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NOTE:  Always register for every individual program, even if they are part of a series!

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Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Louise Childs - Read-to-a-Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 5-10 are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog. Each child will be allowed a full 10 minutes of one-on-one reading time. The dogs provide an uncritical ear while the children gain self-esteem, confidence, public speaking skills and a love of reading. The dogs never interrupt or criticize!

Each child signs up for a specific time slot:  4:00, 4:15, 4:30 or 4:45. Registration begins May 12 and is in person or over the phone by calling the Louise Childs Branch at 973 770-1000. Register early, slots fill up quickly.


Please arrive on time with a couple of books or early enough to pick out some library books.

    Location: Louise Childs
Saturday June 6, 2015 Go To Top
nat_sun 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Louise Childs - Summer Reading Kickoff - Heroes, Magic & Books! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Professional magician, Steven Woyce, will help launch summer reading season with his special blend of Heroes, Magic and Books!

Steve's magic is entertaining for the whole family but space is limited by room capacity. You must complete a separate registration form for each family member attending the show. Registration begins May 23.

    Location: Louise Childs
        There are 75 spaces available.
Tuesday June 23, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Louise Childs - Read-to-a-Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 5-10 are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog. Each child will be allowed a full 10 minutes of one-on-one reading time. The dogs provide an uncritical ear while the children gain self-esteem, confidence, public speaking skills and a love of reading. The dogs never interrupt or criticize!

Each child signs up for a specific time slot:  4:00, 4:15, 4:30 or 4:45. Registration begins June 9 and is in person or over the phone by calling the Louise Childs Branch at 973 770-1000. Register early, slots fill up quickly.


Please arrive on time with a couple of books or early enough to pick out some library books.

    Location: Louise Childs
Wednesday July 1, 2015 Go To Top
anim_fish_02 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Louise Childs - Introduction to the Art of Fishing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Want to add extra fun to your summer vacation and pick up a lifelong hobby? Local fishing enthusiast, Stephen Chirco, will share his love of fishing and helpful tips to start/improve your fishing game.

Steve will present a wide range of fishing poles, lures, reels, hooks, etc. and talk about fresh- versus salt-water fishing techniques.

Recommended for children ages 9 and older. Hook-up with us today and have a reel-y good time!

Space is limited. Please register beginning June10. Walk-ins will be welcome only if space allows.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday July 8, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_isl-readtome 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Louise Childs - Teen Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This summer's teen volunteers will spend some of their time as Book Buddies to our youngest patrons, Children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to stop in and share their love of reading with a Teen Volunteer Book Buddy. Your child will be improving his/her reading and listening skills while having whole lot of fun with the older youths in our community. 

Just drop in to the Louise Childs Branch anytime between 10:30 and noon - no registration required.

    Location: Louise Childs
Thursday July 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Louise Childs - Be A Hero: Be Determined Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us Thursdays in July as we take a closer look at all the characteristics necessary to being a hero. This week: determination.

There will be a short book talk followed by games and activities for kids entering Kindergarten through third grade. Older and younger siblings are also welcome.

Space is limited to 30. Please complete a separate registration form for each child participating in the program. Registration begins June 22.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_trophy 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Louise Childs - Hero In You: Percy Jackson Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids entering grades 4-6 are invited to help us Unmask the truth about what makes a hero "super." Come to the Louise Childs Branch for a book talk and hands-on activity on Thursdays in July. This week's theme - the heroic adventures of Percy Jackson.

Intended for kids entering grades 4-6 but younger and older siblings are also welcome. Space is limited to 30. Please complete a separate registration form for each child participating in the program. Registration begins June 22.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Louise Childs - Be A Hero: Be Caring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us Thursdays in July as we take a closer look at all the characteristics necessary to being a hero. This week: caring.

There will be a short book talk followed by games and activities for kids entering Kindergarten through third grade. Older and younger siblings are also welcome.

