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.

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 Come hear some delightful stories and let your imagination run wild!  All ages. 

Babies Read with Miss Tara on Friday April 4 at 11 Join Miss Tara for books, songs and games to share, and an introduction to American Sign Language! For babies 0-18 months with caregiver. 

Saturday Stories on Saturdays, 5, 19 & 26  at 11 Start your weekend off right with wonderful stories for kids of all ages.

Math is Yummy with Miss Liv on Saturday April 12 at 11 Stories, puzzles, games and yummy treats.  Grades K-2.

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

 

Afternoon & Evening Programs

No Registration Required

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

Estimania on Monday, April 14 from 1-3 (and Sudoku for Beginners from 3-3:30) Celebrate National Library Week!! Come on up to the 3rd floor and join us for estimation games galore! Please see Mathemania flyer for more details and full schedule. 

Bedtime Stories with Miss Meaghan on Thursday, April 24 at 7 Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffed friend, and join Miss Meaghan for some cozy stories!  All ages.

     

Afternoon & Evening Programs

Registration Required

Explore…Biographies on Thursdays April 3 & 10 from 4-5:30pm Join Miss Colleen for another program exploring the Library's databases, catalog, and other resources. This month we will discover the Biography section.  We will celebrate Jane Goodall's birthday on April 3 by researching some monkey facts, followed by a documentary about Jane Goodall entitled "Chimpanzee".  Grades 2-5 are welcome! Online registration began on Wednesday, March 26. 

Stories Alive Art Workshops on Tuesday April 15 (You may register for one or both workshops)
These workshops are part of the Ezra Jack Keats Project, please see flyer for additional details. For adults and kids in K & up.

Collage Workshop from 3:30-4:30pm Experiment with collage techniques to create an image of your favorite snowy day memory based on Keats’ illustrations in The Snowy Day.  Online registration begins on Tuesday, April 1. 

Diorama Workshop from 4:30-5:30pm Create a diorama (a 3-D image inside of a box) depicting your hometown based on the character of Louie in Keat’s The Trip. Please bring your own shoe-sized box. Online registration begins on Tuesday, April 1. 

The 2nd Annual Lorax Greenhouse Project on Monday, April 21 at 4:30pm Join Miss Meaghan and speak for the trees! Enjoy a reading of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, take the Lorax Project pledge to protect our environment, and plant the seeds for our brand new indoor greenhouse. All ages, children ages 6 and under must have an adult present (families encouraged to participate together!) Online registration begins on Monday, April 7. 

Kitten for A Day Performance Workshop on Tuesdays, April 22 & 29 at 4:30pm Play the role of a puppy or kitten and bring Keats’ story Kitten for a Day to life! After reading the story and writing our own script during the first session, we will meet the following week to dress up and film our performance for the Stories Alive! event night in June. For Grades K-2.  Online registration begins on Tuesday, April 1.   

Book & Film Club: The Borrowers  on Mondays, March 31, April 7, 21, 28 and May 5 from 6-7:30pm We will be reading The Borrowers by Mary Norton and watching the film at our final meeting.  Grades 3-5.  Online registration began on Monday, March 17 and is filled.

LEGO NXT Robotics on Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 6:30-8pm Join lead mentor Brett BuSha along with our team of teen mentors, and learn how to build and program a robot.  This 4-week class is for beginners only. Grades 3-6. Online registration began on Thursday, March 20 and is filled.

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