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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…

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 »

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Children’s author and innovator Dr. Seuss would have turned 112 on March 2, 1904.  Theodor Seuss Geisel, the man behind the pen name, was first an illustrator and cartoonist for several magazines and also worked on ad campaigns and political cartoons before turning to children’s books after World War II.  He wrote many classic children’s… Read more »

#ThrowbackThursday Wii at the Library!

Last Saturday was really exciting because we finally had our first gaming program at the library! Children were invited to spend the afternoon playing a video game tournament with their friends on our new Nintendo Wii game consoles. Children who attended got to play Wii on the big screen in the community room!  First, we… Read more »

Happy Valentine’s Day From the Montauk Library!

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Montauk Library! In celebration of Valentine’s Day we had a Valentine’s Day Dance for preschoolers.  Children were invited to dance under our disco ball to the latest tunes and show us their moves! We also had toys set up for the reluctant dancers to play with, including a kitchen set,… Read more »

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 »