Children's Programs - Commack Branch

May Programs

Registration for May programs at the Commack building will be on

Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00am.


Twinkle Toes

Thursday, May 26 • 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

Tuesday, May 24 • 10:30-11:00am

Saturday, May 14 • 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

Tuesday, May 20 • 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

Wednesday, May 11 • 2:30-3:15pm

(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

Monday, May 23 • 10:30-11:15am OR

Monday, May 23 • 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.


Library Playdate

Tuesday, May 17 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal playdate - meet other children and families while playing with toys and creating an art project.


Love those Ladybugs

Wednesday, May 18 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Let’s read all about these cute little beetles and make a special craft to take home.


Wrapper Flowers

Tuesday, May 10 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Make a flower garden using cupcake wrappers.  You can enjoy this garden all summer long -- and of course we’ll sing and tell super flowery stories, too. 


Playdough Party

Wednesday, May 25 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Leave the mess at the Library and use playdough to create a gooey masterpiece. Dress to make a mess.


Terrific Threes

Tuesday, May 3 • 2:30- 3:15pm

(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)

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


Chuga Chuga Choo Choo

Tuesday, May 24 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

All aboard!  Join us for this storytime all about trains – and let’s use the letters of our name to make a name train to take home.


For the Birds

Saturday, May 21 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Read some fun spring stories and make an adorable nest for some baby birds.


Muffins with Mom

Friday, May 6 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Yum, yum!  Join us for muffins as we celebrate Mother’s Day!  We will take a picture with Mom and put it in a fabulous picture frame you create with your very own hands. 


Pete the Cat Puppet

Friday, May 13 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Listen to some of our favorite Pete the Cat stories and then make a puppet of our furry friend.


Milk and Cookies Storytime

Friday, May 27 • 2:30-3:15pm

(4 – 5 years)

Join us for stories, songs, dancing and - of course – milk and cookies.


After School Shenanigans

Tuesday, May 17 • 4:30-5:00pm

(5 – 7 years)

Come listen to some ZANY stories with Ms. Erin and afterwards, we'll do a fun craft or activity.


Kids’ Crafternoon

Monday, May 9 • 4:30-5:00pm

(5 – 7 years)

Time to get crafty. Join us for a new fun craft each meeting.


Junior Lego Buddies

Monday, May 23 • 4:15-5:00pm

(5 – 7 years)

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


Rocking Cinco De Mayo

Thursday, M ay 5 • 4:30-5:15pm

(5-7 years)

It is time to rock and celebrate the fifth of May. Become a guitar hero by making your own paper instrument while hearing some groovy stories about music.


Chess Buddies

Tuesday, May 24 • 4:30-5:00pm

(5-12 years)

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess?  Do you already know how to play chess and are looking for someone to play with? Join us for chess buddies where you will play chess with a teen volunteer.


Junior MakerSpace

Wednesday, May 25 • 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!


Nerd Squad

Wednesday, May 4 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

G.N.A.T. is now the Nerd Squad. Join us as geek out over all things pop-culture in this friendly, inclusive environment. We will enjoy lively conversation as we discuss our newsletter, do fun crafts or activities and watch a short video playlist. A small snack will be served.


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.