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Kids Events

Lego Challenge

February Lego Challenge: Build something that flies!

March Lego Challenge: Build a bridge!

Join our monthly Lego Challenge on Facebook! A new challenge will be posted on the library's Facebook page at the beginning of each month. After you build your creation, post a picture of it in the comments below the Lego Challenge post!
Don't have Legos at home? Contact Ms. Karen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 732-745-5108 ext. 13 to make arrangements to pick up a small bag of random Legos.


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! Llame 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.
Join us on March 5 when we will celebrate Women's History Month with a game of Jeopardy!


Heroes Making History

Monday, March 15, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate Women’s History Month with today’s leaders! Listen to stories written by Vice President Kamala Harris and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Also hear the stories of activist Dolores Huerta and child activist Jennifer Keelan. Hear how you can be a superhero just like these living legends! This virtual event is for children ages 5-12. Register here to receive the Zoom link.


Makers Day

Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to register for our virtual Makers Day program! (Children under 8 are also welcome but may need assistance from an adult or older sibling.) We will be doing 3 different activities with common items you may have at home: 2 short cardboard tubes, 3 long cardboard tubes, 2 rubber bands, 1 pencil, 1 pom pom (or cotton ball), 1 paper plate, 1 plastic cup, 1 marble (or small ball), 1 balloon, and 1 piece of mylar (or empty chip bag with silver lining). If you would like to pick up a kit with all of these items, just contact Ms. Karen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 732-745-5108 ext. 13 to arrange a time. Participants will also need their own scissors and tape. Register here to receive the Zoom link.


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

We recommend these sites to help you pick your next book:


 

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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