Children's Programs - Kings Park Building

May 2019
(scroll down for April)
 
Registration for May programs at the Kings Park building will be on Friday, April 26 at 9:30am.
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
Saturday, May 18 • 10:30-11:00am
Wednesday, May 29 • 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.
 
Tot Tunes
Friday, May 10 • 10:30-11:00am
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories and dancing in this musical program.
 
Time for Twos
Friday, May 17 • 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.
 
It’s Mom’s Day
Tuesday, May 7 • 10:30-11:00am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
It’s Mom’s day. Listen to stories and then make something to give to your special mom.
 
Construction Zone
Tuesday, May 21 • 2:30-3:15pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
It Isn't Easy Being Green
Wednesday, May 22 • 10:30-11:00am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Hop into the Library for all things froggy. Dress to make a mess.
 
Peppa Visits the Library
Saturday, May 4 • 10:30-11:15am OR
Monday, May 6 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join Peppa the Pig as she visits the library to celebrate the end of Children's Book Week. We will read a story and have some fun Peppa activities and a craft.
 
Toddler Jump & Play
Tuesday, May 28 • 3:00-3:45pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.
 
Terrific Threes
Tuesday, May 21 • 10:30- 11:15pm
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
All Aboard at the Library
Thursday, May 16 • 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.
 
Fun with Play Dough
Friday, May 31 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy playing with our play dough playsets and meeting new friends.
 
Storytime Surprise
Thursday, May 30 • 3:00-3:30pm
(Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft.
 
Little Book Buddies
Thursday, May 16 • 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.
 
Big Bad Wolf
Wednesday, May 29 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5-7 years)
Join us for fun stories and activities featuring the infamous Big Bad Wolf.
 
Otis M. Thornhill Memorial Peace and Literacy Event
Saturday, May 11 • 10:00-11:30am
(5-8 years with parent/caregiver)
With the support of The Smithtown Library, the Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise will be conducting a reading of Goldie and Her Friends. Attendees will learn how to meet new dogs and show kindness to each other, as they meet Brea, a 10 year old golden retriever. Otis M. Thornhill was a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Smithtown Sunrise, as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of The Smithtown Library until his death in 2016. Each child will receive a copy of the book. Dress to make a mess.
 
Little Art Buddies
Monday, May 20 • 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
Tuesday, May 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.
 
Homework Help
Wednesday, May 8 • 4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, May 22 • 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.
 
Chalkboard Signs
Monday, May 6 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Paint and decorate a beautiful chalkboard sign for yourself or someone special.
 
Karate for Beginners
Wednesday, May 15 • 4:15-5:00pm
(8-12 years)
Come down to library for a special introductory karate class.
 
Nerd Squad
Wednesday, June 5 • 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.
 
Tuesday, May 7 • 7:00-8:00pm
(For parents and caregivers of children under 12)
Mother’s Day Charm Jewelry
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.
 
 
 
April 2019
 
Registration for April programs at the Kings Park building will be on Friday, March 29 at 9:30am.
 
Baby Playground
Friday, May 3 • 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 13 • 10:30-11:00am
Wednesday, April 24 • 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, May 2 • 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.
 
April Showers
Tuesday, April 30 • 10:30-11:00am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
What comes before May flowers? April showers, of course. Stay dry in the Library as we read rainy day stories and make a craft. Dress to make a mess.
 
Art Starts
Monday, April 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.
 
Bunnies and Chicks
Tuesday, April 16 • 10:30-11:00am
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
They’re cute and cuddly and sure signs of spring. Join us for stories and a craft featuring these little cuties.
 
Library Playdate
Wednesday, April 10 • 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.
 
Construction Zone
Monday, April 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.
 
Farm Friends
Monday, April 15 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
“Old MacDonald had a farm…” Listen to stories about your favorite farm animals and make a fun farm picture frame to take home with you.
 
Fun with Play-Dough
Wednesday, May 1 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy playing with our Play-Dough playsets and meeting new friends.
 
Library Friends
Thursday, April 11 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
We will read stories and do a craft starring libraries and animals.
 
Spring Chicks Surprise Cupcakes
Tuesday, April 23 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Chef Rob Scott will help us make cupcakes with a special surprise inside, and a fun marshmallow friend on top.
 
TinkerLab
Friday, April 12 • 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.
 
Community Connections
Wednesday, April 17 • 4:15-5:00pm
(5–7 years)
Bankers: Teacher’s Federal Credit Union
Join us as we have a special guest from our community come in for a fun storytime and craft or activity.
 
Earth Day Everyday
Friday, April 19 • 10:30-11:15am
(5-7 years)
There are so many wonderful things to love about our planet. Enjoy stories as you decorate a seed pot to grow something beautiful.
 
Little Art Buddies
Monday, April 22 • 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.
 
Junior Lego® Buddies
Tuesday, April 23 • 2:45-3:30pm
(5 – 10 years)
Do you enjoy building things? Come join the fun. Children will be paired with a teen for a rewarding experience.
 
Homework Help
Wednesday, April 10 • 4:00-5:00pm
(7-10 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.
 
Birds of a Feather
Wednesday, April 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
(8-12 years)
We’ll help our feathered friends by making and decorating bird houses and feeders using recycled materials.
 
Science Buddies
Tuesday, April 9 • 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, April 3 • 4:15-5:00pm
Wednesday, May 1 • 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.