Children's Programs - Kings Park Building

 
September Programs
 
Registration begins Friday, August 27 at 9:30am
 
Baby Playground
Friday, September 24 • 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.
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
Thursday, September 2 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, September 25 • 10:00-10:30am
(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.
 
Wonderful Ones
Monday, September 27 • 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
Friday, September 17 • 10:30-11:00am
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories and dancing in this musical program. Siblings are welcome.
 
Time for Twos
Friday, September 10 • 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 stories. Siblings are welcome.
 
Library Playdate
Monday, September 13 • 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
Friday, October 1 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
Delightful Dinosaurs
Friday, September 3 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy stories about some of our favorite dinosaur friends and receive a delightful take-and-make craft to do at home.
 
Elmer the Elephant
Thursday, September 9 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Have fun listening to elephant adventures and receive an adorable take-and-make craft to do at home.
 
Songs and Storytime
Wednesday, September 15 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Sing some songs and listen to fun stories with Miss Jessie.
 
All Aboard at the Library
Tuesday, September 21 • 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 of train sets for you to play with.
 
Storytime Surprise
Thursday, September 23 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then bring a surprise take and make craft home with you.
 
Little Book Buddies
Thursday, September 30 • 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.
 
I Love New York
Tuesday, September 7 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Celebrate the Big Apple and learn about the Empire State with story time and a craft.
 
Little Game Buddies
Saturday, September 18 • 11:15-12:00pm
(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.
 
Beaded Keychains
Tuesday, September 14 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Express your creativity while we make a variety of cool keychains.
 
Chalkboard Signs
Wednesday, September 29 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Decorate your own unique chalkboard sign. Dress to make a mess.
 
 
October Programs
 
Registration begins Friday, September 24 at 9:30am
 
Baby Playground
Thursday, October 14 • 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.
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
Monday, October 4 • 10:30-11:00am
Friday, October 22 • 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.
 
Wonderful Ones
Friday, October 29 • 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.
 
Time for Twos
Wednesday, October 6 • 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 stories. Siblings are welcome.
 
Little Mummy
Thursday, October 28 • 10:30-11:00am
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Hooray for Halloween! Read a few spooky stories with us and create an adorable little mummy craft.
 
Library Playdate
Saturday, October 2 • 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.
 
Art Starts
Tuesday, October 5 • 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.
 
Construction Zone
Monday, October 25 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
Terrific Threes
Thursday, October 14 • 3:30-4:15pm
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
Not-So-Scary Storytime
Friday, October 15 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
There’s no reason to be scared with the stories we’ll be reading. We will make a friendly Frankenstein monster craft too.
 
Mini Makers
Tuesday, October 19 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Discover and explore STEAM concepts through play with other little learners. Dress to make a mess.
 
Songs and Storytime
Wednesday, October 20 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Sing some songs and listen to fun stories with Miss Jessie.
 
Halloween Surprise
Tuesday, October 26 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we read an assortment of seasonal stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise Halloween craft.
 
Little Yogis
Saturday, October 16 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Get your zen on with some yoga stories and then try out simple poses. Mats will be provided or feel free to bring your own.
 
Little Book Buddies
Thursday, October 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.
 
Little Craft Buddies
Thursday, October 28 • 4:15-5:00pm
(4-7 years with parent/caregiver)
Craft Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen as they work to create a craft for the child to take home.
 
Falling Leaves
Wednesday, October 6 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Leaves, leaves, everywhere! Celebrate the season with some fall stories and a fun leaf craft.
 
Monster Mayhem
Saturday, October 30 • 11:00-11:45am
(5-9 years)
Enjoy mischievous monster stories while we make a Halloween craft.
 
Lego League
Thursday, October 7 • 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.
 
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Monday, October 18 • 4:15-5:00pm
(7-10 years)
It’s pumpkin picking time. Join us as we do a Peanuts® Halloween craft and then we’ll watch It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.
 
Science Buddies
Wednesday, October 13 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 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.
 
Harry Potter Halloween Party
Wednesday, October 27 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Enjoy Harry Potter-themed crafts, activities and games to celebrate Halloween. Dress to make a mess.
 
Great Give Back - Color for Kindness
Saturday, October 16 • 10:00am-4:00pm
(For children under age 12)
Stop by the Children’s Room in the Kings Park Building to color bookmarks and cards that will be sent to homebound patrons and local nursing homes. You can also print your own bookmarks and cards from https://bit.ly/GGBColor and return them to the Kings Park Building by Saturday, October 23.