Children's Programs - Kings Park Building

August Programs 
 (scroll down for July Programs)
Registration begins Friday, July 29 at 9:30am
 

Baby Playground
Monday, August 8 • 11:00-11:45am
(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
Saturday, August 13 • 10:30-11:00am                                                                               

Wednesday, August 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
Tuesday, August 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.

Rockin’ Tots
Monday, August 29 • 10:30-11:00am
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and dancing in an engaging and social atmosphere.

Time for Twos
Monday, August 22 • 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.

Library Playdate
Wednesday, August 3 • 11:00-11:45am
(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, August 16 • 11:00-11:45am
(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.

Beach Container

Tuesday, August 2 • 4:00-4:30pm

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Enjoy designing a beautiful beach container that you can use to collect all of your summer treasures.

Outdoor Classroom: Senses

Friday, August 5 • 10:30-11:15am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Join us in our outdoor classroom as we explore our senses through different activities. In case of rain, this program will meet in the Community Room.

Beach Reads

Wednesday, August 10 • 10:30-11:00am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Catch a wave and listen to some stories all about the beach. We’ll also create a beachy craft.

Jump & Play
Thursday, August 18 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.

Storytime Surprise
Tuesday, August 23 • 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.

Fun with Play Dough
Friday, August 26 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy playing with our play dough playsets and meeting new friends.

No Hugs, Please

Tuesday, August 30 • 11:00-11:30am

(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)

Cozy up with a craft and stories about characters who love hugs, and some who don’t –and that’s OK.

 

Pajama Storytime

Thursday, August 11 • 7:00-7:30pm

(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)

Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like!

Little Book Buddies
Friday, August 12 • 11:15am-12:00pm
(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
Wednesday, August 17 • 4:15-5:00pm
(4-7 years)
Craft Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen as they work together to create a craft for the child to take home.

High Seas Adventure

Monday, August 15 • 3:30-4:00pm

(5-7 years)

Argh mateys! Join us for pirate stories and enjoy making a peg-legged pirate door hanger.

Little Game Buddies
Monday, August 1 • 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. This program will take outside. In case of rain, this program will meet in the community room.

Submarine Summer

Saturday, August 6 • 10:30-11:00am

(5-8 years)

Go float your boat after we make a submarine and enjoy under the sea stories.

 

Buzz of the Beekeeper

Tuesday, August 9 • 3:00-4:00pm

(5-12 years)

Join beekeeper Gerald Raffa as he discusses everything bees – including their care, their food, life in the hive and their role in the world.

 

Outdoor Classroom: Let’s Rock!

Wednesday, August 10 • 3:30-4:15pm

(6-10 years)

Join us in our outdoor classroom for a rocking good time! We’ll learn about rocks and minerals, then decorate rocks to help make our community beautiful. Dress to make a mess. In case of rain, this program will meet in the Community Room.

 

LEGO® Squad

Thursday, August 4 • 7:00-7:45pm

(8-12 years)

Have fun working on guided builds of some of your favorite LEGO® franchises.

Summer Stencil Art

(8-12 years)

Wednesday, August 31 • 4:00-4:45pm

Unleash your creative side and make your very own work of art using stencils and paint. Dress to make a mess. This program will meet outside. In case of rain, this program will meet in the Community Room.

 
Our Children’s Summer Reading Program is still going strong--register today in person!

Earn prizes along your reading journey until August 12

 
July Programs 
 (scroll up for August Programs)
Registration begins Friday, June 24 at 9:30am

Nursery Rhyme Time
Monday, July 11 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, July 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
Tuesday, July 5 • 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, July 8 • 10:30-11:15am
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories and dancing in this musical program. Siblings are welcome.

Time for Twos
Monday, July 25 • 11:00-11:45am
(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.

Sea Tails
Friday, July 1 • 11:00-11:30am
(2-3 years with parent/caregiver)
Enjoy fishy tails as we read and do a splashing craft.

Construction Zone
Wednesday, July 20 • 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.

DIY “I Spy” Bottles
Wednesday, July 6 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Shake it up with fun-filled sensory bottles.

Magical Mermaids
Thursday, July 7 • 2:30-3:00pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Swim through some mermaid tales and enjoy making a craft.

Outdoor Classroom: Turtles
Tuesday, July 12 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us in our outdoor classroom to learn all about turtles and make a fun craft. In case of rain, this program will meet on Monday, July 18.

Jump & Play
Wednesday, July 13 • 11:00-11:45am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Meet new friends at the Library and work on social skills with our fun playground toys.

