Events at Scotch Plains Public Library

Stay & Play Storytime

September 18, 2014 at 10:00 am

Stay & Play is an interactive storytime program for 3 to 5 year olds featuring stories, songs, and play activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 8, 2014. Click here to register.


Agatha Christie Book Discussion

September 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, Sept. 18 @ 7PM to discuss After the Funeral, a Hercule Poirot mystery. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk.


Library Board of Trustees Meeting

September 18, 2014 at 7:30 pm

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Creative Kids

September 19, 2014 at 10:00 am

Our craft activities are geared for children ages 3 through 6 and are all connected to the stories we read, linking literature to art and creativity while practicing school readiness skills.
Registration is required. Registration for this event opens September 8, 2014.Click here to register.


Classic Mystery Films: Dial M for Murder

September 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Join us on Friday, September 19 @ 1:00pm to enjoy this classic mystery.


Battle of the Apples

September 20, 2014 at 11:00 am

Sample a variety of apples and vote on your favorite, following the results we will enjoy some apple themed stories.


Banned Book Discussion: Maus

September 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Adults and older teens are invited to discuss this graphic novel on Monday, Sept. 22 @ 7PM.


Little Listeners

September 23, 2014 at 9:30 am

Designed for children aged birth through 23 months, this interactive program features activities that will promote language development and an enjoyment of books and reading in every child. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 15, 2014. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

September 23, 2014 at 10:30 am

Terrific Twos features stories, songs, and movement activities to promote language development, pre-reading skills, and an enjoyment of reading. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 15, 2014. Click here to register.


Read, Play, Learn!

September 24, 2014 at 9:30 am

Toddlers aged 18 to 35 months and their caregivers can join the fun as we enjoy classic picture books, learn songs and rhymes, and explore play and movement activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event will open September 15, 2014.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

September 25, 2014 at 10:00 am

Stay & Play is an interactive storytime program for 3 to 5 year olds featuring stories, songs, and play activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 15, 2014. Click here to register.


Creative Kids

September 26, 2014 at 10:00 am

Our craft activities are geared for children ages 3 through 6 and are all connected to the stories we read, linking literature to art and creativity while practicing school readiness skills. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens September 15, 2014.Click here to register.


Classic Mystery Films: The Maltese Falcon

September 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Join us on Friday, September 26 @ 1:00pm to enjoy this classic mystery.


Cookie Storytime

September 27, 2014 at 11:00 am

Stop by and enjoy a storytime and craft featuring one of our favorite snacks, cookies!


LEGO Club

September 29, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Students in grades 1-5 are welcome to join in on the fun at our LEGO Club!
Registration is required and limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only.


Let’s Monet with Leah Zara-Acevedo

September 29, 2014 at 7:00 pm

On Monday, September 29 at 7 pm, adults and teens are invited to learn how to put your own creative spin on the works of classic artists.


Teen Scene

September 30, 2014 at 3:30 pm

On Tuesday, September 30 @ 3:30pm, teens in grades 6 – 12 are welcome to participate in Wii, Nok-Hockey, and other games. Bring your friends and enjoy some snacks!


Football Movies: Draft Day

October 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Join us on October 3 at 1 pm for Draft Day starring Kevin Costner.


Sensory Storytime for Children of All Abilities

October 4, 2014 at 9:30 am

This inclusive storytime features books, songs and movement to stimulate the senses and promote learning.


Dancing Storytime

October 4, 2014 at 11:00 am

Twirl and twist with us at this dancing themed storytime.


Teen Monday Meet-up

October 6, 2014 at 3:30 pm

On Monday, Oct. 6 @ 3:30pm, meet your friends and start your homework. A librarian will be there to assist with tricky questions or help you find a great independent read.


Little Listeners

October 7, 2014 at 9:30 am

Designed for children aged birth through 23 months, this interactive program features activities that will promote language development and an enjoyment of books and reading in every child. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 29, 2014. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

October 7, 2014 at 10:30 am

Terrific Twos features stories, songs, and movement activities to promote language development, pre-reading skills, and an enjoyment of reading. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 29, 2014. Click here to register.


Future Scientists

October 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2015, this program introduces children to the amazing world of science while satisfying their growing curiosity through books and interactive hands-on learning. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 29, 2014. Click here to register.


Read, Play, Learn!

October 8, 2014 at 9:30 am

Toddlers aged 18 to 35 months and their caregivers can join the fun as we enjoy classic picture books, learn songs and rhymes, and explore play and movement activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event will open September 29, 2014.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

October 8, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Stay & Play is an interactive storytime program for 3 to 5 year olds featuring stories, songs, and play activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 29, 2014. Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

October 9, 2014 at 10:00 am

Stay & Play is an interactive storytime program for 3 to 5 year olds featuring stories, songs, and play activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 29, 2014. Click here to register.


