All Library programs are free of charge, but limited to Fair Lawn residents.
No registration is required for these programs.
Mondays, October -April Cancelled Nov. 11.
3:30-5:30 pm Grades K-Up
Does homework give you headaches? We are here to help! Members of the Fair Lawn High School National Honor Society will be on-hand to answer all your questions. Bring whatever you are working on.
Tuesdays, January 7-28 Grades K-Up
Stories combined with art technique and projects.
Dress for a mess.
Board Game Night
Wednesdays Feb. 19 & Mar. 18 Grades 1-6
Kids can have low-tech fun as we break out some board games both old and new.
Select Thursdays Jan. 16, Feb. 6 & 20, Mar. 5 & 19
4:00-4:45 pm Grades K-Up
Kids are invited to come & join other Lego enthusiasts to build using the library's massive Lego collection.
Dungeons & Dragons Club
Select Fridays Feb. 7 & 21, March 6 & 20
3:30-4:30 pm Grades 3-6
Play D&D with other enthusiasts. You provide the imagination, we'll provide the dice!
After School Specials
Tuesdays, Feb. 4-Mar. 31 Grades K-Up
Chill out after a long day in school at the library in this fun-filled program. Please note: Program is cancelled when either the library or the schools are closed. February's theme will be "Fun with Fitness" , while in March we will explore "Unsolved Mysteries"
February 4th- Yoga
February 11th- Martial Arts
February 25th- CrossFit
Saturday, February 1
3:00-4:00 pm Grades K-6
Families will work together to build wooden Valentine candy boxes courtesy of Home Depot. Registration is required.
Family Trivia Night Wednesday, February 5
6:30-7:30 PM Grades K-Up with Family
Are you the smartest family in Fair Lawn? Find out in this Family-Feud style trivia night. No registration is required.
Sunday, February 9
3:00-4:00 pm All Ages
The Fair Lawn Library Teen Advisory Board will present a sweet program filled with non-mushy valentine games, crafts,
and fun. No registration is required.
Sunday, February 16 All Ages
1:15 Free Build & Play
3:00 Stories and Craft
Build massive tracks & play with other train fans before train-themed stories and a craft. No registration is required.
Sunday, March 1
Ages 2-5 with an adult partner
Join the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel to hear Purim stories with related activities. No registration is required.
February Break Activities
Tuesday, February 18 Grades K-Up
President Bingo 11:00-11:45 am
Celebrate President’s Day by playing bingo on a board featuring past American presidents.
Movie Matinee 3:00-4:30 pm
Watch Playing with Fire on the library’s big-screen projector. (no food please!)
Holi Celebration Sunday, March 8
2:00-3:00 PM All Ages Families of all ages are invited to explore the Indian festival of colors with games and activities. No registration is required.
St. Patty’s Party
Monday, March 16
2:30-3:30 pm Grades K-Up
Early dismissal? No problem! Come to the library for some St. Patty’s fun and games. No registration is required.
6:30-7:30 pm All Ages with an adult partner
Celebrate the first day of spring as we have an indoor camping adventure right here in the library. No registration is required.
Saturday, March 21
Afternoon All Ages
We will be offering a pre-K with parent, as well as an older kid activity TBA. Check back at the library or look at the website for more information
Thursday Evenings 7:00-7:45 pm
February 6-March 12 Grades K-up
Grab your sneakers and workout clothes and come to exercise with Mom & Dad, all while dancing and having fun. No registration.
Sunday, March 22 All Ages 3:00-4:00 pm
Explore the world of Disney movies as the Fair Lawn Library Teen Advisory Board offers fun games and related activities. No registration is required.
Activities for older kids grades 3-6
Registration is required for both events
Understanding the Underground Railroad
Saturday, Feb. 22 2:30-3:30 pm
Hop on board as we celebrate Black History Month by learning all about the journey to freedom.
Saturday, March 14 3:00-4:00 pm
Experience what the journey to (and through) Ellis Island would have been like with realistic re-enactment activities.
Book Discussion Groups
Register in the Children's Department
All book club members read the same book and meet monthly for a discussion. Titles are available for check-out at the circulation desk. Actual dates will be emailed upon request
The Chapter Club Grades 2 & 3*
One monthly meeting Thursday from 4-5 pm
Readers Rock Grades 3* & 4
One monthly meeting Thursday from 4-5 pm
The Bookworm Club Grades 5 & 6
One monthly meeting Mondays from 7:15-8:15 pm
*3rd graders can choose between the Chapter Club or Readers Rock based on reading level.
Therapy Dog Program
sign up for a 10 minute reading time
Lily is a friendly Newfoundland who loves to listen to stories! She would love to meet you and be your fluffy pillow while you read!
Mondays once a month from 6:30pm-7:30pm
January 27, March 16, April 20, May 11
Rosie is a soft and cuddly Goldendoodle who loves books and kids!
Saturdays once a month from 11:00am-12:00pm
January 18, February 15, March 21, April 18, May 16
Rabbi Dina Shargel of Fair Lawn Jewish Center Congregation B'nai Israel
Tot Music & Me
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
10:30-11:00 am @ the Fair Lawn Library
Ages 6mos. -5 yrs. with an adult partner
Please Register in the Children's Room
Super Librarian saves
the Fair Lawn Library!
Click below to see the whole thing caught on film!
Rest in peace, Jersey Girl.
Thank you for your 9 years of Therapy Dog service. We'll all miss you at the library.
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