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Registration for all March programs will begin on Thursday, February 14. In-person registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Children’s Desk - online registration will begin at noon.
 

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BABY BOUNCE AND RHYME - EIJ486

Let's get moving in this fun and interactive program for caregiver and baby.
Date: Friday, March 1
Time: 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Ages: 6 – 17 months with an adult

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. SEUSS! - EIJ529

The author of Green Eggs and Ham and The Cat in the Hat was born today. Join us for a reading of one of our favorite Dr. Seuss books at 10:30 a.m. Afterwards stay for trivia, a scavenger hunt, and more Seussational fun as we celebrate this amazing author. No registation necessary.
Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

FROM PLANKTON TO WHALES: WHY OUR LOCAL WATERS ARE WORTH PROTECTING - EIJ510

Learn about some of the fascinating marine life that inhabits the waters of Long Island with the Fish Guy, photographer Chris Paparo. This program is generously sponsored by the Bohlsen Family Foundation.
Date: Sunday, March 3
Time: 2 - 3 p.m.
Ages: Grades 4 and up with an adult, no siblings

CHESS LESSONS – EIJ414

If you’ve wanted to learn how to play chess, here’s your chance. Teen volunteers will guide students as they play with each other to learn the basics of the game.
Date: Monday, March 4
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 1 – 6

FANDOM FRIENDS - EIJ502

Geek out over all things pop-culture in this friendly, inclusive environment. We will enjoy lively conversation as we discuss our favorite fandoms, create fun crafts and play games. A small snack will be served.
Date: Tuesday, March 5
Time: 7 - 7:45 p.m.
Ages: Grades 4 - 8

LUCKY STORYTIME FOR LITTLER LISTENERS– EIJ412

We’ll use movement, music and more to get excited about books!
Date: Wednesday, March 6
Time: 11:30 a.m. - noon
Ages: PRESCHOOOL children ages 3 - 5 with an adult, no siblings

TIME FOR TWOS - EIJ406

Bring your two-year-old to the library for age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs. No siblings please.
Date: Thursday, March 7
Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Ages: Two year olds with an adult, no siblings.

SNOWMANIA - EIJ474

We will create snowman art, play snowman games and transform into snowmen to run a relay race. We’re going to have a snowriffic time.
Date: Thursday, March 7
Time: 4:15 - 5 p.m.
Ages:
Grades K - 3

PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP - EIJ401 family place logo

Playing is how your child learns. Through different stages of play, children grow and develop skills in many areas. PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP gives parents the opportunity to spend quality time with their child playing, exploring, and sharing songs and stories. The program begins on Friday, January 11 and runs for a total of six weeks.
Dates: Fridays, March 8 through April 12
Time: 10 – 11:15 a.m.
Ages: 18 – 35 months with an adult, siblings welcome

LEGO CLUB – EIJ492

Drop in to meet new friends and use your imaginative skills to construct your own designs with our Legos.
Date: Saturday, March 9
Time: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages: Grades K – 5 with an adult, siblings welcome

HARRY POTTER MOVIE EXPERIENCE - EIJ503

Watch the flick, follow the script and relive the magic. The Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire experience will include wizards, wands, Snitches, and more.  Everyone will receive a gift bag packed with props to interact with the movie. Feel free to sport your house colors and other wizarding garb
Date & Time: Friday, March 8 2 - 4:30 OR Tuesday, March 19 5:30 - 8
Ages: Grades 4 - 8

BABIES BOOGIE - EIJ417

Clap your hands, move your feet! This creative movement and music program presented by Nicole Sparling uses multicultural music, instruments and props to improve motor skills and help children use their imaginations.
Date: Monday, March 11
Time: 10 – 10:45 a.m.
Ages: 3 – 23 months with an adult, no siblings

TODDLERS TANGO - EIJ418

Clap your hands, move your feet! This creative movement and music program presented by Nicole Sparling uses multicultural music, instruments and props to improve motor skills and help children use their imaginations.
Date: Monday, March 11
Time: 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages: 2 – 4 years with an adult, no siblings

MINECRAFT MANIA - EIJ560

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next master architect? Join our Minecraft building tournament to show off your skills.
Date: Monday, March 11
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 - 6

FROZEN SING-ALONG PARTY - EIJ480

Sing along with Anna, Elsa, and Olaf during this interactive family movie at the library! Feel free to come dressed in your Frozen best to show off your song and dance moves. There will also be a craft, games and snacks to enjoy. This program may not be appropriate for children with food allergies.
Date: Tuesday , March 12
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages:
2 - 5 with an adult, siblings welcome

READ TO THE DOGS – EIJ578

Students practice their reading skills and gain confidence by reading aloud to a trained Therapy Dog. Dogs and their handlers are registered with Therapy Dogs International. Student readers can sign up for a 20-minute session when they come to the Children’s Desk to register.
Date: Tuesday, March 12
Time: 6:30 – 8:10 p.m.
Ages: Readers in grades K – 6

SHAMROCK STORY AND CRAFT - EIJ483

You’ll feel lucky when you join us to make a festive shamrock windcatcher.
Date: Wednesday, March 13
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Ages:
Grades K - 3

MORE THAN MOTHER GOOSE - EIJ403

More than Mother Goose for children includes nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, and stories. Parents participate with their child. Older siblings welcome. This program will be offered at two times. Please select the date that is most convenient.
Date: Monday, March 18 OR Saturday, March 23
Time: 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Ages: Birth through 3 years old with an adult, siblings welcome

BABY TIME - EIJ404

This parent and child program includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth.
Dates: Thursdays, March 21 & 28
Time: 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Ages: Pre-walkers, 3 months and up with an adult, no siblings

TODDLER TIME - EIJ405

This parent and child program includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth.
Date: Thursdays, March 21 & 28
Time: 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages: Walkers through 23 months old with an adult, no siblings

CIRCLE TIME – EIJ407

Shake those sillies out! Kathy Roeder leads 2 & 3 year olds in circle time fun.
Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: noon – 12:45 p.m.
Ages: 2 & 3 with an adult, no siblings

MAKERSPACE NIGHT– EIJ586

Go, go, go with gadgets galore!  Whether big or small, we have building projects for all.
Date: Thursday, March 15
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Ages 4 and up with an adult, no younger siblings

SUPER SMASH BROS. – EIJ536

Whether it’s your first time or you’re a master of combat, join us to play Super Smash Bros. Wii U!
Date: Friday, March 22
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m
Ages: Grades 3 – 6

EVENING STORY TIME - EIJ410

Join us for an evening edition of stories, rhymes and more.
Date: Monday, March 25
Time: 5:30 – 6 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

STAINED GLASS KITE - EIJ469

Join Miss Gina and create your own colorful kite to fly in the Springtime!
Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 and up

MORE, MORE, MORE!: STORY TIME – EIJ492

We'll go over the top with extreme stories, songs and more, more, more!
Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 4:30 – 5 p.m.
Ages:
3 ½ - K on their own

CURIOUS GEORGE EXTRAVAGANZA - EIJ445

Join us for some monkey madness as we celebrate Curious George with stories, songs, and games. Afterwards we’ll bring our very own monkey to life to take home and snuggle with.
Date: Saturday March 30
Time: 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Ages:
3 ½ - K, on their own

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