Children’s Room Blog

Hello, my name is Miss Jackie and I’m the children’s librarian at Montauk Library! Stop by and visit for books, programs and much more!

Gobble Gobble! Thanksgiving Programs!

Gobble Gobble! Thanksgiving Programs!

Thanksgiving is here already – wow that went fast! It seems like I was just starting to plan fun programs for Thanksgiving and now they are all over! November did go at warp speed, but I’m so thankful for all the children and parents who came to our Thanksgiving-themed programs and who continue to use… Read more »

Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day!

Veterans Day is Friday, November 11th and I wanted to do something special with the children’s department to give back to all of the people who have fought for our country and sacrificed so much for us! Veterans Day holds a special place in my heart as my grandfather was in World War II and… Read more »

A Look Back at Halloween 2016 at the Library!

A Look Back at Halloween 2016 at the Library!

I can’t believe it’s November already – the month of October flew by!  I wanted to take a look back at October and all of the awesome programs we had for Halloween! We decorated cupcakes, t-shirts and pumpkins for this spooky and fun holiday! Halloween Cupcake Decorating… On Saturday, October 15th we had two sessions… Read more »

Summer Reading Wrap Up!

Summer Reading Wrap Up!

I can’t believe it! September is here, the Montauk School starts tomorrow and summer vacation is over! The children’s department at the library was busy all summer with the Summer Reading Program for children and teens.  This year’s theme, “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!” highlighted sports and corresponded with the summer Olympics.  Children and… Read more »

Harry Potter Party at the Montauk Library!

Harry Potter Party at the Montauk Library!

On Saturday, July 30th, we had a Harry Potter Party at the Montauk Library to celebrate the release of the newest wizarding world story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!  Kids were invited to the library to partake in fun Potter-esque activities and to dine on some magical snacks!  As children arrived at the program,… Read more »

July So Far…Sharks, Magic, Jackson Pollock Painting!

July So Far…Sharks, Magic, Jackson Pollock Painting!

     July has been so much fun at the Montauk Library so far! We have had a shark program, a magic show, and Jackson Pollock painting, just to name a few of our fun events!  We’ve also had a lot of children and teens sign up for our summer reading program! There’s still time to… Read more »

Summer Reading Club 2016 at the Montauk Library!

Summer Reading Club 2016 at the Montauk Library!

Summer is off to a quick start and so is Montauk Library’s Summer Reading Club (SRC)! The SRC is a program for children and teens ages birth through 18 years old to encourage reading during the summer months. We are doing things a little differently this year – raffles, more prizes and the more you… Read more »

Weekend Fun – Bunnies and Crafts at the Library!

Weekend Fun – Bunnies and Crafts at the Library!

    In case you missed it, we had bunnies at the library this past Friday, April 1st (no this is not an April Fool’s joke!).  Judy Wilson brought her basket of eight adorable bunnies for the children of Montauk to see, hold and pet.  This program was aimed at young children ages 3 to 5… Read more »

A Look Back at March Programs…

A Look Back at March Programs…

March has been such a busy month in the children’s room! We had a lot of programs going on this month, along with St. Patrick’s Day, the first day of Spring and Easter all in the same month! I wanted to take a look back on some of my favorite programs of the month and… Read more »