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Library Renovation

Saturday,October 12 through Sunday, October 20
The Library will be closed during this time. If you need to change a pickup location for holds, please see a librarian. Books may be renewed online with your library card number and PIN. If you do not know your PIN, please ask a librarian or inquire at the circulation desk. Thank you.

Attention Parents: Unattended Children in the Library

Children may not be dropped off to attend programs at the library. They must be accompanied by an adult if there is no adult supervision, steps will be taken for their safety as library personnel are not responsible for undattended children. Our policy can be found here.

Fall Session

Baby Steps - Mondays @ 10AM - Enjoy a musical lapsit with Ms. Hannah in this 30 minute session, for infants through age two.
Think & Play - Tuesdays @ 11AM & Thursdays @ 12:30PM - Stories and movement activities to promote body awareness and self control. Ages 2 and up.
Listening Time - Wednesdays @ 12:30PM A twist on old-fashioned story-telling that pormotes language development and manners. Ages 3 and up.
Creative Kids- Alternate Tuesdays @ 6:30PM - Ages 3-6. Make a craft to bring home with you!
Stories and Crafts - Fridays @ 11AM - Songs, stories and a different craft each week. For ages 2-6. Beginning on September 13.
Unless otherwise noted, all weekly programs will be first come, first serve, no registration required.

Family Funday Sunday

October 6 & 27, 1:00-4:30PM
Drop in for a family centered activity each Sunday in the Children's Room. MAterials will be provided with directions for the craft or activity so you can work at your own pace. Different surprise each week!

Baby Costume Crawl

Tuesday, October 29, 10:00AM
Babies take over the Children's Room in the costume crawl with music and treats.

Toddler Costume Parade

Tuesday, October 29, 11:00AM
For our tots who can walk, toddlers will walk around the library and collect treats.

Do-It-Together

October 8 & 12, 6:30PM
Special craft! All matierials will be supplied. Each child & parent must be registered. Click here.

Crafternoon

Wednesday, October 2 & 30, 4:30PM
Take a break from homework and make something for yourself. All ages.

Newsletter: Children & Teen Events

Want to be in on all the exciting programs and classes being offered? Click here for the September issue of the newsletter or sign up at the Children's reference desk to receive the newsletter in you inbox.

Total Tutoring

October 7, 21 & 28 from 4:30-6:30PM
Is your child struggling in school? Are other tutoring centers not working? Then join Total Tutoring today! It is run by high school students who want to give back to the community by helping our future leaders excel. Tutoring is available for students in grades K-10 in math, science, English, history and world language. No registration necessary, but please arrive at the beginning of the session. Now at Sayreville Public Library and Edison YMCA. All students must bring their own school materials to sessions. This is a volunteer organization, so sessions are completely free of charge. For more information or to register, visit Total Tutoring. For general questions, please call Hannah at 732-727-0212 ext. 17 or Marie and Pam at ext. 26.

Beyblade Tournament!

Here are the winners of the Beyblade Tournament: Click here.

Library Programs

The Sayreville Public Library is more than happy to provide free programs for patrons and their children whose home library is Sayreville (meaning you have a Sayrville library card). Please be prepared to show your Sayreville library card upon entrance to a program. Thank you.

Scholastic Book Wizard App

This is a FREE app! Just follow the link and create your free account by clicking the profile icon. It is a great way to organize, level and track your books! Scan your book's ISBN to view Lexile, Guided Reading, Grade Level Equivalent and/or DRA levels for the book. Determining how to choose a book just got a whole lot easier. Every child progresses at his/her own pace, this app makes it easier to choose a book no matter what your child's reading ability or the leveling system their school is using. Click here.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless! Read any book, to your infant, toddler or preschooler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes you can repeat them) before your precious one starts kindergarten. Read just one book a night for three years and you will have read 1,095 books!
How do I sign up?
1) Sign up with a Children's Reference Librarian to get your folder with all the information needed.
2) Use the log sheet included to record book you have read.
How do I earn Prizes?
1) For every 25 books read, your child earns a prize from the prize box.
2) For every 100 books read, your child earns a FREE book.
Please remember a librarian must see the completed log sheet to be eligible for prizes. Congratulations, you are on your way to 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!
To access the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten website, please, click here!
For a suggested list of books your child should hear before Kindergarten, Click here!

TumbleBook Library, e-books for e-kids!

TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Click here for exciting e-books and interactive games!

WE NOW HAVE LITERACY TOOLS AVAILABLE FOR READING AND COMPREHENSION!!!

Non-Fiction Comprehension Quickie Cards (Ages 8+):
These quick, high-interest activities help students build nonfiction comprehension as they read passages, interpret charts, and more!

Word Family Flip Books:
As kids turn the pages of these ingenious flip books, they match letters, blends, and diagraphs with a special ending sound.

Reading Comprehension Practice Cards (Grades 1-3):
From identifying words and meanings to reading passges, these cards help students build comprehension and prepare for standardized testing!

Phonics Flip Books (Ages 6+):
These easy-to-use flip books each focus on a specific phonics sound, from long and short vowels to blends and diagraphs.

Stop into the library to check out these great learning tools. These sets have a case on the shelf in the Children's room by the ER -Easy Reader section. To borrow these materials bring the empty case to the circulation desk for check out.