Kids

Summer Reading Trailer

News and Coming Programs

Click on the "Programs" button up above to register for these programs.

Click on the "flikr" button (bottom/left on home page)

for photos of past programs.

 

   

 


 

 

Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lap Sit Programs

10:00 AM

For kids ages 6 mos. through age 2 and a caregiver.

Weather!

Mon., May 18 at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Wed., May 20 at the Dorothy Henry Branch

See dates for Main Library below under Lapsit / Preschool ST Combo

Registration begins two weeks before each program.


 


 


Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

 

 

 

Preschool Story Times

1:30 PM

Stories, songs, and activities.

For children ages 3 through 6 (not in kindergarten) and a caregiver.

Animal Homes:  Dirt

Mon., May 18 at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Wed., May 20 at the Dorothy Henry Branch

See dates for Main Library below under Lapsit / Preschool ST Combo

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


 


 

Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

Lapsit / Preschool Story Time COMBO

10:00 AM

Animal Homes: Cave, Dirt

For kids ages 6 mos. through age 6 and a caregiver.

Thur., May 14, 21 at the Main Library

Registration begins two weeks before each program.

 

 


 


 

LEGO FUN

                             Intro to hand sewing

                         Kumihimo Braid Wheel Loom

Technology

Pipe cleaner creatures

and more.

Please register children AND caregiver. 

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

Young Makers Group for grades K - 6!

Let's make things do stuff!  Work on one project for several weeks or pick a different project each week.

Sats., CANCELLED May 16 at 10 AM at the Main Library 

Fridays, May 22 @ 3:30 PM at the Franklin Branch.

Mondays, May 18 @ 4:00 PM at the Sussex-Wantage Branch.

Wednesdays, May 20 @ 3:30 PM at the Dorothy Henry Branch


 


 

Please register children AND caregiver.. 

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

LEGO Clubs

For kids in grades kindergarten and up.

We'll be featuring a building challenge for older kids.

 Sussex-Wantage Branch: Second Wednesday of each month: May meeting cancelled, June 10, July 8, August 8 at 5 PM.

Louise Childs Branch:  - Third Tuesday of each month: May 19 at 4 PM.

Main Library:  CANCELLED - Third Saturday of each month: May16 at 10 AM

Franklin Branch: Fourth Friday of each month: May 22 at 3:30 PM.

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


 


 

 

 

Please register childrean AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

PM Holiday Story Times with Bedtime Math

Geared for kids ages preschool through grade 3 but entire families are welcome.  Come in PJs or not!

Louise Childs Branch: CANCELLED - Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 PM

Sussex-Wantage Branch: CANCELLED - Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 PM

Main Library: CANCELLED - Monday, May 18 at 6:30 PM

Registration required two weeks before each date.


 


 

 

Each child will be allowed a full 10 minutes of one-on-one reading time. The dogs provide an uncritical ear while the children gain self-esteem, confidence, public speaking skills and a love of reading. The dogs never interrupt or criticize!

Read to a Dog

 Children ages 5-10 are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog or Seeing Eye Puppy-in-Training.

Dennis Branch:  Monday, June 1.  Sign up for: 6:00, 6:15, 6:30 or 6:45 p.m.

Main Library:  Tuesday, June 9.  Sign up for:  6:00, 6:15, 6:30 or 6:45 p.m.

Franklin Branch:  Third Thursday of each month, May 21. Sign up for: 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, or 4:15 pm.

Louise Childs Branch: Fourth Tuesday of each month, May 26, June 23, July 28.  Sign up for: 4:00, 4:15, 4:30,  or 4:45 pm. 

Please arrive on time with a couple of books or early enough to pick out some library books.

Registration is in person or over the phone.


 


 

American Girl Clubs @ Louise Childs Branch

American Girl  Club will not be meeting in July & August, enjoy the summer reading programs at your library.


 


 

Please register children AND adults. 

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

Makerspace Night @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

CANCELLED

Friday, May 15, 4 -7 PM



2015 Summer Reading Club!

Registration begins June 1 at all libraries.

Every Hero Has a Story

Preschool - kids entering 3rd grade.

Log your reading, earn weekly prizes, find Spiderman on the shelf and earn up to 2 raffle tickets per week for a selection of larger prizes.



2015 Summer Reading Club!

Registration begins June 1 at all libraries.

Unmask!

School age children entering 4th -6th grades.

Log your reading, earn weekly prizes, find Spiderman on the shelf, and chance to earn up to 2 raffle tickets for a selection of larger prizes.


 


 

Story Faces: Hero Tales!

A Summer Reading Kick-off Program featuring exotic face painting.

Saturday, June 6 at 10:00 AM @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

For the entire family.

PLEASE REGISTER as space is limited.


 


 

Heroes, Magic & Books!

A Summer Reading Kick-off Program.

Saturday, June 6 at 10:30 AM @ the Louise Childs Branch

Saturday, June 6 at 1 PM @ the Franklin Branch

For the entire family.

PLEASE REGISTER as space is limited.


 


 

Sciencetellers: Heroes and Their Stories!

A Summer Reading Kick-off Program.

Saturday, June 6 at 10 AM @ the Dennis Branch (in the event of bad weather, this program will be held at the Main Library)

Saturday, June 6 at 1 PM @ the Main Library

Saturday, June 6 at 3 PM @ the Dorothy Henry Branch

SUMMER READING CLOSINGS:

Friday, August 14 at 11 AM @ the Louise Childs Branch

Friday, August 14 @ 1 PM at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Friday, August 14 @ 3:00 PM at the Franklin Branch

For the entire family.

