Special Programs & Events

September 17 - December 21 , 2018

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Special Programs

Sing & Dance. A musical program for children ages 0-4 combines music, dance, and educational tools for 30 minutes of canít stop, wonít stop bonding, learning, and fun!
Mondays 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Zumba for Kids. Join us for a friendly, fun, healthy dance class for children and adults that uses the Zumba Fitness concept.
Mondays 3:30-4 p.m.
Read to the Dog - In memory of Patrick —the Library Dog—who passed away in May 2012.
Improve your reading skills and become a confident reader. Schedule your private 10-minute reading session with one of our therapy dogs.
Must sign up!
Tuesdays, Sep 25, Oct 9, Oct 23, Nov 13, Nov 27, and Dec 11, 4-5 p.m.
Lego Club for children ages of all ages. Come & build something and see what others are building. Your creations will be displayed in the Library till next meeting.
Wednesdays 3-4 p.m.
We are looking for volunteers to help run the program.
Craft of the Month — Join us for an after-school craft. Children must be able to work independently or with a help of a caregiver.
Thursdays, Oct 4, Nov 1, and Dec 6, 3:30-4:15 p.m.
STEAM Club Join us for monthly Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Mathematics (STEAM) projects. Must sign up! For students Grades 2-8.
Thursdays, Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15, and Dec 20, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
French for Children Conversational French for Children, ages 5-8 — Join us for basic conversational French classes, interactive games, and more.
Thursdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Who Was? Biography Book Club for students Grades 2-5.
Fridays, Sep 21, Oct 19, Nov, 16, and Dec 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Yoga for Kids Saturday Yoga for Kids*, ages 5 & up. Join Lisa Glaser for six yoga classes to relax into a holiday season. Please bring your own yoga mat.  
*Funded by 2018 Union County Library Grant for Children’s Programming and Materials.
Saturdays, Nov, 3, Nov, 10, Nov 17, Nov 24, Dec 1, and Dec 8, 11:30 a.m.
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Special Events

Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 p.m.

Fire Prevention @ the Library

Meet the Roselle Park Fire Department volunteers, learn about fire safety, and climb on a real fire engine.


Tuesdays, October 9, 16, and 23, 6:30 p.m.

Mission: code
Presented by Mad Science of Union and Hudson Counties*

Children registered for this program must commit to all three sessions and will receive 12-month access to the website, where they can continue learning about programming principles.

Must register online! There is a $10 registration fee, payable to Mad Science of Union and Hudson Counties. Limited to 24 students Gr. 2-7!


Saturday, October 13, 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Jenkinsonís Aquarium Presents Penguin Pointers*

Meet a live penguin and waddle into the world of penguin biology, geography, care, feeding, and conservation.


Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Drop-in Activity: Button Making**

Stop by at any time between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to make a button, or two, or three…


Thursday, November 8, 3 p.m.

Sew Easy Pumpkin Picking @ the Library

These easy to sew fabric pumpkins will be your favorite decorations from Halloween to Thanksgiving!!

Must be able to work independently or with a help of a caregiver.


Saturday, November 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Drop-in Activity: Straws & Connectors**

Stop by at any time between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and have fun designing & building a structure or a shape using plastic straws and connectors.


*Funded by 2018 Union County Library Grant for Childrenís Programming and Materials.

**Funded by 2017 Union County Library Grant for Childrenís Programming and Materials.

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Parents are encouraged to participate with their children in story time programs. In any case, parents are required to remain in the building while their children are attending a program.

Children younger than 10 years MUST have an adult in the building; children younger than 7 years MUST be within eyesight of a caregiver (18-year old or older) at all times.

404 Chestnut Street, Roselle Park, NJ 07204;
908-245-2456; 908-245-9204(fax); library@rosellepark.net