Spring 2015 Events and Information[/sws_yellow_box]

storytimeThe Youth Services Department offers a variety of weekly programs as well as special events for children of all ages. Weekly story time programs start on April 6 and run through June 5. Click here for descriptions and schedule of special events.  OR Click here to see our calendar and register for Special Programs. 

DuplosFriday Fun Duplo Day: If you are feeling cooped up and need to shake your sillies out, come to Friday Fun and build away with Duplos.

Friday, March 27, 10:30-11:00 am. Ages 2 1/2 – 5 years with caregiver. [/sws_yellow_box]

???????????????????????????????Boing! Boing! Bunny Time! Listen to bunny tales, meet and pet a live bunny. What sound do bunnies make? What do they eat? How do they play? Learn the answers to these questions and more.

Monday, March 30  from 10:30-11:00 am. Ages 3 and older. Because there is a live animal, children who attend should be able to sit quietly.

eggsEgg Dying:  Bring home beautiful eggs for your basket. You bring the eggs and we supply the fun. Please bring 6 hard-boiled eggs in their shells. We will dye and decorate them together.

Tuesday, March 31  from 3:00-4:00 pm. Family program open to adults and children of all ages. Adults must stay with children ages 8 and younger.  

silly storiesSilly Stories: What better way to start your April Fool’s Day than with a good laugh? We’ll tickle your funny bone with stories that promise to make you laugh out loud.

Wednesday, April 1 from 11:00-11:30 am. Family program.

sciencetellerSciencetellers Presents: Dragons and Dreams:  Enjoy a spectacular adventure of  be swept away to a world where dragons are real and dreams come true — and where only the most daring people will survive to tell the tale! Exploding bottles? “Cool” dry ice? Flash paper, fog, and smoke-filled bubbles? This isn’t typical library fare, but on this day, Sciencetellers, a group which combines storytelling and interactive science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience, will be on hand to delight children and their families and teach the science of fire and ice through the tale of “Dragons & Dreams.”

Thursday, April 2 from 3:00-4:00 pm. Ages 6 and older.

preteenPreteen Party: School is out and it’s time for fun and games. Snacks will be served.

Thursdays, April 9   23 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Grades 4 through 6.

community servicePreteen Activities and Community Service: If you are in 4th, 5th or 6th grades, need community service, want to lend a hand, and like to have fun, the library is the place to be. Each session will include productive volunteer work along with social activities such as twister, Mad Libs and snacks. Bring your friends and earn service credit.

Thursdays, April 9 and April 23 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Grades 4 through 6.

legosMondays are LEGO® Build Days What will you build? Join Lego builders on Mondays @ 4:00 pm. Every Monday LEGOs will be available to build, construct and connect!

Family Program.

scratchartArt a la Cart: Exercise your creativity using different materials each week. Sculpt with pipe cleaners, draw with pastels, build with popsicle sticks. think out of the box and create something unique with whatever is on our Art Cart. Drop in and let your imagination go! Tuesday, April 7 is scratch and sketch. What will you create?

Drop in any time on Tuesdays between 4:00-5:30pm.

Polaris PowerPAC - Children's Edition Did you know that we have a children’s version of our online catalog? Click here to try out our child-friendly version.

The Bernardsville Public Library has Test Prep Databases to help you prepare for the NJ Ask, the PSAT, the SAT, the GRE, the Citizenship Exam and so much more! Click here to register or start taking practice exams.