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Kids Events

Read and Play

Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.

Our beloved Read & Play program is now virtual, via Zoom! Register using our read and play form to receive a link via email to our weekly Zoom Room.
For kids ages 0-4 and their caretakers. Call 732-745-5108 x13 with any questions.

¡Cuentos y Canciones!

los jueves a las 4 p.m.

Acompañanos de la plataforma Zoom para una programa de cuentos en español para niños/niñas y sus guardianes. ¡Registrate ahora! Llamando al 732-745-5108 con preguntas.

Friday Fun Day!

Fridays at 3:00 p.m.

Every Friday afternoon, all are welcome to join Ms. Karen online for a virtual game of Kahoot or Bingo or maybe a Scavenger Hunt! Children under age 8 may need the assistance of a parent or older sibling. Register using this form -- advance registration is required.
On December 11, test your drawing skills with a game of virtual Pictionary!
On December 18, test your knowledge of all things winter-related in a game of Jeopardy!

Holidays Around the World

Saturday, December 12, at 2:00 p.m.

Children ages 5-12 are invited to learn about holidays and traditions in Iran, China, Scandinavia, Canada, and the United States through stories and crafts. Register here for this festive virtual program; after registering you will be contacted to make arrangements to pick up the craft materials. (Advance registration is required.)

Nutcracker Story Time

Thursday, December 17, at 6:00 p.m.

Children of all ages are invited to a virtual story time with the American Repertory Ballet. Get into the holiday spirit by listening to the Nutcracker story and viewing a video of part of the ballet. Register here. (Registration is required, and is free!)

Chalk Doodles

Would you like to receive a personalized chalk doodle for your child from Ms. Karen? Just send your child’s first name and the name of their favorite animal to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and she will email you back a photo of the chalk doodle!
¿Le gustaría recibir un dibujito de tiza personalizado para su hijo por la Sra. Karen? ¡Simplemente envíe el nombre de su hijo y el nombre de su animal favorito a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. y ella le enviará por correo electrónico una foto del dibujito de tiza!

Suggested Reading

Ms. Karen and Ms. Chelsea put together some lists based on reading age. Here are some great books for:

Infants Preschoolers Kindergarteners First graders Second graders Third graders Fourth graders Fifth graders Sixth graders

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As of October 2020: The New Brunswick Free Public Library is pleased to offer access to Brainfuse's remote tutoring and homework help service, with thanks to the Library Foundation. Tutors are available virtually every day from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. EDT. You will need a New Brunswick Free Public Library card number to access the site from outside of the library; if you do not have a library card or your card is expired, please call the library at 732-745-5108 ext. 25 or visit our Membership page for information. Creating a Brainfuse account is optional, but enables more functions.

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