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Monday, July 22, 2019 - 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
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For 18+. Join artist Marjorie Haley for another Paint-A-Scape. Learn how to paint the Moulin de la Galette. 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
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 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
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Knitting is so knifty! Join us and socialize while making cool things! All are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Join our adult knit and crochet group.  All skill levels from beginners, intermediate and advanced welcome.  Complete a started project or begin a new one.  Learn, teach or just enjoy  needle art's for fun and community. 

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Come join Grins & Grins for a fast-paced variety show that includes comedy and incredible circus skills. They've performed all over the world, and are happy to be back in Blairstown to amaze and delight! Madcap madness that is guaranteed to please everyone in the family.  All ages; please register. 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join the Canal Society of New Jersey's Tim Roth as he explores the history of the Morris Canal, from it's inception in the 1820s to its abandonment 100 years later. Learn about the technology used to build a canal that overcame more than 1,00 feet in elevation. Discover how boats navigated along the Morris Canal and what life was like for the many people who loved and worked on the canal. In addition, you will find out about some of the sites that are available to be visited today along the ever-expanding Morris Canal Greenway.

Event Type: History, Special Event
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 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
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Gazebo

History comes alive at the library as you help build a full size plains hunting Tipi, while Mike the guide discusses his first hand experience of living in this unique shelter. Why do they face east? Can you really have a fire in one? These questions and many more will be answered by your guide. For all ages. Please register. 

Event Type: History
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Watch The Spongebob Squarepants Movie (rated PG, 90 min., 2004) in honor of Spongebob's 20th anniversary. Popcorn and Krabby Patties will be served! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 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.  

Event Type: Crafts, Art
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Sunspots, northern lights, the moon landing, and more will be discussed during this exciting presentation from astrophysicist Lucian Sadowski. Weather
permitting, there will be telescope observations of the Photosphere of our Sun,
and telescope observations of our Moon. For ages 11 to adult. Please register. 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Teens, Adult
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 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
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 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
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Explore stop motion, green screening and more using the Makerspace equipment. Develop and make your own creations. Please note this is not a formal class or workshop but provides the opportunity for independent exploration. Not sure where to start? We can help. Ages 5+. Children must be comfortable with a computer/tablet or have the assistance of a caregiver. Registration required.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Teens, Kids, Adult
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Learn the art of paper quilling. This art form involves the use of
strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create
decorative designs. We will make a quilled letter using several different quilled shapes. You are limited only by your imagination! Adults only; supplies are limited so registration is required.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Adult
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room
Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

For ages 14+. Learn to play Dungeons & Dragons 5e with no preparation of experience needed! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens, Adult
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room
Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:45pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

A hackathon is an event in which people come together to explore and collaborate on software projects. We'll have introductory coding and electronics projects for those that are interested. More experienced coders can try our challenges for the day.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 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
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Professor Hamlin is back, and he has packed his trunk full of wonders! Seemingly mundane objects will float, vanish and appear with hilarious results. With a wave of a wizard's wand, Hamlin makes your day magical. For all ages. Registration required.

Event Type: Magic Show
Age Groups: All Ages
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 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
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Knitting is so knifty! Join us and socialize while making cool things! All are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Join our adult knit and crochet group.  All skill levels from beginners, intermediate and advanced welcome.  Complete a started project or begin a new one.  Learn, teach or just enjoy  needle art's for fun and community. 

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Learn about the many fun things to do with your trained dog with Champion Dog Trainers Betsy Scapicchio and Linda Brennan of Top Dog Obedience School in Flanders, NJ. Betsy and Linda have been training dogs for over 35 years. They compete regularly both locally and in national tournaments.Their dogs and their students' dogs have achieved many championships in obedience and wins and placements at the national level.

Event Type: Animals, Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 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
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Lizard Guys bring the lizards to you in this fun animal presentation. They have more than just lizards in this show as they bring along snakes, turtles, frogs and various bugs. Laugh and learn all about these amazing animals!An all ages event, registration is required.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Gazebo

Come on out and join us for a night filled with family and
games! We will be spending the night playing fun-filled, oversized games by our
Gazebo.

When registering, please do so as a family by choosing the
Group feature. For example, if your last name is Smith and there are 4 people attending, Write The Smith Family in the first and last name spot, click Group, and enter in 4.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: All Ages

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