BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ No registration is required for the Bernards Township's Virtual Early Literacy story times to be held this fall on Zoom videoconferencing between Sept. 16 to Nov. 19. The story times are geared for children from babies, toddlers and preschoolers, to evening tales for busy families.

The scheduled story times are:

Baby Time (Ages Birth to 16 months)
Thursdays at 10 a.m. on Instagram (bernardslibrary): Babies can bounce, read and sing together with Ms. Ellen and Lulu.

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Tot time (Ages 3 and under)
Wednesdays at 10 a.m. on ZOOM*
It’s time to wiggle! Enjoy songs, rhymes, finger plays, and simple stories for toddlers. https:/
Meeting ID: 828 5023 6037 - Passcode: 519543

Preschool Power (Ages 3 and over)
Tuesdays at 10 a.m. on ZOOM*
Enjoy stories and songs to empower your child with early literacy skills. Online story times feature great children’s books and help kids learn the skills they need to be ready for school. https:/
Meeting ID: 841 3706 8915 - Passcode: 074291

Family Fun Twilight Tales
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on ZOOM*
Famiiles are invited to join library storytellers in PJ’s for evening family story time. Great for working parents and busy families.
Meeting ID: 869 3092 4602 Passcode: 743807 

Zoom programs can be accessed by installing the Zoom app on your computer, smartphone or tablet. Those with questions: can email

The Bernards Township Library is located at 32 S. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge. With COVID-19 still spreading, the library is open for service inside the building by appointment only. To do so, library patrons must reserve a spot. The library is also open for curbside pickup service as well as virtual programming. Book drops are also open.