Events at Scotch Plains Public Library

Little Listeners

August 23, 2016 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 August 15, 2016. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

August 23, 2016 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 August 15, 2016. Click here to register.


Read, Play, Learn!

August 24, 2016 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 August 15, 2016.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

August 24, 2016 at 10:30 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 August 15, 2016. Click here to register.


Outdoor Fun

August 26, 2016 at 10:00 am

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.


Friday Film: Mockingjay Part II

August 26, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Join us on Fridays in August at noon for a screening of the Hunger Games films.


Sea Creatures Storytime & Craft

August 27, 2016 at 11:00 am

Dive in and join us for a storytime featuring sea creatures and a related craft.


LEGO Club

August 29, 2016 at 10:00 am

The entire family is welcome to join in on the fun at our LEGO Club!

Registration is required and limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens August 22, 2016. Click here to register.


Woodland String Quartet

August 29, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Mozart and More on Monday, August 29 @ 6:30pm, with vocals by mezzo-soprano Tracy Kaufman.


Little Listeners

August 30, 2016 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 August 22, 2016. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

August 30, 2016 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 February 22, 2016. Click here to register.


Read, Play, Learn!

August 31, 2016 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 August 22, 2016.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

August 31, 2016 at 10:30 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 August 22, 2016. Click here to register.


Library Closed for Labor Day

September 3, 2016 at 9:00 am

The Library will be closed Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5 for Labor Day Weekend.


Alice Paul: Sept. 8 @ 7 pm

September 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Mary Walton presents the fascinating story of Alice Paul, and her fight for votes for American women.


Teddy Bear Storytime

September 10, 2016 at 11:00 am

The entire family is invited to join us for this teddy bear themed storytime followed by a related craft.


Junius Williams

September 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm

On September 14, Junius Williams takes us from his childhood in the segregated South through his civil rights participation and community activism.


SCORE Workshop: Introduction to Government Contracting

September 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Practical strategies for getting government contracts presented by a SCORE expert.


Super Hero Storytime

September 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

Celebrate Batman Day with our Super Hero themed storytime followed by a related craft!


Little Listeners

September 20, 2016 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 12, 2016. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

September 20, 2016 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 12, 2016. Click here to register.


Future Scientists

September 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2017, this basic science program entertains and teaches.


Read, Play, Learn!

September 21, 2016 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 12, 2016.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

September 21, 2016 at 10:30 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 12, 2016. Click here to register.


Techsplorers

September 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Join us for our technology club for 3rd to 5th graders. Advanced registration is required for this event and limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event will open September 12, 2016. Click here to register.


Crafty Kids

September 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm

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 12, 2016.Click here to register.


Elephant Storytime

September 24, 2016 at 11:00 am

Stomp on in for our elephant themed storytime followed by a related craft.


Future Scientists

September 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2017, 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 19, 2016. Click here to register.


Family LEGO Club

September 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Our LEGO Club for the entire family! Registration is required and limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only. Registration for this event opens September 12, 2016. Click here to register.


Little Listeners

September 27, 2016 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 19, 2016. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

September 27, 2016 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 19, 2016. Click here to register.


Brixology

September 27, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 5th to 8th grade are welcome to this 8 week engineering based program hosted by Mad Science.


Read, Play, Learn!

September 28, 2016 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 19, 2016.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

September 28, 2016 at 10:30 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 19, 2016. Click here to register.


Crafty Kids

September 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm

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 19, 2016.Click here to register.


NASA Space Journey

September 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 3rd to 7th grade are invited to this 8 week program hosted by Mad Science. Participants will learn various space sciences through fun and engaging workshops each week.


Monsters Storytime & Craft

October 1, 2016 at 11:00 am

The entire family is invited to join us for a storytime filled with monsters!


Future Scientists

October 3, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2017, 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 26, 2016. Click here to register.


Little Listeners

October 4, 2016 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 26, 2016. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

October 4, 2016 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 26, 2016. Click here to register.


