Children's Programs - Commack Building

March 2019 Programs
 
Registration begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, February 27th.
Thursday, March 7· 10:30-11:15am
(Birth– 18 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free-play and language based activities with other babies in a relaxed, friendly environment. Siblings are welcome.
 
Saturday, March 9· 10:00-10:30am
Monday, March 25 · 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.
 
Friday, March 29 · 10:30-11:00am
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a program especially for babies. There will be songs, props, and most of all fun.
 
Saturday, March 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!
 
Monday, March 11 · 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.
 
Wednesday, March 13 · 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, and a craft.
 
Friday, March 1 · 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Attention all engineers, start your engines! Read with us and then have fun making a craft with lots of different vehicles.
 
Monday, March 4 · 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with Grandparent(s)
Join us for this special program created especially for grandparents and their grandchildren. Enjoy spending time together playing, making a craft and listening to stories and songs.
 
Tuesday, March 12 · 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
All the colors of the rainbow and a pot of gold at the bottom. What fun! Rainbow stories, too!
 
Wednesday, March 20 · 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
What better way to spend time than scribbling, painting, and making a masterpiece! Dress to make a mess.
 
Saturday, March 30 · 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. 
 
Tuesday, March 5 · 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Who is your favorite superhero? Batman, Superman, Spiderman? Join us for stories and crafts that will be...super!
 
Tuesday, March 12 · 7:00-7:30pm
(3-5 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. Siblings are welcome.
 
Thursday, March 14 · 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy our play dough playsets while meeting new friends.
 
Friday, March 15 · 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your stuffed animal to a special storytime and leave him/her behind to sleep over with other stuffed animals! Come back any time on Saturday, March 16 to pick them up and see pictures of the fun they had the night before.
 
Tuesday, March 19 · 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts. This month we’ll focus on the letters I&J.
 
Tuesday, March 26 · 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Spring has arrived! Welcome the new season with springtime stories and crafts.
 
Wednesday, March 27  · 3:00-3:30pm
(4-5 years)
Lots of fun will take place with stories, rhymes and games. This is an independent storytime.
 
Wednesday, March 13 · 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.
 
Saturday, March 2 · 3:00-3:30pm
(5-8 years)
Join us as we celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Come and listen to stories and do a fun craft.
 
Saturday, March 16 · 3:00-3:30pm
(5-8 years)
Top o’ the morning to you! Enjoy stories about this “green” holiday and make a special craft.
 
Friday, March 15 · 4:15-5:00pm
(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 and play chess with a teen volunteer.
 
Thursday, March 28 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-12 years)
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Dress to make a mess.
 
Monday, March 4 · 4:15-5:00pm
(7-9 years)
Rocks + people = Rock People. Let’s have some fun making a whole rock family! Put your painting and drawing skills to the test.
 
Friday, March 29 · 4:15-5:00pm
(7-9 years)
Have as much fun as the astronauts do. Join us for stories, watch videos, and make crafts all about space exploration. Blast off!
 
Friday, March 8 · 4:15 –5:00pm
(7-10 years)
Make lucky rainbow cupcakes and listen to some magical stories.
 
Saturday, March 23 · 3:00-3:45pm
(9-12 years)
The leprechaun left his gold in the library. Solve clues as a group to try to unlock his box of gold.
 
Tuesday, March 26 · 4:15-5:00pm
(10-12 years)
Draw a design of your choice and learn how you can imprint it on a candle. Make your own one-of-a-kind creation.
 
  

February 2019 PROGRAMS

Registration begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, January 30th.

Baby Playground
Wednesday, February 13 · 10:30-11:15am
(Birth– 18 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
Wednesday, February 6 · 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, February 16 · 10:00-10:30am
(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.
 
Baby Love
Tuesday, February 12 · 11:00-11:45am
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Bring your babes and we will create a keepsake using their actual hands or footprints. We will provide one item for you to print on, but feel free to bring your own items, such as a t-shirt or tote bag.
 
