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Story and Music Programs

Registration required for most programs to help us manage space.

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Join us for a Halloween Themed event with Zoophoria NJ. 

Step into a world of awe with a captivating wildlife presentation highlighting some spooky creatures. This is followed by a lively pumpkin painting session inspired by the wildlife explored.

PROGRAM IS FULL BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAIT-LIST! kchurchill@caldwellpl.org

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!

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Ms. Emily's Sing-Along

Ages 0-5

Fridays at 11:45am

Fall 2023 Series runs 9/22-11/17 (no program on 11/10)

Sign-Up Here
 

Sing-along with Ms. Emily at the Caldwell Public Library this fall! Please register as space is limited.

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Wee Time Wiggles

Ages 6-24 months

Tuesdays at 10:30am, 9/26-11/14

Sign-Up Here

Our Wee Time Wiggles program continues this summer! This program includes stories songs/music, rhymes, lap-sit activities plus time to explore shaker eggs, bells, scarves, and more. Registration is required as space is limited.

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Libros En Dos Lenguajes (Books in Two Languages)

All Ages

Wednesday 10/4 at 4:00pm

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Join us for Bilingual Storytime. 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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Shimmy and Shake

Ages 3-5

Thursday 10/5 at 1:30pm

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Kids ages 3-5 will listen to stories, find the beat with some rhythm sticks,  and get their bodies moving during this interactive music and movement program for preschoolers!

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Toddler Time'

Ages 2-3

Mondays 10/2-11/13 (no program 10/9)

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This engaging story time program is intended for toddlers ages 2-3 with a parent/caregiver. Program includes stories, fingerplays, and rhymes as well as movement activities, hands on sensory exploration such rhythm sticks, puzzles, Magnatiles, & more!!

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PJ Storytime

All Ages

Wednesday 10/11 at 6:00pm

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

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Dog Tales

Best for Grades K-4

Wednesday 9/13 at 4pm and 9/27 at 3:30pm

Registration Required for Each Individual Program!

Children practice reading with a trained therapy dog at the Library! Click on the date you'd like to register and reserve a spot.

Register:  9/27,  10/11 10/25

Kid Clubs

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Reading Buddies!

Reading Buddies will be opening soon - we have a few volunteers almost ready to start!  Sign up to save your spot! https://tinyurl.com/cplrb22-23

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BRICKS AND BLOCKS CLUB

Best for Grades K-5

Monday 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4 and 12/18 at 3:30pm

Registration Required for Each Individual Program!

LET US KNOW YOU'RE COMING!

Kids age 5+ are invited to stop by the library to build and create with various bricks and blocks like LEGOs and MagnaTiles.
 

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TWEENS

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Tween Scene

Grades 4-7

September 27 at 6:00pm

Click HERE to Register

Join our first tween scene club of the new school year!  We'll be painting rocks to help decorate the small garden outside the Library!

Teens

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

TEENS

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TEEN ACTION COMMITTEE

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

CURRENT MAIN PROJECTS: 

  • REVIVING THE CLUB!

  • 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

THE BASICS

  • Open to Grades 8-12 

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

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MORE TRAINING DATES ADDED FOR TEENS LOOKING TO START FALL 2023!

9/26 at 4pm (in-person)

9/28 at 4pm (virtual)

EMAIL KCHURCHILL@CALDWELLPL.ORG FOR INFORMATION AND LINKS!

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