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Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Think cocktails with no alcohol are boring?  Think again! Vanessa Young of the Thirsty Radish will present flavorful and sophisticated non-alcoholic drinks for everyday enjoyment and entertaining.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Snuggle in for this holiday who-done-it as Andy Carpenter defends a friend who has been reported by a cranky neighbor for fostering homeless puppies during the holiday season. Andy encounters more trouble than anticipated when the neighbor is found murdered. Join the group for some thought provoking discussions with this month's read The Twelve Dogs Of Christmas by David Rosenfelt.   All book-lovers are invited to attend!

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Monday, December 16, 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, December 16, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Break out the stamps and die cutters. It's time to get creative and make cards for the holidays. If you have supplies to share, please bring them. Teens and adults only. Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Adult, Teens
Tuesday, December 17, 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, December 17, 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, December 17, 2019 - 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: Adult
Tuesday, December 17, 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
Wednesday, December 18, 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, December 18, 2019 - 10:45am to 11:45am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Through a partnership with the Warren County Division of Aging and Disability Services and Sandy Polsky, certified Zumba intructor, we are pleased to present Zumba Gold and Zumba Chair classes for Seniors.  Some of the benefits of Zumba Gold are improved muscular strength and endurance, improved cardiovascular system, improved range of motion, and posture.  Zumba Gold can reduce depression, stress and anxiety all the while giving you the opportunity to meet new people and enhance the quality of your life!

Event Type: Health & Exercise
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 18, 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, December 18, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join our monthly book club. We will be reading A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. 

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Please join us for some holiday winter fun in decorating melting snowman cookies. Limit 1 cookie per person. Parent/Guardian is required to attend with children under the age of 9. If coming as a group, please register as a family.  Be sure to list the total number of family members attending program. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids, All Ages
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join Dr. Kerry Barnett as she discusses the life and works of Emily Dickinson. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Authors & Writing, Special Event
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Come and enjoy a lively cafe style book club for discussion and light refreshments. Title to be announced.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

This month the Evening Readers will share their favorite holiday read and take part in a cookie swap. The Evening Readers meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in joining, please email lakehurst@warrenlib.org

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 18, 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, December 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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. Why Tai Chi? Tai Chi will bring you the benefits of balance, improved overall mobility, stress reduction, and improved sleep.  It is a gentle way to exercise and to maintain your health.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come to our little corner and enter the wonderful world of crochet! Share and learn - all are welcome!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 19, 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, December 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Program Closed - The Evening Book Club, 4th Wednesday of each month, is open.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
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
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This month's special project: Design a 3d Printed SnowflakeThe Design Lab is open. Come on in and learn about 3D printing and use computer-aided design (CAD) to make your ideas a reality. Ages 5+. Children under 9 must have a caretaker at all times. Registration is required. We suggest you create a Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com in advance.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Looking for some computer  help? Join us for individual one-on-one tech help on devices, basic computer skills, navigating the internet, simply putting a book on hold or looking up materials.  For adults: registration required.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 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
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come together with other homeschoolers to craft, build, game, and chat. Enjoy a relaxed "open house" afternoon for kids and parents to connect. All ages. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

'Tis the Season to join Kevin Woyce (author, photographer, and musician)in a joyous historical slideshow.He will use original photographs, vintage images, and live music to explore favorite Christmas Traditions,from the First Christmas to "A Christmas Carol," "White Christmas," and the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.Mr.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult, Teens
Monday, December 23, 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, December 23, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come into the Makerspace and get building. This month's featured project: Make a simple wooden birdfeeder. You are also welcome to bring your own materials or projects and use Makerspace equipment. Adults only. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Adult
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The whole family is invited to join the celebration when we sample traditional holiday treats and make some of our own. Why does the candy have a cane?  Eggnog, who came up with that idea?  Why is there so much gingerbread during the holidays?  We'll be bringing the figgy pudding, so stop by and take a taste.  The kids can decorate cookies and make some holiday bark that can be taken home.  All are welcome to attend!  Please register as a family and let us know how many members will be attending.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

4th Monday of the month. Become
a member of our evening Book Club!  Join us for 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.  *This book club is closed.

Event Type: Book Discussion, Clubs
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, December 24, 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, December 24, 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
Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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. Why Tai Chi? Tai Chi will bring you the benefits of balance, improved overall mobility, stress reduction, and improved sleep.  It is a gentle way to exercise and to maintain your health.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:45pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Watch the holiday classic Elf (97 minutes, rated PG, 2003) while making yourself an elaborate hot chocolate from our DIY hot chocolate bar. Registration required.

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come to our little corner and enter the wonderful world of crochet! Share and learn - all are welcome!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

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
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us to create a beautiful hanging wooden snowflake using mod podge, glitter, and craft paper.  Your unique design will be fashioned using mod podge techniques and can be displayed all season long.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Adult
Monday, December 30, 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, December 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp)

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. 

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
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, December 31, 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, December 31, 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

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