Kids

We're thinking "Spring" in Youth Services!  The current Story Time session will run through June 4. Look for Lego Mondays, Tuesday Art a la Cart, and Story Time Saturdays every week.  Click the Kids Programs/Activities tab to see our online calendar.

happy mother's dayWe’re Celebrating Mother’s Day at the Library   We’re planning two special programs to get ready for Mother’s Day.  We’ll be making cards at Tuesday’s Art a la Cart on May 3rd, and on Saturday, May 7, we’ll be concocting something that will simply and wonderfully “sweeten” Mom’s shower (hint: it smells lovely and softens skin).  We hope to see you at one or both of our special programs.

Art a la Cart, Tuesday, May 3 from 4:00-5:30 pm  and Mother’s Day Craft on Saturday, May 7, 2:30-4:00 pm (just drop in). For all ages. Free. No sign-up needed. 

reading rumpus 3Reading Rumpus: Storytelling and Action!    Have you tried our Reading Rumpus program yet?  We meet on Wednesday afternoons to listen to a story, explore the story with props, then participants take some storytelling props home to retell the story for family and friends.  This program is perfect for active children. We hope you’ll join us.

Wednesdays, April 27- June 1, from 2:15-2:45 pm.  For children ages 2 1/2-5 years. Free. No sign-up needed. 

party games for kids 2016Friday Fun: Party Games   Do remember playing Duck, Duck, Goose, or London Bridge is Falling Down?  How about Ring Around the Rosie?  We’ll try these games and more at our Friday Fun this week.  Get ready to sing and move with some old favorites.  Your kids will love it, and you will too.

Friday, May 6 from 10:30-11:00 am.  For children ages 2 1/2-5 years. Free. No sign-up needed. 

Paper-Plate-Spin-Art- 2016 Art a la Cart: Paper Plate Spin Art   Let’s try a new art technique using paint and a paper plate. Select your paint choices, then add some paint to a paper plate. Flip the plate over onto your paint canvas and twirl the plate to create a unique picture. Remember to dress for painting.

Art a la Cart, Tuesday, May 10 from 4:00-5:30 pm (just drop in). For all ages. Free. No sign-up needed. 

fairy bread 2016Friday Fun: Fairy Stories and Fairy Bread    We’re sure you will enjoy this visit to fairyland.  We’ll read a story about fairies, and then we’ll make our own version of fairy bread. We can’t wait to introduce you to a sweet treat from “down under”. 

Friday, May 13 from 10:30-11:00 am.  For children ages 2 1/2-5 years. Free. No sign-up needed. 

SCIENCESunday Science    John Lyga is back with a Sunday Science program this month.  If you’ve never attended before, you’ll find that experimenting is fun and exciting. Be sure to bring a grown-up with you, as your assistant. Kids will perform several experiments together, and have fun too.  We hope you’ll join us at Sunday Science!  Note: sign up is required for this program. Please click here to sign up.

Sunday, May 15 from 2:00-3:00 pm.  For children in Grade 2 & up, with an adult. Free. Sign-up is required for this program. 

 legosLEGO® Day every Monday  What will you build? Drop in for a few minutes or for the whole hour and a half. Build your own creation or collaborate with your friends. Every Monday from 4:00-5:30 pm. 

Mondays from 4:00-5:30 pm. Family. Free. No sign-up needed. 

community service Preteen Community Service  Would you like to earn community service credits while having fun at the library? Bring a friend and join us for Pre-Teen Community Service evenings.  Come for an hour, help us with projects, chat with your friends and make a difference. 

 Thursdays, May 12 and May 26 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Gr. 4-6. No sign-up needed. 

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.