Children’s Programs

 

Wyckoff Rizzo Children’s Library

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Build a Better World

Summer Reading Club 2017

June 23 – September 1

Wyckoff children of all ages stop in to register and start earning prizes!!!

Oh the places you’ll go….

International Space Station…Kingda Ka…

Biosphere 2…Finca Bellavista…

Svalbard Global Seed Vault…

Coney island Parachute Jump…

Great Barrier Reef…Paul Bunyan Statues…

Millau Viaduct…Mega Ramp

Level               Grade 1          Grades 2 & 3           Grades 4 & 5

10                                  900                           2500                                 4500

  9                                  800                           2200                                 4000

  8                                  700                           1800                                  3400

  7                                  600                           1600                                  3000

  6                                  500                           1400                                  2600

  5                                  400                           1200                                  2200

  4                                  300                           1000                                  1800

  3                                  200                             700                                   1400

  2                                  100                             400                                   1000

  1                                     50                             200                                    600

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Balancing Robots Drop In

Tuesday, July 25

2:00 – 4:00 pm

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Wyckoff children of all ages see if you can make the robot balance by exploring the center of gravity.

No registration required.

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  Wallaby Tales

Eyes of the Wild

Wednesday, July 26

2:00-3:00 pm

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Join Eyes of the Wild and their amazing rescued animals for a discussion about a future that can and should include the beautiful creatures and habitats we share the world with.   

Link to Online Registration begins July 19

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TechRoots Academy

Wednesday, July 26 & Thursday July 27

6:00-8:00 pm

Wyckoff children entering grades 3-5

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Explore the world of computer science with a fun and educational workshop with TechRoots Academy.  Create your own personalized website using HTML, CSS and JavaScript as you learn how to code!

Link to Online Registration begins July 19

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Franklin Institute

Amazing Machines

Thursday, July 27

2:00-3:00 pm

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Wyckoff children of all ages!

How do we build a better world?  With simple machines!  Learn how everyday tools give us the mechanical advantage to accomplish great things!

Link to Online Registration begins July 20

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Playdough Playdate

Friday, July 28

10:30 – 11:15 am

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Wyckoff children ages 3 to 5 years come make playdough creations with your friends.

Link to Online Registration begins July 21

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Bird Feeder Drop In

Saturday, July 29

All-Day

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Wyckoff children of all ages

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 Art Kids Academy

Onion Dome

Monday, July 31

6:00-7:15 pm

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Wyckoff children entering grades 2-5

The amazing architecture of the Taj Mahal inspires this whimsical art design.  Kids will create onion dome towers inspired by the Taj.

Link to Online Registration begins July 20

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3D Hot Air Balloon Drop In

Tuesday, August 1

10:00 AM-12 PM

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Wyckoff children of all ages come and make a 3D hot air balloon!

No registration required.

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City Winds Trio

The Architecture of Classical Music

Wednesday, August 2

2:00-3:00 pm

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The trio will play Classical music and show the children how classical music is written: Building a classical song.

Wyckoff children of all ages!

Link to Online Registration begins July 26

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Take a Trip….Japan

Thursday, August 3

3:00-4:15 pm

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Wyckoff children entering grades 1-5

Link to Online Registration begins July 27

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Toddler Tales

Friday, August 4

10:30 – 11:00 am

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Wyckoff children ages 30 months to 3 years with a caregiver come hear stories, sing songs and do a craft.

Link to Online Registration begins July 28

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Rhyme Time

Monday, August 7

10:00-10:30

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Wyckoff children infants-2 1/2 years with a caregiver

Link to Online Registration begins July 31

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Third Grade Book Discussion

Monday, August 7

4:15 – 5:00 pm

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Wyckoff third graders come explore the world with your friends as we read the “Where Is?” series and share what we learn with each other while enjoying a light snack.

Stop by the Rizzo Children’s Library to register and pick up your book starting July 17.

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Introduction to Circuits

Tuesday, August 8

3:00-5:00 pm

Wyckoff children entering grades 1-3

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Learn how electricity works to power things we use every day.  Then try your hand at making a custom paper card or scene that lights up!

Link to Online Registration begins August 1

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Design, Build & Create

Wednesday, August 9

2:00-4:00 pm

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Wyckoff children of all ages!

No registration required!

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Yoga for Kids

Wednesday, August 9

6:00 PM-6:30 PM

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Wyckoff children in grades 3-5 come and learn some cool yoga poses. Please bring a beach towel or yoga mat, and wear comfortable clothing.

Link to Online Registration begins August 2

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Magician Brian Richards

Thursday, August 10

3:00-4:00 pm

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Wyckoff children of all ages!

Throughout this 45 minute show, your readers and readers-to-be will discover that they can make the world a better place and the tools can be found in the library!

Link to Online Registration begins  August 3

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 Merry Music Makers

Friday, August 11

10:30 – 11:00 am

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Wyckoff children ages 2 to 3 years with a caregiver.

Can you clap up high?  Sing down low?  Tiptoe so quietly?  Join us as we sing, play rhythm instruments, dance and laugh.  Come see just how much fun music can be!

Link to Online Registration begins August 4.

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Make Your Own Terrarium 

Friday, August 11

2:00-3:00 pm

Wyckoff children entering grades 1-5

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Come and make your own ecosystem in a jar!

Link to Online Registration beginning August 4

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Under the Sea Graham Cracker Drop In

Saturday, August 12

10:30-1:00

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Wyckoff children of all ages

No registration required

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Rhyme Time

Tuesday, August 15

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

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Wyckoff children ages infants-2 1/2 years with a caregiver.

Link to Online Registration beginning August 8

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Circuit Blocks

Tuesday, August 15

3:00-5:00 pm

Wyckoff children entering grades 3-5

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Hammers & nails.  Batteries & wires.  Learn about basic electrical components and their schematic symbols and construct your own wooden circuit boards!

Link to Online Registration beginning August 8

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Ocean’s Rock

Brand new event from Dinosaur’s Rock

Wednesday, August 16

3:00-4:00 pm

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Wyckoff children of all ages!

Pet a Stingray without getting stung!

Touch a real shark without getting bitten!

Dig and keep fossil shark teeth and more!

Link to Online Registration begins  August 11

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Sunflower Drop In

Thursday, August 16

4:30 – 6:30 pm

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Wyckoff children of all ages stop into the Rizzo Children’s Library and make a sunflower pin or magnet.

No registration required.

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Rainbow Loom Bracelets

Thursday, August 17

6:00-6:30 pm or 6:30-7:00 pm

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Wyckoff children entering grades 3-5

Link to Online Registration begins August 3

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Paper Plate Fish Drop In

Saturday, August 19

11:00 AM-2:00 PM

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Wyckoff children of all ages come and make a paper plate fish that looks like Bookster!

No registration required.

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Spinners Drop-In

Monday, August 21

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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If you love fidget spinners, stop into the Rizzo Children’s Library and make our versions and see how they compare.

No registration necessary.

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