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Kids Events

Contact Karen Stuppi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 732-745-5108 x31 with any questions about Children's programming.
For in-person programs, please note that face masks must be worn inside the library's community room.


Read and Play

Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. at the library.
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Children ages 0-4 and their caregivers are invited to listen to stories, sing songs, and have fun during this bilingual program. Register here to attend in person. Contact Karen Stuppi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 732-745-5108 x31 with any questions.


Garden Club

Mondays, May 2 - August 8, at 4:00 p.m. at the library.
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K-6 youth are invited to learn about gardening through stories, crafts, planting, and other activities. *Registration is full, but there is a waiting list. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 732-745-5108 x31.


Oceans in Motion

Wednesdays, June 22 – August 10, at 4:00 p.m. at the library.
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K-6 children are invited to celebrate the Oceans of Possibilities summer reading theme by participating in a variety of ocean-related crafts and activities. See the list of activities and register at tinyurl.com/OceansNB.


Math And Science Story Time (MASST)

Thursdays, June 23 – August 11, at 6:00 p.m. at the library.
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In this bilingual program, children ages 2-5 will be introduced to math and science topics through stories and activities. Families will also learn everyday activities they can do with their children to enhance their interest in math and science. Register at tinyurl.com/MathSciNB.


Young Athletes

Tuesdays, June 28 – August 9, at 11:00 a.m. at the library.
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In this program sponsored by Special Olympics NJ, children ages 2-7 will have fun while improving their gross motor, social, and language skills. (All children must participate with a parent or guardian.) Celebrate what your child CAN do! *Registration is full as of 6/28, but there is a waiting list. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 732-745-5108 x31.


Nebula in a Jar

Saturday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m. at the library.
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Adults, teens, and children accompanied by adults are invited to learn about the James Webb Space Telescope and create their own nebula in a jar. In anticipation and celebration of the first images coming back from Webb, participants will combine science and art to create a beautiful craft project! Register at tinyurl.com/NebulaJar.


The Otter Spotter Story

Tuesday, July 12 at 4:00 p.m. at the library.
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Children ages 3-7 and their caregivers are invited to this important program teaching water safety. Information will be presented by the Raritan Valley YMCA. This program is co-sponsored by our friends at Unity Square. Register at tinyurl.com/OtterSpotter.


Space Painting

Saturday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m. at the library.
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Celebrate the first images returned from the James Webb Telescope and be inspired to paint your own space image. Local artists Joyce Browning and Donita Jackson will guide you as you paint your creation. Adults, teens, and children are all welcome. Register at tinyurl.com/PaintSpace.


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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