Storytime Surprise
Monday, July 18 • 3:00-3:30pm
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Join us as we read an assortment of stories with Miss Sharon and then do a surprise craft.

Mini Makers
Friday, July 22 • 10:30-11:15am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Discover and explore STEAM concepts through play with other little learners. Dress to make a mess.

All Aboard at the Library
Tuesday, July 26 13 • 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 then we will play with plenty of trains.

Camping Adventures
Friday, July 29 • 11:00-11:30am
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Read camping tales with us and enjoy making a cool camper.

Little Book Buddies
Tuesday, July 12 • 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.

Robot Buddies
Wednesday, July 6 • 3:15-4:00pm
(5-9 years)
Learn to code using different robots. Children will be paired with teens for a rewarding experience.

Red Panda-monium
Saturday, July 9 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-9 years)
Join fellow “panda pals” in learning about this endangered species and make a wild craft.

Jellyfish Jam
Wednesday, July 13 • 4:00-4:30pm
(5-9 years)
Gather together to make a craft as the jellyfish return to the island.

A Lotta Axolotls
Monday, July 18 • 4:30-5:00pm
(5-9 years)
Have you ever heard of an axolotl? Let’s read stories and learn about these unique amphibians.

Encanto Family Tree
Tuesday, July 19 • 11:00-11:30am
(5-9 years)
Ready for a grandkid roundup? Spend time with la familia Madrigal, learn some español (Spanish) and craft your own árbol genealógico (family tree).

Oceans Aglow
Monday, July 25 • 3:00-3:45pm
(5-9 years)
Explore glow-in-the-dark sea creatures with the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum! We'll learn about bioluminescence and make a glowing lantern.

LEGO® League

Thursday, July 28 • 7:00-7:45pm

(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.

Anchors Away
Thursday, July 28 • 2:30-3:00pm
(6-9 years)
Drop anchor with us at the Library as we read sea worthy stories and make a nautical mobile.

Super Sea Visor
Saturday, July 16 • 11:00-11:30am
(6-9 years)
Enjoy coloring a sea visor that you can wear outside on your summer adventures.

Outdoor Classroom: Sharks
Thursday, July 21 • 4:00-4:45pm
(6-10 years)
Join us in our brand new outdoor classroom to learn about seeds, germination, and plants. We’ll also make seed balls that you can use to grow flowers anywhere. Dress to make a mess.

Sand Art
Friday, July 15 • 11:00-11:45am
(7-10 years)
Make a colorful sand art project.

Color Scratch Art Fish
Saturday, July 2 • 11:00-11:30am
(8-11 years)
Enjoy creating different nautical scratch art projects that you can bring home.

Seashell Animals
Wednesday, July 6 • 7:00-7:45pm
(8-12 years)
Create animals using seashells, craft supplies, and your imagination.

Let’s Play Ukulele
Monday, July 11 • 3:30-4:15pm
(8-12 years)
Calling all uke players! Join Miss Jessie to learn beginner basics of the ukulele. Instruments will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Shrinky Dink Fun
Wednesday, July 27 • 3:30-4:15pm
(8-12 years)
Design custom-made necklaces, charms, or keychains for yourself or to share with someone special.

Tie-Dye Buddies
Monday, July 13 • 5:15-6:00pm
(9-11 years)
Create your own tie-dye hat while working with a teen buddy. This program will take place in the back of the Kings Park parking lot. In the event of inclement weather, this program will take place in the community room. Dress to make a mess.

Battle of the Books Jr.

Tuesdays, July 19 & 26 • 4:15-5:00pm

(Entering grades 4 & 5 in September 2022)

Get ready for a reading rumble! We will be reading The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman, and The Friendship War by Andrew Clements and complete in a trivia game against our Smithtown Library Buildings. Battle will take place on Wednesday, August 3 from 3:00-4:00pm at the Smithtown Library — Smithtown Building. Friends and family are welcome to cheer you and your team on. Registration is in person only beginning on June 1. You will receive your books when you come in to register. Please note: you should be available to attend the 2 battle prep days at your library building in addition to the battle day to attend this program.

Sea of Imagination

Tuesday, July 5 • 5:00-5:45pm
(Families)
Dive into summer with an unforgettable magic show featuring Amore! With magic, illusions, music and comedy, the whole family will be mesmerized.

Family Movie Matinee: Finding Nemo

Wednesday, July 27 • 10:30am
(Families)
Rated G; runtime 100 minutes. Bring the family down to the Library for a fun movie. A small snack will be served.

 

Our Children’s Summer Reading Program is still going strong--register today in person!

Earn prizes along your reading journey until August 12