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Children's Services Department - Services

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Pet Adventures

Borrow stuffed animals Midnight the cat or Barkley the dog to take home or bring on vacation or a playdate with friends. Keep track of your adventures with pictures and memorabilia. Each pet comes with a carrier and journal. 2-week loan period.
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This article was posted on 06/01/2016

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Shots for Tots

Tuesday, September 27 from 3:00-5:45pm Nurses from the Immunization Action program of the Suffolk County Department of Health will be here to offer free immunizations for children. Parents need only bring their child’s immunization record.
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This article was posted on 12/16/2015

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Spend quality time with your children, and encourage pre-literacy skills so they will enter kindergarten ready to read, listen, and learn! Although 1,000 books may sound like a lot of books, if you read 10 books a week you could be done in less than two years. The program is self-directed and no registration is required, we'll provide sheets to track your progress as well as incentives along the way. Get started today!!!
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This article was posted on 10/21/2015

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Sensory Boxes are ready for PLAY!

A sensory box is a container filled with any kind of tactile material that kids explore with their hands. They are a great way to foster early learning skills for preschoolers as they use their senses to learn about their environment. Our five themed sensory boxes (Alphabet, Ocean, Bugs, Colors and Magnets) are available to use in the library.
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This article was posted on 09/29/2015

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Introducing Launchpad

Playaway Launchpad is the first ever secure, pre-loaded learning tablet designed for children to circulate.
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This article was posted on 08/04/2015

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ABC Mouse is FREE @ the Library!

The award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it! ABCmouse.com is now available for FREE on our Children's Computers!
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This article was posted on 03/14/2015

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Follow us on Facebook

Keep up to date on all the library happenings on our Facebook page. Either click on the Facebook icon on our web page or go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sachem-Public-Library and hit "like" to follow us.
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This article was posted on 07/31/2013

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Follow us on Pinterest

The Children's Librarians are now creating boards on Pinterest! Visit the Library's Pinterest page at pinterest.com/sachemlibrary or click on the Pinterest icon on our web page to see some of the fun things we are "pinning" for parents and children.
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This article was posted on 07/31/2013

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Early Literacy

Early Literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write. We know first experiences with parents and caregivers dramatically impact a child's ability to learn. Parents and caregivers are a child's first teacher. Learn how to provide the best learning environment for your baby, toddler or preschooler.
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This article was posted on 05/02/2013

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Resources for Children with Special Needs

Today 1 in 88 children (1 in 54 boys) under 8 years old is affected by an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With the increasing number of budget cuts happening in government and schools more and more families are turning to their local libraries for resources and programming.
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This article was posted on 04/02/2013

 

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