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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.

2019 Autumn Programs & Story Times

Autumn 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 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 interesting 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 interesting in joining Book Nook can pick up their books at the Children’s Desk. The first book will be available on September 26. Grades 4 & 5

 

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 interesting in joining Book Brigade can pick up their books at the Children’s Desk. The first book will be available on September 10. Grades 6 – 8

 

Chanukah Story time

Come celebrate Chanukah with a few stories and a craft.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 5 – 8

 

Christmas Story time

Come celebrate Christmas with a few stories and a craft.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Ages 5 – 8

 

Crafted

In this Chopped style crafting session, participants will get unknown materials and have to create the best craft.

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

 

Growing readers

Join Ms. Louise while she reads a few stories, sings a few songs, and does a craft.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Registration is good for all 8 weeks of the program. Age 2.

 

Just Music and Books

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

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

 

Mother Goose

This lap-sit program uses Mother Goose Rhymes, songs and finger-plays for 0 – 24 month olds and their adults.

Registration is required, patrons can sign up at the children’s desk. Registration is good for all 8 weeks of the program. Ages 0 – 24 months

 

Sew It @ the Library

Sew it is back for the fall! Participants will be sewing their own drawstring bag.

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

 

Songs & Stories

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

No registration required. Ages 2 – 5

 

StoryFaces

Storyteller and Artist Christopher Agostino will tell a story while he illustrates the story, not on paper but on a child’s face.

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

 

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

 

Friday & Sunday Movies:

October 20 Hocus Pocus

After moving to Salm, Mass., Max Dennison, his sister Dani, and their new friend, Allison explore an abandoned house on Halloween Night. Dismissing an urban legend told by Allison, Max accidentally frees evil witches who used to live in the house. With the help of a magical cat, the kids must stop the witches from becoming immortal.

November 8 Uglydolls

In the town of Uglyville, weirdness is celebrated and being strange is special. On the other side of the mountain, the people of Uglyville discover the town called Perfection. Join the Uglydolls on their journey to discover what it really means to be different.

November 24 Free Birds

Reggie is the lucky turkey that gets pardoned by the President. While living a carefree lifestyle, he gets recruited by Jake for a history-changing mission. Jake and Reggie travel back in time to 1621, just before the first Thanksgiving. The plan is to change the course of Thanksgiving so turkeys do not become the holiday dinner.

December 15 Elf

Buddy was transported to the North Pole as a toddler and was raised among Santa’s elves. Feeling like he doesn’t fit in, Buddy travels to New York in search of his real father.

December 27 Secret Life of Pets 2

Max and Duke are back with a couple of new friends in this sequel to the awesome Secret Life of Pets.