Children's Department

Fun and learning for newborns - grade 5
Our Programs are open to children of all abilities.
Preschooler Programs
Fall 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. 

Fall  Session will run Sept. 9 - Nov. 22

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 Sept. 12-Oct. 17  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
Oct.2 and 30, Nov. 6 and 27,
Dec. 4 and 18

Bring stories to life with interactive Yoga poses.
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Mondays @10:00 am 
Sept. 23, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 9

Sing, dance, and play with Miss Fran!

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Run Turkey Run
Ages 3-6
Tuesday November 26 @3:30*

Listen to stories, solve the puzzles, and help the turkey escape before Thanksgiving!
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*Early Time

Wild and Crafty
Animal Tales
Ages 3-6
Tuesday December 3 @3:30*

The Bergen County Zoo will visit and bring a special guest!
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*Early Time

Sloth Story Time
Ages 3-6 

Tuesday December 10 @3:30*

Learn more about this trendy little animal  and make your own furry pal to bring home!

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*Early Time

School Age Programs
Cartooning Class
Game Club

Grades 3-5
(grades 6 and up see teen page)
Mondays @ 5:30pm
Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 25*, Dec. 16

Join  John in an exploration of cartoon characters and techniques. 

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​*Date Change

Grades K and up.
Fridays @ 3:30pm
 Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec.13

Join us for board games and chess. No instructors for chess available.

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STEM Stories

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

Sept. 12-Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Oct. 10- 5 Little Pumpkins
Nov. 14-Crow and the Pitcher
Dec. 12-Gingerbread Man

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

Sep. 19- Apple Tower
Oct. 16- Harry Potter Wand (Wed. this month only)
Nov. 21- Animal Tracks
Dec. 19- Ski Lift Chair

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

9/23-School Organizer
10/21- Bat Bobblehead
 11/25-Turkey Basket
12/16- Winter Pop-up Scence

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Mondays Nov. 4, Dec. 9* @ 11 am

Ages 6-9 or 10-14

For November the books are:
"Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package" by Kate DiCamillo (ages 6-9)
"The Magician's Nephew" by C.S Lewis (10-14)
Please obtain copies through BCCLS
*New Date 

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Grades K and up.

Wednesdays @ 3:30
9/25, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18

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

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Family Events

Tree Lighting Event
Friday December 6 from 5:00 - 6:15pm

Drop into the library for a family fun winter celebration! There will be snacks, crafts, and a special ice queen visitor!
At 6:15, we'll head outside for the Town's Tree Lighting Event.

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!