HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ  -- Choose from dozens of free events and activities at the Hasbrouck Heights Library for the whole family each week. You can learn technology skills, improve your English, attend musical performances or movie screenings, and much more.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. To register, call (201) 288-0488 or visit us online at https://www.hasbrouckheightslibrary.org

Children

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Spring Story Time Registration - Start your winter mornings with stories!   Registration starts on Friday, 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 to sign up.

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

  • Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15 AM
  • Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 AM

Preschool - Ages : 3 ½ to 5

Tuesdays, 1:15-2:00 PM

Book Buddies - Ages: 2 1/2 to 3 1/2

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15 AM

Pajama Story Time – Join us for an evening story time. Wearing pajamas is encouraged! We will be meeting on Monday, March 4 and Wednesday, March 20 starting at 7:30 p.m. for all ages.

Lego Club – Show off your architectural talents and come create with us. Legos will be provided. Tuesdays, March 5 & 19 starting at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5-12.

St. Patrick's Day Craft & Story Time – In collaboration with the Jr. Woman’s Club of Hasbrouck Heights, join us for a lucky craft and story time!  Wednesday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5-12. 

Book Bingo – Join us for a game or two and win prizes! We will be meeting on Thursday, March 21 starting at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5-12.

Story Time with the Queen – The Queen from Medieval Times will be here for a special story time and craft on Tuesday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m. Children of all ages welcome!

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.

Teens

Recycled DIY Club – Get crafty!  Learn how to re-purpose every day, recycled material and transform it. Our Recycled DIY club will be held on the first Wednesday of each month. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 6 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. No registration necessary.

Teen Readers’ Club – We meet on the second Monday of each month to discuss a book, eat snacks and play games. Copies of each month’s book are available for checkout at the front desk. We will discuss The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen on Monday, March 11 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Mug and a Movie - Join us for an evening movie and mug decorating.  The movie will start at 7:00 p.m. on March 25 for teens in 6th grade and up. Please RSVP by 3/22.

Teen Advisory Board – Make your voice heard!  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. You will get volunteer hours for the meeting!  Next meeting is Thursday, March 21 from 4-5 p.m.

Adults

Space Race to the Moon Lecture – As part of the Monday Afternoons @ the Library Series, join us on Monday, March 18 starting at 3 pm., our guest speaker is Kevin Woyce. He will present a program celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing on July 20, 1969.  Attendees will relive the dramatic “Space Race,” from the pioneering Mercury and Gemini flights to the first Apollo Moon landings and the lesser-known scientific missions that followed. Along the way, one will be introduced to the visionaries and scientists who made space travel possible and the American astronauts who boldly traveled “where no one has gone before.”

Conversation Groups for ESL Learners – The Library is planning to offer conversation groups for anyone interested in improving their English language skills starting in March.  These groups are designed to give adult English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) learners more practice in speaking English in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.   If you are interested in devoting an hour or two each week to improving your skills, please contact the Library for more information and meeting dates.

Adult Book Club – Join us on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 pm for a discussion about To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.  The story of an Alabama town viewed by a little girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.  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, DVDs, Blu-Rays, newspapers audiobooks and eResources, 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 Youth Services Department, (201) 288-6653 for Adult Services, or visit online at— hasbrouckheightslibrary.org

 

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