Kings Park Building

Children's Programs - Kings Park Building

July Programs 
 (scroll down for June Programs)
Registration begins Friday, June 24 at 9:30am

Nursery Rhyme Time
Monday, July 11 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, July 30 • 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, July 5 • 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.

Tot Tunes
Friday, July 8 • 10:30-11:15am
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories and dancing in this musical program. Siblings are welcome.

Time for Twos
Monday, 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.

Sea Tails
Friday, July 1 • 11:00-11:30am
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy fishy tails as we read and do a splashing craft.

Construction Zone
Wednesday, July 20 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

DIY “I Spy” Bottles
Wednesday, July 6 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Shake it up with fun-filled sensory bottles.

Magical Mermaids
Thursday, July 7 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Swim through some mermaid tales and enjoy making a craft.

Outdoor Classroom: Turtles
Tuesday, July 12 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us in our outdoor classroom to learn all about turtles and make a fun craft. In case of rain, this program will meet on Monday, July 18.

Jump & Play
Wednesday, July 13 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.

Storytime Surprise
Monday, July 18 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft.

Mini Makers
Friday, July 22 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Discover and explore STEAM concepts through play with other little learners. Dress to make a mess.

All Aboard at the Library
Tuesday, July 26 13 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Calling all young engineers and conductors. If you love trains, then hop aboard and join us for this fun filled adventure. We will have a short storytime and then we will play with plenty of trains.

Camping Adventures
Friday, July 29 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Read camping tales with us and enjoy making a cool camper.

Little Book Buddies
Tuesday, July 12 • 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.

Robot Buddies
Wednesday, July 6 • 3:15-4:00pm
(5-9 years)
Learn to code using different robots. Children will be paired with teens for a rewarding experience.

Red Panda-monium
Saturday, July 9 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-9 years)
Join fellow “panda pals” in learning about this endangered species and make a wild craft.

Jellyfish Jam
Wednesday, July 13 • 4:00-4:30pm
(5-9 years)
Gather together to make a craft as the jellyfish return to the island.

A Lotta Axolotls
Monday, July 18 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Have you ever heard of an axolotl? Let’s read stories and learn about these unique amphibians.

Encanto Family Tree
Tuesday, July 19 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-9 years)
Ready for a grandkid roundup? Spend time with la familia Madrigal, learn some español (Spanish) and craft your own árbol genealógico (family tree).

Oceans Aglow
Monday, July 25 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-9 years)
Explore glow-in-the-dark sea creatures with the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum! We'll learn about bioluminescence and make a glowing lantern.

LEGO® League

Thursday, July 28 • 7:00-7:45pm

(5-10 years)

Calling all master builders. Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® bricks.

Anchors Away
Thursday, July 28 • 2:30-3:00pm
(6-9 years)
Drop anchor with us at the Library as we read sea worthy stories and make a nautical mobile.

Super Sea Visor
Saturday, July 16 • 11:00-11:30am
(6-9 years)
Enjoy coloring a sea visor that you can wear outside on your summer adventures.

Outdoor Classroom: Sharks
Thursday, July 21 • 4:00-4:45pm
(6-10 years)
Join us in our brand new outdoor classroom to learn about seeds, germination, and plants. We’ll also make seed balls that you can use to grow flowers anywhere. Dress to make a mess.

Sand Art
Friday, July 15 • 11:00-11:45am
(7-10 years)
Make a colorful sand art project.

Color Scratch Art Fish
Saturday, July 2 • 11:00-11:30am
(8-11 years)
Enjoy creating different nautical scratch art projects that you can bring home.

Seashell Animals
Wednesday, July 6 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Create animals using seashells, craft supplies, and your imagination.

Let’s Play Ukulele
Monday, July 11 • 3:30-4:15pm
(8-12 years)
Calling all uke players! Join Miss Jessie to learn beginner basics of the ukulele. Instruments will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Shrinky Dink Fun
Wednesday, July 27 • 3:30-4:15pm
(8-12 years)
Design custom-made necklaces, charms, or keychains for yourself or to share with someone special.

Tie-Dye Buddies
Monday, July 13 • 5:15-6:00pm
(9-11 years)
Create your own tie-dye hat while working with a teen buddy. This program will take place in the back of the Kings Park parking lot. In the event of inclement weather, this program will take place in the community room. Dress to make a mess.

Battle of the Books Jr.

Tuesdays, July 19 & 26 • 4:15-5:00pm

(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 1. 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.

Sea of Imagination

Tuesday, July 5 • 5:00-5:45pm
(Families)
Dive into summer with an unforgettable magic show featuring Amore! With magic, illusions, music and comedy, the whole family will be mesmerized.

Family Movie Matinee: Finding Nemo

Wednesday, July 27 • 10:30am
(Families)
Rated G; runtime 100 minutes. Bring the family down to the Library for a fun movie. A small snack will be served.

June Programs 
 (scroll up for July Programs)
Registration begins Friday, May 27 at 9:30am

Baby Playground
Tuesday, June 14 • 2:30-3:15pm
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free-play and language-based activities with other babies in a relaxed, friendly environment. Siblings are welcome. 

Nursery Rhyme Time
Friday, June 10 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, June 25 • 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
Thursday, June 30 • 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.

Rockin’ Tots
Friday, June 17 • 10:30-11:00am
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and dancing in an engaging and social atmosphere.

Time for Twos
Wednesday, June 1 • 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.

Art Starts
Friday, June 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 story time. Dress to make a mess.

Construction Zone
Wednesday, June 15 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Monday, June 27 • 10:30-11:00am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Munch through some stories with The Very Hungry Caterpillar and friends by Eric Carle.

Terrific Threes
Wednesday, June 8 • 11:00-11:45am

(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Space is the Place
Saturday, June 4 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy doing a special craft after we listen to stories about the stars and sky.

Storytime Surprise
Thursday, June 16 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft.

Mini Makers
Monday, June 20 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Discover and explore STEAM concepts through play with other little learners. Dress to make a mess.

Fun with Play Dough
Friday, June 24 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy playing with our play dough playsets and meeting new friends.

Not Quite Narwhal
Wednesday, June 20 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us to learn about the unicorns of the sea and read Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima. We’ll also make a fin-tastic craft.

Fourth of July
Thursday, June 30 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Learn about the holiday and make an Uncle Sam hat to welcome Independence Day.

Fun for 4s and 5s
Tuesday, June 21 • 4:30-5:00pm
(4-5 years)
A traditional storytime for children who can sit independently.

Little Book Buddies
Tuesday, June 28 • 3:15-4:00pm
(4-7 years)
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

Little Game Buddies
Monday, June 13 • 4:15-5:00pm
(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.

Summer Fun
Monday, June 20 • 4:00-4:45pm
(5-9 years)
Celebrate the start of summer with fun games and crafts. A small snack will be served.

LEGO® Squad

Thursday, June 9 • 5:00-5:45pm

(8-12 years)

Have fun working on guided builds of some of your favorite LEGO® franchises.

DIY Dragon Boat
Tuesday, June 28 • 11:00-11:30am
(8-12 years)
Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival by learning about the traditional Chinese holiday and crafting your own dragon boat.

Battle of the Books Jr.

Tuesdays, July 19 & 26 • 4:15-5:00pm

(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 1. 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.

Creation Station
Saturdays, June 4-18 • 10:00am-3:00pm
(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.

Don’t forget to sign up for the Children’s Summer Reading Program

June 20 - August 12

Earn prizes along your reading journey!