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January 2020

The Diary of a Mother

The Diary of a Mother is a dramatic documentary theater production that speaks to love and loss.During our lifetime most of us will experience the emotional stress that comes with loss of any kind, but nothing can produce the joy…

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Crafternoon

For Grades 3-6Who doesn’t love a good make-and-take? We will be exploring different crafts every week! No registration is required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14, hackjuv@hackensack.bccls.org

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Starry Night Story Time

For ages 3-5.Don’t miss our new evening story time, featuring stories, songs, and crafts. Feel free to come in your pajamas! No registration is required.Questions? Contact Mari at 201-343-4169 x14 or mari.zigas@hackensack.bccls.org.

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Sensory Free Play

For ages 0-5 and their caregivers Join us for this free, unstructured play time! Sensory activities are not only super fun but they also support language development, cognitive growth, fine and gross motor skills, problem solving skills, and social interaction.…

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Teen Tuesday: UNO Tournament

At this week's Teen Tuesday event, we will have an UNO Tournament. A small prize will be awarded to the winner.All Teen Tuesday Events are FREE and open to students in Grades 7-12. No registration required.

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Homework Helper

For Grades K-6If you need a little extra help with homework, stop by for this program designed for high school volunteers to assist students one-on-one. No registration is required but spots will be given out on a first come, first…

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Introduction to Ayurveda

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Orange Is the New Black Pub Trivia

Join us for our first ever installment of Orange is the New Black Trivia at Cheers Bar and Restaurant - 774 Main Street in Hackensack.6 players max per team. Trivia is free to play but the library does not provide…

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Tiny Tots Story Time

For Ages 3-5Join us for a weekly themed program for children featuring colorful fun stories, a short video and an always entertaining craft! This is a great program for kids to start socializing with other kids before they get ready…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Rhythm & Rhyme

For children under age 3 This interactive program includes rhymes, songs, instruments, dancing, and much more for children and their fellow caregivers! No registration is required but due to space and safety restrictions spots will be given to the first…

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Video Game Club

For Grades 3-6Get your game on! Drop in to play with our Wii and Xbox and get creative with Minecraft and Roblox with fellow video game lovers! No registration is required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14,…

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Music & Movement

For Ages 3-5Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children and their caregivers! Our movement time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun! No registration is required but…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos en Ingles y Espanol

For Ages 3-5 / Para Edades de 3-5Listen to stories in both English and Spanish, watch a short movie and end with a craft! No registration is required. ¡Escuche cuentos en Espanol y en Inglés! ¡Vea una corta película y…

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Inspect Your Gadget

Need help figuring out your new phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop? Want to find out about the free e-resources available to you with your library card? Bring your charged-up device & we will answer all your questions!Questions? Contact Genesis Jais,…

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Talk with the Social Work Intern

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work.Stop by just to chat or ask about helpful services including:Linking to/finding community resourcesResume building and job searchCollege information and resourcesCareer or life planningTime managementAssisting with managing emotions and developing coping skillsRelaxation techniquesDiscussion…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Makers Lab

For Grades K-2Explore the full range of making with crafts, technology and more - all hands on! Collaborate with others, share ideas, and see what you can create! No registration required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14,…

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Open Mic Night Featuring Howdy Stranger

Now with MC Jonny Werdz!The last (usually) Thursday of every month come out to showcase YOUR TALENT and enjoy professioanl featured performers. Show up for one or both parts of the night and enjoy! Light refreshments available.Performer sign-up begins: 6:45Open…

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Talk with the Social Work Intern

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work.Stop by just to chat or ask about helpful services including:Linking to/finding community resourcesResume building and job searchCollege information and resourcesCareer or life planningTime managementAssisting with managing emotions and developing coping skillsRelaxation techniquesDiscussion…

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Movie Fridays

For All AgesCelebrate the end of the week with a movie! Parents and children are welcome and no registration is required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14, hackjuv@hackensack.bccls.org

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February 2020

Winter One-Act Comedy Festival

We are thrilled to bring the plays of award-winning playwright IAN AUGUST to our 2nd Annual Winter One-Act Comedy Festival. Featuring your favorite members of The Company as well as new faces. Laugh those winter blues away!

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Winter One-Act Comedy Festival

We are thrilled to bring the plays of award-winning playwright IAN AUGUST to our 2nd Annual Winter One-Act Comedy Festival. Featuring your favorite members of The Company as well as new faces. Laugh those winter blues away!

