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Mercer County Library System October 2020 Virtual Events List for Youth

Babytime w/ Miss Andrea 

Thursday, October 1, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Get ready for simple stories, songs and fun with MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Suggested for children up to age 3.

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

LEGO Challenge 

Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 20 & 29, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Every week we will create a new LEGO challenge for you to create! Then we invite you to share a photo of your creation with us on social media.

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

https://www.facebook.com/mclsnj/ 

 

Storytime w/ Miss Jen 

Friday, October 2, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Join Miss Jen for stories and songs about fall.  

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Harry Potter Palooza 

Fridays, October 2 & 16, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM 

Calling all Harry Potter fans! MCLS Youth Services Librarians put a Harry Potter twist on trivia, crafts, and more. Check out this week's video to see what Harry Potter themed activity awaits!

Watch this week's Harry Potter Palooza video on MCLS' YouTube channel when it goes live at 1:00 p.m.!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Music & Movement for Kids 

Saturdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Music & Movement programs are guaranteed to get you up and moving along with MCLS' Youth Services Librarians! Suggested for toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary age children.

Check back here to watch the most recent episode of the Music & Movement series on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

 "Create A..." Challenge 

Sundays, October 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Do you have what it takes to design a unique craft using common household items? If so, you will love our weekly "Create a..." Challenge!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

https://www.facebook.com/mclsnj/ 

 

Children's Author Study 

Mondays, October 5, 19 & 26, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

Join us as we learn about a new children's author each week. You will learn facts about the author and take a fast look at books and series the author has written. In addition there may also be a related craft or activity. Watch episodes of the Children's Author Study series on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Pajama Storytime 

Mondays, October 5 & 19, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM 

MCLS' Youth Services Librarians share bedtime stories and soothing songs for children, ages 2-5. Watch the Pajama Storytime video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Bilingual Storytime w/ Miss Diana 

Tuesday, October 6, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Learn English & Spanish through interactive children's activities led by MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Bilingual Storytime includes more than stories. Weekly videos include nursery rhymes, crafts, games, and more! Suggested for children, ages 2 and older. Watch the Bilingual Storytime video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Feature on New Halloween Picture Books 

Wednesday, October 7, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Check out what is new in our collection! MCLS' Youth Services Librarians share titles we've just gotten in -- available for you to check out. Watch this Feature on New Books video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

STEAM Activity 

Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

Each week a new STEAM project and instructions are available for you! MCLS' Youth Services Librarians demonstrate STEAM themed projects you can do at home. Watch the STEAM Activity video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Halloween Play Reading 

Wednesday, October 7, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM 

Join playwright Michael Kerr for a series of Halloween play readings. In each session, participants will read a few short plays with a Halloween theme aimed at teens. Program attendees will have the opportunity to read as characters in the plays. This program is recommended for participants, ages 12-18.

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: Mercer County Library Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Babytime w/ Miss Jen 

Thursday, October 8, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Get ready for simple stories, songs and fun with MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Suggested for children up to age 3. Watch Babytime on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Kahoot! Trivia 

Thursday, October 8, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM 

Play along with others during our monthly Kahoot! Trivia gathering. Test your knowledge about books and more! Suggested for ages 8-13.

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Storytime w/ Miss Connie 

Friday, October 9, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Join Miss Connie for a live Storytime!

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Middle Grade Book Club 

Friday, October 9, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 

Please join our Middle Grade Book Club as we read and discuss many exciting and interesting books. Watch Miss Melissa's video on MCLS' YouTube channel when it goes live at 3:00 p.m. to learn about the author and books to be discussed this month. 

Then join Miss Melissa for a live program on Thursday, October 22 at 3:00 p.m. (registration required) to discuss this author's work and do a related activity. Recommended for Grades 3 through 5. 

