Children

Summer Reading Club 2024 coming June 24!

Children’s Programs

South Country Library offers fun and educational children’s programs and events. To serve the varied needs and busy schedules of families, we offer in-person registration programs, drop-in no registration programs, registration craft kits and every Saturday we have a no-registration craft kit, while supplies last.

Register for programs Registration is required, unless otherwise noted. Registration for in-person programs usually opens on the first of each month. Registrations for craft kits opens on the day it is listed on the calendar. You can register at the library, online, or by phone at 631-286-0818 x2. Please note we do not accept registrations by email.

For a printable June program calendar, click here.

For a printable July calendar, click here.

Museum Passes and Discount Tickets

Get free passes or discount tickets to participating Long Island and New York City museums. You may reserve up to 3 passes within a 30 day period with a South Country Adult library card and photo ID.
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1000 Books before Kindergarten

Join 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and give your child the opportunity to feel proud of a huge accomplishment! You’ll also make sure they are as ready as they can be for one of the biggest moments of their little life — starting school. Find more details here

Parent Resources

Let the library be your first stop if you have parenting questions. Resources cover many topics, including developmental milestones, health, screen time, and more.
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Pick Books for My Kid

Need books on a certain topic or level? Short on browsing time? A Children’s Librarian can select some books for you. Access the request form here

Pre-Recorded Programs and At-Home Activities

See short videos of fingerplays, poems and folktales created by South Country Librarians. Or check out links and resources to keep kids busy. Start exploring

Read, Watch, and Listen

Browse eBooks, audiobooks, TV shows, movies, music and more for kids and young readers. Access these robust collections with your library card.
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Reading Recommendations

Search by reading level, grade, award winners or by interest or genre. Access book suggestions

Research and Homework Help

Get free homework help from live tutors seven days a week with Brainfuse, and access free databases designed with kids in mind. Access student resources