Children's Programs - Commack Branch


                                                                                                  September Programs                                                   

                                                                         Registration for August programs at the Commack building will be on

                                                                                                     Wednesday, August 31 at 10:00am.


Nursery Rhyme Time

Saturday, September 3 • 10:30-11:00am

Tuesdays, September 20 & 27 • 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, September 16 • 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. 


Art Starts

Wednesday, September 28 • 10:30-11:15am

Wednesday, September 28 • 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 story time. Dress to make a mess.


Library Playdate

Friday, September 9 • 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.


Pies with Miss Peggy

Tuesday, September 27 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

I love pie, all kinds of pie -- cherry pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie!  Let’s make a fun (pretend) cherry pie to take home and tell stories about this delicious dessert!


Super School Bus

Thursday, September 15 • 10:30-11:15am

(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Are your older brothers and sisters riding the school bus to school?  Before it’s your turn to ride the bus, make a school bus craft to take home and show them.


Imagination Station

Tuesday, September 13 • 2:30-3:15pm

(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Exercise your imagination as we engage in dramatic play and make a fun craft.


Alphabet Soup

Friday, September 23 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Early literacy is easy as A,B,C and 1-2-3 with songs, stories, and crafts.  This month, we focus on the letters A and B.


Apple Sand

Thursday, September 8 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

 September is the perfect time for delicious apples.  Let’s read about them, and make a special apple craft using colored sand.


Milk and Cookies Storytime

Wednesday, September 14 • 2:30-3:15pm

(4-5 years)

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


Little Craft Buddies

Tuesday, September 20 • 4:30-5:00pm

(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.


“Corn”y Craft

Saturday, September 24 • 10:30-11:15am

(5-7 years)

Get organized this year with a cool corn on the cob pencil holder.


Junior Lego® Buddies

Friday, September 9 • 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.


Chess Buddies

Wednesday, September 21 • 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.


Pokémon Pandemonium

Saturday, September 17 • 10:30-11:15am

(5-12 years)

"Pokémon Go" to the library, do you? Come on down to the library to make some fun Pokémon themed crafts, play games, and share some Pokémon game tips.  


Nerd Squad

Wednesday, September 7 • 4:30-5:15pm 

(8-12 years)

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.