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For in-person programs, please note that face masks are recommended.
Read and Play
Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. at the library.
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
Solar Science Saturdays
September 16, 23, 30 & October 7 at 2:00 p.m.
Come to the library for one or all of our solar science activities leading up to the solar eclipse happening on October 14! These programs are for all ages, though children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Register for one, some, or all of the programs at: tinyurl.com/SolarSci.
- 9/16: Intro to Solar Eclipses. Learn about solar eclipses and make a case for your solar eclipse glasses.
- 9/23: Make a Pinhole Viewer. Local astronomer Zachary Lichtmann will guide you in making your own pinhole viewer and provide fascinating information about the sun.
- 9/30: Safe Sun Viewing & Chalk Art. Learn to use a variety of solar science tools and create solar eclipse chalk art.
- 10/7: Be a NASA Scientist. Become a citizen scientist using the GLOBE Observer app.
Attendees will receive a pair of solar eclipse glasses at the end of each program listed above.
All are welcome to join us on October 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for Eclipse Day! Bring your solar eclipse glasses to the library to view the eclipse, or come inside the library to view the livestream of the eclipse as it goes across the country!
Wednesdays, October 4 - December 13 (excluding Nov. 22), at 4:00 p.m.
Reading Buddies is an after-school mentorship program run by the Rutgers University Youth Empowerment Club. Rutgers students guide K-5 children in reading, arts and crafts, games, and other activities. Contact
Thursday afternoons in October.
Children in grades K-6 are welcome to drop by the Children's Room between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays for help with their homework. For more information, call 732-745-5108 x31 or email
Tuesday, October 3, at 4:00 p.m. at the library.
K-6 children are invited to create with a variety of Lego materials. Their creations will then be displayed in the library for a month. The Lego Club will meet once a month, usually on the first Tuesday of the month (with some exceptions), from October through April. Register at tinyurl.com/ClubLego.
Tuesday, October 24, at 6:00 p.m. at the library.
K-6 children are invited to listen to some (not very) spooky stories and enjoy a variety of crafts. Register at tinyurl.com/Misteriosos.
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
¿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
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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 Library Card page for information. Creating a Brainfuse account is optional, but enables more functions.
**EBSCO Explora is available through JerseyClicks, provided by the New Jersey State Library. You will need a New Jersey library card number to access the site from outside of the library.