Special Programs & Events

January 22 - June 2, 2018

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Special Programs

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!
Mondays, Jan 22, Feb 5, Feb 26, Mar 12, Mar 26, Apr 9, Apr 23, May 7, and May 21, 4-5 p.m.
Zumba Dance — Join us for a friendly, fun, healthy dance class for children and adults that uses the Zumba Fitness concept.
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 a seasonal after-school craft. Children must be able to work independently or with a help of a caregiver.
Thursdays, Feb 8, Mar 15, Apr 12, May 10, and May 31, 3:30-4:15 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. Starting April 12, 2018
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Special Events

Tuesday, February 6, 6:30 p.m.

Dental Health Magic Show

Learn the importance of brushing, flossing, and proper dental habits while watching him perform magic. Handouts and gifts for all!


Wednesdays, February 7, at 10:30 a.m.

Special storytime for Toddlers & Two in partnership with NJ Early Intervention System, ages birth to 5.

Presented in partnership with New Jersey Early Intervention System. Each child attending the program will receive a goodie bag.

RSVP required. Limited supply is available for registered children only.


Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Read Across America—Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party!

Enjoy Seuss stories, bingo, and craft. Refreshments* will be served.

*Sponsored by Friends of Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library.


Tuesdays, March 6, 13, 20, and 27, at 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Seuss Read-oh-thon—Read Across America Month Celebration!

In partnership with Union County College, we invite you to special Dr. Seuss story nights.


Friday, March 9, at 3:30 p.m.

After School Makers Activities

Join us in 4th Annual New Jersey Makers Day Celebration.


Saturday, March 10,

4th Annual New Jersey Makers Day

10 a.m. — Introduction to Arm Knitting—Who needs knitting needles if you can knit with arms!

11 a.m. — Introduction to Robotics/Programming Presented by Mad Science of Union and Hudson Counties*. Limited to 25 kids. Please sign up!

12:30 p.m. — Make Your Own Button*.

1 p.m. — Drone Demonstration.

*Brought to you by 2017 Union County Library Grant for Children’s Programming and Materials.


Wednesday, April 4, at 1:30 p.m.

Make A Better World—One Craft at a Time!

Help us to make gifts that brighten the lives of others—your neighbors, veterans, nursing home residents, etc.


Thursday, April 5, at 1:30 p.m.

Children's Book Character Party

Join Pete the Cat, Groovy Joe, Fancy Nancy, Pigeon and other beloved children’s book characters to enjoy their stories and crafts.


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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 then 10 years MUST have an adult in the building; children younger then 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