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.

 

HIP HOP 

(grades 4 - Adult)

Join Darryl Catay as he leads Hip Hop classes on MONDAYS, November 24, December 1 and December 8 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm at KENNEDY LIBRARY.

Please register at Kennedy's Information Desk or call 732-463-1633,ext. 6.

 

 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

Stories Around the Christmas Tree

12/13/2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

(Ages 3 and up and their families)

A magical program filled with stories, songs and Christmas fun for everyone to enjoy!

No registration necessary.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

DROP-IN CRAFT

12/17/2014 - 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

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

BEDTIME RHYME TIME

01/12/2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pmKennedy Main Mtg Room

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

Chess for Kids

11/24/2014 - 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

Chess for Kids

12/01/2014 - 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

Sew'n Stuff

12/02/2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Grades 4- 6

Make a caddy to put stuff in.

Program is full.  We will not be accepting any more registrations.

MiY Lab

GAMING FOR KIDS

12/04/2014 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(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 (Split)

Chess for Kids

12/08/2014 - 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

Art for Kids

12/09/2014 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

(Grades K-5)

Draw your favorite jungle animal in oil pastels!  Some instruction will be provided.

Please register at the Kennedy Children's Information Desk or by calling 732-463-1633, ext, 7 during regular library hours beginning 10:00am on Monday, December 1.  Please do not leave registration information on our voicemail.  You must be a Piscataway resident to register for this program.  

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

BUDDING BUILDERS

12/10/2014 - 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

12/15/2014 - 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

12/17/2014 - 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

12/18/2014 - 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

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 a movie.

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 4:45pmWestergard 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 4:45pmKennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

01/19/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pmWestergard Mtg Rm

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

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

12/11/2014 - 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)

12/13/2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

(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

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

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