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Children’s Room Programs

We offer fun and educational programs for all ages from infants all the way up to elementary school students and their families. Many programs require advance registration (in person) and are limited to Bergenfield residents.We are always adding/changing programs so please call for more information. For further information, call us at (201) 387-4040 ext. 2848 or email the Children’s Department.

2018 Summer Story Times & Programs

2018 July Summer Reading Club Calendar

2018 August Summer Reading Club Calendar

 

Mother Goose

This is a weekly lap-sit program for Walkers up to 2 Years Old & their parents/guardians using Mother Goose Rhymes, songs & finger plays. The program lasts for 30 – 40 minutes and requires registration.

Growing Readers Club

This is a weekly Early Literacy Activity period for 2 years old. Activities will vary between finger plays, rhymes, story time, crafts and literacy activities. This program lasts for 30-40 minutes and requires registration.

3 – 5 Year Old Story Time

Story Time is for 3-5 year olds & lasts 30 – 45 minutes. During each weekly session, there is a
mixture of stories, finger-plays, songs, videos & crafts. Registration is required.

Just Music & Books

Just Music & Books is for 3 – 5 year olds. We will be reading books, usually with a musical theme, and have fun while singing and playing with shakers, rhythm sticks and whatever items we can create with music. This program lasts for 30 – 40 minutes.

Spanish story time

This is a weekly bilingual story time for 2-5 year olds.  Activities will vary between stories, crafts and literacy activities. This program lasts for 30-40 minutes.

Stories in Slippers

Spend a fun evening at the Library! Each 45 minute session is open to children Grades K-3 & their families. During each session, books are read with a mixture of crafts & games. This program is once a month and requires registration.

Doll Maker’s Club

This program runs once a month for children ages 8 years & up. This program lasts for about 45 minutes and requires registration.

Book Nook

This book club meets once a month and is generally one hour long. Every month we will discuss a book voted on by the group, play games related to said book, and enjoy a light snack and general discussion. Readers must have a valid library card.

Book Brigade

This book club meets once a month and is generally one hour long. Every month we will discuss a book voted on by the group, play games related to said book, and enjoy a light snack and general discussion. Readers must have a valid library card.

Drama Club

This program is for children Grades 3 & Up. Sessions are about 1 hour long & will be held every other week. Club members will also work as a cast & crew to put together a show for a performance during our January talent show. Registration is required.

Gamer Group

This program is once a month for children in Grades 3 & Up and does NOT require registration  This program will run about  2 hours depending on turnout and game length