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9:30 am

Infant Story Time at Caldwell Library

April 1 @ 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

Toddler Story Time at Wayne Library

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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10:30 am

Toddler Story Time at Mullica Hill Library

April 1 @ 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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Toddler Story Time at Piscataway Library

April 1 @ 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

April 1 @ 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

April 1 @ 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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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Brick

April 1 @ 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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Preschool Story Time at Dover Library

April 1 @ 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

An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Dover Library, 32 East Clinton St
Dover, NJ United States
Free

Stories, songs & fun activities for children ages 3-5. No registration required. There are two sessions: 10:30 - 11:00 and 11:15 - 11:45.

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Toddler Sing-Along at Mendham Borough Library

April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until June 24, 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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Children’s Story Time at Crosswicks Library Company

April 1 @ 10:30 am
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One event on April 3, 2019 at 10:30am

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

One event on April 15, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on April 17, 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

April 1 @ 10:30 am
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One event on April 3, 2019 at 10:30am

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

One event on April 15, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on April 17, 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

April 1 @ 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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Arts and Crafts at the Union City Library

April 1 @ 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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Mommy, Daddy & Me Pre-K Series at The Outlets at Bergen Town Center

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

The Outlets at Bergen Town Center, One Bergen Town Center Route 4 East & Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652 United States
Free

Interactive music sessions that include activities, instruments and song. Two 30 minute classes: 11 am to 11:30 am and 11:45 am to 12:15 pm. Class is recommended for 18 months to 4 years of age. Instructors from bergenPAC. 

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1:00 pm

Preschool Story Time at Oakland Library

April 1 @ 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

April 1 @ 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

April 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until May 22, 2019

Demarest Public Library, 90 HARDENBURGH AVENUE
Demarest, NJ 07627 United States
Free

Little Wigglers Storytime – for ages birth to 4 Every Monday at 2:30pm Every Tuesday at 10:30am Every Wednesday at 10:30am Questions? Call Miss Kate at (201) 768-8714

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3:30 pm

Makerspace Monday/Tutor Time at Ferry Ave. Library

April 1 @ 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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Lego Club at South Plainfield Public Library

April 1 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2019

South Plainfield Library, 2484 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ United States
Free

Come join us for Lego Club on Thursdays at 3:30.

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4:00 pm

Lego Club at the Deptford Library

April 1 @ 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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Preschool Story Time at Closter Library

April 1 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 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, 4/1 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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Preschool Story Time at Bergenfield Library

April 1 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 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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7:00 pm

LEGO Club at the Berkeley Branch Library

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on April 1, 2019 at 7:00pm

Berkeley Branch Ocean County Library, 30 Station Rd
Bayville, NJ 08721 United States
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Free

We supply the LEGO® blocks. You supply the imagination. Make sure to get your picture taken for our bulletin board with your creation. 

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