June 2024 Newsletter


We will be CLOSED Friday, June 7th through Friday, June 14th.

Be sure to follow our social media or keep an eye on your email for more updates!


Q: When will there be a Grand Opening? 

A: Date TBD, stay tuned!

Q: Do you need any volunteers?

A: At the moment, we’re covered. If you‘re interested in future volunteering opportunities, please email wallcirc@bccls.org.

Q: What if I have materials to return?

A: Kindly return them to any of our neighboring BCCLS libraries such as Carlstadt, Rutherford, Wood-Ridge, etc. or hang onto them until we reopen.

Q: What will happen if I request a book?

A: You may still request books, but they will not be from our library’s collection. They will instead be filled by another library. You can also change your pickup location to another library while we are closed. 

Q: Will you still hold books?

A: There will be no holds while we are closed. Please be sure to pick up your books before we close for the move. Holds that are not picked up will be sent back to their owning libraries.

Q: Will I be charged a late fee if I can’t return my items during the move?

A: During the dates we are closed for the move, no late fees will accrue. 

Q: Are you accepting book donations?

A: No we are not. Feel free to call and ask other libraries. 

Q: I have more questions, who should I contact?

A: Contact us via email at wallcirc@bccls.org and we’ll answer as soon as we can.

Programs & Events

Crafternoon: Paper Plate Lady Bug

Tuesday - June 4, 2024

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Join us for a fun crafting afternoon where you can make paper plate ladybugs! Program is for children ages 5+ so register today!

Scrabble Club

Wednesday - June 5, 2024

1:00 PM - 2:00 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!

Click here to register.

American Mah Jongg

Practice Sessions


2:00 PM to 3:00 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 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 - June 17, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Beyond the Bookshelf Book Club

Wednesday - June 19, 2024

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For the month of June 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.

Reading to Rosie

Monday - June 17, 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.

Bright & Early Storytime

Tuesdays - June 18 & 25, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Start your day off on the right foot by listening to a fun story! Click here to register.

Mid-Monday Coloring for Adults

Monday - June 24, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join us for a chill time at the library: coloring books ready for your mark along with some refreshments.

Drop-in and out as you please within the two hour time frame. 

All supplies are provided, but feel free to bring your own if you like. 

BYOM (Bring Your Own Mug) to make things extra cozy.

No artistic ability needed, this is a judgment free, no-creative-expectation zone.

Snakes-N-Scales: Strange World of Reptiles Show

Tuesday - June 25, 2024

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Receive an introduction to the world of reptiles with lizards, turtles, and snakes from both near and far. In this program, all animals can be touched! Recommended for ages 3+. 


Presented by the Snakes-N-Scales, LLC

Registration is required for this event.

Children's Yoga Class

Wednesday - June 26, 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 opens two weeks before the date.

Board Game Night

Thursday - June 27, 2024

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Come to the library to play some super fun board games! Open to teens and children.

Click here to register.


Take Home

Craft Kits

Be sure to stop by on

June 21st 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

June and Visit Us to Find Even More!

All the Colors of the Dark

by Chris Whitaker

Release Date: 6/25/2024

Genre: Crime Thriller

Age: Adult

On Call: A Doctor's Journey in Public Service

by Anthony Fauci, M.D.

Release Date: 6/18/2024

Genre: Biography - Political

Age: Adult

The Rom-Commers

by Katherine Center

Release Date: 6/11/2024

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Age: Adult

The Digger and the Dark

by Jospeh Kuefler

Release Date: 6/25/2024

Genre: Picture Book

Age: Children

The Cookie Crumbles

by Tracy Badua

Release Date: 6/11/2024

Genre: Friendship

Age: Middle Grade

Four Eids and a Funeral

by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Release Date: 6/4/2024

Genre: Romance

Age: Young Adult

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