Franklin Township Library
485 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
Welcome to Youth Services!
Memories are made here: Visit the Children's Room at the library to read some good books, work on some puzzles, or practice reading skills in the Reading Education Center.
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The objective of our iPad Digital Storytime is to help children make the connection between digital media and physical books, and to extend the story with other activities whenever possible. Early reading skills such as predicting outcome, developing vocabulary, and … Continue reading
Klezmer Kabaret Puppet Show! Tuesday, December 3 @ 7:00 p.m. (Main Library) All are welcome! Registration begins Nov. 19. What is Klezmer music? It’s joyful, funny, exhuberant, and sometimes even a little sad. It was born a few hundred … Continue reading
Would you like to help your child develop good reading comprehension skills and increase vocabulary? Read a wordless picture book together! Your child will develop important reading skills, such as: • critical thinking • predicting what happens next • storytelling/narrative … Continue reading
Do you need to access your child’s summer reading in order to print a certificate for school or for your scrapbook? Scroll down to the post “Join the Summer Reading Program” (June 12, 2013). Click on the link for the program … Continue reading
Did you join the summer reading program? Have you been reading all summer? Don’t forget to log in at the library website and record your reading. Whenever you reach a prize level, select your prize and it will be saved … Continue reading
Avoid the “summer slide!” Kids who read and are read to during the summer will keep their skills sharp and be ready to learn in September. Kids who don’t read? They may slide back two reading levels! The key to … Continue reading
Join ASCAP Award winning songwriter Jeff Eisenberg for this fun, interactive program that teaches basic sign language to children ages 1 to 5 years with their parents. You’ll be signing and singing in the first class! Registration is required for … Continue reading
The Reading Connection is an activity program for kids ages 4 – 8 years with a parent or parents. Each month, a different letter of the alphabet is featured. We read stories that focus on that letter, develop reading comprehension … Continue reading
Registration begins June 15th for “Dig into Reading,” the 2013 NJ Statewide Summer Reading Program! All ages are welcome – younger children may be read to by other family members. How it works: On or after June 15, register online or … Continue reading
On Sunday, April 7, children and adults gathered to hear the tales of six different storytellers.