New Brunswick Free Public Library

60 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick NJ 08901
732.745.5108
nbfpl@lmxac.org

New Brunswick Free Public Library

Kids' Events

Spaces at all events are given on a first-come first-served basis. Register for programs at the Children's Circulation Desk or by calling 732-745-5108 x16. For more information about any of these events, contact the library at 732-745-5108 x15 or email Ms. Tamara at trichman@lmxac.org.

Download a PDF of the Kids' Events Flier:
July (o Julio).

Please note that Children's Room Summer Hours began June 22.
Summer Hours are as follows:
Monday - Thursday = 10am - 6pm.
Friday & Saturday = 10am - 5pm.

SUMMER READING!

Every Hero Has a Story

The library's 2015 Summer Reading Program for children runs from June 20 until August 14. Sign up in the Children's Room anytime we are open!

Reporting hours are as follows:
Mondays - Thursdays = 10 a.m. - noon & 2 - 5 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays = 10 a.m. - noon & 2 - 4 p.m.

Watch this video for more information about the program:

You can also download a PowerPoint Presentation here.
{There are other pages for the Teen and Adult Summer Reading Program details.}

Recurring Events

*Read and Play*
Join us for a bilingual storytime, snacks, and play!
Every Wednesday: July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29; 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Open to ages 1-6.

*MASST (Math and Science Story Time)*
Children and parents are invited to come enjoy a bilingual storytime followed by science and math play. Registration is required. Download fliers here (one in English, one in Spanish.)
Every Wednesday: July 1 - August 12, at 6:30 p.m.
Open to ages 3-5. Please note that this program takes place in the Children's Room after the room is closed to the public per our Summer Hours.

*Reading Rocks*
These free reading lessons are being designed and implemented by a national literacy expert from the Rutgers Early Education Center. Children ages 6-9 can sign up for one six week session. Children must have their own library card, attend all classes, and must have their homework completed for each class.
Every Monday: July 6 - August 24 at 11 a.m. AND at 5 p.m.
Every Thursday: July 2 - August 27 at 4 p.m.

Registration is required: download a PDF here for English (o aquí para español).

*Tween Tuesdays: Harry Potter Alliance*
The Harry Potter Alliance unites to explore super heroes this summer -- in books and in real life!
Every Tuesday: July 7 - August 4 at 4 p.m.
Open to those entering grades 4-8.

Tween Stories Club
Snacks and stories always go well together. Some weeks we'll read stories, and some weeks we'll watch them!
Every other Thursday: July 2, 16, 30, August 13 at 4 p.m.
Open to those entering grades 4-8.

Tween GSTBA Book Club
Find out what tweens around the state are reading and rack up reads for your summer assignments!
Every other Friday: July 10, 24, August 7 at 3:30 p.m.
Open to those entering grades 4-8.

Non-recurring Events

Superhero Bingo
Do you like Superheroes? Do you like Bingo? Come, play, and win!
Wednesday July 1 at 4 p.m.
Open to those entering grades K-6.

Movie Night: Cinderella
Come watch the new feature film of Cinderella's story!
Tuesday July 7 at 6 p.m.
Open to all ages.

Superhero Training Camp
Think you have the stuff to be a superhero? Come to our superhero training camp to find out!
Wednesday July 8 at 4 p.m.
Open to those entering grades K-6.

Family Garden Program
Join the library and the New Brunswick 4-H as we take care of our kids' "Pizza and Taco" garden and learn all about gardening and food! Registration required.
Monday July 13 at 4 p.m.
Open to all ages.

Craft Night
The whole family can come join us and make book-related crafts!
Tuesday July 14 at 6 p.m.
Open to all ages.

Outdoor Games
Come outside (weather permitting) and join us as we play active games from around the world!
Wednesday July 15 at 4 p.m.
Open to those entering grades K-6.

Tween Video Game Tournament
We know you want to come compete to become our next video game champion!
Monday July 20 at 4 p.m.
Open to those entering grades 4-8.

Movie Night: Ghostbusters
There's something weird in the neighborhood...
Tuesday July 21 at 6 p.m.
Recommended for ages 7+.

Volcano Bus
The Rutgers Geology Museum presents VOLCANOES!
Wednesday July 22 at 4 p.m.
Open to those entering grades K-6.

Family Garden Program
Join the library and the New Brunswick 4-H as we take care of our kids' "Pizza and Taco" garden and learn all about gardening and food! Registration required.
Saturday July 25 at 11 a.m.
Open to all ages.

Eyes of the Wild
Yes, it's true! Come see real, wild animals at the library!
Tuesday July 28 at 3 p.m.
Open to all ages.

4-H Dance Night
The 4-H dance teacher will be here to teach you the latest moves with lots of cool stuff!
Tuesday July 28 at 6 p.m.
Open to all ages.

Tween Tuesday: Harry Potter Lock-In
Celebrate the end of the summer with a special "lock-in" after the Children's room closes. Be ready for some spellbinding, Hogwartian fun!
August 11 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Open to those entering grades 4-8.

End-of-Summer Ice Cream Party
Join us as we celebrate all our superstar readers with ice cream and games! You must bring your invitation to the party. Please see the children's librarian if you have questions.
Saturday August 15 at 2 - 4 p.m.
By Invitation Only.

Tween Video Game Tournament
We know you want to come compete to become our next video game champion!
August 18 at 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Open to those entering grades 4-8.


*Photography Contest*
The library's photo contest is open to all ages. The deadline to enter is October 2, 2015. Please click here for details.

~ See our Google Calendar for all library events. ~

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