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The Ramsey Free Public Library 
Summer 2017 Edition
30 Wyckoff Ave 
201-327-1445
ramscirc@bccls.org

Library Summer Hours:
M-Th. 9am-9pm
Fri. 9am-5pm
Sat. 10am-2pm (6/24-8/26) 
Sun. 12pm-4pm


Online Summer Registration for Kids and Teens
Mon. June 19th, 9am for Ramsey Residents

Mon. June 26th, 9am for Non-Ramsey Residents

Click here to download our Summer Brochure


You must have a valid library card to register as a Ramsey resident on June 19th. Non-residents register on June 26th.


If you require help in registering, feel free to stop by on the designated date and our staff will be happy to assist you.




SUMMER READING CLUBS
Mon. June 19 -  Fri.  Aug 25  

ALL NEW FOR SUMMER 2017! Starting Monday, June 19, 9am, register for Summer Reading Clubs via BEANSTACK! You can win prizes every 7 days you read, so don't miss out on the fun!

Go to BEANSTACK, register yourself (or the entire family), log your reading from anywhere, and earn badges. Come to the library to redeem badges for prizes! We invite you to try it out!

Summer Reading Kickoff starts with Steve Woyce's Magic Show. He's sure to amaze and dazzle you! Thurs. June 29, 4-5pm. Grades K and up are welcome.

Wee Readers (Ages 0-2) complete one activity or listen to a book 15 mins/day.
Read to Me (Ages 3-5) listen to a book 15 mins/day.
Independent Readers (Grades 1-3) read 15 mins/day.
Double Digits (Grades 4-5) read 30 mins/day.
Teen Club (Grades 6-12) read 30 mins/day.
Adult Club read as many genres as possible, download a book, magazine, or music and write a mini book review to enter a weekly raffle and qualify for our Grand Prizes (2 totes full of goodies!)

Summer Reading Grand Finale, Snakes & Scales - explore the world of reptiles in this educational program for children of all ages! Wed. August 16th, 4-5pm.





Cabaret Magic Show
Sunday, July 16, 2pm
Ages 16-Adult

Magician Mark Zacharia will amaze and amuse you with his unique brand of humor and magic in this one-man magic show, "Making 60 Minutes Seem Like an Hour." 

Drop in! 



Ramsey Reads is Back!
Meet Cate Holahan
Tuesday, August 8, 7pm

Pick up a book at the front desk, read it, and come in to meet the author, New Jersey resident, Cate Holahan! Holahan is the acclaimed author of thrillers The Widower's Wife, one of Kirkus' Best Books of 2016, along with her first novel Dark Turns. Her third novel will be published in September. In her former life, she was an award-winning print journalist and television producer. She was also the lead singer of an original rock band that she regularly threatens to reunite!
 
Register here! 



Ceramic Painting for Adults
Thursday, August 10, 1-2pm

Paint your own tropical fish flower pot and bring it home to decorate your home!

Register here! 



Arduino Wearables Workshop
Wednesday, August 2, 2-4pm
Grades 6-12

Design and program multi-colored LED light displays to create unique personalized accessories.

Register here! 



Science of Sound Music Program
Wednesday, August 9, 1-2pm
Grades 6-12

Learn how science and art combine in the creation of live music! This multi-media presentation uses modern techniques of music production to create unique and dynamic soundscapes.

Register here! 



Make Your Own Tote Bag
Thursday/Friday, July 13, 14, 10-11:30am
Grades 6-12

Make a beautiful summer tote bag just in time for the beach! Must sign up for both days!

Register here! 



Drop In Storytimes!!
No sign ups necessary!  
 
All ages
Pajama Storytime - Wednesdays, 6:30-7pm
July 12, 26, August 9

All ages
Ramsey Pool Storytime - Fridays, 3-3:30pm
June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11

Ages 1-3 yrs
  3 and Under Storytime - Wednesday, 10-10:30am
July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2

Ages 3-6 yrs
Little Learners Storytime - Saturdays, 11-11:30am
July 8, 22, August 5, 19

SUMMER SCHEDULE


ADULT SCHEDULE

Health & Wellness
Adult Yoga - Thurs. 7/6, 20, 8/3, 10, 11am-12noon (sign up)
Adult Yoga -  Fri. 7/7, 21, 28, 8/4, 11, 10-11am  (sign up)
Pilates - Mon. 7/24, 31, 8/21, 28, 7-8pm (sign up)

Arts & Crafts
Jewelry Making - Tues. 7/11, 7-8pm (sign up)
Ceramic Painting - Thurs. 8/10, 1-2pm (sign up)
Coffee & Coloring - Tues. 8/15, 1-2pm (drop in)

Books & Entertainment 
Movie - La La Land - Thurs. 7/13, 1-3pm (drop in)
Movie - Going In Style - Mon. 8/7, 1-3pm (drop in)
Movie - Kong - Mon. 8/28, 1-3pm (drop in)
Game Days - Sun. 7/9, 8/13, 1:30-3:30pm (drop in)
Magic Show - Sun. 7/16, 2pm (drop in)
Author Visit Cate Holahan - Tues. 8/8, 7pm (sign up)
   
