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9:30 am

Toddler Story Time at Closter Library

February 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Closter Public Library, 280 High Street
Closter, NJ 07624 United States
Free

Thursday - 9:30am Toddler Stories & Play   (1yr - 2yr) 1/24; 1/31; 2/7; 2/14; 2/28; 3/7; 3/14; 3/21; 3/28 Thursday - 10:30am Toddler Stories, Craft & Play - 2yr - 3yr, must be able to sit attentively for 20 min) 1/24; 1/31; 2/7; 2/14; 2/28; 3/7; 3/14; 3/21; 3/28 Most programs are open exclusively to Closter...

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Infant Story Time at Wayne Library

February 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

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

Itsy-Bitsy Time ~ Fun for you and your baby with songs, rhymes and a story. This story time is 15 minutes of structured activity and 15 minutes of playtime. Sessions begin on Thursday, February 7th and continue through Thursday, April 25th. Wayne residents only; Prior registration is required. Online registration begins Tuesday, January 22nd at 7:00...

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10:00 am

Story Time at the Avalon Public Library

February 7 @ 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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Penny’s Story Times at the Hoboken Museum

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St
Hoboken, NJ United States
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Free

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers every Thursday at 10:00 am and at 11 am. This program is supported by our family sponsor, Macy’s.   Registration required. See homepage for link, posted at 10 am on the day before each...

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Tots Club at Oakland Library

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

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

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.

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Member Bring a Friend for $9.99 at Sahara Sam’s

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park 535 N Route 73
West Berlin, NJ 08091 United States
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$9.99

  A March Special for Sahara Sam’s Annual & Season Pass Holders Only! Bring-a-Friend for FREE Dates: Thursday, March 7th Thursday, March 14th Thursday, March 21st Thursday, March 28th Offer valid from Open until Close We 💚 Pass Holders! This March, all Sahara Sam’s annual and season pass holders can make a splash with their...

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Barnes and Noble Story Time in Livingston

February 7 @ 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

Story Time Yoga for Toddlers at Cranford Public Library

February 7 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Cranford Public Library, 224 Walnut Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016 United States
Free

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...

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Infant Story Time at Livingston Library

February 7 @ 10:15 am - 10:35 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until February 14, 2019

Livingston Library, 10 Robert Harp Dr
Livingston, NJ United States
Free

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...

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Infant Story Time at Bergenfield Library

February 7 @ 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

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

Mother Goose Story Time for 0-23 months. Registration Required.

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10:30 am

Infant Story Time at Bayonne Public Library

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Bayonne Public Library, 697 Avenue C (Corner of 31st St)
Bayonne, NJ 07002 United States
Free

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.

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Toddler Program at High Point State Park

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 7, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on February 21, 2019 at 10:30am

High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
$3

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 highpointprograms@dep.nj.gov or call 973-875-1471 before 4:00 PM the...

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Kids Story Time at Carlstadt Library

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Carlstadt Library, 420 Hackensack St.
Carlstadt, NJ United States
Free

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.

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Children’s Story Time at Cliffside Park Library

February 7 @ 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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Toddler Story Time at Haddon Twp. Library

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 7, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on February 21, 2019 at 10:30am

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

One event on March 21, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on April 4, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 10:30am

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

Ages 15 to 36 months. Stories, songs, rhythm and movement for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

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Baby and Toddler Playgroup @ Bellmawr Library

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 18, 2019

Bellmawr Library, 35 E Browning Rd
Bellmawr,, NJ 08031
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Free

Ages 6-24 months. Little ones and their caregivers, meet new friends at the library! We provide toys & books but no organized programming or facilitator.

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Story Time Barnes and Noble Hamilton

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Hamilton, 425 Marketplace Road
Hamilton, NJ United States
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Free

Come and enjoy a reading and activity for some of our favorite children's stories!

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Thursday Preschool Story Time at Egg Harbor Township Library

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

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

Suggested for ages 3-5. Registration required. Read books, do crafts, eat snacks & have fun. Please advise staff of any food allergies.

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11:00 am

IndigoKids Story Time at The Mall at Short Hills

February 7 @ 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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Penny’s Story Times at the Hoboken Museum

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St
Hoboken, NJ United States
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Free

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers every Thursday at 10:00 am and at 11 am. This program is supported by our family sponsor, Macy’s.   Registration required. See homepage for link, posted at 10 am on the day before each...

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Infant Story Time at Bloomfield Library

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

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

Baby & Me (Ages 0-18 mo) Stories & Song Thursdays @ 11:00

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Children Story Time & Songs at Millburn Library

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Millburn Library, 200 Glen Ave
Millburn, NJ United States
Free

Silly Songs & Stories Babies, toddlers and preschoolers along with their parents and caregivers are invited to "Silly Songs & Stories" with Miss Sue. This weekly event is filled with fun stories, finger plays, singing and movement! For ages up to 5. Class runs about 30 minutes.

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11:30 am

Preschool Story Time at the Kearny Library

February 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am 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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3:15 pm

Girls Book Club at Otto Bruyns Public Library in Northfield

February 7 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Otto Bruyns Public Library in Northfield, 241 W Mill Rd
Northfield, NJ 08225 United States
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Free

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.

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3:30 pm

LEGO Club at Ferry Avenue Branch Library in Camden

February 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2019

Ferry Avenue Branch Library, 852 Ferry Ave.
Camden, NJ 08104
Free

Use your creativity and our Lego blocks to make some great work! Also featuring new Legos!

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3:45 pm

Oakland Garden Club Valentine Craft

February 7 @ 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Oakland Library, 2 Municipal Plaza
Oakland, NJ United States
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Free

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...

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4:00 pm

Pre-K Story Time at Fairfield Library

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Fairfield Library, 261 Hollywood Ave
Fairfield, NJ United States
Free

Ages 3-5. Join us for stories, songs, and activities!

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Hamilton Mall Kids Club: Arts & Crafts

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ 08330 United States
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Free

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.

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4:15 pm

Valentine Craft at Marlboro Library

February 7 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Marlboro Library Marlboro, NJ United States
Free

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: Marlboro

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5:00 pm

Chinese New Year Celebration at Belmar Library

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Belmar Public Library, 517 10th Avenue
Belmar, NJ United States
Free

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION Date: 02/07/2019 Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Venue: BELMAR PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNEX City: BELMAR

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