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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for December 2013


Monday, July 04

Library Closed for Independence Day
Library Closed for Independence Day
The library is closed for Independence Day.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, July 05

Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Drop in and help us decorate the children's room for the summer! Come and make a pennant with your favorite book or character to hang on our walls.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, July 05

Preschool Story Craft Time
10:00 AM
Preschool Story Craft Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. Every Tuesday or Friday morning through August 12th. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 06

Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Drop in and help us decorate the children's room for the summer! Come and make a pennant with your favorite book or character to hang on our walls.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 06

Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For grades K to 2. Every Wednesday through August 10th. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 06

Game Day (grades 7-12)
7:00 PM
Game Day (grades 7-12)
Group games like Apples 2 Apples, Uno, and Cranium will be on hand. With Snacks. Lots and lots of snacks.

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, July 06

Family Book Club
7:00 PM
Family Book Club
Come join us for our family book discussion. This evening at 7:00pm we will discuss Matilda by Roald Dahl. Parents and children will discuss the book and share their feelings about it. For children in grades 3 through 6 and the parent of their choice! Books are available in the children's room.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 06

The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group
7:00 PM
The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group
Our Spirituality Book Group called “The Seekers” is not centered on religion, but on what spirituality and wellness mean to you. The group meets the first Wednesday of each month and reviews a different book on spirituality. Tonight's book will be The Light Between Us: Stories from Heaven, Lessons for Living by Laura Lynne Jackson.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, July 07

Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Drop in and help us decorate the children's room for the summer! Come and make a pennant with your favorite book or character to hang on our walls.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, July 07

50th Anniversary of <em>Star Trek</em>: TV Episodes from <em>Star Trek (1966-69) & Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973-74)</em>
7:00 PM
50th Anniversary of Star Trek: TV Episodes from Star Trek (1966-69) & Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973-74)
Join us as the library celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the influential television series Star Trek, which originally aired from 1966-1969 and then took off in syndication in the 1970s and spawned an empire beyond the starry sea.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, July 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...

Adult Calendar

Friday, July 08

Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Drop in and help us decorate the children's room for the summer! Come and make a pennant with your favorite book or character to hang on our walls.

Kids Calendar

Friday, July 08

Preschool Story Craft Time
10:00 AM
Preschool Story Craft Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. Every Tuesday or Friday morning through August 12th. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Friday, July 08

Friday Flicks: Zootopia
2:00 PM
Friday Flicks: Zootopia
Join as we watch this Disney movie rated PG. Zootopia is a city like no other. It's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde

Kids Calendar

Saturday, July 09

Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Ready Set Read: Make a Pennant
Drop in and help us decorate the children's room for the summer! Come and make a pennant with your favorite book or character to hang on our walls.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, July 09

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to stories with your family and make a craft to take home. Every Saturday through August 13th. For ages 3-8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, July 11

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, July 11

Pajama Story Time
7:00 PM
Pajama Story Time
Come listen to some bedtime stories every Monday night through August 15th. Pajamas are optional (but we'll be wearing ours), but be sure to stay for the milk and cookies! For ages 4-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 12

Preschool Story Craft Time
10:00 AM
Preschool Story Craft Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. Every Tuesday or Friday morning through August 12th. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, July 12

2nd Grade Book Club
1:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 12

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 12

5th-6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th-6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 13

Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For grades K to 2. Every Wednesday through August 10th. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 13

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 13

2nd Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 13

Scrabble Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club
The library has started a Scrabble Club which will meet on the second Wednesday of the month, except August, from 2 – 4 PM. Beginners, experts, and all word game enthusiasts are invited to join us at the library for a challenging and fun afternoon playing Scrabble.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, July 13

4th-6th Grade Evening Book Club
7:00 PM
4th-6th Grade Evening Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 13

Abstract Space (grades 7-12)
7:00 PM
Abstract Space (grades 7-12)
Group writing experience where thinking inside the box is the same as thinking outside the box. We will meet in the tech lab on the main level for this program.

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, July 13

Thursday, July 14

By the Book: A Morning Book Club
10:00 AM
By the Book: A Morning Book Club
Please join us as we discuss In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume. This novel is inspired by a series of passenger airplane crashes that occurred in 1951 and 1952 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, July 14

5th-6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th-6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, July 14

Mid-Century Modernism and the Recent Past Debate
7:00 PM
Mid-Century Modernism and the Recent Past Debate
Carol Barkin, local historian and preservationist, will discuss mid-century modernism in the context of its development from earlier New Jersey residential architecture.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, July 15

Preschool Story Craft Time
10:00 AM
Preschool Story Craft Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. Every Tuesday or Friday morning through August 12th. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Friday, July 15

Friday Flicks: The Good Dinosaur
2:00 PM
Friday Flicks: The Good Dinosaur
Join us as we watch The Good Dinosaur, rated PG. What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? An Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

