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Children’s Programs

Event Policies
Please see event listings for registration requirements. Due to high demand, we ask that you arrive at least 5 minutes before the event for which you are registered to claim your spot.
If you have not arrived 5 minutes before the event, we may transfer your spot to someone who is waiting.
Priority for all events is given to Port Washington residents.

Tummy Time

Thursday, January 18, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

You and your child will be led in song, rhymes, and simple stories. There will be time for playing with rattles, soft blocks, and other developmentally appropriate toys.
This program is for parents/caregivers with babies ages 3 months to pre-crawlers.
Registration began December 21.
Click here to register.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 19, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot. 
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 19, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot. 
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Creative Readers

Saturday, January 20, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children of all abilities in kindergarten through grade 2 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to bring books to life.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.

For program information, please email creativereaders@optimum.net
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Creative Readers

Saturday, January 20, 2018

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Children of all abilities in grades 3- 5 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to bring books to life.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.

For program information, please email creativereaders@optimum.net
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, January 22, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot. 
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, January 22, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot. 
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

1-2-3 Play with Me

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Each week a different resource professional will be on hand to discuss behavior, dental hygiene, movement, speech, language and hearing.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration began December 27.
Click here to register.

Tummy Time

Thursday, January 25, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

You and your child will be led in song, rhymes, and simple stories. There will be time for playing with rattles, soft blocks, and other developmentally appropriate toys.
This program is for parents/caregivers with babies ages 3 months to pre-crawlers.
Click here to register.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 26, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot. 
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 26, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot. 
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Creative Readers

Saturday, January 27, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children of all abilities in kindergarten through grade 2 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to bring books to life.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.

For program information, please email creativereaders@optimum.net
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Creative Readers

Saturday, January 27, 2018

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Children of all abilities in grades 3- 5 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to bring books to life.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.

For program information, please email creativereaders@optimum.net
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Drop-In Family Lego

Sunday, January 28, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate National Lego Day!
Families with children ages 5 and up are invited to use our Lego and your imagination.
No registration required.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, January 29, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot. 
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, January 29, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot. 
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Fifth and Sixth Grade Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Monthly book discussion for children in fifth and sixth grade.
Books available at time of registration.
For availability call Children’s Services 883-440 ext. 150

1-2-3 Play with Me

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Each week a different resource professional will be on hand to discuss behavior, dental hygiene, movement, speech, language and hearing.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration began December 27.
Click here to register.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, February 1, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join us for a lapsit story session filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  It’s great way to meet other new parents!
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration begins January 22.
Click here to register.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, February 1, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit story session filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  It’s great way to meet other new parents!
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration begins January 22.
Click here to register.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 2, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 2, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Creative Readers

Saturday, February 3, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children of all abilities in kindergarten through grade 2 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to bring books to life.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.

For program information, please email creativereaders@optimum.net
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Creative Readers

Saturday, February 3, 2018

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Children of all abilities in grades 3- 5 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to bring books to life.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.

For program information, please email creativereaders@optimum.net
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

A Time For Kids: CooCoo Bird Puppet

Monday, February 5, 2018

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Miss Karen for preschool concepts and fun. Enjoy educational activities, movement, music and a craft.
For children ages 18 months to 5 years with an adult.
Online registration begins January 29.
Click here to register.

A Time For Kids: CooCoo Bird Puppet

Monday, February 5, 2018

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Join Miss Karen for preschool concepts and fun. Enjoy educational activities, movement, music and a craft.
For children ages 18 months to 5 years with an adult.
Online registration begins January 29.
Click here to register.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy great stories, songs, and fingerplays while your child develops essential early literacy skills.
For children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with an adult.  
Online registration begins January 29.
Click here to get to the main calendar to register.
Priority will be given to first-time participants.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Enjoy great stories, songs, and fingerplays while your child develops essential early literacy skills.
For children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with an adult.  
Online registration begins January 29.
Click here to get to the main calendar to register.
Priority will be given to first-time participants.

1-2-3 Play with Me

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Each week a different resource professional will be on hand to discuss behavior, dental hygiene, movement, speech, language and hearing.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration began December 27.
Click here to register.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, February 8, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join us for a lapsit story session filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  It’s great way to meet other new parents!
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration begins January 22.
Click here to register.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, February 8, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit story session filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  It’s great way to meet other new parents!
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration begins January 22.
Click here to register.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 9, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 9, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics with Li Liu

Friday, February 9, 2018

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Li Liu as she performs plate spinning, trick cycling, foot juggling, ribbon dancing and hand balancing. You’ll learn various aspects of the Chinese language, geography and culture while Li Liu shares her work and travel experiences.
For children in grades 1 and up with an adult.
Tickets are required – check for availability in the Children’s Library.
Made possible by the PWPL Children’s Advisory Council.

Creative Readers

Saturday, February 10, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children of all abilities in kindergarten through grade 2 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to bring books to life.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.

For program information, please email creativereaders@optimum.net
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Creative Readers

Saturday, February 10, 2018

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Children of all abilities in grades 3- 5 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to bring books to life.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.

For program information, please email creativereaders@optimum.net
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, February 12, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, February 12, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy great stories, songs, and fingerplays while your child develops essential early literacy skills.
For children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with an adult.  
Online registration begins January 29.
Click here to get to the main calendar to register.
Priority will be given to first-time participants.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Enjoy great stories, songs, and fingerplays while your child develops essential early literacy skills.
For children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with an adult.  
Online registration begins January 29.
Click here to get to the main calendar to register.
Priority will be given to first-time participants.

For Kids By Kids

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Join middle school student Alexa Saur and learn the art of origami.
For children in grades 4 to 6.
Online registration begins February 1.
Click here to get to the main calendar to register.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, February 15, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join us for a lapsit story session filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  It’s great way to meet other new parents!
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration begins January 22.
Click here to register.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, February 15, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit story session filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  It’s great way to meet other new parents!
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration begins January 22.
Click here to register.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 16, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 16, 2018

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Interactive stories, rhymes and songs emphasize early literacy skills and help instill a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.

Pinocchio

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Plaza Theatrical Productions, Long Island’s largest touring theater company presents the classic musical tale of the wooden puppet who yearns to become a real boy.
For children in grades K and up with an adult.
Tickets are required for the following programs and will be available in the Children’s Library beginning February 5.
Made possible by the PWPL Children’s Advisory Council.

Tweens’ Night Out: Bloxels Workshop

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Kids in grades 5 and 6 are invited to join James Hutter, Technology Librarian and learn how to create their very own pixel games. Limited online registration begins February 12.
Click here to get to the main calendar to register.

Jump Up, It’s a Good Day!

Thursday, February 22, 2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Get up and dance with the award winning, singer/songwriter Brady Rymer. A Long Island native and 2017 Grammy nominee, Brady performs his acclaimed original songs and interpretations of children’s books with a rock n’ roll vibe.
For children in grades K and up with an adult.
Tickets are required for the following programs and will be available in the Children’s Library beginning February 5.
Made possible by the PWPL Children’s Advisory Council.

 

Winter Craft For Kids

Friday, February 23, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children in grades 4 to 6 are invited to create a snowman luminary using a mason jar, felt and a variety of fun embellishments.
Online registration begins February 9.
Click here to get to the main calendar to register.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, February 26, 2018

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants for each time slot.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before each start time.