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North Shore Publich Library

July and August Children’s Virtual Programs

Tails and Tales Summer Reading ClubAnnual Summer Reading Club: Tails and Tales, Summer 2021!

Register online or over the phone beginning Friday, June 25, 2021.

Click Here For Information, Registration Links, & The Summer Reading Club BINGO Card! 



Below is a listing of July and August Virtual Programs

We have scheduled virtual programs that will be presented with the ZOOM platform. Please use this link to download Zoom: https://zoom.us/signup .



IN-PERSON Summer Storytimes

Summer Storytimes, Ages 3-5 years with a parent/caregiver

**IN-PERSON** Wednesdays, July 7, 14, August 4, & 11, at 11:00 AM, 7:00 PM

Join us at the library for IN-PERSON Storytimes! Each 30-minute program will feature a different theme and a Storytime Craft-to-Go will be provided. Storytimes will take place in the library and will follow social distancing guidelines. Registration is required. Space is limited. Masks are required.


Weekly Summer Programs-to-Go

Registration for July Programs begins July 1, August Programs begins August 2.

Craft Tuesdays to Go, Ages 3 years – Entering Grade 5

Pick up kits on Tuesdays, July 6 – August 10

Join us for our annual Crafty Tuesday program, to go! Kits can be picked up beginning at 9:30AM each Tuesday in the Children’s Department. No registration required. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

  • July 6: Ceramic Fairy House
  • July 13: Soaring Fish Kite
  • July 20: Color-Me Monkey
  • July 27: Wooden Dinosaur Puzzles
  • August 3: Wild T-Shirts
  • August 10: DIY Origami

Summer Science Series, Entering Grades 3-5

Pick up kits on Fridays, July 9 – August 27

Have fun this summer with these exciting science Program-to-Go kits! Each kit will come with supplies, instructions, and a picture of the finished project. Kids will also learn the science behind each experiment and book suggestions for extended research will be included! Different kit available each Friday. Registration is required for each session.


July Virtual Programs

Registration begins online, in-person, or by phone on Thursday, July 1.


LI Chess Nuts, Entering Grades 3-5

Wednesdays, July 7, 14, 21, & 28, 1:00 PM

Join LI Chess Nuts and learn how to play chess in this four-week virtual workshop. After learning basic and advanced strategies, team up to play with friends. No chess playing experience is necessary! A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Coping with Potty Training Workshop & Kit, Parents of children ages 1-4 years

Thursday, July 8, 10:00 AM

  • Pick up kits Thursday, July 1 – Wednesday, July 7

Is your child physically and emotionally ready for toilet learning? Are you? This workshop, presented via Zoom, will discuss signs of readiness and offer guidelines to successful potty training. Each registered family will receive a potty-training kit filled with books, fingerplays, potty training chart, and more! A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Learning is Fun Kit: Opposites & Sorting, Ages 3-5 years

Pick up kits Monday, July 12 – Saturday, July 17

Kids will learn all about opposites and sorting in this Program-to-Go kit. Kits include multiple sorting activities that make learning engaging and fun!


Frogs, Bugs & Animals, Family

Thursday, July 15, 11:00 AM

Green Meadows Farm will bring the animals to you, virtually! Meet frogs, bugs, hedgehogs, reptiles, chickens, and so many more animals. Learn about the important roles they play to make the world a better place! A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Creative Movement & Music, Ages 18-35 months

Friday, July 16, 10:00 AM

Come join this much-needed quality bonding time with your little ones. Class includes music, singing, and playful movements. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Special Event: Dances of India, Family

Friday, July 16, 7:00 PM

Learn about Indian culture through dance and music with the dance artists of Anja Dance Company. You will learn and try different styles of dance that come from the diverse country that is India. After you watch and learn, be ready to get up and dance! A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Tails & Tales Chocolate Kit, Ages 3 years – Entering Grade 5

Pick up kits Monday, July 19 – Saturday, July 24

Celebrate our Summer Reading Club theme with these adorable animal chocolates! Kit includes cute Narwhal chocolate molds, colored chocolate, and detailed directions. All supplies are included in this Program-to-Go kit. ONE KIT PER REGISTERED FAMILY.


Starfish Tales, Ages 3-5 years

Tuesday, July 20, 11:00AM

  • Pick up kits Monday July 12 – Monday, July 19

Join the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum to discover how starfish are different from other fish and learn about the unique features they have. Listen to a starfish story and create your very own starfish diorama. Program-to-Go kits with all necessary supplies will be provided. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Summer Dot Art Painting, Entering Grades 3-5

Tuesday, July 20, 5:30 PM

  • Pick up kits Monday, July 12 – Monday, July 19

Join Melissa of Paint Party LI as you create a summer themed dot art painting. Program-to-Go kits with all necessary supplies will be provided. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Snapology: Virtual Pokemon Escape Room, Entering Grades 1-5

Thursday, July 22, 7:00 PM

Do you love Pokemon? Test your knowledge! In this Virtual Snapology Escape Room, kids will work in small groups to solve Pokemon related puzzles in an online setting. See if you have what it takes to escape! A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Campfire Kits, All Ages – Entering Grade 5

Pick up kits Monday, July 26 – Saturday, July 31

Get ready for a night around the fire with this Program-to-Go kit! Kits come complete with everything you need to make s’mores at home, and a fun craft activity to enjoy.


