Franklin Lakes Library Monthly e-Newsletter 
December 2017 


Monday-Thursday: 10:00-9:00
          Friday:         10:00-6:00
          Saturday:     10:00-5:00
          Sunday:       1:00 - 5:00

EARLY CLOSING:   6 p.m. 
Wednesday, December 6th

Friday, December 15th

Sunday, December 24th
Monday, December 25th

Sunday, December 31st

Monday, January 1st

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Krafty Kids for Ages 3 and Up
Fridays in December 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.               
Create your own one-of-a-kind craft with a parent or caregiver! 

No registration required
, just drop in!
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting  
Wednesday, December 6th   
7:00 p.m. 

Place:  DeKorte Drive between the Municipal Building and the Library.  
Join Mayor Bivona, Council Members, & special guest from the North Pole!   
Refreshments & entertainment to follow at the Library. 

Paws for Reading for Grades 1 - 5 
Mondays, December 4th and 18th 
4:00 p .m.         
Make friends with therapy dogs while polishing your reading and public speaking skills.   

Registration preferred. 
Call 201-891-2224 x 120 for more info and to register.  

P.I.N.T. for Newborns to 23 Months
Mondays, December 4th, 11th and 18th  
10:30 a.m.   
Stories, songs, rhymes and play.
Franklin Lakes residents only. Call 201-891-2224 x 120 to register.
Family Storytime for Ages 2-6 
Wednesday, December 20th   
4:00 p.m.  
Enjoy stories, a craft and more.

Franklin Lakes residents only.  No registration required.
BINGO for Grades 1-5
Thursday, December 7th    
4:00 p.m.   

Enjoy a fun afternoon of BINGO.
Franklin Lakes residents only.          No registration required.
Sing Along With Teri for All Ages
Fridays, December 1st and 15th  
11:00 a.m.   

Music, instruments and sing-along fun. 

Franklin Lakes residents only. Call 201-891-2224 x 120 to register. 
Online registration is also available at 

Jay Jay the Bubble Guy For All Ages
Tuesday, December 5th   
4:00 p.m. 

Family Bubble and Magic Show. Gazillions of bubbles and magic!

Franklin Lakes residents only. Call 201-891-2224 x 120 to register. 
Online registration is also available at 

Preschool of Rock for Ages 1 and Up
Friday, December 8th  
11:00 a.m.  

Sing-a-long, movement and imagination! 

Franklin Lakes residents only.                           Call 201-891-2224 x 120 to register.  



ACCT Meeting-Advisory Council for the Community by the TEENS
Wednesday, December 13th 
3:15 p.m.  
For Franklin Lakes residents in grades 6-12 who want to help plan teen programs or library services that other teens would like to attend. Meets in the Local History Room. Refreshments will be served.
Board Games @ the Library 
Thursday, December 28th   
3:15 p.m. 
Play Harry Potter Clue, Dungeons & Dragons, Jelly Bean Boozled, Dominoes, Apples to Apples and more! For Franklin Lakes residents in grades 6-12, refreshments will be served.  
Call 201-891-2224 x 104 for more info. 

Drop-In Craft in the Teen Room
every Friday afternoon
from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Teens Teaching Teens


Would you like to teach a class to other teens at the library?  You might choose to teach a class on something you are really good at - for example, would you like to show a group of teens how to make duct tape bracelets, origami, decorate flip-flops or sneakers beading, nail art, scrapbooking, rock painting, knitting, or simply show off your favorite apps?   We will provide the materials, YOU supply your knowledge!


Please contact Donna at 201-891-2224  x 104 if you are interested!   

Yn5 (Your Next Five)


It's fast, it's free, and it's a perfect match!  Try our personalized reading list service.  Send us an email with a brief description of authors or books you've read and liked. In return, we will send suggestions for your next five reads. Try it!


Send your email to:


Holiday Music with the Belle Tones
Sunday, December 3rd
2:00 p.m.
The Belle Tones, often called the 21st Century Andrew Sisters, will sing in the holiday season with traditional and popular tunes from yesteryear to welcome in the holiday spirit. 

No registration necessary. 
Open to all.

Jersey Jubilation Handbell Choir Holiday Concert
Sunday, December 10th  
2:00 p.m.    
The Jersey Jubilation Handbell Choir (JJHC) led by Christine L. Braden will present an exceptional musical event to celebrate the beauty of the season with 5 octaves of hand bell and chimes.

No registration necessary. Open to all.

Franklin Lakes Movie Matinee

Wednesday, December 13th @ 1 p.m.   
Thursday, January 11th @ 1 p.m.  
Thursday, January 25th @ 1 p.m.  
Join us for the Franklin Lakes Movie Matinee.  See a great blockbuster film and enjoy light refreshments.
Visit the Library or call 201-891-2224 for full details.  
No registration is required. Open to all 

Attention Artists and Collectors!

The Franklin Lakes Public Library is searching for artists to display their works in the art gallery and display cases at the Library. We are also looking for collectors who would like to display collectibles in our display cases or non-profit organizations who would like to promote their organizations.
Please contact Jennifer Hendricks at or 201-891-2224 for more information.


470 DeKorte Drive, Franklin Lakes, N.J. 07417



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