Plainedge Public Library

1060 Hicksville Rd., N. Massapequa, NY

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Thursday August 31, 2017 - Friday November 3, 2017
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CHARACTER CONTEST SIGN UP

The sign up for our "NEW" CHARACTER CONTEST begins Monday, September 25th and ends Friday, November 3rd.  Contest open to all Plainedge families. At sign up, each family will receive a packet including 1 large paper person that will be decorated and submitted. Everyone in the family can help to decorate it in the form of their favorite book character. Entries accepted starting Monday, October 16th through Monday, November 6th. Rules and regulations will be available from the Children's Services Staff. All entries wil be judged during the Fall Festival on Tuesday, November 7th, between 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m. For further details about the Character Contest and/or the Fall Festival, call Children's Services at 735-4133 X12 or X13. You can also email us at kids@plainedgelibrary.org.

The sign up for our "NEW" CHARACTER CONTEST begins Monday, September 25th and ends Friday, November 3rd.  Contest open to all Plainedge families. At sign up, each family will receive a packet including 1 large paper person that will be decorated and submitted. Everyone in the family can help to decorate it in the form of their favorite book character. Entries accepted starting Monday, October 16th through Monday, November 6th. Rules and regulations will be available from the Children's Services Staff. All entries wil be judged during the Fall Festival on Tuesday, November 7th, between 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m. For further details about the Character Contest and/or the Fall Festival, call Children's Services at 735-4133 X12 or X13. You can also email us at kids@plainedgelibrary.org.

Thursday August 31, 2017 - Tuesday November 7, 2017
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11TH ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL - 10:00AM-1:00PM - (RAIN CANCELS)

Families can come and enjoy our games, prizes, crafts, petting zoo (11:00am-12:30pm) AND our 1st Annual Family Character Contest where family decorated book characters will be displayed and judged!

Fall Festival Tickets are available from the Children’s Services Staff starting Monday, October 16th. Your ticket will be your ballot to vote for your favorite book character.  One vote per ticket holder please.

 

Families can come and enjoy our games, prizes, crafts, petting zoo (11:00am-12:30pm) AND our 1st Annual Family Character Contest where family decorated book characters will be displayed and judged!

Fall Festival Tickets are available from the Children’s Services Staff starting Monday, October 16th. Your ticket will be your ballot to vote for your favorite book character.  One vote per ticket holder please.

 

Thursday August 31, 2017 - Wednesday May 30, 2018
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (Grade 6 & up) for children’s crafts/activities during the 2017/2018 school year.  All applicants are accepted into a pool of eligible volunteers who will be called upon from time to time during the year.  There will also be an opportunity to volunteer for Plainedge Public Library’s Fall Festival to be held on Tuesday, November 7.  If you apply and are interested in volunteering for certain advertised programs, we encourage you to call ahead to secure a spot to help (This does not apply to volunteering for the Fall Festival).  Application packets will be available starting Monday, September 11th from the Children’s Services Staff.  You may contact the Children’s Services Department for further information at 735-4133, X12 or X13. You may also email us at kids@palinedgelibrary.org.  Community Service credit will be furnished upon request. 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (Grade 6 & up) for children’s crafts/activities during the 2017/2018 school year.  All applicants are accepted into a pool of eligible volunteers who will be called upon from time to time during the year.  There will also be an opportunity to volunteer for Plainedge Public Library’s Fall Festival to be held on Tuesday, November 7.  If you apply and are interested in volunteering for certain advertised programs, we encourage you to call ahead to secure a spot to help (This does not apply to volunteering for the Fall Festival).  Application packets will be available starting Monday, September 11th from the Children’s Services Staff.  You may contact the Children’s Services Department for further information at 735-4133, X12 or X13. You may also email us at kids@palinedgelibrary.org.  Community Service credit will be furnished upon request. 

Tuesday September 19, 2017 - Tuesday October 24, 2017
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7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Get Together Storytime

Ages 2 yrs. - K with accompanying adult   Adults participate with child/children.  Structured program includes stories, finger play, creative movement and movies or crafts.  When registering, you will be signing your child up for a series of 6 sessions; 9/19, 9/26, 10/03, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24.  Dates are subject to change.  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, August 14th at 10:00 AM.

There are many spaces available.

Ages 2 yrs. - K with accompanying adult   Adults participate with child/children.  Structured program includes stories, finger play, creative movement and movies or crafts.  When registering, you will be signing your child up for a series of 6 sessions; 9/19, 9/26, 10/03, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24.  Dates are subject to change.  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, August 14th at 10:00 AM.

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday September 20, 2017 - Wednesday October 25, 2017
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9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Get Together Storytime

Ages 2 yrs. - K with accompanying adult.  Adults participate with child/children.  Structured program includes stories, finger play, creative movement and movies or crafts. When registering, you will be signing your child up for a series of 6 sessions; 9/20, 9/27, 10/04, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25. Dates are subject to change. 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, August 14th at 10:00 AM.

There are many spaces available.

Ages 2 yrs. - K with accompanying adult.  Adults participate with child/children.  Structured program includes stories, finger play, creative movement and movies or crafts. When registering, you will be signing your child up for a series of 6 sessions; 9/20, 9/27, 10/04, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25. Dates are subject to change. 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, August 14th at 10:00 AM.

