Children’s Services is happy to introduce circulating Kindles for younger children that come pre-loaded with children’s books. Kindles can be checked out for 14 days. They cannot be renewed or reserved. Stop by the Children’s Services Desk, or call us at 883-4400 Ext. 150, for more information. The Kindles are made possible by the Friends of the Port Washington Public Library. The current list of titles on the Younger Children’s Kindles as of: October 2014 Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate Frindle by Andrew Clements Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate DiCamillo The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes Odd, Weird, Little by Patrick Jennings The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan Marty McGuire by Kate Messner
October 17, 2014
Book Bunch Book Discussion for children in grades 3 and 4. Registration began October 3. To register call (516) 883-4400 ext. 150, email us at email@example.com or stop by the Children's Services Desk. October's book discussion book is Odd, Weird, Little by Patrick Jennings. Page Turners Book discussion for children in grades 5 and 6. Registration began October 8. To register call (516) 883-4400 ext. 150, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Children's Services Desk. October's book discussion book is Coraline by Neil Gaiman.
October 15, 2014
Join us on Friday, October 24th at 4 p.m. for Skeleton Bones and Pumpkin Pie, a Halloween Holiday Show with talented singer/songwriter Jay Mankita. You'll hear Halloween songs like the classic "Monster Mash". For children ages 5 years and up with an adult. Tickets required and will be available in the Children's Room beginning October 10th. Sponsored by the Children's Advisory Council and funded by donations to the Port Washington Library Foundation.
October 8, 2014
Book buddies is a unique program that pairs trained students in grades 7 to 12 with younger children. Let a teen volunteer share a book with your child in weekly, fun read-aloud sessions. Book buddies have a choice of meeting either Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays at 4 p.m. or Fridays at 4 p.m. in November and December. For children ages 3 1/2 to 6. Limited registration begins October 17 by calling Children's Services at (516) 883-4400 ext. 150. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
September 29, 2014
Now you can have find out about our children's programs conveniently in your 'Inbox'. Sign up to be alerted via email about upcoming children's programs, family events, parenting programs and more! It's easy: Click the link below, enter your email, and check off the Children's Room listed under Email Lists. Click here to sign up today!
September 3, 2014