March Programs at the Clark Public Library

Clark Public Library March 2024

Please register for any programs through the online events calendar on our website at, in person, or by phone at 732-388-5999.

The library will be closed on Friday, March 29 for Good Friday.

All space-themed programs through the month of March include a pair of eclipse glasses with registration in preparation for the eclipse on April 8, 2024.

Stories & More, Fridays, March 1, 8, 15, & 22 at 10am

Stories,movement, songs followed by a simple craft for active listeners ages 3 – 5 years old. Registration is requested.

Digital Literacy Tutoring on Friday, March 1 & 15 at 11:30am

Do you need help with your digital literacy skills? Join us for tutoring sessions on topics including Google Drive, Microsoft, Email, and resume help. Registration is required as sessions are limited to 4 students at a time.

Read Across America Day on Saturday, March 2 from 9:30am – 4:30pm

Children are invited to drop by the library and pick up a special book-themed Take & Make craft to celebrate Read Across America Day!

Tales for Tots, Mondays, March 4, 11, & 18  at 9:45am OR at 10:30 am

Stories and songs for active listeners. Geared toward ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Older children are welcome!  30 minutes of open play follows. Please register.

Teen Advisory Board on Monday, March 4 at 3:15pm

Teens – let your voice be heard at the library! The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) helps create, plan, and run teen programs and services they would like offered at the Clark Public Library. TAB participants work directly with the librarians to develop ideas and bring them to life. Our March meeting will focus on a few major programs being run in May. TAB is open to all teens in Grades 6-12. Teens in neighboring towns are always welcome to join. Registration is required.

Baby Bookworms, Tuesdays, March 5, 12, & 19 at 10am

Join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and movement activities. Geared toward the under 2 crowd with caregiver. 30 minutes of open play follows.

Patches and Stitches on Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19 & 26 from 12pm – 2pm

Bring your quilt or other crafty project and visit with the members of the quilting club.

Afternoon Book Club on Tuesday, March 5 at 1pm 

Join us for our next afternoon book club meeting. We will be discussing “We Begin at the End” by Chris Whitaker. Please speak with a librarian or if you need a copy of the book.

Totally New Tuesdays on Tuesdays, March 5 & 19 at 6:30pm

Enjoy a new movie for adults just released to DVD on our big screen. Please check our online calendar or visit the library to check the movies being shown.

Digital Literacy Tutoring on Tuesday, March 5, 12, 19 & 26 at 6:30pm                                        

Do you need help with your digital literacy skills? Join us for tutoring sessions on topics including Google Drive, Microsoft, Email, and resume help. Registration is required as sessions are limited to 4 students at a time.

Krafty Kids on Wednesday, March 6 at 3:30pm

Join us as we make some fun and creative artwork! Don’t forget to bring your imagination and creativity! Registration is required. Geared for Kindergarten-5th grade.

Chess Club on Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21 & 28  at 11am – 3pm

New members and all levels are welcome!

Thursday Afternoon Movies on Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 1pm

Enjoy a movie for adults. Please check our online calendar or visit the library to check the movies being shown.

Evening Story & Craft with Laura Sassi on Thursday, March 7 at 6:30pm

We will be visited by Laura Sassi, Cranford author!  She will read her book, Goodnight Ark, and the children will make an animal craft to celebrate its 10th anniversary and Read Across America Week!  Books will be available for purchase from The Town Bookstore with cash or check.

Dungeons & Dragons:  Teen One-Shot on Friday, March 8 at 3:15pm

Calling all (teen) adventurers! Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot. Adventurers will decide together which job to take off of a quest board, and then the fun begins! No experience (or character) necessary, but helpful. Please leave a comment in the notes during registration if you would need a pre-made character to play. Open to teens 12+. Registration required to form groups. Snacks will be provided!

Adult Program: St. Patrick’s Day Paper Shamrock Wreath on Monday, March 11 at 11am

Join us as we make an adorable paper shamrock wreath for St. Patrick’s Day. 

ADHD Decoded with author Leila Molaie on Monday, March 11 at 7pm

Join us for this informative presentation that aims to provide practical strategies and tools to help adolescents with ADHD develop social skills and foster meaningful relationships.

