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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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Teen Book Club

Join us for teen book club as we discuss what we liked and didn't like about the book we read! Open to all teens aged 12 - 18 years old

Outdoor Messy Science

Join us as we learn about messy science and do various messy experiments! This is open to all ages! Southside Branch - 930 Main Street

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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

Jumbo Games In-Person

Join us as well play giant games outside of the library! There will be various types of games and snacks! All ages are welcome to join us and play games! […]

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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

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Teen Book Club

Join us for teen book club as we discuss what we liked and didn't like about the book we read! Open to all teens aged 12 - 18 years old

Summer Reading 2021 Finale

Totowa Branch 405 Union Ave, Paterson, NJ

Join us for our Summer Reading Finale! Feel free to join us Thursday, August 19, 2021 and/or Friday, August 20, 2021 for FREE books, FREE ice cream, FREE face painting, […]

Summer Reading 2021 Finale

Southside Library 930 Main Street, Paterson

Join us for our Summer Reading Finale! Feel free to join us Thursday, August 19, 2021 and/or Friday, August 20, 2021 for FREE books, FREE ice cream, FREE face painting, […]

Summer Reading Finale 2021

Northside Brnach 60 Temple Street, Paterson, NJ

Join us for our Summer Reading Finale! Feel free to join us Thursday, August 19, 2021 and/or Friday, August 20, 2021 for FREE books, FREE ice cream, FREE face painting, […]

Summer Reading 2021 Finale

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us for our Summer Reading Finale! Feel free to join us Thursday, August 19, 2021 and/or Friday, August 20, 2021 for FREE books, FREE ice cream, FREE face painting, […]

Virtual Teen Book Club

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for September's Book Club, where we will discuss "Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo A novel-in-verse that explores the intricacies of love and mourning. Clap […]

Movie Matinee – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Zoom

Summary: Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. When it is discovered that Rocket has […]

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Teen Trivia

Join us as we play trivia via Kahoot on Facebook Live! Open to all teens aged 12 - 18

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Virtual Art Club

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for a fun and educational art club. We will explore different type of art ranging from painting to poetry. Open to all teens 12 - 18

Movie Matinee – The Marksman

Zoom

Summary: Jim is a former Marine who lives a solitary life as a rancher along the Arizona-Mexican border. But his peaceful existence soon comes crashing down when he tries to […]

Virtual Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia

Zoom

Join us on zoom as we play a few games of trivia through Kahoot. We will learn more about important Hispanic authors, inventors, innovators, etc. This Trivia event is open […]

Virtual Manga Club

Zoom

Join us for Manga club as we discuss Black Clover Vol. 1. Black Clover is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yūki Tabata. The story centers around Asta, […]

Movie Matinee – Daddy’s Home 2

Zoom

Summary: Father and stepfather Dusty and Brad join forces to make Christmastime perfect for the children. Their newfound partnership soon gets put to the test when Dusty's old-school, macho dad […]

Virtual Family Movie – Ferdinand

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for the virtual family movie where we will watch Ferdinand Ferdinand is a young bull who escapes from a training camp in rural Spain after his […]

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Virtual Art Club

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for a fun and educational art club. We will explore different type of art ranging from painting to poetry. Open to all teens 12 - 18

Movie Matinee – Going in Style

Zoom

Summary: Lifelong buddies Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Albert (Alan Arkin) decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow when their pension funds become a corporate casualty. […]

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Teen Trivia

Join us as we play trivia via Kahoot on Facebook Live! Open to all teens aged 12 - 18

Movie Matinee – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Zoom

Summary: Ten years after simian flu wiped out much of the world's homosapiens, genetically enhanced chimpanzee Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his ever-growing band of followers have established a thriving colony […]

Movie Matinee – Adrift

Zoom

Summary: Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp couldn't anticipate that they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. In the aftermath of the storm, […]

Movie Matinee – The Craft Legacy

Zoom

Summary: An eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers. Rating: PG-13 Passcode: 804284

Second Annual Gingerbread House Contest

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Second Annual Gingerbread House Contest!!! Register by December 10, 2021 Pick-up house between December 13 - 20, 2021 Winner announced December 29, 2021 Contest is open to all ages! Register […]

Movie Matinee – Polar Express

Zoom

Summary: Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a […]

Scholarship Q & A

Zoom

Join us as we discuss the best places to look for scholarships, give tips on how to apply for scholarships, and answer basic scholarship search questions. This is geared to […]

Black Inventors Trivia

Zoom

Join us as we play Black Inventors Trivia! We will play with Kahoot through Zoom! Top 2 players will win a prize All ages are welcome

Black History Month Bingo

Zoom

Join us for bingo! Teen's bingo - 2/17/22 @ 6:45pm Bingo cards can be picked up from any Paterson Library branch from 2/7/22 - 2/16/22

Teen Book Club – Punching the Air

Zoom

Join us for our virtual teen book club as we discuss "Punching the Air" by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam   Summary: Amal Shahid has always been an artist and […]

Author Talk with Shane Gerald

Zoom

Join us as we speak with local author Shane Gerald about his life and his book "Two Worlds, One Hood"

Black History & Today Trivia

Zoom

Join us for Black history & today trivia night! We will play with Kahoot through Zoom! All ages are welcome! Top 2 people will win a prize!

Conversation with a Psychologist

Zoom

Join us as we speak with Dr. Carman about his profession as a Psychologist. He will also teach a few simple coping skills. This is open to teens 12 - […]

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Men Tell No Tales Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even […]

Movie Matinee

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Movie Matinee - Julie & Julia Frustrated with a soul-killing job, New Yorker Julie Powell (Amy Adams) embarks on a daring project: she vows to prepare all 524 recipes in […]

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - Anchorman 2 : The Legend Continues Seven years after capturing the heart of co-anchor Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), newsman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is offered the chance […]

Family Garden Workshop with City Green

Southside Library 930 Main Street, Paterson

Join City Green in planting out the Paterson Public Library garden! We will prepare the garden beds and plant beans, tomatoes, corn, potatoes cucumbers, squash, flowers, and more.

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - I Feel Pretty An ordinary woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis wakes from a fall believing she is suddenly the […]

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - Operation Finale Fifteen years after the end of World War II, a team of top-secret Israeli agents travels to Argentina to track down Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi […]