Children's Programs - Commack Branch

February Programs

Registration for February programs for the Commack Branch begins on

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 10:00am. 

(scroll down for January programs)

 

Twinkle Toes

Thursday, February 5 • 10:30-11:00am

(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)

Join us for a fun filled program of songs, rhymes, and stories!

 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Tuesdays, February 10 & 17 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, February 28 • 10:30-11:00am

(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

Monday, February 2 • 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

Fridays, February 13 & 20 •10:30-11:15am

(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.

 

Art Starts

Tuesday, February 3 • 10:30-11:15am

(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.

 

Make a Polar Bear Mask!

Thursday, February 26 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Did you know that an adult polar bear can weigh up to 1,200 lbs? Or that there are less than 25,000 polar bears left in the world? Learn these and other important polar bear facts and make a mask to take home.

 

Valentine’s Day Suncatcher

Thursday, February 12 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Join us as we learn all about Valentine’s Day and make a beautiful suncatcher to take home.  It’s going to be LOVE-ly!

 

Under the Big Top

Wednesday, February 18 • 10:30-11:15am

(Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver)

Ladies and Gentlemen, and children ages 2-5, join us at the library for circus fun!  There will be stories, activities and a craft so come one, come all!

 

Amazing Eskimos!

Friday, February 27 • 10:30-11:15am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

Learn all about our neighbors to the north - and make a fun craft to take home, too!

 

Be Mine, Valentine!

Monday, February 9 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

Listen to love stories and then make a craft you can give to that someone special.

 

Sensory Storytime

Friday, February 20 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime.  The enthusiasm in this program is palpable!  Dress to make a mess.

 

Three to Get Ready

Monday, February 23• 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

Many things come in threes, even in our favorite folktales.  Join us to listen to some of them and make a craft, too.

 

Valentine’s Day Puzzle Frame

Friday, February 6 • 10:30-11:15am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

Make a terrific Valentine’s Day picture frame out of puzzle pieces.  And guess whose picture goes inside?  YOURS!

 

Pajama Storytime

Thursday, February 26 • 7:00-7:30pm

(3-6 years old with parent/caregiver)

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. No registration required.

 

Little Book Buddies

Thursday, February 19 • 4:30-5:00pm

(4 – 7 years old)

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

 

Dragons Love Taco Parties!

Friday, February 20 • 4:30-5:30pm

(5-7 years)

Come to the library and join Chef Rob Scott as we read Dragons Love Tacos and then make some tacos of our own to eat! We'll also play some games afterwards!

 

LEGO® League

Wednesday, February 18 • 2:30-3:15pm

(5-7 years)

Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

 

Let’s Build a Snowman

Saturday, February 7 • 10:30-11:15am

(5-7 years old)

Brrr...it’s cold outside. Come to the library to build a snowman inside and then take your new friend home with you.

 

Secret Message Valentine

Monday, February 9 • 6:30-7:00pm

(Ages 5-7)

Shhhh. It’s a secret! A secret message that is! Come on down to the Commack branch to make secret valentine messages.

 

Easy Origami

Saturday, February 14 • 10:30-11:15am

(6-9 years)

Try something new and join us to make some easy origami figures.

 

Art Lab

Thursday, February 17 • 2:30-3:15pm

(8-12 years)

Join us in this creative environment as we explore a variety of artistic styles and mediums with a new project each meeting.

 

G.N.A.T.

Wednesday, February 4 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Calling all graphic novel enthusiasts: we are currently looking for members for the Commack Building's Graphic Novel Advisory Team! Meetings will include exclusive first looks at the Library's new graphic novels, cool projects and crafts, and of course, a chance to chat up all things graphic novels with friends! A small snack will be served.

 

Junior MakerSpace

Thursday, February 26 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Tinker in the 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!

 

LEGO® Legends

Saturday, February 21 • 10:30-11:15am

(8-12 years)

Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

 

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.

 

Library Mini-Golf

Wednesday, February 18 • 6:30pm-8:30pm (30 min sessions)

(For families with children under the age of 12)

Bring the family down to the library for some literary mini-golf fun!

 

January Programs

Registration for January programs for the Commack Branch begins on

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 10:00am.

 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Tuesdays, January 20 & 27 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, January 10 • 10:30-11:00am

(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, January 16 • 2:30-3:15pm

(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

Wednesday, January 28 & February 4 •10:30-11:15am

(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.

 

Art Starts

Thursday, January 8 • 2:30-3:15pm

(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.

 

Sun Catcher Snowman

Tuesday, January 27 • 2:30-3:15pm

(Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver)

It’s cold outside, but it’s nice and warm inside!  Let’s make this snowman sun catcher that won’t ever melt! 

 

Super Duper Snow Plow

Tuesday, January 13 • 2:30-3:15pm

(Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver)

Let’s make a snow plow that looks just like the snow plows we see driving up and down our streets all winter long!

 

“Frozen” Fun

Saturday, January 17 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

Come on down to the library dressed as your favorite Frozen character and we’ll listen to songs from the Disney movie and make awesome crafts.

 

Monkey Business

Monday, January 5 • 10:30-11:00am

(Ages 3-5 with parent)

Have more fun than a barrel of monkeys as we read books, sing songs and monkey around.

 

Paint Stick Snowmen

Friday, January 9 • 2:30-3:15pm

(Ages 3-5 with parent)

Paint sticks aren’t just for stirring paint.  They’re for making these super COOL snowmen, too! 

 

Sensory Storytime

C–Friday, January 9 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime.  The enthusiasm in this program is palpable!  Dress to make a mess.

 

Shaving Cream Snowman

Friday, January 23 • 10:30-11:15am

(Ages 3-5 with parent)

Have you ever made a snowman out of shaving cream and glue before?  No?  Well, now’s your chance!  Dress to make a mess.

 

Snow Day

Wednesday, January 7 • 10:30-11:15am

(Ages 3-5 with parent)

No matter what the weather is outside, join us for some snowy fun inside!  Dress to make a mess!

 

Space Case

Monday, January 26 • 10:30-11:15am

(Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver)

5,4,3,2,1…..blast off with us for an out of this world storytime and craft.

 

Little Book Buddies

Thursday, January 29 • 5:30-6:00pm

(4 – 7 years old)

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

 

Little Craft Buddies

Thursday, January 15 • 5:30-6:00pm

(4 – 7 years)

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

 

LEGO® League

Saturday, January 10 • 2:30-3:15pm

(5-7 years)

Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

 

Easy Origami

Saturday, January 24 • 10:30-11:15am

(6-9 years)

Try something new and join us to make some easy origami figures.

 

Art Lab

Saturday, January 17 • 2:30-3:15pm

(8-12 years)

Join us in this creative environment as we explore a variety of artistic styles and mediums with a new project each meeting.

 

G.N.A.T.

Wednesday, January 7 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Calling all graphic novel enthusiasts: we are currently looking for members for the Commack Building's Graphic Novel Advisory Team! Meetings will include exclusive first looks at the Library's new graphic novels, cool projects and crafts, and of course, a chance to chat up all things graphic novels with friends! A small snack will be served.

 

Junior MakerSpace

Wednesday, January 14 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Tinker in the 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!

 

LEGO® Legends

Monday, January 26 • 6:30-7:15pm

(8-12 years)

Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

 

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.