Please note: Piscataway Library will be closed on Sunday, May 14 for Mother's Day and Saturday, May 27; Sunday, May 28; and Monday, May 29 in recognition of Memorial Day.
The Piscataway Public Library and Piscataway Rotary Club invites you to a Memorial Day Family Event on Monday, May 29, 2017 at Quibbletown Park immediately following the parade.
Learn about our community’s current and past Veterans, support current members of the Armed Forces, and participate in events fun for the whole family.
This event will be free to attend. Attractions include storytimes for children, face painting, music, thank-a-veteran letter station, team challenges for teens, crafts, games, and food!
Summer of Make
If your child is interested in science, technology, engineering, robotics, and other STEM related topics then Piscataway Library is the place to be this Summer 2017! We have fantastic and immersive programs going on that will be sure to provide a fun learning experience for those in grades K-12.
Teen Maker Institute
The Summer of MAKE : Teen Maker Institute is our new and revamped summer workshop program for those entering grades 6-12 operated in conjunction with the Piscataway Library Teen Services Department. This new program is designed to provide a much deeper and immersive making and STEM experience for those who are accepted into the program! This program will consist of two groups of 15 teens. Each group will complete 12 projects over a 6-week period from June 28th - August 4th on Wednesdays and Fridays. One group will attend Wednesday and Friday mornings from 11am-1pm and the other group will attend Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 2-4pm. To be a part of this unique experience, teens will have to apply for acceptance into the program. As always, projects made during this program will all be make and take home.
We will begin accepting applications on May 8 using the following form : https://goo.gl/forms/AdReSRTnnV4xEda82
We will then hold two group interview sessions to determine which 30 teens will be accepted into the program. Projects for the Teen Maker Institute will include making your own digital watch, light painting, solar charger, hydraulic powered car, birdhouse, and more!
There is no residency restriction for this program.
Tinker CAMP is our revamped STEM program workshop series for those entering grades K-5, operated in conjunction with the Piscataway Library Children's Services Department. Children will have the opportunity to make and take various age-appropriate projects for K-2, and grades 3-5. Examples of projects include pizza box circuits, slime, paddleboats, balancing robot, windmill and more! Check http://piscatawaylibrary.org/miy for the registration date.
Registration will be taken by visiting or calling the Children's Department at 732-463-1633 x7. These workshops are ONLY open to Piscataway residents
Note : For Tinker CAMP, your child(ren) may only register for up to 2 programs in order to allow as many children as possible to be able to take advantage of these workshops. Tinker CAMP is generously funded by a PSEG Sparks grant.
Open to children from birth through those entering Grade 6. Visit Kennedy or Westergard and register starting June 20. Summer programs include Lunch with the Librarian, a Live Animal Show, a Pirate Show, drop-in crafts, and more!, Also, don't forget about the Summer Reading Carnival at the end of the summer! We are looking forward to a fun filled time.
For teens entering Grades 7-12. Registration begins June 20 at both Kennedy and Westergard. Complete a fun checklist that will get you reading and doing something new. Summer programs include a scavenger hunt, locked room challenge, crocheting, light painting, and more! Teens who participate in Summer Reading are eligible to attend our End of Summer Reading After Hours Nerf War. Join in on the fun and win some cool prizes along the way.
Teen to Tween ESL
Teen to Tween ESL is a one-on-one tutoring session where teens in grades 9-12 tutor tweens in grades 3-6 to help strengthen his/her English skills.
Sessions will run for 1 hour on 5 different Mondays during the summer. The dates and times are provided when filling out an application.
- Teens entering Gr. 9-12 who are interested in volunteering can fill out an application at the Kennedy Information Desk. You must be able to attend a 1 hour orientation on Wednesday, June 28 at 5:30pm.
- Tweens entering Gr. 3-6 who are interested in receiving one-on-one ESL tutoring can fill out an application at the Kennedy Information Desk (tweens do not need to attend an orientation)
Questions? Contact Mo at firstname.lastname@example.org. (For Piscataway residents only)
Piscataway Street Fair
Piscataway Township will be hosting their 26th annual Street Fair on Saturday, May 13, from 10:00am-4:00pm at Piscataway Town Hall.
This is a great community event where you can find out about different organizations and businesses in Piscataway, play games, and enjoy food!
Piscataway Puzzle Contest
The results are in!
You all worked so hard to put together our community puzzles and after 7 were completed, we asked you to vote for your favorite.
Winning Puzzle Runner Up
The winning puzzle will be glued and preserved for display at the library. In the meantime, stop by Kennedy to see all the great puzzles that have been completed. And don't worry, we still have an ongoing puzzle on the table at Kennedy for you to work on!
Piscataway Library Foundation
The Piscataway Public Library Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity created to raise funds to support the programming, capital and operational needs of the Piscataway Public Library. All donations can be can be deducted from taxes under IRC Section 170. The Foundation is also eligible to receive tax deductible bequests.
Our Library Mission: Piscataway Public Library is committed to engaging minds, building connections, and creating opportunities for individual and community-wide growth.
Donate by Mail: Piscataway Public Library Foundation, Inc., 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Donate Online: CLICK HERE
The Piscataway Public Library Foundation, Inc. is a Care2Share Affinity Program member with Investors Bank. If you have an account with Investors Bank, you can designate the library foundation as your Care2Share non-profit organization and the bank will provide funds to the Piscataway Public Library Foundation at absolutely no cost to you! Stop by your local branch or download an account enrollment form! The foundation will receive 0.25% on the average monthly balance on all checking accounts and 0.15% on the average monthly balance of all savings accounts enrolled in the program.
Questions? Want to get involved? Contact the library director: 732-463-3911 or email@example.com