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Holiday Cookie Decorating at the Montauk Library!

This past Saturday, we held a holiday cookie decorating program at the Montauk Library. So many children came that we had to run out and get extra supplies!  Everyone had a lot of fun and made some really beautiful cookies! Every child who registered was able to create three different cookies.  The first cookies everyone… Read more »

Tis the Season…To Be Crafty!

This past Tuesday afternoon, the Montauk Library held a holiday craft program for kids after school.  During the “crafternoon” we made a bunch of different projects and enjoyed cookies and juice.  We made snowman ornaments, 3D tissue paper wreaths, reindeer hats and wooden ornaments.  For the snowman ornaments, each child got a plastic ornament and… Read more »

Gingerbread Fun at the Library!

This past Saturday we had over thirty five children come to the library with their friends and family to make gingerbread houses! Each child got their own gingerbread house kit which came with the house pieces, icing, and decorative candy.  First, everyone used the icing to “glue” their house pieces together, which was a lot… Read more »

#FlashbackFriday: I Am Thankful For…Cupcakes!

This Friday I am flashing back to some of our fun Thanksgiving programs! Can you believe that Thanksgiving was only two weeks ago?! The holiday season is flying by!  Right before Thanksgiving, the library hosted two programs that were my favorites of the month: the “I Am Thankful For…” craft program and the Thanksgiving Cupcake… Read more »

Apple Pies at the Library!

On Saturday, November 7th, the Baking Coach came to the Montauk Library to help families make apple pies together.  She showed everyone how to make apple pie from scratch, having them first peel and cut the apples.  Next, everyone worked together to mix the ingredients for the dough and roll it out in order to… Read more »

Zombies at the Montauk Library!

There were zombies at the Montauk Library yesterday! Artist and author Joyce Raimondo visited the library again and taught children how to make zombie and mummy hands and fingers! Children learned how to work with plaster gauze and used their own hands as the basis for the mummy or zombie hand that they created.  After… Read more »

Wild Witches & Playful Pumpkins

Halloween season is here! This week we had the first of many Halloween-themed programs at the library.  Artist and author, Joyce Raimondo, came to the library and hosted her Wild Witches & Playful Pumpkins program for the children’s department.  Children used their imaginations to make witches, pumpkins, zombies and more! Everyone was very creative and… Read more »

September Programs Wrap Up: Pirates, Apples & Snoopy!

This past month we held some really fun programs and as a bonus, it was library card sign up month nationwide!  Here’s a look back on all the fun we had… September 19th was International Talk Like A Pirate Day and we held a pirate party for all the little pirates in Montauk! Children who… Read more »

Montauk Library’s Banned Books Social Media Contest!

Announcing Montauk Library’s Banned Books Social Media Contest!    To celebrate Banned Books Week, the Montauk Library is holding a social media contest for a chance to win banned book author Harper Lee’s books To Kill A Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman!  Lee’s classic work To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the top 100… Read more »