Special Programs – Fall 2019

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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.

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

 

BIRTH – NOT YET IN K –  PLAY HOORAY: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 & 23 @ 10:00 AM
Get ready to dance, march and play hooray with your child.  Registration by phone or online begins Tuesday, September 3.

BIRTH – NOT YET IN K – JUMP FOR JOY : WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 @ 10:00 AM
Dance, sing and play. Costumes! Puppets! Musical instruments! Have fun, jump for joy. Registration by phone or online begins Wednesday, September 4.  

18-36 MONTHS – HANDS ON MUSIC : THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 @ 10:00 AM
Sing and clap your hands with Dara Linthwaite. Registration by phone or online begins Tuesday, September 12. Birthdate must be from 9/16 to 3/18. With caregiver. No siblings.

2 YEARS – NOT YET IN K – A TIME FOR KIDS : WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 @ 10:00 AM
Join us in making a fun pumpkin craft! Registration by phone or online begins Wednesday, October 2. Birthdate must be on or before 10/17. With caregiver. No siblings. 

BIRTH – NOT YET IN K – JUMP FOR JOY : WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30 @ 10:00 AM
Dance, sing and play. Costumes! Puppets! Musical instruments! Have fun, jump for joy. Registration by phone or online begins Wednesday, October 16.  

3 MONTHS- NOT YET IN K -SING, SIGN & PLAY : SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9 @ 10:00 AM
Join certified Baby Sign Language instructor Christina Napoletano as she leads children and their caregivers through ASL vocabulary, music and play. Registration by phone or online begins Saturday, October 26. Birthdate must be on or before 8/19. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE EAST MEADOW PUBLIC LIBRARY IN THE YOUNG ADULT ROOM.

BIRTH – NOT YET IN K – JUMP FOR JOY : THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 @ 7:00 PM
Dance, sing and play. Costumes! Puppets! Musical instruments! Have fun, jump for joy. Registration by phone or online begins Friday, November 1.  

 

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Family Programs

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ALL AGES – STAR WARS READS DAY : SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 @ 11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Join us as we celebrate our annual Star Wars Reads Day.  Storytimes, crafts, 
movies, costumes, prizes and more. The Endor Saber Guild will be here to 
give us some light saber instruction. Come in costume and join the fun. This program will be held at SAMANEA (The Former Source Mall) Food Court, 2nd floor.