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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for February 2013


Saturday, February 02

Classes de Computación en Español
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Classes de Computación en Español
Classes de Computación en Español. Quatro semanas. Es necesario registrarse y registrarse comienza el Lunes, 07 de Enero. Por favor, llame al Departamento de Referencia al 973-538-2592 para registrarse o para más información.

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Saturday, February 02

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.

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

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 02

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For children ages three to eight.

Kids Calendar

Monday, February 04

Word I
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Word I
Basic introduction to word processing that will focus on typing a document and saving it. Registration is required and begins Monday, January 7. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Tuesday, February 05

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.

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

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 05

Two Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Two Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with children your own age. We'll meet every Tuesday through March 19th. You can register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 05

Chinese New Year Craft Table
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Chinese New Year Craft Table
Celebrate the Year of the Snake with us. Drop in between 4:15 and 6:00pm and make a spiral snake to celebrate Chinese New Year. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Tuesday, February 05

Put a little
7:00 PM
Put a little "POP" in your Valentine's Day by Making Your Own Pop-Up Cards
The library will host an adult craft program where attendees can make their own pop-up Valentine cards. Interested persons can register by e-mailing carolyn.dorsey@mainlib.org or by calling (973) 538-3473.  Read more...

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Wednesday, February 06

Word I
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Word I
Basic introduction to word processing that will focus on typing a document and saving it. Registration is required and begins Monday, Janurary 7. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Wednesday, February 06

Hotel Films: Separate Tables
6:45 PM
Hotel Films: Separate Tables
Please join us for the second of four films about hotels. In this film from 1958 the stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at "Separate Tables." Starring Burt Lancaster & Deborah Kerr. Doors open at 6:15 PM. Refreshments will be served. This program is supported through funding by the Friends of the Library.

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Thursday, February 07

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
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 begins on Monday, January 7. Please call 973-538-2592.

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Thursday, February 07

Three to Five Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Three to Five Year Old Story Time
Come listen to stories with children your own age. We'll meet every Thursday morning through March 21st. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, February 07

Youth Advisory Council
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Youth Advisory Council
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!  Read more...

Teens Calendar

Thursday, February 07

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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Thursday, February 07

Rock 'n' Roll at the Library
7:00 PM
Rock 'n' Roll at the Library
Who said libraries are always quiet? The library is offering a series this spring featuring an author, a film and a set of performers tied to the history and ongoing influence that is rock ‘n’ roll. This first program is A History of Rock ‘n’ Roll as Seen Through Fiction.  Read more...

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Saturday, February 09

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Parents and children ages 3-8 are welcome to join us every Saturday morning through March 23rd to hear some stories and make a simple craft. Please join us. Registration is required and can be done in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, February 09

Love Stinks
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Love Stinks
Love Stinks: an anti-valentine's party and chocolate fest! Hang out, play games, eat chocolate.

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Sunday, February 10

Rock 'n' Roll at the Library
2:00 PM
Rock 'n' Roll at the Library
Who said libraries are always quiet? The library is offering a series this spring featuring an author, a film and a set of performers tied to the history and ongoing influence that is rock ‘n’ roll. The second program in the Rock 'n' Roll series is A Musical Tribute to the Great Les Paul and Mary Ford featuring Tom Doyle and Sandy Cory.  Read more...

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Monday, February 11

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, January 7. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Monday, February 11

Funky Magnets
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funky Magnets
Magnets are useful but can also be artsy and interesting. Come create your own cool designs!

Teens Calendar

Tuesday, February 12

Two Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Two Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with children your own age. We'll meet every Tuesday through March 19th. You can register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 12

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.

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

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 12

Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
7:00 PM
Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
The North Jersey History and Genealogy Center will present a free, introductory seminar that provides practical and economical tips for organizing and safely caring for your family photographs, papers, textiles and other items.  Read more...

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Wednesday, February 13

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, January 7. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, February 13

Valentine's Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Valentine's Craft Story Time
Come listen to some Valentine's Day stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2 to 5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, February 13

Valentine Craft Table
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Valentine Craft Table
Drop in between 4:15 and 6:00 and make valentines for your special someones. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, February 13

Hotel Films: Psycho
6:45 PM
Hotel Films: Psycho
Please join us for the third of four films about hotels. This classic thriller from Alfred Hitchcock is about a secretary who steals $40,000 to start a new life. She leaves town and winds up at The Bates Motel which is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother. Hold onto your shower caps. Doors open at 6:15 PM. Refreshments will be served. This program is supported through funding by the Friends of the Library.

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Thursday, February 14

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
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 begins on Monday, January 7. Please call 973-538-2592.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 14

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Please join us as we discuss Swamplandia by Karen Russell. Mere months after their mother dies, the Bigtree family's alligator-wrestling theme park and cafe, Swamplandia!, goes out of business, sending the abandoned siblings on individual perilous journeys away from home in this dazzling, affecting, funny novel.

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Thursday, February 14

Three to Five Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Three to Five Year Old Story Time
Come listen to stories with children your own age. We'll meet every Thursday morning through March 21st. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, February 14

The History and Technique of Printmaking
1:00 PM
The History and Technique of Printmaking
Join artist Ahni Kruger, as she discusses different printmaking processes and shows examples. Learn about techniques that artists have employed for hundreds of years including etching, engraving, lithography and more with this master printmaker. The program is sponsored by the National Society of Arts and Letters and the general public is welcome.  Read more...