PLEASE REGISTER as space is limited.


 


 

Family Rock Painting! @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

For the entire family.

Thursday, June 25 @ 2:00 PM

AND

Friday, June 26 @ 2:00 PM

Registration not required.


 


 

Into to the Art of Fishing @ the Louise Childs Branch

Wednesday, July 1 @ 10:30 AM

For kids ages 9 and up.

Local fishng amateur, Stephen Chirco, will share his love of fishing and helpful tips.

Please register beginning June 10.

 


 


 

Meet a Hero-Volunteer Firemen @ The Dennis Branch

Monday, July 6th at 6:00 PM.  

Come and meet some of the volunteer Firemen who risk their lives to protect us. These brave volunteers will answer questions and demonstrate how heroic volunteering can be. Great for the whole family.

Please register for this event.

Limited: 30 people.


 


 

Every Hero Has Manners!

Every Hero is Caring!

Every Hero is Helpful!

Every Helro is Honest!

Every Hero has a Story!

10:00 AM

For preschoolers ages 6 mos. through age 6 (not entering kindergarten) and siblings.

Dennis Br.: Tues., July 7, 14, 21, 28

Main Library: Thurs., July 9, 16, 23, 30

Please register two weeks before each date as space is limited.


 


 

Be Determined!

Be Caring!

Be Brave!

Be a Problem Solver!

Be a Hero!

1:30 PM

For kids entering grades kindergarten - 3 and siblings.

Train to be a hero through fun games.

Sussex-Wantage Br.: Mons., July 6, 13, 20, 27

Dennis Br.: Tues. July 7, 14, 21, 28

Dorothy Henry Br.: Wedns. July 8, 15, 22, 19

Louise Childs Br.: Thurs., July 9, 16, 23, 30

Franklin Br.: Fris., July 10, 17, 24, 31


 


 

Percy Jackson Party!

Be an Emergency Hero!

Create a Superhero!

War Hero Dioramas!

Discover the Hero in You!

3:30 PM

For kids entering grades 4 - 6 and siblings.

Sussex-Wantage Br.: Mons., July 6, 13, 20, 27

Dorothy Henry Br.: Wedns, July 8, 15, 22, 29

Main Library: Thurs., July 9, 16, 23, 30

Louise Childs Br.: Thurs., July 9, 16, 23, 30

Franklin Br.: Fris., July 10, 17, 24, 31

Please register two weeks before each date as space is limited.


 


 

Book Buddies

Sign-up to read with a teen volunteer.

For kids entering grades kindergarten - 6.

Sussex-Wantage Branch on Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 at 10:00 -11:00AM

Dorothy Henry Branch on Fridays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 at 10:00 - 11:00  AM

Register in person or by phone two weeks before each date.  Spaces are limited.


 


 

Amazing Superheroes of New Jersey

"Mr C" will present a sound and slide show about famous New Jerseyians for young audiences.

For the entire family.

Wednesday, July 15 @ 11:00 AM at the Louise Childs Branch

Wednesday, July 15 @ 3:30 PM at the Main Library

Thursday, July 16 @ 11:00 AM at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Thursday, July 16 @ 3:00 PM at the Dennis Branch

Please register two weeks before each program date.

 


 

Great Scott Magic! @ the Dorothy Henry and Dennis Branches

Magic, mind-reading, and a parrot!

Thursday, July 16 @ 2:00 PM

SUMMER READING CLOSING:

Friday, August 14 @ 2:00 PM

For the entire family.

Please register as space is limited.


 


 

Bear Safety Basics @ The Dennis Branch

Friday, July 17th at 2:00 PM.

One of the things that makes New Jersey special is the bears who call this state their home. Join Policeman Glenn to learn some tips about bear safety.  Great for the whole family.

Please register for this event.

Limited: 30 people.


 


 

EMT & First Aid Squad @ The Dennis Branch

Monday, July 20th at 6:00 PM.

Come meet two Emergency Medicial Technicians from a Volunteer First Aid Squad. They will deomonstrate the work they do to keep our communities safe and healthy. Great for the whole family.

Please register for this event.

Limited: 30 people


 


 

Rizzo's Reptile Discovery @ the Dennis Branch and Main Library

Hero reptiles?  Yes!

Thursday, July 23 @ 2:00 at the Dennis Branch

SUMMER READING CLOSING:

Friday,  August 14 @ 1:30 PM at the Main Library

In the event of bad weather, this program will be held at the Main Library

Please register beginning two weeks before.


 


 

Sevice Dogs @ The Dennis Branch

Monday, July 27th at 6:00 PM.

Meet service dogs and their handlers. They will demonstrate how service dogs can become everyday heroes to people who rely on them. Great for the whole family.

Please register for this event.

Limited: 30 People


 


 

Teddy Bear Sleepover @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

For kids ages 3 - 6 yrs old

How do Teddy Bears Say Good Night? Find out when your favorite plush friend spends the night at the Library!

Sign IN:Wednesday, July 29 

between 6:00- 7:00 PM

When you come back the next day, you will have a snack and slide show to see what your Teddy Bears have been up to.

Pick UP: Thursday, July 30 

2:00 PM

Must Register for both days!

Space is limited: 25 children + one friend


 


 

"Close Encounters with Birds of Prey" @ the Dorothy Henry Branch

SUMMER READING CLOSING

5 live raptors from Del Raptors!

Friday, August 14 @ 10:30 AM

For the entire family.

Please register beginning two weeks before as space is limited.