Week of 7/31/2022 Youth Updates
The library is open for
in-person browsing and computer use.

CLOSED - all Saturdays from July 2 - Sept. 3

The mask mandate has been lifted
for patrons and staff,
although you are still welcome to wear one.
Curbside services are still available.
Call 732-727-0212, x2 for more information.
Demco Monthly Literacy Calendars
Click the links above for a monthly calendar from DEMCO 
filled with daily seasonal activities
that will help your child build pre-reading skills.
Click the link above for daily seasonal book suggestions with activity
tie-ins for your emerging and independent readers!
Links to some stories are included.
Special Events
Summer Reading Club!
Read, log minutes, earn stickers and free books!
You can help us create a cool underwater scene by earning stickers
to add to a special poster.
Track your minutes on Readsquared through Aug. 24 to participate in our end of summer Tricky Tray where you can earn fabulous prizes
like those in the photo below!
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Monday-Thursday,
Aug. 1-4 @ 4:30PM
Ages 10-13
Learn how computers work in this computer science program.
We will go over hardware, software and coding in this introductory class for kids. 

Register one time for all four days at the link above.
Tuesday, Aug. 2 @ 2:00PM
Ages 3-10
Sayreville's EMS squad will be bringing their ambulance to the library for storytime!

Registration required at the link above. 
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For more information,
click on the link below.

https://thestorybehindthefaces.com/storytelling-show/
Thursday, Aug. 4 @ 6:00PM
Ages 5 & up
The classic folktale in which the Ocean is invited to a party at the house of the Moon and the Sun will be brought to colorful life on the faces of audience volunteers and with the help of the entire audience.

Space is limited and registration is required at the link above. 
Friday, Aug. 5 @ 1:30PM
Ages 5-10
Join us and learn all about the amazing horseshoe crab and make a fun horseshoe crab craft. 
Weekly Summer Programs
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Registration is not required.
Silly Songs & Stories
Mondays @ 10:30AM
Ages 0-3
Sing, dance, play, and listen to stories! This program is 30 minutes of songs and stories followed by 30 minutes of free play.
Mondays @ 2:30PM
Ages 4 & up
Watch a fun ocean themed movie every week. Ages 4 and up with a parent/caregiver. 

Register each individual person attending separately.
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https://buggyandbuddy.com/
Wednesday, August 3
@ 1:30PM
Ages 7 & up
Create art inspired by the ocean and it's creatures. From watercolor to sculpture, join us each week to learn and create.

Registration required each week
at the link above.
Thursday, Aug. 4
@ 10:30AM
Ages 6-10
Join Miss Pam as we explore the depths of the oceans this summer. Each week we will focus on a different theme and include a related hands-on experiment.

Register for each week separately. Each registration will open one week before the session takes place. Limited to 15 children.
Week 6
Coral Reefs
Thursday, Aug. 11 @ 1:30PM
Ages 9-12
This year our Middle Grade book club will be reading
Amari and the Night Brothers
by B. B. Alston. 

Register at the link above.
Family FunDay
Sundays from 1:00-4:00PM
Drop by the library on Sundays anytime between 1:00 and 4:00pm for a family oriented activity or craft to do with your children. Instructions and supplies will be available for these self-guided sessions. Something different every week with a tie-in to our Summer Reading Theme:
Oceans of Possibilities!
JUST for TEENS
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Wednesday, Aug. 17
@ 3:00PM
Gr. 7-12
Our year-round volunteer group decides on new activities for the library and makes public events for children and their own age groups.
Earn community service hours!
Register at the link above so we can send you the Zoom link.
Wednesday, Aug. 10
@ 3:30PM
Ages 12-18
Join us and decorate your own tote bag! 

Registration required at the link above.
Check out the TAB Instagram account at the link above 
 for the latest events and contests! 

Be sure to like our page and follow @sayrevilletab!

Our building is open for browsing, in-person programs & computer use. The mask mandate has been lifted.


  • Curbside service is still available. Call 732-727-0212, x2. for details.

  • Wifi is still be available for use in your car in our parking lot.

  • Books may be placed on hold from other open libraries.

  • Youth Services Surprise Book Bundles may still be requested for multiple children and teens in a family. Items will be selected by the Children's Department staff based upon your child's interests.

  • Programs are being presented both in-person and virtually. Check our Events Calendar for details.

  • Stay engaged with us on social media (links below) for the latest updates. We have helpful links, activities, and even story times for children.

  • Online resources, such as eLibraryNJ, Hoopla, Libby, and our databases are available for home access 24/7! Directions can be found on our website under the Digital Library & Popular Databases headings.

We hope to see you soon.
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Rd., Parlin, NJ 08859