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Library Calendar of Events

Adult Events for May 2014


Thursday, May 01

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

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Saturday, May 03

Seventh Annual Book Arts Workshop:
10:00 AM
Seventh Annual Book Arts Workshop: "Star Books"
The star book is a surprising sculptural book that can be handheld, arranged into different shapes and even hung like a folding/unfolding star. We will make a colorful personalized creation with paper, low-tech printmaking (using recycled Styrofoam plates and non-toxic ink), other recycled materials, collage, and decorative two and three-dimensional embellishments. Featuring New Jersey book artist and educator Karen Guancione. Fee: $30.00  Read more...

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Saturday, May 03

Saturday Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Book Sale
The Friends of the Library book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

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Sunday, May 04

Civil War Lecture: Charles F. Hopkins, Civil War Hero
2:00 PM
Civil War Lecture: Charles F. Hopkins, Civil War Hero
Historian Charles Maraziti will discuss the amazing life story of Charles F. Hopkins, a Civil War hero and recipient of the Medal of Honor. The dedication and bravery of Mr. Hopkins was first evident when, as a young boy, he transported run-away slaves on the Underground Railroad.  Read more...

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Tuesday, May 06

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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Tuesday, May 06

Publisher
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Publisher
Learn how to create professional, personalized newsletters, flyers, brochures, postcards, and more. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 21. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Wednesday, May 07

Word II
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Word II
Experienced Word users will learn more abut the many editing and formatting features of Word. Mouse skills required for this class. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 21. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 08

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Please join us as we discuss State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. A researcher at a pharmaceutical company, Marina Singh journeys into the heart of the Amazonian delta to check on a field team that has been silent for two years - a dangerous assignment that forces Marina to confront the ghosts of her past.

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Thursday, May 08

Preston Sturges Film Festival
6:45 PM
Preston Sturges Film Festival
Preston Sturges wrote and directed some of the best comedies of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Tonight's feature, The Lady Eve, is about a trio of con artists who target the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him. With Barbara Stanwyck & Henry Fonda.  Read more...

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Saturday, May 10

Seventh Annual Book Arts Workshop: The 3D Structure and Popout Book
10:00 AM
Seventh Annual Book Arts Workshop: The 3D Structure and Popout Book
A book falls between a flat, static image such as a painting, a print or a drawing, and a video or film. Unlike video and film, a book allows the sequence of images to be controlled by the viewer. Students will learn three basic 3D structures and then learn to improvise from them. Featuring New Jersey book artist and educator Debra Weier. Fee: $30.00  Read more...

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Tuesday, May 13

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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Tuesday, May 13

Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know
7:00 PM
Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know
A new generation is getting ready to collect Social Security. Find out what you need to know to make the most of your retirement benefits at this educational workshop presented by Michael Aloi, a Certified Financial Planner with Summit Financial Resources, Inc.  Read more...

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Wednesday, May 14

Introduction to Google Searching for Beginners
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Introduction to Google Searching for Beginners
Basic introduction to Google. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 21. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 15

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 21. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 15

Preston Sturges Film Festival
6:45 PM
Preston Sturges Film Festival
Preston Sturges wrote and directed some of the best comedies of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Tonight's feature, Sullivan's Travels, finds a director of escapist films pretending to be homeless to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening. With Joel McCrea & Veronica Lake.  Read more...

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Saturday, May 17

Saturday Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Book Sale
The Friends of the Library book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

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Tuesday, May 20

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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Wednesday, May 21

Excel I
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Excel I
Beginner class for those who have no experience with Excel, a spreadsheet program for organizing, manipulating and analyzing data. Learn how to create a worksheet of a simple budget. (Must have mouse skills.) Registration is required and begins Monday, April 1. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 22

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 21. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 22

Preston Sturges Film Festival
6:45 PM
Preston Sturges Film Festival
Preston Sturges wrote and directed some of the best comedies of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Tonight's feature, The Palm Beach Story, is about an inventor who needs cash to develop his big idea. His adoring wife decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire. With Joel McCrea & Claudette Colbert.  Read more...

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Saturday, May 24

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Sunday, May 25

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Monday, May 26

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Tuesday, May 27

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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Tuesday, May 27

Introduction to Gmail for Beginners
10:00 AM
Introduction to Gmail for Beginners
Basic introduction to using a Gmail account. Must have a Gmail account before starting this class. Ask at the Reference Desk if you need help setting up a Gmail account. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 21. Please call the Reference Desk at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Tuesday, May 27

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
7:00 PM
Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
Please join us for our new evening book club as we discuss One Second After by William R. Forstchen.  Read more...

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Wednesday, May 28

Midnight Movies at 7: Screening of the
6:30 PM
Midnight Movies at 7: Screening of the "Final Cut" of Blade Runner
As part of an occasional series entitled “Midnight Moves at 7” (showing cult and B-movies traditionally shown at Midnight Movie houses), library is providing a screening of the final cut of Blade Runner (1982).  Read more...

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Thursday, May 29

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 21. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 29

Preston Sturges Film Festival
6:45 PM
Preston Sturges Film Festival
Preston Sturges wrote and directed some of the best comedies of the Golden Age of Hollywood. In tonight's feature, Hail the Conquering Hero, after being discharged from the armed services for hay fever, a small-town boy hasn't the nerve to tell his mother that he isn’t a war hero. A group of friendly Marines try to help out.  Read more...

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