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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.

Sing and Swing Story Time: Session I

Tuesday, July 5, 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 June 20.

Parachute Play: Session I

Tuesday, July 5, 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 June 20.

Play Pals: Session I

Wednesday, July 6, 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 6.
Registration begins June 20.

Park Story Time

Thursday, July 7, 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) weather permitting.
No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Friday, July 8, 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 June 20.

Summer Reading Club Kick-off – The Live T.V. Game Show

Friday, July 8, 2016

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate the beginning of the Summer Reading Club with a simulated, real TV game show complete with game show host, electronic scoring, countdown clock and the physical challenge round. A combination of “Jeopardy” and “Beat the Clock”, the Live T.V. Game Show is faced paced, educational and fun for all!
For children entering grades 1 to 6 with an adult.
No tickets required.

Steam Workshop for Kids – Brush Bot Racer

Saturday, July 9, 2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Build a mini racer using a tooth brush head, battery and motor. After building the mini racer, kids will design a portable race track to test their Brush Bot.
For children entering grades 4 to 6.
Registration begins June 28.
Click here to register

Steam Workshop for Kids – Ride a Wave

Saturday, July 9, 2016

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Kids will enjoy using model magic as they sculpt a large wave and position a small animal riding the wave.
For children entering grades 1 to 3.
Registration begins June 28.
Click here to register

Ready Set Story Time: Session I

Monday, July 11, 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 June 27.

Sing and Swing Story Time: Session I

Tuesday, July 12, 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 June 20.

Parachute Play: Session I

Tuesday, July 12, 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 June 20.

Page Turners

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Book discussion for children entering grades 5 and 6.
Book titles to be announced.
Registration begins June 28.
Click here to register

Play Pals: Session I

Wednesday, July 13, 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 6.
Registration begins June 20.

Read and Reach: Session I

Wednesday, July 13, 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 June 28.
Click here to register

Park Story Time

Thursday, July 14, 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) weather permitting.
No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Friday, July 15, 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 June 20.

Steam Workshop for Kids – Sky Spinners

Saturday, July 16, 2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Do you know what makes kites fly high in the sky? Discover the science behind these sky spinners and learn how to build your own using easy-to-find materials.
For children entering grades 4 to 6.
Presented by the Long Island Children’s Museum.
Registration begins July 5.
Click here to register

Steam Workshop for Kids – Sky Spinners

Saturday, July 16, 2016

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Do you know what makes kites fly high in the sky? Discover the science behind these sky spinners and learn how to build your own using easy-to-find materials.
For children entering grades 1 to 3.
Presented by the Long Island Children’s Museum.
Registration begins July 5.
Click here to register

Ready Set Story Time: Session I

Monday, July 18, 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 June 27.

Third Grade Thinkers

Monday, July 18, 2016

7:00 pm

Book discussion for children entering 3rd grade.
Book titles to be announced.
Registration begins July 5.
Click here to register

Sing and Swing Story Time: Session I

Tuesday, July 19, 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 June 20.

Parachute Play: Session I

Tuesday, July 19, 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 June 20.

Tweens’ Night Out

Tuesday, July 19, 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 begins July 5.
Click here to register

Play Pals: Session I

Wednesday, July 20, 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 6.
Registration begins June 20.

Read and Reach: Session I

Wednesday, July 20, 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 June 27.

 

 

Fourth Grade Favorites

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book discussion for children entering 4th grade.
Book titles to be announced.
Registration begins July 5th.
Click here to register

Park Story Time

Thursday, July 21, 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) weather permitting.
No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Friday, July 22, 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 June 20.

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 begins June 27.

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 begins 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 begins July 18.
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 begins 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 begins 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 begins June 28.

 

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) weather permitting.
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 begins 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 begins July 19.
Click here to register

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 begins July 19.

Click here to register

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) weather permitting.
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.