Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn the game of chess and challenge your peers.Ages 5& up, registration is required.

Event Type: Clubs, Games
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Use Tinkercad  and graphic design software to creat a simple 3D printed cookie cutter of your very own! Once you have it just the way you like it, send it via email and have it printed. (Please note, we cannot print cookie cutters during the workshop.)

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us as we delve into the work of art that is the
diminutive cousin of the novel - the short story. We'll explore stories by
Tessa Hadley, Alice Munro, Stephen King and Amy Tan to name a few. 

Event Type: Book Discussion
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This month the book club is excited to read The Wizard of Oz by Frank BaumThe Evening Readers meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in joining please email lakehurst@warrenlib.org

Event Type: Book Discussion
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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join our fun little group and share the love of crochet!  Beginner or advanced - all are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Boomers +
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn to generate a digital snowflake, import it into Tinkercad and create a 3D printed decoration. Once you're happy with what you've created, email it into the Makerspace for printing.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Charles Dickens changed the way the world thought of Christmas on December 17, 1843 with the publication of "A Christmas Carol".  Come share festive cheer over a "bowl of punch" (and tea, too!), and listen to a special reading of the classic Christmas tale in celebration of the novel's 175th anniversary.  Registration is required.Holiday

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Arduino is an exciting microcontroller often used in robotics and electronics. Learn more about this platform and code a simple project. Our Makerspace Coordinator will also demo a Stranger Things inspired strong of Christmas lights coded with Arduino.Ages 12+. Registration required. 

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Friday, December 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Need help searching for a job?  Filling out an online job application?  Writing a resume or cover letter? Not sure where to start with your job search plan? Are you looking to present better on your next job interview? We can help.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Create a paper circuit to make a fun light up card that you can give to a friend this holiday season. Great way to combine electronics with art. Ages 7+. Children under 10 may need help from parents.  Please register all who plan to attend.

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Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Bring your family to take a seasonal photo using our Green Screen in the Maker Space.  Screen choices will include Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or just a winter scene as the backdrop.  Your 4 X 6 photo will print almost immediately and children can construct a photo frame while waiting for the finished print.  Holiday

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Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

If you have not already heard, Zumbini is an early childhood education program for children ages 0-4. Created by Zumba and Babyfirst, our program uses music and movement to promote cognitive, social, emotional and motor skill development for the children in the class, all while creating the ultimate bonding experience for them and their caregivers.For ages 0-4, registration is required.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

"How the Grinch Made Christmas" We'll be celebrating the holiday season with Grinch inspired STEM and maker activities. 

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Monday, December 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Please drop in for some creative craft fun!  The art carts will be stocked up with materials for you to create some original works of art.  Children ages 6 and under will need adult supervision.  Create holiday cards, dreamcatchers and anything your heart desires.  No need to sign up, just come on in and enjoy.  All ages welcome (adults too!!).

Event Type: Art
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Monday, December 17, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.Item available for use during Open Makerspace sessions include:Laptop computersiPadsHive VRMakey MakeyslittleBitsSnap CircuitsLegos

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Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Home sweet home! Design and build a holiday house using graham crackers, pretzels, candy, and more. Can you build the tallest house of all? Ages 9-18. Please register.

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 0-2!Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs)
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. Older students can use Tinkercad to use computer-aided design to make Lego creations. Designed for homeschoolers 5+ and their parents. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

It all started at a little round table in the corner...  Join us and celebrate the love of knitting!  Beginner or advanced - all are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Boomers +
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Mad Scientist Club presents Salt Crystal Snowflakes.  Children will make their very own snowflake and create a salt mixture to create beautiful salt crystal snowflakes.  Ages 5-12, Registration Required

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.Please note that the Makerspace is not childproofed for young young children. Parents are responsible for their child's safety. 

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

For many, this is the time of year to give to others. So we're going to put our maker skills to good use. How? Each week will feature a different cause of charity for which we'll make items to donate. We're going to make a difference. Have a a charity or organization that could use our help? Get in touch!For ages 5+. Tweens, teens and boomers welcome. Children 8 and under should have a parent helper.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn the game of chess and challenge your peers.Ages 5& up, registration is required.

