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Fri-Sun: 10am-5pm

 

Welcome to the Children's Page

Discovery Summer 2015

August

 


Children's Programs Storytimes

Registration for each program begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Not all programs require registration.

 Grade level refers to the grade your child will be entering in September 2015.


Monday, August 3, 1pm; Origami: Fish
Learn to make a folded fish and decorate its ocean waters.
Grades K-2. No registration necessary, but class size is limited.
Doors close promptly at 1pm.

 

Monday, August 3, 2:30pm; Origami: Math in Paper Folding
Create complex objects while learning math terms and concepts (mid-line, interception, perpendicular, reflections, definitions of shapes, simple fractions, etc).
Grades 3 and up.
No registration necessary, but class size is limited.
Doors close promptly at 2:30pm.

 

Monday, August 3, 6pm; Book & Film Club
Join Miss Colleen in reading aloud one of R.L. Stine’s spooky titles! Once we finish the book we will watch the matching film.
Grades 4-5.
Online registration is required.
Must be able to attend all sessions: 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24. Registration began on July 28th.

 

Thursday, August 6, 7pm; Dave’s Dynamic Physics Demos
Join us as David Maiullo, Physics Support Specialist @ Rutgers University, performs amazing, over-the-top demonstrations.
Seating is limited.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to 7pm.  No one will be admitted late or after the room is filled to capacity.
For children 8 and older, but children between the ages of 8 and 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Friday, August 7, 1-3pm; Light Lab
Drop in to the Science Center for this informative and fun mini- lab that focuses on the science of color and light. Make observations and enjoy a few hands-on experiments.
All ages, but children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
No registration necessary.

 

Thursday, August 13, 1pm; StarLab Come for an afternoon under the stars in Plainsboro Library’s very own planetarium! Astronomy expert Chita Surowiecky will be sharing all of her knowledge on the constellations, and more.
Grades 4 & up. Online registration is required.
Registration begins August 5th.

 

Friday, August 14, 11am; StarLab
Children going into grades 2&3 are welcome to join us in the Library’s planetarium. For 20 minutes you will hear some stories behind the stars!
Online registration is required.
Registration begins on August 7th.

 

Friday, August 14, 1pm; StarLab
Children going into grades 4&5 are welcome to join Miss Colleen for stories under the stars! We will be discussing constellations and mythology and reading campfire stories.
Online registration is required.
Registration begins on August 8th.

 

Monday, August 24, 2pm; Pringle Reveal
We will be opening all of your pringle packages to see which chips survived the trip! Come and open yours, or come to just watch. The 1st place winner will receive a TROPHY!
No registration is necessary.
All ages are welcome, but children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Wednesday, August 26, 1-3pm; Fiber Arts Fair
Drop into the Science Center for this fun mini science fair that demonstrates wool carding, felt making, eco-dyeing, weaving, and more!
All ages, but children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
No registration necessary.

 

Friday, August 28, 1:30pm - 6:30pm; The Franklin Institute Comes to Plainsboro: Electricity Tabletop Exploration
Expect electrifying excitement as traveling scientists guide you through experiments and demonstrations. Drop in anytime for this ongoing program.
All ages, but children age 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    

Please visit our calendar to register.Please visit our calendar to register.

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Storytimes

Moving Stories with Miss Debra on Mondays,
August 3, 10, 17, and 24, at 11am

Join dancer and movement specialist Debra Orenstein for a magical hour of stories, music, and movement!
All ages.

 Science Storytime with Miss Christina on Friday, August 21 at 11am
Join Miss Christina for stories and science with color as the theme!
All ages.


The library summer program is funded by the Plainsboro Public Library Foundation.
Please support the summer program by participating in or donating to the Foundation's fundraiser--
The Fourth Annual Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament.

Visit this website for more information:
http://Tinyurl.com/mayorscup2015


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