There are many spaces available.

Thursday October 26, 2017
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Family Halloween Night

For all ages. Halloween fun for everyone! There will be games, crafts & surprises. 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. The online registration button will appear on Monday, September 11th at 10:00 AM.

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

For all ages. Halloween fun for everyone! There will be games, crafts & surprises. 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. The online registration button will appear on Monday, September 11th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Friday October 27, 2017 - Friday November 17, 2017
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
S.T.E.M. Explorers Workshop Series

Grades 2nd-5th only. This is a drop off program. During this 3 session bundled series participating children, who will pair up with partners, will learn about coding, discover how to build a robot arm, and pilot a Sphero robot.  It is required for all registered children to be able to make all 3 sessions in order get the full benefit of this program. Please take that into consideration when registering in case there are scheduling conflicts. This program takes place on Fridays 10/27, 11/10 & 11/17. 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

Grades 2nd-5th only. This is a drop off program. During this 3 session bundled series participating children, who will pair up with partners, will learn about coding, discover how to build a robot arm, and pilot a Sphero robot.  It is required for all registered children to be able to make all 3 sessions in order get the full benefit of this program. Please take that into consideration when registering in case there are scheduling conflicts. This program takes place on Fridays 10/27, 11/10 & 11/17. 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room


Friday November 3, 2017
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Apple Pie Donut Muffins

Grades K-5th only. This is a drop off program. Each participating child will mix ingredients and prepare them to take home and bake some delicious muffins.  Please have each child bring a smock 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

 

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

Grades K-5th only. This is a drop off program. Each participating child will mix ingredients and prepare them to take home and bake some delicious muffins.  Please have each child bring a smock 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

 

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Thursday November 9, 2017
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Perler Bead Turkey Program

Grades 2-5 only. This is a drop off program. Create cute Thanksgiving Turkey using Perler Beads! 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

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

Grades 2-5 only. This is a drop off program. Create cute Thanksgiving Turkey using Perler Beads! 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Tuesday November 14, 2017 - Tuesday November 28, 2017
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Play Group

For 1-2 year olds with a accompanying adult. Come join us again for music, movement and plenty of playtime.  Parents and care givers stay and participate with their children.  Child needs to be at least 12 months by November 14 in order to participate. No unregistered siblings with the exception of infants, please. 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

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

For 1-2 year olds with a accompanying adult. Come join us again for music, movement and plenty of playtime.  Parents and care givers stay and participate with their children.  Child needs to be at least 12 months by November 14 in order to participate. No unregistered siblings with the exception of infants, please. 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Toddler Play Group

For 1-2 year olds with a accompanying adult. Come join us again for music, movement and plenty of playtime.  Parents and care givers stay and participate with their children.  Child needs to be at least 12 months by November 14 in order to participate. No unregistered siblings with the exception of infants, please. 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

For 1-2 year olds with a accompanying adult. Come join us again for music, movement and plenty of playtime.  Parents and care givers stay and participate with their children.  Child needs to be at least 12 months by November 14 in order to participate. No unregistered siblings with the exception of infants, please. 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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room


Wednesday November 15, 2017
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
A Gobbling Good Storytime

For all ages  Enjoy Thanksgiving themed stories, activities and a craft. 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. The online registration button will appear on Monday, October 16th at 10:00 AM. 

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

For all ages  Enjoy Thanksgiving themed stories, activities and a craft. 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. The online registration button will appear on Monday, October 16th at 10:00 AM. 

LOCATION: Community Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Thursday November 16, 2017
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Baby Sign Language

Ages 0-23 months with accompanying adult  Babies can be given the power of communication! Join Baby Signing Time certified  instructor Lisa Curley to play games and learn songs. You'll be surprised how many signs you'll learn!  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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

Ages 0-23 months with accompanying adult  Babies can be given the power of communication! Join Baby Signing Time certified  instructor Lisa Curley to play games and learn songs. You'll be surprised how many signs you'll learn!  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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Sign Language

Ages 2-5yrs. with accompanying adult.  Did you know that children who sign have stronger literacy skills? Join certified Baby Signing Time instructor Lisa Curley to play games and learn songs. You'll be surprised how many signs you'll learn!  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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

Ages 2-5yrs. with accompanying adult.  Did you know that children who sign have stronger literacy skills? Join certified Baby Signing Time instructor Lisa Curley to play games and learn songs. You'll be surprised how many signs you'll learn!  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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room


Saturday November 18, 2017
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Movable Toy Vehicle Workshop

Grades 2nd-5th only. This is a drop off program.  Children will be participating in a hands on workshop where they can create a cardboard car capable of movement through the use of magnets, rubber bands, or balloons. They will also learn about and  discuss alternative energy sources used worldwide today.  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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room

Grades 2nd-5th only. This is a drop off program.  Children will be participating in a hands on workshop where they can create a cardboard car capable of movement through the use of magnets, rubber bands, or balloons. They will also learn about and  discuss alternative energy sources used worldwide today.  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, October 16th at 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Community Room



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