Union library to feature lots of children programs for January

UNION — The Children’s Department of Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the main library during the month of January:

Preschool Storytime for children 3 ½ through kindergarten will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 at 10:30 a.m. No registration is required.

The Saturday Storytime and Craft Program will be held on Saturdays, Jan. 4 and 18 at 11 a.m. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to attend.

Go in your pajamas for songs, stories and games at the Bedtime Storytime to be held on Mondays, Jan. 6, 13 and 27 at 7 p.m. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to attend. No registration required.

Mother Goose Time, for children 1 ½ – 2 ½ and their caregivers, will be held on Tuesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 10:30 a.m. No registration required.

Toddler Time, for children 2 ½ – 3 ½ and their caregivers, will be held on Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 10:30 a.m. No registration required.

Union Public Library has started a Library Lego Club for children ages 5 through 12. This is an opportunity for kids to get creative and build anything they choose. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library so bring your camera to document your creations. This month’s meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Caregivers are asked to stay in the library and are welcome to assist. They are also looking for donations of gently used or new Legos for this program. Please call or email Mary Pritting, Head of Children’s Services, at mpritting@uplnj.org or 908-851-5450, ext. 3 for more information.

Union Public Library has started an informal Homeschooling Meeting for homeschooling families. This will be a place to meet and share information and ideas with others and also become familiar with the library and its resources. Families are encouraged to bring their own board games to the meetings. This month’s meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 27 from 10:30 a.m to noon. Call or email Mary Pritting at mpritting@uplnj.org or 908.851.5450, ext. 3 for more information.

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