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This event is in the "Babies-Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensei Story Time with the Satori Academy

11:00am - 11:45am
Kennedy Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Join Sensei Lawrence from the Satori Academy of Piscataway for very special Sensei Story Time!

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Accompanying Adults

This event is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this event. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Neon Line Art

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kennedy Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Channel your inner Picasso and create your own dazzling work of art using canvas and neon tubing! This workshop is an in-person program for teens ages 12 through 18. Registration is required. Please sign up below.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Adopt-a-Reading Buddy Craft

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kennedy Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Grades K-5

Come pick out and color your own stuffed animal reading buddy!  Choose your new friends name and decorate a carrier to bring them home in.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time with Mr. F

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kennedy Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Children's Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9

Story Time with Mr. F

Ages 3-10 years

Enjoy read-alouds of popular picture books while exploring engaging themes with Mr. F.!

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Accompanying Adults

This event is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this event. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drawing What You See

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Westergard Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Learn how to draw in this four-part art class series! In this third session, students will pick a simple object as their subject, and lightly sketch out its gesture and basic forms.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Defense Against the Dark Arts Fair

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Kennedy Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Discussion, Health & Wellness, Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Grades 1-5

This event is in the "Babies-Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Art for Little Hands

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Westergard Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Ages 2-5 years

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This event is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this event. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pride Hour: LGBTQ+ Book Swap and Discussion

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Westergard Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join us in celebrating Pride Month with an LGBTQ+ book swap and discussion!

This event is in the "Babies-Preschoolers" group.

Tot Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Westergard Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschoolers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Ages 2-3 years

Join Ms.Sne for songs, a story, and special crafts.

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Accompanying Adults

This event is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this event. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lunch with the Librarian

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Westergard Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Game, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Ages 4 and Up

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Club

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Kennedy Library
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Game
Event Details:

Grades 1 to 5

Join us for a creative building experience. We'll supply the Legos and you supply the imagination. No registration required.

This event is in the "Babies-Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Books & Bops

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kennedy Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Ages 2 to 5 yrs

Let's get loud! Join us for a noisy storytime filled with dancing, music, and more.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Thursday Crafternoon

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Kennedy Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

For children entering grades 1 to 6

Join us for a special craft every Thursday this summer! Registration required.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen D&D Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Kennedy Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Game
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Join us for the fourth session of the Teen D&D club! New players and experienced players are all welcome to join. Don't worry if you missed the other sessions you can still play!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Poetry Workshop with Joseph Reuben Fuller

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Westergard Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Please join us at this poetry workshop! Spoken word artist Joseph Reuben Fuller will perform several pieces. After the performance, participants will have the chance to write and perform their poems, choosing from a list of topics. 

This event is in the "Babies-Preschoolers" group.

Rhyme Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Kennedy Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Ages 6-24 months

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Accompanying Adults

This event is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this event. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Rainbow Candle Holders

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Westergard Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Teen Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Join us in the Westergard Teen Center to make your own custom candle holder with a stained glass look! 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Beaded Suncatchers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Westergard Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Suncatchers are decorative accents made to catch the sun's light and reflect it into a room for a whimsical and iridescent effect. In this workshop, attendees will follow along to create their own suncatchers using simple tools and crystal beads.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Constellation Embroidery

11:00am - 1:00pm
Kennedy Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM/Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Explore the stars and learn the basics of hand embroidering by creating your own constellation embroidery! This workshop is an in-person program for teens ages 12 through 18. Registration is required. Please sign up below.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:

This summer, we're happy to bring you "Summer Movie Mondays" at the Kennedy Branch. Tonight, we'll be watching "Hotel Transylvania 3 - Summer Vacation." Bring the whole family for a night of relaxing fun! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This event is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this event. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

 

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this event has not come into contact with allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drawing What You See

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Westergard Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Learn how to draw in this four-part art class series! In this last session, students will either choose A) a plant or figurine or B) 2-3 simple objects as their subject.

This event is in the "Babies-Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Books & Bops

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Kennedy Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies-Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Ages 2 to 5 yrs

Let's get loud! Join us for a noisy storytime filled with dancing, music, and more.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Write Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kennedy Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Kennedy Library
Room: Kennedy Cafe
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join The Write Group and connect with other writers in the Piscataway area.  Share your work, get advice, and hone your craft.  All genres and non-fiction welcome.  No experience necessary.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ASL for Beginners 2

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Westergard Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Westergard Library
Room: Westergard Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

American Sign Language for Beginners 2

This six-week course continues and expands upon the basic lessons from American Sign Language for Beginners 1. Priority will be given to those who have completed ASL for Beginners 1.  

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Accessibility

We make every effort to ensure our events can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the Library.