UNION, NJ - The Union Public Library's schedule of youth programs for January:

Tuesday, Jan. 2:  Pre-K Story & Craft: Kick Off the New Year!

     11:00 a.m., ages 3- 5, registration required

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Read stories and sing songs about shoes to ‘kick off’ 2018, followed by a fun and simple lacing craft!

Wednesdays: Let’s Play Chess Club

     3:15 p.m.,  1st-12th Grades, registration required

For students in 1st – 12th grades, of all levels. Facilitated by Chess for Everyone.

Wednesday, Jan. 3: Club Teen: Teen Chef with ShopRite

     6:00 p.m., ages 14+, registration required

Learn to make healthy and delicious snacks with ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian!

Thursday, Jan. 4:  Tween ‘Make It @ Your Library’

     3:00 p.m., ages 9-13, registration required

Make a Tree of Thanks in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All materials will be provided.

Tuesdays, Jan. 9 & 23:  Music & Movement

     10:30 a.m., Toddlers & Pre-K, No registration required

Get movin’ and groovin’ with your little one! Interactive play time with a focus on music and movement.

Thursday, Jan. 11: Tween Game Time

     3:00 p.m., ages 9-13, registration required

Come in and play games with friends!

Tuesday, Jan. 16: Pre-K STEM Story Time

     11:00 a.m., ages 3-5, registration required

Celebrate National Penguin Day on 1/20 a few days early! Join us for a penguin-themed STEM story time! All materials will be provided.

Wednesday, Jan. 17:  Club Teen: The House of Vanity Charm School Presents ‘Etiquette 101’

     6:00 p.m., ages 14+, no registration required

Start off 2018 on the right foot: brush up on your manners and communication skills, while building your self-confidence, from an expert etiquette coach!

Thursday, Jan. 18: Tween Movie

     3:00 p.m., ages 9-13, registration required

Join us for a screening of Despicable Me 3 (2017)! Rated PG.

Saturday, Jan 20:   ASL Sampler

     11:00 a.m., ages 5+, registration required

School-aged children, teens, and adults will learn basic American Sign Language in just 60 minutes!

Thursday, Jan. 25: Tween DIY

     3:00 p.m., ages 9-13, registration required

Make some awesome creations using duct tape! All materials will be provided.

Tuesday, Jan. 30:  Pre-K Interactive Learning Time

     11:00 a.m., ages 3-5, registration required

Enjoy puzzles, coloring, memory games, and other fun activities with your preschooler!