Winter/Spring
Early Literacy Programs

BABY JUMBLE (12-24 months)
Mondays @ 10:30 am
January 27th – March 30th
Songs and rhymes for children and their adult to share. Led by Elizabeth Valcich. Each session followed by Open Play with music, blocks, board books, puppets & more. No signup required.

TODDLER TIME (2-3 years)
Wednesdays @ 10:30 am
January 15th – April 1st
Each child sits with their grownup to enjoy songs and stories. Led by Susan Staub. No signup required.

LIBRARY JUMBLE (3-5 years)
Thursdays @ 10:30 am & repeated @ 1:30 pm
January 16th – April 2nd
Stories and activities with Elizabeth Valcich. Weekly registration is required. Signup for our first session starts January 9th. Call or stop by to register.

Kids’ Site of the Month
January 2020

KidsNationalGeographic: Information  about the world, its people, and its wildlife. Fins polls, games and virtual adventures.

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

ABC MOUSE

ABCmouse.comAward-winning ABCmouse.com helps young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong academic foundation. ABC Mouse 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. And it’s free to use in this library!

Winter/Spring Events in the
Children’s Department

TELL US a STORY: Performing Arts Workshop for 3 – 5 year olds
February 11, 12, 13th
10:00 am -11:30 am

Learning the elements of musical theater, children will express themselves through dance, acting, improv, and music. Fostering the child’s creativity during the narrow window of preschool brain development is essential to their growth. Led by Karen Zikas.

Registration is required and begins January 23rd.
Funded by a grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

FIT4KIDS with MUSCLE MAN MIKE
SAFARI ADVENTURE SHOW
Tuesday, March 31st @ 4:00 pm

 An interactive show with Jenny the Giraffe puppet. With Binoculars we will find elephants, lions, and tigers. There will be animal dancing and of course safari magic!  Ages 2 and up. Sign-up begins March 17th Space is limited.
Children under 4 years should be seated with their adult.
Funded by a grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

FAIRY TALE STORY TIME on SUNDAYS @ 3:00 pm
January 12th, February 9th

Listen to a classic fairy tale and participate in a craft. Come early to check out books and materials.

RUBIK’S CUBE CLUB
grades 4-8

Thursdays @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Next session starts February 13th.

Learn to solve the Rubik’s Cube! Advanced cube solvers can try speedcubing. Members can participate in cube competitions.