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Kids Events

Our programs for kids are diverse and cover a wide range of interests. Register for our programs by calling (732) 745-5108 ext.16. If you have any questions about our events for kids, please send us your messages! Call us at (732) 745-5108 ex.15. Email our Children's Librarian, Karen, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or email our Middle-Grade Librarian, Chelsea, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read and Play

Wednesdays from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Parents and other caregivers: bring your little ones for storytime and play at the library!

Open to ages 0-4.

More Play Time

Wednesdays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Join Ms. Luz from The Children's Center of Middlesex County for some additional play time immediately after the library's Read & Play Story Time. (Come to either or both!)

Open to ages 0-4.

Kids' Community Council

Tuesdays, January 8 - May 28 (with no meeting on 2/12 & 4/16), at 4:00 p.m..

Are you in grade 5, 6, 7, or 8? Are you a resident of New Brunswick, and interested in making your community a better place? Are you free on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. to attend meetings? If you answered yes to all of these, come join the Kids' Community Council! We are New Brunswick kids who meet once a week to discuss issues important to us and help take care of the library. Snacks provided.

Please fill out the registration form available in the Children's Room. Any questions, ask Ms. Chelsea.

The kids of the KCC will explore theater and movement during 6 special sessions in February and March, with teaching artists from ReThink Theatrical! Learn more about ReThink here.

Young Athletes

Thursdays, February 7, 14, 28 at March 7 & 14, at 4:00 p.m. for ages 5-7.

This free, inclusive program sponsored by the Special Olympics helps children to: improve gross motor skills, celebrate what your child CAN do, improve social and language skills, learn to play with a purpose, and develop skills for future preparation in sports. (The program was for ages 2-4 in January.)

Registration is required; use the link here to register online. All children must participate with a parent or adult guardian. All participants must wear athletic shoes. Siblings and friends are encouraged to participate!

A. S. K. Club: Robotics

Monday, February 11, at 4:00 p.m.

The A.S.K. (After School Kids') Club explores science and math concepts in fun ways. For the February session, come explore robotics with LEGO Mindstorms EV3!

Open to those in grades 4 and up. To register, stop by the Children's circulation desk, or call 732-745-5108 x16.

Kahoot Trivia Game

Friday, February 15, at 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate African American History month by testing your trivia knowledge using the Kahoot app. You can use the library's iPads to participate or you can use your own device.

For children in grades 3-6.

Coding for Kids

Saturday, February 16, at 10:00 a.m.

Learn Scratch to program your own interactive stories, games and animations! Presented by Steam Works Studio.

For children in grades K-2. Sign up in the Children's Room.

Lego Club

Friday, February 22, at 3:30 p.m.

This month, we'll be doing the paper bag challenge! Get a paper bag filled with random Lego pieces and build something inside the bag without looking until you are done!

For children in grades K-6.

Coding for Kids

Saturday, February 23, at 10:00 a.m.

Learn Python to create graphics, music, game & animation! Presented by Steam Works Studio.

For children in grades 3-6. Sign up in the Children's Room.

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

We recommend these sites to help you pick your next book: