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Storytime
Storytime
Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more! Storytime is great for developing your child's language skills and social skills.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own chairs or towels to get comfortable. All participants are also invited to bring with them their favorite stuffed animal friend for our closing songs. Check out our calendar for dates and registration information.

Please contact the Children's Department with any questions by calling (609) 463-6350 x300 or by emailing [email protected]
Messy Masterpieces
Messy Masterpieces
Messy Masterpieces are back for the summer!

Kids ages 2-8 are invited to join us for this outdoor sensory art program 🎨 Space is limited and registration is required.

Please contact the Children's Department with any questions by calling (609) 463-6350 x300 or by emailing [email protected]
Scavenger Hunt
Scavenger Hunt
Try a scavenger hunt at home!

Just like the library scavenger hunt, cross off items as you find them. Hold onto your sheets when you finish, and bring them to your local branch when you finish to pick up your prize!

If you do not have access to a printer, please feel free to transcribe the checklist and bring that into the library to claim your prize. Please contact the Children's Department with any questions by emailing [email protected]
Brainfuse
Brainfuse
Brainfuse HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services! Designed for a wide range of academic needs, Brainfuse can help with a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, writing a paper, and more.

Services include expert academic tutoring and self-study tools to empower users to study at their own pace or collaborate with peers and teachers.
Art & Science of Ice Cream
Art & Science of Ice Cream
Join Miss Susan for all-new summer STEAM fun!

This month, Miss Susan teaches us all about the art and science of ice cream. In this video, watch how to make a variety of ice cream crafts and learn about the science behind the sweet treat!

A list of recommended craft supplies is included with the video, as well as a list of recommended reading.

Please contact the Children's Department with any questions by calling (609) 463-6350 x300 or by emailing [email protected]
Playaways
Playaways
Playaways are pre-loaded and portable audiobooks! Readers of all ages can enjoy bestselling titles and series from their favorite authors with these easy-to-use devices. All that's needed is one AAA battery!

Browse our collection of Playaways for kids today!
New Facebook
New Facebook
The Children's Department now has our very own Facebook page! Follow along for recommendations, event updates, and much more!

Please contact the Children's Department with any questions by calling (609) 463-6350 x300 or by emailing [email protected]
Pinterest
Pinterest
Follow the Children's Department on Pinterest! Find craft ideas, storytime rhymes, activity plans, and much more.

Please contact the Children's Department with any questions by calling (609) 463-6350 x300 or by emailing [email protected]
Activity Packs
Activity Packs
The library offers take-home activity packs for kids!

See a staff member while browsing the library or request a pack be added to your curbside pickup! These packs include coloring pages, letter pracing pages, puzzles, and word scrambles. This service is best suited for children ages 2+.
Get a Library Card!
Get a Library Card!
Register for a library card online or in person!

Use your library card to borrow audiobooks, books, eBooks, movies, music, video games, and more! The library also offers a diverse selection of programming for all ages. Click the link below to begin the registration process online, or find out what to bring with you to register in person!
Stacy McAnulty Virtual Visit
Stacy McAnulty Virtual Visit
The Cape May County Library is so excited to welcome best-selling author Stacy McAnulty for a virtual visit!

Stacy McAnulty is a children’s book author, who used to be a mechanical engineer, and dreams of someday being a dog therapist, a correspondent for The Daily Show, an astronaut, and a Green Bay Packer coach. She has written dozens of books including her debut middle-grade novel, The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl , an Indie Bestseller, and the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor book Excellent Ed, illustrated by Julia Sarcone-Roach, to name a few.

This event will be held on the GoToMeeting platform. Please provide an email address. We will send the GoToMeeting link the day before the event. Teachers are encouraged to register as a class. Any questions or for more information please contact the Children's Department at [email protected] or (609) 463-6350 x300.