Top 5 Under 5


Check out this rotating list of PPL Youth Services recommended things of interest for children ages five years old and younger and their families. Includes (but not limited to): books, apps, music, library and local events, and resources.


May 2018


Howell Living History Farm

Spring is a great time to visit when all the baby animals are appearing! This farm of yesteryear is a lovely place to explore and meander. Bring a picnic and enjoy this treasure of the Mercer County Park Commission.


Grandma’s Purse by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

When Grandma Mimi comes to visit, her granddaughter cannot wait to see what treasures she has hidden in her purse. Super cute and relatable new picture book!


Kanopy Kids

Our video streaming service Kanopy is now offering Kanopy Kids! Browse Kanopy Kids and find the videos your kids will love, with developmentally appropriate age ratings.


Season of Wonder Puppet Show

Come see Amy Shor, early childhood teacher at the Waldorf School of Princeton, at PPL on May 17 as she celebrates the wonders of spring through songs, rhymes, and fingerplays using simple handmade puppets and other surprises from the natural world. Perfect for ages 2-5!


Lolly and YoYo

Local storytellers and musicians, Lolly Hopwood and Yvonne “YoYo” Kusters, perform at dozens of free events in the greater Princeton area. Their events are always full of music, stories and plenty of movement for little ones. You’ll quickly become a fan!