Monday, December 31,
9:30AM - 3:00PM
Tuesday, January 1
New Year's Day
Monday, January 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Thurs. Jan. 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.
Thurs. Jan. 10
Drop in for a free craft!
Sat. Jan. 12
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.
Wed. Jan. 16
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.
Book & Regifting Sale
Sat./Sun. Jan. 19/20
What treasures will you uncover?
There is something
Eat & Read
Wed. Jan. 23
Make reading fun again in this
Wed. Jan. 30
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with old traditions and new!
Mondays, Jan. 7, 14 & 28
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.
Tuesdays, Jan. 22 & 29
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.
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.
Jan. 17, 24 & 31
Mar. 7, 14 & 21
Students in grades 3-5 are invited to join Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it'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.
Fridays, Jan. 18 & 25
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.
Dungeons & Dragons
Play a continuing campaign with friends.
Python with Raspberry Pi
Sunday, Jan. 6, 13, 27 & Feb. 3
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.
Tues., Wed., & Thurs.
Jan. 8, 9, & 10
Jan. 15, 16 & 17
Jan. 22, 23, & 24
Jan. 29, 30 & 31
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.
Our year-round volunteering group. Earn community service hours by serving on this board.
Make a tea light snowman with a glowing nose! 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.
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!
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.
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
If you enjoy the museum pass program,
we encourage you to make a donation to the Friends of the SPL
and consider joining them.
Do not hesitate to call Hannah or Marie at
They would LOVE to speak with you!