Princeton Public Library
65 Witherspoon Street
Most parents know about story time at the library, but there’s a lot more to see for kids of all ages at Princeton. You can learn chemistry from Princeton University graduate students or learn how to code and design your own web application. Lots of unique events happening all year, but if you’re just looking to stop by there’s a playroom, music, movies, and even a mascot Lion that can come home with you for a short stay.
Cotsen Children’s Library
1 Washington Road
For younger children, the Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University is a fun, enchanting place to stop and see. It’s located within the Firestone Library and has lots of hands-on activities, books, story times and little nooks to experience. Make sure you climb the tree trunk and read a book in the loft! Note the books are not lended and must be read at the library.
5 S. Greenwood Avenue
Everyone loves to relax and take in a good movie, but something special from the Hopewell Theater are their Cry Baby Screenings. They take place the third Thursday of each month for babies, infants in strollers and carriers for free. The screenings offer a sensory friendly environment with the lights turned up and sound turned down. Talking and walking around is encouraged!
Grounds for Sculpture
80 Sculptors Way
You can find endless magic walking around the grounds, but if it’s too cold for your little ones try catching their Storytelling sessions in the Gallery or Young Artist Workshop for any budding artists.
Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street
Speaking of art, did you know Morven Museum has Children’s Art Afternoons? The program starts February 9th and it’s a six week course focused on crafts and art forms created during the Revolutionary War era!
330 Cold Soil Road
Terhune is open year-round and offer Read & Explore or Read & Pick programs for children each month. They involve a fun story session along with either a craft, or an opportunity to pick the fruit/vegetable they’ve just learned about in the book they read. A healthy and engaging outing for children.
25 Palmer Square East
Do your kids love toys? Do you struggle with finding something you think they’ll truly enjoy? Bring them to jaZams, where they can try out many of the unique items around the toy store! You’ll find toys here that you won’t find anywhere else, along with very knowledgeable staff who can help with any question you have. The kids will have a blast playing here, but be prepared for them to fall in love with something they must have!