Children's Services News

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

The last day to sign up for Summer Reading Club is Friday, August 7.  Last day to turn in RAFFLE ticket and BINGO GAMES is Saturday, August 15.  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 "Every Hero Has A Story" 2015 Summer Reading Club: 

Applebee’s Restaurant 

Branchburg Sports Complex  

Cedar Grove Catering 

China Magic  

China Moon

Chipotle Grill

Dominick’s Pizza

Dunkin Donuts 

Fontainbleau Diner

Fratelli’s Pizzeria

Friendly's Restaurant

Gianni's Pizzarama

Healthy Garden Restaurant and Gourmet Pizza

Hometown Buffet  

IHOP Restaurant

Jimmy John's 

Joe's Crab Shack

Mithaas Restaurant

Olive Garden Restaurant  

Papa John’s

Petrucci’s Ice Cream

Philly Pretzel Factory (Piscataway location) 

Piscataway Elks Lodge #2414

Quick Chek

Red Lobster Restaurant

Red Robin Restaurant

Ricochet Health and Racquet Center

Romano’s Pizza

Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium

Smashburger

Somerset Patriots

Stelton Lanes

Target

T.G.I. Friday’s Restaurant

Tresses Hair Studio

 

SCHOOL YEAR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

for Piscataway residents aged 11-17 years old

Applications for our school year volunteer program can be picked up in the Children's Department at Kennedy Library beginning September 8, 2015.  Volunteers work up to one hour per week for 6 weeks putting away a variety of children's items.  Applicants will be called in the order the applications are received. Space is limited.

 

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

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

Drop-in Craft

10/14/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(All Ages)

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

No registration necessary.

Westergard Childrens Area

Computers for Kids

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

Grades 3 - 5

Learn how to create simple stop motion animation using free computer software.

Please register at the Kennedy Children's Desk or by calling 732-463-1633, ext. 7 during regular library hours beginning 10:00am on Tuesday, September 1.  Please do not leave registration information on our voicemail.  Registered programs are for Piscataway residents only.

 

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

DIY Kaleidoscopes

09/14/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pmKennedy Main Mtg Room

Tales for Tails

09/14/2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pmKennedy 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 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Budding Builders

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

Grades K - 5

Have fun building with our newest  toys including straws, K-Nex, dollhouses, SNAP circuits and littleBits.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

09/28/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Crazy Concoctions

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

(Grades K - 5)

Join us for some more zany science fun!

Please register at the Kennedy Children's Desk or by calling 732-463-1633, ext, 7 during regular library hours beginning 10:00am on Tuesday, September 1.  Please do not leave registration information on our voicemail. Registered programs are for Piscataway residents only.

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

10/05/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Lego Club

10/08/2015 - 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

10/12/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Drop-in Craft

10/14/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(All Ages)

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

No registration necessary.

Westergard Childrens Area

Chess for Kids

10/19/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Budding Builders

10/21/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades K - 5

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

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Gaming for Kids

10/22/2015 - 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

10/26/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Art for Kids

10/28/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(Grades K-5)

 

 

 

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 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

Special Needs Gaming

10/15/2015 - 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)

10/17/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

(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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