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May 2019

Nunsense The Musical

May 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$20.00

Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia. Thus, the remaining nuns – ballet-loving Sister Leo, street-wise…

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(R) Learn to Play the Guitar

These introductory guitar classes are open to children & teens ages 8 to 18. Priority is given to Hackensack residents. There is a non-refundable materials fee of $50.00 per participant. Register at the JPL Children's Department. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira,…

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“The Greats” Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

We will be discussing Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling Saturday May 11 at 11am Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending…

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Barks & Books: Read with Brady

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 x14 or mari.zigas@hackensack.bccls.org.

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Barks & Books: Read with Brady

For grades K-6 Meet Rodney and his little sister, Baby Ruth, who love to read books with you! Rodney is an award-winning, cuddly dog who has nothing but patience and love for all children. No registration is required. Questions? Contact…

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YA Books for Adult Readers Book Club: Furyborn by Clare Legrand

We'll be reading Furyborn by Clare Legrand. New Members are always welcome! No commitment required - come whenever you're free or the book sounds interesting to you. Questions? Contact Keri Adams, (201) 343-4169 ext. 30, keri.adams@hackensack.bccls.org

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Nunsense The Musical

May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$20.00

Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia. Thus, the remaining nuns – ballet-loving Sister Leo, street-wise…

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The Early Days of Television

Television started in 1928 in Schenectady, New York and goes through growing pains including World War II. But when GI’s come home, they want their TV. They want to watch Ed Sullivan, Meet the Press, Uncle Miltie, Milton Berle, Joe…

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Crafternoon

Who doesn’t love a good make-and-take? We will be exploring different crafts every week! No registration is required but supplies are limited on a first come, first served basis. Questions? Contact Mari, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14 or mari.zigas@hackensack.bccls.org

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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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Food for Thought: A Cookbook Book Club

Every month we pick a new cookbook and you select, make, and bring the recipe of your choice. After sampling an array of delicious treats, we sit down to discuss the process. This month’s selection is Cravings: Hungry for More…

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Sensory Free Play

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. We will have tubs and more…

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Teen Tuesday: Rock Painting

Today's Event is: Rock Painting All Teen Tuesday Events are FREE and open to students in Grades 7-12. Advanced sign up is never required and weekly attendance isn’t necessary. You can come any time that you are available. Questions? Contact…

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Homework Helper

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, first served basis.…

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Tiny Tots Story Time

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 ready for kindergarten.…

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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

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 15 children. Questions? Contact Mari,…

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Video Game Club

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 Mari, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14 or mari.zigas@hackensack.bccls.org

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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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Music & Movement

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 but due to…

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Inspect Your Gadget

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos en Ingles y Espanol

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 y haz un projecto de arte! No requiere…

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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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Homework Helper

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, first served basis.…

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(R) LEAP Assistive Technology Class: iPad Advanced

Have you noticed a change in your vision? If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are available. iPad experience is a prerequisite for this course. In this intermediate class, you will build on…

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Movie Fridays

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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Improv Comedy Night

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$15.00

GET READY TO LAUGH Don’t miss Hackensack’s resident improv troupe, Howdy Stranger, perform their award-winning, interactive comedy at the new HACPAC! Described as “hilarious, inventive, and fun,” each scene is inspired by audience suggestions. The first part of the show…

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(R) Learn to Play the Guitar

These introductory guitar classes are open to children & teens ages 8 to 18. Priority is given to Hackensack residents. There is a non-refundable materials fee of $50.00 per participant. Register at the JPL Children's Department. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira,…

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Krishna Gopika

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$25.00

The Rachna Sarang Academy of Performing Arts, RSAPA Inc. teaches Kathak dance as an artistic heritage deeply rooted in its cultural context, yet evolving in a contemporary society. It seeks to organize performances, workshops and lectures by local and visiting…

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Center for Modern Dance Education Dancethon 2019

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$8.00 - $20.00

Special Guest Heidi Latsky Dance Company Eclectic concert of Modern, Hip Hop, African dance and more featuring performers ages 7-over 70 including individuals with disabilities.

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Crafternoon

Who doesn’t love a good make-and-take? We will be exploring different crafts every week! No registration is required but supplies are limited on a first come, first served basis. Questions? Contact Mari, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14 or mari.zigas@hackensack.bccls.org

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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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Sensory Free Play

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. We will have tubs and more…

Find out more »

Teen Tuesday: Escape the Room

Today's Event is: Escape the Room This is the last Teen Tuesday event of the 2018-2019 school year so don't miss it! All Teen Tuesday Events are FREE and open to students in Grades 7-12. Advanced sign up is never…

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Homework Helper

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, first served basis.…

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Peter and the Wolf

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$10.00

A “symphonic fairy tale” by the composer Sergei Prokofiev, Peter and The Wolf is a beloved story enjoyed by both young and older audiences alike. Performed with narration, the musical work serves as an introduction to the instruments of the…

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Pub Trivia: Gilmore Girls

Join us for Gilmore Girls Trivia Held at the Poitin Still ?? 774 Main St., Hackensack. Like us on Facebook at: JPL Pub Trivia to let us know you're coming! Trivia game is free to play, but the library does…

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Peter and the Wolf

A “symphonic fairy tale” by the composer Sergei Prokofiev, Peter and The Wolf is a beloved story enjoyed by both young and older audiences alike. Performed with narration, the musical work serves as an introduction to the instruments of the…

Find out more »

Tiny Tots Story Time

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 ready for kindergarten.…

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 »

Rhythm & Rhyme

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 15 children. Questions? Contact Mari,…

Find out more »

Video Game Club

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 Mari, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14 or mari.zigas@hackensack.bccls.org

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(R) Socia Media for Business

Ever wondered how to leverage social media like Facebook, Twitter, etc. in growing your business? Then join Verena Aibel, Executive Consultant and Owner of Vibrant Visions International, LLC for some quick tips on how to get started in or step…

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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

Find out more »

Music & Movement

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! Online registration is required for each session.…

Find out more »

Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos en Ingles y Espanol

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 y haz un projecto de arte! No requiere…

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Inspect Your Gadget

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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…

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 »

Homework Helper

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, first served basis.…

Find out more »

An Evening of Dance

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$15.00

Students from the Ballet Arts school will showcase their talents for all to see.  Our Modern, Tap, Contemporary and Les Enfants students will get the chance to perform and highlight their work from the year.  There will also be a…

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