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Kids Events

Our programs for kids are diverse and cover a wide range of interests. Register for our programs by calling (732) 745-5108 ext.16. If you have any questions about our events for kids, please send us your messages! Call us at (732) 745-5108 ex.15. Email our Children's Librarian, Karen, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or email our Middle-Grade Librarian, Chelsea, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read and Play

Wednesdays from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Parents and other caregivers: bring your little ones for storytime and play at the library!

Open to ages 0-4.

More Play Time

Wednesdays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Join Ms. Luz from The Children's Center of Middlesex County for some additional play time immediately after the library's Read & Play Story Time. (Come to either or both!)

Open to ages 0-4.

A.S.K. Club: Polar Ambassadors

Mondays, December 3, 10, 17, January 7 & 14, and Tuesday January 22, at 4:00 p.m.

Take your interest in science to the next level! Attend all six A.S.K. Club special sessions this winter to become a Polar Ambassador and present your findings to the public during Rutgers Geology Museum’s annual “Open House” on Saturday, January 26, 2019!

For grades 4 and up. To register, stop by the Children's circulation desk, or call 732-745-5108 x16.

¡Cuentos y Canciones!

Wednesdays, January 2, 9, 16, & 30, at 7:00 p.m.

Acompañanos para una programa de cuentos en español para niños/niñas de 2-4 años y sus padres. ¡Registrate ahora llamando al 732-745-5108 x16 o visita el Salón de Niños!

Join us for this story time in Spanish for children ages 2-4 and their caregivers. Register now by calling 732-745-5108 x16 or visiting the Children's room!

Young Athletes

Thursdays, January 3 - 31, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. for ages 2-4.

Thursdays, February 7, 14, 28 at March 7 & 14, at 4:00 p.m. for ages 5-7.

This free, inclusive program sponsored by the Special Olympics helps children to: improve gross motor skills, celebrate what your child CAN do, improve social and language skills, learn to play with a purpose, and develop skills for future preparation in sports. (Please note dates for different age groups.)

Registration is required; use the link here to register online. All children must participate with a parent or adult guardian. All participants must wear athletic shoes. Siblings and friends are encouraged to participate!

Kids' Community Council

Tuesdays, January 8 - May 28 (with no meeting on 1/15, 1/22, 2/12, & 4/16), at 4:00 p.m..

Are you in grade 5, 6, 7, or 8? Are you a resident of New Brunswick, and interested in making your community a better place? Are you free on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. to attend meetings? If you answered yes to all of these, come join the Kids' Community Council! We are New Brunswick kids who meet once a week to discuss issues important to us and help take care of the library. Snacks provided.

Please fill out the registration form available in the Children's Room. Any questions, ask Ms. Chelsea.

The kids of the KCC will explore theater and movement during 6 special sessions in February and March, with teaching artists from ReThink Theatrical! Learn more about ReThink here.

Happy Birthday MLK!

Tuesday, January 22, at 6:30 p.m.

Watch kid-friendly videos about Dr. King, listen to The Sneetches story by Dr. Seuss, participate in group crafts, and enjoy some snacks as we celebrate Dr. King’s birthday!

For children of all ages.

This event is presented as part of the Windows of Understanding project, in collaboration with the New Brunswick Community Arts Council and Mason Gross School of the Arts. Learn more at

Lego Club

Friday, January 25, at 3:30 p.m.

This month's challenge: Musical Monsters! When the music starts, begin building a monster. When the music stops, pass it to someone else. When the music starts again, add on to another person's monster. Keep going each time the music starts and stops until we have many Lego monsters!

For children in grades K-6.

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: