Children's Programs - Kings Park Building

 
December 2019
(Scroll down for November)
 
Registration for December programs at the Kings Park building will be on Friday, November 29 at 9:30am.
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
Friday, December 13 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, December 21 • 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
Thursday, January 2 • 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.
 
Art Starts
Friday, January 3 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Different crafts that encourage children’s eye-hand 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, December 11 • 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.
 
Cookie Craze
Wednesday, December 18 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us for stories and a craft sure to make your mouth water.
 
Mitten Mania
Wednesday, December 4 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Mittens, mittens, they’re everywhere, in stories and a craft. Dress to make a mess.
 
Jump & Play
Thursday, December 5 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.
 
TinkerLab
Friday, December 6 • 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
Wednesday, December 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.
 
Junior Lego® Buddies
Tuesday, December 3 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5 – 7 years)
Do you enjoy building things? Come join the fun. Children will be paired with teens for a rewarding experience.
 
Little Art Buddies
Monday, December 16 • 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
Wednesday, December 18 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
If you love playing board games, then this program is for you. Children will be paired with teen buddies for an afternoon of playing some favorite board games.
 
Paws for Reading
Thursday, December 12 • 6:00-6:10pm
Thursday, December 12 • 6:10-6:20pm
Thursday, December 12 • 6:20-6:30pm
Thursday, December 12 • 6:30-6:40pm
Thursday, December 12 • 6:40-6:50pm
Thursday, December 12 • 6:50-7:00pm
(5-9 years)
Read to a specially trained and certified therapy dog. Studies show that reading to a dog in a relaxed atmosphere boosts children’s confidence and reading skills. Sign up for one time slot.
 
BINGO
Thursday, December 26 • 4:15-5:00pm
(6-8 years)
Come to the Library and play BINGO with us. If you are a winner you can pick a prize from our treasure chest.
 
DIY Snow Globes
Saturday, December 28 • 10:30-11:15am
(8-12 years)
Get crafty and make your own snow globe to welcome the winter season.
 
Fancy Flowers
Friday, December 20 • 4:30-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Make a lovely vase full of beautiful hand-crafted flowers to enjoy yourself or give to a loved one during the holidays.
 
Junior Coding Buddies
Thursday, December 5 • 4:15-5:00pm
(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 afternoon of coding.
 
Nerd Squad
Wednesday, December 4 • 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.
 
Town Troopers
Thursday, December 12 • 4:30-5:15pm
(8-12 years)
Do a good deed and join us for community service projects. We’ll craft, build, and make our community better. Make sure to bring a positive attitude and your helping hands.
 
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.
 
Family Holiday Time
Monday, December 23 • 3:00-3:30pm
(Families with children under 10)
Don’t be a Grinch. Join us to make holiday decorations for your home, as many as time will allow.
 
 
 
November 2019
 
Registration for November programs at the Kings Park building will be on Friday, October 25 at 9:30am.
 
Baby Playground
Wednesday, November 20 • 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, November 14 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, November 30 • 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
Monday, November 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.
 
Time for Twos
Tuesday, November 19 • 2:30-3:15pm
(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
Wednesday, November 6 • 10:30-11:15am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Different crafts that encourage children’s eye-hand 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
Friday, November 15 • 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, November 22 • 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.
 
Fun with Play Dough
Monday, November 4 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy playing with our play dough playsets and meeting new friends.
 
Jump and Play
Thursday, November 7 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.
 
Pajama Storytime
Thursday, November 14 • 7:00-7:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Bring your favorite blanket or stuffed animal and come to the Library in your pajamas! Enjoy special stories and a craft before bedtime.
 
Storytime Surprise
Monday, November 18 • 3:30-4:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft.
 
Thanks for Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 26 • 1:30-2:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Celebrate the holiday with stories and a craft.
 
TinkerLab
Thursday, November 7 • 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, November 14 • 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.
 
Junior Lego® Buddies
Monday, November 4 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5 – 7 years)
Do you enjoy building things? Come join the fun. Children will be paired with teens for a rewarding experience.
 
Sweet as Pie
Saturday, November 23 • 11:00-11:45am
(5-7 years)
Enjoy some delicious stories about the many types of pie, and make a scrumptious craft.
 
Little Game Buddies
Monday, November 25 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
If you love playing board games, then this program is for you! Children will be paired with teen buddies for an afternoon of play with some of your favorite board games.
 
Paws for Reading
Tuesday, November 26 • 5:00-5:10pm
Tuesday, November 26 • 5:10-5:20pm
Tuesday, November 26 • 5:20-5:30pm
Tuesday, November 26 • 5:30-5:40pm
Tuesday, November 26 • 5:40-5:50pm
Tuesday, November 26 • 5:50-6:00pm
(5-9 years)
Read to a specially trained and certified therapy dog. Studies show that reading to a dog in a relaxed atmosphere boosts children’s confidence and reading skills. Sign up for one time slot.
 
Happy Harvest
Thursday, November 21 • 4:15-5:00pm
(6-9 years)
Celebrate the harvest with seasonal stories and a craft.
 
Fall Mosiac
Wednesday, November 13 • 4:15-4:45pm
(7-10 years)
Enjoy autumn stories and make a glitter mosaic craft to enjoy the season.
 
Junior Coding Buddies
Tuesday, November 12 • 4:15pm-5:00pm
(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 afternoon of coding.
 
Science Buddies
Wednesday, November 20 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-12 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.
 
Nerd Squad
Wednesday, November 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
Wednesday, November 6 • 5:30-6:30pm
(For parents and caregivers of children under 12)
Family Recipe Keepsake
A special craft time for parents and caregivers dedicated to family-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. Please bring a family recipe with you for this craft.