Back to school with your local libraries

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Local libraries will be hosting a number of workshops and events for preschool and elementary-aged children (K-5) this September.

Only library card holders are eligible to sign up and spaces fill quickly.

SAYVILLE LIBRARY:

In-Person: Courtyard Concert Series “You Are Awesome!” Kids and family concert with Jack Licitra, 7 p.m., families w/ children up to grade 5

In-person: Story Crafternoon: Leaf Wreath, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 4p.m., grades K-2

In-person OR Grab & Go: Pretzel Fest with The Baking Coach, Friday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m., grades K-5

In-person: Tween Ozobot Lab, Monday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m., grades 3-5

Grab & Go: Tween DIY Washer Accessories, Friday, Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m., grades 3-5

Online: Pre-recorded: Elementary Science - Lava Lamp, Monday, Sept. 27, 4 p.m., grades K-2

In-person: DIY Dry Erase Boards, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 4:30 p.m., grades K-5

 

BAYPORT-BLUE POINT LIBRARY:

Love You to the Moon and Back (Virtual/Grab & Go) 

Children 3-5 years

Thursday, September 09: 10:00am - 11:00am

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AGE GROUP:   PRE-SCHOOL  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  STORY TIME

3, 2, 1, blast off! Join Miss Michelle as we learn all about the planets, moon and stars.

Back to School Bingo (In the Library) - Children in Grades 3-5

Thursday, September 09: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Bayport-Blue Point Library - Raymond Davis, Jr. Community Room

AGE GROUP:   SCHOOL AGE  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  SEASONAL

Join your friends for fun games of back to school bingo!

Happy Birthday Curious George! (In the Library) - Children 3-5 years

Friday, September 10: 10:00am - 11:00am

Bayport-Blue Point Library - Raymond Davis, Jr. Community Room

AGE GROUP:   PRE-SCHOOL  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  STORY TIME

Join Miss Julie for a storytime celebrating the birthday of everyone’s favorite mischievous, I mean . . . helpful, monkey.

 

Soap and Suds Toy Wash (In the Library) - Children age 2 years - Grade 2

Saturday, September 11: 10:00am - 12:00pm

 Library Parking Lot

AGE GROUP:   TODDLERS  SCHOOL AGE  PRE-SCHOOL  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  SPECIAL EVENTS, FAMILY PROGRAMS

It’s time to clean all those dirty outdoor toys!

Calming Glitter Jar (Grab & Go) - Children in Grades K-5

Monday, September 13: All Day

Children’s Reference desk

AGE GROUP:   SCHOOL AGE  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  ARTS AND CRAFTS

Bright, sparkly and mesmerizing. These calming glitter jars are just what your child may need. All the ingredients will be in your Grab & Go bag.

 

Trip to the Zoo (Virtual/Grab & Go) - Children 18 months-5 years

Tuesday, September 14: 10:00am - 11:00am

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AGE GROUP:   TODDLERS  PRE-SCHOOL  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  VIRTUAL, GRAB N’ GO BAG

Learn about the animals at the zoo and play some games with “A Time for Kids”.

Lego League (In the Library) - Children in Grades K-2

Wednesday, September 15: 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Bayport-Blue Point Library - Raymond Davis, Jr. Community Room

AGE GROUP:   SCHOOL AGE  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  MAKER/CREATOR

We supply the Legos and you provide the creativity! Join your friends at the library for some Lego building fun.

Construction Challenge (In the Library) - Children in Grades 3-5

Wednesday, September 15: 5:00pm - 5:45pm

Bayport-Blue Point Library - Raymond Davis, Jr. Community Room

AGE GROUP:   SCHOOL AGE  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  MAKER/CREATOR, CHILDRENS

Fuel your imagination and unleash your creativity while creating fun, inventive projects using different building materials.

Granny Smith Apple Fritter Bread (Virtual/Grab & Go) - Children in Grades K-5 (one ingredient bag per family)

Monday, September 20: 10:00am - 11:00am

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AGE GROUP:   SCHOOL AGE  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  VIRTUAL, GRAB N’ GO BAG, COOKING

Your family can join Chef Rob virtually as he teaches you how to make a delicious Grammy Smith Apple Fritter Bread.

Kitchen Scientist: Lava Lamps (Virtual) - Children ages 4 years - grade 5

Wednesday, September 22: 10:00am - 11:00am

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AGE GROUP:   SCHOOL AGE  PRE-SCHOOL  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  MAKER/CREATOR

Come Join A Time For Kids in this fun and fast-paced Full Steam Ahead program.

Outdoor Family Movie Night

Friday, September 24: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Parking lot off of Madison Street.

AGE GROUP:   YOUNG ADULTS  CHILDREN  ADULTS

EVENT TYPE:  FAMILY PROGRAMS

Join us for Family Movie Night.

Around the Clock (Virtual/Grab & Go) - Children in Grades K-5

Monday, September 27: 4:00pm - 4:30pm

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AGE GROUP:   SCHOOL AGE  CHILDREN

EVENT TYPE:  VIRTUAL, MAKER/CREATOR, ARTS AND CRAFTS

Learn about the history of one of the first timekeeping devices, the sundial, and make one in this quick tutorial. 

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