Fort Lee Public Library

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Fort Lee Public Library! Registration required where noted.

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TEEN ESL CONVERSATION CLUB
3:00-4:00 PM
 TEEN ESL CONVERSATION CLUB
Monday, Mar. 8, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Mondays, January 25, February 8 & 22, March 8 & 22)

Whether you just moved to the United States or have lived here for years, join your peers online to talk about what it’s like to live in Fort Lee. Improve your English skills and make new friends. Registration required. For grades 7-12.
WOMEN’S HISTORY TRIVIA
4:00 PM
 WOMEN’S HISTORY TRIVIA
Monday, Mar. 8, 4:00 PM
Learn about famous women of the past and present and compete in our trivia challenge for a chance to win a prize. Pickup of supplies begins Monday, March 1st.Registration required. Ages 8 and up.

BETWEEN THE COVERS ON ZOOM MARCH 2021
7pm
BETWEEN THE COVERS ON ZOOM MARCH 2021
Monday, Mar. 8, 7pm
Discussion of Big Girl, Small Town by Michelle Gallen.  Avaiable on hoopladigital.com and in print by placing a request at bccls.org Led by Library Director Chris. Mon, March 8 at 7pm via Zoom
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THE PARENT SQUAD
11 AM
 THE PARENT SQUAD
Tuesday, Mar. 9, 11 AM
(Tuesdays, January 12, February 9 & March 9 at 11AM)

Looking for a way to connect with other Fort Lee parents? Join The Parent Squad over Zoom for our first ever meeting. This club is a fun yet informal way to chat with other parents about all things kids and parenting! Registration required.

READING BUDDIES
3:00-4:00 PM
 READING BUDDIES
Tuesday, Mar. 9, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Tuesdays, January 5- March 30)

Reading Buddies promote a higher interest and engagement in reading, improvement in social and communication skills, particularly for students learning English as a second language, and, most importantly, it’s FUN! We’ll partner your child up with a teen volunteer each week to practice r...read more
ESSENTIAL WORKERS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19
7pm
ESSENTIAL WORKERS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19
Tuesday, Mar. 9, 7pm
Let’s acknowledge the efforts of essential workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Photographer Earl Dotter shares current photographs of essential workers taken in the midst of the pandemic. The talk includes a history of the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Throughout his career, ma...read more
YARN SLINGERS ON ZOOM
7pm
 YARN SLINGERS ON ZOOM
Tuesday, Mar. 9, 7pm
Tuesdays starting Jan 12, 7pmKnit? Crochet? Needlepoint? Bring your needles & yarn or threads & exchange purls of wisdom on Zoom. Registration required to receive Zoom link. 
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STORYTIME FOR 0-2 YEAR OLDS
10:00 AM
 STORYTIME FOR 0-2 YEAR OLDS
Wednesday, Mar. 10, 10:00 AM
(Wednesdays, January 13, 27, February 10, 24, & March 10 at 10am)

Storytime for children 0-2 years old. Join us on Zoom for a live and interactive storytime for you and your child! Registration required.

AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB ON ZOOM MARCH 2021
2pm
AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB ON ZOOM MARCH 2021
Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2pm
Programming/Reference Librarian Kerry and Head of Collections/Administrative Librarian Morris will choose a variety of books to read and discuss. Titles are also available in Hoopla Digital. Join the conversation, on Zoom! Registration required.Wed, Mar 10, 2pmThe Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevi...read more
GIRLS WHO CODE
3:00 PM
 GIRLS WHO CODE
Wednesday, Mar. 10, 3:00 PM
(Wednesdays, January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 4PM)

Our coding club this semester will follow the nationally recognized Girls Who Code club curriculum that works to ignite girls’ interest in computer science, build sisterhood, and challenge them to be brave. Code At Home with us over Zoom! For girls or anyone who identifies as female entering g...read more

HAPPY LITTLE STITCHERS
4:00 PM
 HAPPY LITTLE STITCHERS
Wednesday, Mar. 10, 4:00 PM
(Wednesdays, January 13, February 10 & March 10 at 4PM)

Learn the basics and make fun handmade creations using embroidery, felt applique, and cross stitching. All supplies and materials will be provided. Pickup of supplies begins Wednesday, January 6th.Registration required. For ages 8 and up.

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HOMEWORK HELP
3:00-4:00 PM
 HOMEWORK HELP
Thursday, Mar. 11, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Thursdays, January 7- March 25)

This semester we will be offering virtual Homework Help with teen volunteers to help you and your child work through this new academic reality. Students must have homework assignments they need to complete in order to participate. Registration required. For grades 1 to 8.Zoom link will be emailed a ...read more

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MUSIC 101 WITH ANTWAN
2:00 PM
 MUSIC 101 WITH ANTWAN
Friday, Mar. 12, 2:00 PM
(Fridays, March 12, 19 & 26, 2PM)

Make your own songs using web-based software!  This three part series will be taught by a high school student volunteer. Registration required. For ages 8 and up.

