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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.

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


“Build a Better World” Magic Show

Date(s): Thursday, June 22
Time: 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Who: All ages welcome

Magic, comedy, juggling, storytelling and tons of audience participation all wrapped up unto one exciting program. Brian Richards will present this all new show related to our Summer Reading Club theme.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: June 8


Films on Friday

Date(s): Fridays, June 23 to July 28
Time: 2:00 to 3:15 p.m.
Who: Ages 6 and up (younger with an adult)

Enjoy popcorn and a movie!

Registration Necessary: No


Ride: Marc Berger

Date(s): Monday, June 26
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Who: All ages welcome

Inspired by Marc’s lifelong love of the American West, his latest recording RIDE captures the vastness and romance of the West. Playing Western folk and his own version of country classics, Marc has performed at Austin’s South by Southwest Music Festival and opened shows for Bob Dylan and other national acts. His song The Last One was a staple of Richie Havens’ concerts for years. Check out: marcbergermusic.com.

Registration Necessary: No


Tons of Fun with Bubbles!

Date(s): Monday June 26
Time: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. and 2:30 to 3:15 p.m.
Who: Ages 4 to 12 welcome

Create oodles of shapes with tons of bubbles. You might even step inside a bubble! This program will be held outside. The rain date is 6/28 at the same times. An adult must attend with child.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: June 19


Close Encounters with Birds of Prey

Date(s): Thursday, June 29
Time: 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Who: Ages 5 and up

A fascinating introduction to the world of raptors with live raptors visiting the library. Presented by the Delaware Valley Raptor Center.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: June 15


Build-a-Town LegoMania

Date(s): Thursday, July 6
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Who: Ages 4 to 12 welcome

We supply the Legos. You supply the skill and imagination to create a LEGO town.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: June 22


Exit Row Band

Date(s): Monday, July 10
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Who: All ages welcome

This award-winning band has rocked fans from New England to Virginia, from the Hamptons to all the coolest venues in New Jersey. A crowd favorite, they play a mixture of oldies, classic rock and blues, today’s hits on the radio, as well as their own material. Check out exitrowband.com.

Registration Necessary: No


Yoga for Youngsters

Date(s): Mondays, July 10 to August 7
Time: 1:15 to 1:55 p.m.
Who: Ages 6 to 9 welcome

These introductory 40 minute yoga classes will help strengthen your body and build self-confidence. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: June 29


Yoga Circle

Date(s): Mondays, July 10 to August 7
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Who: Ages 10 to 13 welcome

These introductory one hour yoga classes will help strengthen your body and build self-confidence. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: June 29


Atlanta Cafe Band

Date(s): Monday, July 17
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Who: All ages welcome

Playing their own special brand of fire water compositions from their latest album, as well as some of the best know Blues, Classic, Southern and Country Rock. Come out for a special evening of music that will “put a smile on your face, stomp in your feet and some boogie in your pocket.” Check out theatlantacafeband.com.

Registration Necessary: No


Jungle Fun with Marcia the Musical Moose

Date(s): Monday, July 17
Time: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
Who: Ages 1 to 5 welcome

If you like to sing, laugh and have fun you will love this interactive puppet show and musical extravaganza.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: July 10


Picture Book Putt Putt!

Date(s): Wednesday, July 19
Time: 10:00 to 10:30, 10:30 to 11:00, 11:00 to 11:30, 2:30 to 3:00, 3:00 to 3:30, 3:30 to 4:00
Who: Ages 4 & up welcome

Challenge your friends to a game of miniature golf at the library. Each hole is based on a favorite picture book character.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: July 12


The Desperados: Eagles Tribute Band

Date(s): Monday, July 24
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Who: All ages welcome

Based at the Jersey Shore, this 4-piece group of seasoned musicians performs the greatest hits from The Eagles’ catalog as well as a variety of classic rock hits. Check out thedesperados.net.

Registration Necessary: No


Tall Ships and Pirate Tales

Date(s): Tuesday, July 25
Time: 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Who: Ages 4 & up welcome

Shiver me timbers! Set sail with ScienceTellers as they entertain us with fun stories about quirky pirates, mutiny, and high-tide combines with the science behind clouds, air pressure, explosions, and more.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: July 18


Wonderful World of Reptiles

Date(s): Thursday, July 27
Time: 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Who: Ages 4 & up welcome

Rizzo’s Wildlife Discovery will bring a selection of lizards, snakes, frogs, turtles and insects. Special guest appearance by a baby alligator!

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: July 27


Danny & the Boys

Date(s): Monday, July 31
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Who: All ages welcome

It’s St. Patrick’s Day all over again! Join us for some rockin’ Irish tunes along with some old style barroom rock ‘n roll. Check out dannyandtheboys.com.

Registration Necessary: No


Zydeco

Date(s): Monday, August 7
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Who: All ages welcome

“Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!!” or “Let The Good Times Roll!!” with Zydeco-a-Go-Go, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier Zydeco band. Creole Zydeco and Cajun 2-steps combine with funky New Orleans Rhythm & Blues and vintage Louisiana Rock & Roll into a spicy gumbo of irresistible dance music. You know it’s gonna be a wild & swingin’ bayou boogaloo, pitch-a-wang-dang-doodle-all-night-long! Check out zydecoagogo.com.

Registration Necessary: No


Drop-in Crafts

Date(s): Wednesdays, August 9, 16, 23
Time: 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Who: All ages welcome

Drop-in anytime during the set times and create a wonderful book character-related craft.

Registration Necessary: No


Drums from Around the World

Date(s): Tuesday, August 15
Time: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Who: Ages 3 to 7 welcome

Join us for a unique experience as Touch the Music brings drums that your child will touch, feel and play.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: July 27