Planet Trivia Night

Join us for planet trivia! We will play on Facebook live and Kahoot!

Google Sheets 101

Do you want to learn how to use Google Sheets? Did you know that Google Sheets is similar to Excel but is FREE as long as you have a Gmail? Space is limited, register by messaging us your name.

Virtual Family Movie – Frozen

Zoom

Join us as we watch Frozen! When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

Virtual Classic Movie Night – Abbott & Costello

Zoom

Join us as we watch "Who Done It?" a classic Abbott and Costello film! We will have a short trivia following the film. Aspiring radio writers pull off a convincing masquerade as detectives on the case of a murdered network president  

Virtual Family Movie – The Greatest Showman

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch The Greatest Showman! Growing up in the early 1800s, P.T. Barnum displays a natural talent for publicity and promotion, selling lottery tickets by age 12. After trying his hands at various jobs, P.T. turns to show business to indulge his limitless imagination, rising from nothing to create the Barnum & […]

Student Success Web Series: Goal Setting and Decision-Making

A 30 minute web session for students on goal setting and decision-making strategies hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman. Topics include: 1. Setting realistic and achievable goals 2. Examining how you spend your time 3. Strategies for properly road-mapping your goals 4. Making use of apps and gamification to help you achieve goals […]

Census Takers at the Library

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Census takers will be at the Main Library to help people fill out the Census!

Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE 949 6232 […]

Family Virtual Movie : Wall-E

Zoom

Join us as we watch Wall-E on Zoom! "WALL-E, short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, is the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time. But during 700 years, WALL-E has developed a personality, and he's more than a little lonely. Then […]

Family Virtual Movie : The Sonic Movie

Zoom

Join us as we watch The Sonic Movie! "The world needed a hero -- it got a hedgehog. Powered with incredible speed, Sonic embraces his new home on Earth -- until he accidentally knocks out the power grid, sparking the attention of uncool evil genius Dr. Robotnik. Now, it's supervillain vs. supersonic in an all-out […]

Virtual Family Movie – The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-Ween

Zoom

Join us for the virtual family movie - The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-Ween "Best friends Harold and George love everything about Halloween, especially the costumes and the free candy. But when Melvin hoodwinks the town into canceling the holiday, the boys and their favorite skivvies-clad superhero, Captain Underpants, have to come up with […]

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

Virtual Family Movie – Hocus Pocus

Zoom

Join us for the Virtual Family Movie - Hocus Pocus "After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house. Now, with […]

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE 949 6232 […]

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

REGULAR and ANNUAL Library Board Meeting

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR and ANNUAL MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE […]

Black History Month Reading Challenge

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Celebrate Black History Month! Learn more about African-American culture, milestones, & achievements through these fun activities included in Paterson Public Library's Black History Month Reading Challenge. Register: Patersonpl.Beanstack.org This is open to all ages!

Virtual Movie – I Spy

Join us for a virtual viewing of the movie I Spy! I Spy summary: When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott (Owen Wilson), is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up […]

Virtual Movie – In Remembrance of Martin

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us for a virtual viewing of the movie In Remembrance of Martin. A 60 minute documentary on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Will be shown on Zoom

REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion: Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE: 949 6232 5525 Passcode: 911741 The […]

Virtual Paint and Sip

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us for a virtual Paint and Sip on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Artist Bro Christopher Fabor Muhammad will lead the program! Register before 2/23/21 for the event and an art kit! Art kits include canvas, easel, paint, and paint brush. Open to ages 16+

REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion: Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE: 949 6232 5525 Passcode: 911741 The […]

Open Mic

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

The Speak Series in collaboration with Paterson Public Library hosts a live open mic virtual program. Participants register in advance and voice their own poems live via Zoom to YouTube. Register: https://www.wordseedinc.org/the-speak-series  

Virtual Matinee Movie – Jumanji

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch Jumanji : The Next Level Summary: When Spencer goes back into the fantastical world of Jumanji, pals Martha, Fridge and Bethany re-enter the game to bring him home. But the game is now broken -- and fighting back. Everything the friends know about Jumanji is about to change, as they […]

The Speak Series

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

The Speak Series in collaboration with Paterson Public Library host the regularly scheduled Speak Series. Participants submit their poems as documents to the Word Seed Inc website. Poets read the submitted poems live to Facebook. https://www.wordseedinc.org/the-speak-series

Virtual Matinee Movie – The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Summary: As his marriage to Sunaina draws near, Sonny sets his eye on opening a second residence for the elderly, but finds the project requires more time than he can spare. Meanwhile, Evelyn and Douglas wonder where their relationship is going, Norman and Carol […]

