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February 2020

Sensory Free Play

For ages 0-5 and their caregivers Join us for this free, unstructured play time! Sensory activities are not only super fun but they also support language development, cognitive growth, fine and gross motor skills, problem solving skills, and social interaction.…

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(R) Save on Your Taxes!

Jonathan Barrett, Certified Financial Planner from AXA Advisors, will host a program focusing on the recent tax reform changes including: 2019 updates Social Security planning and other financial topics Get a better understanding of the tax code changes and how…

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Teen Tuesday: Perler Beads

At this week's Teen Tuesday event, we will be making designs using Perler Beads. All Teen Tuesday Events are FREE and open to students in Grades 7-12. No registration required.

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Homework Helper

For Grades K-6 If you need a little extra help with homework, stop by for this program designed for high school volunteers to assist students one-on-one. No registration is required but spots will be given out on a first come,…

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Cheers the TV Show Pub Trivia

Wouldn't you like to get away? Join us for our first ever installment of the TV Show Cheers Trivia at Cheers Bar and Restaurant - 774 Main Street in Hackensack. 6 players max per team. Trivia is free to play…

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Tiny Tots Story Time

Feb 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

For Ages 3-5Join us for a weekly themed program for children featuring colorful fun stories, a short video and an always entertaining craft! This is a great program for kids to start socializing with other kids before they get ready…

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Tiny Tots Story Time

For Ages 3-5 Join us for a weekly themed program for children featuring colorful fun stories, a short video and an always entertaining craft! This is a great program for kids to start socializing with other kids before they get…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Rhythm & Rhyme

For children under age 3 This interactive program includes rhymes, songs, instruments, dancing, and much more for children and their fellow caregivers! No registration is required but due to space and safety restrictions spots will be given to the first…

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Video Game Club

For Grades 3-6 Get your game on! Drop in to play with our Wii and Xbox and get creative with Minecraft and Roblox with fellow video game lovers! No registration is required. Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169…

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Music & Movement

For Ages 3-5 Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children and their caregivers! Our movement time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun! No registration is required…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos en Ingles y Espanol

For Ages 3-5 / Para Edades de 3-5 Listen to stories in both English and Spanish, watch a short movie and end with a craft! No registration is required. ¡Escuche cuentos en Espanol y en Inglés! ¡Vea una corta película…

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Inspect Your Gadget

Need help figuring out your new phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop? Want to find out about the free e-resources available to you with your library card? Bring your charged-up device & we will answer all your questions! Questions? Contact Genesis…

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Talk with the Social Work Intern

Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. Stop by just to chat or ask about helpful services including: Linking to/finding community resources Resume building and job search College information and resources Career or life planning Time management Assisting with…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Makers Lab

For Grades K-2 Explore the full range of making with crafts, technology and more - all hands on! Collaborate with others, share ideas, and see what you can create! No registration required. Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169…

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Graphic Novel Book Club

For grades 3-6. Both readers who are new to the genre and lifelong comics and graphic novel fans are invited to join us for entertaining discussions and snacks! Stop by the Children’s Room any time we are open to pick…

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Open Mic Night Featuring The Zydeco Revelators

Now with MC Jonny Werdz! The last (usually) Thursday of every month come out to showcase YOUR TALENT and enjoy professional featured performers. Show up for one or both parts of the night and enjoy! Light refreshments available. Performer sign-up…

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Talk with the Social Work Intern

Feb 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. Stop by just to chat or ask about helpful services including: Linking to/finding community resources Resume building and job search College information and resources Career or life planning Time management Assisting with…

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Veteran Benefits Information

Come and find out about your VA Benefits! Vet Center services include: Readjustment Counseling, Marital and Family Counseling Substance Abuse Information and Referral, Group Readjustment Counseling Sexual Trauma Counseling and Referral, Referral for Benefits Assistance Job Counseling and Referral, Community…

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Movie Fridays

For All Ages Celebrate the end of the week with a movie! Parents and children are welcome and no registration is required. Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14, hackjuv@hackensack.bccls.org

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Just the Facts: the Nonfiction Only Book Club – The Choice by Dr. Edith Eva Eger

This month we will discuss: The Choice: Embrace the Possible by Dr. Edith Eva Eger, with Esme Schwall Weigand A powerful, moving memoir--and a practical guide to healing--written by Dr. Edith Eva Eger, an eminent psychologist whose own experiences as…

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Guitar Classes

Guitar classes are offer at three levels: Beginners, Intermediate I & II and Advanced. Registration is in person at the Children's Department.

