Week of 1/10/2021 Updates

CLOSED - Monday, Jan. 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


PLEASE NOTE: Sayreville Public Library is open for contactless pick-up of books placed on hold ahead of time and program/craft materials.
The Children’s Department offers
contactless pick-up of “Family Book Bags”,
an assortment of books chosen for your family
by Children’s Dept. staff.
Mondays
from 5:30-7:30pm
All students interested in schoolwork help, along with aspiring tutors,
are welcome.

Register at the link above
and visit us on social media.

Google Classroom code: saafhlz
Instagram: @totaltutoringnj
Facebook: @Total Tutoring
Twitter: @totaltutoringnj
Tuesdays, Jan. 12 & 26
@ 6:30pm
Create your own fun and easy craft at home. Ages 3 to 6. This is a virtual program via Zoom as the library is not hosting indoor programming at this time. We will meet two times per month.
Crafternoon
on Instagram Live!
Thursdays @ 1:30PM
Join Miss Brittany on
Instagram Live @sayrevillepubliclibrary 
as we make fun and easy crafts.
Fridays @ 11:00am
Join us virtually on Zoom as we count down to the new year at noon. There will be songs, crafts stories, and more!

Register at the link above.

Fun With Food
Fridays @ 2:00pm
Join us as we play with food!
From Pilgrim hats to candy sushi tune in to our Instagram Live @sayrevillepubliclibrary to find out what we're making! 
Family FunDay
DIY Dreamcatchers
Sunday, Jan. 17 @ 1:00PM
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speech,
I Have a Dream,
we will make dreamcatchers, inspired by Native American traditions.
Craft kits are limited.
First come, first served.
Join Miss Pam on Facebook Live @sayrevillepubliclibrary on Sunday at 1:00pm for the
how-to directions.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
This is a year-round program
for preschool children.
Please register your child online
at this link: READsquared. 

You may begin recording books online right away. Parents will need to continue recording books read on the paper log forms in order to claim your prizes
at the library.
Prizes are earned for every 25 books read and a free book may be selected
for every 100 books read!

Click the 1000 Books logo to visit their website!
Click the link above for a monthly calendar from DEMCO 
filled with daily seasonal activities
that will help your child build pre-reading skills.
JUST for TEENS
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Teen Advisory Board
(TAB)
Wednesday, Jan. 20
@ 4:00pm
E-mail Miss Brittany for
virtual meeting details and link:

Help plan and run teen online library events while earning
community service hours! 
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(Virtual)
Wednesdays, Jan 13 & 27
@ 4:30pm
This TAB member led book club discusses 1 book a month in two parts. 

Register at the link above so we can let you know what this month's selection is and send you the Zoom link.
IMAGE: KATARINA SHIELDS
Penn State University
Thursday, Jan. 21 @ 6:00pm
Gr. 9-12
Join us on Zoom to play
Jackbox party pack 7. 

Register at the link above to receive the Zoom link.
Thursday, Jan. 28 @ 4:30pm
Gr. 6 & up
Join us as we make Hot Chocolate creations. Materials will be provided to make 2 Hot chocolate spoons.

Register 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 contactless pick-up of holds and craft supplies.

  • All borrowed items must be returned in a book drop. They are open 24/7.

  • In-person book browsing and computer use will not be available until further notice.

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

  • Books may be placed on hold from other open libraries. Our delivery service has resumed.

  • Family Book Bags may still be requested for multiple family members but will be selected by the Children's Department staff. Use the link at the top of this newsletter.

  • All programs will continue virtually. Crafts to Go and program materials will be available for curbside pick-up.

  • 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, RBDigital, and our databases are available for home access 24/7! Directions can be found on our website under the Research and Collections tabs.

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