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 […]

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Teen Games

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we play Jackbox games via Zoom

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 […]

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 […]

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Teen Games

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us as we play Jackbox games via Zoom

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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: […]

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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 Storytime

Join us for an in-person story time! Open to children 2 - 5 years old   Main 10:00am Northside 10:00am Southside 1:00pm Totowa 3:00pm

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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 […]

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In-Person Storytime

Join us for an in-person story time! Open to children 2 - 5 years old   Main 10:00am Northside 10:00am Southside 1:00pm Totowa 3:00pm

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

Virtual Children’s Reading Group

Join us on zoom for our children's virtual reading group! Open to prek-2nd grade The book that will be read and discussed is "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You […]

Virtual Children’s Reading Group

Join us on zoom for our children's virtual reading group! Open to grades 3 - 6 The book that will be read and discussed is "Fantastic Mr. Fox" by Roald […]

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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 Storytime

Join us for an in-person story time! Open to children 2 - 5 years old   Main 10:00am Northside 10:00am Southside 1:00pm Totowa 3:00pm

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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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Boogie Woogie Babies

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us for a great in-person program for children and caregivers. Boogie Woogie Babies is a 45 minute dance class for Baby and their big person! Location is still to […]

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Boogie Woogie Babies

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us for a great in-person program for children and caregivers. Boogie Woogie Babies is a 45 minute dance class for Baby and their big person! Location is still to […]

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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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In-Person Storytime

Join us for an in-person story time! Open to children 2 - 5 years old   Main 10:00am Northside 10:00am Southside 1:00pm Totowa 3:00pm

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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 StreetPaterson,

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 Family Movie – Raya & The Last Dragon

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Join us on Zoom for Virtual Family. Raya and the Last Dragon is an epic fantasy adventure with southeast Asian themes, set in a realm called Lumandra, described as “a […]

Virtual Children’s Reading Group

Join us on zoom for our children's virtual reading group! Open to Prek - 2nd grade The book that will be read and discussed is "Fly Guy's Big Family" by […]

Virtual Children’s Reading Group

Join us on zoom for our children's virtual reading group! Open to grades 3 - 6 The book that will be read and discussed is "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate […]

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 […]

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Take and Make Craft Pick Up

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Pick up Take and Make Crafts for children 0 - 11 years old. Crafts will be available at each of our locations between 11am - 4:45pm

Hispanic Heritage Month Craft Pick Up

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by completing crafts that showcase various Hispanic cultures! Craft Kit pickups are available at each branch location, September 6, 2021 - October 15, 2021

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Virtual Story Time

Zoom

Join Ms. Jennifer on Zoom for story time! She will read engaging stories, do finger plays, and sing fun songs! Open to children 0 - 4 years old

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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Virtual Story Time

Zoom

Join Ms. Jennifer on Zoom for story time! She will read engaging stories, do finger plays, and sing fun songs! Open to children 4 -5 years old

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Take and Make Craft Pick Up

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Pick up Take and Make Crafts for children 0 - 11 years old. Crafts will be available at each of our locations between 11am - 4:45pm

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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, […]

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Virtual Story Time

Zoom

Join Ms. Jennifer on Zoom for story time! She will read engaging stories, do finger plays, and sing fun songs! Open to children 0 - 4 years old

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 […]

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Virtual Story Time

Zoom

Join Ms. Jennifer on Zoom for story time! She will read engaging stories, do finger plays, and sing fun songs! Open to children 4 -5 years old

Movie Matinee – Beyond the Mask

Zoom

Summary: On the run in the American Colonies, a mercenary (Andrew Cheney) must regain the trust of the woman (Kara Killmer) he loves, while racing against time to foil a […]

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. […]

Virtual Children’s Reading Group

Zoom

Join us on zoom for our children's virtual reading group! Open to Prek - 2nd grade The book that will be read and discussed is "Mango, Abuela, and Me" by […]

Virtual Children’s Reading Group

Zoom

Join us on zoom for our children's virtual reading group! Open to grades 3 - 6 Readers can choose any biography about a person with Hispanic Heritage.   Passcode: familia

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Teen Trivia

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

Virtual Story Time

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Zoom Meeting id: 874 1462 3082 Passcode: Story Click here to participate

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, […]

Virtual Children’s Trivia

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Zoom Meeting id: 885 4196 4610 Passcode: clever

Virtual Story Time

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Zoom Meeting id: 874 1462 3082 Passcode: Story Click here to participate

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

Virtual Family Movie – Goosebumps

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

Zoom Meeting id: 885 4196 4610 Passcode: goosebumps Click here to enter Upset about moving from the big city to a small town, young Zach Cooper finds a silver lining […]

Children’s Virtual Reading Group

Main Library 250 Broadway, Paterson, NJ

6:00 pm Grades Prek-2 Moldilocks and the Three Scares By Lynn Marie 6:30 pm Grades 3-6 Goosebumps: Escape from Shudder Mansion by R.L. StineZoom Meeting id: 822 8364 0941 Passcode: […]