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New Library Cards

New Library Cards

Lucy and Sheila were so excited to get their first ever library cards! When they came upstairs to the Idea Place and showed the librarians their new cards, they received a special prize! Get your library card and your own prize today! 🙂

Building a Better World

Building a Better World

Not only were we building a better world this summer at the Idea Place.  We were also building memories to last a life time.  Thank you! Click the icon to see some memories!  

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Last night, the Idea Place hosted a special sleepover…not for our patrons, but for their stuffed animals! While their human friends were here, they listened to a story and made a craft: But when their human friends left, they were all over the library! First, they jumped onto the page cart and helped reshelve our … [Read more…]

Mini Golf

Mini Golf

This past Monday, August 21st, amongst the excitement of the Solar Eclipse, the Idea Place hosted Mini Golf! There were 8 holes set up throughout the Children’s Room and for obstacles we used various toys and books. Some of the golfing greens are shown below: Participants kept score on provided score cards and received a … [Read more…]

Summer Reading Club 2017 Wrap Up

Summer Reading Club 2017 Wrap Up

As of Friday, August 18th, the Summer Reading Club officially came to an end. Friday was the last day to log in reading hours. We will have a Summer Memories Show and Party on Wednesday, August 30th from 7-8pm. At the party, we will be giving out SRC Certificates for those children who reached the … [Read more…]

Uncle Brothers Band

Uncle Brothers Band

This past Tuesday, Kids on the Green was moved to Westhampton Beach Elementary School on account of the rain. Some of our youngest patrons moved, grooved, and danced along with the Uncle Brothers Band! Join us Tuesday, August 22nd and Tuesday, August 29th for the last two Kids on the Green performances of the summer!

Bubble Day!

Bubble Day!

This past Monday, August 14th, was a day full of bubbles! In the morning, Miss Marie hosted Bubble Fun for children ages 9 months to 4 years. They read silly bubble stories outside and then blew some bubbles of their own! In the afternoon, children and tweens teamed up for another Buddy Art project. This … [Read more…]

Quogue Wildlife Nature Walk

Quogue Wildlife Nature Walk

This past Wednesday, August 9th, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge hosted the Idea Place for an after hours sunset walk! The walk was guided by educators from the Refuge. Here they are welcoming us and telling everyone about the walk before it begins: The Quogue Wildlife Refuge is the natural habitat of many wild animals, but … [Read more…]

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

This past Tuesday, August 8th, we enjoyed a Kids on the Green performance from the Grammy nominated group: Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could! They had the audience singing, dancing, and rocking along. Join us every Tuesday at 5:30pm for a different form of entertainment at the Village Gazebo 🙂

1KB4K News

1KB4K News

Congratulations to Myles who has read 200 books for the 1KB4K program! For every 100 books he reads, he recieves a hard cover picture book to add to his personal library! Great job Myles! Keep up the good work!

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