Resolve to Read!
Holiday Hours
Monday, December 31,
9:30AM - 3:00PM

Tuesday, January 1
New Year's Day 
Monday, January 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Beach Story Bingo
Thurs. Jan. 3
Ages 3+

Bring your beach towels and sunglasses for this summer storytime in the middle of winter. We will play bingo with the stories we share and will give small prizes to the winners.   

Drop-in Snowflake Craft
Thurs. Jan. 10
Ages 3+

Drop in for a free craft!

Life-Size Candyland
Sat. Jan. 12
All Ages

Play a game of Candyland at the library, but in real life! Open to all ages, each game session will last 20-30 minutes. Any child under the age of 4 will require an adult to walk through the game with them. All games will take a maximum of 6 children.


Mobile Family Success
Child ID Event
Tues. Jan. 15

Mobile Family Success will have a guest speaker from NY Life, who will talk about the importance of child safety and will provide parents free child ID/fingerprinting cards. Registration required.   

Book Snacks
Wed. Jan. 16
K-Gr. 3

Open to children in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. All snacks are first-come, first-serve. Attend this snack-time session to explore new books recommended by your friends and share your favorite parts of each one.   

Friends of the Library
Book & Regifting Sale
Sat./Sun. Jan. 19/20

What treasures will you uncover? 
There is something  for everyone!   

Chess Club
Sun. Jan. 20
Ages 7+

Questions? You can email:

Eat & Read
Wed. Jan. 23
Gr. 4-6

Make reading fun again in this 
focused snack-time.

Lunar New Year
Wed. Jan. 30
Gr. 4-6

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with old traditions and new!


Baby Steps
Mondays, Jan. 7, 14 & 28
Ages 0-18 months
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur 
at the end of the class. 
First come, first served.   

Creative Kids
Tuesdays, Jan. 22 & 29
Ages 3+

Create your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3 and up. Program is limited to 24 children, first come, first served.

Think & Play
Tuesdays, Jan. 22 & 29
Thursdays, Jan. 24 & 31
Ages 2 & up 

Join us for a movement-based story-time to get your child ready  for school.  Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required; first come, first served until session is full.

Crazy 8s Math Club

Jan. 17, 24 & 31
Feb. 21 & 28
Mar. 7, 14 & 21

Gr. 3-5

Students in grades 3-5 are invited to join Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a's a totally new kind of math club!
Sponsored by Bedtime Math.
Registration required at the link below. Students are encouraged to attend all eight sessions for the maximum benefit.

Storytime Surprise
Fridays, Jan. 18 & 25
Ages 2-6

A different story-time format each week.
It may be a craft, a dance party, or making a delicious snack! Ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Limit 24 children, first come basis. 

Please check our Events Calendar
for additional programs.

Dungeons & Dragons
Fri. Jan
. 4
Gr. 4-12

Play a continuing campaign with friends.

Python with Raspberry Pi
 Sunday, Jan. 6, 13, 27 & Feb. 3
Gr. 8-12

Get started with the Python Programming Language in this 3-week course with instructor Anesha Santhanam. This is an introductory course for interested coders and includes a week with specialized programming with the Raspberry Pi. Adults may be accepted as spaces are available. 
Registration required at the link below.

Homework Club
Tues., Wed., & Thurs.
Jan. 8, 9, & 10
Jan. 15, 16 & 17
Jan. 22, 23, & 24
Jan. 29, 30 & 31
Grades 6-12 

Registration and Library Card Required. Grades 6-12. Only 10 spots a day!  Register for each day you wish your teen to attend. Each day has a separate registration. You must reserve your place in advance.

Teen Advisory Board
 Jan. 9
Grades 7-12 

 Our year-round volunteering group. Earn community service hours by serving on this board.   

Teen Craft
Fri.  Jan. 11
Grades 6 -12 

  Make a tea light snowman with a glowing nose! Grades 6-12.

Anime Showcase
Fri. Jan. 18
Grades 6-12 

Drop-in to the YA Room for a screening of a new anime feature each month.
This is a teen-focused after-school program for grades 6-12.  

Total Tutoring
January 7, 14 & 28

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.
  • All students must bring their own school materials to sessions.
  • This is a volunteer organization, so sessions are completely free of charge.

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!

    Welcome to our newest members!
Ahana D.
Raghav B.
Ishinta K.
Navaan K.

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.

Please note: Grounds for Sculpture and Battleship New Jersey will be closed weekdays throughout January and February.

 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!