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Tuesday 9:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm
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Glen Rock
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315 Rock Road  Glen Rock, NJ  07452  
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Drop-in Activities

June 28th, July 19th, and August 2nd from 10am-2pm

All ages can drop by the Children's Room to enjoy some crafts, art projects, board games, puzzles and more.

Children's Events

For babies - 5th graders

See our Eventbrite page for all registation.

We ask that if you decide you can no longer attend a program, please call the library to cancel.

Programs and supplies made possible the Friends of the Glen Rock Library.

Summer Reading Club 2017

Register is online only beginning Saturday, June 17th at 10:00 AM.

Free and open to all Glen Rock residents and students. Read and earn prizes! Track how many minutes you earn each week on Beanstack.

Kids earn virtual badges for completing reading goals. For each virtual badge earned, a child can win a prize and/or raffle ticket. (Limit to 1 prize per week)

Log in from Saturday to Friday of a given week to make sure you can claim your prize

You do not have to give us your virtual badge to collect prizes or raffle tickets. Just give us your name. If unable to collect each week, just come in when you can. However, make sure to login each week.

Last day for prize collection is Friday, August 11th.

Kick-Off Day: Monday, June 26th

2:00 - 4:00 PM
Live Action Candyland. No registration required.
6:30-7:30 PM
Dance Party featuring Zak Magic.
With free giveaways. Registration is required.

Scavenger Hunt

All Summer Long!

Search for Clues in the Children’s Room Earn raffle tickets!!!

DIY Bird Feeder

Thursday, June 29th at 3:30 PM

For K to 2nd Grade

Build a better world with this nature craft. Turn popsicles into an adorable bird feeder that you will be able to take home with you.. Registration is required

Pirates: Lost at Sea

Performed by Sciencetellers

Monday, July 3rd at 6:30 PM

Location: Central School Auditorium

For K to 5th Grade

Ahoy! People don’t just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to build a new ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure and more. Do not miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist! Registration is required

Reader’s Theatre: Library Players

For Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

Location: Central School Auditorium

Want to put on a show? Learn the basics of theatre and performing arts in this special weekly program. Young school age kids will have the opportunity to act out stories to a live audience. Readers prefered, but not required.

Rehearsals: July 3rd at 2:00 PM & July 17th at 2:00 PM

Dress Rehearsal: Monday, July 24th at 5:00 PM

Performance: July 24th at 6:30 PM

Registration is required

Outdoor Project: Decorate the Library’s Lawn with Wind Chimes

Thursday, July 6th at 3:00 PM

Help us make the library a bit more colorful. All participants can pick up their wind chimes at the end of summer

Registration is required

Rizzo Wildlife

Monday, July 10th at 6:30 PM

Location: Central School Auditorium

Amazing Wildlife Show!

Registration is required

Paws for Reading

Tuesdays at 3:30 PM
July 11th, July 25th, August 8th

For ages 4 and up

Beginning and fluent readers can make friends with well-behaved certified therapy dogs while practicing their reading and public speaking skills. Registration is required

The Magic Conductor Reading Adventure: The Caboose Mystery

Wednesday, July 12th at 10:00 AM

Location: Central School Auditorium

The audience will go on an exciting adventure to a simpler time to search for clues, laugh, learn, explore, and solve a mystery.

Registration is required

Secrets of Magic Workshop with Joe Fischer

Thursday, July 13th at 10:00 AM

Location: Central School Auditorium

For K to 5th Grade

A look behind the scenes to see how magicians do their tricks. Each child gets their own "bag of magic"making them real magicians. Registration is required.

Ragtime: The Music of Scott Joplin
Performed by City Winds Trio

Monday, July 17th at 6:30 PM

Location: Central School Auditorium

The music trio will perform Scott Joplin’’s greatest pieces including “The Entertainer.”

Registration is required

Great Readers of Glen Rock

Monday, July 31st at 6:30 PM

Location: Central School Auditorium

Gather ‘round some of your favorite Glen Rockers for an evening of tales. Afterwards at 7:00 PM enjoy Rita’s Italian Ice on the library’s lawn.

Registration is required.

Book It! Create it! Share it!

For 3rd to 5th grade.

Book: Pick up Art Lab for Kids at the main desk.

Create: Select a project you would want to display in the library.

Share: Projects are due August 2nd at 3pm. We will discuss our works and then display them for viewing.

Registration is required

The Ribbles Build a Residence
Performed by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company

Monday, August 7th at 6:30 PM

Location: Central School Auditorium

A fun, hilarious theatrical performance with audience interaction! Registration is required

Me on the Map
All Summer Long!

Illustrate the different places you live. Each nesting circle will be displayed in the Children’s Room.













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Last updated July 17, 2017