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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.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session II

Thursday, December 8, 2016

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music, and puppetry 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.
This is the 4th of a 5 week series.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration began October 25th; this class is full.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session II

Thursday, December 8, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music, and puppetry 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.
This is the 4th of a 5 week series.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration began October 24; this class is full.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, December 9, 2016

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, December 9, 2016

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Tweens’ Friday Night

Friday, December 9, 2016

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Kids in grades 5 and 6 are invited to join Elise Tepper to learn the art of gift wrapping. Bring your gifts to wrap!
Online registration began December 1.
Click here to register.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, December 12, 2016

9:30 am - 10:00 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.
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, December 12, 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.
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: Session II

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

You and your child will enjoy great stories, songs, and fingerplays, while your child develops essential early literacy skills.
For children 2 1/2 to 5 years with an adult.
This is the 5th of a 6 week series.
Online registration began November 1st; this class is full.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session II

Thursday, December 15, 2016

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music, and puppetry 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.
This is the final class of a 5 week series.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration began October 25th; this class is full.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session II

Thursday, December 15, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music, and puppetry 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.
This is the final class of a 5 week series.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
Online registration began October 24; this class is full.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Third and Fourth Grade Book Discussion

Thursday, December 15, 2016

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Monthly book discussion.
Online registration began October 4; This class is full.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, December 16, 2016

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, December 16, 2016

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Registration begins for 1-2-3- Play with Me & Tummy Time

Monday, December 19, 2016

9:00 am

Click here to register for 1-2-3 Play with Me, series begins Wednesday January 4th.

Click here to register for Tummy Time, series begins Thursday, January 5th.

Preschool Story Time: Session II

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

You and your child will enjoy great stories, songs, and fingerplays, while your child develops essential early literacy skills.
For children 2 1/2 to 5 years with an adult.
This is the final class of a 6 week series.
Online registration began November 1st; this class is full.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Registration begins for Read and Reach

Friday, December 23, 2016

9:00 am

For children in grades K to 2.
Begins January 6th, 2017
Click here to register.

Casey Carle’s Bubblemania

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A unique soapy spectacular combining artistic skills, visual comedy, big band music and intricate bubble designs. Comic bubble artist Casey Carle creates square bubbles, bouncing bubbles, beautiful iridescent bubbles, bubble sculptures and much more!
For elementary school children in grades K and up with an adult.
Tickets are required and will be available in the Children’s Room beginning December 12 on a first come first served basis.
Sponsored by the Children’s Advisory Council and funded by the Port Washington Library Foundation. 

Fifth and Sixth Grade Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

7:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Book discussion for children in grades 5 and 6.
Online registration begins October 4.
Books available at time of registration.
Click here to register.

Improv4Kids

Thursday, December 29, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Improv4Kids is a nationwide theater program dedicated to educating and entertaining through creative comedy. Audience members will have fun suggesting new ideas for the actors to perform as skits, songs and dances on stage.
For elementary school children in grades 1 and up with an adult.
Tickets are required and will be available in the Children’s Room beginning December 12 on a first come first served basis. Sponsored by the Children’s Advisory Council and funded by the Port Washington Library Foundation. 

Registration begins for (January 9th’s) A Time for Kids

Monday, January 2, 2017

9:00 am

Click here to register for the 10:15 class.

Click here to register for the 11:30 class.

Click here to register for the 1:30 class.

Registration begins for Tween Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

9:00 am

Tuesday, January 17 from 7:15 to 8:15.
For 5th graders.
Click here to register.

1-2-3 Play with Me

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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.
This is the first 1st class of a 5 week series.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration begins December 19.
Click here to register.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Tummy Time

Thursday, January 5, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Babies are spending more time on their backs than ever before due to the recommendations set by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Babies need lots of Tummy Time to develop their muscle strength and coordination.  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.
This is the 1st class of a 4 week series.
Online registration begins December 19.
Click here to register.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 6, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 6, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Read and Reach

Friday, January 6, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for great stories, movement and fun exercise.
For children in grades K to 2.
This is the 1st class of a 4 week series.
Online registration begins December 23.
Click here to register.

A Time For Kids: Amusement Park

Monday, January 9, 2017

10:15 am - 11:15 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 2.
Click here to register.

A Time For Kids: Amusement Park

Monday, January 9, 2017

11:30 am - 12:30 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 2.
Click here to register.

A Time For Kids: Amusement Park

Monday, January 9, 2017

1:30 pm - 2:30 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 2.
Click here to register.

1-2-3 Play with Me

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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.
This is the 2nd class of a 5 week series.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration begins December 19.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Tummy Time

Thursday, January 12, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Babies are spending more time on their backs than ever before due to the recommendations set by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Babies need lots of Tummy Time to develop their muscle strength and coordination.  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.
This is the 2nd class of a 4 week series.
Online registration begins December 19.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 13, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 13, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Read and Reach

Friday, January 13, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for great stories, movement and fun exercise.
For children in grades K to 2.
This is the 2nd class of a 4 week series.
Online registration begins December 23.

 

Tween Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Calling all fifth grade volunteers! Do you enjoy writing, acting and being creative? We invite you to help us brainstorm and design our new Great Library Card Adventure which will be held in April.
Limited online registration begins January 3.
Click here to register.

1-2-3 Play with Me

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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.
This is the 3rd class of a 5 week series.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration begins December 19.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Tummy Time

Thursday, January 19, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Babies are spending more time on their backs than ever before due to the recommendations set by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Babies need lots of Tummy Time to develop their muscle strength and coordination.  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.
This is the 3rd class of a 4 week series.
Online registration begins December 19.

Third and Fourth Grade Book Discussion

Thursday, January 19, 2017

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Monthly book discussion for children in third and fourth grade.
Online registration – check for availability.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 20, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 20, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Read and Reach

Friday, January 20, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for great stories, movement and fun exercise.
For children in grades K to 2.
This is the 3rd class of a 4 week series.
Online registration begins December 23.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, January 23, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 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.
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 23, 2017

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.
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 25, 2017

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.
This is the 4th class of a 5 week series.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration begins December 19.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Registration begins for Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, January 26, 2017

9:00 am

Click here to register for the 9:30 class.

Click here to register for the 10:30 class.

Tummy Time

Thursday, January 26, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Babies are spending more time on their backs than ever before due to the recommendations set by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Babies need lots of Tummy Time to develop their muscle strength and coordination.  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.
This is the final class of a 4 week series.
Online registration begins December 1

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 27, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, January 27, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Lesley for a program filled with interactive stories, fun 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 36 months with an adult.
Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 50 participants.
Numbered tickets will be available ½ hour before start time.

Read and Reach

Friday, January 27, 2017

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for great stories, movement and fun exercise.
For children in grades K to 2.
This is the final class of a 4 week series.
Online registration begins December 23.

Registration begins for (February 6th’s) A Time for Kids

Monday, January 30, 2017

9:00 am

Click here to register for A Time for Kids; 10:15 a.m. class.

Click here to register for A Time for Kids; 11:30 a.m. class.

Click here to register A Time for Kids; 1:30 p.m. class.