Oceanside Library

CHILDREN
Baby Playhooray
Bingo
Fun And Board Games
Games 'N' Tots
Lego Club
Online Homework Help
Playhooray
Special Needs
Teens 'N' Tots
Time For Tots
Tumblebooks
Tween Scene
Yoga For Kids

 

 

 


  CHILDREN 

July/August 2014

Call the Children's Room at (516) 766-2360, option 2 for program registration availability.  Note: Due to the popularity of some programs, the Library cannot guarantee that space will be available following evening registration.

REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

Residents of the Oceanside School District are given priority for our programs.  In-person registration begins at 7pm.  The Library reserves the right to limit the number of tickets given to any one person.  Fees are nonrefundable.  To secure a place in a program, patrons must pay (cash only) within three days of registering, or we will contact the next person on the waiting list.  Out-of-district patrons may begin registering on the fourth day after in-person registration.  Proof of age is required.

 

Ignite your mind!  Join the "Fizz! Boom! Read!" Summer Reading Club, a fun-filled program featuring books, games, prizes, and more!  Earn a certificate!  Experiment with books.  Venture into the world of science!

Sign up now!  Reporting runs from through Saturday, August 9.

Summer Reading Club Finale (Ages 3 and up)
Monday, August 4 // 7pm

Are aliens eating your lunch?  How many chicken do you need to take over the world?  Explore the mysteries of the universe and save the world from chicken domination with Steve Petra and the friends in the Laughing Lab.
 

Join us for a delightful program of music, movement, and rhymes.  Caregiver must attend.

In-person registration: Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
Telephone registration: Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30am, space permitting
Out-of-district registration: Saturday, July 26


Tuesdays, August 5, 12, 19 // 10am // Fee: $12
 

Listen closely, mark your card, get five in a row...it's not hard!

Thursdays, July 24, August 7 // 3pm (IN SESSION)
 

This early literacy program showcases nursery rhymes and music.  Caregiver must attend.
 

In-person registration: Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
Telephone registration: Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30am, space permitting
Out-of-district registration: Saturday, July 26

Monday, August 4 // 10am

 

Have fun playing all of your favorite games at the Library, and make a new friend!  We have Mousetrap, Lego Ninjago, Candy Land, Jumanji, and others.

Fridays, July 25, August 1, 8 // 3-4:30pm (IN SESSION)

 

Teens and tots play favorite pre-school games like Candy Land, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Lotto, Memory, and King Of The Castle.

In-person registration: Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
Telephone registration: Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30am, space permitting
Out-of-district registration: Saturday, July 26

Thursdays, July 31, August 7, 14 // 10am

 

Join the fun and build something super with your friends or on your own!  During sessions for Grades K-2, caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

In-person registration: Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
Telephone registration: Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30am, space permitting
Out-of-district registration: Saturday, July 26

Grades K-2
Mondays, July 28, August 11, 18 // 6:30pm
Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room

Grades 3-6
Mondays, July 28, August 11, 18 // 7:30pm

 

Molly Mouse stars in this creative fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond.  Proof of age is required.  Caregiver must attend.

Thursday, July 24 // 10am OR 11am
(IN SESSION)
Friday, July 25 // 10am OR 11am (IN SESSION)

In-person registration: Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
Telephone registration: Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30am, space permitting
Out-of-district registration: Saturday, July 26

Thursdays, August 7, 14, 21 // 10am OR 11am // Fee: $12
Fridays, August 8, 15, 22 // 10am OR 11am // Fee: $12
 

Join us for a fun-filled program of stories, crafts, and activities.

In-person registration: Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
Telephone registration: Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30am, space permitting
Out-of-district registration: Saturday, July 26

Tuesday, August 5 // 6-7pm

 

Pre-school readiness skills are learned through play in this fun-filled educational seriesCaregiver must attend.

In-person registration: Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
Telephone registration: Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30am, space permitting
Out-of-district registration: Saturday, July 26

Wednesday, August 6 // 10:15am OR 11:15am // Fee: $4

 

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THESE PROGRAMS AT THE INFORMATION DESK.

Knitting (IN SESSION)
Wednesdays, July 23, 30 // 7pm

Learn to knit - no experience required!  Bring a pair of needles and some yarn.

Behind The Scenes Movie Making (THIS CLASS IS FULL)
Thursdays, July 24, 31 // 7pm

In this three-session workshop, create your own animation and stop-motion movies, just like the professionals.  Bring your characters to life by drawing on clear film and light boxes, and experience the green screen special effects that are used in the movies.

Chocolate Fountain (THIS CLASS IS FULL)
Thursday, August 14 // 7-8pm

Dip your favorite - pretzels, marshmallows, Oreos, and more - in a waterfall of chocolate.

 

Join our yoga master MaryClare for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxation and breathing methods as well as many yoga poses.  Please wear loose-fitting clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Fridays, July 25, August 1, 8 // 4pm
(IN SESSION)
 

INTERNET AVAILABLE IN CHILDREN'S ROOM
The Internet is available in the Children's Room to holders of children's library cards in good standing.  Written parental consent is required.  Permission forms may be obtained at the Children's Reference Desk and will be kept on record there.  The library assumes no responsibility for Internet content, quality, accuracy, or currency.  It is important for parents to be aware that the Internet may contain material of a controversial nature.  Therefore, it is the parent's responsibility to monitor their children's selections.



Online Homework Help

Click here for access to Online Homework Help and Tutoring in most subjects, Test Prep, Career Help, Resume Writing, and more all in a one-on-one chat session.
Click here for more info.

NOTE: PATRONS ARE NOW REQUIRED TO CREATE A TUTOR.COM LIVE HOMEWORK HELP USER ACCOUNT WITH THEIR LIBRARY BARCODE NUMBER AS THEIR USERNAME AND A PASSWORD THEY CHOOSE THEMSELVES.

ALL USERS WHO HAVE CREATED AN "OPTIONAL" ACCOUNT WITH THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS AND A PASSWORD TO LOG IN, WILL HAVE TO CHANGE THEIR USERNAME TO THEIR BARCODE NUMBER INSTEAD.  IF YOU ARE HAVING ISSUES, PLEASE ADVISE LIBRARY STAFF.



PARENTING RESOURCE NETWORK
The Oceanside Library is pleased to be a partner with the Parenting Resource Network, an information and referral service for parents of children up to five years of age.  The Network is staffed by early childhood professionals who can provide parents with information or referral to community resources that address their questions or concerns.  Call the Network at 516-240-6018 or visit their website Parenting Resource Network for parenting tips at your fingertips.


TUMBLEBOOK LIBRARY
TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.  You can access TumbleBooks from the library or from home.

All you need is the Flash plug-in for your browser and a computer set up for sound and speakers. If you find that you are unable to view the TumbleBooks at home, you may need to download the FREE plug-in for Flash animations at www.macromedia.com/downloads.
Click on the graphic and enjoy!

Tumblebooks

 

Oceanside Library - 30 Davison Avenue - Oceanside - NY 11572