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Story Time for Kids and Families on Long Island this month

Story Time for Kids and Families on Long Island this month

Attend a local story hour on Long Island for kids and turn the pages of their imaginations!

Toddler Tuesdays at L.L. Bean FREE
WHEN: Feb. 4 - May. 28, Tuesday, 10-11am
WHERE: Smith Haven Mall, 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Explore a nature or outdoor theme, followed by related activities, games, or crafts. 
WANT TO GO? 631-724-8066. simon.com.

After School Storytime FREE
WHEN: Apr. 29 - May. 20, Monday, 4:45-5:30pm
WHERE: Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, 120 Main St., Setauket, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Enjoy a good book and a craft.
WANT TO GO? 631-941-4080. emmaclark.org.

Story Time FREE
WHEN: May. 1 - 29, Wednesdays, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enhance your child's early literacy skills with stories.
WANT TO GO? 516-223-6228. baldwinpl.org.

Book Buddies FREE
WHEN: May. 1 - 8, Wednesday, 6-7pm
WHERE: Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach, New York
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Enjoy a story time with the Teen Book Buddies.
WANT TO GO? 631-585-9393. middlecountrypubliclibrary.org.

Pajama Time with Ms. Diane FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 1, 7-7:45pm
WHERE: West Babylon Public Library, 211 Route 109, West Babylon, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: An evening of stories, songs, and movement.
WANT TO GO? 631-669-5445. wbab.suffolk.lib.ny.us.

Toddler Storytime FREE
WHEN: May. 1 - 8, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15am
WHERE: Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, music, and playtime, and get answers to child developmental questions.
WANT TO GO? 516-377-6112. merricklibrary.org.

Pajama Science Storytime: Gardening FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 1, 7-8pm
WHERE: Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Enjoy books about gardening, and a variety of science stations and crafts.
WANT TO GO? 516-377-6112. merricklibrary.org.

stART (Story + Art): 'A Good Day for a Hat' by T. Nat Fuller
WHEN: Thursday, May. 2, 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Learn about all of the fun hats Mr. Brown wears, and create your own silly hat.
WANT TO GO? $14 plus $4 workshop fee; $13 seniors 65 and older; $3 workshop fee for members; free admission for children 1 and younger. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Toddler Social FREE
WHEN: May. 3 - 10, Fridays, 10:30-11:30am
WHERE: Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy a combination playtime and story time.
WANT TO GO? 516-676-2130. glencovelibrary.org.

'Winnie the Pooh and Some Bees' by A.A. Milne
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 10:30am
WHERE: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Hear classic and modern tales, stroll the gardens, and then make a craft.
WANT TO GO? $12; $10 seniors 62 and older and students with valid ID; $7 children 7-17; free for members and children 6 and younger. 516-252-3392. oldwestburygardens.org.

May The 4th Be With You Programs - Starry Storytime FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 10:30-11am
WHERE: Levittown Public Library, 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Join for stories and songs about space and Star Wars characters.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-5728. levittownpl.org .

Teddy Bear Story Time FREE
WHEN: May. 6 - 20, first and third Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm
WHERE: Freeport Public Library, 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Wear pajamas and bring a favorite teddy bear.
WANT TO GO? 516-379-3274. freeportlibrary.info.

Tiny Tots Storytime FREE
WHEN: May. 6 - 20, Mondays, 11-11:20am
WHERE: Hicksville Public Library, 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy 20 minutes of songs and stories.
WANT TO GO? 516-931-1417. hicksvillelibrary.org.

Tot's Night Out FREE
WHEN: Monday, May. 6, 7-8pm
WHERE: Island Trees Public Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy singing, dancing, storytelling, and a fun craft.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-2211. islandtreespubliclibrary.org.

