Activities for Kids

 

 

SUMMER READING CLUB HAS BEGUN!

All children aged 3-11 are invited to join the Summer Reading Club. This year's theme is: "Walk on the Wild Side!"

Sign up at the library starting June 5 to receive your Reading Log. Read for at least 15 minutes every day to earn stickers and prizes. The more weeks you read, the more prizes you get! Seven weeks of reading will earn you the coveted Summer Reading Club medal. Click on the title above to view a brochure with more details.

 


 

WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Weekly programs run from the week of July 4 through August 18.

 

BABYTIME (0-23 months)

Hear stories, sing, and learn rhymes for babies.

Main Branch: Fridays, 10:30-11:00 am

Queensborough Branch: Fridays, 12:00-12:30 pm

 

SUMMER STORYTIME & CRAFT (2-6 years)

Enjoy a summer reading club themed storytime and a simple craft.

Please note that the Tuesday August 8 storytime will feature special guests Paws 4 Stories and their dogs.

Main Branch: Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 pm AND Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am

Queensborough Branch: Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am

 

WILD THINGS! (7-12 years)

Join us for a fun activity each week based on the theme of this year's Summer Reading Club.

Main Branch: Thursdays, drop in between 1:30-3:30 pm

Queensborough Branch: Wednesdays, drop in between 2:00-4:00 pm

Week 1 (July 5/6): Wild Bookmarks

Week 2 (July 12/13): Nature Art

Week 3 (July 19/20): 4 Seasons Craft (Queensborough), Sparkly Slime (Main)

Week 4 (July 26/27): Pet Rocks

Week 5 (Aug 2/3): Bendy Paper Lizards

Week 6 (Aug 9/10): Special presentation from North Shore Rescue (Main), Queensborough activity TBA

Week 7 (Aug 16/17): Bird Feeders

 

FUN IN FRENCH! (all ages)

Don't forget your French over the summer! Join us at the library each week for reading, games, and hands-on activities in French. Ideal for Immersion students.

Main Branch: Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 am