Special Programs – Spring 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.

**PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS, ALL PROGRAMMING WILL BE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AS A PRECAUTION.**  BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW!

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 – NOT YET IN K – PLAY HOORAY FAMILY FUN : TUESDAY, APRIL 14 @ 10:00 AM

Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and more!  Click this link on the day of the program to join us! We will be using shakers for this class so if you’d like, you can use anything around the house that’s similar.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/996937395?pwd=ellaMi9zcWw0aUc3a1FPNHIvY3h4UT09

Meeting ID: 996 937 395
Password: 299341

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AGES 18 MONTHS- NOT YET IN K – A TIME FOR KIDS : THURSDAY, APRIL 16 @ 2:00 PM

Join us in doing a Lacing activity!
 
Suggested materials
Shoelace or a piece of string or yarn
Pasta noodles or cereal with holes in center or large beads or cardboard with various holes punched 
2 spoons or musical instruments 
 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/681474502?pwd=amw1OHdTams4VTNyTlFtTEYwN3hDdz09

 

Meeting ID: 681 474 502
Password: 078604

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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K – PLAY HOORAY FAMILY FUN : TUESDAY, APRIL 21 @ 10:00 AM
 

Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and more!   ClIck this link on the day of the program to join us!  We will be using a drum for this class so if you’d like, you can use anything around the house that’s similar.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/224352371?pwd=VFlNV0JBV2ZyMjJFRStwY2lqKy9SZz09

Meeting ID: 224 352 371
Password: 734907

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AGES 18 MONTHS- NOT YET IN K – A TIME FOR KIDS : THURSDAY, APRIL 23 @ 2:00 PM
Join us in doing a Stacking activity!

Suggested materials 
Blocks or small boxes or toilet paper rolls or plastic containers with lids
2 spoons or musical instruments 
 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/309194797?pwd=aFNLT3JqcHB5RkxJSXNKODQwcVl3dz09

 

Meeting ID: 309 194 797
Password: 045522

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BIRTH – NOT YET IN K – PLAY HOORAY FAMILY FUN : TUESDAY, APRIL 28 @ 10:00 AM

Nursery Rhymes, fingerplays, music and more!   Click this link on the day of the program to join us! We will be using ribbons and scarves for this class so if you’d like, you can use anything around the house that’s similar.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/952246551?pwd=Z1hENXp0YXpaR2FXekp1MWhPUUJTQT09

Meeting ID: 952 246 551
Password: 223618

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AGES 18 MONTHS- NOT YET IN K – A TIME FOR KIDS : THURSDAY, APRIL 30 @ 2:00 PM
Join us in doing activities using the fine motor skill the Pincer Grasp!  The pincer grasp is the coordination of the index finger and the thumb to hold an item.

Suggested materials
Kitchen or toaster tongs, tweezers or children’s chop sticks
Small items- cotton balls, pompoms, mini marshmallows or little figures
2 spoons or musical instruments 
 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/769356458?pwd=WnpGU25YZ2R1R2ZTQXVPREFOSUZyZz09

 

Meeting ID: 769 356 458
Password: 030550

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AGES 18 MONTHS- NOT YET IN K – A TIME FOR KIDS : THURSDAY, MAY 7 @ 2:00 PM

Join us in doing activities using Containers and Lids!

Suggested materials
 
Various containers and matching lids
2 spoons or musical instruments 
 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/983724357?pwd=b0pwdWwxcWcwL29wUklFWU5uQUtWZz09

 

Meeting ID: 983 724 357
Password: 058490

 

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School Age Programs

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DON’T FORGET TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR DAILY CHALLENGES! YOU CAN FIND THEM ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE! 

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Family Programs

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ONLINE PROGRAMS  

 
 
 
Meeting ID: 527 169 986
 
Password: 027351
 
Find your local number:https://zoom.us/u/aepQBFGVP7
Join that amazing storyteller, Sinead, as yet another character, to tell us a story. An hour to listen and ask questions of Sinead. 
 
We ask that after the story, you click on participants. There you will see a “raise your hand” line. Click on that, and we will unmute you so that you can ask a question or make a comment.
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FAMILY PROGRAM: EMPL & LI TRADITIONS PRESENT EDMAR CASTANEDA, COLUMBIAN HARP

 

ONLINE PROGRAM
 
 
 
Long Island Traditions and 
the East Meadow Public Library present
Edmar Castañeda, Columbian Harp
 
 
 
 
Meeting ID: 417 381 404
 
Since arriving in the United States in 1994, Colombian-born harp virtuoso Edmar Castañeda, has forged his own distinctive path in music. Join us as Edmar Castañeda introduces us to the Columbian harp and Ilanera music. This music is from Columbia, Venezuela, and mixes with the many cultures in New York City. Hear how this tradition bearer has continued the music of his family and moved on to extend his traditions to find new expression.
 
This series has been made possible with public funds from the 
?New York State Council on the Arts, a public agency. 
 
 
We ask that you click on “participants.” There you will see a “raise your hand” line. Click on that, and we will unmute you so that you can ask a question or make a comment.