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9:30 am

Infant Story Time at Caldwell Library

March 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell, NJ United States
Free

For children newborn to age 2 with caregiver. Enjoy books, rhymes and songs with Ms. Kristen! No registration required to attend. Sign up to receive notifications, such as cancellations due to weather: https://goo.gl/forms/38Q8wGyh4UxszcAb2

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10:00 am

Nature Time Together Drop Ins – Beachwood

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on January 28, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on February 11, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on February 25, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 11, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 25, 2019 at 10:00am

Nature Center, Jake Branch, County Park
Beachwood, NJ 08751
Free

Nature Time Together Drop Ins Enjoy the wonders of nature with your child. Children (and parents!) drop in any time and learn about nature through a brief lesson and craft. Topics will differ from week to week. LOCATION: Nature Center, Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood DATE: Mondays, January 14 - January 28 - February 11...

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Toddler Story Time at Clark Public Library

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until April 11, 2019

Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Ave
Clark, NJ 07066 United States
Free

Tales for Tots: Stories, finger plays, and songs for active listeners.  Geared toward ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Older children are welcome!  30 minutes of open play follows.

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10:30 am

Toddler Storytime at Mullica Hill Library

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday and Friday, repeating until June 7, 2019

Mullica Hill Branch Library, 389 Wolfert Station Road
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
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Free

Join us for short stories, songs and a craft. Please register.

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Family Story Time at Bellmawr Library

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Families attend storytime together for stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration is required and includes sessions until 3/25. Registration for Session two begins on April 1. Dates for Session One: 1/28/2019, 2/11/2019, 2/25/2019, 3/4/2019, 3/11/2019, 3/18/2019, 3/25/2019 Dates for Session Two: 4/15/2019, 4/22/2019, 4/29/2019, 5/6/2019, 5/13/2019, 5/20/2019

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Toddler Story Time at Piscataway Library

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 10:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

John F Kennedy Library – Piscataway, 500 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ United States
Free

Rhyme Time -  (ages 6-36 months with a parent or caregiver) Share rhymes, finger plays, peek-a-boo games, and a story during this fast-paced 20-minute program.

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Preschool Story Time at Oakland Library

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Story Time and a fun craft for three and four-yr.-olds and their caregiver.  Registration is not required. There are two sessions: 10:30-11:15 and 1:00-1:45.

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Infant Story Time at Lee Memorial Library

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

We’re launching a brand new song and story time, just for babies 18 months and younger. We’ll have fun songs and rhymes, a story, and a special sensory play activity. Drop in.

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Toddler Time Fun at Millburn Library

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until March 25, 2019

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

Toddler Time Fun Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, finger plays, movement and stories with Miss Megan. For ages 9 months to 3 Years. Drop in program, held in the children's room.

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Toddler Sing-Along at Mendham Borough Library

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until March 25, 2019

Mendham Borough Library, 10 Hilltop Road
Mendham, NJ 07945 United States

MONDAYS @ 10:30-11:30AM Join Mr. Ryan and friends for singing, dancing, crafting and games.

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Toddler Story Time at Voorhees Library

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on February 25, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on March 11, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on March 25, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on April 8, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on April 22, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 6, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 20, 2019 at 10:30am

Voorhees Library, 203 Laurel Rd
Voorhees Township,, NJ 08043
Free

Event Type: Stories Age Group(s): Toddlers Date:  2/11/2019, 2/25/2019, 3/11/2019, 3/25/2019, 4/8/2019, 4/22/2019, 5/6/2019, 5/20/2019 Start Time: 10:30 AM End Time: 11:15 AM Description:  Ages 18-36 months Stories, songs, finger plays, movements, and a coloring page. Registration opens November 19. Library: Voorhees Location: Voorhees 1st Floor Cafe Contact: Emily Moore Contact Number: 856-772-1636 x7360

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Brick

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Brick, 44 Brick Plaza
Brick, NJ United States
Free

Come and hear assorted children’s stories read by our enthusiastic booksellers.

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Children’s Story Time at Crosswicks Library Company

March 11 @ 10:30 am
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One event on March 13, 2019 at 10:30am

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

Crosswicks Library Company, 483 Main Street
Crosswicks, NJ 08515 United States
Free

Join us for a story and a craft.  All ages welcome. Registration not required.

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Children’s Story Time at Crosswicks Library Company

March 11 @ 10:30 am
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One event on March 13, 2019 at 10:30am

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

Crosswicks Library Company, 483 Main Street
Crosswicks, NJ 08515 United States
Free

Join us for a story and a craft.  All ages welcome. Registration not required.

