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Events for January 9, 2019
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Preschool Story Hour - Wednesdays at 10:00am. (September - May) Ages 3 to 5 welcome for stories and crafts!Find out more »
Stories, songs, and fun for tiny toddlers ages 12-23 months! This program is developmentally designed for "waddlers." Drop in, registration is not required. Tips for Caregivers • Tiny Toddlers runs for approximately 20 minutes. Please arrive on time so that you will be able to participate in all of the activities. Late arrivals can disturb the program already...Find out more »
Toddler Time - Talk, sing, read, write, and play during this literacy readiness storytime. Ages 4 and under with caregiver.Find out more »
Join us for a story and a craft. All ages welcome. Registration not required.Find out more »
Story time with Miss Ariel is on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am for infants and preschoolers. Come for stories, songs, and a craft!Find out more »
Staff Pick: Storytime Favorites Join us for a fun and engaging children's Storytime each week as our booksellers read stories from our favorite authors and illustrators. The reading will be followed by kids' crafts that can be hung on display in our store or taken home for your personal galleries!Find out more »
Recommended for ages 18 months to 3 years, this story time includes songs, stories, and a process art craft, as well as a period of free play. All children must attend with a parent or caregiver. Classes run for 45 minutes. The same stories and crafts will be done on Tuesday and Wednesday. Drop-in.Find 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 »
Come on over to our place for great stories, good conversation and a simple activity. Today's Storytime is especially suited for children ages 3 to 5. Join us!Find out more »
Ages 18 Months - 5 Years Enjoy stories, songs & finger plays!Find out more »
Read and Play! - Join us for a story and play time! Open to ages 0-4 and caregivers.Find out more »
Join us every Wednesday for Storytime in our Children's Department featuring your favorite characters and wacky adventures. Coloring activities to follow.Find out more »
Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and restoration, to stand witness to 250 years of...Find out more »
Infant Storytime: Books for Bright Beginners (0-2 years) Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 1:15 p.m. "Books for Bright Beginners" takes place every Tuesday and Wednesday during the school year. Age-appropriate programs, revolving around weekly themes, consist of books, stories, crafts, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays which make a multi-sensory experience for children. No registration is required.Find out more »
The new weekly Book & Build Club for children ages 5 will meet 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm with Miss Ariel. Each week, we’ll have a themed story time followed by building with LEGOs. Registration is not required.Find out more »
Contact: 732-938-2300 Grades K and Up. Snacks served. Please let the Librarian know if your child has food allergies. January 9 – Bird Day – Craft. Dig right in and explore bird nests with a bird sensory bin. Children will love to pretend that their birds are nesting, search for worms, and run their fingers...Find out more »
Free open viewing is held every Wednesday evening, weather permitting. Check dates below, times change according to season. Please note: The buildings are closed at 10:30 PM. WINTER SCHEDULE: December 5, 12, 19, 26 January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27 All ages are welcome and children must be accompanied by...Find out more »