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Crafternoon

For Grades 3-6Who doesn’t love a good make-and-take? We will be exploring different crafts every week! No registration is required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14, hackjuv@hackensack.bccls.org

Find out more »

Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

Find out more »

Sensory Free Play

For ages 0-5 and their caregivers Join us for this free, unstructured play time! Sensory activities are not only super fun but they also support language development, cognitive growth, fine and gross motor skills, problem solving skills, and social interaction.…

Find out more »

Teen Tuesday: Video Games

At this week's Teen Tuesday event, we will be playing video games.All Teen Tuesday Events are FREE and open to students in Grades 7-12. No registration required.

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Homework Helper

For Grades K-6If you need a little extra help with homework, stop by for this program designed for high school volunteers to assist students one-on-one. No registration is required but spots will be given out on a first come, first…

Find out more »

Tiny Tots Story Time

For Ages 3-5Join us for a weekly themed program for children featuring colorful fun stories, a short video and an always entertaining craft! This is a great program for kids to start socializing with other kids before they get ready…

Find out more »

Tiny Tots Story Time

For Ages 3-5Join us for a weekly themed program for children featuring colorful fun stories, a short video and an always entertaining craft! This is a great program for kids to start socializing with other kids before they get ready…

Find out more »

ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

Find out more »

Rhythm & Rhyme

For children under age 3 This interactive program includes rhymes, songs, instruments, dancing, and much more for children and their fellow caregivers! No registration is required but due to space and safety restrictions spots will be given to the first…

Find out more »

Video Game Club

For Grades 3-6Get your game on! Drop in to play with our Wii and Xbox and get creative with Minecraft and Roblox with fellow video game lovers! No registration is required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14,…

Find out more »

Video Game Club

February 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

For Grades 3-6Get your game on! Drop in to play with our Wii and Xbox and get creative with Minecraft and Roblox with fellow video game lovers! No registration is required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14,…

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Video Game Club

February 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

For Grades 3-6Get your game on! Drop in to play with our Wii and Xbox and get creative with Minecraft and Roblox with fellow video game lovers! No registration is required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14,…

Find out more »

Video Game Club

February 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

For Grades 3-6Get your game on! Drop in to play with our Wii and Xbox and get creative with Minecraft and Roblox with fellow video game lovers! No registration is required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14,…

Find out more »

Music & Movement

For Ages 3-5Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children and their caregivers! Our movement time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun! No registration is required but…

Find out more »

Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

Find out more »

Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos en Ingles y Espanol

For Ages 3-5 / Para Edades de 3-5Listen to stories in both English and Spanish, watch a short movie and end with a craft! No registration is required. ¡Escuche cuentos en Espanol y en Inglés! ¡Vea una corta película y…

Find out more »

Inspect Your Gadget

Need help figuring out your new phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop? Want to find out about the free e-resources available to you with your library card? Bring your charged-up device & we will answer all your questions!Questions? Contact Genesis Jais,…

Find out more »

Talk with the Social Work Intern

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work.Stop by just to chat or ask about helpful services including:Linking to/finding community resourcesResume building and job searchCollege information and resourcesCareer or life planningTime managementAssisting with managing emotions and developing coping skillsRelaxation techniquesDiscussion…

Find out more »

ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

Find out more »

Makers Lab

For Grades K-2Explore the full range of making with crafts, technology and more - all hands on! Collaborate with others, share ideas, and see what you can create! No registration required.Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14,…

Find out more »

Talk with the Social Work Intern

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work.Stop by just to chat or ask about helpful services including:Linking to/finding community resourcesResume building and job searchCollege information and resourcesCareer or life planningTime managementAssisting with managing emotions and developing coping skillsRelaxation techniquesDiscussion…

Find out more »

Barks & Books: Read with Rodney & Baby Ruth

For grades K-6.Meet Rodney and his little sister, Baby Ruth, who love to read books with you! Rodney is an award-winning, cuddly dog who has nothing but patience and love for all children. Online registration is required.Questions? Contact Mari at…

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Barks & Books: Read with Rodney & Baby Ruth

For grades K-6.Meet Rodney and his little sister, Baby Ruth, who love to read books with you! Rodney is an award-winning, cuddly dog who has nothing but patience and love for all children. Online registration is required.Questions? Contact Mari at…

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All Shook Up

It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy will have you jumpin’…

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Guitar Class

Guitar classes are offer at 4 levels: Beginners, Intermediate I & II and Advanced. There is a $50 non refundable material fee. Registration is in person at the Children's Department.

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