Saturday, October 1, 2011


Fall Storytimes

Library storytimes feature stories, songs, puppets and rhymes to help develop children's language and listening skills. "Babies and Books" is for children under age 2, "Pajama Storytime" is for birth to 3½, "Terrific Toddlers" is for ages 2-3 ½, and "Preschool Page Turners" is for ages 3 ½ to 5. "Eager Readers" for ages 5-9, includes games and crafts along with more complex stories. Advance registration is required. Click the calendar link at to see the schedule and sign up.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, October 12, at 6:30 PM

Wear your pajamas and enjoy a 20-minute storytime for infants to age 3 ½. Advance registration is required. This program is open to West Orange Public Library card holders only. Click here to sign up.

276989_236741473025560_7388780_n[1]Family Concert
Wednesday, October 12, at 7 PM

Bring the whole family to Library and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with classical guitarist Jesse Rivera. A guitar virtuoso, Jesse Rivera is a 10-time award-winner as the "best Latino classical guitarist and best songwriter/ performer." Join us for this free event. All ages are welcome. Advance registration is recommended. This program is funded by the Estelle Citrin Family Fund. Click here to sign up.

fire deptThe West Orange Fire Department Visits the Library
Saturday, October 15, 10 AM – 1 PM

Stop by to squirt a fire hose and see...

        • the raising of a 110 ft. aerial ladder
        • hazard house demonstrations
        • fire safety tips
        • give-aways and refreshments

Kids' Fun Run
Sunday October 16, at 9:30 AM

Run or walk a mile with your family and our children's librarians! This event is part of the Mayor's 5K Run/Walk to break the silence of ovarian cancer. Meet in front of Town Hall. Advance registration is recommended. Sign up at the Library.

Speaking of Stories Book Discussion
Tuesday October 11, at 4:30 - 5:15 PM

Monthly book discussion group for children in grades 4 and 5. This month the group will discuss The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger. Click here to sign up.

Yakety Yak Book Discussion
Tuesday October 18, at 4:30 - 5:15 PM

Monthly book discussion group for children in grades 2 and 3. This month the group will discuss The Zombie Zone by Ron Roy. Click here to sign up.