Plainedge Public Library

1060 Hicksville Rd., N. Massapequa, NY

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Monday May 14, 2018 - Friday July 20, 2018
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LIBRARIES ROCK! 2018 SUMMER READING CLUB

 Registration for the Reading Club will still be online and required, but you will be directed to Wandoo Reader, the online registration tool from our Library’s website. You can also participate online in the Reading Club where you can log your books as well as choose reading themed challenges for weekly prizes. We are still providing reading charts and report forms weekly for those who do not wish to participate online this summer. On line Registration is still required whether you choose to participate online or not.   

LIBRARIES ROCK! 2018 SUMMER READING CLUB (For all children, babies — Grade 5) Original Reading Club members read at home and/or get read to at home. Books read get listed on their charts at home. Reports/Picture Forms are filled at home too. Members of the original Reading Club come back to the Library to see a Children’s Staff Member once a week only (during scheduled times on Monday through Friday) with reading charts and forms for reporting/book discussions, stickers and prizes.

Online participants log books online in their accounts. They have online activities and challenges as well. They can upload completed report/picture forms. Online Reading Club members come to the Library once a week only (during scheduled times on Monday through Friday) so the Librarians can check their reading and challenge progress on computer. The Reading Club begins on Monday, June 25 and ends with the final session on Friday, July 20.  Club members will be invited to a special performance in August.

These are the following weekdays, dates and times, that we will be holding the Summer Reading Club in the Children’s Room at the Plainedge Public Library:

Mondays, June 25th, July 2nd, July 9th & July 16th   10:30a.m.-5:00p.m.

Tuesdays, June 26th, July 3rd, July 10th & July 17th  10:30a.m.-5:00pm & 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m.

Wednesdays, June 27th, July 11 & July 18th   10:30a.m.-5:00.m. & 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m.

Thursdays, June 28th, July 5th, July 12th, & July 19th   10:30a.m.-5:00p.m. & 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m. 

Fridays, June 29th July 6th, July 13th, & July 20th   10:30a.m.-5:00p.m.

When registering online, you will be filling out a general registration form and will not be choosing a specific time to come submit book reviews or pictures for stickers & prizes. Dates and times to come once a week to the Reading Club will be available in the Library Newsletter, Plainedge Kids Newsletter, on the Calendar of Events page where you register for other programs & we will have the dates posted by the Children’s Librarian’s Desk in the Children’s Room.  Please remember that children come once a week to see a Children’s Staff Member who will see book reviews, accept pictures & give stickers & prizes. 

Check out our Library’s homepage to access our program calendar for more information about the Summer Reading Club and crafts/activities for the summer. Online registration for the Summer Reading Club (at the Wandoo Reader link) begins Monday, June 18th for Plainedge School District residents at 10:00a.m.  Online registration for our July crafts /activities begins Monday, June 18th at 10:00a.m. at our Calendar of Events page accessible through our website.  Out-of-district residents may register beginning  Monday June 25 depending on availability.

 Registration for the Reading Club will still be online and required, but you will be directed to Wandoo Reader, the online registration tool from our Library’s website. You can also participate online in the Reading Club where you can log your books as well as choose reading themed challenges for weekly prizes. We are still providing reading charts and report forms weekly for those who do not wish to participate online this summer. On line Registration is still required whether you choose to participate online or not.   

LIBRARIES ROCK! 2018 SUMMER READING CLUB (For all children, babies — Grade 5) Original Reading Club members read at home and/or get read to at home. Books read get listed on their charts at home. Reports/Picture Forms are filled at home too. Members of the original Reading Club come back to the Library to see a Children’s Staff Member once a week only (during scheduled times on Monday through Friday) with reading charts and forms for reporting/book discussions, stickers and prizes.

Online participants log books online in their accounts. They have online activities and challenges as well. They can upload completed report/picture forms. Online Reading Club members come to the Library once a week only (during scheduled times on Monday through Friday) so the Librarians can check their reading and challenge progress on computer. The Reading Club begins on Monday, June 25 and ends with the final session on Friday, July 20.  Club members will be invited to a special performance in August.

