Kanopy – We are excited to announce that Nutley Public Library has recently added Kanopy to our digital media collection! Kanopy is a video streaming platform that offers a diverse collection of over 30,000 rewarding movies for all ages, available to stream anytime, anywhere. With Kanopy, customers have instant access to critically-acclaimed films, inspirational documentaries, educational videos, and award-winning global and independent films. Kanopy is available through mobile phones, tablets and computers. Customers can view 6 titles per month by accessing Kanopy using their Nutley Public Library card. For more information and to get started, visit nutleypubliclibrary.kanopy.com.
From June to August – Summer volunteering for teenagers – Volunteering is a great way for teens to keep busy or meet the demands of community service. Previous volunteer or work experience is not required. Applicants should have good communication and teamwork skills, a positive attitude and reliability. For teens 13-18 / 9-12! Register at https://teenservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org/programs
Tuesday June 1 at 5:30 p.m. – Teen Advisory Council – Plan events for teens and earn community service hours. For students in grades 9 to 12. Visit teenservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org for more information.
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June 1-30 – Sewing Workshops for Teens – Pick up a sewing supply kit from the library and work on a special project by following an how-to video. For all skill levels: from beginner to expert! For teens entering Grades 6 to 12 in Fall 2021. Register at teenservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org
Tuesdays, June 1, 8 and 29 at 10 a.m. – Babygarten – Kids and caregivers enjoy books, nursery rhymes, songs and bounces in our online story time! For children 23 months and under. Register at youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive the Zoom program link and password.
Fridays June 4 and 11 at 10:30 a.m. – Join us every Friday for special online moments with stories, music, yoga, crafts and more! For 2 to 5 years old. Register at youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive the Zoom program link and password
Saturdays June 5, 12 and 26 at 11:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. – Take and make Saturdays. Pick a craft project you can do at home! While stocks last. One craft kit per child. For all ages. Reserve your kit each week at youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org. Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.
Monday June 7 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual DISH! The Monday Night Cookbook Club. Members will choose, prepare at home and present a DISH! We will then meet online to discuss each other’s recipes, our cooking techniques, and share stories and culture. To register and for more information, visit: nutleypubliclibrary.org/dish-cookbook-club. Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.
Tuesday June 8 at 7:00 p.m. – DIY Jewelry-Virtual Program – Make a beaded anklet – WAIT LIST only.
Monday June 14 at 6.30 p.m. – Dungeons & Dragons Club – Discover the awesome world of Dungeons & Dragons at our monthly meeting! For grades 6-8. Call 973-667-0405 Ext. 2623 for more information and to register.
Monday June 14 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual garden safari with master gardener Mary Jo Sichak. Learn about the wildlife that lives and visit our gardens and discover ways to make your garden more wildlife friendly.
Tuesday June 15 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual DIY summer garland program. Make a crown of summer flowers. WAITING LIST only.
Thursday June 17 at 3:30 p.m. – Meet LEGO fans online and work on a basic building challenge using the bricks available in your house. Recommended for grades K-5. Register at youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive the Zoom program link and password.
Monday June 21 at 6.30 p.m. – Summer kitchen on the barbecue. A virtual culinary experience for adults! Join the Friends of Nutley Public Library for a virtual summer barbecue. Learn how to make “taco salad in a pot” and Greek turkey burgers ”with special guest, Shop-rite registered dietitian, Stephanie Bini. Registration is compulsory. Recipes, ingredient lists and Zoom login information will be emailed after registration. To register and for more information, visit: nutleypubliclibrary.org/friends-cook-along/.
Thursday, June 24 at 7:00 p.m. – Adults join us for a discussion on the Italian film, Mid-August Lunch. The film which has Italian dialogue with English subtitles can be viewed through the Kanopy streaming video platform which is accessible with your Nutley library card number. Visit https://nutleypubliclibrary.org/onlinefilmdiscussion/ to access a link to the film and register today. If you prefer to watch the film on DVD, we will have copies of the film ready to be checked out one week before the discussion at the reception.
Saturday June 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Summer Reading Program Launch – Visit the library to pick up a bag of goodies and a treat to kick off our summer programs! Open to children and adolescents enrolled in the summer reading program. One bag of treats / ice cream per person. While stocks last. Register at nutleypubliclibrary.beanstack.org
From Monday June 28 – Virtual Creator Mondays – Check the library’s Youth Services website and social media every Monday for a fun creative activity you can do at home! For all ages and skill levels. Visit youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org or facebook.com/nutleylibrary.
Monday June 28 at 6.30 p.m. – Hooked on Books Book Club – Chat a book, play games and hang out in our virtual meeting! For students in grades 4 to 6. We will read In search of dragons by Patricia Wrede. Please read the book before attending the meeting. Register at: youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive the Zoom program link and password.