July 2024 Newsletter

We will be CLOSED Thursday, July 4th

We are CLOSED Saturdays in July & August

Programs & Events

(registration opens 2 weeks before each program & event)

Wellness Mondays

Every Monday in July

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Mid-Bergen Regional Health Commission will come every Monday to the library for alternating weekly sessions of physical exercise and digital literacy for adults. Move your body and your mind!

Click here to see the calendar and register.

Bright & Early Storytime

Every Tuesday in July

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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

Click here to view the calendar and register.

American Mah Jongg

Practice Sessions


1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Do you know how to play American Mah Jongg? Come and practice with us!

These are NOT lessons. Participants must have basic knowledge of the game. We play with National Mah Jongg League rules and cards. You must provide your own cards. 

Click here to see the calendar and register.

Are you interested in us having another set of instructional lessons to learn American Mah Jongg? Click on the button below to be notified if

we have them again!

I'm interested in Mah-Jongg Lessons

Monday Afternoon Book Club Monday - July 8, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Beyond the Bookshelf Book Club

Wednesday - July 24, 2024

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For the month of July BOTH book clubs will be reading The Dutch House by Ann Patchett. Join us at either meeting 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! eBook and eAudiobook are available on both the Libby app and the Hoopla app.

New members are always welcome! Click on your preferred date to register.

Adult Yoga

Monday - July 8, 2024

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Our very first adult yoga class at the new library! Bring your mat, water, and yourself and join us for this Beginner/Intermediate adult yoga class.

Click here to register.

Magnet Tiles Building Competition

Tuesday - July 9, 2024

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Come test your Magnet Tile skill with this fun building competition! See who makes the best structures! 

Click here to register.

Family Craft: Ceramic Painting Wednesday - July 10, 2024

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Come and make memories together while painting a ceramic piece provided by The Spotted Canvas!

Adults and children alike are welcomed to register for this event, but be quick!

Limited seats and supplies are available.

Crafternoon: Fish Bag Slime

Thursday - July 11, 2024

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Come on down to the library to make a fun summer themed fish in a bag slime! Open to folks ages 7 and up!

Click here to register.

Adult Craft: Rock Photo Holder

Friday - July 12, 2024

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Join us to make some neat photo holders! With a personally customized rock and some copper wire we will make a photo holder that you can use around your home or office.

Click here to register.

Children's Yoga Class

Wednesday - July 17, 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!

Click here to register.

Crafternoon: Popsicle Snakes

Thursday - July 18, 2024

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Come over to the library and keep slithering into summer by creating popsicle stick snakes!

Click here to register.

Woolly Pets: Christine's Creative Wool Needle Felting Class

Tuesday - July 23, 2024

Enjoy creating a felted projects with Christine Hsiao and learn the joys of felting!! Registration is required.

Children's session at 4:00 PM will be making a hedgehog. Click here to register.

Adult session at 5:30 PM will be making a whale. Click here to register.

Harry Potter Trivia Party Tuesday - July 30, 2024

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Think you know Harry Potter best? Come test your Harry Potter knowledge and celebrate all things Harry Potter!

Click here to register.

Children's Henna

Wednesday - July 31, 2024

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Children ages 5-10 are invited to come and have beautiful henna patterns drawn on their hands! The finished pattern has a rich brown color upon drying and stays well for 7-10 days!

Registration is required for this event and space is limited. Sign up today!


Take Home

Craft Kits

Be sure to stop by on

July 19th for this month's craft!

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

Check Out Some New Releases Hitting Shelves in

July and Visit Us to Find Even More!

What Have You Done?

by Shari Lapena

Release Date: 7/30/2024

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Age: Adult

The Education Wars: A Citizen's Guide and Defense Manual

by Jennifer C. Berkshire and Jack Schneider

Release Date: 7/2/2024

Genre: Non-Fiction

Age: Adult

A Death in Cornwall

by Daniel Silva

Release Date: 7/9/2024

Genre: Mystery/Thriller

Age: Adult

How to Catch a Fairy Godmother

by Alice Walstead

Release Date: 7/9/2024

Genre: Picture Book

Age: Children

What is a Presidential Election?

by Douglas Yacka

Release Date: 7/2/2024

Genre: Non-Fiction

Age: Middle Grade

Cat + Gamer Volume 5

by Wataru Nadatani

Release Date: 7/9/2024

Genre: Manga

Age: Young Adult

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