Space is limited to 30. Please complete a separate registration form for each child participating in the program. Registration begins June 29.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_trophy 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Louise Childs - Hero In You: Emergency Heroes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids entering grades 4-6 are invited to help us Unmask the truth about what makes a hero "super." Come to the Louise Childs Branch for a book talk and hands-on activity on Thursdays in July. This week's theme - Emergency Heroes.

Intended for kids entering grades 4-6 but younger and older siblings are also welcome. Space is limited to 30. Please complete a separate registration form for each child participating in the program. Registration begins June 29.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_isl-readtome 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Louise Childs - Teen Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This summer's teen volunteers will spend some of their time as Book Buddies to our youngest patrons, Children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to stop in and share their love of reading with a Teen Volunteer Book Buddy. Your child will be improving his/her reading and listening skills while having whole lot of fun with the older youths in our community. 

Just drop in to the Louise Childs Branch anytime between 10:30 and noon - no registration required.

    Location: Louise Childs
Thursday July 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Louise Childs - Be A Hero: Be Brave Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us Thursdays in July as we take a closer look at all the characteristics necessary to being a hero. This week: courage

There will be a short book talk followed by games and activities for kids entering Kindergarten through third grade. Older and younger siblings are also welcome.

Space is limited to 30. Please complete a separate registration form for each child participating in the program. Registration begins July 6.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_trophy 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Louise Childs - Hero In You: Create a Superhero Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids entering grades 4-6 are invited to help us Unmask the truth about what makes a hero "super." Come to the Louise Childs Branch for a book talk and hands-on activity on Thursdays in July. This week's theme - Create Your Own Superhero!

Intended for kids entering grades 4-6 but younger and older siblings are also welcome. Space is limited to 30. Please complete a separate registration form for each child participating in the program. Registration begins July 6.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
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Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Louise Childs - Read-to-a-Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 5-10 are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog. Each child will be allowed a full 10 minutes of one-on-one reading time. The dogs provide an uncritical ear while the children gain self-esteem, confidence, public speaking skills and a love of reading. The dogs never interrupt or criticize!

Each child signs up for a specific time slot:  4:00, 4:15, 4:30 or 4:45. Registration begins July 14 and is in person or over the phone by calling the Louise Childs Branch at 973 770-1000. Register early, slots fill up quickly.


Please arrive on time with a couple of books or early enough to pick out some library books.

    Location: Louise Childs
Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Louise Childs - Be A Hero: Be A Problem Solver Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us Thursdays in July as we take a closer look at all the characteristics necessary to being a hero. This week: the ability to solve problems.

There will be a short book talk followed by games and activities for kids entering Kindergarten through third grade. Older and younger siblings are also welcome.

Space is limited to 30. Please complete a separate registration form for each child participating in the program. Registration begins July 13.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_trophy 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Louise Childs - Hero In You: War Hero Dioramas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids entering grades 4-6 are invited to help us Unmask the truth about what makes a hero "super." Come to the Louise Childs Branch for a book talk and hands-on activity on Thursdays in July. This week's activity - we'll create a war hero diorama.

Intended for kids entering grades 4-6 but younger and older siblings are also welcome. Space is limited to 30. Please complete a separate registration form for each child participating in the program. Registration begins July 13.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday August 14, 2015 Go To Top
school_chemistry1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Louise Childs - Summer Reading Wrap Up - Sciencetellers Super Heroes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All the teachers at school appear to have superpowers. But do they? Join us on an epic adventure where, just like in science, things aren't always what they seem. Sciencetellers will launch things through the air, send them plummeting toward the ground, and even make things transform and disappear right before your very eyes. 

This is the closing program for all the heroic participants in this year's Summer Reading adventure and is a great opportunity to turn in final reading logs and collect prizes. However, space is limited by room capacity. Please complete a separate registration form for each family member attending the program. Registration begins August 1.

    Location: Louise Childs
    The registration period has not begun.
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