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Swing Into Spring With Story Time At The Spotswood Public Library

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spring has officially arrived even if the weather says differently. However, residents can swing into spring with a good book and some fun crafts at the Spring Story Time Session at the Spotswood Public Library. Parents and guardians can pick from four different programs that are aimed at ages from babies and toddlers all the way up to tweens. Registration can be done online and includes the following programs:

  • Babies & Toddlers Story Time is geared towards youngsters from ages six months through 36 months. Kids will enjoy stories, music, games and of course, lots of fun. A parent or caregiver must attend the session with the child. Participants can choose either a Tuesday session at 10:30 a.m. or a Wednesday session at 10:30 a.m.
  • Time to Read is for children from ages three to five and is offered on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. or Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. This session will help develop pre-reading skills through books, rhymes, music and finger plays. There is also a fun craft.
  • Something Cool After School is for kids in grades kindergarten through second grade and features stories, games, crafts and more! The session is held on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.
  • Tween Scene is for kids in grades three through six and meets on Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. The session features crafts, book talk, movies, trivia and more.

All sessions begin the week of April 17 and are taught by Miss Kaitlyn. Registration is required and can be done online at the Spotswood Public Library's website.

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