African and African-American Folktales
WHEN: Wednesday, February 29 at 7 PM
WHERE: WOPL, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave., West Orange
Celebrate Black History Month with a performance by storyteller Julie Pasqual (left). Hear about the adventures of Br’er Rabbit, Anansi and the Clever Turtle. This free program is appropriate for all ages. Sign up online.
New! Homework Club
WHEN: Every Monday and Wednesday, 4-5 PM
Our brand new Homework Club is for West Orange kids in kindergarten to 5th grade. Librarians and volunteers will be on hand to assist with homework and reading skills. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children. Advance registration is required. Register online or by calling the Library.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 8 at 6:30-7 PM
Storytime for infants up to age 3½. Wear your favorite cozy pajamas!
Advance registration is required. Sign up online.
Cook-A-Book Family Storytime
WHEN: Wednesday, February 15 at 7 PM
Bring the whole family to the Library and enjoy a half-hour storytime and make a special treat. Appropriate for all ages. Advance registration is recommended. Sign up online.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party
WHEN: Thursday, February 23 at 4:30 PM
The Youth Services department and Teen Advisory Group will host our first ever Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Bring your favorite stuffed animal or doll to our special storytime. After the storytime, you will kiss your toy friends goodnight. Come back to pick them up the next day between 9 AM and 5 PM or on Saturday, February 25 between 9 AM and 5 PM. You will see photos of all the fun adventures your "friend" had in the Library overnight! Photos will also be available online. Advance registration is required. Sign up online.
Speaking of Stories Book Discussion
WHEN: Tuesday, February 14 at 4:30 - 5:15 PM
Down Time with Disney
WHEN: Saturday, February 18 at 2 PM
Bring the whole family to the Library and enjoy a Disney film together. The screening will take place in the Library's meeting room. Advance registration is not required—just drop in!
Yakety-Yak Book Discussion
WHEN: Tuesday, February 21 at 4:30 - 5:15 PM
Sign up Soon for Spring Storytimes!
WHEN: Programs begin March 19
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 3½ to 5. "Eager Readers" for ages 5-9, includes games and crafts along with more complex stories. Advance registration is required. Registration begins on February 21. Click the calendar link at www.wopl.org to see the schedule. Reserve your child's spot by signing up online or by calling 973.736.0198.