Children’s Programs

SAVE THE DATE!

Summer Reading Club sign-up begins on Thursday, June 24!

SRC is open to children age two up to those entering grade five.   We have reading clubs for young adults and adults too!  It’s easy! You just record the number of books you read.  Report your numbers to win prizes!  More information on how to sign up to follow.

Reconnecting and Healing Through Art

I Know How to Keep My Hands Clean (Ages 10-15) Drawing

Wednesday, July 28 from 4-5pm
Taught By Little Fish Art Studio
This virtual art class is open to Metuchen library cardholders.
You’ll need markers, color pencils or crayons. Paper size 9"x 12" ~ 12"x18". Click the image above for the signup link.

 

Food Web: Virtual Program

Tuesday, July 28, 2021, 3pm

Innoverge is presenting an interactive program to learn about the food web. Click the image above for the signup link.

Reconnecting and Healing Through Art

A Flower for You (Ages 6-12*) Origami

Tuesday, August 3 from 4-5pm
Taught By Little Fish Art Studio
This virtual art class is open to Metuchen library cardholders. *Please note that the younger children may need an adult helper. For this project, you’ll need multi-colored origami paper, the 5 inch square size. Click the image above for the signup link.

 

One and Done Book Buddies

Tuesday, August 10 at 7pm
A zoom book review group for kids entering grades 1-3. This summer's selection is Narwhal's Otter Friend, a Narwhal and Jelly Book #4. Book pick up will begin on Monday, July 26th.

 

Reconnecting and Healing Through Art

Go, Go Away, Virus! (Ages 10-15) Digital Drawing

Tuesday, August 10 from 4-5pm
Taught By Little Fish Art Studio
This virtual art class is open to Metuchen library cardholders. You’ll need a personal computer (Desktop or Laptop/Notebook) with a mouse or touchpad. A computer drawing tablet would be ideal. Click the image above for the signup link.

 

Rizzo's Reptiles*

Friday, August 13 at 11am
Expect a thrilling combination of snakes, lizards, insects, turtles, frogs, and mammals. This will take place on the green, so please bring a blanket or beach chair to sit on. Registration is not required, but masks are. *Remember this program features live animals. 

 

27th Annual Garden State Teen Book Awards

Click on the image above to read all about this years' nominees and then vote for your favorites!

Mostly Mother Goose (MMG)

Join us for a short trip into the land of Mother Goose. Enjoy rhymes, songs, and stories with friends! Live Tuesdays @ 11:00 7/13, 7/27, and 8/10 in our meeting room. Six child limit. Sign in required.

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 Saturdays for a nature themed story and activity. Click on the image above to learn more!

Raising Readers

A program for emergent readers and their caregivers. Celebrate reading together and learn tips to support your child's reading success! Raising Readers with Ms. Joanne will return in September! Meanwhile, you can view previous episodes on the library's You Tube channel.

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!

 

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.

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.