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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for February 2014


Saturday, February 01

Story Time Registration
9:00 AM
Story Time Registration
Register now for winter story time. Two year olds will meet Tuesday mornings at 10:00am, 3-5 year olds will meet Wednesday mornings at 10:00am, or join our family story time for 3-8 year olds on Saturday mornings at 11:00am. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, February 01

Tech Support Clinic
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tech Support Clinic
Did you get a new smartphone, tablet or ereader for the holidays and need help figuring out how to use it? Perhaps you've had a device for a while and are still unsure about some of its features. Well, the library is here to help. Just stop by the library's computer training lab on the first floor from 10 AM - 12 PM with your device and ask our clinic staff your questions. No appointments are necessary.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 01

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. No Sale on Sat. March 15.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 01

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, February 02

Story Time Registration
9:00 AM
Story Time Registration
Register now for winter story time. Two year olds will meet Tuesday mornings at 10:00am, 3-5 year olds will meet Wednesday mornings at 10:00am, or join our family story time for 3-8 year olds on Saturday mornings at 11:00am. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, February 03

Story Time Registration
9:00 AM
Story Time Registration
Register now for winter story time. Two year olds will meet Tuesday mornings at 10:00am, 3-5 year olds will meet Wednesday mornings at 10:00am, or join our family story time for 3-8 year olds on Saturday mornings at 11:00am. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 04

Two Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Two Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and sing some songs with other two year olds. Call 973-538-6161 to register or register in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 04

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, February 04

Affordable Care Act Info Session
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Affordable Care Act Info Session
Counselors from the United Way of Passaic County will be at the Library to educate people about the health insurance marketplace and their insurance options. If needed, they can enroll people in a qualified healthcare plan. These are drop-in sessions.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 04

Windows Management
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Windows Management
Whether your PC or laptop runs Windows XP or Windows 8 it is basically the same. This very basic class helps you to understand your computer’s desktop and start button. You will also learn how to save and retrieve documents. Registration is required and begins Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 04

Pop Up Cards
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pop Up Cards
Learn to make cool and detailed pop up cards using dye cut shapes. Seriously, you just need a bit of imagination and you'll be shocked at how great these can look! Drop-in to the teen section to learn how!

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, February 05

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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, February 05

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. Each week we will read stories with a different theme. Registration is required. You can register by phone at 973-538-6161 or in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, February 05

Careers in Transition: A Job Search Guide in the Electronic Age
7:00 PM
Careers in Transition: A Job Search Guide in the Electronic Age
Are you in the job hunt? Do you feel you could use some tips in making a more successful job search and market yourself better? This free seminar, presented by the Caldwell College Office of Graduate Studies can help.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 06

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that cover 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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 06

Monster Picnic
12:00 PM
Monster Picnic
You bring lunch and a blanket, we'll bring monster stories and a monster craft. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, February 06

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, February 07

Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
NORWESCAP, the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership will be here at the library on Fridays until the end of March to provide patrons with assistance in finding and enrolling in the most appropriate health coverage plan to meet their needs.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, February 07

Home Energy Assistance Program
1:00 PM
Home Energy Assistance Program
Do you need help paying for your heating or electric bills? Do you have a medical condition that requires you to have air conditioning during the summer? At this program you will learn more about the Home Energy Assistance Program, a government funded program that can help pay those bills. Free silent auction to follow.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 08

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8. Registration is required. You can register by phone at 973-538-6161 or in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 11

Two Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
Two Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and sing some songs with other two year olds. Call 973-538-6161 to register or register in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 11

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, February 11

Affordable Care Act Info Session
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Affordable Care Act Info Session
Counselors from the United Way of Passaic County will be at the Library to educate people about the health insurance marketplace and their insurance options. If needed, they can enroll people in a qualified healthcare plan. These are drop-in sessions.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 11

Windows 8.1
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Windows 8.1
In this introductory class we will cover the basic functions of this all new version of Windows. Join us as we demystify the new format. This is a hands on class with a touch screen monitor. Registraton is required and begins Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 11

Take a Trip to the Arctic with Bruce Taterka
7:00 PM
Take a Trip to the Arctic with Bruce Taterka
Explore the mysteries and wonders of the Arctic with Bruce Taterka as he talks about his time in Alaska researching and studying climate change in melting permafrost.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, February 12

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. Each week we will read stories with a different theme. Registration is required. You can register by phone at 973-538-6161 or in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, February 12

Excel II
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Excel II
For Excel users who would like to learn more options, including how to make a Chart. Participants must have some knowledge of Excel. Registration is required and begins Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, February 12

Bleach Pen T-Shirts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bleach Pen T-Shirts
Bleach penning a t-shirt is basically the opposite of tie dye. You’ll love the way it looks. BE SURE TO BRING A T-SHIRT FROM HOME!!