Celtic Music Journey with Heather Mulvey on Tuesday, March 12 at 7pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an evening of Irish music. Musician Heather Mulvey will play acoustic guitar and sing familiar Irish songs including Wild Mountain Thyme, Danny Boy, and The Fields of Athenry.

Tinker Tots on Thursday, March 14 at 10:30am

Come join us for a morning of fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities perfect for little ones. Play is station based. For children ages 1 through pre-k. Please register.

Maker’s Evening Program on Thursday, March 14 at 6pm

Join us for a Lego® creating event! Learn about our new Lego® Lending Library! Make space creations for a chance to win a prize!  

[Space Event] Teen Maker’s Day Program: Space Slime on Friday, March 15 at 3:30pm

Teens! Join us on Friday March 15, 2024 between 3:30 and 4:30 to make this four-ingredient, out-of-this-world, Space Slime! We’ll provide everything you need to make a truly mesmerizing creation. Open to Teens in Grades 6-12. Registration Required. 

Friends of the Library Costume Jewelry Sale on Saturday, March 16 at 10am – 12pm

Teen Gaming Club, Monday, March 18 at 3pm

Drop in after school for a fun afternoon of gaming. We will set up our Nintendo Switch on the big screen and participants can choose from a range of games including Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, and Just Dance. You can also bring your own system or laptop to game on. We have plenty of tables and chairs to set up for those interested in gaming as a group! Snacks will be served. Registration Required. Open to Grades 6-12.

[Space Event] Telescope Night with Pearl Observatory, Monday March 18 at 7:30pm (Rain date: Thursday, March 21 at 7:30pm)

See mountains, valleys, and craters of our moon.  View the clouds and moons of Jupiter.  See Saturn and its rings and other wonders of our universe with Pearl Observatory!  For ages 5 and up.  Please register.  Rain/cloud reschedule date is Thursday, March 21.

Barks & Books on Tuesday, March 19 between 4-5 pm

If you have a young, reluctant or struggling reader, we want you to meet our therapy dogs!  They are non-judgmental listeners and furry friends to read to that won’t laugh if your child makes a mistake or stumbles over a word.  Registration is required. Children will each get approximately 15 minutes of reading time with Bubble & Magnolia.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day, Wednesday, March 20 at 3:30pm

Celebrate Mr. Rogers and our neighborhood by making a kindness craft!

Books & Bagels on Friday, March 22 at 11am

Enjoy bagels and coffee while we chat about books you have been reading and learn what others in your community are reading as well.

LEGO Master Builders on Friday, March 22 at 3:15pm

Create your own LEGO®  structures to be displayed in the Children’s area of the library! LEGO® are provided by the library. For children entering grades K – 5.  Light snacks will be served.

[Space Event] The Solar Eclipse & Tour of the Solar System with Wayne Zuhl on Tuesday, March 26 at 7pm

Join Wayne Zuhl as he discusses what to expect from the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8. Also, take a tour of the solar system and get a chance to touch some meteorites.

[Space Event] Adult Program: Moonlight Acrylic Painting on Wednesday, March 27 at 11am

Join us for a relaxing morning of painting. Follow along with an online tutorial while we create a moonlight acrylic painting on canvas in celebration of the upcoming solar eclipse. 

Little Scientist on Wednesday, March 27 at 3:30pm

Learn how to build and create with our Science Experiments! Each session will be a different experiment that will touch upon a different STEM skill

[Space Event] Space Week – Teen Stress-Less: Galaxy Jars on Thursday, March 28 at 7pm 

Teen Stress-Less is a series of programs designed to help teens unwind and relax. Galaxy Jars:  Get ready for the eclipse on April 8th by creating your own galaxy in a jar. This program will be out of this world! Each jar will be unique and full of celestial magic. Open to grades 6 – 12. Registration is required. Snacks will be served.

Take & Makes for Preschoolers – Adults

Each month we have a new take-home craft to pick up and make at your leisure.  While supplies last, no registration.

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