Summer has arrived at the Rahway Public Library Children's Department! To view a full list of this summer's programs and activities, click here!
Four Seasons of Rahway
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Unmask Teen Summer Reading Program!
Read for fun this summer! Write down whatever you read-books, magazines, summer reading assignment books, comics, graphic novels, e-books, anything! Hand in your completed reading challenge to the Reference Desk. All challenges will be placed in a raffle at the end of July. Win a prize!!
Date:7/1/2015 Time:All Summer!
Every Child Ready to Read
Toddler Time: Wednesday, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 5 at 10:30am Wednesday morning toddler time is continuing into the summer! Join us every week for singing, reading, and fun! These programs are funded in part by an early childhood reading grant from Target®.
Date:7/1/2015 Time:10:30am and 6:00pm
Watch superhero movies! Mondays in July at 2:00pm. 7/6, 7/13, 7/20 & 7/27.
Match up titles to win books and other prizes! This program is open to adults (age 18+). Everyone wins! One bingo board per person, per game. Wednesday, July 8 at 1:00pm.
Readers Circle Book Club
Join us for the discussion of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. Wednesday, July 8 at 2:00pm.
Teen Circle Open House
Join us in the teen circle for board games, cards, and computers! Come in. Relax. Wednesdays 7/8, 7/15, 7/22 & 7/29 from 11:00-12:00noon.
Friends' Group Meeting
The Friends of the Rahway Public Library will meet at the library at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting will be held on: Thursday, July 9 at 7pm.
Date:7/9/2015 Time:7:oo pm
Make something in the Teen Circle! Thursdays 7/9, 7/16, 7/23 & 7/30 at 2:00pm.
Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 6:30pm - Read about the heroes who wear capes as well as those who help us every day like doctors, fire fighters, and our parents & grandparents, too!
On Fridays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 14, 21, 28 at 2pm, come to the library to see some movies on our own version of the big screen! Call library for movie titles.
Build your own creation out of Legos! It will be on display in the library until the next week when you come back and build some more! Ages 5 and up. Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 & August 3 at 6:30pm.
Summer Assignment Help
Do you need help finding a books for summer reading or getting started on your assignment? Children's Librarian Liz will be here to assist you! Tuesdays from 10am-12pm all summer long.
Scratch for Kids
Create computer animations using a different language: a computer language! Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the Children's department to register. Wednesday, July 22 at 3:00pm.
Paper Bridges: Using ordinary paper and our imaginations we will create super strong bridges! Thursday, July 23 from 1:30-2:30pm. Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the children’s department to register.
Coding for Kids
Learn the exciting basics of computer code! Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the Children's department to register. Wednesday, July 29 at 3:00pm.
Gliders: Ever wonder how a plane flies? This workshop will show you how as we build paper airplanes out of index cards. Thursday, July 30 from 1:30-2:30pm. Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the children’s department to register.
Superfood Recipe Exchange
Take part in our recipe exchange as part of our monthly display in August. Submit your Superfood recipe by August 3. Recipe exchange will take place on Monday, August 10 at 6:30pm
Comic Book Creator
Let your imagination flow while you create your own comic strip! Ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited! Call or visit the Children's department to register. Wednesday, August 5 at 3:00pm.
Come to the Children’s Department to play some bingo and win some really cool prizes! Thursday, August 6 at 3pm.
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