Metuchen Library plans winter program

The Winter Reading Program begins at the Metuchen Public Library Jan. 5, 10:30 a.m.

The Program is open to Metuchen res­idents 18 months through fifth grade. Phone registration begins on or after De­c. 10 at 10 a.m.. The following programs will be offered:

•Preschool Patrol for 3 year olds, Mondays , 10:30 a.m.

•Book Babies for 18 – 24 month olds, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

•Ready Readers for 4 and 5 year olds, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

•Toddle Time for 2 and 3- year-olds, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m..

The library also offers several drop in programs which do not require registra­tion:

•Mostly Mother Goose, for ages 1 – 4. Friday, January 9 and February 13, 10:30 a.m.

•Book Bingo, Monday, January 12, 7:00 p.m., Caldecott Bingo (picture books) and Monday, January 26, 7:00 p.m., Newbery Bingo (Children’s Literature)

•African American History Month Bingo, for 5 year olds and up. Saturday, February 21, 2:30.p.m.

For further information stop by the li­brary or call (732) 632-8526.