 
TEEN SCHEDULE


 

Summer Reading Kickoff & Finale 
Magic Show - Thurs. 6/29, 4-5pm (drop in)
Snakes & Scales - Wed. 8/16, 4-5pm (drop in)

STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
Solar Eclipse - Mon. 8/21, 11am-12noon (sign up)
Arduino Wearables - Wed. 8/2, 2-4pm (sign up)
Science of Sound - Wed. 8/9, 1-2pm (sign up preferred), drop in welcome) 
   
Teen Tuesdays
Bingo - Tues. 7/11, 5-6pm (sign up preferred, drop in welcome)
Ceramics - Tues. 7/18, 5-6pm (sign up preferred, drop in welcome)
Healthy Snacks - Tues. 7/25, 5-6pm (sign up preferred, drop in welcome)
Project Runway - Tues. 8/1, 5-6pm (sign up preferred, drop in welcome)
Grand Finale, Tues. 8/8, 5-6pm (sign up preferred, drop in welcome)

Art
Make Your Own Tote Bag - Thurs./Fri. 7/13, 14, 10-11:30am (must sign up for both)

Health and Wellness
Teen Meditation - Fri. 7/21, 28, 8/4, 11, 3-4pm
Teen Yoga - Wed. 7/26, 8/2, 7-8pm

Volunteer
Reading Buddies - Wed. 7/12, 26, 8/9, 3:30-4pm (sign up)  

KID'S SCHEDULE



All ages 
Summer Reading Kickoff Magic Show (Grades K-Up) - Thurs. 6/29, 4-5pm (drop in)  
Pajama Storytime - Wed. 7/12, 26, 8/9, 6:30-7pm(drop in)
Ramsey Pool Storytime - Fri. 6/30, 7/7, 14, 21, 28, 8/4, 11, 3-3:30pm (drop in)
Family PG Movie Nights - Thurs. 7/13, 7/27, 8/10, 8/24, 6-8pm (drop in)
Summer Grand Finale, Snakes & Scales - Wed. 8/16, 4-5pm (drop  in)

1-3 yrs.
Musical Munchkins - Tues. 7/11, 18, 25, 8/1,10-10:30am (sign up)
Abrakadoodle Art (18 mos-3yrs) - Mon. 7/10,17, 24, 31,10-10:45am (sign up)
3 and Under Storytiime - Wed. 7/5, 12, 19, 26, 8/2, 10-10:30am (drop in)

4-6 yrs.  
Little Learners Storytime (Ages 3-6) - Sat. 7/8, 22, 8/5, 19, 11-11:30am (drop in)
Musical Munchkins - Tues. 7/11, 18, 25, 8/1,11-11:30am (sign up)
Drive In Movie & Craft (Ages 3-6) - Wed. 8/23, 10:30-11:30am (sign up)
Little Legos - Fri. 7/7, 21, 8/4, 1-2pm (sign up)
Abrakadoodle Art - Mon. 7/10, 17, 24, 31, 11 -11:45am (sign up)

Grades 1-5
Art Kids Rule - Mon. 7/10, 17, 24, 31, 4-5pm (sign up)
Lego Club - Fri. 7/14, 7/28, 8/11, 3-4pm (sign up)
Dog Buddies - Tues. 7/11, 18, 25, 8/1, 8, 1-2pm (sign up)
Paint Your Own Pottery - Wed. 7/19, 3:30-4pm (sign up)
Education Explorers (Grades 3-5) - Thurs. 7/6, 20, 8/3, 17, 4-5pm (sign up)
Circuit Art (Grades 3-5) - Thurs. 7/20, 6-8pm (sign up)
Magic Workshop (Grades 3-5) - Thurs. 7/27, 11am-12noon (sign up)
Solar Eclipse (Grades 3-5) - Mon. 8/21, 11am-12noon (sign up)
Volcanoes (Grades 3-5)
- Tues. 8/22, 3-3:45pm (sign up)
Book Friends Book Club (Grade 1) - Tues. 7/11, 25, 8/8, 3-3:30pm (sign up)
Book Crew Book Club (Grades 2-3) - Tues. 7/11, 25, 8/8, 3-3:30pm (sign up)
inbeTween Book Club (Grades 4-5) - Tues. 7/18, 8/1, 8/15, 3-3:45pm (sign up)
Wacky Wednesday - (Grades K-3) - Wed. 7/5, 8/23, 3:30-4pm (sign up)
Little Buddies - (Grades K-3) - Wed. 7/12, 26, 8/9, 3:30-4pm (sign up)
Reading Buddies - (Grades 4-5) - Wed. 7/12, 26, 8/9, 3:30-4pm (sign up)

 
 
The library will be closed on Monday, July 4th.
Happy Holiday!   
Ramsey Free Public Library
201-327-1445
ramscirc@bccls.org
www.ramseylibrary.org