Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 10/24/2017, 4:30 PM
Shade Tree Commission Meeting
Municipal Building, 2nd Floor

Wednesday, 10/25/2017, 7:00 PM
College Planning Workshop
Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren St.

Friday, 10/27/2017, 6:30 PM
Harvest Moon Dinner Dance
Little Falls Civic Center, 19 Warren St.

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College Planning Workshop at the Library on Wednesday, October 25th

College Benefits Research Group (CBRG) will host a college planning workshop at the Library on Wednesday, October 25th at 7 pm. This workshop is for parents of college-bound high school students and takes a three pronged approach to finding the right school: academically, socially and financially. The workshop will present strategies for maximizing your family's college financial aid and lowering your out-of-pocket costs. Parents can speak with a top-ranked academic planner who can discuss the selection and admissions process, essay writing, and interviewing skills. The workshop will advise parents of high school students on what they need to know as they take on the challenge of applying, being accepted, and paying for college. To register online go to http://cbrg.info/ and select Little Falls Public Library. To register by phone, please contact CBRG at 888-802-2740.



Passaic County 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collections

COLLECTION SITES OPEN FROM 7:30 am UNTIL 2:00 pm - RAIN OR SHINE; this program is available FREE OF CHARGE to Passaic County residents ONLY. Proof of residency will be required

Saturday - October 28
Passaic County Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, N.J. (located behind Ski Barn)

Acceptable Materials for Disposal
The following items must be delivered in marked containers with original labels:

* Pesticides & Herbicides
* Propane Tanks
* Solvents & Thinners
* Varnishes & Waxes
* Corrosives & Cleaners
* Pool Chemicals
* Oil Based Paints
* Aerosol Cans|
* Kerosene Flares
* Photographic Chemicals
* Fluorescent Light Bulbs
* Car Batteries
* Used Motor Oil & Oil Filters
* Antifreeze
* Old Gasoline/Oil Mix
* Flares
* Fire Extinguishers
* Mercury Switches & Thermometers

Unacceptable Materials
The following items will NOT be accepted

* Explosives
* Dioxins
* Medical Waste
* Sllvex
* Infectious Waste
* Radioactive Material
* Computers & Electronics
* Tires & Appliances
* Latex Paint
* Household Batteries

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL THE PASSAIC COUNTY RECYCLING DEPT. 973-305-5738 or download this flyer



Taxes are due November 1, 2017 with Grace Period extended to November 13th

The 4th quarter taxes are due November 1, 2017 with a 10-day grace period. Town hall will be closed on Friday, November 10th for Veteran’s Day; therefore, the grace period will be extended to Monday, November 13, 2017. Town hall will be open on November 7th (Election Day).

The Township has instituted an automated Lock Box system for making and recording quarterly current tax receipts only. Taxpayers shall mail CURRENT taxes along with the tax stub(s) only to our lockbox. Do not mail the whole tax bill as checks will be your receipt.

Township of Little Falls
Tax Payments Department 9000
PO Box 299
Emerson, NJ 07630

All delinquent taxes; miscellaneous fees and correspondence, etc. shall be mailed to:

Township of Little Falls
Attn: Tax Collector’s Office
225 Main Street
Little Falls, NJ 07424

You may continue to pay CURRENT and DELINQUENT taxes in person at the Tax Collector’s office during office hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Pay your property taxes online with our new service

Little Falls property owners now have the option to pay property taxes online. There are no fees for paying taxes online. Go to www.lfnj.com and commence with the TAX PAYMENTS button.







Digital Memory Media Conversion at the Library on Saturday, November 18th

The Little Falls Public Library is pleased to sponsor a digital preservation fundraising event to help patrons maintain personal memories of print photos, film, videos and other media materials. The Little Falls Library has partnered with Digital Memory Media (a Division of Innovative Document Imaging LLP), a leading provider of digital imaging services. Digital Memory Media brings secure, professional preservation services to individuals at an affordable price. In addition, twenty percent (20%) of all proceeds from the program will be donated to the library.

WHEN: November 18th
TIME: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
COST: There is no charge to attend the fundraiser
WHERE: Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren Street, Little Falls, NJ 07424

Patrons are encouraged to bring their personal collections, such as print photographs, slides and audio-visual material including VHS videos, 8mm, and 16mm film to the event. Digital Memory Media advisors will be on hand to counsel patrons on the best way to digitally preserve their collections. Once scanned and digitized, patrons will be notified of a date and time to retrieve their material from the library.




Passaic County 2017 Tire Recycling Collection Events - Free for Residents!

Collection sites open from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM· RAIN OR SHINE

Saturday - April 29
Passaic County
Community College
(Passaic Campus)
2 Paulison Avenue
Passaic, NJ
Sunday - September 17
Passaic County
Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, NJ
(Located behind Ski Barn)
Saturday - December 2
Passaic County
Community College
(Wanaque Campus)
500 Union Avenue
Wanaque (Haskell), NJ

Accepting: Up to 8 tires (with or without rims) per household

For further information, please call the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs at 973-305-5738

No Commercially Generated Tires. Proof of Residency Required. Recycling Services Provided by Tire Management, Paterson, NJ.

For complete information download this flyer.




Baby Boxes at the Library

Are you an expecting parent or new parent? Have you heard about Baby Boxes? The Baby Box Co., inspired by a Finnish tradition, is an innovative, integrated program equipping parents with education and resources to give their babies a safe start in life. Baby Boxes can be used as a safe sleep space for a baby's first five to six months of life. The Baby Box program is now partnering with the Little Falls Public Library to distribute boxes for infants to sleep.

In order to receive a free Baby Box, an expecting or new parent will need to take following steps:

  1. 1. Register at babyboxuniversity.com, where you will be able to access free health education about SIDS. Be sure to include your correct contact information, including mailing address.
  2. 2. Watch the 10-15 minute educational video and take a short quiz. Afterwards, you will receive a certificate of completion and be able to pick-up your Baby Box at the library.
  3. 3. Bring your certificate to the library and collect your Baby Box!

Boxes include a mattress, a tote bag with diapers, wipes and more to help new parents make good choices during the critical first months of their child's development. An infant CPR kit provided by the American Heart Association will also be included.

The Library is located at 8 Warren St. For more information, please call the Library at 973-256-2784.




1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? Sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills including: understanding the sounds that letters make, developing a larger vocabulary, and building background knowledge. As of January, the Library invites you and your young ones (any child from birth until enters kindergarten) to participate in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. The program is free and provides a great way to bond with your child. Stop by the front desk to register and pick up a folder that contains a program overview, log, suggested book list, and early literacy tips. Logging books read is as simple as checking off a number on a paper log or on the app. Incentives are offered at each 100 mark. Don't delay, get started today! The Little Falls Public Library is located at 8 Warren St.​



The 2017 Senior Farmers’ Market

The Passaic County Farmers’ Market operates from June through November. For income requirements, please contact the Department of Senior Services after June 15th at 973-569-4060. The program provides eligible low-income individuals with vouchers to purchase fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and fresh cut herbs from certified farmers and roadside stands.

The program reinforces the importance of using locally grown produce and expands the awareness and use of the local farmers. Each eligible individual will receive five $5.00 vouchers for the season to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from authorized farmers. Vouchers cannot be redeemed at grocery stores and other food markets.

Requirements:
To be eligible to receive Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program benefits, individuals must be at least 60 years old, a Passaic County resident and meet the programs income requirements. All individuals must complete an application, provide proof of income, residency and personally sign for the vouchers.