enjoy building things? Come join the fun! Children will be paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.

  

Fairy Tale Fun            

Thursday, November 10 • 4:15-4:45pm (5-9 years)

Fee fi fo fum, come to the Library for fairy tale fun! We'll read fairy tales old and new while we make a magical craft.

 

Little Art Buddies

Monday, November 28 • 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!

 

Pete’s a Pizza 

Wednesday, November 30 • 4:15-4:45pm (5-8 years)

We will read Pete’s a Pizza by William Steig and then make our own paper pizza.

 

Beautiful Pennants   

Tuesday, November 29 • 4:00-4:30pm (5-10 years)

Decorate beautiful foam pennants any way you want for your next big game!

 

Space Cadets 

Saturday, November 12 • 10:30-11:00am (6-10 years)

Attention all astronauts! Listen to stories about space and make an out-of-this-world craft.

 

My Friend the Hedgehog     

Thursday, November 3 • 4:15-4:45pm (6-10 years)

Have fun listening to stories about our friend the hedgehog.  Enjoy making your own paper plate hedgehog friend!

 

Ceramic Potpourri    

Saturday, November 5 • 10:30-11:00am (7-11 years)

Have fun choosing from a variety of ceramic objects to decorate with paint. Dress to make a mess!

 

Science Buddies

Saturday, November 19 • 3:15-4:00pm (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.

 

Great Library Detectives

Thursday, November 17 • 4:15-4:45pm (8-12 years)

Become a detective for a day. Learn about some great fictional detectives and solve a special library mystery!

 

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.

 

 

 

OCTOBER PROGRAMS (scroll down for September)

On-line, phone or in person registration for October programs begins on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 10am.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

Nursery Rhyme Time                        

Saturday, October 8 • 10:00-10:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Tuesday, October 18 • 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    

Friday, October 7 • 10:30-11:15am (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, October 13 • 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.

 

Terrific Threes           

Friday, October 21 • 11:00-11:45am (36-47 months with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy free play, stories, crafts, and circle time.  Siblings are welcome.

 

Art Starts       

Wednesday, October 12 • 11:00-11:45am (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

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.

 

Little Mummy  

Thursday, October 27 • 11:00-11:30am (2 years with parent/caregiver)

Hooray for Halloween!  Read a few spooky stories with us and create an adorable little mummy craft.

 

My Friends on Sesame Street  

Friday, October 14 • 11:00-11:30am (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Join us as we read about our friends on Sesame Street.

 

Oh, the Pasta-bilities   

Wednesday, October 5 • 11:00-11:30am (2-5 years with parent/caregiver)          

Yum!  Who doesn’t like pasta and pizza?  Come for stories and a craft, just don’t try to eat anything.

 

Not So Scary Storytime   

Wednesday, October 19 • 11:00-11:30am (2-5 years with parent/caregiver)

No reason to be scared with the stories we’ll be reading.  We’ll make a friendly monster craft, too.

 

Storytime Surprise   

Thursday, October 6 •3:00-3:30pm (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

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

 

Candy Corn Fun                                

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

There are so many things to do with candy corn other than just eating it (although we may do that, too!)  Come to the Library and see!

 

Black Cat Tales                      

Thursday, October 27 • 3:00-3:30pm (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

Get into the Halloween spirit! We will read spooky stories and make a black cat craft.

 

Halloween Happenings                    

Friday, October 28 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 year with parent/caregiver)

We will read stories about Halloween and do an assortment of crafts.

 

Grinning Ghosts

Saturday, October 29 • 10:30-11:00am (5-7 years)

Boo! Join us for some silly ghost stories and a cool craft.

 

Pumpkin Patch 

Saturday, October 1 • 3:00-3:30pm (5-8 years)

It’s pumpkin picking time. Join us as we read stories and make a pumpkin suncatcher.

 

Scarecrow Storytime 

Saturday, October 15 • 10:30-11:00am (5-8 years)

Celebrate the harvest season by making your own scarecrow and listening to fall tales.

 

Put Me in the Zoo    

Wednesday, October 5 • 4:15-4:45pm (5-9 years)

Enjoy listening to stories about your favorite zoo friend.  Have fun making a Put Me In the Zoo friend.

 

Little Craft Buddies 

Wednesday, October 19 • 4:15-5:00pm (5-9 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.

 

Flowerpot Monsters 

Thursday, October 13 • 7:00-7:30pm (5-9 years)

Join us for a storytime of loveable, not-so-scary-monsters.  You will then create your own monster using a flowerpot and paint.  Dress to make a mess.

 

Little Art Buddies  

Monday, October 24 • 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!

 

Halloween Fun

Tuesday, October 25 • 4:00-4:30pm (6-9 years)

Have a ghoulish time listening to spooky tales and making ghostly sticker scene just in time for Halloween.

 

It’s Pumpkin Time

Wednesday, October 26• 4:15-4:45pm (6-10 years)

Have fun listening to pumpkin stories and then use your imagination to decorate a foam pumpkin.

 

Creepy Carrots 

Thursday, October 13 • 4:15-4:45pm (6-11 years)

We will read Creepy Carrots written by Aaron Reynolds and then do a creepy carrot craft.

 

Scarecrow Bucket 

Tuesday, October 18 • 4:00-4:30pm (6-11 years)

Enjoy making a festive seasonal craft with us as we read stories about Halloween.

 

Angry Birds Storytime 

Thursday, October 20 • 4:15-4:45pm (6-11 years)

If you like Angry Birds, come on down and join us for an afternoon of stories and a cool craft.

 

Frankenstein and Friends 

Saturday, October 22 • 10:30-11:00am (7-11 years)

Let's read about some of our monster friends and have fun making a Frankenstein craft.

 

Creation Station  

Saturdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 • 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.

 

 

SEPTEMBER PROGRAMS

On-line, phone or in person registration for September programs begins on Friday, August 26 at 10am.  Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

All Fall Down

Wednesday, September 28 • 11:00-11:30am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Red, yellow, orange and brown!  Make a craft where the leaves come tumbling down.  Best part is that there’s no raking involved, just stories and fun!

 

Storytime Surprise               

Wednesday, September 28 • 3:30-4:00pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

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

 

The Cloudy Day

Friday, September 30 • 11:00-11:30am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Come join the fun!  Enjoy listening to stories about clouds and then have fun making a cloudy day craft.