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11:00 am

Story Time and Craft at the Longport Library

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until June 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Longport Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Avenue
Longport, NJ 08403 United States
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Free

Join us at the Longport branch of the Atlantic County Library every Monday (11am) & Saturday (10:30am) morning for our weekly Storytime and Craft! This event takes no longer than an hour, and does not require registration.

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Story Time and Craft at the Longport Library

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

Longport Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Avenue
Longport, NJ 08403 United States
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Free

Join us at the Longport Library every Monday morning from 11:00am - 12:00pm and Saturday frm 10:00am - 11:00am for our weekly Storytime and Craft! This event takes no longer than an hour, and does not require registration.

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Arts and Crafts at the Union City Library

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

Union City Library, 324 43rd St
Union City, NJ United States
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Free

ARTS & CRAFTS September- June MONDAYS 11:00 AM

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11:30 am

Stages Festival: Timestorm at Island Heights Branch Library

March 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Island Heights Branch Ocean County Library, P.O Box 1127, 121 Central Ave.
Island Heights, NJ 08732 United States
Free

The whole family will enjoy Timestorm, a sci-fi historical radio drama about twelve-year-old twins Alexa and Beni, ordinary kids from Elizabeth, NJ, who must travel through an inter-dimensional portal and preserve Puerto Rico’s lost history. Presented by the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

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1:00 pm

Preschool Story Time at Oakland Library

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Story Time and a fun craft for three and four-yr.-olds and their caregiver.  Registration is not required. There are two sessions: 10:30-11:15 and 1:00-1:45.

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Maker Space at Hoboken Library

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

Hoboken Library, 500 Park Ave
Hoboken, NJ United States
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Free

Open Makerspace time Please come have fun and learn how to make buttons, key chains, magnets and lots more. We have a virtual reality headset, 3D printer and a variety of other creative activities. Ages 5 and up only please.

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2:30 pm

Children’s Story Time at Demarest Library

March 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until March 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until March 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Demarest Railroad Depot Demarest, NJ United States
Free

Little Wigglers Storytime – for ages birth to 4 – at the Demarest Railroad Station on Park Street Every Monday at 2:30pm except Monday, January 21 – the library will be closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Every Tuesday at 10:30am Every Wednesday at 10:30am Little Wigglers Storytime takes place at the Demarest Railroad Station on Park Street because...

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3:30 pm

Makerspace Monday/Tutor Time at Ferry Ave. Library

March 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

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

Make use of our new Mini-Makerspace items, including Lego robotics, Squishy Circuits, Snap Circuits, the Makey-Makey, and LittleBits. Runs concurrently with Tutor Time, where children and teens can get free homework help and nutritious snacks.

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3:45 pm

Makerspace Monday at Dumont Library

March 11 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:45pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Dixon Homestead Library, 180 Washington Ave
Dumont, NJ 07628 United States
Free

Each month, we will explore concepts from science, technology, engineering, or math. Children will create and experiment to solve real-world problems. Registration is required for this event. Registration is for the individual day, NOT for all Makerspace events. You must register individually for each meeting you wish to attend. Makerspace Club meets the 2nd Monday...

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4:00 pm

Preschool Story Time at Bergenfield Library

March 11 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 11, 2019

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

3 & 4's Story Time (ages 3 & 4). Registration Required.

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Preschool Story Time at Closter Library

March 11 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 25, 2019

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

Monday - 4pm STEM / Craft Storytime (3-5 year olds)  1/28; 2/4; 2/11; 2/25; 3/4; 3/11; 3/18; 3/25 Most programs are open exclusively to Closter residents and require registration, unless designated as open to all. Register online at: http://closter.bccls.org/YS_signups.html

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St. Patrick’s Day Slime Event at North Bergen Library

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Bergen Main Library, 8411 Bergenline Ave
North Bergen, NJ United States
Free

This is a FREE event open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents in Grades Kindergarten and up. Please register at the Youth Services Desk. 

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Lego Club @ Deptford Library

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Deptford Free Public Library, 670 Ward Drive
Deptford, NJ 08096
Free

Come build Lego creations at the Deptford Free Public Library and have your creations displayed in our display case. Open to children of all ages. No registration required.

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6:30 pm

Finding Your Way in the Night Sky – Duke Farms Bridgewater

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Duke Farms, 1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ 08844 United States
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$5

Are the Big Dipper and Orion’s Belt all you know in the night sky? How about all the other stars up there? Come learn your way around the heavens. Make a star wheel to take home and help your family navigate and appreciate the night sky from your own backyard. No telescope needed! Learn to...

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