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July 2019

Fly Me To The Moon!

July 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, join us for a variety of moon-related activities, crafts, videos & snacks. Fun and fascinating for the whole family!

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Kids’ Garden Club

July 22, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Listen to garden-related stories, learn about different plants, follow recipes, do crafts & help the library garden grow! This program is for children in grades K-6 and will start in the meeting room, usually followed by a trip to the library garden (weather permitting).

Find out more »

“Take Me To Your Reader” Sci-Fi Culture Club

July 22, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

There's so much to learn about sci-fi! Students entering grades 5-8 in September 2019 can read, watch, and make their own science fiction this summer in this Sci-Fi Culture Club! Registration not required, but encouraged; to register, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact Ms. Chelsea, tween librarian, at 732-745-5108 x13 or chelsea@lmxac.org.

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Manga Club

July 22, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Children and teens in grades 4 through 12 are invited to join us in the Teen Room to talk about their favorite manga titles and what makes these books so great. On special occasions we will watch anime episodes through the Library’s Crunchyroll account.

Find out more »

Great Stories Club for Teens

July 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Teens who join the "Great Stories Club - Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation" book club this summer can receive volunteer credit! We will read the following books this summer: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew, Dreaming in Indian edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale, and Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis J. Rodriguez. Students will also participate in four artistic skill-building…

Find out more »

KCC Star Fleet

July 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Boldly go where the Kids' Community Council has never gone before, this summer in KCC Star Fleet! We will explore the Universe of Stories, using activities, games, and media to learn about "strange new worlds" and new-to-us cultures and experiences, just like the members of Star Trek's famous "Starfleet." This program is for students entering grades 5-8 in September 2019. Registration not required, but encouraged; to register, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact Ms. Chelsea, tween librarian, at 732-745-5108…

Find out more »

M.A.S.S.T. (English sessions)

July 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Math And Science Story Times are back for the 8th year in a row! This summer, join Ms. Linda Stork and the Children's department for free bilingual story-times featuring stories, songs, and activities designed to introduce children ages 2-5 to important math and science concepts! Parental attendance is required. English speakers should plan to attend Tuesday evening sessions, and Spanish speakers should plan to attend Wednesday evening sessions. Registration required. For more information, visit or call the children’s circulation desk…

Find out more »

English Conversation Group

July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The New Brunswick Free Public Library provides recurring English Conversation Groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The goal of this program is to provide English language conversation practice to support further education and workplace training. Adult learners can improve their English language skills through an integrated literacy curriculum and the use of "real-life materials." Participants must be age 18 or older and have at least an intermediate understanding of and ability to speak English.One group meets on Tuesdays and one…

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Kids Read & Play

July 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Join us for stories and play time!Open to ages 0-4 and their caregivers. See more at https://www.nbfpl.org/kids  

Find out more »

More Play Time

July 24, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Parents and caregivers with kids of the ages 0-4 can join Ms. Luz from The Children's Center of Middlesex County for this Extended Play Time immediately after the library's Read & Play Story Time. (Come to either or both -- your choice!)

Find out more »

More Play Time

July 24, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Parents and caregivers with kids of the ages 0-4 can join Ms. Luz from The Children's Center of Middlesex County for this Extended Play Time immediately after the library's Read & Play Story Time. (Come to either or both -- your choice!)

Find out more »

Teen Zone

July 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

At the Teen Zone this summer, we will be making Bleach Art shirts, creating our own movie soundtracks and designing CD cases, taking our own photographs while Light Painting, and more! Open to those entering grades 7-12.

