Hello Families! Our newsletters are prepared in advance.
We hope to be able to offer each program listed below.
For updated information, please contact us by phone or email, or check in on our website and social media. Stay healthy!
Zoom Signing Stories
Monday, February 22 at 11 a.m.
Birth to Age 7 years old
Sign Language Stories is an interactive program with theme stories, finger plays, and easy songs using the same signs to assist with caregiver/student retention. This is a 30 minute class with additional time allotted for questions and review. Registration required to receive Zoom link. This program is being held in conjunction with our friends at Sayville Library. If you experience issues on the day of the program, please contact Ms. Kerry at the Sayville Library: 631- 589-4440
Zoom Game Night with Ms. Gina
Monday, February 22 at 7 p.m.
School Age with an Adult
Join Ms. Gina for a virtual round of BINGO! All registrants will receive a downloadable BINGO card as well as Zoom login information via email. Additional games will be played as well. Prizes will be available for pickup in the lobby or at the Children's Reference Desk beginning on February 23 at 9 a.m. Registration required to receive Zoom link.
Fun with Miss Kathy
Virtual Baby Time
Tuesday, February 23
Please join Miss Kathy for a sing along, finger play and lap rides. This program is designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth, with fun age appropriate activities for pre-walkers and their grown-ups. This program will be available on the Library’s Website and Facebook. Tune in at your leisure!
Virtual Toddler Time Wednesday, February 24
1-2 year olds can join Miss Kathy and sing some new and some familiar songs with her puppets. This program is designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth, with fun age appropriate activities for walkers and their grown-ups. This program will be available on the Library's Websiteand Facebook. Tune in at your leisure!
Virtual Circle Time
Thursday, February 25
Preschoolers, take out your instruments and voices and sing along with Miss Kathy. Shake those sillies out! Two and three-year-olds with an adult can join in for circle time fun. This program will be available on the Library's Website and Facebook. Tune in at your leisure!
Zoom Family Book Chat
with Mrs. Michele
Thursday, February 25 at 4:30 p.m.
Ages 5-9 years old
Enjoy some family time by reading Betty MacDonald’s classic, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle and completing a book-themed craft together at home. Then join Mrs. Michele on Zoom to show off your craft, chat about the book, and participate in some book BINGO! Copies of the book, along with craft kits and BINGO cards will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, February 22. This program will be broadcast to a closed group via Zoom. Registration required to receive Zoom link. All registrants will receive an email with login information the day before the program. This program is being held in conjunction with our friends at Sayville Library.
Zoom Hands Up: Time to Sign
Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m.
Ages 5-9 years old
Learn some ASL signs, play games and have some fun! There will be a new theme for each class. Registration required to receive Zoom link. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link.
Virtual Snow Painting
Friday, February 26 This is the perfect time of year for snow play. Join Ms. Robyne and see how easy it is to paint real or fake snow. This program will be available to view at your leisure on the Library's Website, Facebook and YouTube accounts.
Zoom Chess for Beginners
Saturday, February 27 at 12 p.m.
Grades 2-6 Join a Chess expert from the Long Island Chess Nuts and learn how to play this game of strategy! At time of registration, please check that your email address and phone number are up to date. Each registrant’s contact information will be provided to the instructor at Long Island Chess Nuts in order to make the Zoom and website login as easy as possible. Please note if your child has any experience playing before; it is possible that the library may modify this program based on the skill level of registered patrons.
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East Islip Public Library
381 East Main Street
East Islip, New York 11730