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Events for All Ages

April 2021

Monday April 12

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Enchanted Yoga
Mahwah Public Library at Online - Facebook Live

Ages 3 and upMondays @ 5:30 PMStretch your imagination and your body! We will learn basic yoga poses, create a story, and have fun! Simple breathing techniques and guided visualizations are also taught. Yoga is a great way to bring calm and focus into your child’s life through movement and breath.

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Needle Felting - Garden Gnome Craft for Teens (PICKUP & GOOGLE MEET)
Mahwah Public Library at Online B

Teens & tweens in grades 5 & up will be shown how to shape wool into a cute Garden Gnome, using step-by-step methods.  The craft kits will be provided to the participants in advance of the workshop.  When registering, all participants must make sure to have a gmail account that the library can provide to Ms. Christine before the workshop.  Ms. Christine will then send an invitation link to your gmail account so you’ll be able to join on GOOGLE MEET.  Registration is required.

Registration starts on Friday, March 12 and can be done by calling 201-529-7323 x 224, or online.  Participants on the main list will have until closing time on Wednesday, April 7 to pick up their kits, or they will lose their spot to someone on the Waiting List.

Tuesday April 13

10:30 am – 11:30 am
Storytime Online (FACEBOOK)
Mahwah Public Library at Story Tower

Ages 2-5.Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 10:30 AMEnjoy stories, sing songs, play games, and have fun! Storytimes will be on Facebook at 10:30 AM but can be viewed at any time! 

12:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Take It - Make It Craft
Mahwah Public Library at The Inbetween

Teens & tweens can participate in this fun, weekly arts and crafts program while supplies last.  Participants can pickup a “bundle” of materials to use for various small, creative projects, and finish their project at home!  New projects will be available for pickup in the Teen Section, and by the back parking lot door, every Tuesday starting @ 12:30pm.No registration necessary.

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
ZUMBA® for Tweens (ZOOM)
Mahwah Public Library at Online B

Our Zumba for “tweens” class is a fun way to get fit! Dance to songs from the radio such as “Uptown funk” by Bruno Mars, “Senorita” by Camilla Cabello, Pitbull and more!  Just follow along from the comfort of your own home and don’t forget your water!  Teens & adults are welcome to join the fun too!  To Join the Zoom Meeting: Create a free ZOOM account or log in, Click “join meeting,” then enter PMI code: 292-377-3899, and the Passcode: library.No registration necessary.

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mahwah Library Writers' Collective
Mahwah Public Library at Online - Zoom

The Mahwah Library Writers’ Collective meets weekly with the goal to support adult writers at all levels who are committed to their work. The collective will allow writers of fiction and creative non-fiction to share their stories and receive constructive feedback and you do not need to be published to join. To encourage the writing process, we recommend that members attend regularly and have material ready to share every 4 to 6 weeks. Please email Nick Johns at to register and for program information.

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
SCORE Small Business Series: Quick Business Planning Part 1 - Creating your "Unique Value Statement"
Mahwah Public Library

This workshop helps entrepreneurs create their own “Unique Value Statement”. A Unique Value Statement will help you quickly assimilate with prospects and potential partners, and remember the value you bring to the market.  Gregg Butler is an enterprise sales leader with over 40 years of experience with top companies such as; HP, GE, Cognizant & Salesforce. This program is an on-line event and requires registration on the SCORE Northeast New Jersey website. Follow this link to register:

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elevator Pitch with Debra Stark (ZOOM)
Mahwah Public Library at Online B

We may not be riding in elevators these days but the elevator pitch is an important tool for the job seeker. Learn how to create a compelling and professional elevator pitch that you can use to introduce yourself on LinkedIn, in your resume and at virtual networking events. Debra J. Stark, MA, has been in the role of Career Advisor at Ramapo College of New Jersey for 15+ years serving both students and alumni. This is a Zoom event so register online (Don’t forget to give us your email address). Registration will close 24 hours before the event and we’ll send you the Zoom meeting number, password, and URL meeting link at that time.

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mahwah Health Series: Every Breath You Take (ZOOM)
Mahwah Public Library at Online - See Event Details

Learn about the latest treatment options and guidelines for managing your asthma from one of our pulmonologists and critical care specialists, Dr. Nat Levy. Registration is by calling 1-800-VALLEY 1 (1-800-825-5391) or online by going to If after you register, you need to cancel please email us at

Presenter: Nat Levy, M.D. Pulmonologist

In light of current circumstances, The Valley Hospital will use Zoom to hold this seminar virtually. You will receive a reminder e-mail the day before the event with the link to join the virtual meeting as well as step-by-step instructions on how to join.

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