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Guitar Classes

Feb 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Guitar classes are offer at three levels: Beginners, Intermediate I & II and Advanced. Registration is in person at the Children's Department.

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A Year With Frog and Toad

Frog and Toad leap into February!A hit on Broadway, A Year with Frog and Toad was nominated for three Tony Awards – including Best Musical. Based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books, and featuring a hummable score by Robert and Willie…

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A Year With Frog and Toad

Frog and Toad leap into February!A hit on Broadway, A Year with Frog and Toad was nominated for three Tony Awards – including Best Musical. Based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books, and featuring a hummable score by Robert and Willie…

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March 2020

A Year With Frog and Toad

Frog and Toad leap into February!A hit on Broadway, A Year with Frog and Toad was nominated for three Tony Awards – including Best Musical. Based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books, and featuring a hummable score by Robert and Willie…

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A Year With Frog and Toad

Frog and Toad leap into February!A hit on Broadway, A Year with Frog and Toad was nominated for three Tony Awards – including Best Musical. Based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books, and featuring a hummable score by Robert and Willie…

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Read Across America

For grades 3 and below in the Children’s Room, Drop in any time and celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with us! We will have different crafts and activities throughout the day! No registration is required. Questions? Contact Mari at 201-343-4169 x14…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Citizenship Class

Mar 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Teen Tuesday: Hyperactive Trivia

At this week's Teen Tuesday event, we will play a fun game of Hyperactive Trivia. We give you the answers, you run across the room to earn points! A small prize will be given to the winning team. All Teen…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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ESL Conversation Class

Mar 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Inspect Your Gadget

Need help figuring out your new phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop? Want to find out about the free e-resources available to you with your library card? Bring your charged-up device & we will answer all your questions! Questions? Contact Genesis…

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Talk with the Social Work Intern

Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. Stop by just to chat or ask about helpful services including: Linking to/finding community resources Resume building and job search College information and resources Career or life planning Time management Assisting with…

Find out more »

ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

Find out more »

Talk with the Social Work Intern

Mar 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. Stop by just to chat or ask about helpful services including: Linking to/finding community resources Resume building and job search College information and resources Career or life planning Time management Assisting with…

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(R) LEAP iPad Basic Class

Do you know someone with a change in vision? If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are available. iPad Class – Basics: Have you heard about the iPad but are not sure what…

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(R) LEAP iPad Basic Class

Do you know someone with a change in vision? If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are available. iPad Class – Basics: Have you heard about the iPad but are not sure what…

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Guitar Classes

Guitar classes are offer at three levels: Beginners, Intermediate I & II and Advanced. Registration is in person at the Children's Department.

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Barks & Books: Read with Brady

For grades K-6 Come welcome our newest therapy dog, Brady! A lovable yellow lab, Brady enjoys picture books and the occasional early reader. Stop by, read a book, and hang out! No registration is required. Questions? Contact Mari at 201-343-4169…

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YA Books for Adult Readers Book Club: Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

We'll be discussing Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys. New Members are always welcome! Copies of the book are available at our circulation desk at least three weeks in advance. No commitment required - come whenever you're free or the…

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Inclusion Game Day

For grades K-6. Children of all abilities are invited to Inclusion Game Day at Johnson Public Library! There will be games of all varieties - board, card and video - in a relaxed setting. Children under the age of 12…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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(R) Acting for Beginners Workshop

8-Session Series: March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27 You are invited to join actors Teddy Coluca and Johnson Public Library's own Tony Lombardi for an 8-week acting workshop for beginners. Week 8 will be the finale…

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Teen Tuesday: Smash Bros Tournament

At this week's Teen Tuesday event, we will have a Smash Bros Tournament. It’s tournament time! Play against your friends on our big screen and see who will be victorious. Prizes will be awarded to the top players. Please note…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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