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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

A short program for babies and toddlers.  We'll sing, bounce, clap, and
share a story or two.  After the program, stay for a half-hour of
playtime.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Stories, rhymes, and a craft for 2-year-olds and an adult caregiver.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Story Time is for preschool children, and features a variety of crafts, games and a special party or two.  There are always stories, stories, stories.  Sign up and don't miss the fun.  This week is full of monkey business!

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your child to the library for a fun storytime with Miss. Lindsay and Karen H! We will explore different stories and make a themed craft each week.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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. 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for storytime and a craft in our meeting roomAges 2-5Registration required

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Are you a crafter who's looking for a nice big space to work? We have just the place! Join us in the Makerspace to work on your fiber and fabric arts, scrapbooking, paper arts, painting, jewelry making and more. We have basic supplies available. We suggest you bring materials to work with. If you will need equipment, we suggest that you email sroberts@warrenlib.org at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements. We have items like a sewing machine, several di cutters, hand tools, knitting needles, and crochet hooks, etc. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling class is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this class, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories - they'll experience them.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Thursday, June 20, 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. 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Story Time is for preschool children, and features a variety of crafts, games and a special party or two.  There are always stories,stories,stories.  This week is full of Monkey Business.  Sign up and join the Fun. www.warranlib.org or call 908-475-6322.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 3-8. Get ready for a "Universe of Stories" by decorating your own cape with outer space symbols like planets, rocket ships, stars, and aliens! Then, take your picture against our planetary background! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Use everyone's favorite building toy, Legos, we'll make tall and twisty marble runs. A great engineering challenge and fun to share with friends. Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Registration required. 

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Need to sew on a button or hem some pants? Did a clasp break on your favorite necklace? Maybe you need help fixing the wiring on an appliance? At the Fix It Meet Up we plan to match broken items with folks that can help with the repair. Why throw it out when you can fix it up? We'll also have a variety of donated broken items for kids to take apart and explore. Registration required. All ages. Children under 10 must have an adult guardian. You may be asked to sign a safety waiver. 

Event Type:
Age Groups: Adult, Teens, Kids
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Interested in circuits, microcontrollers, electronics, and robotics? COme to the Makerspace to work on your projects and meet others. Our resident maker will be there to answer questions, point you towards resources and lend a helping hand.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Teens, Kids, Adult
Monday, June 24, 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. 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join Miss Lindsay every Monday afternoon as we blast off during Summer Reading. Listen to stories and make a space themed craft that is out of this universe! Registration is required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for Maker Camp -- a chance for you to explore, make and share your creativity! Week 1 is Design an Alien. Cosplay and science combine in this fun activity. Imagine what kind of crazy traits you'd have if you lived on a different planet and then create a costume based on your ideas! Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Please register all participants. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come and learn your animal names and colors as Allison Didden (Teacher of the Deaf) signs Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? during this special storytime.  

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: All Ages
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

A short program for babies and toddlers.  We'll sing, bounce, clap, and
share a story or two.  After the program, stay for a half-hour of
playtime.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. For the safety of our patrons, children must be over 5 years of age. Parents welcome. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Stories, rhymes, and a craft for 2-year-olds and an adult caregiver.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

It's the start of Story Time's Summer Picnic Days!  Bring your lunch, we will supply a drink and a dessert.  This week we will be marble painting the moon.  Registration is required as seating is limited.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The universe is at our fingertips with this unique mobile craft! We'll be painting laser cut Yupo paper shapes with alcohol inks, which create cool, vibrant patterns. This is a messy craft, so please dress accordingly. For ages 7 and up. Please register. 

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Choose a book from our collection and read to Certified Therapy Pup Sweet Caroline for 5-10 minutes.Registration required.

Event Type: Read-to-a-pet
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Cosplay and science combine in this fun activity. Imagine what kind of crazy traits you'd have if you lived on a different planet and then create a costume based on your ideas! Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Please register all participants. Registration required. 

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your child to the library for a fun storytime with Miss. Lindsay and Karen H! We will explore different stories and make a themed craft each week.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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. 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

In this show, children and adults get to enjoy a color rainbow of bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy music, bubbleology, games and comedy.Our bubbleologist will start with the tiniest bubble and progress to the gigantic bubble, he will impress all with his ability to blow bubbles inside of bubbles, create bubble chains and end with his greatest masterpiece -- a child in a bubble!An all ages event, registration is required.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 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, Kids
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join us for a fun and quick space themed craft!  We will be using sand and a sticker template to make alien and space themed artwork.

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for storytime and a craft in our meeting roomAges 3-5Registration required

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth - but it's not a shooting star. Two kids venture out to investigate and soon find themselves mixed up with a family of visitors from another planet! Trapped by a crazy space scientist, they must risk everything to rescue the aliens and get them back to their ship - before it's too late!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Kids, Preschool, Teens
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling class is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this class, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories - they'll experience them.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring the fam and learn how to up your food game with Miss Kelly. This week, we're making tacos and guacamole. For all ages. Please register as a family. 

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Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Special Project of the Month: Control the computer with Makey MakeyInterested in circuits, microcontrollers, electronics, and robotics? COme to the Makerspace to work on your projects and meet others. Our resident maker will be there to answer questions, point you towards resources and lend a helping hand.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Teens, Kids, Adult
Thursday, June 27, 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. 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:20am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Children's Room

Mommy and Me Storytime for babies and toddlers is an interactive storytime for very young children

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

This first summer reading craft is all about stars.  We will be making glow in the dark constellations that you can hang in your room.  You can check out books and learn more about the constellations.  Sign up required as there is limited space.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Summer is here and the library is the place to be!  Join us for 90 minutes of of face painting, balloon animals

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Kids Plus Knit and Crochet Club meets once a week for 7 consecutive weeks.   Children aged 8 years and up with an adult. Bring a size 8 or 9 knitting needle , or a size I crochet hook .   Also bring a skein of light colored yarn of a medium weight.   Learn a new craft or improve your skills by learning a new stitch.   Register at www.warrrenlib.org.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Kids
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn to make a paper rocket and use an air launcher to send it flying 100s of feet. Customize your design and prototype to make the best possible rocket. Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:45am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Explore the sounds of space using unique instruments and sound processors! Using a voice box vocoder and microphone, kids will change their voice to sound like aliens and creatures from beyond. We'll also make music using a theremin, an instrument that can be played without any physical contact. Please register all children attending. For ages 1-8.

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Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Saturday, June 29, 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
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth - but it's not a shooting star. Two kids venture out to investigate and soon find themselves mixed up with a family of visitors from another planet! Trapped by a crazy space scientist, the kids must risk everything to rescue the aliens and help them. Escape from Earth! Throughout this amazing intergalactic story, we use science experiments to bring the story to life!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages

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