Children's Programs - Kings Park Building

JANUARY 2019 (scroll down for December) 
Registration for January programs at the Kings Park building will be on Friday, December 28 at 9:30am.
 
 
Monday, January 7 • 3:00-3:45pm
(Birth-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free-play and language-based activities with other babies in a relaxed, friendly environment. Siblings are welcome.
 
 
Thursday, January 10 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, January 26 • 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.
 
 
Wednesday, January 16 • 3:00-3:30pm
(12-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories, and dancing in this musical program.
 
 
Thursday, January 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
(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.  
 
 
Friday, January 25 • 10:30-11:00am
(2 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s National Soup Month! Join us for some yummy stories and then do a “souper” craft.
 
 
Wednesday, January 23 • 2:30-3:15pm
(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
Tuesday, January 24 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
 
Tuesday, January 29 • 10:30-11:00am
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
They may live on opposite sides of the world but we’ll read about both polar bears and penguins and make a craft, too. Dress to make a mess!
 
 
Monday, January 14 • 3:00-3:30pm
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Now that the days are short and the nights are long, we’ll celebrate the night with stories and a craft. Dress to make a mess!
 
 
Saturday, January 12 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.
 
 
Friday, February 1 • 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 plenty trains sets for you to play with.
 
 
Wednesday, January 23 • 10:30-11:00am  
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
You don’t always have to be quiet in the Library – at least not if you come to this storytime. We’ll even make a noisy craft.
 
 
Tuesday, January 29 • 2:30-3:00pm 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft.
 
 
Thursday, January 10 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a 'maker' environment designed for the littlest of tinkerers. Dress to make a mess.
 
 
Saturday, February 2 • 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
… they’re bound to have a lot of fun. Join us as we celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with a special reading of Laura Numeroff’s books and some fun activities.
 
 
Saturday, February 2 • 11:00-11:45am
(5-9 years)
Time to find out if it will be an early spring or if we’ll have six more weeks of winter. Enjoy  groundhog stories while we make a fun pop-up craft.
 
 
Monday, January 28 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Enjoy an afternoon paired with a teen to create and explore different art techniques. Dress to make a mess.
 
 
Thursday, January 17 • 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.
 
 
Wednesday, January 9 • 4:15-5:00pm  
(5-9 years)
Do you have a favorite pet? Join us for stories about animal friends and make a special pet of your own.
 
 
Wednesday, January 16 • 4:00-5:00pm  
Wednesday, January 30 • 4:00-5:00pm  
(5-12 years)
Do you have the homework blues?  Need help studying for an upcoming test?  Let our qualified teen volunteers help you with homework, studying and projects!  Bring your work to the Library and leave feeling accomplished.  You must register for each date you wish to attend.
 
 
Tuesday, January 15 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-12 years)
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Dress to make a mess.
 
 
Saturday, January 5 • 3:00-3:30pm
(8-11 years)
Enjoy exploring the world of stamps as we read a few stories and then do a cool collage made from real cancelled postage stamps.
 
 
Creation Station
Saturdays, January 5, 12, 19 and 26 • 10:00am-4:00pm
(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.
 
 
Saturday, January 12 • 2:30pm-3:30pm
(For parents and caregivers)
A special craft time for parents and caregivers dedicated to children-centered creations. If you can't make it to the library alone, toys and coloring sheets will be supplied for children to enjoy on the side.
 

 

 

DECEMBER 2018

Registration for December programs at the Kings Park building will be on Friday, November 30 at 9:30am.
 
 
Tuesday, December 18 • 3:00-3:15pm
(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, December 1 • 10:30-11:00am
Tuesday, December 11 • 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.
 
 
Friday, January 4 • 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. 
 
 
Thursday, January 3 • 10:30-11:15am
(2 years 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.
 
 
Monday, December 10 • 3:30-4:15pm
(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. 
 
 
Library Playdate
Wednesday, January 2 • 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.
 
 
Tuesday, December 4 • 3:00-3:45pm
Tuesday, December 11 • 3:00-3:45pm
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Join Miss Ally as she teaches us some fun new yoga poses and ways to stretch our bodies.
 
 
Thursday, December 20 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
 
Monday, December 3 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.
 
 
Thursday, December 13 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle and sing! Join us for music, dancing, stories, and activities.
 
 
Wednesday, December 5 • 10:30-11:00am
(3–5 years with parent/caregiver)
Brrr! It’s cold outside. Listen to stories, make a craft and find out how animals manage in this cold weather.
 
 
Tuesday, December 4 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for a 'maker' environment designed for the littlest of tinkerers. Dress to make a mess.
 
 
Wednesday, December 26 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Follow this very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through the Library. Join us for stories and a craft.
 
 
Friday, December 21 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us to celebrate the change of the season with winter stories and a craft.
 
 
Tuesday, December 4 • 4:15-5:00pm
Tuesday, December 11 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-8 years with parent/caregiver)
Join Miss Ally as she teaches us some fun new yoga poses and ways to stretch our bodies.
 
 
Monday, December 17 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Enjoy an afternoon paired with a teen to create and explore different art techniques. Dress to make a mess.
 
 
Wednesday, December 12 • 4:00-5:00pm  
(5-12 years)
Do you have the homework blues?  Need help studying for an upcoming test?  Let our qualified teen volunteers help you with homework, studying and projects!  Bring your work to the Library and leave feeling accomplished.  You must register for each date you wish to attend.
 
 
Thursday, January 3 • 4:15-5:00pm
(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!
 
 
Thursday, December 20 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-12 years)
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Dress to make a mess.
 
 
Thursday, December 27 • 11:15am-12:00pm
(8-12 years)
If would you like to learn about coding, then you'll enjoy this program. Each child will be paired with a teen for an morning of coding.
 
 
Wednesday, December 5 • 4:15-5:00pm
Wednesday, January 2 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Geek out over all things pop-culture in this friendly, inclusive environment. We will enjoy lively conversation as we discuss our newsletter, do fun crafts or activities and watch a short video playlist. A small snack will be served.
 
 
Thursday, December 27 • 4:00pm
(10-14 years)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Come down to the Library for a fun movie just for tweens. A small snack will be served. Rated PG-13; runtime 133 minutes.
 
 
Creation Station
Saturdays • 10:00am-4:00pm
(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.
 
 
Friday, December 28 • 10:30am
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Peter Rabbit (2018)
Bring the family down to the Library for a fun movie. A small snack will be served. Rated PG; 
runtime 95 minutes.