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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.

Valentine Craft

Monday, February 8, 2016

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Join Miss Jeannie for a holiday craft, seasonal stories and fingerplays.
Ages 18 to 36 months with an adult at 11 a.m.
Registration begins February 1.

Valentine Craft

Monday, February 8, 2016

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Miss Jeannie for a holiday craft, seasonal stories and fingerplays.
Ages 3 to 5 years with an adult at 12 noon.
Registration begins February 1.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us 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 months to 3 years with an adult.
No registration required.

BIG KIDS After School Story Time (formerly Birthday Bash)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Children who are interested in listening to great stories are invited to hear the very best in children’s literature. We’ll share classics and new favorites, as well as songs and challenging action rhymes.
For children in grades K-2 without an adult.
No registration required.

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, February 11, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music,  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.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
No registration required. 

Tell Me a Story Preschool Story Time

Friday, February 12, 2016

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for picture books, songs, and rhymes perfect for preschoolers.  Children develop listening, thinking, social and literacy skills.
For children ages 3 to 5 years without an adult.
No registration required.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us 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 months to 3 years with an adult.
No registration required.

World of Wonder

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Take a journey with multi-talented theater artist Leland Faulkner and discover the world through storytelling, shadow-theater, mime and illusion.
For children in grades 1 and up with an adult.
Tickets will be available in the Children’s Room beginning February 2 on a first come first served basis.
Sponsored by the Children’s Advisory Council and funded by the Port Washington Library Foundation.

 

Get Moving With Lesley

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Get ready to move your body! Join Miss Lesley for the perfect mix of directed and undirected dancing and movement. Children will get exercise and improve gross motor skills. The use of instruments, scarves, and balls add to the fun.
For children ages 18 months to 2 ½ years with an adult.
Registration begins February 1.

Get Moving With Lesley

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Get ready to move your body! Join Miss Lesley for the perfect mix of directed and undirected dancing and movement. Children will get exercise and improve gross motor skills. The use of instruments, scarves, and balls add to the fun.
For children ages 3 to 5 years with an adult.
Registration begins February 1.

There is NO BIG KIDS After School Story Time today

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

4:00 pm

Due to the Port Washington School District’s February Winter Break, there is no class today.

There is NO Baby Rhyme Time class today

Thursday, February 18, 2016

10:30 am

Due to the Port Washington School District’s February Winter Break, there is no class today.

Grins and Grins

Friday, February 19, 2016

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Erin and Ray Grins for an afternoon filled with magic, ventriloquism, circus skills and lots of laughs.
For children in grades K and up with an adult.
Tickets will be available in the Children’s Room beginning February 2 on a first come first served basis.
Sponsored by the Children’s Advisory Council and funded by the Port Washington Library Foundation.

 

 

There is NO Tell Me a Story Preschool Story Time today

Friday, February 19, 2016

3:30 pm

Due to the Port Washington School District’s February Winter Break, there is no class today.

Ready, Set, Story Time!

Monday, February 22, 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.
No registration required.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us 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 months to 3 years with an adult.
No registration required.

BIG KIDS After School Story Time

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Children who are interested in listening to great stories are invited to hear the very best in children’s literature. We’ll share classics and new favorites, as well as songs and challenging action rhymes.
For children in grades K-2 without an adult.
No registration required.

Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, February 25, 2016

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a lapsit program filled with songs, music,  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.
For children ages birth to 17 months with an adult.
No registration required. 

Book Bunch

Thursday, February 25, 2016

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monthly book discussion for children in grades 3 and 4.
Call for availability.

Tell Me a Story Preschool Story Time

Friday, February 26, 2016

12:00 am

Join us for picture books, songs, and rhymes perfect for preschoolers.  Children develop listening, thinking, social and literacy skills.
For children ages 3 to 5 years without an adult.
No registration required.

Bringing the Museum to the Library

Sunday, February 28, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join art educator Tami Thompson Wood in this two-session workshop where participants will explore great works of art. Tami will present slideshows and lead discussions and hands-on activities. Session one will highlight Henri Matisse’s cut-outs.  Tami presents family programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Heckscher Museum of Art.
For students in grades 4 to 6 with a favorite adult.
Registration begins February 8 by calling Children’s Services at 883-4400, Ext. 150.

1-2-3 Play With Me (formerly Parent Child Workshop)

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Each week a different resource professional is on hand to discuss speech/hearing and language, behavior, dental hygiene, learning through play, and music and movement.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult – siblings welcome.
This is week 1 of a 5 week class.
Registration begins February 11 – priority given to first time registrants.

Bringing the Museum to the Library

Sunday, March 6, 2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join art educator Tami Thompson Wood in the second of a two-session workshop where participants will explore great works of art. Tami will present slideshows and lead discussions and hands-on activities. Session two will highlight Alexander Calder’s wire sculptures. Tami presents family programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Heckscher Museum of Art.
For students in grades 4 to 6 with a favorite adult.
Registration begins February 8 by calling Children’s Services at 883-4400, Ext. 150.

A Time For Kids: Circus Scene

Monday, March 7, 2016

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.
Registration begins February 29.

A Time For Kids: Circus Scene

Monday, March 7, 2016

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.
Registration begins February 29.

A Time For Kids: Circus Scene

Monday, March 7, 2016

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.
Registration begins February 29.

1-2-3 Play With Me (formerly Parent Child Workshop)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Each week a different resource professional is on hand to discuss speech/hearing and language, behavior, dental hygiene, learning through play, and music and movement.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult – siblings welcome.
This is week 2 of a 5 week class.
Registration begins February 11 – priority given to first time registrants.

1-2-3 Play With Me (formerly Parent Child Workshop)

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Each week a different resource professional is on hand to discuss speech/hearing and language, behavior, dental hygiene, learning through play, and music and movement.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult – siblings welcome.
This is week 3 of a 5 week class.
Registration begins February 11 – priority given to first time registrants.

1-2-3 Play With Me (formerly Parent Child Workshop)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Each week a different resource professional is on hand to discuss speech/hearing and language, behavior, dental hygiene, learning through play, and music and movement.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult – siblings welcome.
This is week 4 of a 5 week class.
Registration begins February 11 – priority given to first time registrants.

1-2-3 Play With Me (formerly Parent Child Workshop)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Spend time with your child and meet new people in an educational and creative environment. Each week a different resource professional is on hand to discuss speech/hearing and language, behavior, dental hygiene, learning through play, and music and movement.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult – siblings welcome.
This is the final week of a 5 week class.
Registration begins February 11 – priority given to first time registrants.