Creative Kids

October 10, 2014 at 10:00 am

Our craft activities are geared for children ages 3 through 6 and are all connected to the stories we read, linking literature to art and creativity while practicing school readiness skills. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens September 29, 2014.Click here to register.


Football Movies: Leatherheads

October 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Join us on October 10 at 1 pm for Leatherheads.


Crazy Pet Storytime

October 11, 2014 at 11:00 am

Join us for a storytime filled with tails of crazy pets!


Little Listeners

October 14, 2014 at 9:30 am

Designed for children aged birth through 23 months, this interactive program features activities that will promote language development and an enjoyment of books and reading in every child. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 6, 2014. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

October 14, 2014 at 10:30 am

Terrific Twos features stories, songs, and movement activities to promote language development, pre-reading skills, and an enjoyment of reading. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 6, 2014. Click here to register.


Future Scientists

October 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2015, this program introduces children to the amazing world of science while satisfying their growing curiosity through books and interactive hands-on learning. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 6, 2014. Click here to register.


TRW Teen Scene

October 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm

On Tuesday, October 14 at 3:30 pm, join us for an extra special Teen Scene in celebration of Teen Read Week!


Read, Play, Learn!

October 15, 2014 at 9:30 am

Toddlers aged 18 to 35 months and their caregivers can join the fun as we enjoy classic picture books, learn songs and rhymes, and explore play and movement activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event will open October 6, 2014.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

October 15, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Stay & Play is an interactive storytime program for 3 to 5 year olds featuring stories, songs, and play activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 6, 2014. Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

October 16, 2014 at 10:00 am

Stay & Play is an interactive storytime program for 3 to 5 year olds featuring stories, songs, and play activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 6, 2014. Click here to register.


Teen Read Week Crafternoon: Sleep Masks

October 16, 2014 at 3:30 pm

In celebration of the Teen Read Week theme, “Turn Dreams into Reality,” join us on Thursday, October 16 at 3:30 pm to decorate your own sleep masks.


Creative Kids

October 17, 2014 at 10:00 am

Our craft activities are geared for children ages 3 through 6 and are all connected to the stories we read, linking literature to art and creativity while practicing school readiness skills. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens October 6, 2014.Click here to register.


Pirate Storytime

October 18, 2014 at 11:00 am

The entire family is invited to climb aboard as we set sail with this pirate themed storytime.


Teen Advisory Board Meeting 2014-2015

October 20, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Join us for our first meeting of the school yer on Monday, October 20 at 4 pm.


LEGO Club

October 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Students in grades 1-5 are welcome to join in on the fun at our LEGO Club!
Registration is required and limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only.


Little Listeners

October 21, 2014 at 9:30 am

Designed for children aged birth through 23 months, this interactive program features activities that will promote language development and an enjoyment of books and reading in every child. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 14, 2014. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

October 21, 2014 at 10:30 am

Terrific Twos features stories, songs, and movement activities to promote language development, pre-reading skills, and an enjoyment of reading. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 14, 2014. Click here to register.


Future Scientists

October 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2015, this program introduces children to the amazing world of science while satisfying their growing curiosity through books and interactive hands-on learning. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 14, 2014. Click here to register.


Read, Play, Learn!

October 22, 2014 at 9:30 am

Toddlers aged 18 to 35 months and their caregivers can join the fun as we enjoy classic picture books, learn songs and rhymes, and explore play and movement activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event will open October 14, 2014.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

October 22, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Stay & Play is an interactive storytime program for 3 to 5 year olds featuring stories, songs, and play activities. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens October 14, 2014. Click here to register.


Creative Kids

October 24, 2014 at 10:00 am

Our craft activities are geared for children ages 3 through 6 and are all connected to the stories we read, linking literature to art and creativity while practicing school readiness skills.
Registration is required. Registration for this event opens October 14, 2014.Click here to register.


Teen Scene Plus

October 28, 2014 at 3:30 pm

On Tuesday, October 28 (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm), teens in grades 6 – 12 are welcome to participate in Wii, Nok-Hockey, and a craft. Bring your friends and enjoy some snacks!


Sensory Storytime for Children of All Abilities

November 1, 2014 at 9:30 am

This inclusive storytime features books, songs and movement to stimulate the senses and promote learning.


LEGO Club

November 17, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Students in grades 1-5 are welcome to join in on the fun at our LEGO Club!
Registration is required and limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only.