Children's Programs - Commack Building

 

September 2019

Registration for Commack begins Wednesday, August 28th @ 9:30am

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

(scroll down for August Programs)

 

 
Saturday, September 7 · 10:00-10:30am
Monday, September 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. Siblings are welcome.
 
Monday, September 30 · 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. No older siblings, please.
 
Monday, September 23 · 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.
 
Thursday, September 12 · 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.
 
Wednesday, September 25 · 10:30-11:00am
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Hop on over to the Library for a storytime featuring our favorite books about bunnies. We’ll be playing a fun fine motor game of “Pin the Tail on the Bunny.”
 
Friday, September 27 · 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.
 
Tuesday, September 3 · 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. Siblings are welcome.
 
Monday, September 9 · 10:00-10:45am
(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, September 10 · 2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
We love stories with bubbles, we love making bubbles, but most of all we love popping bubbles. Join us for a bubbly buoyant storytime.
 
Thursday, September 19 · 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.
 
Thursday, September 26 · 10:30-11:15am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
Tuesday, September 24 · 11:00-11:45am
(3-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Cutting, tracing, sorting, puzzles and tinkering. This is a great opportunity for children to practice or enhance their fine motor skills.
 
Monday, September 9 · 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 U&V.
 
Wednesday, September 11 · 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to some funny stories and make some silly crafts.
 
Wednesday, September 18 · 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a swashbuckling storytime that celebrates two of our favorite figures: princesses and pirates!
 
Wednesday, September 18 · 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Be prepared to move and groove in this interactive storytime.
 
Wednesday, September 25 · 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s apple picking time. Join us for yummy stories and a fun apple craft.
 
Tuesday, September 3  · 3:00-3:30pm
(4-5 years)
Lots of fun will take place with stories, rhymes and games. This is an independent storytime.
 
Wednesday, September 18 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Do you enjoy building things? Join the fun. Children will be paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.
 
Friday, September 20 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
We’re bringing some magic into our storytime with a classic Italian folktale, Strega Nona. We may not have a magic pot in the Library, but we’ll make our own clay pinch pots and decorate them with beautiful dyed pasta shells!
 
Wednesday, September 25 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-12 years)
It’s time for a board meeting, play chess and checkers with our teen volunteers. A great opportunity to learn a new game or practice a favorite.
 
Friday, September 27 · 4:15-5:00pm
(6-8 years)
Duck, duck, goose! We’ll be playing games and reading fun stories about ducks. We’ll learn what to feed our waterfowl friends instead of bread, and we’ll make take-home treats for them.
 
Friday, September 13 · 4:15-5:00pm
(7-9 years)
Make your own awesome marble maze and then race against time to see how fast you can get through the labyrinth.
 
 
 
August Programs 
 
  
Wednesday, August 21· 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.
 
Wednesday, August 7· 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, August 24 · 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.
 
Thursday, August 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!
 
Monday, August 5 · 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.
 
Saturday, August 3 · 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.
 
Friday, August 30 · 3:00-3:45pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
This is an age when children need to move, socialize, and play. We will be weaving stories into our various parachute games and activities, so everyone is a part of the storytelling!
 
Monday, August 12 · 10:30-11:00am
(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.
 
Tuesday, August 20· 3:00-3:45pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
Tuesday, August 6 · 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for stories, songs and games based on a favorite bug, the caterpillar. We’ll finish up the fun with a fuzzy craft your little wiggle worm is sure to sit still for!
  
Monday, August 19 · 2:00-2:45pm
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Have fun icing and decorating a donut. You will also play a game with Chef Rob about dogs. There may be a surprise visit from Boomer the puppy dog.
 
Friday, August 2 · 4:15-5:00pm
(4-7 years)
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.
 
Tuesday, August 27 · 11:00-11:45am
(5-7 years)
A brand new school year is just around the corner and what better time to start setting up your homework station. Craft a cute little homework sign to hang on your doorknob so you can let others know “Do Not Disturb.”
 
Wednesday, August 14 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-12 years)
It’s time for a board meeting, play chess and checkers with our teen volunteers. A great opportunity to learn a new game or practice a favorite.
 
Friday, August 23 · 3:30-4:15pm
(6-9 years)
Whether you’re Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello or Raphael, you’re going to love this TMNT themed storytime. Listen to adventure stories of your favorite green heroes as you decorate a delicious character cupcake. Turtle power!
 
Thursday, August 15 · 11:00-11:45am
(7-10 years)
Join us as we listen to some silly sports stories, play some fun games and create a banner you can hang in your room.
 
Friday, August 16 · 3:00-3:30pm
(7-12 years)
Have fun adding layers of colored sand to create a unique work of sand art!
 
Monday, August 5 · 3:30-4:15pm
(8-12 years)
National Friendship Day is August 4th. You can show your bestie how much you care by making a colorful friendship bracelet. You can finish up your bracelet at home or on your next long car ride to a summer destination.
 
Monday, August 12 · 4:00-4:45pm
(8-12 years)
Using shells and pebbles we will create a unique handprint ornament that will be a keepsake to treasure.
 
Saturday, August 24 · 3:00-3:30pm
(8-12 years)
A fun project of yummy proportions! You’ll love adding your own color to these adorable ice cream sun catchers. When you’re done, hang them in a window.