Special Programs & Events

June 25 - August 25 , 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! Starting July 2, 2018.
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. Starting July 2, 2018.
Mondays 11:15 - 11:45 a.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. Must sign up!
Tuesdays 3-4 p.m.
Schedule your private 10-minute reading session with one of our therapy pets.
Who Was? Biography Book Club for students Grades 2-5.
Tuesdays 2-3 p.m.
Stitch CampLearn hand sewing, arm knitting, finger crocheting, burlap weaving, and other stitching techniques while making a new project every week. Must sign up! Children must be able to work independently or with a help of a caregiver.
Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Yoga for Kids Yoga for Kids*, ages 5 & up. Join Lisa Glaser for a yoga practice afternoon from June 26 through August 29. Please bring your own yoga mat.  
*Funded by 2017 Union County Library Grant for Children’s Programming and Materials.
Wednesdays 3:30 p.m.
Math Packets. Do you need assistance with your middle school summer math assignments? We can help!!
Thursdays 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
STEAM Club Join us for various Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Mathematics (STEAM) projects. Must sign up! For students Grades 2-8.
Thursdays 3-4 p.m.
French for Children Conversational French for Children, ages 5-8. Join us for basic conversational French classes, interactive games, and more. The classes will start on August 16 and continue throughout September.
Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Lego Club for children of all ages. Come & build something and see what others are building. Your creations will be displayed in the Library until next meeting.
Fridays 11 a.m.-noon
Crafty Fridays for children of all ages. Express your artistic self-use library art supplies to create a masterpiece or two.
Fridays 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Special Events

Monday,June 25, 6:30 p.m.

Summer Reading Kick-off featuring Acoustic Duo Performance of Jungle Gym Jam*


Tuesday, July 10, 6:30 p.m.

Cartoon Workshop with Doug Baron*


Tuesday, July 17, 6:30 p.m.

Dash Robots Programming Workshop*

Presented by Mad Science of Union and Hudson Counties. Limited to 25 students Grades 2-7. Please use Google Form to sign up!


Tuesday, July 24, 6:30 p.m.

Bach 2 Rock: The Science of Sound*

Presented by Caryn Lin, a classically trained violinist who became an electric violinist, composer, and education innovator who finds influence in everything from baroque to rock.


Tuesday, July 31, 6:30 p.m.

Bubble Trouble*

Join us for Jeff Boyer’s one-man bubble extravaganza. It’s the craziest, most creative bubble show as Jeff juggles bubbles, sculpts, and builds with bubbles.


Tuesday, August 7, 6:30 p.m.

Touch the Music*

During this hands-on program for kids ages 3-6, Claudia Lemmerz will introduce several musical instruments and everybody will have a chance to try them out.


Tuesday, August 14, 6:30 p.m.

Cartoon Workshop with Doug Baron*


Tuesday, August 21, 6:30 p.m.

Sonic Sounds—Summer 2018 “Libraries Rock” Workshop*

Presented by Mad Science of Union and Hudson Counties. Limited to 25 students Grades K-6. Please use Google Form to sign up!


*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