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Children's Programs

Children's Programming For Children Up Through Grade 5. 
Click on the Program links below for upcoming events as listed in our newsletter. Check the Calendar of Events for upcoming programs, and visit or call the Children's Department for more information 516-621-2240 X 7.

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Children’s Programs

All programs require registration unless otherwise noted. Register online and tell a friend through the Calendar of Events @ BRYANTLIBRARY.ORG

 

 

Summer Reading Program

LIBRARIES ROCK! SUMMER READING PROGRAM

READ TO ME PROGRAM for children ages 3 ½ – 6 years
INDEPENDENT READERS entering Kindergarten – 6th grade

Visit the Children’s Room with your child to list books read. 
New prizes awarded each week through August 4.
Join the excitement, participate in guessing contests, and more!
Program ends Saturday, August 4.

SIZZLING SUMMER SPECIALS

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 1 – 6

Generously supported by The Friends of The Bryant Library

Online registration begins June 11 for Bryant Library cardholders, others may register the week before the program if space permits.
Each program held in the upstairs meeting room of The Bryant Library.

  

MINERAL MANIA presented by Mad Science of LI

Select ONE date and time for this event:

Tuesday, July 10, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, July 10, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Thursday, July 12, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Thursday, July 12, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

 

ANIMALS ROCK presented by Green Meadows Farm
Select ONE date and time for this event:

Tuesday, July 17 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, July 17, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Thursday, July 19, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Thursday, July 19, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

SEASHORE LIFE ROCKS presented by the LI Aquarium
Select ONE date and time for this event:

Tuesday, July 24 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, July 24, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Thursday, July 26, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Thursday, July 26, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

 

THE MAMBO KING: TITO PUENTE presented by Long Island Children’s Museum
Select ONE time for this event:

Tuesday, July 31 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, July 31, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

SONIC SOUNDS presented by Mad Science of LI
Select ONE time for this event:

Thursday, August 2, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Thursday, August 2, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

 

July programs

12 – 17 months

Giggles & Wiggles

Mondays, July 9, 16, 23, 30

OR Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31

9:45 – 10:15 AM

Fun with music, fingerplays, toys, & simple stories while developing early literacy skills. Parent or guardian must accompany the child. Child must be 12 months by July 1. Online registration begins June 15 for Bryant Library cardholders, others may register the day before program begins if space permits.
Register for Mondays or Tuesdays.

18 – 24 months

Little Sprouts
Mondays, July 9, 16, 23, 30
OR Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31

11:00 – 11:30 AM

Fun with music, fingerplays, toys, & simple stories while developing early literacy skills. Parent or guardian must accompany the child. Child must be 18 months by July 1. Online registration begins June 15 for Bryant Library cardholders, others may register the day before program begins if space permits.

Register for Mondays or Tuesdays.

2 – 3 ½ years
Toddler Story Craft
Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, August 1

4:00 – 4:45 PM
Stories, songs, and a craft activity for you and your toddler to do together.

Online registration begins June 15 for Bryant Library cardholders, registration opens for others the day before program begins if space permits.

 

Ages 3 ½ – 5 years

Pajamarama Night

Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, August 1 
7:00 – 7:30 PM

Children are invited to wear their pajamas for a cozy storytime with books, fingerplays, and rhymes. Online registration begins June 15 for Bryant Library cardholders, registration opens for others the day before program begins if space permits.

 

All Ages

Legomania

All Fridays in July & August 
6:00 – 7:00 PM

Build your own creation with Legos in the Children’s Room. No registration required.

 

Ages 3 ½ – 6 years

Libraries Rock! Musical Fun

Friday, July 13

11 – 11:30 AM OR 4:00 – 4:30 PM

Libraries Rock! Fun filled musical activities for kids. Dance and play at the library.

Online registration for Bryant Library cardholders, registration opens for others the day before the program begins if space permits.

Register for 4 PM class

 

Entering Grades 3 – 6

Scattergories

Monday, July 23
7:00 – 7:30 PM
Learn how to play the fun category game and create own lists to play. Design your own game cube to take home.
Online registration for Bryant Library cardholders, registration opens for others the day before the program begins if space permits.

 

All Ages

Legomania

All Fridays in July & August
6:00 – 7:00 PM

Build your own creation with Legos in the Children’s Room. No registration required.


 
August programs

2 – 5 years
Walk in Story Time
August 1 - 31 

10:00 – 10:30 AM
Meet different Children’s Librarians each day as they read and share some of their favorite stories.  No registration required.

 

Ages 3 ½ – 6 years

Libraries Rock! Musical Fun

Friday, August 3

11 – 11:30 AM OR 4:00 – 4:30 PM

Libraries Rock! Fun filled musical activities for kids. Dance and play at the library.

Online registration begins Friday, July 13 for Bryant Library cardholders, registration opens for others the day before the program begins if space permits.

Register for 11 AM class

Register for 4 PM class

 
Entering Grades 2 – 6

Lemonade War
Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 PM

August 9, 16, 23
Listen and discuss The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies, a book about a brother and sister battling to be the first to earn $100 during summer vacation.  Relax at the library while the librarian reads the book each week, recapping what was previously read as a refresher and to welcome new listeners to join in later weeks.  Online registration begins July 19 for Bryant Library cardholders, registration opens for others August 8 if space permits.


Entering Grades 3 – 6
Scattergories
Monday, August 20
7:00 – 7:30 PM
Learn how to play the fun category game and create own lists to play. Design your own game cube to take home.

Online registration begins Monday, July 23 for Bryant Library cardholders, registration opens for others the day before the program begins if space permits.