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8:00 am

Infant Story Time at McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman

May 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:15pm 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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10:00 am

Story Time at the Avalon Public Library

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd Street
Avalon, NJ 08202 United States
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Free

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

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Story Time at Sparta Books in Sparta

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

Sparta Books, 29 Centre St.
Sparta, NJ 07871 United States
Free

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.

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Story Time at Morristown & Morris Township Library

May 14 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Infant Story Time at Vineland Library

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

Vineland Public Library, 1058 E Landis Ave
Vineland, NJ 08360 United States
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Free

Baby/Toddler Time — Tuesdays, May 7, 14 & 21, 10-10:30 a.m., ages 0-2 1/2 & caregiver, Children’s Event Room. Enjoy stories, songs and one-on-one reading time! Register online: https://goo.gl/forms/C8vOwzIZ9pmcv9ap2

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Barnes and Noble Story Time in Livingston

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Livingston Barnes and Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039 United States
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Free

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!

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10:15 am

Toddler Story Time at Bergenfield Library

May 14 @ 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

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

Growing Readers Club for 2 year olds. Registration Required.

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10:30 am

Children’s Story Time at Demarest Library

May 14 @ 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 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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Children’s Story Time at Cliffside Park Library

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Cliffside Park Library, 505 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 United States
Free

Children ages birth to 4 years old can join Mr. C for a storytime.

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Preschool Storytime at Egg Harbor Township Library

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Egg Harbor Township Library, 1 Swift Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
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Free

Suggested for ages 3-5. Registration required.   Read books, do crafts, eat snacks & have fun. Please advise staff of any food allergies.

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L.L. Bean Story Time in Marlton

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

L.L. Bean – The Promenade at Sagemore, 500 Route 73
South Marlton, NJ 08053 United States
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Free

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...

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Story Time at Linwood Library

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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

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!

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Infant/Toddler Story Time at Hoboken Library

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

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

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.

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Preschool Story Time at the Bridgeton Library

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

NJ United States
Free

Children from age two to six are invited to join our library story time. Have fun with songs, stories, and a small craft. New members welcome. Registration is not required. Funded by a Community Development Block Grant for Library Programming.

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L.L. Bean Story Time in Freehold

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

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

L.L. Bean – Freehold, 3710 Route 9 South
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
Free

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...

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11:00 am

Barnes and Noble Weekly Story Time – Clifton

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Clifton, 395 Route 3 East
Clifton, NJ United States
Free

C’mon up to the Kids’ Department on the second floor and join us for a fun-filled Storytime!

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IndigoKids Story Time at The Mall at Short Hills

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Indigo – Mall at Short Hills, 1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ 07078 United States
Free

INDIGOKIDS PRESENTS: STORY TIME 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Join Indigo for storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.  

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Story Time at Otto Bruyns Public Library in Northfield

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Otto Bruyns Public Library in Northfield, 241 W Mill Rd
Northfield, NJ 08225 United States
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Free

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.

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Baby Story Time at Woodbury Public Library

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

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

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.

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Free

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,...

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11:30 am

Preschool Story Time at Roseland Library

May 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Roseland Library, 20 Roseland Ave
Roseland, NJ United States
Free

Join us for some entertaining, interactive stories!  MUSIC & MOVEMENT* (ages 3-5) - Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 11:30 am  *This new format features projected streamed videos children can sing and dance along with! 

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11:45 am

Kids Music Program at Monroe Township Library (Middlesex County)

May 14 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:45am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Monroe Township Library (Middlesex County), 4 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Township, NJ 08831 United States
Free

A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required.

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3:00 pm

Awesome Kids Book Club at Oakland Library

May 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

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

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.

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Lego Club at Margate Library

May 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

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

Children ages 4 to 10 can join the Margate Library's Lego Builder Club on Tuesday afternoon.

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3:30 pm

Craft and Tutor Time at Ferry Avenue Library in Camden

May 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

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

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.

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4:00 pm

STEM for Kids at Roxbury Library

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Roxbury Library, 103 Main St
Succasunna, NJ United States
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Free

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.

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Phillipsburg Library Lego Club

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

Phillipsburg Library, 200 Broubaloo Way
Phillipsburg, NJ United States
Free

Build anything you can imagine in our Lego Club. For grades 1-5

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Free Ice Cream Cone Day – Haagen Dazs

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

  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 ...

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Maker Lab for Kids – Bogota Library

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Bogota Library, 375 Larch Ave
Bogota, NJ United States
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Free

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.

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Music and Books at Bergenfield Library

May 14 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

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

"Just Music and Books" for 3- 5 year olds. Registration Required.

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Preschool Story Time at Hilton Branch Library

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Hilton Branch Library, 1688 Springfield Ave
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
Free

Stories and activities to encourage reading readiness.

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6:00 pm

Lego Club at Hammonton Library

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 14, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

Hammonton Library, 451 S Egg Harbor Rd
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Free

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!

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6:30 pm

Guitar Center Free Community Class for Kids

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Guitar Center New Jersey, United States + Google Map
Free

Guitar Center is proud to offer this free intro to guitar class for kids ages 5 to 13. In this lesson, your child will have the opportunity to learn the anatomy of the guitar, best techniques for strumming and picking, three new chords, and will have learned to play a brand new song, in a...

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7:00 pm

Hackettstown Library Pajama Story Time

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 14, 2019

Hackettstown Library, 110 Church St
Hackettstown, NJ United States
Free

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.

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