Please note: Both branches of Piscataway Public Library will be closed Sunday, December 24 and Monday December 25, as well as Sunday, December 31 and Monday, January 1.
Thank You to our ESL Volunteers
The members of our ESL classes created "Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar" for the ESL Volunteers as a thank you for all of their hard work. These students chose this recipe because of its popularity in America.
Create your own mix in a jar!
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups (9 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
The full recipe is available here: https://www.verybestbaking.com/recipes/32260/chocolate-chip-cookie-mix-in-a-jar/
Holiday Programs at the Library
Stories Around the Christmas Tree
Saturday, December 9 @ 11:00am at Kennedy Library
Ages 3 and up and their families! A magical program filled with stories, songs and Christmas fun for everyone to enjoy! No registration is necessary.
Yuletide Carolers: An Acapella Concert
Sunday, December 10 @ 2:00pm at Kennedy Library
All Ages! The Yuletide Carolers delight audiences by evoking the memory of yesteryear with authentic Victorian costumes, harmonious voices and infectious holiday spirit. To Register, please call 732-463-1633 x6 or stop by our Information Desk!
Holiday Cupcake Decorating
Wednesday, December 13 @ 4:00pm at Kennedy Library
Grades K-5. Join the Mobile Family Success Center in spreading some holiday cheer! Follow instructions to learn to create holiday-themed designs on cupcakes. Then enjoy your creations! No registration is necessary.
Thursday, December 14 @ 7:00pm at Kennedy Library
All Ages! Join us this holiday season to make you own glittering ornaments using beautiful laces, motifs, fabrics, sequence, beads, and other craft materials from India. Space is limited. To Register, please call 732-463-1633 x6 or stop by our Informatin Desk!
Extreme Gingerbread Houses
Thursday, December 28 @ 1:00pm at Westergard Library
Grades 4-7. Build an earthquake-resistant gingerbread house in the ultimate edible engineering challenge! To Register, please call 732-752-1166 x6 or stop by the Westergard Library.
In December, read a Young Adult Book. For recommendations, check out our ARC Booklist at any branch or online at piscatawaylibrary.org/readingchallenges. Don't forget, a prize is awarded each month!
How it works:
- During each month, read a book that fits the chosen challenge category.
- After finishing a read, submit an Adult Reading Challenge entry form found at our Information Desks.
- Each completed entry form will enter you into our Monthly Prize Drawing! Read as much as you can -- there's no limit to monthly entries!
- Extra monthly entries can also be earned by writing a short book review in our Piscataway Recommends notebook by the Information Desk.
- If you complete any of our monthly challenges, you will ALSO be entered to win our GRAND PRIZE chosen at the end of the year! Only one grand prize entry per patron.
Piscataway Public Library Foundation
engaging minds, building connections, and creating opportunities for individual and community-wide growth
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.
Please visit pwaylibraryfoundation.org if you’re interested in learning more, or to donate!