ELEMENTARY ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

 

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Sensory Story Time
Grades K-5

Saturday, March 16
9:15 AM

An inclusive, interactive and engaging program for children of all abilities and their families!

Sensory Story Time is offered before the library opens to the public to offer private library time to the attending families.


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Paper Mill Playhouse:
My Son Pinocchio, Jr.

Saturday, Feb 9 | 2:00 PM

Disney's My Son Pinocchio JR. retells the classic Disney story from Geppetto’s perspective, featuring the beloved classic songs, “When You Wish upon a Star” and “I’ve Got No Strings,” alongside a host of new songs by Oscar winner and Grammy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz. Join the Blue Fairy, Stromboli and a lively cast of characters as Geppetto journeys beyond the toy shop to discover the meaning of family.


Lunar New Year: Complimentary oranges for kids Friday, Feb 1   3 to 5 PM  Enjoy a *free **orange as we wish you good luck for the New Year!!  The Chinese word for "mandarin orange" is similar to the word for "gold," making it a symbol of good fortune for the Lunar New Year.   *While supplies last. **Limit one per child.

Lunar New Year: Complimentary oranges for kids
Friday, Feb 1

3 to 5 PM

Enjoy a *free **orange as we wish you good luck for the New Year!!

The Chinese word for "mandarin orange" is similar to the word for "gold," making it a symbol of good fortune for the Lunar New Year.

*While supplies last.
**Limit one per child.

Let’s Cook Grades 4-5  Tuesday, Feb 12 | 4:30 to 5:30 PM  Make Korean style dumplings called mandoo.    Program full!

Let’s Cook
Grades 4-5
Tuesday, Feb 12 | 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Make Korean style dumplings called mandoo.

Program full!

codergals Grades 3-5  Mondays, Feb 25, March 4, 11, 18 4:30 to 5:30 PM   Registration info coming soon!

codergals
Grades 3-5
Mondays, Feb 25, March 4, 11, 18
4:30 to 5:30 PM

Registration info coming soon!


Blitz Chess Lessons Grades 3-8  Wed | 4:30 to 5:30 PM Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6  Livingston High School Chess Club mentors lead 15 minute one-on-one chess lessons.  Registration for each session opens 1 week prior, call or visit the Children’s Desk to reserve your spot.

Blitz Chess Lessons
Grades 3-8

Wed | 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6

Livingston High School Chess Club mentors lead 15 minute one-on-one chess lessons.

Registration for each session opens 1 week prior, call or visit the Children’s Desk to reserve your spot.

Story Coders Grades K-1  Sat | 3/2 | 10:30 to 11:30 AM Tue | 3/19 | 6:30 to 7:30 PM  Parents & children work together on the ScratchJr app & off screen activities to introduce coding basics.

Story Coders
Grades K-1
Sat | 3/2 | 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Tue | 3/19 | 6:30 to 7:30 PM

Parents & children work together on the ScratchJr app & off screen activities to introduce coding basics.

Paws To Read Grades K-2  Wed | 6:30 to 7:30 PM Jan 9, 16, 23  Pair your emerging reader with a trained, certified therapy dog. Your child reads, the dog listens.  Registration for each session opens 1 week prior, call or visit the Children’s Desk to reserve your spot..

Paws To Read
Grades K-2

Wed | 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Jan 9, 16, 23

Pair your emerging reader with a trained, certified therapy dog. Your child reads, the dog listens.

Registration for each session opens 1 week prior, call or visit the Children’s Desk to reserve your spot..


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Lunar New Year Celebration

Sunday, Feb 24 | 3:00 to 4:15 PM
All ages

Dancing, singing & music performed by the New Star Arts Center (Shi Ying Dance).


XTreme Readers Book Club
Grades 4-5
7:00 to 8:00 PM

January 29   Holes  by Loius Sachar  Register today!

January 29
Holes by Loius Sachar

Register today!

February 26   Save Me a Seat  by Sarah Weeks & Gita Varadarajan

February 26
Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks
& Gita Varadarajan

March 26   I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark  by Debbie Levy

March 26
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy

 
April 30   Love That Dog  by Sharon Creech

April 30
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

May 28   Hello, Universe  by Erin Entrada Kelly

May 28
Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

 

Yakety Yak Book Club
Grades 2-3
4:30 to 5:30 PM

January 8   Down Girl and Sit  by Lucy Nolan

January 8
Down Girl and Sit by Lucy Nolan

January 29   Zita the Spacegirl  by Ben Hatke

January 29
Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

March 5   Three-Ring Rascals: The Show Must Go On!  by Kate Klise

March 5
Three-Ring Rascals: The Show Must Go On! by Kate Klise