Activities for Kids

 

 

SUMMER READING CLUB BEGINS JUNE 5th!!!

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

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

SUMMER READING KICK-OFF PARTIES (all ages)

Wednesday, June 21, 3:30-4:30 pm

Join us in celebrating the start of Summer! At the Main Branch, see special guest Neale Bacon - ventriloquist and magician! At the Queensborough Branch, join us for a special storytime and craft.

 

THE WELL WORN TRAIL (all ages)

Main Branch: Wednesday, July 12, 1:30-2:30 pm

Join performer and educator duo Lillian and Rob (and their puppets!) for fascinating animal facts, stories, and songs.

 

GINALINA MUSIC (all ages)

Main Branch: Wednesday, July 19, 1:30-2:30 pm

Join Juno-nominated singer and musician Ginalina for an afternoon of nature-inspired music.

 

URBAN SAFARI RESCUE SOCIETY (all ages)

Main Branch: Wednesday, August 2, 1:30-2:30 pm

Meet some real live wild animals up close!

 


 

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 FUN STORYTIME & CRAFT (2-6 years)

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

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. Ask in the library for details on each week's project.

Main Branch: Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 pm

Queensborough Branch: Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm

 

FUN EN FRANCAIS! (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