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Snapshot of Little Falls


Each week between July 6th and August 13th there will be a mystery photo on display at our front desk, Instagram, and Facebook page. This photo is fromsomewhere in Little Falls. This year we are featuring the pictures on the "Welcome to Passaic County New Jersey" signs throughout town. Identify what the picture is and the location. Then stop by the library to fill out a slip with your name and answer OR email your answer to: LittleFallsLibraryWeb@gmail.com.  (Comments on our social media posts will not be accepted).

Each week we will award a prize to one person with the correct answer.
For ages 17 and under

Pets Caught Reading!
Pet Photo Contest

Submit a photo of your family pet “reading a book” to our email: littlefallslibraryweb@gmail.com.

Photos will be posted on Facebook and at the Library. Vote for your favorite pet photo by “Liking” it on Facebook or by casting your vote at the Library.  Winner will become the Little Falls Public Library’s official mascot through the end of 2021! 

One entry per pet.  All entries must be received by Thursday, July 15th.   Voting begins July 19th and ends on July 26th on Facebook and in person.  Winner will be announced on July 27th.

 

Preschool Father's Day Storytime and Take Home Craft
*NEW DATE - Thursday, June 17th at 11:00 AM

Join us for this preschool storytime at Memorial park!  Click the graphic (or click here) to register

*Note: due to inclement weather, this program has been moved to Thursday, June 17th, at 11:00 AM

Dungeons and Dragons
Thursday, June 17th at 4:00 PM
DnD Engaged Patrons registration link

Join us for our next exciting adventure in the world of Dungeons and Dragons! 

Our next exciting game is called:
THE CURSE OF THE OOZE
 
This program is intended for children ages 10 and up.  We will be hosting this event outdoors, and practicing social distancing.  We will provide all the necessary materials: all you need to bring is your imagination!

 
Click the graphic to register for this program via Engaged Patrons.

Preserving Your Family's Treasures
Thursday, June 17th at 7:00 PM

Preserving your family's treasures zoom link

Learn preservation methods to keep family heirlooms around for generations to come.

In this one-hour virtual presentation, William Paterson University Galleries collections manager Casey Mathern will address how to care for a range of materials including photographs, books, clothing and textiles, silver, porcelain and ceramics, and paintings. Participants are encouraged to select a treasured family keepsake for a group “show-and-tell.”
 
Click the banner (or here) to register for this virtual event!

Juneteenth Storytime and Take Home Craft
Friday, June 18th at 11:00 AM


Join us for this storytime, which will be held on our front lawn!  Register by clicking the graphic (or by clicking here)

Take-N-Make for Teens and Tweens
Beginning Monday, June 21st

Love to color?

Register by clicking the graphic (or clicking here), then stop by the library and pick up your packet of coloring sheets along with a set of colored pencils.  We would love to see your masterpiece!

Send a copy of your completed work to:
LittleFallsLibraryWeb@Gmail.com and we will display it on our Facebook page! For Little Falls Residents only. Supplies are limited.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Event
Wednesday, June 23rd at 6:30 PM


Our friends from the Center of Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium in Camden will present a fun and informative virtual program about the wonders of aquatic life.  This program will feature live animals and a live Q&A, combining science and fun!

Click on the graphic (or click here) to register for this event

Kids Yoga in the Front Lawn!
Friday, June 25th at 10:30 AM


Join Miss Kelly from Kidding Around Yoga on our front lawn for yoga for kids of all ages!
Click on the graphic (or click here) to register!


DIY: Tails and Tales Elephant Painting Craft
Tuesday, June 29th at 1:00 PM

It's your chance to be creative with our painting craft!  Everything you need to paint your own charming elephant bank will be provided. This event will take place on the front lawn.

For kids 6 and up. Please register by clicking on the graphic (or by clicking here)!

Cupcake Wars
Wednesday, June 30th at 1:00 PM

Go head to head with other decorators for the bragging rights of Best Cupcake Decorator! Everything you need will be supplied. This event will take place on our front lawn. This event is for kids 8 and up!  Teams of two are welcome!

Register by clicking the graphic (or by clicking here)

Book Club
Tuesday, July 6th at 7:00 PM

Join us as we discuss Jessica Bruder's Nomadland


This title is available on Hoopla!  A limited number of copies will also be availble at the library.  You can pick up a copy via curbside pickup

Weather permitting; we will hold this program outside at the library!  Masking and social distancing will be observed.  We will post the Zoom link here in case the weather does not accomodate for outdoor meeting.

Need assistance in accessing this book?  Feel free to reach out to us at LittleFallsLibraryWeb@Gmail.com, and we'll gladly help you out!

Among Us
Wednesday, July 7th at 6:30 PM
Among Us graphic link
 
There's an Imposter among us, and it could be you!
 
Join us on Wednesday, July 7th at 6:30 PM for a competitive game of "Among Us".  Participants will play together over Zoom and have the opportunity to meet new players, talk about the game, and compete in this multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal. Participants must have access to the game via mobile download or computer.

Register by clicking the graphic above (or clicking here) and you will receive a Zoom link prior to the event. This is for kids in grades 4 and upSpace is limited.

 
Any questions, please contact: belen@littlefallslibrary.org.

What Computer Skills Would You Like To Learn?


 Technology help sessions are offered as 30 minute appointments.
To make an appointment, please call Joe at (973) 650-2885

For general guidelines conerning our Computer Skills sessions, please follow this link here

 

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. 

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!


In need of a 100 Books reading sheet?  Click here for a downloadable copy!