Brixology

October 4, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 5th to 8th grade are welcome to this 8 week engineering based program hosted by Mad Science.


Read, Play, Learn!

October 5, 2016 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 26, 2016.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

October 5, 2016 at 10:30 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 26, 2016. Click here to register.


Techsplorers

October 5, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Join us for our new technology club for 3rd to 5th graders.


Crafty Kids

October 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm

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 26, 2016.Click here to register.


NASA Space Journey

October 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 3rd to 7th grade are invited to this 8 week program hosted by Mad Science. Participants will learn various space sciences through fun and engaging workshops each week.


Farm Storytime & Craft

October 8, 2016 at 11:00 am

Join us for a farm filled storytime followed by a related craft.


NASA Space Journey

October 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 3rd to 7th grade are invited to this 8 week program hosted by Mad Science. Participants will learn various space sciences through fun and engaging workshops each week.


Fall Storytime & Craft

October 15, 2016 at 11:00 am

Drop by for this storytime celebrating the season of fall. A related craft will follow.


Future Scientists

October 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2017, 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 11, 2016. Click here to register.


Little Listeners

October 18, 2016 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 11, 2016. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

October 18, 2016 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 11, 2016. Click here to register.


Brixology

October 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 5th to 8th grade are welcome to this 8 week engineering based program hosted by Mad Science.


Read, Play, Learn!

October 19, 2016 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 11, 2016.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

October 19, 2016 at 10:30 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 11, 2016. Click here to register.


Techsplorers

October 19, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Join us for our new technology club for 3rd to 5th graders.


Crafty Kids

October 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm

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 11, 2016.Click here to register.


NASA Space Journey

October 20, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 3rd to 7th grade are invited to this 8 week program hosted by Mad Science. Participants will learn various space sciences through fun and engaging workshops each week.


Dinosaurs Storytime & Craft

October 22, 2016 at 11:00 am

Join us for this roaring storytime featuring dinosaurs and a related craft.


Future Scientists

October 24, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2017, 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 17, 2016. Click here to register.


Family LEGO Club

October 24, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Our LEGO Club for the entire family!
Registration is required and limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only.


Little Listeners

October 25, 2016 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 17, 2016. Click here to register.


Terrific Twos

October 25, 2016 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 17, 2016. Click here to register.


Brixology

October 25, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 5th to 8th grade are welcome to this 8 week engineering based program hosted by Mad Science.


Read, Play, Learn!

October 26, 2016 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 17, 2016.Click here to register.


Stay & Play Storytime

October 26, 2016 at 10:30 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 17, 2016. Click here to register.


Pajama Story Time

October 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm

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


Crafty Kids

October 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm

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 February 22, 2016.Click here to register.


NASA Space Journey

October 27, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 3rd to 7th grade are invited to this 8 week program hosted by Mad Science. Participants will learn various space sciences through fun and engaging workshops each week.


Future Scientists

October 31, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Designed for current Kindergarten students and those entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2017, 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 24, 2016. Click here to register.


Brixology

November 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 5th to 8th grade are welcome to this 8 week engineering based program hosted by Mad Science.


NASA Space Journey

November 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 3rd to 7th grade are invited to this 8 week program hosted by Mad Science. Participants will learn various space sciences through fun and engaging workshops each week.


NASA Space Journey

November 10, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 3rd to 7th grade are invited to this 8 week program hosted by Mad Science. Participants will learn various space sciences through fun and engaging workshops each week.


Brixology

November 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 5th to 8th grade are welcome to this 8 week engineering based program hosted by Mad Science.


NASA Space Journey

November 17, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 3rd to 7th grade are invited to this 8 week program hosted by Mad Science. Participants will learn various space sciences through fun and engaging workshops each week.


Brixology

November 22, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 5th to 8th grade are welcome to this 8 week engineering based program hosted by Mad Science.


Brixology

November 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Students in 5th to 8th grade are welcome to this 8 week engineering based program hosted by Mad Science.