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September top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to 5 years old and their families. 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Take the library’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten pledge and instill the foundation for a lifelong love of reading with […]


August top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to five years old and their families. Summer Nights Series: Raya and the Last Dragon Presented in partnership with Princeton Shopping Center, this Summer Reading wrap-up event begins with an […]


July top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to 5 years old and their families. Summer Nights Series at Princeton Shopping Center The library has partnered with Princeton Shopping Center to present a series of outdoor events on […]


June top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to five years old and their families. Summer Reading 2021 It’s summer reading time. Starting on June 15, sign up online either from home or at the library and take the […]


May top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to 5 years old and their families. One Year Anniversary of Storytime Shorts Last spring, when it became clear that we would not be able to safely offer our in-person storytimes, […]


April top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to 5 years old and their families. Storytime At Home: Spanish Storytime Favorites Just added to our newly launched Storytime At Home program: our favorite books in Spanish for storytime! From […]


March top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to 5 years old and their families. Storytime At Home Create your own storytime adventure! We’ve made it easy to do storytime with your child(ren) at home or in your […]


February top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children from birth to 5 years old and their families.  Black History Month Books For Little Kids February is Black History Month. Check out this Youth Services staff-curated list of picture books for […]


January top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to 5 years old and their families.  Story time with Jeff Local musician and actor Jeff Trainor may be a familiar name to the town’s under-5 set for his weekly story […]


December top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources, and new books in the library collection for children ages birth to five years old and their families. The Gift of Books 2020: Picture Books and Early Readers There isn’t a more perfect gift for a young child (or anyone!) […]


November top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to 5 years old and their families. And don’t forget, Youth Services staff are once again available for in-person recommendations and encourage families to visit us on the newly reopened […]


October top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children ages birth to five years old and their families. Also, don’t forget to come visit us in the Community Room during the library’s express service hours! Storytelling Math Series Check out […]


September top 5 for under 5


We invite you to take advantage of this month’s Youth Services recommendations for activities and resources for children ages birth to five years old and their families. With the library’s print collection now available for check out again, as well as browsing of new books in the Community Room during express service hours, a few […]


August top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s Youth Services recommendations for activities and resources for children ages birth to five years old and their families. Now that the library’s print collection is available for check out again (hooray!), a few recently published picture book recommendations are also included. La Hora de Cuentos / Spanish […]


July top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s recommendations for activities and resources for children ages birth to five years old and their families. Even though the library’s physical building remains temporarily unavailable, and all in-person gatherings and events are cancelled until further notice, we still have plenty of suggestions to fill your days.  Super […]


June top 5 for under 5


We invite you to check out this month’s recommendations for activities and resources for children ages birth to five years old and their families. Even though the library’s physical building remains temporarily unavailable, and all in-person gatherings and events are cancelled until further notice, we still have plenty of suggestions to fill your days.  Summer […]


May top 5 for under 5


Our “Top 5 for Under 5” monthly blog post typically includes highlights of upcoming events at the library and around town, as well as new picture books that have just arrived in the library, all recommended for children ages birth to five years old and their families. Even though the library’s physical book collection is […]


April top 5 for under 5


Our “Top 5 for Under 5” monthly blog post typically includes highlights of upcoming events at the library and around town, as well as new picture books that have just arrived in the library, all recommended for children ages birth to five years old and their families. Even though the library’s physical book collection is […]


March top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children up to age 5 and their families, curated by the Youth Services department.  Happy Hands Storytime This six-week special story time session for children ages 6 months to 5 years is in the Story Room […]


February top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children up to age 5  and their families, curated by the Youth Services department.  Chinese New Year Celebration  Come celebrate the Year of the Rat! On Saturday, Feb. 8, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Princeton High […]


January top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books, curated by Youth Services department staff, for children up to 5 years and their families. Musical Tots Storytime Children ages 18 months to 5 years are invited to experience music through books, movement, rhythm and improvisation in […]


December top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children up to 5 years old and their families, curated by the Youth Services department.  Friends Of the Library Children’s Book Sale Don’t miss this one-day gently used book sale presented by the Friends of Princeton […]


November top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children ages five years old and younger and their families, curated by the Youth Services department.  People Share With People by Lisa Wheeler and Molly Idle Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal the importance of sharing […]


October top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations from the Youth Services Department for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books, for children 5 years old and younger and their families. Preschool Fair at the library Independent Princeton-area schools offering Preschool and Pre-K programs will be in attendance at this annual event at […]


September top 5 under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children up to 5 years old and their families, curated by the Youth Services Department.  Princeton Children’s Book Festival! You don’t want to miss this annual event on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 […]


July top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children ages five years old and younger and their families, curated by the Youth Services department.  Zoom To the Moon! “Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, we’re going to the Moon!” On Wednesday, July 3, at 10:30 a.m., preschoolers […]


June top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children ages 5 younger and their families, curated by the Youth Services department. Summer Reading Program Sign up for the library’s annual Summer Reading Program and take the 20/20 Challenge! Read with your child for at […]


May top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children ages five years old and younger and their families, curated by the Youth Services department.  Storytime With Airlie Anderson To celebrate Children’s Book Week, award-winning author/illustrator Airlie Anderson will read from her picture books Momo […]


April top 5 for under 5


It can be challenging for parents of the youngest children to keep up with upcoming events at the library and around town, new picture books, music, and helpful apps. That’s why the Youth Services department makes monthly recommendations for things of interest for children ages five years old and younger and their families. We hope […]


March top 5 for under 5


It can be challenging for parents of the youngest children to keep up with upcoming events at the library and around town, new picture books, music, and helpful apps. That’s why the Youth Services department makes monthly recommendations for things of interest for children ages five years old and younger and their families. We hope […]


February top 5 for under 5


It can be challenging for parents of the youngest children to keep up with upcoming events at the library, and around town, new picture books, music, and helpful apps. That’s why the Youth Services department makes monthly recommendations for things of interest for children ages five years old and younger and their families. We hope you […]

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