Commack Building

Children's Programs - Commack Building

 
July 2022 Programs
Registration begins on June 29th @ 9:30am
Registration is in-person, online or by calling (631) 360-2480 ext. 396
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
Tuesday, July 5 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, July 16 • 10:30-11:00am
(Birth– 35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy 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, July 8 • 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.
 
Baby Bounce
Tuesday, July 26 • 11:00-11:30am
(Birth - 11 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a program especially for babies. There will be songs, props, and most of all, fun. No older siblings, please.

Story Tots
Monday, July 18 • 10:30-11:00am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Unplug and unwind with your little ones. Engage in stories, fingerplays, rhymes and musical activities.
 
Time for Twos
Monday, July 25 • 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, and a craft. Siblings are welcome.
 
Dot A Dot Art Fun
Wednesday, July 6 • 10:30-11:00am
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Use our dot markers to make some beautiful masterpieces.
 
Octopus Storytime
Monday, July 11 • 10:30-11:00am
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to silly octopus stories and have fun creating your own adorable octopus.
 
Pajama Storytime
Thursday, July 7 • 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!
 
Friendly Monsters
Friday, July 15 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for this not so scary storytime. Have fun listening to monster stories. Then make your very own Big Green Monster!
 
Colorful Parrots
Monday, July 18 • 3:30-4:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy some cute parrot stories and create a beautiful parrot craft.
 
Little Guppies Storytime
Wednesday, July 20 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Come and enjoy some of Miss Virginia’s favorite stories, fingerplays and songs.
 
For the Birds
Saturday, July 23 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We’re making bird feeders! You’ll make your backyard birds so happy (and full) with a few simple ingredients, like bread, peanut butter, and bird seeds.
 
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs
Tuesday, July 26 • 4:00-4:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy some fun bug stories and decorate your own bug jar.
 
Read, Sing and Play
Friday, July 29 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join Miss Wendy for some funny stories, songs, silly dancing and games.
 
Something Fishy at the Library
Saturday, July 2 • 3:30-4:00pm
(5-8 years)
Swim on down to the Library to enjoy stories under the sea. Have fun decorating an under the sea sticker scene.
 
Turtle Time
Thursday, July 7 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-8 years)
Have a totally terrific time listening to turtle stories. Have fun creating an awesome turtle craft.
 
Watercolor Jellyfish
Friday, July 8 • 3:30-4:00pm
(6-8 years)
Join us for a relaxing painting time. We will be creating a watercolor jellyfish painting.
 
Stem Challenge: Foil Boats
Friday, July 29 • 3:30-4:00pm
(6-8 years)
Join us for a fun STEM challenge. Build a foil boat and see how many coins it can hold until it sinks.
 
Deep Sea Adventures
Tuesday, July 19 • 3:00-3:45pm
(6-9 years)
Dive into some fishy stories while we make an underwater craft or two.
 
Backyard Bingo
Saturday, July 16 • 3:30-4:00pm
(6-10 years)
Have fun playing bingo featuring things you find in your backyard. Get bingo and win a small prize.
 
Seashore Safari
Wednesday, July 13 • 10:30-11:20am
(6-12 years)
Cornell Marine Education will give us a hands-on presentation about our local marine life. Learn about sea stars, shellfish, hermit crabs, snails and horseshoe crabs.
 
Game Squad
Friday, July 22 • 3:15-4:00pm
(6-12 years)
Put on your game face and team up against our teen volunteers when we play supersized games and Nintendo Switch ®.
 
Stuffed Animal Storytime
Monday July 11 • 3:00-3:45pm
(7-10 years)
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a special storytime and create some crafts that both of you will enjoy.
 
Craft-A-Noon
Friday, July 15 • 3:30-4:15pm
(7-10 years)
Enjoy spending some time creating different crafts.
 
Plants vs. Zombies
Tuesday, July 5 • 4:00-4:30pm
(9-11 years)
Join us for some funny Plants vs Zombies stories, crafts and activities.
 
Slime Time
Monday, August 1 • 11:00-12:00pm
(7-11 years)
Mad Science of Long Island will be here for an ooey-gooey good time. We will create our own slime and then enter into the slime Olympics!
 
STEAM Boat Challenge
Tuesday, August 2 • 11:00-11:30am
(9-11 years)
Build your own boat, then test it out to see how well it floats.
 
Battle of the Books Jr.
Thursday, July 14 & 21 • 11:00-11:45am
(Entering grades 4 &5 in September 2022)
Get ready for a reading rumble! We will be reading The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman, and The Friendship War by Andrew Clements and complete in a trivia game against our Smithtown Library Buildings. Battle will take place on Wednesday, August 3 from 3:00-4:00pm at the Smithtown Library -Smithtown Building. Friends and family are welcome to cheer you and your team on. Registration is in person, only; beginning on June 1st. You will receive your books when you come in to register. Please note: you should be available to attend the 2 battle prep days at your library building in addition to the battle day to attend this program.