Featured Events for Kids

Featured Events for Kids

Visit our Events Calendar for all library programming.


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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an ongoing early literacy program which encourages families with children ages 0 to 5 to read to their children every day. The concept is simple and the rewards are priceless! Visit our 1000 Books page for more information and sign your child up in person or print out an application online and turn it in to the Youth Services desk. You will need a CHPL library card to register.

Contact

For more information, come visit us upstairs at the Youth Services desk or give us a call at (856) 903-1229.


Animal Crossing Open Hours
Select Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Check our Events Calendar for exact dates

Animal Crossing New Horizons players of all ages are invited to open play at CHPL Cove. Pick fruit, catch bugs, visit our virtual branch and museum, and swap recipes, fossils, furniture and clothing!

Add the library's Nintendo Friend Code, SW-7377-8544-2015, then once playing ACNH, visit your airport, and select "visit through online play" to find us.

Join our CHPL Teens Discord server to chat with other Animal Crossing players! Email Jasmine at jriel@chplnj.org to get an invitation. Include your name, grade, and school you attend in your email.

Note: Animal Crossing requires a Nintendo Online subscription for online play.



Welcome to Creativebug!
This amazing new database offers thousands of award-winning instructional video tutorials on arts and crafts that you can watch from home for free with your CHPL library card! Whether you're a beginner doodler or long-time needleworker, there is an abundance of exciting and engaging creative endeavors here for you to discover. Develop your child's art curriculum or find another artistic activity to enjoy together.

Just for Kids Video Database
Enjoy Just For Kids' streaming collection of kid-friendly and educational videos from home! From math and science-related homework help to your child's favorite televisions shows like Rolie Polie Olie, Dr. Seuss, and Sesame Street, you can be sure that your children are having fun and learning in a safe online environment that is free from ads!

 

 

Children's and Young Adult Materials are fine free as of November 1st, 2018!
We are very excited to implement this positive change for our patrons, especially our younger ones! We encourage parents and caregivers to teach children that a public library is a community resource shared by everyone and that returning materials on time is all about sharing responsibly!

Any past late fees will remain on your account. Please visit a library service desk for payment so you can take advantage of our new fine free lending!
Any items checked out before November will still accrue late fees (even if the due date is after November 1).

While a majority of items will become fine free, certain special collection items will still accrue late fees such as (but not limited to):

If you have any questions or concerns about this new policy, either stop by the Youth Services Desk or call the Youth Service Department at (856) 903-1229.

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