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Library Board Meeting

July 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The library's Board of Trustees usually meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Find a list of meeting dates, as well as other Board details, at www.nbfpl.org/about/administration

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M.A.S.S.T. (Spanish sessions)

July 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Math And Science Story Times are back for the 8th year in a row! This summer, join Ms. Linda Stork and the Children's department for free bilingual story-times featuring stories, songs, and activities designed to introduce children ages 2-5 to important math and science concepts! Parental attendance is required. English speakers should plan to attend Tuesday evening sessions, and Spanish speakers should plan to attend Wednesday evening sessions. Registration required. For more information, visit or call the children’s circulation desk…

Find out more »

Teen Room Hour of Code

July 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

In addition to our usual Hour of Code programming, participants will have a chance to code a Finch Robot to overcome an obstacle course - these courses will be different in July and August. With the usual passive program, you can learn how to create your own website using HTML or your very own computer game through MIT's Scratch... or explore other possibilities! Just come to the Teen Room during its open hours on Thursdays and sign in with the…

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Sparkling Smiles

July 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Join us for stories & a craft. Learn helpful tips for taking care of your teeth from Denise Franzese from Tender Smiles 4 Kids & get a goody bag! For K-6 children. Find more information about Kids' Events, including our Summer Reading program, at www.nbfpl.org/kids.

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Reading Buddies

July 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Big Buddies will help Little Buddies discover the joy of reading this summer in our all-new Reading Buddies program, using books, games, and activities. Students going into grades K-5 in September 2019 can sign up for a weekly time slot with a Big Buddy every Thursday. Registration REQUIRED; to register for a recurring weekly time slot, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact 732-745-5108 x13.

Find out more »

Lost in Space! for Kids

July 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

How big is the sun compared to the Earth? How does a rocket work? How can stars help you if you get lost? What twin brothers from New Jersey became astronauts? Find the answers to these questions with crafts, experiments & other activities! For kids entering grades K-6. Find more information about Kids' Events, including our Summer Reading program, at www.nbfpl.org/kids.

Find out more »

JFS Citizenship Class

July 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Please call the Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County office at 732-777-1940 with any questions and to register. Do you need help preparing for your Naturalization interview? Learn what you need to know in order to pass your exam. The Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County offers Citizenship Classes at the library! These classes provide opportunities to learn about U.S. government and U.S. history and to improve English language skills, while preparing for the Citizenship Exam. Immigration and Citizenship application…

Find out more »

JFS Citizenship Class

July 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Please call the Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County office at 732-777-1940 with any questions and to register. Do you need help preparing for your Naturalization interview? Learn what you need to know in order to pass your exam. The Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County offers Citizenship Classes at the library! These classes provide opportunities to learn about U.S. government and U.S. history and to improve English language skills, while preparing for the Citizenship Exam. Immigration and Citizenship application…

Find out more »

English Conversation Group

July 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The New Brunswick Free Public Library provides recurring English Conversation Groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The goal of this program is to provide English language conversation practice to support further education and workplace training. Adult learners can improve their English language skills through an integrated literacy curriculum and the use of "real-life materials." Participants must be age 18 or older and have at least an intermediate understanding of and ability to speak English.One group meets on Tuesdays and one…

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Moon Rock Painting

July 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Paint the moon or galaxy onto your rocks. Instructions, rocks, and paints will be provided. Free for all ages. Part of our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program! Adults, get a raffle ticket just for attending this event! Please visit our web page at www.nbfpl.org/adult-summer-reading for more details.

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Kids’ Garden Club

July 29, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Listen to garden-related stories, learn about different plants, follow recipes, do crafts & help the library garden grow! This program is for children in grades K-6 and will start in the meeting room, usually followed by a trip to the library garden (weather permitting).

Find out more »

Animals Are Out of This World!

July 29, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Did you know that many of our animal friends went to space before humans did?! Find out how animals have helped us learn about space, and get to meet some animals, too! For all ages.

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Movie Night – Star Trek: The Motion Picture

July 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Come enjoy a film with family and friends, for free, on the library's big screen! Open to all appropriate ages according to movie rating. The "Universe of Stories" extends to our Summer Monday Night Movies! On this night, we'll be showing Star Trek: The Motion Picture (rated G). Movies are shown courtesy of a license generously purchased by the Friends of the New Brunswick Free Public Library.

