New Brunswick Free Public Library

60 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick NJ 08901

New Brunswick Free Public Library

Kids' Reference


Tutors from the Rutgers GSE-CSP Tutoring Network are often available in our Teen Room and/or Children's Room during the school year, to help kids and teens with homework on all subjects. No appointment is necessary, but feel free to call ahead to ensure tutor availability (732-745-5108 ext.15 for the Children's Reference Desk.) Tutors are only be available when Rutgers is in session.
For the 2016-2017 school year, tutoring begins September 12 and ends on May 10. Tutors will not be available during Rutgers Fall Break (November 24 – 27, 2016), Rutgers Winter Break (December 14, 2016 – January 16, 2017), and Rutgers Spring Break (March 11 – 19, 2017).

Their usual hours are =
Mondays – Thursdays: 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Fridays: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Tutoring Info Image in Spanish

Looking for information?

Try these general reference sites:

Or check out the subjects below for more specific information:


  • Imagination Factory ("we teach children and their caregivers creative ways to recycle by making art.")
  • SketchPad (digital painting website)


Language Arts



Social Studies

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Online Resources

Try a database:

Primary Search
(Access limited to in library use, or accessed through
Designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, this database contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator.

Check out ABC mouse:

ABC mouse

From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it!

This resource is only accessible inside the library. Ask a librarian if you would like to use it!

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Kids' Homepage


Fun and Games

Kids Read


NBFPL Website

Regular Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10am-9pm; Fri & Sat: 10am-5pm; Sunday*: 1-5pm (*except in Summer)