New Brunswick Free Public Library

60 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick NJ 08901
732.745.5108
nbfpl@lmxac.org

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.

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The Children's Room is currently operating according to Summer Hours.
Summer Hours are as follows:

  • Monday through Thursday: 10 AM to 6 PM.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 AM to 5 PM.

Thank You for another great Summer Reading Program!

The library thanks all participants and sponsors for making this year's Summer Reading Program successful and fun!

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September Events

Tuesday, September 2

TWEEN Bouncy Ball Program
Test your creative skills by making bouncy balls out of Borax, glue, and corn starch!
4 - 5 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*Open to 4th-8th graders.*

Tuesday, September 9

TWEEN Back-to-School Hangout
Come chat about the first week of school, decorate your school supplies and textbooks, and explore the Teen Room if you haven't before!
4 - 5 PM in the Teen Room.
*Open to 4th-8th graders.*

Thursday, September 11

Apples and Pumpkins Story Time
Join us for a fun 30 minutes of songs, stories, and lots of moving around!
10 AM in the StoryTime Room.
*For ages newborn - 5 years old.*

Saturday, September 13

Makerspace Kickoff
Come celebrate the launch of the New Brunswick Free Public Library’s Handcrafting Makerspace! Check out the new tools and supplies for all community members to make use of in creative ways. Bring a t-shirt or canvas bag to customize using our new heat press. Many other crafts will be featured at this all-day, free event. Stop in any time!
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*Open to ALL AGES!*

Tuesday, September 15

Paw Pals
Do you like dogs? Would you like to read to a dog? Would you like to read your favorite book to a beautiful Collie dog named Danny? If you would like to read to Danny please sign up at the children's circulation desk or call 732-745-5108 extension 16.
4 PM in the StoryTime Room.
*Open to ALL AGES!*

Thursday, September 18

Family Read/Game Time
Kids and parents can read and play together during this fun program.
4 - 5 PM in the StoryTime Room.
*Open to ALL AGES!*

Saturday, September 20

TWEEN Interest Group (TwIG) meeting
Join Ms. Chelsea at this month's TwIG meeting to share your opinion about what the library has to offer!
2 - 3 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*Open to 4th-8th graders.*

Monday, September 22

LEGO Club
Do you like Legos? Do you like to build with Legos? Do you like building wild Lego creations? Come join Ms. Tamara as we have a crazy Lego time!
4 - 5 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*For grades K-5.*

Tuesday, September 23

TWEEN Library Scavenger Hunt
Split into teams and go hunting all over the library for different clues!
4 - 5 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*Open to 4th-8th graders.*

Wednesday, September 24

Little Legos
Join us for Duplo fun as we use big chunky Legos to create and play together!
10 AM in the StoryTime Room.
*For ages 2-5.*

October Events

Tuesday, October 7

Toy Tuesday
Come play with brand new library toys, chat with old friends and make some new ones!
10 AM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*For ages newborn - 5 years.*

TWEEN+ Video Game Tournament
Compete in our multiplayer tournament in the virtual realm!
4 - 5 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*For ages 12 - 18.*

Thursday, October 9

Paw Pals
Do you like dogs? Would you like to read to a dog? Would you like to read your favorite book to a beautiful Collie dog named Danny? If you would like to read to Danny please sign up at the children's circulation desk or call 732-745-5108 extension 16.
4 PM in the StoryTime Room.
*Open to ALL AGES!*

Saturday, October 11

TWEEN Interest Group (TwIG) meeting
Join Ms. Chelsea at this month's TwIG meeting to share your opinion about what the library has to offer!
2 - 3 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*Open to 4th-8th graders.*

Thursday, October 16

Family Read/Game Time
Kids and parents can read and play together during this fun program.
4 - 5 PM in the StoryTime Room.
*Open to ALL AGES!*

Monday, October 20

LEGO Club
Do you like Legos? Do you like to build with Legos? Do you like building wild Lego creations? Come join Ms. Tamara as we have a crazy Lego time!
4 - 5 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
*For grades K-5.*

Thursday, October 23

Family Spooky Craft Night
Come join the 4-H in using our Makerspace tools to create Halloween decorations and spooky fun!
7 - 8:30 PM in the StoryTime Room.
*Open to ALL AGES!*

Tuesday, October 28

Scary Story Fest
Enjoy some scary stories, spooky crafts, and even a graveyard tour!
6:30 PM in the Henry Guest House.
*Open to kids and teens.*

Thursday, October 30

Not so Scary Halloween Storytime
Join Ms. Tamara for a not-so-scary celebration of her favorite holiday. Feel free to come in costume and enjoy Halloween treats!
10 AM in the StoryTime Room.
*For ages newborn - 5 years.*

~ See our Google Calendar for all library events. ~

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