Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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Tuesday, April 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, April 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Bring 2 paper copies of your resume for a resume review.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Napoleon Bonaparte,
Alan Turing, Isaac Asimov, Ben Franklin, Bill Gates, David Bowie, Keanu
Reeves, Harry Houdini, Heidi Klum and many other famous people are all
chess players.  Learn to play the game or test your skills with a
match!  All ages are welcome. Registration required

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups:
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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, April 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Help a child in need by volunteering to be their Court Appointed Special Advocate! Come to this information session to learn how you can dramatically impact a child's life just by volunteering your time. A CASA commits several hours per month to becoming a
consistent positive force in the life of an abused, neglected, or abandoned
child. 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Through the use of the NASA Globe Observer application and science experiments young scientists will begin a deep dive into studying weather systems and anthropogenic climate change. Our Science Action Clubs have generously been funded and supported by the California Academy of Sciences, the National Girls Col

Event Type:
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Take the first steps to learn how to DESTRESS! Come to a workshop with Jill Howell ATR-BC, LPC art therapist
and author of Color, Draw, Collage: Create Your Way
to a Less Stressful Life. Through lecture, discussion
and experiential you will learn how to better identify your stressors and to
how use simple relaxation techniques. Registration required. 

Event Type: Health & Exercise
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler to the library for a fun storytime with Miss Morgan! We'll read stories followed by activities that promote early literacy and motor skills. Younger siblings are welcome to join. Please register. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join Miss Kelly for After School Stories! We'll read some fantastic books and then release our creativity with a project. This month, we're reading about Earth Day. We'll make unique planters from recycled materials, and then plant! Snacks are provided. For ages 5 to 9. Please register.

Event Type: Crafts, Storytime
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Are the Big Dipper and Orion's Belt all you know in the night sky? How about all the other stars up there? Come learn your way around the heavens. Make a star wheel to take home and help your family navigate the night sky from your own backyard - no telescope needed!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups:
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 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 27, 2018 - 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. The program uses rhyme and repetition to build language and literacy skills. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs), Infants (0-2 yrs)
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Discover what your family heirlooms, antiques, and collectibles are really worth with Leon Castner and Brian Kathenes of WNTI's Value This! and National Appraisal Consultants LLC. The first 50 people to register are invited to bring one item for appraisal (no jewelry). Everyone else is invited to become part of the audience!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:15am to 12:15pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

This course has helped millions of drivers age 50+ sharpen their skills and drive safely on today's roads. AARP members pay $15, non-members pay $20. Must bring license and AARP card. Payment must be made at start of first class. Checks only, made out to AARP.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups:
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 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 +

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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