Kids

Each branch of the Paterson Free Public Library has a section just for children, with books, magazine, DVDs, and much more for infants through 6th grade. For information about children’s programs at each of our branches, please contact:

Danforth (Main) Library:
Darlene Bowman, 973-321-1223 x2299
Northside Branch:
Thomasina Duncan, 973-321-1309
Southside Branch:
Marilda Malave, 973-357-3020
Totowa Branch:
Mirna Chalas, 973-942-7198

Homework Help

Tutor.com

World Book

Children’s Events (Download Calendar)

Jul 24 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Let's Move! Jazzercise for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us every Monday all summer long for Let’s Move! Jazzercise with Cyvonne Moore.
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Word Puzzles for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us on Tuesdays for Word Puzzle Day all summer long!
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Word Puzzles for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us on Tuesdays for Word Puzzle Day all summer long!
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Painting for Preschoolers @ Children's Room
Bring your Preschooler for some painting fun every Wednesday! 7/12: Q-Tip Painting 7/19: Truck Painting 7/26: Dab Painting
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Children's LEGO Fun @ Children's Room
Let’s “Build a Better World” with legos! Every Wednesday at 3pm.
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
City Green Visit @ Children's Room
City Green is here! Children will learn how to plant and garden, and even get to enjoy some fruits of their labor! Contact Darlene Bowman at (973) 321-1223 x2299 for more information.
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Children's Coloring Club @ Children's Room
Bring your young artist every Thursday for some coloring! Open to both beginners and advanced artists. Materials provided.
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Children's Movie Night @ Children's Room
Join us for a Children’s Movie every Thursday night at 6pm! Snacks provided.
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bingo for Books! @ Children's Room
Children of all ages are invited to play bingo and win free books!
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids Reading to Kids @ Children's Community Room
Children will have fun interacting with and learning from other children during this new take on storytime.
Jul 31 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Let's Move! Jazzercise for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us every Monday all summer long for Let’s Move! Jazzercise with Cyvonne Moore.
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Word Puzzles for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us on Tuesdays for Word Puzzle Day all summer long!
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Word Puzzles for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us on Tuesdays for Word Puzzle Day all summer long!
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Children's LEGO Fun @ Children's Room
Let’s “Build a Better World” with legos! Every Wednesday at 3pm.
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
City Green Visit @ Children's Room
City Green is here! Children will learn how to plant and garden, and even get to enjoy some fruits of their labor! Contact Darlene Bowman at (973) 321-1223 x2299 for more information.
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Children's Coloring Club @ Children's Room
Bring your young artist every Thursday for some coloring! Open to both beginners and advanced artists. Materials provided.
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Children's Movie Night @ Children's Room
Join us for a Children’s Movie every Thursday night at 6pm! Snacks provided.
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bingo for Books! @ Children's Room
Children of all ages are invited to play bingo and win free books!
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children's Chess Club @ Children's Room
Children of all ages are welcome to learn and play chess! Materials provided.
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids Reading to Kids @ Children's Community Room
Children will have fun interacting with and learning from other children during this new take on storytime.
Aug 7 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Let's Move! Jazzercise for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us every Monday all summer long for Let’s Move! Jazzercise with Cyvonne Moore.
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Word Puzzles for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us on Tuesdays for Word Puzzle Day all summer long!
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Word Puzzles for Kids @ Children's Room
Join us on Tuesdays for Word Puzzle Day all summer long!
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Children's LEGO Fun @ Children's Room
Let’s “Build a Better World” with legos! Every Wednesday at 3pm.
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
City Green Visit @ Children's Room
City Green is here! Children will learn how to plant and garden, and even get to enjoy some fruits of their labor! Contact Darlene Bowman at (973) 321-1223 x2299 for more information.
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Children's Coloring Club @ Children's Room
Bring your young artist every Thursday for some coloring! Open to both beginners and advanced artists. Materials provided.
Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Children's Summer Reading Finale! @ Children's Room
It’s been a fantastic summer! Join us at 4pm for a special show by Magician David FunN!