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Children’s Programs

Dance Party with Miss Lesley

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Join Miss Lesley for songs, dancing and fun. For children ages 2 ½ to 5 years with an adult. Registration began June 22.

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come in pajamas and listen to bedtime stories. For children ages 3 to 6 years with an adult. No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, July 9, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy books, songs, music, fingerplays and more. For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult. No registration required.

Fourth Grade Favorites

Thursday, July 9, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursdays, July 9, 23 and August 6
Book discussion for kids entering grade 4.
Registration began June 22.
Books
Captain Nobody by Dean Pithford on July 9th
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaimon on July 23rd
Alvin Ho :  Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look on August 6th

Park Story Time

Friday, July 10, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For children ages 5 years and under with an adult. Meets at Blumenfeld Family Park (adjacent to the Landmark). If weather is inclement, story time will be held in the Children’s Room at 10:40 a.m. No registration required.

Summer Reading Club Kick-off – The Gizmo Guys

Friday, July 10, 2015

7:00 pm

Celebrate the beginning of the Summer Reading Club with the gifted juggling duo, The Gizmo Guys.
Barret Felker, a veteran of the Big Apple Circus and Allan Jacobs, international juggling champion
will amuse as well as amaze you with their dazzling techniques and infectious humor. For children
entering grades 1 to 6 with an adult. No tickets required.

Drop-In Family Lego

Saturday, July 11, 2015

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Families with kids ages 5 and up are invited to use our
Lego and your imagination. No registration required.

Stay and Play I

Monday, July 13, 2015

10:30 am

Mondays, July 13, 20
Visit with other parents and caregivers while your baby plays with age appropriate toys. For children ages birth to 12 months. Registration began June 22

Eco Crafts I

Monday, July 13, 2015

3:45 pm

Mondays, July 13, 20
Listen to stories and make an eco-friendly craft.
For kids entering grades K to 2. Registration began
June 22.

Third Grade Thinkers

Monday, July 13, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July 13, 27 and August 10
Book discussion for kids entering grade 3. Registration
began June 29.
Books
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis on July 13th
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce on July 27th
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley on August 10th

Play Pals I

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuesdays, July 14, 21
Play together and meet new people in a fun, creative environment. For children ages 18 to 29 months with an adult – children must be 18 months old by July 7. Registration began June 22.

Fifth and Sixth Grade Page Turners

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

July 14, 28 and August 11
Book discussion for kids entering grades 5 and 6.
Registration began June 29.
Books
Almost Super by Marion Jensen on July 14th
July 28th – TBD
August 11th – TBD

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, July 16, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy books, songs, music, fingerplays and more. For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult. No registration required.

Park Story Time

Friday, July 17, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For children ages 5 years and under with an adult. Meets at Blumenfeld Family Park (adjacent to the Landmark). If weather is inclement, story time will be held in the Children’s Room at 10:40 a.m. No registration required.

Science of the Super-Absorbent

Saturday, July 18, 2015

9:30 am

What mystery substance absorbs five times its own volume? Join educator Susan Sears and discover the answer. For kids entering grades 4 to 6. Registration begins July 10.

Superhero Science

Saturday, July 18, 2015

11:15 am

Join educator Susan Sears and take part in some fun activities to test superhero science. For kids entering grades 1 to 3. Registration begins July 10.

Magneto Man Science

Saturday, July 18, 2015

1:00 pm

Join science educator Susan Sears for a fun parent and child science workshop. Become a “magnetician” and discover how the world around us pushes, pulls and has its ups and downs in a variety of hands-on activities. For children ages 3 ½ to 5 with an adult. Registration begins July 10.

Stay and Play I

Monday, July 20, 2015

10:30 am

Visit with other parents and caregivers while your baby plays with age appropriate toys. For children ages birth to 12 months. Registration began June 22

Play Pals I

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Play together and meet new people in a fun, creative environment. For children ages 18 to 29 months with an adult – children must be 18 months old by July 7. Registration began June 22.

Tweens Night Out: Kawaii Design and You

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calling all tweens for a fun night out! Join artist Jade Kuei and learn how to incorporate kawaii design
elements into your own unique style. For kids entering grades 5 and 6. Registration begins July 13.

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come in pajamas and listen to bedtime stories. For children ages 3 to 6 years with an adult. No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, July 23, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy books, songs, music, fingerplays and more. For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult. No registration required.

Fourth Grade Favorites

Thursday, July 23, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursdays, July 23 and August 6
Book discussion for kids entering grade 4.
Registration began June 22.

Park Story Time

Friday, July 24, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For children ages 5 years and under with an adult. Meets at Blumenfeld Family Park (adjacent to the Landmark). If weather is inclement, story time will be held in the Children’s Room at 10:40 a.m. No registration required.

Under Pressure

Saturday, July 25, 2015

10:00 am

Join a presenter from Mad Science of Long Island to explore the properties of air under pressure. Levitate ping-pong balls, use a vortex generator to create air pockets and take home the famous “Mad Science Air Blaster.” For kids entering grades 4 to 6. Registration begins July 17.

