This Week (July 22-28) in the Children’s Department

Monday, July 22

Dix Hills

  • 12:30 pm: Baby Lapsit! Birth-12 months with an adult. Dress comfortably as you get active withy our little one. Babies will enjoy songs, stories, nursery rhymes, beginner sign language, and movement. Bring a baby towel or blanket.
  • 3:30 pm: Kids and Teens! Grades K-3. Teen volunteers will be on hand to assist children in summer craft activities.
  • 7:00 pm: Mother/Special Adult and Daughter Book Discussion! Children entering grades 5 & 6. The Fairy Ring, or Elsie and Frances Fool the World by Mary Losure. We’ll discuss the book and make a fairy garden for the library. Check out your book when you register for the program.

Melville

  • No children’s events scheduled.

Tuesday, July 23

Dix Hills

  • No children’s events scheduled.

Melville

  • 2:00 pm: Walk-In Art! No registration required! Families with children ages 3 & up. Please note that no walk-ins are allowed 1/2 hour before the end of each class. Each session will feature a variety of recycled or repurposed materials and media for you to create art with!

Wednesday, July 24

Dix Hills

  • 2:00 pm: Grocery Fun! 2-5 years old with an adult. Have fun in the kitchen, grocery store and fruit stand with your little one in this open-play activity!
  • 7:00 pm: Family Minute to Win It! Families with children ages 5 years & up. Here’s your chance to show your skills with fun games inspired by the “Minute to Win It” TV show!

Melville

  • 10:30 am: Planting Story Time! 3 years old through entering 1st grade with an adult. Our group will plant a garden outside the Melville building. Stories and crafts add to the fun!

Thursday, July 25

Dix Hills

  • 10:00 am:  Walk-In Art! No registration required! Families with children ages 3 & up. Please note that no walk-ins are allowed 1/2 hour before the end of each class. Each session will feature a variety of recycled or repurposed materials and media for you to create art with!
  • 3:30 pm: Makerspace Thursdays! Children entering grades 3-5. Pair up with a teen volunteer at one or all three of these Makerspace sessions to create something unique. Each session will feature a different project.

Melville

  • No children’s events scheduled.

Friday, July 26

Dix Hills

  • 7:00 pm: Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! Children entering grades 3-5. Celebrate our favorite wizard’s birthday at the library!

Melville

  • 10:30 am: Shake and Make Music! Crawlers with a parent or caregiver
  • 11:30 am: Shake and Make Music! Walkers with a parent or caregiver. A high-energy, fun-filled music and movement program incorporating instruments, beanbags bubbles, and more for little ones and their caregivers!
  • 2:00 pm: Tiny Tales! 3-5 years old with a parent or caregiver. Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and crafts!

Saturday, July 27

Dix Hills

  • 2:00 pm: Mother Goose! Birth-3 years old with an adult. Join us for some rhymes, finger plays, and simple songs in this early literacy craft!

Melville

  • No children’s events scheduled.

Sunday, July 28

The library is closed. 

NOTE: You must register for all programs you wish to attend (unless otherwise noted). If you are not registered for a program but are interested in attending, please call ahead to check for availability: 631-421-4530.

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