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The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm.**Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm** Beginning with November 01st, the Bergen County Zoo will be free of admission. The weather during the late fall and winter months does not allow for the majority of our animal collection to be viewable to the publicFind out more »
Wednesday Morning Storytime Join us for a fun Storytime, every Wednesday at 11am! We'll read a story and have a quick coloring activity to follow. You do not need to register for this Storytime! Children must stay with a parent or guardian at all times.Find out more »
Join us every Wednesday at 11am for a special Storytime with fun-filled activity or craft in the Children's Department.Find out more »
Nature Story Time at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center Wednesday, January 10, 2018 11 a.m. Expand your child's imagination while listening to one of our favorite nature stories at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. Open to ages 6 months-5 years, with adult. FREE!Find out more »
11:30 AM Storytime, crafts, songs and games in the Children’s Department.Find out more »
1/31/2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Livingston Program Room Online registration opens January 3rd at 10am Children in grades 2-5 will learn basic chess skills from chess volunteers from the LHS Chess Club. Classes are from 4pm to 5pm on January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, and 28. Snowdates: March 7 and 14 Livingston residents given preference. The chess boards used for this program were paid for by the Friends of the Livingston Library Preference is given to…Find out more »
Wednesday January 3, 2018 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Panasonic Room Instructed by Johanna Soto, our chess club is open to children ages 6-12 years of age. Chess is a great game for improving your thinking skills and creativity. We ask that you arrive on time to ensure matches start on time! Registration is required. Must sign up for each session *Must be a Secaucus resident to attend this program. Space is limited.Find out more »
Date: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Location: Hunterdon County Library Headquarters (map) (weather) Category: HC Youth Program Description For children in grades 1 - 4. Young Rembrandt's Program. Create your own masterpiece using a step by step method! Use colored pencils, markers and sharpies to draw. Please stop by the library or call call 908-788-1432 to register! Phone: 908-788-1432 More Info: http://www.hclibrary.us/pdfs/youth/programs/hctweens/2017/cartoon.pdf Location Details Hunterdon County Library Headquarters 314 State Route 12 Flemington NJ 08822…Find out more »
Fossils Life in the REALLY Olden Days (grades 1-5) Wednesday, January 17 7:00pm - 8:00pm Warren Township branch Program Room Learn about some of the oldest life forms on earth -- when they lived, what their world was like, and how they came to be preserved forever. Then make a simulated "fossil" of your own!Find out more »