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November 2014 Events

 
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Storytime for Two and Three year olds
Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:30 am

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


Reminder

Library Closed

Saturday, November 22, 2014
 

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red star for teens eventgreen star for adult eventOpen Mic Night

For Musicians and Poets
Thursday, November 20, 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!

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Divergent (2014)

After School at the Movies for Teens
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 3:00 pm

Based on the bestselling teen novel, the film takes place in a world divided by factions based on virtues. Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. Rated PG-13. 2 hours, 19 minutes.


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For two and three year olds
Wednesday, November 19, 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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purple star for childrens eventNursery Rhyme Time

Babies 6 - 23 months
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 10:15 am

Rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 6 – 23 Months. Registration is required.


The Candidate

green star for adult eventThe Candidate (1972)

Films in the Seventies: Hollywood's Second Golden Age
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 6:30 pm

Californian lawyer Bill McKay fights for the little man. His charisma and integrity get him noticed by the Democratic Party machine and he is persuaded to run for the Senate against an apparently unassailable incumbent. It’s agreed he can handle it his own way, on his own terms. But once he’s in the race and his prospects begin to improve, the deal starts to change. Directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Robert Redford and Peter Boyle. One hour, 45 minutes. Rated PG. Films and discussion hosted by Dr. Robert Knoll. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


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purple star for childrens eventPreschool Story Time

For Children Four to Five Years Old
Monday, November 17, 2014, 4:00 pm

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

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purple star for childrens eventTNT (Twos and Threes)

Story time for two and three year olds
Monday, November 17, 2014, 10:30 am

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


Reminder

Library Closed

Sunday, November 16, 2014
 

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purple star for childrens eventBelle the Reading Dog

For Grade School Children
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 6:00 pm

Belle the library dog is back to listen to some new stories. Belle is a patient and caring listener for children who would like to practice their reading. Registration is required and space is limited.Sign up is on a first come, first served basis.

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red star for teens eventCork Coaster Craft

For Teens
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 3:00 pm

Paint your own set of beautiful handmade cork coasters or wall art.


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Two and three year old children
Wednesday, November 12, 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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purple star for childrens eventNursery Rhyme Time

For Toddlers 6 through 24 Months Old
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:15 am

Songs, Rhymes, and stories for toddlers 6through 24 months of age accompanied by an adult. Please register.


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Library Closed

Veterans Day
Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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purple star for childrens eventPreschool Story Time

For 4-5 year olds
Monday, November 10, 2014, 4:00 pm

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

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

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


Reminder

Library Closed

Saturday, November 8, 2014
 

Day after Kristallnacht

green star for adult eventMemories of Kristallnacht – More Than Broken Glass

Selected and Introduced by Rabbi Dr. Bernard H. Rosenberg
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:30 pm

This documentary film combines photographs and first hand interviews with witnesses of the Night of Broken Glass on the eve of November 9, 1938. Rabbi Dr. Bernard H. Rosenberg, author of The Holocaust As Seen Through Film will introduce and lead a discussion about the film. Rabbi Rosenberg is the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth-El of Edison.

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purple star for childrens eventBelle the Reading Dog

For Children to Practice their Reading
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:00 pm

Belle the library dog is back to listen to some new stories. Belle is a patient and caring listener for children who would like to practice their reading. Registration is required and space is limited. Sign up is on a first come, first served basis.

Mr Peabody and Sherman

purple star for childrens eventMr. Peabody and Sherman (2014)

Holiday Break Film Series
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 1:00 pm

In this animated adventure, we time travel with an advanced canine and his adopted son as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Rated PG. One hour, 32 minutes.


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For Two and Three Year Olds
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 am

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

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purple star for childrens eventNursery Rhyme Time

For Toddlers 6 through 24 Months Old
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:15 am

Songs, rhymes, and stories for toddlers 6 through 23 months of age accompanied by an adult. Please register.


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Library Closed

Election Day
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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purple star for childrens eventPreschool Story Time

For 4-5 year olds
Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:00 pm

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

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For 2-3 year olds
Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 am

Art, songs, and stories for our patrons ages 2-3 years accompanied by an adult. Please register.


Reminder

Library Closed

Sunday, November 2, 2014
 

October 2014 Events

 
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red star for teens eventpurple star for childrens eventgreen star for adult eventNew Jersey: Innovation State

Celebrating 350 Years of New Jersey History
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:00 pm

Paul Israel, director and editor of the Thomas Edison Papers at Rutgers University, will trace the history of New Jersey, as the Innovation State. Beginning with scientific thinkers such as Thomas Edison, Dr. Israel will trace the state’s history of inventors and why so many thrived here. The 50 minute talk and Q and A will also include two Highland Park Nobel Prize winners, Arno Allan Penzias of Bell Labs and Selman Abraham Waksman of Rutgers University. Penzias, a physicist and radio astronomer, discovered the cosmic microwave background radiation that helped establish the Big Bang Theory. Waksman and members of his laboratory isolated Streptomycin and then discovered several life saving antibiotics at Rutgers University. Dr. Israel will also explore why institutions such as Bell Labs and Rutgers University provided such perfect fertile ground for scientific innovation in New Jersey.

