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Events for May 14, 2019
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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 »
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.Find out more »
Join Miss Michele for a story, songs and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! We meet every Tuesday at Sparta Books from 10 to 11:00 a.m. For ages 18 months – to 5 years (parental supervision required). This is a FREE event, no RSVP needed.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 »
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!Find out more »
Children ages birth to 4 years old can join Mr. C for a storytime.Find out more »
Join us in our L.L.Bean Tent for storytime at your local L.L.Bean store! During each session, we'll explore a different nature or outdoor theme, followed by related activities, games or crafts. Recommended for children ages 3-6. Caretakers must remain on-site and are welcome to join in the fun or spend the time shopping. Registration is...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 »
Story time for children ages 6 months to 2 1/2 years. Simple stories, songs, and games for children and a caregiver. Tickets for this event will be posted on Eventbrite at 10:30 AM the day before the scheduled program. There are two sessions: 10:30am - 11:00am and 11:30am - 12:00pm.Find out more »
C’mon up to the Kids’ Department on the second floor and join us for a fun-filled Storytime!Find out more »
INDIGOKIDS PRESENTS: STORY TIME 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Join Indigo for storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.Find out more »
Preschool Story Hour provides young children with a Story Time, Music and Movement and a hands on craft or activity. We encourage fun, social interaction, motor skills development and comprehension skills. This time also provides a wonderful opportunity for caregivers to connect with other adults in the community. Meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 11:00am.Find out more »
It’s never too early to read to your baby! Join us for songs, fingerplays, rhymes and stories geared just towards babies ages 0-23 months.Find out more »
Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books. Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are: PRINCETON MARKET FAIR 3535 US-1 Princeton, NJ 08540 PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE 500 Route 73 South Marlton, NJ 08053 (856) 983-7916 GROVE WEST 546 Broad Street Shewsbury, NJ 07702 RIVERSIDE SQUARE One Riverside Square Hackensack,...Find out more »
A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required.Find out more »
Grades 4 - 6 Book Club will meet each week after school and each month we’ll explore new novels and graphic novels along with themed activities. We will not meet on days when school is closed.Find out more »
Work on an easy craft that you can take home. All materials supplied. This occurs concurrently with Tutor Time, where volunteers from Cooper-Rowan Medical School provide homework help to children, as well as having games and healthy snacks. Ages 5-17.Find out more »
Join us each Tuesday for a different activity that has to do with science, technology, engineering, art, or math! Recommended for ages 5 and up, though 3 and up may be able to participate with parent help.Find out more »
Build anything you can imagine in our Lego Club. For grades 1-5Find out more »
Free cone day is Tuesday May 14th from 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM. Stop by any participating store and get one free kiddie size ice cream in either a cup, sugar cone, or cake cone. It is recommended to confirm with your local Haagen Dazs location if they are participating in this event prior to ...Find out more »
Roll up your sleeves and prepare to get MESSY as we explore the world around us through the lens of scientific discovery. A different scientific principles every week with experiments, crafts, and fun guaranteed!!! Registration for EACH week is required so we have an accurate count for supplies.Find out more »
Each week a new building theme is chosen & your creations will be displayed. Themes planned include: space/science, super-hero/fairy tale, transportation and dinosaurs/animals. Suggested for ages 5-10 years of age. Registration requested: Register Here!Find out more »
Children of all ages and their families are invited to join Ms. Megan once a month for a cozy storytime and craft. Feel free to come in your PJs and bring a special “Lovey” from home! This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.Find out more »