Children's Programming

Parents / Caregivers - how can we best help you and your family as the new school year starts? Take Our Fall 2020 Youth Services Survey and let us know.

Homework Helpers Club Coming Soon!

Click Here to learn more about our reading buddies program, including how to sign your child up and how to become a teen reading buddy volunteer.

Not sure what to check out for your child to read next?  Click Here to have our

Youth Services Librarian compile a selection

of books for your child or teen to try.

Virtual Programming

Puppet Playground with Dusty and Dott

Tuesday September 15 and September 29 at 10:30am

Ages 3-6

Zoom Program - Registration Required

Dott and her lovable dog Dusty, can’t wait to read some of their favorite books with you! From silly characters to arts and crafts, Dusty & Dott make stories come to life!  This program is best for ages 3-6. Book now and get to know everybody’s favorite reading buddies!

Click Here to view a greeting from Dott and Dusty!

Please register each child individually. There is limited space in this program. Priority registration goes to Caldwell Public Library members.  All others, should still email kchurchill@caldwellpl.org to find out about space or to be placed on a waiting list.  If you register and are no longer able to attend,  please email Kristen to let her know so she can reopen your slot: kchurchill@caldwellpl.org 

Check out more Dusty and Dott on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/c/DustyDott/videos

 

Smarty Pants with Dusty and Dott

Tuesday September 22 and October 6 at 4:00pm

Ages 7+

Zoom Program - Registration Required

Dusty & Dott are best friends! Dott teaches Dusty how to do all kinds of tricks. She even tests his KNOWLEDGE! That’s one smart dog! Are you a "Smarty Pants” like Dusty? Play along with VBC’s favorite four-legged friends on this interactive and educational game show!

Click Here to view a greeting from Dott and Dusty!

Please register each child individually. There is limited space in this program. Priority registration goes to Caldwell Public Library members.  All others, should still email kchurchill@caldwellpl.org to find out about space or to be placed on a waiting list.  If you register and are no longer able to attend,  please email Kristen to let her know so she can reopen your slot: kchurchill@caldwellpl.org 

Check out more Dusty and Dott on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/c/DustyDott/videos

Outside Programs

Stories, Songs, and Sign-Ups:  An Outdoor Event on the Green 

Saturday, September 26th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Grades K-2

Outside on the Green

Caldwell kids in grades K-2 are invited, along with their families, to enjoy a morning of stories and songs, and to also sign up for their first library card. All kids (age 5+) who sign up for their first library card at the event will get a fun welcome pack while supplies last. 

  • Library Card Sign-Ups: 10:30am-12:30pm

  • Stories with Ms. Kris at 10:30am

  • Songs with Ms. Emily at 11:00am

  • Crafts to Go: While supplies last


Click Here to Register

My Adult and Me Yoga:  Presented by Indigo Yoga

Thursdays October 2 - October 22nd (weather permitting)

Ages 0-3 with one caregiver/parent

Outside on the Green

Join us for a 4-week My Adult and Me Yoga series presented by Indigo Yoga for babies and toddlers up to age 3 with one parent/caregiver.  Bring your own mat and wear comfortable clothes.  Program is limited to 10 adult/child pairs and registration is required.  Registering  once signs you up for the series. (Please let us know if you can no longer attend so that we can open registration up to someone else.) If registration is full, email kchurchill@caldwellpl.org to be added to a waiting list.

Please note, mats must be placed 6 feet apart and all social distance guidelines adhered to at the event.

Click Here to Register

Take Home Kits

Stay Tuned for more....

Teen Programming

 

Virtual Teen Action Committee (TAC) Meetings: Volunteer Opportunity

Biweekly on Fridays at 3:30pm starting 10/2

Ages 13-17 

Zoom Program

Join our bi-weekly TAC meeting. Reading Program. We'll chat, play games, and brainstorm ideas. Meeting online via Zoom.  Open to teens age 13-17.  Join our remind group for updates or email the youth services librarian for zoom meeting info at kchurchill@caldwellpl.org

  • mobile app:   rmd.at/taccpl (you will prompted to download the remind app if you don't have it already installed)

  • web browser:  remind.com/join/taccpl

 

Reading Buddies and Homework Helpers Club Meeting: Volunteer Opportunity

Thursday September 24th at 3:30pm

Ages 13-17

Zoom Program

Virtual Reading Buddies is restarting this Fall on Tuesday September 29th. We'll also be launching a new virtual Homework Helpers club as well. If you are interested in volunteering for either, please try your best to attend as we will be discussing changes to the way RB runs, as well as going over any questions you may have about the Homework Helpers club. Teens interested in being a virtual Reading Buddy / Homework Helper who were not a virtual reading buddy and/or did not attend a previous virtual Reading Buddies meeting are required to attend this meeting before they can begin. 


Fill out the Virtual Reading Buddies Volunteer Form Here.

Fill out the Virtual Homework Helpers Club Volunteer Form Here

Email kchurchill@caldwellpl.org for Zoom info.

Caldwell Public Library

268 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006-5198

 973-226-2837
 librarian@caldwellpl.org

The Library is open to the public for limited times.

Please click here to see our curbside and public hours.

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