Belle

purple star for childrens eventRead to Belle

For Grade School Children
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:00 pm

Belle the library dog is back to listen to some new stories. Belle is a patient and caring listener for children who would like to practice their reading. Registration is required and space is limited.Sign up is on a first come, first served basis.

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red star for teens eventTeen Craft – Mini Pumpkin Decorating

Teen Craft
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the season and decorate and make your own one of a kind mini pumpkin.


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For Two and Three Year Olds
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 am

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

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purple star for childrens eventNursery Rhyme Time

For Toddlers 12 through 24 Months Old
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:15 am

Songs, Rhymes, and stories for toddlers 6 through 23 months of age accompanied by an adult. Please register.


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green star for adult eventPoet Jim Haba

Friends of the Library Poetry Night Series
Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:30 pm

As the founding Poetry Director of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Jim Haba created and developed the Foundation’s biennial Poetry Festival and its extensive Poetry in the Schools Program (1986-2008). He also contributed to many NPR and PBS programs focused on early Festivals, including three major PBS series with Bill Moyers. In 1995 he edited the best-selling book The Language of Life, which accompanied two of these series. His work on behalf of the poetry community earned him The Elizabeth Kray Award from Poets House in 2000 and The Paterson Literary Review Award, for lifetime service to literature, in 2011. His own poems earned him a New Poets of the Delaware Valley award (1984) and a Poetry Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (1985). His chapbooks Thirty-One Poems and Love Poems appeared in 2006. Samples of his work as a visual artist can be seen on his website: www.jimhaba.com. He shares a studio in Hillsborough, New Jersey with his wife, Erica Barton Haba. In 2013 they mounted joint shows of their work at Passaic County College in Paterson and at Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art in Newark. And in 2014 at the Rowan University Art Gallery. An open mic will follow his reading.


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Library Board Meeting

Monday, October 27, 2014, 7:30 pm
 
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purple star for childrens eventPreschool Story Time

For children four to five years old
Monday, October 27, 2014, 4:00 pm

Stories, art and creative drama for 4-5 year olds.

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For 2-3 year olds
Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:30 am

Art, songs, and stories for our patrons ages 2-3 years accompanied by an adult. Please register.


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green star for adult eventMozart for 2, 3, 4 and 5

An Afternoon of Chamber Music
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 pm

Marjorie Selden (viola and violin), Laurie Cascante cello), Ruth Och (cello), Alisa Seavey (viola), Dezheng Ping (violin), Shannon Merlino (violin), and Jill Crawford (flute) will perform selections from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the larger than life Classical Era composer of chamber and symphonic music. All of the musicians are on the faculty of Westminster Conservatory and perform in many different groups. The performance will include a duo for Violin and viola, a trio of violin, viola, and cello, a flute quartet and a string quintet. Hence the the title of the concert, Mozart for 2,3,4 and 5! The concert is being sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Reminder

Library Closed

Saturday, October 25, 2014
 

Belle

purple star for childrens eventRead to Belle the Library Dog

For Grade School Children
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:00 pm

Belle the library dog is back to listen to some new stories. Belle is a patient and caring listener for children who would like to practice their reading. Registration is required and space is limited.Sign up is on a first come, first served basis.


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For Two and Three Year Olds
Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 11:00 am

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

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purple star for childrens eventNursery Rhyme Time

For toddlers 6 - 23 months
Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 10:15 am

Rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 6 – 23 Months. Registration is required.


The Harmonists

green star for adult eventThe Harmonists (1997)

Friends of the Library International Film Festival
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:30 pm

The remarkable and poignant story of the Comedian Harmonists, an early 1930s German singing froup that was forced to disband because three of its members were Jewish. The banning of the group, which enjoyed a level of success on par to the Beatles popularity during the 1960s, was part of the Nazi’s attempt to erase all traces of Jewish life and culture from Germany – an early aspect of the Holocaust. Rated-R. One hour, 54 minutes.

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red star for teens eventGaming Afternoon for Teens

For Teens
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 3:00 pm

Try out some games on XBox Kinect.


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purple star for childrens eventPreschool Story Time

For Children Four to Five Years Old
Monday, October 20, 2014, 4:00 pm

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

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purple star for childrens eventKick Off Party for Around the World in Stories

Michael Napolitano from Preschool of Rock
Monday, October 20, 2014, 10:30 am

Join us as we launch our first preschool reading club. Game boards will be available for parents to pick up beginning at this kick off party. Michael Napolitano, the founder of Preschool of Rock will entertain children and parents in this interactive musical program. Make your child a lifelong reader. For children up to five years of age accompanied by an adult. This special program is made available through a grant from TARGET.


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Library Closed

Sunday, October 19, 2014
 

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green star for adult eventPhoto Tips for Great Pics: Camera Workshop

with Walter Choroszewski
Thursday, October 16, 2014, 7:00 pm

Well know photographer Walter Choroszewski brings his expertise and humor to this informal Back To Basics photo class. Instead of clicking the auto button, learn about how to select ISO, f-stops, aperture shutter, speeds, lighting and composition. Lenses, depth of field and angle of coverage will also be discussed. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


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For Two and Three Year Olds
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 11:00 am

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

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purple star for childrens eventNursery Rhyme Time

For Toddlers 6 through 24 months
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 10:15 am

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


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red star for teens eventDuct Tape Craft

Teen Craft
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 3:00 pm

Make a cool creation using duct tape!