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Winter Story Time Registration Set For New Year

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Registration for the Winter Story Time sessions at the Spotswood Public Library is set for 2017. Parents and caregivers can begin signing children up for the next story time session with Miss Kaitlyn on January 2, choosing from the following programs.

  • Babies and Toddler Story Time - the session is for children ages six months through 35 months. Parents or caregivers attend story time with the child. Activities include music, games, stories and of course fun. Classes are Tuesdays or Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and will begin the week of January 24.
  • Time to Read - this session is for children ages three to five. Participants will learn pre-reading skills through song, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. There will also be games and crafts. Classes are Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. or Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. and will begin the week of January 24.
  • Something Cool After School - this session is offered for children in grades kindergarten through second. Kids will enjoy games, crafts, stories, music and more. Class is on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. and begin on January 25.

The library also offers Tween Scene for kids in grades three through six. Activities include book chats, movies, trivia, games, crafts and more. Tween Scene is available on Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. and begins on January 24.

All story time sessions and Tween Scene require registration. Registration can be done online at the Spotswood Public Library's website or by telephoning the library at 732-251-1515. Registration opens on January 2. The Spotswood Public Library is located at 548 Main Street.

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