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Children's Events

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

December 

Tues. 12/9—O Christmas Tree - Celebrate the Christmas tree this holiday with stories and a colorful pine cone ornament craft. Ages 3 and up. 1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Registration required. 

Mon. 12/29—Pajama Time Stories - Snuggle into the Library during the winter break for cozy stories and hot cocoa. PJ's, stuffed animals, and families are welcome! 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. Registration required. 

January

Thurs. 1/1 - Fri. 1/31—Rainbow Snow - Ever wonder what a snowman would like if it wasn't white? Let's find out! Help decorate the children's room this winter with two snowmen in every color of the rainbow! Every time you visit the Library, stop by the Children's Services desk, color a circle, then fill in a snowman! 

Fri. 1/9—Music & Rhyme Time - Music, movement, and Mother Goose for babies and kids through age 4. Families are welcome. 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. 

Wed. 1/28—Music & Rhyme Time - Music, movement, and Mother Goose for babies and kids through age 4. Families are welcome. 5:15 - 5:45 p.m. Registration is required.

February

Wed. 2/11—Books-n-Bricks - 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! 1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Ages 4 and up. 

Fri. 2/13—Valentine's Bears - Share loveable stories of bears and make a cute Valentine's bear craft. 10:30—11:15 a.m. Ages 2 and up. Registration required.

Mon. 2/16—Toothpick Towers - How strong is a toothpick structure? Does it matter what is used as the connective material? Does the height make a difference in the overall strength? The answers to these questions may be answered when we build toothpick towers! Join us for this engineering experiment. 2:00—3:30 p.m. Ages 8 and up. 

Wed. 2/18—Books-n-Bricks - 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! 1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Ages 4 and up. 

Wed. 2/25—Music & Rhyme Time!- Music, movement, and Mother Goose for babies and kids through age 4. 5:15 - 5:45 p.m. Registration is required. 

R.U.F.F.

Mondays 6:30—7:30 p.m.

January 12 & 19 and February 9 & 16 

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. Contact Children’s Services for more information or to register.