New Brunswick Free Public Library

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New Brunswick NJ 08901
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New Brunswick Free Public Library

Kids' Events

Spaces at all events are given on a first-come first-served basis. Register for programs at the Children's Circulation Desk or by calling 732-745-5108 x16. For more information about any of these events, contact the library at 732-745-5108 x15 or email Ms. Karen, Children's Librarian, at kstuppi@lmxac.org. For details about Tween programs, you may also contact Ms. Chelsea at chelsea@lmxac.org.

Download a PDF of the Kids' Events Flier:
February (o febrero) > March.

Weekly Recurring Events:

Tween Tuesdays: Harry Potter Alliance
The Muggles of the NBFPL chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance continues the adventure through the magical world! Attendees will continue to read the Harry Potter series aloud for some wizarding fun.
Every Tuesday in February except 2/9, at 4 p.m.
Open to grades 4-8.

Read and Play
Parents and other caregivers: bring your little ones for storytime and play at the library!
Every Wednesday in February and March, at 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Open to ages 0-4.

DramaRama
Join our Children's Librarian, Ms. Karen, in the Story Time Room for some Readers Theater laughs. Listen to a funny story, then use scripts to act it out. Be creative, be dramatic, and have fun!
Every Wednesday in February (except 2/17) and March, at 4 p.m.
Open to grades K-3.

Tween Tuesdays: Readers Club
Come read every Tuesday with your friends! For March, we will read Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen. For April, we will read poems for National Poetry Month.
Every Tuesday in March (except 3/1) and April, at 4 p.m.
Open to grades 4-8.

~ African American History Month ~
Each day in February, an African American history trivia question will be posted in the Children's Room. Kids who submit the correct answers will be eligible for a prize!

"On the Zine @ the NBFPL"
Do you like to write, draw, take photographs, or do any other kind of art? Do you want to share your voice and viewpoint with the world? Come to these regular meetings for our new library magazine!
Friday February 5, at 3:30 p.m.
Open to ages 10-14.

Civics Week
The U.S. is us! This week, we will learn about what makes America great: its people! How does government work? Who can vote? Which awesome figures in history have made great things happen? Stop by every day after school this week for a different activity to answer these questions and more!
Monday February 8 through Thursday February 11.
(Please note that the library is closed Friday February 12 through Monday February 15.)

Travel the World
Each month kids will hear a story from a different country, learn a few facts about the country, do a craft, and get their "passport" stamped. On this day, travel to Mexico!
Monday February 8, at 3:30 p.m.
Open to kids in grades K-6.

4-H Youth Dance Night
Come join the New Brunswick 4-H for some dancing fun!
Tuesday February 16, at 5:30 p.m.
Open to youth of all ages.

"On the Zine @ the NBFPL"
Do you like to write, draw, take photographs, or do any other kind of art? Do you want to share your voice and viewpoint with the world? Come to these regular meetings for our new library magazine!
Friday February 19, at 3:30 p.m.
Open to ages 10-14.

Chinese Culture Class
Instructors from the Confucius Institute at Rutgers University will be coming to teach four Chinese language and culture classes to young children. Children will learn to speak a few simple words per class by doing fun activities.
Friday February 19, at 3:45 p.m.
Registration is suggested: ask at the Children's Circulation Desk or call 732-745-5108 extension 16.

Lego Club
Children will be given a challenge to solve using their Lego-building skills. The theme this month is cars.
Monday February 22, at 3:30 p.m.
Open to kids in grades K-6.

Chinese Culture Class
Instructors from the Confucius Institute at Rutgers University will be coming to teach four Chinese language and culture classes to young children. Children will learn to speak a few simple words per class by doing fun activities.
Friday February 26, at 3:45 p.m.
Registration is suggested: ask at the Children's Circulation Desk or call 732-745-5108 extension 16.

All Ages Leap Year Game Day
Bring your friends and enjoy all kinds of video and board games to celebrate this day that only comes once every four years!
Monday February 29, at 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Open to grades K-12.

"On the Zine @ the NBFPL"
Do you like to write, draw, take photographs, or do any other kind of art? Do you want to share your voice and viewpoint with the world? Come to these regular meetings for our new library magazine!
Thursday March 3, at 3:30 p.m.
Open to ages 10-14.

Chinese Culture Class
Instructors from the Confucius Institute at Rutgers University will be coming to teach four Chinese language and culture classes to young children. Children will learn to speak a few simple words per class by doing fun activities.
Friday March 4, at 3:45 p.m.
Registration is suggested: ask at the Children's Circulation Desk or call 732-745-5108 extension 16.

Chinese Culture Class
Instructors from the Confucius Institute at Rutgers University will be coming to teach four Chinese language and culture classes to young children. Children will learn to speak a few simple words per class by doing fun activities.
Friday March 11, at 3:45 p.m.
Registration is suggested: ask at the Children's Circulation Desk or call 732-745-5108 extension 16.

Travel the World
Each month kids will hear a story from a different country, learn a few facts about the country, do a craft, and get their "passport" stamped. On this day, travel to the Philippines!
Monday March 14, at 3:30 p.m.
Open to kids in grades K-6.

4-H Youth Dance Night
Come join the New Brunswick 4-H for some dancing fun!
Tuesday March 15, at 5:30 p.m.
Open to youth of all ages.

"On the Zine @ the NBFPL"
Do you like to write, draw, take photographs, or do any other kind of art? Do you want to share your voice and viewpoint with the world? Come to these regular meetings for our new library magazine!
Thursday March 17, at 3:30 p.m.
Open to ages 10-14.

Makers Day
Celebrate NJ Makers Day at the NBFPL Handcrafting Makerspace! Different crafting stations will provide some simple sewing, individual customization, easy crochet, and unique pin-back buttons during this "open house" type event in participation with the statewide celebration of the Maker movement.
Friday March 18, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open to all ages. See more information about our Makerspace here.

Lego Club
Children will be given a challenge to solve using their Lego-building skills. This month: build your own name using the provided building blocks!
Monday March 28, at 3:30 p.m.
Open to kids in grades K-6.

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