Take Advantage of Summer Fun at the Piscataway Public Library

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Public Library has many fun activities for community members of all ages during the summer months.  Some of the library’s upcoming events include:

Children’s Summer Reading (ages birth through entering grade 6) - On your mark, get set…READ! Visit Kennedy or Westergard and register beginning June 20 for a fun-filled summer.  Summer programs include Lunch with the Librarian, Story Times, Movies, Drop-In Crafts, Rhyme Time, Chess, Lego Club, Special Performers and lots more!  

Summer of Make (entering grades K -12) – Summer of MAKE is a STEM-based summer workshop series where participants design, build, and take home projects of all types!  Projects cover areas such as electronics, robotics, engineering, woodworking, e-textile, and so much more!  Workshops will run June 28 – August 5 and are subject to advance registration.  Registration will begin June 6. A complete list of workshops is available at piscatawaylibrary.org/miy.

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Teen Summer Reading (entering grades 7 through 12) – Get in the Game:  READ!  Join us for a summer filled with active programs including an After Hours Boot Camp, Chocolate Olympics, Sports Themed Cookie Decorating, Gaming and more.  Teen Summer Reading will conclude with our very popular Teen Summer Reading Nerf Challenge!

Walking Challenge (Adults) – The Walking Challenge runs from July 11 – August 1 and here’s how it works:

  • Register by July 11 at the Information Desk at either library or call either 732-752-1166x6 (Westergard) or 732-463-1633x6 (Kennedy).
  • Keep track of the number of steps you walk each week.
  • Come to the library where you registered to log in your steps (you can come weekly, or whenever is convenient for you). We are using the honor system!
  • Two participants who take the most steps between July 11 and August 1 will receive a prize.

Exercise Your Mind Challenge (Adults) – Join us this summer for raffle contests featuring all types of brain teasers including puzzles, crosswords, word searches, scattergories, and more!  Various prizes will be awarded all summer long!

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