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Tuesday 10-9 5-7
Wednesday 10-9 5-7
Thursday 10-9 5-7
Friday 10-5 CLOSED
Saturday 10-5 10-2:30
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED

19 East Prospect St., Waldwick, NJ 07463 (map)
201-652-5104 waldcirc @ bccls.org

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Kids' Programs

 

 

 

 

Remaining Spring Programs

 

Series Programs:

The following programs meet weekly, unless otherwise noted. By signing up for the first class, you will be registered for the entire session of classes. Series exclusively for grades 4 and up can be found on our teen page. For any classes without a registration link, please call 201-652-5104 x204 to inquire about space.

 

Baby Time Mondays 10:15

Songs, books and playtime for our youngest library patrons. Ages 0-18 months. Program runs 3/25-5/13.

Play and Rhyme Tuesdays 10:15

Songs, movement and playtime for toddlers ages 18 months-36 months. Class runs 3/26-5/14.

Spring Stories Storytime Tuesdays 1:15

Stories, songs, felt and crafts for ages 3-6. Class runs 3/26-5/14.

Music and Movement Thursdays 10:15

Music, dancing, parachute and more, with a story at the end. Ages 2-6. Class runs 3/28-5/16.

Art Start Wednesdays 10:15

Early art experiences for toddlers. Ages 2-3. Class will meet on 4/24, 5/8 and 5/15.

School Skills Wednesdays 1:15

STEAM experiences for 4-6 year olds. Class runs 4/24-5/15.

 

Specialty Programs:

The following programs are single session classes. Please sign up for each event you plan to attend. This will help us better serve as many children as possible. Events exclusively for grades 4 and up can be found on the Teen section of the website. Online registration begins March 18 at 10:00.

Lego Club Tuesday 5/14 3:30

Come build with friends! Ages 5 and up.

Register 

Movie Matinee Saturday 5/25 1:00

Come watch The Lego Movie 2. Snacks will be provided. All ages welcome.

Register 

Read to a Furry Friend Saturday 5/25 starting at 10:30

Sign up for a ten minute time slot reading to a therapy animal. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time with your book you plan to read, and check in with Ms. Jenn. This program has extremely limited space, please only sign up if you are sure you can attend.

10:30 Register

10:40 Register

10:50 Register 

11:00 Register

11:10 Register

11:20 Register 

 

No Sign-up Required Events

Waldwick Works Open Makerspace Night Tuesday 5/14 6-8PM

Join us for 2 hours of open makerspace time featuring our popular make anything table, duct tape, Snap Circuits, our 3D Pens and more! Grades 1 and up, no sign up required. Please plan to attend with children in grades 1-3.

 

 

Upcoming Summer Programs

 

Series Programs:

The following programs meet weekly, unless otherwise noted. By signing up for the first class, you will be registered for the entire session of classes. Series exclusively for grades 4 and up can be found on our teen page. Online registration begins on June 10th, at 10:00AM. If you sign up for a class you can not attend, please notify the library so we may offer the spot to others.

 

Baby Time Mondays 10:15

Songs, books and playtime for our youngest library patrons. Ages 0-18 months. Program runs 7/1-8/19.

Play and Rhyme Tuesdays 10:15

Songs, movement and playtime for toddlers ages 18 months-36 months. Class runs 7/2-8/20.

Spring Stories Storytime Tuesdays 1:15

Stories, songs, felt and crafts for ages 3-6. Class runs 7/2-8/20.

Art Start Wednesdays 10:15

Early art experiences for toddlers. Ages 2-3. Class runs 7/3-8/21.

Music and Movement Thursdays 10:15

Music, dancing, parachute and more, with a story at the end. Ages 2-6. Class runs 7/11-8/15.

 

 

Specialty Programs:

The following programs are single session classes. Please sign up for each event you plan to attend. This will help us better serve as many children as possible. Events exclusively for grades 4 and up can be found on the Teen section of the website. Online registration begins June 10, at 10:00AM. If you sign up for a class you can not attend, please notify the library so we may offer the spot to others.

 

Fourth of July Party Monday 7/1 1:15

Stories, glitter fireworks, a flag windsock and a red, white a blue snack. Ages 3 and up.

Space Party Monday 7/15 1:15

Stories, games, make a tube spacecraft and a "stained glass" planet. Ages 3 and up.