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Great Stories Club for Teens

July 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Teens who join the "Great Stories Club - Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation" book club this summer can receive volunteer credit! We will read the following books this summer: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew, Dreaming in Indian edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale, and Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis J. Rodriguez. Students will also participate in four artistic skill-building…

Find out more »

Great Stories Club for Teens

July 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Teens who join the "Great Stories Club - Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation" book club this summer can receive volunteer credit! We will read the following books this summer: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew, Dreaming in Indian edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale, and Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis J. Rodriguez. Students will also participate in four artistic skill-building…

Find out more »

KCC Star Fleet

July 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Boldly go where the Kids' Community Council has never gone before, this summer in KCC Star Fleet! We will explore the Universe of Stories, using activities, games, and media to learn about "strange new worlds" and new-to-us cultures and experiences, just like the members of Star Trek's famous "Starfleet." This program is for students entering grades 5-8 in September 2019. Registration not required, but encouraged; to register, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact Ms. Chelsea, tween librarian, at 732-745-5108…

Find out more »

M.A.S.S.T. (English sessions)

July 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Math And Science Story Times are back for the 8th year in a row! This summer, join Ms. Linda Stork and the Children's department for free bilingual story-times featuring stories, songs, and activities designed to introduce children ages 2-5 to important math and science concepts! Parental attendance is required. English speakers should plan to attend Tuesday evening sessions, and Spanish speakers should plan to attend Wednesday evening sessions. Registration required. For more information, visit or call the children’s circulation desk…

Find out more »

English Conversation Group

July 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The New Brunswick Free Public Library provides recurring English Conversation Groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The goal of this program is to provide English language conversation practice to support further education and workplace training. Adult learners can improve their English language skills through an integrated literacy curriculum and the use of "real-life materials." Participants must be age 18 or older and have at least an intermediate understanding of and ability to speak English.One group meets on Tuesdays and one…

Find out more »

Kids Read & Play

July 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Join us for stories and play time!Open to ages 0-4 and their caregivers. See more at https://www.nbfpl.org/kids  

Find out more »

More Play Time

July 31, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Parents and caregivers with kids of the ages 0-4 can join Ms. Luz from The Children's Center of Middlesex County for this Extended Play Time immediately after the library's Read & Play Story Time. (Come to either or both -- your choice!)

Find out more »

More Play Time

July 31, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Parents and caregivers with kids of the ages 0-4 can join Ms. Luz from The Children's Center of Middlesex County for this Extended Play Time immediately after the library's Read & Play Story Time. (Come to either or both -- your choice!)

Find out more »

Afternoon Game Time

July 31, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

This month during Afternoon Game Time, come play the library's new Nintendo Switch system and the multiplayer, space-faring game Lovers in a Dangerous Space-Time (rated "E" for everyone").Open to tweens and teens.

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M.A.S.S.T. (Spanish sessions)

July 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Math And Science Story Times are back for the 8th year in a row! This summer, join Ms. Linda Stork and the Children's department for free bilingual story-times featuring stories, songs, and activities designed to introduce children ages 2-5 to important math and science concepts! Parental attendance is required. English speakers should plan to attend Tuesday evening sessions, and Spanish speakers should plan to attend Wednesday evening sessions. Registration required. For more information, visit or call the children’s circulation desk…

Find out more »

Summer Sewing

July 31, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Stitch something special with local volunteer sewing expert Pam Brooks. On this evening, make luggage tags for your summer/space travel!Registration required by calling 732-745-5108 x20. Minimum age to attend is 8 years old. Please arrive on time to participate. Part of our Adult Summer Reading program; get a raffle ticket just for attending this event! Please visit our web page at www.nbfpl.org/adult-summer-reading for more details.Visit www.nbfpl.org/Makerspace for more information about our Makerspace.

