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Bergenfield Public Library General Children’s Program Information

We offer fun and educational programs for all ages from infants to fifth graders and their families.
Many programs require advance registration (in person) and are limited to Bergenfield residents.
We are always adding/changing programs so please check our online calendar or stop in for the current schedule. For further information, call us at (201) 387-4040 ext. 2848 or email the Children’s Department.

2019 Summer Children’s Programs & Story Times

July Children’s Programs & Story Times

August Children’s Programs & Story Times

 

Programs are listed alphabetically. If you are looking for dates and times of programs please look at the calendar.

2 & 3 Year Old Storytime

Join Ms. Louise for some stories, music and coloring

No Registration Required Ages 2 & 3

Explore Science: Glow in the Dark Moon Phases

Kids will learn about the phases of the moon and will get to take home an awesome, glow in the dark visual.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Grades K – 2

Explore Science: Mars Rover

Kids are put to the test to design Martian transportation on Mars.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Grades 3 – 6

Flying Saucer Craft

Make a cool flying saucer out of a normal, plastic Frisbee.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 6 – 8

Goodnight Moon Party

Celebrate an amazing book with snacks, activities, and a craft.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 3 – 7

Magical Melodies with Mr. Chris

Join Mr. Chris as he takes you on a magical jam session with his trusty guitar.

No Registration Required. All ages

Mini Wind-Up Robots

We provide the wind-up feet – you provide the imagination to create your own mini robot.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 8 and up

Miss Elena’s Mother Goose

Get the giggles out before bedtime

No registration required. Ages 2 – 4

Moon Rocks Craft

Paint a cool moon rock with Ms. Jo Anne.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Grades 3 – 6

Sand Art

Come make some awesome space themed sand art.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 5 – 11.

Sew It @ the Library

Complete a planet pillow in about 2 hours.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 9 – 12

Simply Storytime

Come listen and enjoy a few stories ready by Ms. Jen. Simply Storytime lasts about 20 – 30 minutes

No registration required. Ages 2 – 5.

Sky’s the Limit: Summer Reading Fitness

Come to this awesome summer reading fitness program. Participants will play games and complete activities and relays. Program will be about 45 minutes long.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 3 – 14

Space Make & Take

Come to the library and make a really cool space mobile.

No registration required. Ages 3 and up

Space Quest: a Galactic Adventure

Reveal hidden clues, solve baffling riddles, unlock buried secrets, and more in this awesome program.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 7 – 14

Space Storytime

Listen to some funny stories and make a cute space craft with Ms. Jo Anne/Ms. Elena.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 3 – 5

Space Wreath Craft

Make an awesome space themed wreath to celebrate the 2019 Summer Reading theme.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 3 – 7

Who Goes Whoo

The Tenafly Nature Center will be bringing in a real, live owl to the library. Participants will learn about their habitat and many other cool things about this wonderful creature

Bergenfield Residents Only.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Grades 2 – 5

Wiggles & Jiggles

Join Ms. Louise for some music and movement. No registration required, for ages 2 – 5.

Friday Movies:

  • July 5 Space Jam (1 hr 40 m)
    • An evil alien needs a new attraction for his theme park. His gang, the Nerdlucks, head to Earth to kidnap Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Looney Toons.
  • July 12 Ralph Breaks the Internet (1 hr 56 m)
    • Ralph and Vanellope are back and they are traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s video game.
  • July 19 Lego Movie 2 (1 hr 47 m)
    • Lego Duplo invaders from outer space are destroying Bricksburg. The battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the LEGO universe takes Emmet, Lucy, Batman and the rest of their friends to faraway unexplored worlds.
  • July 26 The Kid Who Would Be King (2 hrs)
    • Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur and has to unite his friends and enemies (along with Merlin) so they can save mankind from Morgana.
  • August 2 Aliens in the Attic (1 hr 26 m)
    • Tom Pearson, along with his siblings and cousins, encounter an invading force of tiny aliens while on vacation. Can Tom find a way to fight off the invaders?
  • August 9 Mary Poppins Returns (1 hr 10 m)
    • Mary Poppins is back to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a very difficult time.
  • August 16 E.T (2 hrs)
    • A gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth and is discovered by a young boy. Elliot summons the courage to help E.T. escape Earth and return to his home.
  • August 23 Smallfoot (1 hr 49 m)
    • Migo is convinced that humans exist. After being banished from his home with the rest of the Yeti’s, he hopes to prove them wrong and goes on a journey to find the smallfoot.