Oceanside Library

CHILDREN
Baby Playhooray
Books & Babies
Crafts
Family Movie Matinee
Halloween Teens 'N' Tots
Hola! Say Hello To Spanish
Kidpix Child Identification Program
Lego Clubs
Mad Science - Slime Time
Monster Hunt
Online Homework Help
Playhooray
Storytimes
Time For Tots
Toy Time
Tumblebooks
'Tween Scene
Yoga For Kids
Yoga For Special Needs Children

 

 

 


  CHILDREN 

September/October 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.
 

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

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Tuesdays, September 9, 16, 23 // 10am // Fee: $12

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21 // 10am // Fee: $12

 

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

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Monday, September 29 // 10am

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Monday, October 6 // 10am

 

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Art With Joanne (Grades K-6)
Wednesday, October 15 // 4:30pm

Halloween is almost here for trick-or-treaters far and near.  Join Miss Joanne to make a Creepy, Creaky haunted House centerpiece of your very own.

Pre-K Craft (Ages 3-5 years)
Tuesday, October 21 // 1pm

Flying bats and witches' cats!  It's Halloween again.  make a not-too-scary Black Cat Hand Puppet with Miss Dotty.  Caregiver must attend.
 

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Muppets Most Wanted
Sunday, October 5 // 1:30pm
2014, 107 min.  Rated PG.

The Muppets become entangled in a series of international heists when Kermit the Frog is kidnapped and replaced by an evil lookalike.  Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

 

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Thursday, October 23 // 7pm
Witches and ghosts and monsters, oh my!  Wear your scary or silly costumes to our Halloween storytime where teens read to tots.
 

Children love this total immersion program that teaches colors, numbers, and short phrases in Spanish.

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Mondays, September 15, 22, 29, October 6 // 4:30pm // Fee: $20

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Mondays, October 20, 27, November 3, 19, 17 // 4:30pm // Fee: $25

 

Tuesday, October 7 // 2-5pm
Have your children photographed and fingerprinted, and receive an official Kidpix ID Card as well as a packet of useful information on child safety.  No registration required.
 

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Grades K-2
Sunday, September 28 // 1pm
Young builders join the Lego fun.  Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

Grades 3-6
Sunday, September 28 // 2:30pm
Join the fun and build something super with your friends or on your own.

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Grades K-2
Sunday, October 19 // 1pm
Young builders join the Lego fun.  Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room.

Grades 3-6
Sunday, October 19 // 2:30pm
Join the fun and build something super with your friends or on your own.
 

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Wednesday, October 22 // 4:30pm

Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming around!  Create slime using the Mad Science Recipe, and then enter the Slime Olympics.  Take home your own concoction of Mad Science Slime.
 

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Wednesday, October 29 // 4:15pm
Join Jason Edwards, the Monster Hunter, for a frightfully good scavenger hunt.
 

Molly Mouse stars in this creative, fun-filled program for toddlers and beyond.  Caregiver must attend.

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Thursdays, September 11, 18 // 10am OR 11am // Fee: $8
Fridays, September 12, 19, 26 // 10am OR 11am // Fee: $12

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Thursdays, October 9, 16, 23 // 10am OR 11am // Fee: $12
Fridays, October 10, 17, 24 // 10am OR 11am // Fee: $12

 

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Fall Storytime
Thursdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30 // 2:15pm

Big books!  Little books!  Songs, stories and more!
 

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

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Wednesdays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1 // 10:15am OR 11:15am // Fee: $16

In-person registration begins Monday, September 29 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Friday, October 3.


Wednesdays, October 15, 22, 29, November 5 // 10:15am OR 11:15am // Fee: $16

 

Have fun with your toddler at this relaxed program of free play.  Caregiver must attend.

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Mondays, September 8, 15, 22 // 10am OR 11am
 

Please register for this program at the Information Desk.

Sweet Dreams Ice Cream Sculpture
Wednesday, October 15 // 7-8pm // Grades 4-8
Create a realistic looking ice cream treat using model magic clay.

 

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 clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Fridays, September 12, 19, 26, October 10, 17 // 4:30pm // Fee: $20

 

Join our yoga master for a fun-filled class that teaches relaxation and breathing methods to children of all abilities.  Please wear loose fitting clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.  Parent or caregiver must attend.

In-person registration begins Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm.
Telephone registration begins Wednesday, September 3 at 9:30am, space permitting.
Out-of-district registration begins Saturday, September 6.


Tuesday, September 30 // 4:30pm

 

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