September Storytimes



Thursday, September 24                        
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Get ready...Whales, sea turtles and a 30 ft. shark are coming to the library with a message about things kids and families can do to help protect the Ocean.  Celebrate sea life with Marine animal costumes, exhibit items from the Morris Museum, a simulated whale watch and a live guitar music singalong.  This program is sponsored by the Berkeley Heights Clean Communities Organization and presented by Diana and Mike Dove of Dove Environmental Education.   


Story Time for ages 3 and up       
Tuesdays , September 8 -  November 17 
10:30 - 11:00 am   
Stories, Songs, Finger Plays and Crafts


Stories for 2 Year Olds   
Wednesdays,  September 9 - November 18
10:30 – 11:00 am
Themed sessions with stories and activities for reading readiness   
         
                                                                                                      
Mother Goose Time for 6-24 Month Olds               
Thursdays, August 27 - November 19 
 9:30- 10:00 am
Language readiness through nursery rhymes, lap games and songs


Summer Programs for Kids at the Berkeley Heights Public Library


June 19, Friday SUMMER READING PROGRAM signups begin.
Reading Certificates will be awarded beginning Friday, August 14

July 10, Friday, 3-4 pm, The Little Red Hen Play-Shop by Youth Stages, ages 3-9

July 13, Monday, 6:30 -7:15 pm, Origami with Mary Kao, all ages

July 14, Tuesday 10:30 – 11 am, Dinosaur Parade: Puppets, songs, audience participation, ages 2-5

July 24, 2–3 pm Friday, Irish Step Dancing, performance and lesson, ages 3 – 12  

July 27, 3:30 pm, Meet Princess Belle, Enchanted Tales, ages 3-7

Aug 3, Monday, 6:30 -7:15 pm, Miss Lynn Sings, musical storytelling, ages 3-7

Aug 10, Monday, 6:30 -7:15 pm, Mad Science Workshop – ‘Behind Super Powers,’ ages 5 and up

August 14, Friday 3 – 4 pm, Live animal program, ‘Nature’s Heroes’ by Eyes of the Wild, ages 3 - 9

Repeating Programs:

Fridays, June 19, 26; July 17, 31; Aug 7, 3-4pm. Board and Floor Games for ages 2- 12

Tuesdays, June 23 - August 11, 10:30 – 11am. Storytime For ages 2-5  

Tuesdays, June 23 -  August 11 , 4-5 pm. CHESS   Open play for kids & teens. 

Wednesdays, June 24, July 8, 22, Aug 5, 3-4:30 pm. LEGO Time  ages 5-11

Thursdays,  June 25-August 13,  9:30 – 10am.Mother Goose Storytime   For ages 0 – 24 mos.

Wednesdays, July1, 15, 29; August 12, 3-4:30 pm. WII Gaming  ages 5-12

Local Heroes
July 21 Tuesday 3 - 4 pm Rescue Squad with ambulance
July 22, Monday - Fire Department with crew, 3 – 4 pm.
July 23 Thursday - Police Department, 3 – 4 pm.  

FEATURE FILMS G-Rated
Thursdays 3 - 4:30 pm. 
July 2    Everyone’s Hero
July 16  Monster University
July 30  Beauty and the Beast
Aug 13  Pinocchio

Teen Volunteers - Middle and High School students are needed to assist with summer programs for 2-4 hours per week.  The program will run from June 19 through August 14. Sign up at the Children’s Department desk.

June Children's Programs at the Library



June 19 – August 14 SUMMER READING PROGRAM: “Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme this summer. The  Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through young adult.  Club members will earn rewards and a certificate by reading 15 minutes per day.  Certificates will be awarded beginning August 14.  

June 22 'Farmyard Follies' with Jean Rosalino of Youth Stages
Monday 6:30 -7:15 pm

June 23 - August 11  Storytime
Tuesdays 10:30 – 11am  for ages 2-5 

June 23- August 11 Chess
Tuesdays   4-5 pm   Open play for kids & teens
 
June 25-August 13 Mother Goose Storytime 
Thursdays   9:30 – 10am   for ages 0 – 24 mos.

June 25  'Superhero Magic' with Mark Zacharia  Thursday,   3:30 – 4:30 pm      for all ages 
                                                      
June 29   'Touch the Music'
Monday, 3:30- 4:15  Hear the story of Mozart with music, then try out the instruments 
for ages 3-10

June 24, July 8, 22, Aug 5 LEGO Time
Wednesdays, 2-4 pm, ages 5-11

Teen Volunteers
Middle and High School students are needed to assist with summer programs for 2-4 hours per week.  The program will run from June 19 through August 14. Sign up at the Children’s Department desk.
Check our website for program additions and updates    www.bhplnj.org                           


May Children's Programs at the Library

Berkeley Heights Public Library Children's Room
Mother's Day Card Craft
Saturday, May 9, drop in all day 9:30 am -4:30 pm


Story Time for ages 3 and up
Tuesdays through May 26
10:30 – 11am
Reading readiness with stories and activities


Stories for 2 Year Olds
Wednesdays through May 27
10:30-11am
Stories, Songs, Finger Plays and Crafts


Mother Goose Story Time for 6-24 Month Olds       
Thursdays through May 29
9:30 – 10:00am
Language readiness through nursery rhymes,
lap games and songs