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Events for February 7, 2019
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Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.Find out more »
An unstructured, early literacy experience for children, birth to 24-months-old, and their caregiver. Come for playtime from 10:00 to 10:45 am, and stay for a short 15-minute segment of nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs! Registration is not required.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 »
This morning exercise program mixes poses, games, storytelling, art and music to teach children to release the sillies and find the calm. Kids will use balls, scarves, pinwheels and pom-poms-to build strength, flexibility, and self-confidence through play. Admission is on a first come, first serve basis and space is limited. Sponsored by the Friends of...Find out more »
Nursery Rhyme Time - Stories, songs, sign-language and fun for our youngest library visitors, designed specifically for non-walkers. Drop in, registration is not required. Tips for Caregivers: • Nursery Rhyme Time runs for approximately 20 minutes. Arriving on time ensures that you will be able to participate in all of the activities. • Parent/Caregiver participation is essential to...Find out more »
Babies and Books Story Time - Join us for a special time of stories, songs and play. Ages 9-18 months. This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social, motor, and early literacy skills.Find out more »
Nestling Naturalists - For 2 and 3-year-olds and an adult caregiver. Join us this winter for a program just for our littlest naturalists! Each week will feature a combination of free play, stories, and fun, seasonally-themed sensory explorations both indoors and out. Registration is required. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-875-1471 before 4:00 PM the...Find out more »
Come and enjoy a reading and activity for some of our favorite children's stories!Find out more »
Suggested for ages 3-5. Registration required. Read books, do crafts, eat snacks & have fun. Please advise staff of any food allergies.Find out more »
Thursdays, 10:30am Kids from babies to five are invited to sing, jiggle, wiggle, dance, and hear some stories! All are welcome, no registration needed.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 »
Inviting all sassy, snack loving Middle School and older girls to join us. We do book talks, read short stories, poetry and articles throughout the school year. This group provides a space for positive support and encouragement academically and socially.Find out more »
Use your creativity and our Lego blocks to make some great work! Also featuring new Legos!Find out more »
Oakland Garden Club Winter Craft Thursday, February 7 from 3:45-4:30 PM Oakland Children Ages 5 & Up Location: Pat Turnier Craft Room The Oakland Garden Club will visit the Library on Thursday, February 7 from 3:45 to 4:30 pm. Oakland children, ages five and up, will be creating a valentine surprise! Registration is required, and begins Tuesday, January 22. Please...Find out more »
Kids Club: Arts & Crafts February 07, 2019 at 04:00pm - 05:00pm Bring the kids in to make Love Bugs just in time for Valentine's Day. All supplies provided.Find out more »
Kids! Valentine Craft with David Udovic Contact: 732-536-9406 Join local children's illustrator, David Udovic to make a pop down craft using creative drawing, coloring and gluing! Registration begins Thursday, January 17 for children Grades K-5 Location: MarlboroFind out more »