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Saturday, February 16

Classes de Computación en Español
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Classes de Computación en Español
Classes de Computación en Español. Quatro semanas. Es necesario registrarse y registrarse comienza el Lunes, 07 de Enero. Por favor, llame al Departamento de Referencia al 973-538-2592 para registrarse o para más información.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 16

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.

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

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 16

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Parents and children ages 3-8 are welcome to join us every Saturday morning through March 23rd to hear some stories and make a simple craft. Please join us. Registration is required and can be done in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 19

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.

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

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 19

Two Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Two Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with children your own age. We'll meet every Tuesday through March 19th. You can register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, February 20

Hotel Films: Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
6:45 PM
Hotel Films: Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Please join us for the fourth and final film in our Hotel Series. This contemporary feature from 2011 is about British retirees who travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel.  Read more...

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Thursday, February 21

Three to Five Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Three to Five Year Old Story Time
Come listen to stories with children your own age. We'll meet every Thursday morning through March 21st. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, February 21

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
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 begins on Monday, January 7. Please call 973-538-2592.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 21

National Gumdrop Day
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
National Gumdrop Day
Come celebrate National Gumdrop Day. Drop-in between 4:15 and 6:00pm. Use toothpicks and gumdrops to construct amazing art! All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, February 21

Rock 'n' Roll at the Library
7:00 PM
Rock 'n' Roll at the Library
Who said libraries are always quiet? The library is offering a series this spring featuring an author, a film and a set of performers tied to the history and ongoing influence that is rock ‘n’ roll. The last program in the library's Rock 'n' Roll series is the showing of the iconic and critically-acclaimed, Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night.  Read more...

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Friday, February 22

Gum Drop Tower Building Contest
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gum Drop Tower Building Contest
Celebrate National Gum Drop Day by Creating a structure of gum drops and tooth picks. And eating as many of the delicious candies as you want of course.

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Saturday, February 23

Year in Review: Best Free Apps for Apple and Android from 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Year in Review: Best Free Apps for Apple and Android from 2012
Join us as we dig deep into the App stores and discover the best free tablet and phone apps of 2012 for your device.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 23

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Parents and children ages 3-8 are welcome to join us every Saturday morning through March 23rd to hear some stories and make a simple craft. Please join us. Registration is required and can be done in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, February 25

Publisher
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Publisher
Learn how to create flyers and brochures. Registration required and begins Monday, January 7. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 26

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.

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

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 26

Two Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Two Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with children your own age. We'll meet every Tuesday through March 19th. You can register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, February 27

Senior Care: Coping with the Many Losses Experienced in our Older Years
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Senior Care: Coping with the Many Losses Experienced in our Older Years
Are you an older adult who has been experiencing significant losses: loss of loved ones, loss of health/mobility, loss of independence? Do you need some tools to help you cope with these losses and regain feelings of self-worth? Dr. Michele Kinderman, clinical psychologist and founder of Senior Psychological Care, will speak about these issues at this program, the first of two programs addressing the psychological needs of older adults.

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Wednesday, February 27

It's Hullabaloo
10:00 AM
It's Hullabaloo
Come and play some Hullabaloo with us. As kids bounce, spin, and jump between the colorful pads, they'll learn new shapes, colors, and words. They'll also hone their listening skills --especially when they "freeze" and wait to see if they're a winner at the end. For Ages 3 to 5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Wednesday, February 27

DIY Stickers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
DIY Stickers
Make cool, fun personalized stickers to use anywhere using just contact paper and markers!

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Wednesday, February 27

Feature Film: The Help
6:30 PM
Feature Film: The Help
Please join us for The Help which tells the story of three women, including an African-American maid, her sassy and chronically unemployed friend and a recently graduated white woman who team up for a clandestine project against a backdrop of the budding civil rights era. This film will begin promptly at 6:30 pm. Doors will open at 6 pm. Light refreshments will be served. We were to show this film last fall, but Super Storm Sandy had other ideas. We are pleased to present it now.

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Thursday, February 28

Senior Care: Tips for Caregivers
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Senior Care: Tips for Caregivers
Tips For Caregivers: How to Help Your Aging Loved One While Still Taking Care of Yourself is the second of two programs by Dr. Michele Kinderman, clinical psychologist and founder of Senior Psychological Care. ls your loved one exhibiting memory loss, mood swings, difficult behaviors, or a decline in health and mobility? Are you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted as a caregiver? Please join us as Dr. Kinderman addresses those issues.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 28

Three to Five Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Three to Five Year Old Story Time
Come listen to stories with children your own age. We'll meet every Thursday morning through March 21st. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, February 28

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
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 begins on Monday, January 7. Please call 973-538-2592.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 28

Making the Change to Clean Solar Energy
7:00 PM
Making the Change to Clean Solar Energy
Interested in how solar energy could help you? Andy Greenberg from Trinity Solar will not only discuss the recent buzz about our Sun’s energy, but also how to develop your own home energy audits, how the changing environment is related and, most importantly, what you can do.  Read more...

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