Teen Summer Volunteering Opportunities throughout the summer.  Visit:  teenservvices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to find out ways you can earn community service hours virtually by helping the Nutley Public Library!  For students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2020.

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.

Wednesday, July 1 at 3:00 p.m. – Virtual Origami Workshop.  Learn the beautiful art of origami from an expert in this beginner’s workshop!  For ages 8 and up.  Sign-up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive project instructions, Zoom program link and password.

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Monday, July 6, 27 at 6:30 p.m. – Dungeons and Dragons Club.  Discover the awesome world of D&D at our virtual meet-up!  For grades 6-8.  Contact nutleypubliclibrarycyadepartment@gmail.com or 973-667-0405 ext. 2623 for program information and registration.

Monday, July 6, 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, July 6, 13, 20, 27 – 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, July 7, 14, 21, 28 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.

Tuesday, July 7, 14, 21 at 12:00 p.m. – Virtual Children’s Healthy Cooking Class.  Make healthy meals and snacks with Nutley ShopRite registered dieticians Stephanie Bini and Rebecca Zeltmann!  For ages 6-12.  Space is limited.  Child will only be allowed to attend one cooking class throughout the summer.  Sign up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org. to receive recipe and ingredients list, Zoom program link and password.  *Please advise if child has food allergies*.

Tuesday, July 7, 14, 21, 28 at 7:00 p.m. – Teens Summer Club.  Hang out  with other teens as we play games and make crafts.  New activites each week!  For tweens and teens entering grades 6-12.  Check teenservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org for details.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Wednesday, July 8, 15, 22 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, July 9 at 7:00 p.m. – I Am Big Bird:  The Caroll Spinney Story.  Join us for an online film discussion of the award winning film, I Am Big Bird:  The Caroll Spinney Story on Zoom.  For nearly 50 years, Caroll Spinney (1933-2019), was beloved by generations of children as the man behind Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.  The film is available to borrow with your library card on Hoopla!  To join, please register in advance at: nutleypubliclibrary.org/onlinefilmdiscussion.

Thursday, July 9, 16, 23, 30 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, July 9 at 6:30 p.m. – Virtual Chat about a book, play games and just hang out!    students entering grades 4-6 in Fall 2020.  This month’s book:  The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer.  Please read prior to attending the meeting.  Sign up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.

Friday, July 10 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.

Saturday, July 11, 25 at 10:00 a.m. – Virtual Techsplorers Club.  Explore STEM projects and technology with Mr. L!  For grades 3-6.  Space is limited.  Child will only be allowed to attend one Techsplorers Club throughout the summer.  July 11:  Marble Run Madness and July 25:  Secrets of Cryptology.  Sign-up at youuthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive project instructions, Zoom program link and password.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Saturday, July 11, 18, 25 – 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, July 13 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.

Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m. – Loving Vincent & Documentary.  Due to popular demand, we are having a new discussion of Loving Vincent, in addition to our May discussion.  Though it is not required, we are also asking attendees to watch the documentary of the film, Loving Vincent, The Impossible Dream.  Join us for this online discussion on Zoom.  The films are available to borrow with your library card on Hoopla!  To join please register in advance at:  nutleypubliclibrary.org/onlinefilmdiscussion.

Monday, July 20 at 2:00 p.m. – Ozobot Virtual Workshop.  Learn all about fun little bots and all the incredible things they can do!  For grades K-5.   Sign up at youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Monday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Virtual Pajama Story Time.  Snuggle up and hear our favorite fairy tales in this cozy story time!  Open to all ages.  Sign up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.

Monday, July 20 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.

Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. – After Dinner Virtual Book Talk.  Download from Hoopla the selected title “Don’t Overthink It” by Anne Bogel.  Meeting will be held virtually online.  There will be a Gift Card Raffle.  To register and for further information visit:  nutleypubliclibrary.org/after-dinner-book-talk.

Thursday, July 23 at 7:00 p.m. – Graphic Novel/Comic Book Club for Adults – Fetch, How a Bad Dog brought Me Home by Nicole J. Georges.  Join us for an online discussion of Fetch, How a bad dog brought me home by Nicole J. Georges.  This graphic novel memoir, beautifully penned and illustrated by Georges, will resonate with anybody who has ever had a less than perfectly behaved pet.  The graphic novel memoir is available to borrow with your library card on Hoopla!  To join please register in advance at:  nutleypubliclibrary.org/graphicnovelclub.

Friday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m. – Virtual Yoga Story Time.  Join Miss Ali for a special story time that includes gentle yoga instruction!  For all ages.  Sign up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Wednesday, July 29 at 10:30 a.m. – Paint with Pinot’s Palette of Nutley.  Join us for a painting class on Zoom to raise funds for the Friends of the Nutley Public Library!  For ages 5-12.  $15.00/painter.  Please see flyer on library website for registration details.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 p.m. – Research Scientists, Wolves and Bears, Oh My!  Environmental scientist, Nutley author and expert outdoorsman Joey Bee will provide a special live Zoom presentation about his experiences researching critical grizzly bear habitat and tracking the summer movement of 1

Friday, July 31 at 10:30 a.m. – Virtual Story Time with Ilene Dudek.  Meet local author Ilene Dudek!  Hear some of her Little Ant stories, play games and do a craft!  For all ages.  Sign up at:  youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive project instructions, Zoom program link and password.