Children's Programs - Kings Park Branch

 

 

 

JULY Programs (scroll down for June)

 

On-line, phone or in person registration for July programs begins on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10am.  Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

 

Nursery Rhyme Time

Wednesday, July 19 • 11:00-11:30am (Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)

Saturday, July 1 • 10:00-10:30am (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

Thursday, July 13 • 11:00-11:45am (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, July 25 • 11:00-11:45am (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.

 

 

Elegant Elephants

Thursday, July 20 • 11:00-11:30am (2 years with parent/caregiver)

Swing your trunk and stomp your feet as we read and make an elephant craft.

 

 

Butterflies Galore                 

Friday, July 7 • 11:00-11:30am (2-4 years with parent/caregiver)

Pretty butterflies are all around us! Come join us for a special storytime about beautiful butterflies!

 

 

Little Quack Storytime                     

Wednesday, July 26 • 11:00-11:30am (2-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Waddle on in!  We’ll be sharing duck stories and making a duck craft, too.

 

 

Summer Fun

Monday, July 3 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

It’s finally summer! Welcome the summer season with stories and a craft.

 

 

Red, White and Blue Storytime                  

Monday, July 3 • 3:30-4:00pm (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Celebrate our country’s birthday with stories and a craft.  Dress to make a mess.

 

 

Sensory Storytime

Thursday, July 6 • 11:00-11:45am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

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

 

 

Wonderful Watermelon

Tuesday, July 18 • 3:30-4:00pm (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy summer stories and make a delicious craft.

 

 

Turtle Time

Friday, July 21 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

It's time for turtles. Come and listen to stories about our friend the turtle. Make a Patriotic turtle to celebrate our Independence.

 

 

Frog Fables and Turtle Tales

Thursday, July 27 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Join us for stories about these favorite reptiles and amphibians and then we will enjoy a craft.

 

 

Little Craft Buddies

Wednesday, July 5 • 4:15-5:00pm (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.

 

 

Pirates Life for Me

Saturday, July 22 • 10:00-10:30am (5-8 years)

Ahoy! Let's take to the seas for pirate stories and a craft.

 

 

Campfire Capers

Tuesday, July 25 • 3:00-3:30pm (5-8 years)

We will read some camping adventures and then make a cool campfire crown.

 

 

Camping is a Hoot

Wednesday, July 5 • 11:00-11:30am (5-9 years)

Do you love camping and owls? If so, this storytime is for you! Enjoy fun stories and a hoot of a craft!

 

 

Little Art Buddies

Monday, July 10 • 4:15-5:00pm (5-9 years)

Enjoy an afternoon paired with a teen to create and explore different art techniques. 

Dress to make a mess!

 

 

Little Game Buddies

Tuesday, July 11 • 3:45-4:30pm (5-9 years)

If you love playing board games, then this program is for you!  Children will be paired with a teen buddy for an afternoon of playing some of your favorite board games!

 

 

Swimming Sharks

Monday, July 17 • 3:30-4:00pm (5-9 years)

Look out for sharks! Make a cool shark craft as we read stories.

 

 

Deep Sea Adventures

Saturday, July 8 • 10:00-10:30am (5-9 years)

Dive into some stories while we make an underwater craft.

 

 

Frogs, Bugs and Animals

Tuesday, July 18 • 11:00am-12:00pm (5-11 years)

Come meet Stickers the tree frog, Tickles the hedgehog and Cheeks the Chinchilla! Everyone is encouraged to pet and touch creatures, to dance and laugh!

 

 

Submarine Summer

Wednesday, July 26• 3:30-4:00pm (6-9 years)

Go float your boat after we make a submarine that really floats!

 

 

Fun in the Sun

Friday, July 28 • 11:00-11:30am (8-12 years)

Do you like to color? Then you'll enjoy coloring a fuzzy summer poster.

 

 

Science Buddies

Saturday, July 29 • 10:45-11:30am (8-12 years)

Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Dress to make a mess.

 

 

 

 

JUNE Programs 

 

On-line, phone or in person registration for June programs begins on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10am.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

 

 

Nursery Rhyme Time

Tuesday, June 20 • 11:00-11:30am (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, June 16 • 11:00-11:45am (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.

 

 

Itsy Bitsy Spider     

Thursday, June 15 • 11:00-11:30am (2 years with parent/caregiver)  

We will sing and read some nursery rhymes and then make our own itsy bitsy spider!

 

 

Caterpillars and Butterflies        

Tuesday, June 13 • 11:00-11:30am (2-5 years with parent/caregiver)            

Creeping or flying, caterpillars and butteries are fascinating.  Listen to stories all about them and make a craft, too.

 

 

Froggy Frolics         

Wednesday, June 28  • 11:00-11:30am (2-5 years with parent/caregiver)     

Hop on down for some froggy fun with stories and a craft.  Dress to make a mess!

 

 

Chicks and Frogs and Bunnies Oh My!

Friday, June 9 • 11:00-11:30am • (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Have fun listening to stories about our friends the chick, the frog and the bunny. Then create your own little foam character to hang in your room.

 

 

Down Under

Monday, June 12 • 3:30-4:00pm • (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Wombats, kangaroos, koalas.  Some of the most unusual animals can be found in Australia.  We’ll read stories about some of them and make a craft, too.

 

 

Father’s Day Fun

Wednesday, June 14 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Celebrate Dad’s special day with stories and a craft.

 

 

Black and White Storytime

Thursday, June 22 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Zebra, skunk, panda, orca or Dalmatian?  Pick your favorite black and white animal as we read and do a craft.

 

 

Magical Mermaid Adventure

Thursday, June 29 • 11:00-11:30am (3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Read and swim under the sea with us along with our mermaid friends.

 

 

Little Book Buddies                      

Thursday, June 15 • 4:15-5:00pm (4-7 years)

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

 

 

Silly Storytime                    

Monday, June 19 • 4:15-4:45pm (5-8 years)

Get ready to laugh out loud. Join us for seriously silly stories.

 

 

Go Fly a Kite                        

Tuesday, June 27 • 3:00-3:30pm (5-8 years)

Fly away with us as we make a cool kite craft and enjoy summer stories.

 

 

A World of Color

Saturday, June 24 • 10:30-11:00am (5-9 years)

Enjoy some colorful stories as we paint a watercolor scene. Dress to make a mess.

 

 

Anchors Aweigh

Wednesday, June 28 • 4:00-4:30pm (6-9 years)

Drop anchor with us at the Library as we read sea worthy stories and make a nautical mobile.

 

 

Glitter Mosaic Birdhouse

Friday, June 30 • 11:00-11:30am (7-11 years)

Have fun decorating a birdhouse with stick on glitter dots that you can hang in your bedroom.

 

 

Paper Plate Birds Nest

Wednesday, June 14 • 4:15-4:45pm (8-11 years)

Help some cute little birdies build a nice comfy paper plate nest.

 

 

Creation Station

Saturday, June 3, 10 and 17 • 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.