Summer Fun for Kids at River Vale Free Public Library
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River Vale kids have another summer of fun ahead of them as the River Vale Free Public Library once again offers a robust calendar of children's events and activities. Here's what's on the calendar for July:

• Thursday, July 6th at 3:30pm. “Science Tellers present – Pirates Lost at Sea” – For ages 3 and up. Throughout the story volunteers from the audience will help the Science Tellers explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure and more. Do not miss this nautical tale with a twist. 

• Thursday, July 13th at 3:30pm – “Outragehisss Pets presents Animals of the Rainforest” For ages 3 and up. Children will meet various critters and learn about the rainforest habitat. 

• Mondays, July 10th & 24th at 3:30 pm. “Tales & Toppings” – For children ages 3 to 5. Make ice cream sundaes and listen to stories read by River Vale young adults. 

• Wednesday, July 12th at 3:30pm– “Paper Ice Cream Craft” – For children Grades K – 2. Make your own paper ice cream cone scene using cupcake liners and other fun items. 

• Monday, July 17th at 3:30 pm – “Fairy House & Gnome Homes” – For children ages 5 and up. Children will have fun choosing and then constructing either a Fairy House or Gnome Home. 

• Wednesday, July 19th at 3:30 pm – “Flower Pen Craft” – For children Grades 3 – 5. Make your own flower pen using pens, silk flowers and washi tape.

• Thursday, July 20th at 3:30 pm – “ArtKids Academy presents - Design a Castle Workshop” – For children ages 4 to 12. In this sketching and drawing workshop children will learn techniques used by professional artists and draw their own personalized castle.

• Thursday, July 27th – “Kids Yoga” – Experienced children’s yoga instructor, Vanessa Winegerath, will lead fun yoga sessions for kids. We will have two sessions: Children ages 3 – 5 at 3:00 pm and children ages 6 – 8 at 4:00 pm.

• Wednesdays - Drop-In Story Time – 10:30 to 11:00 am. For children 0 – 4 years old. Join Miss Karen for stories, songs and rhymes! Stay after and join Meet & Play! .

• Wednesdays – Meet & Play – 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. For Children 0 – 4 years old with caregiver. Help your child develop their fine motor skills and learn through play while you meet with other parents from River Vale! Toys, music, and bubbles will be provided.

River Vale residents may register online for these events by clicking here.

The River Vale Free Public Library is located at 412 Rivervale Road, River Vale, New Jersey.