SUMMER READING CLUB
Monday Nights on the Lawn
7:00 pm

June 24th: SUMMER READING CLUB BLAST OFF
Come dressed as your favorite alien or sci-fi character and enjoy interstellar fun and games.

July 1st: TRAVELING LANTERN THEATRE CO.
A live performance of My Mother the Astronaut
 
July 8th: The WOLLMAN/GANNON JAZZ QUARTET
Jazz under the stars for all ages

July 15th: IT’S ROCKET SCIENCE!
 
SPACE SHUTTLE SLIDE RESCHEDULED!
New Date: Sunday, July 28th @ 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Must be 36″ to climb the space shuttle. Activities and games for smaller astronauts.

July 29th:
 MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU! 
Learn the ways of the Jedi with Panniken Moonjumper. Comic antics, exciting physical challenges, magical mayhem.
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Fanwood Library.

Fall
Early Literacy Programs

BABY JUMBLE (12-24 months)
Mondays @ 10:30 am
September 30th – November 18th
Led by Mary Ann Bonacum. Signup not required.

NURSERY RHYME TIME (24 – 35 months)
Wednesdays @ 10:30 am
September 11th – November 13th
Each child sits with their grownup to enjoy songs and stories. Signup not required.

LIBRARY JUMBLE (3-5 years)
Thursdays @ 10:30 am & repeated @ 1:30 pm
September 12th – November 14th
Stories and crafts with Mary Ann Bonacum. Sign up is required and begins the week before each class.

Kids’ Site of the Month
August 2019

Tate Kids: Play free art games and fun quizzes, find art activities, read about artists and share your art.

…and here are a few other terrific sites for and about kids:

 

August Events
Cool Crafts & Games


BOOK BINGO
Wednesday, August 7th  & Wednesday, August 14th
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Must be able to read or share with someone who can.

MAKE & DECORATE A BOOKMARK, age 7+
Wednesday, August 7th
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Markers, lanyard or thread to braid, glitter, sparkles, stickers…

MAKE AN ALIEN SPACE SHIP, age 4+
Friday, August 9th
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

DECORATE YOUR OWN TELESCOPE, age 6-10
Tuesday, August 13th
1:00 pm

FAMILY BOOK GROUP: Midnight on the Moon, Magic Tree House
Tuesday, August 13th
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ask for the book at the Children’s Desk and read as a family before our meeting.

READER’S THEATER: Neil Armstrong, age 8-10
Thursday, August 15th
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Call ahead or sign-up in advance.

GIRLS STEM WORKSHOPS
grades 4-8

Fridays @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm. Call or stop by the library to sign up for one or all workshops.
July 26th: Balloon Rockets
August 2nd: Marshmallow Towers
August 9th: Invisible Ink & Lava Lamps
August 16th: Wheels–CANCELLED

RUBIK’S CUBE CLUB
grades 4-8

Thursdays @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn to solve the Rubik’s Cube! Advanced cube solvers can try speedcubing. Members can participate in cube competitions.

ABC MOUSE

ABCmouse.comAward-winning ABCmouse.com helps young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong academic foundation. ABC Mouse is 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!