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Storytime
Storytime
Children ages 0-5 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.

The library program space has a capacity limit. The first 20 participants to arrive will be invited to join storytime at 10am, if more than 20 participants arrive there will be a second storytime beginning at 10:30am and scavenger hunts available for those who have to wait. For more information visit kids.cmclibrary.org or call (609) 463-6350 x300.
Messy Masterpieces
Messy Masterpieces
Messy Masterpieces are back!

Kids ages 2-7 and their loved ones are invited to drop in anytime during the designated hours for this sensory art program.

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.
DIY Holiday Cards
DIY Holiday Cards
Children ages 2-12 are invited to drop by and create fun holiday cards using the provided craft supplies! Kits will be available upon request, please ask a member of the Children's Room staff for the supplies.

These are drop in programs on Saturday, December 11th. Supplies will be available at the Lower Township Library from 2pm-4pm and at the Court House Library from 10am-3pm.

Please contact the Children's Department with any questions by claling (609) 463-6350 x300 or by emailing [email protected]
Kids Book Club
Kids Book Club
All caregivers are invited to register their kids ages 5-10 for Kids Book Club!

Read any book you'd like and come to book club for a time of sharing, games, and fun!

Book club will be held on Monday, December 20th at 6:00pm at the Upper Township Library.
Peter Brown Virtual Visit
Peter Brown Virtual Visit
The Cape May County Library is so excited to welcome best-selling author Peter Brown for a virtual visit!

Peter will share with us the steps he took to become a professional author and illustrator. He will read one of his published books and share some of the stories behind its creation. He will discuss his process of writing and illustrating, and give a drawing demonstration with some quick, simple drawing lessons.

Peter is the author of The Wild Robot series and the illustrator of Creepy Carrots! & Creepy Pair of Underwear!.

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.
STEAM Saturday
STEAM Saturday
Join us for a STEAM-tastic fun!

Kids ages 4-12 are invited to join us for a Saturday of STEAM fun! Stop by anytime between 10am and 3pm on Saturday, January 22nd at the Stone Harbor Library and participate in a variety of science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities. Please contact the Children's Department with any questions by calling (609) 463-6350 x300 or by emailing [email protected]
Craft Kits
Craft Kits
The library offers take-home craft kits for kids!

See a staff member while browsing the library or request a kit be added to your curbside pickup! This service is best suited for children ages 2-8. Craft kits are available weekly on a first come, first served basis.
Beginner Chapter Books
Beginner Chapter Books
Looking for beginner chapter books for your young reader? Click the link below to find a list of librarian-recommended titles, excellent for those graduating from leveled readers to chapter books!
Scholastic Teachables
Scholastic Teachables
Scholastic Teachables offers worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more!

In this great resource for educators and homeschoolers, find printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.