Kids Calendar

Friday, July 15

Jazz in July: Dixieland and Swing
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Jazz in July: Dixieland and Swing
Great Jazz music returns to the library for our popular, annual Jazz in July concert series. Tonight's concert will showcase Dixieland and Swing Music. Tickets are $20 per concert and will be sold at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Library.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, July 16

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to stories with your family and make a craft to take home. Every Saturday through August 13th. For ages 3-8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, July 18

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, July 18

Pajama Story Time
7:00 PM
Pajama Story Time
Come listen to some bedtime stories every Monday night through August 15th. Pajamas are optional (but we'll be wearing ours), but be sure to stay for the milk and cookies! For ages 4-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, July 19

Preschool Story Craft Time
10:00 AM
Preschool Story Craft Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. Every Tuesday or Friday morning through August 12th. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 19

2nd Grade Book Club
1:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 19

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 19

5th-6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th-6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 19

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 as we discuss The Story Hour by Thrity N. Umrigar. The Story Hour explores an unlikely — and medically unethical — friendship between a psychologist and a patient.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, July 20

Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For grades K to 2. Every Wednesday through August 10th. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 20

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 20

2nd Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 20

Creative Cafe (grades 7-12)
4:30 PM
Creative Cafe (grades 7-12)
Enjoy some delicious Hapgoods food and coffee, as well as a tea selection and hot chocolate and flex your creative muscles. We will have art supplies and notebooks on hand for creating or you can bring in whatever creative project you are working on lately to enjoy the ambiance with friends.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, July 21

5th-6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th-6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, July 21

What Are Historic Preservation Commissions All About?
7:00 PM
What Are Historic Preservation Commissions All About?
Presented by Jonathan Kinney, Historic Preservation Specialist and CLG Coordinator at NJ Historic Preservation Office. Your town is a special place. It looks like no other. For generations people have cared for its architectural heritage. How can you protect these assets for future generations?  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, July 22

Preschool Story Craft Time
10:00 AM
Preschool Story Craft Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. Every Tuesday or Friday morning through August 12th. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Friday, July 22

Friday Flicks: Inside Out
2:00 PM
Friday Flicks: Inside Out
Join us as we watch Inside Out, rated PG. Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions ; Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life.

Kids Calendar

Friday, July 22

Jazz in July: Songs from Broadway Musicals
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Jazz in July: Songs from Broadway Musicals
Great Jazz music returns to the library for our popular, annual Jazz in July concert series. Tonight's concert will showcase Songs from Broadway Musicals and will feature Carrie Jackson on vocals, Bob McHugh on piano Ron Naspo on bass and David Humm on drums. Tickets are $20 per concert and will be sold at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Library.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, July 23

North Jersey Sewing Circle: Canceled
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
North Jersey Sewing Circle: Canceled
The Closures Workshop, and Sewing with Silk program has been moved to August 27.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, July 23

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to stories with your family and make a craft to take home. Every Saturday through August 13th. For ages 3-8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, July 25

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, July 25

Pajama Story Time
7:00 PM
Pajama Story Time
Come listen to some bedtime stories every Monday night through August 15th. Pajamas are optional (but we'll be wearing ours), but be sure to stay for the milk and cookies! For ages 4-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 26

Preschool Story Craft Time
10:00 AM
Preschool Story Craft Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. Every Tuesday or Friday morning through August 12th. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, July 26

2nd Grade Book Club
1:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 26

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, July 26

5th-6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th-6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 27

Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For grades K to 2. Every Wednesday through August 10th. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 27

P is for Picnic
12:00 PM
P is for Picnic
You bring lunch and a blanket to sit on, we will bring the stories and a craft for an indoor picnic. For ages 2-6. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 27

3rd-4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 27

2nd Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 27

4th-6th Grade Evening Book Club
7:00 PM
4th-6th Grade Evening Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, July 27

Yoga (grades 7-12)
7:00 PM
Yoga (grades 7-12)
No matter your fitness level, come to the library for some relaxing yoga to get your creative juices flowing. Bring a yoga mat if you have one or a towel.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, July 28

5th-6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th-6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, July 28

50th Anniversary of <em>Star Trek</em>: Documentary Screening of <em>The Captains</em> (2011)
7:00 PM
50th Anniversary of Star Trek: Documentary Screening of The Captains (2011)
Join us as the library celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the influential television series Star Trek, which originally aired from 1966-1969 and then took off in syndication in the 1970s and spawned an empire beyond the starry sea.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, July 29

Preschool Story Craft Time
10:00 AM
Preschool Story Craft Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. Every Tuesday or Friday morning through August 12th. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Friday, July 29

Friday Flicks: The Peanuts Movie
2:00 PM
Friday Flicks: The Peanuts Movie
Join us as we watch The Peanuts Movie, rated G. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the rest of the beloved Peanuts gang make their big-screen debut. Charlie Brown, the world's most beloved underdog, embarks upon an epic and heroic quest, while his best pal, the lovable beagle Snoopy, takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, July 30

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to stories with your family and make a craft to take home. Every Saturday through August 13th. For ages 3-8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar


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