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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 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: Clubs
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your own bagged lunch and join us to watch the Lynda.com video tutorial Recovering from a Layoff.  Learn how to recover quickly from a layoff and find
employment again. The tutorial begins with the first steps to take after a
layoff, including making a structured recovery plan. Then topics such as
filling the gap in your resume, networking after a layoff, searching and
applying for jobs, and interviewing for a job after you've been laid off are
covered.  

Event Type: Employment Help, Online Class/Webinar
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join our monthly book club. We will be reading The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Library

Do you need help with basic computer skills or have questions about a new device?  Come in for a session to learn more!  Feel free to bring your laptop or device.  Join us!  Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan left
the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord
Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane at his side. Now, he has been invited
back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he
is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge. Rated PG-13.

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Come and enjoy a lively cafe style book club for discussion and light refreshments. We will be reading The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Library

New Year, new spirit!  As a fund-raiser to provide adult programming, our reading group is planning to make a quilt to be raffled off later this spring.  Tonight we cut our pieces!  If you are interested in joining a dedicated group who loves their library and everything in it (books!), come and "cut up" with us and share your love of reading!

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Liven up a winter's night by coming to the library and expressing your creativity. Morgan will be selecting craft ideas from Pinterest and the library will supply all of the materials.  This month's craft will be Holiday Coasters. Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 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 (18+)
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Library

Come one, come all!  Beginner or advanced, young or "seasoned"!  Join our little group and get "hooked" on the joys of crochet!  If you've always wanted to learn, we will teach you!  Share fun and friendship, and let your creative juices flow!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 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 (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Like to knit? Don't know how, but want to learn the basics? Join the "Knitters' Niche" Knitting Club and knit with a community! All ages are encouraged and welcome to attend. Limited needles and amounts of yarn can be provided, or bring your own project to work on.

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Unwind and de-stress at your weekly adult coloring time.  We provide the colored pencils and coloring sheets, soothing music and some snacks.  All you need to do is relax and color.  Ages 18 and above.  Please, no children. Registration is requested, but not mandatory. You can sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Art, Clubs
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 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 (18+)
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Explore the Microsoft Word ribbon.  Learn how to create, save and edit a file. Registration required. Mouse skills necessary.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Learn to play this interesting and challenging game in our beautiful new program room. Bring a friend!

18yrs + Adults only

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Need help searching for a job? Filling out an online job application?
Writing a resume? We can help. Sign up for one-on-one assistance with
our staff.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Need help searching for a job? Filling out an online job application?
Writing a resume? We can help. Sign up for one-on-one assistance with
our staff.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Teen Zone

If you've ever wondered about the classic game of chess, look no further!  Come join us and learn the basics, or hone your skills with the experts!  Not into chess?  Try out other strategy games like Stratego and Risk!  The club is open to  tweens, teens, and young adults, ages 10 and up.  Registration is required.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 13-20. Gamer's Club is for those who have a passion for gaming, any kind, any type, video games, board games, card games, anything you can think of!

Event Type: Computer/Video Games, Clubs
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 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 (18+)
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Start your day off with an interesting read and some thought provoking discussions.   All book-lovers are invited to attend!

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Need help searching for a job?  Filling out an online job application?  Writing a resume? We can help.  Sign up for one-on-one assistance with our staff.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas, techniques, and work on your own creations.

Event Type: Clubs, Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 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 (18+)
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Library

Start out the new year with a new skill - learn to knit!  As any in our group would agree, knitting is a great way to relax, unwind and create something beautiful.  Already know how to knit?  Made a New Year's resolution to finally complete that project you've put aside?  Come join us and knit away!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Come one, Come all! 

Whether you are able to share your expertise or would like to learn to knit, you are welcome to join the group.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 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: Clubs
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring your own bagged lunch and join us to watch the Lynda.com video tutorial Recovering from a Layoff.  Learn how to recover quickly from a layoff and find
employment again. The tutorial begins with the first steps to take after a
layoff, including making a structured recovery plan. Then topics such as
filling the gap in your resume, networking after a layoff, searching and
applying for jobs, and interviewing for a job after you've been laid off are
covered.  Registration required.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room
Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 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 (18+)
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Library

Come one, come all!  Beginner or advanced, young or "seasoned"!  Join our little group and get "hooked" on the joys of crochet!  If you've always wanted to learn, we will teach you!  Share fun and friendship, and let your creative juices flow!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Like to knit? Don't know how, but want to learn the basics? Join the "Knitters' Niche" Knitting Club and knit with a community! All ages are encouraged and welcome to attend. Limited needles and amounts of yarn can be provided, or bring your own project to work on.

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Unwind and de-stress at your weekly adult coloring time.  We provide the colored pencils and coloring sheets, soothing music and some snacks.  All you need to do is relax and color.  Ages 18 and above.  Please, no children. Registration is requested, but not mandatory. You can sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Art, Clubs
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help searching for a job? Filling out an online job application?
Writing a resume? We can help. Sign up for one-on-one assistance with our staff.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join  artist Toni Chaplin when she shares her techniques and ideas during this popular water color workshop.  Registration required. $25 due upon arrival to class (checks preferred).

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Learn to play this interesting and challenging game in our beautiful new program room. Bring a friend!

18yrs + Adults only

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Teen Zone

Battle dragons, orcs and monsters of all sorts!  Use your magic items and special feats to complete your quest!  Whether you're a halfling, elf, dwarf, or dragonborn, come join our merry band of dungeoneers.  For teens and young adults, ages 15 and up.  Registration is required, as space in our fellowship is extremely limited.  Sign-up early!

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Need help searching for a job?  Filling out an online job application?  Writing a resume? We can help.  Sign up for one-on-one assistance with our staff.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

For ages 13-18+. Adventurers' wanted! Join us every other Saturday. Learn to play Pathfinder with no experience/preparation needed. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch. 

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 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 (18+)
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas, techniques, and work on your own creations.

Event Type: Clubs, Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Library

Come learn new techniques, try new mediums and share ideas!  Maker's Night is a networking night to meet all the other makers and creators in our community.  Open to all makers in middle school and above.  Registration is strongly recommended.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 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 (18+)
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Tapestry is a brand new club dedicated to hand quilting. This club will be dedicated to combining talent, ideas, creativity, and skills to explore an art form. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Franklin Branch (Franklin Twp), Library

Start out the new year with a new skill - learn to knit!  As any in our group would agree, knitting is a great way to relax, unwind and create something beautiful.  Already know how to knit?  Made a New Year's resolution to finally complete that project you've put aside?  Come join us and knit away!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Come one, Come all! 

Whether you are able to share your expertise or would like to learn to knit, you are welcome to join the group.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+), Boomers +

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