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August 2019

Teen Room Hour of Code

August 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

In addition to our usual Hour of Code programming, participants will have a chance to code a Finch Robot to overcome an obstacle course - these courses will be different in July and August. With the usual passive program, you can learn how to create your own website using HTML or your very own computer game through MIT's Scratch... or explore other possibilities! Just come to the Teen Room during its open hours on Thursdays and sign in with the…

Find out more »

Reading Buddies

August 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Big Buddies will help Little Buddies discover the joy of reading this summer in our all-new Reading Buddies program, using books, games, and activities. Students going into grades K-5 in September 2019 can sign up for a weekly time slot with a Big Buddy every Thursday. Registration REQUIRED; to register for a recurring weekly time slot, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact 732-745-5108 x13.

Find out more »

Lost in Space! for Kids

August 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

How big is the sun compared to the Earth? How does a rocket work? How can stars help you if you get lost? What twin brothers from New Jersey became astronauts? Find the answers to these questions with crafts, experiments & other activities! For kids entering grades K-6. Find more information about Kids' Events, including our Summer Reading program, at www.nbfpl.org/kids.

Find out more »

JFS Citizenship Class

August 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Please call the Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County office at 732-777-1940 with any questions and to register. Do you need help preparing for your Naturalization interview? Learn what you need to know in order to pass your exam. The Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County offers Citizenship Classes at the library! These classes provide opportunities to learn about U.S. government and U.S. history and to improve English language skills, while preparing for the Citizenship Exam. Immigration and Citizenship application…

Find out more »

JFS Citizenship Class

August 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Please call the Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County office at 732-777-1940 with any questions and to register. Do you need help preparing for your Naturalization interview? Learn what you need to know in order to pass your exam. The Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County offers Citizenship Classes at the library! These classes provide opportunities to learn about U.S. government and U.S. history and to improve English language skills, while preparing for the Citizenship Exam. Immigration and Citizenship application…

Find out more »

English Conversation Group

August 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The New Brunswick Free Public Library provides recurring English Conversation Groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The goal of this program is to provide English language conversation practice to support further education and workplace training. Adult learners can improve their English language skills through an integrated literacy curriculum and the use of "real-life materials." Participants must be age 18 or older and have at least an intermediate understanding of and ability to speak English.One group meets on Tuesdays and one…

Find out more »

Friday Afternoon Magic

August 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Young adults in grades 6 through college interested in playing Magic the Gathering are invited to meet up in the Teen Room and play a few games.

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SkillUp Middlesex Workshop

August 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

A free workshop on how to use this free database to learn new skills like AutoCAD and MS Office, as well as take engineering, healthcare, IT, and accounting classes.    Part of our Adult Summer Reading program; get a raffle ticket just for attending this event! Please visit our web page at www.nbfpl.org/adult-summer-reading for more details.

Find out more »

Kids’ Garden Club

August 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Listen to garden-related stories, learn about different plants, follow recipes, do crafts & help the library garden grow! This program is for children in grades K-6 and will start in the meeting room, usually followed by a trip to the library garden (weather permitting).

Find out more »

“Take Me To Your Reader” Sci-Fi Culture Club

August 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

There's so much to learn about sci-fi! Students entering grades 5-8 in September 2019 can read, watch, and make their own science fiction this summer in this Sci-Fi Culture Club! Registration not required, but encouraged; to register, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact Ms. Chelsea, tween librarian, at 732-745-5108 x13 or chelsea@lmxac.org.

Find out more »

Manga Club

August 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Children and teens in grades 4 through 12 are invited to join us in the Teen Room to talk about their favorite manga titles and what makes these books so great. On special occasions we will watch anime episodes through the Library’s Crunchyroll account.

Find out more »

Great Stories Club for Teens

August 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Teens who join the "Great Stories Club - Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation" book club this summer can receive volunteer credit! We will read the following books this summer: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew, Dreaming in Indian edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale, and Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis J. Rodriguez. Students will also participate in four artistic skill-building…

Find out more »

KCC Star Fleet

August 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Boldly go where the Kids' Community Council has never gone before, this summer in KCC Star Fleet! We will explore the Universe of Stories, using activities, games, and media to learn about "strange new worlds" and new-to-us cultures and experiences, just like the members of Star Trek's famous "Starfleet." This program is for students entering grades 5-8 in September 2019. Registration not required, but encouraged; to register, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact Ms. Chelsea, tween librarian, at 732-745-5108…

Find out more »

M.A.S.S.T. (English sessions)

August 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Math And Science Story Times are back for the 8th year in a row! This summer, join Ms. Linda Stork and the Children's department for free bilingual story-times featuring stories, songs, and activities designed to introduce children ages 2-5 to important math and science concepts! Parental attendance is required. English speakers should plan to attend Tuesday evening sessions, and Spanish speakers should plan to attend Wednesday evening sessions. Registration required. For more information, visit or call the children’s circulation desk…

Find out more »

English Conversation Group

August 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The New Brunswick Free Public Library provides recurring English Conversation Groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The goal of this program is to provide English language conversation practice to support further education and workplace training. Adult learners can improve their English language skills through an integrated literacy curriculum and the use of "real-life materials." Participants must be age 18 or older and have at least an intermediate understanding of and ability to speak English.One group meets on Tuesdays and one…

Find out more »

Kids Read & Play

August 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Join us for stories and play time!Open to ages 0-4 and their caregivers. See more at https://www.nbfpl.org/kids  

Find out more »

More Play Time

August 7, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Parents and caregivers with kids of the ages 0-4 can join Ms. Luz from The Children's Center of Middlesex County for this Extended Play Time immediately after the library's Read & Play Story Time. (Come to either or both -- your choice!)

Find out more »

Teen Zone

August 7, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

At the Teen Zone this summer, we will be making Bleach Art shirts, creating our own movie soundtracks and designing CD cases, taking our own photographs while Light Painting, and more! Open to those entering grades 7-12.

Find out more »

M.A.S.S.T. (Spanish sessions)

August 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Math And Science Story Times are back for the 8th year in a row! This summer, join Ms. Linda Stork and the Children's department for free bilingual story-times featuring stories, songs, and activities designed to introduce children ages 2-5 to important math and science concepts! Parental attendance is required. English speakers should plan to attend Tuesday evening sessions, and Spanish speakers should plan to attend Wednesday evening sessions. Registration required. For more information, visit or call the children’s circulation desk…

Find out more »

Teen Room Hour of Code

August 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

In addition to our usual Hour of Code programming, participants will have a chance to code a Finch Robot to overcome an obstacle course - these courses will be different in July and August. With the usual passive program, you can learn how to create your own website using HTML or your very own computer game through MIT's Scratch... or explore other possibilities! Just come to the Teen Room during its open hours on Thursdays and sign in with the…

Find out more »

Reading Buddies

August 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Big Buddies will help Little Buddies discover the joy of reading this summer in our all-new Reading Buddies program, using books, games, and activities. Students going into grades K-5 in September 2019 can sign up for a weekly time slot with a Big Buddy every Thursday. Registration REQUIRED; to register for a recurring weekly time slot, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact 732-745-5108 x13.

Find out more »

Lost in Space! for Kids

August 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

How big is the sun compared to the Earth? How does a rocket work? How can stars help you if you get lost? What twin brothers from New Jersey became astronauts? Find the answers to these questions with crafts, experiments & other activities! For kids entering grades K-6. Find more information about Kids' Events, including our Summer Reading program, at www.nbfpl.org/kids.

Find out more »

JFS Citizenship Class

August 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Please call the Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County office at 732-777-1940 with any questions and to register. Do you need help preparing for your Naturalization interview? Learn what you need to know in order to pass your exam. The Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County offers Citizenship Classes at the library! These classes provide opportunities to learn about U.S. government and U.S. history and to improve English language skills, while preparing for the Citizenship Exam. Immigration and Citizenship application…

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JFS Citizenship Class

August 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Please call the Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County office at 732-777-1940 with any questions and to register. Do you need help preparing for your Naturalization interview? Learn what you need to know in order to pass your exam. The Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County offers Citizenship Classes at the library! These classes provide opportunities to learn about U.S. government and U.S. history and to improve English language skills, while preparing for the Citizenship Exam. Immigration and Citizenship application…

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English Conversation Group

August 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The New Brunswick Free Public Library provides recurring English Conversation Groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The goal of this program is to provide English language conversation practice to support further education and workplace training. Adult learners can improve their English language skills through an integrated literacy curriculum and the use of "real-life materials." Participants must be age 18 or older and have at least an intermediate understanding of and ability to speak English.One group meets on Tuesdays and one…

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RESET program

August 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Save the date to come find out about Pathways to Recovery - The Opioid Recovery Employment Program. (Please check back for more information about this presentation, as details are still being worked out.)

