Calendar

Jan
6
Sat
ABC Fun @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Families with preschool-age children can listen to a story and practice their ABCs through games and crafts.

Jan
9
Tue
Reading Club @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Reader’s Theater and games for 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades.

Jan
16
Tue
Young Critics Review Club @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Children in 3rd-6th grades can review any book that they are reading and can work on a library zine.

Jan
20
Sat
NJPAC’s Books on the Move! @ Vailsburg Branch Library
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

NJPAC’s Books on the Move

Teaching artist, Wincey Terry, reads Firebird by Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African American Principal Dancer with
the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

Arts and Crafts activity included.

The first 25 families at each location will receive a free copy of Firebird to keep!

ABC Fun @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Families with preschool-age children can listen to a story and practice their ABCs through games and crafts.

Jan
23
Tue
Fairy Tale Time @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Preschoolers and elementary-age students can listen to a classic fairy tale and then work on a project based on the tale.

Jan
27
Sat
NJPAC’s Books on the Move! @ Main Library
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

NJPAC’s Books on the Move

Teaching artist, Wincey Terry, reads Firebird by Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African American Principal Dancer with
the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

Arts and Crafts activity included.

The first 25 families at each location will receive a free copy of Firebird to keep!

Jan
31
Wed
Early Literacy Workshop and Story Time @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In partnership with Essex County Pregnancy and Parenting Connection, we will share valuable resources about early literacy and child wellness for parents of children 0-5. We then will present an early literacy story time and activity stations.