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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The Knit Wits meet on Tuesday mornings to crochet, knit and chat while creating various items to be donated to different community organizations.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

For 18+. Join Miss Jody in making a seasonal craft, all materials provided. Registration is required, please register online or at the branch.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Come one, Come all! 

Beginners, intermediate, advanced are all welcome!  Learn, teach or just enjoy knitting and crocheting for fun and community.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Let the artist in you emerge! Come join other budding artists and learn techniques in water color, pastel and other mediums.

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help searching for a job?  Filling out an online job application?  Writing a resume? We can help.  Sign up for one-on-one assistance with our staff. Please register.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Join our monthly book club. We will be reading The Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama and Desmund Tutu.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Come and enjoy a lively cafe style book club for discussion and light refreshments. This month we will be reading Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Morgan will be choosing another popular craft idea from Pinterest and the library will supply everything that you need.  Check back later for the craft description.

Event Type: Crafts, Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

If you like to knit or crochet, or would like to learn, join our crafty ladies!

Event Type: Clubs, Knitting & Crochet, Crafts
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Need help searching for a job?  Filling out an online job application?  Writing a resume? We can help.  Sign up for one-on-one assistance with our staff. Please register.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Come test your trivia knowledge on a wide variety of topics when the Library presents its own version of Jeopardy.Registration required.  Ages 18 and up.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Today's job market is not easy to navigate.  Join us for an informal job seekers networking/support group where you can share your job search experiences and learn how to improve your job seeking skills. Get motivated and inspired. Support and encourage one another, share tips, resources and job leads.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join a great group of people and play Mahjongg. Games from beginner to advanced. Beginners welcome!

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Learn to play this interesting and challenging game in our beautiful program room. Bring a friend!

18yrs + Adults only

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

At each weekly meeting, we'll focus on a chapter of the book, What Color is Your Parachute?, A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (2018 Edition) by Richard N. Bolles and discuss how to incorporate his ideas into our job search. 

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas, techniques, and work on your own creations.

Event Type: Clubs, Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Literary Club PM -  4th Monday of the month. Become
a member of our newest evening Book Club!  Dom will lead us in a
monthly discussion of a selected book - you can even choose the title
and/or genre!  Be part of the discussion, or sit back and listen to
other club member's interpretations; you decide!  But be assured, you
will share in a lively and stimulating hour! Call the library for
details 908-475-6322.

Event Type: Book Discussion, Clubs
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Join Marion Henderson, Certified Life Coach, for a fun and enriching evening out with the ladies as she guides us on a discovery of how the language we use to describe ourselves impacts our overall lives.  We will learn how to shut off our inner critic and start living the lives we want!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The Knit Wits meet on Tuesday mornings to crochet, knit and chat while creating various items to be donated to different community organizations.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Falls are the leading cause of injury among older Americans, and can lead to the loss of independence and create undue financial burdens. The home may possess hazards that can lead to increased risks of falling while at home. However, there are simple modifications that can make the home a safer place to be. Join the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey and learn to identify potential hazards, modify your home for increased safety, and reduce your risk of falls. Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Health & Exercise
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Bring 2 paper copies of your resume for a review.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Come one, Come all! 

Beginners, intermediate, advanced are all welcome!  Learn, teach or just enjoy knitting and crocheting for fun and community.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 18+. Learn how to paint an ocean scene in this hands-on workshop. A preliminary sketch will be provided on your canvas to guide your finished painting. This is a ticketed event. All materials are included in the price of the ticket. Tickets are $35.00. 

Event Type: Art, Special Event
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

You need research skills to be able to conduct a high level
job search. It's important to know as much as
you can about a potential employer. With the help of
a reference librarian, get savvy to access online info
about a company, to be able to better decide if
a company is a good fit for you or not. Please register.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

If you like to knit or crochet, or would like to learn, join our crafty ladies!

Event Type: Clubs, Knitting & Crochet, Crafts
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Bring 2 paper copies of your resume for a review.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Join us for a night of trivia fun! Work in pairs or teams to answer questions about art, entertainment, science, and more.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Today's job market is not easy to navigate.  Join us for an informal job seekers networking/support group where you can share your job search experiences and learn how to improve your job seeking skills. Get motivated and inspired. Support and encourage one another, share tips, resources and job leads.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)
Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join a great group of people and play Mahjongg. Games from beginner to advanced. Beginners welcome!

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Learn to play this interesting and challenging game in our beautiful program room. Bring a friend!

18yrs + Adults only

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas, techniques, and work on your own creations.

Event Type: Clubs, Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Are you hearing more about organic food and farming and wondering what's behind it all?  Join us for a discussion of the history of organic agriculture, the USDA organic certification program and how it connects to the local food movement. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The Knit Wits meet on Tuesday mornings to crochet, knit and chat while creating various items to be donated to different community organizations.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:45am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

If you're looking for a job, you need a good Elevator Pitch. Bring 2 paper copies of your Elevator Pitch and we'll go over it with you to see if there are ways to improve or tweak it. Also, this is an opportunity to practice your Elevator Pitch, with an eye on your presentation skills. Please register.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey will be presenting a program on understanding Hospice and Supportive Care. During an illness that can't be cured, you or a loved one may decide the treatments meant to cure or slow a disease are no longer working, or you're ready to stop them. Even with death on the horizon, the quality of each day is important. Hospice Care helps provide comfort and support to patients and loved ones. Join us as we discuss Hospice Care, how it relates to Supportive Care, and dispel common myths surrounding this life-affirming program.

Event Type: Health & Exercise
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Come one, Come all! 

Beginners, intermediate, advanced are all welcome!  Learn, teach or just enjoy knitting and crocheting for fun and community.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Yer a wizard, Harry! And while there's no Ollivanders in NJ, you can carve your own wand at this very hands-on workshop. You'll select your wood type and then use tools to carve a unique wand. For ages 12 through 112. Please register. 

Event Type: Book Celebrations, Crafts
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)

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