Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 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:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Bring 2 paper copies of your resume for a review. Library staff with NJ Career Connections will review your resume with you and share ways to enhance and tweak it. This is a one-on-one session. Please register. 

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The Second Grade Book Club is for kids who like to read, meet new friends and talk about a good book.  There will also be fun book related activities at each meeting. The Club meets for an hour once per month. Please register. For kids aged 7-9.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 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.  

Event Type: Crafts, Art
Age Groups:
Thursday, January 17, 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:
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 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
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Friday, January 18, 2019 - 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:
Friday, January 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:
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Celebrate A. A. Milne's 137th birthday by making Winnie the Pooh themed crafts. Registration required. 8+

Event Type: Crafts
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Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Would you like to see up close and personal an eagle,
falcon, hawk or owl? Join us when the Delaware Valley Raptor Center presents an
hour long discussion on predator/prey relationships, wildlife rehabilitation,
specific adaptations of the birds present, and various issues facing wildlife
today.  For all ages. Registration required.

Event Type: Animals
Age Groups:
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 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:
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help searching for a job?  Filling out an online job application?  Writing a resume or cover letter? Not sure where to start with your job search plan? Are you looking to present better on your next job interview? Looking to get savvy with networking? We can help.

Event Type: Employment Help
Age Groups:
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 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:
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Learn the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy! Over the 4 part course, kids will learn about the Chinese writing system, write their name in Chinese characters, pick up basic conversational phrases, and even paint on fans! Please attend all sessions if possible. For kids ages 5-12.Presented by Ms. Fang Xiao, a language teacher from China who is here through a grant for the US State Department.

Event Type: Art, Special Event
Age Groups:
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Learn the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy! Over the 4 part course, you will learn about the Chinese writing system, write your name in Chinese characters, pick up basic conversational phrases, and even translate brush strokes into painting on fans! Please attend all sessions if possible. For adults and teenagers. Presented by Ms. Fang Xiao, a language teacher from China who is here through a grant from the US State Department.

Event Type: Art, Special Event
Age Groups:
Thursday, January 24, 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:
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better
at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to
help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions.
Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot
per month. Please register.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

What do YOU think was the best picture book published in 2018?  Each year in January the American Library Association announces the winner of the Caldecott Medal, awarded to the best picture book published during the previous year.  This year, the winning book will be announced January 28th.  Here is your chance to look at some of the possible winners and tell us which one you think is the best!  For kids of all ages.

Event Type: Book Celebrations
Age Groups:
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 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:
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:
Friday, January 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:
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 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.  This month we'll be discussing Jodi Picoult's fascinating portrait of Amish life presented in her book Plain Truth. 

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups:
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Start
the new year off right with a fun creative challenge: The Maker Monday
Invent-a-thon! Using only commonly found objects, old toys, and other leftovers,
you'll need to come up with an idea that can make the world better and
hack together your creation. Inventors will learn the basics of the design
cycle, how to draft an idea on paper and then share their inventions with

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 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:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 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:
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Kick of the new year with a fun craft! During the first session of this months Creative Arts Studio, we will be creating our stamp design.  During the second session, we will be using that stamp to decorate a tote bag!Attendance of both sessions is required. For students in grades 6-12.During the second session, we will be using fabric paint so please dress appropriately. 

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups:
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:
Thursday, January 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:
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better
at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to
help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions.
Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot
per month. Please register.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:

Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

  Museum Passes


Welcome to the Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch!
 
We greet our patrons with a smile and want to be a part of your weekly routine. Explore our collections of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, as well as our DVDs, Blu-Rays, music CDs, audiobooks, and magazines.
 
Prefer electronic reading? Check out our Kindles and Nooks. If you like a more interactive experience, we have videogames for a variety of platforms and puzzles for a rainy day or family fun night.
 
We are pleased to offer education and entertainment for all. Plan day trips with our Museum Passes, come in and use our computers (including an iMac) and free Wi-Fi, read with your child in our bright and whimsical children's area, or enjoy a quiet moment in our reading room. We hope to see you soon!

 

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