First Sundays at the Fanwood Memorial Library

The Magic Conductor’s Adventure: The Caboose Mystery

Sunday, December 4th @ 2:00pm

This interactive program combines theater, storytelling, comedy and magic! Together, Steve The Magic Conductor and the audience will go on an exciting adventure to search for clues, laugh, learn, explore and solve a mystery. Check our Events Calendar for other happenings at the library.

Online Resources

The award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. It’s 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music.
Best of all, kids love it.
And it’s free to use in this library!

From Age of Learning, Inc.

Kids’ Site of the Month
October 2016

PBS KIDS: HALLOWEEN: Happy Halloween from your friends at PBS! Check out lots of Halloween games and activities with your favorite PBS characters.

…and check out a few other Great Sites for and about Kids:


New! Family Jumble

Tuesdays @ 4:30pm.
All ages are welcome, with an adult.
October 4th, Come build a Fairy House and hear a Fairy Story.Muscle Man Mike and Sheriff Sam
October 11th, Wild West Show with Muscle Man Mike and Sheriff Sam.
October 18th, use Autumn Leaves & More to create a work of art Sign up is required for this event.
November 1st, we present Fractured Fairytales.
November 15th, an Author Visit with Laura Sassi. Ms. Sassi is the author of Goodnight Ark & Goodnight Manger

Check our calendar for more fun Family Jumble programs!

Early Literacy Programs

Please check our events calendar for the beginning of our fall early literacy programs: Baby Jumble, Library Jumble and more!

Baby Jumble for ages 12-24 months with their adult.
Mondays @ 10:30.
An open play session with music, puppets and more.

Nursery Rhyme Time for ages 24-35 months with their adult. Wednesdays @ 10:30. Enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and short stories. Prior sign-up is not required.

Library Jumble for ages 3-5 with their adult.
Thursdays @ 10:30; repeated @ 1:30pm.
Stories and Activities with Anita Wallden.  Prior registration required and takes place beginning one week prior to each session.  Call or stop in to sign-up.

Keep an Eye on Our Guinea Pigs!

Click here to be a Guinea Pig Volunteer Family of the Month!


BROWNIE BEATRIX SQUIGGLY (the big one) , joined the FML family in the spring of 2011. The new babies arrived in July of 2015 and are named CINNAMON SUGAR PANCAKE (the brown one) and COCONUT MARSHMALLOW CUPCAKE (the white and tan one).

They are all girls and like to snack on all sorts of healthy things like Italian parsley, green beans, dark lettuce, spinach, carrots and carrot tops, and apples that people bring them. Please no celery or peppers.

Children’s Dept. Staff

Susan Staub
Danielle Hirschhorn
Anita Wallden
Meredith Scheiner