storytimeFall Storytime Registration

Registration for Fall Storytimes begins on Monday 9/29. Registration is in person in the Children's Department. Please present library card at time of registration.


Babytime Storytimes are for our youngest library patrons. These programs require registration. They feature stories, songs and fingerplays. Caregiver participation is a vital and important part of the program. Registration begins on 9/29.

Lap Time, for infants not yet walking, meets on Thursdays at 11 a.m. beginning 10/16. Toddler Time is for walkers up to age 2 1/2. It meets on Tuesdays beginning 10/14. Caregivers may register for the 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. session.

Mother Goose Storytime is for children aged 2 1/2 to 3 years. It features stories, songs and fingerplays. This is a registered storytime that meets on Thursdays at 10 a.m. beginning 10/16.

Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers, age 3 and up, are invited to join us for this year round storytime taking place on Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Saturday Storytime
This family storytime meets year round on Saturdays at 11 a.m. No registration required.

Read to Dogs
Kids age 6 and up can read to a new canine friend at the library. Registration begins on 9/29. Appointments with the therapy dogs are for 15 minutes. Dates t.b.d.

Book Clubs

Kids can meet for reading, discussion, and games once a month at the library.  Register in the Children's Department beginning 9/29. Please present library card at registration.

"My First Book Club" is a book club for kindergartners & first graders. It will meet at 4 p.m., one Wednesday a month, for stories, discussion and crafts.

Bubblegum Book Club, for kids in grades 2 & 3, meets one Wednesday a month at 4 p.m.

Page Turners, for kids in grades 4 & 5, meets one Thursday a month at 4 p.m.

Young Adult Programs

Teen Book Club

Teens in grades 6 through 8 meet for reading and discussion. The club meets one Thursday evening a month. Registration begins on 9/29. Please present library card at registration.

All Programs are free. For more information on these and other programs please
contact the Children's Department at 201-837-4171 ext. 3.

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Special Programs

Early Literacy Station

Early LiteracyThe Friends purchased an Early Literacy Station for the Children's Department. This dynamic all-in-one digital learning station for children ages 2 to 8 features more than 60 educational software titles spanning seven curricular areas. It is easy and fun for children to use.

This gift was made possible in part by donations made in memory of Patrick Crowley, who, along with his wife, Jane Erwin, was a long-time and active supporter of the Friends.