Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room
Event Type: Special Event
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Tuesday, February 19, 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
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

It's almost April, which means Mama Bear and
babies will be coming out of their winter torpor. Learn to stay safe while
living in black bear country with this informative presentation. Co-sponsored
by the Blair Woman's Club.

Event Type: Special Event
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:30pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

It's dumpling time! In honor of Chinese New Year, we're teaching you how to make those doughy and delectable treats.  . Please note - this is a three hour class. We're serious about dumplings here at CDH. Come in comfy clothes. For adults, teens, and kids aged 8 and up. 

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Wednesday, February 20, 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
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Come on down to the CDH branch to celebrate Chinese culture at our Chinese New Year Festival! We'll make beautiful paper lanterns, lucky red envelopes, and try our hand at paper cutting. Refreshments will be provided. For all ages; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please register. 

Event Type: Special Event
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Wednesday, February 20, 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
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Thursday, February 21, 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
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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 6:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

FREE income tax assistance is available for those with uncomplicated returns- including the elderly, people with disabilities, and income eligible people. You must schedule an appointment through NORWESCAP by calling 888-387-9830 (Ext. 3502) or at https://unitedwayofnorthernnewjersey.acuityscheduling.com/

Event Type: Finance
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Thursday, February 21, 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
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Thursday, February 21, 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, February 22, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join artist Toni Chaplin as she shares her techniques and ideas during this popular water color workshop. You must bring your own supplies to class; call Toni at 973-729-7080 for a list of things you need to get started. $25 due upon arrival to class (checks preferred).

Event Type: Art
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Friday, February 22, 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
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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:30pm to 6:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

FREE income tax assistance is available for those with uncomplicated returns- including the elderly, people with disabilities, and income eligible people. You must schedule an appointment through NORWESCAP by calling 888-387-9830 (Ext. 3502) or at https://unitedwayofnorthernnewjersey.acuityscheduling.com/

Event Type: Finance
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Monday, February 25, 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's selection is Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.  The #1 NYT bestseller that chronicles the growing up of the former marine and Yale Law School graduate in a poor Rust Belt town. 

Event Type: Book Discussion
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Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
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
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Monday, February 25, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Share the love this month as we use our maker skills to
create items for others. All the activities this month will focus on giving
back to local charities, animal shelters, children's hospitals and more.
Together we can make a difference! All of our hard-working makers are welcome
to keep a creation to take for themselves as well. 

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Tuesday, February 26, 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, February 26, 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, February 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

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. Registration required

Event Type: Clubs
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Wednesday, February 27, 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:
Thursday, February 28, 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, February 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

This month, we're making our own books! In the first week, we will design and make the cover. In the second week we will use the piano hinge method for assembling the book--no sewing involved! Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts
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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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