Sensory Crawl
Monday, February 11 · 10:30-11:15am
(8-23 months with parent/caregiver)
You and your little one will have tons of fun with sensory activities that encourage exploring, creating and playing. No older siblings please.
 
Wonderful Ones
Wednesday, February 27 · 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!
 
Story Tots
Thursday, February 7 · 11:00-11:30am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Unplug and unwind with your little ones. Engage in stories, fingerplays, rhymes and musical activities.
 
Time for Twos
Friday, February 15 · 3:00-3:45pm
(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.

Hip Hop Tots
Tuesday, February 5 · 11:00-11:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Come get jiggy with your little one through creative movement, dance and music. Dance and bounce along to adorable hip hop beats, favorite sing-alongs and use creative props to get moving.

Valentine’s Day Suncatcher
Monday, February 11 · 3:00-3:45pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
You and your little one will make a Valentine’s Day suncatcher sure to brighten up any cold winter day.

Scribble, Paint and Make
Thursday, February 21 · 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
What better way to spend time than scribbling, painting, and making a masterpiece!

Construction Zone
Friday, February 22 · 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

Library Playdate
Tuesday, February 26 · 2:30-3:15pm
(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.boxes of all shapes and sizes.
 
Thursday, February 28 · 11:00-11:45am
(2-4 years with parent and caregiver)
Let your imaginations soar as we play and build with boxes of all shapes and sizes.

Piece of My Heart
Tuesday, February 12 · 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your preschooler to make a pop-up Valentine’s Day card.. with their picture in it printed right on the spot.

Love You to Pieces
Thursday, February 14 · 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us. Have fun listening to Valentine stories and doing a special craft.

Moo Said the Cow
Friday, February 15 · 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Cock-a-doodle-moo! Come and join us as we read stories and do a craft or two about our friend the cow.

Silly Snowmen
Wednesday, February 20 · 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Let’s read chilly winter stories and make a silly snowman to take home with you.

Alphabet Soup
Monday, February 25 · 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts. This month we’ll focus on the letters K&L.

On My Own Storytime
Tuesday, February 26 · 11:00-11:30am
(4-5 years)
Lots of fun will take place with stories, rhymes and games. This is an independent storytime.

Little Book Buddies
Friday, February 1 · 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.

Junior LEGO® Buddies
Tuesday, February 19 · 7:15-8:00pm
(5-7 years)
Do you enjoy building things? Come, join the fun. Children will paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.

Happy Groundhog Day
Saturday, February 2 · 3:00-3:30pm
(5-8 years)
Will the groundhog see his shadow? Will spring be early or late? We will have to wait and see!
 
Fun with Pigeon and Duckling
Wednesday, February 6 · 4:15-4:45p,
(5-8 years)
What will Pigeon and Duckling do next? Let’s find out! Enjoy stories about their many adventures. Make a cute pigeon craft to take home.

Penguin Adventures
Saturday, February 23 · 10:00-10:30am
(5-8 years)
Brrr, it’s cold out! It’s even colder where some penguins live! Come on down to the library to learn all about penguins and make an awesome penguin craft.

Chess Buddies
Friday, February 22 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-12 years)
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play and are looking for someone to play with? Join us and play chess with a teen volunteer.

Night Sky
Wednesday, February 27 · 4:15 –5:00pm
(7-9 years)
Transform a box into your own private viewer of an imaginary nighttime sky.

Share the Love
Tuesday, February 5 · 4:15 - 5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Join us as we create Valentine’s Day crafts and cards that will be donated to a local nursing home.

Game Time
Tuesday, February 19 · 3:00-3:45pm
(9-12 years)
Come join us as we play different board games and some special large sized games.

Birds of a Feather
Wednesday, February 20 · 4:15-5:00pm
(9-12 years)
It’s still cold out and our feathered friends need our help. Let’s make bird feeders that you can take home and hang in your own backyard.