Kings Park Building

Children's Programs - Kings Park Building

February Programs
(Scroll down for January)
 
Registration for February programs begins Friday, January 27 at 9:30am.

 
 
Baby Playground
Friday, February 3 • 10:30-11:15am
(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, February 10 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, February 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!
 
Toddler Tales
Monday, February 13 • 11:00-11:30am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun-filled storytime with songs, rhymes, and fingerplays to help build early literacy skills.
 
Rockin' Tots
Wednesday, February 8 • 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
Tuesday, February 28 • 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.
 
We Love Sesame Street
Friday, February 17 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy stories featuring some of our favorite friends from Sesame Street as we make a craft. Dress to make a mess.
 
Art Starts
Friday, February 24 • 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Different crafts 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.
 
Brush Your Teeth Storytime
Thursday, February 2 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
February is Dental Health Month. Let’s read some picture books about taking good care of our teeth and make a super clean and shiny craft to take home with you.
 
Big Game
Monday, February 6 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Get ready for the event of the year with fun football-themed activities.
 
Mini Makers
Monday, February 13 • 4:00-4:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Discover and explore STEAM concepts through play with other little learners. Dress to make a mess.
 
Polar Bear Pal
Monday, February 27 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Let’s read some stories about the snowy white polar bear and make a wintery craft.
 
Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, February 15 • 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!
 
Mae Among the Stars
Saturday, February 11 • 10:30-11:00am
(4-7 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us to read and learn about Mae Jemison, the first African American female astronaut to go to space, as we celebrate Black History Month. We’ll also make an out-of-this-world craft.
 
Little Book Buddies
Thursday, February 16 • 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.
 
Secret Pizza Party
Wednesday, February 1 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-8 years)
Make a pizza craft while we read Secret Pizza Party by Adam Rubin and other yummy stories.
 
Valentine’s Day Hedgehog
Thursday, February 9 • 4:15-4:45pm
(5-8 years)
Show some love as we read stories and make a favorite friend out of hearts.
 
Little Game Buddies
Wednesday, February 8 • 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.
 
Heart-ful Stamps
Tuesday, February 14 • 4:15-4:45pm
(7-10 years)
Fill your heart–with postage stamps–in this upcycled Valentine's craft.
 
Baking Buddies
Tuesday, February 21 • 3:15-4:00pm
(7-10 years)
Ready, set, bake! Make delicious treats with help from a teen buddy.
 
Winter Scratch Art
Saturday, February 18 • 10:30-11:00am
(8-11 years)
Have fun making seasonal scratch art ornaments.
 
Valentine Gnome Keepsake Box
Monday, February 6 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Create and customize an adorable gnome keepsake box to store all your Valentine’s Day cards and candy.
 
Clay Fidget Stones
Tuesday, February 7 • 5:00-5:30pm
(8-12 years)
Sculpt textured worry stones inspired by rock carvings called petroglyphs by the Taíno, indigenous peoples from Hispaniola.
 
Creation Station
Saturdays • 10:00am-3:00pm
(Families)
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.
 
Family Fun
Saturday, February 4 • 11:00-11:45am
(Families)
Today is Take Your Child to the Library Day! Join us for stories, activities, music and fun for the whole family. A small snack will be served. Please register for one spot per family.
 
 
 
 
January Programs
Registration begins December 30 @ 9:30am
 
Baby Sign Time
Friday, January 27 • 11:00-11:30am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Jump into baby sign language and learn new ways to communicate with your infant.
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
Tuesday, January 3 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, January 14 • 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, January 19 • 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
Monday, January 30 • 10:30-11:00am
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories and dancing in this musical program. Siblings are welcome.
 
Time for Twos
Friday, January 13 • 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.
 
Teddy Bear Tales
Thursday, January 5 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the Library for stories and sing-along fun! We’ll also make a special craft.
 
Construction Zone
Monday, January 9 • 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.
 
Mini Makers
Tuesday, January 3 • 4:15-5:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Discover and explore STEAM concepts through play with other little learners. Dress to make a mess.
 
Penguin Pals
Friday, January 6 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It's cold outside, but it's perfect for penguins! We'll make a penguin craft and listen to stories about these cool animals.
 
Hibernation Station
Wednesday, January 11 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
By now, a lot of animals are deep in slumber for the winter! Join us to read stories and learn about animals that hibernate. We’ll also make a cozy craft.
 
Soup’s On
Friday, January 20 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
January is National Soup Month! Join us for some tasty stories about soup and make a “warm and steaming” craft.
 
Fun with Play Dough
Monday, January 23 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy playing with our play dough playsets and meeting new friends.
 
Storytime Surprise
Tuesday, January 24 • 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.
 
Dashing Through the Snow
Saturday, January 28 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will be reading some “chilly” stories about snow and snowmen and then make a festive craft.
 
Little Book Buddies
Tuesday, January 17 • 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.
 
Little Craft Buddies
Thursday, January 26 • 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.
 
Soaring Stories
Thursday, January 12 • 4:15-4:45pm
(5-8 years)
Let’s travel to a warmer state of mind with some fun stories and a craft about our winged friends.
 
Robot Buddies
Monday, January 9 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Learn to code using different robots. Children will be paired with teens for a rewarding experience.
 
LEGO® League
Wednesday, January 4 • 5:00-5:45pm
(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.
 
Snow All Around
Wednesday, January 18 • 4:15-5:00pm
(6-9 years)
Enjoy some frosty stories while we make our own play snow. Dress to make a mess.
 
Happy Year of the Rabbit
Tuesday, January 31 • 4:15-4:45pm
(7-10 years)
Celebrate Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year, by molding your own clay dumplings and mooncakes.
 
Brain Twisters
Tuesday, January 17 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Challenge your brain with riddles, puzzles, and games to win prizes.
 
Sensational Snowflakes
Saturday, January 21 • 11:00-11:30am
(8-12 years)
Join us at the Library to make a snowflake craft.
 
Pom Pom Penguins
Monday, January 23 • 7:00-7:45pm
(9-12 years)
Get crafty and create your very own adorable penguin using pom poms and other craft supplies.
 
Creation Station
Saturdays • 10:00-3:00pm
(For families with 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.