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Children's Programming

Youth Programming

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Children who complete the monthly challenge may hand their gameboard in for a small prize!


No Experience Needed!

Story Times

Registration required to help us manage space.

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Libros en Dos Lenguajes (Books in Two Languats)

All Ages

First Wednesday at 4:30pm

Click HERE to Let Us Know You're Coming

Caldwell High school students share stories in Spanish and English. Program is open to all ages. 
Estudiantes de la preparatoria Caldwell comparten historias en español e inglés. El programa está abierto a todas las edades.

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Ages 3-5

Tuesday APRIL 4TH at 1:30pm

Registration Required

Program combines story time with hands on exploration for little learners. Our theme on April 4th is rain. Some weeks will have specific themes most will just provide time for kids to learn through doing, exploring, and trying! Examples of activities may include:  Magna-Tiles, kinetic sand, blocks, practice with scissors, and more!

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Ms. Emily's Sing-Along

Ages 0-5

Wednesday April 5 and April 19 at 11:45am

Registration Required

Sing-along with Ms. Emily at this biweekly music program. Reserve your spot for March!


PJ Storytime

All Ages

Wednesday March 8 at 6:00pm

Let Us Know You're Coming!

Stop by the library before bed for some stories, songs, and snacks before bedtime. Kids can come in the pajamas and even bring a favorite stuffed animal or blanket!


Saturday Stories

All Ages

Saturday April 15



Join us for our first Saturday Storytime for, well, quite some time!! We'll be sharing books that featur favorite characters, stories, and authors each month!   Our first program will feature books written by Mo Willems!

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Earth Day Themed Storytime

All Ages

Friday April 21



Join Ms. Kris at the Library for an after school Earth Day themed Story Time Program!

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Grades K-5

Wednesday March 19 at 4:00pm

Click Here to Register (Required)

STEM buddies is a program that pairs kids and teens who love science together.  Elementary age kids (grades K-5) are invited to join our teen volunteers for an afternoon of science fun and experiments. 

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Dog Tales

Best for Ages 4-9

Tuesday 4/4 and 4/18


Registration Required for Each Individual Program!

Children practice reading with a trained therapy dog at the Library!  Register for the April 18th event HERE.  Registration for the 1st event on 4/4 is full.

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Magic the Gathering

Grades 5-9

April 27 at 5:45pm

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Join us at the Library to learn and play Magic the Gathering! No prior experience necessary. Supplies provided by MagiKids.


Percy Jackson + Fan Club

Grades 4-8

April 12 at 3:30pm

Click HERE to Register

Do you love Percy Jackson??? Then join us for the very first meeting of our brand new Percy Jackson club!  Open to grades 4-8.

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Tween Scene Club

Grades 4-7 (Ages 9-12)

April 26 at 6:00pm

Click HERE to Register

This month is a special tween scene event. Park Ave. Art Studio will be here with a tile painting project for tweens in grades 4-7.  Limited Spots!   


Parents can also sign up for the club's REMIND class to receive updates/ info here: Or download the REMIND app then text @cpltwsc to the number 81010.  


Readers Theater

Grades 1-3

Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm

April 24, May 1, May 8, May 22

Click HERE to Register

Kids in grades 1-3 are invited to join our new Readers Theater club.  Program will runs weekly on Mondays from 3:30pm-4:30pm April 24 - May 22 (there will NO Program on 5/15). Program ran by 2 high school volunteers who just finished performing in the high school's performance of Grease!  We'll make props, practice readig and speaking out loud, and even put on a mini performance for family!

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Read with Me Book Club

Grades K & 1st

1st  and 3rd Thursday of the Month at 4pm

Click HERE to  Let Us Know You're Coming

Our Read with Me Book Club is for kids in Kindergarten and 1st grade and their adults. We meet twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 4pm.  Books are distributed at the first meeting of the month and we do a shared read-aloud at the 2nd monthly meeting.Program is currently at capacity. Email to join the waiting list. 

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Reading Rabbits Book Club

Grades 2nd and 3rd

4th Thursday at 3:30pm

Click HERE to  Let Us Know You're Coming

Reading Rabbits is our book club for grades 2 and 3.  We're reading a TBD mystery themed book for our April meeting.  Members will also learn about similar series. Program is currently at capacity. Email to join the waiting list.



Follow The Caldwell Public Library Teen Action Committee on Instagram!  @cplnjteens



The teen action committee is a group of teens dedicated to taking an active role in ensuring the library as central to the community. TAC members receive volunteer hours for attending and actively participating in brainstorming meetings, as well as completing projects.  Learn more about TAC HERE


  • Managing a Teen Run Instagram Account for the Library

  • Planning various programs / activities for the Library

    • STEM Buddies​

    • Readers Theater Program

    • Bilingual Story Hour

  • Advising Youth Services Librarian on the YA collection / New YA space


  • Open to Grades 8-12 

  • Join our remind group for updates about meeting dates or email the youth services librarian at

  • Winter and Spring 2023 Meetings Happen the 1st Wednesday of the Month at 5:30pm

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

    • web browser:

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