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Baby
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Toddler
Time
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Storytime & Craft
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Friday
Fun
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Special Programs
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Kids
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Explore
the Web
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Homework Help
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Fun
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Click here for Useful Websites: PARENTING & FAMILY

***New BABY TIME schedule! Click here for details.***

Storytime & Craft for April 23rd (6:30 PM) is CANCELLED. Instead, Uncle John's Puppet Show will be appearing at the Senior Center at that time.

Special Programs

Uncle Johns puppet show UNCLE JOHN'S MUSICAL PUPPET SHOW
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23rd at 6:30 PM

Recommended for children up to age 7. Join us for a fun-filled evening of puppetry with Uncle John's Puppets! Pre-registration is NOT required. In lieu of an admission charge, adults should bring a new, unopened non-perishable food item for each person attending. Donations will be given to the South Plainfield Food Pantry.

This program will be held at the SOUTH PLAINFIELD SENIOR CENTER.


Click here for Calendar.

Baby Time AGES: Up to 2 years

New BABY TIME schedule! Click here for details.

Baby Time
with Miss Linda
Friday mornings
Mother Goose
Registration is not required!


INFORMATION for PARENTS:

Baby Time is designed for our youngest patrons and their caregivers. It is intended to introduce babies to the library in a positive way. This is a lapsit program running 30 - 45 minutes. It includes 15 - 20 minutes of structured time (songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, nursery rhymes) and then 15 - 30 minutes of free play time. No cell phones please!

Toddler Time AGES: 2 to 3 years

Toddler Time
with Miss Mija
Wednesday mornings at 10:30 AM
Thursday mornings at 10:30 AM
Cat & fiddle
Registration is not required!


INFORMATION for PARENTS:

Toddler Time is designed for our youngest patrons and their caregivers. It is intended to introduce toddlers to books and libraries in a positive way. This program runs 25 - 35 minutes and includes songs, rhymes, fingerplays, short books, and a craft. Caregivers should remain in the storyroom and are encouraged to join in the activities. No cell phones please!

Storytime & Craft AGES: 3 to 6 years

Storytimes
Tuesday mornings at 10:30 AM
Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 PM
Thursday Afternoons at 1:15 PM
Story bunny
Registration is not required!


INFORMATION for PARENTS:

This is an independent storytime where children sit and listen to stories all by themselves. Storytime is designed to introduce children to books and libraries in a positive, enjoyable way. The program time averages 45 minutes to 1 hour and includes a variety of stories, fingergames, action rhymes, and a related craft. Along with aiding the development of listening and motor skills, storytime is also a time when children can learn socialization skills with children their own age.

To help provide an optimal learning atmosphere for your child during storytime, please observe the following guidelines:

Friday Fun AGES: 7 and UP

Friday Fun
Friday Afternoons from 3:00 - 5:00 PM

dog reading craft supplies bingo card

Registration is not required!


INFORMATION for PARENTS:

This is mostly free activity time, where children can read, do crafts, play board games, etc.

Explore the Web Kids : Get Net-Wise!
MediaSmarts Privacy Playground Game

South Plainfield Public Library Catalog : Kids Online

KidsClick Web Search & Web Directory

Internet Public Library KidSpace

ALA's Great Websites for Kids

Fun Stuff


girl & computer

Search Kids Click

Type your question in the box below,
then click on 'GO' or press ENTER on your keyboard:

boy & computer

INFORMATION for PARENTS:

The Internet contains many different kinds of material and its links can take you to many places. Some of these places may not be suitable for children. In creating this page, the South Plainfield Public Library staff has attempted to choose the best websites available, but we cannot be responsible for accuracy of information at these sites. We have also attempted to choose only 'child-safe' websites, but because websites change frequently, and may contain links to many other sites, we cannot guarantee child-safe content. Some of these sites include commercial advertisements. Please supervise your child's exploration of the Web and make sure that the journey is a healthy one. For advice about how to keep your child safe online, we recommend:

Click here for more computer safety & privacy links

If your children will be using the South Plainfield Public Library's computers to access the internet, please be sure to read our Computer Use & Internet Access Policy.

Homework Help Kids : Get Net-Wise!
MediaSmarts Privacy Playground Game

EBSCOHost Searchasaurus
SEARCH EBSCOHost Searchasaurus
(Click and enter your name, library card barcode number and PIN)

Searchasaurus

World Almanac for Kids
SEARCH World Almanac for Kids
(Click and enter your name, library card barcode number and PIN)


South Plainfield Public Library HOMEWORK LINKS


America's Story

BBC Bitesize Maths Interactives

Beehive Elementary School Homework Help

Education Place Online Schoolbooks & Activities

E-Themes : Kid-Safe Online Resources by Grade & Subject (grades 1-12)

Everyday Mysteries : Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress

Homework Help for Pre/K-5 (Rockingham County VA Public Schools)

Internet Public Library for Kids

Kids.gov : The Official Kids' Site of the U.S. Government
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
Children's Books and Web Sites about the U.S. Government
Kids in the House (Learn about Congress)

New Jersey History Kids (Grades K-4) & Hangout New Jersey

Scholastic.com Online Learning Activities

Scholastic.com Homework Hub

Thinkquest Library (Age 12 and Under)


INFORMATION for PARENTS:

The Internet contains many different kinds of material and its links can take you to many places. Some of these places may not be suitable for children. In creating this page, the South Plainfield Public Library staff has attempted to choose the best websites available, but we cannot be responsible for the accuracy of information at these sites. We have also attempted to choose only 'child-safe' websites, but because websites change frequently, and may contain links to many other sites, we cannot guarantee child-safe content. Some of these sites include commercial advertisements, and/or provide links to other sites which include commercial advertisements. Please supervise your child's exploration of the Web and make sure that the journey is a healthy one. For advice about how to keep your child safe online, we recommend:

Click here for more computer safety & privacy links

If your children will be using the South Plainfield Public Library's computers to access the internet, please be sure to read our Computer Use & Internet Access Policy.

Fun Stuff Kids : Get Net-Wise!
MediaSmarts Privacy Playground Game


BOOKS & STORIES

Find new books based on books you like!       Next Reads newsletters - recommended reading for kids!

Find Your Next Book to Read:

BOOKS, STORIES, & READING - GENERAL SITES:

Find more at:

LEARNING TO READ:

FAVORITE BOOKS & AUTHORS:

Find more at:


MAGAZINES & COMICS


ARTS & CRAFTS


MUSIC


OUTDOOR FUN & SPORTS


SCIENCE & DISCOVERY

PARENTS PLEASE NOTE! The websites listed in this section include hands-on experiments and activities which require adult supervision.

TOYS & GAMES


MOVIES & TV


For GIRLS


For BOYS


HOME, SCHOOL & FRIENDS


MORE FUN STUFF!


INFORMATION for PARENTS:

The Internet contains many different kinds of material and its links can take you to many places. Some of these places may not be suitable for children. In creating this page, the South Plainfield Public Library staff has attempted to choose the best websites available, but we cannot be responsible for accuracy of information at these sites. We have also attempted to choose only 'child-safe' websites, but because websites change frequently, and may contain links to many other sites, we cannot guarantee child-safe content. Some of these sites include commercial advertisements. Please supervise your child's exploration of the Web and make sure that the journey is a healthy one. For advice about how to keep your child safe online, we recommend:

Click here for more computer safety & privacy links

If your children will be using the South Plainfield Public Library's computers to access the internet, please be sure to read our Computer Use & Internet Access Policy.

 

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