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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Bring 2 paper copies of your resume for a review. Library staff will go over your resume with you and share ways to enhance and tweak it.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join our monthly book club. We will be reading Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 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. Title to be announced.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Conference Room

This month the book club is excited to review Cemetery Girl by David Bell.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Morgan will be choosing another popular craft idea from Pinterest and the library will supply everything that you need.  Check back later for the craft description.

Event Type: Crafts, Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join our little group and learn the fascinating art of crochet!  Beginners, adults - all are welcome.  

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 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, September 20, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Program Closed - The Evening Book Club is open.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Members of Hackettstown Toastmasters International
invite job seekers to this meeting. Learn techniques to
polish your image and improve your verbal presentation.
Great to use during networking and on job interviews.
Find out how joining Toastmasters can enhance your job
search. Toastmasters International is a world leader in
communication and leadership development.
Please register.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 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, September 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

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

18yrs + Adults only

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Today's job market is not easy to navigate.  Join us for an informal job seekers networking/support group where you can share your job search experiences and learn how to improve your job seeking skills. Get motivated and inspired. Support and encourage one another, share tips, resources and job leads.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Balance is a key element that provides strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination.  Join Susanna Gilbert for this free class that anyone can do and enjoy.  Gentle exercises are accompanied by music and dancing too!  Please register.    

Event Type: Health & Exercise
Age Groups: Boomers +, Adult (18+)
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

The Robotics Programming Club is for students in 9th grade through adult.  This club is intended for those individuals interested in the fundamentals needed to program robots for autonomous competition using the JAVA computer programming language. We will be examining the relationship and interaction between hardware sensors, motors, and the software. Also, we will discuss interruption processing, multitasking, memory management, and signaling as it related to digital sensors used on the **FIRST robots.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

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, September 24, 2018 - 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, September 24, 2018 - 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, September 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

What is a 3D printer? What can it do? Where is technology heading? How can I create my own designs for 3D printing? All these questions and more will be answered! This event is for adults and teens over 15. Please register.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Young Adult (13-18 yrs)
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Escape into the world of art at our Paint-a-scape fundraiser. Bring a friend or two, and learn how to paint an ocean scene in this hands-on workshop with local artist Marge Haley. A preliminary sketch will be provided on your canvas to guide your finished painting. All materials are included in the price of the ticket (plus snacks!). Ages 18+.

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Literary Club PM -  4th Monday of the month. Become
a member of our newest evening Book Club!  Dom will lead us in a
monthly discussion of a selected book - you can even choose the title
and/or genre!  Be part of the discussion, or sit back and listen to
other club member's interpretations; you decide!  But be assured, you
will share in a lively and stimulating hour! Call the library for
details 908-475-6322.

Event Type: Book Discussion, Clubs
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 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, September 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Tapestry is a 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, Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Knitting is so knifty!  Come join us - beginner or advanced, all are welcome.  Have fun, make friends, and knit up a storm!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Conference Room

If you're looking for a job, you need a good Elevator Pitch. Bring 2 paper copies of your Elevator Pitch and library staff will go over it with you to see if there are ways to improve or tweak it. Also, this is an opportunity to practice your Elevator Pitch, with an eye on your presentation skills.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Come one, Come all! 

Beginners, intermediate, advanced are all welcome!  Learn, teach or just enjoy knitting and crocheting for fun and community.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 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: Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Participants will obtain a basic understanding of the Internet through guided instruction and hands on practice. Learning objectives include: 

  • How the Internet works
  • How to connect to the Internet
  • How to navigate the Internet 

Popular websites and basic Internet security will be covered if time permits.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

If you haven't been on a job interview in a while or if you'd like to sharpen some of your job interview skills, sign up for this session. We'll offer one-on-one assistance with you in the areas of the job interview that are challenging for you.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Bring 2 paper copies of your resume for a review. Library staff will go over your resume with you and share ways to enhance and tweak it.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join our little group and learn the fascinating art of crochet!  Beginners, adults - all are welcome.  

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 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, September 27, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Learn what green screen technology is all about and how Hollywood uses it to create amazing special effects. Then make your own music video with friends in this fun introduction to green screening videos. Bring your favorite song ready to go on your phone! (No explicit lyrics, please.)

Event Type:
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+), Boomers +
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Makerspace at Southwest is Open! Meet your Makerspace Coordinator, Sandy Roberts, learn to use Makerspace equipment, work on your own independent projects or just meet up with other local makers. Please note you may need to being your own supplies. Contact Sandy for details on available equipment.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 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, September 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Today's job market is not easy to navigate. Join us for an informal job seekers networking/support group where you can share your job search experiences and learn how to improve your job seeking skills. Get motivated and inspired. Support and encourage one another, share tips, resources and job leads.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Conference Room

Learn more about becoming a volunteer for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children). You can make a difference by advocating for children's best interests and giving them a voice.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

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

18yrs + Adults only

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Boomers +
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Balance is a key element that provides strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination.  Join Susanna Gilbert for this free class that anyone can do and enjoy.  Gentle exercises are accompanied by music and dancing too!  Please register.    

Event Type: Health & Exercise
Age Groups: Boomers +, Adult (18+)
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

The Robotics Programming Club is for students in 9th grade through adult.  This club is intended for those individuals interested in the fundamentals needed to program robots for autonomous competition using the JAVA computer programming language. We will be examining the relationship and interaction between hardware sensors, motors, and the software. Also, we will discuss interruption processing, multitasking, memory management, and signaling as it related to digital sensors used on the **FIRST robots.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)

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