Early Literacy Programs
Sept. 12* – December 19th

LIBRARY JUMBLE ages 3-5 years
Thursday @ 10:30 am or 1:30 pm
Fun storytime activities. Each week we’ll explore a new fall topic: apples, pumpkins, falling leaves and more! Led by Mary Ann Bonacum. Sign up is required for each class and begins one week in advance of storytime.

TODDLER TIME ages 18-35 months
Wednesday @ 10:30 am
Each child sits with their grownup to enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerplays and short stories. Signup not required.

BABY JUMBLE ages 12-24 months
Monday @ 10:30 am *The first class is October 1st*
Songs, rhymes and fingerplays followed by Open Play. Led by Mary Ann Bonacum. Signup not required.

Kids’ Site of the Month
October 2018

Arcademic Skill Builders: Fun and free online multi-player educational math games and language arts games.

…and here are a few other terrific sites for and about kids:

October Fun
in the Children’s Department

HALLOWEEN TRICKY TRAY FOR KIDS and
MAGIC SHOW

Sunday, October 14th @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Ages 5-12
This FREE event includes raffles for fun prizes and a magic show with Magician Mark Zacharia! To gain admission, all you need is your Fanwood or Scotch Plains library card. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Fanwood Library.

SCARY BOOK BINGO
Monday, October 29th @ 3:45 pm
Play bingo and win book prizes! Children must be able to read or share with someone who can.

MEET the HARVEST WITCH on HALLOWEEN
Wednesday, October 31st @ 5:00 pm
The Harvest Witch flies into town to celebrate Halloween and help kick of Fanwood’s Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest, which starts at the Library at 6:00 pm.

ABCmouse.com

Award-winning ABCmouse.com helps young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. It’s 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. And it’s free to use in this library!