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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

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.

Tween Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Tuesday, January 24, 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 began January 3.
Click here to register.

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 began December 19.
This class is full.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Registration begins for Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, January 26, 2017

9:00 am

Begins on Thursday, February 2nd.

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 began 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 - 4:15 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 began December 23.

Creative Readers

Saturday, January 28, 2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children in kindergarten through grade 2 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to get hooked on reading.
This is the fourth of six sessions.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

 

Creative Readers

Saturday, January 28, 2017

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Children in grades 3- 5 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to get hooked on reading.
This is the fourth of six sessions.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

 

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

Monday, January 30, 2017

9:00 am

Class meets Monday, February 6th.

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.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, January 30, 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 30, 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.

Registration begins for Preschool Story Time: Session I

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

9:00 am

Begins on Tuesday, February 7th.

Click here to register.

Fifth and Sixth Grade Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

7:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Monthly book discussion for children in fifth and sixth grade.
Online registration – check for availability.

1-2-3 Play with Me

Wednesday, February 1, 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 final class of a 5 week series.
For children ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration began December 19.
This class is full.
Please note: Priority will be given to first time registrants.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Thursday, February 2, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 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.
This is the 1st class of an 6 week series.
Online registration begins January 26.
Click here to register.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Thursday, February 2, 2017

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.
This is the 1st class of an 6 week series.
Online registration begins January 26.
Click here to register.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 3, 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, February 3, 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.

Creative Readers

Saturday, February 4, 2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children in kindergarten through grade 2 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to get hooked on reading.
This is the fifth of six sessions.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

 

Creative Readers

Saturday, February 4, 2017

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Children in grades 3- 5 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to get hooked on reading.
This is the fifth of six sessions.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

 

Registration begins for (February 13th’s) Valentine’s Day Craft

Monday, February 6, 2017

9:00 am

Class meets on Monday, February 13th.

Click here to register for the 10:30 class (Ages 18 to 36 months with an adult)

Click here to register for the 11:30 class (Ages 2 ½ to 5 years with an adult)

 

 

A Time For Kids: Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 6, 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 30.
Click here to register.

A Time For Kids: Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 6, 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 30.
Click here to register.

A Time For Kids: Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 6, 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 30.
Click here to register.

Preschool Story Time: Session I

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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 1st class in a 7 week series.
Online registration begins January 31.
Click here to register.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Thursday, February 9, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 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.
This is the 2nd class of an 6 week series.
Online registration begins January 26.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Thursday, February 9, 2017

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.
This is the 2nd class of an 6 week series.
Online registration begins January 26.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 10, 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, February 10, 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.

Creative Readers

Saturday, February 11, 2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children in kindergarten through grade 2 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to get hooked on reading.
This is the sixth of six sessions.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Creative Readers

Saturday, February 11, 2017

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Children in grades 3- 5 will use drama, games, art, movement and music to get hooked on reading.
This is the sixth of six sessions.
Presented by PortSEPTA and the Port Washington Public Library.
For registration information please email creativereadersinport@yahoo.com
Click here for more information about Creative Readers

Valentine’s Day Craft

Monday, February 13, 2017

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Ms. Jeannie presents holiday stories, songs and a craft.
Ages 18 to 36 months with an adult.
Online registration begins February 6th.
Click here to register.

Valentine’s Day Craft

Monday, February 13, 2017

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Ms. Jeannie presents holiday stories, songs and a craft.
Ages 2 ½ to 5 years with an adult.
Online registration begins February 6.
Click here to register.

Preschool Story Time: Session I

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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 2nd class in a 7 week series.
Online registration begins January 31.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Thursday, February 16, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 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.
This is the 3rd class of an 6 week series.
Online registration begins January 26.

Baby Rhyme Time: Session I

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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.
This is the 3rd class of an 6 week series.
Online registration begins January 26.

Third and Fourth Grade Book Discussion

Thursday, February 16, 2017

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Online registration – check for availability.

Sing and Swing Story Time

Friday, February 17, 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, February 17, 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.

Registration begins for 1-2-3 Play with Me

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

9:00 am

Series begins on Wednesday March 1st.
Click here to register
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Registration begins for Intergenerational Chess

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

9:00 am

Series begins Sunday March 5th.
Children ages 6 to 12 years are invited to enjoy the game with a parent, grandparent or favorite adult.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library in memory of Lawrence Kamisher.
Click here to register.  Please include the name of the adult who will accompany the child.

 

StoryFaces: Tales of Transformation and Wonder

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Artist and storyteller, Christopher Agostino brings stories to life on the faces of his audience! In this innovative fusion of theater and visual arts, volunteers are brought on stage and face painted to illustrate the stories as Christopher tells them.
For children in grades 1 and up with an adult.
Tickets are required and will be available in the Children’s Room beginning February 6 on a first come first served basis.
Sponsored by the Children’s Advisory Council and funded by the Port Washington Library Foundation.

 

Mr. Fish in Phenomenal Physics

Thursday, February 23, 2017

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

 

Discover the concepts of friction, velocity and inertia, learn about the structure of Roman arches and find out about aerodynamics. Mr. Fish proves that science can be fun by performing eye-popping circus tricks with boomerangs, bubbles, balloons, eggs & more!
For children in grades K and up with an adult.
Tickets are required and will be available in the Children’s Room beginning February 6 on a first come first served basis.
Sponsored by the Children’s Advisory Council and funded by the Port Washington Library Foundation.

Ready Set Story Time

Monday, February 27, 2017

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
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, February 27, 2017

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Ms. Susie introduces early literacy practices through stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes.
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 I

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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 3rd class in a 7 week series.
Online registration begins January 31.

Fifth and Sixth Grade Book Discussion

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

7:15 pm - 8:00 pm

 

Online registration – check for availability.