Children's Programs - Nesconset Building

July Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, July 3 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 13 • 10:30-11:00am
Thursday, July 19 • 6:30-7:00pm
Saturday, July 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.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 20 • 11:00-11:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Young at Art
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, August 2 • 10:00-10:45am
Explore and discover art with your toddler through hands-on activities and fine motor fun. Each child will take home their own masterpiece. Dress to make a mess.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 17 • 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.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, July 11 • 11:00-11:45am
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.

Rockin’ Tots Storytime
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, July 26 • 11:00-11:45am
Come rock out with us at storytime! Listen to books, make your very own rockin’ guitar and become a real rock star!

A Royal Tea Party
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, August 3 • 11:00-11:45am
Calling all princes and princesses! Wear your best royal attire and join us for stories, crafts and a tea party all about characters from our favorite stories.

Pajama Storytime
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, July 5 • 7:00-7:30pm
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome.

Shark Bites
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 10 • 12:30-1:15pm
Dive into a fin-tastic stories and create jawsome crafts celebrating sharks.

Unicorn Tales
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 24 • 11:00-11:45am
Sparkles, rainbows and unicorns, oh my! Join us for a magical storytime and create your own unicorn accessories.

Dino STOMP
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, July 14 • 10:30-11:15am
Get ready to roar, chomp and stomp through prehistoric stories and crafts that are DINO-mite.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Wednesday, August 1 • 3:00-3:45pm
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

Night Owls
(5-7 years)
Thursday, July 26 • 6:30-7:15pm
Reading is always a hoot. Soar into the Library for stories, movement activities and a creative art experience.

Tinker Thinkers
(5-7 years)
Tuesday, July 31 • 3:00-3:45pm
Children will explore art and science activities to express creativity and build problem solving skills with the help of teen volunteers.

Snow in Summer
(5-8 years)
Wednesday, July 11 • 2:30-3:00pm OR 3:30-4:00pm
It’s snowing in July! Cool off at the Library and make your very own snow dough with only two ingredients. Dress to make a mess.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Friday, July 27 ● 11:30-12:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Chess Buddies
(5-12 years)
Friday, August 3 • 3:00-3:45pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play chess and are you looking for someone to play with? Join us for chess buddies where you will play chess with a teen volunteer.

Kusama Creations
(6-8 years)
Friday, July 6 • 2:45-3:30pm
Art is infinite when you create like Yayoi Kusama. Connect the dots and make your own unique colorful work of art while we read Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity by Sarah Suzuki.

Australian Art
(6-12 years)
Saturday, July 7 • 10:30-11:15am
Explore the world down under. Join us for Australian folktales and create a painting inspired by the outback.

Rockin’
(8-12 years)
Tuesday, July 17 • 2:30-3:15pm OR 3:45-4:30pm
Spread good vibes when you paint rocks to share with friends new and old.

Recycled CD Art Rocks
(8-12 years)
Thursday, July 19 • 2:30-3:15 OR 3:45-4:15pm
Get creative and turn recycled music CDs into beautiful works of art.

Fun with Folding
(8-12 years)
Tuesday, July 31 • 11:00-11:45am
Learn the art of Origami by creating simple folding designs.

Beaded Bookmarks
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, July 18 • 11:00-11:45am
Have fun picking out beads to make this very unique and customized bookmark that can be used over and over again.

Relax and Read
(8-12 years)
Thursdays, August 2 & 9 • 7:00-7:45pm
Relax and listen to the book Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar while we unwind and do some coloring.

June Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, June 5 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, June 7 • 10:00-10:30am
Saturday, June 30 • 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 Games
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, June 15 • 11:00-11:30am
Sign, sing and play with your little one. Babies will be introduced to simple signs, engage in age appropriate games and learn new fingerplays.

Beach Babies
(3 - 18 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, July 5 • 10:15-11:00am
Break out the sunglasses and bring a beach towel to our indoor beach party! We will play with beach balls and make an art project using your baby’s footprint. Dress your beach best for our green screen photoshoot!

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, June 19 • 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)
Thursday, June 21 • 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.

Construction Zone
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, June 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

Toddler’s Beach Ball
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 6 • 11:00-11:30am
Move and groove to the beat! Put on your dancing shoes and celebrate the start of summer with music and dancing fun.

Little Buckaroos
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, June 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
Yehaw - round up your favorite grown up and join in the fun as we read stories, make crafts and dance the hoe-down in our ten-gallon hats.

Father’s Day Fun
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, June 16 • 10:00-10:45am
Let’s enjoy a few stories and make some cool gifts to give to dad for Father’s Day.

Wild Rumpus
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, June 26 • 11:00-11:45am
Inside all of us is a wild thing - join us for a reading of Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and make mischief of one kind and another.

A Very Hungry Caterpillar Celebration
(Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, June 22 • 11:00-11:45am
Join us in celebrating the birthday of Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other favorite books. We will read stories, make book-themed crafts and enjoy a delicious birthday treat.

Ramblin’ Dan and the Freewheelin’ Band
(birth-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, July 9 • 11:00-11:45am
Join Dan and be part of his freewheelin' band! Enjoy some rock n'roll, reggae, funk, hip hop, folk and blue grass, pulling from classic pop hits and new, fun versions of well-known kid songs and his own original music.

Upcycled Bird Feeders
(Ages 5-8 years)
Wednesday, June 27 • 3:00-3:45am
We will read fun stories about our feathered friends and make homemade all-natural bird feeders using everyday materials.

Gifts for Teacher
(6-8 years)
Saturday, June 16• 11:30-12:15pm
A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart. Wrap up your school year with summer stories and craft a special gift for your teacher.

Jedi Academy
(6-12 years)
Thursday, July 12 • 6:30-7:15pm
Learn the ways of the Jedi with a true Master of Intergalactic fun and adventure. Jedi Warriors, princesses and Darth Vaders will discover the Force within their hearts and be wowed by comic antics, exciting physical challenges, magical mayhem and light saber lessons.

Totes Awesome
(9-12 years)
Thursday, June 28• 11:00-11:45am
Go green and look rad when you DIY your own tote, perfect for summer adventures.

Game On
(9-12 years)
Saturday, June 30 • 11:30-12:15pm
Beat the heat and join us for a treats, supersized games and crafts.

Battle of the Books Jr.
(Children entering grades 4-5 for the 2018-2019 school year)
Fridays, July 13 & 20 • 4:00-4:45pm
Get ready for a reading rumble! We will be reading Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume and The Lemonade War by Jaqueline Davies and compete in a trivia game against our Smithtown Library Buildings. Battle will take place on Wednesday, July 25 from 4:30-5:30. Friends and family are welcome to cheer your team on. Registration begins June 1.