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READING BUDDIES
3:00-4:00 PM
 READING BUDDIES
Tuesday, Mar. 16, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Tuesdays, January 5- March 30)

Reading Buddies promote a higher interest and engagement in reading, improvement in social and communication skills, particularly for students learning English as a second language, and, most importantly, it’s FUN! We’ll partner your child up with a teen volunteer each week to practice r...read more
CREATIVE CRATES: LEGO BUILD CHALLENGE
4:00 PM
CREATIVE CRATES: LEGO BUILD CHALLENGE
Tuesday, Mar. 16, 4:00 PM
Grab a set of legos and show us all the amazing things you can create! Pickup of supplies begins Tuesday, March 9th. Registration required. For ages 5 and up.

YARN SLINGERS ON ZOOM
7pm
 YARN SLINGERS ON ZOOM
Tuesday, Mar. 16, 7pm
Tuesdays starting Jan 12, 7pmKnit? Crochet? Needlepoint? Bring your needles & yarn or threads & exchange purls of wisdom on Zoom. Registration required to receive Zoom link. 
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STORYTIME FOR 3-6 YEAR OLDS
10:00 AM
 STORYTIME FOR 3-6 YEAR OLDS
Wednesday, Mar. 17, 10:00 AM
(Wed, January 20, February 3, 17, March 3 & 17 at 10am)

Storytime for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us on Zoom for a live and interactive storytime for you and your child! Registration Required.

GIRLS WHO CODE
3:00 PM
 GIRLS WHO CODE
Wednesday, Mar. 17, 3:00 PM
(Wednesdays, January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 4PM)

Our coding club this semester will follow the nationally recognized Girls Who Code club curriculum that works to ignite girls’ interest in computer science, build sisterhood, and challenge them to be brave. Code At Home with us over Zoom! For girls or anyone who identifies as female entering g...read more

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ART ACTIVITIES
3:00-4:00 PM
 ART ACTIVITIES
Thursday, Mar. 18, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Thursdays, January 21, February 18, March 18)

Time to get creative! Learn new ways to express yourself through art. This three part series will be taught by a high school student volunteer. Registration required. For ages 7 and upZoom Link will be emailed a few days before each program. 

HOMEWORK HELP
3:00-4:00 PM
 HOMEWORK HELP
Thursday, Mar. 18, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Thursdays, January 7- March 25)

This semester we will be offering virtual Homework Help with teen volunteers to help you and your child work through this new academic reality. Students must have homework assignments they need to complete in order to participate. Registration required. For grades 1 to 8.Zoom link will be emailed a ...read more

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MUSIC 101 WITH ANTWAN
2:00 PM
 MUSIC 101 WITH ANTWAN
Friday, Mar. 19, 2:00 PM
(Fridays, March 12, 19 & 26, 2PM)

Make your own songs using web-based software!  This three part series will be taught by a high school student volunteer. Registration required. For ages 8 and up.

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BRUSH-LETTERING FOR BEGINNERS - ZOOM WORKSHOP
10am
BRUSH-LETTERING FOR BEGINNERS - ZOOM WORKSHOP
Saturday, Mar. 20, 10am
ADULT CRAFT-AT-HOME KITSCraft at home with us! The Library supplies you with all the materials! Pick up everything you need to participate at the library and then join us on Zoom as we craft together. Supplies will be ready for pick up one week before the class. Space is limited. Registration requir...read more
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TEEN ESL CONVERSATION CLUB
3:00-4:00 PM
 TEEN ESL CONVERSATION CLUB
Monday, Mar. 22, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Mondays, January 25, February 8 & 22, March 8 & 22)

Whether you just moved to the United States or have lived here for years, join your peers online to talk about what it’s like to live in Fort Lee. Improve your English skills and make new friends. Registration required. For grades 7-12.
MAKING TRADITIONAL BOOKS FOR KIDS AGES 5+
5pm
MAKING TRADITIONAL BOOKS FOR KIDS AGES 5+
Monday, Mar. 22, 5pm
The method of binding a book is different from the way it is today. Making books in a traditional way.Pick up everything you need to participate at the library and then participate on Zoom. Supplies will be ready for pick up one week before the class. Space is limited. Registration required.Made pos...read more

MAKING TRADITIONAL BOOKS FOR ADULTS
7pm
MAKING TRADITIONAL BOOKS FOR ADULTS
Monday, Mar. 22, 7pm
The method of binding a book is different from the way it is today. Making books in a traditional way.Pick up everything you need to participate at the library and then participate on Zoom. Supplies will be ready for pick up one week before the class. Space is limited. Registration required.Made pos...read more

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READING BUDDIES
3:00-4:00 PM
 READING BUDDIES
Tuesday, Mar. 23, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Tuesdays, January 5- March 30)

Reading Buddies promote a higher interest and engagement in reading, improvement in social and communication skills, particularly for students learning English as a second language, and, most importantly, it’s FUN! We’ll partner your child up with a teen volunteer each week to practice r...read more
LITTLE BAKER’S CLUB
4:00 PM
 LITTLE BAKER’S CLUB
Tuesday, Mar. 23, 4:00 PM
(Tuesdays, January 26 & March 23 at 4PM)

Put on your aprons and learn simple baking tips to make your own delicious snacks.Registration required. For ages 8 and up.

