Children's Services News

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 like to thank Investors Bank for sponsoring our Field Station: Dinosaur program. 

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  - Let’s YO! - LongHorn Steakhouse - Olive Garden Restaurant - Papa John’s - Petrucci’s Ice Cream - Philly Pretzel Factory - 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

 

VOLUNTEERING AT THE LIBRARY

(ages 11-18 years)

Volunteer applications for school year volunteering can be picked up beginning August 20, 2014 in the Children's Department at Kennedy Library.  Time slots are available on a first come - first served basis.

 

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!

 

 

 

 

Baby Lapsit

12/19/2014 - 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

Drop-in Craft

12/29/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(All Ages)

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

Kennedy Childrens Room

Baby Lapsit

01/06/2015 - 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

DROP-IN CRAFT

01/14/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

(All Ages)

Drop in anytime between 4:00pm and 5:00pm for a special craft.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Childrens Room

DROP-IN CRAFT

02/11/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

(All Ages)

Drop in anytime between 4:00pm and 5:00pm for a special craft.

No registration necessary.

Westergard Childrens Area

Chess for Kids

12/22/2014 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Drop-in Craft

12/29/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

(All Ages)

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

Kennedy Childrens Room

MOVIES FOR KIDS

12/30/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

(for school-aged children)

Enjoy popcorn and the movie, Frozen.

No registration necessary.

Westergard Mtg Rm (Split)

Gaming for Kids

01/08/2015 - 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

01/12/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

DROP-IN CRAFT

01/14/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

(All Ages)

Drop in anytime between 4:00pm and 5:00pm for a special craft.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Childrens Room

Lego Club

01/15/2015 - 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

Chess for Kids

01/19/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Computers for Kids

01/20/2015 - 5:30pm

Grades 2 - 5

Learn how to use simple animation on the computer and iPad for fun or a school project.

Please register at the Kennedy Children's Information Desk or call 732-463-1633, ext. 7 beginning 10:00am on Friday, January 2.  Please do not leave registration information on our voicemail.  Registered programs are for Piscataway residents only.

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Gaming for Kids

01/21/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(Grades K-5)

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

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

01/26/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Crazy Concoctions

01/27/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(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, January 2.  Please do not leave registration information on our voicemail.  Registered programs are for Piscataway residents only.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

02/02/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

Gaming for Kids

02/05/2015 - 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

02/09/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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

DROP-IN CRAFT

02/11/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

(All Ages)

Drop in anytime between 4:00pm and 5:00pm for a special craft.

No registration necessary.

Westergard Childrens Area

Lego Club

02/12/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pmKennedy 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 Gaming

01/22/2015 - 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)

01/24/2015 - 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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