These are the following weekdays, dates and times, that we will be holding the Summer Reading Club in the Children’s Room at the Plainedge Public Library:

Mondays, June 25th, July 2nd, July 9th & July 16th   10:30a.m.-5:00p.m.

Tuesdays, June 26th, July 3rd, July 10th & July 17th  10:30a.m.-5:00pm & 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m.

Wednesdays, June 27th, July 11 & July 18th   10:30a.m.-5:00.m. & 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m.

Thursdays, June 28th, July 5th, July 12th, & July 19th   10:30a.m.-5:00p.m. & 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m. 

Fridays, June 29th July 6th, July 13th, & July 20th   10:30a.m.-5:00p.m.

When registering online, you will be filling out a general registration form and will not be choosing a specific time to come submit book reviews or pictures for stickers & prizes. Dates and times to come once a week to the Reading Club will be available in the Library Newsletter, Plainedge Kids Newsletter, on the Calendar of Events page where you register for other programs & we will have the dates posted by the Children’s Librarian’s Desk in the Children’s Room.  Please remember that children come once a week to see a Children’s Staff Member who will see book reviews, accept pictures & give stickers & prizes. 

Check out our Library’s homepage to access our program calendar for more information about the Summer Reading Club and crafts/activities for the summer. Online registration for the Summer Reading Club (at the Wandoo Reader link) begins Monday, June 18th for Plainedge School District residents at 10:00a.m.  Online registration for our July crafts /activities begins Monday, June 18th at 10:00a.m. at our Calendar of Events page accessible through our website.  Out-of-district residents may register beginning  Monday June 25 depending on availability.

Tuesday July 10, 2018 - Thursday July 19, 2018
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Walk-In DIY Maker Space

 For all ages. Adult care givers accompany & participate with children preschool aged and younger. This activity is geared  more for children entering 1st through 3rd grade in September 2018. No registration required. Come to the library's Children's Room to make your own creation using a variety of materials that are non-electronic. Supplies are limited. First come, first serve. The dates and times of this program are Tuesday, July 10th -  6:30pm-8:30pm  &  Thursday, July 19th -  6:30PM-8:30PM.

 For all ages. Adult care givers accompany & participate with children preschool aged and younger. This activity is geared  more for children entering 1st through 3rd grade in September 2018. No registration required. Come to the library's Children's Room to make your own creation using a variety of materials that are non-electronic. Supplies are limited. First come, first serve. The dates and times of this program are Tuesday, July 10th -  6:30pm-8:30pm  &  Thursday, July 19th -  6:30PM-8:30PM.

Friday July 20, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Walk-In Make Your Own Instrument Craft

 For all ages. Adult care givers accompany and participate with children preschool aged and younger. No registration required.  Come to the Children's Room to make an instrument using a variety of materials. First come, first serve. Supplies are limited.

 For all ages. Adult care givers accompany and participate with children preschool aged and younger. No registration required.  Come to the Children's Room to make an instrument using a variety of materials. First come, first serve. Supplies are limited.

Wednesday August 1, 2018 - Friday August 31, 2018
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Rock On! Summer Reading Club Extension

 Grades 3-5 as of September.  A special extension of the Summer Reading Club just for Gr. 3-5! Beginning August 1st, come to the library for your starter prize and keyboard form. Complete the 8 activities on your keyboard through the month of August and get a raffle ticket for each activity completed. The raffle prizes are: a Sphero App Controlled Robot, Kindle Fire and Fender Harmonica. A completion prize will also be awarded when all activities are submitted. The hours for Rock On! are Monday and Friday 10:00-5:00, Tues., Wed., Thurs. 10:00-5:00 & 6:30-8:30.

There are many spaces available.

 Grades 3-5 as of September.  A special extension of the Summer Reading Club just for Gr. 3-5! Beginning August 1st, come to the library for your starter prize and keyboard form. Complete the 8 activities on your keyboard through the month of August and get a raffle ticket for each activity completed. The raffle prizes are: a Sphero App Controlled Robot, Kindle Fire and Fender Harmonica. A completion prize will also be awarded when all activities are submitted. The hours for Rock On! are Monday and Friday 10:00-5:00, Tues., Wed., Thurs. 10:00-5:00 & 6:30-8:30.

