Children's Services News

"EVERY HERO HAS A STORY" 2015 CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING CLUB

Summer Reading Club begins on Thursday, June 18th!  Visit KENNEDY or WESTERGARD and register for a fun-filled summer.  The Children's Club is open to all Piscataway children from birth through those entering Grade 6.Image result for every hero has a story summer reading

 

 

THANK YOU!

Piscataway Public Library’s Children’s Services would like to thank the Friends of the Piscataway Library for their continued support of Children’s Services especially children’s programming and our Summer Reading Club.  

We would also like to thank the following businesses for their support of our “FIZZ, BOOM, READ” 2014 Summer Reading Club: 

Applebee’s Restaurant - Branchburg Sports Complex -  Cedar Grove Catering - China Magic - Chipotle Grill - Dominick’s Pizza - Dunkin Donuts - Fontainbleau Diner - Fratelli’s Pizzeria - Hometown Buffet - IHOP Restaurant - Investors Bank - Let’s YO! - LongHorn Steakhouse - Olive Garden Restaurant - Papa John’s - Petrucci’s Ice Cream - Philly Pretzel Factory (Piscataway location) - Quick Chek - Red Lobster Restaurant - Ricochet Health and Racquet Center - Romano’s Pizza - Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium - Stelton Lanes - Target - T.G.I. Friday’s Restaurant - Tresses Hair Studio

 

SUMMER READING CLUB VOLUNTEERING AT THE LIBRARY 

Ages 11-18 years

There are no more openings available for our summer reading club volunteer program.

 

READING BUDDIES

for Children entering grades 1 - 3

This program pairs children with teens for some special reading time.

WEDNESDAYS, July 8 - August 5 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm - KENNEDY

This program is now full.

 

 

 

THE SANDBOX BLOG

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 our blog The Sandbox, at pplkids.wordpress.com.to learn more!

Nafia Ahmed, Age 8

 

 

 

 

Check out our storytimes for children by clicking on STORYTIMES above in the left hand corner!

Drop-in Craft

08/07/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 2:45pm and make a special craft.

Westergard Childrens Area

Drop-in Craft

08/14/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 2:45pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Drop-in Craft

08/21/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 2:45pm and make a special craft.

Westergard Childrens Area

Drop-in Craft

08/28/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 2:45pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Drop-in Craft

09/16/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(All Ages)

Drop in anytime between 4:00pm and 4:45pm and make a special craft.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Lego Club

08/05/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

For children entering Grades K - 6 in the fall

Join us and make some fun and interesting creations and see them displayed at the library.Image result for legos

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

08/06/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

for children entering Grades 1 - 6 in the fall

Join other players for games and some basic instruction.

Westergard Mtg Rm

Drop-in Craft

08/07/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 2:45pm and make a special craft.

Westergard Childrens Area

Budding Builders

08/12/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

for children entering Grades K - 6 in the fall

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

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Tales for Tails

08/14/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

for children entering Grade K - 6 in the fall

Drop in and read to a trained therapy dog from The Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Drop-in Craft

08/14/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 2:45pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

MOVIES FOR KIDS

08/17/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

(for school-aged children)

Enjoy popcorn and the movie, "Home".

No registration necessary.

Westergard Mtg Rm

Gaming for Kids

08/20/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

For children entering Grades K - 6 in the fall

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Drop-in Craft

08/21/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 2:45pm and make a special craft.

Westergard Childrens Area

Raising a Seeing Eye Puppy--Big Dreams Start Small!

08/26/2015 - 7:30pm to 8:45pm

Learn how Seeing Eye dogs are specially bred, raised, and trained to guide people who are blind and how the dogs enhance the lives of their blind owners. A graduate of the program and her seeing eye dog, and a Seeing Eye, Inc. representative will explain the program, tell stories, and talk about The Seeing Eye Inc.

Ages 8 and up are welcome! Children need to be accompanied by a parent.

This program has been made possible through the generosity of the Friends of Piscataway Library.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Drop-in Craft

08/28/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

All Ages

Drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 2:45pm and make a special craft.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Computers for Kids

09/09/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 2 - 5

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Lego Club

09/10/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades K - 5

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

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Drop-in Craft

09/16/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(All Ages)

Drop in anytime between 4:00pm and 4:45pm and make a special craft.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Gaming for Kids

09/17/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades K-5

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Chess for Kids

09/21/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pmWestergard Mtg Rm

Budding Builders

09/23/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades K - 5

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

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

09/28/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pmWestergard Mtg Rm

Crazy Concoctions

09/29/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(Grades K - 5)

Join us for some more zany science fun!

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

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)

08/11/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

(Ages 3 and up 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 Active Play (SNAP)

08/25/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

(Ages 3 and up 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

08/27/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Grades 2 and up

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Special Needs Gaming

09/03/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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)

09/19/2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

(Ages 3 and up 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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