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Kids’ Garden Club

August 12, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Listen to garden-related stories, learn about different plants, follow recipes, do crafts & help the library garden grow! This program is for children in grades K-6 and will start in the meeting room, usually followed by a trip to the library garden (weather permitting).

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Movie Night – IMAX: Hubble

August 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Come enjoy a film with family and friends, for free, on the library's big screen! Open to all appropriate ages according to movie rating. The "Universe of Stories" extends to our Summer Monday Night Movies! On this night, we'll be showing IMAX: Hubble (rated G). Movies are shown courtesy of a license generously purchased by the Friends of the New Brunswick Free Public Library.

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Great Stories Club for Teens

August 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Teens who join the "Great Stories Club - Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation" book club this summer can receive volunteer credit! We will read the following books this summer: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew, Dreaming in Indian edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale, and Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis J. Rodriguez. Students will also participate in four artistic skill-building…

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KCC Star Fleet

August 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Boldly go where the Kids' Community Council has never gone before, this summer in KCC Star Fleet! We will explore the Universe of Stories, using activities, games, and media to learn about "strange new worlds" and new-to-us cultures and experiences, just like the members of Star Trek's famous "Starfleet." This program is for students entering grades 5-8 in September 2019. Registration not required, but encouraged; to register, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact Ms. Chelsea, tween librarian, at 732-745-5108…

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M.A.S.S.T. (English sessions)

August 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Math And Science Story Times are back for the 8th year in a row! This summer, join Ms. Linda Stork and the Children's department for free bilingual story-times featuring stories, songs, and activities designed to introduce children ages 2-5 to important math and science concepts! Parental attendance is required. English speakers should plan to attend Tuesday evening sessions, and Spanish speakers should plan to attend Wednesday evening sessions. Registration required. For more information, visit or call the children’s circulation desk…

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English Conversation Group

August 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The New Brunswick Free Public Library provides recurring English Conversation Groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The goal of this program is to provide English language conversation practice to support further education and workplace training. Adult learners can improve their English language skills through an integrated literacy curriculum and the use of "real-life materials." Participants must be age 18 or older and have at least an intermediate understanding of and ability to speak English.One group meets on Tuesdays and one…

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Kids Read & Play

August 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Join us for stories and play time!Open to ages 0-4 and their caregivers. See more at https://www.nbfpl.org/kids  

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More Play Time

August 14, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Parents and caregivers with kids of the ages 0-4 can join Ms. Luz from The Children's Center of Middlesex County for this Extended Play Time immediately after the library's Read & Play Story Time. (Come to either or both -- your choice!)

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Afternoon Game Time

August 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

This month during Afternoon Game Time, you and your friends will be piloting your own ship in the multiplayer, space-faring game Spaceteam (rated "E" for everyone") on the library's iPads.Open to tweens and teens.

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M.A.S.S.T. (Spanish sessions)

August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Math And Science Story Times are back for the 8th year in a row! This summer, join Ms. Linda Stork and the Children's department for free bilingual story-times featuring stories, songs, and activities designed to introduce children ages 2-5 to important math and science concepts! Parental attendance is required. English speakers should plan to attend Tuesday evening sessions, and Spanish speakers should plan to attend Wednesday evening sessions. Registration required. For more information, visit or call the children’s circulation desk…

