Children’s Programs

It’s not too late to sign up for the
Summer Reading Club! 
Come to the Children’s Services desk to sign up, and get weekly prizes for reading!

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Summer Reading Club Begins
Summer Reading Club Begins
Jul 1 all-day
A UNIVERSE OF STORIES Summer Reading Club begins July 1! Sign up and win prizes for reading. For kids all ages up to entering Grade 5. Sign up in-person at the Children’s Services desk.
Summer Reading Club Kickoff Party 5:30 pm
Summer Reading Club Kickoff Party
Jul 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Drop in for crafts, a scavenger hunt, cotton candy, balloon animals, and more. Register for the Summer Reading Club and July programs.
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Patriotic Wind Socks 10:30 am
Patriotic Wind Socks
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Grades K-2. Let’s celebrate July 4th with a patriotic wind sock. Registration begins July 1.
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Drop-in Fingerpaint Art 10:00 am
Drop-in Fingerpaint Art
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
All ages AND an adult. Make creatures and more with your fingerprints. No registration required.
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Mother Goose 10:30 am
Mother Goose
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Newborn-2 years AND an adult. Sing, say and play along with Mother Goose rhymes. Siblings welcome. Registration begins July 1.
Drop-in Marble Run 2:00 pm
Drop-in Marble Run
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Grades K-5. Design an elaborate marble run! No registration required.
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Shoot for the Moon Storytime 10:30 am
Shoot for the Moon Storytime
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
3-5 years AND an adult. Celebrate the sun and moon through books, songs and activities. Registration begins July 1.
Lego Club 6:00 pm
Lego Club
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Grades K-5. Create imaginative constructions and show them off to family and friends. Registration begins July 1.
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Gravity Art 4:00 pm
Gravity Art
Jul 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Grades K-5. Combine science and art to make beautiful creations. Dress for a mess. Registration begins July 1.
How to Catch a Star Story & Craft 6:00 pm
How to Catch a Star Story & Craft
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
2 1/2-5 years AND an adult. Can you catch a star? Let’s try with this wonderful book and fun craft. Registration begins July 1.
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Families Chalk the Walk 11:00 am
Families Chalk the Walk
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
All ages AND an adult. Let’s show the sidewalk some love by covering it with art! Families bring their imaginations and creativity to decorate our walk with colored chalk provided by the library. Registration begins July 1.
Ozobots 6:30 pm
Ozobots
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Grades 2-5. Command tiny robots with the flick of a marker. Registration begins July 1.
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Shake, Rattle & Read 4:00 pm
Shake, Rattle & Read
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
12-35 months AND an adult. Listen to a story, sing some songs and explore musical instruments. Siblings welcome. Registration begins July 1.
Rocket Launch 6:30 pm
Rocket Launch
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Grades K-5. Create your own mini rocket and have fun competing against your friends in some fun games. Registration begins July 1.
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Design a Robot 3:30 pm
Design a Robot
Jul 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Grades K-5. Make a unique 11-inch-high stand-up robot. Registration begins July 1.
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Crab Cake Story & Craft 10:30 am
Crab Cake Story & Craft
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
2 1/2-5 years AND an adult. Listen to a story and make a cute crab craft. Registration begins July 1.
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CANCELLED: Baby & Me Storytime 10:30 am
CANCELLED: Baby & Me Storytime
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
This event has been cancelled due to low registration.
Art Nanny: Family Paint 6:00 pm
Art Nanny: Family Paint
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
3 years-Grade 5 AND an adult. Paint with the Art Nanny’s special techniques. Registration begins July 1.
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Drop-in Collage Art 10:00 am
Drop-in Collage Art
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
All ages AND an adult. Be creative with paper shapes. No registration required.
ScienceTellers: Aliens Escape from Earth! 7:00 pm
ScienceTellers: Aliens Escape from Earth!
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
4 years-Grade 5 AND an adult. Hear an intergalactic story and learn about science through experiments with chemical reactions, polymers, pressure, inertia energy, explosions and more. Don’t miss this action-packed alien adventure. Registration begins July 1.
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Sea Shell Collage 7:00 pm
Sea Shell Collage
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 2-5. Love to collect different sea shells? Let’s make a beautiful summer collage with different shells. Registration begins July 1.
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Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Party 1:00 pm
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Party
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
3 years-Grade 5 AND an adult. Design an astronaut patch, make a star clock, and learn all about the moon landing. Watch original footage from 50 years ago, and listen to a story read by an astronaut in outer space Read More ...
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DogVinci’s Paw & Paint 11:00 am
DogVinci’s Paw & Paint
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grades K-5. Dagger the painting dog demonstrates his painting techniques, then kids get to paint. Registration begins July 1.
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No Swimming for Nelly Story & Craft 10:30 am
No Swimming for Nelly Story & Craft
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
2 1/2-5 years AND an adult. Listen to a story and make a craft. Registration begins July 1.
DIY Firefly 7:00 pm
DIY Firefly
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades K-5. Create fireflies using recycled water bottles and glow sticks. Registration begins July 1.
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Drop-in Space Scene 10:00 am
Drop-in Space Scene
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
All ages AND an adult. Rockets, planets, aliens, oh my! Make your own space scene. No registration required.
Space Wreath Story & Craft 6:00 pm
Space Wreath Story & Craft
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Grades K-5. Blast off to the library to share a story and create this outer space decoration to hang at your house. Registration begins July 1.
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Beach Party Fun 11:00 am
Beach Party Fun
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
3-5 years AND an adult. Join us for all things beach. Children and their grown-ups share games, art, stories and more. Registration begins July 1.
Astronaut Training Camp 3:00 pm
Astronaut Training Camp
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Grades K-5. Think you’ve got what it takes to be an astronaut? We’ll do fun simulations to learn about the effects of space on the human body. Registration begins July 1.
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Construction Zone 6:00 pm
Construction Zone
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
18 months-5 years AND an adult. Visit our kids’ construction zone to build, dig and explore. Bring your imagination and we’ll supply the blocks and hard hats. Registration begins July 1.
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Alien Creations 11:00 am
Alien Creations
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Grades K-2. Let’s read a fun alien story and make our own aliens. Registration begins July 1.
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Bellport Day 11:00 am
Bellport Day
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come and visit our table to learn about all of the exciting things happening at your Library.  Giveaways and raffle chances to all who stop by – while supplies last.
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Family Dance Party 6:00 pm
Family Dance Party
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Newborn-5 years AND an adult. Dress up and join us for a family dance party! Play with bubbles, egg shakers, scarves, and dance your heart out on the dance floor. Enjoy photo ops and a simple craft as well. Older Read More ...
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Drop-in Stamp Art 10:00 am
Drop-in Stamp Art
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
All ages AND an adult. Get creative with ink stamping. No registration required.
Frogs, Bug & Animals 6:30 pm
Frogs, Bug & Animals
Jul 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
3 years-Grade 5 AND an adult. Meet a tree frog, hedgehog, chinchilla and more in this live animal show! Everyone is encourage to pet and touch our creature visitors. Registration begins July 1.
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Harry Potter Day 1:00 pm
Harry Potter Day
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with a day of crafts, activities, and movies!  All Wizards, Witches, and Muggles are welcome.