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Library: Programs & Events

Children, Teens & Family

Need to Register?

Register online by going to our online program calendar & signup. You may also register in person or by calling 973.895.3556 during library hours. Unless otherwise noted, only Randolph residents are eligible to attend children’s programs that require registration.

Chapter Chats: A Book Club for Grades 3 & 4

Date(s): Mondays, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, Apr. 3, May 1, Jun. 5
Time: 4:45 to 5:30 p.m.
Who: Grades 3 & 4 welcome

Join us on a reading adventure as we discuss a different book each month as well as enjoy related activities. Books and snacks will be provided.Registration for Randolph children will begin on Monday, August 15 at 10 a.m and will be ongoing when space is available. Pick up the book at the circulation desk and read it before the meeting. Please contact Mrs. D for details.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 15


Xtreme Readers: A Book Club for Young Adults

Date(s): Wednesdays, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 21, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, Mar. 15, Apr. 19, May 17, Jun. 14
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Who: Grades 7 to 12

Join us for fun discussions of current books and enjoy some pizza, too. Members should pick up the book for the month at the circulation desk and read it before the meeting. Registration for Randolph children will begin on Monday, August 15 at 10 a.m and will be ongoing when space is available. Please contact Mrs. Reinhart if you have questions

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 15


Gingerbread Rocks!

Date(s): Tuesday, December 6
Time: Two sessions—see below

Run, run as fast as you can to our gingerbread program! We’ll enjoy a dramatic retelling of “The Gingerbread Man” and then we’ll all create a gingerbread craft. Plus we’ll have a gingerbread treat and some juice.

Sessions:
10:00 to 10:45 a.m.—Ages 3 to 6
4:30 to 5:15 p.m.—Grades K & up

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: November 29


Stories, Songs and Play, Oh My!

Date(s): Wednesdays, December 7 and 14
Time: 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.
Who: Ages 2-1/2 to 6

Join us for this new program that includes listening to stories, singing and a special playtime at the end. We will have educational “toys” and activities for the children to explore! An adult must attend with the child.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: 1 week before each date.


Storytime Yoga

Date(s): Monday, December 12
Time: 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Who: Ages 3 to 5 welcome

Join us for this new program combining stories, songs and yoga! Yoga is not only fun, it also promotes a variety of benefits for children. Yoga poses improve strength, flexibility, coordination, and body awareness. Children experience a sense of well-being and increased self-esteem. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: December 5


“Warm for the Winter” with Big Jeff

Date(s): Thursday, December 15
Time: 7:00 to 7:45 a.m.
Who: All ages welcome

Big Jeff will perform songs of snow and celebration for little ones and every ones! His blend of humor, learning and “super-interactive” audience participation has been captivating young audiences across the tri-state area for the past twelve years. He has sold over 10,000 CDs and DVDs and has grown a large and loyal family fan base.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: December 15


Cinderella, Cinderella

Date(s): Saturday, January 14
Time: 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.
Who: Ages 4 & up welcome

Join the adventure as the Trilogy Repertory Company presents this enchanted tale with plenty of help from the audience.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: January 6


Joe Fischer’s Secrets of Magic Workshop

Date(s): Monday, February 13
Time: 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.
Who: Ages 6 to 12 welcome

Become a “real” magician with this rare behind the scenes look at the secrets of magic.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: February 6


Mush! Adventures with Sled Dogs!

Date(s): Thursday, March 23
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Who: Ages 5 & up welcome

Sled dogs will be visiting the library for this informative program! Learn all about sled dogs and their activities. We’ll also enjoy a slide presentation and see a real sled.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: March 16