Fantastic Fliers

Saturday, July 25, 2015

11:30 am

Learn the principles of flight with a presenter from Mad Science of Long Island. You’ll be introduced to aerodynamics and bring home your own “Mad Science Skyhawk Foam Plane.” For kids entering grades 1 to 3. Registration begins July 17.

Stay and Play II

Monday, July 27, 2015

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Mondays, July 27 and August 3, 10
Visit with other parents and caregivers while your baby plays with age appropriate toys. For children ages birth to 12 months. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.

Eco Crafts II

Monday, July 27, 2015

3:45 pm

July 27 and August 3, 10
Listen to stories and make an eco-friendly craft. For children entering grades K to 2. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.

Third Grade Thinkers

Monday, July 27, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July 27 and August 10
Book discussion for kids entering grade 3. Registration
began June 29.

Play Pals II

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuesdays, July 28 and August 4, 11
Play together and meet new people in a fun, creative environment. For children ages 18 to 29 months with an adult – children must be 18 months old by July 28. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.

Fifth and Sixth Grade Page Turners

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

July 28 and August 11
Book discussion for kids entering grades 5 and 6.
Registration began June 29.

Dance Party with Miss Lesley

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Join Miss Lesley for songs, dancing and fun. For children ages 2 ½ to 5 years with an adult. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, July 30, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy books, songs, music, fingerplays and more. For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult. No registration required.

Park Story Time

Friday, July 31, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For children ages 5 years and under with an adult. Meets at Blumenfeld Family Park (adjacent to the Landmark). If weather is inclement, story time will be held in the Children’s Room at 10:40 a.m. No registration required.

Family Films – The Boxtrolls

Friday, July 31, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Bring a blanket and a picnic; we’ll supply the popcorn! No tickets or registration required.
The Boxtrolls
(2014 – 96 minutes)
A young orphaned boy, raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors , tries to save his
friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children’s book Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow
and directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi. Rated PG for parental guidance.

Pop Message on Canvas

Saturday, August 1, 2015

9:30 am

Join art educator Doris Benter and create a bold,
colorful pop art message on canvas. For kids entering
grades 4 to 6. Registration begins July 24.

 

Mosaic Sun Catcher

Saturday, August 1, 2015

11:15 am

Join art educator Doris Benter and use colorful glass
pieces to create a mosaic. For kids entering grades 1
to 3. Registration begins July 24.

Mosaic Scatter Painting

Saturday, August 1, 2015

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join art educator Doris Benter for a fun parent and child art project. Children will enjoy developing their fine motor skills as they select and press mosaic tile pieces, beads and gems into glue on canvas for a stunning result. For children ages 3 ½ to 5 with an adult. Registration begins July 24.

Stay and Play II

Monday, August 3, 2015

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Mondays, August 3, 10
Visit with other parents and caregivers while your baby plays with age appropriate toys. For children ages birth to 12 months. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.

Eco Crafts II

Monday, August 3, 2015

3:45 pm

August 3, 10
Listen to stories and make an eco-friendly craft. For children entering grades K to 2. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.

Play Pals II

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Play together and meet new people in a fun, creative environment. For children ages 18 to 29 months with an adult – children must be 18 months old by July 28. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.

Tweens Night Out

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy a program just for kids entering grades 5 and 6.
Registration begins July 27. Topic to be announced.

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come in pajamas and listen to bedtime stories. For children ages 3 to 6 years with an adult. No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, August 6, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy books, songs, music, fingerplays and more. For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult. No registration required.

Fourth Grade Favorites

Thursday, August 6, 2015

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book discussion for kids entering grade 4.
Registration began June 22.

Park Story Time

Friday, August 7, 2015

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For children ages 5 years and under with an adult. Meets at Blumenfeld Family Park (adjacent to the Landmark). If weather is inclement, story time will be held in the Children’s Room at 10:40 a.m. No registration required.

Poppets

Saturday, August 8, 2015

10:00 am

Join a presenter from the Children’s Museum of Long
Island and learn the ancient art of puppetry. You’ll
design your own stick puppets, learn storytelling
techniques and perform in a pop-up theatre. For kids
entering grades. Registration begins July 31.

Poppets

Saturday, August 8, 2015

11:30 am

Join a presenter from the Children’s Museum of Long
Island and learn the ancient art of puppetry. You’ll
design your own stick puppets, learn storytelling
techniques and perform in a pop-up theatre.  For kids entering
grades 1 to 3. Registration begins July 31.

Stay and Play II

Monday, August 10, 2015

12:00 am

Visit with other parents and caregivers while your baby plays with age appropriate toys. For children ages birth to 12 months. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.

Eco Crafts II

Monday, August 10, 2015

3:45 pm

Listen to stories and make an eco-friendly craft. For
children entering grades K to 2. Registration begins July 20. Priority given to first time registrants.