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Stuffed Animal Sleepover and Pajama Story Time Highlight March's Special Events at the Hasbrouck Heights Library

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library offers special events for children and adults in March.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. To register, call (201) 288-0488 or visit our new website, hasbrouckheightslibrary.org.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover – Join us for our 7th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Bring your best stuffed friend to the library for a visit and leave them with us for a night of fun! Come back the next morning to pick them up and see what adventures they may have had over breakfast!  For ages 3-6.    Registration is required.  Friday, Mar. 2 from 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 3 from 10 a.m. till 12 Noon.

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Pajama Story Time – Join us for an evening story time. Wearing pajamas is encouraged! We will be meeting on Monday, Mar. 12 starting at 7:30 p.m. for all ages.

 

For Children (Newborn-Age 5)

Spring Story Time Registration - Start your spring mornings with stories! Registration is required and starts on Thursday, March 1. Classes begin Tuesday, March 19 and will run for six weeks. Please call (201) 288-0485 or stop by the Children’s Desk.

Tiny Tots

Ages: Birth - 2 1/2 and their caregiver.

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m. OR Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Book Buddies

Ages: 2 1/2 to 3 1/2

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Preschool

Ages: 3 ½ to 5

Tuesdays, 1:15-2:00 p.m.

 

For Children  (Ages 5-12)

Read Across America! – Join us as we celebrate Read Across America-Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! We will be reading Seuss books and making a craft!  Friday, Mar. 2 starting at 3:30 p.m.

Book Bingo – Join us for a game of Book Bingo and win prizes! We will be meeting on Thursday, Mar. 8 starting at 3:30 p.m.

Unicorn Craft & Story Time – Join us for a special story time to celebrate these fantastic mythical creatures! We will be meeting Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 3:30 p.m.  

St. Patrick’s Day Craft & Story time – Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day! On Wednesday, Mar. 14 starting at 3:30 p.m. come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home.

Easter Craft & Story Time – Hop on in to the Library on Thursday, Mar. 29 starting at 3:30 p.m. Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. 

 

For Children (Ages 7-12)

Chess Club - It’s back! Come test and improve your skills at our monthly chess club meetings. Members must have some knowledge of chess as there are a limited number of instructors. Next meeting is Thursday, Mar. 15 starting at 3:30 pm.

Little Artist – For students in grades 2-5, come learn about an artist or type of art and recreate a famous work or make your own masterpiece at the Hasbrouck Heights Library. No experience is necessary. There are no mistakes in art!  Join us Thursday, Mar. 22 starting at 3:30 p.m. No registration necessary.

Lego Club – Join the Hasbrouck Heights Lego Club!  Show off your architectural talents and come. No registration necessary.

Book Clubs for Kids – Join one of our two book clubs for kids. Books for both groups, along with more information, are available at the Children’s Desk.

  • Best Books is for students in grades 2-3, and meets on the first Friday of each month.
  • Critics’ Choice is for students in grades 4-6, and meets on the third Friday of each month. 

 

For Teens

Recycled DIY Club – Get crafty with us! Learn how to create crafts using every day, recycled material. Our Recycled DIY club will be held on the first Wednesday of each month. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 7, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. No registration necessary.

Teen Readers’ Club – We meet on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book, eat snacks and play games. Copies of each month’s book will be available for checkout at the front desk. On Tuesday, Mar. 13, from 7 to 8 p.m. we will discuss Seraphina by Rachel Hartman.

Teen Advisory Board – Make your voice heard—join the Teen Advisory Board! We meet on the third Thursday of each month. Teens can participate in community service projects, learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities, have a say in teen programming at the library, and make suggestions for books to add to the library’s YA collection. The next Teen Advisory Board meeting will be held on Thursday, Mar. 15, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. No registration necessary.

Teen Game Night – We have a large selection of board games to choose from. Don’t worry about feeling left out, there’s room for everyone. Teen Game Night will be held on the third Tuesday of each month, with the next game night on Tuesday, Mar. 20 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the YA area of the library. Feel free to bring your favorite games. No registration necessary.

 

Crossed Generational Program for Teens & Adults

String Art Craft – On Wednesday, Mar. 21 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Teens and adults will have the opportunity to create designs or patterns using string art. String Art, or pin and thread, is characterized by an arrangement of colored thread strung between points to form patterns or designs.

 

Adults

Healthy Aging: Tips for Your Body & Brain– As part of our Mondays @ the Library series of seminars, on Mar. 19 starting at 3 p.m. Shelley Steiner of Alzheimer’s New Jersey. She will present a lecture entitled “Healthy Aging: Tips for your Brain and Body”.   Learn about the latest research on lifestyle changes and how to incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine.

Carnaby Street Band – On Saturday, Mar. 24 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. The Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights is pleased to host a spirited concert featuring music from the “British Invasion” and more performed by the Carnaby St. Band.  Listeners will be taken on a musical tour of the 1960s. Carnaby St. will play the music of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Moody Blues, the Who, the Dave Clark Five, the Bee Gees, the Hollies, Simon & Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, the Monkees, the Byrds, as well as some of the one-hit-wonders of the time.

Adult Book Club – Join us on Tuesday, Mar. 27 at 7 pm for a conversation and refreshments about Hidden Figures, a biography written by Lee Shetterly, Margot. Copies of this book are available at the Front Desk for pickup.

The Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights is located at 320 Boulevard in Hasbrouck Heights, on the second floor of the municipal building. Programs and services are offered to everyone, regardless of residence. In addition to books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, Blu-Rays, newspapers and audiobooks, the Library offers a variety of lectures, events, and services for children, teens, adults, and seniors. For more information, call (201) 288-0488 for the Main Desk, (201) 288-0485 for the Children’s Department, (201) 288-6653 for Teen Programs or Reference Services, or visit online at— hasbrouckheightslibrary.org

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