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Join us for a weekly story time on Wednesdays from 9:30 - 10:30.Find out more »
Preschool Story Hour - Wednesdays at 10:00am. (September - May) Ages 3 to 5 welcome for stories and crafts!Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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...Find out more »
For birth to 18 months. Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books. Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Stories, songs, and fun for tiny toddlers ages 12-23 months! This program is developmentally designed for "waddlers." Drop in, registration is not required. Tips for Caregivers • Tiny Toddlers runs for approximately 20 minutes. Please arrive on time so that you will be able to participate in all of the activities. Late arrivals can disturb the program already...Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Ages 18 months-2 years with caregiver. Themed stories, songs, action rhymes, and playtime.Find out more »
Story time with Miss Ariel is on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am for infants and preschoolers. Come for stories, songs, and a craft!Find out more »
Preschool Story Time (during school year) WEDNESDAYS @ 10:30 am Check our Facebook page for updates!Find out more »
Join us at children's room at 10:30 am on Wednesday mornings.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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) 768-8714Find out more »
Bring your preschool age children for a stories, fingerplays, songs, and a simple craft with Mr. Z.Find out more »
Join us for a story and a craft. All ages welcome. Registration not required.Find out more »
Wednesday Morning Storytime Join us for a fun Storytime, every Wednesday at 11am! We'll read a story and have a quick coloring activity to follow. You do not need to register for this Storytime! Children must stay with a parent or guardian at all times.Find out more »
Join us every Wednesday at 11am for a special Storytime with fun-filled activity or craft in the Children's Department.Find out more »
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!Find out more »
Ages 18 Months - 5 Years Enjoy stories, songs & finger plays!Find out more »
Read and Play! - Join us for a story and play time! Open to ages 0-4 and caregivers.Find out more »
Join us every Wednesday for Storytime in our Children's Department featuring your favorite characters and wacky adventures. Coloring activities to follow. Join us every Friday for Storytime in our Children's Department. From classic stories and favorite characters, to seasonal stories and new releases, there's always something fun in store. Coloring activities to follow.Find out more »
February is construction story time! Join us in March for a month-long celebration of Beatrix Potter Storytime Celebrating National Poetry Month Storytime Wednesday April 03, 2019 11:00 AM Join us for two masters of rhythm and rhyme with Mother Goose and Edward Lear! Storytime Celebrating National Poetry Month Storytime Wednesday April 10, 2019 11:00 AM Join...Find out more »
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!Find out more »
Pre-K (Ages 3-5) Stories & Craft Wednesdays @ 11:00Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Every Wednesday after school we’ll bring out our chess boards and 5 other board games for free play. Drop by the children’s room to learn a new game or play an old favorite. Registration is not required.Find out more »
Join us on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:00 to make a craft. Children must be 4-11 years old. 1/16: Snowman Puppets 1/23: Play with Clay 1/30: Sparkly Icicles 2/6: Snowflake Paintings 2/13: Kisses Bingo 2/20: Feather Necklaces 3/13: Leprechaun Craft 3/20: Rainbow Flowers 3/27: Stained Glass Butterflies 4/3: Painted Bird Houses 4/10: Spring Necklaces 4/17: Pop Up Spoon ChicksFind out more »
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,...Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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...Find out more »
Join us for this fun and educational program that allows kids to gather at the library in order to play, and learn STEM concepts as part of our Minecraft Club. Registration Requested. Funded by a Community Development Block Grant for Library Programming.Find out more »
Contact: 732-938-2300 Grades K and Up. Snacks served. Please let the Librarian know if your child has food allergies. February 13 - Valentine's Day - Craft Fun and engaging Valentines for your loved ones beautiful and memorable February 20 - President's Day - Craft Cute and fun;easy and educational Abe Lincoln and George Washington March...Find out more »
Afternoon Adventures (Grades K-3) 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM Contact: Children's Desk 732-329-4000x7285 firstname.lastname@example.org 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...Find out more »
Free open viewing is held every Wednesday evening, weather permitting. Check dates below, times change according to season. Please note: The buildings are closed at 10:30 PM. WINTER SCHEDULE: March 6, 13, 20, 27 April 3, 10, 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 All ages are welcome and children must be accompanied by...Find out more »