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Upcoming Events - Kids:

 
All Programs are at the Main Branch unless noted.

Weekly Children's Programs
Maker Monday
We will be holding S.T.E.A.M. inspired projects during Monday Open Maker Space time at 4 PM. For ages 5+. August it will be held only on the 13 and 20.

Storytimes in the Park
Starting May 22 stories and songs for children and caregivers in Church Square Park.  Tuesdays at 10:30 AM for ages 6 months to 2 1/2 years.  Wednesdays for ages  2 1/2 years+.

Storytime at 124 Grand St
Join us at the Pop-Up Branch on Fridays at 11 AM for story time for ages 2 1/2+. (No storytime on July 13 or Aug 17)

Paperback Picnics in the Park*
On Fridays at 1:00 pm, 1st and 2nd graders, can make art, eat food, learn science, and create magic. We will be reading from school lists and recommended books from the American Library Association. Program not held Aug 17 or Aug 31.

Making Music*
Learn to Rock out at the Library this summer. Thursday August 16 &23 at 2:00 pm join us for a hands on experience learning about various musical instruments and techniques. Ages 5 and up.

Summer Special Events.

Mrs. M’s River Rocks
Wednesday August 22 at 2:00 pm decorate an inspiring flat rock with Mrs. M! Ages 5 and up.

Cooks & Books*
Friday August 31 at 3:15 pm budding Top Chefs learn easy & healthy food preparation with Dietician Elisabeth Holtzer from Hoboken Shop Rite. For ages 4 and up.

* Eventbrite tickets required for each child attending.  Eventbrite tickets become available at 10:30 AM the day before programs.

Story Time Reminders
Story Time is a time for you to learn with your child.  We ask you to turn off all cell phones and texting devices during library programs.  Also, there is no food.   Please feed your child before or after story time.  If your child gets restless during story time, please take them out of the program so other children can enjoy the stories, undisturbed.  Many thanks for your cooperation.

For more information call 201-420-2348 and email juvenile@hoboken.bccls.org

For Our Educational Partners
The Library offers many services to Hoboken K-12 schools, pre-schools and daycare centers. We can supplement your classroom instruction and host special programs to engage your students at the library. You can schedule a class visit to the library for:
-Library tours
-Story times
-Research help
-Presentations on useful databases and homework help resources
-And special programs that supplement your classroom instruction

If you can’t leave the classroom, we are more than willing to come to you for presentations on special topics or to show you and your students how to use specific library resources. We are also available for book talks and special story times.

DAYCARE VISITS: We schedule story times for daycare centers on Friday mornings at 10:30 AM. Call 201-420-2348 for date availability. Because of space limitations, we can accommodate no more than 20 children at a time.

PRE-K-12 SCHOOL VISITS: Teachers and students in Hoboken are entitled to a free library card as individuals who work and go to school here, and it would be our pleasure to arrange this for you so that your students can borrow materials at the time of your class visit.  If you wish to sign children up for library cards, please let us know at least two weeks in advance of your scheduled visit.

If you schedule a visit and cannot make it because of weather or scheduling conflicts, please call to let us know and we will reschedule your date. Our staff works hard to prepare programs for your needs so we appreciate your courtesy.

For more information about visiting the library with your students, please contact us:
Phone: 201-420-2348
Email: juvenile@hoboken.bccls.org


     

 

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