Kids Culture 01.04.18

Selfies, Xbox, and Crafts

At the East Hampton Library on Wednesday between 4 and 5 p.m., kids 4 and up can learn how to create a selfie with paint, or their own self-portrait. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

The library has its very own Xbox One S and it will share it with teens who stop by on Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Snacks will be provided.

For ages 4 to 6, there will be a winter story and craft-making session next Thursday from  4 and 5 p.m. Advance registration is requested for this one, and the self-portrait workshop.


Baby Beats and Ozobots

Today from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. at Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library, parents and caregivers of babies from newborn to age 3 can join in a new class offering a fun-filled musical experience for all. The class is free but advance registration is required.

Every Sunday from 3 to 4 p.m. beginning this week, kids 8 to 11 can meet to draw colored lines and codes on paper, then watch palm-size robots, or Ozobots, follow the lines and do tricks. This week’s workshop is part of the library’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) Sundays program.


Whoo’s Whoo at SoFo

Melanie Meade, a South Fork Natural History Museum nature educator, will teach kids 8 and up all about owls on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Children will learn to identify local owls and those that merely visit. There will be a $3 material fee and, as enrollment is limited, registration is required. 


Snow Globes and Stories

Children 4 and up can capture a snowy scene for years to come in a handmade snow globe tomorrow at 4 p.m. at the Hampton Library on Main Street in Bridgehampton. 

At the Amagansett Library, a weekly early literacy story time created especially for children 2 to 4 years old will begin today at 11 a.m. Each class will include read-aloud picture books, songs, and an age-appropriate craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


And Don’t Forget

January Girls, an art and performance workshop for girls “6 to 106” run by the Neo-Political Cowgirls, will meet for the first time on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The free program, which runs on Sundays throughout the month, will be led by different artists each week. Advance registration is required at