April 2024 Newsletter

Programs & Events

Storytime with Miss Risa

Monday - April 8, 2024

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us for a storytime during National Library Week! Open to children of all ages. Registration is required, so sign up here.

Monday Afternoon Book Club Monday - April 8, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For the month of April we'll be reading Someone Else's Shoes by Jojo Moyes. Join us for a great discussion! 

Copies of the book are available for pickup at our circulation desk. Call or email us to reserve a copy today! eAudiobook and eBook are available on the Libby app.

New members are always welcome!

Children's Yoga Class

Tuesday - April 9, 2024

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us for some yoga fun and let's learn some moves together. Please be sure to bring a yoga mat or towel to the event. Bring a water bottle too, to stay hydrated!

Registration is required for this event.

Children's Craft: April Showers!

Wednesday - April 10, 2024

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Start off April with a fun rain and flower crafting event to celebrate the age old saying, "April showers bring May flowers!" 

Program is for ages 5+ so stop on by! Registration is required.

Children's Henna Program

Thursday - April 11, 2024

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Children ages 5-10 are invited to come and have beautiful henna patterns drawn on their hands!

Registration is required for this event and space is limited. To learn more and sign up, click here.

Playdough Playtime

Friday - April 12, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Come have fun playing with playdough at the library with your friends! Build lots of amazing sculptures and structures! 

Registration required.

Glass Beaded Jewelry Craft

Saturday - April 13, 2024

Spark creativity as you design your own necklaces using colorful beads and threads. Guided by our guest instructor, you'll learn basic techniques and create dazzling treasures to take home!

Space is limited, so register today!

Register for the Children's Session at 11:30 AM here.

Register for the Adult Session at 1:00 PM here.

Children's Pajama Storytime

Thursday - April 18, 2024

5:00 PM to 5:45 PM

Come in your pajamas, listen to a story, and then do a fun craft inspired by the story! 

Register here.

Bright and Early Storytime

Friday - April 19, 2024

Friday - April 26, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:15 AM

Start your day off on the right foot by listening to a fun story!

Click on your preferred date to register!

Reading to Rosie

Friday - April 19, 2024

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Children of all ages are invited to join us for a fun-filled afternoon of reading to our favorite friend, Rosie! Rosie is a therapy dog who loves getting read to! 

Heads up! Not only does Rosie love reading, but she also loves giving kisses and getting bellyrubs.


Tuesday - April 23, 2024

Tuesday - April 30, 2024

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Join us for a fun crafting afternoon where you can create a fun activity that is display worthy! This month's theme will be nature as it is Earth Day on April 22! Program is for children ages 5+ so stop on by! 

Click on your preferred date to register.

Beyond the Bookshelf Book Club

Wednesday - April 24, 2024

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us this month as we discuss our first King novel of book club, Elevation by Stephen King. Stop by the library to pick up a copy or check out Libby for a digital version. New members are always welcome!

"a riveting, extraordinarily eerie, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town together--a timely, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences"

Stop by the library to pick up a copy or check out Libby for a digital version.

New members are always welcome!

Registration is Encouraged.

American MahJongg Lessons

for Beginners

Starting Thursday, April 25, 2024

2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Come learn to play American Mah-Jongg with expert instructor Stacy Budkofsky. These lessons will be a two hour class once a week for five weeks.


April 25th, May 2nd, May 9th, **No class May 16th**, May 23rd, May 30th.

Space is limited, registration is required.

If you have any questions, email mariah.texidor@wallington.bccls.org or call the library at 973-471-1692.

Scrabble Club

Thursday - April 25, 2024

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Come to the library and test your vocabulary by playing Scrabble. 

Playing Scrabble can improve your memory, focus, and allows you to interact with others!

Register here.


Take Home

Craft Kits

A new craft the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month!!

Be sure to stop by on

April 5th & April 19th

for this month's crafts!

Got questions about any of these events? Email us at wallcirc@bccls.org

Check Out Some New Releases Hitting Shelves in

April and Visit Us to Find Even More!

 The Museum of Lost Quilts

by Jennifer Chiaverini

Release Date: 4/30/2024

Genre: Fiction

Age: Adult

Ghost Station

by S.A. Barnes

Release Date: 4/9/2024

Genre: Horror

Age: Adult

Just for the Summer

by Abby Jimenez

Release Date: 4/2/2024

Genre: Romance

Age: Adult


by Sophie Blackall

Release Date: 4/2/2024

Genre: Picture Book

Age: Children

Libby Loves Science: States of Matter

by Kimberly Derting,

Shelli R. Johannes

Release Date: 4/30/2024

Genre: Early Reader

Age: Children

Punk Rock Karaoke

by Bianca Xunise

Release Date: 4/23/2024

Genre: Graphic Novel

Age: Young Adult

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