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Children’s Programs

PLEASE NOTE: NEW REGISTRATION POLICY
Due to high demand and limited space, we ask that you arrive at least 5 minutes before the program for which you are registered to claim your spot.
If you do not arrive 5 minutes before, we may transfer your spot to someone on the waiting list.
Priority is given to Port Washington residents.

Ready Set Story Time: Session I

Monday, July 25, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Susie for stories, songs, fingerplays and movement rhymes. Experience early literacy practices in action, and discover great books and music.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Registration began June 27; this class is full.

Sing and Swing Story Time: Session II

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun and easy action rhymes and songs to share together. The early literacy practices featured each week help build the foundation for a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 30 months with an adult.
Registration began July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Parachute Play: Session II

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Miss Lesley for music, movement and a parachute! This program will develop gross motor skills, encourage cooperation and self-expression.
For children ages 3 to 5 years with an adult.
Registration began July 18; this class is full
Priority given to first time participants.

Tweens’ Night Out

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Calling all tweens for a fun night out! Enjoy a library program just for kids entering grades 5 and 6.  Topic to be announced.
Registration began July 5.

Click here to register

Play Pals: Session II

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment.
For children ages 18 to 29 months with an adult – children must be 18 months old by July 27.
Registration began July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Read and Reach: Session I

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for great stories, challenging action rhymes and movement.
For children entering grades K to 2.
Registration began June 28; this class is full.

Family Film – Goosebumps

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

7:30 pm

Goosebumps
(2015 – 103 minutes)
Young Zack teams up with the daughter of R. L. Stine, the author of the bestselling series Goosebumps after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free. A comedy feature film starring Jack Black and directed by Ron Letterman.
Rated PG for parental guidance.

Park Story Time

Thursday, July 28, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For children ages 5 years and under with an adult.
Meets at The Blumenfeld Family Park (adjacent to the Landmark).  In the event of the inclement weather, meet in the Children’s Room at 10:40 a.m.
No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session II

Friday, July 29, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  We introduce babies to the magic of books by sharing board books together. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other new parents.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Registration began July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Steam Workshop for Kids – Force and Motion

Saturday, July 30, 2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Experience Isaac Newton in a whole new way! Students will pull, knock and twist their way into a better understanding of Newton’s laws of motion through fun, engaging experiments.   For children entering grades 4 to 6.
Presented by the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
Registration begins July 19.
Click here to register

Steam Workshop for Kids – Living in Space

Saturday, July 30, 2016

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

What is life like in space? There are many things to know before venturing up into space. Children will discover where to sleep, what kind of food is available, what some hazards are and even get to try on a space suit!
For children entering grades 1 to 3.
Presented by the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
Registration began July 19; this class is full.

Ready Set Story Time: Session II

Monday, August 1, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Susie for stories, songs, fingerplays and movement rhymes. Experience early literacy practices in action, and discover great books and music.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Registration begins July 25.
Priority given to first time participants.

Sing and Swing Story Time: Session II

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun and easy action rhymes and songs to share together. The early literacy practices featured each week help build the foundation for a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 30 months with an adult.
Registration begins July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Parachute Play: Session II

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Miss Lesley for music, movement and a parachute! This program will develop gross motor skills, encourage cooperation and self-expression.
For children ages 3 to 5 years with an adult.
Registration begins July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Tween’s Night Out

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Calling all tweens for a fun night out! Enjoy a library program just for kids entering grades 5 and 6.   Topic to be announced.
Registration began July 19; this class is full.

Play Pals: Session II

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment.
For children ages 18 to 29 months with an adult – children must be 18 months old by July 27.
Registration begins July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Read and Reach II

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for great stories, challenging action rhymes and movement.
For children entering grades K to 2.
Registration begins July 26.
Click here to register

Park Story Time

Thursday, August 4, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For children ages 5 years and under with an adult.
Meets at The Blumenfeld Family Park (adjacent to the Landmark).  In the event of the inclement weather, meet in the Children’s Room at 10:40 a.m.
No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session II

Friday, August 5, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  We introduce babies to the magic of books by sharing board books together. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other new parents.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Registration begins July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Steam Workshop for Kids – The Science of Sports

Saturday, August 6, 2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy an energetic hour filled with activities and experiments to demonstrate the science behind the interaction of our bodies and sports. Participants will explore the center of gravity, 3-D vision concepts and bring home their very own “Reach-O-Meter”.
For children entering grades 4 to 6.
Presented by Mad Science of Long Island.
Registration begins July 26.
Click here to register

Steam Workshop for Kids – The Science of Sports

Saturday, August 6, 2016

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Enjoy an energetic hour filled with activities and experiments to demonstrate the science behind the interaction of our bodies and sports. Participants will explore the center of gravity, 3-D vision concepts and bring home their very own “Reach-O-Meter”.
For children entering grades 1 to 3.
Presented by Mad Science of Long Island.
Registration begins July 26.
Click here to register

Ready Set Story Time: Session II

Monday, August 8, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Susie for stories, songs, fingerplays and movement rhymes. Experience early literacy practices in action, and discover great books and music.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Registration begins July 25.
Priority given to first time participants.

Third Grade Thinkers

Monday, August 8, 2016

7:00 pm

Book discussion for children entering grade 3.
“The kid from Diamond Street : the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton” by Audrey Vernick
Registration began July 5.

Sing and Swing Story Time: Session II

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun and easy action rhymes and songs to share together. The early literacy practices featured each week help build the foundation for a lifelong love of learning.
For children ages 18 to 30 months with an adult.
Registration begins July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Parachute Play: Session II

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Miss Lesley for music, movement and a parachute! This program will develop gross motor skills, encourage cooperation and self-expression.
For children ages 3 to 5 years with an adult.
Registration begins July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Page Turners

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Book discussion for children entering grades 5 and 6.
Book titles to be announced.
Registration began June 28; this class is full.

Play Pals: Session II

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment.
For children ages 18 to 29 months with an adult – children must be 18 months old by July 27.
Registration begins July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Read and Reach II

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for great stories, challenging action rhymes and movement.
For children entering grades K to 2.
Registration begins July 26.

Fourth Grade Favorites

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book discussion for children entering 4th grade.
“The Show Must Go On” by Kate Klise
Registration began July 5th.

Park Story Time

Thursday, August 11, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

For children ages 5 years and under with an adult.
Meets at The Blumenfeld Family Park (adjacent to the Landmark).  In the event of the inclement weather, meet in the Children’s Room at 10:40 a.m.
No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session II

Friday, August 12, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music and bouncing rhymes.  We introduce babies to the magic of books by sharing board books together. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other new parents.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Registration begins July 18.
Priority given to first time participants.

Ready Set Story Time: Session II

Monday, August 15, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Susie for stories, songs, fingerplays and movement rhymes. Experience early literacy practices in action, and discover great books and music.
For children of all ages with an adult.
Registration begins July 25.
Priority given to first time participants.

Tweens’ Night Out

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Calling all tweens for a fun night out! Enjoy a library program just for kids your age entering grades 5 and 6.  Topic to be announced.
Registration begins August 2.
Click here to register

Read and Reach II

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for great stories, challenging action rhymes and movement.
For children entering grades K to 2.
Registration begins July 26th.

Family Film – Zootopia

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

7:30 pm

Zootopia (2016 – 108 minutes)
In a city like no other, a rookie bunny cop jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox.  An animated comedy feature film directed by Byron Howard.
Rated PG for parental guidance.