Children's Library Programs

  • Registration will begin for all Children’s Programs on Monday, April 25th at 9 a.m.

  • You must have an Amityville Public Library card to register for all programs.

  • Please use the child’s card to register for their individual programs whenever possible. 

  • Each program lists the age or grade requirements for the program.

  • We encourage masks to be worn to all in-person programs.

  • All registrants of our virtual programs will receive an e-mail with the program link and pick-up time. Please make sure an e- mail address is attached to your library card.

Kids and Tweens Programs

In-Person Programs

Sign Language for Kids

(In-Person – AMJ12)

Tuesdays of May 10, 17 & 24

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Ages: 6 - 10 yrs. (with parents)

Limit: 10 participants

(one parent and child)

Handprint Bouquets

(In-Person – AMJ14)

Monday, May 16

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Grades: Pre-K - 2

Father's Day Craft

(In-Person – AMJ17)

Monday, June 13

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Grades: 3 - 6

Limit: 10 participants

Kids Painting
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We have grab and go crafts in the Children's Department. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more information. While supplies last!

Virtual Programs

Hot Air Balloon Craft

(Virtual – AMJ13)

Wednesday, May 11

Grades: K - 3

Cherry Blossom Trees

(Virtual – AMJ15)

Thursday, May 26

Grades: K - 6

Coffee Filter Butterflies

(Virtual – AMJ16)

Friday, June 10

Grades: Pre-K - 3

S'mores Camp Fire

Popsicle Stick Craft

(Virtual – AMJ18)

Monday, June 20

Grades: Pre-K - 2

Oceans of Possibilities

Children's Summer

Reading Program

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Children from birth to entering grade 6 are invited to join us for a summer of aquatic fun exploring the ocean, sea creatures and more! Dive into some good books this summer, enter raffles, win prizes and more! Sign up in person or online on our webpage beginning Saturday June 25th.  When you sign up, you’ll get a bag filled with some fun filled surprises, play a game of I Spy and search for hidden Ocean creatures in the children’s room. Hand in your I Spy sheet for a chance to win a prize! Be on the lookout for some fun story times in our Reading Garden and explore stories and programs above and below the ocean this summer.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a fun, exciting way to start your child on the path to success! Any child ages birth to five years can participate. Singing songs, saying rhymes, telling stories, and playing with your child are all great ways to build their literacy skills. Come to the children’s department and sign up at any time! We will give you a bag and a reading chart to keep track of all the books you read together with your child.

Toddler and Baby Programs

Baby Sign Language

(In-Person - AMJ7)

Tuesdays of May 3 & May 31st

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Ages: 0 - 24 mos.

Limit: 15 participants

Dance with Me

(In-Person - AMJ6)

Friday, May 20

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Ages: 18 mos. - 35 mos.

Limit: 15 participants


Zumbini for Babies


Ages: Infant - 3 yrs. (with parent)
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


Friday, May 13 (AMJ2)

Tuesday, June 14 (AMJ3)

Tiny Tots


Ages: 18 mos. - 4 yrs. (with parent)


Friday, June 24 (AMJ5)

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.