Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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  • Lapsit Story Time
    For Babies
    Fridays at 11:00am
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

First impressions are lasting impressions and a resume with a typo or mistake could cost you a job interview. Bring a hardcopy of your finished, completed resume for a look-over by library staff and other workshop participants. During this one-hour workshop, we'll all read it for typos, common errors, and consistency.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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+)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Miss Morgan invites children ages 3-5 (and their brothers and sisters) to look, listen, laugh, learn and discover the library.  Join the fun!

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Like to knit? Don't know how, but want to learn the basics? Join the "Knitters' Niche" Knitting Club and knit with a community! All ages are encouraged and welcome to attend. Limited needles and amounts of yarn can be provided, or bring your own project to work on.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Science Action Club is all about becoming citizen scientists by observing the natural world, playing games, and (most importantly) eating snacks. This session focuses on the feathery and fascinating world of birds. For ages 9 and up. Please register. 

Event Type:
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
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.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join  artist Toni Chaplin when she shares her techniques and ideas during this popular water color workshop.  Registration required. $25 due upon arrival to class (checks preferred).

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:20am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Children's Room

Lapsit Storytime for babies and toddlers is an interactive storytime for very young children and a caregiver, lasting about 20 minutes. This program uses rhyme and repetition to build language and literacy skills. Grown-ups also get to socialize with other grown-ups and babies get used to being around other babies.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs), Infants (0-2 yrs)
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Surprise Mom with a personalized gift that she can use in the garden or inside the house, made by you! We'll decorate clay planters with paint, write a special poem, select a seed packet, and wrap it all up with a bow. Program run by Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County. Cost is $15 a child. Register is required and is done by calling 908-475-6507

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:15pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This
original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of
pursuing dreams.  Winner of six Academy Awards.  Rated PG-13, 128 Minutes.

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +, Young Adult (13-18 yrs)

Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

  Museum Passes


Welcome to the Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch!
 
We greet our patrons with a smile and want to be a part of your weekly routine. Explore our collections of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, as well as our DVDs, Blu-Rays, music CDs, audiobooks, and magazines.
 
Prefer electronic reading? Check out our Kindles and Nooks. If you like a more interactive experience, we have videogames for a variety of platforms and puzzles for a rainy day or family fun night.
 
We are pleased to offer education and entertainment for all. Plan day trips with our Museum Passes, come in and use our computers (including an iMac) and free Wi-Fi, read with your child in our bright and whimsical children's area, or enjoy a quiet moment in our reading room. We hope to see you soon!

 

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