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Upcoming Events - Kids:

 

All Programs are at the Main Branch unless noted.

Please note Tiny Tots will be moving back indoors on October 23rd which will require a reserved Eventbrite Ticket.

Maker Mondays
Join us for our Open Makerspace Time on Mondays from 1-7 PM.  We will be holding S.T.E.A.M. inspired projects during our regular scheduled open Maker Space time on October 1, 15, & 29 at 4:00 pm for kids ages 5+.

Story Time In The Park For Tots
Stories and songs for children ages 6 months to 2 ½ years and a caregiver in Church Square Park on Tuesdays, October 2-16 at 10:30 AM. Wednesdays, October 3-17, at 10:30 am story time for children ages 2 ½ yrs.+. 

Block Party
Do you love Lego bricks? Come build with us on Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 pm. For children ages 4 and up (younger siblings are welcome).

Pop Up Story Time
Join us in our Pop Up Library location at 124 Grand Street Fridays at 11:00 am for a very special story time. For ages 2 ½ yrs +.

Tiny Tots Story Time*
Story time for children ages 6 mos. to 2 ½ years.  Stories, songs, and games for children and a caregiver on October 23 & 30, at 10:30 & 11:30 am.

Mrs. M’s Wednesday Story Time
Story and craft time for children ages 2 ½ and up on Wednesday, October 24 and 31 at 10:30 am.

Lego Social Skills Building Club:*
Is your child on the Autism Spectrum or have another special needs challenge? If so, join us Wednesday, October 24 at 3:00 pm for a special LEGO club for building and making new friends. Ages 4-9.

Cooks & Books*
Budding Top Chefs learn easy healthy food preparation with Dietician Elisabeth Holtzer from Hoboken Shop Rite on Friday, October 26 at 3:15 pm. For kids ages 4 and up.

Story Time Adventures*
Story Time Adventures is an interactive event that can be enjoyed by all children, but is specially designed for children with Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism and other special needs. Our program on Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 am includes a book, songs, movement and activities to engage all five senses! Ages 3-8 with a caregiver.

Saturday Afternoon Movie
All ages welcome at this month’s afternoon movie showing Saturday, October 27 at 12:30 pm. Fresh out the box office and just in time for Halloween join us for a charming spooky animated film! Refreshments and snacks will be available. Popcorn will be served.

Pumpkin Painting Party*
Come join the party Tuesday, October 30 at 6:00 pm! We will have storytelling, music, and pumpkin painting just in time for Halloween! For kids ages 4 and up.

*Eventbrite.com Ticket Policy*
Any Children’s Program with an *(asterisk)* will require a reserved Eventbrite Ticket.  All tickets will be posted at 10:30 AM the day before the scheduled program.  Please reserve 1 ticket per child who will be attending. Caregivers DO NOT require a ticket.


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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