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10:00 am

Preschool Story Time at Wenonah Library

April 3 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2019

Wenonah Library, 101 East Mantua Avenue
Wenonah, NJ 08090
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Free

Preschool Story Hour - Wednesdays at 10:00am. (September - May) Ages 3 to 5 welcome for stories and crafts!

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Morris Plains

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 10, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Morris Plains, 1940 Route 10 West
Morris Plains, NJ United States
Free

Join us every Wednesday at 10:00AM for storytime in the Kids' Department! Fun picture books selected by store employees, different every week and different from our Saturday Storytime books.

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Toddler Time at the Garden State Discovery Museum

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ United States
$10

Toddler Time at the Garden State Discovery Museum is a weekly event on Wednesdays from 10am-12pm in our Art Studio!  Each weekly session includes story time and a craft.  Check out our Facebook page for more details on our exciting weekly themes! Discounted admission is $10 for children and adults are FREE during Toddler Time...

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Story Time at Morristown & Morris Township Library

April 3 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Morristown & Morris Township Library, 1 Miller Rd.
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
Free

Spring Craft Story Time Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings. For ages 2-5.

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Story Time at Booktowne – Manasquan

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Booktowne, 171 Main Street
Manasquan, NJ United States
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Free

Story Time with Miss Jan every week, 10AM on Wednesdays at BookTowne. Perfect for 2-5years old.

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10:30 am

Toddler Story Time at Lee Memorial Library

April 3 @ 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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Childrens Story Time at Cranbury Library

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 17, 2019

Cranbury Library, 3257, 23 N Main St C
Cranbury, NJ 08512 United States
Free

All ages welcome for stories and fun!

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Preschool Story Time at Elmer Library

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Elmer Library, 120 South Main Street
Elmer, NJ 08318 United States
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Free

Preschool Story Time (during school year) WEDNESDAYS @ 10:30 am Check our Facebook page for updates!

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Story Time at Margate Library

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Margate Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave
Margate, NJ United States
Free

Join us at children's room at 10:30 am on Wednesday mornings.

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Preschool Story Time at Woodbridge Library

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Woodbridge Library, 1 George Frederick Plaza
Woodbridge, NJ 07095 United States
Free

A storytime for children ages 3 to 5 years-old and an accompanying adult, consisting of stories, songs, rhymes and a craft. This program is open to Woodbridge township residents and no registration is required.

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Preschool Story Time at Ferry Ave. Library

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 3, 2019

One event on April 17, 2019 at 10:30 am

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

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

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

Bring your preschool age children for a stories, fingerplays, songs, and a simple craft with Mr. Z.

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11:00 am

Barnes and Noble Story Time – Paramus

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 10, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Paramus, 765 Route 17 South
Paramus, NJ United States
Free

Join us every Wednesday at 11am for a special Storytime with fun-filled activity or craft in the Children's Department.

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Marlton

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 10, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Marlton, 200 West Route 70
Marlton, NJ United States
Free

Come on over to our place for great stories, good conversation and a simple activity. Today's Storytime is especially suited for children ages 3 to 5. Join us!

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Springfield

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Springfield, 240 Route 22 West
Springfield, NJ United States
Free

Join us as we continue our month of sharing some of our favorite Mo Willems titles!

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Clark

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Clark, 1180 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ United States
Free

Staff Pick: Storytime Favorites Join us for a fun and engaging children's Storytime each week as our booksellers read stories from our favorite authors and illustrators. The reading will be followed by kids' crafts that can be hung on display in our store or taken home for your personal galleries!

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Story Time for Kids at Woodbury Public Library

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Woodbury Public Library, NJ, 33 Delaware St
Woodbury, NJ 08096 United States
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Free

All children from ages 2 to 5 are invited to join Mrs. B every Wednesday at 11:00 AM for songs, stories and a craft. Free and open to the public.

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Infant and Toddler Story Time at New Brunswick Library

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

New Brunswick Public Library, 60 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States
Free

Read and Play! - Join us for a story and play time! Open to ages 0-4 and caregivers.

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1:15 pm

Infant Story Time at McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman

April 3 @ 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15 pm 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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3:30 pm

Reading Buddies at Secaucus Library

April 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2019

Secaucus Library, 1379 Paterson Plank Rd
Secaucus, NJ United States
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Free

Reading Buddies for Ages 3 - 7y Bring your children, ages 3-7y, to the library to be read to one-to-one by Secaucus Middle and High School S.A.I.L. volunteers. The students will read to your children and give you a chance to browse through the library. Will meet on the first Wednesday of the month. 3/6, 4/3,...

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Crafternoon at Carlstadt Library

April 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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

Create a make-and-take craft with Miss Nina! All kids are welcome to participate (the youngest with adult supervision), and there's no registration.

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Book and Build Club at Linwood Public Library

April 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Linwood Public Library, 310 Davis Ave
Linwood, New Jersey 08221
Free

The new weekly Book & Build Club for children ages 5 will meet 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm with Miss Ariel. Each week, we’ll have a themed story time followed by building with LEGOs. Registration is not required.

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4:00 pm

Geology Museum Late Nights – New Brunswick

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 1, 2019

Geology Museum New Brunswick, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month between 4 pm and 8 pm at the Geology Museum for our Late Night at the Museum events. Each Late Night consists of activity stations and events related to the night's specific theme, which can range from a wide array of topics that fall under the categories of...

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4:45 pm

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss – South Brunswick

April 3 @ 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:45 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 3, 2019

South Brunswick Library, 110 Kingston Lane
Monmouth Junction, NJ United States
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Free

Afternoon Adventures (Grades K-3)  4:45 PM  -  5:15 PM Contact: Children's Desk 732-329-4000x7285 mkirschner@sbpl.info This weekly early elementary class combines imaginative and informative stories with creative crafts and engaging activities chosen to strengthen late childhood social, mental, and fine motor development. Feb 27 – Celebrate Black History March 6 – Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss March 13...

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6:00 pm

Video Game Night at Lakewood Branch Library

April 3 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Lakewood Branch Ocean County Library, 301 Lexington Ave
Lakewood, NJ 08701 United States
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Free

Open video gaming. We supply large screen TV w/HD, PS3,WiiU, XBOX360, Wii, PS4, XBOXONE. Feel free to use the games we have in stock, check out one from the shelf or bring your own from home. Set up a tournament with your friends!!!!

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