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Summer Sewing

August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Stitch something special with local volunteer sewing expert Pam Brooks. We will be exploring space appliqué on this evening, as our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading program comes to a close. Make a planet or other space-themed appliqué; bring a T-shirt or pillowcase to add the appliqué to!Registration required by calling 732-745-5108 x20. Minimum age to attend is 8 years old. Please arrive on time to participate. Part of our Adult Summer Reading program; get a raffle ticket just for attending…

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Teen Room Hour of Code

August 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

In addition to our usual Hour of Code programming, participants will have a chance to code a Finch Robot to overcome an obstacle course - these courses will be different in July and August. With the usual passive program, you can learn how to create your own website using HTML or your very own computer game through MIT's Scratch... or explore other possibilities! Just come to the Teen Room during its open hours on Thursdays and sign in with the…

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Reading Buddies

August 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Big Buddies will help Little Buddies discover the joy of reading this summer in our all-new Reading Buddies program, using books, games, and activities. Students going into grades K-5 in September 2019 can sign up for a weekly time slot with a Big Buddy every Thursday. Registration REQUIRED; to register for a recurring weekly time slot, call 732-745-5108 x16. For questions, please contact 732-745-5108 x13.

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Crater Creations

August 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Join the staff of the Rutgers Geology Museum to learn about meteorites, how craters are made, and have a chance to make and measure your own crater! Activity followed by a hands-on, space-themed craft and time to “Ask the Geologist.” This program is recommended for children up to 4th grade.

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Mars Rover Racing

August 15, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Join the staff of the Rutgers Geology Museum for an interactive activity to learn how scientists communicate with and pilot the Mars Rover from over 140 million miles away! Activity followed by a hands-on, space-themed craft and time to “Ask the Geologist.” This program is recommended for children in 5th grade and above.

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JFS Citizenship Class

August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Please call the Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County office at 732-777-1940 with any questions and to register. Do you need help preparing for your Naturalization interview? Learn what you need to know in order to pass your exam. The Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County offers Citizenship Classes at the library! These classes provide opportunities to learn about U.S. government and U.S. history and to improve English language skills, while preparing for the Citizenship Exam. Immigration and Citizenship application…

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English Conversation Group

August 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

The New Brunswick Free Public Library provides recurring English Conversation Groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The goal of this program is to provide English language conversation practice to support further education and workplace training. Adult learners can improve their English language skills through an integrated literacy curriculum and the use of "real-life materials." Participants must be age 18 or older and have at least an intermediate understanding of and ability to speak English.One group meets on Tuesdays and one…

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Teen End-of-Summer Party

August 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Join the Summer Reading program to find out more!

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Summer Reading Fair

August 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

Attendance at this annual children's summer reading celebration is BY INVITATION ONLY. To earn an invitation, kids must join the summer reading program and read at least 25 days; for more information, visit www.nbfpl.org/kids-summer-reading. There will be games, a bounce house, food provided by Old Man Rafferty's, and more!

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Teen Zone

August 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

At the Teen Zone this summer, we will be making Bleach Art shirts, creating our own movie soundtracks and designing CD cases, taking our own photographs while Light Painting, and more! Open to those entering grades 7-12.

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Teen Room Hour of Code

August 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

In addition to our usual Hour of Code programming, participants will have a chance to code a Finch Robot to overcome an obstacle course - these courses will be different in July and August. With the usual passive program, you can learn how to create your own website using HTML or your very own computer game through MIT's Scratch... or explore other possibilities! Just come to the Teen Room during its open hours on Thursdays and sign in with the…

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Afternoon Game Time

August 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

This month during Afternoon Game Time, you and your friends will be piloting your own ship in the multiplayer, space-faring game Spaceteam (rated "E" for everyone") on the library's iPads.Open to tweens and teens.

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Teen Room Hour of Code

August 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 60 Livingston Ave United States

In addition to our usual Hour of Code programming, participants will have a chance to code a Finch Robot to overcome an obstacle course - these courses will be different in July and August. With the usual passive program, you can learn how to create your own website using HTML or your very own computer game through MIT's Scratch... or explore other possibilities! Just come to the Teen Room during its open hours on Thursdays and sign in with the…

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