Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Songs and Story CD Collection

Check out Disney's Songs and Story CD Collection! 
A series of CDs that include songs from the original Disney film as well as the narrated story of the entire film, including character voices and sound effects.

Click to see if the title is available:

More to come!  Look for:

The Little Mermaid
Finding Nemo
The Lion King
Wreck-It Ralph
Snow White
Toy Story 2
Toy Story 3
Beauty and the Beast
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Program Photographs

Looking for photos from past programs? Check out our new Program Photographs page (see tab above.)

**Please notify us immediately if there is a photograph of your child that you do not want posted online.  We will remove it.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

1KB4K Achievement

Congratulations to Daytona G. for completing 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten!

She is the third child to complete the program since its launch in October 2014!

Check out our 1KB4K Wall of Achievement to see pictures of all children who complete the program.

News From the Children's Room Summer 2016

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 Family Farm Library Pass 
The library now has a pass to Harbes Children’s Farm 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.