Events/Calendar

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Spotswood Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Preschool Storytime
3:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 3:30 pmPreschool Storytime
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Join us for a storytime that encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.  Enjoy a fun and simple craft at the end!  Story Time participation al...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Kids Club
3:30 pm
 Kids Club
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 pmKids Club
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Stories, crafts, games and more!For children in grades K-2. A parent or caregiver must remain in the Library during the program. Registration is for the entire program series, which begins on September 25th and e...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Baby/Toddler Storytime
10:30 am
 Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 3, 10:30 amBaby/Toddler Storyti
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children from 6 months to 3 years old. Children and their grown-ups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to active...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Adult Craft Night- Upcycled Pumpkins
6:00pm
Adult Craft Night- Upcycled Pumpkins
Thursday, Oct. 3, 6:00pmAdult Craft Night-
Spotswood Public Library
Join us for a fun night of adult crafts with lots of laughs!   This month's craft will feature creating a pumpkin from recycled materials. These pumpkins will last throughout your fall holidays and will make wonderful decorations around your home or on your holiday table.Registration i...read more
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Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Monday, Oct. 7, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Monday Movie: The Hustle
1:30 pm
 Monday Movie: The Hustle
Monday, Oct. 7, 1:30 pmMonday Movie: The Hu
Spotswood Public Library
An unlikely female duo of con artists cooperate to beguile and deceive rich men for money. Hilarity ensues as a worldly and sophisticated schemer tries to induct her lowbrow and inexperienced counterpart into the upper leagues of feminine deception. Rated PG-13.  94 minutes.
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Preschool Storytime
3:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 3:30 pmPreschool Storytime
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Join us for a storytime that encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.  Enjoy a fun and simple craft at the end!  Story Time participation al...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Kids Club
3:30 pm
 Kids Club
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3:30 pmKids Club
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Stories, crafts, games and more!For children in grades K-2. A parent or caregiver must remain in the Library during the program. Registration is for the entire program series, which begins on September 25th and e...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Pajama Storytime
6:30
 Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 6:30Pajama Storytime
Spotswood Public Library
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Baby/Toddler Storytime
10:30 am
 Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30 amBaby/Toddler Storyti
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children from 6 months to 3 years old. Children and their grown-ups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to active...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Relatively Speaking: 12 Excellent Reasons for Documenting Your Life Story and How to Easily Begin
2 pm
Relatively Speaking: 12 Excellent Reasons for Documenting Your Life Story and How to Easily Begin
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2 pmRelatively Speaking:
Spotswood Public Library
This 1-hour interactive lecture presented by Donna Atkins, "The Life Story Lady" is designed to inspire those researching their lineage to take the next step: to write their own story and that of their ancestors. 

or call 732-251-1515.
LEGO Club
4:00 pm
 LEGO Club
Thursday, Oct. 10, 4:00 pmLEGO Club
Spotswood Public Library
Build something creative each month with the Library's LEGOs.For Kids in Grades K-6.  Registration is required.  You must register for each LEGO Club meeting.Spotswood residents ONLY may register at any time. Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning two weeks befo...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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We’re in Stitches
4pm
 We’re in Stitches
Friday, Oct. 11, 4pmWe’re in Stitc
Spotswood Public Library
We invite beginners and experienced stitchers to join us.  While our focus will be on counted cross stitch, all stitchers are welcome.  Bring your own project.  There is a $5.00 fee to use the Library's supplies.

or call 732-251-1515.
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Saturday Movie Matinee: Aladdin
2:00 pm
 Saturday Movie Matinee: Aladdin
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2:00 pmSaturday Movie Matin
Spotswood Public Library
A family-friendly viewing of the 2019 live-action release of Aladdin.  Kids will have the opportunity to make an Aladdin-themed craft.  Please register any child that would like to participate.A street rat pursues the princess of Agrabah with the help of a powerful genie who can grant him ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Monday, Oct. 14, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Just for the Health of It!
11 am - 1 pm
 Just for the Health of It!
Monday, Oct. 14, 11 am - 1 pm Just for the Health
Spotswood Public Library
Stop by the Just for the Health of It! table for free health and wellness information.
Monday Movie: Yesterday
1:30 pm
 Monday Movie: Yesterday
Monday, Oct. 14, 1:30 pmMonday Movie: Yester
Spotswood Public Library
After a freak accident during a worldwide blackout, struggling musician Jack Malik wakes to discover that he is the only person in the world to remember The Beatles. Using this newfound benefit to his advantage, Jack begins plagiarising the work of the legendary band to launch his career to supersta...read more
Monday Munchies
4:00 pm
 Monday Munchies
Monday, Oct. 14, 4:00 pmMonday Munchies
Spotswood Public Library
Join us each month as we learn to create some easy, snack foods and desserts.  Let's have fun while we learn about food!For kids in Grades 4-8.  Registration is required.Please list any food allergies at the time of registration.

