Monday, November 21, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Keep a lookout for upcoming programs: Creative Cup Building

This program was so much fun we decided to have it again.  Working alone or together, children will have a chance to use their imagination and building skills to see what they can create.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Suffolk County Farm Visit...

Well, it certainly looked like everyone enjoyed the wagon ride and feeding the animals. I know goats like to climb, but was that a goat on top of the table? Next time you’re in the library, you’ll need to look for J 636.39 if you fell in love with a goat! That goat got my vote...  Who could resist ponies and horses? Well, check out J 636.1 for books on ponies and horses. 

Check out some new interesting nature sites with lots of cool things to do in our Fun Links in the sidebar!

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

900 Paper Cranes for Hope!

After the horrendous tsunami that devastated Japan, Osh Kosh announced they would donate one article of clothing for every paper crane that was made. The crane, being a symbol of hope was appropriate, so Ann Soper held an Origami Crane workshop which sparked an enthusiastic crowd of families to make cranes at the library. That Saturday, 900 cranes were folded in our community room.  What a colorful display of hope! By the following Friday, a total of 317 cranes were made and mailed to Osh Kosh. Our community really came together and demonstrated how much they care.  

On May 27th children enjoyed an early start of our Summer Reading theme - One World Many Stories, and created carp kites which is a symbol of strength and courage in Japan. On the fifth day of the fifth month Japanese families fly brightly colored carp kites to honor their children and wish them luck for the future.

Some books to check out:

Easy Origami by Didier Boursin

Night of the Howling Dogs by Graham Salisbury

Origami Paper Animals by Didier Boursin

Sadako by Eleanor Coerr

Tsunami! by Kimiko Kajikawa

Yoko's Paper Cranes by Rosemary Wells


Friday, May 20, 2011

Museum Passes - Exciting Adventures for Free!

We have Museum Passes For the following museums, please inquire at the Children's Reference Desk for more information and details.  Click on each to go directly to the museum's website!  Don't forget to check out books before and after your museum visits!  You can't visit the Museum of Natural History without checking out stacks of dinosaur books!

Welcome to The Bayport Bluepoint Public Library Children's Room Blog!

Dear Children and Parents of the Bayport-Blue Point Community -

Welcome to the Library’s new webpage and now to our Children’s & Parents Blog! We hope you like what you’ve found on these two platforms. Our webpage was re-designed for ease of use and has been filled with many services offered online as well as useful information for upcoming programs and informational needs. The blog space was designed to offer direct information from our children’s & parents staff to you, the patron. We tried to create a special place to re-cap our programs, a place to help promote new ideas and services that are geared to children of the community as well as the parents. Hopefully, you and your family will come to find the library as a common place where each of you can find something special.

We strive to earn your trust and help fill your needs when asked upon us and we hope you learn to enjoy your Children and Family Place Library! Please enjoy the blog that your staff has worked hard to create.

Respectfully yours ~
Mike Firestone

A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them. ~Lemony Snicket

Welcome to our NEW Children’s Room Blog!
Great things are happening at the library! We’ve created our blog to keep you up-to-date on new books, resources, programs and events.  We’ll be posting photographs from our programs for your enjoyment.  You’ll find lists of librarian and staff favorites to help you with your book selection.  We hope you’ll bookmark us and check back soon.
Ms. Gail, Ms. Deborah, Ms. Cindy, Ms. Emily and Ms. Susan