Friday, January 31, 2014

Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Don't forget, Saturday, February 1st is Take Your Child to the Library Day! Bring your child to the library and share a few fun activities together in the Children's Department at CPL.

Children who complete 3 activities will receive a sticker, a bookmark and a special surprise!

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

New eReading Room for Kids by Overdrive

Enjoy searching for free children's eBooks by subject, collection or reading level!

To check it out now, head to, select 'Free Downloads,' choose the 'Overdrive' platform and click the 'For KIDS eReading Room' button.

(Or, simply click the image on the left.)

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Take Your Child to the Library Day is Sat. Feb. 1st

Visit the library on Saturday, February 1st and enjoy some fun activities with your child on Take Your Child to the Library Day

This annual event is held on the 1st Saturday of February each year. All children who complete three activities will receive a bookmark, a sticker and a special surprise! Click here to download and print the flyer now.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Registration for February Programs Has Begun!

Click here or on the Programs tab above to see our February line-up.

Register online, over the phone or in person with you Comsewogue Public Library card today!

Sunday, January 19, 2014


The Library will be closed Monday, January 20th in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 21st at 9:30am.

Click here to view his life in pictures from the National Geographic Kids website.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Register for Winter Book Discussions Today!

Registration for our winter book discussions is now in progress. Register in person with your Comsewogue Public Library card for the following:

PAGE TURNERS - Thursday, January 23 (5-6:15pm)
After reading Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot, by Dav Pilkey, students in grades 2 & 3 are invited to the library for a lively book discussion, some fun activities and a craft. All children will create a movable robot to take home.

COVER TO COVER - Monday, January 27 (6-8pm)
Students in grades 4 & 5 are invited to create a dog craft, play adventurous games, and then enjoy some 'dog biscuit' graham crackers while talking about Tango: The Tale of an Island Dog, by Eileen Beha. 
(STUDENTS MUST REGISTER IN PERSON. If a student has previously participated, a parent may register.)

Monday, January 13, 2014

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild!

Have you ever wondered how an illustrator goes about creating a new picture book? Watch this short video of author/illustrator, Peter Brown, as he discusses the creative process behind one of his latest and greatest picture books, Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. Enjoy!

Click here to view other books by Peter Brown in our online catalog.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Register for January Programs Today!

Registration for all children's programs in January is now in progress.

Click here or on the Programs tab above to see our program line-up!

Sunday, January 5, 2014

New Website of the Month! - The Story Home

At The Story Home, you can listen to stories for free, using your computer! Alan M. Scofield is the storyteller.

Choose from adventures, classics, animal stories, fairytales, bedtime tales, authors, rhyming stories, and more. Then click the arrow to play!

To make up your own stories, just follow the easy Storytelling Tips, and learn how to use your fingertips I to help you!

Attention Parents:  Read our full review on the Parents page.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Kids Can Make New Year's Resolutions Too!

A new year can mean a new beginning or a fresh start for your little one too!

Parents can find great suggestions of Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Kids of all ages at the website of the American Academy of Pediatrics.