Programs

Programs are open to Wayne residents only, and are held at the Main library of the Wayne Public Library, unless specified.Programs are open to Wayne residents only, and are held at the Main library of the Wayne Public Library, unless specified.

Register online from the Events Calendar by clicking on the date of the program and title of the event.

NOTE: If you are unable to attend a program, please call the library in advance. this will allow others on the waiting list to attend and will prevent waste of materials. Questions please call 973-694-4272 Ext. 5301

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Fall Story Times 2019

Register online from the Events Calendar by clicking on the date of the program and title of the event.
Fall Story Time sessions will begin the week of September 23, 2019 and continue through the week of November 18, 2019. Online registration begins Monday, September 9th at 7:00 AM. Visit waynepubliclibrary.org to register. Programs are open to Wayne residents only with a valid Wayne Library card. Space is limited, so be sure to register early! Child can only be registered for 1 session. There will be NO Story Times on Monday, September 30th (Rosh Hashanah), Monday, October 14th (Columbus Day) and Tuesday, November 5th (Election Day).


PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES:
  • Online registration begins on Monday, September 9, 2019  at 7:00 a.m. Register online by clicking our Events Calendar on the upper left side of the page and then select the date and title of the program.
  • Sessions are open to Wayne residents only with a valid WPL card.
  • Class size is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Space is limited so children may only register for one (1) storytime session.
  • Please try to be on time.
  • Sessions will only be held if three or more children are in attendance.
  • If you cannot attend weekly Story Times, please inform the Children's Department staff, so that others on the Waiting List may attend.
  • View the Story Times Flyer for days and times.


Kids Helping Kids - (September - May), Open to students in elementary, middle and high school who attend Wayne Schools.
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2:45 - 4:30 P.M. 
Wednesday Evenings: 5:30 - 7:15 PM - Location Story Time Room - Main Library

Tutoring services by the Wayne Valley High School National Honors Society will take place in the Children's Department of the Main Library for the middle school and high school students who attend Wayne schools. Students may attend one or both days. Sessions will not be held when there is no school in Wayne. You must email:wvalleynhs@gmail.com for more information. 



 

Chess Club for Kids

Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 1:15—2:15 PM

Kids can learn the game of Chess! Have fun while learning a game that uses math, logic, and problem-solving skills. Open to Wayne children in grades 2nd—4th. The Chess Club meets once a month at the library.

Register online beginning Wednesday, August 28th at 7:00 AM.



Sunday Cinema: Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse ©Sony Pictures

Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1:30—3:30 PM (approx.)

Rated PG, 1hr. 56mins. When Miles Morales, a teenager living in New York, becomes the new Spider-Man, he must team up with Spider-Man counterparts from other dimensions to save New York City from Kingpin. Open to Wayne children ages 4 & up. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.

Register online beginning Friday, August 30th at 7:00 AM. Please bring your own snacks and drink. No popcorn.



Paint 3D Workshop

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 4:00—5:00 PM

A 1 hour creative workshop where kids can draw and design things utilizing a Surface Pro and Surface Pen and can be themed to whatever you prefer. Open to Wayne children ages 5 through 7.

Register online beginning Monday, September 9th at 7:00 AM.



Read to a Dog
Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 4:00—5:00 PM

Wayne children ages 5 through 10 will build confidence and improve reading skills when the therapy dog they read to listens to their stories. Each child will read from his/her own book for about 10—15 minutes.

Register online beginning Monday, September 9th at 7 AM.



Space Slime

Monday, September 23, 2019 from 4:00—4:45 PM

Mia from CommuniTeens will be here to teach you how to make some out-of-this-world slime! Open to Wayne children in grades 2nd —4th .

Register online beginning Monday, September 16th at 7 AM.



Art of Dawn:Learn to Draw comic book characters

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 4:00—5:00 PM

Learn to draw some of your favorite comic book characters with Dawn! Open to Wayne children in grades 2nd through 5th.

Register online beginning Monday, September 16th at 7:00 AM.



Backyard Critter Craft with Miss Melissa

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 4:00—4:30 PM

Join us as we learn about an adorably cute critter that you might see in your own backyard! Children will listen to a story, create a unique craft to take home and leave with a sweet treat. Open to Wayne children ages 3 — 6. Parent/guardian must stay with the child to help complete the craft.

Register online beginning Tuesday, September 17th at 7:00 AM.



Math Tricks

Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 6:00—6:45 PM

Sakshi, fellow CommuniTeen, will teach us some math tricks.  You can learn handy school warm up math tricks to make math easier. Open to Wayne children in 3rd—5th grade.

Register online beginning Monday, September 16th at 7:00 AM.



Story Time with Belle

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:30—11:00 AM

Join us for stories and pictures with Belle! Belle will also be performing in "Beauty and the Beast" at the Wayne YMCA October 18 - 20, 2019. Open to Wayne children ages 3 — 9.

Register online beginning Monday, September 16th at 7:00 AM.