Children's Department

Fun and learning for newborns - grade 5
Our Programs are open to children of all abilities.
Preschooler Programs
Winter/Spring Story Times
Story times are a wonderful learning experience for children.  Each week we will combine music, reading, puppets and flannel board stories around a theme designed to educate and entertain. 

Winter/Spring Session will run Jan. 13 - May22

Sensory Play Time (Infants  to 18 months)- Mondays @ 10 am

Infants & Toddlers: Fridays @ 10am

2 year olds: Tuesdays @ 10am

3 - 5 year olds: Tuesdays @ 3:45pm

Outdoor Storytime ages 2-5 Thursdays 10 am April 16-May 21  weather permitting. Please call ahead if rain is in the forecast. 


Registration Required.   Click on the image to the left to register.
100 Books all
 Kindgergarteners Should Know
Born to Read Literacy Bags
(for newborns - 1.5 year olds)
We are happy to provide Literacy Bags to families with new babies.  Stop by to pick up your bag and let us welcome the newest members of our community!
We have a new early literacy program at the Library! Stop by and pick up our scratch off poster "100 Books all Kindergartners Should Know". The books will be marked with a sticker at the library. Click the picture to see the titles. 
Those who started 1,000 Books before Kindergarten can continue on the app or with paper logs. 

Music with Miss Fran
Ages 2 1/2  -6 With Caregiver

Yoga with Miss Danielle
Ages 2-5 with a Caregiver
Wednesdays @10am
 Feb. 5 and 19
Bring stories to life with interactive Yoga poses. Registration is one month at a time. 
Click here to register.

Mondays @10:00 am 
Jan. 13 and Mar. 16

Sing, dance, and play with Miss Fran!

Click here to register. 

School Age Programs
Game Club
Cartooning Class
Generation Coders

Grades 3-5

Tuesdays @ 5:30pm
Jan. 14 and 28*, Feb. 4 and 11

Student volunteers from Bergen County Academies will bring their love of 
coding to the Library. Learn to code using Python with Turtle. Please bring a laptop if you have one. 

Click on image to register.

Grades 3-5
(grades 6 and up see teen page)
Mondays @ 5:30pm
Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 23

Join  John in an exploration of cartoon characters and techniques. 

Class is currently full. 

​*Date Change

Grades K and up.
Fridays @ 3:30pm
 Jan. 17, Feb 14, Mar. 20

Join us for board games and chess. No instructors for chess available. Pokemon players welcome!

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STEM Stories
Read to Mr. Darcy

Grades K-2
Thursdays @3:45
Please sign up monthly.

Jan. 16- 5 Snowflake Bentley
Feb. 13-Here Comes Valentine Cat
Mar. 12-Three Pigs

Click on  image  to register.​​​​

Grades 3 to 5. Thursdays 3:45
Please sign up monthly.

Jan. 23- Snow Scoop Challenge
Feb. 20- Fake Snow Experiments
Mar. 19- Bird Adaptations

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Grades K and up.
Wed. Mar. 18 at 3:30

Meet the newest member of our canine literacy crew. 

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Read to Rosie (and Fiona)
Homeschool Book Club
Grades K and up
Mondays 3:45
Please register monthly. 

1/27-Valentine Airplane Art
2/24- Rainbow Puzzle
 3/23-Spring Screenprint

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Mondays Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 2 @ 11 am

Ages 6-9 or 10-14

For February the books are:
"Ben's Revolution" by Philbrick (ages 6-9)
"Out of the Dust" by Hesse (10-14)
Please obtain copies through BCCLS

Click on image to register. 
Grades K and up.

Wednesdays @ 3:30
1/8, 1/22, 2/12, 2/26, 3/11, 3/25

Rosie and her sister Fiona are trained listening specialists. They also love hugs. 

Click on image to register. 

Family Events

Family Movie

Friday March [email protected]:30

Watch the movie "Frozen 2" rated PG. 
No registration needed

Read Across America Day​​​​

Monday March 2 at 3:45
After a reading related magic show, we will
announce the winners of our bookmark contest!
No registration needed. 

Click here for entry form

NJ Makers Day

Saturday March 21 from
12-3 pm. Stop by for our 
"craft closet clean out" and make something special. All
​families and teens are invited. 

Bookflix features educational books (fiction & non-fiction) for our littlest readers.  No limits on check outs or usage!  Click on the logo above and begin your adventure today!

Digital Services for kids!

Non-Traditional Materials
We have a variety of STEM technology and toys available for circulation for kids. Microscopes, animation cameras, and coding toys will inspire curiosity and creativity in kids and the young at heart!
Non-traditional materials have a 2 week loan period. Please return all items inside the Township Library and do not return items to another library or in the book drop.
Our collection includes:
  • Kids Microscope kit and prepared slides
  • Telescopes
  • TV/Video Microscope
  • Stop Motion Animation Studio
  • STEM and Coding toys coming soon!