Dog Days of Summer, Ages 18 months – 5 years with a parent/caregiver

Tuesday, July 27, 10:00 AM

Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. in this family fun preschool program all about the dog days of summer. Activities include music, movement, fine and gross motor development and storytelling! There will also be a cute dog puppet craft! A Zoom meeting ID, password and recommended supply list will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.



August Virtual Programs

Registration begins online, in-person or by phone on Monday, August 2


Narwhal Painting with The Art Nanny, Entering Grades 1-5

Pick up kits Monday, August 2 – Saturday, August 7

Presented via YouTube: Register for your “Take & Make” ColorShield art kit of a narwhal! Participants will create this watercolor masterpiece using tips and tricks provided by The Art Nanny. Each kit includes art materials, a displayable paper frame, and the tutorial link. You will be amazed at the outcome and display it proudly! A prerecorded instructional video will be posted to our YouTube page.


Tip Toe Rainbow Hunt Baby Kits, Ages Birth – 3 years

Pick up kits Monday, August 2 – Saturday, August 7

Geared specifically toward our littlest readers! Teach your little one all the colors of the rainbow with this Program-to-Go kit. Each registered child will receive a kit filled with items to help match the colors of the rainbow, fingerplays, a simple craft activity, and a keepsake board book.


Happy Birds, Family

Friday, August 6, 7:00 PM

Meet parrots that are amazing and talented performers. They will perform over 25 tricks while everyone watching learns about the birds. This show features 6-7 macaws, cockatoos and amazons. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Shark Tails & Tales, Entering Grades 1-5

Pick up kits Monday, August 9 – Saturday, August 14

Presented via YouTube: Join the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum and discover what it takes to be one of the world’s most famous apex predators! Explore amazing facts about sharks, and roll up your sleeves to excavate a real shark tooth fossil to keep. Program-to-Go kits with all necessary supplies will be provided. This prerecorded video will be posted to our YouTube page.


Sweet Kitchen Science, Entering Grades 3-5

Wednesday, August 11, 11:00 AM

Join us for an interactive workshop where we challenge you to make your own ice cream! Explore measuring and quantities, and the meaning of melting and freezing point. Supply list will be sent upon registration. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Mommy & Me Yoga, 18 months – 5 years

Thursday, August 12, 10:00 AM

Come join this much-needed quality bonding time with your little ones. Class includes music, singing, playful movements, mindful and interactive poses, bonding and breathing activities. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Catch Me if You Can, Entering Grades 1-5

Friday, August 13, 11:00 AM

  • Pick up kits Friday August 6 – Thursday, August 12

Join the Long Island Children’s Museum to investigate the ways animals protect themselves from predators. Meet our live animals that use defense mechanisms in order to stay safe. Create your own animal by using the animal defense of your choice. Program-to-Go kits with all necessary supplies will be provided. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Learning is Fun Kit: Patterns & Sequencing, Ages 3-5 years

Pick up kits Monday, August 16 – Saturday, August 21

Kids will learn all about the concepts of patterns and sequencing in this Program-to-Go kit. This kit is filled with activities to engage children in searching for and creating patterns in fun ways!


Fun on the Farm, Ages 18 months – 5 years with a parent/caregiver

Wednesday, August 18, 10:00 AM

Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. as we explore farm animals in this family fun preschool program! Activities include music, movement, fine and gross motor development and storytelling! There will also be a pig puppet craft! Bring your farm animal toys or stuffed animals to join the fun. A Zoom meeting ID, password and recommended supply list will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


SO Fun Game Show, Family

Thursday, August 19, 11:00 AM

Get ready to laugh and cheer during this wild and exciting virtual game show. Hosted by a professional magician and writer for the tv show, The Carbonaro Effect, kids will become the stars of their very own INTERACTIVE game show production. A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


Jester Jim, Family

Friday, August 20, 7:00 PM

This is not your ordinary juggling show! With a trunk full of props and a looping machine, Jester Jim takes the stage to bring his show right into your home in this Zoom edition of his popular show! His amazing beatboxing and wild antics will entertain and amuse audience members both young and old! A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all registrants prior to the program.


My Summer Rocks!, Entering Grades K-5

Pick up kits Monday, August 23 – Saturday, August 28

Presented Via YouTube: Join A Time For Kids, Inc. to design a special photo frame to show how much your summer rocks! This Program-to-Go kit includes everything you need to create your own frame, and then put your favorite picture of the summer inside. This prerecorded video will be posted to our YouTube page.


Go Wild About Llamas, Entering Grades 1-5

IN-PERSON, Wednesday, August 25, 2:00 PM

Learn about this gentle, intelligent and extremely useful animal, like what jobs they have and what you call a baby llama. Two live llamas will be here when you visit! Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Masks are required.


Back to School Kit, Entering Pre-k – Grade 5

Pick up kits Monday, August 30 – Saturday, September 4

Get ready for school with this Program-to-Go kit! Each kit contains handy school supplies and a cute craft.



 

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