Children's Programs - Commack Branch

January Programs

Registration for November programs for the Commack Branch begins on

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

(scroll down for December programs)

 

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.

 

 

 

December Programs

Registration for November programs for the Commack Branch begins on

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 10:00am. 

 

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Fridays, December 12 & 19 • 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, December 2 • 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

Tuesday, December 16 •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.

 

All About Mittens

Monday, December 22 • 10:30-11:00am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Mittens, mittens, mittens!  Everything mittens!  Join us for stories, songs and a craft.  Dress to make a mess!

 

Art Starts

Wednesday, December 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.

 

Chocolate Handprint Reindeer

Monday, December 15 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Make your very own reindeer ornament using your hand dipped in chocolate pudding. Oh so cute and oh so yummy!

 

Noon Year’s Eve

Tuesday, December 30 • 11:30am- 12:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Ring in 2015 with us here at the Library without staying up past your bedtime! Siblings are welcome.

 

Winter in a Bottle

Thursday, December 11 • 2:30- 3:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

You can enjoy winter all year round by making this fun project. Come craft with us and enjoy some stories all about winter! Remember, it may be cold outside, but it's nice and warm at the library!

 

Terrific Threes

Monday, December 8 • 10:30- 11:15am

(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)

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

 

Candy Cane Owls

Saturday, December 20 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Come on down to hear some fun holiday stories and create your own candy cane owl craft.

 

Gingerbread House Shadow Box

Wednesday, December 17 • 2:30-3:15pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Sometimes gingerbread houses can be difficult to make, can't they? Well, no walls can fall down in our gingerbread house shadow box version! There will be plenty of delicious candy to enjoy, too. Yum, yum!

 

Musical Mania

Monday, December 29 • 10:30-11:00am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Make your own musical instrument and then join in for some toe tapping fun!

 

Sensory Storytime

Friday, December 12 • 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.

 

Winter Sleepers

Tuesday, December 9 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

BRRR!  It’s cold outside!  Find out how some animals manage with this weather!

 

Winter Window Pane

Thursday, December 4 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Oooh, baby, it's cold outside! Let's create a terrific winter window using your hands to make the tree and the snowman, too. Don't forget to dress to make a mess!

 

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, December 23 • 7:00-7:30pm

(3-6 years 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.

 

Fun for 4s and 5s

Tuesday, December 9 • 2:30-3:00pm

(4 & 5 years)

There’s no better time to engage your child in the world of books and the imagination.  This program is designed for children who can listen independently.

 

Little Craft Buddies

Thursday, December 18 • 7:00-7:30pm

(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.

 

Gingerbread Mayhem

Friday, December 5 • 4:30-5:15pm

(5-7 years)

Can you catch the gingerbread man? Come and join us for a storytime and a craft to see if you can catch this tricky treat.

 

LEGO® League

Saturday, December 20 • 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, December 13 • 10:00-10:45am

(6-9 years)

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

 

G.N.A.T.

Wednesday, December 3 • 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 Monthly

Monday, December 15 • 4:30-5:15pm

(8-12 years)

Junior Makerspace Monthly is a program designed just for kids who love to build and tinker! The possibilities are only limited by your creativity!

 

LEGO® Legends

Saturday, December 13 • 11:30am-12:15pm

(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.

 

Get Frozen at the Library!

Tuesday, December 23 • 2:30-4:30pm

(For families with children under the age of 12)

Enjoy a family movie day at the library as we watch Frozen, have a small snack, and do a cool craft!

 

Library Mini-Golf

Saturday, December 27 • 10:30am-12:30pm

(For families with children under the age of 12)

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

 

Life-Sized Angry Birds

Monday, December 29 • 2:30-3:30pm

(For families with children under the age of 12)

Come to library with your family and create your own structures to knock down with life-sized angry birds! Will your family split builders vs birds? Challenge other families? The possibilities are endless!