Summerhill Village HOA
6 pm - 7:45 pm
 Summerhill Village HOA
Monday, Oct. 14, 6 pm - 7:45 pm
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
Meeting
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Talking With Your Doctor
2 pm
 Talking With Your Doctor
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2 pmTalking With Your Do
Spotswood Public Library
Do you feel rushed when you are speaking with your doctor? Have you ever left the doctor’s office feeling confused or overwhelmed? Are you ever uncomfortable talking with your doctor about issues pertaining to your health? Do you feel uncertain about the medications you have been prescrib...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Preschool Storytime
3:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 3:30 pmPreschool Storytime
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Join us for a storytime that encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.  Enjoy a fun and simple craft at the end!  Story Time participation al...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Kids Club
3:30 pm
 Kids Club
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3:30 pmKids Club
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Stories, crafts, games and more!For children in grades K-2. A parent or caregiver must remain in the Library during the program. Registration is for the entire program series, which begins on September 25th and e...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Baby/Toddler Storytime
10:30 am
 Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30 amBaby/Toddler Storyti
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children from 6 months to 3 years old. Children and their grown-ups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to active...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Famous Comedy Duos
2:00 pm
 Famous Comedy Duos
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2:00 pmFamous Comedy Duos
Spotswood Public Library
Laurel & Hardy.  Lucy & Ricky.  Martin & Lewis.Join us as we remember Famous Comedy Duos and how their comedic timing, personal relationships and physical comedy made us laugh out loud!

or call 732-251-1515.
Board of Trustees Meeting
7 pm
 Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 17, 7 pm
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
The Spotswood Public Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm. Meetings are open to the public. 
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We’re in Stitches
4PM
 We’re in Stitches
Friday, Oct. 18, 4PMWe’re in Stitc
Spotswood Public Library
We invite beginners and experienced stitchers to join us.  While our focus will be on counted cross stitch, all stitchers are welcome.  Bring your own project.  There is a $5.00 fee to use the Library's supplies.

or call 732-251-1515.
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Touch A Truck
1:00 PM
 Touch A Truck
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1:00 PMTouch A Truck
Spotswood Public Library
Come and meet some of Spotswood's finest and explore the cars and trucks that help them serve our community! We'll have vehicles from the police department, EMS and Public Works!Then join us inside the library for the Fall Festival also happening that day from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm!
Friends Fall Festival
1 pm - 4 pm
 Friends Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 pm - 4 pmFriends Fall Festiva
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
Join the Friends of the Library for Fall Fun! There will be refreshments, a fall photo booth, and you can make your own Halloween mask. Pumpkins will be available to decorate for $5 each. 
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Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Monday, Oct. 21
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
Stop by the library to learn: What is lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning diagnosed? What are the symptoms for lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning treated? Can you guess what has lead in it? (interactive game – opposite side has explanation) Ways to protect your child from lead poisoningBr...read more
Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Monday, Oct. 21, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Monday Movie: Trial By Fire
1:30 pm
 Monday Movie: Trial By Fire
Monday, Oct. 21, 1:30 pmMonday Movie: Trial
Spotswood Public Library
The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed. 127 minutes.  Rated R.
Tween Scene
4:00 pm
 Tween Scene
Monday, Oct. 21, 4:00 pmTween Scene
Spotswood Public Library
Halloween is coming!  We'll use our imaginations to create spooky Halloween crafts.For kids in Grades 3-6.  Registration is required.

or call 732-251-1515.
Creating A College Plan - 2 week program
6:30 pm
Creating A College Plan - 2 week program
Monday, Oct. 21, 6:30 pmCreating A College P
Spotswood Public Library
It's never too early to start planning!  Learn steps to take when financial planning for college and strategies that could potentially reduce the cost of a four-year degree.This program will be held over two nights: Monday, October 21 and Monday, October 28.  Both dates meet at 6:30 pm...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
Stop by the library to learn: What is lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning diagnosed? What are the symptoms for lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning treated? Can you guess what has lead in it? (interactive game – opposite side has explanation) Ways to protect your child from lead poisoningBr...read more
Preschool Storytime
3:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 3:30 pmPreschool Storytime
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Join us for a storytime that encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.  Enjoy a fun and simple craft at the end!  Story Time participation al...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Wednesday, Oct. 23
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
Stop by the library to learn: What is lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning diagnosed? What are the symptoms for lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning treated? Can you guess what has lead in it? (interactive game – opposite side has explanation) Ways to protect your child from lead poisoningBr...read more
Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Kids Club
3:30 pm
 Kids Club
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 pmKids Club
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Stories, crafts, games and more!For children in grades K-2. A parent or caregiver must remain in the Library during the program. Registration is for the entire program series, which begins on September 25th and e...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Thursday, Oct. 24
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
Stop by the library to learn: What is lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning diagnosed? What are the symptoms for lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning treated? Can you guess what has lead in it? (interactive game – opposite side has explanation) Ways to protect your child from lead poisoningBr...read more
Baby/Toddler Storytime
10:30 am
 Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30 amBaby/Toddler Storyti
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children from 6 months to 3 years old. Children and their grown-ups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to active...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Census Jobs
11 am - 3 pm
 Census Jobs
Thursday, Oct. 24, 11 am - 3 pmCensus Jobs
548 Main Street
You can help your community! Thousands of temporary census jobs are available. Census results determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as how funds are spent on roads, schools and hospitals. Interested in finding out more about getting a temporary job...read more
PAWS to Read- read to a therapy dog
6:30pm-6:45pm
PAWS to Read- read to a therapy dog
Thursday, Oct. 24, 6:30pm-6:45pmPAWS to Read- read t
Spotswood Public Library
Come read to Xara, a registered therapy dog.Reading to a dog is a wonderful opportunity for a child to increase confidence and fluency while reading, gain a positive outlook on reading, and motivate your child to continue to love to read.*You are registering for the 6:30-6:45pm time slot.  Plea...read more

