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8:00 am

Infant Story Time at McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman

February 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

McCowan Memorial Library, 15 Pitman Ave
Pitman, NJ 08071
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Free

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.

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9:00 am

Infant/Toddler Play Group at Glen Ridge Library

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Glen Ridge Public Library, 240 Ridgewood Avenue
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 United States
Free

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.

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10:00 am

Story Time at the Avalon Public Library

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd Street
Avalon, NJ 08202 United States
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Free

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

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Preschool Story Time at Wayne Library

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Wayne Library, 461 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ United States
Free

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...

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Barnes and Noble Story Time in Livingston

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 4, 2019

Livingston Barnes and Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039 United States
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Free

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!

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10:15 am

Toddler Story Time at Bergenfield Library

February 5 @ 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday, repeating until March 12, 2019

Bergenfield Library, 50 W Clinton Ave
Bergenfield, NJ 07621 United States
Free

Growing Readers Club for 2 year olds. Registration Required.

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10:30 am

Preschool Story Time at Gloucester Township Library

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 5, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on February 26, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on March 5, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on March 26, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on April 9, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on April 23, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 7, 2019 at 10:30am

Gloucester Township Library, 15 S Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Free

Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Themed stories, songs, action rhymes, and a craft. Registration is required.

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Preschool Story Time at Haddon Township Library

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating until April 16, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 16, 2019

One event on April 30, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 14, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 28, 2019 at 10:30am

Haddon Township Library, 203 Laurel Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043 United States
Free

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.

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Story Time Barnes and Noble – Ledgewood

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Ledgewood, 375 Route 10 E
Ledgewood, NJ United States
Free

Join us for Storytime, sing-a-long and craft on Tuesdays at Barnes and Noble in Ledgewood Mall.

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Toddler Story Time at Lee Memorial Library

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

Lee Memorial Library, 500 W Crescent Ave
Allendale, NJ 07401 United States
Free

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.

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L.L. Bean Story Time in Freehold

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

L.L. Bean – Freehold, 3710 Route 9 South
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
Free

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...

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Children’s Story Time at Cliffside Park Library

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Cliffside Park Library, 505 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 United States
Free

Children ages birth to 4 years old can join Mr. C for a storytime.

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Preschool Story Time at Metuchen Library

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until March 26, 2019

Metuchen Library, 480 Middlesex Avenue
Metuchen, NJ United States
Free

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.

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Story Time at Linwood Library

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

Linwood Public Library, 310 Davis Ave
Linwood, New Jersey 08221
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Free

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!

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10:45 am

Toddler Story Time at Wayne Library

February 5 @ 10:45 am - 11:10 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Monday, repeating until April 22, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Wayne Library, 461 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ United States
Free

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...

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11:00 am

Barnes and Noble Weekly Story Time – Clifton

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Clifton, 395 Route 3 East
Clifton, NJ United States
Free

C’mon up to the Kids’ Department on the second floor and join us for a fun-filled Storytime!

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IndigoKids Story Time at The Mall at Short Hills

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Indigo – Mall at Short Hills, 1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ 07078 United States
Free

INDIGOKIDS PRESENTS: STORY TIME 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Join Indigo for storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.  

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Preschool Story Time at the Kearny Library

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Kearny Library, 318 Kearny Ave
Kearny, NJ United States
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Free

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...

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Toddler Story Time at Bloomfield Library

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until April 5, 2019

Bloomfield Library, 90 BROAD ST
Bloomfield, NJ 07003 United States
Free

Toddler Time (Ages 18 mo-3 yrs) Stories & Craft Tuesdays & Fridays @ 11:00

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

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,...

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11:45 am

Kids Music Program at Monroe Township Library (Middlesex County)

February 5 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:45am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Monroe Township Library (Middlesex County), 4 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Township, NJ 08831 United States
Free

A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required.

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12:30 pm

Make Valentine’s for Vets at Hofman Library

February 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Hoffman Branch Library – Warren County, 4 Lambert Rd
Blairstown, NJ 07825 United States
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Free

Join us to make Valentines for Vets!

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1:00 pm

Smith-Cadbury House Museum & Gift Shop Tour

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Smith-Cadbury, 12 High St
Moorestown, NJ 08057 United States
Free

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...

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3:00 pm

Awesome Kids Book Club at Oakland Library

February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

Oakland Library, 2 Municipal Plaza
Oakland, NJ United States
Free

Grades 4 - 6 Book Club will meet each week after school and each month we’ll explore new novels and graphic novels along with themed activities. We will not meet on days when school is closed.

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3:45 pm

Lunar New Year Celebration at Cresskill Library

February 5 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Cresskill Library, 53 Union Ave
Cresskill, NJ 07626 United States
Free

Kids of all ages are invited to our celebration on Tuesday, February 5 at 3:45 PM. Watch a traditional Korean Janggu dance performed by local high school students and make a craft for year of the Pig.  Drop in, no registration.

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4:00 pm

Music and Books at Bergenfield Library

February 5 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 12, 2019

Bergenfield Library, 50 W Clinton Ave
Bergenfield, NJ 07621 United States
Free

"Just Music and Books" for 3- 5 year olds. Registration Required.

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Preschool Story Time at Hilton Branch Library

February 5 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 19, 2019

Hilton Branch Library, 1688 Springfield Ave
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
Free

Hilton Branch ●  Ages 2 ½ – 5 ● Drop in Tuesdays, Feb 5, 12, and 19 @ 4:00pm

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4:30 pm

Lunar New Year at Clifton Allwood Library

February 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Clifton Allwood Library, 44 Lyall Rd
Clifton, NJ United States
Free

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....

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5:00 pm

Kids Cooking Class at Egg Harbor Township Library

February 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 5, 2019

One event on February 2, 2019 at 5:00pm

Egg Harbor Township Library, 1 Swift Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Free

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+matters

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6:30 pm

Stories in Slippers at Bergenfield Library

February 5 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on January 8, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 4, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 5, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 4, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 5, 2019 at 6:30pm

Bergenfield Library, 50 W Clinton Ave
Bergenfield, NJ 07621 United States
Free

Stories in Slippers for Grades K-3. Registration not required. The Tuesday dates are a repeat of the Monday event.

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