Franklin Lakes Library Monthly e-Newsletter 
February 2018 


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

Monday, February 19th

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  Krafty Kids for Ages 3 and Up
Fridays in February  
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!
Paws for Reading for Grades 1 - 5 
Mondays, February 5th and 12th   
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, February 5th, 12th, and 26th    
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, February 28th
4:00 p.m.   
Enjoy stories, a craft and more.

Franklin Lakes residents only.  No registration required.
Sing Along With Teri for All Ages
Fridays, February 2nd, 16th, and 23rd  
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 

Super Science for Grades 2-5 
Monday, February 26th    
4:00 p.m. 

Science is a blast! Join us for hands-on STEM activities.

Child must be able to attend independently. Franklin Lakes residents only. Call 201-891-2224 x 120 to register.  

Tot Tappers for 18 Months to 4 Years
Thursday, February 1st, 8th,15th and 22nd  
10:30 a.m. 

Creative movement, music, props and more. 
Franklin Lakes residents only.  Call 201-891-2224 x 120 to register.
Heart Art for Grades K-3
Wednesday, February 7th  
4:00 p.m.

Join local artist Jacque B to create a Valentine craft!

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

Mardi Gras Drop-In Craft for All Ages
Tuesday, February 13th    
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Drop in to decorate a Mardi Gras mask.

Franklin Lakes residents only.  No registration required. 

Velvet Art Drop-In Craft

Tuesday, February 20th 
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Drop in to make a fun craft!

Franklin Lakes residents only.  No registration required. 

Drop-In Movie
Thursday, February 22nd  
2:00 p.m. 

Come see the amazing adventures of an animated superhero dressed only in a cape and his tighty-whities.

Franklin Lakes residents only.  No registration required. 

Pottery at the Library 
Wednesday, February 21st  
Grades K-2 @ 1:00 p.m.
Grades 3-5 @ 2:30 p.m.

Experience the potters wheel and make a no-fire project.

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



Teen Reading Club
Saturdays, February 3rd and March 3rd   
11:00 a.m. 
Join other teens to discuss the latest is teen literature. This discussion group is open to students in grades 10 and up. Refreshments will be provided!
Call 201-891-2224 x 104 for more info. 
ACCT Meeting-Advisory Council for the Community by the TEENS
Tuesday, February 6th  
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.
Learn to Code with SCRATCH
Sunday, February 11th  
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Learn to use the SCRATCH programing language and create a fun project.
Space is limited! 
Call 201-891-2224 x 106 to register. 
February REBUS Contest!
A REBUS is a puzzle in which words are represented by a combination of pictures & individual letters. Every Monday in February, a REBUS will be posted on . Send your solutions to

Each time you solve a REBUS, your name will be entered into a drawing to win a great prize.
Bingo for Young Adults 
Tuesday, February 27th  
3:15 p.m.  
Play bingo for a chance to win great prizes! Refreshments will be served. 
Teen Cinema Cafe - Submit Your Movie! 

Are you a movie maker? We can show your movie on our huge movie screen, so your friends can see your work! Contact us at    
Calling all Harry Potter Fans 
Tuesday, March 6th 
3:15 p.m. 

Create a magical card inspired by the harry Potter books. Plus a bonus bookmark. Registration is requested.  
Call 201-891-2224 x 106 or visit to register.  

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:


Knitting Circle with Susan Leibowitz  
Thursdays, February 1st, February 8th, March 8th, March 15th, March 22nd and March 29th
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
In a small group setting, you'll have the opportunity to grow your knitting skills and knowledge while gaining confidence and independence. Guidance, instruction and encouragement will be provided with patience and humor by Susan Leibowitz, a certified Craft Yarn and Council Knit and Crochet Instructor.  This is not a learn-to-knit program, however support for all skill levels will be provided.  Come to the first class with whatever is on your needles. 
Registration is required.
P lease call 201-891-2224 x 106 to sign up.

A Cook in My Kitchen with Theresa Grimm: Celebrating Mardi Gras 
Sunday, February 11th
2:00 p.m. 
Join professional chef Theresa Grim as she shows you some authentic New Orleans Style Recipes for Muffuletta and Corn Maque Choux to celebrate Fat Tuesday.

Registration is required and is going on now.
Call 201-891-2224 x 106 or visit to register. 

Valentine's Day Bingo for Adults  
Wednesday, February 14th    
3:00 p.m.     
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a few games of Bingo and light refreshments. You may win some prizes!

No registration necessary. Open to all.

Franklin Lakes Friday Movie Matinee
Friday, February 9th @ 1 p.m.  
Friday, February 23rd @ 1 p.m.  
Join us for the Franklin Lakes Friday 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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