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Top 10 Berlin.
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The Panzer killers : the untold story of a fighting general and his Spearhead Tank Division
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Big vape : the incendiary rise of Juul
Mercury rising : John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the new battleground of the Cold War
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Dear treefrog
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Super fly : the unexpected lives of the world
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The newcomer [large print]
Love and fury : a novel of Mary Wollstonecraft
Peter Powers and the league of lying lizards! [sound recording (audio-enabled book on Wonderbook)]
The passing playbook
Take me home tonight
The second : race and guns in a fatally unequal America
Lucky : how Joe Biden barely won the presidency
The kissing bug : a true story of a family, an insect, and a nation
Last summer at the golden hotel
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Events for All Ages

June 2021

Friday June 11

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Code Breakers
Mahwah Public Library at The Inbetween

Kids, tweens, & teens can drop in each week to the Teen Section to try and break a special, fun “emoji” code and decipher the message for a small reward.

No registration 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! No registration is necessary. 

10:00 am – 4:45 pm
Search & Find Puzzle
Mahwah Public Library

Participants can pickup a bag which will have a fun hidden objects puzzle & a nice little surprise!  New puzzles will be available for pickup by the back parking lot door, every Friday starting @ 10:00am.

No registration necessary.

3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Virtual Mario Kart 8 Switch Tournament
Mahwah Public Library at Online - See Event Details

Teens & tweens can participate in this fun event if they have a Nintendo Switch with Nintendo Online, and a copy of Mario Kart 8.  Here’s what you’ll need to do:  Log on between 3 and 9 PM; Select Online Play, then select Tournament; Search by Code and enter 4074-9479-6843 (MahwahPL Tournament); then Jump in anytime, Race, and have fun!

Saturday June 12

10:15 am – 10:45 am
Jiggly Wiggly
Mahwah Public Library at Online - Zoom

Join us for virtual Jiggly Wiggly! This music and movement class is for babies to 23 months. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. This is a virtual program and will be available through the Zoom links provided.Meeting ID: 817 9685 4928Passcode: ChristinaJoin Zoom Meeting

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Jiggly Wiggly
Mahwah Public Library at Online - Zoom

Join us for virtual Jiggly Wiggly! This music and movement class is for babies to 23 months. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. This is a virtual program and will be available through the Zoom links provided.Meeting ID: 817 9685 4928Passcode: ChristinaJoin Zoom Meeting

11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Virtual - PSAT/SAT/ACT Practice Test Event
Mahwah Public Library at Online - See Event Details

C2 Education is offering students in grades 8 – 12 the opportunity to take free PSAT, SAT, or ACT practice tests virtually.  It is recommended that students in grades 8 – 10 take the PSAT, while students in grades 11 – 12 take the SAT or ACT.    

Registration is required.

Students must register with C2 Education.  C2 Education will then provide each student with a link to their specific test, prior to the test date.  They will also provide each student with their test results.  Follow this link to register:

Sunday June 13

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ladies of Motown with Rhonda Denet and the Silver Fox Songs Trio (OUTSIDE)
Mahwah Public Library

Mostly Motown is a review of classic rhythm and blues and soul of the 1960s and 70s. Songstress Rhonda Denet and the Silver Fox Songs Trio will celebrate a time when this primarily African-American genre crossed over to mainstream audiences. Featured songs were made famous by female artists Aretha Franklin, Martha & The Vandellas, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Etta James, Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield and Roberta Flack, as well as male artists Ray Charles, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Al Greene.

This concert will be outside in the front of the library. No registration or tickets are necessary. Attendance is on a first come basis. Bring your own folding chair as chairs will not be provided. Everyone must maintain social distancing.

Monday June 14

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Play-Doh Ice Cream Stand Kit
Mahwah Public Library at Online - See Event Details

Ages 3 and upFriday, February 19 at 10 AMThis creative kit comes with all of the ingredients for imagination! This creative toy building set for kids 5 years and up comes with everything they need to build and customize their own unique and colorful Play-Doh ice cream stand. Visit the children’s section to pick up your kit or call 201.529.7323 for curbside pickup.

We’d love to see completed projects – pictures can be sent to csiciliano@mahwahlibrary.orgPickup starts at 10 AM on Monday, June 28

The Library on Your Device

Borrow eBooks or audiobooks, movies, foreign films, documentaries, TV shows, music, and magazines — right to your device.  Your Mahwah Library card opens the door to endless entertainment and information for all ages!

Explore, Learn and Do More with Your Card

Learn a language or new skills, borrow devices and STEM kits, explore area museums, research finances, or topic.  Your Mahwah Library card expands your horizons!