NEW! OWN VOICES: IMMIGRATION NARRATIVES BOOK CLUB
7pm
NEW! OWN VOICES: IMMIGRATION NARRATIVES BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, Mar. 23, 7pm
A continuation in theme of this fall’s successful Coming to America Reading Group! Read and explore literature about immigrant experiences with Programming/Reference Librarian Kerry. Registration required.Tue, Mar 23 7pmThe Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Beyond Ghosts by Maxine Hong King...read more

YARN SLINGERS ON ZOOM
7pm
 YARN SLINGERS ON ZOOM
Tuesday, Mar. 23, 7pm
Tuesdays starting Jan 12, 7pmKnit? Crochet? Needlepoint? Bring your needles & yarn or threads & exchange purls of wisdom on Zoom. Registration required to receive Zoom link. 
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GIRLS WHO CODE
3:00 PM
 GIRLS WHO CODE
Wednesday, Mar. 24, 3:00 PM
(Wednesdays, January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 4PM)

Our coding club this semester will follow the nationally recognized Girls Who Code club curriculum that works to ignite girls’ interest in computer science, build sisterhood, and challenge them to be brave. Code At Home with us over Zoom! For girls or anyone who identifies as female entering g...read more

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HOMEWORK HELP
3:00-4:00 PM
 HOMEWORK HELP
Thursday, Mar. 25, 3:00-4:00 PM
(Thursdays, January 7- March 25)

This semester we will be offering virtual Homework Help with teen volunteers to help you and your child work through this new academic reality. Students must have homework assignments they need to complete in order to participate. Registration required. For grades 1 to 8.Zoom link will be emailed a ...read more

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MUSIC 101 WITH ANTWAN
2:00 PM
 MUSIC 101 WITH ANTWAN
Friday, Mar. 26, 2:00 PM
(Fridays, March 12, 19 & 26, 2PM)

Make your own songs using web-based software!  This three part series will be taught by a high school student volunteer. Registration required. For ages 8 and up.

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INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
11:00AM-12:00PM
 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
Monday, Mar. 29, 11:00AM-12:00PM
(Monday-Thursday, March 29 - April 1)

Build your confidence and learn how to present your ideas to an audience. This four part series will be taught by a high school student volunteer. Registration required. For ages 8 and up.

INTRO TO PYTHON
2:00 PM
 INTRO TO PYTHON
Monday, Mar. 29, 2:00 PM
(March 29, 30, 31 & April 1, 2PM)

Join us over spring break for a fun and interactive introduction to Python, a popular text-based programming language that makes learning to code less intimidating for beginners! Registration required. For ages 12 and up.

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INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
11:00AM-12:00PM
 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
Tuesday, Mar. 30, 11:00AM-12:00PM
(Monday-Thursday, March 29 - April 1)

Build your confidence and learn how to present your ideas to an audience. This four part series will be taught by a high school student volunteer. Registration required. For ages 8 and up.

INTRO TO PYTHON
2:00 PM
 INTRO TO PYTHON
Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2:00 PM
(March 29, 30, 31 & April 1, 2PM)

Join us over spring break for a fun and interactive introduction to Python, a popular text-based programming language that makes learning to code less intimidating for beginners! Registration required. For ages 12 and up.

YARN SLINGERS ON ZOOM
7pm
 YARN SLINGERS ON ZOOM
Tuesday, Mar. 30, 7pm
Tuesdays starting Jan 12, 7pmKnit? Crochet? Needlepoint? Bring your needles & yarn or threads & exchange purls of wisdom on Zoom. Registration required to receive Zoom link. 
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INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
11:00AM-12:00PM
 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
Wednesday, Mar. 31, 11:00AM-12:00PM
(Monday-Thursday, March 29 - April 1)

Build your confidence and learn how to present your ideas to an audience. This four part series will be taught by a high school student volunteer. Registration required. For ages 8 and up.

INTRO TO PYTHON
2:00 PM
 INTRO TO PYTHON
Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2:00 PM
(March 29, 30, 31 & April 1, 2PM)

Join us over spring break for a fun and interactive introduction to Python, a popular text-based programming language that makes learning to code less intimidating for beginners! Registration required. For ages 12 and up.

   
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