Children's Programs - Kings Park Building

March 2019       (Scroll down for February)
 
Registration for March programs at the Kings Park building will be on Friday, February 22 at 9:30am.
 
Baby Playground
Thursday, March 14 • 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
Friday, March 8 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, March 23 • 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, April 1• 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
Wednesday, March 20 • 2:30-3:00pm
(12-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories, and dancing in this musical program.

Time for Twos
Friday, March 29 •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.
 
Art Starts
Tuesday, March 26 • 10:30-11:15am
(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
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.
 
Construction Zone
Monday, March 11 • 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.
 
March Winds
Monday, March 18 • 3:30-4:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Hold on to your hat - spring winds are here. Come in for stories and a craft that will blow you away.
 
Terrific Threes
Friday, March 22 • 10:30- 11:15am
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
Hats Off to Dr. Seuss
Monday, March 4 • 3:30- 4:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with some of his wacky stories and make a craft, too.
 
Over the Rainbow
Tuesday, March 5 • 10:30- 11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for some St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans, including stories and a craft.
 
Storytime Surprise
Tuesday, March 26 • 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.

Super Shamrocks
Friday, March 15 • 10:30- 11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Everyone wear green as we read stories and make a special shamrock craft for St. Patrick’s Day.
 
TinkerLab
Thursday, March 21 • 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.
 
Little Book Buddies
Thursday, March 21 • 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.
 
Budding Builders
Thursday, March 28 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5 – 7 years)
Tinker in this one-of-a kind lab for younger kids that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.
 
Horton Hears a Who
Saturday, March 2 • 11:00-11:45am
(5-9 years)
Let’s celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday this month by reading about loveable Horton and making a craft.
 
Little Art Buddies
Monday, March 25 • 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.
 
Little Game Buddies
Thursday, March 7 • 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.
 
Lucky Leprechauns
Thursday, March 14 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Enjoy some festive St. Patrick’s Day stories while using your imaginations to build your own leprechaun trap.
 
LEGO® League
Tuesday, April 2 • 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!
 
Homework Help
Wednesday, March 13 • 4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, March 27 • 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.
 
Easy Origami
Monday, April 1 • 4:15-4:45pm
(6-8 years)
Do you want to try something new? Join us to make some fun origami figures.
 
Around the World
Saturday, March 30 • 3:00-3:30pm
(7-9 years)
Let’s read folktales from different countries and then make a “global” craft.
 
Imagine and Create
Tuesday, March 5 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Join us during Youth Art Month to explore your creativity through a variety of media. Dress to make a mess.
 
Nerd Squad
Wednesday, March 6 • 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.
 
Creation Station
Saturdays • 10:00am-3:00pm
(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.
 
Caregiver’s Craft Circle
Saturday, March 9 • 11:00am-12:00pm
(For parents and caregivers of children under 12)
Lost Tooth Pillows
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.
 

 

FEBRUARY 2019 

Registration for February programs at the Kings Park building will be on Friday, January 25 at 9:30am.
 
Friday, February 15 • 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.
 
Monday, February 4 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, February 16 • 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.
 
Tuesday, February 26 • 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, February 8 • 10:30-11:15am
(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. 
 
Monday, February 25 • 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.
 
Monday, February 11 • 3:30-4:00pm
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Listen to stories all about love and then make a craft to give to that special someone.
 
Wednesday, February 27 • 2:30-3:15pm
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.
 
Thursday, February 14 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read about delicious things to eat on Valentine’s Day and make a mouthwatering craft to give to your Valentine.
 
Friday, March 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.
 
Tuesday, February 5 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Did you know that February is the month for the Great Backyard Bird Count? We’ll read stories about birds, learn what birds visit our backyards and make a craft, too.
 
Thursday, February 21 • 3:30-4:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Read chilly stories and make a cool penguin friend.
 
Monday, February 11 • 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.
  
Thursday, February 28 • 4:15 5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Tinker in this one-of-a-kind lab for younger kids that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects. The possibilities are limited only by your
imagination.
 
Monday, February 25 • 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.
 
Tuesday, February 12 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Enjoy these monstrously fun stories. We’ll also make a special Valentine’s Day craft.
 
Tuesday, February 19 • 11:15am-12:00pm
(5-10 years)
Do you enjoy building things? Come join the fun. Children will be paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.
 
Thursday, February 7 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-12 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.
 
Wednesday, February 13 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Wednesday, February 27 • 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.
 
Monday, February 4 • 4:15-4:45pm 
(6-8 years)
Do you want to try something new? Join us to make some fun origami figures.
 
Thursday, February 14 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Join Chef Rob Scott as he leads us through decorating our very own Valentine’s Day cupcakes.
 
Wednesday, February 20 • 3:00-3:45pm
(8-12 years)
We’ll use cork board, pushpins and yarn to create art. Create your own design or use a stencil to make a beautiful work of art.
 
Wednesday, February 6 • 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.
  
Saturdays • 10:00am-3:00pm
(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, February 22 • 10:30am
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Sherlock Gnomes
Bring the family down to the Library for a fun movie. A small snack will be served. Rated PG; runtime 86 minutes.
 
Thursday, February 21 • 4:00pm
(8-12 years)
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Come down to the Library for a fun movie just for tweens. A small snack will be served. Rated PG-13; runtime 135 minutes.