Events

South Country Library Program Calendar

Please see the categories folder below to limit results to Adult, Young Adult and/or Children’s programs.

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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 1 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Finish the Movie Title
Finish the Movie Title
Dec 1 all-day
Do you know the titles of these popular movies? Fill in the missing word to find out. https://kahoot.it/challenge/02705290?challenge-id=7147170d-6aa3-4d17-977f-be034beeee6f_1605797309733 or Game Pin: 02705290
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 1 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 1 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 2 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Finish the Movie Title
Finish the Movie Title
Dec 2 all-day
Do you know the titles of these popular movies? Fill in the missing word to find out. https://kahoot.it/challenge/02705290?challenge-id=7147170d-6aa3-4d17-977f-be034beeee6f_1605797309733 or Game Pin: 02705290
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 2 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 2 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
Letter of the Week Kits 9:30 am
Letter of the Week Kits
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Work your way with the alphabet with your child. Each week we’ll feature a new letter. Packets include a simple craft, activity sheets, and cut-out letters. Free, no registration necessary. Recommended for ages 5 years and younger.
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 3 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Finish the Movie Title
Finish the Movie Title
Dec 3 all-day
Do you know the titles of these popular movies? Fill in the missing word to find out. https://kahoot.it/challenge/02705290?challenge-id=7147170d-6aa3-4d17-977f-be034beeee6f_1605797309733 or Game Pin: 02705290
Hanukkah Craft Giveaway
Hanukkah Craft Giveaway
Dec 3 all-day
Pick up a bonus craft to get ready for Hanukkah. No registration, while supplies last.
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 3 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 3 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 4 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 4 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Penguin Paint Kits (Grades K-5th)
Penguin Paint Kits (Grades K-5th)
Dec 4 all-day
Register and pick up Penguin Paint Kits created by The Art Nanny, featuring her special ColorShield technique. For grades K-5th, one per child, while supplies last.  Register online here  As long as you’re registered, we will put a kit aside Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 4 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
Small Singalong 10:30 am
Small Singalong
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am
Join Jen for some songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The video premieres on our Facebook page at 10:30 am on Fridays, and is also available on our YouTube channel  or on the library webpage at
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 5 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Free Craft Kits for Kids
Free Craft Kits for Kids
Dec 5 all-day
Pick up a free craft kit for your child. With the colder, damper months, we will be moving the box inside, so just stop in the Children’s Dept. to get the craft. One craft per child, please.
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 5 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 5 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 7 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 7 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Pinecone Bird Feeder Kit
Pinecone Bird Feeder Kit
Dec 7 all-day
Pick up a kit to make a pinecone birdfeeder. You’ll need to supply your own nut butter or shortening (like Crisco). No registration, while supplies last.
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 7 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
Virtual Storytime via Zoom 4:00 pm
Virtual Storytime via Zoom
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join a librarian for a live storytime via Zoom. Please email childrens@sctylib.org to register your child.
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Crystal Snowflake Kit (Grades 2nd-5th)
Crystal Snowflake Kit (Grades 2nd-5th)
Dec 8 all-day
For grades 2nd – 5th. Make a crystal snowflake with pipe cleaners and Borax. Adult supervision required. You’ll need a jar for this craft. Registration and pick-up starts Tuesday, Dec. 8, while supplies last. Register online here, in-person or by phone Read More ...
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 8 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 8 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 8 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
World Capitals
World Capitals
Dec 8 all-day
How well do you know the capitals of the world? https://kahoot.it/challenge/09463649?challenge-id=7147170d-6aa3-4d17-977f-be034beeee6f_1605803488484 or Game pin: 09463649
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 9 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 9 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 9 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
World Capitals
World Capitals
Dec 9 all-day
How well do you know the capitals of the world? https://kahoot.it/challenge/09463649?challenge-id=7147170d-6aa3-4d17-977f-be034beeee6f_1605803488484 or Game pin: 09463649
Letter of the Week Kits 9:30 am
Letter of the Week Kits
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Work your way with the alphabet with your child. Each week we’ll feature a new letter. Packets include a simple craft, activity sheets, and cut-out letters. Free, no registration necessary. Recommended for ages 5 years and younger.
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 10 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Gingerbread Houses: A Family Holiday Take-and-Make
Gingerbread Houses: A Family Holiday Take-and-Make
Dec 10 all-day
In-person registration only, beginning October 20.  Register by Saturday, November 30 to reserve your kit.  Pick up your kit Thursday, December 10 – Saturday, December 12.  Limit of one per family using an Adult South Country Library Card. Plan a Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 10 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Pizza Craft Giveaway
Pizza Craft Giveaway
Dec 10 all-day
Make a paper pizza craft. No registration required, while supplies last.
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 10 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
World Capitals
World Capitals
Dec 10 all-day
How well do you know the capitals of the world? https://kahoot.it/challenge/09463649?challenge-id=7147170d-6aa3-4d17-977f-be034beeee6f_1605803488484 or Game pin: 09463649
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 11 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Gingerbread Houses: A Family Holiday Take-and-Make
Gingerbread Houses: A Family Holiday Take-and-Make
Dec 11 all-day
In-person registration only, beginning October 20.  Register by Saturday, November 30 to reserve your kit.  Pick up your kit Thursday, December 10 – Saturday, December 12.  Limit of one per family using an Adult South Country Library Card. Plan a Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 11 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 11 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
