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November 2014 Events

 
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purple star for childrens eventNursery Rhyme

For the Youngest Patrons
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 10:15 am

Rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 6 – 23 Months accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.

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purple star for childrens eventTNT (Twos and Threes

Twos and threes
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 11:00 am

Stories, crafts, and songs for children ages 2 and 3 years of age accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.


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Library Closed

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Library Closed

Day After Thanksgiving
Friday, November 28, 2014

Reminder

Library Closed

Sunday, November 30, 2014
 

December 2014 Events

 
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purple star for childrens eventTNT (Twos and Threes)

Story time for two and three year olds
Monday, December 1, 2014, 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, and songs for children ages two and three years of age accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.

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purple star for childrens eventPreschool Story Time

For Children Four to Five Years Old
Monday, December 1, 2014, 4:00 pm

Story time, craft and creative drama for 4-5 year olds. Registration required.

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red star for teens eventTeen Anime/Manga Club

Teen Club
Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:00 pm

Enjoy everything to do with Anime and Manga! Watch anime, read manga, discuss and do crafts!


Three Days of the Condor

green star for adult eventThree Days of Condor (1975)

Films in the Seventies: Hollywood's Second Golden Age
Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:30 pm

Robert Redford stars as CIA Agent Joe Turner. Code name: Condor. When his entire office is massacred, Turner goes on the run from his enemies. After reporting the murders to his superiors, the organization wants to bring Condor in – but somebody is trying to take him out. In his frantic hunt for answers, and in a desperate run for his life, every twist leads Condor to the end of his nerves… and will take you to the edge of your seat. Directed by Sydney Pollack, Starring Robert Redford and Fay Dunaway. Films and discussion hosted by Dr. Robert Knoll. One hour, 54 minutes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


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purple star for childrens eventNursery Rhyme Time

For Our Youngest Patrons
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 10:15 am

Rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 6 – 23 Months accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.

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purple star for childrens eventTNT (Twos and Threes)

Storytime for two and three year olds.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:00 am

Stories, crafts, and songs for children ages 2 and 3 years of age accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.


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green star for adult eventJapanese Saimitsu Reception

Mayu Burr, Artist
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:00 pm

Mayu Burr, an artist specializing in Japanese Saimitsu painting, will have an exhibit at the Highland Park Public Library through the month of December in the meeting room and the main hall display case. A reception will be held on Thursday, December 4 from 6:00 PM through 8:00 PM. Light kosher refreshments will be served, and the public is welcome.


Reminder

Library Closed

Saturday, December 6, 2014
 

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green star for adult eventFriends of the Library Holiday Concert

String Quartet
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a Classical Holiday concert with musicians from Rutgers’ Concert Bureau and then join the Friends of the Library for refreshments. This is a favorite library tradition.


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purple star for childrens eventTNT (Two and Three Year Olds)

Story time for two and three year olds
Monday, December 8, 2014, 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, and rhymes for children two and three years of age accompanied by an adult. Please register.


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red star for teens eventWinter Warm Up

For Teens
Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 3:00 pm

Drink hot chocolate and make beautiful snowflakes.

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green star for adult eventIlo Ilo (2014)

Friends of the Library International Film Festival
Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6:30 pm

Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, Ilo Ilo chronicles the day to day drama of the Lin family, which includes troublesome school boy Jiale and his overstressed parents, Heck and Leng. Comfortably middle class and with another baby on the way, they hire Teresa, a Filipino immigrant, as a live in maid and nanny. An outsider, Teresa struggles to manage Jiale’s antics and find her footing in her new community. The two eventually form a strong bond, but just as Teresa becomes an unspoken part of the family, unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the new normal yet again.


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purple star for childrens eventJumping Jellybeans

Around the World in Stories Reading Club Finale
Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 3:30 pm

Tova Halpern founder/artistic director of Fresh Theater Arts, LLC, will involve children 6 months-5 years in creative movement and drama. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Thanks to Target for funding this preschool reading club.


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Open Mic Night

Share Your Talent
Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:30 pm

This is your chance to read a poem, sing a song, strum a guitar or show your talent with a musical instrument. All ages are invited. Sign up at 6:30 PM and the mic will open at 7:00 PM!


Reminder

Library Closed

Sunday, December 14, 2014
 

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red star for teens eventAnime and Manga Club for Teens

Manga and Anime Fun
Monday, December 15, 2014, 7:00 pm

Enjoy everything to do with Anime and Manga! watch anime, read manga, discuss and do crafts!


