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Winter Story Time
Story Time will resume on Monday, January 30th!  
 
- Registration for Little Falls residents begins on Monday, January 9th.  
- Registration for non-residents begins on Tuesday, January 17th.

- Registration for ALL preschoolers begins on Wednesday, January 4th.

Rhyme Time (Birth-24 months): Thursdays @ 10:30 am
Babies will be introduced to simple books, rhymes and music. This story time is followed by a time for free play and socialization.

Toddlers (2-3 yrs): Tuesdays @ 11 am
The Toddler story time consists of age appropriate stories, rhymes, finger plays and music followed by a simple craft. 

Preschool (4-5 yrs): FIRST Wednesday of every month @ 1:30 pm 
We will share books, sing songs, play games and end with a craft. Registration for this story time be held at the first class on Wednesday, January 4th.
  Click the link here to check out our ENTIRE 2017 Story Time Schedule

April Book Club Selection

Join us on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 7pm for the Little Falls Public Library’s book club meeting. We will be discussing Amy Poehler's Yes Please.

Copies of the book will be available at the front desk, loaded on our Kindles, or you can download the book onto your e-Reader from OverDrive Advantage (available to Little Falls residents only).  You can also download a free audiobook version from Hoopla.         

All are welcome and coffee and tea will be served.

 

LEGORAMA




An evening of chamber music on Thursday April 6th, at 7 pm
at The Little Falls Public Library
This is a free event and all are welcome
Light refreshments will be served

Color Your World!


Join us on Friday, April 7th at 1 pm
We will supply all materials, no registration required.

Movie Matinee: Legend of Tarzan
Monday, April 10th at 1 PM

It's been nearly a decade since Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård), also known as John Clayton III, left Africa to live in Victorian England with his wife Jane. Danger lurks on the horizon as Leon Rom (Christoph Waltz), a treacherous envoy for King Leopold, devises a scheme that lures the couple to the Congo.

Rom plans to capture Tarzan and deliver him to an old enemy in exchange for diamonds. When Jane (Margot Robbie) becomes a pawn in his devious plot, Tarzan must return to the jungle to save the woman he loves


This Film is Rated PG-13

 




 

Family Movie Night
Wednesday, April 12th at 6:30 PM

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Moana, about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master way finder and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.

This film is rated PG
 

Author Reading: Oliver and His Unlikely Friend

Local author, Jacqueline Lopresti will be at the Little Falls Public Library on Thursday, April 13th at 11 AM to read from her debut children’s book: “Oliver and his Unlikely Friend”.

This is a heartwarming story highlighting the value of true friendship, regardless of its shape or size.  This book is geared toward Pre-K to 3rd grade, but can appreciated by all.  Jacqueline will also be available after the reading to sign copies of her book.

Jacqueline Lopresti was born and raised in Clifton. She received her bachelor of arts in communications from William Paterson University. Previously, Jacqueline was a contributing writer for Instigatorzine and Metropolis Nights magazine. She was also a former NFL cheerleader for the New York Jets, and has appeared in commercials, television shows, and music videos. Her most recent appearance was on the game show $100,000 Pyramid. Currently, Lopresti is a dance instructor and choreographer, inspiring her students through her love of the arts. She lives with her husband and the real Oliver in Little Falls.
 

Savvy Social Security Planning
Tuesday, April 18th at 7 pm

Join us for an educational workshop that will help you make the most of your retirement income!
This is a great program for Baby Boomers
 
Get the answers to important questions, such as...
  • Will Social Security be there for me?
  • How much can I expect to recieve?
  • When should I apply for Social Security?
  • How can I maximize my benefits?
  • Will Social Security be enough to live on in retirement?
Hosted by Foresters Financial  

An Evening of Guided Meditation
Wednesday, April 19th at 7:00 PM

javascript:void(0)Have you ever wondered about meditation? Have you ever tried to meditate? Are you interested in getting started? Now is your chance to explore meditation!

The Little Falls Public Library will offer an evening of guided meditation on Wednesday, April 19th at 7:00 pm

This free 45 minute session will led by Stacey Myers-Smith, RYT-200. Meditation is one of the best tools we have to help balance our stress, emotions, and promote the peace of the present moment. Learning to meditate without a teacher can be challenging and difficult, however this class will walk you through the entire process to help you find your inner peace. No prior experience is needed, please wear comfortable clothes and bring either a beach towel or yoga mat.

