Wednesday, May 28, 2014



West Orange Public Library                 
46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.                                      
West Orange, NJ 07052                                  



Spark a Reaction! Family Concert featuring


WHEN: Monday, June 23, from 7-8 PM
Help kick off our summer of reading with a concert on the Library lawn!

Known for their public television children's videos throughout the United States, Monkey Monkey Music has been featured in Parenting Magazine and on Kidz Bop Preschool on Demand as well as in numerous performances around the country.

Register for the concert on our events calendar!

Our summer reading program is for kids, teens, and adults and features fun events, giveaways and the chance to win prizes by reading just 4 hours a week.  Registration for the reading program begins June 9 at, by phone at 973.736.0198 or in person when you visit the library.

Book Discussion Group:
The World Without You 
by Joshua Henkin

WHEN: Monday, June 2, at 1:30 PM
Librarian Mary-Jean Gurzenda leads the discussion



Creative Connection

WHEN: Wednesday, June 11, at 7 PM
Drop by and join in the discussion on the creative process. 
Receive constructive feedback on your work.    
Presented in partnership with the West Orange Arts Council.  

West Orange Writers Group 

WHEN: Thursday, June 12, at 7 PM
Are you a writer interested in meeting other writers for gentle critiquing of one another's work?  Join an open, informal forum for anyone interested in any kind of writing—fiction, nonfiction, children's poetry, etc.  Bring a sample of your work.    

Yoga for Beginners

WHEN: Saturday, June 14, at 3 PM
Bring your own yoga mat for this class featuring simple yoga postures.  Participants will be asked to sign a waiver at the beginning of class.  

Film & Dessert  

Gravity starring Sandra Bullock
WHEN: Friday, June 6, at 2 PM

Oldboy starring Josh Brolin
WHEN: Friday, June 20, at 2 PM

Children's Programs

Lego Club
WHEN: Tuesday, June 3,  4-5 PM, K-5th grade
Kids come make friends and play with Legos!

Check it out Mate
ChessClub for kids

WHEN: Thursday, June 5, 4-5 PM, grades 2-8
Learn new strategies with with chess master Eric Greenebaum. Registration is required. 

Summer Reading Registration

WHEN: Monday, June 9
Families can sign up on-line at; by phone 973.736.0198 or in person when visiting the Library.

Don't forget our family summer reading program kick-off on June 23rd at 7 PM with Monkey Monkey Music!