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Children's Events

Look what's happening for kids at the Library this Spring! Registration is required where noted. For more information or to register, please stop by or call the Children’s Services desk at 973-728-2823.

March

Mon. 3/2—Read with Me Seuss: 10:00 a.m.—8:00 p.m. All ages. Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday at the Library! Drop in anytime throughout the day and read a story to our Cat in the Hat, and get a bookmark and sticker to take home! 

Wed. 3/11—Books-n-Bricks: 1:15—2:15 p.m. Ages 4 and up. Registration required. A time to read, a time to build—this storytime combines the best of both worlds. We’ll read stories then use Legos or Magformers for some building fun!

Mon. 3/16—R.U.F.F.: 6:30—7:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. Our therapy dog reading program is a confidence building program for children in kindergarten and above who are reading or are learning to read independently. 

Mon. 3/23—R.U.F.F.: 6:30—7:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. Our therapy dog reading program is a confidence building program for children in kindergarten and above who are reading or are learning to read independently.

Wed. 3/25—Music & Rhyme Time: 5:15—5:45 p.m. Babies through age 4. Registration required. Music, movement, and Mother Goose for babies and kids through age 4. Families are welcome.

April

Wed. 4/1—Tech Time Workshop-PALS PLUS Digital Library: Drop-in between 3:00—4:30 p.m. Get accustomed to the new PALS PLUS Digital Library site and new dedicated children's collection; drop-in with your devices and we will help you set up an account, and/or assist you with navigating the site and downloading materials.

Mon. 4/6—Recycle It-Birdfeeders: 2 sessions; 2:00 & 3:00 p.m. Ages 2 and up. Registration required. Create a place for birds to eat made of natural and recycled materials. Not only will you feed our fine feathered friends, but you will help the environment too! 

Mon. 4/20—R.U.F.F.: 6:30—7:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. Our therapy dog reading program is a confidence building program for children in kindergarten and above who are reading or are learning to read independently. 

Wed. 4/22—Books-n-Bricks: 1:15—2:15 p.m. Ages 4 and up. Registration required. A time to read, a time to build—this storytime combines the best of both worlds. We’ll read stories then use Legos or Magformers for some building fun!

Mon. 4/27—R.U.F.F.: 6:30—7:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. Our therapy dog reading program is a confidence building program for children in kindergarten and above who are reading or are learning to read independently. 

May

Mon. 5/4—Paddington Bear Story and Craft: 6:30—7:15 p.m. Ages 3 and up. Registration required. Celebrate Día with us! Follow the adventure of a bear from deepest, darkest Peru! Learn how he came to be known as Paddington Bear, and then about the culture of Peru! We will create a Paddington craft to take home. To learn more about El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) or Día, visit http://dia.ala.org/content/about-día

Mon. 5/11—R.U.F.F.: 6:30—7:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. Registration required.Our therapy dog reading program is a confidence building program for children in kindergarten and above who are reading or are learning to read independently.

Wed. 5/13—Books-n-Bricks: 1:15—2:15 p.m. Ages 4 and up. Registration required. A time to read, a time to build—this storytime combines the best of both worlds. We’ll read stories then use Legos or Magformers for some building fun!

Mon. 5/18—R.U.F.F.: 6:30—7:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. Our therapy dog reading program is a confidence building program for children in kindergarten and above who are reading or are learning to read independently. 

Wed. 5/20—Music & Rhyme Time: 5:15—5:45 p.m. Registration required. Music, movement, and Mother Goose for babies and kids through age 4. Families are welcome.