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Roseland Public Library to Offer Events Throughout November

La Bella Musica Italiana—Mark Sample, Gail Sample, Franco Digangi, Ben Larkey, and Ed Hanrahan—will perform at the Roseland Free Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 5.​​​​​​​ Credits: Roseland Library

ROSELAND, NJ — The Roseland library is offering the following events through Nov. 9 and throughout the month.

Anime & Manga Club:

The library’s Anime & Manga Club for students in middle and high school meets on Nov. 3 and the first Friday of every month from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

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Live Italian Music:

The ensemble La Bella Musica Italiana will perform on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.  

Board Meeting:

The Roseland Library Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7:15 p.m. in the Library Community Room.

Comic Book Art Class for Kids:

Learn how to create and design super heroes with professional comic book artist Rick "Rickman" Celano Tuesdays in November, beginning on Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. This class is for children ages 8-12.

Jedi Camp Leading up to Star Wars Day:

Prepare for “Star Wars Day,” scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2, by attending Jedi Training Camp every Thursday (except for Thanksgiving) in November at 4 p.m. The next session, focused on erupting Death Stars, is scheduled for next Thursday, Nov. 9.

Book Babies:

Kids ages 2 and under can enjoy a special story time of their own every Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

Adult Yoga:

Check out weekly adult yoga classes every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Preschool Story Time & Craft:

The regular Preschool Story Time & Craft takes place on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 2 p.m. Kids in preschool listen to stories and work on crafts.

Magazines through RBDigital:

Roseland Library cardholders can choose from 100 magazine titles to receive right in their inbox through RBDigital (formerly Zinio). Look for the RBDigital icon on the bottom of our homepage,

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten:

The library encourages parents to read 1,000 books with their child before kindergarten. The steps are simple:

1. Register at the circulation desk and get the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten packet.

2. Start logging books on paper or on the "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" app on iTunes or for android devices.

3. Bring the log to the library upon each milestone (50, 100, 200 books, etc.) to receive an award.

4. Any child who reaches 1,000 books will have his/her picture posted on the BCCLS (Bergen County Cooperative Library System) website (with parent/guardian permission of course) and receive a special invitation to a BCCS-wide party.

There is no set begin or end date for this program. For any further questions, see Miss Jen, Children's Librarian.

For more information or to sign up for a program, call 973-226-8636. The Roseland Free Public Library is located at 20 Roseland Avenue, Roseland.

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