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Location & Hours

Long Hill Public Library     (Map)
917 Valley Road
Gillette, NJ 07933
Phone 908-647-2088
Fax 908-647-2098

Mon - Thurs 10 am - 9 pm
Fri 10 am - 5 pm
Sat 10 am - 2 pm
Sun 1pm - 5pm

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Spring Break Programs

Spring Break Programs

All programs require registration unless stated otherwise.

Monday, April 10—Saturday, April 15


Sweet Heat with Mad Science on Monday, April 10 at 3:00pm
Witness a mini rocket launch while learning the properties of heat. Explore the states of matter and learn the science behind the making of cotton candy. This workshop includes cotton candy for each participant! For ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver.


Travelin’ Tumblers on Wednesday, April 12 at 10:30am 
Join us for 45 minutes of tumbling fun! Please wear active clothing and footwear (no boots or sandals). For ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver.


Food Fun on Thursday, April 13 at 10:30am 
Join us for stories and a healthy food activity with Jessica Guarnieri, Registered Dietitian from StopRite. Snacks included! For ages 4 and up with parent/caregiver. Please notify Miss Meaghan of any food allergies when registering.


Family Movie on Saturday, April 15 at 11:00am
Around for the holiday weekend? Stop by and watch Hop (Rated PG). No registration required. Join us in the meeting room a few minutes before show time!


April Children's Programs

Registration is required for most programs and can be done in person, by phone at (908) 647-2088 ext. 2, or via email to 
First priority for these programs is given to Long Hill Township residents, but non-residents are welcome to join our waiting list.

Programs for Preschoolers

 All programs require registration unless stated otherwise.

Rhyme Time on Wednesdays, April 5, 19, and 26 at 10:30am
A program for our youngest of patrons. Join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, and simple stories. For babies from birth through age 2 with caregiver. No registration required.


Creative Stories on Thursdays, April 6, 20, and 27 at 10:30am 
Listen to stories and make a craft. For ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver. 

First Roots Music and Movement on Friday, April 21 at 10:30am
Babies up to age 2 will enjoy this 45-minute musical movement experience with Ms. Jenni. For newborn—age 2 with caregiver.


Storybook Yoga on Friday, April 28 at 10:30am 
Join us for 30 minutes of kids yoga with Miss Traci. For ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver. Please wear active clothing.

Messy Monday on Monday, April 17 at 10:30am
Let your imagination run wild in this process art program! Listen to a few stories and make a holiday decoration. Please dress for a mess. For ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver.


Programs for School-Aged Children

 All programs require registration unless stated otherwise.


Science Explorers on Wednesday, April 26 at 5:30pm
Join us as we explore the world of science! Listen to a few stories and participate in a hands-on science experiment or observe a demonstration conducted by Miss Meaghan. For ages 4 and up. *Activities may involve food products. When registering, please notify Miss Meaghan of any food allergies.*



Children's E-Newsletter

Join our mailing list and receive our monthly e-newsletter listing all children's programs. Please email to sign up.

Long Hill Schools

Specific questions about your child's school work? Check their teacher's page on the school websites.


Have a question? Email us

Children's Librarian

Meaghan Darling


What to read next?

For suggestions of what to read try one of the links below or stop by the library and pick-up one of our booklists

For beginning readers


Preschool Teachers' Workshop

Need ideas for storytime? Check out our book, song and craft lists!

Preschool 2013

Preschool 2014

Long Hill Township Public Library, 917 Valley Road, Gillette, NJ 07933 Phone (908)647-2088

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