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Taxes, Textiles and Fishing Highlight June Events at the Hasbrouck Heights Library

Hasbrouck Heights Library will host the State of New Jersey’s Taxation University small business workshop entitled “Online Businesses and New Jersey Tax”. Credits: TAPinto File Photo
Wear pajamas to evening story time at the Hasbrouck Heights Library. Credits: TAPinto File Photo

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Summer is almost here and there’s a lot happening at the Hasbrouck Heights Library for the whole family to enjoy.  Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. To register, call (201) 288-0488 or visit us online at and sign up to receive the library’s monthly eNewsletter.   


LEGO Club – Be a part of the Hasbrouck Heights Lego Club.  Show off your architectural talents and be creative. Legos will be provided. Tuesday, June 5 and 19 starting at 3:30 pm for ages 5-12.

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Book Bingo –Don’t miss out on a game of Book Bingo and a chance to win some prizes. We will be meeting on Thursday, June 7 starting at 3:30 pm for ages 5-12.

Pajama Story Time – Visit the library in your pajamas for evening story time on Monday, June 11 starting at 7:30 pm for all ages.

Chess Club - Come test and improve your skills at the monthly chess club meetings. Members must have some knowledge of chess as there are a limited number of instructors. Next meeting is Thursday, June 21 starting at 3:30 pm for students ages 7-12.

Summer Story Time - Registration begins on June 18.  Classes start July 10 and will run for six weeks.  Registration is required. Please call (201) 288-0485 or visit online at

Tiny Tots (Ages: Birth - 2 1/2 and their caregiver)

Tuesdays   10:30 to 11:15 am

Drop In  (Ages: 2 1/2 to 6)

Wednesdays    10:30 to 11:15 am

Preschool  (Ages: 3 1/2 to 6)

Thursdays      10:30 to 11:15 am


Jr. Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social – Are you a member of the Jr. Friend of the Library? Would you like to be? Join us for an Ice Cream Social. We will be meeting on Friday, June 1 starting at 3:30 pm.

Recycled DIY Club – Get crafty. Learn how to create crafts using every day, recycled material. The club meets on the first Wednesday of each month. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 6 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. No registration necessary.

Teen Advisory Board – Make your voice heard—join the Teen Advisory Board.  Meetings are 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, June 21, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. No registration necessary.


Blu Lilly Trio -The Library is pleased to host a spirited concert featuring music through the decades performed by the trio, Blu Lilly.  These talented artists arrive with substance, style and a spirit that captures the essence of the decades of the past with a new, fresh twist. They will play the music made famous by Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, and the Jackson Five, Tina Turner, Cher and so many more. The concert will be held on Saturday afternoon, June 2 from 2 to 3 pm. The whole family is invited. This free program will be held in the Senior Center, entrance located on the corner of Central Avenue and the Boulevard.

Monday Night @ the Library – Fly Fishing! - The Library is please to host a presentation and a hands-on demonstration of fly fishing on Monday, June 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Volunteers from East Jersey Trout Unlimited (EJTU) will lead the class. This introductory session will start in the Library’s Conference room and then will move out into the parking lot across the street from the Library (weather permitting). Ages 12 and up are welcome to attend this free class.

Small Business Seminar -The Library is proud to host the State of New Jersey’s Taxation University small business workshop entitled “Online Businesses and New Jersey Tax”. This course will teach you about taxable products and services, sales inside and outside of New Jersey, shipping products, collecting New Jersey sales tax, filing sales and Use Tax returns. This seminar is approximately 2 hours and will be held on Monday, June 11 at 1 pm in the Library’s second floor conference room. The target audience is small businesses and entrepreneurs in the area. This training is free of charge.

Rwanda fine art textiles on display at the Library - For the months of June and July, the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights is delighted to have on display, “Pax Rwanda: Embroideries of the Women of Savane Rutongo-Kibuye”. The embroideries of this workshop that became known as Savane Rutongo-Kabuye were created by a group of Rwandan women living in the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis. This seminar will be held on two dates: Tuesday, June 12 at 7 pm and Monday, June 18 at 3 pm. This free seminar will be held in the Library’s conference room.

Adult Book Club – Join us on Tuesday, June 26 at 7 pm for a conversation and refreshments about Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times, a non-fiction written by Jennifer Worth. 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—


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