New Brunswick Free Public Library

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New Brunswick NJ 08901

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.
Most after-school events are for children ages 7-12, unless otherwise noted.

Download a PDF of the Kids' Events Flier:
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Tuesday, April 1

Ms. Darby's Goodbye Party
It is Ms. Darby’s last week at NBFPL. Stop by our going-away party to play games, enjoy snacks, and say goodbye to Ms. Darby before she goes!
4 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.

Thursday, April 10

Tween/Teen Eat & Greet
Stop by for snacks and tell Ms. Rosy your ideas about the programs, activities, books, and more that you want to see at the library!
4 PM in the StoryTime Room.
For those in grades 4-12.

Monday, April 21

Monday Movie Night
Come enjoy a Monday Movie Night for all ages! Popcorn will be served. On this night, we will be showing the movie "Frozen."
6:30 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
Download a "ticket" here! (Tickets are not required, but it's a handy save-the-date reminder!)

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Saturday, May 3

Mason Gross Kite Making Visual Arts Workshop
Students in grades 3 to 8 are invited to create an inspiring vision and/or dream for the future on a personal kite they will build and fly at the end of the workshop.
1 - 3 PM in the Henry Guest House.
For grades 3-8 only. Presented by the Mason Gross Extension Division - please click this link to see more details and to RSVP.

Thursday, May 8

Tween Mothers' Day Craft
Come in and create a sweet gift to show the mom in your life some love this Mother's Day!
4 - 5 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
For grades 4 - 8.

Tuesday, May 13

Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman?
Join us as we step back into history! Dr. Daisy Century (of the American Historical Theatre) will portray Sojourner Truth, one of our country's advocates for women's suffrage and abolition.
This program is free and open to the public of all ages!
4 PM in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
Funded by the Horizon Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

May 18 - 24

Reading Challenge Week!
The Kids' Reading Challenge this month is to expand your knowledge of the current or historical U.S. military. Pick up a Reading Challenge sheet for more details on how to win prizes!
All week in the Children's Room.


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