SPOTSWOOD, NJ - March will be quietly paddling out like a lamb as April swings in this week. The Spotswood Public Library is ready for the change of seasons with a wealth of fun programs aimed at getting the creative juices flowing.
Spring Storytime sessions begin April 4 and run through May 24. Registration can be done online or by telephoning the Main Street library at 732-251-1515.
Pete the Cat will be taking over the library on Saturday, April 23 at 3 p.m. with activities, food and fun. The Pete the Cat Extravaganza is open to children of all ages. Registration for Pete can be done online or by calling the library's circulation desk.
Art students from the Spotswood High School's Kids Create Club will be dropping by the library on April 5 at 3:30 p.m. to help children ages five and up fashion recycled birdfeeders. The teenagers conduct a different craft one Friday each month during the school year. Registration is required for this event.
Kids ages five and up can sign up for Thursday Evening Crafts. Crafting begins at 6 p.m. and registration is required due to space and material limitations. On April 7, the children will be making bird houses and on April 28, they will be constructing recycled banks.
Who doesn't love a good bedtime story? On Thursday, April 21 at 6 p.m., kids can come to the library in their jammies with a special stuffed buddy for songs, stories and a little bedtime snack. Kids of all ages are welcome and registration isn't necessary to join in on the festivities.
Tweens will enjoy the April 6 Minute to Win It compeitition at 7 p.m. Kids from grades 3 and up will play the popular game where a minute is given to complete different challenges. The winner is the person with the most points.
April is National De-Stress Month and Tweens can De-Stress It Out on April 20 at 7 p.m. They'll be doing stress-relieving activities like coloring, creating postcards and making their own stress ball.
Tweens can be registered for the Wednesday evening programs online or by calling the Spotswood Public Library at 732-251-1515.
Star Wars fans should mark the calender for Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. May the Fourth be with You is coming to a galaxy not so far away.