Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Program to include and individualized safety planning and self-care activities for seniors.  There will be a small take home activity for attendants as well as some cost-friendly and free suggestions for self-care. 

This program is presented by Christen Oden, Elder Abuse Counselor with the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Warren County (DASACC).  

908-453-4121 

908-453-4181 (24/7 HELPLINE)

WWW.DASACC.ORG

 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups:
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 - 4:30pm 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 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Please join us to make a Fall themed mason jar craft.  You can choose to monogram a burlap circle to adhere to your jar.  Adorn with ribbon, acorns and pine cones.  Can be filled with candy, potpourri or a candle.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Adult
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come to the Makerspace for some adults-only time to learn new skills or work on your own projects. Great for retirees or grandparents looking to learn something new! Whether you like scrapbooking, tinkering with electronics or just chatting with other Savvy Seniors, the makerspace is open for you! Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Listen to stories, sing songs and dance!Ages 0-2Registration required

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 1:00pm 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, October 22, 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 minutesRegistration required

Event Type: Read-to-a-pet
Age Groups:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn how to make three fun Halloween-themed healthy snacks.  This program is brought to us by Sarah Curran, a Registered Dietitian from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County Family & Community Health Sciences. Sarah will provide some brief tips on building balanced after school snacks.

Event Type: Health & Exercise
Age Groups:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join Ms. Erin in her Pre-school storytime.  We will explore a new theme each week, read books and make a craft.For ages 3-5 years.  Siblings welcome.Registration is requested.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
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 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn the game of Chess and challenge your peersAges 6 & upRegistration Required

Event Type: Games
Age Groups:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Join us as we delve into the work of art that is the diminutive cousin of the novel - the short story.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn how to prepare your children for their educational future with help from an experienced father, Oscar Morera, who has been through it all.  This informational session will help you as parents navigate the system to help make your children's educational experiences meet with success.  This sessions is for parents of children in 11th and 12th grades.

Event Type: Preparing for College
Age Groups:
Thursday, October 24, 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, October 24, 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, 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 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm
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: register with the library staff.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Family Support Organization of Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren Counties Presents:Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault 101 for Parents and Caretakers**To Register- aruiz@fso-hsw.orgQuestions: (908) 223-1191Presented by: Amanda Keenan of Residential & Children's Counselor of The Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Warren County

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups:
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
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!

Event Type:
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
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn how to prepare your children for their educational future with help from an experienced father, Oscar Morera, who has been through it all.  This informational session will help you as parents navigate the system to help make your children's educational experiences meet with success.  This sessions is for parents of children in 11th and 12th grades.

Event Type: Preparing for College
Age Groups:
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: 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 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Listen to stories, sing songs and dance!Ages 0-2Registration required

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 1:00pm 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, October 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us at the Mad Scientist Club as we make paper witch hats and see if we can make them fly!! Younger children may need an adult to help.  Ages 6+ please.Registration required for each participant.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Celebrate the Halloween Season and come to storytime in your costume!  We will parade through the library, read some stories, sing some songs and make a craft!  For ages 3-5, siblings welcome.Registration is required. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Stop by to catch a feature of a classic Halloween cartoon film in our meeting room, equipped with surround sound on a big screen. 

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups:
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn the game of Chess and challenge your peersAges 6 & upRegistration required

Event Type: Games
Age Groups:
Thursday, October 31, 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, October 31, 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, 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

Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Welcome to the Southwest Branch!

Come visit the newest branch of the Warren County Library. Whether you're looking to chill out in the teen zone, read by the fireplace, or use your imagination in the Makerspace, this is the place for you. And of course, we still offer a multitude of programs and materials for all ages. Looking for books, music, movies, video games, and magazines to check out? We have a wide selection of those items just waiting for you at our new location in Stewartsville.

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