kids1weetime1We in the Children’s Room at the Caldwell Public Library love books and we love kids,
but most of all we love kids with books. We look forward to sharing our love of books with you and your child.

We offer 4 different story time programs, each for a particular age group. Some are for the child and their caregiver while others are only for children.  All are designed to help get your child ready to read. as we teach the love of reading.

In an effort to make the library a warm and inviting place we do have some simple guidelines that will make story time more enjoyable for all.
- Please put away all puzzles and books  when story time begins.
- Please turn off or mute cell phones during story time.
- Please enjoy story time with your child, they enjoy story time so much more when you are actively involved.
- Please socialize with friends, young and older, before and after story time. – HAVE FUN, they really do grow up fast!


For Storytimes with registration required, Please either stop by to register, email Ms. Deborah at or
give us a call at 973-226-1636.

Special April Storytimes


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Wednesday April 30, 3:30-4:30pm

Caldwell Library hosts Salta for a special Spanish language storytime
celebrating Dia de Los Ninos. For all ages, with no registration necessary.



NOTE–The Spring Storytimes Session starts on Friday April 11. No Storytimes from March 31-April 10.

???????????????????????????????PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME   On Tuesdays at 10am and 1:15pm  (April 15, 22 and 290

Pre School Story Time is a weekly 45 minute program designed to help your child get ready to read.
Using stories, songs, games and crafts, this program will help your 3 1/2 to 5 year old
develop a love for books and reading. Caregivers may join us at the end. Registration required.


TODDLER TIME  On Thursdays at 10am (April 17 and 24)

New Day and Time Toddler Time is a weekly 30 minute program designed to
keep your 2 to 3 1/2 year old child happy and involved with picture books, fingerplays,
action rhymes and songs. Caregivers are asked to stay and join the fun.  Registration required.


WEE TIME  On Mondays and Fridays at 9:45am  (Mondays 4/15,4/22 and 4/29; Fridays 4/11 and 4/25)

Wee Time is designed for the 6 to 24 month olds and their caregivers.
The hour program is a combination of quiet listening and active play, with plenty of time
for both young and “old” to socialize. Our time together ends with playtime.
Wee Time is a drop in program with no registration required.