September in the Children's Department

Little O'Froggy Goes to School Story & Song

Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 am
Ray Dreitlein from the Good Tyme String Band reads his book and sings a song
Video will be posted on the library's Facebook page  
The library also owns a copy of Little O'Froggy Goes to School which can be checked out; you can find it in BHPL's catalog here:

Paper Bag Stories & Crafts

Tuesdays, September 8, 22, 29 at 10:30 am for ages 3-5
Craft kits available at the Library for a week before each program
Videos will be posted on the library's Facebook page 

 Good Tyme String Band presents "Banjos under the Tree"

Tuesday, September 15 at 10:30 am (raindate September 22 at 10:30 am)
An outdoor, socially distanced sing-along for ages 0-5; bring your own folding chair


Sidewalk Art  

Thursday, September 24 at 3:30 pm
Join our teen volunteers outside the library for fun with chalk; for children of all ages

Happy Reading! For program updates, changes and additions, check our online event calendar at

July & August Children's Programs

Telescope Moon Gazing
Tuesday, August 25 at 8:00 pm

Join us outside at 110 Roosevelt Avenue on for socially distanced moon gazing with a telescope presented by John Miller of Pearl Observatory; for all ages.
Rain date will be Thursday, August 27, also at 8 pm.


BHPL's Summer Reading Club for all ages
June 19 - August 28* end date has been extended!
Don't forget to sign up online at and click on Register now. There are 4 different age categories: ages 0-5 years, 6-11 years, 12-17 years (Teens) and 18+ (Adults). You will create a username & password to login to keep track of your reading and complete missions to earn badges & prizes. There is also a READsquared app for your mobile devices. Questions? Email or


                                          Snack Time Story

Join BHPL staff & teen volunteers for "A fun-size story time treat" 
Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30 am
Ages 2 - 5
We provide the story ... you provide the snack!
Watch the videos on our Facebook page:
Evolution of Snakes
Snake Show
Premieres Wednesday, July 29 at 10:30 am
Video program presented by the NJ Snake Man. To watch the video, go to the Videos link on the library's Facebook page (Berkeley Heights Public Library on Facebook). The video will remain there for awhile, so you have plenty of time to watch and rewatch!

 "Safari Adventure Show Starring Jenny the Giraffe"
Video available from Tuesday, July 14 - Monday, July 20

Join MuscleManMike & Fit4Kids and become a Safari Adventurer in this  program filled with fun, laughter, music & magic.