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The Islip Public Library hosts a wide variety of programs, special events, services and e-resources for children of all ages – from infants to 'tweens.

If your child needs help with homework or wants to enjoy a new book, or if you are looking for a great program for him or her to attend, this is the place to find it all!

Bookmark this page to return easily as new programs and events are added regularly.

Summer Reading Club

Registration for our children's summer reading club, Every Hero has a Story, has begun. Register online or in the Children's Department at the Library.

Completed K – 6th graders who have commented on two books, and infants – preschool-aged children who have logged 20 books by 4:00 pm on Friday, July 31 will be invited to our Heroes' Party that evening!

Prizes will be awarded between June 29 and August 15 for commenting on books online or at the Library. Please note: the last day to register is Saturday, August 8.


Superhero Mini Legos
with The Brick Center

Wednesday, July 8

3:00 – 4:00 pm

FOR TWEENS – Ages 10-12
4:30 – 5:30 pm

Choose a superhero design and assemble it. Take a photo of it and recreate it at home using your own Legos. Legos used at the Library remain property of The Brick Center.

Register now.
Rock Candy Lab
with Science Wizard

Tuesday, July 14

FOR CHILDREN – Ages 6 – 9
3:00 – 4:00 pm

FOR TWEENS – Ages 10-12
4:30 – 5:15 pm

Grow your own tasty rock candy. Concoct a rock candy solution, take it home and watch it grow in about one week!

Register now.