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Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler for a special series of stories
and activities! Today, we'll be reading The Popcorn Shop and then
making popcorn shakers. Presented by Marlene Wilburn, M.S.Ed, from the Children's Center
Preschool and Kindergarten. For ages 3 to 5. Registration required. 

Event Type: Storytime, Gardening
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Monday, July 22, 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, July 22, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Grab your bestie and come to the library to bake your buns off! You'll be presented with a beautifully decorated baked good that you'll have to replicate to the best of your ability. Based on the hit show from Netflix.  Please register as a team of two. For 4th grade and up. 

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens, Kids
Monday, July 22, 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 3 --  Sci-Fi Skits! Use stop motion and green-screen technology to make up your own wacky science fiction story. Plus invent your own space "Mad Libs" to share! 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, July 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Everybody Loves Bubbles!   In this show
children and adults get to enjoy a colorful rainbow of bubbles in all shapes
and sizes.  Enjoy music, bubbleology, games and comedy.  Watch as
children are totally entrapped and entranced by gazillions of bubbles!  Registration required for all children attending.  Please sign up for one show only!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Kids
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

We'll share stories about the moon, learn why it changes shape, and have some fun activities as we say goodnight to the moon. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Everybody Loves Bubbles!   In this show
children and adults get to enjoy a colorful rainbow of bubbles in all shapes
and sizes.  Enjoy music, bubbleology, games and comedy.  Watch as
children are totally entrapped and entranced by gazillions of bubbles!  Registration required for all children attending.  Please sign-up for only one class !

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, July 23, 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, July 23, 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, July 23, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

During Story Time summer picnic this week,  we will be making Nature Prints.  Everyone will be out of doors, and there will be tables set up as this needs to be done out in the sunshine.  We will reschedule should it rain and make a different craft indoors.  Lets hope for SUNSHINE!!!  Registration is required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Award-winning "TREP$", short for young enTREPreneurS, teaches children in grades 4 through 8 everything they need to know to start their own businesses. The series of six carefully planned weekly workshops are information-filled and action-packed. The kids just love them!

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids
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 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

We'll play with lasers and light as we imagine traveling through the stars. Then build your own light up mini spacecraft! 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, July 24, 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, 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 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Crayon Resist Art is an art technique that uses crayons and
watercolors. During this craft, we will be drawing our own galaxy filled with
stars, planets, rockets, and even some aliens too! Then we will paint over them
to finish up our space scene.

For ages 6-12. We will be using paint, so please dress
appropriately! Please register.

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
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 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 3 - 7.  We'll share stories about the moon and learn why it changes shape as we say goodnight to the moon.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Gazebo

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, July 25, 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, 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
Friday, July 26, 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, July 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Make a lion, elephant, zebra or a rhinoceros with Super Beads.  No heat needed only a little spray of water.  Sign up and make a wild animal!

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Award-winning "TREP$" (short for young enTREPreneurS) teaches children in grades 4 through 8 everything they need to know to start their own businesses. The series of six carefully planned weekly workshops are information-filled and action-packed. The kids just love them!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Teens, Kids
Friday, July 26, 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, July 26, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 3-8. Join the Northeast Branch in celebrating Spongebob's 20th anniversary! Play fun carnival games like beanbag toss, bowling, and pin the tie on Spongebob. Every participant will receive a Spongebob trophy! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Kids
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Pop, Pop, Fizz, Fizz. Use alka-seltzer to create a rocket from using a film canister. Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
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 - 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 - 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, 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
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join us for Maker Camp -- a chance for you to explore, make and share your creativity! Week 3 --  Sci-Fi Skits! Use stop motion and green-screen technology to make up your own wacky science fiction story. Plus invent your own space "Mad Libs" to share! Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Please register all children participating. 

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, July 30, 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, July 30, 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, July 30, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

At this week's Story Time Picnic Fun we'll make a transportation place mat.  We will laminate it and return to you next week. Bring your bagged lunch and we will supply juice and dessert.  Don't for get to sign up!

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Award-winning "TREP$", short for young enTREPreneurS, teaches children in grades 4 through 8 everything they need to know to start their own businesses. The series of six carefully planned weekly workshops are information-filled and action-packed. The kids just love them!

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Decorate and construct your own sun and moon mobile for your bedroom.Ages 6 - 12Registration required

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Use stop motion and green-screen technology to make up your own wacky science fiction story. Plus invent your own space "Mad Libs" to share! 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
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 - 10:30am 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, July 31, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Live animal presentations with lizards, snakes,
turtles, frogs & various bugs.  Registration required.  Ages 4 and over please!

Event Type: Animals
Age Groups: Kids
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 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday with games, crafts, and a house sorting!  We'll cast a patronus. We'll have a wizard's duel and more. Ages 7-14. Registration required.  Wearing themed shirts encouraged. No masks. No props.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens, Kids
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 5 and up. Meet some cool reptiles up close and in person! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Animals
Age Groups: Kids
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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