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Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Local History Room

A ghost that looks like a foot!  How silly is that. Come to Story time and make a footprint ghost.  Sign up at www.warrenlib.org  or call908-475-6322.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Did you miss storytime on Wednesday? Don't worry! Bring your children to the library and join Miss Lindsay for a fun themed storytime and craft every Fri-YAY! Registration is required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, October 18, 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, October 18, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
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!

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Age Groups: Kids
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Design a Day of the Dead bag, and make a dancing skeleton. Supplies limited. Registration required. Ages 5-12.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 3-8. Ruh-oh! It's almost Halloween. Watch classic episodes of Scooby-Doo while putting together some simple Scooby-Doo crafts. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Movie, Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Use simple supplies and basic electronics to make glowing, light-up ghosts to decorate for Halloween. Ages 5+. Children under 9 years of age will need an adult helper. Registration required. 

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Strike a pose!  A yoga pose that is!  Join local yoga teacher &
author April Fee for Storytime Yoga, where you will not only enjoy a
good book together, but learn fun yoga poses, breathing techniques, and
relaxation through games, partner work, music and more!  So, come have
some fun with us and accomplish something healthy and good for the body
at the same time! Bring your yoga mat, if you have one. Ages 2-6. Space is limited, so please register. 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Catch some fall fever at the Northeast Branch! Stop by the library between 12:30pm and 2:30pm for fall themed festivities and fun.

  • Live accordion music by Maxine W.
  • Take a root beer taste test and then make your own delicious float.
  • Enjoy a healthy snack with Julianna G. from ShopRite.
  • Create your own apple stamp picture with paint.
  • Visions of Germany will continuously be playing. Armchair travel from the comfort of the library!
Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, October 21, 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.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring the family and join us for a pumpkin decorating extravaganza! We provide the pumpkins, you provide the creativity. For ages 5-18.  Please register.

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Halloween is coming, but we aren't scared. We're making our own monsters to share! Let's have some fun as we build our own crazy creatures using candy. Then we'll put our science skills to good use as we make spooky slime monsters. Ages 5+. Children under 9 should have a guardian. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Monday, October 21, 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
Tuesday, October 22, 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, October 22, 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, October 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Come to a special Halloween Story Time.  Presented by the Warren Garden Club. Stories, stories, stories and a craft designed by the Garden Club members.  Treats for all, limited to 15 children.  Register at www.warrenlib.org or call 908-475-6322.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your child to the library for a fun story time 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, October 23, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Have some spooky fun as we celebrate Halloween by playing virtual reality games and simulations. There is so much fun to be had exploring this immersive technology. 

Event Type: Special Event, Computer/Video Games
Age Groups: Teens, Kids
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Children's Department

Join Miss Lina in the Children's Room for a selection of Halloween stories and treats.  Show off your costume if you want!  For kids age 3 and up.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join Miss Kelly and Miss Morgan for a Halloween Extravaganza!! There will be games, activities, crafts, and much more! Don't forget to wear your costumes! For ages 0-5. Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Special Project of the Month: "Ghost" pictures and spooky moviesExplore 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, October 24, 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.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Have fun making and wearing your Pumpkin Pin.  There will be lots of pumpkin stories as well.  Sign up at www.warrenlib.org or call 908-475-6322.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your child to the library for a fun Halloween storytime with Miss. Lindsay. Listen to Halloween stories, make a fun craft and then play Halloween bingo! Costumes are highly encouraged. Registration is required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, October 25, 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, October 25, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
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!

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Age Groups: Kids
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This is Halloween! Craft your own foam pumpkin monster and make it light up. Make it cute or creepy -- your choice. Ages 5+. Children under 9 years of age will need an adult helper. Registration required. 

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Come party in the library - after hours! Miss Morgan and Miss Kelly will lead you through the haunted library, where we'll play ghoulish games, make creepy crafts, and eat putrid pizza. Okay, it's just regular pizza. Costumes encouraged! For those in grades 4 through 8. Parents drop kids off before library closes, and pick them promptly up at 8pm. Please register. 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Teens, Kids
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Bats are neither monsters nor scary.  We'll share stories and do some
hands-on activities to learn about these misunderstood creatures of the
night.  For kids age 3 and up.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room
Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

They're colorful, soft, cute, spooky!  They're sock monsters!  Put those lonely, orphan socks to good use and turn them into a lovable friend.  We'll be cutting with scissors and hand-sewing with needle and thread, so younger children will require adult assistance.  Bring orphan socks if you have them, but we'll have some on hand, too.  All ages are welcome.  Registration is required.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, October 28, 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.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join us for some Fall Family Fun when the whole family is invited to decorate caramel apples. Limit 1 apple per child (ages preschool - teen).  Parent/Guardian is required to attend program with child.  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
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Halloween is coming, but we aren't scared. We're making our own monsters to share! Let's have some fun as we build our own crazy creatures using candy. Then we'll put our science skills to good use as we make spooky slime monsters. Ages 5+. Children under 9 should have a guardian. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

A special time just for our homeschool makers to code, craft and create. This is the perfect time to come to the makerspace, meet new maker friends and learn new skills. All ages. Children 9 and under must have an adult present. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, October 29, 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, October 29, 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, October 29, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

The big day is here, sign up for the Halloween Party.  Play games, make a craft, face painting and party treats.  Wear your costume and don't leave without your trick or treat bag.  Sign up at www.warrenlib.org or call908-475-6322.

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

Bring your child to the library for a fun Halloween storytime with Miss. Lindsay. Listen to Halloween stories, make a fun craft and then play Halloween bingo! Costumes are highly encouraged. Registration is required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Halloween is coming, but we aren't scared. We're making our own monsters to share! Let's have some fun as we build our own crazy creatures using candy. Then we'll put our science skills to good use as we make spooky slime monsters. Ages 5+. Children under 9 should have a guardian. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids
Thursday, October 31, 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, October 31, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:20pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for a Halloween family movie, "The Nightmare Before Christmas"! Jack Skellington plans to kidnap Santa Claus and celebrate a very different Christmas. 76 minutes. Rated PG.

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups: All Ages

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