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Monday          10-9
Tuesday         10-9
Wednesday    10-5
Thursday        10-9
Friday            10-5
Saturday         10-1 
(September - June)



Tuesday, November 11th

Thursday, November 27th

Friday, November 28th



October is Food for Fines Month

Pay off your overdue fines with food! The library will be hosting its semi-annual food drive for the entire month of October. We will be accepting donations of non-perishable food in exchange for late fines. All food donations will go directly to the St. Joseph's Food Pantry in Bogota. Each item of food will pay up to $1.00 in fines. Food for Fines does not apply to charges for lost items.

Annual Haunted Library Extravaganza
Join us for our annual spooktacular event here at the Bogota Public Library! There are tons of Halloween festivities for all ages! Come and take a walk through our animated Haunted House filled with new chills and thrills for 2014 or test your skills in our spooktacular carnival games. Make some Halloween-themed crafts or take some photos in our photobooths! And don't forget the yummy treats and the spooky movie! It's sure to be a Saturday you will never forget!
Saturday, October 25th from 11:00AM - 12:30PM
*Please register for this event. Space is limited

Wood Turner's Pen Making Workshop

The Bogota Public Library will be offering a special Wood-Turner’s workshop. Patrons will have the opportunity to carve and create their own wooden pens.

Saturday, November 8th from 10AM - 3PM

Space is very limited;Only 3 people per hour; Ages 12 and up


Special Thanks to:

Craft Supplies (www.woodturnerscatalog.com), Bear Tooth Woods (www.beartoothwoods.com), Penn Sate Industries (www.pennstateind.com), as well as the members of Hudson Valley Wood Turners for contributing the supplies to make this workshop possible. We couldn’t have done it without you!

 *The Library will be closing at 1:00PM, however, the second floor will be open to patrons who signed up for this workshop.

Kids Knit

Calling all kids ages 8 and up! Come on down and knit something cool!

Next Meeting: Saturday, October 11th at 10:30AM

Lego League

Everything is awesome when you have Legos! Come on down and build something today!

Next Meetings: Saturday, October 11th at 10:30AM

Poetry Clubs

Get creative with some poetry writing here at the library!

Night Traveler's Poetry Club (Grades 6-12)

Monday, October 20th at 5PM

Monday, Adventurer's Poetry Club (Grades 3-5)

Thursday, October 23rd at 4:30PM

Stop in or Call (201) 488 - 7185 to register today

The Nintendo Gamer's Club

Join our newest club...the Nintendo Gamer's Club

Open to all patrons ages 5 and up!

Come on down join our Nintendo Wii Tournaments!

Thursday, October 23rd at 6:00PM

Call 201-488-7185 to reserve your spot today. Space is limited!

Trivia Night

Mr. Roman is back for Triva Night at the Bogota Library! Join a team and compete for the winning prize! Questions span multiple generations making this program fun for all ages!

Thursday, October 23rd at 7:30PM

Registration is appreciated but not required for this program

Friends of the Library Meeting

The Bogota Library is looking for volunteers to join our Friends group. Meetings are monthly on the 4th Monday of the Month.
Next Meeting: October 27th at 7PM
We hope you join us! Our library wouldn't be the place that it is without the gracious help of our volunteers!

Movie Nite

It's Family Movie Nite at the Bogota Library.                                            

Disney's Maleficent

Thursday, November 6th at 6PM

The Friends of the Bogota Library will be selling snacks and water for $1.00 each. All proceeds fund library programs and new materials.

Food for Thought Book Club

Come on down to Read Eat and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) some of the hottest reads. The club will be discussing:

Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran

Next Meeting: Monday, November 10th at 7:00 PM

Copies of the book are available at the Bogota Public Library. Get your copy before the next meeting.



Reading Buddies

Starts October 6th

Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30PM - 5:00PM

Bring in your child third grade or younger for a reading buddy or a homework helper!

Our Reading Buddies will read to your child or listen to your child read to them. They can also help with their homework! Reading buddies is open to children in third grade or younger. 

Stop in or call (201) 488 - 7185 to register today

Read to Maggie the Beagle

Help your child foster their love of reading by letting them be Maggie's Reading Buddy! Come on down, pick out a book, and read to Maggie our Children's Section.

Mondays at 4:00PM

Stop in or call (201) 488 - 7185 to register today

**Space is limited 


ESL Night Chat

Learn English here at the library!

C'mon down Tuesday evenings at 7PM and sharpen your speaking skills.

No registration required! C'mon down and join the conversation!


ESL English Conversation

Learn English through conversation!

C'mon down Wednesday mornings at 10:00am and sharpen your speaking skills.

No registration required! C'mon down and join the conversation!


Baby and Me!

Thursday mornings at 10AM

Toddle on over to the library for rhymes, songs, play and exercises right here in the Bogota Public Library!

Stop in or call (201) 488 - 7185 to register today


Thursday mornings at 10:30AM

for some fun interactive stories!

Take a journey through some amazing books and have fun along the way!

No Registration Required. Bring the little ones and come on down!


Join the knitting circle! Our group of avid knitters and crocheters meet in the back room of the library to work on projects and enjoy each other's company.

Meets the FIRST AND THIRD Thursdays of the month at 7:00 PM

Yarntwisters is an adult knitting group for knitters and crocheters of all expertises!

Complete beginners always welcome!

C'mon down and join the fun. No registration required.



Fridays at 3:30PM

Join us at the library every Friday after for an afternoon of strategy, friends, and fun! Chess is for everyone! Welcome experts, novices, and complete beginners.


Coming Events
Mon Oct 20
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
 Read to Maggie 4PM
 Teen Poetry Club 5PM
Tue Oct 21
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
 ESL Night Chat 7PM
Wed Oct 22
 English Conversation 10AM
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
Thu Oct 23
 Baby and Me 10AM
 Storytime 10:30AM
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
 Poetry Club (3rd-5th Grade) 4:30PM
 Nintendo Club 6PM
 Trivia Night 7:30PM
Fri Oct 24
 Chess 3:30PM
Sat Oct 25
 Annual Haunted Library Extravaganza 11AM
Mon Oct 27
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
 Read to Maggie 4PM
 Friends Meeting 7PM
Tue Oct 28
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
 ESL Night Chat 7PM
Wed Oct 29
 English Conversation 10AM
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
Thu Oct 30
 Baby and Me 10AM
 Storytime 10:30AM
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
Mon Nov 3
 Reading Buddies 3:30PM
 Read to Maggie the Beagle 4PM

Bogota Public Library
375 Larch Avenue, Bogota, NJ 07603
Phone: 201-488-7185