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Bergenfield Public Library General Children’s Program Information

We offer fun and educational programs for all ages from infants to sixth graders and their families.

All programs require registration unless otherwise noted with a star. Programs without registration function on a first come, first served basis. Patrons who miss 3 or more classes without notification may be deregistered. Registration for all other programs opens 2 weeks before the event date. The first week of registration is limited to Bergenfield Residents only. Unless otherwise noted, the second week of registration is open to all BCCLS patrons. All programs are subject to cancellation. For further information, call us at (201)387-4040 ext. 2848 or email the Children’s Department.

2020 Winter Programs & Story Times

2020 Winter Programs & Story Times

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

 

 

3 & 4 Year Old Story time

Come listen to some stories and complete a coloring page/craft with Ms. Jen.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Registration is good for all 8 weeks of the program. Ages 3 – 4

 

Book Brigade

Each month, book club participants will discuss the book they read, do an activity/play a game, and have a snack. If time permits, we will read the first chapter of the next book together.

Anyone interested in joining Book Brigade can pick up their books at the Children’s Desk. Grades 6 – 8

 

Book Buddies

Each month, book club participants will discuss the book they read, do an activity/play a game, and have a snack. If time permits, we will read the first chapter of the next book together.

Anyone interested in joining Book Buddies can pick up their books at the Children’s Desk. The first book will be available on September 19. Grades 2 & 3

 

Book Nook

Each month, book club participants will discuss the book they read, do an activity/play a game, and have a snack.

Anyone interested in joining Book Nook can pick up their books at the Children’s Desk. Grades 4 & 5

 

Cherry Blossom Tree Craft

Celebrate Cherry Blossom Week and make a cherry blossom tree out of a paper bag.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 6 – 12

 

Just Music and Books

Come read books, sing some songs, and have fun!

Ages 3 – 5

 

Magical Melodies

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

No registration required. All ages

 

No Sew Penguin Craft

Make a penguin out of a sock. If you have any lonely socks that you want to bring in, you can make a winter hat, scarf, or both for your penguin!

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 6 – 12

 

Songs & Stories

Sing some songs and listen to some stories with Ms. Kira

No registration required. Ages 2 – 5

 

Tales, Crafts, & Kids

Come and enjoy a themed story time and craft each week with Ms. Elena

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Registration is good for all 8 weeks of the program. Ages 3 – 6

 

Tin Can Owl Craft

Create an owl out of a tin can. A hot glue gun will be used during this program.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 8 – 12

 

Sunday Movies:

January 19 Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone (Rated PG; 2 hr & 40 m)

Harry potter learns that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards on his 11th birthday. He is summoned from his life with his aunt, uncle and cousin to become a student at Hogwarts, a school for wizards. There he meets some friends who help him discover the truth about his parents’ death.

February 16 The Watsons Go to Birmingham (Rated PG; 1 hr & 30 m)

During a family road trip, the Watson’s experiences give them courage to stand up for what’s right and helps them grow stronger as a family.

March 8 Matilda (Rated PG; 1 hr & 40 m)

Matilda Wormwood is a gifted child that is forced to put up with her distant father and mother. Worse, Agatha Trunchbull, the evil principal at Matilda’s school. When Matilda realizes she has the power of telekinesis, she beings to defend her friends from the evil Trunchbull and fights back against her unkind parents.