46 Mount Pleasant Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052

Children's Special Events

Monthly Programs:

Creature Comfort: Mondays 3/6, 4/3, 5/1

  • Children practice reading out loud to a trained therapy dog. (Fun activities such as coloring page, word searches, and/ or crafts will be provided for children to do while they wait their turn to read to a dog).

Lego Club: Tuesdays 3/7, 4/4, 5/2 from 4pm-5pm (Grades K-5)

  • Lego club meets the first Tuesday of every month.  Kids in grades K-5 build and have fun using legos supplied by the library. We also have duplo blocks for your little ones.

Downtime With Disney:  Saturday 3/18, 4/15, 5/20

  • Come by the library to watch Disney films on the big screen! April's movie is Moana

Book Bingo:  Mondays 3/27, 4/24 at 6:30 pm (Grades K-3)

  • Children in grades K-3 stop by the Children's Room to play the literacy version of bingo!  No registration required. Program lasts 30 minutes.

Special Programs For All Ages:

Free Comic Book Day : Saturday 5/6 from 9am - 5pm

  • Stop by the library to pick up a free comic book! (Sponsored by Time Warp Comics & Games in Cedar Grove)

Planting a Rainbow Storytime : Saturday 5/6 from 1pm - 3pm

  • Presented by the ESL Club.  Fun activities and games for kids.

Programs for Older Children

S.T.E.A.M. Club: 4/25 at 4pm (Ages 8-12)

  • Children ages 8-12 have fun at these programs inspired by the fields of sciece, technology, engineering, art, and math! April's program will be Earth Day themed!

Check-It-Out Mate! (Chess Club):  Weekly 4pm-5pm on Thursdays May 18th through June 22nd

  • Children in grades 2-8 can learn to play chess with Eric Greenebaum. Novice and advanced players are welcome! (Registration Required)