Children's Services News

"FIZZ, BOOM, READ" 2014 SUMMER READING CLUB

Our Summer Reading Club begins on Thursday, June 19th!  Visit KENNEDY or WESTERGARD and register for a fun-filled summer.  The Children's Club is open to all children from birth through Grade 6.

 

 

READING BUDDIES

(for children entering grades 1-3 in the fall)

Reading Buddies is a program that pairs children with teens for some special reading time.  It will be held at Kennedy Library on Wednesday nights, July 2 - July 30 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm. Applications can be picked up at the Kennedy Children's Desk starting June 2. Registration is limited and ends June 27.

PROGRAM IS FULL.  NO MORE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

CHECK OUT OUR BLOG!

Check out our blog, The Sandbox, at pplkids.wordpress.com 

Our blog is specially-designed for kids and parents!   We also encourage Piscataway kids to submit their own creative writing. Be on the lookout for special contests as well.   Visit the blog to learn more!

 

 

 

 

Drop-in Craft

07/25/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

 

Westergard Childrens Area

Night Owls

07/29/2014 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm

Ages 3-5 with a parent of caregiver

Enjoy a 45 minute program filled with stories and activities for children and parents to share together.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Lunch with the Librarian

07/30/2014 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm

Ages 4 and up

Bring your own lunch and enjoy stories,songs and games with the librarian.

Westergard Mtg Rm

Drop-in Craft

08/01/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Night Owls

08/05/2014 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm

Ages 3-5 years with a parent or caregiver

A 45-minute program filled with stories and activities for children and parents to share together.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Lunch with the Librarian

08/06/2014 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm

Ages 4 and up

Bring your own lunch and enjoy stories, songs and games with the librarian.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

The Dinosaur Troubador and the Mighty T-Rex presented by Field Station: Dinosaurs

08/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

 The Dinosaur Troubadour and the Mighty T-Rex will be stopping by the Piscataway Library with a dinosaur story time, sing-a-long and dance party.  Then, you'll meet an unbelievably life-like, roaring, breathing 15-foot juvenile T-Rex.  An interactive, entertaining and surprising Paleozoic adventure!

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

NEW!! Baby Lapsit

08/12/2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am

(for babies from 3 to 12 months old with a parent or caregiver)

Enjoy books, lap rhymes, fingerplays and songs specifically geared toward infants.  Parents are welcome to bring a blanket.  A 15-minute Stay and Play follows each session.

Westergard Mtg Rm

Night Owls

08/12/2014 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm

Ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver

A 45-minute program filled with stories and actvities for children and parents to share together.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Lunch with the Librarian

08/13/2014 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm

Ages 4 and up

Bring your own lunch and enjoy stories, songs and games with the librarian.

Westergard Mtg Rm

Drop-in Craft

08/15/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Drop-in Craft

08/22/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

Westergard Childrens Area

Drop-in Craft

08/29/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Drop-in Craft

07/25/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

 

Westergard Childrens Area

Drop-in Craft

08/01/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Crazy Concoctions

08/06/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(for Grades K - 5)

Join us for some more zany science fun!

Please register at the Kennedy Library's Children's Desk or call 732-463-1633, ext. 7 during regular library hours, beginning 10:00am Friday, August 1.  Please do not leave registration information on our voicemail.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

LEGO CLUB

08/07/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(Grades K and up)

Join us and make some fun and interesting creations.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

The Dinosaur Troubador and the Mighty T-Rex presented by Field Station: Dinosaurs

08/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

 The Dinosaur Troubadour and the Mighty T-Rex will be stopping by the Piscataway Library with a dinosaur story time, sing-a-long and dance party.  Then, you'll meet an unbelievably life-like, roaring, breathing 15-foot juvenile T-Rex.  An interactive, entertaining and surprising Paleozoic adventure!

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

08/11/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(Grades 1 and up)

Come to learn, come to teach and come to play!  All skill levels are welcome.  Piscataway residents only.

 

Westergard Mtg Rm

Budding Builders

08/13/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(for Grades K - 5)

Have fun building with our newest electronic toys including LEGOS, dollhouses, SNAP circuits and littleBits.

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

GAMING FOR KIDS

08/14/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(Grades K-5)

Join us for some Wii competition, ping-pong, board and card games---or just watch as others compete.

No registration necessary.

 

Westergard Mtg Rm

Drop-in Craft

08/15/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

MOVIES FOR KIDS

08/18/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

(for school-aged children)

 

No registration necessary.

Westergard Mtg Rm

Drop-in Craft

08/22/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

Westergard Childrens Area

GAMING FOR KIDS

08/27/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(Grades K-5)

Join us for some Wii competition, ping-pong, board and card games---or just watch as others compete.

No registration necessary.

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Drop-in Craft

08/29/2014 - 2:00pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 3:00pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Lego Club

09/11/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Grades K - 5

Join us and make some fun and interesting creations and see them displayed at the library.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

GAMING FOR KIDS

09/17/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

(Grades K-5)

Join us for some Wii competition, ping-pong, board and card games --- or just watch as others compete.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

09/22/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Grades 1 and up

Westergard Mtg Rm

These programs are especially suited for special needs students. You are more than welcome to attend any other age-appropriate programs that we offer.

Special Needs Active Play (SNAP)

08/21/2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am

(Ages 3-8 with a parent or caregiver.  Siblings welcome!)

Children with special needs and their families are invited to play and socialize in an informal fun-filled environment.  Some games and manipulatives will be provided, but feel free to bring your children's favorite toy.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

GAMING FOR KIDS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

08/21/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(Grades 2 and up)

Join us and play some Wii games to build movement and communication.

No registration necessary.

Westergard Mtg Rm

Special Needs Active Play (SNAP)

08/26/2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am

(Ages 3-8 with a parent or caregiver.  Siblings welcome!)

Children with special needs and their families are invited to play and socialize in an informal fun-filled environment.  Some games and manipulatives will be provided, but feel free to bring your children's favorite toy.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Special Needs Gaming

09/18/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Grades 2 and up

Come join us and play some Wii games to build movement and communication.

Westergard Mtg Rm

Special Needs Active Play (SNAP)

09/20/2014 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

(Ages 3-8 with a parent or caregiver.  Siblings welcome!)

Children with special needs and their families are invited to play and socialize in an informal fun-filled environment.  Some games and manipulatives will be provided, but feel free to bring your children's favorite toy.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

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