There are many spaces available.

Friday August 3, 2018
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
National Circus Project

For all ages.  Come to the Library to be entertained by a performer from the National Circus Project. This high-energy, action packed program is educational, fun and it encourages audience participation. Please register each child who will be attending. A current email address and phone number are required when registering, otherwise the registration is considered incomplete. 

LOCATION: Community Room
There are 47 spaces available.

For all ages.  Come to the Library to be entertained by a performer from the National Circus Project. This high-energy, action packed program is educational, fun and it encourages audience participation. Please register each child who will be attending. A current email address and phone number are required when registering, otherwise the registration is considered incomplete. 

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 47 spaces available.

Tuesday August 7, 2018
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Magic Workshop with Jim McClenahan

 For children in grades 3rd-5th as of September 2018 only. This is a drop off program.  There is a required, non-refundable $6.50 materials fee per child when you register online using PayPal. If you wish to pay with cash or check you must come to the Library in a timely manner to register online at the Circulation Desk. PLEASE NOTE: A spot  will not be reserved until payment is made. This magic workshop is designed to intrigue the interests of children with the art of magic. Each child will be given some magic trick props to take home and practice so they can perform tricks for others! A current email address and phone number are required when registering, otherwise the registration is considered incomplete. The online registration button will appear on Monday, July 9th at 10:00AM.

LOCATION: Community Room
There are 16 spaces available.

 For children in grades 3rd-5th as of September 2018 only. This is a drop off program.  There is a required, non-refundable $6.50 materials fee per child when you register online using PayPal. If you wish to pay with cash or check you must come to the Library in a timely manner to register online at the Circulation Desk. PLEASE NOTE: A spot  will not be reserved until payment is made. This magic workshop is designed to intrigue the interests of children with the art of magic. Each child will be given some magic trick props to take home and practice so they can perform tricks for others! A current email address and phone number are required when registering, otherwise the registration is considered incomplete. The online registration button will appear on Monday, July 9th at 10:00AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 16 spaces available.

Thursday August 9, 2018
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Summer Ceramics

 For children entering grades 1st-5th as of September 2018 only, This is a drop off program. Each child will get to paint a sweet ceramic piece!  Each child should wear a smock or old shirt to protect clothing underneath.  A current email address and phone number are required when registering,  otherwise the registration is considered incomplete. The online registration button will appear on Monday, July 9th at 10:00AM.

LOCATION: Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 For children entering grades 1st-5th as of September 2018 only, This is a drop off program. Each child will get to paint a sweet ceramic piece!  Each child should wear a smock or old shirt to protect clothing underneath.  A current email address and phone number are required when registering,  otherwise the registration is considered incomplete. The online registration button will appear on Monday, July 9th at 10:00AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Tuesday August 14, 2018
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Doughnuts Rock! Program

 For children Entering 1st-5th grades as of September 2018. This is a drop off program.  Design rockin' doughnuts with some cool decorations. Each child should wear an apron or an old shirt to protect clothing underneath. A current email address and phone number are required when registering,  otherwise the registration is considered incomplete. The online registration button will appear on Monday, July 9th at 10:00AM.

LOCATION: Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 For children Entering 1st-5th grades as of September 2018. This is a drop off program.  Design rockin' doughnuts with some cool decorations. Each child should wear an apron or an old shirt to protect clothing underneath. A current email address and phone number are required when registering,  otherwise the registration is considered incomplete. The online registration button will appear on Monday, July 9th at 10:00AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Wednesday August 15, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Library On the Lawn

 For all ages. Walk-in program. No registration required. Come play in our backyard with bubbles, paint, chalk, water tables, books, hula-hoops and jump ropes.

 For all ages. Walk-in program. No registration required. Come play in our backyard with bubbles, paint, chalk, water tables, books, hula-hoops and jump ropes.


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