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Events for February 5, 2019
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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 »
This drop-in play group encourages socialization among children up to 4 years old. The library will provide age appropriate toys and books to play with while here. Caregivers are required to stay with their children while participating in the group. No registration is required. Open to everyone.Find out more »
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.Find out more »
Picture Book Story Time - This story time is geared for ages 3 1/2 through 5. All children are expected to sit through the session independently. Stories, songs and related activities are based around a special theme. Sessions begin on Tuesday, February 5th and continue through Tuesday, April 23rd. Wayne residents only; Prior registration is required. Online registration...Find out more »
Join us for Storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Watch your kids as they embark on an exciting adventure with our Storytime expert. We will introduce your little one to some of your childhood favorites, as well as read some you may have never heard before!Find out more »
Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Themed stories, songs, action rhymes, and a craft. Registration is required.Find out more »
Ages 2-1/2 to 5 years. Children build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness while having fun through books, songs and activities.Find out more »
Join us for Storytime, sing-a-long and craft on Tuesdays at Barnes and Noble in Ledgewood Mall.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 »
Join us in our L.L.Bean Tent for storytime at your local L.L.Bean store! During each session, we'll explore a different nature or outdoor theme, followed by related activities, games or crafts. Recommended for children ages 3-6. Caretakers must remain on-site and are welcome to join in the fun or spend the time shopping. Registration is...Find out more »
Children ages birth to 4 years old can join Mr. C for a storytime.Find out more »
Bookworms (ages 3-5) -- Story/Craft Program - We’ll read some stories, sing some songs and do a craft. Playtime will follow. No registration required.Find out more »
In this story time, the adult participates with the child along with the storyteller. Stories, songs and finger plays are included in each session. For children ages 2 & 3 with an adult. Sessions begin on Monday, February 4th and continue through Monday, April 22nd. Wayne residents only; Prior registration is required. Online registration begins...Find out more »
C’mon up to the Kids’ Department on the second floor and join us for a fun-filled Storytime!Find out more »
INDIGOKIDS PRESENTS: STORY TIME 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Join Indigo for storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.Find out more »
For Kearny families, Preschool Story Time with Adult Participation will take place at the Main Library on Tuesday from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Classes will repeat on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. This active class for ages 0 – 6 teaches listening skills through playing, talking and singing. Each adult may bring up to...Find out more »
Toddler Time (Ages 18 mo-3 yrs) Stories & Craft Tuesdays & Fridays @ 11:00Find out more »
Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books. Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are: PRINCETON MARKET FAIR 3535 US-1 Princeton, NJ 08540 PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE 500 Route 73 South Marlton, NJ 08053 (856) 983-7916 GROVE WEST 546 Broad Street Shewsbury, NJ 07702 RIVERSIDE SQUARE One Riverside Square Hackensack,...Find out more »
A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required.Find out more »
Docent led tours of Smith-Cadbury Mansion, a place with quite a history! The house was built around 1738 by Joshua Humphries, possibly on the foundation of an even older home. In 1766 the property was purchased by Samuel Smith, who was a Freeholder and Township Committee member for several terms. The farm was inherited by...Find out more »
"Just Music and Books" for 3- 5 year olds. Registration Required.Find out more »
Tuesday February 5, 2019 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM Allwood Story Room Celebrate the Lunar New Year with stories and crafts. Find your birthday on a lunar calendar and learn about your Chinese Zodiac sign. Make and enjoy Oreo 'moons' while learning about the phase of the moon. For ages 5 and up. Registration required....Find out more »
Suggested for ages 8-12. Kids will learn basic cooking & nutritional skills in a series of classes presented by The Community Food Bank of New Jersey. Please notify staff of any food allergies. Registration required - Please register for each class individually: http://atlanticlibrary.evanced.info/signup/eventcalendar.aspx?df=list&nd=93&ln=3&kw=cooking+mattersFind out more »