Children’s Programs

April is National Poetry Month

Celebrate by going to the Metuchen Public Library and enjoying a walk around the sidewalk on Library Place to read six poems placed on the property.  Feel free to place holds and check out some poetry books or books in verse from the library.

Scan the QR code and enter to win a raffle for a prize, just for enjoying the poetry walk.  This is a month long event and open to everyone!

Fossils  and  Paleontology

Innoverge presents this live virtual program on Friday, April 23 at 3:45pm. Kids in grades 3-8 can join in and learn about how fossils come to be and the basics of paleontology (the study of plants and animals that lived millions of years ago). For more information and to register for this fun program, click on the image above.

Programming the Mind

The Brain Bunch is back on Thursday, May 20 at 3pm with this virtual interactive program on neural networks.  Students in grades 2-8 will learn how our brains can see things through code.  For more information and registration link, click on the image above.

Take and Make Craft-ivity Bags!

Make Fridays fun for your 3-6 year olds!  On select Fridays the library will have craft bags available to Metuchen patrons for pick up.  Click on the image above to learn more.

Earth Buddies

All 3-7 year olds are invited to join us on alternative Mondays for a nature themed story and activity. Click on the image above to learn more!


Ms. Glynis will be LIVE online via Zoom Tuesday mornings at 11 am! For information on how to join in, click on the image above!!

Raising Readers

Join Ms. Joanne every other Monday for Raising Readers (prerecorded), A program for emergent readers and their caregivers. Celebrate reading together and learn tips to support your child's reading success! Check the library's You Tube channel page for the latest edition.

Thursday's Snippet with Miss Glynis

Join Miss Glynis every Thursday morning (around 10:30 am) on the Library's Facebook page for her weekly snippet.  She will share with you parents something she has discovered that is fun/ educational/ entertaining/ amusing (or perhaps a little bit of everything!) that you can share with your kids.

Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time

Join Ms. Joanne for this LIVE online program on Wednesday mornings at 10:15! Click on the picture above for the weekly registration page!


Field Trip Friday

Don’t forget – Friday is Field Trip Friday (FTF).  Join our Children's Librarian Miss Glynis each Friday morning on the Library’s Facebook page as she takes us on a virtual trip to visit some awesome place.  It could be an aquarium, zoo, museum or somewhere completely out of this world!  She’ll provide the links; take a look and let her know what you think!

You can find the links for all our online programs by checking in at the Library’s Facebook page, or by going directly to our You Tube channel.