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Bilingual Storytime w/ Miss Liz 

Tuesday, October 13, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Learn English & Spanish through interactive children's activities led by MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Bilingual Storytime includes more than stories. Weekly videos include nursery rhymes, crafts, games, and more! Suggested for children, ages 2 and older

Watch this week's Bilingual Storytime video on MCLS' YouTube channel when it goes live at 10:00 a.m.!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Pokemon Club 

Tuesdays, October 13 & 20, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 

Gotta catch 'em all! All Pokemon fans are invited to join MCLS Youth Services Librarians for crafts, games, cooking and more with a Pokemon twist. Check out this week's video to see what Pokemon themed activity awaits! Watch the Pokemon Club video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org  

 

Feature on New Juvenile Non-Fiction 

Wednesday, October 14, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Check out what is new in our collection! MCLS' Youth Services Librarians share titles we've just gotten in -- available for you to check out. Watch this week's Feature on New Books video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Babytime w/ Miss Cathy 

Thursday, October 15, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Get ready for simple stories, songs and fun with MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Suggested for children up to age 3. Watch this week's Babytime video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Storytime w/ Miss Christine 

Friday, October 16, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Join Miss Christine for stories and songs.  

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Bilingual Storytime w/ Miss Diana 

Tuesday, October 20, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Learn English & Spanish through interactive children's activities led by MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Bilingual Storytime includes more than stories. Weekly videos include nursery rhymes, crafts, games, and more! Suggested for children, ages 2 and older. Watch this week's Bilingual Storytime video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Feature on New Young Adult Non-Fiction 

Wednesday, October 21, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Check out what is new in our collection! MCLS' Youth Services Librarians share titles we've just gotten in -- available for you to check out. Watch this week's Feature on New Books video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Babytime w/ Miss Chetna 

Thursday, October 22, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Get ready for simple stories, songs and fun with MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Suggested for children up to age 3. Watch this week's Babytime video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Middle Grade Book Club Discussion 

Thursday, October 22, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

Please join our Middle Grade Book Club as we read and discuss many exciting and interesting books. After watching Miss Melissa's video from Friday, October 9, please join our live Middle Grade Book Club discussion. We will discuss the author and related books, as well as an activity. This is an interactive program, so please enable your camera and microphone. Recommended for Grades 3 through 5. 

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program. 

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Storytime w/ Miss Jamie 

Friday, October 23, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Join Miss Jamie for stories and songs about pumpkins! Tune in at 10:30 a.m. to see this Storytime video on MCLS' YouTube channel when it goes live!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Crochet, Knit & Chat 

Friday, October 23, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 

Join the conversation while starting a new project or continuing your work in progress. Discuss past projects, and share tips and ideas. All hook and needle crafters are welcome!

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program. 

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Bilingual Storytime w/ Miss Liz 

Tuesday, October 27, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Learn English & Spanish through interactive children's activities led by MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Bilingual Storytime includes more than stories. Weekly videos include nursery rhymes, crafts, games, and more! Suggested for children, ages 2 and older. Watch this week's Bilingual Storytime video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Feature on New Easy Non-Fiction & Picture Books 

Wednesday, October 28, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Check out what is new in our collection! MCLS' Youth Services Librarians share titles we've just gotten in -- available for you to check out. Watch this week's Feature on New Books video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

STEAM Activity 

Wednesday, October 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

Each week a new STEAM project and instructions are available for you! MCLS' Youth Services Librarians demonstrate STEAM themed projects you can do at home. Watch this week's STEAM Activity video on MCLS' YouTube channel!

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Halloween Play Reading 

Wednesday, October 28, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM 

Join playwright Michael Kerr for a series of Halloween play readings. In each session, participants will read a few short plays with a Halloween theme aimed at teens. Program attendees will have the opportunity to read as characters in the plays. This program is recommended for participants, ages 12-18.

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: Mercer County Library Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

 

Babytime w/ Miss Briana 

Thursday, October 29, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

Get ready for simple stories, songs and fun with MCLS' Youth Services Librarians. Suggested for children up to age 3.

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: MCLS Staff  hopeprogs@mcl.org 

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