ELEMENTARY ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

 
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Youth Appreciation Celebration:
Books & Buttons

Wednesday, May 15 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Family

Children and teens can stop by the Youth Department for an afternoon of crafting and conversation. Tell us what you're reading, or your favorite book and design a custom button.


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Books on the Move: Tito Puente, Mambo King -- Presented by NJPAC in Your Community

Thursday, May 23 | 6:30-8:30 PM
Family

Join NJPAC Teaching Artist Wincey Terry in a reading of Tito Puente, Mambo King, the inspiring true story about Tito Puente about his road from Spanish Harlem to the GRAMMY Awards. This bilingual program will allow young listeners to role play parts of the book, complete arts and crafts activities and enjoy dance steps and drum rhythms of the Mambo and Cha-Cha.

The first 20 families to register receive a FREE copy of the book!


Video Game Design with Scratch Grades 4-8   Thursdays | 4:00 to 5:30 PM  April 4, 11, 18, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30   PROGRAM FULL    Learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform, launching, and more!

Video Game Design with Scratch
Grades 4-8

Thursdays | 4:00 to 5:30 PM
April 4, 11, 18, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
PROGRAM FULL

Learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform, launching, and more!

Family Gaming All Ages Kids | Teens | Adults   Saturday | May 18  2:00 to 4:30 PM      Play tournament style Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch! Fun for the whole family.  Children ages 12 and under must have a parent/caregiver accompanying them.

Family Gaming
All Ages Kids | Teens | Adults

Saturday | May 18
2:00 to 4:30 PM

Play tournament style Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch! Fun for the whole family.

Children ages 12 and under must have a parent/caregiver accompanying them.


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Sensory Story Time
Grades K-5

Saturday, June 8
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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Story Coders
Grades K-1

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

Two sessions offered, register for one


Register for
Monday, May 6, 6:30 PM
OR
Saturday, May 11, 10:30 AM

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X-Treme Readers Book Club
Grades 4-5 | 7:00 to 8:00 PM
More Info

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   The Night Diary  by Erin Entrada Kelly

May 28
The Night Diary by Erin Entrada Kelly

 

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

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

April 2   Freddie Ramos Springs into Action  by Jacqueline Jules

April 2
Freddie Ramos Springs into Action by Jacqueline Jules

May 7   Anna Banana and the Puppy Parade  by Anica Mrose Rissi

May 7
Anna Banana and the Puppy Parade by Anica Mrose Rissi

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