PAWS to Read- read to a therapy dog
6:45pm-7pm
PAWS to Read- read to a therapy dog
Thursday, Oct. 24, 6:45pm-7pmPAWS to Read- read t
Spotswood Public Library
Come read to Xara, a registered therapy dog.Reading to a dog is a wonderful opportunity for a child to increase confidence and fluency while reading, gain a positive outlook on reading, and motivate your child to continue to love to read.You are registering for the 6:45pm-7pm time slot.  Please...read more

PAWS to Read- read to a therapy dog
7pm-7:15pm
PAWS to Read- read to a therapy dog
Thursday, Oct. 24, 7pm-7:15pmPAWS to Read- read t
Spotswood Public Library
Come read to Xara, a registered therapy dog.Reading to a dog is a wonderful opportunity for a child to increase confidence and fluency while reading, gain a positive outlook on reading, and motivate your child to continue to love to read.You are registering for the 7pm-7:15pm time slot.  Please...read more

PAWS to Read- read to a therapy dog
7:15pm-7:30pm
PAWS to Read- read to a therapy dog
Thursday, Oct. 24, 7:15pm-7:30pmPAWS to Read- read t
Spotswood Public Library
Come read to Xara, a registered therapy dog.Reading to a dog is a wonderful opportunity for a child to increase confidence and fluency while reading, gain a positive outlook on reading, and motivate your child to continue to love to read.You have selected the 7:15-7:30pm time slot.  Please reme...read more

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Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Lead Poisoning in Kids Informational Display
Friday, Oct. 25
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
Stop by the library to learn: What is lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning diagnosed? What are the symptoms for lead poisoning? How is lead poisoning treated? Can you guess what has lead in it? (interactive game – opposite side has explanation) Ways to protect your child from lead poisoningBr...read more
We’re in Stitches
4pm
 We’re in Stitches
Friday, Oct. 25, 4pmWe’re in Stitc
Spotswood Public Library
We invite beginners and experienced stitchers to join us.  While our focus will be on counted cross stitch, all stitchers are welcome.  Bring your own project.  There is a $5.00 fee to use the Library's supplies.

or call 732-251-1515.
HALLOWEEN: A Haunted History
7 pm
 HALLOWEEN: A Haunted History
Friday, Oct. 25, 7 pmHALLOWEEN: A Haunted
Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main Street
Kevin Woyce traces the strange history of Halloween, from Old World harvest festivals to our modern family holiday. The hour long slideshow covers the origins of the Jack-o'lantern, Orson Welles' 1938 "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast, the first monster movies, hau...read more

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Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Monday, Oct. 28, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Monday Movie: In My Dreams
1:30 pm
 Monday Movie: In My Dreams
Monday, Oct. 28, 1:30 pmMonday Movie: In My
Spotswood Public Library
A restaurant owner and an architect begin having dreams about each other due to a magical spell from an enchanted fountain, but they only have a seven-day window to meet in the real world before the spell expires. 93 minutes.  No Rating.
Creating A College Plan - 2 week program
6:30 pm
Creating A College Plan - 2 week program
Monday, Oct. 28, 6:30 pmCreating A College P
Spotswood Public Library
It's never too early to start planning!  Learn steps to take when financial planning for college and strategies that could potentially reduce the cost of a four-year degree.This program will be held over two nights: Monday, October 21 and Monday, October 28.  Both dates meet at 6:30 pm...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Preschool Storytime
3:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:30 pmPreschool Storytime
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Join us for a storytime that encourages the development of pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.  Enjoy a fun and simple craft at the end!  Story Time participation al...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
10:30am
 Get Fit with Geri-Fit!
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 10:30amGet Fit with Geri-Fi
Spotswood Public Library
Join us on Monday and Wednesday mornings for Geri-Fit! This 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class is for older adults.  There is no dancing or aerobics, work out at your own pace and most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with light weights.  Registration ...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
Kids Club
3:30 pm
 Kids Club
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30 pmKids Club
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!Stories, crafts, games and more!For children in grades K-2. A parent or caregiver must remain in the Library during the program. Registration is for the entire program series, which begins on September 25th and e...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
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Baby/Toddler Storytime
10:30 am
 Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:30 amBaby/Toddler Storyti
Spotswood Public Library
Help develop your child's love of reading with great stories, songs, games, and fun!These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children from 6 months to 3 years old. Children and their grown-ups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to active...read more

or call 732-251-1515.
  
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