Dog Tales

Kids, Family

Children of all ages are invited to come to the library to meet Isla, a reading therapy dog. Isla will listen as children read their favorite books to her.

Fri, Oct. 14 (4:00pm)

The Maltese Falcon Book Discussion at Hob Tavern

Adult, Seniors, Book Club

Books and brews...Come join us at Hob Tavern in Bordentown City for a lively discussion of  the novel, The Maltese Falcon, written by Dashiell Hammett. 

Attendees are welcome to purchase their own food and beverages. 

Fri, Oct. 14 (6:00pm)

Sweetest Day Celebration


To celebrate National Sweetest Day, the Bordentown Library will be taking a vote for Bordentown’s favorite candy bar. Cast your vote and be entered to win a prize!

Sat, Oct. 15 (All day)

Film Noir Screenings - Touch of Evil

Adult, Seniors, Film

Join us for a Monday Matinee at the movies to watch the exceptional Film-Noir, crime/drama Touch of Evil, written and directed by Orson Welles and starring Charlton Heston, Orson Welles and Janet Leigh.

A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.

Mon, Oct. 17 (2:00pm)

LEGO Challenge


Children ages 6 years to 12 years are invited to stop by the library and participate in some Lego building challenges.

Registration is required and begins on Monday, October 3rd.

Mon, Oct. 17 (4:15pm)

Mind & Meditation


Mind & Meditation is a program presented by Rahul Gulati of The Art of Living Foundation.  The class aims to create awareness of a healthy way of life that is stress free.

Mon, Oct. 17 (6:45pm)

Toddler Time


Children ages 18 months to 3 years old, are invited to enjoy pop-up books, singing, dancing, hands on musical instrument fun, crafts and socialization.

Registration is required and begins on Tuesday, October 4th.

Tue, Oct. 18 (10:30am)

Afternoon Family Story Time


Children, ages 3 years to 6 years old, are invited to a themed story time.  Enjoy songs, stories, and a craft.

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, October 4th.

Tue, Oct. 18 (1:30pm)

Evening Yoga


Would you like an opportunity to reduce your stress levels after a long day?  Come join us for an evening yoga class from 7 - 8:15 pm.   This experience will involve lots of stretching, breathing exercises and deep relaxation.  Yoga gently improves posture, balance, flexibility and strength.

Tue, Oct. 18 (7:00pm)

English as a Second Language (ESL) Class


ESL Classes are back!

Wed, Oct. 19 (10:00am)

Parachute Play


Children ages 2 years to 4 years with caregiver are invited to join us for a half hour of parachute games and play time together.

Registration is required (no exceptions) and begins on Wednesday, October 5th.

Wed, Oct. 19 (10:30am)

Scaredy Squirrel Book Club


Children ages 6 years to 9 years are invited to come to the library each week to read and discuss our favorite books featuring Scaredy Squirrel. We will do a different game and craft each week.

Registration is required and begins on Wednesday, October 5th.

Wed, Oct. 19 (4:15pm)

Ellis Parker: Burlington County's First Detective

Adult, Seniors, Teen, Homeschooler

Marisa Bozarth, Burlington County Parks Department and Prison Museum, will present a program on Ellis Parker who became the first Chief Detective of Burlington County, New Jersey and played an infamous role in the Lindbergh kidnapping case. Ellis Parker solved 288 out of 300 crimes that he worked on throughout his career, making him one of the most well-known and respected detectives of his time.

Wed, Oct. 19 (7:00pm)

Bordentown Book Sale & Fall Festival

Adult, Seniors, Kids, Family, Homeschooler, Book Sale

Friday, October 21 & Saturday, October 22: 10 am – 4 pm.  Shop and join us for two story times, crafts and food plus a special balloon making event!

Fri, Oct. 21 (10:00am)

Games, Games, Games (Adults)

Adult, Seniors

Groups will decide what games to play each week.  Games include, but are not limited to, Mahjong, Scrabble, Canasta, Hearts and Dominoes.  No formal lessons, we are just playing for fun! 

Game time: 1-3:30pm

Registration Requested; please include an e-mail address.


Fri, Oct. 21 (1:00pm)