Children's Department

Contact childrens@fairlawn.bccls.org with general or program questions 
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PROGRAMS ARE FOR FAIR LAWN RESIDENTS ONLY.

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST WEAR MASKS DURING CHILDREN'S PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS.

Librarian for the Day 2022

In honor of National Library Week, (April 3-9, 2022) we held a contest to be Librarian for a day! Winners got to shadow one of our librarians & learn all about shelving, programming & more. Take a look at our aspiring library leaders below! More will be added throughout April so check back!

Rosie

Rosie

Because I have alot of good recommendations for young readers a high level or even older beings. I also like to help people and just work for fun. 4/28/22

Jaya

Jaya

I love working with books and I love helping people find books they will love. 4/27/22

Malakhi

Malakhi

I want to be a librarian for the day because I always wanted to be a librarian. It's my dream since I was little. The library is my favorite place in the world. 4/25/22

Kiminou

Kiminou

Because I love books and I love the library. 4/25/22

McKenna

McKenna

I think it would be a good opportunity to learn about all of the books, how to find them and more about how a library works. 4/25/22

Erez

Erez

I want to be a librarian for the day because I want to learn and expand my horizon. Also I love reading and books. 4/22/22

Shravya

Shravya

I want to be Librarian for the day because love books and I would get to help and meet new people who like to read books like me! 4/20/22

Sophie M

Sophie M

I love helping people and I love books. 4/20/22

Perri

Perri

I want to be a JR. librarian so I can learn what librarians do and give to others suggestions for good books to read. 4/18/22

Abigail

Abigail

I want to be a librarian for a day because I love to read and I love to recommend books based on what I like and what I think others would like. I have always wanted to be a librarian. 4/14/22

Sophie S.

Sophie S.

Because I love to help people. 4/13/22

Aadya

Aadya

Because I like to help people find books and sit at the desk. I want to be a librarian when I grow up. Plus I love the library! 4/13/22

Jojo

Jojo

Because it will be cool and my sister said so. 4/8/22

Yahya

Yahya

I want to be librarian of the day because I want to answer kids and grown ups questions. Also because I like the library. 4/6/22

Grace

Grace

I would like to try out this experience.

Hazel

Hazel

Because I think it will be fun and I love books.

Selin

Selin

I want to be a librarian for a day because librarians are amazing! They help you find and order books. They even sometimes help with my homework!

Ongoing Programs

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Two Fridays a Month 

3:30-4:30 pm

May 6 &20, June 3 &17

Grades K-Up

Kids are welcome to free build using the library's massive Lego collection and make new friends.

Lego Club

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Forest Friends

  REGISTER HERE 

      Wednesdays May 4-June 8         4:00-4:45 pm

Grades K-Up

Join our puppet pals and learn how to communicate, express feelings and resolve conflicts in this 6 week program.  Presented by Bergen County Children's and Family Aid Services.

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MONDAY AFTERNOONS

FROM 3:30-5:30 PM

February 7 - May 23

THIS FREE TUTORING SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE FAIR LAWN HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY.  CHILDREN SEEKING HELP MUST BRING SCHOOL WORK TO BE ASSISTED WITH.  NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

PLEASE BE AWARE:  HOMEWORK HELP WILL BE CANCELLED WHEN SCHOOL AND/OR THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED.

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Special Programs
click the image to register

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Group Game Day
 

           Tuesday, May 24          4:00-5:00pm
Grades 2-6
Play low and high tech games

at the library with

other kids!

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Great Book Discussion Groups for Kids
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Do you love to read? Would you like to share your thoughts about books with other like-minded kids? In-person book discussion groups are forming for children of all ages!  All groups will read the same book and meet once a month on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm. Please have the listed book read for the meeting. Books can be ordered through bccls.org or by contacting the Children’s Department for help.  Registration is required and limited.

Registration is closed for the school year

Chapter Club (grades 2 & 3*)- Will resume in the fall

Reader’s Rock (grades 3* & 4): June 7

Hotel for Dogs (pick up from the circulation desk or order here)

Bookworm Club (grades 5 & 6): May 17
Many Meanings of Meilan (pick up your copy to keep from the circulation desk)

*3rd graders can choose between Chapter Club and Reader’s Rock based on reading level.

Book Reviews

for kids by kids!

Do have a favorite book you

would like to recommend?

Click the button to write a review.

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Are you planning on visiting

Berdan Grove Park? 
Don't miss our Story Walk!

Read a delightful picture

book as you walk along

the paved path.