Summer Fun Sizzles At West Orange Library

This summer, children’s programs fill the calendar at the West Orange Library.

From art and puppets, to animals and movies, there’s plenty to choose from. To register for programs, call the library at 973-736-0198.

On July 26, enjoy the Three Little Pigs Puppet Show at 4:30 p.m.  The award-winning Crabgrass Puppet Theatre will deliver a delightful and hilarious new take on an old tale.

A Stuffed Animal Workshop will take place July 31 at 4:30 p.m. Children from pre-kindergarten through third grade will select and hand stuff a plush pal. Registration is required.

Harry Potter World Wednesday will take place on July 26 at 7 p.m.  Visitors of any age are asked to bring a pair of socks or other article of clothing to enter Harry Potter World.  All clothing will be donated to charity. Dress in theme for the costume contest.

For teens, TeensSpeak will be held on July 22 and Aug. 12.  The Michael Aymar Foundation, which ran the Raise the Grade series this past winter, will return with a summer series on public speaking for children in grades 5 to 8. Registration is required.

A Writing Workshop for children in grades 4 to 8 will take place on July 19 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Also on July 19, a Super Smash Bros. Gaming Tournament will be held at 7 p.m.  Join friends for the ultimate tournament, for children in grades 6 to 12. Registration is required to participate, but no registration is necessary to watch and cheer.

A teen Karaoke Night will be held Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. Participants will sing, laugh and have a blast. Register in advance to request a specific song. Walk-ins will be able to choose a song from a pre-made playlist. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

An Illustration Workshop will be held Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. for children in grades 6 to 12.  Get inspired by illustrator and West Orange’s own Paul Walcott.  Walcott will share his story, offer a drawing demo and guide artists in an illustration exercise.

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