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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

Moving Stories with Miss Debra on Mondays at 11 & Friday February 6!
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.

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

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

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

Read, Sing, Play & Explore with Miss Liv on Saturday February 14 at 11
STEAM based Storytime for all toddlers and school age kids.  (What is STEAMS:Science T:Technoglogy E: Engineering A: Arts M: Mathematics)

Sunday Fun Day! at 11
Join Miss Miss Meaghan for Sunday morning stories and fun! All ages.      

 

Afternoon & Evening Programs

No Registration Required

Musical Stories with Miss Emily on Wednesday Evenings at 7 Emily Vorp and accompanist Bill Bauer are here to delight one and all with sing-along songs and stories for all ages!  

 Science Adventures with Miss Meaghan on Thursday, February 5 at 7
Stories, experiments, and exploration galore!  For ages 4 and up.

Family LEGO Time on Wednesday, February 11 at 4:30pm
We’ll provide the LEGOs, you provide the fun!
Ages 4 & up with parent/caregiver.    

Sojourner Truth: Aint I a Woman? on Saturday, February 14 at 2 pm
The library celebrates Black History month with a performance by scientist and teacher Dr. Nelson Daisy Century, as Sojourner Truth, a former slave who became a celebrated preacher, abolitionist, nurse, recruiter for the Union Army, and proponent of women’s rights. The program is funded by Horizons Speakers Bureau of the NJ Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Recommended for adults and kids in grades 4 & up. 

Chinese New Year Storytime on Saturday, February 21 at 1pm
Join Miss Liv for a special storytime to kick off our Chinese New Year celebration here at the library!
For all ages. 

 

Afternoon & Evening ProgramsAfternoon & Evening Programs

Registration Required

Book & Film Club on Mondays, February 9, 23 & March 6 at 6pm
Join Miss Colleen on Monday evenings to read-aloud  Sarah, Plain and Tall  by Patricia MacLachlan. Once the book is finished, we will watch the film on our last day.
Grades 3-5.
Online registration begins on Monday, January 26.

Next Chapter on Tuesdays February 10, 17 & 24 at 7pm
Kindergartners, 1st & 2nd Graders----this group is for you!! Join Miss Julie as she reads aloud from some of her favorite Chapter Books!
Grades K-2.
Online registration begins on Tuesday, January 27.

Bedtime Math Crazy 8s Club: Zip Line Zoo! on Thursday, February 12 at 7pm
Build a zip line for brave stuffed animals, and race them across the room. Measure the distance and time their rides to see how fast they can go!
Grades K-2.
Online registration begins on Thursday, January 29.

Sunday Book Group on February 22 at 1 pm
This month we will discuss The Invention of Hugo Cabret  by Brian Selznick.  Please read the book and bring your copy with you. Limited copies will be available at the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor.
Grades 4 & up.
Online registration begins Sunday, February 1.

B&C Book Club on Thursday, February 26 at 7pm
Join Meaghan for a discussion of No Safety in Numbers by Dayna Lorentz.  Please read the book and bring
your copy with you. Limited copies will be available at the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor.
Grades 6 & up.
Online registration begins Thursday, February 5.

Play & Film Club on Mondays, March 9-30 at 6pm
Join Miss Colleen for a twist on our Monday Book Club. In March we will be reading a play, followed by the film. Title to be announced.
Grades 3-5.
Online registration begins Tuesday, February 10.

 

Please visit our calendar to register.

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