Children's Special Events

Email with questions, to register, and for Zoom login information or sign up through the library calendar when available.


Wednesdays at 4:00-6:00 PM via Zoom
Need help building your reading or math skills? Children in grades K - 8 can sign up to meet with a student from West Orange High School's National Honors Society to practice and go over questions. Virtual appointments happen using Zoom's Breakout room function. Sign up for a study buddy appointment here:
It's Story Time via FaceBook Live (ages 2-5)
Thursdays at 11:00 AM
Listen to books and participate in activities that encourage preschool readiness (language development, fine motor skills, social skills, self-control).
Tuesday, April 13 at 4:00 PM
The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson. Classroom pets including GW (short for George Washington), Barry and Biter have a wild night in the halls of Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary.
Outdoor Super Science! - Starts Monday April 19
Mondays, April 19 and 26 at 4:30 PM
Join us on the lawn outside the library for socially distanced science experiments, learning, and fun! Individual sets of materials will be provided, Grades K - 6 welcome.
Rain location: beneath the library near the book drops.
Wednesday, April 21 at 4:00 PM
Special Guest! Join West Orange mom Jessica DiCicco and learn how levers and pulleys are used to lift HEAVY things.
Tuesday, April 27 at 4:30 PM
This month you get to talk about a book of your choice! Tell other readers what you liked about the book, and get ideas about what to read next!

Click to watch (or re-watch) a virtual event!

Jester Jim

Turtle Dance Music Performance
Mr. Matt presents a high-energy, interactive program with music, bubbles, and comedy. Get ready to DANCE. Great for all ages.

Science Tellers: "Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress"
Click to enjoy a performance that combines stories and experiments- storytelling with a Science Twist.

Virtual Author Visit with Cheryl Willis Hudson
Ms. Hudson is an author, editor, and the co-founder of Just Us Books.