           
Tail Waggin Tutors

Read to a Dog Is Back!!!!
 
On Wednesday, April 19th @ 5:30 PM Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be at the Little Falls Public Library.  The main objective of the Tail Waggin’ Tutors program is to create a relaxed, friendly atmosphere in which school-aged children can practice their reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog.  It’s a great way to help children build their confidence and reading skills AND dogs do not mind if you make mistakes! 


Please stop by or call the Library at 973-256-2784 for more information
or to register for the program. 


 

Elder Investment Fraud: how to spot, stop, and avoid becoming a victim of fraud

On Tuesday, May 23rd, at 1 PM the New Jersey Bureau of Securities will present a program on steps you can take to avoid elder investment fraud. Find out about common senior scams, what some of the red flags are to help you recognize if you or a family member has become a victim of elder fraud, and what to do in case you are a victim.  Clike here to find out more.

The New Jersey Bureau of Securities is committed to protecting seniors from becoming victims of investment fraud. Registration required.
A Day with the Dey Mansion
Tuesday, June 20th at 7:00 PM
The Dey Mansion derives its lasting fame as one of General George Washington's military field headquarters.  During the American Revolution, owner Thenius Dey served as Colonel of the Bergen County Militia, which brought him into constant communication with Washington.  The presentation will cover the stories surrounding Washington's stay in the Preakness Valley through various artifacts from the Mansion's military and early American collections.

The Dey Mansion is an excellent example of Georgian architecture in the mid-eighteenth century, which served as Washington's Headquarters in July, October, and November of 1780.  Today, the Dey Mansion is owned by Passaic County and operated by the Department of Cultural & Historical Affairs.  It is open to the public for tours and programs.

 For more information on the Dey Mansion and its programs, please contact the staff at 973-696-1776 or visit us on the web at facebook.com/DeyMansion.
Saturday Family Story Time
 
A wonderful chance for children, from toddler to preschool, to learn, laugh, and grow!  

We will read simple stories, sing, and offer lots of opportunities for movement and participation through finger plays and action rhymes. Saturday story time usually lasts about 25 minutes and is followed by a free play session, giving adults and children the chance to socialize and  interact.  

Story Time will take place on the FIRST Saturday of every month at 10:30 am

Please register by stopping by or calling the Library at 973-256-2784. The Little Falls Public Library is located at 8 Warren St., Little Falls, NJ.
 

Passport Services, Notary Registration / Renewal Services

  

The Passaic County Clerk's Office will provide  full Passport Services,  Notary Registration/Renewal Services and Free Identification Cards to Passaic County Verterns. For more information click here.


   

Vinyasa Yoga
with Stacey Myers-Smith.
 
The Little Falls Public Library now offers 2 weekly Vinyasa Yoga sessions with instructor Stacey Myers-Smith, RYT-200.  These sessions will be held on Mondays at 11:30 AM and Fridays at 11 AM.  Cost is $5 per session.  Vinyasa Yoga is a very calming way to escape the chaotic and stressful world!  You do not need to be physically flexible to participate.  Please bring your own towel or yoga mat. Registration is not necessary. 

For more information, please check our website (www.littlefallslibrary.org) or call 973-256-2784.

         

English Second Language

Build a Life-Long Love of Reading with 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? Sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills including: understanding the sounds that letters make, developing a larger vocabulary, and building background knowledge.  As of January, the Library invites you and your young ones (any child from birth until enters kindergarten) to participate in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. The program is free and also provides a great way to bond with your child.  Stop by the front desk to register and pick up a folder that contains a program overview, log, suggested booklist, and early literacy tips.  Logging books read is as simple as checking off a number on a paper log or via the app. Incentives are offered at each 100 mark. Don’t delay, get started today!

   
Little Free Library

Here’s how it works
 
- Visit the Little Free Library and if you see a book you would like to read, take it home with you
- When you are done, pass it on to a friend.
- You may leave books for others to read by placing them in the box. But please, do not leave books outside of the box!
 
This is a great way to promote community, sharing and literacy!