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The Kids Corner From the Islip Public Library
Games, Activities, Book Recommendations, Fun Videos and More!


We make summer reading fun for your children by offering great prizes and raffles. Slime, wizard hats, unicorn headbands and dinosaur eggs are some of our terrific prizes. We also have fantastic raffle prizes including an art set, Play-Doh set, mBot robot maker and a Leapfrog 100 Words book. We have already given out hundreds of prizes! Don’t Miss Out! Call the Islip Public Library today – 631-581-5933.

Grab ‘n Go Crafts

Place your order for curbside pickup, 631.581.5933
Must have Islip Library Card

New! Build-it-Yourself Binoculars

Interest level: K - 6th Grade
*Parental supervision is required

New! Jellyfish Suncatcher

Interest level: K - 5th Grade
*Parental assistance recommended

Sandpaper Castle Craft

Interest level: Ages 2.5 – 1st Grade
Pick up a sandpaper castle craft that includes cut-outs to create a beach scene.

Paper Quilled Owl Craft Kit

Interest level:  4th – 6th Grade
*Parental supervision recommended

Weaving Rainbow Fish

Interest level: 2nd – 6th Grade


Musical Mother Goose and More!
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Dance Party With Three-Time GRAMMY Nominee Brady Rymer!
350+ Views

Fun Friday Storytime
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Digital Escape Room!

Welcome to the Islip Library's Digital Escape Room! In order to escape out of the library, you must help Miss Booklover get out of some tricky situations. This is a fun activity for the whole family.

Children's Summer Reading Club Program Registration

June 29-August 15
It’s time for the Summer Reading Club at the Islip Public Library! You can register now by either using our website or call 631-581-5933. The ages of participants range from infants to children entering 7th grade, and the program runs from June 29th through August 15th. We make summer reading fun by offering exciting prizes, activities, raffles and more!

Fun Friday Storytime

Facebook Live via our Facebook Page
Every Friday @ 10:30 am

Interest: Ages 2.5 - Grade 1
Come and hang out with Ms. Ferrari to hear some stories, learn some facts, sing some songs, and more!

Musical Mother Goose and More!

Facebook Live via our Facebook Page
Every Tuesday @ 10:30 am
Interest: Infant - 5 years old.
Have fun with songs, fingerplays and rhymes!

Plants and Backyard Farm: Cornell Cooperative Extension

Facebook Live via our Facebook Page
Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 pm

Interest: K-6
Go on a backyard adventure to see how sustainable agriculture can begin right in your backyard.

Sweet Dreams Storytime

Facebook Live via our Facebook Page
Thursdays, July 30 and August 27 @ 7:00 pm
Interest: infants – Grade 1
Listen to stories, sing songs and do some stretches to get kids ready for bedtime.

Kids’ Tuesday Yoga With Miss Christi

Facebook Live via our Facebook Page
Tuesdays, August 4 & 18 @ 7:00 pm
Interest: Family
Join Miss Christi for Yoga! Yoga is a fun activity for all ages. It helps to connect mind, body and the inner playful spirit. Learn to dance, sing and do poses as well as get out the sillies!

Virtual Visit With Author, Dan Gutman

Facebook Live via our Facebook Page
Thursday, August 6 @ 7:30 pm
Interest: Grades 1-6

Do you have a question for Dan Gutman? Record your question on our Flipgrid page today (code: 1357911) then join this fun program in August. Learn more about this program here.  Check out one of his books for curbside pickup.

Zany Zoom Games

Zoom Program – Register for Link
Wednesday, August 19 @ 7:00 pm
Interest: Grades K - 6
Come join us for Zany Zoom Games! We will have a scavenger hunt, freeze tag, show and tell, silly faces and more!

Shake ‘N Make Music: Heather Welkes, Transportation

Facebook Live via our Facebook Page
Tuesday, August 25 @ 10:30 am
Interest: Ages infant – 5 years with caregiver
Miss Heather turns it up a notch, using shaker eggs, rhythm sticks, and more to get kids up and moving. Bring your shaker and drum! A shaker can be a box of pasta or a tupperware with beans. A drum can be an oatmeal or bread crumb container and a wooden spoon!

Under the Sea: BenAnna Band

Facebook Live via our Facebook Page
Friday, August 28 @ 7:00 pm
Interest: Family
Join Islip Public Library and the BenAnna Band for a radical and nautical, cozily comfortable yet ultimately unforgettable evening set of under-the-sea songs!

See all our virtual programs here.


Award-winning travelling theater group, Page Turner Adventures, combines circus + story + larger than life props in a mad alchemy of storytelling and imagination. They will be presenting a full summer of epic virtual programming. The programming will include comedy story theater shows, crafts, recipes, author interviews, guest performers, contests, games, and much more. Here is a listing of their current shows:



Discover Page Turner Crafts and previous performances here.

Kids Cook

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Bird Hugs
By Ged Adamson

Princess Jill Never Sits Still
By Margarita Del Mazo

Fire Truck vs. Dragon
By Chris Barton
No More Naps!
By Chris Grabenstein
Big Papa and the Time Machine
By Daniel Bernstrom

By Sue Hendra


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By Breena Bard

Aster and the Accidental Magic
By Thom Pico

Once Upon a Space-Time!
By Jeffrey Brown

Baloney and Friends
By Greg Pizzoli

Fox and Rabbit
By Beth Ferry

Green Lantern: Legacy
By Minh Le


Projects and activities with everyday items!

Our resources aren’t prescriptions you have to follow—just ideas to help your family find ways to breathe, laugh, and play together. We'll be adding more in days and weeks to come, including new messages featuring your furry friends from Sesame Street!

Dodo Kids is THE place for kids (preschoolers and up) who love animals and who love to see furry, funny, heartwarming, inspiring, exciting and playful animal stories.

Download adult and kids eBooks and audiobooks with either OverDrive or Libby. Both apps let you borrow the same free digital content, however, Libby is designed to make finding, borrowing, and enjoying free ebooks and audiobooks easier than ever! Download the OverDrive or Libby App in your App Store or Google Play.

FlIP through over 150 popular magazines including People, Time, and Prevention. There are magazines for teens and children's too including National Geographic and Highlights! Download the Flipster App in your App Store or Google Play.

Brainfuse live tutoring help
Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies and more. Also includes an Adult Learning Center where you can access a library of rich adult learning content and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more!

TumbleBooks' databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! This is a great tool for ebooks, math, and more. Click on the links below for direct access.
TumbleBookLibrary - K-6 children's ebook database
TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database
TeenBookCloud - gr 7-12 ebook database

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