Small Singalong 10:30 am
Small Singalong
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am
Join Jen for some songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The video premieres on our Facebook page at 10:30 am on Fridays, and is also available on our YouTube channel  or on the library webpage at
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 12 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Free Craft Kits for Kids
Free Craft Kits for Kids
Dec 12 all-day
Pick up a free craft kit for your child. With the colder, damper months, we will be moving the box inside, so just stop in the Children’s Dept. to get the craft. One craft per child, please.
Gingerbread Houses: A Family Holiday Take-and-Make
Gingerbread Houses: A Family Holiday Take-and-Make
Dec 12 all-day
In-person registration only, beginning October 20.  Register by Saturday, November 30 to reserve your kit.  Pick up your kit Thursday, December 10 – Saturday, December 12.  Limit of one per family using an Adult South Country Library Card. Plan a Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 12 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 12 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
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Elf on the Shelf Contest
Elf on the Shelf Contest
Dec 14 all-day
Twinkle, the library elf, is back! He will be in the Children’s Dept. through Dec 23, so you can find him each day! Children who find him in the room can tell the Children’s Librarian and will be entered into Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 14 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Winter Warmth Collection
Winter Warmth Collection
Dec 14 all-day
Donate NEW gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, socks in any size. The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance will be distribute the items to local families in need.
Virtual Storytime via Zoom 4:00 pm
Virtual Storytime via Zoom
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join a librarian for a live storytime via Zoom. Please email childrens@sctylib.org to register your child.
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Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 15 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Snowman Ornament (Grades K-5th)
Snowman Ornament (Grades K-5th)
Dec 15 all-day
Kids grades K-5th can pick up a craft kit to make a snowman ornament! Registration and pick-up starts Tuesday, Dec. 15. Register online here, in-person, or by phone at 631-286-0818 x2.
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Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 16 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Letter of the Week Kits 9:30 am
Letter of the Week Kits
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Work your way with the alphabet with your child. Each week we’ll feature a new letter. Packets include a simple craft, activity sheets, and cut-out letters. Free, no registration necessary. Recommended for ages 5 years and younger.
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Kwanzaa Craft Giveaway
Kwanzaa Craft Giveaway
Dec 17 all-day
Get ready for Kwanzaa with this craft! No registration required, while supplies last.
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 17 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
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Holiday Houses Craft
Holiday Houses Craft
Dec 18 all-day
Make a paper gingerbread house designed by artist Ayelet Keshet. You also get 2 other paper houses that you can color and design. No registration required, while supplies last.
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 18 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Small Singalong 10:30 am
Small Singalong
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am
Join Jen for some songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The video premieres on our Facebook page at 10:30 am on Fridays, and is also available on our YouTube channel  or on the library webpage at
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Free Craft Kits for Kids
Free Craft Kits for Kids
Dec 19 all-day
Pick up a free craft kit for your child. With the colder, damper months, we will be moving the box inside, so just stop in the Children’s Dept. to get the craft. One craft per child, please.
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 19 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
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Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 21 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Virtual Storytime via Zoom 4:00 pm
Virtual Storytime via Zoom
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join a librarian for a live storytime via Zoom. Please email childrens@sctylib.org to register your child.
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DIY Graphic Novel Kit (Grades 2nd-5th)
DIY Graphic Novel Kit (Grades 2nd-5th)
Dec 22 all-day
For grades 2nd-5th. Do you love graphic novels like Dog Man and The Babysitters Club? Get creative and make your own graphic novel with this kit! Registration and pick-up starts Dec. 22.  Register online here, in-person or by phone at Read More ...
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 22 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
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Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Make a Friend for the Elf on the Shelf
Dec 23 all-day
Our elf Twinkle is back, but we think he needs some elf friends. Pick up an elf sheet, decorate and name your elf. You can return it to the library or email a picture of it to childrens@sctylib.org and we’ll Read More ...
Letter of the Week Kits 9:30 am
Letter of the Week Kits
Dec 23 @ 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Work your way with the alphabet with your child. Each week we’ll feature a new letter. Packets include a simple craft, activity sheets, and cut-out letters. Free, no registration necessary. Recommended for ages 5 years and younger.
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Free Craft Kits for Kids
Free Craft Kits for Kids
Dec 26 all-day
Pick up a free craft kit for your child. With the colder, damper months, we will be moving the box inside, so just stop in the Children’s Dept. to get the craft. One craft per child, please.
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New Year’s Kit (Grades K-5th)
New Year’s Kit (Grades K-5th)
Dec 28 all-day
For grades K-5th. Register and pick up a New Year’s Eve kit for your children. Includes some noisemakers and crafts to celebrate a new year! While supplies last. Register online here, in-person or by phone 631-286-0818 x2.
Virtual Storytime via Zoom 4:00 pm
Virtual Storytime via Zoom
Dec 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join a librarian for a live storytime via Zoom. Please email childrens@sctylib.org to register your child.
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Letter of the Week Kits 9:30 am
Letter of the Week Kits
Dec 30 @ 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Work your way with the alphabet with your child. Each week we’ll feature a new letter. Packets include a simple craft, activity sheets, and cut-out letters. Free, no registration necessary. Recommended for ages 5 years and younger.
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