Thurs. July 4
Independence Day


Library Closed for Renovations
Aug. 4 & 5, Aug. 25-Sept. 2

Children's Room Only-Closed
Aug. 6 & 7

Registration for ALL programs opens  on Sat. June 22.

Summer Reading Kickoff!
Sat. June 22 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
Burke's Park
All ages

Kick-Off your summer reading with games, music, temporary tattoos, and more at Burke's Park! This is the first day you can sign up for our
Summer Reading Club and our summer programs!
Rain location: Sayreville Senior Center.
No registration necessary! 

Summer Book Swap
Mon. June 24 from 11:00AM-4:00PM
All ages

Children are invited to bring a book from home that they are no longer reading and swap it out for a different book from the library.

Stars & Stripes Craft
Wed. July 3 - All Day!
All ages

Drop in for a make & take patriotic craft!

The Jester Jim Show!
Mon. July 8 @  5:00PM
All Ages

 "This is not your ordinary juggling show!"  Jester Jim takes the stage w ith a trunk full of props and a looping machine. Young and old will be glued to his every sound as he performs his amazing beatbox intro. Kids and adults alike will be talking about Jester Jim's wild antics for weeks!
All ages.
Please register each child individually.

ScienceTellers: Aliens! 
Fri. July19 @ 2:00PM
Ages 4-12  

Throughout this amazing intergalactic story, science experiments bring the story to life! In the second part of the show, go "behind the scenes" of the special effects and recreate the science experiments with the help of  audience  volunteers .
Discover the unbelievable world of physics and chemistry through exciting experiments, like:

  • Turning a liquid into solid "worms" through a chemical reaction.
  • Launching a potato into the air using Boyle's law.
  • Making a flying rocket using two common household chemicals.
  • Transferring energy between matter to create a "rainstorm."
  • And much more!
The show is rooted in  Next Generation Science Standards so you can be sure the content of the program supports the curriculum in the classroom.

Space! The Cosmos for Kids
Wed. July 24 @ 6:00PM
All Ages

Space! The Cosmos For Kids is a techno-space-dance-party for kids and teens. Each song includes dancing, music technology and information about our universe to a thumping beat. Audience members will meet aliens from outer space, sing about our solar system, participate in a rap battle with the sun, and learn about the differences between revolution and rotation. Each song in the 45-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the same time.  
Please register each child individually.

Chalk the Walk
Tues. Aug. 20 from Noon to 6:00PM
All Ages

Spread some positivity and inspiration when you chalk the walk on the grounds of the library. Visit between noon and 6PM. Sidewalk chalk will be provided.  All ages welcome.

NEW! Read Away Fines!
June 26-August 15
Ages 2-11

Want to lower your child's library card fines this summer? 
All children, ages 2-11, can participate in our Read Away Fines program, facilitated by our Reading Buddies volunteers. Register at the children's desk for an appointment with a volunteer and every 20 minutes your child reads during their appointment, $0.20 is taken off their fines!

Registration for ALL programs opens  on Sat. June 22.

Lego Engineers
Tues. - Fri. June 25, 26, 27 & 28 @ 2:00PM
Ages 6-11 years

A four-day program with a different challenge each day! As Engineers, you will think, create, and build spaced-themed projects. 

Mondays, July  1 & 2  3:30PM
Ages 7-12 years

Explore a constellation myth in a math role playing adventure. 

Jedi School
Tues. - Fri. July 9, 10, 11 & 12 @ 2:00PM  
Ages 8-11 years
Jedi School Jr.
Tues. - Fri. July  9, 10, 11 & 12  4:00PM
Ages 5-7 years

Learn how to use the "Force" in this unique 4-day STEM class
as we focus on the forces of gravity, energy, magnetism, and more
with Star Wars-themed activities. 

Jedi School

Jedi School Jr

Artsy Smartsy
Class 1 - Thursdays, July  11,18 & 25  6:00PM
Class 2 - Mon. - Thurs. July 22, 23 & 24 @ 2:00PM
Ages 7-11

There are TWO sessions of this 3-day class:
Class 1 is once-a-week on Thursday evenings at 6:00 from July 11-25
Class 2 is once-a-day from July 22-24 at 2:00
Please register once for one series only - either class 1 or Class 2.
Both classes will run the same activities.

Class 1

Class 2

Rocket Kids
Mon. - Thurs. July  15, 16, 17 & 18  2:00PM
Ages 5-11

Are you ready for ROCKET SCIENCE? Learn how to make rockets of all types through design, development, and experimentation.    

Mission to Mars
Mon. - Thurs. July  29, 30, 31 & Aug. 1  3:30PM
Ages 7 & up

Learn about robotics and coding in this hands-on 4-day workshop. 


Baby Steps
Mondays   10:00AM
Ages 0-2 years

Think & Play
Tuesdays @  11:00AM
Ages 2-8  

Cosmic Crafts
Tuesdays, June 25,  July 9, 23, 30 & Aug. 13  @  6:30PM  
Ages 3+

Shooting Stars
Thursdays @ 
Ages 2-5

Drop-In Stories
Thursdays @  12:30PM
Ages 3-8

Bring a snack to enjoy while you listen to a storytime led by
the Sayreville Library Teen Volunteers.

Funday Friyay
Fridays  11:00AM
Ages 2-6

Please check our  Events Calendar
for additional programs.

Teen Reading Rewards Kick-Off
Thurs. June 27 @ 6:00pm
Gr. 6-12

Meet new friends and find out how to earn rewards for reading!

Teen Chill Zone
Wednesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 31 & Aug. 14 @  6:00pm
Ages 10 & up

Cool off in the library with movies and snacks. Drop in to hang out with your friends, play D&D and other board games and watch your favorite anime. 
No Registration.  

Star Wars RPG
Sun. July 7 @ 1:00pm
Ages 12 & up

Survive starship battles, heists, and unfriendly stormtroopers in this 4-hour roleplaying event with a master storyteller.
Registration required.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The concept is simple,
the rewards are priceless!
Sign up at the Children's Reference Desk. 
Keep a log of each book you read with your baby, toddler, or preschooler. Earn prizes for every 25 books read and a free book for every 100 books!


1,000 books
before Kindergarten!

Congratulations to those
who achieved new goals!

Rithil - 100

Find out more at:
Enjoy a family outing with our
Sponsored by the Friends of the Sayreville Public Library.

The Sayreville Public Library circulates museum passes to
Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton,
the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum in NYC, and 
the Battleship New Jersey in Camden.

 Pass policies
Passes will be checked out for 2 days (example: check a pass out on Monday and it will be due back on Wednesday). 
 Reservations may be made up to 2 months in advance by speaking with a reference librarian.
Details have been posted on our  website.

If you enjoy the museum pass program,
we encourage you to make a donation to the Friends of the SPL 
and consider joining them.
Questions? Comments?
 Do not hesitate to call Hannah or Marie at 
732-727-0212  ex. 26
or email:
They would LOVE to speak with you!