Mon-Thurs: 10am-8:30pm
Fri-Sun: 10am-5pm

 

Welcome to the Children's Page

The Children’s Room at the Plainsboro Public Library offers a vast array of exciting programs and services for kids of all ages. Please come in for a visit-- we’d love to help you find the perfect book.

See for yourself why many people say we’re not like any other library they’ve ever seen!


 


Storytimes

(Monday-Friday Storytimes will begin the week of September 8)

Moving Stories with Miss Debra on Mondays at 11
Join dancer and movement specialist, Debra Orenstein for a magical hour of stories, music, and movement! All ages.  

Little Critters with Miss Colleen on Tuesdays at 11
Get ready to hear some wonderful nature stories and make some treats for our feathered and furry friends! All ages.

Lapsit Time with Miss Julie on Wednesdays at 11
Songs rhymes, dancing, and stories are sure to delight babies and toddlers ages 0-30 months with their caregivers!

Let’s Pretend with Miss Julie on Thursdays at 11
Kids of all ages are invited to come and hear some delightful stories and let your imagination run wild! 

Saturday Stories on Saturdays at 11
Start your weekend off right with wonderful stories for kids of all ages.

Sunday Science Storytime on October 12 & 19 at 11
Join Miss Christina for stories and science!  All ages.

Sunday Fun Day! on October 5 & 26 at 11
Join Miss Meaghan for Sunday morning stories and fun! All ages.    

Halloween Storytime on Friday, October 31 at 11
Wear your costume and join Miss Julie for this special Halloween storytime followed by a parade around the Children’s Room! All ages.

 

Afternoon & Evening Programs

No Registration Required

Musical Stories with Miss Emily on Wednesdays at 7
Emily Vorp and accompanist Bill Bauer are back to delight one and all with songs and stories for all ages!  

Fun with Folktales on Wednesday October 1 at 4:15
Listen to stories from around the world with Miss Julie and then we will act them out! Grades K-2.

Science Adventures with Miss Meaghan on Thursday, October 2 at 7:30pm
Stories, experiments, and exploration galore!  For ages 4 and up. 

Afternoon & Evening Programs

Registration Required

"Explore..." Returns with two sessions. October 2nd and October 9th from 4-5:30pm
Grades 3-5. Join Miss Colleen in learning how to use the Plainsboro Library's databases in order to learn about given topics. October 2nd will be "Explore... Salem Witch Trials", and October 9th will be "Explore...Extreme Weather".
(Max 12 kids) Registration may begin on September 24th online.
*(You only need to register once to attend both classes)

Book & Film Club October 6, 20, and 27 at 6-7:30pm
Grades 2-5
Join Miss Colleen for out loud readings of " Scary Stories Treasury" by Alvin Schwartz. Kids are encouraged to read aloud, but it is not required. The book will be provided. Once we finish the book, we will be watching a "Scary Story" film followed by discussion of their differences.
(Max 15 kids) * Registration may begin online on September 25th.

Reading with Ally on Tuesday, October 7 at 7pm
Beginning readers are invited to sign up for a 10-minute time slot to read with Tyler Birch and his Goldendoodle therapy dog Ally.  For beginning readers in Grades K & up.
Sign-up sheet will be at the Children’s Desk beginning Friday, September 26.

Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s Club: Let’s Get Loud on Thursday, October 9 at 7pm
Join Miss Liv and build a working flute, then play instruments made of random gadgets. After all that, find out exactly how loud you are, down to the numbers! Grades K-2.
Registration for this class took place in September. 

"It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" Thursday, October 23rd at 4pm
Grades K & up
We will be reading the classic story, as well as other Halloween favorites. Children will have a chance to read aloud if they wish. We will then watch the film.
(Max 20 Kids) Registration begins October 3rd online.

Sunday Book Group on October 26 at 1pm
This month we will discuss The Orphan of Awkward Falls by Keith Graves.  Please read the book and bring your copy with you. Limited copies will be available at the Reference Desk. Grades 4 and up.
Online registration begins on Sunday, October 5.

B&C Book Club on Sunday, October 26 at 3pm
Join Meaghan for a discussion of this month’s selection, Asylum by Madeleine Roux. Please read the book and bring your copy with you. Limited copies will be available at the Reference Desk. Grades 6 & up.
Online registration begins Sunday, October 5. 

B&C Book Club on Sunday, November 9 at 1pm
Join Meaghan for a discussion of Shadow and Bone  by Leigh Bardugo. Please read the book and bring your copy with you. Grades 6 & up.
Online registration begins Sunday, October 19.

Please visit our calendar to register.

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