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green star for adult eventCommunity Blood Drive

Conducted by New Jersey Blood Services
Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 1:00 pm

New Jersey Blood Services will be conduction a blood drive from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the meeting room. if you are 18 years old and over, in good health, and weighing 110 or over you can donate blood. One in seven people entering the hospital will need blood. Our area needs about 2,000 people to donate each day. Please join us in helping to save lives. To find out more about donating blood call 800-933-2566. To make an appointment to donate blood call the library at 732-572-2750.


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red star for teens eventThrowback Thursday

Teen Fun
Thursday, December 18, 2014, 3:00 pm

Do you ever miss being a kid? This is your chance to be nostalgic and do all the things you did as a child! Play with Legos and Play-doh. Eat Goldfish crackers and drink juice boxes. Watch clips from your favorite childhood cartoons!


Reminder

Library Closed

Saturday, December 20, 2014
 

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red star for teens eventMake a New Year’s Eve Hat

Teen Craft
Monday, December 22, 2014, 3:00 pm

Make your own party hat to wear when you welcome in the New Year!

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Library Board Meeting

Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:30 pm
 

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purple star for childrens eventHow to Train Your Dragon 2

Winter School Break Celebration Movie
Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 1:30 pm

Astrid, Snotlout, and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races. Meanwhile Hiccup and Toothless journey through the skies exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of an ice cave that is home to hundreds of wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.


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Library Closed

Christmas Day
Thursday, December 25, 2014

Reminder

Library Closed

Sunday, December 28, 2014
 

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red star for teens eventpurple star for childrens eventgreen star for adult eventSixth Annual Spook Handy Holiday Concert

Tales From the Road Concert
Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 2:00 pm

The whole family is invited to a Spook Handy Folk Concert that is being held during the winter holiday break. Spook Handy’s Tales From The Road lifts your spirits with sing a longs that every family member can enjoy. His travels through the byways of America fuel his music.


January 2015 Events

 
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red star for teens eventAnime/Manga Club for Teens

For Teens
Monday, January 5, 2015, 7:00 pm

Do Everything to do with Anime and Manga! watch anime, read manga, discuss and do crafts!


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red star for teens eventArm knitting (Look Ma, No Knitting Needles)

Teen Craft
Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 3:00 pm

Learn this simple knitting technique and make your own chunky knit scarf without any needles!


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red star for teens eventAnime and Manga Club for Teens

For Teens
Monday, January 12, 2015, 7:00 pm

Enjoy everything to do with Anime and Manga! watch anime, read manga, discuss and do crafts!


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red star for teens eventGraphically Speaking

Teen Graphic Novel Discussion Club
Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 3:00 pm

Join our brand new graphic discussion club! Talk about Raina Telgemeier’s graphic memoirs, Smile and Sisters. Pizza too! Please register to guarantee a slice of pizza.


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Library Board Meeting

Monday, January 26, 2015, 7:30 pm
 

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red star for teens eventNational Puzzle Day

For Teens
Thursday, January 29, 2015, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Puzzle Day at the library by putting together puzzles and playing puzzle games!


February 2015 Events

 
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red star for teens eventAnime/Manga Club

Teen Manga Club
Monday, February 2, 2015, 7:00 pm

Join this new teen club dedicated to Anime and Manga. Films, discussion and activities!


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red star for teens eventTeen Gaming Afternoon

New Games on X-Box Kinect
Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 3:00 pm

Try out some X-Box Kinect games!


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red star for teens eventAnime/Manga Club

For Teens
Monday, February 9, 2015, 7:00 pm

Join this new teen club dedicated to Anime and Manga. Films, discussion and activities!


March 2015 Events

 
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green star for adult eventLe Chef (2014)

Friends of the Library International Film Festival
Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 6:30 pm

Self-taught aspiring chef Jacky (Michaƫl Youn) has the talent, but not the luck. Star chef Alexandre Lagarde (Jean Reno) is in danger of losing his reputation, along with his beloved restaurant. Fate brings the two together and helps them along a journey through the intoxicating world of French haute-cuisine. A legend in his own time, Lagarde is in serious conflict with Stanislas Matter (Julien Boisselier), the new CEO of the group that owns his restaurant. Desperate to cling to his status as a Three Star chef Lagarde teams up with Jacky and together they try to find the balance between tradition and trend, as well as between family life and food obsession. Rated PG-13. One hour, 24 minutes.

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