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Events for Thursday June 6, 2013


Computer Savvy Seniors

Computer Savvy Seniors


Thursday June 6, 2013
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
This beginners program is for seniors with little or no experience using computers. The seven week series will begin with learning mouse skills and will include instruction in windows management, the keyboard, the internet, and email. This program is designed with beginners in mind and will include lots of review. Registration is required and is for the whole seven week program. Registration is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Mondays at 10:00 AM starting September 22, 2014 until November 10, 2014


Youth Advisory Council

Youth Advisory Council


Thursday June 6, 2013
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
The Youth Advisory Council (Y.A.C.) is a library group that meets monthly for teens between 6th and 12th grade. We want your opinion on a variety of library decisions!

Y.A.C. gives you an opportunity to have your voice heard. Y.A.C. participants get to recommend books, movies, music and more. You will also have a say on what programs and events are held for teens.  The time you spend at Y.A.C. meetings can count as volunteer hours.  Come on by for one of our meetings and see for yourself!


It's YoYo Day!

It's YoYo Day!


Thursday June 6, 2013
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Did you know there was a National YoYo Day? Drop in and make your own yoyo. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.


Documentary Film

Documentary Film: Not a Feather, But a Dot


Thursday June 6, 2013
7:00 PM
Join us for a screening of Not a Feather, But a Dot, a 60-minute documentary film that examines the history, perceptions and evolution of the Indian-American community.

The film begins by identifying and deconstructing the existing stereotypes surrounding the community, then showing a side of the South Asian community not often seen in the mainstream. Finally, the film offers a different experiential model beyond the “melting pot” theory of immigrant experience in the United States of America.

Maxine Fisher noted that “Nothing about Indian women seems to arouse more curiosity... than the red circle of powder they wear in the center of the forehead.” The film begins with the ubiquitous symbol and explores the presence and journey of Hindus in the United States. Indian-Americans have splintered in to many different walks of life, with incredible success and great stories to tell also. From government, to excellent artistry, to positions in government, Not a feather, But a Dot will bring these unheard stories to life.

“While the story of ignorance among different stereotype groups is the same for many, Prasad presents the Indian-American view in a way both informative and friendly... A great discussion starter on the subjects of prejudice and cultural differences.”

- Ellen Druda, Library Journal

“Educational for people of non-Indian background, it brought attention to the stereotypes that exist and how they are changing... the film would find really welcoming appreciative audiences in high school, college campuses, community centers and public libraries.”

-Susan Conlon, Princeton Library

About the filmmaker: Teju Prasad is an independent filmmaker, whose primary interest lies in documentary and short form storytelling. He’s been involved in documentary and short films since 2004, and Not a Feather, But a Dot is his second documentary film.


 


Book Lovers' Circle

Book Lovers' Circle


Thursday June 6, 2013
7:00 PM
Do you have a passion for reading and for books? Then come to our Book Lovers' Circle on the first Thursday of every month.

You will hear about the newest books available at the library, receive a reading list and have a chance to share your own favorites, both old and new. A great way to expand your reading horizons, meet other readers and have fun! Refreshments will be served.
 

The first Thursday of every month starting February 06, 2014 until December 04, 2014


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