New Brunswick Free Public Library

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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. Tamara at

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Tween Tuesdays
Every Tuesday, kids in grades 4 through 8 can enjoy their own exclusive programs in the Children's Room!

  • January 6, 4 - 5PM = Tween Short Story Readers & Writers
    Calling all our aspiring writers! Come read short stories and learn some ways to create your own.
  • January 13, 3:30 - 4:30PM = Tween New Cover Design
    We all judge books by their covers... so come design your own! Give lame covers of good books a makeover with your artistic skills.
  • January 20, 4 - 5PM = Tween Short Story Readers & Writers
    Calling all our aspiring writers! Come read short stories and learn some ways to create your own.
  • January 27, 4 - 5PM = Tween Video Game Tournament
    Come flex your gaming muscles and race your friends on a virtual track!

Wacky Wednesdays
Every Wednesday of January, kids in grades K-6 are invited to take part in a fun activity at the library! All of these programs run from 4:00 to 5PM.

  • January 7 = Let's Cook
    Let’s make some no-bake cookies and decorate our hearts out!
  • January 14 = LEGO Club
    We have new Legos for the new year! Come join us for building fun.
  • January 21 = Crazy 8s Math Club
    Ready to compete in the Library Olympics? Ready, set, go!
  • January 28 = Cool Tunes and Cooler Books
    Let’s play your favorite music and then let’s watch some of our favorite books. That’s right, we’re going to watch some truly amazing books and munch some yummy snacks.

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February Events

Tween Tuesdays
Students in grades 4 to 8 can get crafty, game together, flex their creative writing muscles, or compete in contests! 
Every Tuesday, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Contact Tween Librarian, Ms. Chelsea, for details about each program at 732-745-5108 x13 or

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 come to the Children's Room and sign up with the librarian for a 15-minute slot. Please understand that there are a limited number of slots available and every child may not have an opportunity to read to Danny. Everyone will have a chance to meet and pet him!
Thursday February 5, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
For ages 6-12.

Make your own Valentine's Card!
Valentine's Day is tomorrow and you still don't have a card for Mami or Papi? Come in to the Children's Room and make your own card.
Friday February 13, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
For kids of all ages.

Frozen Party
Come sing along to the magical songs of Frozen as we create Frozen crafts and play Frozen games! Dress as your favorite princess, snowman, or reindeer! Enjoy yummy marshmallow snowmen on a stick (but don't tell Olaf!)
Tuesday February 17, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
For kids of all ages.

4-H Healthy Families Night
Join us for games and science as we play our way to healthy bodies and healthy minds!
Tuesday February 24, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Lego Club
Don't miss this chance to free build with your friends! We've got all new Legos for you to use!
Thursday February 26, 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
For grades K - 6.

~ See our Google Calendar for all library events. ~

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