Children Events


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Summer Reading Registration

Register for the Summer Reading Program here at the Scotch Plains Public Library starting anytime in June.

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Somerset Patriots Reading All Stars

Earn free tickets to a Somerset Patriots game by reading!

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Pajama Story Time

Wear your PJs, bring your favorite bedtime buddy or blanket, and join us for soothing stories and songs. Children of all ages are welcome.

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Rizzo’s Wildlife Adventures

Meet rabbits, hedgehogs and other furry creatures! Rizzo’s Wildlife World will teach us about a variety of mammals at this live animal show!

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Classroom Adventure Stories

Join us for an highly interactive, hysterical adventure in Go Wild in the Jungle with Don Dougherty!

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Touch the Music

Stop by the library for an introduction to the instruments of a marching band.

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Fit 4 Kids Show

Join Muscle Man Mike for the Healthiest Show on Earth!

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Weekly Children’s Programs

Attending one of our weekly programs is a wonderful way to introduce children to the library and encourage an interest in reading.

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Summer Library Games

Join us throughout the summer as we offer fun and creative games at the library!

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Mid-Grade Programs

A variety of programming for students entering 3rd to 6th grade.

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Outdoor Fun

The summer is the perfect time to enjoy the library while outside! Each week Outdoor Fun will feature a book and a slightly messy activity that we would not be able to do inside.

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Drop In Crafternoon

Stop by and create crafts related to USA Sports!

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LEGO Club

Beginning in January, LEGO Club will be offered twice a month, once as a family program and once for students in 1st to 5th grades!

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Super Saturdays

Join us every Saturday for an exciting program designed to delight the whole family. Each week features a unique theme and activity. Check individual dates for program details.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

This easy, fun program fosters a love of books and reading in children before they enter Kindergarten.

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Resources for Students

Can’t visit the library? Now you can get your research done from home with our electronic encyclopedias, databases, and e-books!

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Children’s Book Lists

Looking for the perfect book to read for a project? Or just for fun? Check out our new book lists!