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(Available on March 27th)

Fluffy Bunny

Interest level - Grades 2 and up.
Paint this floppy-eared bunny to create a masterpiece for the season!

“Eggcellent” Easter Eggs

Interest level - Kindergarten and up. Children will have so much fun painting colorful and unique designs onto wooden eggs.

Peep House

Interest level - Families with children ages 36 months and up. Decorate a Peep House using vanilla wafers, Easter candy, and other seasonal toppings. It makes a great centerpiece if you can stop yourself from nibbling on it. Just in time for the spring holidays! Limited to one per family.

Foam Easter Egg Magnets

Interest level – Preschoolers
Create unique designs with self-adhesive foam cut-outs on an egg-shaped magnet. This craft is fun, colorful and “eggceptional”!

Chess Piece Pendant

Interest level – Grades 3 – 6.
Create your own one-of-a-kind pendant using a chess piece and an individually curated cord, beads and spacers.

Funny Bunny

  Interest Level - ages 2 and up. Make a cute bunny rabbit that will pop up out of hiding!

Rainy Day Umbrellas

Interest Level - ages 18 months and up.
Make your own colorful umbrella craft to protect yourself from April Showers!

“Stained Glass” Butterfly

Interest Level - Grades 2 and up.
Create a beautiful butterfly using tissue paper, contact paper, and your imagination.

Harry Potter Activity Kit

Interest level - Grades 4 and up. Challenge your knowledge of Book 1 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with 50 trivia questions based on the book. The kit also contains Harry Potter glasses, a lightning tattoo, stickers, and a Gryffindor bookmark craft.

Registration Opens on March 29th at 9am
(phone/online preferable)

Inside-Out Storytime: Springtime Babies

Tuesday, April 6
11:00 am-11:20 am OR 2:00 pm-2:20 pm
Age: 36 months to 5 years with caregiver.
Join me on the Library’s outdoor terrace for a springtime babies-themed event featuring stories and rhymes. A take-home craft will be made available.  Please wear a mask and bring a blanket so you and your child can cuddle up on our rocking chairs.

Farm Frolics

Tuesday, April 20
10:30 am-11:00 am OR 11:30 am-12:00 pm
Age: 18 months to 5 years with caregiver.
Learn about your favorite farm animals as we listen to stories and make your very own fantastic farm friend! Please wear a mask and bring a blanket for participants to sit on.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Storytime

Saturday, April 24
10:30 am-11:00 am OR 11:30 am–12:00 pm
Age: Infants – 5 years with caregiver.
Join us for this exciting storytime  where children will listen to stories, sing songs and receive a craft to make at home. Caregivers will learn about the impactful 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.  This outdoor event will take place on the Library’s terrace. Please wear a mask and bring a blanket so you and your child can cuddle up on our rocking chairs.

April Showers…

Thursday, April 29
11:00 am-11:30 am OR 2:00 pm-2:30 pm
Age: 18 months–5 years with caregiver.
Let’s explore and celebrate Nature’s marvel: Rain! Read stories, sing songs, play a game and make a take-home musical instrument. Bring something soft to sit on and please wear a mask.


Sweet Dreams Storytime
Islip Library’s Facebook page

Thursday, April 8 @ 7:00 pm
Interest: Families with children ages 36 months to grade 1.
Join Mrs. Darcy on Facebook while she sings songs and reads 2 stories to get children ready for bedtime. Yawn!

What Do You Know?

Islip Library’s Facebook Page
Wednesday, April 14 @ 6:30 pm
Interest: Grade 2 and up.
Join Ms. Ferrari for a brief glimpse at some people, places and things you may not have heard of, or find out something new about what you already know. For extra fun, try to stump Ms. Ferrari with some really hard questions---just contact the Children's department at or call us at 631.581.5933.

Science with Mrs. G

Milk Magic
Facebook Premiere via Islip Library’s Facebook Page
Monday, April 19 @ 3:30 pm
Interest: Family
It’s time for another Science with Mrs. G program! Create Milk Magic with us using simple ingredients!  Materials needed are liquid dish soap, room temperature milk, and food coloring.

Mrs. Darcy, Book Detective

Islip Library’s Facebook page
Thursday, April 22 @ 7:00 pm
Interest: Family
Are you in search of the next book to read?  Mrs. Darcy is on the case!  She is searching the book stacks high and low to find great books to tell you about!

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