Family Storytime FREE
WHEN: May. 6 - 20, Mondays, 10:30am-11am
WHERE: Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Listen to a variety of stories and enjoy songs.
WANT TO GO? 516-377-6112. merricklibrary.org.

stART (Story + Art): 'My Garden' by Kevin Henkes
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 7, 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Hear a story and then create craft flowers.
WANT TO GO? $14 plus $4 workshop fee; $13 seniors 65 and older; $3 workshop fee for members; free admission for children 1 and younger. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Krafty Kiddies FREE
WHEN: May. 7 - 21, first and third Tuesday, 10-10:45am
WHERE: Freeport Public Library, 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Join for a story and craft program.
WANT TO GO? 516-379-3274. freeportlibrary.info.

Little Playmates FREE
WHEN: Friday, May. 10, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Floral Park Library, 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park, NY
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: Enjoy unstructured play and a short storytime.
WANT TO GO? 516-326-6330. floralparklibrary.org.

'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 11, 2pm
WHERE: Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Road , Franklin Square, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Join for a Mad Tea Party while discussing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
WANT TO GO? 516-488-3444. franklinsquarepl.org.

Be Our Guest: Tea Party & Storytime with Belle
WHEN: May. 11 - 18, Saturday, 11:30am
WHERE: ThinkBIG! Theater Arts, 42 S. Ocean Ave., Patchogue, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Join Belle for some of her favorite stories and sing-along songs.
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-307-4042. thinkbigtheaterarts.org.

stART (Story + Art): 'The Tiny Seed' by Eric Carle
WHEN: May. 14 - 16, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Hear the story and then use colorful paper to create flowers!
WANT TO GO? $14 plus $4 workshop fee; $13 seniors 65 and older; $3 workshop fee for members; free admission for children 1 and younger. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Dinosaur Eggscavation FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 14, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Excavate a dinosaur egg, listen to stories, and meet a dino guest!
WANT TO GO? 516-676-2130. glencovelibrary.org.

Princess Storytime and Craft presented by Royal Events Princess Parties FREE
WHEN: May. 16 - 23, Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm
WHERE: Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Rapunzel is coming for a visit to read stories, sing, and take pictures.
WANT TO GO? 516-599-8630. lynbrooklibrary.org .

Story Time!
WHEN: Sunday, May. 19, 2-3:30pm
WHERE: Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Wear your pajamas and join author Helen Murdock-Prep as she reads from her book, Rainy Day Friend.
WANT TO GO? $8. 631-462-5400. artleagueli.org.

stART (Story + Art): 'Feathers for Lunch' by Lois Ehlert
WHEN: May. 21 - 23, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Hear the story and then decorate a birdhouse.
WANT TO GO? $14 plus $4 workshop fee; $13 seniors 65 and older; $3 workshop fee for members; free admission for children 1 and younger. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Pete the Cat Family Pre-School Hour with A Time For Kids, Inc. FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 21, 1-2pm
WHERE: Floral Park Library, 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy an hour of singing, dancing, storytelling, and a craft.
WANT TO GO? 516-326-6330. floralparklibrary.org.

Nighttime Storyhour FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 21, 7-8pm
WHERE: Island Trees Public Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Go to the library in your pajamas, enjoy stories, crafts, and snacks!
WANT TO GO? 516-731-2211. islandtreespubliclibrary.org.

Pizza and a Book FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 22, 5:30-6:30pm
WHERE: Huntington Public Library (Station Branch) , 1335 New York Ave., Huntington Station, NY
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: Join the library for pizza and a book discussion.
WANT TO GO? 631-421-5053. myhpl.org.

stART (Story + Art): 'Basil’s Birds' by Lynn Rowe Reed
WHEN: May. 28 - 30, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Hear the story then create a mini bird’s nest.
WANT TO GO? $14 plus $4 workshop fee; $13 seniors 65 and older; $3 workshop fee for members; free admission for children 1 and younger. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Cover to Cover: Who Is/Who Was Book Chat FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 28, 6:30-7:30pm
WHERE: Huntington Public Library, 338 Main St., Huntington, NY
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: Discuss the book Who Was Sacagawea? then enjoy a snack and craft.
WANT TO GO? 631-427-5165. myhpl.org.

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