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

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.

NEW DAY: 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!

NEW DAY: 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 January 10
STEAM based Storytime for all toddlers and school age kids.
(What is STEAMS:Science T:Technoglogy E: Engineering A: Arts M: Mathematics)

Sunday Science Storytime on January 4 & 18 at 11
Join Miss Christina for stories and science!  All ages.

Sunday Fun Day! on January 11 & 25 at 11
Join Miss Meaghan for Sunday morning stories and fun! All ages.

  

 

Afternoon & Evening Programs

No Registration Required

Family Movie Matinee: Disney’s Frozen on Friday, January 2 at 11:30 am
Come celebrate the New Year with a showing of Disney’s Frozen in the Community Room. Bring blankets and pillows for comfy floor seating.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Please come early as space will be limited.
No one will be admitted after the movie begins. Reminder: Food/drinks are only allowed in the Café area.

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

Family LEGO Time on Wednesday, January 14 at 4:30pm
We’ll provide the LEGOs, you provide the fun!  Ages 4 & up. 

Science Adventures with Miss Christina on Thursday, January 15 & 29 at 7
Stories, experiments, and exploration galore!  For ages 4 and up.

Children’s Room Tour on Wednesday, January 21 at 4:30pm
Parents and their children in grades 3 & up are invited to take a tour of the Children’s Room with Miss Donna!

 

Afternoon & Evening ProgramsAfternoon & Evening Programs

Registration Required

Book & Film Club on Mondays, January 5, 12 & 26 at 6 pm
Join Miss Colleen on Monday evenings to read aloud Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. When we complete the book, we will then watch the film!  For grades 3-5.
Online Registration begins on Tuesday, December 23.

Bedtime Math Crazy 8s Club: Flying Marshmallows! on Thursday, January 8 at 7pm
Join Miss Liv for another fun evening as we send marshmallows flying through the air using popsicle sticks and rubber bands.  Then we can figure out what positions work best, then measure the flight to prove it. Grades K-2.
Online registration begins on Friday, December 28.

B&C Book Club on Sunday, January 11 at 1pm
Join Meaghan for a discussion of We Were Liars  by E. Lockhart. 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 Sunday, December 21.

Rock Read & Eat: A Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 17 at 2pm
Please join the reading fairy who will be hosting Rock, Read & Eat! in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Children ages 3-10 will participate in music and movement-Rock!  Next a story about Dr. King will be read aloud-Read!  And a snack related to the story will be prepared-Eat! (The media specialist from Wicoff School created Rock, Read & Eat!)
Online registration begins Saturday, January 3.

Art Stories on Thursday, January 22 at 4:30pm
Join artist and staff member Donna to read about color and learn how natural paints are made.  Grades 3-5.
Online registration begins on Thursday, January 8.

Sunday Book Group on January 25 at 1 pm
This month we will discuss The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier.  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, January 4.

             

Please visit our calendar to register.

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