Event Type: Clubs, Games
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for a special showing of The Polar Express while sipping on hot chocolate and munching on popcorn. Holiday

Event Type: Movie
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Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 9:15am to 10:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

ATTENTION: The time for this event has been changed from 9:15 to 9:00am.

Do you want to feel better, move better, and improve your balance?In partnering with the Division of Aging and Disability Services in Warren County and Stan Cohen, certified trainer, we are offering Tai Chi for Arthritis and Balance. 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Boomers +
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join our fun little group and share the love of crochet!  Beginner or advanced - all are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Boomers +
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Event Type: Storytime
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Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Hot glue, shrinky dinks, glitter, 3D printing pens and more! We'll have fun making creative snowflake ornaments and decorations in the Makespace! This is a great opportunity to see what we have in the Makerspace and learn to use the materials.Ages 7+. Registration required. Holiday

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Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Get out your scissors! We're going to use math to make some really neat cards! Fractals are infinitely complex patterns that are created by repeating a simple process over and over. With a little creativity, they can be used to make exciting, unique greeting cards. Come to the Makerspace and make a one-of-a-kind fractal card.

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Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for some holiday cheer with a showing of "Elf".After accidentally falling into Santa Claus' gift sack, a human baby is raised at the North Pole, growing up to believe he is an elf.  Due to his large size, the "elf" causes chaos in Santa's workshop, forcing Kris Kringle to send him on a misson to find his human roots.  Starring Will Farrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Mary Steenburger.

Event Type: Movie
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Friday, December 21, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Make your own melted plastic cup ornament for the holidays!**For ages 10 and up.  Please register each participant.

Event Type: Art
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Friday, December 21, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Use the "turtle" feature of the coding language, Python, to draw a snowflake and other geometric shape. This is a great project for beginner and intermediate Python coders.

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Monday, December 24, 2018 - 4:30pm to 9:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Library will be closed at 4:30 pm today.  We will reopen on December 26th at 9:00 AM.

Event Type: Library Closed
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Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Need help searching for a job?  Filling out an online job application?  Writing a resume or cover letter? Not sure where to start with your job search plan? Are you looking to present better on your next job interview? Looking to get more savvy at networking? We can help.

Event Type: Employment Help
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Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 9:15am to 10:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

ATTENTION: The time for this event has been changed from 9:15 to 9:00am.

Do you want to feel better, move better, and improve your balance?In partnering with the Division of Aging and Disability Services in Warren County and Stan Cohen, certified trainer, we are offering Tai Chi for Arthritis and Balance. 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Boomers +
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join our fun little group and share the love of crochet!  Beginner or advanced - all are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Boomers +
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)
Event Type: Storytime
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Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The holidays are not over!  Decorate your own gingerbread house and add a festive touch to the season.  And the best part is - you can consume your construction!  For all ages - Moms and Dads welcome!  Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts
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Friday, December 28, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Need help searching for a job?  Filling out an online job application?  Writing a resume or cover letter? Not sure where to start with your job search plan? Are you looking to present better on your next job interview? Looking to get more savvy at networking? We can help you with your current job search challenge.

Event Type: Employment Help
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Monday, December 31, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Bring 2 paper copies of your resume for a review. Library staff will review your resume with you and share ways to enhance and tweak it. This is a one-on-one session with NJ Career Connections staff. Please register. 

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Monday, December 31, 2018 - 4:30pm to 9:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The library will close at 4:30 PM on New Year's Eve.  We will be closed January 1st.  We will reopen on January 2 at 9AM.

Event Type: Library Closed
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Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Welcome to the Southwest Branch!

Come visit the newest branch of the Warren County Library. Whether you're looking to chill out in the teen zone, read by the fireplace, or use your imagination in the Makerspace, this is the place for you. And of course, we still offer a multitude of programs and materials for all ages. Looking for books, music, movies, video games, and magazines to check out? We have a wide selection of those items just waiting for you at our new location in Stewartsville.

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