Children's Programs - Commack Building

 May 2019 Programs
 
Registration begins Wednesday, April 24th @ 9:30am
 
Wednesday, May 1· 11:00-11:45am
(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
Saturday, May 4· 10:00-10:30am
Monday, May 20 · 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.
 
Baby Bounce
Thursday, May 9 · 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.
 
Wonderful Ones
Saturday, May 25 · 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.
 
Story Tots
Friday, May 24 · 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.
 
Art Adventures
Thursday, May 16 · 11:00-11:45am
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Art is fun! Join us for some open ended art that will help your child’s creativity and motor skills. Dress to make a mess. No older siblings please.
 
Time for Twos
Tuesday, May 7 · 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. Siblings are welcome.
 
Elmo and Friends
Thursday, May 23 · 10:30-11:00am
(2-3 years old with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy stories about our adorable red furry friend and his buddies. Have fun making a cute Elmo craft.
 
Scribble, Paint and Make
Friday, May 24 · 2:30-3:15pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
What better way to spend time than scribbling, painting, and making a masterpiece! Dress to make a mess.
 
Hip Hop Tots
Friday, May 31 · 2:30-3:00pm OR 3:30-4:00pm
(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.
 
Twist and Shout Storytime
Friday, May 3 · 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Be prepared to move and groove in this interactive storytime.
 
No Socks Day
Monday, May 6 · 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
May 8th is No Socks Day and you can celebrate it at the Smithtown Library. We will make our own sock puppets, read some stories and have our own puppet show.

Hooray for Mother’s Day
Wednesday, May 8 · 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Let’s show mom or that special person in your life how much you love them. Enjoy stories and a craft to help celebrate this special day.
 
Alphabet Soup
Monday, May 13 · 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 Q&R.
 
Dinosaurs Roar
Tuesday, May 14 · 7:00-7:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Roarrr! Do you like dinosaurs? If so, come and join us as we read about dinosaur friends. Then have fun making a cute dinosaur craft.
 
All Aboard at the Library
Saturday, May 18 · 11:00-11:45am
(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 plenty of train sets for you to play with.
 
A Garden of Flowers
Tuesday, May 21 · 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Flowers are blooming all around. Let’s enjoy some flowery stories and create our own beautiful flowers.
 
Junior LEGO ® Buddies
Thursday, May 16 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Do you enjoy building things? Come, join the fun. Children will be paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.
 
Chess and Checkers Buddies
Thursday, May 23 · 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.
 
Homemade Ice Cream
Monday, May 20 · 4:15-5:00pm
(6-12 years)
National Pick Strawberries Day is May 20 and Long Island strawberry picking season is late May to early June. Celebrate the season by making your own strawberry ice cream at the library.
 
Rock Painting
Friday, May 17 · 4:15-5:00pm
(7-10 years)
Create your very own garden stones with a rainbow of paint and a bit of imagination. Dress to make a mess.
 
Scratchboard Fun
Saturday, May 18 · 3:00-3:30pm
(7-10 years)
Do you love scratchboard? Come on down to the library while we explore beautiful artwork created with scratchboard. You will be able to design your own to take home!
 
Mother’s Day Love
Saturday, May 11 · 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
Celebrate a special lady in your life by designing a one of a kind flower pot.
 
  
 
 
 April 2019 Programs
 
Registration begins Wednesday, March 27th @ 9:30am.
 
 
Baby’s First Storytime
Monday, April 1 · 10:30-11:15am
(Birth—11 months with parent/caregiver)
Introduce your little one to the Library for the first time. Enjoy simple songs, fingerplays, and stories, just for
baby. Stay and play afterwards and meet your neighbors.

Baby Playground
Monday, April 8 · 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
Saturday, April 6 · 10:00-10:30am
Wednesday, April 17 · 11:00-11:30am
(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.

Wonderful Ones
Monday, April 29 · 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
Friday, April 26 · 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
Wednesday, April 24 · 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.
 
Frogtastic Storytime
Tuesday, April 2 · 3:00-3:30pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Did you know that April is National Frog Month? Leap on down to the library to listen to fun stories about this toad-ally awesome friend.

Construction Zone
Tuesday, April 16 · 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.

Marching Into Music
Monday, April 22 · 11:00-11:30am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and wiggle to the beat.

Hip Hop Tots
Friday, April 26 · 2:00-2:30pm OR 3:00-3:30pm
(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.

Little Scientist
Friday, April 5 · 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caretaker)
Come enjoy a variety of hands-on, fun-filled science activities.

Imagination Station
Wednesday, April 10 · 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caretaker)
Exercise your imagination as we engage in dramatic play.

Character Bingo
Wednesday, April 10 · 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caretaker)
Let’s celebrate National Library Week by playing a fun version of bingo featuring some of our favorite book and cartoon characters.
 
Alphabet Soup
Friday, April 12 · 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 O&P.

All the Colors of the Rainbow
Saturday, April 13 · 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Colors are popping up all around us. Let’s enjoy some colorful stories and crafts.

C is for Caterpillar
Tuesday, April 30 · 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years parent/caregiver)
Come and enjoy listening to The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Have fun making your own caterpillar to take home with you.

On My Own Storytime
Tuesday, April 23 · 3:00-3:30pm
(4-5 years)
Lots of fun will take place with stories, rhymes and games. This is an independent storytime.

Little Book Buddies
Thursday, April 11 · 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.

Decorative Pencil Toppers
Monday, April 29 · 4:15-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
It’s more fun to practice your handwriting when you have a fancy pencil! Create and decorate fun Spring themed pencil toppers.

Chess and Checkers Buddies
Wednesday, April 24 · 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.

Spring Chicks Surprise Cupcakes
Saturday, April 6 · 12:00-12:45pm
(6-9 years)
You will make cupcakes with Spring colors and a tasty surprise inside. Top it off with a spring Peep chick!

Craft a Pencil Case
Monday, April 22 · 4:15-5:00pm
(7-10 years)
Make your own pencil case pouch and keep your drawing supplies in one place.
 
3D Flower Wreath
Monday, April 15 · 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Spring is in full swing and what better way to celebrate than with a pretty flower wreath.

Junior Coding Buddies
Wednesday, April 17 · 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
If you would like to learn about coding, then you’ll enjoy this program. Each child will be paired with a teen volunteer.