February Storytimes and Programs

Chinese New Year Celebration - Year of the Rooster

Saturday, February 4,  10- 11am
Cooking Demonstration, Entertainment, Chinese Chess, Origami, Chinese Paper Cutting, Calligraphy
A Family Program Sponsored by the Berkeley Heights Cultural Events Committee and the Chinese Committee                             


Hearts and Crafts

Monday February 6,   6:30 – 7 pm  for  Story and Craft
Feb 7-14,   9 am-1 pm  &  2 pm – 7 pm   for Drop-in Craft      
Make a  Dazzling Valentine  - ages 3 and up 

Piggie Pie! 

Saturday, February 11, 10-11 am                   
A story/play performed by the GLHS Big Help for Education Club based on Margie Palatini’s popular  book. With audience participation – for children of all ages

Good Tymes String Band

Tuesday, February 14, 10:30 - 11:00 am For families with children                                          


Touch the Music

Saturday, February 18,2-3 pm    
Hear the musical story of Tubby the Tuba then learn about the instruments and play them:  Violin, flute, xylophone, French horn, tuba and more.  Led by Claudia Lemmerz for families with children ages 3-12. Sponsored by the BHPL Foundation and the Moms Club

President’s Day Story and Craft             

Tuesday, February 20,   6:30 – 7pm                           
ages 3 and up

Lego Play

Tuesday, February 20, 2 - 3:30 pm, ages 4 and up    


Dr. Seuss Birthday

Monday, February 27,   6:30 – 7PM         
An early celebration of Dr. Seuss’ March 2nd birthday
with a story and craft for ages 3 and up





Ages 3 and up -Tuesdays 10:30 – 11 am through March 28
Age 2 -Wednesdays 10:30 – 11 am through March   29
Age 6 – 24 months -   Thursdays 9:30 – 10 am through March 30


Winter Storytimes and Children's Programs


Chinese New Year Celebration! 

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster - Saturday, Feb 4, 10-11am

Calligraphy, Paper-cutting,
Cooking demo, Chinese chess,
Arts performance
for all ages
by Cultural Arts  Committee

Family Fun Night

Gingerbread Stories and Craft
Monday, January 9, 6:30 - 7 pm, ages 3 - 6

Story Time for ages 3 and up

Tuesdays, December 6 and January 10 through February 28, 10:30 – 11 am.

Story Time for ages 2 and up

Wednesdays, January 11 through March 1, 10:30 - 11:00 am

Mother Goose Time for ages 6 – 24 months old

Thursday, December 8 and January 12 through March 2, 9:30 – 10:00 am.

Good Tyme String Band  

Tuesday, January 10, 10:30 am

"Race Against Time"
Saturday, December 17, 2 - 3 pm
Sciencetellers  presents

Join us on a fast-paced adventure about two kids who find themselves racing against the clock! Before time runs outs, throw on your labcoat and buckle in — you are about to experience the science of power and energy through several explosive, hands-on experiments that will have you laughing, learning and having fun! We will make things float, bounce, soar and transform right before your eyes, all while exploring the concepts of surface tension, air pressure, chemical reactions, the law of inertia, scientific variables and more! Grades: K–5

Turtle Back Zoo, Monday, December 19, 6:30 - 7:15 pm

The zoo comes to you, a live animal program with a turtle, snake, lizard, hissing cockroach, giant milllipede, rooster and a mystery mammal! For all ages.

Winter Stories with Susan Poage

Tuesday, Dec 27, 10:30 – 11am


Sports related science activities for ages 5 and up
Thursday, Dec 29, 2-3pm 

New Year’s Celebration

Friday, Dec 30, 10:30 – 11am
Children will welcome the New Year with the traditional countdown, bell-ringing, noisemaker craft, music, dancing and a story. Preschool – grade 1

Tech Play

Tuesday,  December 27,  3- 4pm
 For ages 4 – 12
Try out our new Tech Toys

BHPL in Winter