Special Programs – Fall 2020

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Parents or Caregivers are required to remain in the library
while children are in programs.

Please take a moment to read our Policy on Unattended Children.

We hope everyone is well and staying safe!

BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW! 

Attention Parents/Caregivers

Below is a link to a book entitled “Kelly Goes Back to School” that explains the changes that will take place once school begins.  It is written by a local Port Washington couple.  They also wrote a book entitled ” Kelly Stays Home” about the coronavirus.  Click on this link to access both titles.

www.kellystayshome.com 

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Miss Humblebee’s Academy is an Award Winning Curriculum that lays the foundation for a lifetime of learning success. It is aligned with preschool and elementary standards supporting kindergarten preparation and classroom instruction. It is optimized for smart devices thus extending its use beyond home and school. Miss Humblebee’s Academy includes: Cognitive Skills Assessments, Kindergarten Readiness Development Checklist, Weekly Progress Reports, and Augmented Reality Lessons.

Find Miss Humblebee’s Academy along with other great resources on the library website!

https://eastmeadow.info/childrens-services/ready-to-read/
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https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring

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Bright By Text

Help Me Grow – Long Island is a proud partner of Bright By Text, a texting service that provides free tips, information, and resources to help all parents and caregivers give every child a bright beginning. In addition to receiving expert content from partners like PBS, Vroom, and Sesame Street, Long Islanders that sign up for the service will now also receive information about local resources and opportunities from Help Me Grow – Long Island. Messages are available in English and Spanish!

To sign up for Bright By Text by text “HMG” to 274448 or by complete the form at this link.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Patrons can register another patron if they have that patron’s library card. Caregivers with EMPL Library cards can register an out-of-district child that they care for with their library card and the child’s proof of age. If you are wait-listed for a program, you will be contacted if space becomes available.

All registrations are limited to one class per day and one on-going program. All registrations begin at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Programs are limited to 25 children unless otherwise noted. Programs may be cancelled due to inadequate registration. Non-residents may inquire about availability one week prior to the program. If you have any questions about program guidelines such as age, grade or caregiver, call us first before arriving for a program. Our librarians are pleased to help you make your child’s library experiences positive and happy!

**PLEASE NOTE** Library cards can now be issued to children of all ages. Children must have an East Meadow Library card to register for programs. Most programs require prior registration.  Patrons may sign up over the phone by calling (516) 794-2570 ext. 6 and as of June 17th, 2019, online registrations will also be taken.

***ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE HELD AT THE EAST MEADOW JEWISH CENTER LOCATED AT 1400 PROSPECT AVE, EAST MEADOW UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.***


Early Childhood

ONLINE PROGRAMS

BIRTH – 5 YEARS- SING, SIGN AND PLAY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 @ 10 AM
 
Join certified Baby Sign Language instructor, Christina Napoletano as she leads children and their caregivers through ASL vocabulary, music and play. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar. The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-PLAY HOORAY: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 @ 10:00 AM

Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and more! Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-A TIME FOR KIDS: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3 @ 10:00 AM

Join us for songs, games and fun activities. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH- NOT YET IN K-TOTS AT NIGHT: MONDAY, DECEMBER 7 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for music, crafts and fun. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – 5 YEARS- SING, SIGN AND PLAY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8 @ 10 AM
 
Join certified Baby Sign Language instructor, Christina Napoletano as she leads children and their caregivers through ASL vocabulary, music and play. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar. The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-PLAY HOORAY: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9 @ 10:00 AM

Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and more! Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-A TIME FOR KIDS: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10 @ 10:00 AM

Join us for songs, games and fun activities. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – 5 YEARS- SING, SIGN AND PLAY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15 @ 10 AM
 
Join certified Baby Sign Language instructor, Christina Napoletano as she leads children and their caregivers through ASL vocabulary, music and play. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar. The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-PLAY HOORAY: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16 @ 10:00 AM

Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and more! Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – 5 YEARS- SING, SIGN AND PLAY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22 @ 10 AM
 
Join certified Baby Sign Language instructor, Christina Napoletano as she leads children and their caregivers through ASL vocabulary, music and play. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar. The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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ALL AGES-PAJAMA TIME WITH MISS LAUREN: MONDAY, DECEMBER 28 @ 7:00 PM

Join Miss Lauren for some great stories and lots of fun before bed! Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.

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GRADES K-2- PAINT DAY: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30 @ 11:30 AM
 
Instructors from Key to My Art will help you in making a wonderful winter scene. All you need is a canvas or white paper, a paintbrush and paints of assorted colors.  Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar. The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-A TIME FOR KIDS: THURSDAY, JANUARY 21 @ 10:00 AM

Join us for songs, games and fun activities. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K- JUMP FOR JOY: MONDAY, JANUARY 25 @ 10:00 AM

Join Joy Oddo for music, games, dancing and more! Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-A TIME FOR KIDS: THURSDAY, JANUARY 28 @ 10:00 AM

Join us for songs, games and fun activities. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K- JUMP FOR JOY: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1 @ 10:00 AM

Join Joy Oddo for music, games, dancing and more! Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-A TIME FOR KIDS: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4 @ 10:00 AM

Join us for songs, games and fun activities. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K- JUMP FOR JOY: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8 @ 10:00 AM

Join Joy Oddo for music, games, dancing and more! Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.
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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K-A TIME FOR KIDS: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11 @ 10:00 AM

Join us for songs, games and fun activities. Register at www.eastmeadow.info by clicking on Events Calendar.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the program.

 

 
 

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Family Programs

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ONLINE PROGRAMS

 
 
 

Family Saturday Storytime
with Sleeping Beauty
Saturday, November 28 at 11 a.m.

 
Register at www.eastmeadow.info or call us at 794-2570 ask for Programming. We will then email the ZOOM link to you on the morning of the program.
 
Join us for a fun for the family interactive story time!