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Events for All Ages

April 2021

Monday April 19

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Animal Quest (FACEBOOK)
Mahwah Public Library at Online - See Event Details

All agesMonday, April 19 @ 10 AM

Join us for an awesome animal show from Animal Quest! 

No registration is necessary.

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Grab and Go Crafts
Mahwah Public Library

All ages.Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting at 10 AMJoin us for a craft! Pick up the supplies on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and make an awesome craft! Crafts will be in a plastic container by parking lot doors. No registration is necessary. 

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Among Us Tournament (STEAM)
Mahwah Public Library at Online B

Teens & tweens in grades 5 & up can join us for a few rounds of the popular online game Among Us!  We will be using text chat only to discuss who is “sus” and who is not; who will be crew mates & who will be imposters?  Let’s play and find out!  There will be 9 spaces per session, and the special code to join will be emailed to participants before the tournament starts that day.  You can play on your computer using STEAM, or download the game for free on your phone.

Registration is required.

Registration can be done by calling 201-529-7323 x 224 or online using the April Teen Events Calendar.  

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Take, Then Make Teen Ceramics Craft from Creatively Yours (PICKUP)
Mahwah Public Library

Teens & tweens in grades 5 & up will be painting a beautiful vase which would make a nice gift for Mom!  Starting on Monday, April 19 participants can pick up a special ceramics craft kit which has all of the specific project materials & instructions.  Then, they paint their piece at home and can return it no later than Sunday, April 25 so their project can be “fired.”  Call the Teen Services Desk to make arrangements if you prefer curbside pickup.  

Registration is required.

Registration starts on Friday, March 19 and can be done by calling the Teen Services Desk at 201-529-7323 x 224 or online.

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.

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Palisades with Kevin Woyce (ZOOM)
Mahwah Public Library at Online - See Event Details

In 1524, explorer Giovanni da Verrazano described the cliffs along the west bank of the Hudson River as “a fence of stakes,” or “Palisades.” Join Kevin Woyce for a colorful tour of one of New Jersey’s most impressive landmarks, from its formation and discovery to the American Revolution and the creation of Palisades Interstate Park. Explore history along the park’s major trails, from abandoned riverfront beaches and ferry landings to a vanished cliff top world of mansions and grand hotels. We’ll also visit Fort Lee, when it was the home of the silent movie industry, and Palisades Amusement Park.

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.

Tuesday April 20

All Day
Grab & Go Craft For Adults (PICKUP&FACEBOOK)
Mahwah Public Library

Grab & Go Craft for Adults! Every 3rd Tuesday of the month starting at 10AMCraft: Paper Bead Bracelet

Come to the Mahwah Library on the third Tuesday of the month and grab & go with our craft bags containing craft materials, and instructions. There will be a video of the craft being made on the Mahwah Library Facebook page for assistance. Feel free to post a photo in the comments of the video to show off your unique crafting skills! 

Registration is not required, craft bags are while supplies last, and one per customer

If you have any questions please contact the Mahwah Library

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.

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