Children's Services News

WRITTEN ON MITTENS!

 

Pick up a mitten at Kennedy Children's Information Desk or Westergard's Information Desk from Monday, January 2 through Tuesday, January 31.  Write a review about a book you read in January.  Fill in your name and phone number.  Each review you turn in will be entered in a prize raffle. 

THE WINNERS OF THE "WRITTEN ON MITTENS" CONTEST WERE ZOE WILSON AND AMAY PATEL!  THEY EACH WON A TARGET GIFT CERTIFICATE!  CONGRATULATIONS!!

 

 

 

"ON YOUR MARK, GET SET...READ!"  SUMMER READING CLUB

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 "On Your Mark, Get Set....Read!"  2016 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 -  Hey Beautiful Hair Salon - Hometown Buffet  - IHOP Restaurant - Jimmy John's  - Joe's Crab Shack - LongHorn Restaurant - Olive Garden Restaurant -  Papa John’s - Petrucci’s Ice Cream

Piscataway Elks Lodge #2414 - Quick Chek - Red Lobster Restaurant - Red Robin Restaurant - Ricochet Health and Racquet Center - Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium

Smashburger - Somerset Patriots - Stelton Lanes - Target - T.G.I. Friday’s Restaurant - Tresses Hair Studio

THE SANDBOX BLOG

Our blog is specially-designed for kids and parents!   We also encourage Piscataway kids to submit their own creative writing and original artwork. Have a story, poem, or drawing you'd like to share? Submit your work to a Children's Librarian at Kennedy or Westergard Library, or email it to pwong@piscatawaylibrary.org and we'll post it on our blog for you. Visit our blog, The Sandbox, at pplkids.wordpress.com. and check out all the cool entries submitted by kids for kids, and be on the lookout for special contests!    

 

Mahira Gr 4 Eid Winner

 

 

 

 

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

Drop-in Craft

03/08/2017 -
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

Muscles in Motion!

03/31/2017 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Ages 3 - 5

​Kids can "shake their sillies out" in this action-packed half hour of music, dancing and movement.    Kids should wear sweatpants or comfortable clothing and socks. 

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

 

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess

02/27/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Lego Club

03/02/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades K - 5Image result for lego

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

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess

03/06/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Drop-in Craft

03/08/2017 -
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

03/09/2017 -
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

03/13/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Budding Builders

03/15/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades K - 5

Have fun building with our newest toys including dollhouses, SNAP circuits, straws and K'nex.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

YELL! - Young Explorer's Library League

03/16/2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

 

Grades 2 - 5

Kids will work together with teen partners to design and build a free standing bridge out of spaghetti, strong enough to suppport a bag of sugar.

Please register at the Westergard Information Desk or call 732-752-1166, ext. 6 beginning Wednesday, March 1.

 

 

 

 

Westergard Mtg Rm

Chess

03/20/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Chess

03/27/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Art for Kids

03/29/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

(Grades K-5)

Join us for some winter drawing fun as we draw penguins using oil pastels. 

Please register at the Westergard Information Desk or call 732-752-1166, ext. 6 beginning Wednesday, March 1.Image result for art palette

 

 

 

 

 

Westergard Mtg Rm

Chess

04/03/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Chess

04/10/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Lego Club

04/13/2017 -
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

04/17/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Tales for Tails

04/17/2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Grades K - 5

Drop in and read to trained therapy dogs from The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc.Image result for reading to therapy dogs

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Budding Builders

04/19/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades K - 5

Have fun building with our newest toys including dollhouses, SNAP circuits, straws and K'nex.

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess

04/24/2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades 1 and up  Image result for chess

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

Westergard Mtg Rm

Gaming for Kids

04/27/2017 -
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

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)

03/18/2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ages 3 and up with a parent or caregiver 

Children with special needs and their families are invited to play and socialize in an informal fun-filled environment.  

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Special Needs Gaming

03/22/2017 -
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 Gaming

04/05/2017 -
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)

04/12/2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ages 3 and up with a parent or caregiver 

Children with special needs and their families are invited to play and socialize in an informal fun-filled environment.  

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

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