Summer Reading Program:  Big Prizes Contests.  Your last day to turn in virtual tickets for Summer Reading Program Big Prizes is Tuesday, August 11 by 11:59 p.m.!  Find your chance to win at nutleypubliclibrary.beanstack.org.  Winners will be announced after the Virtual End-of-Summer Show featuring Rizzo’s Reptile Discovery on August 13 at 2:00 p.m.!

Mystery Prize Bags and Summer Reading Bingo.  Children and teens who participated in the Summer Reading Program can pick up their Mystery Prize Bag starting August 14 (as long as state-mandated health regulations allow).  Children can also turn in their Summer Reading Bingo Card beginning August 14 for a special prize.  You can find the Summer Bingo Card at https://youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-bingo/.

Hoopla Digital Collection – The Nutley Public Library is excited to announce a new digital offering for all of our patrons.  Hoopla is an all-in-one media service where you can browse 700,000 + titles in six different formats- audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies and TV – and instantly borrow, then download or stream, the titles of your choice!  During this time at home, Nutley Public Library has increased patron borrows from 4 to 8 titles per month!  To get started, visit:  nutleypubliclibrary/hoopla.

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Saturday, August 8, 15 – Take and make Saturdays.  Pick-up craft project you can do at home!  While supplies last.  One craft kit per child.  For all ages.    Check youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org for details.

Monday, August 3 at 4:00 p.m. – Virtual LEGO Club – Meet up with LEGO fans and work on a basic building challenge using bricks available in your home.  Recommended for grades K-5.  Sign-up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.

Monday, August 3 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual DISH!  The Monday Night Cookbook Club.  Members will choose, prepare at home, and present a DISH!  We will then gather online to discuss each other’s recipes, our cooking techniques, and share stories and culture.  To register and for further information visit: nutleypubliclibrary.org/dish-cookbook-club.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Monday, August 3, 10 – Maker Mondays.  Check our facebook page and Youth Services website each Monday for a fun maker activity you can do at home!  For all ages and skill levels.  Youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org/www.facebook.com/nutleylibrary.

Tuesday, August 4 at 10:00 a.m. – Virtual Babygarten.  Children and caregivers enjoy books, rhymes and playtime!  For children ages 23 months and under.  Sign-up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.

Wednesday, August 5 at 10:30 a.m. – PropBox Players Presents.  Join us each week for a special virtual program from Michele Traina of PropBox Players!   Sign up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Thursday, August 6 at 3:00 p.m. – Virtual Reading Buddies.  Kids can team up with a teen volunteer to practice reading and speaking skills!  For details, please visit youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org.

Thursday, August 6 at 5:30 p.m. – Virtual Escape Room Mystery.  Work together to decipher the clues and solve the mystery in a digital game from Breakout EDU!  For grades 4-6.  Sign-up at youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.

Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 p.m. – Bingo Game Night for Adults.  Join us for a virtual bingo game night via Zoom and the chance to win gift cards!  Registration is required and space is limited.  This program is available for Nutley Residents, age 18 years and older.  To register and for further information visit:  nutleypubliclibrary.org/bingo-game-night-adult/.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Friday, August 7 at 10:30 a.m. – Virtual STEAM Story Time.  Join us for stories and a hands-on activity you can do using materials in your home!  For all ages.  Sign-up at: youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive project instructions.  Zoom program link and password.

Monday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual Family Game Night.  Play games and win prizes!  For all ages.  Sign-up at youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.

Thursday, August 13 at 2:00 p.m. – Virtual End-of Summer Show:  Rizzo’s Reptile Discovery.  Learn about nature through a live animal presentation right in your very own home!  A special event for Nutley residents registered for the Summer Reading Program.  Prize winners announced after the show.  For all ages.  Registered patrons will receive an email with Zoom program link and password.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. – Adults, join us for an online film discussion of the 2015 film, a Walk in the Woods.  The film is based on the memoir of the same title by author Bill Bryson and stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte as two friends who hike the Appalachian Trail.  The film is available to borrow with your library card on Hoopla!  To join, please register in advance at nutleypubliclibrary.org/onlinefilmdiscussion.

Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00 p.m. – After Dinner Virtual Book Talk.  Download from hoopla the selected title “Can’t Hurt Me” by David Goggins.  Meeting will be held virtually online.  Gift card raffle!  To register and for further information visit:  nutleypubliclibrary.org/after-dinner-book-talk.

Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m. – Graphic Novel/Comic Book Club for Adults “Daytripper” by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba. – Adults, join us for an online discussion of Daytripper by Eisner award winning Brazilian twins, Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba.  The graphic novel memoir, beautifully penned and illustrated by Moon and Ba tells a magical, mysterious and moving story about a writer through different key moments in his life.  The graphic novel is available to borrow with your library card on Hoopla!  To join, please register in advance at:  nutleypubliclibrary.org/graphicnovelclub.