Special Programs & Events

June 26 - August 18, 2017

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Special Programs

Zumba: Mommy (or Daddy, or Caregiver) & Me — Join us for a friendly, fun, healthy dance class for children and adults that uses the Zumba Fitness concept.
Mondays 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Biography Book Club — Learn from those who made the World a better place.
Mondays 3-4 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. Must sign up!
Tuesdays 3-4 p.m.
Schedule your private 10-minute reading session with one of our therapy pets.
Eye Level Learning CenterCritical Thinking Math Hour enables kids to develop depth perception, problem solving, reasoning skills, and covers the following study areas: Patterns and Relationships, Geometry, Measurement, Problem Solving, and Reasoning.
Wednesdays, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, & 7/26, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Crazy for Crafts Join us for recycling, fabric, and nature crafts. For children 6-13 years old. Must sign up!
Thursdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Math Packets — Do you need assistance with your middle school summer math assignments? We can help!!
Thursdays 2:00 - 4:00 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.
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 26, at 6:30 p.m.

Summer Reading Kick-off

Build A Better World

Enjoy Joe Fisher’s new Build A Better World magic show.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


Wednesdays, June 28 & July 26, at 2 p.m.

Build 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.


Tuesday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m.

Talkin’ Trash: A Recycling Program for Kids ages 6-12.


Wednesday, July 12, at 2 p.m.

American Girl Tea Party


Tuesday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m.

Be a Friend: Pets’ Safety Presentation.


Wednesdays, July 19, at 2 p.m.

ShopRite Dietitian presents Fun & Healthy Snacks for Kids.

Learn about different food groups.


Tuesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m.

Upcycled Garden Markers: A Family Program.

Not sure where you planted the carrots? Is that green thing dill or sage? Make your own creative garden markers out of our stash of supplies.


Tuesday, August 1, at 6:30 p.m.

Princess Plié & Friends: Book Presentation and Introduction to Hip Hop Dancing.

Presented by Dancers Pointe of Roselle Park. The books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation.


Wednesday, August 2, at 2 p.m.

Build a Marshmallow Catapult for kids entering grades 1-5.

How far can you fling a marshmallow? Kids will team up to build their own marshmallow catapults. Prizes will be awarded for the farthest fling, most creative catapult, and most team spirit.


Tuesdays, August 8 & August 15, at 6:30 p.m.

Sing Along!

Join us for a 30-minute sing-along, dance, fun, and guitar music.


Wednesdays, August 9, at 3:30 p.m.

Yoga for Kids, ages 5 & up.

Join Lisa Glaser for a yoga practice afternoon. Please bring your own yoga mat if you have one.


Wednesdays, August 16, at 2 p.m.

ShopRite Dietitian presents Fun & Healthy Snacks for Kids.

Learn about different food groups.


Monday, August 28, at 6:30 p.m.

End of Summer Party.

join us on the Library’s lawn for our annual End of Summer Party. Enjoy JoJo Russell’s Kids in Motion — a 45-minute non-stop song-dance-game extravaganza for kids of all ages.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


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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