Youth Open Mic

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

The Speak Series in partnership with the Paterson Public Library host a Youth Open Mic. Youth participants between 12-18 appear live to recite their own poems via Zoom to YouTube.  https://www.wordseedinc.org/the-speak-series  

Virtual Matinee Movie – The Book Thief

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch The Book Thief Summary: In 1938, young orphan Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) arrives at the home of her new foster parents, Hans (Geoffrey Rush) and Rosa (Emily Watson). When Hans, a kindly housepainter, learns that Liesel cannot read, he teaches the child the wonders of the written language. Liesel grows to […]

Virtual Matinee Movie – The Great Wall

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch The Great Wall Summary: When a mercenary warrior (Matt Damon) is imprisoned within the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest wonders of the world. As wave after wave of marauding beasts besiege the massive structure, his quest for fortune turns into a journey toward heroism […]

Multilingual Speak Series

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Paterson Poets submit their poem in their native language via the Word Seed Inc. website platform on video or audio files. The poems are posted to the YouTube page for Word Seed Inc. https://www.wordseedinc.org/the-speak-series

Matinee Movie – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Zoom

Join us as we watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Summary: When it's discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts. Finn and Poe lead the Resistance to put a stop to the First Order's […]

Movie Matinee – Escape Room

Join us as we watch Escape Room Summary: Six adventurous strangers travel to a mysterious building to experience the escape room -- a game where players compete to solve a series of puzzles to win $10,000. What starts out as seemingly innocent fun soon turns into a living nightmare as the four men and two […]

Movie Matinee – Crazy Rich Asians

Join us as we watch Crazy Rich Asians Summary: Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend […]

Movie Matinee – Green Lantern

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch Green Lantern Summary: Sworn to preserve intergalactic order, the Green Lantern Corps has existed for centuries. Its newest recruit, Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds), is the first human to join the ranks. The Green Lanterns have little regard for humans, who have thus far been unable to harness the powers of […]

REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE 949 6232 […]

Movie Matinee – Downton Abbey

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch Downton Abbey Summary: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the king and queen of England soon unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue -- leaving the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Rating: PG Passcode: 804284   […]

Movie Matinee – Emma

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch Emma Summary: Following the antics of a young woman, Emma Woodhouse, who lives in Georgian- and Regency-era England and occupies herself with matchmaking - in sometimes misguided, often meddlesome fashion- in the lives of her friends and family. Rating: PG Passcode: 804284

Movie Matinee – Harriet

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch Harriet Summary: From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is told. Rating: PG13 Passcode: 804284

Movie Matinee – Honest Thief

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch Honest Thief Summary: Hoping to cut a deal, a professional bank robber agrees to return all the money he stole in exchange for a reduced sentence. But when two FBI agents set him up for murder, he must now go on the run to clear his name and bring them […]

Movie Matinee – Cats

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we watch Cats Summary: A tribe of cats must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life. Rating: PG Passcode: 804284

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us for our summer reading kick-off! We will have free books, crafts, and ice cream for all ages! 930 Main Street: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM 405 Union Ave: 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM 60 Temple Street: 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM 250 Broadway: 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM​

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Take and Make Crafts

Pick up take and make crafts every Wednesday from all Paterson Library locations! You can register for crafts by clicking on the below links Children's Crafts Teen Crafts Adult Crafts

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Take and Make Crafts

Pick up take and make crafts every Wednesday from all Paterson Library locations! You can register for crafts by clicking on the below links Children's Crafts Teen Crafts Adult Crafts

Outdoor Messy Science

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we learn about messy science and do various messy experiments! This is open to all ages! Main Library - 250 Broadway

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Take and Make Crafts

Pick up take and make crafts every Wednesday from all Paterson Library locations! You can register for crafts by clicking on the below links Children's Crafts Teen Crafts Adult Crafts

In-Person Tie Dye and Storytime

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us for an all age event! All ages are welcome to tie-dye (we will provide handkerchiefs or you may bring your own item) and we will also have a children's storytime during the same time for our smallest patrons! Southside Branch - 930 Main Street

In-Person Tie Dye and Storytime

Join us for an all age event! All ages are welcome to tie-dye (we will provide handkerchiefs or you may bring your own item) and we will also have a children's storytime during the same time for our smallest patrons! Totowa - 405 Union Ave

In-Person Tie Dye and Storytime

Join us for an all age event! All ages are welcome to tie-dye (we will provide handkerchiefs or you may bring your own item) and we will also have a children's storytime during the same time for our smallest patrons! Northside - 60 Temple Street

In-Person Tie Dye and Storytime

Join us for an all age event! All ages are welcome to tie-dye (we will provide handkerchiefs or you may bring your own item) and we will also have a children's storytime during the same time for our smallest patrons! Main Library - 250 Broadway