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, February 12

Stories of Women Without Power or Voice: <em>Hidden Lives: My Three Grandmothers</em>
7:00 PM
Stories of Women Without Power or Voice: Hidden Lives: My Three Grandmothers
Morris Township author Carole Garibaldi Rogers will speak about her new book: Hidden Lives: My Three Grandmothers. Published by Serving House Books, Hidden Lives presents compelling true stories of three New York City immigrant families: one Jewish, one German, and one Italian.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 13

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Canceled due to bad weather, it will be rescheduled for Thursday February 20th at 10 AM. We will discuss two titles: Me Before You by JoJo Moyes and Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 13

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Canceled due to inclement weather. This date only. Seven week class that cover 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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 13

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

Kids Calendar

Thursday, February 13

An Afternoon with Maestro Anthony LaGruth, Artistic Director and Conductor of The Garden State Philharmonic
1:30 PM
An Afternoon with Maestro Anthony LaGruth, Artistic Director and Conductor of The Garden State Philharmonic
Canceled due to inclement weather. It will be rescheduled. Date to be determined. Join us for an afternoon of fascinating discussion with this noted American conductor and proponent of American music. The program is sponsored by the National Society of Arts and Letters and the general public is welcome.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 13

Valentine's Day Craft Table CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Valentine's Day Craft Table CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Drop in and make a Valentine's Day Craft for yourself or to give to someone special. For ages 4 to 11. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, February 13

Civil War Lecture: General Joseph Warren Revere: The Gothic Saga of Paul Revere's Grandson
7:00 PM
Civil War Lecture: General Joseph Warren Revere: The Gothic Saga of Paul Revere's Grandson
(Due to inclement weather this program is being rescheduled to Tuesday, April 22.)

Adult Calendar

Friday, February 14

Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
NORWESCAP, the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership will be here at the library on Fridays until the end of March to provide patrons with assistance in finding and enrolling in the most appropriate health coverage plan to meet their needs.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 15

Saturday Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Book Sale
Today's book sale is canceled.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. No Sale on Sat. March 15.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 15

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8. Registration is required. You can register by phone at 973-538-6161 or in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, February 17

Balloon Ping Pong
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Balloon Ping Pong
Drop in and make and design your paper plate paddles. Blow up a balloon and you are ready to play balloon ping pong! All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 18

Two Year Old Story Time CANCELLED BECAUSE OF WEATHER WILL RESUME 2/25
10:00 AM
Two Year Old Story Time CANCELLED BECAUSE OF WEATHER WILL RESUME 2/25
Come and listen to some stories and sing some songs with other two year olds. Call 973-538-6161 to register or register in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 18

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, February 18

Affordable Care Act Info Session
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Affordable Care Act Info Session
Counselors from the United Way of Passaic County will be at the Library to educate people about the health insurance marketplace and their insurance options. If needed, they can enroll people in a qualified healthcare plan. These are drop-in sessions.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, February 19

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. Each week we will read stories with a different theme. Registration is required. You can register by phone at 973-538-6161 or in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, February 19

Publisher
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Publisher
Learn how to create professional, personalized newsletters, flyers, brochures, post cards, and more. Registration is required and begins Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, February 19

Film Series: Weddings on Wednesdays
6:45 PM
Film Series: Weddings on Wednesdays
Who doesn’t like weddings? Well, the library is here to help with that nuptial craving by featuring films about folks who are tying the knot! Tonight's film, the first of five, is The Wedding Banquet (1993).  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 20

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
This has been rescheduled from an earlier date. We will discuss two titles: Me Before You by JoJo Moyes and Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 20

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that cover 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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 20

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 20

Downton Abbey Support Group
7:00 PM
Downton Abbey Support Group
Please join us for the Library’s Downton Abbey Support Group (to support the show’s fans during the long breaks between new episodes.) There will be discussion of Season Four of the series, Downton News and more!  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, February 21

Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
NORWESCAP, the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership will be here at the library on Fridays until the end of March to provide patrons with assistance in finding and enrolling in the most appropriate health coverage plan to meet their needs.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 22

iPad/iPhone for Leisure
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
iPad/iPhone for Leisure
You may think you have this down to a science, but there is always room for more! Join us and explore the many apps and features that can turn your device into your own personal travel agent, city guide, restaurant recommender, and worldwide exploration partner. Some experience using your iPhone and iPad is required. All participants should bring their iPad/iPhone device with them during these sessions to get the most of out of them. Registration is required and begins Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, February 22

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8. Registration is required. You can register by phone at 973-538-6161 or in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 25

Two Year Old Story Time  CANCELED DUE TO ELECTRICAL REPAIR  STORY TIME WILL RESUME ON 3/4
10:00 AM
Two Year Old Story Time CANCELED DUE TO ELECTRICAL REPAIR STORY TIME WILL RESUME ON 3/4
STORY TIME IS CANCELED ON 2/25 BECAUSE OF ELECTRICAL REPAIR WORK. Come and listen to some stories and sing some songs with other two year olds. Call 973-538-6161 to register or register in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 25

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

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 25

Quiet Day  Craft Table CANCELED DUE TO ELECTRICAL WORK
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Quiet Day Craft Table CANCELED DUE TO ELECTRICAL WORK
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO ELECTRICAL REPAIRS. WE ARE SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. What better place to celebrate Quiet Day than the library? Drop in and make your own wind chimes using pony beads. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, February 25

Affordable Care Act Info Session Canceled
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Affordable Care Act Info Session Canceled
Program Canceled.Counselors from the United Way of Passaic County will be at the Library to educate people about the health insurance marketplace and their insurance options. If needed, they can enroll people in a qualified healthcare plan. These are drop-in sessions.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, February 25

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club Canceled
7:00 PM
Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club Canceled
Program Canceled. Will be rescheduled.Please join us for our new evening book club as we discuss Transatlantic by Colum McCann.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, February 26

Excel III
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Excel III
For experienced Excel users to learn about Pivot Tables and other advanced features. (Participants must have working knowledge of Excel) Registration is required and begins Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register and for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, February 26

Three to Five Year Old Story Time CANCELED DUE TO ELECTRICAL REPAIR WORK.  STORY TIME WILL RESUME ON 3/5
10:00 AM
Three to Five Year Old Story Time CANCELED DUE TO ELECTRICAL REPAIR WORK. STORY TIME WILL RESUME ON 3/5
STORY TIME IS CANCELED ON 2/26 DUE TO ELECTRICAL REPAIR WORK. WE WILL RESUME ON 3/5. Come listen to stories with children your own age. Each week we will read stories with a different theme. Registration is required. You can register by phone at 973-538-6161 or in person. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, February 26

CANCELED: DIY Board Games
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CANCELED: DIY Board Games
Canceled due to electrical repair.

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, February 26

Film Series: Weddings on Wednesdays
6:45 PM
Film Series: Weddings on Wednesdays
Who doesn’t like weddings? Well, the library is here to help with that nuptial craving by featuring films about folks who are tying the knot! Tonight's film, the second of five, is The Wedding Singer (1998).  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 27

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that cover 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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 27

An Afternoon with Maestro Anthony LaGruth, Artistic Director and Conductor of The Garden State Philharmonic
1:30 PM
An Afternoon with Maestro Anthony LaGruth, Artistic Director and Conductor of The Garden State Philharmonic
Join us for an afternoon of fascinating discussion with this noted American conductor and proponent of American music. The program is sponsored by the National Society of Arts and Letters and the general public is welcome. This program has been rescheduled from earlier in the month.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, February 27

Stories of the Supernatural: True Encounters: Mediums, Ghosts, Consciousness & Science
7:00 PM
Stories of the Supernatural: True Encounters: Mediums, Ghosts, Consciousness & Science
Please join us as Gail Godfrey, author of A Paranormal Reader, recounts scores of real-life tales of the supernatural.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, February 28

Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
NORWESCAP, the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership will be here at the library on Fridays until the end of March to provide patrons with assistance in finding and enrolling in the most appropriate health coverage plan to meet their needs.  Read more...

Adult Calendar


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