Read all year long for lots of chances to win prizes!
BEGINNING READERS CHALLENGE
We have a special set of reading challenges for
kids in grades K-2. We want to find out how many books you read
together with an adult, and how many books you can read on your
own! The more you read, the more chances you have to earn raffles
and prizes! Complete the challenge by
reading a total of 1000 books!
INDEPENDENT READERS CHALLENGE
Are you a fantasy fan? Do you love to read
mysteries? Or do you like to read all different kinds of books? Kids in grades 3-5 are invited to take on
ourReading Challenge. Read
books of all different genres for a chance to earn raffles and prizes! Read 8 books in each of the 16 genres to
complete the challenge!
For more information, call or stop by the Children's Reference Desk. Sign up in person at the Children's Reference Desk.
Did you know that your child can get a library card starting at birth? A Juvenile Card is for children from birth through 5th grade. If your child doesn’t have one, be sure to bring them in today to get one!
All you need is:
A parent/guardian must fill out and sign a Registration Form.
Parent/guardian must provide proof of residence. This includes a current library card OR valid NYS Driver’s License, Utility Bill or Lease Agreement with current address listed.
Affordable Things to do on Long Island Summer 2016 The Children's Librarians Association of Suffolk County (CLASC) has put together a list of Affordable Things to do on Long Island this summer! All admission fees are $8 and under. The list is organized by location, including: Bay Shore, Calverton, Centereach, Cold Spring Harbor, East Islip, Flanders, Greenport, Holtsville, Huntington Station, Islandia, Islip, Mattituck, Northport, Port Jefferson, Quogue, Ridge, Riverhead, Sag Harbor, Sayville, Smithtown, Southhampton, Stony Brook and Yaphank. To access the list, simply click on the link above. The link can also be found under Things to Do in Your Community on our Resources page.
Summer Reading Club Fitness Bingo Have some fun and get fit this summer! Pick up your
Fitness Bingo Board at the Children’s Reference
desk or when you sign up for the Summer Reading Club. Each time you complete an activity mark off
the box. You must complete each activity 5 times in order to mark off one box. When you have a Bingo you can bring your
sheet to the Children’s Department to pick up a prize.
Check out the list of activities here: 25 Jumping Jacks 20 High Knees 10 Push Ups 1 minute Skipping 1 minute Crab Walk 15 Giant Steps 15 Hops Right Foot 1 minute Jump Rope 20 Toe Touches 20 Sit Ups 1 minute Walk on Tip Toe 15 Frog Jumps Walk up 50 Stairs 20 Wall Jumps 5 Tuck Jumps 15 second Wall Sit 1 minute Walk on Heels 5 Broad Jumps 15 Small Arm Circles 30 seconds Running In Place Check out the board here. 15 Large Arm Circles 15 Ski Jumps 15 Hops Left Foot If you need help with any of the moves, simply ask a librarian! Bookmark Contest Get creative and design a bookmark that goes with
our Summer Reading Club theme, On Your Mark,
Get Set…READ! Children entering grades 1st-5th
can pick up a bookmark template at the children’s
reference desk. Entries are due by Friday, July 29th.
Two winning bookmark designs will be copied and
distributed in the library during the month of August. Harbes
Library Pass The library now
has a pass to Harbes
located at 715 Sound
Avenue, Mattituck. The pass allows for 2 adults and 2
children under 16 years or age admission to the Barnyard
Adventure. The Harbes Farm Barnyard Adventure is
an interactive experience nestled in the heart of a 100
acre working farm. The farm is home to chickens,
cows, ducks, sheep, goats, ponies, pigs, bunnies and
more. Some fun activities include Pony rides, Bounce
House, Chick Hatchery, Goat Mountain Slide, and
Gem Mining. Reserve the pass online here or call 631-363-6133.