Are you looking to make better use of the Cape May County Libraries?
Did you know there are so many Cape May County Library Events for kids?
No matter what age your children are, there is something for them at your local library! Some libraries in Cape May County offer daily events, and some are weekly, or even monthly. Just stop in! Some library websites aren’t maintained daily, and your library might do a better job posting signs than posting online. If you aren’t sure, call to find out how often their sites are updated and how to best communicate with the library branch itself.
Reasons to Visit your Cape May County Libraries
- Does your child just HAVE to have the next installment of the series they’re reading? Don’t run to Barnes and Noble before you check out your reciprocal privileges!
- Free or nominal cost events which allow your children to learn while enjoying themselves. Many of these programs give your children an opportunity to delve into a new learning area or find a significant area of interest. No Cape May County Library Events when your kids are available for them? No problem! Stop in for a book, CD, or of course a DVD. Exposing your children to the benefits of the library can inspire a love of reading and strengthen their resource skills. Let your children learn to use the computer to find books that appeal to them and let them check out books that they may not have ever seen.
- Libraries fit your budget! Free books, CDs, and often time movies, along with ebooks and audiobooks can help those with a limited entertainment budget. Did you know the Cape May County Libraries even have video games? Children can try games before deciding if they need to add them to their home collection.
- Have a preschooler at home and need to fill the days? Libraries offer story times, crafts, and even yoga. See below for what some Cape May County libraries offer!
What you need to know about the Cape May County Libraries
- There are 8 branches in the Cape May County Library System. Each branch has a unique history as well as a unique set of programming that is an asset to individuals as well as families.
- Listed below each library is a small selection of events/programs they offer. There’s a lot more to choose from so be sure to check our Calendar of Events link at the bottom of the page to see more.
- Some events may be limited to residents so call ahead if you’re unsure. Some also require preregistration.
- If your library doesn’t offer a program you’d be interested in, speak up! Most libraries have a Friends of the Library group that might be able to fund a program or event.
- Libraries offer plenty of adult programs too so take some time for yourself and join a book club, knitting club, or attend an author lecture.
The Cape May County Library System Locations
- The Cape May City Branch is at 110 Ocean Street, Cape May (609) 884-9568. Click over to view the Cape May County Library Main Branch events for kids.
- The Cape May Courthouse Branch is at 30 Mechanic Street, Cape May Courthouse (609) 463-6350. View the Cape May Courthouse Branch events for kids.
- The Lower Township Branch is at 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas (609) 886-8999. Click over to see the Lower Township Branch events for kids.
- The Stone Harbor branch is at 9516 Second Avenue, Stone Harbor (609) 368-6809. Click over to view the Stone Harbor Branch events for kids.
- The Sea Isle City Branch is at 4800 Central Avenue, Sea Isle City (609) 263-7301. Click over to view the Sea Isle City Branch events for kids.
- The Upper Township Branch is at 2050 Route 631, Petersburg (609) 628-2607. Click over to view the Upper Township Branch events for kids.
- The Wildwood Crest Branch is at 6300 Atlantic Avenue (609) 522-0564. Click over to view the Wildwood Crest Branch events for kids.
- The Woodbine Branch is at 800 Monroe Avenue, Woodbine (609) 861-2501. Click over to view the Woodbine Branch events for kids.
Other libraries in Cape May County include
- Not in the Cape May County library system but also in Cape May County is the Avalon Branch, 232 32nd Street, 609-967-7155. Click over to view the Avalon Branch events for kids.