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Story Time

Miss Theresa and Miss Lauren welcome you to Story Time where children laugh, learn, share and discover library materials! Each 30-minute session is designed to build early literacy skills in babies and kids through age 5.

In-person registration for Spring 2016 takes place in the Children’s Room on Tuesday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. Phone registration begins Thursday, March 24. Registration is limited to one session per week, per child. Parents and guardians must stay with their children. Children must be the appropriate age on the date of registration.

Story Time begins Tuesday, March 29 and ends Friday, May 13. The dates that each story time will be held are listed for each age group. All Story Time information is available in our children's newsletter, The Kid's Corner News. Have questions? Contact Miss Theresa at the Children’s Services desk, 973-728-2823 or by email, See you at Story Time!

Lap Tots

Friday 10:15 or 11:15 a.m.
Ages: Babies—2 ½

Miss Lauren leads the way with songs, stories, puppets and free play during an energetic storytime designed especially for the little ones! This program is perfect for babies, pre-walkers and those toddlers who are not yet ready for Toddler Time. Lap Tots will meet on the following Fridays: April 1, 8, 22, and 29; May 6 and 13. Story Time will NOT be held Friday, April 15.


Tuesday 10:15 & 11:15 a.m.
Ages: 2 & 3

Finger plays, songs and simple stories are the stars of this light-hearted storytime! Miss Lauren welcomes children who are ready for more structure than our Lap Tots program. A coloring activity is included. Toddler Time will meet on the following Tuesdays: March 29; April 5, 19 and 26; May 3 and 10. Story Time will NOT be held on Tuesday, April 12.   

Pre-School Stories

Tuesday 1:30 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - 5

Miss Theresa introduces longer stories to the pre-school child who is becoming more independent but still enjoys finge plays, songs and poems. A craft activity is included. Pre-School Stories will meet on the following Tuesdays: March 29; April 5, 19 and 26; May 3 and 10. Story Time will NOT be held on Tuesday, April 12.