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The library is hosting a town hall meeting at main library building (65 Scotland Rd.) on Thursday, 4/18, at 7 p.m., where architect Andrew Berman will present plans for building project. Details here.

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Ms. Keisha is our new Head of Youth Services!

In this newly-created position, Miller will oversee children’s and teen services, which includes programming, collection development, and staff management.
“It’s extra special to work in such a beautiful town with a village of diverse people and ideas,” she said. “For this reason and so many others, I am equally excited to continue the work and advocacy for the youth in the community.”
Miller has been a mainstay at the library since 1998, when she began working part-time as a children’s page. In subsequent years, her responsibilities have grown, earning her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute in 2012, and as the library’s teen librarian, she has led the VolunTEEN program every summer.
For more information, click here.
Come on in and say congratulations to Ms. Keisha!
(Photo credit: Tehsuan Glover of the Studio Creative Group @tehsuanshotme)

Children's Programming

Fall 2023 Programs & Events

Download Calendar here

Mondays
Minecraft Mania | September 18th at 4pm
Ages 7 and up w/ Adult. Laptops Limited.
LEGOS | September 11th & 25th at 4pm
Ages 5 and up w/ adult.

Tuesdays
Toddler Storytime | 11am – resumes Sept. 19, 2023
Ages 2 1/2 – 4 w/ adult.
Chess Club | September 26th at 4pm
Ages 4 & up w/ adult. Experience is encouraged.
Board Games | September 19th at 4pm
Ages 4 & up w/ adult.

Wednesdays at 11am
Wednesday Wigglers | resumes Sept. 20, 2023
Ages newborn – 2 1/2 w/ adult.

Thursdays at 11am
Music in the Morning: Kids and their Caregivers are welcome to join us for live music and movement!
Wilma & the Wingers: September 14th
Good Tyme String Band: September 28th

Fridays
Seton Stories | resumes September 15th at 11am
Kids and caregivers are welcome to join Seton Hall Students for read-alouds & sing-alongs. For all ages.

DIY Drop-In Craft: Shadow Box | September 8th, at 3:30pm
Fall/Autumn Take ‘n Make Craft | September 22nd : pick up a take and make craft – all day
Crafts are for ages 6 & up.

Please note:craft materials are available while supplies last.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Events:

Farmer’s Market Storytime | Wednesday September 20th at 4pm
Celebrate National Care for Kids Day with South Orange Downtown. For all ages.

Paws ‘n Pages | Saturday September 23rd at 11am
Read to therapy dogs from Creature Comfort Pet Therapy! For kids in Kindergarten and up.

Fort Night: Scary Stories & S’mores | Tuesday September 26, at 6pm
Kids with their adult are welcome to bring pillows, blankets or sheets and join us for scary stories and s’mores.
For kids in Kindergarten and up.

Move & Groove with Miss Jolie! | Wednesday September 27, at 4pm
Join special guest, Miss Jolie, for a music and movement program. For kids ages 1-6.

 

October Sneak Peek

Reading Buddies – teen volunteers will be a reading buddy for a child in grades K-3

Join Ms. Shay for The Daring Adventure Series!

World Languages (formerly Bilingual Storytime) will return!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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