Kids

 

DON’T FORGET TO SIGN UP FOR SUMMER READING!

Get a jump on the Summer Reading Program and prevent summer slide. Sign ups start Monday, June 18th and continue through the summer. Weekly programs and special events start the week of June 25th.


Ice Cream Social

Monday August 20, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
The Friends of the Bernardsville Public Library present We all scream for ice cream! If you took part in the Summer Reading Club, celebrate your reading accomplishments with ice cream and sprinkles. Family Program. Advanced Sign up required.

Beginner Chess

Learn the game of chess with instructor Marty Sobin.
This class is best for those who have no previous
instruction. Caregivers must stay in the Library, but will
not attend the program. Registration is required. Grades 1 and up.

Thursdays, August 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 5:30-7:00 pm.

Please Click Here to register.


Art Rocks!

Exercise your creativity using different materials each week. Think out of the box and let your imagination go! Wednesdays, August 1-22 drop in between 4:00 and 5:30 pm. For Ages 3 and up. Free. No Sign up needed.


NEW Yoga Story Time

Healthy story time featuring yoga poses, stories and songs.

Monday  August 13th at 10:30-11:00 am. For ages 5 and under. Free. No sign up needed.

 


Story Time Express: NOTE: New Day of the week 

Preschoolers will listen to stories, share flannel board games, play music, do finger plays and make a craft in this simplified story time aimed at our younger listeners.

Mondays, June 25-August 23  from 10:30-11:00 am. (NOTE: August 13th will be Yoga Story Time). For ages 2-4 years. Free. No sign up needed.


Reading Rumpus  

This award-winning, interactive story time is perfect for active children. Through a variety of hands-on activities, children will bring  a story to life.

Tuesdays, June 26-August 21, from 10:30-11:00 am. For ages 3 1/2-5 years. Free. No sign up needed.


Baby Book Time and Baby Play Time 

Babies and caregivers will learn new finger plays, songs and rhymes at Baby Book Time. Baby Play Time, at 10:00 am, is open play and socializing for babies and their caregivers. You may park in the Borough and Staff designated parking areas, along the side of the building, until 11:00 am on Wednesdays. (Please note: the main library entrance will be closed at 9:30. You may enter the building from the glass door along the driveway.)

Baby Book Time class June 27-August 22, from 9:30-10:00 am, followed by Baby Play at 10:00 am. For ages birth-17 months, with caregiver. Free. No sign up needed.


Nursery Time: NOTE: New time and date, plus additional play time! 

Toddlers and caregivers will participate together, listening to simple stories, and sharing finger plays, flannel board games and music. Nursery Play Time is new! Enjoy 30 minutes of free play with age appropriate toys and puzzles and time for conversation with other parents and caregivers.

Thursdays, June 28-August 23 from 9:30-10:00 am.  (Please note: the main library entrance will be closed at 9:30. You may enter the building from the glass door along the driveway.) For ages 17 months-2 1/2 years, with caregiver. Free. No sign up needed.


Story Time 

This story time introduces children to theme-based stories, flannel board games, finger plays, music and crafts.

Thursdays, June 28-August 23 from 10:30-11:15 am. For ages 3-5 years. Free. No sign up needed.

Every Saturday, from 10:30-11:15 am. For ages 2 1/2-5 years. Free. No sign up needed.


 

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