Special Programs – Summer 2017

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Parents or Caregivers are required to remain in the library
while children are in programs.

Please take a moment to read our Policy on Unattended Children.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Patrons can register another patron if they have that patron’s library card. Caregivers with EMPL Library cards can register an out-of-district child that they care for with their library card and the child’s proof of age. If you are wait-listed for a program, you will be contacted if space becomes available.

All registrations are limited to one class per day and one on-going program. All registrations begin at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Programs are limited to 25 children unless otherwise noted. Programs may be cancelled due to inadequate registration. Non-residents may inquire about availability one week prior to the program. If you have any questions about program guidelines such as age, grade or caregiver, call us first before arriving for a program. Our librarians are pleased to help you make your child’s library experiences positive and happy!

**PLEASE NOTE** Library cards can now be issued to children of all ages. Children must have an East Meadow Library card to register for programs. Most programs require prior registration. AFTER the first day of registration, patrons may sign up over the phone by calling (516) 794-2570 ext. 6.


Early Childhood

2 YEARS – NOT YET IN K -CRAFT TIME FUN: WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 @ 11:15 AM
Join us for hands on learning activities, stories, a butterfly craft and lots of fun.  Registration begins Tuesday, May 2.  Birthdate must be on or before 5/15. With caregiver. No siblings. 

2 YEARS – NOT YET IN K -TOTS AT NIGHT: WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 @ 7:00 PM
Join us for fun and a springtime craft…bird in a nest. Registration begins Tuesday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m.  Birthdate must be on or before 5/15. With caregiver. No siblings. 

BIRTH – NOT YET IN K  -HANDS ON MUSIC SING ALONG: FRIDAY, JUNE 2 @ 10:00 AM
Sing and clap your hands with Dara Linthwaite. Registration begins Friday, May  19. With caregiver.

6-18 MONTHS-PLAY HOORAY BABY & ME: FRIDAY, JUNE 9 & 16 @ 10:00 AM

Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and more! Registration for both classes begins Friday, May 26. Birthdate must be from 12/15 to 12/16. With caregiver. No siblings. Limited to 20 children.

18-36 MONTHS  -PLAY HOORAY TODDLER & ME: FRIDAY, JUNE 9 & 16 @ 10:45 AM
Clap your hands, stomp your feet and wiggle to the beat!  Registration for both classes begins Friday, May 26.  Birthdate must be from 6/14 to 12/15. With caregiver. No siblings. 

3 1/2 YEARS – ENTERING GRADE 6-SUMMER READING PROGRAM REGISTRATION: MONDAY, JUNE 12 

BUILD A BETTER WORLD!
Summer Reading Program for ages 3 1/2 years – entering grade 1 or children entering grades 2-6. Register and receive your ticket for Jester Jim on Wednesday, June 21 at 4:15 p.m. for younger group and 7:00 p.m. for older group. Tickets are extremely limited. First come, first served.
**NO EXCEPTIONS**

2 YEARS – NOT YET IN K -CRAFT TIME FUN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21 @ 11:15 AM
Miss Jeanne is here for hands on learning activities, stories, a Green Monster Puppet craft and lots of fun. Registration begins Tuesday, June 6.  Birthdate must be on or before 6/15. With caregiver. No siblings. 

BIRTH – NOT YET IN K -FAMILY FUN WITH PLAY HOORAY: WEDNESDAY, JULY 5 @ 10:00 AM
Enjoy family fun time together singing, dancing and playing.  Registration begins Thursday, June 22. With caregiver.

BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-JUMP FOR JOY: WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 @ 11:15 AM
Dance, sing and play. Costumes! Puppets! Musical instruments! Have fun , jump for joy.  Registration begins Tuesday, June 27.  With caregiver.

2 YEARS – NOT YET IN K -TOTS AT NIGHT: WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 @ 7:00 PM
It’s time for Blast Off Rocket Ship craft. Registration begins Wednesday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m.  Birthdate must be on or before 7/15. With caregiver. No siblings. 

 

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School Age Programs

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GRADES 2-5-LEGO CLUB: FRIDAY, MAY 19 @ 4:15 PM
Join your friends to make your own creations with LEGOs. Registration begins Friday, May 5.

GRADES 2-5-LEGO CLUB: FRIDAY, JUNE  30 @ 4:00 PM
Join your friends to make your own creations with LEGOs. Registration begins Friday, June 16.

 

 

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Family Programs

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ALL AGES -FAMILY STORYTIME: WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 @ 4:00 PM
Come listen to some fun stories for the whole family to enjoy! No registration required.

3-5 YEARS-INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO: FRIDAY, JUNE 23 @ 4:00 PM
A great way to introduce your children to musical instruments. Straight from SUNY Stonybrook’s Staller Center, musicians will perform for us and allow your children to touch and use instruments. A wonderful experience for all. We ask parents or caregivers to accompany their children.  Space is very limited. Registration begins Friday, June 2. Call PR at 794-2570 ext. 560, or register online at eastmeadow.info.