The Suffolk Public Library Youth and Family Services department loves helping kids and their families! Our knowledgeable staff can help even the most reluctant reader find a book that they’ll love. Got a school project? We can help you with that too! We have events for all ages that are hands-on, educational, and fun. Stop by a storytime to sing songs and hear amazing tales or a science program to learn something spectacular. Come in today to hang out in our kid's area and discover something new.
Below you will find information on our regularly occurring events for kids.
Itsy Bitsy Babies Ages 0 - 12 months
A program featuring songs, rhymes, and hands-on activities for baby and caregiver. Registration is required; call your library for more information.
Tiny Tots Ages 12 months - 24 months
This program includes books, songs, rhymes, and more. Registration is required; please call your library for more information.
Toddler Time Ages 18 months - 3 years
A program of stories, songs, and activities designed for toddlers.
Preschool Time Ages 3 - 5 years
This program features stories, educational activities, rhymes, and more for preschool children.
My Storytime Ages 2 - 5 years
Join the Chuckatuck library for an exciting storytime filled with stories, songs and activities designed for both toddlers and preschool children.
Music n’ Movement Ages 3 - 6 years
Jump and move to a different grooving; theme every month. Registration is required; contact your library for more information.
BARKS Grades K - 5th
The Suffolk Humane Society has brought their therapy dogs and they want to hear you read! Children will get a chance to practice their reading skills and to meet all types and sizes of our furry canine friends! Registration is required; call your library for more information.
Lego Club Ages 6 - 12 years
Drop in to design and build awesome Lego creations! It’s a great way to meet other kids who love Legos too!
Creation Exploration Ages 6 - 9 years
Each month we will explore an exciting topic through hands-on activities, crafts, and more! Registration is required; please call your library for more information.
Spectacular Saturday Stories All Ages
Celebrate your weekend by joining us for stories, songs, and activities that are fun for the whole family!
Pajama Storytime All Ages
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes perfect for night time! Come in your pajamas and bring your favorite blankets, pillows, or stuffed animals!
Bilingual Storytime All Ages
Join us for a special bilingual storytime including stories, songs, and rhymes in both English and Spanish!
Drop-In Saturday Craft All Ages
Drop in anytime all day long and make an easy craft while visiting the library. All materials will be provided; younger children may require caregiver help.
Homeschool Meet and Greet All Homeschooling Families
Do you home school your children and would like to know more about the library’s resources? Then we would love to meet you! Join us for a fun meet and greet session that will include a parent presentation, activities for the kids, and refreshments. Registration is required.
Family Movie Night All Ages
Wear your PJ’s and bring your blanket for a family movie and refreshments at your library. Call the library to find out what movies are “now showing”!