100 Years Birthday Party Monday 7/29 1:15

Come celebrate Waldwick's 100th birthday! Play with toys that were around back then, make crafts and decorate a birthday cupcake. Ages 3 and up.

Beach Party Monday 8/12 1:15

Beach stories, sand art, limbo, crab walk freeze dance and ice pops! Ages 3 and up.

Paper Mache Planet Mondays 7/8 and 7/15. 3:30

Week one you will use balloons and paper mache to construct a sphere. Week two, you will paint and decorate your sphere as a planet. Please plan to attend both weeks if you register for this program and dress for mess! Grades 3 and up.

Space Sand Pictures Monday 7/29 3:30

Join us to creaate colorful space pictures using sand. Ages 4 and up.

Galaxy Slime and Space STEAM Monday 8/12 3:30

STEAM activities for grades 3 and up.

Lego Club Tuesday 7/2 3:30

Come build with friends! Ages 5 and up.

Lego Club Tuesday 7/30 3:30

Come build with friends! Ages 5 and up.

Lego Club Tuesday 8/13 3:30

Come build with friends! Ages 5 and up.

Puppet Theatre Workshop Tuesdays 7/9, 7/6, 7/23 3:30

Week one you will write your puppet show and draw out your plans for puppets and scenery. Week 2 you will create your puppets and scenery and week 3 you will reherse and put on your show for the other participants. Please register for this only if you can make all 3 of the weeks involved. Grades 3-8.

Space Bingo Tuesday 7/9 6:00

Join your friends for a few rounds of Bingo! Ages 5 and up. Please plan to stay with children who are not yet able to read.

Family Evening Movie Tuesday 7/16 6:00

Join us for the movie Home. Snacks will be provided. All ages welcome.

Family Evening Movie Tuesday 8/13 6:00

Join us for the movie Space Buddies. Snacks will be provided. All ages welcome.

Travelling Lantern Theatre Company Wednesday 8/14 1:30

Join us for the show My Mother the Astronaut. Ages 4 and up.

Star Lab Wednesday 8/7 2:30 and 3:30

Pearl observatory is bringing their planetarium dome to the library! Please only sign up for one of the shows. The 3:30 program is an exact repeat of the 2:30 show. We are repeating the show to give as many children as possible a chance to attend. This program will have limited space, only those registered will be able to go inside the dome. Ages 6 and up.

Magic with Steve Woyce Wednesday 7/10 3:00

Join Steve for his Out of This World magic show! ages 4 and up.

Unique Creatures Wednesday 7/24 3:30

Come see Waldwick's favorite animal expert, Larry Apap, and his amazing animal friends! Ages 4 and up.

Summer Finale with Bubbles Wednesday 8/21 3:30

Rick Moore Bubbles will be here to help us wrap up the Summer! Come join the fun! Ages 4 and up.

DIY Star Mobile Wednesday 7/31 3:30

Create a star mobile craft. Ages 5 and up.

DIY Telescope Wednesday 7/17 3:30

Stop in and decorate a cardboard telescope. Ages 4 and up.

Out of This World Snacks Wednesday 7/3 3:30

Make space themed treats to eat. Grades 2 and up.

Kickoff Event with Sciencetellers Thursday 6/27 3:00

Join us for a performance by Sciencetellers. Reading Logs will be available to pick up starting at the end of the program. Ages 4 and up.

Living in Waldwick in 1919 Thursday 7/11 6:00

Come learn about what it was like to live in Waldwick when the town first began. Presentation by Dr. E. Holley. Ages 4 and up.

Music with Mr. Chris Friday 7/19 10:15

Sing and dance with Mr. Chris and his trombone! Ages 1-5.

 

 

No Sign-up Required Events:

Waldwick Works Open Makerspace Thursdays 7/11-8/15 1-3PM

Join us for 2 hours of open makerspace time featuring our popular make anything table, duct tape, Snap Circuits, our 3D Pens and more! Grades 1 and up, no sign up required. Please plan to attend with children in grades 1-3.

Storytime at the Pool Fridays 7/19, 8/2, 8/16 12:30

Ms. Jenn will be reading stories and making a craft at the Waldwick Pool. Fun in the sun! All ages welcome.