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Registration for all October programs will begin on Wednesday, September 13. In-person registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Children’s Desk and online registration will begin at noon.

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CHESS LESSONS – EIJ414

If you’ve wanted to learn how to play chess, here’s your chance. Teen volunteers will guide students as they play with each other to learn the basics of the game.
Date: Monday, October 2
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 1 – 6

STORY TIME ROCKS! – EIJ402

We’ll use movement, music and more to get excited about books!
Date: Wednesday, October 4
Time: 12 – 12:30 p.m.
Ages: PRESCHOOL chidren ages 3 - 5 with an adult, no siblings

TIME FOR TWOS – EIJ406

Bring your two-year-old to the library for age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs. No siblings please.
Dates: Thursday, October 5
Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Ages: 2 year olds with an adult, no siblings

1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN BASH - EIJ553

If you’re already a member of the 1KBB4K , join us to celebrate the progress you’ve made so far.  If you’re not already a member, it’s the perfect time to sign up and share the fun!  Come one and all to enjoy stories and more with an award ceremony for those who have completed the club.
Date: Thursday, October 5
Time: 7 – 7:45 p.m.
Ages: Birth – 5 years (Not yet in kindergarten), siblings welcome

EIJ466 – PARACHUTE STORY TIME

Join us to share stories and play parachute games related to the books.
Date: Saturday, October 7
Time: 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages: Grades K – 2

BAKING MEMORIES WITH YOUR FAMILY - EIJ539

Chef Rob Scott guides as each family works together to measure, mix and create a scrumptious Apple Streusel Bread ready to take home and bake.   This class may not be suitable for children with food allergies.
Date: Monday, October 9
Time: 3 -4 p.m.
Ages: Families with children ages 4 and up, siblings welcome

FALL LEAVES FALL: STORY WALK – EIJ522

The leaves are falling down, red, yellow, green and brown!  Weather permitting, this program will start in the Children's Program Room and end in the Discovery Backyard. 
Date: Tuesday, October 10
Time: 2–2:30 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - 5 on their own

MAKERSPACE NIGHT – EIJ586

Go, go, go with gadgets galore!  Whether big or small, we have building projects for all.
Date: Thursday, October 12
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

DISCOVERY SATURDAY – EIJ426

Families can create an art project while exploring nature in the Discovery Backyard.
Date: Saturday, October 14
Time:10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

THE GREAT GIVE BACK PROJECT - EIJ557

Join us as we participate in Suffolk County’s The Great Give Back, a day of sharing meaningful, service-oriented experiences.  Students will create autumn door hangers to be donated to the residents at Momentum.
Date: Saturday, October 14
Time: 12 – 12:30 p.m.
Ages: Grades 2 - 6

MORE THAN MOTHER GOOSE – EIJ403

More than Mother Goose for children includes nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, and stories. Parents participate with their child. Older siblings welcome. This program will be offered at two times. Please select the date that is most convenient.
Dates: Monday, October 16 OR Saturday, October 21
Time: 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Ages: Birth through 3 years old with an adult, siblings welcome

EVENING STORY TIME – EIJ410

Join us for an evening edition of stories, rhymes and more. 
Date: Monday, October 16
Time: 5:30– 6 p.m.
Ages: Ages 3 ½ - K on their own

READ TO THE DOGS – EIJ578

Students practice their reading skills and gain confidence by reading aloud to a trained Therapy Dog. Dogs and their handlers are registered with Therapy Dogs International. Student readers can sign up for a 20-minute session when they come to the Children’s Desk to register.
Date: Tuesday, October 17
Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Ages: Readers in grades 1 – 6

COUNTING ON CROCODILES: STORY TIME – EIJ492

Reading about reptiles gives this story time a bit of a bite!
Date: Wednesday, October 18
Time: 4:30 – 5 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

BABY TIME - EIJ404

Kathy Roeder presents this parent and child program that includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth.
Dates: Thursdays, October 19 & 26
Time: 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Ages: Pre-walkers with an adult, no siblings

TODDLER TIME - EIJ405

Kathy Roeder presents this parent and child program that includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth.
Date: Thursdays, October 19 & 26
Time: 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages: Walkers through 23 months old with an adult, no siblings

FARMER RABBIT'S FALL GARDEN: TOTS NIGHT OUT – EIJ408

Share activities, music and a craft with your child at this program presented by A Time for Kids. This is a great opportunity for working parents to enjoy quality time with their toddler.
Date: Thursday, October 19
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: PRESCHOOL children ages 2-5 with an adult, no siblings

MINECRAFT MANIA - EIJ560

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next master architect? Join our Minecraft building tournament to show off your skills.
Date: Monday, October 23
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 - 6

KIDS AND TEENS TOGETHER: HALLOWEEN PARTY – EIJ422

Children can come in costume and celebrate Halloween with our teen volunteers. They will play games, share stories, create a craft,have a snack and parade through the library.  Please let us know if your child has any food allergies. 
Date: Wednesday, October 25
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Ages 4 – 6 on their own

HALLOWEEN CIRCLE TIME - EIJ510

Two and three year olds come in costume with an adult to join Kathy Roeder for this special circle time.
Date: Thursday, October 26
Time: noon - 12:45 p.m.
Ages: Ages 2 & 3 with an adult, no siblings

FIZZY APPLE: STORY/ ART – EIJ482

Join us for stories and art with a little science mixed in as we create colorful apple projects. Please dress for painting!
Date: Saturday, October 28
Time: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

STOMP IT UP WITH DARLENE GRAHAM - EIJ545

Families join us to sing, dance and celebrate at this high energy concert with Darlene Graham.
Date: Sunday, October 29
Time: 2 – 2:45 p.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

POPSICLE STICK MONSTERS - EIJ468

Use your imagination and creativity to design a monster of your very own.
Date: Monday, October 30
Time: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Ages: Grades K - 2

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