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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 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:15 pm 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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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 10:00 am 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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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 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 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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10:30 am

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 10:30 am 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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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 10:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 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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11:00 am

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 11:00 am 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 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am 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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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 1:00 pm 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 3:00 pm 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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4:30 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 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 5, 2019

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

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 6:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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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