Children's Services News

Reading Buddies

Grades 1 - 3

WEDNESDAYS, February 3 - February 24 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm - KENNEDY

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

Registration for children is full.  There are still applications available for teen partners.  Please call 732-463-1633, ext. 6 for more information.

 

THANKS!!

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 - Home Depot - 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

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.

We are no longer accepting applications for our school year volunteer program at Kennedy due to the amount of applications already received. There are school year volunteering opportunities available at Westergard.  Click here for additional information,  http://piscatawaylibrary.org/content/teen-volunteer-opportunities

 

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. and check out our December holiday Blog Contest entries!

 

Mahira Gr 4 Eid Winner

 

 

 

 

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

Black History Month Storytime

02/23/2016 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm

Ages 3 and up with a parent or caregiver

Join us for stories, songs and activities celebrating African-American authors and illustrators.

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Drop-in Craft

03/22/2016 -
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

Drop-in Craft

03/29/2016 -
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

04/06/2016 -
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

Sign Language Storytime

04/09/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Budding Builders

02/17/2016 -
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

Gaming for Kids

02/18/2016 -
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

02/22/2016 -
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

02/25/2016 -
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

02/29/2016 -
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

Dr. Seuss Bingo

03/02/2016 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Grades K - 5

Play Dr. Seuss BINGO to celebrate Read Across America!

You would not, could not, want to miss this!

 

Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

03/07/2016 -
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

03/10/2016 -
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

03/14/2016 -
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

YELL! - Young Explorers' Library League

03/16/2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Grades 2 - 5

Kids will work together with teen partners to design and create a device that can be used to retrieve a lost toy from a pipe.  Refreshments will be served.  This program is funded by a Curiosity Creates grant, administered by the Association for Library Service to Children and sponsored by Disney.

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

 

Westergard Mtg Rm

Chess for Kids

03/21/2016 -
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

03/22/2016 -
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

Gaming for Kids

03/24/2016 -
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

03/28/2016 -
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

03/29/2016 -
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

Budding Builders

03/30/2016 -
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

Movies for Kids

03/31/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Westergard Mtg Rm

Chess for Kids

04/04/2016 -
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

04/06/2016 -
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

Sign Language Storytime

04/09/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Kennedy Main Mtg Room

Chess for Kids

04/11/2016 -
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

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)

02/20/2016 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

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

03/03/2016 -
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)

03/29/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

04/07/2016 -
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)

04/09/2016 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

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

Sign Language Storytime

04/09/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Kennedy Main Mtg Room

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